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Forum: projects & restorations Yesterday, 10:31 PM
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Posted By cosbySweater
Welp 3 days of daily driving it around 60 miles a...

Welp 3 days of daily driving it around 60 miles a day. So far so good. Car cruises so we'll on the highway. Just need to get the front end back up and crank up the boost. It's making about 7-8psi...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-03-2021, 02:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 353
Posted By cosbySweater
i know this is a different year model but i ran...

i know this is a different year model but i ran into this issue last weekend when i did the hvac box update. had to replace the ducting for the center vents

old
https://i.imgur.com/mXLebdD.jpg...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-02-2021, 03:21 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 12,305
Posted By cosbySweater
Didn't get around to getting the suction line for...

Didn't get around to getting the suction line for the ac made but in any case, drove it around for about 100 miles and so far so good. Need to change the map sensor and adjust the shift points a...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-30-2021, 03:57 PM
Replies: 72
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Posted By cosbySweater
yes and no, you totally can do that im sure but...

yes and no, you totally can do that im sure but due to it being a hydro mount they need to be loaded the same way they are from factory or else they will break or leak. im sure you can use other...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-30-2021, 02:17 PM
Replies: 72
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Posted By cosbySweater
im using the OF gear controller for the...

im using the OF gear controller for the transmission. seems to work pretty well, I have to drive it and make sure everything works right, you need to have a tps sensor for it so its a bit of a...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-30-2021, 12:17 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 12,305
Posted By cosbySweater
So like I stated above. I used the sts uprights...

So like I stated above. I used the sts uprights originally which have a poly bushing. With the ls this is no issue at all, they work perfect. I was hoping it would be okay on the 606 and it was a...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-30-2021, 12:45 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 12,305
Posted By cosbySweater
Haha thanks guys, it was a quite a quick...

Haha thanks guys, it was a quite a quick turnaround to get everything done, I've been working on it for an hour or two every night and last weekend I spent all friday-sunday on it. It also helps to...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-29-2021, 02:20 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 12,305
Posted By cosbySweater
Thanks! yes that is for sure on the to do list...

Thanks! yes that is for sure on the to do list for me!
Forum: projects & restorations 04-27-2021, 01:45 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 12,305
Posted By cosbySweater
Got some pictures to upload, got the driveshaft...

Got some pictures to upload, got the driveshaft done for it, we will see if it vibrates.

its the stock 300td driveshaft and yoke, turned down a centering shim and shoved a late model m47...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-25-2021, 11:45 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 12,305
Posted By cosbySweater
https://youtu.be/ris9RNKczUg Converted the...

https://youtu.be/ris9RNKczUg

Converted the car to a late model ac system today. Redoing the mounts sometime this week. Got the idle down a bit on it but it still sounds like a old school bus. Lol
Forum: projects & restorations 04-25-2021, 12:51 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 12,305
Posted By cosbySweater
Got it running and drove it a little. I've been...

Got it running and drove it a little. I've been thrashing on it for the past few days. All I can say at this point is use the mercedes mounts. Lol
Forum: performance & modifications 04-24-2021, 02:11 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,529
Posted By cosbySweater
He went to the DMV to do that. You have to go to...

He went to the DMV to do that. You have to go to a actual ref now for diesel swaps. Good luck, you need everything out of the donor car basically
Forum: performance & modifications 04-22-2021, 06:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,121
Posted By cosbySweater
honestly id go either a good aw71 with a good...

honestly id go either a good aw71 with a good converter and the normal mods, or a 200r4 or th350 with a good converter,
Forum: performance & modifications 04-22-2021, 12:57 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,529
Posted By cosbySweater
Slk 230 kompressor. Sumps in the right spot iirc,...

Slk 230 kompressor. Sumps in the right spot iirc, can get it manual, you could ref it for sure. And they are pretty cheap and modern
Forum: performance & modifications 04-21-2021, 01:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,529
Posted By cosbySweater
also depending on what year the truck is you can...

also depending on what year the truck is you can just mod the rear sump pan, did a b21ft swap into a hilux years ago and just modded a rear sump pan
Forum: performance & modifications 04-21-2021, 10:00 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,529
Posted By cosbySweater
Unfortunately fwd to rwd swaps are not really...

