L. Mark Finch wrote:
I guess you're right, you will get back home before I do. I should have
bought the turbo.
On Tue, Nov 15, 2005 at 08:13:09AM -0600, Kaleb C. Striplin wrote:
Key off, engine not running = battery light on
Key on, engine not running = battery light off
Key on, engine running = battery light off
This alernator was swapped in and it was charging fine the other day.
On Tue, Nov 15, 2005 at 02:32:57PM -0500, Jeff Zedic wrote:
Overall, an amazing little car in a crash. I see a dozen of these a day!
The san francisco city workers' union is filing suit to prevent the city
from buying any more of them. The union claims that on the job injuries
On Tue, Nov 15, 2005 at 04:38:28PM -0800, John M McIntosh wrote:
I wasn't aware you could buy Smarts in the USA since they are not EPA
etc approved yet.
Some [EMAIL PROTECTED] in san rafael sells electric smarts, apparently. I
they were approved either. I've seen a few buzzing
On Tue, Nov 15, 2005 at 07:06:16PM -0500, Jeff Zedic wrote:
Did you check the charcoal canister under the hood? (that's where they
Without knowing anything about 108s, my generic 'fuel leaks but no fuel leaks'
checklist would be to check the charcoal canister, check the fuel tank
On Tue, Nov 15, 2005 at 06:01:39PM -0800, David Brodbeck wrote:
The Isuzu diesels in them have a reputation for running just about
forever, often outliving the body. (Just like our Mercedes Benzes.)
With those trucks, that isn't hard. Same engine in the diesel chevette, iirc,
On Tue, Nov 15, 2005 at 09:39:36PM -0500, Mitch Haley wrote:
Since Smarts have not been certified for the US and there is no US model
(even though they are sold in Canada) I would like to see a photo of an SFO
I don't think muni vehicles have to pass DOT EPA. USPS used
On Thu, Nov 17, 2005 at 01:50:20PM -0500, wilton strickland wrote:
'Til it's out of fuel.
Unless it's one of the new-fangled models with electronics, of course.
On Fri, Nov 18, 2005 at 08:32:37AM -0600, Hans Neureiter wrote:
My rear end is down about 2 - 3 and getting worse.
Looks like I have the motor in the trunk instead of under the hood.
I really need to correct this.
What do I need to look at ? Rear/front suframe rubber mounts and/or spring
On Fri, Nov 18, 2005 at 01:44:35PM -0800, Gabriel S. wrote:
Did some '87 300D's come with a diffent suspension setups or options? Mine
seems to be higher up than others that i've seen.
The TDs for some reason have some variation in height, but I haven't noticed
one in the Ds (which usually
On Fri, Nov 18, 2005 at 03:38:50PM -0800, David Brodbeck wrote:
That's not uncommon on cars where 5th is a tall overdrive and top speed
is drag-limited instead of governed. In 5th gear the engine may be too
far behind the torque peak to overcome the aerodynamic resistance at
On Fri, Nov 18, 2005 at 05:25:50PM -0800, Jim Cathey wrote:
The frankenheap sat for 10 years, and all I did was put a battery on
it and start it. After checking the oil and rolling over the engine
by hand, as you did.
How is the heap these days?
Good to have you around, Jim.
On Sat, Nov 19, 2005 at 06:52:58PM -0800, Jim Cathey wrote:
damnit, gorgeous color, just 2 years too old :((
Hey, it'd be worth making yourself two years older (virtually) just
to avoid that nasty Chrysler ACC that a '78 would have.
Isn't that the truth.
On Sun, Nov 20, 2005 at 08:27:45AM +, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:
Does anyone have experience with an XM radio in an older MBZ? I'd like to
install it in my '73 300SEL without having to mount the antenna on the roof,
drilling holes, etc. Apparently on newer cars with sharply sloped
On Mon, Nov 21, 2005 at 06:36:28PM -0500, Tom Scordato wrote:
Anyone recommend tires real quick. All highway driving, all season radials
a must. I Cruise at 65 to 72 mph pretty steady. 0-60mph in about an hour.
