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Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-02-2020, 10:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 286
Posted By vstech
If you measure solid vacuum with the booster line...

If you measure solid vacuum with the booster line capped but weak vacuum with the booster connected, odds are good there is a leak.

The master cylinder could be bad, are you losing fluid? Did the...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-02-2020, 01:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 252
Posted By vstech
I had two cars that came with remote start......

I had two cars that came with remote start... both were on there when I got the cars, and both had a glow button... no idea what brand they were, nor where they are now to check... sorry.

But at...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-02-2020, 01:44 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 677
Posted By vstech
Looking at the picture, rod journal # 1 was...

Looking at the picture, rod journal # 1 was seriously overheated... I would pull the rod loose from that journal and I bet the rest of the motor will spin easy.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-02-2020, 01:39 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,061
Posted By vstech
I have seen the ps belt cut the rubber due to the...

I have seen the ps belt cut the rubber due to the motor mount sagging...
I have seen the radiator fittings fail, I have seen the steel lines broken from impact or fatigue... but no... I have not...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-02-2020, 01:32 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,061
Posted By vstech
I have a few good ones...

I have a few good ones...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-26-2020, 05:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 347
Posted By vstech
I paid $2000 for my last one gotten from...

I paid $2000 for my last one gotten from JayBob... about a year ago.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-18-2020, 11:57 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,342
Posted By vstech
Checking chain stretch is far more complicated...

Checking chain stretch is far more complicated than aligning timing mark and looking...

The FSM has a procedure with cam lobe and a dial indicator.. you may be quite surprised how far off it is. ...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-04-2020, 07:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 679
Posted By vstech
I have...:D

I have...:D
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-04-2020, 07:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 533
Posted By vstech
Does anybody install ss o-rings in these? All the...

Does anybody install ss o-rings in these? All the race motors I built, we cut in grooves in the block and set stainless o-rings on copper gaskets. Just a thought.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-05-2019, 10:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 512
Posted By vstech
Mine had the windshield heater circuit fail... a...

Mine had the windshield heater circuit fail... a loop in the coolant line heats the lower section of the windshield to melt snow buildup... I live in Charlotte... I bypassed it.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-05-2019, 10:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 512
Posted By vstech
The electric seats can be finicky... the seat...

The electric seats can be finicky... the seat bottom springs fail, the transmission shifts from 2 to 1 off the line, normally, the B2 piston starts showing itself with oddities off the line.
Aside...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 10-27-2019, 02:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 366
Posted By vstech
the carpet cover in the rear is nice. should...

the carpet cover in the rear is nice. should prevent issues with spills and whatnot..

the colors appear in good order. mine were always faded.
minnesota, must be a summer only car.. no signs of...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 09-15-2019, 02:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 523
Posted By vstech
There is no check valve....

There is no check valve....
Forum: Diesel Discussion 09-15-2019, 02:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 523
Posted By vstech
Something is blocking cc vent. Or you have a...

Something is blocking cc vent.
Or you have a hole in a piston/stuck rings...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 08-26-2019, 01:13 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 978
Posted By vstech
I simply have too many unregistered cars. No...

I simply have too many unregistered cars.

No way I can afford to register and insure them all...

Come make offers on the choice diesel cars.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 08-24-2019, 08:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 582
Posted By vstech
1. Is this a wagon? 2. Pictures tell a lot...

1. Is this a wagon?

2. Pictures tell a lot more.

3. Sluggish up hills we can fix. Minor adjustments really awaken this car.

4... price varies a lot depending on color, buyer needs, phase of...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 08-24-2019, 08:04 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 606
Posted By vstech
The problem here is the long thin bolt inside the...

The problem here is the long thin bolt inside the aluminum tube... water, etc collecting and compromising the bolt strength... no way to get penetrating oil to the threads, no way to get heat to the...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 08-24-2019, 07:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 339
Posted By vstech
123/126 condensers can be sourced in parallel...

123/126 condensers can be sourced in parallel flow from eBay, I have several stock ones from various years, and the fans are all pushers, so difficult to fit aftermarket...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 08-22-2019, 05:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 978
Posted By vstech
One TD still has the factory trap ox, so it...

One TD still has the factory trap ox, so it qualifies for the free turbo, or head...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 08-22-2019, 12:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 978
Posted By vstech
Oh, I've got an 87 300D with a leaking head...

Oh, I've got an 87 300D with a leaking head gasket too...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 08-22-2019, 04:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 978
Posted By vstech
... I have 4... 87ís... and a REALLY gutted...

... I have 4... 87ís... and a REALLY gutted 85...:D
Forum: Diesel Discussion 08-21-2019, 05:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 978
Posted By vstech
I have one with a blown head Gasket, and one with...

I have one with a blown head Gasket, and one with a bad guibo
Forum: Diesel Discussion 08-21-2019, 12:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 978
Posted By vstech
The city is on me again. Cars gotta go.

84 euro 300D with 4 speed.

87 TD QTY 3

87 190D turbo qty 2

87 190D NA 5 speed

85 300D no drive train installed, but drivetrain is intact in shop.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 08-16-2019, 11:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 877
Posted By vstech
Oh... I've got a euro 300D non turbo with 4...

Oh...
I've got a euro 300D non turbo with 4 speed available if anybody wants one...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 08-16-2019, 11:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 877
Posted By vstech
I doubt the motor is original. Every euro I've...

I doubt the motor is original.
Every euro I've seen was non turbo.

Or someone tacked a turbo onto the motor.
The motor pic isnt detailed enough to tell what IP is on the motor.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 08-16-2019, 11:36 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 793
Posted By vstech
I got your message about the compressor rental,...

I got your message about the compressor rental, but alas, I do not know where mine is.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 08-12-2019, 08:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 493
Posted By vstech
My understanding is, ES is a blend of butane and...

My understanding is, ES is a blend of butane and propane with other chemicals for a good R12 alternative.

R290 for home R22 and some small portable AC units use pure propane...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 08-11-2019, 12:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 267
Posted By vstech
All the 190/124 chassis have this issue, the chin...

All the 190/124 chassis have this issue, the chin up front is very weak, and the car is low.
Parking lot stops, curbs, etc will hit, and they get mushed.

I went through 3 stinking radiators when...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 08-08-2019, 07:29 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,169
Posted By vstech
80 amp fuse is fine. Keep in mind, the stock...

80 amp fuse is fine.

Keep in mind, the stock relay is a LOOOOONG timer. Like 1.5 minutes...

Ya need like 30 seconds, except in sub zero temps... so be ready to crank soon.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 08-08-2019, 07:21 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,628
Posted By vstech
I have a rust free white on black( somehow that...

I have a rust free white on black( somehow that sounds wrong) 87300D
It is complete interior, not clean or perfect.
The motor has oil in the coolant.
Could be chain tunnel bolts are loose... could...
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