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Forum: Diesel Discussion 08-31-2017, 02:50 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,058
Posted By Lycoming-8
I believe that the glow plug relay can stick in...

I believe that the glow plug relay can stick in the on position, and thereby cause the battery to be drained in fairly short order.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 10-26-2016, 03:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 825
Posted By Lycoming-8
Had a similar situation occur in the 220D while...

Had a similar situation occur in the 220D while driving in the boonies of northern Wyoming. Called ahead to Billings MT dealership, to see if they had lines for sale. They did, but would not be...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 10-20-2016, 03:41 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 29,539
Posted By Lycoming-8
Yeah, the loss of the hand primer pump is one of...

Yeah, the loss of the hand primer pump is one of several places where MB cheaped out on the newer models. The move from the 220D to the W-123 300D lost us the hard lines tying the injector overflows...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 10-15-2016, 03:33 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,604
Posted By Lycoming-8
Well, sorry for the long delay in posting any...

Well, sorry for the long delay in posting any updates on this thread. Soon after the last posting, I developed internet connection problems and then had to deal with kidney stone and several other...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 03-04-2016, 01:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 549
Posted By Lycoming-8
Mannys, The main reason that older bulbs...

Mannys,

The main reason that older bulbs become dark, is that a small portion of the tungsten in the filaments boils out over time and plates out on the inside of the cooler glass wall. I suspect...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-07-2016, 04:30 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,654
Posted By Lycoming-8
It is usually not too difficult to get heat from...

It is usually not too difficult to get heat from a 617 powered car especially if it is the type with the horizontal buttons on the dash. Usual problems are the mono-valve, and/or the solder...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-07-2016, 04:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 623
Posted By Lycoming-8
We need to clarify an issue for those that might...

We need to clarify an issue for those that might come by this post in the future. The semi-transparent plastic tank on the 617's, is actually an expansion tank, not an overflow tank. As was...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-29-2016, 03:22 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,323
Posted By Lycoming-8
Once the battery terminals are clean, I've had...

Once the battery terminals are clean, I've had good luck using those red and green felt pieces that fit over the posts under the cable clamps. Plus they are pretty inexpensive and last a long while.
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 01-28-2016, 04:22 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 5,143
Posted By Lycoming-8
So, a bit over a year and a half later, where are...

So, a bit over a year and a half later, where are we now on this. What has changed, other than a few of the earlier posters are no longer with us???
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 01-22-2016, 04:18 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,337
Posted By Lycoming-8
There was a church across the street and one...

There was a church across the street and one property to the east from our Elementary School. Most funerals were attended to by a fleet of Packards. At least a hearse and a mourner's car, but...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-21-2016, 04:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 883
Posted By Lycoming-8
I believe that 'Phil' refers to Phil Reinhardt...

I believe that 'Phil' refers to Phil Reinhardt (1951-2012), now deceased parts man at Peach Parts. See one of the Stickys above the main thread titles.

Sorry do not have any answers for the other...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-15-2016, 01:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 981
Posted By Lycoming-8
Yeah, and it was that same 'gm' which back in the...

Yeah, and it was that same 'gm' which back in the 40's & 50's conspired with std oil and one of the tire companies to rid many of the US cities of their street car systems.

Same game, different...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-12-2016, 04:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 566
Posted By Lycoming-8
On the style 300D that you have, only being able...

On the style 300D that you have, only being able to operate the driver doorlock plunger when the door is closed is normal. It helps keep owners from locking the car while the keys are still in the...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-02-2016, 04:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 657
Posted By Lycoming-8
Biggiefl, In your first post you talked...

Biggiefl,

In your first post you talked about a rectifyer for the dash lites. I suspect that you are referring to the rheostat for controlling dash lite brightness. Many on the forum here have...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-31-2015, 03:05 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,280
Posted By Lycoming-8
Would like to make a comment about HOA's,...

