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Forum: Tech Help Yesterday, 01:33 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 40
Posted By engatwork
2014 GLK350 with m276 engine - time to get into timing parts

I recently changed out the timing chain tensioners thinking that was going to quieten down the rattle I hear on cold start at 250k miles. Now after doing a little more research it sounds like it is...
Forum: Tech Help Yesterday, 07:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,136
Posted By engatwork
Sitting at a red light idling and then...

Sitting at a red light idling and then accelerating away, with smoke coming out of tail pipe, is indicative of valve guide seals based on what I've read.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 09-17-2022, 04:53 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 792
Posted By engatwork
What part of the world are you in?

What part of the world are you in?
Forum: Diesel Discussion 09-10-2022, 06:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 269
Posted By engatwork
I've seen the green stuff in them. I run Zerex...

I've seen the green stuff in them. I run Zerex G05 in my 98. G48 in the GLk350 IIRC. As stated, get one and only use that.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 09-10-2022, 12:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 517
Posted By engatwork
all aluminum radiator...

all aluminum radiator (https://instantradiator.com/product/1986-1987-mercedes-benz-300sdl-aluminum-radiator/)

Thanks for the link. I've just emailed them to see if I send them a new, leaking one...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Cars For Sale 09-09-2022, 05:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 347
Posted By engatwork
Looks good, you should do good with it. Why the...

Looks good, you should do good with it. Why the r12 with all the upgrades though?
Forum: Diesel Discussion 09-09-2022, 06:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 641
Posted By engatwork
That is all - two idler pulleys and the tensioner.

That is all - two idler pulleys and the tensioner.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 09-08-2022, 05:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 641
Posted By engatwork
Typically anywhere from now to about 180k miles...

Typically anywhere from now to about 180k miles is good time to change to prevent losing any of it and sitting by the road.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 09-06-2022, 06:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 339
Posted By engatwork
Then the Chinese made part may be fine then. I'd...

Then the Chinese made part may be fine then. I'd still try to source the part from an authorized turbodiesel shop.

I've always used Turbo Diesel and Electric Service, Guy Paine Rd, Macon, Ga.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 09-05-2022, 07:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 339
Posted By engatwork
Try to find an authorized Bosch shop whose...

Try to find an authorized Bosch shop whose business does turbo diesel service in your area.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 09-04-2022, 07:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 339
Posted By engatwork
Idk about ebay part. I'd try to get it to a...

Idk about ebay part. I'd try to get it to a turbo rebuild shop. What part of the world are you in?
Forum: Diesel Discussion 09-04-2022, 01:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 339
Posted By engatwork
Pull turbo and have it rebuilt,

Pull turbo and have it rebuilt,
Forum: Diesel Discussion 09-01-2022, 05:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 393
Posted By engatwork
I've experienced this when I hit a really bad...

I've experienced this when I hit a really bad bump on a dirt road. Ended up replacing the radiator and fan. Also if the front, lower part of the car has hit something before it will push the lower...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 08-27-2022, 12:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 375
Posted By engatwork
The lovely Ms engatwork and I rode around...

The lovely Ms engatwork and I rode around California a couple of years ago and stumbled accross this one a few years ago. Absolutely beautiful view. I wonder if the ppl I saw sitting on the deck...
Forum: Tech Help 08-24-2022, 05:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 608
Posted By engatwork
Yep, to make sure she does not break down...

Yep, to make sure she does not break down everything that the serpentine belt turns has now been replaced too. Compressor quit a couple of months ago.
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 08-24-2022, 06:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 294
Posted By engatwork
I enjoy watching Car Issues Tyler. Can you...

I enjoy watching Car Issues Tyler.

Can you send me the phone number of the blond from Tx you purchased the James Bond car from? Thanks:)
Forum: Tech Help 08-21-2022, 07:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 608
Posted By engatwork
247,000 miles and I started hearing a little cold...

247,000 miles and I started hearing a little cold start chain rattle. Replaced the timing chain tensioners this morning. Rattle should be resolved once I try starting in am. The old tensioners...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 08-21-2022, 07:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 253
Posted By engatwork
I don't even like to go out after dark anymore.

I don't even like to go out after dark anymore.
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 08-13-2022, 07:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 379
Posted By engatwork
Car looks very good in regards to body and...

Car looks very good in regards to body and interior. The engine is so noisy I don't think any amount of service will make that go away. She supposed to pick up today.
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 08-11-2022, 05:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 379
Posted By engatwork
She is trying to figure out what to do with it. ...

She is trying to figure out what to do with it. Let me know if you got any interest Auto.
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 08-06-2022, 07:22 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,946
Posted By engatwork
Now at almost 250k miles

Other than routine maintenance - brakes, filters, oil changes, etc..... everything on the front of the engine that is operated by the serpentine belt has now been replaced. The a/c compressor clutch...
Forum: Tech Help 08-05-2022, 12:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,715
Posted By engatwork
He has not been on in a few years. Try...

He has not been on in a few years. Try contacting him through his home page.
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 08-04-2022, 05:18 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,345
Posted By engatwork
I see people sleep over in their rv in WalMart...

I see people sleep over in their rv in WalMart parking lots.
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 08-03-2022, 06:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 379
Posted By engatwork
The lady that owns it is a hottie:).

The lady that owns it is a hottie:).
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 08-02-2022, 07:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 379
Posted By engatwork
I did pull the level indicator out and cleaned...

I did pull the level indicator out and cleaned the thin layer of build up off of it.

I think I'm seeing metal flakes in the oil filter. Plans are to take it to work and look at it a little closer...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 08-02-2022, 07:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 379
Posted By engatwork
It is already leaking like a sieve. To be honest...

It is already leaking like a sieve. To be honest I think she ran it low on oil. It was 3 quarts down when it came in. The electronic level indicator never said anything but full is what she said...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 08-02-2022, 04:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 379
Posted By engatwork
37,000 miles oil change interval

Had a friend bring their 2013 BMW 550i to me yesterday to see what the engine noise is. I asked her when was the oil changed last and she said when I did it during 2019 at 122k miles. Needless to...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 07-31-2022, 07:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 265
Posted By engatwork
I need the front speaker covers that are out at...

I need the front speaker covers that are out at the ends of the dash if you can get them out without them coming apart.

Let me know.
thanks
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Cars For Sale 07-26-2022, 07:43 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 314
Posted By engatwork
Cap'n Courageous 89 w124 for sale cheap

I talked to Cap'n Courageous yesterday and he said to tell everyone hello. Anyway he as a I think '89 E320 (may be E300 six cylinder). He is interested in selling cheap and would rather the car not...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-21-2022, 06:00 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,383
Posted By engatwork
Off with the head:). Now we know how many...

Off with the head:).

Now we know how many miles we should be able to get to before engine issues. I'd suggest pulling the engine, replace the bearings, rings and remove head and have it rebuilt. ...
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