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Forum: Tech Help 03-22-2019, 05:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 120
Posted By Zulfiqar
This is exactly what also happens on M112 and 113...

This is exactly what also happens on M112 and 113 - the misfiring cylinder will be shut down in both fuel and spark to prevent cat converter damage.

to OP.

have you checked the spark plugs - my...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 03-22-2019, 04:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 575
Posted By Zulfiqar
Try looking for an oldschool family owned battery...

Try looking for an oldschool family owned battery business, I have found one in my town and they are excellent. They sell all 3 battery makers products and always sell me a deka product (same as napa...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 03-22-2019, 01:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 229
Posted By Zulfiqar
That pic doesnt bid well, Im thinking the line is...

That pic doesnt bid well, Im thinking the line is not flared/swollen at the edges as we discussed. This type of repair blows apart. The compression union is a perfectly good repair here.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 03-21-2019, 05:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 229
Posted By Zulfiqar
In a completely other brand of car I added a...

In a completely other brand of car I added a universal style transmission cooler and was extremely bored so I made a lineset from tubing and short sections of hose to connect everything, I did a...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 03-21-2019, 04:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 229
Posted By Zulfiqar
bending a new set of those from some new tube...

bending a new set of those from some new tube stock shouldnt take much effort.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 03-21-2019, 03:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 229
Posted By Zulfiqar
Instead of buying cheap replacements of...

Instead of buying cheap replacements of questionable quality, remove your old ones and cut off the hydraulic swages, clamp on some fresh AT cooler rubber line onto the old end nipples with oetiker...
Forum: Tech Help 03-21-2019, 10:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 465
Posted By Zulfiqar
Eat two boxes of wheaties and install a hub...

Eat two boxes of wheaties and install a hub puller to that hub, get yourself a very chunky slide hammer and attach it to the hub puller.

You will need to slide that hammer quite a bit to pull the...
Forum: Tech Help 03-20-2019, 10:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 403
Posted By Zulfiqar
The torque converter clutch on a 722.6...

The torque converter clutch on a 722.6 transmission is unique in its own way as it deapplies by centrifugal force only. This is very commonly known now, when the TCC material wears and becomes a bit...
Forum: Tech Help 03-19-2019, 02:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 132
Posted By Zulfiqar
You can buy those ball cages from some CV axle...

You can buy those ball cages from some CV axle rebuild outlets. I think rockford and GKN driveline shops or any decent CV rebuild business can get you those cages. The guys running the older SAABs...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 03-19-2019, 02:56 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,737
Posted By Zulfiqar
thats a problem then, there are some axle...

thats a problem then, there are some axle rebuilders which do a sterling job, I have got a cv axle from CVO (cv axle of Ocala) and they were nothing short of good. Car restored to factory smoothness,...
Forum: Tech Help 03-19-2019, 02:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 403
Posted By Zulfiqar
I have seen this issue too, torque converter...

I have seen this issue too, torque converter clutch was locked on. replaced with rebuilt one with the sonnax kit already in there, And that car shifted nothing short of magic level good.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 03-19-2019, 11:18 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,737
Posted By Zulfiqar
Not just mercedes, on every brand of car. The...

Not just mercedes, on every brand of car. The factory axles are a million times better than the store axle. I prefer regreased and rebooted axles because I dont want to do this job twice. Use the...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 03-14-2019, 11:27 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 407
Posted By Zulfiqar
pathfinder CVT. a very peaky engine and a numb...

pathfinder CVT. a very peaky engine and a numb transmission, nissan also provides a nice tow hitch on that thing.

as soon as you set off with a tow load and have a transmission temp gauge, you can...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 03-14-2019, 10:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 207
Posted By Zulfiqar
The same leak also happens in nissan VQ35 engines...

The same leak also happens in nissan VQ35 engines and causes a fire too. didnt see any articles on those.
Forum: Tech Help 03-14-2019, 10:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 220
Posted By Zulfiqar
a coat of plastidip can restore them too. The...

a coat of plastidip can restore them too. The flex coating that is used to recoat ratchet handles and pliers etc.
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 03-13-2019, 06:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 157
Posted By Zulfiqar
Exactly, thats a bit over the simpleton method...

