Parts Catalog Accessories Catalog How To Articles Tech Forums
Call Pelican Parts at 888-280-7799
Shopping Cart Cart | Project List | Order Status | Help




Go Back   PeachParts Mercedes-Benz Forum > Mercedes-Benz Tech Information and Support > Diesel Discussion

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #16  
Old 08-04-2007, 07:58 AM
Mister Byrnzoil's Avatar
Currently Benzless :(
 
Join Date: Dec 2004
Location: Palm Springs, CA
Posts: 777
It took 15 posts till someone asked "how much for it?"


wiring shmiring, that can be sorted out in short order, I want to see the motor and tranny mounts and the driveshaft situation.
__________________
Cheers,
Robert

Last edited by Mister Byrnzoil; 08-04-2007 at 08:04 AM.
Reply With Quote
  #17  
Old 08-04-2007, 08:02 AM
pawoSD's Avatar
Dieselsüchtiger
 
Join Date: Oct 2004
Location: Grand Rapids, MI
Posts: 14,895
It'd be fine in MI because we have no inspections or emissions testing whatsoever.
__________________
-diesel is not just a fuel, its a way of life-
'15 GLK250 Bluetec 70k - mine - (OC-75,000)
'89 420SEL 166k - mine (OC-167,000)
'93 190D 2.2 - 226k - mine (OC-228,700) - for sale
'01 E320 Wagon - 157k - mine (OC-160,000)
'17 Metris(VITO!) - 4k - wifes (OC-10k)
'01 E320 - 165k - Dad's (OC-165,500)
'07 E350 Wagon - 122k - dad's (OC-126,500)
'01 SL500 - 44k - dad's (OC-47,000)
'09 E350 4matic Sedan - 111k - Brothers (OC-117,000)
Reply With Quote
  #18  
Old 08-04-2007, 10:33 AM
Magoo's Avatar
Grease Collector
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Pennsylvania
Posts: 333
Quote:
Originally Posted by ForcedInduction View Post
You must also remember the emissions testing and registration issues with converting a gas vehicle to diesel.
That's probably why he's selling it. PA-DOT has a number of hoops one must jump through to make this a "legal" conversion. Neat idea though.
__________________
'83 300D Turrrbo 295K miles
Reply With Quote
  #19  
Old 08-04-2007, 10:37 AM
Craig
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
If it's in good condition, the engine/tranny itself may be worth more than the "converted" truck.
Reply With Quote
  #20  
Old 08-04-2007, 10:50 AM
Tymbrymi's Avatar
Klatta Klatta
 
Join Date: Jan 2004
Location: Olive Branch, MS
Posts: 616
Seems the guy can weld great, but wiring just isn't his thing. Check out the engine bay of his 300D veg car. Click the black dot then the upper left eyeball, you'll understand when you click on the link.

http://nigeriacrossing.com/benz.html

Dude can do some Flash too...
__________________
John Robbins
'05 E320 CDI - 240k
'87 300TD - 318k
Reply With Quote
  #21  
Old 08-04-2007, 01:27 PM
crashone's Avatar
1983 300SD, 4 speeed
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: Raleighish, NC
Posts: 664
Well if you have a farm or a lot of back woods that might be fun to pull trees out with or to see how deep the creek is or to see how far it will fly of the side cliff or maybe crawling around some rocks, but then again it is an old dodge, but it would make good target practice, or field art.
__________________
If it ain't broke take it apart and find out why.

