Technical Articles

The MBCA Technical Committee contributes articles to the Star magazine and directly online...

Questions on Headlight bulbs, Tire sizes, soft brake pedal and erratic idling
As discussed in recent articles, aftermarket companies now make electronics-based ignition systems to replace traditional points-based ignition sysgtems. Both systems have pros and cons.
Mercedes-Benz announced at the Paris Auto Show in October 2016 that it was implementing a new corporate strategy called “electric mobility” and has followed it up with a special edition of Mercedes-Benz Next, its innovation and technology magazine,
Questions and Answers regarding coolant replacement intervals, wheel paint colors, restoration advice, gremlins in the warning lighting system
Practical lessons Pat Matthews has learned from planning and building an automotive restoration garage
While the W123 is an excellent, easy to find and affordable example of the newer classics, the coupe is much rarer and this young enthusiast thinks is much more desirable.
Tech Q & A for January-February 2017 explores transmission, fuel-filling radio and steering noise issues.
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