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Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-24-2012, 12:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,937
Posted By dagObx
I have owned a '87 with a #14 head, so I know how...

I have owned a '87 with a #14 head, so I know how you must be watchful of the temp.

I can't advise you on whether or not you have a head problem, although it sounds as if you do not. Gasket is...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-09-2012, 01:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 804
Posted By dagObx
Thanks. guys... I rinsed under the car good...

Thanks. guys...

I rinsed under the car good (up on a lift) after I got it out of the water, so I'm hoping it helps some. Yes, it was salt water. Besides the flood problem, the car had developed...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-08-2012, 02:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 804
Posted By dagObx
Had to sell

Well, guys, I had to sell my 87 300D this week. We had some flooding out here on the Outer Banks of NC. It came on so fast that it caught me unaware & managed to get into the floorboard of the car....
Forum: Southeast - US (AR,AL,FL,GA,KY,LA,MS,NC,SC,TN) 10-31-2012, 03:33 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,269
Posted By dagObx
Excellent MB service on Hatteras Island

If you are visiting (or live on ) Hatteras Island in Dare County, NC and need service or repairs to your Benz, contact Glenn at AutoBanks Car Repair. (252) 995-3200.

He has more than 25 years...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 10-21-2012, 02:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,539
Posted By dagObx
I've heard that the check oil light sensor fails...

I've heard that the check oil light sensor fails on these engines. I know mine did & the replacement one wasn't too cheap. I suspect that is the problem, especially if the oil in the engine remains...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 09-09-2012, 04:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,493
Posted By dagObx
Not to hijack this post, but if anyone can find...

Not to hijack this post, but if anyone can find an adapter for a '87 603 to a 4 spd auto locking torque converter, I'd be interested. I still have trouble understanding why MB did not include a...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-29-2012, 03:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 496
Posted By dagObx
I doubt that you will want to put it back!

I doubt that you will want to put it back!
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-29-2012, 03:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,409
Posted By dagObx
Yes, it might be your foot - but on the other...

Yes, it might be your foot - but on the other hand in your original post something was said about "turbo not working". If you have eliminated a suffering turbo from the equation, you will need to...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-20-2012, 08:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 996
Posted By dagObx
Thanks, guys... Brake lights work fine when...

Thanks, guys...

Brake lights work fine when I step on the brakes, so that's not it. Is there another switch there just for the cruise?

Sounds like my indie needs an edumaction on the cruise...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-07-2012, 11:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 996
Posted By dagObx
Cruise Control/ABS Interconnection

1987 300D W124

Started getting action from my ABS, but only when I was slowing to a stop. Indie said "wheel sensor", so replaced the driver side sensor. At the same time the ABS action started,...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-07-2012, 10:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,885
Posted By dagObx
Thumbs down Man, why don't you get a life & leave the man...

Man, why don't you get a life & leave the man alone...

He's not out to prove anything, just trying to help a fellow MB owner in need.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 03-30-2012, 12:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,671
Posted By dagObx
FWIW, there's a guy in Chesapeake, VA with all...

FWIW, there's a guy in Chesapeake, VA with all the parts needed for a 5-spd. conversion. I think he has everything except the clutch. If you are interested in this vs. rebuilding an auto, PM me & I...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 03-23-2012, 12:43 PM
Replies: 1,536
Views: 117,096
Posted By dagObx
On Outer Banks, NC - RUG: $4.08 D2: $4.38

On Outer Banks, NC - RUG: $4.08 D2: $4.38
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Cars For Sale 02-29-2012, 02:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,123
Posted By dagObx
More on this car

Here's the ad. It was taken down from Craigslist, but I had a copy.

If any of you are interested in this car or the 5-spd transmission, give Mike a call at the number in the ad:


Diesel...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-21-2012, 02:50 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 9,249
Posted By dagObx
Cost?

Cost?
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-21-2012, 02:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 995
Posted By dagObx
RamahX- I, too, am 4 years out of a job & on...

