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Forum: Car Audio and Multimedia 05-07-2009, 11:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 729
Posted By dieseldude
Thanks about what I figured - thanks. I will not...

Thanks about what I figured - thanks. I will not pursue getting the discs unless someone gives a really good reason not to, I mean I like the integration of the factory system, but it's a shame they...
Forum: Car Audio and Multimedia 05-07-2009, 11:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 729
Posted By dieseldude
MB '00 Factory Nav system any good?

Hey all,

Added my latest MB to the stables (an '00 ML320 59kmi) which doesn't have the navigation CD's with it. Is this 9 year old system worth getting CD's for or will it just leave me wanting...
Forum: Performance Paddock 04-20-2004, 07:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,180
Posted By dieseldude
Thank you all for your experiences! But I guess,...

Thank you all for your experiences! But I guess, my follow-up(and part of my original inquiry) is - are all these setups keeping the factory brake-wear sensor intact? The stock setup stops great,...
Forum: Performance Paddock 04-17-2004, 07:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,180
Posted By dieseldude
Hi Guys, I'm resurrecting this old thread...

Hi Guys,

I'm resurrecting this old thread as my '95 E420 is now due for new pads and likely new rotors as well. I'd really like a lower dust set up (without using dust shields) and understand...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 03-17-2004, 12:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 646
Posted By dieseldude
Still a coupla days left to get your funds...

Still a coupla days left to get your funds together Warden! :D

I'd LOVE to see him go to a fellow Mercedesshop brother...

W115's are great - loads of character and dead simple to work on. ...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 03-09-2004, 02:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 646
Posted By dieseldude
Ok, 'ole Green's up on ebay.... ...

Ok, 'ole Green's up on ebay....

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=2465751283&category=6329
Forum: Diesel Discussion 03-04-2004, 01:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 646
Posted By dieseldude
Mr. W126 (Ted) has been kind enough to host some...

Mr. W126 (Ted) has been kind enough to host some pics of my manual 4-spd 240D that's currently for sale. asking $4K firm for now...I'm gonna see if he'll host a couple more to get some interior...
Forum: Mercedes Cars For Sale 02-20-2004, 11:47 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 877
Posted By dieseldude
p.s. forgot to add: send me a PM if you have any...

p.s. forgot to add: send me a PM if you have any interest/questions.

Thanks,
- Ryan
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-19-2004, 10:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 646
Posted By dieseldude
W115 240d Fs....

Hi gang,

I unfortunately need to sell my '74 W115 240D 4spd Manual

for details, see: http://www.peachparts.com/shopforum/showthread.php?s=&threadid=87225

Cheers,
- Ryan
Forum: Mercedes Cars For Sale 02-19-2004, 10:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 877
Posted By dieseldude
FS: '74 W115 240D 4spd Manual

With need for more utility (family on the way and growing house projects), I must regretfully sell my beloved 'Ole Green.

Yes, you read the title right, it IS a rare, 4spd manual tranny which is a...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 02-08-2004, 11:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 491
Posted By dieseldude
Thanks for the additional advice JTU - that's the...

Thanks for the additional advice JTU - that's the kind of ownership experience I'm looking for. I think I'm actually going for this one *gulp again*

101k on the clock, very clean inside and out...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 02-08-2004, 02:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 491
Posted By dieseldude
Thanks for the links and info guys - LOTS of good...

Thanks for the links and info guys - LOTS of good stuff! *Gulp* now, do I take the plunge or not?:eek:

So attractive, and rugged - and such character....buuut, the potential for wallet-busting...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 02-07-2004, 06:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 491
Posted By dieseldude
Range Rover Message Boards?

Hi all,

I was wondering if any of you Range Rover enthusiasts could point me to a similiar community like Mecerdesshop (knowing it probably won't be as expansive or full or such fine company :))....
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 10-13-2003, 11:03 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,979
Posted By dieseldude
Can't you get a new Infiniti G35 for around $35k?...

Can't you get a new Infiniti G35 for around $35k? That's plenty of car for the money and would be under warranty.

While not a 'sports sedan' per sea, a W124 E420 with a Euro- Sport suspension...
Forum: Tech Help 07-25-2003, 06:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,111
Posted By dieseldude
Thanks Martin, though not the answer I was hoping...

Thanks Martin, though not the answer I was hoping for! ;)

unfortuantely I didn't change the plugs so can't attest to their condition. Also, how/where does one adjust the mixture on this M117 (is...
Forum: Tech Help 07-24-2003, 07:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,111
Posted By dieseldude
420SEL (W126) hesitating, stumbling - help!

