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Forum: Mercedes-Benz Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 05-19-2012, 11:01 PM
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Posted By bgkast
wanted: Late r107 window switch

Email or PM if you have one. Worn out button picture is fine.

Thanks
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-22-2011, 11:50 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,006
Posted By bgkast
If the glow plug relay was intermittently acting...

If the glow plug relay was intermittently acting up would the NSS prevent the starter from activating unless the car happened to be shifted into N or P while the relay was malfunctioning? If so that...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-21-2011, 02:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,006
Posted By bgkast
Is there any way the neutral safety switch could...

Is there any way the neutral safety switch could be powering the starter when the car is shifted into N or P? The last time it made the sound my wife and I noticed that the radio powered down at the...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 10-01-2011, 12:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,006
Posted By bgkast
I'll check out the exhaust, engine mounts and...

I'll check out the exhaust, engine mounts and shift brushing tomorrow. I also need to fix the lock system that quit working today, fix the power antenna, rebuild the front suspension... :(
Forum: Diesel Discussion 09-29-2011, 05:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,006
Posted By bgkast
Ok, I finally heard the noise and am more baffled...

Ok, I finally heard the noise and am more baffled than ever. She had the car idling in reverse (not rolling at all). I watched her and when ever she would shift into N or P the car would make a...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 09-26-2011, 01:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,006
Posted By bgkast
Automatic grinding gears

My wife has reported to me that the 300SD has been occationally making a "horrible grinding sound" when shifting into or out of park. I drove the car all weekend and could not replicate the problem,...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 03-26-2011, 10:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,482
Posted By bgkast
Thanks for the write up Jimmy! I was able to...

Thanks for the write up Jimmy! I was able to complete the job in about 45 minutes by following this guide.

A few tips...use a ratcheting wrench like a "gear wrench" on the lower two bolts, it...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-01-2010, 12:41 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 9,052
Posted By bgkast
There is a 1979 240D 4-speed manual with a...

There is a 1979 240D 4-speed manual with a PERFECT bamboo interior in the Vancouver WA U-pull-it. Even the plastic door trim is not warped. I grabbed the dash and console, but the rest is still...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-19-2010, 12:59 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,714
Posted By bgkast
Thanks for the help. I did find a reference in...

Thanks for the help. I did find a reference in the 1979 dealer brochure about how the seats are "anatomically" designed. Maybe I'll take the brochure in to work tomorrow just for kicks.

Jeremy-
...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-18-2010, 02:21 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 11,453
Posted By bgkast
more

more
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-18-2010, 02:19 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 11,453
Posted By bgkast
Some pictures of the meet:

Some pictures of the meet:
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-16-2010, 06:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,714
Posted By bgkast
I work for the government, they can't fire me. :D...

I work for the government, they can't fire me. :D

Here is a picture of the chair in question.

http://www.peachparts.com/shopforum/attachment.php?attachmentid=82675&stc=1&d=1279320192
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-16-2010, 06:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,714
Posted By bgkast
Ergonomics of the w123 seats

Does anybody have any information on the ergonomics of the w123 seats? I recently made an office chair out of a nice seat from the junkyard to replace my uncomfortable (and broken) office chair,...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-13-2010, 12:18 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 11,453
Posted By bgkast
Can we get a list of who's still in? I'm...

Can we get a list of who's still in? I'm tentative right now, my break booster failed and I have the master cylinder out. Parts should be here today though.
Forum: Mercedes-Benz SL Discussion Forum 05-17-2010, 12:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,998
Posted By bgkast
Bump. Anybody have a good source for...

Bump.

Anybody have a good source for reproduction visors for the late R107? So far the cheapest I have found is $109: http://www.performanceproducts4benz.com/product.asp?pf_id=MS-1081&dept_id=6315
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 04-08-2010, 05:51 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,453
Posted By bgkast
I'll take those old wheels off your hands for the...

I'll take those old wheels off your hands for the 560SL. :D
Forum: Diesel Discussion 04-07-2010, 07:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 460
Posted By bgkast
words fail me...

www.jalopnik.com/5509865/middle+eastern-chuck-norris-builds-worlds-largest-jeep

I had seen the rainbow s classes, but that is just amazing. Don't miss the video!
Forum: Diesel Discussion 04-01-2010, 07:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,475
Posted By bgkast
I dub thee "BenzGyver"

I dub thee "BenzGyver"
Forum: Diesel Discussion 04-01-2010, 04:08 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,225
Posted By bgkast
I've done 5 or 6 valve adjustments with standard...

I've done 5 or 6 valve adjustments with standard wrenches, far more than I have done with the bent type. Most quality brand wrenches should work, the cheap ones use poor quality steel so they have to...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Wheels & Tires 04-01-2010, 02:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,195
Posted By bgkast
I think you will need spacers or a 16" or larger...

I think you will need spacers or a 16" or larger wheel to run that offset on a w123 and clear the tie rod.
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Wheels & Tires 04-01-2010, 01:30 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 818
Posted By bgkast
Usefull stock wheel resource

I came across this site while looking for late model wheels for my older Mercedes. It lists diameter, width offset and model....
Forum: Diesel Discussion 03-31-2010, 08:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,029
Posted By bgkast
I had the same problem recently, resistance test...

I had the same problem recently, resistance test at the gp relay made them all look ok but probing the glow plug end and the adjacent engine block rooted out the bad one.
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 03-31-2010, 05:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 11,077
Posted By bgkast
Around here (Washington) you can have the state...

Around here (Washington) you can have the state patrol inspect the bike, run the VIN to check if it is stolen and then get a 2 year temporary title which allows you to use and sell the bike like...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 03-31-2010, 04:34 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,225
Posted By bgkast
The speedo is a mechanical unit. Make sure the...

The speedo is a mechanical unit. Make sure the cable is intact and installed properly. The gears on the odometer often strip or slip, but the speedo would still work. The tach issue is likely the...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 03-31-2010, 12:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 8,356
Posted By bgkast
I swapped a newer w126 seat into my SD. I don't...

I swapped a newer w126 seat into my SD. I don't have pin outs, but the wiring was different. I used jumper cables on the new and old seat to figure out which pins did what and swapped the plug from...
Forum: Diesel Performance Tuning 03-29-2010, 06:40 PM
Replies: 325
Views: 54,169
Posted By bgkast
After triple checking it will bolt up I would get...

After triple checking it will bolt up I would get the .411. Overdrive will be nice to have.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 03-23-2010, 07:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,724
Posted By bgkast
Yes, overflow

Yes, overflow
Forum: Diesel Discussion 03-23-2010, 02:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 770
Posted By bgkast
Crack pipe. Nice passenger mirror and arm rest....

Crack pipe. Nice passenger mirror and arm rest. Fur is murder:D
Forum: Diesel Discussion 03-22-2010, 07:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 998
Posted By bgkast
I'm not sure what seal near the trunk hinges you...

I'm not sure what seal near the trunk hinges you are referring to, but if the rear window seal is dry and cracked it will let water into the trunk.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 03-22-2010, 07:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,462
Posted By bgkast
I am using a standard wastegate actuator like the...

I am using a standard wastegate actuator like the one forced posted in conjunction with a vacuum actuator hooked to the VCV for the transmission. The wastegate (pressure) actuator alone will work,...
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