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Forum: Tech Help 09-04-2017, 08:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 9,450
Posted By mr. Goodwrench
Use your 603 Compressor

Your original AC compressor will bolt up directly to the 606 engine block. I have done 5 606 to 140 chassis conversions I did the original conversion while I was on the Mercedes club forum. This...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Cars For Sale 10-22-2013, 12:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 938
Posted By mr. Goodwrench
'93 300SD with '99 E300 engine

This was the first successful conversion project attempted in the USA. I have decided to sell the car.

'93 300SD with 606 conversion. First in USA | Mercedes-Benz Club of America...
Forum: Tech Help 11-25-2011, 08:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 15,753
Posted By mr. Goodwrench
The locking tabs on the 2 piece vacuum pod are...

The locking tabs on the 2 piece vacuum pod are probably broken and the two halves have seperated causing a vacuum leak. The diaphragm usually doesn't rupture. This has happened to my wifes '95...
Forum: Tech Help 04-29-2011, 09:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 725
Posted By mr. Goodwrench
'96 S420 AC Clutch won't engage

I cannot get the AC compressor to engage on my '96 S420. There is sufficient 134 to call for clutch engagement. The problem is there is only 9 volts on the harness plug. This car doesn't have the...
Forum: Tech Help 04-26-2011, 02:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 9,450
Posted By mr. Goodwrench
Same problem on '96 S420

I cannot get the AC compressor to engage on my '96 S420. There is sufficient 134 to call for clutch engagement. The problem is there is only 7.5 volts on the harness plug. This car doesn't have...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 05-09-2008, 06:21 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,246
Posted By mr. Goodwrench
I eliminated the EDS from controlling boost and...

I eliminated the EDS from controlling boost and EGR only. It's still controls the idle speed and may have some control over the glow plug system and trigger the shut down switchover valve and a few...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 05-07-2008, 04:28 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,246
Posted By mr. Goodwrench
That is correct other than doing the delivery...

That is correct other than doing the delivery valve seals and bottom and side cover gaskets. The injection timing is stock using the Mercedes A-B light timing device. Both the 603.971 and 606.962...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 05-07-2008, 12:44 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,246
Posted By mr. Goodwrench
GSXR says: Quote "Mr. G, that is very...

GSXR says:


Quote
"Mr. G, that is very cool! With the intercooler installed, you can now safely increase the power output. If you just installed the injection pump from the '93 engine, you're...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 05-06-2008, 08:12 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,246
Posted By mr. Goodwrench
Here is a picture of an European '98 S300 with...

Here is a picture of an European '98 S300 with the 606 engine and 722.6 transmission. I got the picture from E-Bay Italy
Forum: Diesel Discussion 05-06-2008, 11:39 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,246
Posted By mr. Goodwrench
I've been away from this forum for some time . ...

I've been away from this forum for some time . In the meantime I successfully installed a 606 engine in my '93 300SD. The topic was covered for some time in the Mercedes Benz forum.

The job was...
Forum: Tech Help 01-28-2006, 11:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 768
Posted By mr. Goodwrench
The clockspring assembly at the top of the...

The clockspring assembly at the top of the steering column and the sliding portion of the collapsible column wouldn't make it hard to turn the wheel. I think your problen is dry bearings in the "U"...
Forum: Tech Help 07-31-2004, 10:32 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 13,980
Posted By mr. Goodwrench
Wrong Statements Regarding Turbocharging

97E300D There were mistakes in the following paragraphs concerning turbocharging.
Member
It will work.......
Rick Miley,

[#1.....I think you should better understand the process of how...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-26-2004, 10:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,598
Posted By mr. Goodwrench
Smile I finally fixed my '95 S350. The loss of power...

I finally fixed my '95 S350. The loss of power was due to the blocking off of the EGR valve. I removed the stainless steel plate and re-assembled it with a new factory gasket. I removed the...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-25-2004, 05:04 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 15,007
Posted By mr. Goodwrench
There was a proceedure for keeping the timing...

There was a proceedure for keeping the timing chain from dropping into the engine during cylinder head removal outlined in early Mercedes factory service manuals. After all the cylinder head bolts...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-24-2004, 11:37 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,598
Posted By mr. Goodwrench
Grdenko: I have been following this post...

Grdenko: I have been following this post because I have been experiencing a loss of power on my '95 S350. I have been led to believe that my problem is related to the "Electronic Diesel System...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-05-2004, 02:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,470
Posted By mr. Goodwrench
The shock absorber on the serpentine belt...

