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Forum: Tech Help 06-19-2017, 09:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 303
Posted By Whiskeydan
A sbc is an a W108 is an easy swap. Here's my...

A sbc is an a W108 is an easy swap. Here's my old 280SE.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gyChstIvXK8
Forum: ML, GL, G-Wagen, R-Class, Unimog, Sprinter 06-01-2017, 12:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,133
Posted By Whiskeydan
275/55/18 or 255/55/18? Both are very...

275/55/18 or 255/55/18?

Both are very close to the original diameter of the 285/50/18. 255 is .6% smaller and the 275 is 2.3% taller.
I am wondering if the 275/55/18 may be a bit tall and...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 05-30-2017, 10:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 260
Posted By Whiskeydan
Sold to the man with a sweet W124 V8 for $300.

Sold to the man with a sweet W124 V8 for $300.
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 05-27-2017, 06:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 260
Posted By Whiskeydan
17" AMG wheels and tires, fit W123, 126 chassis

I had these on my 85 300SD, wifes 98 SLK and then on a 02 E320. Offset worked perfect for all.

https://dallas.craigslist.org/ndf/wto/6140113095.html
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-02-2017, 06:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 453
Posted By Whiskeydan
Typically a glow plug either shows "open...

Typically a glow plug either shows "open circuit", infinite resistance (bad) or a very low resistance for a good one. 6-9 ohms is high but I suspect your leads and connections all had resistance...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Wheels & Tires 01-28-2017, 05:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,734
Posted By Whiskeydan
Not looking good here. My options are a higher...

Not looking good here. My options are a higher profile 18" and loose some tread width.

There goes the AMG factor.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-28-2017, 05:56 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 27,725
Posted By Whiskeydan
Either your pump is weak or the SLS valve is...

Either your pump is weak or the SLS valve is shot. I have a pump if needed.

It's a pretty simple, reliable system once you get everything right. Typically the first to fail is the nitrogen...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Wheels & Tires 01-26-2017, 04:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,734
Posted By Whiskeydan
Well, it's good to know they are still made. ...

Well, it's good to know they are still made.

I like the fact that you have a decibel rating on tires. Wish that was available here.
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Wheels & Tires 01-25-2017, 10:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,734
Posted By Whiskeydan
285/50/18 no longer available?

Bad news for ML55 owners. I cannot find 285/50/18 tires anywhere nowadays.
Forum: ML, GL, G-Wagen, R-Class, Unimog, Sprinter 01-25-2017, 10:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,133
Posted By Whiskeydan
ML55 tire options

I'm not finding any 285/50/18s available now. Has anyone found tires for their ML55 lately?
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 08-30-2016, 11:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 195
Posted By Whiskeydan
Found the shift linkage. I need the three small...

Found the shift linkage. I need the three small plastic bushings.

I wonder if a 240D clutch master cylinder will fit?
Forum: Vintage Mercedes Forum 08-30-2016, 11:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 370
Posted By Whiskeydan
The master cylinder is missing. I did find...

The master cylinder is missing.

I did find the shift linkage pieces. The floor shifter has a broken piece that I can weld. But, I need the three small plastic bushings.

I'm working on...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 08-28-2016, 10:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 485
Posted By Whiskeydan
I need a W110 clutch master cylinder and shift...

I need a W110 clutch master cylinder and shift linkage.
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 08-28-2016, 10:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 195
Posted By Whiskeydan
WTB, W110 shift linkage and clutch cylinder

I'm looking for a clutch master cylinder and the entire shift linkage for a W110 190d. Anyone?
Forum: Vintage Mercedes Forum 08-28-2016, 10:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 370
Posted By Whiskeydan
'65 190D W110 parts needed

I'm needing the entire shift linkage and clutch master cylinder. Anyone have a parts car?

Thanks,
Dan
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 07-31-2016, 10:45 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 240
Posted By Whiskeydan
17" AMG wheels with new tires, Dallas Tx

I ran these on my '85 W126 300SD with no issues. Just installed Kumho Exsta AST 235/45/17 tires on the rear less than 3K miles ago. 225/45/17 fronts are thin. The offset worked fine on the W126. I...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Cars For Sale 07-29-2016, 03:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,402
Posted By Whiskeydan
The sad fact is in ten years that car will be...

The sad fact is in ten years that car will be selling for 10% of todays price.
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Wheels & Tires 07-24-2016, 03:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,116
Posted By Whiskeydan
Well, It has happened again. You would think I...

Well, It has happened again. You would think I would have learned my lesson the first time.

Once again I ordered tires from the Tire Rack expecting a rebate. Months have past and checking the...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 07-22-2016, 10:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 313
Posted By Whiskeydan
You got that right! The last Porsche car I owned...

You got that right! The last Porsche car I owned was a 83 911SC cabrio. Sold it for $15k :eek: less than 7 years ago. I thought I did well.

That car would fetch twice that today.
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 07-21-2016, 12:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,608
Posted By Whiskeydan
Center console wood???

Center console wood???
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 07-20-2016, 12:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 313
Posted By Whiskeydan
Porsche 911, 912 1nd 914 parts plus W116, W126 parts

I am parting out a 79 300SD, two '85 300SDs and also have the following Porsche parts for sale from my 30 year collection.

Late model 914 (side shifter) 901 gearbox in excellent condition... $600...
Forum: Tech Help 06-26-2016, 04:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 524
Posted By Whiskeydan
Sounds like a fouled MAF. The SLK230 is known...

Sounds like a fouled MAF. The SLK230 is known for oil separator issues dumping oil in the intercooler and fouling the MAF.
Remove it and take it apart when cleaning. There's really no way to...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 06-26-2016, 04:30 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,991
Posted By Whiskeydan
Exterior is blue although, I think it would be...

Exterior is blue although, I think it would be cost prohibitive to ship the hood to you.

And, I believe the oil cooler is gone... I'll check. Most other parts are still available.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 03-14-2016, 12:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,745
Posted By Whiskeydan
These cars are getting old. Perhaps it's "pattern...

These cars are getting old. Perhaps it's "pattern creep". Like when you cut a bunch of pieces of wood and use the previous cut piece to make your mark.

The problem I have is not knowing where...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 03-13-2016, 11:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,745
Posted By Whiskeydan
Oil cooler hoses made all wrong, upper control...

Oil cooler hoses made all wrong, upper control arms not fitting in the chassis... Crap parts from Pelican and everyone else.
We spend a lot on parts per month. Not buying parts from these folks...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 03-13-2016, 10:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,745
Posted By Whiskeydan
Dealer parts for me from now on. This is crap.

Dealer parts for me from now on. This is crap.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 03-13-2016, 04:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,745
Posted By Whiskeydan
Beware! Uro ain't the only one...

I just had a new Lemforder captive nut "let loose" in the frame upon installation.

2.5 hours later I had it out and reused the original 30 yr old part. I was fortunate that I was able to get it...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Wheels & Tires 01-04-2016, 01:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,116
Posted By Whiskeydan
Wheres my $120 rebate Tire Rack?

I ordered four Kumho tires back in Oct and mailed in the rebate forms as required. Still have not seen the $120 rebate.
Calling customer service gets one placed on hold indefinitely.

Anyone...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-26-2015, 09:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,182
Posted By Whiskeydan
I'm currently rebuilding two W126 front...

I'm currently rebuilding two W126 front suspensions and trying to come up with a simple way to install the 3 piece LCA bushings with out destroying them.
Stay tuned...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-25-2015, 02:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,182
Posted By Whiskeydan
Searching for an effective way to R&R LCA...

Searching for an effective way to R&R LCA bushings and stumbled upon this. What's this WDM??? :)
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