Re: [MBZ] Ponton

2016-06-27 Thread Joel Cairo via Mercedes
Out of my price range --JC On 6/27/16 8:52 PM, Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes wrote: http://www.ebay.com/itm/Mercedes-Benz-190-Series-180-D-Ponton-DIESEL-running-driving-/252441032759?forcerrptr=true=item3ac6a87837:g:AXUAAOSw3YNXcYe1=252441032759 ___

Re: [MBZ] 300 SDL tach

2016-06-27 Thread Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes
Nope Sent from my iPhone > On Jun 27, 2016, at 10:09 PM, Jim Cathey via Mercedes > wrote: > > Don't those also have the 'film-can' amplifier on the fender like 123's > do? Notorious for bad connections inside that. > > On Mon, Jun 27, 2016 at 2:19 PM, Kaleb C.

Re: [MBZ] 300 SDL tach

2016-06-27 Thread Jim Cathey via Mercedes
Don't those also have the 'film-can' amplifier on the fender like 123's do? Notorious for bad connections inside that. On Mon, Jun 27, 2016 at 2:19 PM, Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > What drives the tac on these? I just hopped in the sdl to go to town real >

Re: [MBZ] 300 SDL tach

2016-06-27 Thread Fred Moir via Mercedes
Alles. I lost the tach in the 1987 300TD. Checked OVP etc. etc. ad nauseum. It was a diode way in the back of the fuse box (2 pin plug assy). The diode was an 1n4007 (1 amp) which was replaced by an 1n5404 (3 amp). Problem solved. YMMV Fred Moir. Lynn MA. Diesel preferred.

Re: [MBZ] 300 SDL tach

2016-06-27 Thread Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes
I did not have an ABS and SRS light on unless they are burned out, I will check that next. On 6/27/2016 8:51 PM, Max Dillon via Mercedes wrote: But generally the OVP relay failure also has the ABS and / or SRS light activated as well, I think, so that may not be your issue. OM603 tachometer

Re: [MBZ] OT My VW Beetle TDI Convertible

2016-06-27 Thread Kevin Kraly via Mercedes
Hi, Curt. I didn’t know that the DSG is actually a computer-controlled manual transmission. with the radio on and the AC pumping, it’s hard to hear the engine even at highway speeds. I’m amazed how QUIET it is! Regarding maintenance, it is ready for an oil change,. Also, it appears that

Re: [MBZ] Fan

2016-06-27 Thread archer75--- via Mercedes
"Kaleb wrote: > > Damn, that thing is 60 years old and now it dies? Surely they are > > rebuild able. > Most likely. Do you have a motor repair shop there? > Craig Might only need brushes. Ace Hdwe or motor repair shop might have them. Field coils can be rewound and installed if you can find

Re: [MBZ] OT My VW Beetle TDI Convertible

2016-06-27 Thread Kevin Kraly via Mercedes
Yes, it is a very fun car. I can’t wait to enjoy it some more, particularly with the top down! It does have some sort of rollover protection system that deploys (sure don’t want to find out how it works first hand!) Kevin in Hillsboro, OR ___

Re: [MBZ] 300 SDL tach

2016-06-27 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
But generally the OVP relay failure also has the ABS and / or SRS light activated as well, I think, so that may not be your issue. OM603 tachometer sensor is on transmission bell-housing, next to starter, and feeds into either the engine control computer or the KLIMA relay. At this point I'm

Re: [MBZ] OT - MDD sounding MP 3,1

2016-06-27 Thread Curt Raymond via Mercedes
Apple has had trouble with thermistors over the years, the early G5s either wound up like jets or wouldn't spin the fans and overheated. They replaced lots under warranty... Curt Sent from Yahoo Mail on Android On Mon, Jun 27, 2016 at 9:27 PM, clay via Mercedes

Re: [MBZ] OT - MDD sounding MP 3,1

2016-06-27 Thread clay via Mercedes
Compressed air and a long-handle, bent-head board-hair brush. It had been cleaned by the seller as well, so I got no dust with my ministrations. The tattle tale app I had is not supported and I am not finding one that will tell me temps inside. The tower is like a heater under my desk. clay

[MBZ] Ponton

2016-06-27 Thread Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes
http://www.ebay.com/itm/Mercedes-Benz-190-Series-180-D-Ponton-DIESEL-running-driving-/252441032759?forcerrptr=true=item3ac6a87837:g:AXUAAOSw3YNXcYe1=252441032759 ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To

Re: [MBZ] 300 SDL tach

2016-06-27 Thread Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes
Oh yea that's right. Sent from my iPhone > On Jun 27, 2016, at 7:35 PM, Max Dillon via Mercedes > wrote: > > Over-voltage protection relay, perhaps? > -- > Max Dillon > Charleston SC > '87 300TD > '95 E300 > >> On June 27, 2016 8:20:15 PM EDT, Dan Penoff via Mercedes

Re: [MBZ] 300 SDL tach

2016-06-27 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Over-voltage protection relay, perhaps? -- Max Dillon Charleston SC '87 300TD '95 E300 On June 27, 2016 8:20:15 PM EDT, Dan Penoff via Mercedes wrote: >I don’t know, but I do know the KLIMA has nothing to do with it. > >Dan > > >> On Jun 27, 2016, at 5:19 PM, Kaleb C.

