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Forum: Diesel Discussion 04-25-2009, 01:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,609
Posted By 81300sd
It can cross thread. I don't think it is a common...

It can cross thread. I don't think it is a common occurrence but it can happen.

Of the 5+ times I have had mine out, I did slightly cross thread one. I caught it soon enough to not damage...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 04-20-2009, 09:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,553
Posted By 81300sd
Just got my compressor out planning on tearing it...

Just got my compressor out planning on tearing it down and finding parts this week.

Where did you get your parts from?
Forum: Bodywork - Repair, Paint, Tools, Tips & Tricks 04-19-2009, 02:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,785
Posted By 81300sd
Don't get the plastic body filler(bondo) thicker...

Don't get the plastic body filler(bondo) thicker than 1/4" and it will be fine. Don't get it wet until it is sealed or it will absorb moisture. Rotted metal needs cut and welded new metal in.
...
Forum: Alternative Fuels 04-18-2009, 11:56 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,563
Posted By 81300sd
You may have missed the point. For me it...

You may have missed the point.

For me it would make the car not worth as much. Just the same as a car with hideous paint. A cars value is not only how it runs.

I also bought my SD with the...
Forum: Detailing and Interior 04-18-2009, 11:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,480
Posted By 81300sd
a little bit of dish soap in water works fine...

a little bit of dish soap in water works fine too, just like when wet sanding.
Forum: Alternative Fuels 04-18-2009, 12:25 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,563
Posted By 81300sd
I would only be interested in it if it were...

I would only be interested in it if it were cheaper than average or nicer than average for the price. Having VO system would be like having it painted purple or something for me.

My neighbor...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 04-15-2009, 10:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,553
Posted By 81300sd
You can get rebuilt units for well under $200,

You can get rebuilt units for well under $200,
Forum: Detailing and Interior 04-14-2009, 11:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,961
Posted By 81300sd
The only thing that is stainless on these cars is...

The only thing that is stainless on these cars is the trim along the body sides, every thing else is anodized aluminum or chrome(bumpers and grille shell)

Best way to polish the stainless is to...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 04-14-2009, 11:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,335
Posted By 81300sd
Gotcha, I forget about the whole vacuum part of...

Gotcha, I forget about the whole vacuum part of the equation.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 04-14-2009, 11:16 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 18,805
Posted By 81300sd
Its a fairly well known fact in the gasser world...

Its a fairly well known fact in the gasser world that you want your cylinders and heads(coolant) as cold as possible and your oil as hot as possible for the most horsepower.

One big reason a...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 04-14-2009, 10:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,335
Posted By 81300sd
jt20, how does it increase pressure? It seems...

jt20, how does it increase pressure? It seems like it would decrease pressure.

Bcolia, search for egr disable and find posts by Brian Carlton. You can completly remove the black box. Leave the...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 04-14-2009, 10:29 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 7,058
Posted By 81300sd
The washer is keyed.

The washer is keyed.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 04-14-2009, 09:45 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,553
Posted By 81300sd
Leathermang, I will try here in the next month or...

Leathermang, I will try here in the next month or so. I have not even looked at it so you are definitely ahead of me. I will try and post what I find, fail or succeed.

I take it as a challenge...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 04-14-2009, 09:37 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 7,058
Posted By 81300sd
1 tooth off equals 18 degrees so I doubt its off...

1 tooth off equals 18 degrees so I doubt its off a tooth.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 04-13-2009, 10:32 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,553
Posted By 81300sd
Are you sure leathermang? I was planning on...

Are you sure leathermang? I was planning on seeing if I can do it, just cause I never have. Never hear of anyone doing it but that doesn't mean it can't be done.

Its just a compressor, pretty...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 04-13-2009, 10:17 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 7,058
Posted By 81300sd
Check it with the 2mm lift and if its still 10 or...

Check it with the 2mm lift and if its still 10 or more replace the chain. If that chain breaks it destroys a lot of the engine.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 04-12-2009, 10:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,752
Posted By 81300sd
By far the easiest way to get that bushing and...

By far the easiest way to get that bushing and seal out is to remove the valve body and use a punch and hammer to push the bushing out from the inside. I have done it other ways but that is by far...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 04-12-2009, 02:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,139
Posted By 81300sd
I guess it pays to pay attention to signatures....

I guess it pays to pay attention to signatures. My bad
Forum: Diesel Discussion 04-11-2009, 12:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,139
Posted By 81300sd
If its a turbo, woldpac has them. I just bought...

If its a turbo, woldpac has them. I just bought one a couple weeks ago.
Less than $3

And if its a turbo, you just need to pull the plug and the spring comes right out.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 04-11-2009, 12:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,009
Posted By 81300sd
They tried to charge me tax on $10400 when I...

They tried to charge me tax on $10400 when I bought my 86 420SEL for $400. The previous owner came in and we made a huge list of things wrong with the car and they dropped it. When I sold that car, I...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Wheels & Tires 04-10-2009, 11:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,236
Posted By 81300sd
Nothing but MB will fit correctly. Audi and some...

Nothing but MB will fit correctly. Audi and some VW have the same bolt pattern, but different offsets. You can run them with longer lug bolts and spacers.

I have spacers on my non-mercedes wheels.
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Wheels & Tires 04-10-2009, 11:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,148
Posted By 81300sd
I saw a 420SEL the same color shceme as my car...

I saw a 420SEL the same color shceme as my car with those on it last fall, it looked pretty sweet. It was just before I got done with the paint on mine so I was pretty stoked to see it.
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Wheels & Tires 04-10-2009, 11:20 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,631
Posted By 81300sd
Some of us get bored and scan through the other...

Some of us get bored and scan through the other posts, so I wouldn't call it dead.

ID of the hubcentric rings for mercedes is 66.56mm
You will need to know the id of the wheel to get the right...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 04-09-2009, 11:00 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,490
Posted By 81300sd
No, not safely. You can't even safely use...

No, not safely.

You can't even safely use normal spring compressors on them. You need the one made for these springs. I have done it the wrong way before.
Forum: Detailing and Interior 04-09-2009, 10:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,296
Posted By 81300sd
Blow them off with compressed air daily and wash...

Blow them off with compressed air daily and wash and wax weekly.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 04-09-2009, 09:43 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 9,319
Posted By 81300sd
I pay $13 for them at my local yard. Have not...

I pay $13 for them at my local yard. Have not scored one yet as they are always gone by the time I get there. Gotten a couple for the Ford though.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 04-08-2009, 11:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,832
Posted By 81300sd
Looks, lowers center of gravity for better...

Looks, lowers center of gravity for better handling.

I lowered mine mostly for looks, improved the looks immensely in my opinion
Forum: Diesel Discussion 04-03-2009, 12:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 684
Posted By 81300sd
Save your money and keep your stock filter. The...

Save your money and keep your stock filter. The stock filter is much better quality than K&N. Let the Honda boys have the K&N's

Very few have downgraded to K&N
Forum: Diesel Discussion 04-03-2009, 12:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 721
Posted By 81300sd
Some of the 126's have heated mirrors too. I put...

Some of the 126's have heated mirrors too. I put the heated mirrors off my parted 380se on my SD.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 04-02-2009, 09:41 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,388
Posted By 81300sd
Is that a Euro front bumper? The plate cutout...

Is that a Euro front bumper? The plate cutout looks way bigger than mine.
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