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Forum: Diesel Discussion 04-15-2018, 01:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 629
Posted By unkl300d
Never saw that one in person but yeah sometimes...

Never saw that one in person but yeah sometimes folks let the yard have it if it's got a minor scrape knowing the body shop quotes tons to fix.
Lately Mbz diesels have been few to find at the local...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 04-10-2018, 01:19 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,264
Posted By unkl300d
I use Standyne diesel fuel additive and Red Line,...

I use Standyne diesel fuel additive and Red Line, mostly to compensate for the lower sulfur in Calif. diesel fuel.

I did seem to experience smoother operation with the Standyne and a bit less...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 04-10-2018, 01:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 629
Posted By unkl300d
1984 300 CD coupe pik n pull Nor Cal

Public service announcement

Row52 | 1984 Mercedes-Benz 300 at PICK-n-PULL Oakland WDBAB53A0EA052972 (http://row52.com//Vehicle/Index/WDBAB53A0EA052972)
Forum: Tech Help 03-25-2018, 01:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 658
Posted By unkl300d
Fuse #5 was not associated with the starter or...

Fuse #5 was not associated with the starter or trans so I found the correct fuse and swapped like from the mirror adjustment. Until next blue moon...
Oldsinner , I do not know if it has a k38...
Forum: Tech Help 03-02-2018, 10:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 658
Posted By unkl300d
A nice fellow member suggested that replacing...

A nice fellow member suggested that replacing fuse #5 is the fix.

Diesel 300, yes, I can turn the key all the way and no starter engagement or anything.
I am going to replace fuse #5 and also if...
Forum: Tech Help 03-01-2018, 12:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 658
Posted By unkl300d
1995 C280 periodic no start, then operates 100%

First off, I am on the way to Doc. appt. all day.
No time to search the archives. I apologize.

Yesterday, 55 deg. outside, the 95 C280 , 98K miles and new wires and coils, sparks good- new...
Forum: Off Topic Discussion - Politics and Religion 01-29-2018, 01:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 375
Posted By unkl300d
Mueller is next. Enquiring minds want to...

Mueller is next.

Enquiring minds want to know.

[emoji42]

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Forum: Mercedes Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 01-23-2018, 01:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 331
Posted By unkl300d
Saw this last Saturday. Forget to post. ...

Saw this last Saturday. Forget to post.
Interior is ransacked.
Has rear hatch and doors. Rear bumper is good except for rubber strip and missing back up lenses. No rear light assemblies. Engine...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 08-27-2017, 11:01 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 162
Posted By unkl300d
1985 wagon alert pick n pull Richmond Calif. NorCal.

Row52 | 1985 Mercedes-Benz 300 at PICK-n-PULL Richmond WDBAB93C7FF035552 (http://row52.com//Vehicle/Index/WDBAB93C7FF035552)
Forum: Diesel Discussion 08-20-2017, 04:28 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,350
Posted By unkl300d
Thanks Rollguy, I like the 'slip girl' pin up...

Thanks Rollguy, I like the 'slip girl' pin up from Gaskacinch !
Forum: Diesel Discussion 08-17-2017, 01:59 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,350
Posted By unkl300d
OK here is the update Funola. I got around...

OK here is the update Funola.

I got around to installing the new dealer gasket about 2 weeks ago. Monitoring it, so far it is very clean and no oil seepage.
I basically followed your...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 08-13-2017, 03:07 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 13,143
Posted By unkl300d
Edmundito, look up the member, 'Sixto'. PM...

Edmundito, look up the member, 'Sixto'.
PM him your question. He is has alot of expertise with the 300SD.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-28-2017, 02:00 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,881
Posted By unkl300d
Well, its better that it was in storage less...

Well, its better that it was in storage less time, if in fact the battery date can be reliably used as a marker.

Might as well check the brushes on the alternator. Later.... Its like a $13 part...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-23-2017, 12:27 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,881
Posted By unkl300d
mahogany? ask reinventthewheel. also...

mahogany?

ask reinventthewheel.
also another guy on this forum, hogweed is a decent chap. he parts oldies.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-23-2017, 12:25 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,881
Posted By unkl300d
You could probably buy the entire used...

