Re: [MBZ] Gl and the deer tyre protection

2012-11-24 Thread Hendrik Fay
Good catch Wilton, I have to be careful and not hang around foreign forums. Anyway the way things are going it won't be long before we are celebrating thanksgiving. Hendrik who has to keep telling daughter that it's biscuits, even though it says cookies on the box On 22/11/12 01:00, WILTON

Re: [MBZ] OM 603 head gasket

2012-11-24 Thread Rolf
Pull the clip and pop the hose out. No need to get under for the oil drain, it just pops right off. You and also get the feed from up top, its just a blind shot (although maybe not with fed manifold now that I think about it. Sent from my Droid Charge on Verizon 4G LTE Dieselhead

Re: [MBZ] OM 603 head gasket

2012-11-24 Thread Rolf
I just left it all together. Sent from my Droid Charge on Verizon 4G LTE Dieselhead 126die...@gmail.com wrote: Yes I wired the chain to the sprocket. It does require two people and some finagling to put the head back on to work around the sprocket. -Rolf What about the chain guide on the IP

[MBZ] BenzPr0n

2012-11-24 Thread Rich Thomas
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E4AGoGBfQe8feature=youtu.be --R ___ http://www.okiebenz.com For new and used parts go to www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

Re: [MBZ] BenzPr0n

2012-11-24 Thread andrew strasfogel
Which car was yours, Rich? On Sat, Nov 24, 2012 at 10:22 AM, Rich Thomas richthomas79td...@constructivity.net wrote: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E4AGoGBfQe8feature=youtu.be --R ___ http://www.okiebenz.com For new and used parts go to www.okiebenz.com

Re: [MBZ] BenzPr0n

2012-11-24 Thread Rich Thomas
Pick 3! speakinawhich I gotta go buy wunnathem $320M Powerball tikkees. --R On 11/24/2012 10:40 AM, andrew strasfogel wrote: Which car was yours, Rich? On Sat, Nov 24, 2012 at 10:22 AM, Rich Thomas richthomas79td...@constructivity.net wrote:

Re: [MBZ] OM 603 head gasket

2012-11-24 Thread Dieselhead
Guess I shoulda started pulling the timing chain guide rail pins on the head earlier. Top one came out ok. Bottom one is recessed in the head. That way it collects water and induces that good ol steel to aluminium chemical bond. It appears to have no separation between the pin and the

Re: [MBZ] OM 603 head gasket

2012-11-24 Thread Max Dillon
I think mine was recessed as well. Head is toast already, no? Drill it out, or break the guide and get a new guide? -- Max Dillon Charleston SC '95 E300 '87 300TD Dieselhead 126die...@gmail.com wrote: Guess I shoulda started pulling the timing chain guide rail pins on the head earlier.

Re: [MBZ] OM 603 head gasket

2012-11-24 Thread Mitch Haley
Dieselhead wrote: I'm not sure the goos ol mopar rust eater will help on this one. Because it is steel to alum chemical bond, not even the mopar stuff eats that. But I think it does help to berak it free, along with flame wrench or wicked beating. One old bicycle mechanic's trick for stuck

Re: [MBZ] OM 603 head gasket

2012-11-24 Thread Dieselhead
I think mine was recessed as well. Head is toast already, no? Drill it out, or break the guide and get a new guide? -- Max Dillon Charleston SC '95 E300 '87 300TD I got it out. Used a different bolt. Yes, I have to take off the drain tube from under, and take out the lower bushing/nut

Re: [MBZ] OM 603 head gasket

2012-11-24 Thread Max Dillon
So this head you are taking off is good, but you suspect the head gasket? -- Max Dillon Charleston SC '95 E300 '87 300TD Dieselhead 126die...@gmail.com wrote: I think mine was recessed as well. Head is toast already, no? Drill it out, or break the guide and get a new guide? -- Max Dillon

Re: [MBZ] OM 603 head gasket

2012-11-24 Thread Dieselhead
The head is loose. I have to go get a short hunk of chain to hook it up to the engine hoist. Max, Yes, I am hoping the head is ok. Not proven yet. No inspection yet, as I have not lifted it up yet.. Just got it lose from the block. Left exhaust manifolds and turbo hang on the head for

[MBZ] R107 wheeler Dealers

2012-11-24 Thread clay monroe
http://www.free-tv-video-online.me/player/gorillavid.php?id=5yh03i539dce http://www.free-tv-video-online.me/player/gorillavid.php?id=yu66szmeis8r Season five kick off episode clay ___ http://www.okiebenz.com For new and used parts go to www.okiebenz.com To

Re: [MBZ] OM 603 head gasket

2012-11-24 Thread Max Dillon
Exciting times! -- Max Dillon Charleston SC '95 E300 '87 300TD Dieselhead 126die...@gmail.com wrote: The head is loose. I have to go get a short hunk of chain to hook it up to the engine hoist. Max, Yes, I am hoping the head is ok. Not proven yet. No inspection yet, as I have not lifted it

[MBZ] MB Tex Drivers Seat (or does it matter)

2012-11-24 Thread Bob Rentfro
I need the MB Tex (palomino) for my 240D, s drivers seat. I intend to rebuild the seat going the noodle route but the MBTex is shot. Is the MB Tex skin interchangeable for the front seats? Anyone have it laying around taking up space? What can you get it for, Rusty? Bob R 1980 240D odo broke at

Re: [MBZ] Chuffed!

