Re: [MBZ] 300CD Tranny question

2006-01-30 Thread Gary Thompson
Paul, If it's flaring on ALL shifts, it's probably vacuum modulator related. There used to be a good article on mbz.org that described adjusting the vacuum switch on the top of the IP and the vacuum modulator down on the transmission. If you're making the Dallas to Austin trip again, you could

Re: [MBZ] 300CD Tranny question

2006-01-29 Thread David Brodbeck
paul wrote: I recently purchased a '83 300CD for dirt cheap, and drove it from Dallas to Austin and back. I noticed that there's a slight flair from 1st to 2nd, and sometimes from 2nd to 3rd. It also takes a second a or two to drop into reverse. What should i inspect/replace first? B2

Re: [MBZ] 300CD Tranny question

2006-01-29 Thread Kaleb C. Striplin
Plan on rebuilding it soon, its worn out. B2 piston either works or it doesnt. paul wrote: I recently purchased a '83 300CD for dirt cheap, and drove it from Dallas to Austin and back. I noticed that there's a slight flair from 1st to 2nd, and sometimes from 2nd to 3rd. It also takes a

Re: [MBZ] 300CD Tranny question

2006-01-29 Thread John Berryman
On Sunday, January 29, 2006, at 09:54 AM, Kaleb C. Striplin wrote: I recently purchased a '83 300CD for dirt cheap, and drove it from Dallas to Austin and back. I noticed that there's a slight flair from 1st to 2nd, and sometimes from 2nd to 3rd. It also takes a second a or two to drop into

Re: [MBZ] 300CD Tranny question

2006-01-29 Thread UDG - Joop Schmeitz
Paul, Tell me the mileage of the tranny; It may be necessary to rebuilt it. Joopster -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of paul Sent: 29 January, 2006 12:56 AM To: Mercedes Discussion List Subject: [MBZ] 300CD Tranny question I recently