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Yearly Archives: 2012

M116.690

M116.690

Engine going back together The left bank cylinder head on torqued down and the right bank gasket is in place. The double roller chain in looped through all the rails and sprockets under the timing cover. The slack is all on the left side but was easily fed through when the right head and cam were installed

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Yes there are some single roller chain M116 engines still around

Yes there are some single roller chain M116 engines still around

We’ll be up grading to the double roller chain

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Avoid Expensive Mercedes Benz Repairs

Avoid Expensive Mercedes Benz Repairs

A 116 motor which never got converted to double roller chain The best way to avoid expensive repairs is to always use a Mercedes Benz trained certified Master Technician. Learn more about our Mercedes Benz auto repair service.

Service Your Cars Cooling System

Service Your Cars Cooling System

Your Cars Cooling System Your Cars Cooling System Your Cars Cooling system removes heat from the hot engine and allows it to dissipate in the air passing through and over the radiator. When the engine reaches the proper operating temperature, generally around 82 degrees Celsius the thermostat opens allowing the hot coolant into the top of the radiator. The coolant flows down channels in the radiator core where with the help of the fins in the radiator is allowed to cool. The thermostat in the engine does exactly what the thermostat in your house does. It keeps the engine at the correct temperature. When the engine gets hot the thermostat opens and allows the coolant to flow to the radiator. When it gets too cool the thermostat closes to help maintain the engines proper operating temperature. Heat is the means of generating power so while too much heat will cause engine damage to little heat will cause your engine to be inefficient resulting in poor gas mileag ... read more

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Solution to Mercedes Benz ML water leak

Solution to Mercedes Benz ML water leak

Does water leak into the floor of your Mercedes Benz ML (163) chassis? Master Auto Tech may have the solution to your problem Fixing the Mercedes ML water leak

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Mercedes Benz C63

Mercedes Benz C63

Mercedes BenzC63 Does Mercedes Benz really need all the drama to make the new C63 exciting? I think not. Click the link for a dramatic video of a cool car

Nissan GT-R Service

Nissan GT-R Service

A Nissan GT-R service is a very special event at Master Auto Tech. We get to take care of some very special cars here at Master Auto Tech. This 2010 Nissan GT-R is one of them. Sporting a twin turbo V-6 with 485 HP, this sports car claims a 0 to 60 MPH in 3.2 seconds. We obviously did not test that claim. We were however happy to service this super car though no repairs were needed. Mobil 1 0W40 with the factory oil filter is just part of the service for this very special car at Master Auto Tech. Notice the clean efficient lay out of this engine compartment. Nissan does an extra special job with the engineering in this car. The customer shared with me that when you buy a GT-R you sign a waiver saying you won’t bug them about squeaks and rattles. This is, after all, race car for the street. If you drive one I guess you can just our your foot in the throttle and forget about little things like squeak ... read more

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Up Date on the @.3-16 project car

Off With It’s Head

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