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Forum: Tech Help 06-09-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,005
Posted By bigblue
I'll do that check when I can get somebody to...

I'll do that check when I can get somebody to turn the wheel for me, but the main observation is that the odor has been evident only when taking a high speed (possibly banked) turn and whatever oil...
Forum: Tech Help 06-08-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,005
Posted By bigblue
trans/steering fluid smell when taking exit ramp

1999 300D OM606.962 258k miles

yesterday when taking a nice long off ramp right hand turn at 40-50mph I noticed a strong odor of ATF, or power steering fluid for about a minute. There were no...
Forum: Tech Help 08-10-2013, 10:10 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,158
Posted By bigblue
1999 w210 722.6 not shifting into top gear

car is a 1999 w210 e300 turbodiesel om606/722.6 with 248,000 miles

recently purchased from 2nd owner of 10 years, but no history provided (long story) engine runs great but initially the...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 08-10-2013, 08:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 583
Posted By bigblue
Great find! I loved my 126 and hearing stories...

Great find!
I loved my 126 and hearing stories like that. I recently was the was the lucky buyer of a 99 w210 turbodiesel from florida with a similar story (low asking price, motivated seller but...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-04-2011, 05:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,496
Posted By bigblue
Question w123 brake booster discrepency. will it fit/work?

I recently bought a 1982 300td with a bad brake booster. Roy told me that all w123 boosters are alike and interchangeable so I bought one from a member here, but when I received it and went to swap...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Cars For Sale 09-10-2011, 02:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 978
Posted By bigblue
Thumbs up FS: very clean w123 240d NJ (pics)

1979 240d 230k, rebuilt engine. I am posting this for a friend. This has been his daily driver for the past 4-5 years and had been in the same family for a few years before that. ...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 09-10-2011, 11:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 479
Posted By bigblue
just purchased my first 300td

I wasn't looking for a w123 but I found this locally for a song from the original owner with full documentation starting from the $32,000 new purchase receipt from 12/1981. It's never been hit, the...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 10-19-2009, 10:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,700
Posted By bigblue
Wow what great input. I did some work on it...

Wow what great input. I did some work on it yesterday.
The hoses were slightly old and the previous owner of the generator put 2 ball valves on the feed and return that were a little loose. In...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 10-18-2009, 03:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,700
Posted By bigblue
primer pump only pushes air- how to purge air from diesel generator?

I apologize for this being a non-mercedes specific diesel tech question, but I am a somewhat regular on this forum and know there are plenty of well educated individuals who could help me with my...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 10-07-2009, 10:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,242
Posted By bigblue
1985 126- do i likely have ATE or Bendix rear calipers

i need to make a trip to fix the car. I was told the rear brakes are grinding, one pad is down to metal, so I ordered new pads and rotors, but i was told that one caliper may need to be replaced as...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 12-04-2008, 02:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 399
Posted By bigblue
i need a blue dash with glove box if it is that...

i need a blue dash with glove box if it is that setup but i wouldn't want to pay more than $125 for it. (my car just isn't that nice) probably not worth the trouble
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 12-01-2008, 11:34 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 368
Posted By bigblue
Wanted: 126 passenger mirror assy

It does not have to be nice at all. My car is not nice and I'd rather not put much into this old car but my sister is driving it and needs to drive safely. Can paypal, cheque or possibly pick up in...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 08-18-2008, 12:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 974
Posted By bigblue
Thanks. That's exactly the answer I was hoping...

Thanks. That's exactly the answer I was hoping for. Are you referring to levering the screwdriver against the side or corner of the rotor?
Forum: Diesel Discussion 08-18-2008, 12:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,128
Posted By bigblue
I did my oil cooler hoses a few months back and I...

I did my oil cooler hoses a few months back and I thought about doing Joe's method and saving about $120 but didn't have the courage to depend on that long term. I always considered it so wasteful...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 08-17-2008, 07:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 974
Posted By bigblue
126 front brake pads alone- calipers still have to come off?

