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Forum: Mercedes-Benz Cars For Sale 12-26-2016, 09:34 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,574
Posted By ytmtnman
Spent most of it's time NOT in the rust belt....

Spent most of it's time NOT in the rust belt. Came up from North Carolina in 2012. I've kept if off the road in the winter. Body is in good shape. I have many new parts on it. Total front suspension...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Cars For Sale 12-25-2016, 12:47 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,574
Posted By ytmtnman
She's running. Had the starter rebuilt. Recent...

She's running. Had the starter rebuilt.
Recent valve adjust.
New battery.
New Glow plugs.
Needs a thorough cleaning inside and out.
Hasn't seen daily use in a few years. Driven only a handful of...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 09-14-2016, 08:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 574
Posted By ytmtnman
That's what I hope. Any other opinions?

That's what I hope.
Any other opinions?
Forum: Diesel Discussion 09-13-2016, 08:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 574
Posted By ytmtnman
Could the teeth be in poor shape due to the...

Could the teeth be in poor shape due to the starter drive plunger not staying plunged?
Forum: Diesel Discussion 09-12-2016, 11:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 574
Posted By ytmtnman
Loose starter bolts?

Loose starter bolts?
Forum: Diesel Discussion 09-12-2016, 10:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 574
Posted By ytmtnman
OM617 Flywheel ring gear teeth inspection, Video

My starter engages and starts to turn the motor, however it "disengages" before completing a revolution. The starter spins freely like it hit a flat spot on the flywheel ring gear or the starter gear...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Cars For Sale 07-13-2016, 08:35 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,574
Posted By ytmtnman
I'll send you a PM with contact info.

I'll send you a PM with contact info.
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Cars For Sale 07-11-2016, 08:05 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,574
Posted By ytmtnman
Acworth nh, 03601

Acworth nh, 03601
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Cars For Sale 07-09-2016, 08:43 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,574
Posted By ytmtnman
Yes. It's still for sale. The issue is that I...

Yes. It's still for sale. The issue is that I need to figure out what the starter issue is in order to know if I can sell it as a runner. I don't have much time to work on it these days.

I see you...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-16-2016, 09:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 982
Posted By ytmtnman
There is an inspection port, but I can not get my...

There is an inspection port, but I can not get my eyeballs into the hole to see the teeth. Probe cam would be helpful.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-16-2016, 08:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 982
Posted By ytmtnman
I think it should work. Posted as public. I can...

I think it should work. Posted as public. I can view it. Hmmm.

Vid basically shows the same view. Are the teeth in the pic good?
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-16-2016, 07:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 982
Posted By ytmtnman
Video and Pic added

Video and Pic added
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-16-2016, 02:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 982
Posted By ytmtnman
I checked the teeth on the ring gear. They all...

I checked the teeth on the ring gear. They all look like this, none missing. Are these teeth worn too much?
...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-13-2016, 09:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 982
Posted By ytmtnman
The symptoms got progressively worse. The starter...

The symptoms got progressively worse. The starter was "disengaging" from time to time. Acted like it found a flat spot on the ring gear, but without a noticeable growl. Just sort of a whirring like...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-12-2016, 07:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 982
Posted By ytmtnman
Thanks Dan, Whitmore, Time is hard to come...

Thanks Dan, Whitmore,

Time is hard to come by. Kids, homesteading, timberframing, work ,etc.

Even repaired, I will probably sell. I was using it as my daily driver and have replaced it. Now...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-12-2016, 12:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 982
Posted By ytmtnman
1983 300TD starter or flywheel bad, sell or fix?

I'm torn. I love the car but find myself without the time or $ to fix. If it is the starter, I know it would be an "easy" fix. The flywheel however, is above my pay grade.

I think I'm willing to...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Cars For Sale 06-12-2016, 12:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,574
Posted By ytmtnman
Ummm. She runs great. But the starter or flywheel...

Ummm. She runs great. But the starter or flywheel needs to be replaced. Love/Hate. I'm torn. I really don't have the time for her. I would certainly sell now. Make an offer!
Forum: Diesel Discussion 05-04-2016, 12:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 595
Posted By ytmtnman
Called the shop up. He said he can't bring caster...

Called the shop up. He said he can't bring caster in to spec because the ride height in the rear is off. He says the rear squats and is uneven between L/R. I know I can adjust ride height, but can I...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 05-04-2016, 10:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 595
Posted By ytmtnman
They didn't touch caster because they said...

They didn't touch caster because they said although it is out of spec, it is even and will not be an issue. Is this true?
Forum: Diesel Discussion 05-03-2016, 05:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 595
Posted By ytmtnman
Still pulling after alignment

1983 300td,

Lined up today but still pulling hard to the right. Got the results posted in the picture. Should I return to the shop and ask for a redo, or refund? The tires have 15k on them and...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Cars For Sale 03-17-2016, 10:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,574
Posted By ytmtnman
WooHoo! I had a minute (hours) to clean out the...

WooHoo! I had a minute (hours) to clean out the injectors, now she runs great and .......she is no longer for sale.
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Cars For Sale 02-19-2016, 07:52 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,574
Posted By ytmtnman
2 tank heated greasecar system, additional flat...

2 tank heated greasecar system, additional flat plate heat exchanger, with copilot and fuel pressure guage . Copilot stopped switching valves so I added a manual switch and use the copilot to...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Cars For Sale 02-17-2016, 05:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,574
Posted By ytmtnman
Bump. Price lowered. $1000 OBRO.

Bump. Price lowered. $1000 OBRO.
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Cars For Sale 12-21-2015, 10:29 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,574
Posted By ytmtnman
Bumpity

Bumpity
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Cars For Sale 12-07-2015, 12:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,574
Posted By ytmtnman
Unhappy 1983 300td

Located in Acworth, NH

Was Vstech's car.

Spent most of it's time NOT in the rust belt. Body is in good shape. I have many new parts on it. Total front end rebuild. Brakes. Rear hydraulics....
Forum: Diesel Discussion 08-28-2015, 10:10 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,997
Posted By ytmtnman
Just a funny notion on this very informative...

Just a funny notion on this very informative thread.....
Will you have to shut the AC off before entering a highway? :D
Forum: Diesel Discussion 08-16-2015, 09:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 635
Posted By ytmtnman
Thanks everyone. It looks like I am on the right...

Thanks everyone. It looks like I am on the right track now.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 08-16-2015, 08:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 635
Posted By ytmtnman
The bottom nut moves when moving the lock nut...

The bottom nut moves when moving the lock nut down, but not when moving the adjusting nut down. I'll give this a shot after breakfast.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 08-15-2015, 03:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 635
Posted By ytmtnman
So I had three stuck in total, and I managed to...

So I had three stuck in total, and I managed to loosen all of them using the most forceful finesse I could muster.

Now I have the issue where one of the adjusters is not making any adjustment....
Forum: Diesel Discussion 08-15-2015, 12:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 635
Posted By ytmtnman
OM617 valve adj/lock nuts stuck together

I got all exhaust and one intake valve adjusted before running into the nuts stuck together. I don't want to torque on them too hard. A .1 feeler will not fit, but .005 does, so there is some...
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