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Forum: Diesel Discussion Yesterday, 04:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 100
Posted By pawoSD
On the W126 common electrical drains would be: ...

On the W126 common electrical drains would be:
-Trunk light
-Glove Box light
-issue with the radio
-Issue with the power antenna
-Side marker lights (make sure headlight switch is fully turning...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-18-2021, 11:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 386
Posted By pawoSD
The stuff I have used is made by Elring and was...

The stuff I have used is made by Elring and was called "Curil T"
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-17-2021, 10:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 608
Posted By pawoSD
They're hard to find but I was only the second...

They're hard to find but I was only the second owner of my 1982 300SD (bought in 2003). And I was third owner of my 420SEL (bought in 2011)....second owner only had it for a couple years though...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-17-2021, 10:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 386
Posted By pawoSD
The thermostat housing gasket can be quite...

The thermostat housing gasket can be quite finicky. I recall replacing a couple and having them leak on the first try. The surface of the two sides of the housing have to be spotless and free of...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-16-2021, 11:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 608
Posted By pawoSD
Beautiful 300SD! I drove one for 12+ years,...

Beautiful 300SD! I drove one for 12+ years, loved it. Will get another some day.

264k miles in 39 years....thats not even 7k a year! Its had an easy life!

I drove mine ~130k over those 12...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-13-2021, 12:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 203
Posted By pawoSD
My GLK goes down about 1-2mpg in the winter, (~28...

My GLK goes down about 1-2mpg in the winter, (~28 city/32-34 hwy) though in winter its also using the aux heater (massive electrical consumption) defrost....heated seats, heated rear glass....idling...
Forum: Tech Help 01-11-2021, 09:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 722
Posted By pawoSD
Nice car!! Exact same 300SD I owned for 12+...

Nice car!! Exact same 300SD I owned for 12+ years. Makes me want another one. :o
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-07-2021, 01:18 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,056
Posted By pawoSD
Sweet wagon! Literally perfect except those rpms...

Sweet wagon! Literally perfect except those rpms at freeway speeds....up here in MI where 80mph is pretty much the baseline freeway speed these days that car would be screaming.

I'm too used to...
Forum: Tech Help 01-06-2021, 06:14 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,275
Posted By pawoSD
My W201 had failing stiff ball joints and drove...

My W201 had failing stiff ball joints and drove exactly like described above, very stiff, would not return to center. With new joints it was super smooth again.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-03-2021, 01:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 834
Posted By pawoSD
Also interesting to see will be how that R107...

Also interesting to see will be how that R107 chassis handles a motor more than double the power output of the originals....I think its a dumb project but to each their own...it defeats the purpose...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-03-2020, 02:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 687
Posted By pawoSD
The new cars do indeed do this. :D My GLK...

The new cars do indeed do this. :D My GLK does...

They accomplish this with a massively powerful electric grid heater in the plenum. On the GLK this is over 100 amps by itself....you can hear...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-01-2020, 12:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 885
Posted By pawoSD
As long as the powertrain being swapped into said...

As long as the powertrain being swapped into said vehicle is of minimal operational complexity (like OM606 or earlier) then its not that big of a deal as long as its thought out and done well....
...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-27-2020, 01:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 869
Posted By pawoSD
The high pressure fuel pumps don't enjoy a...

The high pressure fuel pumps don't enjoy a solvent with zero lubrication properties going through them (nor do extreme precision injectors)....the damage has been done, even if its not yet evident.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-24-2020, 02:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 869
Posted By pawoSD
I'd avoid it and run. Sounds like it wasn't taken...

I'd avoid it and run. Sounds like it wasn't taken care of by previous owner(s).
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-23-2020, 01:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 885
Posted By pawoSD
Looks interesting. I've driven one of those...

Looks interesting. I've driven one of those exact trucks with the 4.3 gas engine....I'd describe it as feeling like the engine was "being forced to be an engine against its will"....
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-16-2020, 05:47 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 6,450
Posted By pawoSD
Same for mine. :D I wonder when they'll start...

Same for mine. :D I wonder when they'll start bringing them in to do it....
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-16-2020, 12:42 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 6,450
Posted By pawoSD
I don't think that will matter....it looks like...

I don't think that will matter....it looks like it will be handled like any normal recall/settlement process. I am not a MBNA member either.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-14-2020, 11:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 282
Posted By pawoSD
One of my dad's SD's had the same, and that...

One of my dad's SD's had the same, and that engine was awesome! Had a fair bit more grunt than the others we've owned. Probably just younger/higher compression. It once even started in sub 30...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-11-2020, 05:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 536
Posted By pawoSD
Newer MB's do that too.....my Metris even has an...

Newer MB's do that too.....my Metris even has an active gauge you can bring up on screen to see when its doing the charging.
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 11-10-2020, 06:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 431
Posted By pawoSD
For most work even a high end Autel tablet will...

For most work even a high end Autel tablet will do the job....but for SCN coding in parts on modern (2014+ I believe) you need the MB system as it links up to MB directly.
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 11-10-2020, 06:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 477
Posted By pawoSD
You can find G-wagons with just about any engine....

You can find G-wagons with just about any engine. My top choices would be OM606 or M112/M113.
Forum: Tech Help 11-09-2020, 12:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 695
Posted By pawoSD
MB Come with DOT 4 from the factory....and is...

MB Come with DOT 4 from the factory....and is what they spec for use.
Forum: Tech Help 11-08-2020, 01:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 695
Posted By pawoSD
Dot 4 is recommended to be used in ABS equipped...

Dot 4 is recommended to be used in ABS equipped systems as it improves response/function due to lower viscosity.
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 11-08-2020, 12:23 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,225
Posted By pawoSD
:rolleyes::rolleyes:

:rolleyes::rolleyes:
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 11-08-2020, 12:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 477
Posted By pawoSD
When top gear was romping around in the middle...

When top gear was romping around in the middle east in one of those a few years ago I believe they were averaging low single digits for fuel usage.... It has twin fuel tanks, something like 42...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-02-2020, 03:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 472
Posted By pawoSD
I am distracted by all the horsepower that W123...

I am distracted by all the horsepower that W123 has....
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-01-2020, 01:34 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 6,450
Posted By pawoSD
Its not forever....it depends on which repair the...

Its not forever....it depends on which repair the vehicle receives and how many miles are on it. Looks like in most cases it will be full emission system coverage for at least ~50k miles from when...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 10-30-2020, 09:43 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 6,450
Posted By pawoSD
It looks like the final Judgement to enact the...

It looks like the final Judgement to enact the decisions of the case is supposed to happen on January 24th according to what I've been seeing in the information going through on it. Not sure how...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 10-30-2020, 01:03 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 6,450
Posted By pawoSD
Same here. I am signed up. :D There will be...

Same here. I am signed up. :D

There will be settlement compensation from both Bosch directly as well as MB.
Forum: Tech Help 10-28-2020, 12:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 555
Posted By pawoSD
Don't mix them. Most current product is Pink...

Don't mix them. Most current product is Pink (2014 onward I think)

My dad's 2007 and my brother's 2009 both had blue, but my 2015 and 2017 and bro's 2016 all have Pink.

You can get it online...
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