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Forum: Diesel Discussion Yesterday, 12:10 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,993
Posted By ROLLGUY
On these cars, the speedo goes with the...

On these cars, the speedo goes with the differential ratio. Both need to be changed together if accuracy is desired. If you can find a 124 with the same ratio as your wagon, the speedo should work...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-09-2021, 12:19 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,993
Posted By ROLLGUY
I wish I could have been there, it would have...

I wish I could have been there, it would have been nice to meet you.....Rich
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-04-2021, 11:59 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,526
Posted By ROLLGUY
Many glass shops and/or installers will NOT...

Many glass shops and/or installers will NOT install used glass. At least that has been my experience.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-02-2021, 06:40 PM
Replies: 773
Views: 85,188
Posted By ROLLGUY
Yes, it is quite easy on one of these engines....

Yes, it is quite easy on one of these engines. Just remove the two rocker shafts and rockers, put the piston you are working on at TDC, remove the top nut, unscrew the jamb nut, then remove the valve...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-24-2020, 05:25 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 10,457
Posted By ROLLGUY
Awesome write-up, thanks! I have done pretty...

Awesome write-up, thanks! I have done pretty much the exact same thing many times, so I know exactly what you went through. The driver seat in my 629,000 mile wagon has parts from four different...
Forum: Events & Gatherings 12-24-2020, 02:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,180
Posted By ROLLGUY
I am hoping Blue will plan the next trip for...

I am hoping Blue will plan the next trip for Diesels only, or just any MB. That way more can join in. However, the more participants (cars) there are, the harder it is to organize a trip that lasts...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-23-2020, 09:08 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,152
Posted By ROLLGUY
Service Wagon

Although there is no snow here (Death Valley CA), it is winter! It got below freezing at night while camping. It's a good thing is was not snowing, as I had to "service" the Service Wagon (replace...
Forum: Events & Gatherings 12-22-2020, 12:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,180
Posted By ROLLGUY
It was an invitation only affair, so I had no say...

It was an invitation only affair, so I had no say as to who was invited. However, Blue's next trip might be a "Diesel Drive" (I suggested this so my 300SLD would be allowed). It could be open to all,...
Forum: Events & Gatherings 12-21-2020, 07:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,180
Posted By ROLLGUY
A few of my favorites: We camped on a dry lake...

A few of my favorites:
We camped on a dry lake Friday night in "circle the wagons" fashion, The group parked by the sign at the entrance to the park, and a shot of the Sea Level sign about 270'...
Forum: Events & Gatherings 12-21-2020, 07:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,180
Posted By ROLLGUY
Photo album link

Here is a link to some photos:
https://photos.app.goo.gl/B5cA2suZ2ELrwrgC7
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-18-2020, 08:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 480
Posted By ROLLGUY
Death Valley 123 Wagon only tour

My friend Blue Nelson organized this trip. Check it out!http://www.peachparts.com/shopforum/events-gatherings/409831-15-s123-all-wagon-death-valley-invitational-tour-12-18-12-20-a.html
Forum: Events & Gatherings 12-18-2020, 08:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,180
Posted By ROLLGUY
More photos of the group.

More photos of the group.
Forum: Events & Gatherings 12-18-2020, 08:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,180
Posted By ROLLGUY
Photo op at Trona Pinicles.

Photo op at Trona Pinicles.
Forum: Events & Gatherings 12-18-2020, 01:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,180
Posted By ROLLGUY
Only one photo allowed with my iPad:-)

Only one photo allowed with my iPad:-)
Forum: Events & Gatherings 12-18-2020, 01:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,180
Posted By ROLLGUY
There are four here so far. It is a beautiful day...