Lots on this list will recommend kumhos. My brother's 78 300D has yokohama
On Mon, Nov 21, 2005 at 04:36:13PM -0800, Gabriel S. wrote:
IMO Kellys Blue Book is a very reputable source and has been in the vehicle
apprasial business for a very long time and I would think that they know a
thing or two about the value of vehicles. Whats next, Mercedes doesen't know
On Mon, Nov 21, 2005 at 04:44:20PM -0800, Gabriel S. wrote:
CAR FOR SALE!
Red, Leather Interior, Pioneer AM/FM CD Head unit, disk changer in trunk,
Ice cold AC, Runs strong, I have used Mobile 1 since I have owned it. Etc.
Original Mercedes Benz Roof Rack Included (just bought
On Tue, Nov 22, 2005 at 02:47:23PM -0500, TimothyPilgrim wrote:
It's got to have gobs of torque though I'd imagine.
But even still, don't be in a hurry to go anywhere. Those mogs are heavy.
On Tue, Nov 22, 2005 at 01:46:16PM -0600, Hans Neureiter wrote:
Does the subframe come down far enough when doing only one side at the time
You'll have to ask someone with a 126 who has done the procedure. It does on
a 201 and 124. I got a copy of that procedure sent to me when I set out
On Wed, Nov 23, 2005 at 01:54:31PM -0500, Jeff Zedic wrote:
I thought that Detroit Diesel was owned by Daimler Chrysler?
That's what I thought as well. *shrug*
On Sun, Nov 27, 2005 at 04:37:13PM -0500, Trampas wrote:
Never bring a knife to a gun fight
Not necessarily. I saw someone in class who was an IPSEC shooter (and had
several trophies) go up against a jailer who trained with knives. Jailer had
a chalked training blade, and the shooter had a
On Sun, Nov 27, 2005 at 12:52:39PM -0800, redghost wrote:
The ongoing discussion in government to install monitors in your car so
they can tax you by miles instead of fuel used since we are all getting
fuel sipping cars or using old popcorn oil
California was considering that a while ago.
On Sat, Nov 26, 2005 at 11:29:11AM -0600, tom savage wrote:
Holy cow! If quality is job #1 at Ford, I shudder to contemplate the
rankings of everything else.
That particular model of F250 (and the F150 like it) are best avoided.
Mercedes for old cars, Toyota for new cars.
Toyota for small
On Sun, Nov 27, 2005 at 07:25:35PM -0500, Steve MacSween wrote:
News to me. In the U.S. it's perfectly legal for law enforcement to shoot a
Fleeing felon alone is no longer adequate justification in california
(and this shouldn't surprise anyone). For a cop to shoot a fleeing
On Mon, Nov 28, 2005 at 07:02:01PM -0600, Hans Neureiter wrote:
Total cost: $ 160 in parts, $ 15 in beer for celebration.
Final result: Reference point on rear bumper is now 4 1/2 higher.
Good to hear it went easy for you. 4.5 inches is quite a difference.
On Tue, Nov 29, 2005 at 08:03:38AM -0800, Jim Cathey wrote:
Mine too! Criminal what they did to that 600, though. I wanted to
rescue it every time I saw it!
I also liked the moment in Suicide Kings (or was it Things To Do in
Denver When You're Dead?) where Christopher Walken is taken for a
On Tue, Nov 29, 2005 at 07:59:55AM -0600, Donald Snook wrote:
In several of the old James Bond movies (with the only real Bond - Sean
Connery), he drove a MB at least for a little while. IIRC, in The Man
With the Golden Gun, Bond drove a benz.
I vaguely remember him tooling around in a 114
On Tue, Nov 29, 2005 at 05:38:26PM -0800, Christopher McCann wrote:
So should I abandon the alternative fuel project and sell it for $500
kaleb would probabably come up to missouri to get it...
On Tue, Dec 06, 2005 at 08:17:48PM -0600, Kaleb C. Striplin wrote:
Oh really, why not?
need to clean everything before you put it back together. Some transmissions
(47RE comes to mind) get sticky passages in the valve body that need to be
dealt with during a rebuild.
