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Forum: projects & restorations 11-13-2018, 08:45 PM
Replies: 371
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Posted By Cwazywazy
https://i.imgur.com/Q6jcbJjh.jpg ...

https://i.imgur.com/Q6jcbJjh.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/juzHhfeh.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/etI7CoSh.jpg

Some frame gore.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-11-2018, 10:37 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 59,057
Posted By Cwazywazy
Oh, guess I should introduce the "new turbo" to...

Oh, guess I should introduce the "new turbo" to this thread. My 1982 244GL Diesels motor blew up a couple weeks or so before the crash, so that's where the turbo motor is going. Interior is mint and...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-11-2018, 12:48 AM
Replies: 371
Views: 59,057
Posted By Cwazywazy
No fighting in my thread. The only person here...

No fighting in my thread. The only person here you're welcome to insult is me.

And yeah, this body is trashed now. Frame rail, subframe, strut tower, all bent. Steering column got pushed in, floor...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-08-2018, 11:46 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 59,057
Posted By Cwazywazy
The battery had a big crack along the bottom of...

The battery had a big crack along the bottom of it so most of its acid was gone. And it cranked like it was fully charged.

Looks like my no ignition is due to the powerstage wires being crushed...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-06-2018, 10:10 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 59,057
Posted By Cwazywazy
So it cranks fine (Surprised me because the...

So it cranks fine (Surprised me because the battery has a hole in it) but there's no power to the coil. Fuses and wiring all look fine. How can I tell if the EZK box is fried? It had water leaking...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-05-2018, 11:58 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 59,057
Posted By Cwazywazy
I can't believe uhaul just gives trucks and...

I can't believe uhaul just gives trucks and trailers to totally inexperienced teenagers. Best company ever.

https://i.imgur.com/VpMUlNXh.jpg

Car's home. I'll start playing with it tomorrow. I...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-23-2018, 04:13 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 59,057
Posted By Cwazywazy
Got the vehicle evaluation. Apparently this car...

Got the vehicle evaluation. Apparently this car is a GL with an automatic and fog lights.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-18-2018, 02:11 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 59,057
Posted By Cwazywazy
Lol I dunno. Anyway, I got an estimated...

Lol I dunno.

Anyway, I got an estimated value of the car. 2 grand. Told em to frig off and sent them the receipts for everything I've bought for the car.

In other car news, my rental Elantra...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-18-2018, 12:32 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 59,057
Posted By Cwazywazy
CT doesn't give new titles to 25+ cars.

CT doesn't give new titles to 25+ cars.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-18-2018, 01:35 AM
Replies: 371
Views: 59,057
Posted By Cwazywazy
So apparently State Parm thinks that my car is...

So apparently State Parm thinks that my car is owned by a guy named Carl. They asked for the bill of sale to prove otherwise.

I lost it..
Forum: projects & restorations 10-14-2018, 12:12 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,314
Posted By Cwazywazy
Holset when

Holset when
Forum: projects & restorations 10-09-2018, 08:12 PM
Replies: 2,344
Views: 231,042
Posted By Cwazywazy
Wait, I was gonna say they're the same.. I put an...

Wait, I was gonna say they're the same.. I put an M46 on my dogdish without touching the clutch forky bits and it was fine..
Forum: projects & restorations 10-02-2018, 10:14 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 59,057
Posted By Cwazywazy
It needs nothing except maybe a 4 barrel. 352, 3...

It needs nothing except maybe a 4 barrel. 352, 3 speed auto. 28 thousand original miles. (Been sprayed tho.)
Forum: projects & restorations 10-02-2018, 09:40 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 59,057
Posted By Cwazywazy
AINT NO REPLACEMENT FOR DISPLACEMENT ...

AINT NO REPLACEMENT FOR DISPLACEMENT

https://i.imgur.com/VzZqIK5h.jpg

'63 Galaxie 500, new second car. I'll continue this thread when I start the turbo-into-diesel transplant.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-02-2018, 02:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 774
Posted By Cwazywazy
Does the exciter still show 4v with it...

Does the exciter still show 4v with it disconnected? I had an alt go bad and the exciter wire showed 8v when it was connected, 12v disconnected.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-28-2018, 03:02 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 59,057
Posted By Cwazywazy
Can a mechanical speedo be used with a later M46...

Can a mechanical speedo be used with a later M46 or do I have to swap to electric?
Forum: projects & restorations 09-27-2018, 04:06 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 59,057
Posted By Cwazywazy
So Camry girl didn't lie about hitting me, but...

