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Forum: Mercedes-Benz Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 04-21-2018, 04:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 411
Posted By sleepstar
you want to me part with a couple hundred dollars...

you want to me part with a couple hundred dollars worth of parts, pay for shipping, take the time to box it and pack it and ship it to you, which with the weight is gonna be $25-30. so you want me to...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 04-19-2018, 08:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 411
Posted By sleepstar
its for people that live here locally. i just...

its for people that live here locally. i just dont want to deal craigslist and having 30 people come over or flake on me. i've made deals with local forum members before. also it's the bay area.......
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 04-19-2018, 01:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 411
Posted By sleepstar
FS: W123 parts at yard sale prices - Bay Area local only

IMAGES HERE: https://imgur.com/a/CwpNkKD

hey everyone, had an emergency come up last month and I'm out of hoarding parts and having to retire my 300D. the following parts will be available at a...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 05-27-2017, 02:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 602
Posted By sleepstar
i'd probably offer 3k, yeah these cars "run...

i'd probably offer 3k, yeah these cars "run forever" but 300,000 miles is a LOT no matter what kind of car it is
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 11-27-2016, 08:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 263
Posted By sleepstar
$45?

$45?
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-27-2016, 08:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,846
Posted By sleepstar
theres zero chance i'd put something knowingly...

theres zero chance i'd put something knowingly made in china on a benz. especially if you're paying lemfoerder prices. you may as well just buy uro or meyle which you know will be made in china and...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 11-24-2016, 02:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 263
Posted By sleepstar
FS: Early W123 manual control glow plug system

i pulled this from a friend's 240D that was sent to the crusher. the motor was always really beat but i think having manual control over the plugs was the only thing that allowed it to start. i...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-04-2016, 02:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 860
Posted By sleepstar
$150 is definitely the going rate for a valve...

$150 is definitely the going rate for a valve adjustment at a competent shop
Forum: Diesel Discussion 10-26-2016, 08:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 649
Posted By sleepstar
$880 for a 240D radiator + replacement is pardon...

$880 for a 240D radiator + replacement is pardon my language ****ing insane. that's a job you could do at home that will take an hour and they still make 240D radiators so pick what you want, a cheap...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 10-26-2016, 01:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 779
Posted By sleepstar
it'll just keep getting worse. doubt it will just...

it'll just keep getting worse. doubt it will just up and die on you. i have experience with three diesel starters going bad. it'll start giving you just a click maybe once every twenty starts. then...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 10-25-2016, 08:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 800
Posted By sleepstar
vonsmog has the right idea. if you can get it...

vonsmog has the right idea. if you can get it back to your place for not a lot, i say go for it. there's a lot of parts on it that you could store in a drawer that would more than make up for the one...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 10-23-2016, 01:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 839
Posted By sleepstar
that piece pulls down. make sure you're not...

that piece pulls down. make sure you're not pulling it straight out or side to side or twisting it. just gently pull it down towards the floor.

edit... are you talking about the center pillar? or...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 10-17-2016, 11:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 338
Posted By sleepstar
lol thanks for all the suggestions but i don't...

lol thanks for all the suggestions but i don't have a lift nor the time or ability to dismantle this entire car while it sits on a public street. i was really just looking for suggestions for NLA...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 10-17-2016, 12:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 338
Posted By sleepstar
pretty sure the dash has lots of cracks. which is...

pretty sure the dash has lots of cracks. which is a bummer cause it's blue.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 10-17-2016, 12:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 338
Posted By sleepstar
good idea about the seals but i know they're...

good idea about the seals but i know they're rotten :/ i have plenty of room to store most things that i'd be able to pull. i don't mind selling or trading extras. theres a vibrant w123 community...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 10-16-2016, 10:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 338
Posted By sleepstar
what parts would you pull of a dead 240D?

friends 240D grenaded the motor. it was at the mechanics for a few weeks and we just had it towed back here. looking for ideas on desirable parts to pull. but theres no driveways or garages here so...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 10-16-2016, 01:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 349
Posted By sleepstar
thanks very much for the replies and the torque...

thanks very much for the replies and the torque values!
Forum: Diesel Discussion 10-15-2016, 08:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 349
Posted By sleepstar
can the rear shocks on a w123 be changed with the rear wheels on ramps?

or do i need to have the rear jacked up with the wheels free in the air?
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 06-30-2016, 04:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 360
Posted By sleepstar
hey ridgerunner, i need this ASAP so i'm going to...

hey ridgerunner, i need this ASAP so i'm going to PM you, ty
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-29-2016, 10:56 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,627
Posted By sleepstar
i can recommend a shop in berkeley that i trust...

i can recommend a shop in berkeley that i trust 500% but i dont know if he could beat the previously quoted prices.. let me know
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 06-29-2016, 04:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 360
Posted By sleepstar
i think the part # might be 0024304530 or also...

i think the part # might be 0024304530
or also 0024304630 ?
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-29-2016, 02:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 316
Posted By sleepstar
looks like its in the area for cruise control?

looks like its in the area for cruise control?
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 06-29-2016, 02:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 360
Posted By sleepstar
WTB w123 brake booster

once again i get burned by an internet shop
looking for a w123 brake booster, preferably tested to hold vac... looking to spend $60-75 inc shipping
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-26-2016, 06:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 341
Posted By sleepstar
there was a w123 with ABS?

there was a w123 with ABS?
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-24-2016, 01:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 517
Posted By sleepstar
theres a large/long one for 300d/dt and a tiny...

theres a large/long one for 300d/dt and a tiny one for 240d. i dont think the larger one will bolt to a 240d radiator but i have never tried?
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-24-2016, 12:31 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,361
Posted By sleepstar
just from a test i did a few days ago, if you...

just from a test i did a few days ago, if you have a good seal on your mityvac at the booster, you should be able to pump down to around at least 15" hg in about two minutes. it gets really difficult...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-21-2016, 02:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 767
Posted By sleepstar
welp, tested a known good booster and i got it to...

welp, tested a known good booster and i got it to hold 15" before i gave up pumping, so this one on my friends car is definitely gone south. any insight as to replacement? looks like four bolts on...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-21-2016, 12:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 777
Posted By sleepstar
the fan shroud is different, you'll need to take...

the fan shroud is different, you'll need to take that from the donor car as well
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-21-2016, 12:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,042
Posted By sleepstar
lol, plenty of corrosion in that engine bay... i...

lol, plenty of corrosion in that engine bay... i have those exact same seat covers, theyre the cheapest you can get... chrome fender covers, those were not an option from the factory, most people use...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-21-2016, 12:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 946
Posted By sleepstar
gates part numbers are 20795 for upper and 20700...

gates part numbers are 20795 for upper and 20700 for lower. just type in gates 20700 in google to get a list of retailers..cant post retailers here sorry
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