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Forum: Diesel Discussion 08-13-2018, 06:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 487
Posted By MeinGreaseCar
Appears I have a bad wastegate actuator. The...

Appears I have a bad wastegate actuator. The mechanic said it wouldn't hold vacuum or boost. I'm Not sure if it's stuck, or if it's only got a ripped diaphragm.

Unfortunately, the actuator isn't...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-31-2018, 09:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 487
Posted By MeinGreaseCar
Thanks

Thanks for the tips.

I'm holding off on pulling the turbo. I've been having some odd starting issues. I did fuel filter recently, and well as replacing the lift pump (no changes)

It will...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-24-2018, 12:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 487
Posted By MeinGreaseCar
1991 300D.. Bad Turbo?

I have a 1991 300D. I got it about 5 years ago with 27k on it. Very unmolested car.

Over time my performance seemed to slip... I decided to finally get after it.

I fabbed up a Block of...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 04-19-2018, 02:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 653
Posted By MeinGreaseCar
I would. I guess for good winter tires and studs...

I would. I guess for good winter tires and studs it's not cheap.

I would guess two to a box, shipped ground. Let me take a couple measurements.

I'd let you take just the 4 you want.. and the...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 04-17-2018, 06:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 653
Posted By MeinGreaseCar
Pictures

One rim with a 205 tire on it
two loose rims
4 rims and winter tires, two of which are studded
two loose 195 tires, not matching.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 04-09-2018, 04:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 653
Posted By MeinGreaseCar
None

No interest?

I figured someone would want a spare set of bundt rims.. just to be able to either send them out for powder coat.. or have a crappy set for winter.

Some are pretty nice. Do I need...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 04-06-2018, 11:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 653
Posted By MeinGreaseCar
Free Rims and Tires in Maine for 123.

I'd love for some diesel burner to come take my old parts.

I've got some bundt rims for 123. At least 6.

I can't remember what those tires are off the top of my head 195s by something.
...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-03-2018, 05:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,233
Posted By MeinGreaseCar
I don't want to just haul it to the scrapyard. ...

I don't want to just haul it to the scrapyard. But I don't want to plow snow around it for a couple months. I go away a week at a time. I've got a bit of a cold now.. So something's gotta get done...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-02-2018, 08:15 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,233
Posted By MeinGreaseCar
Well

I brought it back from the dead last time.

Perseverance, a fair dose of swearing. Some reckless cutting and welding, and a short piece of used lawnmower blade.

It was back on the road for...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-31-2017, 06:54 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,233
Posted By MeinGreaseCar
I have a trailer, and a truck and have brought...

I have a trailer, and a truck and have brought one to the scrap yard before. So not interested in giving it away. At this point.. I owe the shop 500 for its last visit.

I'm thinking its worth a...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-31-2017, 03:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,233
Posted By MeinGreaseCar
Car

I'm not going to part it out.

I have a gentleman from CA who would like the grease car kit.

I'm willing to pull that.

Whole car is leaving at once. Even if it's just onto the trailer to...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-31-2017, 01:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,233
Posted By MeinGreaseCar
Yeah

I think this is one of those cars the 'hipsters' really like.

If someone wanted to put 20 hours of labor into it.. ( I was ready to do the hood just to stop looking at the crappy clear coat...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Cars For Sale 07-31-2017, 01:19 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 428
Posted By MeinGreaseCar
1985 300TD Wagon For sale. Runner, non driver

I'm forced to give up.

The particulars.

1985 300 TD wagon. 190k on the clock.. but she stopped counting all the miles a while back. Sometimes they'd count, sometimes not. So call it 230k or...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-31-2017, 01:03 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,233
Posted By MeinGreaseCar
Giving up on my 1985 300TD

I post this not to drum up a sale.. just to lament.

A friend of mine and I were both into MB diesels. He bought the 85 wagon... I got an 85 sedan. He put it away in winter.. and was a complete...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 04-13-2016, 07:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 386
Posted By MeinGreaseCar
Thank

Sending page printout to my Indy. He's pretty good. will be honest if he can do it .


JP
Forum: Diesel Discussion 04-13-2016, 10:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 386
Posted By MeinGreaseCar
91 300D Leak on Injector Pump

Have a leak on top of IP. Picture below.

Blew it out with compressed air. Appears (assuming numbered fore/aft) Number 2 and 5 leak at the base of the knurled connector (delivery valve???)
...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-23-2015, 05:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 478
Posted By MeinGreaseCar
Think I've got it! I got it to run several...

Think I've got it! I got it to run several times. I was able to repeat my success of getting it primed after changing configuration.

I've messed around a few times with it. I just put a heck...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-23-2015, 12:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 478
Posted By MeinGreaseCar
A ha.. I do have a mighty vac. I'll give that a...

A ha.. I do have a mighty vac. I'll give that a try.

So it's SUPPOSED to be like that now with the grease kit? It's not a single tank.. but I know my buddy sludged up the main tank at times...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-22-2015, 08:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 478
Posted By MeinGreaseCar
Path of fuel through a 1985 123 wagon

OK.. I've owned a couple of diesels. 1985 126 and a 1991 124.

I just inherited from a friend the passed.. a 1985 123 wagon. He has the 'grease car' kit on it. He's had troubles over the years...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 04-02-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 543
Posted By MeinGreaseCar
Source for a 240D motor with automatic

Greetings..

Been a while since I've been on here.

I had to give up last year on my "ultimate arctic benz" (see the thread title)
I did keep my espar heater and some of the mods.. but the car...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-17-2011, 09:06 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,901
Posted By MeinGreaseCar
pics

I took a few tonight. got the injector return lines done, and filters.

Car will pass the 29k mile mark tomorrow morning on the way to work.

JP
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-11-2011, 03:23 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,901
Posted By MeinGreaseCar
Not flipper. I got it from a mechanic I know. ...

Not flipper. I got it from a mechanic I know. He lives year round in the seasonal town that the car lived in. Only reason I bought it "from" him is that the owner had left for the year.

It...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-10-2011, 03:33 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,901
Posted By MeinGreaseCar
pics

The engine bay was unreal. I took one look at the head and just laughed.. I knew it was new.

I will write or call the previous owner and see about records. I did notice that little IP leak. ...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-10-2011, 12:10 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,901
Posted By MeinGreaseCar
nope

Napa didn't have it on hand.. and nothing closer than 50 miles away.

Oh well. going to work for 8 days. I'll have a box waiting for me when I get home. I like giving phil the business. They do...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-10-2011, 09:25 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,901
Posted By MeinGreaseCar
That line

So that line that's in front and in the way is brake booster? I can see how that out of the way would let you just come forward with the filter.

No filter local. I'll call phil when he opens.
...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-10-2011, 06:57 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,901
Posted By MeinGreaseCar
more

more
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-10-2011, 06:54 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,901
Posted By MeinGreaseCar
Pics

Pics
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-10-2011, 06:44 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,901
Posted By MeinGreaseCar
Pictures of 91 300d. 28k miles

Ok, I snapped a few pics real quick.


I have a few questions to go along with them. :)

1. MAN is it tight getting the fuel filter out! I had to loosen the two bolts on the housing and it...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-10-2011, 06:02 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,901
Posted By MeinGreaseCar
lol

I'll take a few pics. It's gonna go in a barn for the winter. So I'm not gonna clean it.

I woke up at 5 just to go play with it a bit. Door locks not locking from either front door.

JP
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-09-2011, 09:36 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,539
Posted By MeinGreaseCar
pics

I'll try to grab a few tomorrow morning.

I'm gonna sell the car in the spring. but I'm gonna pull the espar first.

JP
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