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Forum: Mercedes-Benz Cars For Sale 07-16-2013, 07:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,502
Posted By Pete Burton
Good spottin there Tex;) they are from a 98 BMW...

Good spottin there Tex;) they are from a 98 BMW 750iL, which I put in 04 or 05. 12 way electric adjustable(including lumbar, headrest and mid-point backrest. 6 level heat with controls from an Audi...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Cars For Sale 07-15-2013, 10:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,502
Posted By Pete Burton
pictures from today. Not as pretty as the day I...

pictures from today. Not as pretty as the day I bought it, but it runs and shifts perfectly.
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Cars For Sale 07-15-2013, 08:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,502
Posted By Pete Burton
1982 300SD $1500 rebuilt engine/trans

After 17 years, it's time for me to sell the best car I've ever owned. I will post some pictures soon. Car is registered and insured, clean title and runs strong, but I've purchased a 10 year old...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 08-17-2009, 08:54 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,602
Posted By Pete Burton
I agree with Barry, there's no reason a pit would...

I agree with Barry, there's no reason a pit would be dangerous if you use your head. Safety is relative. I still remember my uncle yanking me out from below a car on wood blocks when I was 14,...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 08-17-2009, 08:47 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 15,417
Posted By Pete Burton
Well, I bet the fix I did will work on the TD. -...

Well, I bet the fix I did will work on the TD. - I'd carefully check the bushing/joint thickness. Mine is doing fine, I pry on it a little just to check whenever I have wheel off (the original side...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 08-17-2009, 08:36 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,225
Posted By Pete Burton
Boy, I must say, all very good advice here. ...

Boy, I must say, all very good advice here. Since you're here, I suspect you're inclined to save some money and do work yourself. Unless you plan on keeping it for long time (like me) I'd try1)...
Forum: Events & Gatherings 05-05-2008, 10:37 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,419
Posted By Pete Burton
These guys are all socially retarded. They...

These guys are all socially retarded. They should have told you about the 240D drag race, scheduled from 1pm to 1:30.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 04-30-2008, 12:10 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,028
Posted By Pete Burton
Don't forget to check the glow plug fuse. It's a...

Don't forget to check the glow plug fuse. It's a solid metal fuse in the glow plug controller box. Mine failed in the summer when it was about 85F, the battery was strong and it WOULD NOT START for...
Forum: Bodywork - Repair, Paint, Tools, Tips & Tricks 04-18-2008, 11:34 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 9,435
Posted By Pete Burton
After you weld, spray the metal with metal prep...

After you weld, spray the metal with metal prep (a phosphoric acid based product sold at bauto mparts stores) then Por-15. Mine is holding up well.
Forum: Bodywork - Repair, Paint, Tools, Tips & Tricks 04-17-2008, 10:39 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 9,435
Posted By Pete Burton
I agree withy this totally. I've done similar...

I agree withy this totally. I've done similar myself, except I wasn't smart enough to buy a $15 heat gun (I will now), but I used a propane torch as carefully as I could. I had a few rust thru...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 04-13-2008, 11:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 13,445
Posted By Pete Burton
Good going - glad to hear you jumped in and did...

Good going - glad to hear you jumped in and did it. If it only lasts a while, you're still ahead because next time will be easier - and you'll be able to replace that pump bushing, loosen that...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 04-11-2008, 12:17 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,627
Posted By Pete Burton
My ******** cheapo receiver/dryer is doing fine...

My ******** cheapo receiver/dryer is doing fine after a few years. FWIW, I've gotten a LOt of stuff from ********, and not one single problem.:D
Forum: Diesel Discussion 04-08-2008, 02:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,761
Posted By Pete Burton
That's exactly right. that's what I did too.

That's exactly right. that's what I did too.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 04-08-2008, 01:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 694
Posted By Pete Burton
you might have messed up the parking pawl...

you might have messed up the parking pawl geometry, it's actually rather sensitive to the axial position of the pawl on its pivot. e.g., a thin washer behind the pawl on its pivot shaft made a...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 04-08-2008, 01:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 943
Posted By Pete Burton
2 M6 allen head screws (5mm hex) hold a retaining...

