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    WJ Jeep Grand Cherokee 2.7 CRD Mercedes engine

    There are repair techniques we use regularly on that engine. Often we use a Timsert repair method to bring it back to standard The other a field service method I developed using a S/S grub screw, introduced into parent head holes. Threaded 7/16 UNC on the exterior, the injector hold down...
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    Limp mode problems

    Here's some info https://dannysengineportal.com/automatic-shutdown-asd-relay-function-failure-testing/ A suggestion Shoot me a picture of your fuse box and I will try to identify it . I have most MB diagrams & schematics for NAS spec models but not your UK /Euro platform. Tuercas viejas...
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    Limp mode problems

    Well certainly have a go! From the fault codes you have posted these might be useful then again not, as MB tends to have slightly different fault codes than the generic used by the mainstream brands ! P2503 Charging system low P220A Nox supply voltage low P2401 Emission controls low voltage...
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    P2281

    Air Leak Between MAF and Throttle Body Tuercas viejas
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    Police officers sacked after recording themselves speeding

    A tribute to this officer killed in the line of duty. I have three family members serving as UK police officers, two nieces in Thames Valley, and one nephew now with Gloucester police as a detective sergeant. 'Of course as with most police officers, they have families ,this particular New...
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    Swap Prince Andrew for Anne Sedacus..

    Yes I would tend to agree with that statement . You must realise the US makes agreements and treaties with other countries, but at the same time follows its own agenda when necessary . The UK is seen from these shores as a junior partner at best & when convenient. Remember 1945 onwards was a...
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    Police officers sacked after recording themselves speeding

    Sad business. 'The guy was always smiling:' State Police officer Darian Jarrott remembered by chief Tuercas viejas
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    Injector ticking 311 sprinter

    I have read your post. Normally the injectors are held down with 6x1 mm special bolts by MB. Yes I/We often see them torn out for all sorts of reasons. The immediate fix is a timesert insert which brings the thread back to 6x1 as per std build. Should the damaged hole is too wide to accept...
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    Classic V8 ownership

    One thing about us guys. We move from one stage of boyhood to another throughout our lives. Once asked what hobbies do I have? I stated my wife and my family are my real hobby . And, with all that stated there are some things that stir the phagocytes. They usually revolves around machinery...
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    Classic V8 ownership

    If you have nothing better to do on a Sunday but watch videos then this is recommended.:- Tuercas viejas
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    Classic V8 ownership

    Well this thread would not be complete without the sound of gutsy big lung American V8's:- But I prefer the flat planed crank engine of the Mustang, its pure Americana :- Tuercas viejas
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    Police officers sacked after recording themselves speeding

    I am more worried about them being intoxicated:- Aurora Colorado police supposed to be some of our finest . A fine day out with beers!! 👿 Tuercas viejas https://www.denverpost.com/2011/08/11/officers-in-trouble-after-wild-ride-in-wyoming/amp/
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    Classic V8 ownership

    Sounds interesting!! Cheers TV
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    Classic V8 ownership

    I have owned two V8 Yank tanks in the UK & those were in my late teens as a youth ! So a long time ago now, but think 1972 onwards.. The first was a 1957 Ford Fairlane Skyliner, pastel pink over mid grey. Powered by Windsor V8 The second was a 1772 Chrysler Cordoba in white. powered by 318 V8...
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    What's everyone listening to ?

    Well I have been watching and listening this. Remembering a very wet ride back to a motor vehicle tech college in Cologne on my then gold Honda 750 four. It was 1972, and Willy Brandt was slated to be the next chancellor . His posters were everywhere in the Autobahn truckers cafes I actually...
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    Swap Prince Andrew for Anne Sedacus..

    An unpopular viewpoint to some. The US has huge influence within the halls of established power in the UK. Its influence tentacles permeate throughout every corridor of power within the UK's ruling society including politics & law. To preserve what is often called "our special relationship" the...
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    Service rip off

    OK Want a pub or service reception argument? 👿 So see this from The Man from Uncle uuuhh No ! Nokian . Versus this Car Expert Tuercas viejas
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    Service rip off

    Oh customers and tires (tyres) I never tire of it!!! :D In spite of recent tire upsell trends & trade recommendations, I /We tend to skirt the issue at service intervals, merely bringing customer attention to tire condition & the need for "new rubber" when appropriate . Its a bit like...
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    Dishonest Garage? Or they might be right...?

    Bejeezus two months ! Like running into an old girlfriend you haven't seen for awhile!! (Ow hoo dangerous !!!!):D An oil change? Not generally necessary, BUT with potential fuel dilution/ bore wash, when WAS the last time it had an oil change before all this fiasco blew up? :oops: Sometimes...
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    Berlin buses to be Built in Britain

    One of the fundamental issues today is steel slab production. Only a few countries produce steel slab these days , China is the world supplier and Turkey isn't far behind them. There is in fact a world shortage of steel at the moment, dominated by Chinese production shortages & supplies of slab...
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