Would like to make a comment about HOA's, referencing the Third Reich, but would likely get banned.........
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-30-2015, 02:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 496
Posted By Lycoming-8
Happy Birthday Tom !!! You didn't mention...

Happy Birthday Tom !!!

You didn't mention going to the ACD Museum. Had you gone there sometime before? If not, it is quite a good one !!!
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-17-2015, 01:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 597
Posted By Lycoming-8
What year 300D's used a metal coolant expansion...

What year 300D's used a metal coolant expansion tank besides the '79 mentioned above?
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-16-2015, 03:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 859
Posted By Lycoming-8
In all but the coldest times of the year it is...

In all but the coldest times of the year it is best not to fill the tank to the 'brim', as the diesel is stored underground where it is usually cooler than inside the car's tank. Normal temperature...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-14-2015, 03:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,352
Posted By Lycoming-8
There have been several discussions about this...

There have been several discussions about this task, but focused on installing a tach on 240D's. You might try searching on that. Just for enlightenment, where is this plug that you mention, on the...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-10-2015, 02:54 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,032
Posted By Lycoming-8
Guess I have been extreeeeemly lucky, cause I've...

Guess I have been extreeeeemly lucky, cause I've gotten the correct calipers and pads on the first try from the "Irish" parts place. The parts geeks, be they male or female are very helpful and...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-04-2015, 02:53 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 12,720
Posted By Lycoming-8
Just as an FYI, Acetone can be purchased at Wally...

Just as an FYI, Acetone can be purchased at Wally World in 1Qt metal containers. It is good for an attitude adjustment for small gas engines in cooler weather, as well as paint and varnish stripper....
Forum: Vintage Mercedes Forum 12-01-2015, 03:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 823
Posted By Lycoming-8
I had heard that a Mercedes 'Bends', you just...

I had heard that a Mercedes 'Bends', you just have to work a bit harder !!!
Forum: Vintage Mercedes Forum 11-17-2015, 04:21 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,738
Posted By Lycoming-8
I believe that the first really all American...

I believe that the first really all American diesel car was a '35 or '36 Auburn that Clessie Cummins stuck a Cummins Diesel engine in. He then proceeded to drive it across the country for only a few...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-11-2015, 01:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 479
Posted By Lycoming-8
Angus, At some point it would be really...

Angus,

At some point it would be really great to see some pics of your 60 Ponton sedan. Also let us know how the chain job goes.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-10-2015, 02:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 479
Posted By Lycoming-8
Bump to top...... Does anyone have any help...

Bump to top......

Does anyone have any help here? My 190Db has been out of service for over 40yrs, so I will not really be of any help. It is pretty cool, though, to see someone working on one...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-04-2015, 02:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 577
Posted By Lycoming-8
mach4, The water seperator idea is an...

mach4,

The water seperator idea is an interesting one, will have to look into that, especially for the long term. The concern for water came about because the car sat for several years, not...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-03-2015, 12:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 577
Posted By Lycoming-8
mannys9130, Thanks for the suggestion. Will...

mannys9130,

Thanks for the suggestion. Will give that a try, and see if there really is a serious water problem. Hopefully it won't prove to be a terribly messy job.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-03-2015, 02:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 577
Posted By Lycoming-8
mannys9130, Thanks for your quick reply. Do...

mannys9130,

Thanks for your quick reply. Do you have any suggestions for verifying wether or not there actually is water in the tank. I agree that the tank removal and cleaning would likely be...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-02-2015, 02:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 577
Posted By Lycoming-8
Possible condensate in the fuel

This is a follow-on thread to a previous one about an auxilixry fuel tank under the hood. The under-hood tank installation worked well after replacing the leaking primer pump with a newer black push...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 10-20-2015, 02:42 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,604
Posted By Lycoming-8
Well all of the good suggestions and my wrenching...

Well all of the good suggestions and my wrenching time finally came together today. Was able to move the injection pump oil supply line from a parts car to the '83 the other day, and today I...
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