Tag Archives: engine

I start to put the linkage together on the 300TDT

I finally managed to create a video where I start to put together my 300TDT again. Please have a look and tell me what you think 🙂 Advertisements

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Soon the engine will have been removed…

I finally start to pull the engine out of my S123 280TE. I do this to get rid of some leakages that are quite nasty. Hopefully I will soon be able to drive the car again.

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Cleaning and oiling accelerator linkage

In this video I fix a sticking accelerator linkage on my W108. When I took it apart it was apparent that someone had used grease on the linkage. When that dries out, it gets hard and stops the linkage from … Continue reading

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New video!

I made a new video today about the first start after the winter for my 1980 300TDT, a W123. Please check it out here:

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Fabricating new fuel rail brackets part III

First I cut the brackets roughly to shape with a grinder, then I marked where to drill the fuel rails. First hole is a small pilot hole. I put a piece of tape on the drill bit to know the … Continue reading

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Fabricating new fuel rail brackets part II

So I measured up the brackets last night and drilled all the holes. I will cut them down to the finished shape later today so that I can mock them up together with the fuel rails and mark up where … Continue reading

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Fabricating new fuel rail brackets

Yesterday it was finally time to start to fabricate some new fuel rail brackets. I wanted something really sturdy, so that I knew that whatever happened, I would not get a fuel spill and a burnt out wreck of a … Continue reading

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