2 M6 allen head screws (5mm hex) hold a retaining plate. remove those, and pull modulator straght out.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 04-03-2008, 11:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 916
Posted By Pete Burton
Good light, clean hands and run your fingers...

Good light, clean hands and run your fingers across all the surfaces you can reach that have dirt. Clean the others with greased q-tips (use transmission assembly lube if you have it(I use...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 04-03-2008, 11:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 13,445
Posted By Pete Burton
The front pump bushing is a pretty common wear...

The front pump bushing is a pretty common wear item. When it's beat, the unit will leak out the front seal. - and i believe especially in reverse, since the reverse piston is mounted in tghe front...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 04-03-2008, 10:57 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,230
Posted By Pete Burton
Ignore the panic pussies. Find the oil leak and...

Ignore the panic pussies. Find the oil leak and turn it over by hand. Check oil, compression test. Don't ASSUME.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 04-01-2008, 12:58 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,609
Posted By Pete Burton
no, only if it;s really nasty, which i doubt,...

no, only if it;s really nasty, which i doubt, yes. also, that fuse can crack and not look obvious. BTDT
Forum: Diesel Discussion 03-05-2008, 10:46 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,951
Posted By Pete Burton
good, keep me posted on that. BTW, did you ever...

good, keep me posted on that. BTW, did you ever buy one of those stainless exhaust systems?
Forum: Diesel Discussion 03-05-2008, 10:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,485
Posted By Pete Burton
FWIW. The 617.951 I rebuilt in 2004 had an...

FWIW. The 617.951 I rebuilt in 2004 had an oozing crack from the oil fill hole to the breather hole - all the way. I flushed it with isopropyl and trike, then pried it open just enough to get some...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 03-05-2008, 10:27 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,951
Posted By Pete Burton
Great idea Brian. A place where technical...

Great idea Brian. A place where technical modifications and theory can be discussed, disseminated and quantified. Let me know, I'll probably be here more often if you do.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-22-2008, 10:10 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 15,417
Posted By Pete Burton
Thanks Brian, WD8CDH. It's been a while. I'll...

Thanks Brian, WD8CDH. It's been a while. I'll be here sort of infrequently, but more than the last year or so, depends. I SHOULD be downstairs, fixing my transmission that only lasted 25K with my...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-22-2008, 09:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,816
Posted By Pete Burton
Didn't know baum had created such a repair kit. ...

Didn't know baum had created such a repair kit. That's very cool. I think most folks would be better off going that route rather than following the write-up that I posted. Don't get me wrong, what...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-22-2008, 09:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 833
Posted By Pete Burton
I understand. I bought my car in 96 when my son...

I understand. I bought my car in 96 when my son was in diapers. Now, he's 6'2" and will have a learner's permit in a few weeks. I'm thinking of taking him for practice driving "coincidentally" on...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-20-2008, 12:43 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 15,417
Posted By Pete Burton
Repair still holding up, although car hasn't seen...

Repair still holding up, although car hasn't seen many miles in the last few weeks as it's awaiting a replacement of the K2 drum in the trans (which I just got via UPS today:D).
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-20-2008, 12:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,816
Posted By Pete Burton
http://www.peachparts.com/shopforum/showthread.php...

http://www.peachparts.com/shopforum/showthread.php?t=144023
Forum: Diesel Discussion 03-07-2007, 12:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 521
Posted By Pete Burton
Question Expert transmission advice needed

82 300SD, about 15K on rebuilt trans. Problem is primarily failure to upshift 3-4 when cold and sometimes even 2-3. Once it's warm enough, trans shifts fine, as in better than my mom's 79 280E when...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-25-2006, 04:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,720
Posted By Pete Burton
I'm trying to explain application of basic...

I'm trying to explain application of basic thermodynamic principles using logic and engineering concepts. I can't, and won't, compete with "she said so" proof. Over and out.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-25-2006, 04:52 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,811
Posted By Pete Burton
Thank You!

Thank You!
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