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Forum: Diesel Discussion 03-11-2021, 08:38 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 16,760
Posted By Squiggle Dog
I didn't add anything to the valve body. I have...

I didn't add anything to the valve body. I have some pictures that I got from Sun Valley Transmissions that I think might be of a 722.361. I just ended up guessing and putting it back together and...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 03-11-2021, 08:27 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 16,760
Posted By Squiggle Dog
Yeah, I wish I had more options. I just have to...

Yeah, I wish I had more options. I just have to take what I can get. I've applied for Medicaid in the past but never qualified, couldn't afford it, or whatever. I applied again recently, but am...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 03-03-2021, 02:47 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 16,760
Posted By Squiggle Dog
Even though money is a problem for me, I don't...

Even though money is a problem for me, I don't think money is the problem holding things up; it's the medical professionals not knowing what to do, and not communicating effectively with each other....
Forum: Diesel Discussion 03-03-2021, 02:32 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 12,027
Posted By Squiggle Dog
In theory, yes. I think the problem is...

In theory, yes. I think the problem is aftermarket gaskets which are possibly too small in diameter and shrink and harden. That, and possible damage to the parts that space the valve cover from the...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 03-01-2021, 07:59 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 16,760
Posted By Squiggle Dog
Thanks. I just hope I'm well enough to do...

Thanks. I just hope I'm well enough to do anything but laze around all day. Even walking is painful and slow.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 03-01-2021, 07:57 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 16,760
Posted By Squiggle Dog
The only thing that's been done so far is...

The only thing that's been done so far is multiple blood tests, which have come back clean other than markers for tissue damage and increased metabolism. The doctor acts like he doesn't really know...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-27-2021, 08:10 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 16,760
Posted By Squiggle Dog
Thank you. I'm glad you enjoy them. ...

Thank you. I'm glad you enjoy them.



Wow, similar experience then. I had the sleeping disorder and migraines already, but then it got really out of control to the point where I could only be...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-25-2021, 06:46 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 16,760
Posted By Squiggle Dog
The fan and shroud then come out together. We got...

The fan and shroud then come out together. We got a new Febi brand tensioner, which is made in Germany.
http://www.peachparts.com/shopforum/attachment.php?attachmentid=161545&stc=1&d=1614296420

A...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-25-2021, 06:37 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 16,760
Posted By Squiggle Dog
I had replaced the belt tensioner spring and...

I had replaced the belt tensioner spring and damper, which stopped the belt from getting shiny spots from it rubbing on itself, but the tensioner and pulley were tilted due to bearing wear, so it was...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-25-2021, 05:16 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 16,760
Posted By Squiggle Dog
I had installed new genuine Mercedes coolant...

I had installed new genuine Mercedes coolant hoses when I replaced the head, but my roommate wanted to save money by using a ÜRO brand upper radiator hose. The hose rubber felt thick, and the hose...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-25-2021, 05:02 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 16,760
Posted By Squiggle Dog
Now that I've caught you up on the progress, I...

Now that I've caught you up on the progress, I must say that things have been very difficult here. The pandemic has been tough on most of us, but my roommate (whose car this is) had congestive heart...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-25-2021, 04:30 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 16,760
Posted By Squiggle Dog
Here's the little wire that burned. It's short...

Here's the little wire that burned. It's short and difficult to reach. I had to squeeze my hands in there really tight to get at it, and it hurt. It took hours to get a new connector on it....
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-25-2021, 04:18 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 16,760
Posted By Squiggle Dog
I can never seem to keep the air conditioning in...

I can never seem to keep the air conditioning in this car working for very long. It's been one thing after another. Once again, as of June 2020, it wasn't blowing cold.

The auxiliary fans weren't...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-25-2021, 04:10 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 16,760
Posted By Squiggle Dog
The ASD light is perpetually lit, which is...

The ASD light is perpetually lit, which is annoying. I attempted to diagnose the system, and found that it's likely a faulty right front wheel speed sensor. I tried removing it, and it was really...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-25-2021, 04:02 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 16,760
Posted By Squiggle Dog
I put on new front brake pads, as they were worn....

