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by philmeup1
Thu Sep 12, 2019 2:12 pm
Forum: L300 Technical
Topic: More Leaking Fuel Tank Woes:(
Replies: 2
Views: 78

More Leaking Fuel Tank Woes:(

This is a killer resource!! I ended up finding a sender from this and ordering it from Amayama.

Thanks for the response:)
by philmeup1
Tue Sep 10, 2019 5:53 pm
Forum: L300 Technical
Topic: More Leaking Fuel Tank Woes:(
Replies: 2
Views: 78

More Leaking Fuel Tank Woes:(

I posted a few weeks ago about my '93 Super Exceed springing a leak from the front fuel tank where the seam is about half way up the tank. I decided the easiest thing to do was to have my mechanic remove the tank and have it sent to a place that re seals them with some sort of bladder on the inside ...
by philmeup1
Mon Aug 26, 2019 7:08 pm
Forum: L300 Technical
Topic: Leaking Fuel Tank
Replies: 7
Views: 254

Leaking Fuel Tank

I've had my head underneath the van lots over the years, but it's currently at the VW Dealership and I couldn't remember what they looked like. I saw that awesome post you shared Growler while poking around on the internet earlier today. Unfortunately, the tank that's for sale on ebay in the UK is t...
by philmeup1
Mon Aug 26, 2019 3:55 pm
Forum: L300 Technical
Topic: Leaking Fuel Tank
Replies: 7
Views: 254

Leaking Fuel Tank

Thanks for the responses fellas. I've heard amazing things about that Por 15 stuff. Something else I forgot to ask is whether or not the two fuel tanks are the same size and shape? The new one that's listed on ebay doesn't specify this. Anyway, I've had my mechanic suck the fuel out of the tank so i...
by philmeup1
Mon Aug 26, 2019 10:04 am
Forum: L300 Technical
Topic: Leaking Fuel Tank
Replies: 7
Views: 254

Leaking Fuel Tank

Hello folks, A few weeks ago I posted about hard starting on my van. It was suggested that I may have some fuel lines that need to be replaced. I just got back from a trip to Jamaica, and finally getting around to dealing with this issue now. I took my van to my local Volkswagen dealer as I have a f...
by philmeup1
Sun Aug 11, 2019 5:24 am
Forum: L300 Technical
Topic: Delayed Starting & Low Idle
Replies: 2
Views: 175

Delayed Starting & Low Idle

Well Growler, once again you're exactly spot on!! I've been visiting at a friend's over the weekend. I parked my van in his super clean garage with a concrete floor. I notice diesel fuel on the floor about where the sliding door is, on that side when I moved the van. I'll check on those fuel lines a...
by philmeup1
Sat Aug 10, 2019 9:48 am
Forum: L300 Technical
Topic: Delayed Starting & Low Idle
Replies: 2
Views: 175

Delayed Starting & Low Idle

Hello folks, After enjoying almost 7 years of worry free driving with my 1993 Mitsubishi Delica L300, I've got a little glitch happening intermittently when starting it up. Usually I just turn the key, wait for the click and boom, it fires right up. lately it's been turning over for about 3 - 5 seco...
by philmeup1
Mon Jul 22, 2019 7:17 am
Forum: L300 Technical
Topic: L300 Crystal Lite manual shades? Or non working power shades?
Replies: 5
Views: 385

L300 Crystal Lite manual shades? Or non working power shades?

This is excellent. What you're saying makes sense. You really have to treat the rust from the inside to do this fix properly. I bought mine with these rust spots on the roof, but over my 7 years of ownership, they've not gotten all that much worse. My van has been rock solid and hands down the best ...
by philmeup1
Sun Jul 14, 2019 6:13 pm
Forum: L300 Technical
Topic: L300 Crystal Lite manual shades? Or non working power shades?
Replies: 5
Views: 385

L300 Crystal Lite manual shades? Or non working power shades?

Man, you are on top of this stuff Furi!! Do you mind sending me more info on the truck bed liner idea? Is this stuff you can purchase over the counter at like a Crappy Tire or something? I was going to go to Rhino Truck Bed Liners here in Ontario, but I was told it's quite expensive and I don't thin...
by philmeup1
Wed Jul 10, 2019 8:12 pm
Forum: L300 Technical
Topic: L300 Crystal Lite manual shades? Or non working power shades?
Replies: 5
Views: 385

L300 Crystal Lite manual shades? Or non working power shades?

Hello Furi, I don't believe there was a manual option for the power shades. And from what I understand, it's an extremely complicated set up to service. I have rust on my roof (that started from the inside). One of my shades no longer functions (stuck open), and the others work about 90% of the time...
by philmeup1
Wed Jun 19, 2019 7:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Relocating from Vancouver to Montreal
Replies: 4
Views: 541

Relocating from Vancouver to Montreal

Insurance might be an issue as well. Most insurance companies think these vehicles are more dangerous (even though they're not) because of the RHD thing. And I assume they're getting enough business from everyone else, that they're not really interested in insuring what we drive. It's Government man...
by philmeup1
Thu May 23, 2019 9:09 am
Forum: Parts Wanted (Non-Commercial)
Topic: L300 Modern Front Bumper Wanted
Replies: 0
Views: 229

L300 Modern Front Bumper Wanted

Hello folks, I'm looking to find a decent used front bumper for my '93 Delica. Currently I have the traditional set up with the bull bars & fog lights. The metal behind the bars is rusting and rather than fix this, I'm hoping to do this upgrade to the newer more modern bumper instead. It looks like ...
by philmeup1
Tue May 21, 2019 6:52 pm
Forum: L300 Technical
Topic: Alternator Belts replacement
Replies: 5
Views: 527

Alternator Belts replacement

Hey Growler, I'm only going to change out my alternator and power steering belts this time around as I believe I can do this job myself. I'm at 74K since the last time I had my timing belts changed, so I'm reluctantly leaving this job until next year. I have the link you shared with the relevant par...
by philmeup1
Tue May 21, 2019 12:17 pm
Forum: L300 Technical
Topic: Alternator Belts replacement
Replies: 5
Views: 527

Alternator Belts replacement

Thanks joebillhill. This bit of info helps for sure. I dont think I even need to worry about the A/C belt as I had to cut it off last fall due to the compressor pulley seizing. Hahaha

I think I might be able to do this. Wish me luck :shock:

Thanks again for the help
by philmeup1
Wed May 15, 2019 9:13 am
Forum: L300 Technical
Topic: Alternator Belts replacement
Replies: 5
Views: 527

Alternator Belts replacement

Hello folks, I gave that all to familiar squeak coming from the belts of my '93 L300. I've ordered a new set of genuine Mitsubishi belts as well as the power steering belt from amayama. My plan was to have a friend who teaches Auto Mechanics do the job with some of his students. The problem is that ...

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