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Forum: Mercedes-Benz Cars For Sale 01-01-2019, 01:44 PM
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Posted By eelsfoot
FS -- 1987 300SDL//Pensacola FL $2900

1987 Mercedes 300SDL. Owned for 7 years and has survived multiple teenagers learning to drive and got my Son thru High School. He has just bought another 300SDL and this one will not be driven much...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 09-09-2018, 06:10 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,725
Posted By eelsfoot
Do you have the RT side door mirror housing for...

Do you have the RT side door mirror housing for the 300SDL?
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Cars For Sale 08-18-2018, 01:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 993
Posted By eelsfoot
Thanks for the car and appreciate the support of...

Thanks for the car and appreciate the support of my schedule while in Tulsa. Drove great straight back to Florida....at a high rate of speed!

Thanks again.

Lance-
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 08-04-2018, 12:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 295
Posted By eelsfoot
WTB -- W123 300CD A/C Line & Side Mirror

1978 300CD

Looking for an A/C Line, suction side (Compressor to Expansion Valve) A1238303515

Also looking for the passenger side mirror. Really just need the glass, but anything helps.
...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-06-2017, 06:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 472
Posted By eelsfoot
MBeige- Does the switch include the contact...

MBeige-

Does the switch include the contact ring assembly, or just the part with the two spring pronged contacts?

After I wired things up, I could "close the circuit" by jumping those two...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-03-2017, 08:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 472
Posted By eelsfoot
Yeah, I saw those. Hooked one to each screw and...

Yeah, I saw those. Hooked one to each screw and the horn sounds as soon as I turn the key on. I'll swap them later in the week to see if I had them reversed or something....

A little perplexed...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-03-2017, 01:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 472
Posted By eelsfoot
Okay, not a "hot" wire....but colored for power...

Okay, not a "hot" wire....but colored for power to carry current up to the back of steering wheel.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-03-2017, 12:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 472
Posted By eelsfoot
300CD//Horn Wiring

Good day-

Pulled the steering wheel off to see what is going on with my in-op horn and I discovered a neutral and hot wire not connected to anything.

Looks like the turn signal stalk was...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-19-2017, 02:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 227
Posted By eelsfoot
1978 W123/300CD Front Alignment Education

Good day-

Back story: All the front end components were replaced a couple years ago.
Noticed recently one of the loser arm spindles was jacked up, so I swapped in replacement lower arms...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 10-21-2017, 11:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 324
Posted By eelsfoot
1978 300CD//Spindle

Good day everyone-

Changing front bearings out this morning and the condition of the spindle surprised me. Severely worn bearings the cause? Thinking I need to replace the spindle...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Cars For Sale 09-30-2016, 12:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,260
Posted By eelsfoot
Thanks. The car really is in good shape and...

Thanks. The car really is in good shape and drives nice...just needs a little tinkering, as they all do. I enjoy working on the cars when I'm the driver -- not so much when my kids are abusing them...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Cars For Sale 09-29-2016, 07:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,260
Posted By eelsfoot
All- Sorry for not replying sooner, but I...

All-

Sorry for not replying sooner, but I was out of Country for a few days.

I've decided to keep the vehicle and put her back on the road....

Thanks,

Lance-
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Cars For Sale 09-17-2016, 04:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,260
Posted By eelsfoot
Gotten a couple messages, but for some reason I...

Gotten a couple messages, but for some reason I cannot reply to the PM. I have a DropBox link with pic's and can supply any details requested, just email me direct at: eelsfoot@gmail.com"

Lance-
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Cars For Sale 09-15-2016, 09:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,260
Posted By eelsfoot
1978 300CD For Sale//$1300 or Make an Offer

Time to get rid of my Daughters ride, so here's the back-story:

Bought the car couple three years ago. It had been sitting for quite some time, but well cared for. Got it road ready, replaced a...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-08-2016, 07:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 312
Posted By eelsfoot
Vacuum Pump//1978 300CD

Completed the vacuum pump rebuild and I thought went pretty straight forward. But upon checking the vacuum supplied to the brake booster line, I'm getting a positive 10psi + instead of pulling a...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 04-02-2016, 05:02 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 275
Posted By eelsfoot
1978 300CD - Power-to-Manual Window Regulator

Good day all-

Going from power front windows to a manual crank regulator. Picked up a Dorman regulator for the drivers side front window (p/n 740-414) and it looked a pretty simple swap...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 05-09-2015, 08:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 419
Posted By eelsfoot
Thanks Greg, appreciate it. Lance-

Thanks Greg, appreciate it.

