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Forum: Restoration Projects & Long-Term Builds 12-31-2019, 12:50 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 34,991
Posted By Stretch
Last post of 2019

Time flies


But there is a small bit of progress


http://www.peachparts.com/shopforum/attachment.php?attachmentid=155362&stc=1&d=1577814559
Forum: Restoration Projects & Long-Term Builds 12-29-2019, 08:04 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 34,991
Posted By Stretch
The anti-root membrane I got was commercial /...

The anti-root membrane I got was commercial / agricultural grade stuff. I think it has a weight of about 200 grams per square meter and can even be used above ground as it has a UV resistance of...
Forum: Restoration Projects & Long-Term Builds 12-28-2019, 04:59 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 34,991
Posted By Stretch
"Have to" - as in building regulations have to? ...

"Have to" - as in building regulations have to?


If so that's not applicable for garages / places where people are not expected to live in (here in Holland)


If you mean have to in terms of...
Forum: Restoration Projects & Long-Term Builds 12-28-2019, 10:12 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 34,991
Posted By Stretch
End of year update

It has been one heck of a year. Loads of delays for all of my automotive projects because the new house ain't got no workshop - yet...


...so far I've cut down a bit of Northern European jungle...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 10-11-2019, 05:32 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,719
Posted By Stretch
Have you been to the dealership to see if there's...

Have you been to the dealership to see if there's an alternative number for the oil cooler hose?

Otherwise I think it was user mach4 who was advocating aircraft fittings and making up your own...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 10-11-2019, 05:24 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 10,019
Posted By Stretch
I use that black MoS2 stuff for my axles ...

I use that black MoS2 stuff for my axles

http://www.peachparts.com/shopforum/diesel-discussion/352107-w201-annular-axle-re-boot-much-easier-than-w123-homokinetic-axles.html
Forum: Diesel Discussion 10-11-2019, 05:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,356
Posted By Stretch
Sorry I haven't done this job for a while so I'm...

Sorry I haven't done this job for a while so I'm a bit lost with part #94 you describe - is that a reference to a locking device on the IP? Whatever - if you've used some sort of locking device to...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 10-11-2019, 12:55 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,356
Posted By Stretch
[My comments in response to a PM request for...

[My comments in response to a PM request for intervention]

If you are worried about timing chain position I recommend you take your time and make sure you know where you are.

TDC is "shown" on...
Forum: Vintage Mercedes Forum 06-20-2019, 02:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 448
Posted By Stretch
If you have worn nozzles then any thing new will...

If you have worn nozzles then any thing new will be fine
Forum: Tech Help 06-06-2019, 11:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 971
Posted By Stretch
If you can get it VHT make a decent primer and...

If you can get it VHT make a decent primer and various high temperature paints

(Their caliper paints are especially good)
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-06-2019, 11:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 224
Posted By Stretch
Unfortunately if the speedometer gearing doesn't...

Unfortunately if the speedometer gearing doesn't work in your 722.315 (? <= check) there is a possibility that this could be a sign of worse things to come. The rear end areas of these transmissions...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-06-2019, 11:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 452
Posted By Stretch
The bearings on the piston pumps can fail and...

The bearings on the piston pumps can fail and when they do they can make a mess of the place

Blindly replacing the pump isn't necessarily going to help - a co-conspirator is the intermediate shaft...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 05-28-2019, 03:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 396
Posted By Stretch
It looks OK to me - the best check after...

It looks OK to me - the best check after reassembly is to see if it still pumps within the prescribed specifications (see chap 27 if you can get it - ATSG or WIS info if you can get it - there's also...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 05-28-2019, 03:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 289
Posted By Stretch
Could well be shifter bushings - always do silly...

Could well be shifter bushings - always do silly simple (and cheap) first
Forum: Diesel Discussion 05-28-2019, 03:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 503
Posted By Stretch
To the best of my knowledge there isn't an...

