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Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-20-2017, 02:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 437
Posted By charmalu
Here is a thread from several years ago on...

Here is a thread from several years ago on removing the block plug.


http://www.peachparts.com/shopforum/diesel-discussion/240529-definitive-block-heater-coolant-plug-removal-thread.html
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-20-2017, 02:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 794
Posted By charmalu
Did a search from my home 20, and only 5 300 `s...

Did a search from my home 20, and only 5 300 `s show up.
Some of these could be W126 bodies or W123.


Pick-n-Pull Check Inventory...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-14-2017, 12:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,140
Posted By charmalu
Carrameow...

Carrameow (http://www.peachparts.com/shopforum/members/carrameow.html), wonder where that guy is now he sure had some interesting adventures.
He moved for NJ (I think) to Seattle, Wa. into a HOA....
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-10-2017, 01:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 885
Posted By charmalu
How ever you go about doing it, I would recommend...

How ever you go about doing it, I would recommend to remove the calipers and hang them up with a piece of wire.
Otherwise when the SF is lowered, the rubber brake hoses will be stressed.


When I...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-10-2017, 12:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 775
Posted By charmalu
I agree with Jeremy5848, put a fuse in line for...

I agree with Jeremy5848, put a fuse in line for the Aux water Pump.
If it shorts out it can cause the PBU (push button unit) to get hot enough to cause a fire.
There are some pictures of burned...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-28-2016, 02:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 491
Posted By charmalu
I posted that car a couple years ago. Any thing...

I posted that car a couple years ago. Any thing to be different I guess.


There have been a few here on the forum that have put it through the hood. And a few posted from CL....
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-26-2016, 12:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 292
Posted By charmalu
You could use Dynamat or something similar for...

You could use Dynamat or something similar for the sound deadening.


Dynamat.com | Dynamat Sound Damping | Thermal Solutions (http://www.dynamat.com/)


Charlie
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-25-2016, 12:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 369
Posted By charmalu
Merry CHRISTmas to one and all. With out CHRIST,...

Merry CHRISTmas to one and all. With out CHRIST, there is no Christmas.


I agree there is a great bunch of Guys and Gals on this Forum to help each other out.
Everything I know about these MB`s...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-25-2016, 02:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 577
Posted By charmalu
This comes up every once in a while. Here is a...

This comes up every once in a while. Here is a few threads from several
years ago.


http://www.peachparts.com/shopforum/diesel-discussion/238792-what-does-cigar-hose-do.html

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Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-24-2016, 04:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 650
Posted By charmalu
OT = Oil thread.

OT = Oil thread.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-20-2016, 02:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 594
Posted By charmalu
Yes, the Tin one`s were shipped from the factory...

Yes, the Tin one`s were shipped from the factory in Germany when the cars were built.


Actually they are Aluminum.
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Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-20-2016, 01:56 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,910
Posted By charmalu
Found this listing on a VW Bus forum. Afew more...

Found this listing on a VW Bus forum. Afew more models it was used in.



357 955 531 (original VW 99 relay)
or 1HM 955 531A or B.
The Bosch # is 0-986-335-058.
The number stamped onto...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-17-2016, 01:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 470
Posted By charmalu
I picked up a set of paper manuals off E-Bay...

I picked up a set of paper manuals off E-Bay several year ago for something
line $250. Don`t remember the exact price.
Vol 1 & 2 w123.
Manual for the 617.95 turbo engine
Climate control manual...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-15-2016, 09:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,185
Posted By charmalu
Greg sorry to hear you are putting your self out...

Greg sorry to hear you are putting your self out to pasture.
You quitting farming too?


You can`t get rid of your MB`s, what ya going to drive?
Like Deliveryvalve said, who is going to keep us...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-15-2016, 09:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 421
Posted By charmalu
I use Google in my searches. If Iam looking for a...