Lance-
Forum: Diesel Discussion 05-09-2015, 06:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 419
Posted By eelsfoot
Thanks. No, obviously did not leak check the...

Thanks.

No, obviously did not leak check the system. I had my mechanic check the system last year, and replace the impossible to reach pods, and all seemed well after.

The A/C cooling seemed...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 05-09-2015, 05:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 419
Posted By eelsfoot
300SDL A/C Component Help

Good day-

Not sure what I'm looking at, but this part starting leaking refrigerant during the re-charge today.

Can someone clue me in on what this part is and is it easily changeable in the...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-05-2015, 01:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,033
Posted By eelsfoot
1983 300D//Fuse Box

Good day everyone-

Been reading through the the threads and I think I have my course of action planned out, but I'd like some confirmation that I'm understanding what I'm reading. I bought this...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-03-2015, 01:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 542
Posted By eelsfoot
Thanks guys! Looking to swap out the gauge set...

Thanks guys! Looking to swap out the gauge set then....

And yeah, the pic was taken with a flexible borescope.

Lance-
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-29-2015, 09:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 542
Posted By eelsfoot
1978 300CD//Oil Pressure Gauge line

Developed a leak that would drip down to the brake pedal, but was having difficulty sourcing it. Well, it appears to be coming from the oil pressure gauge connector. My question is, is there an...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-29-2015, 08:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 679
Posted By eelsfoot
Thanks guys....we'll see how it goes this weekend.

Thanks guys....we'll see how it goes this weekend.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-05-2015, 01:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 679
Posted By eelsfoot
W123 CV Axle Lengths

Looking at replacing the axle halves on my '83 300D, and I'm noticing two different lengths: 26 1/16" and 24 13/16" total length. Is there a way to see what is installed on mine BEFORE removing...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 05-04-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 456
Posted By eelsfoot
1978 300CD//Blower Fan

Good day,

Going through the process of getting the A/C working again, and the blower fan was in/op so it was my first step. Power was getting to the blower, so the relay was fine. Pulled it out...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 03-22-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 389
Posted By eelsfoot
1978 300CD//Trim Molding Supplier

Hello all-

Can anyone point me in the direction to where to find a full set rubber moldings? Looking to replace all the dry rotted door/window rubbers....

Thanks,

Lance-
Forum: Diesel Discussion 03-09-2014, 11:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 461
Posted By eelsfoot
1978 300CD//Steering Box

Hello all-

Had a little slack in the wheel, so I backed off the nut, turned the adjustment screw about a 1/2 turn ccw, and re tightened the nut. Wheel slack is better now, and at least do-able...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-06-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,103
Posted By eelsfoot
Thanks Sixto....you're the answer man today!! ...

Thanks Sixto....you're the answer man today!!

So with everything lined up, the crank pulley timing mark should read "0", in theory with a new chain? The actual number off the timing mark is the...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-06-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 550
Posted By eelsfoot
Thanks Sixto- I checked resistance of the...

Thanks Sixto-

I checked resistance of the plugs (ground to each pin of the connector) and saw no difference between any of them. Pulled the fuse out and had a good look at it, but the fuse was...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-06-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,103
Posted By eelsfoot
Timing Chain Stretch//1987 300SDL

Have been looking around for a procedure to accomplish the chain stretch measurement, but have not found one that I understand too well....does anyone have a pictorial step-by-step guide for checking...
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