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Forum: Diesel Discussion 05-03-2005, 06:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,125
Posted By arpy15
Sounds more like blow-by at the rings or possibly...

Sounds more like blow-by at the rings or possibly the valve guide seals. Are you getting a bunch of crankcase pressure when you remove the oil cap while the engine is running?
Forum: Diesel Discussion 04-11-2005, 04:08 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,822
Posted By arpy15
Kind of interesting: ...

Kind of interesting:

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Forum: Diesel Discussion 03-28-2005, 12:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 878
Posted By arpy15
I also have a 240D, mine is an 80 but I believe...

I also have a 240D, mine is an 80 but I believe its the same cooling system wise. There is a bolt in the top of the thermostat housing that when removed while running and filling will allow you to...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 03-26-2005, 01:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 826
Posted By arpy15
Ironic, I had mine come on this morning as well...

Ironic, I had mine come on this morning as well although mine went off when I turned the lights off. I'm kind of planning on a new alternator.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 03-20-2005, 09:10 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 20,891
Posted By arpy15
Janet, I bought the car, registered and...

Janet,
I bought the car, registered and drove it that night to work then home the next morning. I then went to the local Sam's Club to have tires put on and when I pulled in the parking lot she...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 03-19-2005, 09:28 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 20,891
Posted By arpy15
Not to be a bearer of bad news but just finnished...

Not to be a bearer of bad news but just finnished my 80 240D rebuild this past week. Symptoms were pretty much exactly as you describe and turned out to be a hole in one piston and a deep grove in...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 03-18-2005, 09:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 768
Posted By arpy15
I worked mine over the day before yesterday with...

I worked mine over the day before yesterday with great results. After getting the instruments out took about 10 minutes. The secret that I found in another post here is to use a drill bit that is...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 03-11-2005, 10:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,536
Posted By arpy15
Many thanks to all the great advice and...

Many thanks to all the great advice and suggestions. When I went to check out and try some of the fixes, while hooking up my drip tool, fuel began flowing out of the #1 pipe! Not sure exactly why...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 03-10-2005, 09:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,536
Posted By arpy15
Sady: When I put the IP on i had allready...

Sady: When I put the IP on i had allready installed the oil filter housing but it was still on the engine stand. Haven't tried it in the car..... at least not yet! Thanks!
Forum: Diesel Discussion 03-10-2005, 09:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,536
Posted By arpy15
Thanks for all the info, I'm going to try what...

Thanks for all the info, I'm going to try what h2odiesel has posted before I R&R the IP. I am working till 7pm and will try it tonight!
Forum: Diesel Discussion 03-09-2005, 09:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,536
Posted By arpy15
Yes, that is exactly what I did. I have done the...

Yes, that is exactly what I did. I have done the timing before (Drip Method) but first time taking off the injection pump. I am working for the next four days and won't have much of a chance to mess...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 03-09-2005, 04:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,536
Posted By arpy15
IP installation problems

Re-installed my IP after engine rebuild on my 240D yesterday following the directions of aligning the mark and the missing tooth mark on the IP as well as setting the crank to 24 degrees BTDC on the...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-11-2005, 03:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 698
Posted By arpy15
Lightbulb Cylinder liners 80 240D

I need to replace 1 or 2 cylinder liners in my 80 240D. I have the engine out and striped down to the crank, the number 2 has a gouge that I believe is too deep to hone out (Looks like maybe one of...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-24-2005, 10:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,035
Posted By arpy15
Thanks for all the great comments. I will pull...

Thanks for all the great comments. I will pull the engine/trany together. Pete, I do have a load leveler for my hoist, thanks for the tips. I am planning on pulling the engine on Wednesday the 26th....
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-23-2005, 09:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,035
Posted By arpy15
Question Pull Engine or engine and transmission?

Just curious, after reading up prior to pulling my engine for a set of new pistons, both the factory service manual and the Haynes show the transmisson and engine together. Can I just pull the...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-12-2005, 12:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 912
Posted By arpy15
Thanks for the anti-freeze info, I have always...

Thanks for the anti-freeze info, I have always liked Valvoline products!
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-11-2005, 11:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 912
Posted By arpy15
I thought that the Dex Cool was supposed to be...

I thought that the Dex Cool was supposed to be easy on the aluminum part ect. Zerex is better?
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-11-2005, 11:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 912
Posted By arpy15
Compared the gaskets, they were the same and...

Compared the gaskets, they were the same and matched up with the head and block well. Jury is still out, tried a couple of other different things today as well. Found oil coming from the area where...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-11-2005, 12:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 912
Posted By arpy15
I guess I am just grasping for straws. The head...

I guess I am just grasping for straws. The head was flat, didn't detect any cracks or anything that I could point to that was obvious while changing the head gasket. The oil on the ground wasn't...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-10-2005, 10:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 912
Posted By arpy15
Not really, worked fine when I looked it over the...

Not really, worked fine when I looked it over the first time but had been basically sitting for several months. I continue to hope that it is something that I can fix without replacing the engine. Is...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-10-2005, 08:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 912
Posted By arpy15
I have only had the car a little less than 2...

I have only had the car a little less than 2 weeks. I drove it to work 2 days after I bought it then it started doing this. Possible that it wasn't where it should have been on coolant protection I...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-10-2005, 06:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 912
Posted By arpy15
Angry Need help, oil in anti-freeze 80 240d!

I am not happy, just finnished replacing head gasket including flush and refill of Dex-Cool (Yeah the expensive kind!) anti-freeze, ran it around the block and the nice orange color was black! When I...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-04-2005, 06:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 956
Posted By arpy15
Thanks Ken, I have already taken everything apart...

Thanks Ken, I have already taken everything apart to a point of pulling the head. Just waiting for a head gasket kit before the final dis-assembly. I needed a little Moral Support!
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-04-2005, 05:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 956
Posted By arpy15
1980 240D Head gasket?

I just bought this 240D a week ago and don't have any background much on the car, it has been sitting for a while. The day after I bought it I drove it to work and back (About 70 miles) then took it...
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