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Forum: Mercedes-Benz Cars For Sale 12-17-2019, 09:23 PM
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Posted By cirrusman
Vehicle is sold.

Vehicle is sold.
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Cars For Sale 11-11-2019, 03:35 PM
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Views: 739
Posted By cirrusman
Cool 1983 300SD $1000, SLC, UT

I've had this one for 11 years now, and was my daily driver for 8 of those years. Needs a ground seen somewhere (I'll check this weekend if it hasn't sold yet) so headlights, wipers, blinkers and...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 10-29-2014, 03:00 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 351
Posted By cirrusman
Yay! New LEDs for my instrument cluster. The bad thing is...

So the prisms in my cluster melted and got a sad looking brown, so the illumination in my cluster was really dim. Inspired by some posts on this forum, I decided to install LED lights. It was a...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-01-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 18,450
Posted By cirrusman
By "high MPG" were talking about how high...

By "high MPG" were talking about how high exactly...?
Forum: Diesel Discussion 03-07-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,472
Posted By cirrusman
You're kidding me! I paid for that CD like $50 a...

You're kidding me! I paid for that CD like $50 a few years ago! Argh! :mad:
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-27-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 483
Posted By cirrusman
What kind of car is it...?

What kind of car is it...?
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-28-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,004
Posted By cirrusman
Looks a LOT like the one featured in the "Dan in...

Looks a LOT like the one featured in the "Dan in real life" movie. Looks gorgeous! My sincere congratulations!
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-06-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,620
Posted By cirrusman
^X2 on checking the battery.

^X2 on checking the battery.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-06-2014, 03:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 786
Posted By cirrusman
That's some solid piece of information! Thanks!

That's some solid piece of information! Thanks!
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-04-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 786
Posted By cirrusman
The old tranny was leaking from the front seal,...

The old tranny was leaking from the front seal, rear seal and from the pan, I kept it to be able to play with it someday and learn from it, but it was a mess. Oil change is due, Air filter is new,...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-04-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 786
Posted By cirrusman
Transmission still flaring after being replaced...

My tranny always had a rough 1>2 shifting, then smooth 2>3 and 3>4; I had some issues with the tranny and I replaced it with a refurbished one. Now it's still rough on 1>2, it's smooth on 2>3 and...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-03-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 9,969
Posted By cirrusman
Awesome! Bookamrking...

Awesome! Bookamrking...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-27-2013, 02:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,533
Posted By cirrusman
Here's what I'd check: *Glow Plugs ...

Here's what I'd check:

*Glow Plugs
*Battery level
*Fuel level
*Fuel filters (2)
*Fuel getting to engine?
*Air in the fuel lines?
*Dead possum blocking the air intake (Don't ask...)...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-19-2013, 12:45 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 22,709
Posted By cirrusman
How can you tell that the back glass works? I ask...

How can you tell that the back glass works? I ask because mine is not corroded, but only the top 33% works, the test doesn't, but the glass and it's terminals look just fine...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-25-2013, 12:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 457
Posted By cirrusman
In this case a picture would be worth a thousand...

In this case a picture would be worth a thousand words...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-25-2013, 12:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,111
Posted By cirrusman
My chants are slightly different from yours, but...

My chants are slightly different from yours, but I'd probably be banned from this forum if I shared them with you guys...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-25-2013, 12:26 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,940
Posted By cirrusman
As per the manual, the vacuum should be at 11.8...

As per the manual, the vacuum should be at 11.8 Hg, are you sure you're getting 18-20? Anyway, you may be getting vacuum from the pump, but are you sure it's getting to each switch valve? If the only...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-21-2013, 03:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,073
Posted By cirrusman
If old pics are to be used as reference, I don't...

If old pics are to be used as reference, I don't think they used pin stripes back then, so It would be your choice... Here are some old pics for ya:
Mercedes-Benz 300D Turbodiesel picture # 01 of...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-21-2013, 03:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 590
Posted By cirrusman
Don't rule out the improbable. My climate control...

Don't rule out the improbable. My climate control was working perfectly after I re-routed the vacuum someone had tampered with, and then it just stopped working. I had both electrical and vacuum...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-20-2013, 08:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 544
Posted By cirrusman
Nope, ashtray is still there, fine and working. I...

Nope, ashtray is still there, fine and working. I did change all the wood in the car from zebrano to burlwood at my wife's suggestion (happy wife, happy life...) so the ashtray was included in the...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-20-2013, 05:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 544
Posted By cirrusman
Thanks guys! :D I wouldn't do a door...

Thanks guys! :D


I wouldn't do a door using this technique; the dash did increase ever so slightly in size when I laid the vinyl; I can notice a bit of a change when I'm cranking the key to start...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-20-2013, 02:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 569
Posted By cirrusman
That's kinda cool, how'd you do that...?

That's kinda cool, how'd you do that...?
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-20-2013, 02:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 544
Posted By cirrusman
I'm also going to re-do the seats as they're in...

I'm also going to re-do the seats as they're in pretty bad shape right now... I'm planning on using new cloth instead of the current vinyl. I really don't like the way cold vinyl feels on your butt...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-20-2013, 02:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 544
Posted By cirrusman
...and you will notice that on my center console...

...and you will notice that on my center console I have a second hazard light switch, that's just a "camouflaged" kill switch that goes to the glow plug relay for 2 reasons: 1) That's a replacement...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-20-2013, 02:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 544
Posted By cirrusman
How it looks now...

How it looks now...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-20-2013, 02:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 544
Posted By cirrusman
The manual flap cable routing and how it looks...

The manual flap cable routing and how it looks installed...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-20-2013, 02:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 544
Posted By cirrusman
SEM products and my futile attempts at fixing the...

SEM products and my futile attempts at fixing the pods:
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-20-2013, 02:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 544
Posted By cirrusman
More pics of the whole process:

More pics of the whole process:
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-20-2013, 02:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 544
Posted By cirrusman
Smile Work on my Benz so far

So it all started with me wanting to fix the A/C as a hole opened up in my evaporator about a month after I got the car. Hole's still there and I realize it's going to have to be a spring project...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-11-2013, 12:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,326
Posted By cirrusman
I used to have an '81 242, one of the best cars...

I used to have an '81 242, one of the best cars I've ever owned, the timing belt snapped on me and it was just a matter of putting in a new one... I actually cried (in my sleep) that night when I...
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