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Forum: Diesel Discussion 04-02-2013, 07:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 503
Posted By will_sanderson
300SDL Turbo Replacement?

I am looking to buy a new/used turbo to replace a bad one and need to know if I can buy one that is not OE from an OM603, ie. As long as it is "Garrett T3" it should work? or are there some MB parts...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-14-2012, 09:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 551
Posted By will_sanderson
Emergency- 300sd caliper bolt size/pitch

Stuck. Car quest closing soon. Need the front caliper bolt spec. Any ideas?
Thanks!
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-04-2012, 01:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 386
Posted By will_sanderson
Bosch Rebuild. We hit it with a hammer. :) Works...

Bosch Rebuild. We hit it with a hammer. :) Works great now!
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-03-2012, 07:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 386
Posted By will_sanderson
300SD New Starter not disengaging

1983 300SD, we just put in a new starter and it won't disengage once started.
Any thoughts on mistaken wiring, ie. could we have reversed something on the solenoid that can be switched?

Problem...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 08-29-2010, 03:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,286
Posted By will_sanderson
84 300SD-transmission problem help!

This car is new to me but apparently has never had transmission issues. It has been sitting for at least 8 months. I have driven around town for 3 days without a problem and began a longer road...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 08-02-2010, 05:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 352
Posted By will_sanderson
Buying Questions- 300SD Transmission not Working

Hi,

I am considering a 300SD from clist and need some advice. The man writes as follows:

ONE DAY WHILE DRIVING, RAN OVER SOME BUSHES THAT SOMEONE HAD BY THE ROAD "IN THE MIDDLE AND FROM THAT...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-10-2010, 03:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,053
Posted By will_sanderson
81 300SD Broken Key in Ignition- Ignition not locked can drive

So the key got stuck in the on position and wouldn't go back. Jiggle Jam Twist and voila- borken. Thankfully in the on position so I ran two alligator clips to the starter and can start it etc...
...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 03-26-2009, 12:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 562
Posted By will_sanderson
Found It!

Found the right search terms to get the information needed to take the cowling off and fix linkage:

http://www.peachparts.com/shopforum/showthread.php?t=234009&highlight=wiper+linkage+access
Forum: Diesel Discussion 03-26-2009, 04:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 562
Posted By will_sanderson
Accessing Wiper Linkage 79 300D

Trying to access the wiper linkage which is disconnected. So I need to remove the chrome grill. It has these rubber covers which look to cover screws? I don't want to ruin them so am checking if...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 03-18-2009, 09:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 504
Posted By will_sanderson
Update

Well, I got one out and even though it was reading .652 resistance it doesn't work. So I'll pull the rest and replace them.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 03-18-2009, 09:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 504
Posted By will_sanderson
1979 300D Updated Pencil Glow Plugs- No light/Won't Start...?

Aloha, I replace the old loop style GPs following DieselGiants tutorial several years ago. I put in the updated pencil style and haven't had an issue.

Currently the car won't start. I checked the...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 03-16-2008, 04:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 736
Posted By will_sanderson
I have voltage, though it seems a little less~...

I have voltage, though it seems a little less~ 9.8-10.8

Any other things to check?
Forum: Diesel Discussion 03-16-2008, 03:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 736
Posted By will_sanderson
Replaced

Thanks for that (I hadn't seen the window relay fuse indication), unfortunately it didn't solve the issue... the relay did click when I put the new fuse in though- I assume this means the relay is...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 03-16-2008, 02:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 736
Posted By will_sanderson
Darn 300SD Windows!- Where's the Relay!!!

All my windows stopped working:

I checked the fuses.
I checked the switches.

Since they all stopped at once, I am led to believe that it is the ice cube
relay...but I don't know which of the...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-15-2008, 06:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 647
Posted By will_sanderson
I don't mind the change of subject...

The 80 that I am taking the engine and transmission from looks to have some crazy vacuum system. Does this relate to the transmission or can I leave it behind and use the simpler system from the 85...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-15-2008, 02:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 647
Posted By will_sanderson
85 300D- No new Transmission- New Engine!

