Its wicking equally all around.
Better clamps have a curved foot under the screw section.
That clamp forms a D shape.
Regular clamps also seal well if torqued right and positioned right. I think it looks like it would sit at the very edge of the little pipe on the engine as it is now. That won't help regardless of clamp..
erik...Ill need those Volvo horns back for a day or two, until my next screwup...Definitely a leak there ( maybe clamp has cut hose?) but there is oilabove that too, maybe more than one leak?
I'm not sure what the size is. I already put everything back together so I can't measure the diameter of the hose. I just know I need a couple of these:
I just got these: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01I3H6UIC/
via: https://www.pelicanparts.com/techarticl ... cement.htmThere are some projects that seem like they should be relatively routine--and are very easy to perform on other cars--but are a huge pain on The Mercedes W210 with the M104 engine. Replacing the starter is one of them. Most other cars I've worked on have had relatively accessible starters. If you are quick with the tools, you can have the starter replaced within 15 minutes on some engines. Not so with the W210.