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Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-15-2021, 11:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 321
Posted By martureo
I bought these off of ebay a few months ago. I...

I bought these off of ebay a few months ago. I needed blue and was pleased with the quality.

They do have other colors.
...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 01-11-2021, 01:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 112
Posted By martureo
PM'ed.

PM'ed.
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 01-06-2021, 12:36 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,527
Posted By martureo
I'm late in coming to this thread, but I'll throw...

I'm late in coming to this thread, but I'll throw my .02 in .

Makita is still hands down my favorite for battery powered tools. There's only two downsides. 1) Price. I have to save up when I want...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 01-04-2021, 02:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 270
Posted By martureo
Who rebuilt it and where did they get the gaskets?

Who rebuilt it and where did they get the gaskets?
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 01-02-2021, 08:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 353
Posted By martureo
Are the w123 Euro headlights hi spec or low spec?

Are the w123 Euro headlights hi spec or low spec?
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 12-30-2020, 02:56 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 571
Posted By martureo
Well, its not necessarily China that I'm...

Well, its not necessarily China that I'm avoiding. I will happily spend money where I know I'm supporting good business practices, care for the environment and good working conditions.
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 12-30-2020, 11:27 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 571
Posted By martureo
It's why I've waited for years to get a new box. ...

It's why I've waited for years to get a new box.

I picked up the Mac box last night. $450. Original owner bought it 30 years ago for $1,000. The box is immaculate aside from the stickers.

The...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 12-30-2020, 09:38 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 571
Posted By martureo
I look at overall cost. Sure, I can get a...

I look at overall cost.

Sure, I can get a ridiculous deal on a box (or whatever) now. But I'm sending my money to a company which has decided that overseas cheap labor is the answer to their...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 12-28-2020, 11:58 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 571
Posted By martureo
Found this one. Interesting, but I think the Mac...

Found this one. Interesting, but I think the Mac is the better bet.

This guy bought it in 1990 for $4800 and wants $300 for it.
...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 12-28-2020, 11:49 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 571
Posted By martureo
Well, Kobalt Stainless got nabbed just as I was...

Well, Kobalt Stainless got nabbed just as I was making arrangements to pick it up.

I think I'll go take the hour and a half drive and see what the Mac box looks like.
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 12-28-2020, 11:40 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 571
Posted By martureo
That's where I've been looking. $500 isn't going...

That's where I've been looking. $500 isn't going very far.

I've been told to hit up the Mac, Matco and SnapOn trucks as they might have old boxes they've taken in on trade in, but I'm doubting...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 12-28-2020, 10:38 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 571
Posted By martureo
I wouldn't as I won't spend a dime in Harbor...

I wouldn't as I won't spend a dime in Harbor Freight.
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 12-28-2020, 09:03 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 571
Posted By martureo
Tool Chest

I'm on the market for a bigger tool chest. I've got a mix match of some smaller Craftsman and older boxes, but I'm getting tired of them and want to spend a bit more than my previous budget allowed....
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-14-2020, 04:41 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,282
Posted By martureo
I'm using my phone for now as hauling a camera...

I'm using my phone for now as hauling a camera back and forth is just impractical. Pictures have been decent, but lately they've all been crap.

I take a few with the flash on and a few more with...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-14-2020, 04:32 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,282
Posted By martureo
Here's a picture of it installed. It took me...

Here's a picture of it installed. It took me quite awhile to figure this out and I wish I'd taken a picture of it.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50719682093_e50b36f9ca_h.jpg

Next thing to...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-14-2020, 04:22 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,282
Posted By martureo
And installed. Lower bracket nut. ...

And installed.

Lower bracket nut.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50720495646_f691b4b940_b.jpg

And upper.

You can see why I don't want to ever have to hunt after rust around this...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-14-2020, 04:13 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,282
Posted By martureo
Yeah, I've got to drill a hole in my nice, new,...

Yeah, I've got to drill a hole in my nice, new, painted panel. This did not feel good.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50720537827_0754d47230.jpg

Done.

Now what am I going to do to...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-14-2020, 03:59 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,282
Posted By martureo
I worked my butt off this week and weekend, but...

I worked my butt off this week and weekend, but as I was going full speed I didn't take pictures of everything. Kinda wish I did (for my own scrapbook), but it is what it is.

I don't have decent...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-10-2020, 12:08 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 774
Posted By martureo
Could I recommend something? Install with a...

Could I recommend something?

Install with a decent washer and don't use a lock/split washer. Lock washers don't hold up with vibration, they just back out.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-09-2020, 09:23 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,282
Posted By martureo
I ended up seam sealing every patch in the...

I ended up seam sealing every patch in the driver's footwell and inner fender area. Not really because I needed to, but because I'm running short on time and this is just nice insurance. I've already...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-09-2020, 09:20 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,282
Posted By martureo
Still getting closer to the point where I can...

Still getting closer to the point where I can drive it.

Driver's side rear outer seat mount is fabricated and in. That jig really helped and I'm confident that the seat will go in easily.
...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 12-08-2020, 08:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 561
Posted By martureo
That was easy to find. It came from this...

That was easy to find.

It came from this ebay auction.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Mercedes-Fuel-Injection-Pump-OM617-NA-Diesel-W123-300CD-300D-300TD-/252962785987

And from the guy at Reinvent...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-06-2020, 12:03 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 923
Posted By martureo
I would add that you should look for a decent...

I would add that you should look for a decent water pump. Geba is one of the brands that I'll stick with as they tend to have the cast impeller rather than the sheet metal one.

You want the one on...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-03-2020, 05:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 340
Posted By martureo
My phone weighs 8.3 oz. I just looked at Garmin's...

My phone weighs 8.3 oz. I just looked at Garmin's GPS units and the largest one is at 8.45 oz.

Unless you have a GPS that's a pound or more, you should be fine.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-03-2020, 04:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 681
Posted By martureo
Use the block heater. It isn't going to...

Use the block heater.

It isn't going to give you instant heat, but it will definitely keep the engine coolant warmer than nothing.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-02-2020, 09:14 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,181
Posted By martureo
Do not use stainless. The thread plate that these...

Do not use stainless. The thread plate that these thread into is made of carbon steel. With any moisture in the environment it will cause galvanic corrosion between the stainless bolt and the thread...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-01-2020, 10:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 340
Posted By martureo
I'd highly recommend RAM Mounts. I used a suction...

I'd highly recommend RAM Mounts. I used a suction cup, an extension arm and the X Grip mount for my phone. I mounted it on the windshield in my w123s and in my w124 without issue. My phone is rather...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-01-2020, 09:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 619
Posted By martureo
Are you talking about this guy? His channel is...

Are you talking about this guy? His channel is "Diesel Mercedes" on YouTube.

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZ6tyX7y-TF7OYwl7_niEXg/featured

He's the only guy I can think of that begins...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-30-2020, 11:12 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,282
Posted By martureo
Quick update. Started forming a few patches...

Quick update.

Started forming a few patches to close in the holes in driver's inner fender after spending 20 minutes fiddling with the hood release cable grommet. Then moved on to prepping the...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-30-2020, 12:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,049
Posted By martureo
Go through Sears. They used to be the primary...

Go through Sears. They used to be the primary supplier for Michelin in the states back in the day.

https://www.sears.com/michelin-defender-t-h-195-70r14-all-season/p-09570630000P

Looks like...
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