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Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-02-2019, 09:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 648
Posted By thorsen
I am pretty sure I had a bad tank of diesel. I...

I am pretty sure I had a bad tank of diesel. I stuck my wife's hair dryer under the hood for about 20 minutes yesterday and it started up. Yesterday the temps warmed up to about +18 so I think that...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-30-2019, 11:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 648
Posted By thorsen
My wife doesn't have the luxury of staying at...

My wife doesn't have the luxury of staying at home so I sent her to work in my 4Runner. The power steering on that groaned for a minute but it was fine after that.

Moving is definitely an option ...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-30-2019, 10:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 648
Posted By thorsen
Starting a Bluetec in -20*F

Good luck. Fresh battery, sump full of 229.52. Three glow cycles and the engine turns over but doesn't start.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 10-29-2018, 10:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,637
Posted By thorsen
Thanks

I dug out the owner's manual and 229.51 is specified. So it's technically OK to use it, but...
I thought I could save serious money using 229.51 over 229.52. I usually buy the Mercedes-branded oil...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 10-29-2018, 05:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,637
Posted By thorsen
229.51 vs 229.52?

I own a 2014 ML350 BlueTec. I'm really confused if I need to use 229.52 or if I can use 229.51
The cost difference between the two is about $30-$40 per oil change.

I wasn't aware of the sludging...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 05-25-2018, 11:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 759
Posted By thorsen
Once you have removed those two bolts, you need...

Once you have removed those two bolts, you need to removed the black box/oil trap so you have remove to manuever the charge pipe. Two more external Torx bolts, one on either side.

I got a picture...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 05-25-2018, 11:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 759
Posted By thorsen
The charge pipe is easy to remove. There is one...

The charge pipe is easy to remove. There is one Torx screw holding the middle section of the pipe, and one external Torx holding the pipe to the black box. I assume the black box is an oil trap but...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 05-25-2018, 11:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 759
Posted By thorsen
Late Style OM642 Fuel Filter Change

Wow - it's been a really long time since I've been here!

I have a 2014 ML350 and I needed to change the fuel filter. My Indy quoted me $275-$300 to replace the filter and while I thought it was a...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-13-2018, 11:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 339
Posted By thorsen
Thank you everyone!

Thank you everyone!
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-12-2018, 11:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 339
Posted By thorsen
1991 300D - Revs @ hiway speed?

Dusting off after a 2.5 year absence. I am currently looking at a 1991 300D and am curious what rpm the engine turns when traveling 75mph on the highway. What can of mpg can I expect at that speed?...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 09-13-2015, 02:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 532
Posted By thorsen
It looks like those are snow tires, not...

It looks like those are snow tires, not all-season like the WR G3's.

I put a set of WR G3's on my AWD/4WD Honda Crosstour. After 40k miles the tires felt like they had flatspots on them (you...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 07-15-2015, 09:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 707
Posted By thorsen
I have a 98 Suburban with the 350. The canister...

I have a 98 Suburban with the 350. The canister on the AC lines are mufflers - that's according to my neighbor who is the lead tech at the GM dealer.

The front evap discharges into the...
Forum: Great Lakes - US (IL,IN,MI,MN,OH,WI) 06-19-2015, 01:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,279
Posted By thorsen
Where is it? The facebook page says "Currently...

Where is it? The facebook page says "Currently unavailable".
Forum: Tech Help 06-18-2015, 09:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 729
Posted By thorsen
You never said if you have 12 volts going to the...

You never said if you have 12 volts going to the low pressure switch. If you do have 12 volts there, then the problem is likely the compressor clutch. If you don't have 12 volts there, the problem...
Forum: Vintage Mercedes Forum 06-17-2015, 10:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 959
Posted By thorsen
The CS-130 alternators are generally 105 amps.

The CS-130 alternators are generally 105 amps.
Forum: Vintage Mercedes Forum 06-17-2015, 04:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 959
Posted By thorsen
Did you go with a CS-130? I love those...

Did you go with a CS-130? I love those alternators and put them on all my old project cars. They are cheap, durable, and put out a ton of power. Plus they are simple to mount and even easier to...
Forum: Tech Help 06-16-2015, 09:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 872
Posted By thorsen
Here is the pressure chart for R-134a. ...

Here is the pressure chart for R-134a.

http://acprocold.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/11/Temp-pressure-chart-33776F1.jpg

I will caution you that this is not something you should be doing if you...
Forum: Vintage Mercedes Forum 06-15-2015, 01:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,111
Posted By thorsen
I made a pair for my W114 then realized I could...

I made a pair for my W114 then realized I could buy a pair for relatively cheap. Did you search around for a pair?
Forum: Tech Help 06-11-2015, 06:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 851
Posted By thorsen
Correct, the wife is requesting the reclining...

Correct, the wife is requesting the reclining back seat so that's a must-have. :)
Forum: Tech Help 06-11-2015, 09:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 851
Posted By thorsen
Thinking about a 560SEL - Thoughts/Opinions?

I'm thinking about getting a 560SEL as a weekend car. I had a 300SD a decade back so I am somewhat familiar with the 126 chassis but - it's been a while. Other than the gas mileage is there...
Forum: Vintage Mercedes Forum 06-01-2015, 09:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 598
Posted By thorsen
Are you going with R-12 or R-134a? Are you...

Are you going with R-12 or R-134a? Are you planning on replacing the hoses, too?

I have rebuilt the AC systems in many classic cars and I always replace the compressor with a Sanden rotary, I...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 05-21-2015, 09:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 748
Posted By thorsen
Here's the ad. 1980 Mercedes-Benz 300-Series...

Here's the ad.
1980 Mercedes-Benz 300-Series for sale in Dallas Texas - United States (http://git.me/used/car/us/1944804938624161280/1980-Mercedes-Benz-300CD-5-6L-M117-Gas-V-8-Swapped-NO-RESE)
Forum: Vintage Mercedes Forum 05-13-2015, 04:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,093
Posted By thorsen
If you have time to let it cure, can you fill in...

If you have time to let it cure, can you fill in the cracks with silicone sealer?
Forum: Tech Help 04-23-2015, 09:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,809
Posted By thorsen
You got lucky. Read post #6.

You got lucky. Read post #6.
Forum: Vintage Mercedes Forum 04-21-2015, 01:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 752
Posted By thorsen
That car tempts me, but without a title I'd be...

That car tempts me, but without a title I'd be SOL in Illinois.
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 04-20-2015, 09:06 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,171
Posted By thorsen
I had a similar deal with a vintage BMW I bought....

I had a similar deal with a vintage BMW I bought. The car was advertised as only needing tires. Right now I am rebuilding the AC, a complete suspension overhaul, and replacing the entire exhaust...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 03-30-2015, 09:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 407
Posted By thorsen
Best forum for vintage BMW?

I am elbows-deep in my 1979 BMW 733i project and need some advice. What is the best forum that covers vintage BMWs?
Forum: Tech Help 03-25-2015, 09:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 643
Posted By thorsen
2013 E350 4matic - what do I need to know?

I am thinking about getting into a modern Mercedes and came a cross a 2013 E350. Less than 30K miles, the right color combo that I want, and the price is right including an extended warranty through...
Forum: Tech Help 02-23-2015, 11:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,530
Posted By thorsen
Mercedes Diagnostic Code Reader Tool W124 OBD1...

Mercedes Diagnostic Code Reader Tool W124 OBD1 300E 320E 400E 190E and Others | eBay...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 02-06-2015, 09:34 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,475
Posted By thorsen
Miata's are nice...

and I might own one someday, but for now I will stick with this classic.
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