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Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-21-2019, 06:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 155
Posted By Junkman
Can anyone think of a use for 126 interior parts

I'm cleaning out and have some door panels, door gaskets and B-pillar trim. The panels are decent but have some flaws like broken plastic at the top. Door gaskets all have the cloth torn &/or are...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-21-2019, 06:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 267
Posted By Junkman
I think it depends on vehicle and what shape...

I think it depends on vehicle and what shape steering linkage is in. My 00 Dodge Cummins steers better without it by allowing steering to return to center more easily.

Vehicles with solid front...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-16-2019, 12:38 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 606
Posted By Junkman
Mine starts better with full synthetic oil. It is...

Mine starts better with full synthetic oil. It is the difference between go and no go.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-13-2019, 01:09 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 606
Posted By Junkman
What was the status before you started working on...

What was the status before you started working on it? If it was running and now it doesn't, either it isn't getting fuel or it isn't spinning fast enough. I wouldn't get a starter because you would...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-05-2019, 01:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 223
Posted By Junkman
So, I'm confused. My 84SD has a simple spade...

So, I'm confused. My 84SD has a simple spade connector held to the glow plug with a small nut. Cleaning would only require wiping with a rag perhaps after spraying with a solvent.

You need...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 02-01-2019, 09:33 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,547
Posted By Junkman
I was in Matamoros a couple of weeks ago. The...

I was in Matamoros a couple of weeks ago. The people I met were gracious and would be an asset were they allowed to come in. I'd prefer them to many of the people here.

I thought about what I'd...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-01-2019, 11:53 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 927
Posted By Junkman
I had trouble with my 84SD MC. I installed then...

I had trouble with my 84SD MC. I installed then pressure bled it and had spongy pedal after running a 1/2 gallon or so of fluid through the system. I ended up pulling the MC, bench bleeding as per...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-29-2019, 02:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 215
Posted By Junkman
Mercedes Diesel Glow Plug Repair...

Mercedes Diesel Glow Plug Repair (http://dieselgiant.com/glowplugrepair.htm)

Pretty easy to test.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-28-2019, 09:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 215
Posted By Junkman
Diesel Giant used to have a decent...

Diesel Giant used to have a decent troubleshooting tutorial. Go through that and let us know what happened.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-28-2019, 09:23 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,409
Posted By Junkman
The fan clutch isn't a particularly problem prone...

The fan clutch isn't a particularly problem prone part. Fix it and move on to the next issue.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-28-2019, 09:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 161
Posted By Junkman
1wy pods can be taken apart and broken sub-parts...

1wy pods can be taken apart and broken sub-parts can be replaced. Usually the diaphragm goes bad and another can be swapped in.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-28-2019, 10:39 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 927
Posted By Junkman
Did you bench bleed the master before installing?...

Did you bench bleed the master before installing? That was necessary on my SD.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-24-2019, 07:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 368
Posted By Junkman
I was selling aftermarket car parts on Ebay. ...

I was selling aftermarket car parts on Ebay. They will frequently support the buyer and are likely to throw the vendor under the bus. You'd better document everything as a CYA if the dollar amount...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-03-2019, 01:24 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,220
Posted By Junkman
My intent is to finish the 85SD that has been in...

My intent is to finish the 85SD that has been in the family since new. I'll drive it until the earlier of something happens that totals it, fuel becomes unavailable or I quit driving. It needs...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-30-2018, 02:40 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,220
Posted By Junkman
Fix the mechanical, remove all that should come...

Fix the mechanical, remove all that should come off to paint and throw a cheap paint job on it. Probably $1000-1500 but you'd have a car you like more than a $1500 car. I've seen several at car...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-25-2018, 11:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 299
Posted By Junkman
My SD was getting water on the floor and...

My SD was getting water on the floor and keeping the drains and gutters clean seems to have fixed it.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-25-2018, 01:00 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,660
Posted By Junkman
I'm more scared of having to learn and buy tools...

I'm more scared of having to learn and buy tools for my 15 Volvo. Thing has no dip sticks anywhere and only sensors most of which need dealer software to access. Very proprietary. The good news is...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-23-2018, 10:47 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,067
Posted By Junkman
Start the legal process or write it off if not...

Start the legal process or write it off if not worth the effort. The guy is not going to ship or he would have. No one "forgets a transmission. Life is too short.

My favorite econ professor was...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-23-2018, 12:47 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,067
Posted By Junkman
I'm taking a guy to small claims court over a...

I'm taking a guy to small claims court over a paint job on my SD. He has the materials, skills and more of my money than I usually front. So far, over a year on a 3 week project that was to be the...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-20-2018, 04:07 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,631
Posted By Junkman
They are springs and seals only. The actual...

They are springs and seals only. The actual delivery valve is a separate PN as listed above.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-19-2018, 06:34 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,631
Posted By Junkman
I have some new extra springs and seals that were...

I have some new extra springs and seals that were made in Italy because I had to buy a bag each when I wanted them. They are for my 84SD.

Anyone can send me an email. $15 for 5 each. A few...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-17-2018, 12:00 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 879
Posted By Junkman
Link didn't work. Here it is. ...

Link didn't work. Here it is.

http://www.peachparts.com/shopforum/diesel-discussion/365376-alternator-pulleys-101-clutch-type-one-way-pulleys.html
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-16-2018, 11:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 243
Posted By Junkman
Yours for only $5.49. ...

Yours for only $5.49.

https://www.harborfreight.com/catalogsearch/result/index/?dir=asc&order=EAScore%2Cf%2CEAFeatured+Weight%2Cf%2CSale+Rank%2Cf&q=drain+snake

You could put tape or something...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-16-2018, 09:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 243
Posted By Junkman
Harbor Freight has a small drain snake that works...

Harbor Freight has a small drain snake that works well for cleaning the drains. I think someone posed a pic of the drains with the headliner removed when I asked a similar question recently for a...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-13-2018, 03:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 347
Posted By Junkman
I scavenge the star at yards. There are...

I scavenge the star at yards. There are removable stars available aftermarket. YouTube is full of tutorials about how to break them off and steal them.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-08-2018, 01:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 355
Posted By Junkman
NAPA sells 1/8" fuel line that is diesel rated...

NAPA sells 1/8" fuel line that is diesel rated and seems to hold up better than the braided line I've bought from this site and elsewhere. I try to keep some in both of the SDs. A small, inexpensive...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-30-2018, 09:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 490
Posted By Junkman
People use dual disk clutched in the Cummins...

People use dual disk clutched in the Cummins world - for towing. They generally wouldn't be necessary and likely unavailable unless custom built for a 123.

I had an MGB with an extra return...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-30-2018, 09:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 563
Posted By Junkman
You're wasting your money aligning it before...

You're wasting your money aligning it before installing suspension parts. Every 126 that I've looked at has had worn parts because there is over 100,000 mi on the suspension. You'll get that...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-28-2018, 04:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 563
Posted By Junkman
I would do all parts in sections. If you remove...

I would do all parts in sections. If you remove the spring, do upper and lower ball joints bushings, guide rod mounts and sway bar bushings if necessary. My 126 sway bar bushings were fine so I...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-24-2018, 07:53 PM
Replies: 22
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Views: 829
Posted By Junkman
Regarding wood, talk to someone who refinishes...

Regarding wood, talk to someone who refinishes guitars. They will be able to deal with veneer. I'm sure there are forums too.
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