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Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-12-2020, 09:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 520
Posted By Madmax55
yes it is blocked by the spring so to access you...

yes it is blocked by the spring so to access you need to take the spring out. if you are taking the spring out you don't need to use the strap method.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-05-2020, 09:41 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,358
Posted By Madmax55
German mechanic who put on the new front end...

German mechanic who put on the new front end suspension and steering components put the camber to near zero so wheels are straight up and down.

I then also paid firestone for their lifetime...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-05-2020, 09:38 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,358
Posted By Madmax55
Hey guys! thanks for the replies! mine has...

Hey guys! thanks for the replies!

mine has turned into more of a clunk and still happens occasionally when turning the car, usually off camber turns and also from stopped or nearly stopped...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-31-2020, 02:01 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,358
Posted By Madmax55
so I realize no one seems to care about these...

so I realize no one seems to care about these issues anymore but for the record and to help someone down the line I am updating this thread.

I just purchased new MB wheel bearing kits from MB and...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-30-2020, 11:46 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,358
Posted By Madmax55
update: met a Romanian mechanic guy and...

update:

met a Romanian mechanic guy and went on a ride along to try and help.

He found my front right wheel bearing was loose but only under heavy weight shifting .. EG you couldn't replicate...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-29-2020, 11:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 370
Posted By Madmax55
hmm perhaps not worth it to even pick up at this...

hmm perhaps not worth it to even pick up at this time then. I would really only get it from if its worth making 500-2000 :)

seems like a headache if its only worth 2500 and that's what he is...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-28-2020, 09:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 370
Posted By Madmax55
Posting from work! the few pics I have. cant seem...

Posting from work! the few pics I have. cant seem to upload the higher resolution ones. forum restrictions?
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-28-2020, 09:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 370
Posted By Madmax55
I am thinking to maybe keep but more likely...

I am thinking to maybe keep but more likely resell since kid is on the way! haha

Its an interesting situation, buddy of mine(30 years my senior) loves old 114/115/123 cars and randomly picks them...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-27-2020, 10:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 370
Posted By Madmax55
would the 4 speed manual trans swap this car has...

would the 4 speed manual trans swap this car has on it make it worth more?
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-27-2020, 07:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 370
Posted By Madmax55
82 300D 4 speed

Hey guys

have a lead on a 4speed 300d turbo car. no rust, blue on blue. Not sure about the AC but the windows and climate control function well. Seller is a friend of mine but I really cant swing...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-02-2020, 02:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 387
Posted By Madmax55
hahah I almost feel this way just because all of...

hahah I almost feel this way just because all of the suspension is new and the car drives so well this noise shouldn't be happening after all $$$ that's gone into it
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-02-2020, 02:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 387
Posted By Madmax55
Guys thanks for getting back with some replies!...

Guys thanks for getting back with some replies! I know this is dumb post and isn't something more up everyone's ally like retiming the IP or some other advanced topic

I definitely am going to be...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-30-2019, 09:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 387
Posted By Madmax55
W123 Steering Pop & Suspension Noise

Gents,

I've posted on this before(http://www.peachparts.com/shopforum/diesel-discussion/401241-123-complete-new-front-end-still-cluck-groan.html)

but cannot figure this out. When steering...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-27-2019, 04:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,097
Posted By Madmax55
ah I meant removing the CCV not the EGR. my non...

ah I meant removing the CCV not the EGR. my non turbo doesn't have EGR. I was looking to route my CCV line under the car or something since I just cleaned my intake after new header/gaskets
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-16-2019, 02:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,097
Posted By Madmax55
cons/pros to disabling? how would you suggest?...

cons/pros to disabling? how would you suggest? plug it up or run it under the car?(rust prevention? :) )
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-16-2019, 02:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 374
Posted By Madmax55
sounds like a poor connection/bad wire to me. I...

sounds like a poor connection/bad wire to me. I had a similar issue a while back after replacing a starter on mine and one of the cables to the battery made connection but the sudden massive draw of...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-05-2019, 09:40 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,358
Posted By Madmax55
wow sounds insane! I don't think I have this but...

wow sounds insane! I don't think I have this but how would I tell? everything looks to be together and the car has no rust at all


I do have new upper ball joints that come in the upper arm. I...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-21-2019, 04:06 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,358
Posted By Madmax55
Nice what should I lube the front sway bar...

Nice what should I lube the front sway bar bushing with?

I have new front and rear sway bar bushings. Rear end is quiet no clunk there. just from front with brake/accel and when turning.

I...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-21-2019, 12:14 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,358
Posted By Madmax55
no it doesn't, its a simpler design on the W123...

no it doesn't, its a simpler design on the W123 chassis
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-21-2019, 12:01 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,358
Posted By Madmax55
Post sorry drawing a blank on what you are describing....

sorry drawing a blank on what you are describing. the w123 chassis has

1) rear guide rod mount(looks like big ball joint) which is bolted to body
2) lower control arm bushings and ball joint and...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-21-2019, 11:39 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,358
Posted By Madmax55
yes the mounts in the control arms and the actual...

yes the mounts in the control arms and the actual rear mount, the big one you mention was what was just replaced.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-21-2019, 09:35 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,358
Posted By Madmax55
UPDATE, replaced Lower Guide Rod Mounts with...

UPDATE, replaced Lower Guide Rod Mounts with Genuine MB ones.

Car still has a clunk in the footwells occasionally when coming to a stop or accelerating and has this clunk when turning. Literally...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-11-2019, 05:13 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,784
Posted By Madmax55
the genuine while pricy require no real...

the genuine while pricy require no real adjustment or anything to shut like a dream. part number is superseded to a w126 part and they work perfect the first time.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 10-09-2019, 01:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 921
Posted By Madmax55
Hello URO support, I will say I am happy you are...

Hello URO support, I will say I am happy you are supporting the industry I have had poor luck with door seals and window seals from üro.

Front windshield seal wasn't even fully cut to fit the...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 10-04-2019, 03:15 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,589
Posted By Madmax55
it varies! I am in Marietta GA and I had the...

it varies! I am in Marietta GA and I had the following for the same request but on my W123

1) $2000
2)$750 with alignment
3) $200 no alignment
Forum: Diesel Discussion 10-03-2019, 09:39 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,358
Posted By Madmax55
so in 4 years they fail? the originals seemed to...

so in 4 years they fail? the originals seemed to last nearly 40 years. If I can confirm that I'm buying the genuine ones, 3 times the price for 10 times the lifespan isn't too bad. . .even though...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 10-02-2019, 01:05 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,358
Posted By Madmax55
thanks for the reply! been driving the car and...

thanks for the reply! been driving the car and checking things one by one to see if anything changes.

you are right about the center link, everything else though is MB.

I haven't done the...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 09-25-2019, 12:55 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,358
Posted By Madmax55
123 complete new front end, still cluck/groan

Hello everyone.

recently replaced all of the following with Genuine Mercedes-Benz parts.

- Upper Control Arms
- Lower Ball Joints
- Lower Control Arm Bushings & tubes
- Guide Rod Mount in...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 08-22-2019, 08:54 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 5,337
Posted By Madmax55
what does the classic center say about that? I...

what does the classic center say about that? I can reach out to them myself but they aren't online yet :)



that sounds terrible. .
Forum: Diesel Discussion 08-22-2019, 07:59 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 5,337
Posted By Madmax55
Gents, I work for MBUSA/Daimler, I can tell...

Gents,

I work for MBUSA/Daimler, I can tell you that if a part has potential to move, it will keep being produced. Its really that simple. Definitely work with the classic center but also work...
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