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Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-15-2016, 05:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 434
Posted By ubertino
Sorry, missed the bearing part. I'd check...

Sorry, missed the bearing part. I'd check suspension and brakes.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-15-2016, 05:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 434
Posted By ubertino
Put the appropriate corner up on a jack stand and...

Put the appropriate corner up on a jack stand and roll the wheel to see if you have a bad bearing. Also check your suspension to see if it's loose. And inspect your brakes. Any of those things can...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 01-04-2016, 12:27 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 18,320
Posted By ubertino
Wish list: Wagon rear doors or door parts...

Wish list:

Wagon rear doors or door parts (trim, glass, glass), pale blue
sunroof in pale blue
Blue wagon interior rear trim pieces
Blue untracked dash
Heater blower

Any luck having any of...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 05-08-2015, 10:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 297
Posted By ubertino
Window found and gotten, thank you forum.

Window found and gotten, thank you forum.
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 05-07-2015, 10:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 795
Posted By ubertino
Got a driver side front window? The glass and...

Got a driver side front window? The glass and metal bracket clip bit under it?
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 05-07-2015, 09:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 297
Posted By ubertino
WTB: Driver side front window w/ metal bit on the bottom, w123

I need to replace this window, the support bracket seems to be pretty inseparable from the glass. Any w123 driver side front window should do.

PM or email me photojournalyst at mac dot com, the...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 05-07-2015, 09:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,456
Posted By ubertino
Driver side glass, is the metal that holds the...

Driver side glass, is the metal that holds the glass rusted? I'll gladly pay expensive shipping...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-24-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 605
Posted By ubertino
I have this feeling that I'm just going to have...

I have this feeling that I'm just going to have to get the pedals, and then see how it lines up, and what kind of rigging I have to do to make it work. Or find a 123 pedal set.

Thanks for the...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-21-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 605
Posted By ubertino
EPC?

EPC?
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-20-2014, 10:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 605
Posted By ubertino
Trans Swap Pedal Question

I can buy a 1978 4 speed manual trans (looks like the old cast iron model), with master brake cylinder, flywheel, pressure plate and 240D auto trans support bracket, and the stick for a happy hand to...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-17-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 536
Posted By ubertino
Just an update, my mechanic, who drives a 83 300D...

Just an update, my mechanic, who drives a 83 300D as his daily driver, looked at the transmission, and drove it to a transmission shop that he's worked with, and the consensus is that, while they...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 11-14-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,070
Posted By ubertino
Pm me, I'm very interested.

Pm me, I'm very interested.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-08-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 536
Posted By ubertino
I did, and it was a tad low. I checked it and...

I did, and it was a tad low. I checked it and topped it up with the engine running, etc.

@Leathermang, I understand, and often need to be reminded of those little things.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-08-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 536
Posted By ubertino
Fluid and filter were both replaced in April,...

Fluid and filter were both replaced in April, about 5,000 miles ago.

It is colder (high 30's) than it has been in some time.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-08-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 536
Posted By ubertino
Transmission: first gear revs without power

I've got a 1982 with an actual 196k on the clock. Almost perfect body, great engine. Ran just fine until this morning.

When things are operating normally, when I put the transmission into Drive...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-16-2014, 12:34 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 37,724
Posted By ubertino
I purchase a 1982 300tdt with the 617 engine from...

I purchase a 1982 300tdt with the 617 engine from MTUpower that has this kit installed. The belt tensioner has come off, and the bolt that holds it on has come a bit loose. I tried to reinstall the...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-13-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,779
Posted By ubertino
Some leak testers let you inject smoke with the...

Some leak testers let you inject smoke with the compressed air, and then you just have to watch for where the smoke comes from. Make sure to take your oil fill cap off to see if any smoke comes out...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-08-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,925
Posted By ubertino
I found exactly the same thing. Lots more power,...

I found exactly the same thing. Lots more power, smoother running engine, but still leaking oil, just not as bad. There was some oil on the bottom part of the hose that I hoped was a cause,...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-08-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,925
Posted By ubertino
I checked that pretty thoroughly, and didn't find...

I checked that pretty thoroughly, and didn't find anything suspicious. I'm probably going to order a oil housing gasket kit anyways, just to have it on hand when it decides to burp.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-06-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,925
Posted By ubertino
I'm still losing oil, but at a much smaller...

I'm still losing oil, but at a much smaller fraction than what it was before I replaced that oil hose. It looks like I still have a leak from either the lower oil pan gasket or the turbo drain pipe...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-02-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,925
Posted By ubertino
The engine is so clean now. There is a nice...

The engine is so clean now.

There is a nice little hose that comes off the turbo, and runs to a thingie that looks like a valve that sits below the turb, and the hose was cracking on the lower...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 05-30-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,925
Posted By ubertino
We have The Geek Group...

We have The Geek Group (http://www.thegeekgroup.org) which has a big rotary lift, air tools, the works for members, and it's $40 a month membership, worth it in my opinion. I should be up in the air...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 05-29-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,925
Posted By ubertino
The oil is dripping from the passenger side...

The oil is dripping from the passenger side underbody, pretty far back. I'm hoping to have it in a lift ASAP, perhaps as early as tomorrow. Publicly availible lifts usually have a bit of a wait with...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 05-28-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,925
Posted By ubertino
I checked the SLS, and the fluid is perfectly...

I checked the SLS, and the fluid is perfectly topped up, but a bit dark, I'll be changing that sooner rather than later. The oil on the back of my car was diesel oil black, not dirty ATF dark.


...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 05-27-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,925
Posted By ubertino
Tomorrow I go leak hunting.

Tomorrow I go leak hunting.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 05-27-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,925
Posted By ubertino
This is going to be done, and very very soon,...

This is going to be done, and very very soon, hopefully tomorrow or later this week.

I love this forum.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 05-27-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,925
Posted By ubertino
That is brilliant information. It's all over the...

That is brilliant information. It's all over the back, so it' not coming out the tailpipe.

This would buy me time to try that Miracle Oil, among other things for those two cylinders that might...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 05-27-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,925
Posted By ubertino
Stuck rings, the only things I've read about it...

Stuck rings, the only things I've read about it is Miracle Oil, or something similarly named- taking off the injectors and letting some sit for awhile.

I don't mind putting in more oil, but it's...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 05-27-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,925
Posted By ubertino
I'll make sure to tell my indy that. This car has...

I'll make sure to tell my indy that. This car has never seen veggie oil, but I have started running commercially produced B20 on it (so smooth!), which might have affected some of the rubber seals. I...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 05-27-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,925
Posted By ubertino
Rear of Wagon Covered in Oil

I am the new owner of a 1982 300TDT with 189,000 miles on it, purchased from a forum member. The car has very little rust, and a clean interior, with mostly documented maintenance history and miles. ...
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