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Forum: Mercedes-Benz Cars For Sale 05-01-2009, 01:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,558
Posted By Mustang_man298
Wow...no interest yet? C'mon guys, there's gotta...

Wow...no interest yet? C'mon guys, there's gotta be SOMEbody out there that wants these....

It seems a lot of folks aren't wanting two cars at once, so, I'll separate the cars. The 80 will be sold...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Cars For Sale 04-26-2009, 01:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,558
Posted By Mustang_man298
Thanks for the encouragement guys. ( Jimmy and...

Thanks for the encouragement guys. ( Jimmy and Shawn). I've been on the forum for a good while and learned a lot from everyone here in past years. Coming to this decision was a hard choice, but I...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Cars For Sale 04-24-2009, 05:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,558
Posted By Mustang_man298
80 & 82 240D's for sale plus manual trans, factory manuals & extra parts.

Hi, I have decided to get rid of both of my Mercedes 240D's.
The first one is a 1980, beige exterior and Palomino interior, upholstery/carpet are good. This car runs and drives, I had been driving...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 10-29-2008, 09:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 592
Posted By Mustang_man298
Bump. You've gotta be kidding me...nobody...

Bump.

You've gotta be kidding me...nobody wants any of this stuff? I REALLY hate to send good classic parts to their demise.
C'mon guys, you know you want it.......;)
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 10-24-2008, 12:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 592
Posted By Mustang_man298
Free 80 240D 616 head with whatever's on it & pile of W111 parts

I pulled this from my 80 when I got the car since the engine had a tossed rod. It is the newer design head with the smaller glow plug holes for the pencil type plugs. This head was on a rebuilt...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 09-30-2008, 10:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 471
Posted By Mustang_man298
I have both in palomino, whichever you need, from...

I have both in palomino, whichever you need, from my 80 240.
Forum: Vintage Mercedes Forum 07-31-2008, 11:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 891
Posted By Mustang_man298
What is the problem of why it won't start with...

What is the problem of why it won't start with the key? If you can turn the key then the cylinder is ok, if it turns over but won't start, it could be in the switch portion of the ignition or that...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-28-2008, 10:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 894
Posted By Mustang_man298
Though I've never heard of a bad booster causing...

Though I've never heard of a bad booster causing the pedal to stay up stiff (not to be confused with just getting hard to push) and drag brakes, it does make sense that your fluid could be going in...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-13-2008, 11:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,362
Posted By Mustang_man298
I never had a problem with lining them...

I never had a problem with lining them up.....only problem I had was that my left one was stripped and missing the bolt when I got the car (80), I tried installing the correct bolt (when I discovered...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 07-12-2008, 11:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 500
Posted By Mustang_man298
FS W123 palomino interior

I just retired my DD (the 80) due to structural rust, at this point I'm keeping the body/mechanicals as parts to finish my other car & have spares. I will not need the Palomino interior from this car...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-11-2008, 11:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 658
Posted By Mustang_man298
If it says DOT4 on the cap, use it, there's a...

If it says DOT4 on the cap, use it, there's a reason the manufacturer calls for it. Mixing fluids or using the wrong fluid can damage things. On my father's Goldwing, he used dot3 in place of 4 once...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-10-2008, 11:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,364
Posted By Mustang_man298
You've got some pretty good rust in the rockers...

You've got some pretty good rust in the rockers around the jack holes, and rear corners. You need to get under the car and poke around, not just look, at the undercoating, particularly around...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-09-2008, 10:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,948
Posted By Mustang_man298
I have a few "ranch rigs" I play around with here...

I have a few "ranch rigs" I play around with here on the property, It is indeed fun, I took an 89 GMC 4wd W/454 (I got it for the engine ), welded an old 70's push bar to the frame over the bumper,...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-09-2008, 10:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 808
Posted By Mustang_man298
I'll say I haven't done a huge bout of research...

I'll say I haven't done a huge bout of research on it, but my present understanding of it, is that if you keep WVO properly heated you are ok, it's when it gets below a certain temp that it begins to...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-09-2008, 10:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 982
Posted By Mustang_man298
Agreed, If you're gonna pull it, all the seals...