2012-11-24 Thread clay monroe
I wondered that as well. The chatty bloke seems to have a fresh set of wheels on every season. Must be making buckets someplace else. And they have been holding onto one or two rides clay On Nov 22, 2012, at 5:46 PM, andrew strasfogel wrote: Problem is that the math never adds up because

Re: [MBZ] OM 603 head gasket

2012-11-24 Thread Dieselhead
Head gasket has a 1/4 gap at the front into an oil passage. Head looks ok. I have it bundled up ready for the ride home. Will find out then how bad the guides are. ___ http://www.okiebenz.com For new and used parts go to www.okiebenz.com To search list

Re: [MBZ] OM 603 head gasket

2012-11-24 Thread Rolf
Got mine all buttoned up sans 7.5mm pump and its running just fine. Did some spirited driving and couldnt get it up over 80 c. Kinda scary. Wierd part is that my aux rad fan is on and wont stop running. Not sure what to think about that since it has NEVER cut on before... -Rolf On

Re: [MBZ] OM 603 head gasket

2012-11-24 Thread Peter Frederick
Fan switch is bad or the wire is grounded somewhere. It won't ever go over 80C with the fan going and cool temps outside unless the thermostat is bad. Peter ___ http://www.okiebenz.com For new and used parts go to www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

Re: [MBZ] OM 603 head gasket

2012-11-24 Thread Max Dillon
Yep, that gap would do it. -- Max Dillon Charleston SC '95 E300 '87 300TD Dieselhead 126die...@gmail.com wrote: Head gasket has a 1/4 gap at the front into an oil passage. Head looks ok. I have it bundled up ready for the ride home. Will find out then how bad the guides are.

[MBZ] Cooling System Flush

2012-11-24 Thread Rick Knoble
Flushed the cooling system on the 300cd today. Went well, however, after I put the new coolant and thermostat in, the temperature went to about 110 centigrade and the top radiator hose was cold, as was the defroster. I drove it around the block, and the car stayed at 110, and on arriving home

Re: [MBZ] Cooling System Flush

2012-11-24 Thread Craig
On Sat, 24 Nov 2012 19:24:56 -0600 Rick Knoble rickkno...@hotmail.com wrote: Flushed the cooling system on the 300cd today. Went well, however, after I put the new coolant and thermostat in, the temperature went to about 110 centigrade and the top radiator hose was cold, as was the defroster.

Re: [MBZ] Cooling System Flush

2012-11-24 Thread clay monroe
Did you fully burp the system? Air backed up will compress and cause issues, so getting any stray air out allows the hot water to flow all around. Might be that after letting it cool down, enough of the steam/compressed air escaped the system and more water was then able to complete its

Re: [MBZ] Cooling System Flush

2012-11-24 Thread Rick Knoble
On Nov 24, 2012, at 7:41 PM, Craig diese...@pisquared.net wrote: Cooling system had air in it and wasn't burped prior being run. When you drove around the block, the higher RPMs forced the air blockage out of where it was lodged. Has your coolant level gone down? That's what I figured.

Re: [MBZ] Cooling System Flush

2012-11-24 Thread clay monroe
put it up on ramps when you fill so that the air has to travel upward to escape. Light it off when you think it is full and keep it on the ramps until the needle starts to move. Pop the cap and pour more water in until full, then cap it and pull off the ramps and hit the road clay On Nov

Re: [MBZ] Cooling System Flush

2012-11-24 Thread Rick Knoble
Thanks. I'll try that on the kids car this week. Rick Sent from my iPhone On Nov 24, 2012, at 8:12 PM, clay monroe redgh...@comcast.net wrote: put it up on ramps when you fill so that the air has to travel upward to escape. Light it off when you think it is full and keep it on the ramps

Re: [MBZ] Cooling System Flush

2012-11-24 Thread Russ Williams
Put it up on ramps. Remove upper radiator hose from radiator. Loosen same hose at thermostat housing then rotate hose so end you removed is pointing up. Fill with mixed coolant until radiator core is covered. Reattach hose to radiator then top off with coolant. Start engine and wait until temp

Re: [MBZ] OM 603 head gasket

2012-11-24 Thread Dieselhead
Ya think? I took pictures. The metal part of the gasket is actually blown up into the oil passage. Maybe a quarter inch. It is an impressive blowout. I have never seen a gasket with a blowout like this. I have seen a bigger blowout between cylinders (on a gas engine) But a blowout into

Re: [MBZ] Cooling System Flush

2012-11-24 Thread OK Don
What he said - except that I used the steep slope part of the driveway instead of ramps. On Sat, Nov 24, 2012 at 8:26 PM, Russ Williams rawil...@eatel.net wrote: Put it up on ramps. Remove upper radiator hose from radiator. Loosen same hose at thermostat housing then rotate hose so end you

Re: [MBZ] Cooling System Flush

2012-11-24 Thread Jim Cathey
What happened? Air bubble, big one. My method is to pour the coolant into the tank, pull off the upper radiator hose and backfill water into the system until it's pouring out over my hand which is holding the bottom of the hose against the bottom of the radiator neck, but leaving a crack at