On Wed, Dec 07, 2005 at 07:22:14PM -0600, Kaleb C. Striplin wrote:
Everyone should get CB's. I used to have a CB in my 240D when I was 16.
Geez, that seems like yesterday on one had but so long ago on the other.
I have a CB, and use it on some four wheeling trips. CBs suck for caravans,
On Wed, Dec 07, 2005 at 09:14:39PM -0600, OK Don wrote:
You can all get ham licenses - the basic license test is easy, ALL the
questions and answers are on the web, you get to use real radios, and
can use from a milliwatt to 1500 watts.
Sort of. Ham radios are far more expensive than FRS, and
On Thu, Dec 08, 2005 at 06:52:46AM -0500, Bob DuPuy wrote:
Hey fellow Dieselers,
Will occasionally running high sulfur diesel in a 2005 Ford power
choke do any harm? I figured Ford has to say don't do it due to
emission restrictions, but is there really a compatibility problem
with the engine
On Wed, Dec 07, 2005 at 11:57:19PM -0600, Fmiser wrote:
rumor has it that Kevin wrote:
I have a CB, and use it on some four wheeling trips. CBs suck for caravans,
though - they tend to overload each other if you are too close.
Only if you are using a cheap radio - or trying to listen
On Thu, Dec 08, 2005 at 05:48:37PM -0600, Peter Frederick wrote:
and it is a BETTER lubricant.
Provided you're talking about a conventional diesel with a fuel lubricated
pump, yes. This is not the case with the powerchoke.
I don't know the effect on any catalytic soot reduction systems,
On Thu, Dec 08, 2005 at 05:58:03PM -0600, Peter Frederick wrote:
I would suspect either the VIN got garbled or the lock set is not
original (or the VIN isn't -- check the one on the radiator support vs
the one on the door pillar!)
FWIW, when we ordered the new lock cylinder from the local
On Fri, Dec 09, 2005 at 08:35:31AM -0600, Kaleb C. Striplin wrote:
Well its 4 outside, my 85 300D would not start, with the final attempt
the glow plug light wouldnt even come on. Burned up 3 glow plugs.
Next, 300SDL, starts but will not stay running. I think it has a
plugged up fuel
On Thu, Dec 15, 2005 at 12:40:11PM -0700, Tom Reynolds wrote:
Yes, chemical reaction with compressed air and aluminum wheels, not so with
inert nitrogen gas.
Less tire filling. Yea!
Race cars use it. When I got new tires for the 78 300D, they offered it,
claiming that the nitrogen molecules
On Thu, Dec 15, 2005 at 07:15:53AM -0800, Jim Cathey wrote:
I hooked up the 'new' batteries, and hit the start button.
WOOKA-WOOKA-WOOKA-WOOKA... Hooray! The thing spun over easily, at a
pretty good clip. I put the spark (paint!) plugs back in, and tried
On Thu, Dec 15, 2005 at 03:30:11PM -0500, Marshall Booth wrote:
The 202 subframe mount has been used to suppress differential noise in
201 series cars almost as soon as they became available. I believe they
now supersede the 201 subframe mounts.
They sort of do. One set was a 202 part
On Thu, Dec 15, 2005 at 01:49:15PM -0800, Tan Qu wrote:
Four sets of bolts and washer hold the differential in place.
The washer is a boring old flat washer.
Well, would this new finding suggesting the subframe
mounts have collapsed and caused the change of the
On Thu, Dec 15, 2005 at 02:02:54PM -0800, Tan Qu wrote:
Was that a big job? How long did it take you to do it?
If lubing the calipers pin do not help, I may have to
look to go in that way.
Unfortunately, I dropped that subframe enough that I could get it
dropped in under a half hour, and
On Thu, Dec 15, 2005 at 08:53:45PM -0700, Dave M. wrote:
Suddenly NASCAR looks like a bunch of hicks chasing their tails in a
high-speed rush hour traffic jam, no?
