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Forum: Pacific NorthWest -US (WA/ID/OR/UT/HI/AK) Today, 09:38 AM
Replies: 2
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Posted By t walgamuth
Looks like a nice find. Very low price too. ...

Looks like a nice find. Very low price too.

Nice hair, looks like Albert Einstein.;)
Forum: Diesel Discussion Today, 09:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 234
Posted By t walgamuth
I never could see a lot of difference between the...

I never could see a lot of difference between the standard bilsteins and the sports.
Forum: Diesel Discussion Today, 12:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 234
Posted By t walgamuth
Seems like the oe wheels are 11#...? That is...

Seems like the oe wheels are 11#...?

That is very light, but the result is a creamy ride with a suspension which will cling to the road on a bumpy curve.
Forum: Diesel Discussion Today, 12:38 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 643
Posted By t walgamuth
Sorry. What was your point, please?

Sorry. What was your point, please?
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Cars For Sale Yesterday, 10:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 197
Posted By t walgamuth
Looks very nice!

Looks very nice!
Forum: Diesel Discussion Yesterday, 09:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 234
Posted By t walgamuth
I would hazard the guess it is just rubber. I'd...

I would hazard the guess it is just rubber. I'd be surprised if it was just for the pressed wood cover, but not very surprised. I would also make my guess that it was there to protect the sidewalls...
Forum: Diesel Discussion Yesterday, 05:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 234
Posted By t walgamuth
True enough. IIRC There were different width and...

True enough. IIRC There were different width and weight rims depending on model. 5" steel or aluminum plus wheelcover, 5.5" bundt, and 6": bundt. weighin from about 12# up to 19#. Of course early...
Forum: Diesel Discussion Yesterday, 12:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 234
Posted By t walgamuth
I had some experience with those 175 tires too...

I had some experience with those 175 tires too (old fart here).One element you may not have been aware of is that those original 175 tires were built more sturdily and were rated for more weight than...
Forum: Diesel Discussion Yesterday, 12:04 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 643
Posted By t walgamuth
So you replaced all your steering and ball joints...

So you replaced all your steering and ball joints without checking them for looseness and then found the steering box needed adjustment?

And just as a reference replacing the box is hardly cheap,...
Forum: Diesel Discussion Yesterday, 12:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 643
Posted By t walgamuth
Maybe a quarter to half of a turn?

Maybe a quarter to half of a turn?
Forum: Diesel Discussion Yesterday, 11:56 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 643
Posted By t walgamuth
Nobody said to replace anything that is not worn...

Nobody said to replace anything that is not worn and loose. We did say check for play in the linkages first. This simply involves lifting the car off the wheels and trying all the linkages to see...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion Yesterday, 11:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 258
Posted By t walgamuth
That is a nice looking sub. I can only imagine...

That is a nice looking sub. I can only imagine what it would go for today on bringatrailer.
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Cars For Sale Yesterday, 01:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 157
Posted By t walgamuth
I am not sure if that is the aluminum block...

I am not sure if that is the aluminum block engine or not. If so very very rare. It does seem to have the mechanical fuel injection.

That car has very serious rust issues. Perhaps the floor...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Cars For Sale 11-26-2020, 10:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 154
Posted By t walgamuth
The clutch might be a pretty simple fix.

The clutch might be a pretty simple fix.
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 11-25-2020, 11:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 115
Posted By t walgamuth
Me too.

Me too.
Forum: Restoration Projects & Long-Term Builds 11-25-2020, 08:27 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 10,859
Posted By t walgamuth
What a great looking car!

What a great looking car!
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Cars For Sale 11-25-2020, 08:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 197
Posted By t walgamuth
You will benefit from posting pictures. Sounds...

You will benefit from posting pictures. Sounds like a nice car.
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 11-25-2020, 08:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 258
Posted By t walgamuth
the solenoid only works as a switch so that...

the solenoid only works as a switch so that should not be the problem. Aside from the coil there is a condenser usually mounted to the side of the distributor. Seldom goes bad but if it does it...
Forum: Restoration Projects & Long-Term Builds 11-25-2020, 12:40 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 10,859
Posted By t walgamuth
The Webers should be salable.

The Webers should be salable.
Forum: Vintage Mercedes Forum 11-24-2020, 11:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,390
Posted By t walgamuth
The smog pump might have come along with a newer...

The smog pump might have come along with a newer engine or CA emissions? You have the basis of a very nice original car there. I suspect they will see a surge in collectivity soon..
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 11-24-2020, 06:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 461
Posted By t walgamuth
I would think you could get comfy. The Germans...

I would think you could get comfy. The Germans grow pretty large.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-24-2020, 02:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 471
Posted By t walgamuth
They may not have planed the flywheel when doing...

They may not have planed the flywheel when doing the clutch. Don't really know what they actually did. Could have just changed out the disc. You won't really know what is worn and or damaged until...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-24-2020, 02:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 450
Posted By t walgamuth
I might try for a two year extension on the...

I might try for a two year extension on the warrenty. Looks like a nice car to me. The gasoline can damage the injection system on a diesel but it sounds like yours didn't run more than a few...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 11-24-2020, 11:39 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 461
Posted By t walgamuth
a high percentage I believe.

a high percentage I believe.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-24-2020, 08:14 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 471
Posted By t walgamuth
yes

yes
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-23-2020, 11:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 471
Posted By t walgamuth
It can also be failing hydraulics. Pumping the...

It can also be failing hydraulics. Pumping the pedal will get action if this is the case.
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 11-23-2020, 10:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 461
Posted By t walgamuth
I'd buy a pagoda with cosmetic needs and fix it...

I'd buy a pagoda with cosmetic needs and fix it mechanically and drive it a lot. Lovely cars. The 107s are nice too.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-23-2020, 10:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 471
Posted By t walgamuth
Could be failing pressure plate. A broken finger...

Could be failing pressure plate. A broken finger will drag and make it tough to engage from neutral. You can drive around it for a while but it gets tedious.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-23-2020, 06:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 494
Posted By t walgamuth
Well, its not a work truck. I'd drive it.

Well, its not a work truck. I'd drive it.
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 11-23-2020, 05:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 461
Posted By t walgamuth
The online auctions bring high saies, as you...

The online auctions bring high saies, as you noted because the whole country is watching. No worries about the right person being in the room who is interested in your car.
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