Re: [MBZ] 300 SDL tach

2016-06-27 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
I don’t know, but I do know the KLIMA has nothing to do with it. Dan > On Jun 27, 2016, at 5:19 PM, Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes > wrote: > > What drives the tac on these? I just hopped in the sdl to go to town real > quick to get the tag for it and the tach was not

[MBZ] ML ac work

2016-06-27 Thread Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes
Well I got everything back together but have a massive leak somewhere, vacuum leaks out almost immediately after shutting off the vacuum pump. I think I got a wrong o ring in somewhere. I did not replace the compressor o rings because I did not have the right size and the rest I just matched

Re: [MBZ] nice looking 116

2016-06-27 Thread rogerhga--- via Mercedes
Meade, The front and rear bumpers do stick out on mine, it's the US version versus the smaller Euro version. I like the US version because they have shocks on the inside which let the bumper take a bump without ruining the bumper. Plus the hard rubber band helps protect the chrome. As you

Re: [MBZ] Swamp cooler

2016-06-27 Thread Scott Ritchey via Mercedes
Swamp coolers were the only cooling we had in the high desert of NM and CA, where I lived for 2 years and 5 years, respectively. They actually do a good job with low energy consumption providing (1) the ambient relative humidity is very low (like desert), (2) you start daily cooling long before

Re: [MBZ] OT: Wireless intercom

2016-06-27 Thread Joel Cairo via Mercedes
There are various implementations of something similar, you could have one Pi with a camera working the doorbell button, then others watching the stream and displaying it to a small screen, and listening for the doorbell button (and microphone) and ringing a "chime" on a small speaker and

Re: [MBZ] OT: Wireless intercom

2016-06-27 Thread Randy Bennell via Mercedes
On 27/06/2016 3:57 PM, Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes wrote: It's very difficult to hear the doorbell ring in our sprawling suburban outpost/hacienda. I'd love to install a wireless system that would include at least five separate video monitors/consoles from which to answer the doorbell from

Re: [MBZ] OT: Wireless intercom

2016-06-27 Thread Greg Fiorentino via Mercedes
Look at the "Ring" doorbell/video camera system. It's available at Costco as a deal including a connected chime. You can answer from anywhere on your Android or iPhone. Highly recommended! Greg -Original Message- From: Mercedes [mailto:mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com] On Behalf Of Andrew

Re: [MBZ] OT: Wireless intercom

2016-06-27 Thread OK Don via Mercedes
It's probably not too hard to rig up with a five or six Raspberry Pi's and a bit (maybe a lot?) of code - - - On Mon, Jun 27, 2016 at 3:57 PM, Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > It's very difficult to hear the doorbell ring in our sprawling suburban >

Re: [MBZ] OT: Wireless intercom

2016-06-27 Thread Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes
No Sent from my iPhone > On Jun 27, 2016, at 3:57 PM, Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes > wrote: > > It's very difficult to hear the doorbell ring in our sprawling suburban > outpost/hacienda. > > I'd love to install a wireless system that would include at least five >

[MBZ] 300 SDL tach

2016-06-27 Thread Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes
What drives the tac on these? I just hopped in the sdl to go to town real quick to get the tag for it and the tach was not working at all. It has always worked before but now it is not all the sudden. I tried pulling the Klima and reinserting and it made no difference. Sent from my iPhone

[MBZ] OT: Wireless intercom

2016-06-27 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
It's very difficult to hear the doorbell ring in our sprawling suburban outpost/hacienda. I'd love to install a wireless system that would include at least five separate video monitors/consoles from which to answer the doorbell from almost any room in the house. Each monitor would show who's at

Re: [MBZ] Where are the brown car appreciation folks?

2016-06-27 Thread Joel Cairo via Mercedes
It's a D300, everyone knows the details on it --JC On 6/27/16 4:16 PM, Donald Snook via Mercedes wrote: Has that had an Earl Scheib paint job? Or is the paint really in exceptional shape? Is that the worth listing ever in terms of providing information about the car? Don Snook

Re: [MBZ] Where are the brown car appreciation folks?

