280te valve clearances - guzzler
Good afternoon all,
I got myself an old battered 1984 mercedes 280TE last week and, armed with my Haynes manual, decided to do the valve clearances this afternoon.
For those of you in the know this is probably a dumb question.
The manual says adjust the ball pin as necessary, I could not shift the things, presumably because you need to undo the 21mm nut underneath it first. This nut is not mentioned in the manual.
I dont want to start undoing things if I'm not supposed to (in case the engine drops out!)
Does this need to be undone first?
Any info on these will be greatly appreciated.
Thanks, John
 

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