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Forum: Vintage Mercedes Forum Yesterday, 01:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 62
Posted By Sugar Bear
Confirm power to it and a good ground. Does it...

Confirm power to it and a good ground. Does it have an external ground tab on the back?
Forum: Vintage Mercedes Forum Yesterday, 01:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 62
Posted By Sugar Bear
Becker AutoSound LLC in Saddle Brook NJ fixes...

Becker AutoSound LLC in Saddle Brook NJ fixes them, perhaps they would answer your question.

Please post your results and good luck!!!
Forum: Diesel Discussion Yesterday, 11:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 232
Posted By Sugar Bear
Does the car start easily, not have excessive...

Does the car start easily, not have excessive exhaust smoke and make good power? If yes to all then I'd say no to the overheating connection? If no then maybe pump timing is off and I'm not sure if...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-30-2022, 03:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 232
Posted By Sugar Bear
A properly operating thermostat only controls the...

A properly operating thermostat only controls the minimum operating temperature. A properly operating cooling system other than the thermostat sheds any heat over that minimum. A defective thermostat...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-30-2022, 09:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 232
Posted By Sugar Bear
Alec has a good idea/suggestion and I hope it...

Alec has a good idea/suggestion and I hope it works.

Good luck!!!
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-29-2022, 11:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 232
Posted By Sugar Bear
If the idle speed is normal when it isn't...

If the idle speed is normal when it isn't surging, then no to resetting the screw.

How much oil is in the hose on top of the air cleaner? How much is on the dipstick, has it gone down?
...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-29-2022, 06:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 232
Posted By Sugar Bear
I re-read your post, it may have an air pocket....

I re-read your post, it may have an air pocket. Thermostats can stick completely closed, completely open or get quirky anywhere in between. On a new engine I'd definitely have a new high quality...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-29-2022, 04:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 232
Posted By Sugar Bear
Fluctuating engine temps could be air in the...

Fluctuating engine temps could be air in the system, if not air a defective/sticky thermostat. Use an infrared thermometer when the gauge is normal and is hot to see if it is running hot or the gauge...
Forum: Tech Help 06-28-2022, 09:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 141
Posted By Sugar Bear
Check transmission mount as suggested and the...

Check transmission mount as suggested and the flex disc at the same time.

Good luck!!!
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 06-26-2022, 11:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 126
Posted By Sugar Bear
Ask them if coating the bores etc. Is necessary...

Ask them if coating the bores etc. Is necessary or will they getting right on the block when it arrives.
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 06-26-2022, 09:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 126
Posted By Sugar Bear
Completely drain every fluid, and build a crate...

Completely drain every fluid, and build a crate around it. Anchor it inside the crate. Photo it before closing the crate, remove everything the machine shop does not need to prevent loss, insure it...
Forum: Tech Help 06-25-2022, 04:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 123
Posted By Sugar Bear
Not on your car but on my '76 W115 it was from...

Not on your car but on my '76 W115 it was from one of two fuses on the center of the firewall in a stand alone fuse box/holder with a brown snap on plastic cover. See anything like that?

Good...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-25-2022, 01:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 117
Posted By Sugar Bear
3mm ID (some are listed as 3.2). The MBZ OE is...

3mm ID (some are listed as 3.2). The MBZ OE is gray if you care. One meter should be enough. Also order and replace the last one with the correct cap/plug. VW dealers usually stock this as do MB...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-21-2022, 04:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 430
Posted By Sugar Bear
Confirm the odometer accuracy using interstate...

Confirm the odometer accuracy using interstate highway mile markers. The odometers can slip as they age and show less than the miles actually covered.
Forum: Tech Help 06-20-2022, 07:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 380
Posted By Sugar Bear
Smoke on driver's side...front or back of engine?...

Smoke on driver's side...front or back of engine?
..
Forum: Mercedes-Benz SL Discussion Forum 06-20-2022, 07:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 248
Posted By Sugar Bear
I don't know the answer to your question? Are you...

I don't know the answer to your question? Are you asking to determine if yours is a single row chain? I do recall seeing them back in the day, interestingly euro's were double row....Autobahn driving...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz SL Discussion Forum 06-14-2022, 04:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 158
Posted By Sugar Bear
The transmission leak may not be a problem. It is...

The transmission leak may not be a problem. It is common for automatic transmissions to dump fluid out of the vent tube when they sit for extended periods. The fluid from the torque converter...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 06-14-2022, 02:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 163
Posted By Sugar Bear
If they aren't leaking they will probably be ok...

If they aren't leaking they will probably be ok for a reuse. Clean, polish and lube the stub before install.

Good luck!!!
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-13-2022, 08:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 398
Posted By Sugar Bear
Looks like the label on the old one states 51...

Looks like the label on the old one states 51 amps.
Forum: Tech Help 06-12-2022, 05:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 200
Posted By Sugar Bear
Thank you

Thank you
Forum: Tech Help 06-12-2022, 12:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 271
Posted By Sugar Bear
That is the glow plug relay in the picture. ...

That is the glow plug relay in the picture.

Do the headlamps work with the key in the run position. What do the headlamps do when trying to crank the engine.

How old is the battery? How long...
Forum: Tech Help 06-11-2022, 04:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 200
Posted By Sugar Bear
Thank you altezza. Looked up the part# but the...

Thank you altezza. Looked up the part# but the images are quite different, the hose I'm seeking has a banjo fitting on one end.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-10-2022, 11:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 437
Posted By Sugar Bear
Got them at an old school hardware store years...

Got them at an old school hardware store years ago, probably still can. They need to be soldered in place. The motor isn't designed to be taken apart and reassembled but it can and has been done. Be...
Forum: Tech Help 06-10-2022, 07:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 200
Posted By Sugar Bear
Fuel Hose Part # '91 TE ???

Looking for the part # for the fuel hose between the two fuel pumps on a '91 300TE. It has a banjo fitting on the end that connects to the pump closest to the tank and a threaded female fitting where...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-07-2022, 07:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 191
Posted By Sugar Bear
General Altimax RT43 if they are made in your...

General Altimax RT43 if they are made in your size.
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 06-07-2022, 07:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 287
Posted By Sugar Bear
That windshield install is a DIY if you wish. It...

That windshield install is a DIY if you wish. It takes a long morning, a manual and a helper.

If it is professionally done (you would probably do it better) confirm that you are not their first...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-07-2022, 03:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 404
Posted By Sugar Bear
Run on one belt? It will probably start to slip...

Run on one belt? It will probably start to slip in a short period, I'd be comfortable with one belt in the short term. I'm under the impression matched sets are no longer sold as new belts are now...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 06-02-2022, 10:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 233
Posted By Sugar Bear
Have had excellent results multiple times on...

Have had excellent results multiple times on small engines with Mechanic in a Bottle. Thought it was a joke due to its name, I was wrong. Stuff works!

Good to know about Gumout.
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 05-31-2022, 12:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 262
Posted By Sugar Bear
Are the internals the same as what is needed to...

Are the internals the same as what is needed to fix yours?
Forum: Mercedes-Benz SL Discussion Forum 05-30-2022, 08:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 305
Posted By Sugar Bear
Unless the transmission fluid looks BAD, if the...

Unless the transmission fluid looks BAD, if the car has a torque converter drain plug I would drain the converter thoroughly, drop the pan, replace the filter and disconnect the cooler lines on both...
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