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Forum: Tech Help 08-01-2017, 01:23 PM
Replies: 1
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Posted By cracker928
W208 soft top controller

I recently got a rebuilt top controller for my 2001 CLK430 and I thought somebody said that it had to be programmed to be "married" to the chassis controller. Other references that I've seen on the...
Forum: Tech Help 05-09-2012, 02:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 930
Posted By cracker928
Thank you both very much! I can't find where the...

Thank you both very much! I can't find where the 1.7 figure came from now, but I did find information supporting your numbers. It is a rebuilt unit going in, so I will verify the oil level. What...
Forum: Tech Help 05-07-2012, 04:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 930
Posted By cracker928
bump.

bump.
Forum: Tech Help 05-03-2012, 02:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 930
Posted By cracker928
CLK430 A/C oil

Hi,

I am replacing the A/C compressor on the wife's clk430 soon, as the old compressor is leaking oil. I know the normal procedure is to drain and measure the old compressor's oil to know how...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Cars For Sale 03-17-2006, 10:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 851
Posted By cracker928
I have tried to list the good and the bad about...

I have tried to list the good and the bad about the car, but only from memory, and the list should not substitute for an inspection report. There may be other issues that I have forgotten or not...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Cars For Sale 03-17-2006, 09:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 977
Posted By cracker928
BTW, VIN: WDBEB33D0HA420183 Yeah, when I...

BTW, VIN: WDBEB33D0HA420183


Yeah, when I started at Edwards there was a blackbird on the flightline. I tried to find out when its mission was so I could see it fly, but found out they were...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Cars For Sale 03-17-2006, 12:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 851
Posted By cracker928
Fs: '93 300d

As mentioned in my ad for the '87 300D, I have too many cars. We are asking $6K for this car, which has @177K miles on it and has been in the (non-smoking) family since new. A/C blows cold and I...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Cars For Sale 03-17-2006, 12:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 977
Posted By cracker928
Let's try this again...

Let's try this again...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Cars For Sale 03-16-2006, 10:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 977
Posted By cracker928
Sorry my pics didn't post. I'll try again when I...

Sorry my pics didn't post. I'll try again when I have the time to reduce the size. Or they are also posted on www. mbnz. org

My '93 is coming up for sale too....
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Cars For Sale 03-16-2006, 01:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 977
Posted By cracker928
Fs: '87 300d

I am parting with my diesel cars, as we now have 5 cars for just 2 people. These have been wonderful cars for us and will be good reliable transportation for the next owners.


This '87 was...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-04-2005, 07:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 486
Posted By cracker928
Sorry, but the new toy has to be paid for...

Sorry, but the new toy has to be paid for somehow.:D
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-04-2005, 05:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 486
Posted By cracker928
Which to sell?

Well, so far my wife and I are a 4-vehicle couple. There is no more room for another, yet we will soon be getting an '00 thru '02 CLK cabrio. Something has to go. It won't be the Porsche, and the...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 05-24-2005, 02:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 440
Posted By cracker928
My best guess would be www.zdmak.com , but for...

My best guess would be www.zdmak.com , but for some reason their site is crashing my browser right now...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-23-2004, 02:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 627
Posted By cracker928
Thanks! Phil was very helpful!

Thanks! Phil was very helpful!
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-23-2004, 01:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 627
Posted By cracker928
PSfred, Thanks. I thought I remembered...

PSfred,

Thanks. I thought I remembered getting just the roller for my '87, but now I can't even rember where I got that. Does anybody out there have a source for these (aside from the...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-23-2004, 01:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 627
Posted By cracker928
bump

bump
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-23-2004, 03:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 627
Posted By cracker928
tensioner or roller?

I have just investigated a rattle underhood of my '93 300D and noticed that the tensioner roller is out of alignment with the serpentine belt. I suspect this the the source of the noise. Is it just...
Forum: Tech Help 12-23-2003, 11:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,748
Posted By cracker928
Thanks, Abe!

Thanks, Abe!
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-18-2003, 05:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 593
Posted By cracker928
You don't need to worry about the block end of...

You don't need to worry about the block end of the oil line. I did this job recently (rebuilt the turbo myself with a kit from turbocity). A set of obstruction wrenches would be a huge help for...
Forum: Tech Help 12-17-2003, 02:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,748
Posted By cracker928
I am having the same problem with my '87 but...

I am having the same problem with my '87 but doubt the bushings are an issue. I will try spraying it down tonight with wd-40 or electrical cleaner. If that does not work, are there any additional...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-18-2003, 06:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,452
Posted By cracker928
Not sure if this can help you but... I just...

Not sure if this can help you but...

I just had a similar problem in my '93. It was upshifting at about 2000 rpm. Pain in the but, but I was able to kind of drive it like a stick that way.
...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-17-2003, 04:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,336
Posted By cracker928
I do the same, but only 2x. Smooth running after...

I do the same, but only 2x. Smooth running after that! Does this mean we need something like new glow-plug relays or a temp sensor?
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 10-28-2003, 06:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 999
Posted By cracker928
Dave, check your PM

Dave, check your PM
Forum: Diesel Discussion 10-27-2003, 06:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 868
Posted By cracker928
Yes, the long middle bolt does have one. I often...

Yes, the long middle bolt does have one. I often have the same problem of an odd-sized washer in the filter kit.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 10-22-2003, 01:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 845
Posted By cracker928
If this dealer has been so good to you that you...

If this dealer has been so good to you that you trusted him on this, no questions asked, then be candid with him. It sounds like he is using a third party to do the work, so if the dealer has any...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 10-21-2003, 12:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,660
Posted By cracker928
Well, thank to all for the input! Some have...

Well, thank to all for the input! Some have given me some feedback indicating it is a good DIY job, but I don't know if I have the time for that. I will stick with r12, and at least I won't feel...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 10-20-2003, 11:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,660
Posted By cracker928
Hey guys, I am from Palm Harbor, Florida and...

Hey guys,

I am from Palm Harbor, Florida and now live on the edge of the lovely Mojave Desert in California. It's HOT out here!!!

Anyway, my '87 is in need of a new compressor, and the local...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 09-17-2003, 12:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,141
Posted By cracker928
I recently did my flex-discs on my '93. ...

I recently did my flex-discs on my '93. Eliminated the unnerving vibration (front disc was very trashed) and had the dirveshaft in pieces. I did not worry about alignment, and the shaft parts seem...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-14-2003, 02:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,026
Posted By cracker928
Hey, What do those burning file icons next...

Hey,

What do those burning file icons next to the subject mean? Hot topic? Eyes only (burn this when you read it)?

-Neil
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-12-2003, 04:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,026
Posted By cracker928
Thanks. I know I got the EGR pretty well...

Thanks. I know I got the EGR pretty well cleaned and functioning properly. I have not checked vacuum operation on the turbo yet, but I have noticed that the wastegate rod looks to be very easy to...
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