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by solotech
Sat Aug 17, 2019 6:16 am
Forum: The Lunch Room
Topic: MELBA coach gearbox reverse switch
Replies: 2
Views: 4602

Re: MELBA coach gearbox reverse switch

Thanks boronia.

It turns out that I was looking at the wrong switch. :-( The ZF reverse switch, for this model, is on the very back of the gearbox. The two pins had fallen apart and the wires, of course, fell off.
No switches in Australia, according to ZF, so new one on order from Germany.

Cheers.
by solotech
Sun Aug 11, 2019 10:09 am
Forum: The Lunch Room
Topic: MELBA coach gearbox reverse switch
Replies: 2
Views: 4602

MELBA coach gearbox reverse switch

Hi, A friend is converting his 88 MELBA coach into a motorhome. An issue that has arisen is that the reverse lights stay on. We removed the reverse switch from the gearbox. It's in the closed position, allowing 24v to feed the lights. Pushing the plunger creates an open circuit, when the switch is r...
by solotech
Wed Nov 28, 2018 10:38 pm
Forum: Bus to motorhome discussions
Topic: bus to motor home manual
Replies: 7
Views: 13248

Re: bus to motor home manual

G'day Guy,

Would you happen to have a Hino RG197 service manual by any chance?

Thanks.
by solotech
Wed Nov 28, 2018 10:30 pm
Forum: General Transport Discussion
Topic: Mercedes gearbox type
Replies: 2
Views: 4640

Mercedes gearbox type

Hi, Bought a 92 Merc OH1418, with 6 spd manual last December, to convert to a motorhome. The box takes some getting used to, as it's more suited to a European LHD. R 2 4 6 N 1 3 5 Anyone know what box is used in these German built chassis, Custom Coaches bodied machines? Cheers.
by solotech
Tue Jun 12, 2018 10:29 am
Forum: General Transport Discussion
Topic: HINO and MERC bus oil/filters
Replies: 0
Views: 3365

HINO and MERC bus oil/filters

Hi,

Does anyone have any details on the following, please:

HINO RG197 - Oil and filters required
HINO RG230 - Oil and filters required
MERCEDES OH1418 (OM366A engine) - Oil and filters required

Thanks.
by solotech
Wed Nov 22, 2017 3:14 am
Forum: Discussion - Brisbane / QLD
Topic: Mercedes 1418 bus and QLD rego advice please
Replies: 0
Views: 7624

Mercedes 1418 bus and QLD rego advice please

Hi,

We are looking at buying a '92 Mercedes 1418 bus (Austral Denning body) to convert into a motorhome.

Has anyone had any experience with this model? Are there any issues in regards to engine, registering an 11.7m long bus in QLD etc?

Any advice is appreciated.

Thanks.

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