On Fri, Dec 16, 2005 at 08:04:45PM -0500, wilton strickland wrote:
'Getting little heat inside my 91 350 SDL. Fan runs normally. Symptoms
found thus far with ambient temp ~45F: At 60mph cruise, eng temp = 70C,
After stopping and accelerating briskly, temp goes to ~ 79C, then back to
Well, it doesn't look good. With the recent cold snap, the 87 300D has been
having serious difficulty engaging drive when starting out. After a few
blocks, it'll buck nastily before shifting to third, and once it has warmed
up, it flares from second to third.
First thought was vacuum, but it
I picked up a fast glow kit for the 78 300D (with extra plug). In reading
the directions, it references a relay that I should have picked up extra, as
well as a 25 amp fuse and carrier. It also references a bunch of numbers
that don't make a whole lot of sense.
Has anyone successfully installed
On Sun, Dec 18, 2005 at 08:39:26PM -0500, Marshall Booth wrote:
Kaleb C. Striplin wrote:
The early 190's came with 14 wheels, what is the advantage to switching
to the later 15 wheels?
You can pay more money for tires!! 185/65x15s cost more than 185/70x14s.
I swapped my '85 from 15
On Sun, Dec 18, 2005 at 11:41:40PM -0700, Craig McCluskey wrote:
On Sun, 18 Dec 2005 21:16:33 -0600 OK Don [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:
Aren't the premium prices about the same as Diesel these days? I
haven't piad close attention, but I'm thinking they are, so there
isn't much advantage to
On Sat, Dec 17, 2005 at 10:24:35PM -0600, Kaleb C. Striplin wrote:
What sort of mileage will a 2.3 get? Thinking about getting one for a
work car and would like to get a 190D but they are scarce and when you
do find one they go for insane money. The 2.3's should be cheap and had
On Mon, Dec 19, 2005 at 06:20:32PM -0500, Marshall Booth wrote:
Performance tires are a complete waste if economy is your motive! If
economy isn't your motive, then DON'T buy a 190D 2.0 or 2.2!
Correct, and while my current 201 is a 2.2 diesel, this isn't just a diesel
list anymore. There
On Sun, Dec 18, 2005 at 09:20:34PM -0600, OK Don wrote:
Well, I've got 50K on you on the highest mileage car, and I average
closer to 15k/yr., so It'll only take me 47 years, if I can keep up
the current pace that long, which both economically and physically
My two high milers
On Mon, Dec 19, 2005 at 08:56:28PM -0500, Marshall Booth wrote:
201s can't haul a lot of newspapers. Three overweight friends (how they
all fit in that car was beyond me) was enough to put the nail in the
coffin of the rear suspension. No, I am not kidding.
Won't have any problem if the
On Tue, Dec 20, 2005 at 01:56:57PM -0500, John Ervine wrote:
Kaleb C. Striplin wrote:
Is your shifter sloppy? If so, your problem is the shifter bushings are
worn and/or missing causing it to not be in the right position for the
lockout switch. Next time it does it, hold the key in the
On Tue, Dec 20, 2005 at 10:16:53AM -0800, Zeitgeist wrote:
I'm also considering using this opportunity to finally replace my #14
head, but of course, the supply of #17 -- #22 heads seems to have
all but dried up. Other than PGA and Silver Star, are there any other
reputable MB breakers out
On Tue, Dec 20, 2005 at 07:23:56PM -0600, Loren Faeth wrote:
I am hoping the new TE will not need a trans, but if it does, I'd like to
know what other models have an auto transmission that will
interchange. The TE in question is a 1988 300TE, and as far as I know, it
is a US model.
On Tue, Dec 20, 2005 at 09:07:38PM -0600, Loren Faeth wrote:
Looks like everyone except Kleb, OK Don and me are busy wrapping
presents! Except maybe Kevin. I was hoping for lots of good info tonight!
Wrapping presents? Christmas isn't until sunday. I still haven't gone
shopping yet :)
On Wed, Dec 21, 2005 at 03:14:48PM -0800, eric peterson wrote:
Isn't the 350DSL the one that is noted as a rod
bender?? If the head has been reworked or a new head
put on will this solve the problems associated with
this engine?? I have found one that has 167K and has
had the top end
On Wed, Dec 21, 2005 at 06:49:10PM -0500, Trampas wrote:
Yeap, I meant it as a joke in that at close to 300k miles the mileage is
irrelevant to the value of the car. Actually I think the value depends more
on how full or empty the fuel tank is.
