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Forum: Mercedes-Benz SL Discussion Forum 08-25-2013, 02:22 PM
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Posted By warmblood58
Thanks all - I suggested he read his owners...

Thanks all - I suggested he read his owners manual to see if this is an on/off function . . . he claims it dominates the instrument panel, curious to see what he means. I can tell pretty quick if it...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz SL Discussion Forum 08-24-2013, 02:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 913
Posted By warmblood58
Thanks! Is there a button that turns this feature...

Thanks! Is there a button that turns this feature off or on? I wonder if my friend is just driving around with this feature turned on when he has the option of turning it off or on?
Forum: Mercedes-Benz SL Discussion Forum 08-24-2013, 12:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 913
Posted By warmblood58
1999 600Sl ESP Light? Function?

Hi forum, a friend of mine has a '99 600sl which I have not seen and he is concerned about a "Esp" light that is on. What is this light and what is the function and is there a way to turn it off? Is...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-13-2013, 09:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 368
Posted By warmblood58
What I learned . . . . ATF was very low, car...

What I learned . . . . ATF was very low, car idled for 30 minutes while I slowly added and check atf - took quite a bit so I apparently was already low and drained off more than I realize when I...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-13-2013, 03:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 368
Posted By warmblood58
Low ATF cleared problem, now getting flares in...

Low ATF cleared problem, now getting flares in the 2-3, 3-4 shifts????
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-13-2013, 12:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 368
Posted By warmblood58
Help! Trans slippage W115 300D 1975

Yesterday, I replaced trans line hose connectors and purchased some Chevron MD3 which is a Dextron compatible . . . .trans now slips badly as I added about 1/3 quart . . . anyone else have an...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 05-07-2013, 03:23 PM
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Views: 539
Posted By warmblood58
Big Diesel Garage Sale -Lots of stuff!

Thought I would put this here as I am moving. This Saturday, May 11th come to my home in Yountville in the Napa Valley and purchase the following -

w115 injection pump (five cylinder), w126...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 05-07-2013, 03:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 574
Posted By warmblood58
Big Diesel Garage Sale

Thought I would put this here as I am moving. This Saturday, May 11th come to my home in Yountville in the Napa Valley and purchase the following -

w115 injection pump (five cylinder), w126...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Cars For Sale 05-04-2013, 07:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 882
Posted By warmblood58
1975 300D W115

A very beautiful example of the W115 with the larger five cylinder N/A engine -plenty of power. This car has a very beautiful interior with new sisal mats and sheepskins and both front seats were...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 04-29-2013, 06:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 519
Posted By warmblood58
Its pretty fine . . . .bike cable was much...

Its pretty fine . . . .bike cable was much thicker. I did buy a much lighter picture hanging cable - I might be able to splice or solder ends together. Are you saying that you have the original...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 04-29-2013, 01:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 519
Posted By warmblood58
Shift indicator cable replacement for W115?

Damn, snapped mine being careless! This is the little cable that connects off the steering column and attaches to the instrument cluster and moves the little indicator on the steering column that...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 04-02-2013, 01:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,966
Posted By warmblood58
My technique

I use Marine Clean, great stuff! Buy two mud pan liners at Home Depot or other - they are also good for coolant system work and place under car with plastic drop cloth. I spray marine clean on and...
Forum: Alternative Fuels 03-31-2013, 03:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,487
Posted By warmblood58
825 gallons of Veg Anyone?

Hi, moving and selling 825 gallons of highly polished (down to 2 microns) and settled veg oil. Selling at 2.75 gallon -beautiful stuff! Just PM me if interested, I am in the Napa Valley, California.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 03-29-2013, 10:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 768
Posted By warmblood58
Was just thinking about this conversion for an...

Was just thinking about this conversion for an old scout. Old Gus at Pacific Fuel Injection (Bosch Certified) has been building pumps in the Bay Area forever and has an amazing array of flow benches...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 03-26-2013, 06:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 999
Posted By warmblood58
Thanks Barry, good to know! This thread might be...

