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Forum: Diesel Discussion 03-30-2016, 09:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 544
Posted By Ether
It's most likely dried/dirty grease on the speedo...

It's most likely dried/dirty grease on the speedo gears. I've had this occur on a couple of W116 speedos and the solution has been to clean and re-apply some clean lithium grease.
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Cars For Sale 01-10-2016, 12:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,364
Posted By Ether
Indeed. It was a good car for the time I...

Indeed.

It was a good car for the time I had it and virtually trouble free save for a monovalve replacement and the bad vac pods. The fact that it was such a good car is no doubt testament to the...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Cars For Sale 01-10-2016, 12:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,364
Posted By Ether
Didn't scrap it. Was too nice for that. What I...

Didn't scrap it. Was too nice for that. What I did do was donate it, through a local 501c3 to someone who needed a car, and the old trooper still has some miles left in it.
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Cars For Sale 01-07-2016, 09:03 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,364
Posted By Ether
Sorry, but it headed on down the road last week....

Sorry, but it headed on down the road last week. Should have posted the other day that it was gone.
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Cars For Sale 12-15-2015, 11:15 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,364
Posted By Ether
I'm taking offers fellas. Need to move this one...

I'm taking offers fellas. Need to move this one out and the tranny issues notwithstanding, it would be a shame to send it to the scrap yard.

Gave it a wash and a bit of a scrubbing to remove the...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Cars For Sale 12-06-2015, 08:46 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,364
Posted By Ether
Yes

Yes
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Cars For Sale 12-05-2015, 10:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,364
Posted By Ether
#14 head.

#14 head.
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Cars For Sale 12-05-2015, 10:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,364
Posted By Ether
It WAS....

It WAS....
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Cars For Sale 12-05-2015, 10:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,364
Posted By Ether
The Georgia sun did that to it after it was no...

The Georgia sun did that to it after it was no longer allowed garage privileges. :)
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Cars For Sale 12-02-2015, 06:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,364
Posted By Ether
Took me forever to get some photos posted and...

Took me forever to get some photos posted and these aren't the best quality but here you go. You'll notice the spot under the car in the first photo, that's the leaking tranny. Need to move this car...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Cars For Sale 10-14-2015, 09:22 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,364
Posted By Ether
1987 300 SDL $1500

1987 300 SDL 383k miles Blue (Dunkelblau) exterior with Blue/Grey cloth interior. Apologies for not having any photos, I will get some current ones up as soon as I can but wanted to go ahead and get...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 08-03-2015, 09:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,566
Posted By Ether
Can't help you with Dropbox as I've had an...

Can't help you with Dropbox as I've had an account for some time. But I can commiserate with you on your back issues since I've just recently been diagnosed with similar problems in my L4 and L5...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 03-06-2015, 09:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 481
Posted By Ether
Look into Greyhound Freight for shipping. I sent...

Look into Greyhound Freight for shipping. I sent a set of W108 front seats to California from Atlanta a few years ago and it wasn't terribly expensive.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-15-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 546
Posted By Ether
I have a rebuild kit from George Murphy but for...

I have a rebuild kit from George Murphy but for various reasons I wanted to just swap out the pods with new.

It turns out that the R107 pod is actually a direct replacement and fits perfectly.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-10-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 546
Posted By Ether
Defroster Pod P/N identification

I have a failed defrost vacuum actuator pod from my W116 1980 300SD. No Mercedes P/N on the item that I can see. Only #'s that seem to be Behr component P/N's....
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Cars For Sale 10-19-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 761
Posted By Ether
Check your PM.

Check your PM.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-19-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,477
Posted By Ether
If the substance coming from the tank is algae...

If the substance coming from the tank is algae then Startron should do the trick (if given some time) without clogging the filter. The enzymes will break down the crud small enough to pass through...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 05-18-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,582
Posted By Ether
If you're going to go with a replacement servo,...

If you're going to go with a replacement servo, the best bet is always to go with an aluminum bodied rebuilt from George Murphy for about 600 bucks. He also offers a rebuild in the original plastic...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 04-15-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,193
Posted By Ether
Maybe a long shot, but are you certain the glow...

Maybe a long shot, but are you certain the glow plug relay is releasing? Several years ago I chased a similar sounding issue for weeks before finally discovering that my glow relay was remaining...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 04-05-2014, 05:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,221
Posted By Ether
There's a diesel performance tuning forum here on...

There's a diesel performance tuning forum here on this site that may be able to provide some guidance.

Diesel Performance Tuning - PeachParts Mercedes ShopForum...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 03-26-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,542
Posted By Ether
Make sure the glow plug relay isn't sticking. I...

Make sure the glow plug relay isn't sticking. I had that happen on mine long ago and it took me a while to figure out that it was the cause of my battery drain.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 03-26-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,705
Posted By Ether
My replacement was the MTC brand which seems to...

My replacement was the MTC brand which seems to be the only one available now. It's looking like I have a bum new mono valve :mad: Going to take it apart this evening and just make sure I got all the...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 03-24-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,705
Posted By Ether
No, it seems to be completely random. ...

No, it seems to be completely random.

Although, as I am thinking back on the saga of this issue and gathering information from the driver of this car (wife) I'm beginning to develop a hypothesis....
Forum: Diesel Discussion 03-24-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,705
Posted By Ether
Still having this annoying intermittent heat...

Still having this annoying intermittent heat issue. A longer time frame with the mono valve electrical connector unplugged has shown that the intermittent heat still occurs. So this is puzzling.

A...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 03-23-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,542
Posted By Ether
New bushings are a couple of bucks. No reason to...

New bushings are a couple of bucks. No reason to try and rig something when the proper fit is quite affordable.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 03-23-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,542
Posted By Ether
Yeah, check the 2 linkage bushings. They are...

Yeah, check the 2 linkage bushings. They are often worn or missing all together.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 03-21-2014, 10:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,542
Posted By Ether
Good to hear you guys decided to buy it. You will...

Good to hear you guys decided to buy it. You will have some work ahead of you sorting it out but it looks to be a dandy. I'll be looking for it on the roads of Atlanta. It will be easy to spot that...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 03-20-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,265
Posted By Ether
Here's the link to multiple threads about...

Here's the link to multiple threads about removing the tumbler.
...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 03-20-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 411
Views: 50,270
Posted By Ether
Yep, I'm the 3rd forum member to own the velour...

Yep, I'm the 3rd forum member to own the velour seated SDL.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 03-18-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 613
Posted By Ether
You don't need the servo in circuit for the AC to...

You don't need the servo in circuit for the AC to work but you will need a way to shut of flow to the heater core such as the aforementioned valve.
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