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Forum: Diesel Discussion 09-02-2006, 10:32 AM
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Posted By mholbrook
Looking for Daisy -- 1983 MB 300TD Sold in San Diego

I'm looking for the new (about 18 months ago) owner of my ex-1983 MB 300TD, Ivory yellow with Palomino MB tex interior. Bought in San Diego for WVO/biodiesel project in Northern California.
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Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-21-2005, 10:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,188
Posted By mholbrook
Yup, the mudflaps, an aquisition from England,...

Yup, the mudflaps, an aquisition from England, are on Daisy. Ivory (pale yellow) with palimino MB tex interior. Original and great paint. Shines up like new money.

Please do pass my contact...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-20-2005, 11:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,188
Posted By mholbrook
Daisy was originally purchased in Illinois and...

Daisy was originally purchased in Illinois and then almost immediately went to Florida for some years. She found her way to Memphis, Tenn where she was purchased by one of the two doctors that owned...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-20-2005, 07:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,188
Posted By mholbrook
1983 300TD For Sale -- Next stop Ebay

Hey guys, someone has to have a need for a great 1983 300TD Turbodiesel Wagon. 228k, new AC compressor, new Bilstein front shocks, new door seals, new bushings in front end, new brakes all around,...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-12-2005, 07:41 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,711
Posted By mholbrook
Buy now or Ebay Later

Why buy from eBay when you can buy my 1983 300TD, Ivory/Palimino MB Tex now. No rust, 228k, I've had her since about 192k. Never, ever left me high and dry. Replaced door seals, new CD in dash...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-01-2005, 03:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 692
Posted By mholbrook
Took a few pictures today that I can send to any...

Took a few pictures today that I can send to any interested parties. If you have already contacted me, pictures are on the way.

Off list: mholbrook@ucsd.edu

Spring Valley, CA
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-31-2005, 04:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 692
Posted By mholbrook
1983 300TD For Sale in San Diego

Well, I have two great cars and one has to go. 1989 BMW 535i 5speed and my 1983 300TD wagon.

Since this is the Diesel Discussion board, lets talk about the wagon.

228k miles, I am the 4th...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-29-2004, 07:25 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 469
Posted By mholbrook
1983 300TD For Sale in San Diego

Not mine and I have never actually seen the car. Price seems very good and supposedly has a newer transmission.

http://sandiego.craigslist.org/car/53795993.html
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-10-2004, 10:09 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 486
Posted By mholbrook
Need 300TD Backup Light Assembly

Anyone have a 300TD (wagon) backup light assembly from either side off the rear bumper for sale. I broke mine on a recent trip to Colorado and could use a replacement.

Please contact me direct...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 10-23-2004, 11:19 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,314
Posted By mholbrook
Did I mention that I have a 12 disc CD changer...

Did I mention that I have a 12 disc CD changer inside the spare tire and a Pioneer CD in the dash with all new speakers and an extra pair of 6x9 3-way's on the floor by the back hatch. What noise? ...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 10-22-2004, 10:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,314
Posted By mholbrook
Great Trip in 300TD

Just back from a week in Colorado. Drove from San Diego to La Junta, Colorado, a trip of about 1300 miles one way in my 1983 300TD. What a great trip. Got 28mpg going 75-80 at about 3500 rpm. ...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Wheels & Tires 09-11-2004, 11:47 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 633
Posted By mholbrook
Five S-Class 7 spoke wheels -- eBay

These are going off today. The wheels are in very good condition with two having very minor curbing that is barely noticeable. A few minor scratches and good tires. Five wheels for $200 under the...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Wheels & Tires 09-11-2004, 11:47 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 634
Posted By mholbrook
Five S-Class 7 spoke wheels -- eBay

These are going off today. The wheels are in very good condition with two having very minor curbing that is barely noticeable. A few minor scratches and good tires. Five wheels for $200 under the...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Wheels & Tires 09-03-2004, 02:21 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 880
Posted By mholbrook
Ends today

Ends today
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Wheels & Tires 09-03-2004, 02:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,127
Posted By mholbrook
Ends today.

