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Forum: Diesel Discussion 08-24-2014, 04:05 PM
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Posted By ck42
power connector location on Aux heater pump?

I've got a fused power adapter that I'm wanting to install on the 126 300SD and can't seem to find the power connector itself for the pump.
Looking behind the firewall, I can see the top of the...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 08-24-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 556
Posted By ck42
All good ideas and things I can try to check! ...

All good ideas and things I can try to check! Thanks.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 08-23-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 556
Posted By ck42
Bottom hose can be squeezed...if I grip it pretty...

Bottom hose can be squeezed...if I grip it pretty good. It's not totally rigid, if that's the impression I'm supposed to get.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 08-23-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 556
Posted By ck42
Coolant system problem

Little issue with the coolant system.

Car has been sitting 5 yrs. I've refilled the coolant system (was empty all this time).
Started the engine and let it idle for 10-15 minutes.
Top hose is...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 08-17-2014, 09:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 293
Posted By ck42
Thank you, sir! Very much appreciated!

Thank you, sir! Very much appreciated!
Forum: Diesel Discussion 08-17-2014, 09:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 293
Posted By ck42
Gotta love Google Images search. Found a couple...

Gotta love Google Images search. Found a couple of good shots of engines at the right angle, that showed me where 2 of the bolts use the large washer.
The 3rd location....well, the bolt is inserted...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 08-17-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 293
Posted By ck42
Need quick help with PS-Pump reinstall (Bolts)

It's been a long while that the PS pump has been off and I don't recall the orientation of the bolts here or exactly where the washers go (which side).

I also seem to have 2 bolts that have 1...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 08-02-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 453
Posted By ck42
If by 'brake reaction bushings' you mean the...

If by 'brake reaction bushings' you mean the Bearing Bracket guide rod mounts, then as I mentioned, I already had those replace a couple years ago.
Haven't figured out yet if there's a leak of some...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 08-02-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 453
Posted By ck42
It's #16 here. The fact that it's showing both...

It's #16 here. The fact that it's showing both bushings as #16 seems to indicate that they're the same part...
...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 08-02-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 453
Posted By ck42
Are both of the bushings on the carrier the same...

Are both of the bushings on the carrier the same part # ?
Forum: Diesel Discussion 08-02-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 453
Posted By ck42
Just verified, it's this: (#113) ...

Just verified, it's this: (#113)
http://www.peachparts.com/shopforum/attachments/tech-help/14717d1093102312t-w126-ride-quality-data.jpg

What's weird is that I found another thread where someone...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 08-02-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 453
Posted By ck42
Funny you mention the driver's side motor mount. ...

Funny you mention the driver's side motor mount. I had changed both mounts not all that long ago. While do a bunch of work recently, I found that that motor mount was also disintegrating. the...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 08-02-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 453
Posted By ck42
Mystery mount disintegration

So, first question is: What mount is this?
Second, why has it disintegrated like this?? :confused:

This is on the driver's side, picture taken from the rear side of the tire....
Forum: Diesel Discussion 08-02-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 597
Posted By ck42
Got all the leaves out. Used a car vac and...

Got all the leaves out.
Used a car vac and alternated between using it to blow air and vacuum - having a slim-adapter at the end to increase the air velocity. Took about 30min of going back and...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-27-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 597
Posted By ck42
Ahh...so that must be the same 'resistor' that...

Ahh...so that must be the same 'resistor' that looks like a little coil spring that sits in the right front section of 300D's? Always wondered what the heck those things were/for!!
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-19-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 597
Posted By ck42
Looks like leaves is the issue!! Compressed air...

Looks like leaves is the issue!!
Compressed air moved a few leaves around...and that seemed to have been enough to stop the smoking. But, looking more closely, I can see that there are quite a few...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-19-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 597
Posted By ck42
Wow...I *so* hope you two are right. I have...

Wow...I *so* hope you two are right.
I have cleaned out leaves from that area in the past.

This would also explain why the smoke doesn't have the typical insulation melting odor, like I would...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-19-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 597
Posted By ck42
Smoke coming from under brake vacuum booster

As part of a long term rebuilding project, I've got the car garaged and am getting things back into running condition.

Today though, after starting the engine, I noticed smoke coming from under...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-08-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 356
Posted By ck42
Sooo...people that do this upgrade are just...

Sooo...people that do this upgrade are just ditching the shield??
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-08-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 356
Posted By ck42
New AL117X alternator - Original heat shield won't attach

The new 'upgrade' alternator, 117X, while plug-n-play at the electrical connector, appears to have a different heat shield mounting setup.

The round metal plate that was on the original 55amp...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-08-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 556
Posted By ck42
Okay...figured out the top/front bracket, with...

Okay...figured out the top/front bracket, with the help of this picture....
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-08-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 556
Posted By ck42
Yes, 300SD. Sorry for not mentioning that. I...

Yes, 300SD. Sorry for not mentioning that.
I can see one of the two small clamp pieces in one of you images, but that LARGER bracket piece.....I don't know if I have that!

Can someone confirm...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-08-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 556
Posted By ck42
Oil cooler lines hold-down bracket - Reinstall orientation help

I need to ask a favor....can someone take a pix or refer me to a link that shows the orientation of the two piece clamp that hold the oil cooler lines, under the power steering pump?
They were...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-02-2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 377
Posted By ck42
Thanks for the link! Will check that out.

Thanks for the link!
Will check that out.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-02-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 377
Posted By ck42
Unfortunately, that's not the right one. I did...

Unfortunately, that's not the right one. I did go ahead and search the rest of the site to see if they did have it though.
My original pulley is 77mm OD.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-01-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 377
Posted By ck42
Part # of dual belt alternator pulley?

I need to get ahold of a replacement pulley for the 300SD and am having trouble even finding a part # for the thing. (Online or stamped on the pulley itself)

Anyone happen to know the...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 05-29-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 971
Posted By ck42
Thanks, guys. Since posting, I've certainly...

Thanks, guys.
Since posting, I've certainly read a few more threads regarding PFC's and kits being offered.
As for my system, it works...but I've never felt that it worked well enough. I'm in...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 05-29-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 971
Posted By ck42
Okay! So if I continue to use an R12 system, are...

Okay! So if I continue to use an R12 system, are there any recommended compressors, in terms of it being considered an 'upgrade' ?
Any models/types I should avoid?

[EDIT]
So it looks like an SD...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 05-29-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 971
Posted By ck42
AC 'refresh' on SD - Options?

I'm looking to see what options there are...or recommendations, for refreshing the AC system on my SD.
From the reading I've done so far, the main improvements to a system seem to revolve around PF...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 05-02-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 955
Posted By ck42
The body is over all, in pretty good shape....

The body is over all, in pretty good shape. Virtually no rust, paint shines up good. Years back had all the dings removed.
Pretty much everything works, including climate control.
Interior is a...
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