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Forum: Diesel Discussion 04-05-2011, 02:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 58,507
Posted By nickofoxford
Forgot to mention, the alternator must be fed...

Forgot to mention, the alternator must be fed power to make power. It has to be "energized" by the battery before it can actually make current to charge the battery. That power would come from the...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 04-05-2011, 02:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 58,507
Posted By nickofoxford
Check the plug-in connector that goes into the...

Check the plug-in connector that goes into the back of the alternator. Both of my 123's have had a sloppy connection at that point making a no-charge situation like you have.

Does the alternator...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 03-08-2011, 03:48 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 10,971
Posted By nickofoxford
Don't forget the pedal assembly!

Don't forget the pedal assembly!
Forum: Diesel Discussion 03-08-2011, 03:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,425
Posted By nickofoxford
RTV is great for sealing vacuum hard lines to...

RTV is great for sealing vacuum hard lines to rubber lines. it adds peace of mind when lines have the ability to vibrate and wiggle from their female counterparts.

I used black RTV to seal up a...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-18-2010, 04:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,019
Posted By nickofoxford
PB Blaster and as a last resort, MAPP Gas. Expect...

PB Blaster and as a last resort, MAPP Gas. Expect busted knuckles.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-11-2010, 12:13 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,964
Posted By nickofoxford
we can already consider anything electronic in...

we can already consider anything electronic in our cars to be of asian decent. it won't be long!
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-10-2010, 11:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 668
Posted By nickofoxford
LMFAO! oh my god, all nighters will be the death...

LMFAO! oh my god, all nighters will be the death of me!

EDIT: telephone POLE!
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-10-2010, 11:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 668
Posted By nickofoxford
yeah i've noticed that too. i complimented the...

yeah i've noticed that too. i complimented the driver of a beautiful 300D one time, he replied "yeah wanna race?!"

i suggested that the boy go buy a honda civic and walked away. a couple months...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 09-01-2010, 01:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,243
Posted By nickofoxford
OK here's what I got. MB P/N: 004 542 6517 VDO...

OK here's what I got. MB P/N: 004 542 6517 VDO P/N: 88 374 007

Im getting 941 Ohms across the contacts of the coil. Like I said in my last post it should respond to a nearby magnet so if you hook...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 09-01-2010, 01:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,243
Posted By nickofoxford
i don't know for sure but i would figure ohms, to...

i don't know for sure but i would figure ohms, to test the functionality though i would hook it up to measure ohms so you can get a stable reading and wave a magnet close to the coil. you could also...
Forum: Diesel Performance Tuning 09-01-2010, 01:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,528
Posted By nickofoxford
holy _____. whoever's driving that thing has some...

holy _____. whoever's driving that thing has some balls.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 09-01-2010, 12:26 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,212
Posted By nickofoxford
my personal preference is a 4" straight pipe....

my personal preference is a 4" straight pipe. sounds awesome and almost as deep as a straight pipe cummins while retaining the high pitched cry of the turbo.
...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 08-07-2010, 06:44 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,459
Posted By nickofoxford
Awesome find BTW! I thought finding a solid...

Awesome find BTW! I thought finding a solid aluminum body 4 speed was good, you took the cake man! Best of luck with it.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 08-07-2010, 06:42 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,459
Posted By nickofoxford
Yeah that's the worst one.. I remember pulling a...

Yeah that's the worst one.. I remember pulling a trans from a 300TD and we would up having to pull the entire motor and trans out because one of the starter allen bolts was stripped. After that I...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-03-2010, 01:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,361
Posted By nickofoxford
i've ran hundreds of gallons of the stuff through...

i've ran hundreds of gallons of the stuff through a bobcat since the thing was new and had no problems. i mean, other than the clear fuel lines now being purple/red colored.

i'd say go for it,...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 07-03-2010, 01:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 645
Posted By nickofoxford
OM616 w/ trans and misc. stuff SE PA

So, im taking a break from the w123 world to recuperate my knuckles, sanity, and financial status :o. I gotta say that the forum has been something I could always fall back on. I've had a great...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 05-23-2010, 08:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 730
Posted By nickofoxford
sorry i didn't answer your questions, i always...

sorry i didn't answer your questions, i always get antsy and post right away and the read again.. weird i know..

the large plastic hardline is on the IP side of the motor running from the brake...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 05-23-2010, 07:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 730
Posted By nickofoxford
sounds like a cracked vacuum line. just from...

sounds like a cracked vacuum line. just from moving the engine up a couple inches would make me wonder about the vacuum connections in the engine bay. maybe even the large plastic hardline going to...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 05-23-2010, 07:25 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 12,916
Posted By nickofoxford
Awesome thread man! Can't wait to see the fruit...

Awesome thread man! Can't wait to see the fruit of your real repairs.

What are you using as a reverse light switch? I picked up a shifter assembly for my swap with the switch built right in to it.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 05-23-2010, 07:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,387
Posted By nickofoxford
prechambers can be pulled AFAIK. i've always...

prechambers can be pulled AFAIK. i've always wanted to convert a 617 to direct injection, port and polish the pee out of the head, and see what it can do.

unfortunately that's all a big dream...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 05-23-2010, 07:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,227
Posted By nickofoxford
One more thing, I just looked through my FSM for...

One more thing, I just looked through my FSM for the 617 turbodiesels and it calls for .4L of oil on a dry fill when replacing or reinstalling the pump. That is for the 617 motor so the pump is a...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 05-23-2010, 07:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,227
Posted By nickofoxford
I've owned a 1980 240D, it was lubricated through...

I've owned a 1980 240D, it was lubricated through the engine oil circuit. But when I first got it I wanted to do a really good oil change and there is a plug on the lower portion of the IP below the...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 05-23-2010, 06:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 642
Posted By nickofoxford
CV joints on the rear axle?

CV joints on the rear axle?
Forum: Diesel Discussion 05-21-2010, 06:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,286
Posted By nickofoxford
to your origional question (sorry i got on a rant...

to your origional question (sorry i got on a rant and forgot.. :))

adding cold oil to a hot engine shouldn't give you problems. i mean unless you keep your oil in the freezer :D haha jokes aside,...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 05-21-2010, 06:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,286
Posted By nickofoxford
it's definitely leaking coolant into the...

it's definitely leaking coolant into the combustion chamber..

with the cap off the radiator, combustion gasses are entering the cooling system and leaving through the cap.

with the cap on, the...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 05-21-2010, 05:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,853
Posted By nickofoxford
That fits perfectly! haha. Love the coupe bud!

That fits perfectly! haha. Love the coupe bud!
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 05-21-2010, 05:07 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 404
Posted By nickofoxford
240 Parts

Time to sell off "Betsy's" parts! Everything listed is from my retired 1980 240D (Automatic, ~190,000, federal)



Injection pump - $100 + shipping
-comes with all banjo fittings and coupler
...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 04-06-2010, 05:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,331
Posted By nickofoxford
X2 on the injectors, how many miles?

X2 on the injectors, how many miles?
Forum: Diesel Discussion 04-06-2010, 05:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,005
Posted By nickofoxford
definately replace the fuel filters, this sounds...

definately replace the fuel filters, this sounds like a fuel starvation problem. also check the tank screen, and all fuel lines for leaks. you may have an air leaking into your fuel lines which would...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-14-2010, 01:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,924
Posted By nickofoxford
power steering pump?

power steering pump?
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