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 04-03-2002, 08:16 AM
Uncle Willy
Posts: n/a
240D tech specs

I am installing a 79 4 cyc.diesel and automatic tranny out of a 240D in my 57 willys offroad vehicle and it doesn't have an owners manual with it .I need to know how much oil it holds and tranny fluid also any other vital specs that I may need.Thank you for your help.
Uncle Willy
Reply With Quote
Old 04-03-2002, 05:03 PM
Uncle Willy
Posts: n/a
Thanks TXBill.It has 2 vacuum diaphrams on the injection pump only one of these was hooked up but when I took the ignition out of it there are 2 vaccum hose one was hooked to the back of the injection pump and the other was open I need to know if anyone could e mail me a vaccum diagram for it .It is a 79 240D with a 4 cyc. diesel.
Reply With Quote
Old 04-03-2002, 06:00 PM
Join Date: Mar 2000
Location: Gainesville FL
Posts: 6,844
The only vacuum to a 79 240D injection pump would be for the shut-off diaphram. Not much needed in the way of a diagram. Just hook vacuum to the diaphram any time you wish the motor not to run. All of the rest of the time there is no need for vacuum at the pump.
Steve Brotherton
Continental Imports
Gainesville FL
Bosch Master, ASE Master, L1
33 years MB technician
Reply With Quote
Old 04-03-2002, 08:19 PM
Uncle Willy
Posts: n/a
2nd vaccum diaphram?

Thanks for the info but what is the second diaphram on the top of the injection pump?
Reply With Quote
Old 04-04-2002, 06:52 AM
Posts: n/a

What are you doing about a transfer case in this swap?

Sounds like a fun project.

Good luck,
Reply With Quote
Old 04-04-2002, 02:35 PM
Uncle Willy
Posts: n/a

I am using 2 divorced Transfer cases from a chevy truck using a small driveshaft to the left T-case from the transmission,And using front output of the left case to power the right case via industrial chain.They will be mounted right next to each other (giving me twice the lowrange gearing somewhere around 6 to 1)then I will run driveshafts to the axles.I just put the engine in and will be frabricating mounts for it soon.

Last edited by Uncle Willy; 04-04-2002 at 02:43 PM.
Reply With Quote
Old 04-04-2002, 02:38 PM
Uncle Willy
Posts: n/a
If anyone is interested you can see my jeep in action at Just look under Uncle Willy
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

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Beautiful 2 owner 240D for sale - DC area tenknots Mercedes Cars For Sale 5 09-09-2004 11:02 AM
'75 240D for $100 lietuviai Mercedes Cars For Sale 0 05-26-2004 10:04 PM
I love my 240D...and my wife!!! acastell Diesel Discussion 6 03-20-2004 12:15 AM
1977 240D into 1976 240D Primer Tech Help 1 02-16-2004 01:54 PM
240d mrwith Diesel Discussion 4 10-14-2001 02:00 PM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 05:03 AM.

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