To the best of my knowledge there isn't an official way of checking the actual straightness of the propshaft. There is, however, a section in the FSM for straightening the chassis (for example after...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 05-27-2019, 04:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 518
Posted By Stretch
I might be wrong but it sounds like you might...

I might be wrong but it sounds like you might need some cleaning tips!


Cleaning is boring but it is the best way to keep an eye on things - you are bound to find things when you clean a car - in...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 05-26-2019, 10:17 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,408
Posted By Stretch
I understand that people want "made in Germany"...

I understand that people want "made in Germany" but there is potentially a difference between that and a label that just says "Germany" - "Germany" is the Febi trick - Febi might be a company that is...
Forum: Bodywork - Repair, Paint, Tools, Tips & Tricks 05-26-2019, 10:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,093
Posted By Stretch
Never tried it - can't get it here No...

Never tried it - can't get it here



No miracles allowed (!)
Forum: Diesel Discussion 05-26-2019, 10:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 503
Posted By Stretch
There is a common misunderstanding about these...

There is a common misunderstanding about these Mercedes drive lines. I think it is because when people see a universal joint (UJ) they immediately they assume that the the UJ is being used in a...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 05-21-2019, 09:47 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,442
Posted By Stretch
If you haven't got a pit or a lift then I...

If you haven't got a pit or a lift then I advocate doing more work and removing the engine.

It is more work (though to be fair a 240D doesn't have many tricky wires to label!) but it is safer for...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 05-20-2019, 04:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 497
Posted By Stretch
My vote is for a stuck brake piston - though it...

My vote is for a stuck brake piston - though it is always best to check fixings / mountings / rubber parts if a car has been sitting for a while.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 05-20-2019, 04:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 408
Posted By Stretch
In your other thread you show a serious over...

In your other thread you show a serious over heating problem on one of the brakes - I'd fix that first and then see if there's still some weird **** going on at 40 - 50 mph
Forum: Diesel Discussion 05-20-2019, 04:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 330
Posted By Stretch
Three possible problems that I can think of ...

Three possible problems that I can think of


1) There's something wrong with the rest of the steering system - steering dampers for example can cause some weird **** - probably not the case if it...
Forum: Tech Help 05-19-2019, 03:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,004
Posted By Stretch
Comforting words here => ...

Comforting words here =>

https://ralphhosier.wordpress.com/2011/10/02/de-mystifying-the-jaguar-v12/

If you haven't already got the engine and the plan is to use as much of the original systems...
Forum: Tech Help 05-19-2019, 11:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,004
Posted By Stretch
No in-depth knowledge though I've seen quite a...

No in-depth knowledge though I've seen quite a few with high miles. Though in Europe due to high fuel costs they don't often get the use that say a diesel would - this means lower mile examples are...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 05-17-2019, 01:04 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,100
Posted By Stretch
It isn't the easiest information to access with...

It isn't the easiest information to access with out a flash player that they happen to be using at the moment...


...so I've added direct links to the PDFs on startek for the non turbo chapter...
Forum: General Information 05-17-2019, 01:01 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 29,860
Posted By Stretch
OM61X NON TURBO chapter 7

07.1 - Diesel injection system

001 (https://www.startekinfo.com/StarTek/outside/12265/disc_2/program/Engine/615/07-001.pdf) Survey model -- engine -- inejection pump
010...
Forum: Restoration Projects & Long-Term Builds 05-17-2019, 11:21 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 34,991
Posted By Stretch
Hash tag still coking about piling it high! ...

Hash tag still coking about piling it high!


http://www.peachparts.com/shopforum/attachment.php?attachmentid=152449&stc=1&d=1558106452
Forum: Diesel Discussion 05-17-2019, 11:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 468
Posted By Stretch
X2 Absolutely don't remove the IP! ...

X2


Absolutely don't remove the IP!


See the links posted by Diesel911 or the FSM
Forum: Diesel Discussion 05-16-2019, 11:32 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,719
Posted By Stretch
I'd check the idle speed after you've done all...

I'd check the idle speed after you've done all the service things like fuel filters etc
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