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Forum: Tech Help 10-09-2018, 04:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 409
Posted By DslBnz
W210 4matic Split CV Joint Boot Supplier?

As the title reads...I was wondering if anyone knew of a supplier of CV joint boots that come with a split. I have to replace a torn boot on a 2001 E320 4matic and I was looking for advice on this. ...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-19-2018, 11:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 697
Posted By DslBnz
Those W126 cars have really soft suspension. The...

Those W126 cars have really soft suspension. The body roll is INSANE. But they're also fun to throw the tail out and control a spin in snowy weather(if you get used to it). The E-Class sedans will...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 08-26-2017, 01:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,082
Posted By DslBnz
If the torque converter lockup clutch engages, it...

If the torque converter lockup clutch engages, it would turn less. I don't have experience with either diesels personally on the road...But numbers are numbers.

0.83 x 3.46 = ~2.87

1 x 2.87 =...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 08-19-2017, 11:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,082
Posted By DslBnz
Ha! That's because "Common Rail DI"....And...

Ha! That's because "Common Rail DI"....And resultantly 300 + ft/lbs of torque available at such a low rpm. It shouldn't have too many problems even at that low rpm. An E300 diesel has to scream...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 08-14-2017, 03:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 580
Posted By DslBnz
As I understand it, not a car to own if you can't...

As I understand it, not a car to own if you can't wrench on it yourself. And/or mandatory PCA membership required! I'd like to own one someday. I kinda think they might be a good candidate for an...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 08-14-2017, 03:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 580
Posted By DslBnz
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Forum: Alternative Fuels 07-10-2017, 06:16 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 14,360
Posted By DslBnz
Nothing's perfect, bro.

Nothing's perfect, bro.
Forum: Alternative Fuels 07-10-2017, 05:24 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 14,360
Posted By DslBnz
Refine the fuel industry for more energy...

Refine the fuel industry for more energy independence, cleaner environment. We need better infrastructure because it sucks as it is. EV's are a bandaid, and could be a trojan-horse effort to get us...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-16-2017, 06:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 519
Posted By DslBnz
It's all you need! Except I don't want to be...

It's all you need! Except I don't want to be using ear plugs at 80 mph! Nevertheless, every fair lady has her charms!
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-16-2017, 06:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 519
Posted By DslBnz
Manufacturers have to do what they can to satisfy...

Manufacturers have to do what they can to satisfy emissions. Poor fuel quality, poorly enforced regulations, and a rush to give consumers a product without thorough testing (due to the insane...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-16-2017, 12:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 519
Posted By DslBnz
LOL...That's how it works! Technology doesn't go...

LOL...That's how it works! Technology doesn't go backwards! Ha ha ha!
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-16-2017, 12:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,508
Posted By DslBnz
It's apples and oranges comparison. The last...

It's apples and oranges comparison. The last time I drove a W123 for a daily driver, I was in high school. I'm now 33 years old. But I've driven W210 turbodiesels, for about 50K miles and I have...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-19-2016, 11:21 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,929
Posted By DslBnz
Dealing with people in business you find out the...

Dealing with people in business you find out the worth of each person. All of a sudden that smiling friend of yours turns into a real nasty wretch when it comes to the almighty dollar. It really...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 08-06-2016, 05:49 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,042
Posted By DslBnz
Naturally aspirated inline 6, and turbo inline...

Naturally aspirated inline 6, and turbo inline 4's with manual transmissions, modest dimensions (less width, less height, less bulk). Don't make them look like fat old people. Greater visibility...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 09-25-2015, 09:52 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,251
Posted By DslBnz
Because my first car left an impression (1985...

Because my first car left an impression (1985 300D). And my family has about 15 Mercedes diesels altogether. Dad's in the car sales business. They're all OM603, and a few OM606.

My other...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 08-31-2015, 12:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 796
Posted By DslBnz
Ah...Interesting. Still I submit...Whoever wrote...