I saw a chevy pickup for sale near SLO, ad went
On Thu, Dec 22, 2005 at 06:22:38PM -0700, Bob Rentfro wrote:
It is supposed to be 81 degrees here on Christmas Day.
Hence I'm *DREAMING* of a white christmas
On Thu, Dec 22, 2005 at 11:10:07PM -0700, Tom Reynolds wrote:
Go up to Flag.
Watch out for elk.
On Tue, Dec 27, 2005 at 07:30:20PM -0600, Tom Hargrave wrote:
Are carfax reports available for 1977 vehicles? If so then I need one for
Generally not, since VIN standardization didn't appear until 80 or 81.
On Tue, Dec 27, 2005 at 08:34:12PM -0500, John Ervine wrote:
What wasn't normal was a 320mA current draw with *all* fuses removed. That
tells me that something unfused is sucking my battery dry. Off the top of my
head, that leaves me with a possible internal short in the battery (only a
On Tue, Dec 27, 2005 at 10:00:48PM -0500, John Ervine wrote:
Guess it could be time to consider replacing the servo with one of those
new-fangled digital models...
Given the recent price spike of servos, the price gap isn't all that large
anymore (unless you have a spare servo and send it to
On Wed, Dec 28, 2005 at 07:25:40AM -0800, Jim Cathey wrote:
Depends on the engine in particular. Since it turned over, that's a
start! I would suggest carb cleaner in the intake to see if it brings
life. If the engine was carbuerated I would suggest a splash of gas
On Wed, Dec 28, 2005 at 04:38:32PM -0500, Peter Arnold wrote:
The Antilock Brake glowed ominously at me today on the way home. It
went out after booting it with a restart.
FWIW, my 87 300D has been doing that for quite some time now. I actually
prefer NOT having ABS, so I'm not too
On Thu, Dec 29, 2005 at 03:32:41AM +, LT Don wrote:
I seem to remember someone (Marshall, perhaps) quoting around 40+ mpg on
some of the diesel 190s. But I just as easily could be remembering
My 85 190D 2.2 five speed was good for an easy 40 mpg on the highway. I
On Tue, Jan 03, 2006 at 08:28:48AM -0800, Jim Cathey wrote:
So, from yesterday's list I'm only left with surface roughness as a
potential culprit, and that seems unlikely to be responsible for such
widespread leaking, especially as the gasket is a rubberized (?) one.
It seems pretty grippy,
On Sun, Jan 01, 2006 at 06:32:58PM -0500, Ed Booher wrote:
I'm guessing that the metal used in Dodge / Chrysler keys late 90's to
today may not be a full steel blend. I know that the old Geo,
specifically the Metro, keys had a lot of Aluminum in them. When it
got real cold it was very easy to
On Sat, Dec 31, 2005 at 05:45:30PM -0800, Jim Cathey wrote:
There might be a slight coolant leak at the middle of the intake
manifold. I suppose it could be the head gasket, but I'm wondering if
the middle section of the manifold, the carburetor perch, is heated by
a coolant passage? It has
On Fri, Dec 30, 2005 at 05:23:53PM -0600, Kaleb C. Striplin wrote:
We dont have to have cats here.
BZT. Tampering with factory-installed emissions devices (or removing them)
is a violation of FEDERAL statute. And the fine is fairly substantial.
Whether anyone is out looking for it is
On Tue, Jan 03, 2006 at 06:18:27PM -0800, redghost wrote:
Anybody have a set of spare relays that control the rear defog or the
blinkers? Gump is having some issue with getting heat or current to
the rear window, and has decided to make the directional signals
function at whim.
On Wed, Jan 04, 2006 at 01:04:34PM -0800, Jim Cathey wrote:
Anyway, with the engine all reassembled I put the new propane fittings
on and hooked up the tank. The motor fired right up, which was good.