Ends today.
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Wheels & Tires 08-29-2004, 11:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,127
Posted By mholbrook
The spacers are bolted to the hubs with the...

The spacers are bolted to the hubs with the original wheel bolts. The studs supplied by the machine based on telling them what wheel I was using. I have never had a problem with the studs nor the...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Wheels & Tires 08-29-2004, 02:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,127
Posted By mholbrook
No not selling wagon

No can sell Daisy. I might be buried in her but never sell her. She's my daily driver but I recently retired and have piles of stuff around here that I need to clean up. So I had the original...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Wheels & Tires 08-29-2004, 01:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,127
Posted By mholbrook
16" Wheels, Tires, Spacers For Sale -- Upgrade for Earlier Models

Ebay items: 5 16" wheels with Conti Tires

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=7918999202&rd=1&sspagename=STRK%3AMESE%3AIT


Spacers to use the above wheels on W123...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Wheels & Tires 08-29-2004, 01:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 880
Posted By mholbrook
16" Wheels, Tires, Spacers For Sale -- Upgrade for Earlier Models

Ebay items: 5 16" wheels with Conti Tires

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=7918999202&rd=1&sspagename=STRK%3AMESE%3AIT


Spacers to use the above wheels on W123...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-08-2004, 02:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 687
Posted By mholbrook
Ignition lock

My key is starting to become very hard to turn. I assume this means the ignition lock is about to take a plunge. I'd like some advise other than lube it which does not seem to help. I'm pretty...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-26-2004, 11:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 645
Posted By mholbrook
Might actually be the alternator belts

When I went to move the 300TD tonite the battery was down. So I charged it for a little bit and it started right up. Looking at the belts they were obviously loose. I was getting 16.9v at idle but...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-26-2004, 03:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 645
Posted By mholbrook
Nasty burned rubber smell from under car

The past two days, I have been noticing a burned rubber smell coming from under the car. It is not from the engine compartment and therefore, I'm guessing it is the flex disk. Anyone had this...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-24-2004, 03:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 448
Posted By mholbrook
Wink Hit 220,000 on the 83 300TD Yesterday

That is 16,000 miles this year and only been to Los Angeles once. Rest is local running around and my commute. Our family has used this car almost exclusively for errands and on weekends since we...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Wheels & Tires 02-20-2004, 06:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,331
Posted By mholbrook
16's and 14's....more

I currently have 225/55/16's on my 83 300TD. I am running S-class wheels with spacers.

On the 14's I have a set of 225/60/14 that are fine in the back but hit the tie rod ends in the front. I...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-17-2004, 06:19 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 458
Posted By mholbrook
Pictures of Blower Motor Brush Fix -- Please

Anyone got pictures of the blower motor brush repair?

I have the symptoms and would like to get this fixed before I toast the thing.

Mike
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-17-2004, 06:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,061
Posted By mholbrook
Stench vs. Sloth

I think I love the "Sloth" more than the "Stench" but it is pretty close to call.

Very Sloth'ly yours,:cool:

Mike Holbrook
Spring Valley, CA

God I love the smell of "Stench" in the...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-20-2004, 02:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 878
Posted By mholbrook
Clock died - Any advise?

My clock just decided to quit working a couple days ago. Pulled in to refuel and when I left I noticed it not working. Any ideas?
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-20-2004, 02:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,188
Posted By mholbrook
I bought one of the cheap K.A.E. regulators and...

I bought one of the cheap K.A.E. regulators and installed it. Lasted about 5 months and then left me stranded. Only getting about 11 volts. Put the Bosch back in and everything was fine. I paid...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-16-2004, 03:38 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 601
Posted By mholbrook
82 300TD for sale in LA, Not my car $2000

82 mbz wagon 300td, in great condition $2,000 OBO
Call 818-760-4632

Just came across this on Craig's List for Los Angeles, CA.

Don't know anything about it because I'm in San Diego.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-08-2004, 12:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,240
Posted By mholbrook
Does it bounce when you drive it? The...

Does it bounce when you drive it? The accumulators are the cheapest and easiest parts to replace. To check them you can remove and put a pencil (eraser side into hole) and see if the membrane is...
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