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Forum: Mercedes-Benz Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 10-02-2018, 10:38 PM
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Posted By allenying
FS om617 cylinder head

$300

i have the head from my w123 1985 300D turbo sedan available. it needs a rebuild, the 1st exhaust valve was not behaving. i had a rebuilt head swapped onto my engine and it is so far running...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 09-21-2018, 04:26 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 6,128
Posted By allenying
ok, the neverending saga is maybe nearing the...

ok, the neverending saga is maybe nearing the end, of this chapter

master mechanix in yonkers performed the head transplant. the initial drive home seems like the engine is running smooth again....
Forum: Northeast - US (NY/NJ/CT/MA/ME/NH/RI/VT) 09-04-2018, 06:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,025
Posted By allenying
willy in great neck is ill. bummer because i...

willy in great neck is ill. bummer because i think he is a good dude and really trying to help. he gave me a cylinder head, which i had rebuilt, but now is too ill to swap it in for me. he is still...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 09-04-2018, 05:48 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 6,128
Posted By allenying
well i visited gene german auto in queens, he can...

well i visited gene german auto in queens, he can do it but his operation is small, so it's like maybe next week, maybe not, call me monday, things can come up. his accent isn't easy to understand,...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 09-04-2018, 02:05 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 6,128
Posted By allenying
well, willy who gave me the cylinder head, that I...

well, willy who gave me the cylinder head, that I had rebuilt, and was going to do the swap, is ill, and pretty much not able to do it anymore, so now Iím looking for another mechanic close to NYC...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 08-16-2018, 11:22 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 6,128
Posted By allenying
thanks, i suspected it would be something along...

thanks, i suspected it would be something along those lines, but needed to hear it from someone who actually knows.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 08-16-2018, 11:04 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 6,128
Posted By allenying
ok, so let's say i changed the top nut and was...

ok, so let's say i changed the top nut and was able to reach the correct clearance, or i still had to shave down the top few threads to change the effective length of the valve to get the correct...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 08-09-2018, 03:42 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 6,128
Posted By allenying
thanks, i’m not following everything you are...

thanks,
i’m not following everything you are saying, but i think most of it.

the bottom nut is not what is preventing me from getting the correct clearance. the bottom but can go much further...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 08-08-2018, 05:16 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 6,128
Posted By allenying
so i finally picked up my rebuilt donor head, and...

so i finally picked up my rebuilt donor head, and was telling the machinist how i did a 4th valve adjustment, and could only get the 1st exh valve half way to spec, the top nut wouldnt go down...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-28-2018, 12:00 AM
Replies: 219
Views: 6,128
Posted By allenying
thanks, it's reassuring to know that even at...

thanks, it's reassuring to know that even at 0.15mm clearance, instead of the full 0.35mm, the symptoms are more mild, engine isn't shaking or kicking, smoke is less, and there is just some nailing...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-27-2018, 02:38 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 6,128
Posted By allenying
thanks for the heads up on rods not bending. ...

thanks for the heads up on rods not bending.

small update:
so the donor head took 3 weeks to be rebuilt, $400 plus tax. probably wouldíve been faster at the $550 place. but Iím ok with waiting...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-23-2018, 04:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,858
Posted By allenying
hi, i found a pair, i only need the left, anyone...

hi, i found a pair, i only need the left, anyone want to buy the right?
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-07-2018, 02:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,858
Posted By allenying
classic center says right side can be used, but...

classic center says right side can be used, but neither are available, i think i'd rather try to source a used one but i wonder what hose option would work best from the hardware store
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-06-2018, 10:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,858
Posted By allenying
where do you buy them tho?

where do you buy them tho?
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-06-2018, 10:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 605
Posted By allenying
the only reason mine left a gap was cause it was...

the only reason mine left a gap was cause it was bent and i tried i couldn't get it straight enough when reusing.

i got the used piece off ebay, it's nice and straight. but it's like, the 1st time...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-06-2018, 05:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 605
Posted By allenying
thanks for the gap pics rollguy. attached are how...

thanks for the gap pics rollguy. attached are how small the gaps are on the pieces that have been on my car, assuming they’re original.
i think i could live w/ the gaps if i was doing all pieces,...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-06-2018, 05:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,858
Posted By allenying
hey, it's been years since this thread was...

hey, it's been years since this thread was active, where does one source a cowl vent tube for w123 now? a few dealers' online parts sites have them listed as available, but after ordering and paying...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-03-2018, 12:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 605
Posted By allenying
thanks. you didn’t find the ziegler pieces...

thanks.
you didn’t find the ziegler pieces slightly short in length?
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-02-2018, 04:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 605
Posted By allenying
hmmm thanks, i'm just replacing one, so might...

hmmm thanks, i'm just replacing one, so might just find an original. thanks for the input!
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-01-2018, 09:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 605
Posted By allenying
are you saying you got the ziegler ones from...

are you saying you got the ziegler ones from pelican parts? and they're a little short? they also sell the genuine mercedes ones for $74.

thanks.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-01-2018, 07:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 605
Posted By allenying
anyone try or have an update on the ziegler since...

anyone try or have an update on the ziegler since this was posted?

my rear right door trim piece is still in tact, i straightened it best i could, got new red clips and put it back on, but the 2nd...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 05-25-2018, 04:47 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 6,128
Posted By allenying
well it's not all done yet, but this is what's...

well it's not all done yet, but this is what's happened since last time.

I thought I was dropping my car off with willy in great neck on sunday, to pull the head so i could bring it to a machine...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 05-15-2018, 04:28 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 6,128
Posted By allenying
ok upon closer look, those squiggly glow plug...

ok upon closer look, those squiggly glow plug lines, in pic 3 and 4, mean this is an earlier model than 85 turbo engine... that right?
thanks.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 05-15-2018, 02:51 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 6,128
Posted By allenying
fucso's auto salvage sent me pictures of the...

fucso's auto salvage sent me pictures of the rebuilt head, i uploaded them to this post but i also put them on my google drive in case you need to zoom in more...
...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 05-15-2018, 01:42 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 6,128
Posted By allenying
out of everyone i've talked to over the last...

out of everyone i've talked to over the last month, forum members, mechanics, machine shops, parts shops, etc, 2 have recently mentioned that sometimes a rebuilt head will not pair well with an older...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 05-05-2018, 10:21 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 6,128
Posted By allenying
i noticed it this winter, i hope i explained it...

i noticed it this winter, i hope i explained it accurately,
in the winters before this, it would take a bit to get power as well, but i didn't have the nailing, maybe there was some smoke but not as...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 05-04-2018, 05:06 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 6,128
Posted By allenying
i know it's annoying that this got to 13 pages...

i know it's annoying that this got to 13 pages long.
getting a head and swap done for $1600 is much better than the $3-$4000 previously quoted to have a shop do the full job.
if someone knows a...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 05-03-2018, 09:15 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 6,128
Posted By allenying
oh, no? i thought a remanufactured head sounded...

oh, no? i thought a remanufactured head sounded promising
Forum: Diesel Discussion 05-03-2018, 03:32 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 6,128
Posted By allenying
ok i made some calls to a few shops in and...

ok i made some calls to a few shops in and neighboring nyc.

rheinland claims it is not so simple to swap a used remanufactured head, and could not work and open up a can of worms.

the machine...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 04-28-2018, 12:03 AM
Replies: 219
Views: 6,128
Posted By allenying
oh i wasnt aware the used head from petrillo's...

oh i wasnt aware the used head from petrillo's would be considered known to be good...
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