Greg’s 1998 Mercedes A160 W168

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Mercedes-Benz A 160 W168

Carlsson Mercedes A160


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.

October 2010: Busy parts and arranging shipping.

2010: Parts off to be repainted we wait for shipments. We ended up replacing Power steering with rebuilt unit.

New assembly has arrived. It is being off for repainting. We also modified a (500KG) jack to make it a jack.

Electric Power rebuilt and reinstalled. Working on the Throttle Design.

Mercedes-Benz A 160 W168

Jan 2011: back from painters. new engine and transmission mounts for

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

Mar Due to a serious problem with the installing manual transmission and the automatic transmission package for Developed new subframe cradle, for another tear down.

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

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

2011: Purchased additional mounts and hardware for fabrication of adapter.

Sept 2011: on the ECU integration. Proving quite This issue is primary

Oct 2011: Complete overhaul of new interior and door panels. commissioned adapter plate and shaft mounting kit.

Jan Developed adapter plate and electronics for ECU management and instrumentation.

Mercedes-Benz A 160 W168

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