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Forum: Diesel Discussion 03-04-2017, 04:15 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 974
Posted By airfoill
Thanks for all the inputs so far. So when...

Thanks for all the inputs so far. So when separating the transmission from the engine, will the engine stay balanced while in the engine bay or will it need to be supported?
Forum: Diesel Discussion 03-03-2017, 10:13 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 974
Posted By airfoill
A friend of mine says he will lend me his...

A friend of mine says he will lend me his transmission jack so that shouldn't be a problem.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 03-03-2017, 09:21 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 974
Posted By airfoill
Using regular ramps, is there enough room to remove transmission of a 240D?

Hello to the group. I'm planning on swapping out the automatic transmission from my '82 240D with a rebuilt one using a transmission jack. Is there enough room to remove and swap out the...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 09-06-2016, 10:41 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 982
Posted By airfoill
If it was years ago, that was me!!

If it was years ago, that was me!!
Forum: Diesel Discussion 09-05-2016, 09:32 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 982
Posted By airfoill
Can the a/c condenser be flushed in place on '87 300SDL?

I'm presently rebuilding the a/c system of my 300SDL. I've removed the compressor, expansion valve and the dryer. All three will be replaced with new. My next step is flushing everything. Assuming...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 08-31-2016, 10:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 334
Posted By airfoill
I'm installing a new compressor, new expansion...

I'm installing a new compressor, new expansion valve and new dryer. My plan is when all the old compressor, expansion valve and dryer are removed, that's when I plan on flushing the entire system. ...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 08-31-2016, 09:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 334
Posted By airfoill
Don't I have to flush out the entire system of...

Don't I have to flush out the entire system of the old PAG oil because of its incompatability with R-12? Even though the PAO 68 appears to be compatable with all oils, what about the old residual...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 08-31-2016, 08:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 334
Posted By airfoill
Jay Bob. After reading the link you sent I'm...

Jay Bob. After reading the link you sent I'm still not clear about the distribution of the oil. The link talks about specific component replacement and how much oil to add following a component...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 08-29-2016, 03:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 431
Posted By airfoill
If you are able to find a good source let me...

If you are able to find a good source let me know; especially the left side. I've been looking for the longest time!!!
Forum: Diesel Discussion 08-28-2016, 08:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 334
Posted By airfoill
Hello Jay Bob. I've looked for the sump drain...

Hello Jay Bob. I've looked for the sump drain bolt. I can't find it. I'm uploading a picture to see if you can point me in the right direction. Thanks.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 08-28-2016, 11:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 334
Posted By airfoill
What's the best way to flush new a/c compressor on a 87 300SDL?

I'm about ready to reconvert from R-134 back to R-12 and purchased a new Denso compressor that already has oil installed compatable to the R-134. What's the best way to remove that oil from the unit...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 08-17-2016, 09:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 270
Posted By airfoill
There is nothing in the compressor instructions...

There is nothing in the compressor instructions about an oil tank. You have to turn the compressor upside down to get oil out during manufacture. Dryer says nothing about how to add oil.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 08-17-2016, 03:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 270
Posted By airfoill
I've been able to locate some information...

I've been able to locate some information regarding the refrigerant capacity.

1989-1990 300CE ... R12 35.00 Mineral 7.75
300E ... R12 35.00 Mineral 7.75
300SE ... R12 46.00 ...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 08-14-2016, 08:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 270
Posted By airfoill
Converting 1987 300SDL from R-134 to R-12

Hello to the group. I have a 1987 300SDL that was converted years ago by the previous owner from R-12 to R-134. The A/C has finally given up due to the compressor. The cooling capacity inside the...
Forum: Detailing and Interior 08-09-2016, 07:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 885
Posted By airfoill
Thanks Mike. I intend to get rid of the carpet...

Thanks Mike. I intend to get rid of the carpet mats ( the ones with the black backing that I bought to initially protect the original carpets). I want to keep the original carpets but I need to...
Forum: Detailing and Interior 08-09-2016, 09:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 885
Posted By airfoill
Needing Help

I need to ask the forum if there is a way to get clean the original carpet as seen on the staining left behind from the floor mats. What happened is that during the years, the backing off the floor...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-16-2015, 02:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 658
Posted By airfoill
Are healight doors no longer produced?

I've looked on pelican parts and other websites and no one has headlamp doors available! Are they no longer produced? Will they ever be produced again? I have an '82 240D.

Thanks

Herb
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-06-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 459
Posted By airfoill
When I push up at the pivot point where the rivet...

When I push up at the pivot point where the rivet is centered, it will straighten but when released it snapped back to its crooked position. I was able to bend the end slightly and took out most if...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-06-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 459
Posted By airfoill
Brand new thermostat looks defective

Hello to the group. I've attached a picture of a brand new Wahler thermostat for my 92 300D 2.5 turbo. The bottom of the thermostat looks crooked. The spring inside the shaft is pushing it out in a...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-01-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 764
Posted By airfoill
Isn't checking date code applicable to those with...

Isn't checking date code applicable to those with the screws on the faceplace? The vacuum pump that is installed right now doesn't have any screws on the faceplace; from what I've read, these are...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-01-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 764
Posted By airfoill
I have a '92 300D 2.5 Turbo with the dreaded...

I have a '92 300D 2.5 Turbo with the dreaded original vacuum pump (it has no screws on the faceplate). Which is the better replacement pump: Pierburg or Febi?

Thanks

Herb
Forum: Diesel Discussion 10-15-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,759
Posted By airfoill
I had a similar occurance where the starter...

I had a similar occurance where the starter switch sometimes worked and sometimes it didn't. It turned out that the plug at the neutral safety switch attached to the transmission wasn't fully...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 10-15-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 829
Posted By airfoill
Oh no, Rich. As soon as saw the website that...

Oh no, Rich. As soon as saw the website that Ubberwasser posted, I ordered their kit immediately!.

Oh well. Your price is more competitive but I didn't know.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 10-15-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 829
Posted By airfoill
WOW Uberwasser!!!!! This is what I'm looking...

WOW Uberwasser!!!!!

This is what I'm looking for! I've been searching the web and didn't come across this....probably didnt use the right words.

Thank you guys!
Forum: Diesel Discussion 10-15-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 829
Posted By airfoill
Are Sanden swap kits still available?

http://www.peachparts.com/shopforum/diesel-discussion/300797-look-what-i-discovered-sanden-swap-instructions-616-617s.html

I have an 82 240D with auto transmission.

I know its getting into the...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-28-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 931
Posted By airfoill
Car Parts Discount has the German made...

Car Parts Discount has the German made Kolbenschmidt for $98.55 each. I just finished the rebuild on my 240D which has 4 new pistons.

They even have the oversized pistons in case you just want to...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-25-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 350
Posted By airfoill
I'm fairly certain. I just got through...

I'm fairly certain. I just got through overhauling this engine and traced the minor oil leak to this connection. I'll double check by cleaning it up again but I'm very sure that I tightened the oil...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-24-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 350
Posted By airfoill
Minor oil leak at the Oil Canister connection

Hello to the group. '82 240D.

I have a slow oil leaking coming at the location where the oil cooler canister nut connection attaches itself to the oil canninster; not where the cooler nut attaches...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-01-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 313
Posted By airfoill
Thank you guys for checking!!!!

Thank you guys for checking!!!!
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-01-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 313
Posted By airfoill
Auxiliary Fans '92 300D 2.5

Hello to the group. When the A/C is on, I know that the auxiliary fans are supposed to come on whenever the freon reaches a certain temperature. However, I noticed yesterday that that one fan is...
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