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Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-01-2021, 11:19 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,463
Posted By barry12345
Thanks for the update to me at least. I really...

Thanks for the update to me at least. I really was not aware north American fuel was equal. I do buy and run on shells premium diesel fuel in Canada. Claims to have a lot of detergents and a celane...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-01-2021, 10:47 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 939
Posted By barry12345
Perhaps someone added an electric fuel pump to...

Perhaps someone added an electric fuel pump to the car? Creating the noise you hear. Car been on veggie oil? Big deal is no real serious issues with the engine or transmission showed up on the trip....
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-30-2021, 02:01 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,463
Posted By barry12345
European diesel engines where designed for...

European diesel engines where designed for European quality diesel fuel. Never sold in north America as far as I know.

I have noticed Europeans posting their fuel millage seem to be better. On...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-30-2021, 01:29 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 969
Posted By barry12345
Ignition switch issue could be activating the ...

Ignition switch issue could be activating the vacuum shutoff. Remove vacuum feed to the injection pump. Quitting all of a sudden is more likely fuel issue related than electrical. Almost has to...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-29-2021, 03:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 645
Posted By barry12345
The base product used to produce the bio portion...

The base product used to produce the bio portion of the fuel may be different. From brand to brand. The newer the diesel the less you want a product that may land up in the base oil. Higher...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-29-2021, 09:53 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,482
Posted By barry12345
Partial copy of Volkswagon arrangement.A lot...

Partial copy of Volkswagon arrangement.A lot missing. Basically service light comes on is covered by Volkswagon. Although I could see an argument here as the transmission is not covered. If it threw...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 06-26-2021, 06:43 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,043
Posted By barry12345
Yes once the improvement started in my case at...

Yes once the improvement started in my case at least. It seemed to improve pretty steadly I remember. Your dealing with a forty five minute trip already sounds really good.

The key for me both...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 06-25-2021, 12:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 324
Posted By barry12345
Cd restore is about three dollars each I...

Cd restore is about three dollars each I believe. You live in an area where it should be easily accessable. Surface of CDs possibly tricky. Any refectivity of the coating possibly a problem.
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Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 06-25-2021, 10:49 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,043
Posted By barry12345
Maybe. Just a guess that it is far more...

Maybe. Just a guess that it is far more complicated than that. There is some form of huge brain connection to that urinary system I suspect. Unless the kidneys cease loading the bladder as fast...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-25-2021, 02:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 655
Posted By barry12345
Sorry I Thought you lost oil.I still would test...

Sorry I Thought you lost oil.I still would test before pulling the head.
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 06-24-2021, 07:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 324
Posted By barry12345
Other CDs work fine? Problem with the one CD is...

Other CDs work fine? Problem with the one CD is obvious. There are places that treat Cds. I just write the occassional one off. A semi opaque coating could be a problem. Acting as a partial ...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 06-24-2021, 04:00 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,043
Posted By barry12345
No but you description is equal to the bladder...

No but you description is equal to the bladder neck muscle. Weakened temporarily by proceedures. It was hard for me to understand now why it did not remain a problem when sleeping.

In your case...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-24-2021, 03:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 655
Posted By barry12345
Ran it out of oil.does not run well now. It is...

Ran it out of oil.does not run well now. It is almost certain some form of damage is present inside the engine.

Have to pull the engine for bearings check. Doubt you will see anything to help...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-24-2021, 03:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 360
Posted By barry12345
Should be good sources around you for a good...

Should be good sources around you for a good used starter. Cheap rebuilts are not the answer on these cars. Most cars do not get parted out for a marginal starter.

Start buying and runing for...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 06-23-2021, 11:57 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,043
Posted By barry12345
Pampers for you? I remained leashed to twenty...

Pampers for you? I remained leashed to twenty feet from a washroom for some time. A ten second warning is not bad if I remember as well. With one episode. Rapid improvement once it eventually...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 06-23-2021, 09:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 579
Posted By barry12345
I was thinking. Was the design influence carried...

I was thinking. Was the design influence carried over to other cars? Other than Studabaker. I think not but cannot remember. Looking back it could have gone more mainstream.
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 06-22-2021, 12:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 463
Posted By barry12345
I should have been dead as well. Playing on...

I should have been dead as well. Playing on trains as a kid got two of the guys eventually. I had one very close call. Was the closest to extinction of any.It shook me enough that I stopped.
Forum: Vintage Mercedes Forum 06-22-2021, 10:54 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,274
Posted By barry12345
A brake caliper that is not free enough can...

A brake caliper that is not free enough can create this as well. Make sure the pistons push back easily. Have even experienced an intermittent shaking with this over the years.

If the car was...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-22-2021, 04:12 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 9,180
Posted By barry12345
You have to do your research. The Mercedes...

You have to do your research. The Mercedes warranty is not as comprehensive as the Vokswagon dieselgate one. Volkswagon covers the whole engine and all sensors. Up to ten years after production. Plus...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 06-21-2021, 04:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 463
Posted By barry12345
Dean was still in the age group that consider...

Dean was still in the age group that consider themselves immortal. Many do not make it through that period unscathed. Adding massive value to a component of a car. That a person owned you never met....
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-18-2021, 11:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 332
Posted By barry12345
Have to do all kinds of preventative maintenance...

Have to do all kinds of preventative maintenance to keep reliability up. Older the vehicle usually the higher the needs. To me it is generally cheap. Yet takes time. You can do one pile of work in...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-18-2021, 10:44 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,395
Posted By barry12345
It is said the cheap aftermarket ignition lock...

It is said the cheap aftermarket ignition lock replacements need some work before installation. Not getting it whatever it is. May account for any reported short lives.

I have one and it looks...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 06-17-2021, 04:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 579
Posted By barry12345
Always liked them myself. I suspected you had...

Always liked them myself. I suspected you had been looking for one.

I did see a model in that series called the Californian? Scoops on the quarter panels? Or the speedster? Probably a 1955.

...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 06-16-2021, 11:47 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,186
Posted By barry12345
Thank you for posting the information. As bad as...

Thank you for posting the information. As bad as it is. It is one thing to pass at my age. It is another thing totally to pass away at his.

I knew he was suffering and that has at least stopped....
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-14-2021, 10:23 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 13,234
Posted By barry12345
That is sad news. Other than the constant...

That is sad news. Other than the constant suffering has passed.He was an asset to life itself. Trying to keep going in the kind of condition he was in. Was in reality exceptional. Yet the price was...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 06-13-2021, 09:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 674
Posted By barry12345
An assortment of screwdrivers and an adjustable...

An assortment of screwdrivers and an adjustable wrench should cover it. ;)
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 06-13-2021, 06:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 463
Posted By barry12345
I have used her rear end and it still seemed to...

I have used her rear end and it still seemed to function well. :D
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 06-13-2021, 06:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 463
Posted By barry12345
Not certain old cars are stupid. I suspect I have...

Not certain old cars are stupid. I suspect I have to change out an intercooler located on the back side of an engine of ours soon. Probably just about invisible until i remove a lot of stuff. The...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 06-13-2021, 05:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 463
Posted By barry12345
A famous English actor was having dinner with ...

A famous English actor was having dinner with Dean the day he took delivery of the car. The story went he suggested Dean send it back or he would probably be dead in a week. Apparently they laughed...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 06-08-2021, 03:24 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 2,839
Posted By barry12345
Now for sure bitcoin will surpass any hype out...

Now for sure bitcoin will surpass any hype out there in value. You just lost a fortune.

Now had you purchased bitcoin we could have seen the end of cryptocurrencies.

That transactions are...
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