Agreed, If you're gonna pull it, all the seals are the same age and just as tired, the first to fail is just the beginning of a chain. Replace them all while it's out for peace of mind and only doing...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-06-2008, 10:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 782
Posted By Mustang_man298
It is pretty common for the trunk to get wet from...

It is pretty common for the trunk to get wet from the rear window seal leaking in, mine is so bad in the 80 I could actually watch the water run in in the rearview when I drove it,lol. The inside of...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-03-2008, 02:23 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,277
Posted By Mustang_man298
My wifey's pretty savvy with auto related stuff,...

My wifey's pretty savvy with auto related stuff, even household repairs and carpentry. Back when we were putting her truck engine together, she helped plastigage the bearings and torque the heads....
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-02-2008, 08:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,142
Posted By Mustang_man298
Well, after reading the posts describing the...

Well, after reading the posts describing the differences, it looks like my 80 still has the original homo type axles, and my 82 (which the PO had said he had put a lot of new parts into the...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-29-2008, 12:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 952
Posted By Mustang_man298
Hey...I might resemble that remark, lmao. I was...

Hey...I might resemble that remark, lmao. I was born in WC, & now live out in the hills over Redding. Quite ingenuitive, that Chevette engine puller idea, I'll give him that. But I think I prefer my...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-27-2008, 11:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 952
Posted By Mustang_man298
I know that look... Picture an 80 240, beige...

I know that look...
Picture an 80 240, beige (puke yellow), with tan rattle can primer spots all over covering rust bubble outs, looking like bullet holes, and a maroon left fender....that'll get...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 06-27-2008, 10:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 590
Posted By Mustang_man298
Yeah, what he said...pics would be great. I'm...

Yeah, what he said...pics would be great. I'm looking for #137 Sienna interior.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-26-2008, 12:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 635
Posted By Mustang_man298
You're thinking right, if the FW is not damaged,...

You're thinking right, if the FW is not damaged, and is straight, you can just clean it up with a die grinder and a 3M Roloc wheel (abrasive coated fiber), If there's any deep grooves you'll need to...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Wheels & Tires 06-26-2008, 12:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,014
Posted By Mustang_man298
Some say they are kind of common, but the general...

Some say they are kind of common, but the general concensus here seems to be they are somewhat of a coveted item, and worth the money in performance gains.etc. I have them on both of my cars, and...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 06-21-2008, 03:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 812
Posted By Mustang_man298
He has the true Henna Jimmy, remember the...

He has the true Henna Jimmy, remember the comparison pics I sent you a while back?
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-16-2008, 11:49 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,699
Posted By Mustang_man298
If it's been out of reg for 29 yrs, you're good...

If it's been out of reg for 29 yrs, you're good to go, it used to be after 7 yrs it falls out of the system and simply no longer exists, now I believe it is down to 5 yrs. I have no idea what smoke...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-15-2008, 11:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 660
Posted By Mustang_man298
Well, that depends on the year I've found. Theres...

Well, that depends on the year I've found. Theres a whole selection of different engine mount arms to easily solve that part, and I've even seen a steel U shaped bracket under the aluminum upper pan...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 06-15-2008, 12:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 630
Posted By Mustang_man298
Is it a torx or a true 12 point square pattern?...

Is it a torx or a true 12 point square pattern? If it's just a 12 point bolt (looks like the inside of a 12 point socket), go just about anywhere that has tools and that's a very very common socket....
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-14-2008, 11:48 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,709
Posted By Mustang_man298
I would avoid starting the engine as much as...

I would avoid starting the engine as much as possible then, if you keep it slow, the rear pump should keep you lubed. If that flex plate is cracked & lets go, you'll have a mess, & it could...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-08-2008, 01:48 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,966
Posted By Mustang_man298
Ok, I'm lost here....you are judging quality by...

Ok, I'm lost here....you are judging quality by how clean a used filter is?...I mean, it's a filter, the dirtier it gets inside means the less crap got thru it to the engine.....a spotless filter has...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 06-08-2008, 01:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 979
Posted By Mustang_man298
Ok?..pics? Details?.... Looking for # 137...

Ok?..pics? Details?....

Looking for # 137 sienna interior parts if it has any.
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