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Forum: Tech Help 06-28-2005, 05:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 772
Posted By twdarcy
Where is that d**n thing?

Could anyone please :sun_smile tell me where the expansion valve for the A/C system is on an '82 300d is located?
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-20-2005, 06:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,061
Posted By twdarcy
She's still running a little rough, I changed all...

She's still running a little rough, I changed all of the fuel filters, replaced a couple of rubber fuel lines, bled the system well, and gave her one hell of an Italian tune-up... :confused:

I...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-19-2005, 11:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,447
Posted By twdarcy
I too had some rough idle and troulble...

I too had some rough idle and troulble starting... I replaced the primer pump... a little better, then I replaced the fuel filters... even better... then I noticed severe deterioration of the rubber...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-17-2005, 12:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,470
Posted By twdarcy
I don't have a wagon, but... I bought my car...

I don't have a wagon, but...

I bought my car for $500.
My taxes are $17/per year.
I spend about $15/per week on fuel.

I've done all of my repairs myself...
Rebuilt turbo's oil system c$50....
Forum: Tech Help 06-17-2005, 12:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 619
Posted By twdarcy
You should check all fuses and relays... ...

You should check all fuses and relays...

When I romp on my accelerator twice, to engage the kick-down switch, I blow the fuse that powers the a/c circut. :confused: and then the a/c blows HOT,...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-16-2005, 11:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,014
Posted By twdarcy
God only knows, but check my experience... ...

God only knows, but check my experience...

http://www.peachparts.com/shopforum/showthread.php?t=125924

Although, these gutenmechaniker are a most excellent lot. If they can't advise you, than...
Forum: Tech Help 06-16-2005, 11:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,925
Posted By twdarcy
Talking The most bizzaro thing happened last night/today....

The most bizzaro thing happened last night/today. When I left work @ midnight the wipers would not work. This morning I checked the fuses... they were all O.K. Still, I removed and carefully...
Forum: Bodywork - Repair, Paint, Tools, Tips & Tricks 06-16-2005, 04:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,002
Posted By twdarcy
You still have a battery tray? :P

You still have a battery tray? :P
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-15-2005, 11:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,061
Posted By twdarcy
I have not had the injectors tested, except...

I have not had the injectors tested, except insuring that they are working.

I guess, based upon your statement, that I get decent milage, c20-30mpg.

What kind of driving do I do? :rolleyes:...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-15-2005, 10:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,061
Posted By twdarcy
Arrow Acktung Bitte!

O.K. instead of starting a lot of threads, again, I'm going to put my questions here:

1. With all injectors firing, with new engine mounts, engine-shocks, and shock-mounts, the IP rack dampener...
Forum: Tech Help 06-15-2005, 09:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,925
Posted By twdarcy
The aux fan does run, and I believe it is...

The aux fan does run, and I believe it is operating properly.

I spoke with the PO and I think my problem might be that the PO changed the system over to rj134... well, anyway he changed the ports...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-15-2005, 09:07 PM
Replies: 3
Oil
Views: 707
Posted By twdarcy
Oil

Which is the best engine oil to use in an '82 300d with c300k miles?

I've heard a lot of opinions, but cant really find any info. My owners manual reads to use anything from 10w - 20w50 with all...
Forum: Tech Help 06-15-2005, 02:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,925
Posted By twdarcy
Angry O.K. I evacuated the a/c system to 24psi... no...

O.K. I evacuated the a/c system to 24psi... no a/c.
I then pressurized the system to 35psi... nothing.
I then pressurized the system to 45psi... nada.
I then tweeked the pressure down to c37.5psi...
Forum: Tech Help 06-14-2005, 08:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,008
Posted By twdarcy
Exclamation Sir, I'm not sure if the Jaguars still use...

Sir,

I'm not sure if the Jaguars still use Lucis wiring harnesses, but if they do, then DO NOT buy a Jaguar.

I once owned an MG, which also has Lucis wiring, and it was totaly rebuilt,...
Forum: Tech Help 06-14-2005, 07:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,519
Posted By twdarcy
I've pulled mine and spent innumerable hours...

I've pulled mine and spent innumerable hours completely rebuilding it, resoldered fried leads on the board, replacing fried parts, and etc.

Do yourself a favor and buy a better one from a salvage...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-14-2005, 07:06 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,198
Posted By twdarcy
Wink On crack...

German mechanics on crack???
No way, :beerchug: :beerchug: :beerchug: :beerchug:
Forum: Tech Help 06-14-2005, 06:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,925
Posted By twdarcy
With the A/C system off the sight glass shows...

With the A/C system off the sight glass shows nothing... with the system on it shows a greyish foglike flow... I'm assuming that that is the RJ134 coolant, but I'm not sure.

Sincerely,
Tommy...
Forum: Tech Help 06-14-2005, 06:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,925
Posted By twdarcy
Charge

When I checked the charge I did so with a set of generic A/C pressure guages... the readings were right in the middle of the "blue" field, which should have been the optimal charge, not sure of the...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-14-2005, 06:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,112
Posted By twdarcy
Red face Bubbles

Yes, fuel pours out of the pump... I'll change it.

I had an old sloop once, with a one-lunger, which when I primed it, would spew fuel... so I assumed it was normal, silly me. :rolleyes:
...
Forum: Tech Help 06-14-2005, 05:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,925
Posted By twdarcy
Question Intermittent A/C

I live in Charleston SC where the temp and humidity are usualy equal... c97 deg. F. The A/C will blow very cold at night, but barely works during the heat of the day.

There are no leaks, it has a...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-14-2005, 05:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,112
Posted By twdarcy
Question Bubbles in Fuel Filter

I seem to have air bubbles in the first (primary :confused: ) fuel filter.

No matter how I try to bleed the system, the air remains... is this O.K., or should I try to bleed the system better? I...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-13-2005, 07:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,002
Posted By twdarcy
Knock?

The best way to get rid of the knocking sound is to turn the radio way up :D .
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-13-2005, 07:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 619
Posted By twdarcy
Talking 300k300d

O.K. So I bought an '82 300D with about 300k miles on the clock. She runs very well, now that I've adjusted the IP Rack Dampening Screw, fixed the turbochargers oil return tube, new starter,...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-13-2005, 05:46 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,934
Posted By twdarcy
Good "Old Girls."

Well, when gasoline gets up to european levels, say $12/gal, we and our "tractors" can still drive using other fuels. Those idots will be begging you for a ride in your cool car. :cool:
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-13-2005, 04:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 916
Posted By twdarcy
Thumbs up Smooth as Silk

:D Thank you gentlemen. I adjusted the rack dampener screw, it was cranked fully counter-clockwise, and she is running nicely.

Now, if I can just get the AC to blow a little colder. :cool:
...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-12-2005, 10:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 916
Posted By twdarcy
Exclamation Wicked Shimmy @ Idle

Would anyone be able to tell me what to check to fix a wicked shimmy @ idle on an '82 300D with 300k+ miles? The idle is set @ c.600rpm, there are no vacuum leaks, etc. Both my mechanic and I are...
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