_Unfortunately_, the head is _still_ leaking in the middle of the
exhaust manifold side.
On Wed, Jan 04, 2006 at 03:43:55PM -0800, Jim Cathey wrote:
from block to head? Was there any evidence that whomever assembled the
Gasket looks to mate fine.
Is it one of those annoying head gaskets that can be mounted
flipped over and rotated?
At least you know your water pump
On Thu, Jan 05, 2006 at 03:20:26PM -0800, Jim Cathey wrote:
After removing the head, cleaning everything off, and reassembling
it with copper spray-on goo it went back together and ran without
any immediate signs of external leakage. Progress at last! I'll
be keeping an eye on it for awhile
On Fri, Jan 06, 2006 at 12:26:05PM -0800, Jim Cathey wrote:
After #6 was firing, it also blew warm air and water out of it like
the others. I let the engine idle long enough to warm up quite a bit,
and all the water stopped coming out. Just condensation? Seems like
it might be, and I
On Fri, Jan 06, 2006 at 02:25:32PM -0800, Zeitgeist wrote:
Isn't an inherent byproduct of propane combustion lots of H2O?
Yes, moreso than conventional gasoline.
On Mon, Jan 09, 2006 at 03:34:28PM -0800, Steve Marci wrote:
Do you guys know if that $57 one from from CJW would do me any good on my
12 valve Cummins?? Thats the puppy I read about, needing a test gauge for,
so it might be a good idea to have one. Thanks
Generally speaking, it was the
On Mon, Jan 09, 2006 at 06:59:52PM -0600, OK Don wrote:
So buy it! You ALWAYS need more than one MB.
Or, buy it and off the 300SE after you're happy with it.
On Tue, Jan 10, 2006 at 12:37:41PM -0700, Dave M. wrote:
Yeah, wow, I'll second that. Don't suppose she's single, eh? ;-)
Seriously though, the 'low power' issue is probably either an ALDA
adjustment, or a plugged line between the intake and ALDA. When
running properly, this is not a slow
On Wed, Jan 11, 2006 at 05:21:13PM -0500, Peter Arnold wrote:
Something is loose in my rear end.
Sounds like it should be on Banned!
While taking a long sweeping 70mph curve, the rear end seems to be
trying to steer the car. It feels like a loose cannon is flopping
around in the trunk.
On Wed, Jan 11, 2006 at 06:27:19PM -0500, Mitch Haley wrote:
Kaleb C. Striplin wrote:
the seller ended it?
If it was this guy, eBay killed it because he said
he'd accept Paycrooks if the buyer paid the fee.
Ebay/Paycrooks rules demand that the seller pay all fees.
He relisted it, and
On Thu, Jan 12, 2006 at 01:55:06AM -0500, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:
What, checking to see if a car is reported stolen is a crime?
Checking vehicle data for a private citizen is prohibited.
California limits this to basically four things:
- current condition of title (clear, salvage)
On Thu, Jan 12, 2006 at 12:56:32PM -0600, Loren Faeth wrote:
Engine is an OM 352 900 012 and is complete with clutch and pressure
plate! never been started V-6 Interesting description. I suppose
somebody in NE can use it for pumping water. Looks like it has a SAE
On Thu, Jan 12, 2006 at 08:46:02PM -0600, OK Don wrote:
Knocking on wood - they haven't said anything about my antennas - and
they are ugly - but there are a lot of hams in the area. Town's full
It is a violation of federal law to limit amateur antenna installations except
On Mon, Jan 16, 2006 at 08:13:40AM -0800, Jim Cathey wrote:
You have it backwards. The _lower_ the gear the faster the engine
spins. But, too low and the wheels just skid on the ground, wasting
all that hard-earned energy. (Hard-earned in our case, 'cause it was
usually a push start we were
On Wed, Mar 22, 2006 at 02:04:26PM -0700, Dave M. wrote:
It's not obvious in the photos, but the old mounts are also metal and
rubber. The new mounts that I got are the Sportline rear and late W124
front, which are a slightly different design than the early fronts (I
just liked the newer
On Wed, Mar 22, 2006 at 11:46:55PM -0800, Desert Rat wrote:
Speaking of, anyone know if these issues are occuring to other German
makes? Wonder what Audi, BMW and VW are dealing with these issues?
