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Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-23-2015, 09:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,231
Posted By Walkenvol
Greazzer - bought the car. Copart expenses were...

Greazzer - bought the car. Copart expenses were $304 on a $1,300 car. Won the bid at $950 but that didn't meet State Farm's reserve of $2,500 which was silly high for the car. Negotiated via...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-17-2015, 02:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 710
Posted By Walkenvol
You need some back yard body pulling experience. ...

You need some back yard body pulling experience. I've done some surprising things with a come along chained to a tree to pull cars back close to shape. That rear end looks like some quick and easy...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-17-2015, 02:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,231
Posted By Walkenvol
Greazzer - do you have a car dealer's license? ...

Greazzer - do you have a car dealer's license? The car I'm interested in is in S Carolina and even though I signed up to be a Copart member I'm unable to bid on it and am having to utilize a brooker...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-15-2015, 09:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,174
Posted By Walkenvol
If you are asking what is the value of your...

If you are asking what is the value of your 2.5DT, then more info is needed.

- Location
- Rust
- Body/paint condition
- Interior condition
- Mileage
- Tire condition
- Maintenance history
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-15-2015, 09:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,231
Posted By Walkenvol
Copart.com experience?

Anyone have any experience purchasing Insurance/salvage vehicles from this company? I've read the info on the site but its somewhat involved with several different options for bidding. Would really...
Forum: Restoration Projects & Long-Term Builds 07-13-2015, 08:48 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,212
Posted By Walkenvol
Awesome work so far...enjoying following your...

Awesome work so far...enjoying following your progress!
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-30-2015, 08:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 425
Posted By Walkenvol
the attached thread appeared to end without the...

the attached thread appeared to end without the bushings being available yet?

Are there OEM options available?
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-29-2015, 03:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 425
Posted By Walkenvol
shifter arm bushings W201

I've got the transmission out in my '87 / '84 W201 with a 5-speed manual and one of the rubber bushings are missing from one of the 3 shifter arms. I'm not having much luck with the search function?...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-29-2015, 01:02 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,062
Posted By Walkenvol
http://www.amazon.com/Hopkins-10111-FloTool-Mixmiz...

http://www.amazon.com/Hopkins-10111-FloTool-Mixmizer-Injector/dp/B000G72U0K

This is what I used to push the brake fluid except I purchased at my local WalMart for $3.87 or there abouts.

...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-29-2015, 11:03 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,062
Posted By Walkenvol
Stevo - I tried to bleed again with your...

Stevo - I tried to bleed again with your suggestion but instead of using an oil can I used a really large syringe so I could see exactly what I was forcing up from the bottom. Also, I took the bleed...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-28-2015, 03:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,151
Posted By Walkenvol
The best car I've ever owned was a Cressida. ...

The best car I've ever owned was a Cressida. Handled great, great torque, upholstery was as tough as MB tex. Paint held it's shine forever. Suscumbed to wife and children pressure to replace it...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-27-2015, 07:07 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,062
Posted By Walkenvol
Guys, I need some help here. Installed a...

Guys, I need some help here.

Installed a replacement clutch master cylinder and attempted the caliper to clutch slave bleeding process. As the tubing I'm using is clear, I can see fluid moving...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-26-2015, 07:55 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,062
Posted By Walkenvol
Max - somehow I had it working prior to...

Max - somehow I had it working prior to attempting the "drive around"...just never realized it.

Well, I finally got a chance to pick up some tubing to run between the passenger front caliper and...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-23-2015, 12:49 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,062
Posted By Walkenvol
Described my process in post #32...never had the...

Described my process in post #32...never had the ah ha moment where I thought I had it bled but it appeared to be working and has worked for 3 months except for the intermitted problem?

I'm going...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-23-2015, 12:45 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,062
Posted By Walkenvol
I replaced both on 3/19/15...have had this...

I replaced both on 3/19/15...have had this intermitted problem since which I'm trying to trouble shoot.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-23-2015, 11:26 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,062
Posted By Walkenvol
Reviving this as I'm having an intermitted...

Reviving this as I'm having an intermitted problem with the clutch and am looking for some advise.

As I posted on 3/19, I tried several different bleeding processes and never really noticed...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 03-26-2015, 10:16 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,886
Posted By Walkenvol
In a way I envy you...obviously a heavy sleeper! ...

In a way I envy you...obviously a heavy sleeper! Good luck with the repairs.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 03-09-2015, 10:25 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,062
Posted By Walkenvol
Follow up for any future searchers....again,...

Follow up for any future searchers....again, replacing the slave due to the tight space is a PITA and will require a variety of bent, stubby, crows foot, etc to make it happen....the master required...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 03-03-2015, 10:44 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,062
Posted By Walkenvol
Due to a family health issue that came up, I've...

Due to a family health issue that came up, I've just gotten back around to this and I'd like to say what a pain it was to replace the slave cylinder! If you don't have an assortment of curved...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-04-2015, 12:53 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,062
Posted By Walkenvol
Thanks everyone for their input!

Thanks everyone for their input!
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-30-2015, 08:23 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,062
Posted By Walkenvol
System has worked properly for a couple years. ...

System has worked properly for a couple years. I'm not down any noticeable amount in the brake resevoir and don't see any drips under the car. Father in law had a stroke the day after it happened...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-29-2015, 02:58 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,632
Posted By Walkenvol
So you no longer have any drive line drone in...

So you no longer have any drive line drone in 3rd, 4th, or 5th gears after changing fuel filters???? Please explain.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-29-2015, 02:40 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,062
Posted By Walkenvol
lost clutch pedal 1987 2.5DT

1987 2.5DT with auto swapped out to an '84 190E manual 5-speed. Used all manual parts from the 190E including clutch pedal and associated slave cylinder at transmission.

Lost clutch pedal but...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 10-13-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 568
Posted By Walkenvol
That looks really good! Was it in a spray can...

That looks really good! Was it in a spray can form or did you have to use your own sprayer? Did you also use it on the other black body trim parts?
Forum: Diesel Discussion 10-06-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 415
Views: 31,280
Posted By Walkenvol
Is this the vacuum that's found under the rear...

Is this the vacuum that's found under the rear seat and services only the door locks on the W124's? If so, are you going to keep power brakes drawing vacuum from this pump? I recall you went to...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 09-30-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 826
Posted By Walkenvol
I'll sell you one with 180K and no seat tears for...

I'll sell you one with 180K and no seat tears for $1,500. 400+K is longer than most of these last as you can tell by the excessive recent repairs required.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 09-29-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 498
Posted By Walkenvol
Good info - thanks for sharing!

Good info - thanks for sharing!
Forum: Diesel Discussion 09-24-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,632
Posted By Walkenvol
This noise is commonly described with these model...

This noise is commonly described with these model trannys on this forum. The consensus appears to be that its not worth the repair to quiet it down and there is most likely a lot of useable miles...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 09-23-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,632
Posted By Walkenvol
I have a similar sounding problem with an '87...

I have a similar sounding problem with an '87 turbo that was converted to a manual, but its in 3rd and 4th gears when the rpm's are below 2000 and the drive line is under some amount of torque...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 09-19-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,507
Posted By Walkenvol
Slap the gasser flywheel in there and quit...

Slap the gasser flywheel in there and quit worrying....you're not going to have any problems. This has been done over and over successfully.
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