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Forum: Diesel Discussion 08-21-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 680
Posted By BioPOWER
Sounds like you got some great deals on those....

Sounds like you got some great deals on those. I'm sure you're enjoying them! How's the Rocketchip drive compared to the one with the stock ecu? Yes, agreed on the high asking price. That is by...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 08-21-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 680
Posted By BioPOWER
[Link][FS] 1999 E300 TD - New Jersey - 238k - $6500 obo

Gentlemen:

Looking for some help selling my '99 E300. You all have been invaluable in diagnosing various mechanical issues that perplexed this young mind. We've had some fun going on NorCal...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Cars For Sale 08-18-2014, 11:24 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 694
Posted By BioPOWER
Wink [FS] 1999 Mercedes E300 Turbodiesel - New Jersey - 238k - $6500 obo

This is a Texas original car that has spent most of its time in California. I purchased this car from its original owner in 2005, and it has been my driver for the past nine years. I recently moved...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 03-12-2013, 06:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 876
Posted By BioPOWER
Terry -- the CEL is constantly lit, still with...

Terry -- the CEL is constantly lit, still with P0380.

I've had the dealership scan the ECU with Star Diagnostic, which returned some pretty interesting results. The code definitely points to the...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-03-2013, 05:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,451
Posted By BioPOWER
With the 606, it's best to stock up on o-rings...

With the 606, it's best to stock up on o-rings for the various connectors in the fuel system, never know when they'll fail. Pre-filter and shutoff valve especially.

More often than not, I've been...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-25-2012, 04:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 876
Posted By BioPOWER
No glow plug light - '99 E300 - Car runs fine

Hey all,

Have been running with a CEL on for several months, code is P0380 (glow plug relay). That being said, the preglow system works great -- car starts promptly at temps as low as 10 F. All...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-25-2012, 04:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,104
Posted By BioPOWER
How did you disassemble your relay? Looks like...

How did you disassemble your relay? Looks like mine's sealed shut.
Forum: Car Audio and Multimedia 09-22-2011, 08:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,575
Posted By BioPOWER
Problem solved. For future worldwide...

Problem solved.

For future worldwide reference, this swap works. Issues are:

No fader controls (radio came from two-seater)
Radio volume must be turned up higher than before. Maybe increase...
Forum: Car Audio and Multimedia 09-20-2011, 08:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,575
Posted By BioPOWER
Becker 3302 vs. Alpine 1910?

All,

My OEM radio, a Becker 3302 ('99 E300 DT with Bose audio), is out of commission. I've purchased an Alpine 1910 as a replacement -- and it works, except for making sound from the speakers....
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-24-2010, 11:02 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,552
Posted By BioPOWER
Totally digging those seats! What a crazy...

Totally digging those seats! What a crazy interior! The euros have it all, too bad Mercedes never put a stickshift on anything bigger than an E280.

Do all '98s have only two headrests in the rear?...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-15-2010, 01:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,021
Posted By BioPOWER
There's a vac line connection from the intake...

There's a vac line connection from the intake (near the EGR valve) to the turbo boost sensor on the firewall.... check that first. Broken line means no boost signal to the ECU and no extra fuel.
...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-13-2010, 10:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,845
Posted By BioPOWER
W210 Headlamp Revival

Hey all,

Following the encouragement from the guys at the Nor Cal drive, I've gone ahead and refinished the headlamps on my E300. If the lacquer on your headlamps is fading or worn off, take note:...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 05-22-2010, 01:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,326
Posted By BioPOWER
Yep, sounds like a bad glowplug... I didn't have...

Yep, sounds like a bad glowplug... I didn't have a CEL come on either.

To test, find the glowplug relay, right next to the windshield washer bottle.. unplug the large harness connector.. should...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 05-21-2010, 04:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,274
Posted By BioPOWER
This is one sweet car... best looking 123 I've...

This is one sweet car... best looking 123 I've ever seen. Nice work, MBeige!
Forum: Tech Help 05-20-2010, 01:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 906
Posted By BioPOWER
Must've been a pretty good amount of water. Sorry...