Thanks Barry, good to know! This thread might be quite helpful as our cars are getting old!
Forum: Diesel Discussion 03-26-2013, 04:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 999
Posted By warmblood58
Diesel Fuel Tank, Phosphoric Acid -Metal Experts?

My tank (75 300d w115) needs to be flushed and I am torn between a citric acid etch or phosphoric acid etch after degreasing. My question is - the phosphoric acid leaves a chemical coating by...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 03-25-2013, 09:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 541
Posted By warmblood58
Find another switch or find another switch at a...

Find another switch or find another switch at a wrecking yard and remove ball bearings - you could also measure one and go the hardward store and match possibly - good luck, been there!
Forum: Diesel Discussion 03-25-2013, 05:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,379
Posted By warmblood58
Thank you Hunter!

Thank you Hunter!
Forum: Diesel Discussion 03-25-2013, 04:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,379
Posted By warmblood58
You are right here, cv's seem fine in spite of...

You are right here, cv's seem fine in spite of sitting, was thinking freshening up lubrication with a fresh shot per joint might be a good idea . . .
Forum: Diesel Discussion 03-25-2013, 03:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,379
Posted By warmblood58
Hunter, If had the allen head style setup, I...

Hunter, If had the allen head style setup, I would have pulled these complete as you suggested but diff fluid is fresh and just not in the mood to pull diff cover, remove clips, etc. as time is tight...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 03-25-2013, 03:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,379
Posted By warmblood58
Thanks Hunter! I was thinking that I would use a...

Thanks Hunter! I was thinking that I would use a medical syringe with a small diameter hose attached and after loosening clamp, raise lip slightly with a soft tool to then insert syringe hose under...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 03-25-2013, 01:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,379
Posted By warmblood58
Thanks vstech . . . yesterday I had degreased...

Thanks vstech . . . yesterday I had degreased everything including the area where lip of boot meets can very thoroughly (did this twice by hand and soft brush vs. powerwash) if I loosen boot clamp (I...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 03-24-2013, 10:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,379
Posted By warmblood58
I am going to add 3 oz's via large medical...

I am going to add 3 oz's via large medical syringe and hose, fluid should flow down to bottom of boot, might even gently warm 90 weight to assist with flow and will load from top side of boot . . ....
Forum: Diesel Discussion 03-24-2013, 10:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,379
Posted By warmblood58
Thanks Hunter! I was thinking of loosing can end...

Thanks Hunter! I was thinking of loosing can end clamp and slipping a syringe with hose into boot and just pumping in gear oil that way so I do not have to remove axles . . . bad idea? Seems do-able?
Forum: Diesel Discussion 03-24-2013, 10:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,379
Posted By warmblood58
W115 CV Joints - 90wt Gear Oil Fine?

Today, I degreased my diff and cleaned my CV boots very carefully and the "cans" . . . came out great! This car (1975 300D) had sat for several years with an engine knock so it has only been on the...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 03-15-2013, 05:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 442
Posted By warmblood58
Anyone? Buehler? Buehler?

Anyone? Buehler? Buehler?
Forum: Diesel Discussion 03-15-2013, 02:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 442
Posted By warmblood58
W115 Horn Mount = Ground

Dumb Question - do our horns ground at all via the the stud exiting rear of horn to mounting bracket to body? Could a corroded mount affect horn function?
Forum: Diesel Discussion 03-11-2013, 12:35 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 31,240
Posted By warmblood58
I did mine several years ago - the hardest part...

I did mine several years ago - the hardest part of the job was using a cutoff wheel to cut the hose - did not have one so I had to run out and buy. This is a very satisfying repair, just make sure to...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 03-10-2013, 05:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,030
Posted By warmblood58
At this point, I think I am going to use...

At this point, I think I am going to use phosphoric acid (which I have) or possible citric and thoroughly clean and may even use a curved tip on a pressure washer to blast inside with. I have some...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 03-10-2013, 03:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,030
Posted By warmblood58
Hmm . . that would be good to know - my sense is...

Hmm . . that would be good to know - my sense is that I have rust klinging vs embedded in the surface and not sure why other than I know this car sat for some time with little to no fuel no doubt...
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