Technical Articles

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

Points and condensor systems on pre-1975 transistorized ignition systems are very trouble-prone, but can be easily and inexpensively replaced with a Pertonix conversion kit.
Produced in much smaller numbers than the U.S. version, this pretty European R107 280SL roadster is both rare and a great value. Part of a continuing series about desirable and affordable classics.
A leak in my heater core soaked floorboards and carpets with coolant, and repair was more complicated than I would have imagined.
Repairing a non-working top on a 2002 CLK convertible may be very easy, but is never very hard if you have the right parts.
Technical Questions and Answers for September-October 2016 include Electronic issues, battery issues, and coincidental but unrelated problems.
This rare cabriolet was found abandoned in a used-car dealer’s back lot. Latest in an occasional series about desirable and affordable classics.
Questions in this issue concerned electronic issues; battery questions; Coincidental problems; Production sequence and VIN numbers.
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