So Camry girl didn't lie about hitting me, but she claimed that she successfully pulled out and then got hit by the Honda.

Dashcam FTW.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-26-2018, 03:51 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 59,057
Posted By Cwazywazy
I've got proof of roughly $3500 worth of...

I've got proof of roughly $3500 worth of parts/services for this car. I spent more than I thought..
Forum: projects & restorations 09-26-2018, 03:21 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 59,057
Posted By Cwazywazy
https://i.imgur.com/mWK65Zgh.jpg ...

https://i.imgur.com/mWK65Zgh.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/VfjOoLMh.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/slBlOyAh.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 09-25-2018, 09:58 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 59,057
Posted By Cwazywazy
Would you actually buy a hole-y 300TD that...

Would you actually buy a hole-y 300TD that literally has stuff growing in the carpet?
Forum: projects & restorations 09-25-2018, 08:29 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 59,057
Posted By Cwazywazy
So.. Do I continue my OM617 into 244 plan and...

So.. Do I continue my OM617 into 244 plan and find another 245 or slap my turbo motor in the 244 and get rid of the Merc?
Forum: projects & restorations 09-25-2018, 08:18 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 59,057
Posted By Cwazywazy
Viofo a119. Dunno why it cut out before impact,...

Viofo a119. Dunno why it cut out before impact, car still had power afterwards.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-25-2018, 06:50 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 59,057
Posted By Cwazywazy
https://i.imgur.com/K7LzJMah.jpg ...

https://i.imgur.com/K7LzJMah.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/mSIq2muh.jpg
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https://i.imgur.com/LUPthDjh.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 09-25-2018, 11:33 AM
Replies: 371
Views: 59,057
Posted By Cwazywazy
https://www.google.com/maps/search/mcc/@41.7622649...

https://www.google.com/maps/search/mcc/@41.7622649,-72.5685467,307a,35y,91.12h/data=!3m1!1e3
Forum: projects & restorations 09-25-2018, 11:24 AM
Replies: 371
Views: 59,057
Posted By Cwazywazy
Tons of pics on my phone, but I forgot it in my...

Tons of pics on my phone, but I forgot it in my dads car. They'll be posted tonight.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-25-2018, 11:07 AM
Replies: 371
Views: 59,057
Posted By Cwazywazy
I'm totally fine. Well, my pinkie hurts a little...

I'm totally fine. Well, my pinkie hurts a little bit. Car is definitely done for, my strut braces are all pretzel-y. I wanna buy it back because I only have like 8k on the motor since rebuild. Plus...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-25-2018, 10:09 AM
Replies: 371
Views: 59,057
Posted By Cwazywazy
Why can't people ****ing look before they pull...

Why can't people ****ing look before they pull out?

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/j_TJhnnjfsQ" frameborder="0" allow="autoplay; encrypted-media"...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-22-2018, 08:52 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,933
Posted By Cwazywazy
I'll probably go with the tranny as-is for now....

I'll probably go with the tranny as-is for now. If I hate it I'll probably try and find a merc 5 speed or something.

It idles rough cold, and a little rough warm. Fires right up (Better than the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-22-2018, 12:27 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,933
Posted By Cwazywazy
https://i.imgur.com/d2oNlQxh.jpg A good...

https://i.imgur.com/d2oNlQxh.jpg

A good Mercedes owner takes pride in keeping his German luxury car clean. Engine fires right up, idles a bit rough cold but it clears up. I'm guessing dead GP....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-20-2018, 05:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,322
Posted By Cwazywazy
I use the $18 one off Rockauto. It works.

I use the $18 one off Rockauto. It works.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-20-2018, 03:19 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,933
Posted By Cwazywazy
So the transmission has a vacuum operated...

So the transmission has a vacuum operated controller. That explains why it started shifting better after I reattached one of the vacuum lines that was hanging. What's wrong with a kickdown cable?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-20-2018, 02:56 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,933
Posted By Cwazywazy
Well I went to move the merc and at first it...

Well I went to move the merc and at first it wouldn't crank, then it did crank for half a second before losing all power. 12.6v between positive terminal and valve cover and fuses are all fine. No...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-19-2018, 04:41 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,933
Posted By Cwazywazy
It even has functional hydraulic suspension. I...

It even has functional hydraulic suspension. I definitely want a good 300TD someday. I can tell it used to be a really nice car to drive. But this one is hammered. It even has moss growing on the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-19-2018, 01:25 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,933
Posted By Cwazywazy
Did some poking around, turns out the coolant...

