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Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-09-2020, 05:27 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 17,178
Posted By Stevo
I have been using Amsoil 15W 40 for years and...

I have been using Amsoil 15W 40 for years and going 10 K between changes. I had an oil sample checked a couple times and no problem. I also use the Amsoil two cycle oil in my power saws, good stuff;)
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-09-2020, 05:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 678
Posted By Stevo
Make sure all the screws that hold the three...

Make sure all the screws that hold the three components of the instrument cluster are tight. thats how everything is grounded.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 05-23-2020, 09:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 279
Posted By Stevo
The easiest method is using a "squirt can". I...

The easiest method is using a "squirt can". I found the biggest problem is finding a good one. clear hose in various sizes can be found at Ace Hardware. Be sure the hole in the bleeder is not plugged...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 05-20-2020, 11:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 279
Posted By Stevo
The clutch must be bled from the "bottom up"...

The clutch must be bled from the "bottom up" check out this thread http://www.peachparts.com/shopforum/diesel-discussion/319093-note-clutch-bleeding.html
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Cars For Sale 08-02-2019, 09:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,229
Posted By Stevo
Sorry guys, I am not getting notifications, the...

Sorry guys, I am not getting notifications, the moderator said he would fix it but has not it seems. I haven't been around the forum for a while. checked my "junk" mail box, not there.
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Cars For Sale 07-26-2019, 10:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,229
Posted By Stevo
Yes, its the blue wagon (TD)

Yes, its the blue wagon (TD)
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Cars For Sale 07-24-2019, 03:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,229
Posted By Stevo
Very nice 85 Euro, 5 speed, TD

I bought this TD nine years ago with 218K miles on it from a guy in Seattle (247748 at present). It had been owned by a doctor in British Columbia and the "MB Club Russia" showed it was originally...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-22-2019, 08:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 273
Posted By Stevo
Thanks guys, I called the place in Lakewood as...

Thanks guys, I called the place in Lakewood as its closer. The guy I talked to didn't seem upset when I mentioned "Euro" so that's a good sign :) Thanks for the input this one has me stumped. I...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-21-2019, 07:37 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 201
Posted By Stevo
Vacuum problem, NW Wa Shop?

Disregard, didn't see the original
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-21-2019, 04:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 273
Posted By Stevo
Good MB shop, Wa?

Greetings, can anyone recommend a good MB shop in NW Wa? I live on the Olympic peninsula. "Benz Friendz" was the shop of choice for years but I dont think they are around anymore. I have a vacuum...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-13-2019, 06:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 987
Posted By Stevo
Humm, I dont remember what brand I used but I...

Humm, I dont remember what brand I used but I didn't use the whole bottle, maybe half. I did just pump it in one side and out the other at the firewall and I used hot water. I dont even remember...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 05-08-2018, 12:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 455
Posted By Stevo
Thanks. I had a protective "film" called, as I...

Thanks. I had a protective "film" called, as I remember, "stone guard" on my Euro headlights up until a couple months ago when it became clouded and I removed it. What ever hit my light made a hole...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 05-07-2018, 11:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 455
Posted By Stevo
Thanks for the reply. I was wondering about the...

Thanks for the reply. I was wondering about the particulars of doing the job of actually replacing the lens, sealant used, etc...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 05-07-2018, 07:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 455
Posted By Stevo
W 123 Euro headlight replacement

While driving, a rock hit my driver side Euro W123 headlight. I would like to replace it with an OEM part, any ideas on where to get one? I saw replacement "lenses", has done anyone this? I didn't...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-11-2018, 11:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 259
Posted By Stevo
Thanks for the reply. We have only been able to...

Thanks for the reply. We have only been able to find an 86 owners manual on E bay so I guess we'll go with that.:)
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-10-2018, 06:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 259
Posted By Stevo
86 to 87 W126 changes?