About to change the front pads alone on my 300SD. They are worn down to about 1/8" thickness and the indicator started coming on like it should :)
Rotors/bearings are still in good shape and I just...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 05-29-2008, 09:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,428
Posted By bigblue
to be perfectly honest, I don't remember the...

to be perfectly honest, I don't remember the exact tire size but i know it is

205-xx-14 and a 60series seems to make sense. I'll confirm it next time I'm by the car. Since I know my speedo is...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 05-28-2008, 10:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,428
Posted By bigblue
Sixto is right. When I first glanced at it, I...

Sixto is right. When I first glanced at it, I didn't notice that plate is removable from the lower control arm and immediately focused on that "tubular bushing" which was what I considered a rivet...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 05-20-2008, 01:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,428
Posted By bigblue
I was underneath the rear of it yesterday and am...

I was underneath the rear of it yesterday and am pretty certain it has not been replaced. And at (GPS) 70mph, an indicated 73.5 mph is pretty accurate in my opinion. Definitely meets factory...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 05-20-2008, 12:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,428
Posted By bigblue
thanks vstech. So the speedo/tach are dead on...

thanks vstech. So the speedo/tach are dead on for the most part. I'm glad to hear that my TC/auto trans aren't as loose as I had feared since it's the softest shifting one I have ever driven...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 05-20-2008, 11:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,428
Posted By bigblue
Willdo. Hopefully I'll get a chance to do it this...

Willdo. Hopefully I'll get a chance to do it this weekend.


Yes I double checked this morning I was a little off there. At an indicated 74mph (actual GPS measured speed on flat road of 70mph) I...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 05-20-2008, 11:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,428
Posted By bigblue
Thanks guys. As for the front shock absorbers...

Thanks guys.
As for the front shock absorbers being riveted on, I just took a peek at them for the first time when I had the front wheels off to rebalance them (1 was off and made a huge difference...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 05-20-2008, 01:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,428
Posted By bigblue
general questions for a new (of an old) 300SD driver

I've had my car for almost a year (acquired it cheap with lots of small issues) and recently just started really driving it. 1985 300SD with 256,xxx miles and needs a bit of attention.

So far...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 05-16-2008, 10:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 578
Posted By bigblue
w126 climate control- is defogger supposed to do this?

(Currently there is no AC charge on my car so AC is inop)

I've just started really driving it and these things are still pretty new to me. Fan control works fine and temp control works well...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 04-10-2008, 04:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 503
Posted By bigblue
Thanks for the reply. I should have indicated...

Thanks for the reply. I should have indicated that the steering shaft does not move when pushed or pulled in the lateral direction.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 04-10-2008, 01:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 503
Posted By bigblue
trying to insert clip in steering column behind combo switch 1985 300sd

I replaced the plastic cam on the steering shaft inside the column which strikes the turn signal switch when it clicks off the blinkers. It is a molded plastic circle with a small split in it which...
Forum: Tech Help 01-29-2008, 03:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 657
Posted By bigblue
Thanks for the description guys. Posted FS now

Thanks for the description guys. Posted FS now
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 01-29-2008, 03:19 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 470
Posted By bigblue
FS: passenger front W202 1995-2000 C class head light assembly $150 shipped

Right side headlight for a 1997 & later W202 chassis. Non-xenon

MB part number 202-820-28-61 lists for $460. (Thank You M.B. Doc)

It came from a low mile car and has non-cosmetic damage to one...
Forum: Tech Help 01-29-2008, 02:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 657
Posted By bigblue
which chassis is this head light from?

I am going to post this front head light up for sale but wanted to know exactly what model it fits. I was told it came from a mid '90s E class (so I would assume W124) or late '90s c-class but could...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-29-2007, 09:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,255
Posted By bigblue
If you hop in it right now, turn the key and...

If you hop in it right now, turn the key and notice the light never came on, you'll probably feel pretty good. Until you pull it, find the bulb is good but there could be a wiring gremlin between the...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-29-2007, 09:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,255
Posted By bigblue
That doesn't necessarily mean that you have the...

That doesn't necessarily mean that you have the same problem I did. I believe a bad fusible link or ground could also cause a charging problem even with a good alternator but lets assume it is the...
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