RoadTrip Checklist on a Classic !

RoadTrip Checklist on a Classic !

Work To be Done Before taking a Road Trip on a Newly bought Classic Mercedes -

By
Duncan Sharma
Builds And Restoration

 

Ah for every new Classic Lover, we are always wondering when we would get to go buy the classic of our dreams and when do we get to take the first ever road trip back home after purchasing it . This Article is for all the first time classic guys who have zero experience on a classic Mercedes.

 

A classic Mercedes is like a lady who demands a lot of attention to get back the love from her .

All of you might get lost wondering what should I do , what maintenance work should I do to make it back home and the car doesn't break down in the middle of the road .

First Thing first , you gotta have some basic knowledge about car mechanics just in case she breaks down and needs a quick fix .

Always carry

1)A socket set ( socket 15 and 17 and 10 most imp )

2)Screwdriver set,(Flathead and 4 directional )

3) Cable ties ,

4)Tyre inflator ,

5)Jumper cables ,

6)Spanner set( 8,10,11 sizes )

and most importantly coolant and brake oil ,as these cars have old pipes and seals which might leak .
But rest Assured its highly unlikely that the Classic Benz will break down on the road , The Diesels specially are the most dependable of the Lot .

After You have secured the above have a check list of the following maintenance work on Your To DO List -


1) New Vacuum Lines
2) New Brake Pads
3) Engine Oil Change
4) Transmission oil
5) Rear Differential Check
6) Greasing of Suspension Arm Busing
7 ) Brakes Bleeding + Brake oil
8) Engine Coolant
9 ) OBD scanned for error codes
10) Electrical Check
11)HID Conversion kit + a few Extra Bulbs ***
12) Replaced rotten wiring Wherever necessary
13) New Tyre
14) Intake Cleaning+ Filter Change
15 ) Transmission Shift Adjustment ***
16 ) Wheels Alignment
17 ) Check For Broken clips and rubber seals
18 ) Under body Rust prevention Coating
19) Interior 3M servicing
20) Windshield and glasses buffing ***
21) Bought extra set of screws
22) Few Minor Adjustments here and there
23) Do change battery if needed

24)Fan belt change ( very imp )

*** not absolutely necessary but recommended
By
Duncan Sharma
Builds And Restoration

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