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Forum: Diesel Discussion 10-12-2009, 12:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 494
Posted By rltorregrossa
Will give the fuses a try, thanks! And yeah,...

Will give the fuses a try, thanks! And yeah, very bummed about losing the euros to rocks, I will look into headlight "prophylactics."
Forum: Diesel Discussion 10-12-2009, 11:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 494
Posted By rltorregrossa
Forgot to mention that I did not upgrade the...

Forgot to mention that I did not upgrade the wiring for the euro's, which simply left me without fogs.

So, I didn't do anything to the wiring when replacing the headlights.

Could it be that I...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 10-12-2009, 11:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 494
Posted By rltorregrossa
Headlights on High

All,

This is strange. Put euro headlights awhile back, but multiple rock chips finally destroyed the lenses.

Luckily I kept the old stock headlights (with the yellow fogs) and re-installed...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-11-2007, 02:09 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,302
Posted By rltorregrossa
Benz Friends liquidation sale (Seattle)

This should be good :pleased:

http://seattle.craigslist.org/see/pts/371481874.html

mercedes benz parts old vintage liqudation cheap
Reply to: sale-371481874@craigslist.org
Date: 2007-07-11,...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-23-2007, 11:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 667
Posted By rltorregrossa
Thanks Jim... Just realized that the donor...

Thanks Jim...

Just realized that the donor seats are a slightly different color. Only reason I want to swap is because my driver seat springs are shot - seat and back.

Now I wonder if I can...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-22-2007, 03:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 667
Posted By rltorregrossa
'86 560 SEL Seats in and '85 300sd?

Hi All..

http://seattle.craigslist.org/est/pts/356633111.html

Anyone happen to know if these will fit my 85 300sd?
Forum: Diesel Discussion 10-26-2006, 09:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 797
Posted By rltorregrossa
My 126 makes the same gurgling noise when I...

My 126 makes the same gurgling noise when I increase the temp. I am assuming its a slow-opening monovalve allowing coolant into the heater core. Still works fine though.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 10-26-2006, 09:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 989
Posted By rltorregrossa
Thanks All.. Air filter and throttle...

Thanks All..

Air filter and throttle assembly are all tight. I thought that it might be belt related, will check out today. Thanks!
Forum: Diesel Discussion 10-25-2006, 04:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 989
Posted By rltorregrossa
Noise diagnosis - w126 300sd

All..

Have a peculiar noise coming from my 85 300sd. It is definately coming from somewhere in the engine compartment or the engine itself. Its a ticking that sounds almost exactly like the...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 09-18-2006, 05:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 601
Posted By rltorregrossa
Will do. You know, I was just looking at those. ...

Will do. You know, I was just looking at those. They appear ok, no leaks. But, I'm sure replacing them won't hurt. For all I know, they are 10 years old.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 09-18-2006, 04:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 601
Posted By rltorregrossa
617 Fuel Leak

Howdy..

A short while ago, I noticed that fuel was accumulating on top of the spin-on fuel filter. I assumed that the culprit was a leaking cigar hose.

R&R'd the cigar hose and am still...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 09-18-2006, 04:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 838
Posted By rltorregrossa
I ended up breaking the clip by trying to pry...

I ended up breaking the clip by trying to pry apart the two sections adjacent to the "tab" in the middle.

So, in the future, I take it that you are supposed to squeeze the clip in order for it...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 09-17-2006, 01:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 838
Posted By rltorregrossa
This critter... ...

This critter...

http://www.dieselgiant.com/ALDAcleaning34.JPG
Forum: Diesel Discussion 09-17-2006, 01:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 838
Posted By rltorregrossa
Alda Line - Spring Clamps

:confused:

Anyone know how to remove the spring clamps on the alda line? I've been pryinng with a screwdriver, but am afraid of breaking something. Any help much appreciated.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 08-28-2006, 04:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 621
Posted By rltorregrossa
Cool, thanks.

Cool, thanks.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 08-28-2006, 11:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 621
Posted By rltorregrossa
85 300SD - Heat always on

Howdy..

