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Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 08-20-2019, 07:21 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 933
Posted By iwrock
Where's my invite? :P I'm actually headed...

Where's my invite? :P

I'm actually headed down to LA this coming October... We should finally get that beer!
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 08-08-2019, 02:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 862
Posted By iwrock
Groundcherry.

Groundcherry.
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 08-07-2019, 12:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 302
Posted By iwrock
Long time, no talk... What's new...? MB...

Long time, no talk... What's new...?

MB diesels has some quality issues from ~2009-2013, especially the OM642. I have one and really like it, but it does have faults.

Early ones (2006/07...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 07-26-2019, 04:08 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 933
Posted By iwrock
SSDs are cheap these days (maybe $60 for a good...

SSDs are cheap these days (maybe $60 for a good one) + an hour or two to install Windows and migrate data. I don't know what prices are like in SoCal, but the local shop I send people charge ~$100...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 07-26-2019, 04:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,200
Posted By iwrock
fixed it for you. ;)

fixed it for you. ;)
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 07-16-2019, 01:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,200
Posted By iwrock
Hydrolocked? It's not uncommon for injectors on...

Hydrolocked? It's not uncommon for injectors on N55 (well any later model German car) to get stuck open and hydrolock. :(

With that said, I've heard far too many stories of vanos failure, rod...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 07-08-2019, 11:46 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,030
Posted By iwrock
I think the VQ was the beginning of their...

I think the VQ was the beginning of their downturn in quality. I've seen far too many mid-00s Nissans with bum motors - many of which haven't even crossed 150k miles.

I've seen quite a few...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Performance Paddock 07-08-2019, 11:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 406
Posted By iwrock
Unless you're planning to add a Weistec blower...

Unless you're planning to add a Weistec blower later on down the road, I'd just stick to the OEM bits. The updated headbolts, lifter buckets and cams should be more than adequate.

I'd also...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 07-01-2019, 12:06 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,030
Posted By iwrock
Toyota in the Prius.

Toyota in the Prius.
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Performance Paddock 06-27-2019, 04:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 418
Posted By iwrock
You need to flash the ECU, its not a matter of...

You need to flash the ECU, its not a matter of flipping a bit using an SDS.

I've looked into this, before buying my S2000 was planning to manual swap a C55.

Do you have a FB? There's a...
Forum: ML, GL, G-Wagen, R-Class, Unimog, Sprinter 06-03-2019, 07:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 670
Posted By iwrock
There's several companies that offer it - and...

There's several companies that offer it - and actually there's a kit on ebay with fairly good reviews and isn't too expensive (maybe $300?).

I'm actually looking into installing one on my ML as...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 05-20-2019, 12:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 654
Posted By iwrock
I think it's a California thing, but a seasoned...

I think it's a California thing, but a seasoned tri-tip is an excellent choice... Be it sliced super thin for sandwiches, or a nice thick piece for eating on its own.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 04-11-2019, 06:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 185
Posted By iwrock
Akebono brake pads as suggested before help to...

Akebono brake pads as suggested before help to cut down on the amount of brake dust. OEM pads create silly amounts of dust.

Also, check out ironx for cleaning your wheels. It's not quite 100% no...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 03-21-2019, 12:12 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 145,865
Posted By iwrock
spoke to a few friends at MB/who work on MBs...

spoke to a few friends at MB/who work on MBs regarding the OM642, and they noted:

As part of the oil cooler service/seal - they replace the oil cooler due to the possibility that it might be...
Forum: ML, GL, G-Wagen, R-Class, Unimog, Sprinter 02-27-2019, 01:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,043
Posted By iwrock
The oil cooler drips down the back of the engine...

The oil cooler drips down the back of the engine - there's a drain hole at the back of the V. I had the oil cooler done at 130k miles, then at 155k had the crank case breather fail and cause failed...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-26-2019, 01:04 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 145,865
Posted By iwrock
Replace the orange seals on the turbo inlet and...

Replace the orange seals on the turbo inlet and crank case vent.
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 02-25-2019, 07:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 265
Posted By iwrock
They're not bad cars, 2012 being the last year...

They're not bad cars, 2012 being the last year for the X164.

Things to watch out for - airmatic struts fails from time to time and render the car inop. People ignore the warning signs of a bad...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Cars For Sale 02-19-2019, 11:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,471
Posted By iwrock
Chatted with him yesterday, and it sounds like...

Chatted with him yesterday, and it sounds like he's going to lower the price to $3500 but still entertain offers.
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 02-13-2019, 01:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 420
Posted By iwrock
I've found this to be the case with the various...

I've found this to be the case with the various macs I've had over the years.

I think the oldest mac in my family is a 2010 MacBook Pro my parents use for email/web/bills. I bought it in 2010...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Cars For Sale 02-13-2019, 01:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,471
Posted By iwrock
https://images.craigslist.org/00101_iQOjqO7mjMZ_12...

https://images.craigslist.org/00101_iQOjqO7mjMZ_1200x900.jpg
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Cars For Sale 02-13-2019, 01:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,471
Posted By iwrock
CA - Friend is selling his W210 Turbo Diesel

https://sacramento.craigslist.org/cto/d/roseville-1999-mercedes-benz-e300-turbo/6805342826.html

A buddy asked me to share the W210 turbo diesel he's selling on here...

Long story short - he...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 01-16-2019, 11:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 679
Posted By iwrock
I know the IS250 specifically has a problem with...

I know the IS250 specifically has a problem with the valves getting carbon build up due to having direct injection, though that's an issue that plagues the vast majority of manufacturers using direct...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 01-16-2019, 11:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 679
Posted By iwrock
Some of the newer MBs with the V8TT require the...

Some of the newer MBs with the V8TT require the front subframe to be pulled. A few friends who work at MB say it's a pain in the ass the first few times, but it's actually not too terrible once...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 01-16-2019, 11:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 679
Posted By iwrock
The newer MB V12TT cars require the engine (or...

The newer MB V12TT cars require the engine (or subframe) to be pulled in order to service some things. I don't think the Audi V12 TDI is any better.
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 01-14-2019, 04:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 679
Posted By iwrock
When did you get a Cayenne? The missus and I...

When did you get a Cayenne?

The missus and I have been chatting about replacing the IS250 with a Cayenne... A buddy who deals in cars made us a great deal on a 13 Cayenne Turbo in trade for the...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 01-10-2019, 02:13 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,672
Posted By iwrock
Deng, what sort of tools and/or witchcraft do you...

Deng, what sort of tools and/or witchcraft do you use to get this done?
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 01-10-2019, 02:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 631
Posted By iwrock
What's your current status?

What's your current status?
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 01-10-2019, 02:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 600
Posted By iwrock
Heh, because it's how my employer gets ahold of...

Heh, because it's how my employer gets ahold of me while on call! :P

I sometimes "forget" it on the counter at home or in my backpack because I love work so much!
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 01-09-2019, 02:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 600
Posted By iwrock
x2, it's by far the most versatile tools I carry....

x2, it's by far the most versatile tools I carry.

I'd love to ditch it, but it's way too handy.
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 01-08-2019, 04:54 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,628
Posted By iwrock
https://i.imgur.com/2itstY3.jpg?2 floor is...

https://i.imgur.com/2itstY3.jpg?2

floor is pretty much done being installed at this point...

https://i.imgur.com/c8py99b.jpg
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