Ah...Interesting. Still I submit...Whoever wrote that article is an idiot. The S350, when in good working order...With all it's sound insulation in place...And the engine well in tune....Is so...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-29-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 11,154
Posted By DslBnz
The solution is simple. Just buy a newer...

The solution is simple. Just buy a newer Mercedes. I wouldn't trust any other manufacturer (except Porsche simply because I'm biased).

Probably W203 on up, imho. I've seen the hits they take....
Forum: Tech Help 04-22-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,642
Posted By DslBnz
Just make the thing scream. Yes, the M103 is...

Just make the thing scream. Yes, the M103 is pretty weak below about 3.5K rpms. Keep the revs up and it's fine. It almost has as much hp as the contemporary 420, and it weighs a bit less. Making...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 01-16-2014, 02:36 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,629
Posted By DslBnz
I think a compelling reason to hit up the...

I think a compelling reason to hit up the six-cylinder is because of the short-wheelbase...Such as in the 300SE.

Some of us don't need the extra 5.5 inches. Some of us like the proportions of...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 12-28-2013, 02:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 881
Posted By DslBnz
I hope you guys don't mind...I had to steal some...

I hope you guys don't mind...I had to steal some of this stuff. It's freaking hilarious.
Forum: Diesel Performance Tuning 11-03-2013, 08:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,470
Posted By DslBnz
I thought I read 4 - 500 hp maximum for the...

I thought I read 4 - 500 hp maximum for the OM603. But it's really stressed at the upper end, and screaming out the revs. I think the rods were the limiting factor at the 400 + hp range? IDK...And...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-02-2013, 02:32 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,658
Posted By DslBnz
Ha ha ha! I meant that sorta tongue-in-cheek. ...

Ha ha ha! I meant that sorta tongue-in-cheek. We are in the 21st century after all. I would prefer less features simply for the idea of saving weight, and improving all around performance. Not...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-02-2013, 12:45 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,658
Posted By DslBnz
How sick is it to think......The E250 Sedan is...

How sick is it to think......The E250 Sedan is basically the direct descendant of.....The 240D!!!! Except I'm sure it's loaded down with unnecessary features and accommodations.
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 08-24-2013, 12:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 768
Posted By DslBnz
If you own a 944...Better make sure you have...

If you own a 944...Better make sure you have access to a lift. Everything is really tight and difficult to work on....But like anything, I think it's just getting to know how to service them.

I...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 08-16-2013, 03:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,074
Posted By DslBnz
Marvel Mystery Oil tastes better. Makes for a...

Marvel Mystery Oil tastes better. Makes for a great marinade.
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 06-23-2013, 11:29 PM
Replies: 558
Views: 12,848
Posted By DslBnz
This thread is very much proof of how limited in...

This thread is very much proof of how limited in development the human mind really is.

If somebody can't accept other realities...Or distinguish the differences between faith, law and theory......
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 06-23-2013, 03:09 AM
Replies: 558
Views: 12,848
Posted By DslBnz
I didn't say I could or could not. Did I? ...

I didn't say I could or could not. Did I? You're just trying to bait me. Have fun with that.
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 06-23-2013, 03:07 AM
Replies: 558
Views: 12,848
Posted By DslBnz
Really? Yeah...I know a couple of mormons, and...

Really? Yeah...I know a couple of mormons, and they say it has something to do with the tannic acid. I have no idea if I spelled "tannic" right. Oh well.

But yeah...

Ever try to read the...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 06-23-2013, 02:37 AM
Replies: 558
Views: 12,848
Posted By DslBnz
Mormons are cool. They don't like coffee though,...

Mormons are cool. They don't like coffee though, do they? Ha ha ha!
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 06-23-2013, 02:36 AM
Replies: 558
Views: 12,848
Posted By DslBnz
Ha ha! Good one! ;) No. I'm not doing...

Ha ha! Good one! ;)

No. I'm not doing anything. Not my problem. You need to do the work yourself. I'm not going to argue about this. I don't have the time. I suggest you step up to the...
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