RamahX-

I, too, am 4 years out of a job & on S.S. to survive. You are thinking the way I have thought for some time, with what's going on in the world (read middle-east) today. One thing you...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Cars For Sale 02-01-2012, 05:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,123
Posted By dagObx
He was asking $2500 for the car plus around $500...

He was asking $2500 for the car plus around $500 for the 5-spd. parts he had. Remember it has a rebuilt automatic tranny in place, plus he spent $$$ changing fluids, filters & various other small...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Cars For Sale 01-31-2012, 01:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,123
Posted By dagObx
Talked to Mike today. Car is off the market...

Talked to Mike today. Car is off the market temporarily. He has a friend that need a car for a few weeks or so, so he registered the car & loaned it to him to drive until he can do better. Mike...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-30-2012, 09:25 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,938
Posted By dagObx
That's the one!

That's the one!
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Cars For Sale 01-30-2012, 02:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,123
Posted By dagObx
It's not too far from TN to Chesapeake, VA. Give...

It's not too far from TN to Chesapeake, VA. Give Mike a call at the number in the ad. Maybe he could work out some way for you to see it.

I'm too far away to check it out fully, but maybe you...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-30-2012, 02:53 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,938
Posted By dagObx
I didn't know Startron made anything other than...

I didn't know Startron made anything other than an algae killer. Sounds like what you need is the tank cleaner. It's great... Never mind those other treatments.
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Cars For Sale 01-29-2012, 03:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,123
Posted By dagObx
1987 190D 2.5 Turbo w/available 5-speed

If anyone is looking for a decent '87 190D 2.5 turbo, this guy has one. It has about 180K on it, rebuilt auto trans. He has a 5-spd. with all the necessary parts to hook it up except for the clutch....
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-29-2012, 03:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,038
Posted By dagObx
Yes, thanks Vstech. I had a brain-fart...

Yes, thanks Vstech. I had a brain-fart...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-27-2012, 02:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,038
Posted By dagObx
Remind me, please. what an OVP relay is & where...

Remind me, please. what an OVP relay is & where can I find it?

Thanks
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-26-2012, 10:47 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 13,290
Posted By dagObx
Stick with the 2 stroke oil, ashless. Or Diesel...

Stick with the 2 stroke oil, ashless. Or Diesel Kleen. Used motor oil will eventually yield problems. 2-stroke oil will not.

Bio mix is good, too! I've used both in both of my vehicles with...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-26-2012, 10:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,038
Posted By dagObx
BTW, if anyone is looking for a decent '87 190D...

BTW, if anyone is looking for a decent '87 190D 2.5 turbo, this guy has one. It has about 180K on it, rebuilt auto trans. He has a 5-spd. with all the necessary parts to hook it up except for the...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-26-2012, 10:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,038
Posted By dagObx
OK, went to see the car today & drove it a...

OK, went to see the car today & drove it a little. It had a bad rear wheel bearing, so didn't drive any distance. Here's what I found:

Car has been repainted, 10 years ago. Previous owner bought...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-25-2012, 02:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,038
Posted By dagObx
OK, thanks, guys. I thought that's what it was,...

OK, thanks, guys. I thought that's what it was, but since my sedan doesn't have one & I've never seen one before I thought I'd ask.

This car is full of inconsistencies. Only 153,XXX miles on the...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-25-2012, 02:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,038
Posted By dagObx
Is this what I think it is?

A friend of mine is looking at this 1987 300TDT (wagon) with low mileage. We haven't gone to see it in person yet, but the photos posted on Craigslist have this one in it:

Is this the dreaded...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-22-2012, 10:02 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,179
Posted By dagObx
I may be wrong, but my experience is that the...

I may be wrong, but my experience is that the ALDA does not affect MPG. It's your right foot that does.

Also, on the VWs, the auto trans for Jettas, Golfs, Passats from 2000 to 2004 are the...
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