I put on new front brake pads, as they were worn.
http://www.peachparts.com/shopforum/attachment.php?attachmentid=161519&stc=1&d=1614286858

We had a really hard time finding decent ceramic ones....
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-25-2021, 03:32 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 16,760
Posted By Squiggle Dog
It appears I haven't updated this thread in a...

It appears I haven't updated this thread in a while. Back in December 2019, I installed a new antenna grommet, as the old one was letting water into the trunk....
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-24-2021, 05:08 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 12,027
Posted By Squiggle Dog
I found some pictures in other threads (...

I found some pictures in other threads ( http://www.peachparts.com/shopforum/3820653-post20.html and http://www.peachparts.com/shopforum/3820595-post21.html ). I hope they help!...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-09-2021, 01:42 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 18,413
Posted By Squiggle Dog
Excellent thread with great detail! I'm about to...

Excellent thread with great detail! I'm about to do the same job on my 300SD, and this will be a great help.
Forum: Vintage Mercedes Forum 01-17-2021, 02:21 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,407
Posted By Squiggle Dog
I used to drive my 1968 200D fintail at 80 MPH...

I used to drive my 1968 200D fintail at 80 MPH for hours on end when making multi-state trips. Keeping up with traffic on the freeway was no problem at all, and I was often driving in the fast lane. ...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 12-31-2020, 04:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 412
Posted By Squiggle Dog
More pictures. ...

More pictures.

https://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/kL0AAOSwHpZf7j7N/s-l1600.jpg
https://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/ADIAAOSw0GJf7j7Q/s-l1600.jpg...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 12-31-2020, 04:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 412
Posted By Squiggle Dog
For Sale: One 15" Bundt Wheel By Centra

SOLD! This is one used 15X7" bundt wheel, made by Centra in Germany in 1980. It was removed from the trunk of a Euro-spec 1979 Mercedes-Benz W116 450SEL 6.9. 5X112 bolt pattern, e23 offset.
...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 12-31-2020, 01:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 357
Posted By Squiggle Dog
Thank you for the information. I'm inclined to...

Thank you for the information. I'm inclined to leave it there unless someone really needs it.
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 12-31-2020, 12:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 357
Posted By Squiggle Dog
Any Interest In A 2.82 Ratio Differential With ABS That Fits 1970s/80s Era Vehicles?

I ended up spending a lot of time removing a differential from a 1979 W116 450SEL 6.9 with ABS under the assumption that it would be LSD with ABS and have a 2.65 gear ratio. After I cleaned it up, I...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-26-2020, 03:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,218
Posted By Squiggle Dog
I absolutely loved using my manual sunroof in...

I absolutely loved using my manual sunroof in Washington anytime it wasn't raining. When I moved to Arizona, I stopped using it entirely unless to vent the interior when parked in the shade.

But,...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-23-2020, 10:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,218
Posted By Squiggle Dog
Here you go. It was pretty easy (except for...

Here you go. It was pretty easy (except for actually getting the whole thing in and out of the car)....
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-23-2020, 11:46 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,218
Posted By Squiggle Dog
My 1980 W116 300SD had a power sunroof, and I...

My 1980 W116 300SD had a power sunroof, and I converted it to a manual one with parts from a W123 300TD.
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 12-19-2020, 06:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 747
Posted By Squiggle Dog
I would like an engine part.

I would like an engine part.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-16-2020, 02:23 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,683
Posted By Squiggle Dog
I guess I'll join in on the collecting aspect of...

I guess I'll join in on the collecting aspect of the discussion. Over the years I've gravitated toward minimalism. I don't like having a lot of clutter and stuff that isn't used. But, I think my...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-12-2020, 01:52 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,683
Posted By Squiggle Dog
You didn't, but if you do, those would be of...

You didn't, but if you do, those would be of interest. I figured that between two wagons and the parts it's possible. If I had more room here I'd take the lot and put a wagon together out of it all....
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-11-2020, 06:53 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,683
Posted By Squiggle Dog
I wouldn't mind having a third row seat and...

I wouldn't mind having a third row seat and mounting hardware to add to my fintail wagon. And actually, second row removable headrests and hardware are also on my to-get list when I'm able.
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