Exactly, thats a bit over the simpleton method mentioned in the article, Im still wondering if that article has any weight or is it a new methodology of just wasting time wishing on how to solve a...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 03-13-2019, 11:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 157
Posted By Zulfiqar
Is there any other way to solve a problem?

Is there any other way to solve a problem?
Forum: Diesel Discussion 03-13-2019, 11:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 273
Posted By Zulfiqar
permatex and loctite both sell gasket dressings,...

permatex and loctite both sell gasket dressings, so does hylomar (classic formula) - apply it correctly and tighten correctly. You wont have a leak.

black and gray gasket maker is not a dressing...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 03-13-2019, 11:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 150
Posted By Zulfiqar
My own DIY dipstick has a 25cm mark which I use...

My own DIY dipstick has a 25cm mark which I use for cold level check, Start the engine, let it idle, check the level, if its at the 25cm mark its good for driving, if you dont see anything, add till...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 03-10-2019, 02:05 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 948
Posted By Zulfiqar
Yes, its pretty obvious for anyone. but still I...

Yes, its pretty obvious for anyone. but still I have seen the transmission drain and doubled engine oil on subarus more than I can count. Including the CVT ones.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 03-10-2019, 02:03 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 948
Posted By Zulfiqar
That is on another level of WOW.. standing...

That is on another level of WOW.. standing ovation WOW. Because the fill on that transmission is still the dipstick tube.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 03-08-2019, 03:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 203
Posted By Zulfiqar
Beck Arnley coolants come in a lot of flavors....

Beck Arnley coolants come in a lot of flavors. The Extended life blue is the stuff found in Honda and Nissan, the red is toyota, so is Ex, life pink 50/50

the one you want is the euro blue (if you...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 03-08-2019, 03:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 259
Posted By Zulfiqar
cant be helped, Im also diabetic type 2 (makes it...

cant be helped, Im also diabetic type 2 (makes it sound like a VW microbus) - I have a real stupid kind, its like my body yoyos the amount of insulin on whims.

adjust your food type and exercise...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 03-08-2019, 12:21 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 948
Posted By Zulfiqar
Its very common on older subarus as the...

Its very common on older subarus as the transmission and oil pan are very close to each other and use similar drain plugs, Lots of vehicles got a transmission drain and doubled up engine oil that...
Forum: Tech Help 03-07-2019, 02:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 481
Posted By Zulfiqar
Exactly same as the ZF 8 spd boxes, good that...

Exactly same as the ZF 8 spd boxes, good that aftermarket is now making those pans with removeable filters, dont know about the 9G tronic though.
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 03-07-2019, 02:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 196
Posted By Zulfiqar
You should inspect the new BMW engines now, the...

You should inspect the new BMW engines now, the harmonic balancer is built backwards - meaning the damper weight (which is larger than the belt hub) is outside the belt hub rather than inside like...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 03-07-2019, 02:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 196
Posted By Zulfiqar
In another life I used to wrench for a paycheck...

In another life I used to wrench for a paycheck (outside of US), Being speedy and efficient guaranteed you a good paycheck.

Those toyota V8 starters are easy because the entire manifold is...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 03-07-2019, 01:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 196
Posted By Zulfiqar
The prices that some shops quote now are just...

The prices that some shops quote now are just ridiculous. e.g. a coworker took her 06 dodge caravan to a shop near her house for a power steering problem, the shop quoted her 2800/- dollars (yes, two...
Forum: Tech Help 03-07-2019, 12:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 481
Posted By Zulfiqar
You wont want to look under a Ford truck then,...

You wont want to look under a Ford truck then, the whole oil pan is made of plastic.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 03-07-2019, 12:56 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 948
Posted By Zulfiqar
news nowadays is pretty sensationalist anyway -...

news nowadays is pretty sensationalist anyway - the common man has no idea that the car takes any other "oil" other than the 19.99 "oil" change.

and also that the car is a magic box on wheels...
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