Did some poking around, turns out the coolant gauge jumps about 10 or 15 degrees up if the blinker is on, and when I drove it home the left blinker was stuck on. I did some WOT pulls until the gauge...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-18-2018, 10:42 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,933
Posted By Cwazywazy
This is the worst car I've ever driven. It...

This is the worst car I've ever driven. It overheated nuclear hot, even with the roadkill treatment. Steering sloppy, brakes not brakey, rusty rust, horrible, HORRIBLE drivers seat, ruined interior,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-18-2018, 03:12 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,466
Posted By Cwazywazy
50/50 mix of blinker fluid and what? Don't forget...

50/50 mix of blinker fluid and what? Don't forget the LED additive if your bulbs require that.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-18-2018, 01:56 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,933
Posted By Cwazywazy
I replaced the air filter not too long ago....

I replaced the air filter not too long ago. Pretty oily and kinda dirty, but no holes or anything.

I already own two of the same car, not gonna have the same engines in them.

I found a 300...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-18-2018, 01:04 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,466
Posted By Cwazywazy
Swap to mechanical diesel with hand crank and use...

Swap to mechanical diesel with hand crank and use oil lamps for headlights.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-18-2018, 12:40 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,466
Posted By Cwazywazy
If the lights stay on when you turn to start it's...

If the lights stay on when you turn to start it's not the battery.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-17-2018, 11:07 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,933
Posted By Cwazywazy
And I JUST got the AC chilly. Now I have to...

And I JUST got the AC chilly. Now I have to suffer the 15-degrees-warmer AC of my wagon.

I'm kinda gonna miss the slow-car-fast fun of this thing. Racing semi trucks, smoking commuters while...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-17-2018, 10:53 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,466
Posted By Cwazywazy
Obviously, start by checking fuses. Starter relay...

Obviously, start by checking fuses. Starter relay plugged in? Gets power when you turn to start? Also check the starter fluid if you haven't.

Don't confuse something you did with a random failure....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-17-2018, 10:11 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,933
Posted By Cwazywazy
Honestly, I'd like a D24t just for simplicity....

Honestly, I'd like a D24t just for simplicity. But I highly doubt I can find one. The only one I've seen for sale locally was bundled with a 245 diesel. (The second or third 240d I've seen on CL in...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-17-2018, 09:31 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,933
Posted By Cwazywazy
Couldn't be worse than a 3 speed, right? I like...

Couldn't be worse than a 3 speed, right? I like an automatic that I can control with my right foot. The BW55 was too downshift happy around 30-45 and the lack of overdrive was painful.

Also, I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-17-2018, 07:29 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,933
Posted By Cwazywazy
I don't mind automatic. I'm concerned about...

I don't mind automatic. I'm concerned about engine/tranny mounts and driveshaft. Also if it fits at all. I haven't found any real merc/volvo build threads.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-17-2018, 05:05 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,933
Posted By Cwazywazy
I poured some acetone in a few intake ports with...

I poured some acetone in a few intake ports with the head on its side, nothing leaked out. Besides, I set the timing correctly and it still refused to fire.

Looking for Mercs now.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-17-2018, 11:48 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,933
Posted By Cwazywazy
https://i.imgur.com/rFUeI5Ch.jpg ...

https://i.imgur.com/rFUeI5Ch.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/EX8y8ISh.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/KVA6WWIh.jpg
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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-17-2018, 08:52 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,933
Posted By Cwazywazy
Never beat on it cold, ran synthetic. Check the...

Never beat on it cold, ran synthetic. Check the album for more pics. Hasn't overheated in my ownership of it. As for air in the fuel, I think you're forgetting that I compression tested it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-16-2018, 11:11 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,933
Posted By Cwazywazy
Well dang. Looks like it's the cylinder walls to...

Well dang. Looks like it's the cylinder walls to me. I never let it run out of oil, although the idiot light doesn't work.

https://imgur.com/a/dzTHvhU

https://i.imgur.com/8D81NKeh.jpg...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-14-2018, 03:39 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,933
Posted By Cwazywazy
Head was rebuilt in 06, I assume that means it...

Head was rebuilt in 06, I assume that means it was milled and given a thicker HG.

Not making any decisions until I decapitate it and see what happened. Engine swap is an appealing idea, but we'll...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-14-2018, 01:25 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,933
Posted By Cwazywazy
Bought tools on amazon, should find out exactly...

Bought tools on amazon, should find out exactly what happened tomorrow night.

But seriously, what was wrong with normal bolts VW? And a timing belt, on a diesel?

I'm pretty sure the headgasket...
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