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Forum: Diesel Discussion 10-18-2019, 02:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 385
Posted By mhin1956
cheap replace

I found (in of all places) at an old time hardware store some baby bottle "plugs" that replace the nipple in a glass bottle for storage. They were available in either black or red rubber and fit the...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Cars For Sale 08-27-2019, 05:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,236
Posted By mhin1956
link to photos taken last night. Listed on Ebay. ...

link to photos taken last night. Listed on Ebay.

<a data-flickr-embed="true" data-header="true" href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/183837485@N03/albums/72157710572839761" title="87 300sdl"><img...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Cars For Sale 07-09-2019, 10:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,236
Posted By mhin1956
Thanks for the vote of confidence, "filp". The...

Thanks for the vote of confidence, "filp". The car IS as represented. The car did have a fender scraped in a hit and run while parked in grocery lot several years ago; repaired in total by reputable...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Cars For Sale 07-05-2019, 12:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,236
Posted By mhin1956
FS 87 300sdl

Regrettably for sale.
1987 300sdl no known issues! All systems work, good dash, great leather no stains or wear on carpets correct mats, regularly maintained. Have owned for 22 years, bought from...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 10-27-2018, 09:28 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,728
Posted By mhin1956
Do you possibly have tach for 300sdl? Pm please

Do you possibly have tach for 300sdl?
Pm please
Forum: Diesel Discussion 08-10-2018, 03:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 311
Posted By mhin1956
wiring

87 300sdl Mystery
behind instrument cluster over above ignition switch I found two apparently clipped or severed wires inside plastic sleeve. Wires are red w/ white trace and red w/ green trace both...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-24-2018, 06:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,276
Posted By mhin1956
thanks for the responses. The belt routing has...

thanks for the responses. The belt routing has been done several times to that is not it-have replaced at least 3 in last 20 plus years. CCU and other sensors have been replaced, tested and all...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-24-2018, 10:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,276
Posted By mhin1956
Update first issue: after two fan clutches, etc...

Update
first issue: after two fan clutches, etc and lots of testing, have found that possibly belt is worn/slipping, have a new on on the way. Cleaned old one w/ dish soap and rinsed (on car) and...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-22-2018, 10:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,276
Posted By mhin1956
update

Still no solution. Driving in this am at 80 degrees (f), car started out on interstate at apx 85 on temp guage (c). slowly climbed at interstate speeds about 10 degrees. AC not on. Came off...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-20-2018, 08:47 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,276
Posted By mhin1956
Hot but not overheating

87 300sdl 419k. We've owned for 21 years. Temp in traffic or after a while driving climbs to over 110. Ran for years at 80. Replaced so far: radiator (custom alum two years ago) rad cap, thermostat,...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-15-2018, 05:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 332
Posted By mhin1956
Thank You!!!

Thank You!!!
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-15-2018, 05:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,054
Posted By mhin1956
LED dash

bought some off of internet some time ago for bulbs in dash '87 300sdl. My sight is suffering as are the old bulbs. I got out on web and found "temp range" for color of standard bulbs, along with...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-15-2018, 02:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 332
Posted By mhin1956
thanks for the info, had part no and diagram...

thanks for the info, had part no and diagram already. Hoping that someone can take picture so that I can show mechanic what it's supposed to look like installed.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-15-2018, 12:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 332
Posted By mhin1956
126.125 is code, thx

126.125 is code, thx
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-15-2018, 10:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 332
Posted By mhin1956
87 300sdl motor mounts

My indie replaced motor mounts (good) but the shields are bent and now not aligned (or installed?) correctly. ANYONE have any pictures of correct orientation from top - drivers side definitely. Need...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 10-26-2017, 11:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 497
Posted By mhin1956
Thanks for the input. Small smoking at...

Thanks for the input. Small smoking at startup/idle. Got on it to pass on the interstate and looked like overused diesel taxi in 3rd world country....person behind me I think pulled over, as I could...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 10-25-2017, 04:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 497
Posted By mhin1956
what a drag

Ok,
So my 300sdl is running great as always. I have noticed a slight oil leak around lower part of front of turbo (from underneath). Obnoxious, but not much; so I pulled intake hose. I tried to spin...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 10-25-2017, 04:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 485
Posted By mhin1956
pads

I believe that the attached will clarifiy.
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 10-19-2017, 06:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,077
Posted By mhin1956
looking for reasonably good wood (zebrano); at...

looking for reasonably good wood (zebrano); at least the four doors, in refinishable shape-not delaminated but clear coat failure ok. Not wanting to spend like new wood, as I'm trying a refinishing...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 04-07-2017, 03:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,511
Posted By mhin1956
ok, better late than never? Any chance of a rear...

ok, better late than never? Any chance of a rear diff assembly in reasonable shape still around?

THx
Mark
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-31-2017, 06:41 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,319
Posted By mhin1956
bit the bullet when I couldn't find a Behr (had...

bit the bullet when I couldn't find a Behr (had replaced it four years ago) and got a local speed shop to replicate in aluminum. It ended up less than the Behr from dealer that they said for a month...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 01-03-2017, 02:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 335
Posted By mhin1956
126 cream seats pleated style gen 1 pre 1988

looks like I have may have access to a complete cream colored interior off longbody 126. Leather seats and all in great shape. I would like to keep wood off door and all but open. Front & rear seats,...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-19-2016, 03:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 564
Posted By mhin1956
update

Ok, compressor is rebuilt by reputable shop; original brand and spec. Thumbwheel does work- controls blower speed well, but can't tell that the actual temperature is "tempered" as I thought it used...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-14-2016, 01:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 564
Posted By mhin1956
AC compressor

Ok, this is a new one for me. My AC has been "adequate" on the 300sdl for years, until my compressor went. New compressor installed and working almost too good. Blower speed works as it should with...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-29-2016, 12:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 583
Posted By mhin1956
just a thought, but check your fuel cap and make...

just a thought, but check your fuel cap and make sure it's not leaking. Could be the drain hose from the fuel fill door area diverting tank expansion or leakage from cap?
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-15-2015, 10:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 381
Posted By mhin1956
First thing to do is check switch. Dirt in...

First thing to do is check switch. Dirt in contacts is "normal" item in most. Not too bad to take apart and clean-just be careful disassembing, as there are steel balls and springs in most.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 08-01-2015, 07:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 551
Posted By mhin1956
ok, finally got to look at this again. As I...

ok, finally got to look at this again. As I suspected ALL vac pods / lines working. Clue was it worked ok until engine started warming up, no matter what pushbutton I used. Started isolating vacuum...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-29-2015, 11:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 551
Posted By mhin1956
Any idea of where I should check on vacuum...

Any idea of where I should check on vacuum circuit that is affected by warming up? It is not a full defrost; just partial enough to divert from center vents; outer vents and rear still cold....
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-29-2015, 08:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 551
Posted By mhin1956
ac cold but....

Ok, really need input on this one. With heat index 110 plus today. I have checked all vac pods, vac at source,etc. ACC was suspect, so I replaced with one that I think is ok (no changes).
...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 12-09-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 338
Posted By mhin1956
Christmas wish list

Looking for clean, minimal cracks (if any) dash in black over cream for a 123 coupe as a gift. Diesel 300cd, so no throttle/choke cable. Any leads?

Thanks!
Happy Holidays
Mark
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