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Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-10-2014, 09:45 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,913
Posted By 240Joe
Yes, there was, but you'd never understand it. ...

Yes, there was, but you'd never understand it.

I'm sorry but I can't take anyone seriously who puts bible quotes in his posts.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-10-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,913
Posted By 240Joe
I'm not refusing because no one is trying to make...

I'm not refusing because no one is trying to make me change it.

My question for you is why exactly do you post a pic of you kneeling down in front of a large piece of worthless american iron. Is...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-10-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,913
Posted By 240Joe
I trust my sending unit because I have taken it...

I trust my sending unit because I have taken it out, several times, and cleaned it. It works perfectly. If you haven't done that and the fuel gauge is either jumping around, or the reserve light...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-10-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,913
Posted By 240Joe
Only put enough fuel in your tank for your week's...

Only put enough fuel in your tank for your week's drive length. If you only drive 50 miles a week, don't put more than 1/4 tank in it.

You always want fresh fuel to be added on a steady basis.
...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-09-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,649
Posted By 240Joe
I posted this about 12 years ago. You might try...

I posted this about 12 years ago. You might try it just to be double certain the timing is right on. You don't have to loosen the IP, which reduces the chances you'll damage the gasket and have to...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-07-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 7,862
Posted By 240Joe
Well now I am going to claim victory, given that...

Well now I am going to claim victory, given that whunter is doing 9k mile OCI and gsxr is doing 10k mile OCI.

And gsxr admits that oil analysis indicates he could go further. Yes, gsxr, and if...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-06-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 7,862
Posted By 240Joe
I am about to claim victory. Back in 07 and 08...

I am about to claim victory. Back in 07 and 08 when I was battling the 3000 OCI guys, it seemed like 1/2 of the posters here did 3k mile OCIs and the others did 5k mile OCIs. Now I see quite a...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-05-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 7,862
Posted By 240Joe
The 2% soot rule was determined back when that...

The 2% soot rule was determined back when that was the capability of the oil.

It is as useful now as the 3000 mile OCI rule.

Back when OCIs were being vigorously debated on this forum, I asked...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-05-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 7,862
Posted By 240Joe
Shertex, If you do a search on my user ID,...

Shertex,

If you do a search on my user ID, 240Joe, you will find many "spirited" threads related to oil change intervals (OCIs) for our old diesels. As you will see, short OCI is a religion to...
Forum: Tech Help 11-13-2008, 09:52 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,617
Posted By 240Joe
How about changing the oil per the manufacturer's...

How about changing the oil per the manufacturer's recommendation and putting the $40 in an envelope to be used for real needed repairs. I know this won't solve your psychological need to "work" on...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-22-2007, 11:51 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,567
Posted By 240Joe
I've also changed a monovalve after years of...

I've also changed a monovalve after years of using the green stuff.

It was perfectly clean.

You're barking up the wrong tree.

240Joe
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-22-2007, 09:09 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,186
Posted By 240Joe
List your major MB diesel engine failures here

Let's start a list of major diesel engine failures here.

Give us the year, model, mileage, and probable cause.

I've had 3 MB diesels and have had no engine failures.

Then again, I've never...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-21-2007, 03:38 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,567
Posted By 240Joe
But why are you worried about green coolant. I...

But why are you worried about green coolant. I had an 87 300SDL and I ran green coolant in it for years....no problemo.

240Joe
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-20-2007, 08:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,756
Posted By 240Joe
Yes, it was an odd question, but hey, I thought...

Yes, it was an odd question, but hey, I thought he needed to know.

240Joe
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-20-2007, 08:56 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,701
Posted By 240Joe
We're talking about glow plugs, not your fancy...

We're talking about glow plugs, not your fancy GPS unit.

Some people have to work all their toys into the conversation.

Geez.

240Joe
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-20-2007, 08:45 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,701
Posted By 240Joe
No, never had a failure, and I thought it was odd...

No, never had a failure, and I thought it was odd also. I even got the ohmmeter out several times to check them.

They were all 1980's cars, though, and I think I remember reading somewhere that...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-20-2007, 08:38 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,701
Posted By 240Joe
I've had 3 MB diesels and put over 500kmiles...

I've had 3 MB diesels and put over 500kmiles total on them. I've never had a bad glow plug.

240Joe
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-20-2007, 08:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,756
Posted By 240Joe
I'd say I could put maybe 150 or 200 gallons in...

I'd say I could put maybe 150 or 200 gallons in my car. 50 would fit in the trunk, another 75 in the back seat, and maybe 50 more in the passenger's seat area.

240Joe
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-20-2007, 08:33 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,701
Posted By 240Joe
Aklim, Do I dare ask what your oil change...

Aklim,

Do I dare ask what your oil change interval is?:eek:

Never mind.

240Joe
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-20-2007, 08:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 681
Posted By 240Joe
Yes, removing the tank would sux. I remember...

Yes, removing the tank would sux. I remember once my then girlfriend was driving my 300D. At the time she was a pole dancer at one of the local strip clubs.

She drove it to "work" and when she...
Forum: Tech Help 12-20-2007, 08:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,685
Posted By 240Joe
Never. I put 380kmiles on a 240D and never...

Never. I put 380kmiles on a 240D and never touched the wheel bearings.

Apparently, they know how to make them.

240Joe
Forum: Tech Help 12-20-2007, 08:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 664
Posted By 240Joe
Anyone? 240joe

Anyone?

240joe
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-20-2007, 08:03 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,701
Posted By 240Joe
If the car starts fine when cold, don't do...

If the car starts fine when cold, don't do anything.

Don't even change the "bad one".

When it starts not starting...hehehehe....then you've probably lost 2 or 3 or 4 and you can just change...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-20-2007, 07:44 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 9,370
Posted By 240Joe
My mechanic tells me the Toyota Corolla is the...

My mechanic tells me the Toyota Corolla is the most reliable.

Of course, he smokes a lot of dope so maybe he's not that reliable.

240Joe
Forum: Tech Help 12-20-2007, 07:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 664
Posted By 240Joe
HEHEHE. 240Joe

HEHEHE.

240Joe
Forum: Tech Help 12-20-2007, 07:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 664
Posted By 240Joe
How do I change my windshield wiper?

I've stared at it for maybe 2 hours now, and I can't figure it out.

Can someone help?

240Joe
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-20-2007, 07:06 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 15,553
Posted By 240Joe
Brian Carlton, I'm very sorry you don't...

Brian Carlton,

I'm very sorry you don't agree with me but you are flat out wrong.

Maybe we should attempt to approach the debate from another angle.

How many Mercedes diesels have you seen...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-20-2007, 06:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 785
Posted By 240Joe
Yes, with that system you should be able to...

Yes, with that system you should be able to extend your oil change interval to infinity.



240Joe
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-20-2007, 05:50 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 15,553
Posted By 240Joe
And where is Jim B.? He's the guy that...

And where is Jim B.?

He's the guy that started this thread when I was selling my 240D and banned from mercedesshop.

He just didn't have his facts straight. The 240D had the oil changed and I...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-20-2007, 05:44 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 15,553
Posted By 240Joe
Yes, the details would be nice....because it does...

Yes, the details would be nice....because it does matter.

I would bet that the engine with the sludge is a gasser. Why? Because I'm fricken brilliant, that's why!

Just because one type of...
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