I use Google in my searches. If Iam looking for a certain title in Peach Parts,


I use "site peachparts (what Iam searching for)
Or "site peachparts, (what Iam searching for) and if I know the...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-12-2016, 02:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 522
Posted By charmalu
I had this same problem with the 85 300D back in...

I had this same problem with the 85 300D back in the 90`s. Wife couldn`t get the engine to start, I was at work so she called AAA.
Hauled it down to the MB shop.


I got down there and 3 techs...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-11-2016, 11:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 445
Posted By charmalu
I forgot to add that one part, to attach the...

I forgot to add that one part, to attach the cable to the cluster, then mount the cluster and last to connect the trans end.


When I pull a cluster, I first remove the cable from the trans end...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-11-2016, 11:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 445
Posted By charmalu
For that bolt, I use a 1/4" ratchet with a short...

For that bolt, I use a 1/4" ratchet with a short extension and 10mm socket.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-11-2016, 11:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 414
Posted By charmalu
Good you figured it out. And I really wanted to...

Good you figured it out. And I really wanted to come over for the Pizza and beer.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-11-2016, 11:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 445
Posted By charmalu
The cable isn`t that big a deal to replace. I...

The cable isn`t that big a deal to replace. I will come as a complete assembly with a new firewall grommet.


Remove the old cable assembly, through the firewall with the grommet.


Fish in the...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-10-2016, 11:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,191
Posted By charmalu
Came across this 85 300TD in northern Calif., too...

Came across this 85 300TD in northern Calif., too far away though.
Kind of exaggerated on the mileage.


https://chico.craigslist.org/cto/5852514390.html


Another 85 in the SF Bat Area....
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-10-2016, 02:27 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,683
Posted By charmalu
240d jeep the original poster has not been around...

240d jeep the original poster has not been around since 1-16-08,
and a good portion of the others are not active either.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-09-2016, 01:43 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,015
Posted By charmalu
At the rear of the Intake Manifold is the Banjo...

At the rear of the Intake Manifold is the Banjo Bolt. Remove the bolt and clean out the gunk
that is created from the EGR Soot and Oil Blow By.


There is a plastic tube which runs over to the...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-09-2016, 12:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 571
Posted By charmalu
What exactly are you trying to accomplish? Did...

What exactly are you trying to accomplish? Did you swap a auto trans
for a manual trans? or???


A drive line shop will shorten a shaft, but adding to one...Iam not sure they go that route.

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Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-05-2016, 02:19 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,244
Posted By charmalu
I have bought over the years bags of used rags at...

I have bought over the years bags of used rags at car shows. usually packed into those red onion bags
for $10 a bag.
they are a mix bag of rags, I usually try to get the bags that have the white...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-05-2016, 12:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 254
Posted By charmalu
First thing that jumped out to me is you have a...

First thing that jumped out to me is you have a ground problem.
Check all your ground points, Battery, Ground Cable at the Adaptor Plate at rear of engine.
Under the Hood there is a couple of...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-30-2016, 03:34 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 6,889
Posted By charmalu
82 - 84 300D will have the 3:07 Differential. Use...

82 - 84 300D will have the 3:07 Differential. Use the speedometer from these 3 years.


82 - 84 300SD will have the 3:07 Differential as well. Use a W123 300D spedo.


The W126 spedo is...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-24-2016, 12:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 324
Posted By charmalu
Happy Thanks Giving to every one here on the...

Happy Thanks Giving to every one here on the Forum.

We have much to be thank full for.
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Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-24-2016, 02:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 488
Posted By charmalu
I don`t know what the mounting kit is. I have...

I don`t know what the mounting kit is.
I have every new front end part for a 123 in Lemforder. The Guide Rod Mount bolts to the Body,
and the Track Rods screws onto it.

Haven`t heard of...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-24-2016, 02:46 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,447
Posted By charmalu
I also have noticed that one side of the stick...

I also have noticed that one side of the stick the oil will be higher than the other side once in a while.
Don`t know why. I wipe it off, put it back in, wait 5 sec then pull it out and it will...
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