There are four here so far. It is a beautiful day here in Santa Monica. Stay tuned for more updates!
Forum: Events & Gatherings 12-17-2020, 01:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,180
Posted By ROLLGUY
15+S123 All Wagon Death Valley Invitational Tour 12/18-12/20

My friend Blue Nelson has organized this Invitational S123 Wagon Death Valley Tour. There are 15 wagons signed up so far. We are scheduled to meet at the Santa Monica Pier Friday morning at 9:00 am,...
Forum: Events & Gatherings 12-17-2020, 01:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,581
Posted By ROLLGUY
I guess I have not been on here in a while, I...

I guess I have not been on here in a while, I missed this! I would have liked to have been there! Oh well, maybe next time. Did I read this correctly- Miguel was here in the States? Nate, please let...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-17-2020, 01:20 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,993
Posted By ROLLGUY
A friend of mine was the seller on BaT, and it is...

A friend of mine was the seller on BaT, and it is so cool that Tom is acquiring this car! I was asked to do a P.P.I. on it, and I have to say it is a pretty awesome car! You wouldn't believe it...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-28-2020, 09:52 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 32,330
Posted By ROLLGUY
That was me, and it works great.

That was me, and it works great.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-27-2020, 04:40 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,526
Posted By ROLLGUY
I have not, it is in Oregon. I would call Best...

I have not, it is in Oregon. I would call Best Price and find out.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-19-2020, 01:10 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,526
Posted By ROLLGUY
Did you talk to Best Price yet? Maybe they can...

Did you talk to Best Price yet? Maybe they can get the shade you desire.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-19-2020, 12:47 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,526
Posted By ROLLGUY
Actually, I had not even thought about it until...

Actually, I had not even thought about it until you brought it up. I will have to look at the shading on the windshield that I had done last. I do have an original factory 123 windshield, and I think...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-19-2020, 12:32 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,526
Posted By ROLLGUY
It can be DIY if you have a new gasket and glass....

It can be DIY if you have a new gasket and glass. I have actually only done this one time, but have seen it done many times. The main thing is to not bend the aluminum trim upon removal or...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-16-2020, 10:23 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,526
Posted By ROLLGUY
Best Price Auto Glass on Santa Fe in Hesperia....

Best Price Auto Glass on Santa Fe in Hesperia. Their technician is an expert at these, and does not damage the molding. You may want to remove the wipers and pillar covers before, just to be sure...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-16-2020, 10:04 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,526
Posted By ROLLGUY
Wow, that is crazy. My local shop has them in...

Wow, that is crazy. My local shop has them in stock and can do the glass and the gasket for $200 out the door. Just had one done a few weeks ago.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-12-2020, 06:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 571
Posted By ROLLGUY
If I had a CDI, I would prefer it as well. I...

If I had a CDI, I would prefer it as well. I started watching a Youtube channel for it's MB Diesel content (legitstreetcars), and Alex is a former MB tech (20 years?). He said the same thing about...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-12-2020, 12:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 571
Posted By ROLLGUY
Agreed. There are a few '03-'05 gassers around...

Agreed. There are a few '03-'05 gassers around here for less than 2 grand, and in pretty decent condition. You can buy a LOT of gasoline for the extra $ a comparable CDI costs. However, any amount of...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-11-2020, 09:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 571
Posted By ROLLGUY
Yes it was!. If I would have bought that $1,500...

Yes it was!. If I would have bought that $1,500 CDI for myself (bought it for a friend), I might have listed it on BaT and made a major profit. By the way, that was only the second CDI listed on BaT....
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-11-2020, 09:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 571
Posted By ROLLGUY
Yes, it seems that the 124 and earlier cars are...

Yes, it seems that the 124 and earlier cars are more for "tinkerers". The 211 chassis is so much more reliable, not to mention comfortable to drive. If you are a DIY guy, finding a CDI needing work...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-11-2020, 04:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 571
Posted By ROLLGUY
They are not so cheap anymore. The Youtube...

They are not so cheap anymore. The Youtube channel Legitstreetcars helped make them popular with his purchase and subsequent repair and upgrade of one. Not long after, the amount of available units...
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