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Forum: Mercedes Cars For Sale 06-23-2004, 07:38 AM
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Posted By joe p
87 diesel wagon

215K,silver exterior, blue interior. AMG monoblocks, if ya want 'em. Otherwise stock wheels for that year. Cold a/c, all in all decent car. I use it as my commuter.

Solid 603, runs well, new glow...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 05-10-2004, 08:51 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,483
Posted By joe p
Well, the plumbing can't be any worse than the...

Well, the plumbing can't be any worse than the EXO skeleton on the rock rig. :D Thinks looks like a plumber on acid did it, tubes everywhere.

The 606 tdi runs the intercooler in the lower half of...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 05-07-2004, 07:55 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,483
Posted By joe p
Just remember, momentun can be your friend and...

Just remember, momentun can be your friend and worst enemy within seconds of each other. :D

You know a old Q-jet carb from a small block chevy can replace that butt ugly solex right?



Joe
Forum: Diesel Discussion 05-06-2004, 08:01 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,483
Posted By joe p
Well, if you die with money you did not spend...

Well, if you die with money you did not spend enough. Go buy some gas and stand on it for me. :D You know, I could ship you a 502 cheby for that 115 car. It'd be a bear to get in and set up right...
Forum: Tech Help 05-05-2004, 09:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 820
Posted By joe p
M104. Wiring harness Coils if it has the...

M104.

Wiring harness
Coils if it has the old blue labels in it
really, really bad air flow meter (long shot)



Joe
Forum: Tech Help 05-05-2004, 09:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,921
Posted By joe p
Just for the hell of it take the crossover pipe...

Just for the hell of it take the crossover pipe off and clean the hell out of the EA with carb cleaner.



Joe
Forum: Tech Help 05-05-2004, 09:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 689
Posted By joe p
Sounds like a Evap temp sensor going open to me....

Sounds like a Evap temp sensor going open to me. The 140 is the only one with a override for the center vent. (thats the blue and red buttons on the vent.) With the blue button pressed and ac set if...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 05-05-2004, 09:03 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,665
Posted By joe p
Ok, thats the damper or belt shock causing that. ...

Ok, thats the damper or belt shock causing that.

3 causes.
1) worn spring.
2) cheap **** damper
3) oil leaks onto the damper bushings



Joe
Forum: Diesel Discussion 05-05-2004, 08:13 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,665
Posted By joe p
Re: My 123 loves freeways!

Yep, the taller gearing of the 85. My 83 was hitting 3200 at 70 and was getting a bit whiney, at 85 it was just unhappy. The last 3 123 cars I had were like that, just uncomfortable sounding at that...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 05-04-2004, 07:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 767
Posted By joe p
Any day you make it home with all the appendages...

Any day you make it home with all the appendages and digits you left with is a good one. :) Mondays can be a hassle tho'.




Joe
Forum: Diesel Discussion 05-04-2004, 07:40 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,665
Posted By joe p
Anywhere I can, used r/h bottems, new bottems...

Anywhere I can, used r/h bottems, new bottems whatever. It depends on what you have to spend. You can take a r/h bottem and install it in the left. They are around $75-100 used. Pick a parts might...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 05-04-2004, 07:38 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,665
Posted By joe p
I like the car however I dont really like the 617...

I like the car however I dont really like the 617 for my personal driving habits and style. Great mill but on a 40 mile one way commute with a average speed of 70 they just aren't happy. A 87 sd, oh...
Forum: Tech Help 05-03-2004, 09:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 647
Posted By joe p
Check the cowl drain. Open hood, look towards the...

Check the cowl drain. Open hood, look towards the the passenger rear corner. See that black box back there? There is a rubber drain baffle on the bottem outboard corner, check it for debris. I have...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 05-03-2004, 09:07 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,665
Posted By joe p
Personally I really like the 124 cars. All the...