Unfortunately fwd to rwd swaps are not really passable, let's say you get the drive train out of a s60r though. That would make it okay.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-20-2021, 03:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,529
Posted By cosbySweater
Best bet would probably be to use a b234f block...

Best bet would probably be to use a b234f block with the belt driven pump.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-20-2021, 01:02 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 12,305
Posted By cosbySweater
Got some more stuff finished today. Got most of...

Got some more stuff finished today. Got most of the stuff buttoned up on the driver side of the engine. Almost ready to throw the intake on permanently. All the factory lines ended up working except...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-18-2021, 01:06 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 12,305
Posted By cosbySweater
Welp got the engine bay pretty much done. The...

Welp got the engine bay pretty much done. The engine and trans are fully mounted. Fuel system is done. The radiator, fan, condenser, and intercooler are all one unit. I ditched all the Volvo crap and...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-13-2021, 12:02 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 12,305
Posted By cosbySweater
Just because of the lifting bracket. Didn't want...

Just because of the lifting bracket. Didn't want to damage the turbo intake.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-12-2021, 11:42 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 12,305
Posted By cosbySweater
so ripped the old b23 out and aw71. the removal...

so ripped the old b23 out and aw71. the removal went very well as it does most of the time. i cleaned the engine bay before hand. Also this thing always was a bit of a turd. it was probably the...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-10-2021, 11:59 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 12,305
Posted By cosbySweater
Om606 is in. Need to finish the mounts. Holy ****...

Om606 is in. Need to finish the mounts. Holy **** this thing is massive once you get it in the engine bay. Had to convert back to a front sump and hack the rad support out of the car. It was a bit of...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-06-2021, 10:35 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 12,305
Posted By cosbySweater
got the engine and trans on a pallet ready to go....

got the engine and trans on a pallet ready to go. i got everything i need for the fuel system. im going to try the stock 240 radiator for now i spent the last day doing a bolt check on my suspension...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-30-2021, 09:17 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 21,202
Posted By cosbySweater
Whatever 7/9 series have in them. I just used 940...

Whatever 7/9 series have in them. I just used 940 struts. The top you have to space out where it bolts to the perch but that gives you the option to bump it up another 10mm or so if you run the...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-30-2021, 08:23 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 21,202
Posted By cosbySweater
22mm longer

22mm longer
Forum: projects & restorations 03-16-2021, 11:12 AM
Replies: 72
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Posted By cosbySweater
heres some update pictures of what ive done. ...

heres some update pictures of what ive done.

this is the throttle cable and tps setup. the adapter is pretty pricy. the of gear trans controller can use the benz tps so i figured it was the...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-15-2021, 07:05 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 12,305
Posted By cosbySweater
Here's the simple throttle cable and tps cable...

Here's the simple throttle cable and tps cable setup I made. Just using a bunch of old ratchet shifter brackets. I got 2 generic throttle cables on Amazon and drilled and tapped the ends for the...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-15-2021, 03:23 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 12,305
Posted By cosbySweater
Thanks man! Your builds are always exciting to...

Thanks man! Your builds are always exciting to follow as well! I'm definitely excited to see how it turns out. But in all honestly if I didn't get these engines for dirt cheap I wouldn't have done...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-08-2021, 10:08 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 12,305
Posted By cosbySweater
Om606 turbo is like 170ish hp and 240ish tq. The...

Om606 turbo is like 170ish hp and 240ish tq. The n/a is much less and has super weak internals
Forum: projects & restorations 03-08-2021, 09:00 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 12,305
Posted By cosbySweater
Went to pick and pull this weekend and grabbed a...

Went to pick and pull this weekend and grabbed a n/a om606. Mostly grabbed it to use as a mockup and parts. It was seized solid but not too worried about it! Snagged the bell housing and converter as...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-05-2021, 07:48 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 21,202
Posted By cosbySweater
I would imagine for every inch you extend it...

I would imagine for every inch you extend it you'd wanna lengthen the control arms the same amount. I could be totally wrong but as of right now with my tube extended 2 inches and control arms...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-05-2021, 03:53 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 21,202
Posted By cosbySweater
Camber is gonna be mad jacked yo

Camber is gonna be mad jacked yo
Forum: projects & restorations 02-26-2021, 05:19 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 12,305
Posted By cosbySweater
thanks for all the compliments guys! once my...

thanks for all the compliments guys! once my trans controller comes in i will yank the b23 and aw out and start messing with the mounts. im going to use as much of the old 300td as i can, going to...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-26-2021, 12:50 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 12,305
Posted By cosbySweater
haha i wish i was that crazy but not for this...

haha i wish i was that crazy but not for this one. im going to be sticking with a stock turbo for the time being. need to get a spare engine before i get to crazy with this one!

updated the...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-25-2021, 12:11 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 12,305
Posted By cosbySweater
Going to update with some more pictures on the...

