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Forum: Diesel Discussion 05-07-2008, 04:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 472
Posted By andmoon
he got there a 350 sdl runs well w/ zilch...

he got there

a 350 sdl runs well w/ zilch juice.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 05-07-2008, 12:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 472
Posted By andmoon
loss of all electrics 90sdl

My cousin is driving my 350sdl from nj to ca.
Currently in Barstow ca (only ~150 miles to go!), he calls to tell me he has lost all electric power.
Gradual loss as in the guage cluster playing...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 03-30-2008, 07:58 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 7,436
Posted By andmoon
I live in NJ. 90 350sdl home 2 tank setup. ...

I live in NJ.
90 350sdl
home 2 tank setup.
Main heating is FPHE right before switch to IP.
radiant heat from coolant lines is enough for me to get oil flowing from tank to motor down to 7F.
It...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 03-19-2008, 08:44 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,960
Posted By andmoon
2 tank wvo! diesel for the first 2~4 miles...

2 tank wvo!

diesel for the first 2~4 miles from a cold start and the rest at ~6cents/gallon (filter costs).
Forum: Diesel Discussion 03-19-2008, 08:32 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,515
Posted By andmoon
I currently have a 350sdl and 06.5 jetta tdi. ...

I currently have a 350sdl and 06.5 jetta tdi.

I have owned many 123s and consider them one of the best cars of all time.

You cannot compare a true gps 50mpg car to anything else right now w/...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 03-03-2008, 01:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,691
Posted By andmoon
The black hole sucked in my fave. pair of tiny...

The black hole sucked in my fave. pair of tiny pliars. It's still there.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 03-02-2008, 10:00 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,760
Posted By andmoon
Never been in your sit. w/ a 603. Do you have...

Never been in your sit. w/ a 603.
Do you have enough info (manual) to put it back together if you remove the cams?
Could it be a part of the tensioner is messing w/ the rotation?
On gassersd I...
Forum: Tech Help 03-01-2008, 11:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 794
Posted By andmoon
remove old and replace w/ new.:D

remove old and replace w/ new.:D
Forum: Diesel Discussion 03-01-2008, 11:24 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 10,339
Posted By andmoon
I have been adding silicone gasket from tubes on...

I have been adding silicone gasket from tubes on my boots to fill the cracks for 2 years now.

I clean and cover everytinme I change diff. fluid.

1st coat didn't do much but very thin layers...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 03-01-2008, 11:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 841
Posted By andmoon
sea foam?

sea foam?
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-29-2008, 01:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,075
Posted By andmoon
It takes my fuel guage to wake up in the am. She...

It takes my fuel guage to wake up in the am. She takes ~3mins to get up to where she left off the day before. She's 180 years old in car years!
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-28-2008, 05:54 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,451
Posted By andmoon
My sdl had 75K miles of green coolant in it by...

My sdl had 75K miles of green coolant in it by PO. I switched to zerex go5. Noticed no change. over 100K since change over.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-28-2008, 05:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 833
Posted By andmoon
subframe bushings spring perch rubber 1,2 or 3...

subframe bushings
spring perch rubber 1,2 or 3 nub by height
springs...hd springs do not make the car sit higher, just sag less w/ a load
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-28-2008, 04:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,544
Posted By andmoon
Isn't the 617 more maint. intensive due to...

Isn't the 617 more maint. intensive due to valves?
All I do to my 603 is change fluids, filters and drive belt.
I did the same when I had the 617 plus the valve adjustments.



I'd say a non...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-27-2008, 07:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 649
Posted By andmoon
OK exactly which joints of the CC box needs resoldering?

Or is it resolder anything and everything w/ solder?
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-26-2008, 11:47 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,837
Posted By andmoon
In GA you can start and go.

In GA you can start and go.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-26-2008, 10:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,843
Posted By andmoon
Only additive we MAY need is diesel additive.

Only additive we MAY need is diesel additive.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-25-2008, 05:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 947
Posted By andmoon
I have had the pleasure of wraping aluminium foil...

I have had the pleasure of wraping aluminium foil around the bushing to fill the slack. The bottom mount will keep the foil from working its way out. The top mount needs the assistance of a washer...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-25-2008, 12:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 650
Posted By andmoon
Thanks. I guess my motor doesn't get hot enough...

Thanks. I guess my motor doesn't get hot enough to trigger the on.
Is there a way to get a 90/100 switch?
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-25-2008, 10:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 650
Posted By andmoon
At what temp. does the acc. fans come on?

My 90 sdl will creep up to just over 100C in stop and go traffic. The aux. fans do not come on. If I jump the switch wires, the fans come on.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-23-2008, 07:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,366
Posted By andmoon
My relatives now don't even bother w/ the...

My relatives now don't even bother w/ the formalities of greetings. "Hello? Oh hi Don I have a car question..."
For "what's the best car to buy?" questions I always start with Porsche 911, BMW M5,...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-21-2008, 09:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,366
Posted By andmoon
I find it a PIA to rotate the motor to get the tc...

I find it a PIA to rotate the motor to get the tc drain at tdb
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-21-2008, 06:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,366
Posted By andmoon
He is a college roomie from the mid 80's. I...

He is a college roomie from the mid 80's.
I charged him dinner for my family and a 12 pack. Also included was a promise to show him how-to-change-tranny fluid using my car as the example;):D.

I...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-21-2008, 10:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,366
Posted By andmoon
What happens when ps pump is run dry?

I sold an 85 300 turbo ~2 years ago. The new owner has come back to me for a warranty claim! :rolleyes::eek::mad:


Looks like ps line has ruptured and lost most of the ps fluid. The car lost...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-18-2008, 10:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,532
Posted By andmoon
Low HP to CC ratio? :D

Low HP to CC ratio? :D
Forum: Tech Help 02-18-2008, 01:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 938
Posted By andmoon
Not sure on gassers but on diesels there is a...

Not sure on gassers but on diesels there is a spring and shock that puts tension on the belt. Release of spring (pry method) relieves tension.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-18-2008, 12:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,703
Posted By andmoon
My 90 350 sdl idles fine but if I rev the motor...

My 90 350 sdl idles fine but if I rev the motor to ~800rpms, all the diesel shaking is 100% gone. Would it put too much strain on the tranny to set the idle this high?
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-18-2008, 12:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 487
Posted By andmoon
Above the parking brake pedal (need to remove the...

Above the parking brake pedal (need to remove the panel on 126s, not sure on others) is a 'box' that usually needs resoldering. It is made by bosche and is the size of ~ 2 ciggie packs.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-17-2008, 02:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 803
Posted By andmoon
I change tranny fluid & filter w/ mobil 1 atf...

I change tranny fluid & filter w/ mobil 1 atf every 30 K miles. Last change I even found the T. converter drain plug at 6 o'clock!

The delay has been there ever since I got the car ~80K miles...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-16-2008, 09:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 803
Posted By andmoon
delay going into reverse

My 90 sdl tranny has always had a 1~2 second delay going into reverse.
Goes right into drive and shifts VERY well thru the gears without flaring or banging. Couldn't fing anything in search. ...
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