Greg’s 1998 Mercedes A160 W168

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1998 Mercedes A160



Air Conditioning, Electronic Stability Electric Lamella Sun Roof. GPS System. 3G Mifi System.

electronic instrumentation.

August We had the car shipped down from dealer. The first steps to have the car checked out completely. to the valet first.

Replaced all the system including the calipers, and machined the discs.

Sept 1st 2010: Ordered 5 Speed Gearbox from the Kingdom. All the A class in NZ are Automatics

Sept 4th 2010: Ordered 17 alloys with Nexen 205/40/17 rubber. Update: and installed.

Sept 9th 2010: an issue with the Auto Pulled out the transmission and having it even though we are not ultimately to use it. Shipped it to European Auto in Papakura.

We also took the to run a test dismantle and take all the

Sept 19th 2010: transmission, this problem is Came up with a few issues to be out, so off to the Benz people for the couple of weeks. Issue alternator and having to recharge the air con

Sept 26th 2010: The A has an electric power steering which is a bonus. Removed and sent off to folks at BBA REM to be reconditioned.

2010: Busy ordering and arranging shipping.

November 2010: Parts off to be while we wait for shipments. We up completely replacing Power Pump with rebuilt

New subframe assembly has arrived. It is shipped off for repainting. We also a transmission (500KG) jack to it a subframe jack.

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Electric Steering rebuilt and reinstalled. on the Electronic Throttle Design.

Jan Subframe back from Ordered new engine and transmission for fabrication.

Most of effort is into designing the existing ESP into the design. Current law ABS system must remain but it is tied closely to ESP system so the big is whether or not we can split ESP from

Mar 2011: Due to a serious problem the Auto, installing manual and using the automatic transmission for fabrication. Developed new subframe preparing for another tear

May 2011: Convert to manual, on fabricating powertrain. See updates @

June 2011: Manual complete, ECU reprogrammed for manual and updated transmission controls.

July 2011: Purchased engine mounts and hardware for of motor/transmission adapter.

Sept Working on the ECU integration. Proving challenging. This issue is timeline.

Oct 2011: Complete of new leather interior and door Finally commissioned adapter and half shaft mounting

Jan 2012: Developed adapter and first electronics for ECU management and

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