You could probably buy the entire used lens,gasket and lamp holder for that much ! go to reinventhewheel and ask the guy.
otherwise just use black RTV silicone sealer to help seal around the old...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-17-2017, 01:31 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 17,086
Posted By unkl300d
Also in the BBC TV series "humans" some professor...

Also in the BBC TV series "humans" some professor and a synth in one episode drives and escapes in a W123, I believe it was..not sure what episode.

Humans (TV Series 2015...
Forum: Off Topic Discussion - Politics and Religion 07-16-2017, 01:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 256
Posted By unkl300d
What this forum needs ^^^^^^^^^^

What this forum needs ^^^^^^^^^^
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-16-2017, 01:22 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 17,086
Posted By unkl300d
Just saw a retarded movie named "Burn after...

Just saw a retarded movie named "Burn after reading". Features a 240 d turbodiesel with bat wing headrests from late 1970 and in a later scene Malkovich is driving the car having 1980 type...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-11-2017, 11:15 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,881
Posted By unkl300d
Thank you for the update and clarification. Posts...

Thank you for the update and clarification. Posts like these help out many folks.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-11-2017, 02:14 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,881
Posted By unkl300d
Hey Cleeves, very impressive progress ! Can you...

Hey Cleeves, very impressive progress !
Can you share some details for the archive's sake, of the installation of the vac pump diaphram. I recall the internal mechanism had to be either in or...
Forum: Site Feedback 07-07-2017, 08:39 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,049
Posted By unkl300d
Fake delivery calendar

My recent order placed on the evening of July 4th, a Tuesday, elicited the "order today and get by Friday[July 7th] " calendar with a big bright red arrow pointing to the dates representing the free...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-07-2017, 08:29 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,203
Posted By unkl300d
Well said, I also expect to drive my 300D until...

Well said, I also expect to drive my 300D until the end. I only drive about 2K miles per year. So, scrapping it and buying new is antithetical to the 'environmental conservation' dogma.

On another...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-04-2017, 02:40 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,881
Posted By unkl300d
Rebuilt one on ebay $500 000 230 06 65 BUT I do...

Rebuilt one on ebay $500 000 230 06 65 BUT I do not see the diaphram included...
Mercedes 220D 240D 300CD 300D 300TD Diesel Vacuum Pump...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-04-2017, 02:17 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,881
Posted By unkl300d
Cleeves update: I took my original pump out of...

Cleeves update: I took my original pump out of storage and its a Pierburg w MBZ logo. It has the two hose connectors both straight up rather than 3 O'Clock.

So later I will look to see if the...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-04-2017, 12:49 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,881
Posted By unkl300d
Hi Cleeves, glad you were able to diagnose the...

Hi Cleeves, glad you were able to diagnose the problem.
I would phone a dealer with your VIN number to get the actual part number unless the part number is already stamped on your old vac pump.
...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-03-2017, 12:29 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,881
Posted By unkl300d
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k17Llls50n0 ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k17Llls50n0

Vacuum Pump Removal -- need to drain oil first? - Mercedes-Benz Forum...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-03-2017, 12:22 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,881
Posted By unkl300d
Cleeves, I realize that you are in a tough spot,...

Cleeves, I realize that you are in a tough spot, but its best to sort things out.

I do not understand the value of buying a housing if yours seems OK at this point in tme.

It could be only your...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-02-2017, 11:20 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,881
Posted By unkl300d
undo the hose that goes from the vac pump to the...

undo the hose that goes from the vac pump to the brake booster. with engine running , put your finger on the end an verify if you get suction.
Your symptoms are typical of vac pump failure. Look at...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-02-2017, 10:44 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,881
Posted By unkl300d
The adventure begins ! You might be able to...

The adventure begins !
You might be able to rebuild the vacuum pump.
Once it is removed, if the mechanical aspects are OK, it might only be a matter of replacing the seals and diaphragm.
You can...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-01-2017, 11:05 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,350
Posted By unkl300d
Hi funola, yep, I did alot of research on other...

Hi funola, yep, I did alot of research on other threads and read your same tips in those threads. You are correct ! Good info for the archives ! Other big sticks had the same method while those who...
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