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Forum: Diesel Discussion 04-21-2010, 08:19 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 13,232
Posted By MotorCityMadman
Tried that too but had to resort to cutting the...

Tried that too but had to resort to cutting the stud then hammering out the remainder. I needed the space to swing the 2 lb hammer.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 04-20-2010, 03:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,602
Posted By MotorCityMadman
I used the Meyles. Tiiiiiiiiiiight! ...

I used the Meyles. Tiiiiiiiiiiight!

http://www.peachparts.com/shopforum/showpost.php?p=2451650&postcount=26
Forum: Diesel Discussion 04-20-2010, 02:34 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 13,232
Posted By MotorCityMadman
Sure wish I would have read this before I started...

Sure wish I would have read this before I started out in my lower ball joint debacle. I only read the shop manual (who has their tools?)

Without this info I tried everything I could to get the...
Forum: Vintage Mercedes Forum 02-15-2010, 12:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,439
Posted By MotorCityMadman
It's a Bosch item. Any decent diesel injection...

It's a Bosch item. Any decent diesel injection shop should have them. In my limited experience stretching the spring doesn't work well. For the price you may just as well buy a new one.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-07-2010, 08:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 777
Posted By MotorCityMadman
Thanks for that micalk . So I tried to take...

Thanks for that micalk .

So I tried to take the front cover off the pump while it was still on the engine. The screws were stuck tight so I grabbed them with vice grips to break them loose. That...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-07-2010, 10:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 777
Posted By MotorCityMadman
Any tips?

Any tips?
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-06-2010, 08:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 777
Posted By MotorCityMadman
That would be my preference but as my daughter is...

That would be my preference but as my daughter is driving it to university an hour each way so I am compelled to fix it.

I now have the kit in hand. Can anybody tell me if I have to build a jig...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-06-2010, 12:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 777
Posted By MotorCityMadman
Again guys, many thanks. I have just ordered a...

Again guys, many thanks. I have just ordered a rebuild kit.

Do I have to build a jig to rebuild it? I tried several of the vac links but I always ended up at a dead end link at the end of the...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-06-2010, 10:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 777
Posted By MotorCityMadman
Thanks guys for the assistance. How much vac...

Thanks guys for the assistance. How much vac should I see when testing?

I saw a thread where it talked about needing to make a board jig to take the pump apart. Is that right?

I also read...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-05-2010, 12:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 777
Posted By MotorCityMadman
Vacuum system freeze up???

We had a cold snap around here lately. It was down to -36c at night and about -25 during the day. It's now -15c. Now the fuel shutoff doesn't work and the brake boost works for a few applications and...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 09-27-2009, 09:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 404
Posted By MotorCityMadman
That's perfect. I looked at mine but couldn't...

That's perfect. I looked at mine but couldn't find anything, nor on a net search. Many thanks 1stimer.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 09-26-2009, 02:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 404
Posted By MotorCityMadman
1984 300SD IP #

Does anybody know what the Bosch part # is for an 1984 300SD IP?

Thanks
Forum: Diesel Discussion 09-20-2009, 06:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,379
Posted By MotorCityMadman
I was looking for a tranny mount for my 126. I...

I was looking for a tranny mount for my 126. I found it in Canada for $13 and delivery was free if I ordered 75 bucks worth of parts (not hard to do). The dealer here wanted $153 for the mount made...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 09-20-2009, 06:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,665
Posted By MotorCityMadman
I thought they were. The newsest one, left...

I thought they were. The newsest one, left front, collapsed upon itself. Thus the shudder in R originally until all gears shuddered due metal to metal contact. New mount in and almost all is well....
Forum: Diesel Discussion 09-18-2009, 07:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,665
Posted By MotorCityMadman
The shudder now occurs in P,R,N, and D at low...

The shudder now occurs in P,R,N, and D at low power. By applying power the shudder goes away. All shifts are normal. I'd swear the drive train must be contacting the body somewhere...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 09-18-2009, 05:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,665
Posted By MotorCityMadman
Color and smell are still both good. Anybody...

Color and smell are still both good.

Anybody know of a complete rebuild kit for this 84 300sd?
Forum: Diesel Discussion 09-18-2009, 04:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,665
Posted By MotorCityMadman
Does the shudder normally happen overnight? I...

Does the shudder normally happen overnight? I mean literally overnight. One day smooth and the next a distinct shudder.

If it does then what are the ramifications? Catastrophic failure or a...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 09-18-2009, 07:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,665
Posted By MotorCityMadman
bumpity bump

bumpity bump
Forum: Diesel Discussion 09-17-2009, 06:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,665
Posted By MotorCityMadman
Ok, it doesn't appear to be the mounts. All seem...

Ok, it doesn't appear to be the mounts. All seem in reasonable condition. I watched each mount when the car was placed in reverse with brakes on. They all seemed normal. The sound is much harder...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 09-17-2009, 08:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,665
Posted By MotorCityMadman
I was thinking tranny mount too. I'll check it...

I was thinking tranny mount too. I'll check it today. All other gears function normally as does reverse, except for that shudder under a braked load.

"ooooH ! I see you're running WVO
'Maybe...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 09-16-2009, 09:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,665
Posted By MotorCityMadman
particularly bad at a stop, brake on, not moving,...

particularly bad at a stop, brake on, not moving, in reverse
Forum: Diesel Discussion 09-16-2009, 09:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,665
Posted By MotorCityMadman
300SD reverse shudder

My 84 300SD just suddenly developed a distinct shudder/vibration in reverse. It goes away when moving at some speed in reverse. You can feel it throughout the car and there is no discernible point...
Forum: Vintage Mercedes Forum 09-10-2009, 08:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,439
Posted By MotorCityMadman
That's pretty good given the German's pencity for...

That's pretty good given the German's pencity for long descriptive names.

...zedieselbypassintheinjectionpumpwhentoomuchpressurevalve...


Who sell's them? Or the spring???
Forum: Diesel Discussion 09-08-2009, 09:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,284
Posted By MotorCityMadman
Would you have a link for that? I had some...

Would you have a link for that?

I had some bad fuel contaminate my system so I had to disassemble and clean everything including the injectors and fuel pump. I found that if the valve is set too...
Forum: Vintage Mercedes Forum 09-06-2009, 08:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,439
Posted By MotorCityMadman
Appreciate the info. I also attend that...

Appreciate the info.

I also attend that school but given my record I'll likely never graduate.

Cheers
Forum: Diesel Discussion 09-06-2009, 08:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,284
Posted By MotorCityMadman
Thanks. I can't seem to find anything on it....

Thanks.

I can't seem to find anything on it. Mine appeared weak so I took it apart and stretched the spring but now I believe it is set to high...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 09-05-2009, 09:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,284
Posted By MotorCityMadman
Benz name for overflow valve?

Benz name for overflow valve?
What is the name for the overflow valve on the engine side of the IP?
Most diesels call it an overflow valve but I can't find anything...
Forum: Vintage Mercedes Forum 09-05-2009, 09:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,439
Posted By MotorCityMadman
Benz name for overflow valve?

What is the name for the overflow valve on the engine side of the IP?
Most diesels call it an overflow valve but I can't find anything using that search. Also what psi is it set to relieve at?
...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 08-15-2009, 09:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 443
Posted By MotorCityMadman
Thanks for tips and the references. Cheers...

Thanks for tips and the references.

Cheers guys!
Forum: Diesel Discussion 08-15-2009, 12:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 443
Posted By MotorCityMadman
Where is the expansion valve on a 84 300SD?

Pardon my ignorance but, where is the expansion valve on a 84 300SD?
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