The shock absorber on the serpentine belt tensioner could have worn bushings. This will make a real racket, especially with a cold engine. I recently replaced them on my '93 300SD and '95 S350. ...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-17-2003, 02:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,714
Posted By mr. Goodwrench
Since the flywheel and crank and dampener are...

Since the flywheel and crank and dampener are balanced as a unit, the 240D flywheel will be out of balance. However the 240 flywheel can be balanced to match the 300. However:

If the post by...
Forum: Tech Help 12-17-2003, 01:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,172
Posted By mr. Goodwrench
You probably have fuse spring clips which have...

You probably have fuse spring clips which have lost their tension from overheating. Also the contact area on the clips could be corroded. A good repair is to remove the fuse panel from the housing...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-13-2003, 11:19 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,886
Posted By mr. Goodwrench
I use old antifreeze to winterize 4 inboard...

I use old antifreeze to winterize 4 inboard marine engines. I also use it in pressurized 2-1/2 gallon fire extinguishers in my unheated garage.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-13-2003, 11:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 652
Posted By mr. Goodwrench
I may be wrong but I remember an article in "The...

I may be wrong but I remember an article in "The Star" magazine with the introduction of the '82 models. It mentioned that the engines in the "Baby Benzes were the first Mercedes to have...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-13-2003, 10:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,231
Posted By mr. Goodwrench
My son used Jiffy Lube. They stripped the threads...

My son used Jiffy Lube. They stripped the threads out of his Volvo oil pan. Then they installed a Taiwanese rubber washer gizmo with a cheap stamped wingnut hanging down below the pan. That didn't...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-13-2003, 04:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,077
Posted By mr. Goodwrench
You probably have worn bushings in the shock...

You probably have worn bushings in the shock absorber on the serpentine belt tensioner. When the engine is cold carefully press down on the top of the shock and I will bet that the noise will go...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-12-2003, 12:22 PM
Replies: 42
Poll: First Cars
Views: 2,370
Posted By mr. Goodwrench
My first car was a '48 Lincoln Zephyr bought in...

My first car was a '48 Lincoln Zephyr bought in '53. It had a flathead V-12 engine that was so smooth and quiet that you could not tell if the engine was running even sitting on the front fenders.
...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-11-2003, 07:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 602
Posted By mr. Goodwrench
Many newer automatic transmissions don't have a...

Many newer automatic transmissions don't have a rear pump which is driven by the driveshaft when being towed. The transmission needs to have hydraulic pressure to engage the clutches for a tow...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-08-2003, 12:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,024
Posted By mr. Goodwrench
Speedy: Removing the vacuum line from the EGR...

Speedy: Removing the vacuum line from the EGR valve will not result in regained power if the mixing chamber is stuck partially opened with carbon deposits. TSB # DDAF07-11U-3001A addresses...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-07-2003, 01:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 736
Posted By mr. Goodwrench
This car is undoubtedly no newer than '67. Model...

This car is undoubtedly no newer than '67. Model year '68 was the introduction of the new 114-115 chassis with the /8 (slash 8). It is probably a 200D which has a 5 main bearing crankshaft as...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-03-2003, 10:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,164
Posted By mr. Goodwrench
I was never one to use any additives. I had a...

I was never one to use any additives. I had a problem with a newly aquired '95 S350 that I bought in Phoenix and drove home to Long Island NY. The car must have done a lot of local driving with...
Forum: Tech Help 11-29-2003, 12:07 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 10,177
Posted By mr. Goodwrench
Ed Hanna: Like many of the systems in your car,...

Ed Hanna: Like many of the systems in your car, the instrument cluster has microprocessors on the circuit board. When the fuse that controls the circuit is pulled and re-inserted you are re-booting...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-28-2003, 02:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,065
Posted By mr. Goodwrench
When I drove over the road I used both pumps as...

When I drove over the road I used both pumps as the truck held 300 gallons. I suppose someone could steal fuel through the opposite pump if you started filling one side and went inside and left the...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-27-2003, 07:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,065
Posted By mr. Goodwrench
The raised lip on the diesel fuel nozzle is meant...

The raised lip on the diesel fuel nozzle is meant to catch on the inside of a big rigs fuel tank. Most truck stops have a sattelite pump and hose to fill the tanks on the opposite side at the same...
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