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Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-24-2019, 02:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 741
Posted By dieseldiehard
A search shows the specs for one of the Delvac XP...

A search shows the specs for one of the Delvac XP oils meet MB 228.51 a notch below 229.51 I suppose.
looks more to be used in trucks of course a 617 would qualify.
there are also 4 different...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-23-2019, 07:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 741
Posted By dieseldiehard
howdee, ENG! where does Delvac say it has MB...

howdee, ENG!
where does Delvac say it has MB 229.51 approval?
would use Mobil 1 ESP M rated 15W40 instead. called a Euro oil.
I'm not recommending that based on experience since I use Motul...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-16-2019, 03:08 PM
Replies: 993
Views: 385,064
Posted By dieseldiehard
'85 300 TD (wagon) under 200K miles in San Jose CA $5000

unbelieveable, this is pretty much a down to earth price if it is as described and the trans is not slipping or something...
Forum: Tech Help 11-16-2019, 01:43 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,828
Posted By dieseldiehard
and to that I say: ┌∩┐(◣_◢)┌∩┐

and to that I say:
┌∩┐(◣_◢)┌∩┐
Forum: Tech Help 11-15-2019, 11:46 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,828
Posted By dieseldiehard
why on earth would MB let the dealer sell keys...

why on earth would MB let the dealer sell keys that aren't suitable for the EIS? that sounds like a nightmare to try communicating it back up the foodchain to Stuttgart
I am happy using the old key...
Forum: Tech Help 11-09-2019, 10:33 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,828
Posted By dieseldiehard
maybe that was a premature conjecture on my last post!

Finally heard from the dealer, I was away for a few days. Went down to pick up the new key, the service agent was looking for me, very attentive!

We went out to the car to check it out and...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-09-2019, 10:22 PM
Replies: 993
Views: 385,064
Posted By dieseldiehard
wow!!!! thats even nicer than the one I found w/...

wow!!!! thats even nicer than the one I found w/ 49K on i!!!
maybe they will take mine in trade? Aww just kidding but this kind of car in low mileage is flat out RARE!
Forum: Diesel Discussion 10-27-2019, 11:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 489
Posted By dieseldiehard
Hi Axelreed, sorry to hear you have a...

Hi Axelreed,
sorry to hear you have a transmission problem.
Before you take the car to a shop let me ask a good friend who lives near you in Orinda where he takes his car. He has an Indy that...
Forum: Tech Help 10-27-2019, 12:12 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,828
Posted By dieseldiehard
Finally discovered what the problem is!!!

For the sake of any newcomers to this thread, I ordered a new key fob for my '99 E300D. After going through a vigorous search for a dealer that wouldn't take me for a ride and steal some of my...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 09-24-2019, 12:10 AM
Replies: 993
Views: 385,064
Posted By dieseldiehard
1980 300SD FS $9999 50K miles

Not affiliated w/ this one
Lotsa luck !

https://sfbay.craigslist.org/nby/cto/d/sebastopol-1980-mercedes-benz-300sd/6984367223.html
Forum: Diesel Discussion 09-15-2019, 02:47 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 722
Posted By dieseldiehard
When I first got the new to me '99 E300D I drove...

When I first got the new to me '99 E300D I drove it to the dealer I bought the key from, the lot was full BTW no place to park my car so I ended up a half block down the street. It was obvious they...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 09-13-2019, 10:17 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,584
Posted By dieseldiehard
OhOh! Hey Dave, I already revved it past 3K, do...

OhOh! Hey Dave, I already revved it past 3K, do you think that hurt anything? :rolleyes::rolleyes: I was trying to activate the cat when it was failing the smog test.
had to exceed the speedlimit...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 09-13-2019, 07:00 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,584
Posted By dieseldiehard
cleaned MAF, EGR and its running just great! ...

cleaned MAF, EGR and its running just great!
Was on a trip across the Sacramento delta on 9/11 and knowing it was gonna turn 50K I carried a camera along.
As I approached a bridge it hit the magic...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 09-12-2019, 06:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 722
Posted By dieseldiehard
Thats one clever locksmith! tell him if he...

Thats one clever locksmith!
tell him if he drives out here to the West Coast he can have more customers.
I'm glad your dad pushed the matter to Stuttgart, but doubt they can do a darned thing...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 09-12-2019, 05:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 722
Posted By dieseldiehard
sorry but I have to link this...

sorry but I have to link this (https://www.theverge.com/2019/8/12/20800798/tesla-model-3-rfid-chip-keycard-amiedd-video-watch-body-hacking-body-modification)
If you hate Tatoos don't look at it....
Forum: Diesel Discussion 09-11-2019, 12:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 722
Posted By dieseldiehard
I already put the new key away and am using the...