Must've been a pretty good amount of water. Sorry to hear about this, man.

Your white smoke could be unburnt fuel from the misfire. Had it happen a few years ago, cold starting with a dead...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 05-20-2010, 12:56 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 10,286
Posted By BioPOWER
SirNik you'll be missed; many thanks for...

SirNik you'll be missed; many thanks for organizing the drive. Great route, and looks like we'll have an awesome turnout. Best of luck helping your dad.

Continuing on Nik's list, looks like we'll...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 05-19-2010, 11:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 592
Posted By BioPOWER
If your car didn't start right away after doing...

If your car didn't start right away after doing delivery valves, that's normal, probably just got some air in the hard lines. Wouldn't hurt to pull the intake and have a good look at the shutoff...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 05-03-2010, 12:20 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 10,286
Posted By BioPOWER
I'd be happy to make the drive -- a few years on...

I'd be happy to make the drive -- a few years on the forum, it might be time to get involved!

School's done this week, so I should have time before the G2G to install the Bosio's I've had waiting...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-08-2010, 03:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,000
Posted By BioPOWER
You'll want to install the mechanical IP from...

You'll want to install the mechanical IP from your '95 on a nonturbo '96-'97 -- W210 switched to an electronically controlled IP. If you wanted to use a turbo '98-'99, you'd most likely have to find...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 05-02-2009, 10:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 539
Posted By BioPOWER
Please take this job to someone who's seen an...

Please take this job to someone who's seen an E300 before, ie. dealer or a Mercedes diesel mechanic.. even though replacing glowplugs seems simple, it's also extremely simple to screw it up.
...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-19-2008, 01:23 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,662
Posted By BioPOWER
Nuclear energy and biodiesel. The way to go,...

Nuclear energy and biodiesel.

The way to go, my friends.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-18-2008, 06:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 688
Posted By BioPOWER
Soak the intake manifold in biodiesel overnight...

Soak the intake manifold in biodiesel overnight and (with a little scrubbing) it'll remove all the built-up EGR crap.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-18-2008, 06:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,626
Posted By BioPOWER
210,025 coming up in the near future for me ;)

210,025 coming up in the near future for me ;)
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-18-2008, 06:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 521
Posted By BioPOWER
Almost guaranteed it's the prefilter o-ring. ...

Almost guaranteed it's the prefilter o-ring.

Undo the small bolt to the left of the main filter, take off the retainer, and pull out the prefilter. The o-ring is at the top near the fuel intake...
Forum: Alternative Fuels 06-13-2008, 02:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,707
Posted By BioPOWER
Get the 220D, don't do the WVO. It will ruin the...

Get the 220D, don't do the WVO. It will ruin the engine--it's as simple as that.

By all means, use biodiesel if you're looking to use renewable fuels. Biodiesel has the same properties as the fuel...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-11-2008, 09:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,091
Posted By BioPOWER
Well I for one am willing to pay a premium for...

Well I for one am willing to pay a premium for this Diesel V8 Mercedes-Benz, even with no prior knowledge of the existence of a model known as the 420SDL, because it is a diesel and obviously runs on...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-10-2008, 10:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,664
Posted By BioPOWER
How about a few more pictures before i pop in my...

How about a few more pictures before i pop in my credit card number?
:P

Is it too much to list the mileage, especially with his asking price?
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-10-2008, 02:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,450
Posted By BioPOWER
"Where there's a will, there's a way." You...

"Where there's a will, there's a way."

You might get it to work, but there's little chance you'll get it to fit in your engine compartment.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-08-2008, 12:04 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,180
Posted By BioPOWER
I'd give AMG a call, I'm sure they would keep...

I'd give AMG a call, I'm sure they would keep those kinds of records.

Anyone know the latest years covered by the MB Classic center?
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-07-2008, 11:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,857
Posted By BioPOWER
That's great. But let's not scare him away while...

That's great. But let's not scare him away while doing so.
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