New Diesel Daily Driver...not the usual.

Discussion in 'Members Rides' started by ryclef331, Apr 2, 2014.

  1. ryclef331

    ryclef331 Well-Known Member

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    Yeah...but not the diesel you're thinking off. 84 Mercedes 300 CD Turbo Diesel. Euro Bumpers front and rear. Manual 4 Speed Conversion. 320k miles. $1800 bucks. Knocks down 25+mpg. Looked like this when I purchased it.
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    As with most things, I can't leave well enough alone or drive anything boring. So I pieced this stuff together. Twin Viair 480c compressors, twin 3 gallons tanks, Little Larry's manual paddle valves (no electronics to mess up), set of Airlift 2500 bags, and all 1/2 lines and fittings. Topped off with a set of 16x7 100 spoke wheels with real bullet knock offs.

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    Fits right in with the West Coast flavor. Keeps the miles off my Excursion as my daily and rides good. I love it.
     
  2. TanTop94

    TanTop94 Well-Known Member

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    That thing is pretty neat!
     
  3. Win

    Win Legend

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    What what in the butt. Way to go man I'd rock that! I like it!
     
  4. white95

    white95 Apex Junky Admin

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    Nice Rycleff
     
  5. Orange 94

    Orange 94 Moderator Staff SN95 Supporter

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    Sweet.
    You should also make it roll coal
     
  6. Firefighter181

    Firefighter181 Active Member

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    ^This^

    That thing is actually pretty neat looking, and a diesel to boot!
     
  7. the5.ohh

    the5.ohh Legend

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    Love the older Benz'.. Great work man
     
  8. D3VST8R96GT

    D3VST8R96GT Well-Known Member

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    Awesome I love an old diesel benz!

    The only thing that usually works is the engine though Lol and it will run forever! I know of one personally that has never had an oil change in 180k miles Lmao.. ... runs like a champ even with half of the wrestling team crammed in it....

    The D3V
     
  9. Ferocious

    Ferocious Legend SN95 Supporter

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    Awesome choice on the rims! It looks great.

    The yellow lights and amber corners looks great too.
     
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    That looks pretty cool! Not bad on the fuel mileage either
     
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    Love it, awesome little daily for sure.
     
  12. Caboose302

    Caboose302 Well-Known Member

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    There needs to be more diesel cars available in the US. I was watching an episode of Top Gear and they were comparing a VW Lupo to a Prius and it got 70 mpg vs the Toyota. I'd drive a diesel long before any other compact. Except a Focus ST of course.

    Sent from mah Obamafone