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
  #1  
Old 03-23-2008, 07:06 AM
Burnzy's Avatar
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: Richmond,VA
Posts: 118
Smile New ignition assembly installed!!!

I installed a new ignition assembly and cylinder yesterday. Thanks to great advice for some of you guys and a little research in the archives it went smooth as silk. 2 hours start to finish (fast for a ten thumbed monkey) the only real PITA was getting the kick plate back where it is supposed to be. Does anybody know how much money I saved installing it myself? I would like to know so I can use the "with the money I saved on that I am going to buy _____________" on the wife.
__________________
Rich B

1983 300D Turbo
205k

Excuses are crutches for the weak
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 03-23-2008, 03:22 PM
chilcutt's Avatar
Anywhere I Roam
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Singapore
Posts: 5,133
Just got my 300TD back from my mechanic, the car was driven away while running in my driveway, located without the key in it,cylinder and steering frozen, My cost was $200.00 to have it drilled out (guess it is like drilling a safe) new tumbler installed, I jhear the real cost for all of this is $400.00,dont knoe if this answers your question, dealer qouted me $300.00 to install new tumbler without all of my issues. Jerry
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 03-23-2008, 03:38 PM
Craig
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
That sounds like a good deal, just the tumbler costs almost $100 from the dealer, and drilling it is probably a real PITA for the shop.
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 08:54 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