A friend traded in the nice little 240D I sold her and bought a 87 420 SEL,:rolleyes: Can anyone tell me "would the owner's manual for a 86 be about the same? As is the similarity between a 1982 240D...
Forum: General Information 02-10-2018, 06:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,054
Posted By Stevo
86 to 87 W126 changes?

A friend traded in the nice little 240D I sold her and bought a 87 420 SEL, Can anyone tell me "would the owner's manual for a 86 be about the same? As is the similarity between a 1982 240D and a 83...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-06-2018, 09:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 710
Posted By Stevo
The only way the "trunk" light well come on in my...

The only way the "trunk" light well come on in my 85 euro TD is if I use the switch on the light fixture. I've had the car quite a while, I should look into that:rolleyes:
Forum: Diesel Discussion 10-07-2017, 06:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 576
Posted By Stevo
My 85 Euro, 5 spd, TD uses the same clutch disc...

My 85 Euro, 5 spd, TD uses the same clutch disc as my US spic 240Ds. I haven't had to put a clutch in the Euro 240D yet.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 10-05-2017, 08:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 453
Posted By Stevo
You're right about that. I used too keep up on...

You're right about that. I used too keep up on flushing the whole system including the clutch but have become neglectful in the last few years. I need to get a new pressure bleeder as mine went south...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 10-05-2017, 07:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 453
Posted By Stevo
I sent the DS to "driveshaft Service" of Portland...

I sent the DS to "driveshaft Service" of Portland Or, they do MB and BMW and replaced the front brake calipers and hoses. :)
Forum: Diesel Discussion 10-02-2017, 06:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 453
Posted By Stevo
The long section is 44 inches from the outboard...

The long section is 44 inches from the outboard side of the yoke to the outboard side of the center support

The short section is 17 inches from the outboard side of the yoke to the end of the...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 10-02-2017, 05:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 453
Posted By Stevo
This brake problem was sort of a "side problem' I...

This brake problem was sort of a "side problem' I need a new drive shaft U joint and since the cars is a Euro 5 speed 300TD, I figured it would be a big problem. I've called a couple big DS shops on...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 10-02-2017, 02:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 453
Posted By Stevo
Oh, that guy charges for his videos now? I...

Oh, that guy charges for his videos now? I haven't been around for a while. I see your in Seattle so I was going to ask you if you knew if "Roy" from "Benz friendz", is still around with a shop? I...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 09-30-2017, 09:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 453
Posted By Stevo
Thanks Tom, that sounds like a good plan. The...

Thanks Tom, that sounds like a good plan. The pads were new when I bought the car several years ago and I haven't put that many miles on it. I have a couple rebuilt calipers if they dont come...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 09-30-2017, 03:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 453
Posted By Stevo
85 Euro TD brake problem

Both front calipers seem to be "pinching" the rotor to the extent that its hard to turn the front wheels with the car jacked up. I'm trying to decide the best way to approach this, try and pull the...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-04-2017, 02:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 418
Posted By Stevo
I got a chance to pull the RR wheel off and...

I got a chance to pull the RR wheel off and observed the brake pads were shot and when I pulled the pins the (ATE) keeper fell out in two pieces. I replaced the pads on both sides and a test drive...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-02-2017, 06:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 418
Posted By Stevo
I had read all the threads i could find and am...

I had read all the threads i could find and am considering doing what you suggest, using a rear "trailing arm" from a parts car. I actually have five parts cars in fairly good shape and I'm still in...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-02-2017, 01:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 418
Posted By Stevo
Blazemaster, Thanks for the info. Yes, the socket...

Blazemaster, Thanks for the info. Yes, the socket was a concern when I considered doing the job myself. I may find someone local to do it, if so I'll take you up on the socket offer if they dont have...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-02-2017, 10:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 418
Posted By Stevo
MB shop around Puget sound area

Anybody have a recommendation for a good shop? I'm up near Port Townsend and need a rear wheel bearing for my 79 240D. One of the "Benz Friendz" brothers used to have a shop in Burien but I don't...
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