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Forum: Mercedes-Benz Performance Paddock 05-21-2018, 10:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 573
Posted By DeltaDave
Buying used AMG

What is a buy back code 6 for a AMG C43?What does that mean? This is for a friend.
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Cars For Sale 08-24-2012, 02:02 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 753
Posted By DeltaDave
1981 240D 4 speed

I have a white 1981 240D for sale. It is a 4 speed. The car has a fairly low mileage clutch and a fairly new alternator. Runs good, tires good shape, paint so so. Bought it for my daughter for...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-08-2011, 09:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 594
Posted By DeltaDave
Oh no transmission shift problems

My 300TD's transmission may have finally let go after 356,000 miles. It is full of fluid, not burned. It starts as it should in 2nd, but when it shifts to 3rd it is slipping or not engaging. When I...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-12-2010, 10:02 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 450
Posted By DeltaDave
240D Hood Spring

I need a hood spring for my 1981 240D. I live in the Atlanta area. Anyone have one or suggestions on where to get one ? :D
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-21-2010, 09:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,258
Posted By DeltaDave
Wiper Blade Sizes for 85 300D

I would like to try the new Bosch Icon wiper blades on my 1985 300TD. I put them on my wife's car and they work great. However the parts catalogs doesn't show this car ! They are 20" blades normally....
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-11-2010, 07:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 476
Posted By DeltaDave
I forgot to mention the filter has not been...

I forgot to mention the filter has not been changed in about 150,000 miles, could that cause what I described ?
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-10-2010, 07:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 476
Posted By DeltaDave
W-123 Transmission Not Engaging

I had a scary thing happen today. Starting off from a stop when my 1985 TDT shifted to 3rd ( W-123s start in second normally right?), it slipped bigtime in the 2-3 shift. I was going about 35 mph...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-15-2009, 06:35 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 9,942
Posted By DeltaDave
What was wrong with the brakes ?

What was wrong with the brakes ?
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-02-2008, 11:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,590
Posted By DeltaDave
Oops

While changing a glow plug on my 240D I broke the terminal off the wire that connect to the glow plug ! Any specs on what it is or can I just buy one at a regular auto store or even a home depot type...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 05-10-2008, 08:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 674
Posted By DeltaDave
In another thread mdisav suggested on a different...

In another thread mdisav suggested on a different car to remove the Klima and jumper KL and 87 ( whatever those are). Well, the clutch engaged ! So I guess I need a Klima, looks like an expensive box.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 05-10-2008, 07:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 674
Posted By DeltaDave
I jumpered both switches on the drier. The aux...

I jumpered both switches on the drier. The aux fan ran but no joy with the AC compressor. Can the klima be bad, how can I tell. Is there a way to jumper it ?
Forum: Diesel Discussion 05-08-2008, 10:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 674
Posted By DeltaDave
Any other ideas ?

Any other ideas ?
Forum: Diesel Discussion 05-07-2008, 08:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 674
Posted By DeltaDave
I did , so I should be good on that unless the...

I did , so I should be good on that unless the low pressure switch is bad. Oh and I didn't say it is using R-134
Forum: Diesel Discussion 05-07-2008, 07:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 674
Posted By DeltaDave
Intermittent A/C Compressor engagement-1985 300TD

I read a similar post for a newer model so I thought I would ask about my problem. I have a 1985 300TD. For probably the last two years my AC compressor has cycled on and off more than it should. ...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 04-08-2008, 08:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,018
Posted By DeltaDave
awesome, that's what I was looking for. On...

awesome, that's what I was looking for. On another subject, look at the page where it shows the braking curve. The other car in the picture looks like a pre war Beetle prototype !
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-19-2007, 10:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 911
Posted By DeltaDave
When I bought my 81 240D the alternator mounting...

When I bought my 81 240D the alternator mounting system was a little messed up. The micrometer adjustment screw was gone, there wasn't a sleeve on the top bolt as mentioned in the previous post. I...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-19-2007, 10:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 583
Posted By DeltaDave
wonder if it is a spacer so a generic size filter...

wonder if it is a spacer so a generic size filter would work ? there are two size of diesel filters I believe.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-17-2007, 11:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 415
Posted By DeltaDave
Charge Indicator light not working ?

My daughter's 1981 240D has a dead battery again. It's a less than year old rebuilt Bosch alt. and a new battery. But I'm concerned with why the red charge warning light doesn't come on if it's...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 03-17-2007, 09:26 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,152
Posted By DeltaDave
It depends on the year but I know the 1985's have...

It depends on the year but I know the 1985's have a charge like what is in a air bag. When the car hits something the sensors blow the charge and tighten the seat belts. So 85's have a more complex...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 03-12-2007, 10:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 887
Posted By DeltaDave
Radiator DIY

Well my 301,000 mile 1985 300TD's( W123) radiator has a cracked top tank. Looks like it is under the overflow line connection. I did a search but didn't find any DIY links on radiator replacement....
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-26-2007, 12:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,649
Posted By DeltaDave
Upper hose

What is size of the upper hose that runs from the expansion tank to the radiator on a 1985TD ? The Fastlane seems to show a 8 x 15 mm but I'm not so sure .
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-04-2006, 05:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 671
Posted By DeltaDave
Oh I checked there also. Wonder if someone could...

Oh I checked there also. Wonder if someone could make up the most commonily used nuts and bolts for older Mercedes into a kit. This is the second time I've gone on a parts chase.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-04-2006, 05:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 671
Posted By DeltaDave
Sources for metric hardware

does anyone have a good internet source for metric nuts and bolts ? I have gone to Advance auto, AutoZone, NAPA, Home Depot and they are very lacking.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-02-2006, 10:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,033
Posted By DeltaDave
when you reattached the track rod and drag links...

when you reattached the track rod and drag links did you replace the self locking nuts ?
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-01-2006, 01:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 372
Posted By DeltaDave
Fuel Tank fitting

I'm going to replace the hose / fitting coming out of the fuel tank strainer of my 1981 240 D. Do I need to put any sealer on the metal fitting of the hose where it screws into the center of the tank...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-01-2006, 01:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,033
Posted By DeltaDave
Idler Arm Bushing Kit

How hard is it to replace the idler arm bushings on a 1985 300TD? Press them out and press new ones in ? I'm going to get the kit now !
Forum: Diesel Discussion 08-22-2006, 12:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 843
Posted By DeltaDave
does any one have a detail picture or schematic...

does any one have a detail picture or schematic of a w123 MB door latch ?
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 08-20-2006, 09:00 PM
Replies: 1,417
Views: 158,475
Posted By DeltaDave
Door Latch / Lock

I'm looking for a driver's side front door door latch assembly. Not the outside or inside door landle but the part that meshes with the striker when the door is closed. This is for a 1985 300TD but I...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 08-19-2006, 02:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 843
Posted By DeltaDave
It's not looking good. The latch mechanism on the...

It's not looking good. The latch mechanism on the bad door seems weak compared to the other doors on the car and another MB. By weak I mean the cam that fits the striker flops easily back and forth,...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 08-19-2006, 12:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 843
Posted By DeltaDave
that would definitely be easier to change than...

that would definitely be easier to change than the lock ! so, if the rubber is worn would it sometimes ( like every 5 th door slam) let the lock engage ?
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