Personally I really like the 124 cars. All the power and such of the 126's and 20% less weight and bulk. Better handling and better mileage. Other than being a bit "boomier" than the 126 at speed the...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 05-03-2004, 08:46 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,639
Posted By joe p
Well, my SUV gets 22 which isn't that bad IMHO....

Well, my SUV gets 22 which isn't that bad IMHO. And if they would have imported a diesel version I'd have that. My hauler gets 17-24 depending on load and yes, its about the biggest, heavyist thing...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 05-03-2004, 08:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 422
Posted By joe p
Check the center support on the driveshaft. ...

Check the center support on the driveshaft.


Joe
Forum: Diesel Discussion 05-02-2004, 11:20 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,639
Posted By joe p
Highly unlikely it would even come close to the...

Highly unlikely it would even come close to the desired effect. I see the point however, feel it simply is unfeasable. Take someone like myself, at 6'6" 210 I dont fit in the little crap they want me...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 05-02-2004, 10:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 627
Posted By joe p
The earlier auto climate systems used them. More...

The earlier auto climate systems used them. More or less the most complex mono valve known to man. :D When they work, they work well, when they brake, they will bruise your wallet.




Joe
Forum: Diesel Discussion 05-02-2004, 10:40 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,639
Posted By joe p
I've heard this rehtoric over and over. Add...

I've heard this rehtoric over and over. Add taxes, add taxes, add taxes. :rolleyes: If you look at gas in NC when it was $1.60 a gallon, take out the federal and state taxes the actual cost of a...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 05-01-2004, 10:22 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,108
Posted By joe p
Bet him $20.00,toss a fatty in the back and go...

Bet him $20.00,toss a fatty in the back and go for a ride. LOL:D



Joe
Forum: Diesel Discussion 05-01-2004, 10:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 627
Posted By joe p
As much as I can get. :D I dont think I can make...

As much as I can get. :D I dont think I can make it fit a 87.



Although it might make a interesting hood ornament. :eek:




Joe
Forum: Mercedes Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 05-01-2004, 10:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,439
Posted By joe p
The front bumper is good for a paper weigh and...

The front bumper is good for a paper weigh and nothing else.



:(



Joe
Forum: Diesel Discussion 05-01-2004, 03:43 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,108
Posted By joe p
joe p - you rims are monoblocks right? Now, i...

joe p - you rims are monoblocks right? Now, i like those







Off a 01 CLK55. 7.5 and 8.5. Nice enough but, a bit wide for the front. I'm going to have to do some rolling. If I stuff it in...
Forum: Mercedes Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 05-01-2004, 03:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,439
Posted By joe p
The LCD is MINE!!!!!!! :D However the balck dash...

The LCD is MINE!!!!!!! :D However the balck dash pad is in pretty nice shape. I'll shoot a few pics of it monday am.




Joe
Forum: Mercedes Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 04-30-2004, 05:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,439
Posted By joe p
603-016-14-01 Joe

603-016-14-01



Joe
Forum: Diesel Discussion 04-30-2004, 04:49 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,483
Posted By joe p
Screw that, for ten bucks Vic'll wash the car and...

Screw that, for ten bucks Vic'll wash the car and vacuum it. I'm lazy, especially on a day like today.




Joe
Forum: Diesel Discussion 04-30-2004, 04:41 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,483
Posted By joe p
Joe dont do chrome. :D As you can tell from the...

Joe dont do chrome. :D As you can tell from the pic I'm not really into exterior detailing. Looks good tho'. Once I get smoker in the power range I'm looking for there will be a 1.3" front drop, 1"...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 04-30-2004, 02:48 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,483
Posted By joe p
I have no idea about the mirror. However the...

I have no idea about the mirror. However the intercooler really should not be that bad. It's got to be a u-turn style tho'. That and some custom bent stainless and there you have it. I just need to...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 04-30-2004, 01:28 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,108
Posted By joe p
smoker

smoker
Forum: Diesel Discussion 04-30-2004, 01:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,140
Posted By joe p
Look under that cover I was talking about before....

Look under that cover I was talking about before.



Joe
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