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Forum: Mercedes-Benz Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 04-14-2015, 12:09 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 328
Posted By Yumeko-chan
W123 front Euro bumper, complete

Here's my CL posting re: this bumper. To reach me faster I'd recommend shooting me an e-mail thru the CL posting.

Mercedes W123 front Euro bumper complete...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 01-07-2015, 03:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 495
Posted By Yumeko-chan
The MC is ATE-brand; I have gaskets for it as...

The MC is ATE-brand; I have gaskets for it as well. Two of the brake hoses are Dorman, other two are B/A. I'd like $75 for the MC and gaskets and $25 for the set of four brake lines.
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 01-07-2015, 10:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 495
Posted By Yumeko-chan
Parting out my 240D "The Pook"

Ok, so here's a few things I've thrown on eBay that I need to get rid of. Here's three things I've listed so far (and if I'm not allowed to link to eBay auctions please let me know):

Mercedes...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Cars For Sale 12-04-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 533
Posted By Yumeko-chan
Selling "the Pook" (1983 240D)

Alas, after eight years of faithful service, The Pook has run into mechanical issues that I am unable to fix, due to both lack of time and lack of money. I am hoping that somebody else will be able...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-03-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,931
Posted By Yumeko-chan
I think I killed her...grinding noise on the way...

I think I killed her...grinding noise on the way to work, then loss of power... mild oil splatter on the drivers side of the engine, couldn't get her started again...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 10-03-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,931
Posted By Yumeko-chan
Whew, lot to read over... First, yes, I will...

Whew, lot to read over...

First, yes, I will have to consider doing a diesel purge. May be mandatory at this point.

No, I did not pay for the compression test. Salim's nice that way, offering...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 09-27-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,931
Posted By Yumeko-chan
I filmed it yesterday to give you guys a better...

I filmed it yesterday to give you guys a better idea of things.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HkIPNAWVy3I&feature=youtu.be
Forum: Diesel Discussion 09-25-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,931
Posted By Yumeko-chan
The issue with the oil at the cap appeared at the...

The issue with the oil at the cap appeared at the same time as the original issue that prompted me to start this thread. I don't think that's entirely coincidental.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 09-25-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,931
Posted By Yumeko-chan
I've never had the car stored. This is my daily...

I've never had the car stored. This is my daily car, and I've been having to drive it a lot more since the job I got in April is across town from me (15-20 minute drive).

Aside from what I...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 09-25-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,931
Posted By Yumeko-chan
Went and got my car this morning. Told me...

Went and got my car this morning. Told me compression was below 350 on all cylinders but would not give me specific numbers.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 09-24-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,931
Posted By Yumeko-chan
Update on the Pook, the short version: ...

Update on the Pook, the short version:

Things never got better, despite changing out the fuel filters several times and my husband changing the oil. Couldn't even get the car up the hill near my...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 07-30-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 396
Posted By Yumeko-chan
ありがとう!頑張ります!

ありがとう!頑張ります!
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 07-29-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 396
Posted By Yumeko-chan
I got accepted to grad school!

Gonna go for my master's in TESOL, because I've been trying to get a teaching job in Japan for the longest time now :D

I even set up a GoFundMe page, because I am poor and still paying off loans...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-05-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,931
Posted By Yumeko-chan
Update: just changing the clear filter didn't...

Update: just changing the clear filter didn't change anything. Dumped half a bottle of Diesel Kleen into the tank, seems to make a tiny bit of difference. Can't find the diesel version of StarTron...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-05-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,931
Posted By Yumeko-chan
Switched out my clear filter, primed it, and...

Switched out my clear filter, primed it, and started up the engine. Seems to be running better but not at 100% yet. I'll try pouring in some StarTron and switch out my spin-on filter as well to see...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-04-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,931
Posted By Yumeko-chan
Could this just be due to a bad batch of diesel? ...

Could this just be due to a bad batch of diesel? The car was fine until I topped off the tank over the weekend. First time it's happened to me if it is.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-04-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,931
Posted By Yumeko-chan
Took a look at my clear pre-filter and well gee,...

Took a look at my clear pre-filter and well gee, there's the problem...

https://fbcdn-sphotos-f-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-xpf1/t1.0-9/10376848_10203192868877008_1055294307472246831_n.jpg

Also,...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-03-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,931
Posted By Yumeko-chan
When the car is under load it runs perfectly...

When the car is under load it runs perfectly fine. Sometimes it's a little slow to accelerate from a stopped position but not all the time.

One new development: oil seems to be leaking out from...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-02-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,931
Posted By Yumeko-chan
Valves were last adjusted a year and a half ago,...

Valves were last adjusted a year and a half ago, mounts were replaced when I first got the car (eight years ago).
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-01-2014, 11:47 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,931
Posted By Yumeko-chan
I just use regular diesel fuel, no biodiesel. ...

I just use regular diesel fuel, no biodiesel. Been getting it from the exact same gas station for five years.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-01-2014, 09:54 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,931
Posted By Yumeko-chan
Car idles rough then dies ('83 240D)

Ok, so this has been a worsening thing over the past 24 hours. Yesterday when I left work, I noticed that my car would be idling roughly at traffic lights but was ok. This morning, same thing. ...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 03-10-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,603
Posted By Yumeko-chan
Bumping! (yep, the search continues)

Bumping! (yep, the search continues)
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 02-09-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 484
Posted By Yumeko-chan
Oil filters for W116

My BIL has some oil filters left over from a W116 he sold a few years ago, posting this on his behalf if that's alright:

2 Oil Filters Mercedes Benz 300 SD Diesel W116 Series 72140 | eBay...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-27-2013, 12:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 627
Posted By Yumeko-chan
Euro parts? I need a rear bumper (the one-piece...

Euro parts? I need a rear bumper (the one-piece one) and the dark amber turn signal lenses.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-19-2013, 08:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,110
Posted By Yumeko-chan
Reviving an old thread, but are there still any...

Reviving an old thread, but are there still any sets left? :D
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-09-2013, 01:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 710
Posted By Yumeko-chan
The valve gasket was replaced when I had my...

The valve gasket was replaced when I had my valves adjusted this previous winter. There's also quite a bit of blowby, if that helps at all.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-08-2013, 07:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 710
Posted By Yumeko-chan
Got my alignment done a few years late! And...

I'll admit the car was way overdue for an alignment. As in, last one was done three or four years ago. Yeah, late. Anyway, since I got two new tires on the car, I figured I'd get it done (and like...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-06-2013, 05:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 499
Posted By Yumeko-chan
Question about mixing different oils

Ok, so I'm currently using Rotella 15W40 oil in my car, but it's a quart short and I need to top it off. Is it ok to top it off with 5W40 (since it's getting cold here)? Or would that mess...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 10-23-2013, 07:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 971
Posted By Yumeko-chan
WTB hood release handle for W123

See sig as to which car.

Took my new tires to Tire World to install, and when they had to jump my car (basically ignoring my advice as to what to do in the event my car wouldn't start, since I...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 10-23-2013, 07:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,891
Posted By Yumeko-chan
$25 and a broken hood latch later I have the...

$25 and a broken hood latch later I have the tires on! I've only driven for a couple miles on them but no complaints. As for Tire Buyer I wouldn't hesitate to use them again! (Guess it helps to...
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