1983 300SD, 4 speed
1994 C280
1987 300TD wagon
1996 HD Road King

Ride in Peace Eric Peterson, Harley of Macon
Reply With Quote
  #22  
Old 08-04-2007, 01:41 PM
bgkast's Avatar
Rollin' on 16s
 
Join Date: Dec 2005
Location: Vancouver WA
Posts: 6,528
I would like a little diesel truck. Someday I plan to drop a turbo 617 or a cummins 4BT into a old '49 dodge I have.
__________________
1979 240D- 316K miles - VGT Turbo, Intercooler, Stick Shift, Many Other Mods - Daily Driver

1982 300SD - 232K miles - Wife's Daily Driver

1986 560SL - Wife's red speed machine
Reply With Quote
  #23  
Old 08-04-2007, 01:49 PM
ichbineinekrous's Avatar
Registered User
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Posts: 251
like someone else said, I think the engine and to a lesser extent the truck body is worth the asking price. Its obviously an somewhat experimental amalgamation, but one that would, or should be a welcome addition to those of us who have knowledge of the durability and purity of design of these engines. Having a pickup thats capable of 30 mpg would be some incentive too. Im currently selling my GMC sierra because of the 14 mpg means I can't afford to go anywhere in it.
__________________
1985 300D Gretchen (Astral Silver) 220k
1983 240D 4-speed Evelyn (Orient Red) 203k


TANSTAAFL
Reply With Quote
  #24  
Old 08-04-2007, 02:15 PM
dieselkid's Avatar
Dieselish
 
Join Date: Aug 2003
Location: Baltimore, Md
Posts: 118
$3000 and it's yours, and,,,I'll clean up the wiring!!!

I'm not actually selling this truck. It belongs to my friend. He wants $3,000. Come on. Tell me where else you can get a pickup truck with a 300d in it for 3,000. The welding and custom mounts are $800 alone. Anyways I've been driving back and forth to work and it's really smooth.

Forced induce,,
I've got the conversion for you. An amish farmer friend of mine that isn't allowed to drive because of his religion has a Sh**t spreader with a 300d throwing the ***** and it's pulled by a team of horses. Your old school right? Now that is engineering. His 0-60 on the flung poo is like 7 secs before it hits the ground.

-jon
__________________


Info@Dieselish.com
85 Red Dragon 300TDT SVO
Reply With Quote
  #25  
Old 08-04-2007, 02:16 PM
dieselkid's Avatar
Dieselish
 
Join Date: Aug 2003
Location: Baltimore, Md
Posts: 118
Oh yeh I forgot

It has current pa inspection.

Booyah!
__________________


Info@Dieselish.com
85 Red Dragon 300TDT SVO
Reply With Quote
  #26  
Old 08-04-2007, 04:47 PM
dieselkid's Avatar
Dieselish
 
Join Date: Aug 2003
Location: Baltimore, Md
Posts: 118
motor mounts










__________________


Info@Dieselish.com
85 Red Dragon 300TDT SVO
Reply With Quote
  #27  
Old 08-04-2007, 05:27 PM
Registered User
 
Join Date: Oct 2005
Posts: 4,263
Nice strings showing in that flex disk.
Reply With Quote
  #28  
Old 08-04-2007, 05:48 PM
ForcedInduction
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Looks like it comes with a pretty good oil leak as well.
Reply With Quote
  #29  
Old 08-04-2007, 06:14 PM
Registered User
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: Sunrise, FL
Posts: 2,053
That truck was on fleabay about a month and a half ago........only went up to about 1800. if I remember correctly. I thought it a cool idea, but was not going to pay that much for it then, and certainly not 3k now.
__________________
81 Mercedes 300SD 289k.......SOLD
82 Mercedes 300CD 252k......slow ride

82 mercedes 300 SD...mi Unknown
83 Mercedes 300D ????ksniff..gone too
84 Mercedes 300D 148k........SOLD
85 Mercedes 300TD 386k and holding some one elses project
Reply With Quote
  #30  
Old 08-04-2007, 06:22 PM
Craig
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Honestly, I wouldn't pay more than the value of the used engine/tranny.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On




All times are GMT -4. The time now is 09:56 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.0
Copyright 2018 Pelican Parts, LLC - Posts may be archived for display on the Peach Parts or Pelican Parts Website -    DMCA Registered Agent Contact Page