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Forum: Mercedes-Benz Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 09-05-2020, 06:58 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By franklynb
bump Price reduced to $100 + shipping for...

bump


Price reduced to $100 + shipping for the three remaining volumes: Chassis 1, Chassis 2, and Engine.
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 04-14-2019, 06:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 239
Posted By franklynb
FS: W123 MB Factory Service Manuals, Printed

Factory service manuals.

Not copies of scans.

Each manual was acquired from a peachparts list member.

My local printing guru has a proper binder grinder; so the bindings have been skim...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 03-27-2019, 07:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 439
Posted By franklynb
bump.

bump.
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 03-06-2019, 07:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 439
Posted By franklynb
FS: W123 MB Factory Service Manuals, Printed

Factory service manuals.

Not copies of scans.

Each manual was acquired from a peachparts list member.

My local printing guru has a proper binder grinder; so the bindings have been skim...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 05-20-2017, 10:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 734
Posted By franklynb
Brake Booster

Still got the brake booster? Shipping to 53212.
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 12-11-2016, 04:04 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 9,703
Posted By franklynb
Servicable carpet?

Got any carpets in black/grey/pal?
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-04-2016, 12:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,943
Posted By franklynb
heater plugs, again

here's a picture of the installed location:
...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Cars For Sale 10-16-2016, 10:26 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 598
Posted By franklynb
FS: 1980 300TD, OM617, 4spd, CA body

Listed on Ebay; http://www.ebay.com/itm/322303079023?forcerRptr=true&item=322303079023&viewitem=

1980 Mercedes Benz 300TD wagon, cream/saddle, updated with the following:
VIN: 12319012013774
...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 08-08-2013, 04:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,507
Posted By franklynb
Got a pair, in Milwaukee. Send me a PM.

Got a pair, in Milwaukee. Send me a PM.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-03-2012, 12:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,734
Posted By franklynb
http://franklynb.home.mindspring.com/_617/409D.JPG...

http://franklynb.home.mindspring.com/_617/409D.JPG

Pretty sure, although I can't find the high resolution side shot to read the badge.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-03-2012, 12:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 764
Posted By franklynb
A macro pic might be more informative. I'll post...

A macro pic might be more informative. I'll post that and a head flatness inspection
later today.



The spall .. the series of little dots .. is corroded. It doesn't wipe off. I've shaved
the...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-03-2012, 12:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,734
Posted By franklynb
The later vintage of "manual" used a vacuum...

The later vintage of "manual" used a vacuum switch with a defrost position rather
than cables to operate the air doors.

Its more likely that you have a burned out speed resistor network.
which...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-03-2012, 12:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,645
Posted By franklynb
bd1308 wrote: You need a factory shop...

bd1308 wrote:



You need a factory shop manual for ACC2/3. Its around 300 pages and covers ALL the
details. And since you'll need to read/refer five pages simultaneously, prepare to spend
the...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-03-2012, 10:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 764
Posted By franklynb
I'm perhaps not as blind as you think. The...

I'm perhaps not as blind as you think.

The transmission had partially failed <poor oil pressure under high load, which turned out to be a cracked converter drive tang and beat up input bearing>;...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-03-2012, 10:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 764
Posted By franklynb
I'd agree on both counts, except we're talking an...

I'd agree on both counts, except we're talking an overheating cycle of a few minutes.
Still think it would be enough to clean a combustion chamber?
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-03-2012, 10:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 764
Posted By franklynb
The car overheated. Not a fantasy, as I could...

The car overheated. Not a fantasy, as I could smell it. I pulled in into the garage,
started it after cooldown; and it was running over 120C in a matter of minutes. Not
"normal" behavior. Coolant...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-02-2012, 03:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 764
Posted By franklynb
Is this a gasket breach?

My 617.912 began to overheat, unexpectedly. Luckily, I only had to drive it 2 miles
back to the barn.

Tore out the water pump, but it was fine. So the engine had to come out.

I split the head...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 08-21-2012, 06:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 584
Posted By franklynb
The wavy washer goes behind the dash. It keeps...

The wavy washer goes behind the dash. It keeps the trim ring from
popping out while you're pushing the eyeball back in.

--frankb
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 08-08-2012, 03:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 401
Posted By franklynb
300SD oil/gas/temp gauge

I have one, taken from a 1981? 300SD that donated a motor. This one:

https://picasaweb.google.com/lh/photo/Pg-QbwFRmNA6NcLJLes7x9MTjNZETYmyPJy0liipFm0?feat=directlink

As such, I've never
seen...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 07-26-2012, 01:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 452
Posted By franklynb
240D

Sent you an e-mail.
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 03-06-2012, 08:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 530
Posted By franklynb
tranny

I'm interested in the 4 speed. Cast iron or aluminum case? How much
are you asking?
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 02-12-2012, 08:59 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 11,570
Posted By franklynb
My first 240D was rusted in a very similar way....

My first 240D was rusted in a very similar way. The rear jack points are
a boxed structure three layers deep, running full width of the car, and tied
into the C pillars.

This "box" takes the...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-19-2012, 07:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 868
Posted By franklynb
Could also be a bad defrost door pod. When it...

Could also be a bad defrost door pod. When it fails, most of the warm air goes to
the windshield, continuously.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-19-2012, 06:59 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,280
Posted By franklynb
I'm pretty sure that the RECIRC intake is at the...

I'm pretty sure that the RECIRC intake is at the right end of the duct above the
fan, behind the glove compartment.

If its open, the fan takes intake air from the car compartment. If closed,...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-16-2012, 05:05 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,280
Posted By franklynb
Picture of the heater core tubes: ...

Picture of the heater core tubes:
https://picasaweb.google.com/lh/photo/fIjAO11PvyudDR1aiyUNudMTjNZETYmyPJy0liipFm0?feat=directlink

Dirt inside the evap chamber:...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-16-2012, 04:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,280
Posted By franklynb
I've taken five heaters completely apart. Every...

I've taken five heaters completely apart. Every one had the seal around the radiator
heat exchanger, which was originally foam tape -- corroded past use. The side
effect is that the radiator is no...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-07-2012, 10:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,028
Posted By franklynb
Check the 4x4wire.com board. There are a couple...

Check the 4x4wire.com board. There are a couple of successful conversions into early tundra bodies, I think; but as vstech wrote, they're likely 616's, for room.

--frankb
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 11-14-2011, 12:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 474
Posted By franklynb
Sent you a PM.

Sent you a PM.
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 11-14-2011, 12:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 900
Posted By franklynb
Where?

Where?
Forum: Diesel Discussion 10-18-2011, 10:30 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,598
Posted By franklynb
totally agree on the "noise is perceived" issue....

totally agree on the "noise is perceived" issue. And in this world of cellphones,
what in the WORLD are VA legislators thinking? A brick plastered to your head
is safer than an earpiece? How "last...
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