IIRC, volvo had a similar problem. Can't remember the exact details.
One could say british car
Is a 78 300D's hand pump supposed to lock shut? I've noticed that the
car has been getting hard to start for no good reason (it's not THAT cold,
and the glow plugs seem to be functioning correctly). It is due for
a valve adjustment in a few thousand, but even still...
The pump doesn't leak any,
On Fri, Mar 24, 2006 at 11:59:30AM -0500, Marshall Booth wrote:
There are at least two different pumps, pumps that lock down the piston
and pumps that don't lock the piston. The vibration you feel is fuel
that has passed through the relief valve and into the return hose, so
the pump is
On Fri, Mar 24, 2006 at 08:38:08PM -0800, Jim Cathey wrote:
go out of it. I know that there's a way to hook up jumpers from the
glow plugs to the battery to get glow function. I believe that the
procedure involved a jumper from 5 to positive and another from 1 to
On Sat, Mar 25, 2006 at 06:11:11PM -0500, Bob DuPuy wrote:
Got it! The dent puller was a no go, bad agle due to the condensor. I
soaked it with PB again then rattled the boss on the back side of the
headwith an air hammer. Then I heated it with some Mapp gas and
applied the bolt and washer
On Wed, Mar 29, 2006 at 09:51:58PM -0600, OK Don wrote:
I wonder if it's really a broken band, or a B2 piston?
I was under the understanding that the 722.4 was more or less
immune from the B2 affliction that pestered earlier 722.3s.
On Fri, Mar 31, 2006 at 10:44:29PM -0800, David Brodbeck wrote:
Jim Cathey wrote:
Man, I lob an easy one to y'all and nobody even swats at it?
How about my next write-up being on the types of glue and knots
that work best for repairing rubber bands? I was expecting at
least a _little_
On Sat, Apr 01, 2006 at 08:49:40AM -0500, John Berryman wrote:
Right now I'm trying to track down a nasty creak out back that
showed up after driving in a slush storm with salt laden roads. It
has low mileage and everything looks great. After hosing it all down
On Thu, Apr 06, 2006 at 09:40:51PM -0500, Kaleb C. Striplin wrote:
I only know the people that show up on TV. My aunt is one of the news
anchors for channel 6
Channel 6, the only channel that the FCC will not allow to go digital.
On Tue, Apr 11, 2006 at 08:51:57PM -0500, Kaleb C. Striplin wrote:
Just noticed tonight I have no brake lights at all, they dont come on.
Checked fuse, its OK. Assume only other thing it could be is the switch
on the pedal?
Bulbs from a known working 126 to make sure both bulbs (or all
On Tue, Apr 11, 2006 at 08:59:03PM -0500, Kaleb C. Striplin wrote:
If the bulbs were burned out, the bulb out light would light, or it should
unless its bulb was out too, or someone messed with the bulb monitoring...
On Wed, Apr 12, 2006 at 03:41:24PM -0700, Bob Rentfro wrote:
It appears the Challenger will rock.
They will make the Chargers and the fellers that bought one look silly.
There's a guy on a mopar list running a 13.1 @ 102ish with an SRT-8. Might
look silly, but that's not shabby for a dead stock
On Fri, Apr 21, 2006 at 08:14:52AM -0700, Fred Johnson wrote:
I have heard about 2-3 flaring, not sure if that's the
same as hanging, being fixed by replacing the K1
spring. I will be replacing that on my SD this
spring. Got the kit from Rusty for ~$15. May want to
check with him if the SL
On Fri, Apr 21, 2006 at 12:15:01PM -0400, John Berryman wrote:
I often think about whether or not all the time and effort we put
into these cars is worth it. There surely is no money to made by
buying and selling them unless the price is ridiculously low at the
time of purchase. I
Does anyone know when the last year a K1 spring upgrade will work on is?
I'm wondering if it will solve the flare issue in the 87 300D - it seems
to sound like the exact same symptoms.
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