Had the radiator flushed at the local chain radiator shop (Walt's).

Now, when the "EC" button is selected, the heat is blasting. AC still works fine.

Any correlation?
Forum: Diesel Discussion 08-19-2006, 09:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 527
Posted By rltorregrossa
World Land-Speed Record

...belongs to a diesel :cool:

http://www.jcbdieselmax.com/html/home.php
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-31-2006, 10:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 979
Posted By rltorregrossa
Nothing in the NW that I am aware of that is on...

Nothing in the NW that I am aware of that is on the scale mentioned above. I have had luck at:
* Benz Friends - Seattle
* Aurora Auto Wrecking - Seattle
* Mercedes Source - Bellingham
* Mercedes...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-29-2006, 05:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 630
Posted By rltorregrossa
Thanks Johnny!

Thanks Johnny!
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-29-2006, 04:51 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 470
Posted By rltorregrossa
85 300sd - Aux Fan Problem

The aux fan for the radiator seems to be working fine except for one thing.

Between the fan blades and the radiator are three "spokes" that act as some kind of support or attchment for the fan. ...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-29-2006, 04:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 630
Posted By rltorregrossa
85 300sd - Glove Box Removal

Howdy..

Re-attaching wood trim to the glove box. Would like to remove the glove box door completely so that I can place clamps while the glue dries. Searched, but wasn't able to find anything on...
Forum: Vintage Mercedes Forum 07-25-2006, 11:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,342
Posted By rltorregrossa
Thanks Diesel Dog and KPB!! I went to the body...

Thanks Diesel Dog and KPB!! I went to the body shop this morning and tried the "kick & pull" method with one of the techs. Popped open on the first attempt. Sweet! You guys saved me a lot of time...
Forum: Vintage Mercedes Forum 07-24-2006, 09:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,342
Posted By rltorregrossa
Yep - the guy at the body shop said that there...

Yep - the guy at the body shop said that there isn't any way to remove the door panel with the door closed.

But, I was wondering if that piece of leather trim right underneath the window will...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-24-2006, 09:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 900
Posted By rltorregrossa
Installed a new pedal tonight - worked like a...

Installed a new pedal tonight - worked like a charm.

Interestingly, shifts are smoother now. Also have to wonder if this will improve the cruise control. Mine works, but has been prone to...
Forum: Vintage Mercedes Forum 07-24-2006, 06:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,342
Posted By rltorregrossa
Thanks all, much appreciated. I will go another...

Thanks all, much appreciated. I will go another round with the brute force method, this time from the inside and pulling the handle at the same time. Updates when they happen...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-24-2006, 02:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 900
Posted By rltorregrossa
Turned out to be a broken diesel pedal. ...

Turned out to be a broken diesel pedal. Surprised to find out that these things are held together with just a rubber grommet.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-24-2006, 10:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 900
Posted By rltorregrossa
85 300SD - aka The Trail King

Being a hiker in the great Northwest means a lot of driving on forest service roads to get to the trailhead. These roads are unpaved, potholed, washboarded, steep, and for the most part travelled...
Forum: Vintage Mercedes Forum 07-24-2006, 09:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,342
Posted By rltorregrossa
'72 280SE w108 - Rear Door Stuck

I have a 108 sitting at the body shop with a stuck rear door. The guy at the shop has given up on trying to open it. I tried opening it as well, but we were both reluctant to use too much force.
...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-26-2006, 03:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 659
Posted By rltorregrossa
Less Sulphur = More Fuel Additives?

Recently began adding a cocktail of PowerService and Marvel Mystery Oil to the tank when I fill up. ('85 300sd)

For the past year, I have added a dose of PowerService to every fillup. Engine runs...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-02-2006, 10:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 748
Posted By rltorregrossa
Benz Friends in Georgetown has a good reputation....

Benz Friends in Georgetown has a good reputation. I can personally vouch for Mercedes Garage in Bellevue - ask for Adam.
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