I already put the new key away and am using the old one.
Very strange, I came out a day ago after realizing this problem was persisting and I was able to start the car and shut it off ten times in...
Forum: Tech Help 09-10-2019, 07:45 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,828
Posted By dieseldiehard
thanks for the suggestion. Based on the fact...

thanks for the suggestion.
Based on the fact the old key never faulted, this just started with the arrival of the new key last week so I assumed it was the key.
I also plan to pull the OBC...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 09-10-2019, 06:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 722
Posted By dieseldiehard
OK, wow, as I just posted on another thread...

OK, wow, as I just posted on another thread (http://www.peachparts.com/shopforum/3957366-post27.html) I am experiencing intermittent ability to start using a new key I just received from the dealer....
Forum: Tech Help 09-10-2019, 06:14 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,828
Posted By dieseldiehard
and now my new key is a problem!

I am at a loss to understand what is happening with my new key!
If one starts the engine then shuts it off but leaves the key in the "ignition" lets call it the EIS "hole" , then tries to start the...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 09-06-2019, 12:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 231
Posted By dieseldiehard
Bingo! thanks shortsguy! 6010170203 it is. And...

Bingo! thanks shortsguy! 6010170203 it is.
And odd thing, I put another item in online to order from dealer, a 603 valve cover gasket which is NLA. Lots of aftermarket ones avail tho.
thanks to...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 09-05-2019, 09:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 231
Posted By dieseldiehard
looking for part# for Pre Combustion hold down collars OM603

Looking for a part# to order hopefully NLA from dealer.
These are the slotted collars.
I don't think these were ever available aftermarket.
I was hoping to order a couple to replace ones I lost...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 09-05-2019, 06:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 277
Posted By dieseldiehard
I recently had an issue with the PS pump in my...

I recently had an issue with the PS pump in my '2000 E320 at 123K miles.
Darned thing was making a lot of noise like grrrrrrt, grrrrrrt when it warmed up and you turned the steering wheel.
A rack...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 09-05-2019, 06:29 PM
Replies: 993
Views: 385,064
Posted By dieseldiehard
'94 E320 Nice one $2300 Calif Car (no rust?)

Here's a nice W124 E320 you could drive to the East Coast.
https://sfbay.craigslist.org/eby/cto/d/emeryville-nice-car-for-sale/6972075826.html

9/8/19 No Longer listed someone got a nice car
Forum: Diesel Discussion 09-02-2019, 01:40 AM
Replies: 993
Views: 385,064
Posted By dieseldiehard
'91 300E with only 73K miles needs mechanic $900

I'm not going to endorse it but may be an easy fix, maybe needs a throttle body.. then again maybe an engine transplant? M104 anyone?
anyhow a very clean example of the W124 not seen much these...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 09-02-2019, 01:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 238
Posted By dieseldiehard
all this talk might get me up to yanking my...

all this talk might get me up to yanking my cluster, the trip odometer stopped working sometime back.
Forum: Tech Help 08-30-2019, 07:34 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,828
Posted By dieseldiehard
the FINAL VERDICT - There is a decent dealer left in No Cal!

OK, previous searches for a replacement key fob for the '99 E300D that I only had the OE key for.
To recap, I checked dealers North of here, they had varying policies and prices and the best quote...
Forum: Tech Help 08-30-2019, 07:18 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,828
Posted By dieseldiehard
Not true, according to the dealer I spoke with...

Not true, according to the dealer I spoke with while ordering a key for my '99 E300D today. (see details below:))
They said three years were no longer available but the 140 keys for two other years...
Forum: Tech Help 08-27-2019, 02:15 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,828
Posted By dieseldiehard
thanks for the suggestion but realize I would...

thanks for the suggestion but realize I would have to drive some 300+ miles each way for them to see my pink slip then stay in a motel for how long until the key arrives for them to "program it" not...
Forum: Tech Help 08-27-2019, 02:12 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,828
Posted By dieseldiehard
I forgot one stinking detail!! the stealer said...

I forgot one stinking detail!!
the stealer said "You must schedule an appointment to drop the car off and leave it in the service dept. for TWO DAYS"
I asked why? and all I got was that is company...
Forum: Tech Help 08-26-2019, 04:39 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,828
Posted By dieseldiehard
OK, thanks, 97 where can one find info on this?...

OK, thanks, 97 where can one find info on this?
I saw an ebay service where you send them your EIS and they deliver a fob programmed to work for $145.
sellerID luxe1keys
I would hate to lose...
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