So, my 85's transmission (non-functioning glittery burnt fluid) is different from all the other years! So, either I find an 85 trans on the Big Island or buy one from the mainland ~$1000 or...

I...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-14-2008, 02:09 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 386
Posted By will_sanderson
85 300D Transmission Doner

I found a transmission for my 85 300d- transmission 722.315...

it is from an 82 300sd. Unfortunately the 722 # is gone. Looks like maybe the trans was rebuilt and someone very neatly removed the...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-11-2008, 01:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 466
Posted By will_sanderson
Longtime SVOer with Simple Question

So, I have been running SVO for about 6 years now almost exclusively in 300D Turbos (with the exception of my Diesel Scout and several generators).

I picked up a beautiful 79 300D Non-Turbo last...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-11-2008, 01:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 830
Posted By will_sanderson
Update

So, thanks for the advice. I will try flushing the fluid myself and changing the filter...first.

Apparently the man I am buying the parts car from has already taken out the transmission so my...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-10-2008, 07:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 830
Posted By will_sanderson
1985 300d Engine vs Transmission Swap

My (new to me) 85 300d has a bad transmission...at first I thought maybe just vacuum which I fixed. The problem is:

I have 1, 2, and sometime 3rd gears but nothing higher. The transmission fluid...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-20-2007, 12:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 678
Posted By will_sanderson
617 300D Injector Test with a Screwdriver?

So, a mechanic was working on a friends car and put a screw drive on the injector (of her 300sdl) and put the plastic end up to his ear.

She tells me that he was able to diagnose 3 "bad" injectors...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-19-2007, 02:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 375
Posted By will_sanderson
123 1079 300D Center Link Replacement ?

Aloha,

I am sure there is a quick answer to this so thank you in advance. I looked and couldn't find anything that covers replacement of the center link.

With a tie rod I could bang on the bolt...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 10-15-2007, 04:35 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,714
Posted By will_sanderson
This is just great-

It seems that you and I have the exact same problem at the same time! Amazing , thanks for all the posts it has helped a lot, I now have second gear all the time and sometimes third! (when I started...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 10-08-2007, 02:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,105
Posted By will_sanderson
I don't have any numbers for you, 0-60 etc......

I don't have any numbers for you, 0-60 etc... however, the car has good power as soon as the turbo kicks in or above 2000rpms (it might not have anything to do with the turbo, but it seems like it)....
Forum: Diesel Discussion 10-08-2007, 12:29 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 403
Posted By will_sanderson
300sdl Turbo Removal- Wastegate stuck open

So, my symptoms are that the wastegate is stuck open, ie. no low rpm power at all, to the point where if I am going up an incline from dead stop I can't actually get to a higher rpm for normal power...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 10-07-2007, 03:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,105
Posted By will_sanderson
300sdl Turbo Removal- Wastegate stuck open

So, my symptoms are that the wastegate is stuck open, ie. no low rpm power at all, to the point where if I am going up an incline from dead stop I can't actually get to a higher rpm for normal power...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 10-07-2007, 03:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 781
Posted By will_sanderson
Thanks for the feedback. Yes the fuses are fine....

Thanks for the feedback. Yes the fuses are fine. The connection are also.

I can tell that electricity is getting to the motor because I hear noise from the motor, but it seems like the gears are...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 10-06-2007, 09:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 781
Posted By will_sanderson
300sdl Window Motor Stuck closed

The motor makes noise a click when the switch is activated, but it seems frozen up... is there a manual way to crank the window down or to unfreeze the regulator?
Forum: Diesel Discussion 09-21-2007, 01:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 501
Posted By will_sanderson
300sdl Tensioner/Fixed Pully- replacement?

Our 300sdl's belt is squeaking even though it is new. The fixed pully, in the middle where the belt is upside down, teeth facing out, looks like it has a worn bearing and is cocked down. The belt is...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 09-16-2007, 04:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 548
Posted By will_sanderson
300sdl No Seats, Windows or Wipers- checked relays

All of a sudden my seats don't move, windows don't go up, and wipers don't wipe! I check the relays in the fuse box. All are good (checked them in another vehicle and replaced). Everything else seems...
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