Parts Catalog Accessories Catalog Tech Info Tech Forums
  Search our site:    
 Cart  | Project List | Order Status | Help    

Go Back   PeachParts Mercedes ShopForum > Technical Information and Support > Tech Help

LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 01-28-2001, 05:20 PM
Posts: n/a
yesterday (saturday) i installed my newly rebuilt 240d engine into my not-so-new '77 240D. as usual the project was over budget and over-time, but well worth the efforts in the end; even the installation took longer than expected. long story short, i truly 'finished' installing the engine this morning (superbowl sunday) and cranked her up. i had to reassure myself that turning her over for about 1 minute or so before she kicked in was probably normal for a rebuilt engine that was being run for the first time. anyhow, with the exception of the fuel injector pump being ever so slightly out of time (hardly noticable, though i will have it proffessionally tuned), she runs like clockwork (much better than the previous, low compression engine). there was only one hitch, and this may be minor......we shall see tomorrow. there was a slight oil leak from the cap bolt on the timing chain tensioner. this could be simple in that if i am lucky i can get an offset box end wrench in there to hope fully take it out, re-washer and seal it, then tighten it back down. unlucky if i have to take off the a/c compressor as well as its mounting bracket and the water pump......ugh. wish me luck on fixing the slight leak. any suggestions on how to do this easily would be of great value.
william gum
brand new old '77 240D
Reply With Quote
Old 01-29-2001, 07:47 AM
Posts: n/a

I don't blame you. If I had finished this job, I would have posted here AND the Diesel Discussion Forum also.

Job well done,
Reply With Quote
Old 01-29-2001, 06:41 PM
Coming back from burnout
Join Date: Jun 1999
Location: in the Pacific Northwest
Posts: 2,274
Good job....

I rebuilt my 240 D engine also in an 83 240 D.
If you can rebuild one--no one will be able to tune it better than you can--check the manual for the procedure--if u dont have it email me and I'll fax it to you. If you can build it, no one will fix it better than you.
I'll bet the next time you are at MB dealer picking up pats you will feel smug watching customers pick up thier cars and paying hier repair bills!
Reply With Quote


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 03:49 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.0
Copyright 2011 Pelican Parts - Posts may be archived for display on the Peach Parts or Pelican Parts Website -    DMCA Registered Agent Contact Page