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Forum: Diesel Discussion 04-09-2020, 07:28 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,235
Posted By Govert
The governor spring can be worn out from being in...

The governor spring can be worn out from being in the compressed position for 10 years. The spring presses the rack into the full-load position, but the vacuum created in the intake pulls the rack...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 04-09-2020, 07:22 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,024
Posted By Govert
There is a nice MB tool for pressing down the...

There is a nice MB tool for pressing down the seals:
Forum: Diesel Discussion 04-09-2020, 07:13 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,664
Posted By Govert
There is not much choice in diesel fuel, in some...

There is not much choice in diesel fuel, in some markets and at certain branded fuel stations there is some kind of (pricier) performance diesel, V-power etc, best to stay away from that. Some people...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-06-2017, 06:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 795
Posted By Govert
The Euro models had the reservoir under the front...

The Euro models had the reservoir under the front wheel arch for the headlight adjustment. If the reservoir isn't there, the headlights will dip everytime you brake.
Forum: Vintage Mercedes Forum 10-18-2017, 11:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 332
Posted By Govert
Coolant works as an anti-corrosive too, might be...

Coolant works as an anti-corrosive too, might be easier to get as special anti-corrosive. I think certain W114 models require some oil too, to lubricate the coolant valves.

Verstuurd vanaf mijn...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-27-2016, 04:41 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,034
Posted By Govert
Can't you use a crowfoot wrench to make it work?...

Can't you use a crowfoot wrench to make it work? Or remove the entire lift pump from the IP to install it? Without a hand pump you can use the starter engine, but do not start for more than one...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-14-2016, 06:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,034
Posted By Govert
See this picture: ...

See this picture:
https://c1.staticflickr.com/2/1377/932121736_d9e04d3fe4_n.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2qnnjq)
the*Benz.* 1976 300D w115 (https://flic.kr/p/2qnnjq) by Steve*Snider...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-14-2016, 03:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,034
Posted By Govert
The fuel filter has been changed. The w115-300D...

The fuel filter has been changed. The w115-300D has the primer pump near the fuel filter.

vanaf mobiel
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-18-2016, 06:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 997
Posted By Govert
There is no relay on the original set-up of the...

There is no relay on the original set-up of the W115-220D.



There is no fuse in the original set-up of the W115-220D.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-17-2016, 06:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,306
Posted By Govert
I don't think it will solve all your problems,...

I don't think it will solve all your problems, but I tend to prefer adjusting to specs and to proceed from there. It makes diagnosing problems easier.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-17-2016, 05:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,306
Posted By Govert
Higher valve clearance also means that the engine...

Higher valve clearance also means that the engine has difficulty sucking in air.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-17-2016, 05:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,306
Posted By Govert
Those are in psi? Testing compression on a cold...

Those are in psi? Testing compression on a cold engine tends to give low numbers, but those figures are really really low. The difference between the cylinders is quite big too. The lower limit on a...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-17-2016, 04:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,306
Posted By Govert
A torn membrane doesn't prevent starting. The...

A torn membrane doesn't prevent starting. The governor spring and/or the lever on the pump if it is in the starting position will put the control rod in the full-load position.

You need a...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-12-2016, 04:27 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,306
Posted By Govert
It will start, but the engine will then rev to...

It will start, but the engine will then rev to maximum speed and beyond, as there is no vacuum to govern the speed of the engine.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-11-2016, 04:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,306
Posted By Govert
The pump has a pneumatic governor. It operates by...

The pump has a pneumatic governor. It operates by a vacuum created in the intake manifold, in the same manner as old carburetors worked. The vacuum works against the governor spring. The spring...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-10-2016, 05:45 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,664
Posted By Govert
Idle speed should be 700800 rpm set with a warm...

Idle speed should be 700800 rpm set with a warm engine (80C).

Before you should check the vacuum chamber of the governor, that should be air tight, otherwise your engine will be smokey and it...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-08-2016, 06:09 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,664
Posted By Govert
The uneven idle is usually the result of (air)...

The uneven idle is usually the result of (air) leakage of the governor chamber.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 10-28-2015, 04:59 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 13,007
Posted By Govert
The spring on the butterfly valve closes the...

The spring on the butterfly valve closes the valve, so that the engine returns to idle if you release the accelerator pedal.

The butterfly valve must be at the idle stop if you release the...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 10-26-2015, 07:23 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 13,007
Posted By Govert
The tickler rod doesn't control the throttle...

The tickler rod doesn't control the throttle response or the fuel mileage. It is only there to stabilise the idle and the running of the engine at lower loads. Adjust it to factory specs.

The...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 04-16-2014, 02:40 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 29,991
Posted By Govert
The picture is not entirely clear, but to me it...

The picture is not entirely clear, but to me it looks like the lobes are pointing up. Timing is done 24 before TDC in the compression stroke, that means that the lobes are pointing up.
Forum: Vintage Mercedes Forum 09-13-2013, 09:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,390
Posted By Govert
The standard European model was without options....

The standard European model was without options. You could buy all the options you wanted, but they could be expensive. Automatics were not liked in Europe (not "sportive" and for women drivers) and...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 09-13-2013, 09:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,280
Posted By Govert
Not true.

Not true.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 09-13-2013, 03:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,280
Posted By Govert
No, there is no need to crack the injector nut...

No, there is no need to crack the injector nut anyway, and it doesn't cause breather hose leaking.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 09-12-2013, 11:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 659
Posted By Govert
You can take the signal which feeds the dash...

You can take the signal which feeds the dash tachometer, that is an amplified signal, or you can take the signal straight from the plug (remove cap & amp), that signal isn't amplified. It will depend...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 09-05-2013, 03:24 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 13,007
Posted By Govert
When you pull the lever of the IP into the start...

When you pull the lever of the IP into the start position, the IP will inject a very large amount of fuel into the engine (even more than the full-load position), so the throttle positionn doesn't...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 09-04-2013, 03:36 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 10,204
Posted By Govert
Perhaps, but you are on your own if you do that....

Perhaps, but you are on your own if you do that. How bad it is just to put in the old shims I do not know.

For replacing the diaphragm and setting the compensation path, you can use the W123 FSM...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 09-04-2013, 02:47 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 10,204
Posted By Govert
No, the outer ring of the diaphragm is the seal.

No, the outer ring of the diaphragm is the seal.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 09-02-2013, 07:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 490
Posted By Govert
There is a special tool for it, but otherwise you...

There is a special tool for it, but otherwise you just need to press it on the piston and calipher. Is the piston deep enough into the calipher? Maybe you can use a bit of brake calipher grease.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 09-02-2013, 07:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 824
Posted By Govert
That is normal or not, depending on how much oil...

That is normal or not, depending on how much oil is consumed. Do you know how much oil your engine is burning off? And how much oil is leaking from the engine?
Forum: Vintage Mercedes Forum 08-30-2013, 08:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,816
Posted By Govert
There is an overflow tube. It is a safety device...

There is an overflow tube. It is a safety device in the case you never or rarely change the oil in the IP. The leaking diesel will raise the oil/diesel level in the IP and if it gets high enough it...
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