Hey guys, trying to help my Mom diagnose the issues with her new (to her) car. Here's her description of what's going on:
"It hesitates or jerks when I try to accelerate - like the power...
Forum: Mercedes Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 07-11-2003, 01:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,740
Posted By dieseldude
hmmm, I like the look Ernesto - AMG-like. Do you...

hmmm, I like the look Ernesto - AMG-like. Do you by chance have a pic of them on a W124?!? I could definitely be interested if I could see them on the car they would go on! :)

With the...
Forum: Tech Help 07-09-2003, 03:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 858
Posted By dieseldude
M119 - oily spark plugs

Ok guys, wierd one here (or wierd to me at least). Hopefully it isn't as scary as it looked.

Tuning up the E420 that just went over 60k last week. Putting in new Caps, Rotors, Plugs,...
Forum: Detailing and Interior 07-02-2003, 11:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,292
Posted By dieseldude
I've not seen his work in-person...but I've heard...

I've not seen his work in-person...but I've heard absolutely glowing reviews of his restoration work from several different sources. Not sure of his rates however - might be just as expensive to...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 07-01-2003, 02:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 693
Posted By dieseldude
Leatherique is endorsed by the Rolls Royce,...

Leatherique is endorsed by the Rolls Royce, Jaguar, BMW, and Mercedes-Benz clubs of America as being the best leather/cleaner conditioners out there. Comments like "Don't use it. It's bad. It did...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 07-01-2003, 01:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,443
Posted By dieseldude
Ummm Danny Carey? Who's he? :D Easily one of...

Ummm Danny Carey? Who's he? :D Easily one of the most talented and dedicated musicians to the art of drumming/percussion...if drums interest you at all, you must see him live.


Can't believe I...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 07-01-2003, 12:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 933
Posted By dieseldude
No kidding - looking right when crossing the...

No kidding - looking right when crossing the street was perhaps the most treacherous part of our trip to England last year! (aside from learning to drive on the right in London traffic :eek: ) ...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 05-02-2003, 06:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 653
Posted By dieseldude
...just ordered a Dell Desktop for home. Can't...

...just ordered a Dell Desktop for home. Can't argue with the above benefits for a laptop over desktop, but I don't need the portabilty.

As a data point (or a couple) for $1258 I got the...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 04-11-2003, 04:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,449
Posted By dieseldude
Like the posts above say, the auto 240D is a dog....

Like the posts above say, the auto 240D is a dog. It has a hard time getting out of its own way. That being said, once they get up to freeway speeds, they just cruise right along. Top Speed is...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 04-03-2003, 02:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 639
Posted By dieseldude
Man do I drool when I see a 6.3 or a 6.9...

Man do I drool when I see a 6.3 or a 6.9 (actually my indie has TWO 6.9's for sale if anyone's interested, let me know), but I remember hearing someone say that the reason they were named the...
Forum: Tech Help 03-20-2003, 07:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 917
Posted By dieseldude
That's what always work for me as well daddio. ...

That's what always work for me as well daddio. I'd try that Mike - the extra venting gives that bouncing air somewhere to go.

Interesting though that a W210 exhibits that behaviour. I'd expect...
Forum: Events & Gatherings 03-20-2003, 05:50 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,033
Posted By dieseldude
Nice showing guys! Great turn out and the most...

Nice showing guys! Great turn out and the most varied group of MB's for a GTG I've seen - heck AMG cars AND Mogs!?!? That's awesome.

I would have brought my E420, but looks like W124's were...
Forum: Events & Gatherings 03-20-2003, 01:06 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,929
Posted By dieseldude
Hey guys, glad to hear you had a good time -...

Hey guys, glad to hear you had a good time - sorry I missed it!


Rick, where's the thread w/the pics? I can't seem to find it.


Regards,
- Ryan
Forum: Diesel Discussion 03-11-2003, 03:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,062
Posted By dieseldude
Having now driven a 4spd 240D for a couple weeks,...

Having now driven a 4spd 240D for a couple weeks, I'd have to say an Overdrive gear could be nice - but even nicer in a 300D where the extra displacement would be a kick. I doubt it would raise the...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 03-11-2003, 01:50 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 60,543
Posted By dieseldude
I think driving conditions (city vs. fwy, hilly...

I think driving conditions (city vs. fwy, hilly vs. flat terrain) constitute most of the descrepancies you're hearing regarding mileage. Obviously the state of tune is a huge factor as well. ...
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