Going to update with some more pictures on the assembly but here it is running in it's all mechanical goodness shot with a potato

https://youtu.be/67u9ZEzajgE
Forum: projects & restorations 02-19-2021, 10:39 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 96,717
Posted By cosbySweater
I have heard only story's of this thread. 10/10...

I have heard only story's of this thread. 10/10 would read again
Forum: projects & restorations 02-15-2021, 03:13 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 12,305
Posted By cosbySweater
26 headbolts. These things are very very well...

26 headbolts. These things are very very well built. Like most mercedes things :)
Forum: projects & restorations 02-14-2021, 02:51 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 12,305
Posted By cosbySweater
Got the bottom end together. For one main bearing...

Got the bottom end together. For one main bearing that was a little knicked up so I replaced them.

https://i.imgur.com/l3c3A8A.jpg?1

https://i.imgur.com/LoG0cyN.jpg
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Forum: projects & restorations 02-12-2021, 02:25 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 12,305
Posted By cosbySweater
Probably easier considering the steering rack...

Probably easier considering the steering rack location
Forum: projects & restorations 02-12-2021, 12:25 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 12,305
Posted By cosbySweater
front sump fits with a notch on the back of it,...

front sump fits with a notch on the back of it, you can get the pan off a is300 and its a little easier to work with, may not even need as much of a notch. its not worth spending the money on a mid...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-12-2021, 09:41 AM
Replies: 235
Views: 74,822
Posted By cosbySweater
Brand new t5s suck as well. Haha

Brand new t5s suck as well. Haha
Forum: performance & modifications 02-12-2021, 01:19 AM
Replies: 235
Views: 74,822
Posted By cosbySweater
Sounds like you t5 guys should start looking into...

Sounds like you t5 guys should start looking into another transmission solution tbh
Forum: projects & restorations 02-11-2021, 12:30 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 12,305
Posted By cosbySweater
its not to bad really, its a bigger 3 person...

its not to bad really, its a bigger 3 person tepui and with two people it takes maybe about 5 minutes to open and maybe about 10ish to close

https://i.imgur.com/cS2p6AI.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 02-10-2021, 11:56 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 21,202
Posted By cosbySweater
Yea you don't have to cut anything. Build it...

Yea you don't have to cut anything. Build it around a unmodified body just incase you hate it and have a change of heart
Forum: projects & restorations 02-10-2021, 11:03 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 12,305
Posted By cosbySweater
Haha yea you're right about that! Right now it's...

Haha yea you're right about that! Right now it's so fun to drive. I need to do a lsd of some sort and really rip it before I do the swap. This thing is such a turd with the lift, tires, and tent haha
Forum: projects & restorations 02-10-2021, 10:48 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 12,305
Posted By cosbySweater
Just basically mpgs and stockish power. It's just...

Just basically mpgs and stockish power. It's just for camping trips and mild offroading. There is one om606 240 that I have seen, it's on youtube. The 606 is a fantastic engine and I look forward to...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-10-2021, 09:38 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 12,305
Posted By cosbySweater
Haha that's amazing! I'm going to get the power...

Haha that's amazing! I'm going to get the power train sorted and maybe I'll do a similar setup probably a bit milder. Looks amazing man! Sorry to see you got hit, I hope everything works out for you.
Forum: projects & restorations 02-10-2021, 08:26 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 12,305
Posted By cosbySweater
I wanted to do it on the cheap at first. I had...

I wanted to do it on the cheap at first. I had the bushings already. But that is in the future for sure
Forum: projects & restorations 02-10-2021, 07:32 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 12,305
Posted By cosbySweater
The stock tab was amazingly in one piece so I...

The stock tab was amazingly in one piece so I used powerflex poly inserts for now before I decide what I'm going to do with those bushings but as of now it feels good
Forum: projects & restorations 02-10-2021, 04:54 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 12,305
Posted By cosbySweater
ooops

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