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Forum: Diesel Discussion 08-26-2010, 11:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,573
Posted By yellowbenz
I didn't get that from the article. Also that...

I didn't get that from the article. Also that thing sounds and smokes like a turbodiesel.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 08-26-2010, 10:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,573
Posted By yellowbenz
These guys are Finnish so I'm guessing it's one...

These guys are Finnish so I'm guessing it's one heavily massaged om603. The header says scania turbo. Could that mean they shoehorned some big diesel truck engine?
Forum: Diesel Discussion 08-26-2010, 10:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,573
Posted By yellowbenz
Drifting 300TD

via autoblog. http://www.autoblog.com/2010/08/26/video-well-you-dont-see-a-classic-diesel-mercedes-e-class-wag/

Would love to turn my 240D into a wolf in sheeps clothing like this beast. I'm...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-31-2010, 08:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 920
Posted By yellowbenz
I went through this earlier this year. Cranked,...

I went through this earlier this year. Cranked, but not fast enough to start. New starter was like a revelation . Instant starts with amazing crank speed compared to the previous. I'm betting a...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Cars For Sale 07-27-2010, 06:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,485
Posted By yellowbenz
Price reduced to 1500

bump for price reduction, $1500.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-14-2010, 11:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,607
Posted By yellowbenz
These cars are quick enough if you are aggressive...

These cars are quick enough if you are aggressive with the throttle (ie foot to the floor, shifting later instead of earlier). My main issue is timing my 1-2 shift to avoid grinding gears. I tend...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Cars For Sale 07-04-2010, 10:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,516
Posted By yellowbenz
Radio seems a little modern for an 81.

Radio seems a little modern for an 81.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-26-2010, 09:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,163
Posted By yellowbenz
http://blog.hemmings.com/index.php/2009/09/22/an-a...

http://blog.hemmings.com/index.php/2009/09/22/an-afternoon-with-john-fitch/

Check out the last paragraph in this article. This guy is amazing. Wonder if his mercedes wagon is a W123?

John...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Cars For Sale 06-24-2010, 12:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,597
Posted By yellowbenz
I can't get 2000 for a one owner perfect 240D...

I can't get 2000 for a one owner perfect 240D with a manual so I think 8000 may be unrealistic. Good luck.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-06-2010, 04:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,900
Posted By yellowbenz
I don't know if this helps, but here is a picture...

I don't know if this helps, but here is a picture of the lift pump and new style primer just below the injection pump. This is an OM 616 1979 240D.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-06-2010, 02:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,900
Posted By yellowbenz
If this is the old style primer pump, it may be...

If this is the old style primer pump, it may be the source of the problem. Is it the type that unscrews to release the plunger? Did it leak fuel when you where pumping? That is a lovely camper,...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-05-2010, 08:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,087
Posted By yellowbenz
Well, I looked at ALL of the photos finally. ...

Well, I looked at ALL of the photos finally. Photo one highlights what I talked about above. It is a pic of the idler pulley to the right of the York compressor (if you are facing the car). ...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-05-2010, 08:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,695
Posted By yellowbenz
Just my .02, but I think this will continue to be...

Just my .02, but I think this will continue to be a problem until you identify what's wrong with the clutch side of the hydraulics. Master, slave, or both?
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-05-2010, 08:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,087
Posted By yellowbenz
That smaller pulley to the right is the idler...

That smaller pulley to the right is the idler pulley (referring to the third picture). Feel behind and you should find a bolt. Loosening the bolt will allow the pulley to rotate counterclockwise,...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Cars For Sale 06-03-2010, 11:08 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,192
Posted By yellowbenz
Maybe we need to discuss a trade plus cash :)

Maybe we need to discuss a trade plus cash :)
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Cars For Sale 06-02-2010, 08:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,485
Posted By yellowbenz
Price reduced $2000 obo

bump for price reduction
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Cars For Sale 06-01-2010, 05:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,485
Posted By yellowbenz
I'm willing to entertain offers if anyone is...

I'm willing to entertain offers if anyone is interested.
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Cars For Sale 05-31-2010, 01:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,485
Posted By yellowbenz
more pics

misc pics
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Cars For Sale 05-31-2010, 10:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,485
Posted By yellowbenz
It's there in the title but I'll add a $ sign. ...

It's there in the title but I'll add a $ sign. More pics today perhaps.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 05-31-2010, 10:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,695
Posted By yellowbenz
Nose up. Based on the difficulty with active...

Nose up. Based on the difficulty with active bleeding, I didn't think it would work but the laws of physics are immutable I guess. Until you find why you lost brake fluid, though, this will likely...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Cars For Sale 05-31-2010, 12:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,485
Posted By yellowbenz
pics posted

pictures added. Let me know if you want anything more.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 05-31-2010, 12:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,695
Posted By yellowbenz
I've bled the clutch hydraulics on my 240D with...

I've bled the clutch hydraulics on my 240D with the one man technique and it works. However, I've had two experiences, one with a 190D and the other with the 240D, in which the system bled itself...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Cars For Sale 05-30-2010, 11:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,485
Posted By yellowbenz
1979 240D Manual transmission $2500

1979 Mercedes Benz 240D diesel, 4 speed manual. Yellow with previous professional repaint. All trim/brightwork present and in great shape. Body is in great shape without visible rust. New starter and...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 05-21-2010, 10:37 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,489
Posted By yellowbenz
I was like you in thinking the belt was tight...

I was like you in thinking the belt was tight enough but it wasn't. If you aren't measuring at least 14volt output you've got either bad alternator /vr or drive belt issue.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 05-20-2010, 10:08 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,489
Posted By yellowbenz
Went through this hell before on my 300D. Ended...

Went through this hell before on my 300D. Ended up being an under tensioned drive belt. Had to buy a new star bolt to get enough tension. The belt was glazed and I replaced it as well. Highly...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Cars For Sale 02-20-2010, 03:28 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,910
Posted By yellowbenz
Holy grail of mercedes "performance" diesels

Beautiful car. Fantastic price. Arguably the most beautiful modern mercedes in my opinion (amazing lines when you study this car up close). Regret selling my 190D to this day. Previous head of...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Cars For Sale 02-08-2010, 11:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,776
Posted By yellowbenz
Anybody know the issues with importing this car...

Anybody know the issues with importing this car to the US? Any Canadian members willing to look at this car? Would the speedometer need to be changed?

Thanks
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-23-2010, 11:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 813
Posted By yellowbenz
Another reason to appreciate the 240D

From Jalopnik



"...Two years ago, I had a conversation with Formula Drift champion Samuel Hübinette. I asked him how he learned to balance a car on the edge, and what made his car control...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Cars For Sale 01-19-2010, 08:09 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,798
Posted By yellowbenz
Hey Tyler, what wheels come with the car? Also,...

Hey Tyler, what wheels come with the car? Also, what is the disconnected vacuum device on the left wheelwell?
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-18-2010, 09:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 626
Posted By yellowbenz
nice 240D for sale in Cali.

Somebody from here needs to buy this car.
http://hooniverse.com/blog/2010/01/18/streetwalker-slow-as-molasses-edition/#more-7440
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