2016-06-27 Thread Donald Snook via Mercedes
Has that had an Earl Scheib paint job? Or is the paint really in exceptional shape? Is that the worth listing ever in terms of providing information about the car? Don Snook -Original Message- From: Dwight Giles [mailto:dwight.gi...@gmail.com] Sent: Friday, June 24, 2016 8:46 PM

Re: [MBZ] M1 0W40 $27 for 6 qt case at Amazon

2016-06-27 Thread Greg Fiorentino via Mercedes
I have seen this phenomenon explained: Vendors who are out of stock save money by retaining their listing, but setting a ridiculous price on the item. Changing the price costs nothing, but cancelling and relisting does cost. Unverified, but it makes sense. In any case, sometimes Amazon's price

Re: [MBZ] M1 0W40 $27 for 6 qt case at Amazon

2016-06-27 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
That I know. I've found stuff come up with different prices after I've looked at or searched for it. The Mobil1 I buy went up to over $50 a jug right after I bought my first batch. A month later it had dropped down to $26 again. The tank layout is pretty close to the W123, but there's more

Re: [MBZ] M1 0W40 $27 for 6 qt case at Amazon

2016-06-27 Thread Rick Knoble via Mercedes
Dan writes: >‎I've seen some weird stuff of late >on Amazon. Sometimes prices vary because they track your viewing habits. I use CamelCamelCamel to track the prices. Clear the cookies on a different machine and search over. You might be a bit surprised. BTW, is the fuel tank on a 126 in the

Re: [MBZ] nice looking 116

2016-06-27 Thread Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes
I was talking about the 280s as the least desirable MB. Sent from my iPhone > On Jun 27, 2016, at 12:53 PM, rogerhga--- via Mercedes > wrote: > > Now guys, stop picking on my 116 or I will have to start pointing out the > lack of virtue in some of your favorite

Re: [MBZ] OT: VW AC

2016-06-27 Thread Curt Raymond via Mercedes
I'd forgotten about that. Can't rev the engine from the engine bay on a TDI, or I don't know how anyway, fly by wire directly into the IP... -Curt From: Joel Cairo via Mercedes To: mercedes@okiebenz.com Cc: Joel Cairo Sent: Monday,

Re: [MBZ] M1 0W40 $27 for 6 qt case at Amazon

2016-06-27 Thread Curt Raymond via Mercedes
Weird is when a common book is priced at over $100. I thought it must be a mis-print so I contacted the seller and got "we can't discuss Amazon pricing"... Weird... -Curt From: Dan Penoff via Mercedes To: Mercedes Discussion List Cc: Dan

Re: [MBZ] OT: VW AC

2016-06-27 Thread Joel Cairo via Mercedes
Are you revving the engine while you add refrigerant and monitor the pressures? On the SD when it worked (with 134) and on my truck they had to be revved to about 2000rpm before things get going well (and with fans and output on the highest settings). --JC On 6/27/16 2:38 PM, Curt Raymond

Re: [MBZ] M1 0W40 $27 for 6 qt case at Amazon

2016-06-27 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
I've seen some weird stuff of late on Amazon. I was looking for a little powered bass tube to hang in the trunk of the 350SDL to punch up the bottom end of the stereo. The factory amps do well, but when you push the volume the low end drops off because they just run out of juice. Joe Bonamassa

Re: [MBZ] nice looking 116

2016-06-27 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
Maybe is is that color of the subject car, which emphasizes the front/rear projection of the bumpers. Roger, does your 116 have the same bumpers? I have seen a just a few 116's in my short time on earth, specifically I remember two white cars and a silver car, and I don't recall the bumpers

[MBZ] OT: VW AC

2016-06-27 Thread Curt Raymond via Mercedes
Since Dan has been fighting his AC battle I thought today I'd give the Golf a checkup. We hadn't really used the AC much in that car, its not really so hot here, but driving home from CT last weekend I ran it for an hour and a half. It was about 85 out so it was nice to have. It cooled but

Re: [MBZ] M1 0W40 $27 for 6 qt case at Amazon

2016-06-27 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
The five quart jug is down to $22.88 right now. Usually $26 and change. Dan Sent from my iPad > On Jun 27, 2016, at 10:03 AM, Mitch Haley via Mercedes > wrote: > > https://www.amazon.com/Mobil-96989-0W-40-Synthetic-Motor/dp/B000SKV4U2 > >

[MBZ] S(L)500

2016-06-27 Thread Joel Cairo via Mercedes
This seems a bit high for an '03 with 90kmi but looks nice. And somewhere in the photo process it lost an "L" https://charleston.craigslist.org/cto/5651257939.html -- --JC ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

Re: [MBZ] nice looking 116

2016-06-27 Thread Curt Raymond via Mercedes
The one they're picking on is a 6 cylinder which will be overmatched for the weight of the car. I'm also thinking since its an S and not an SE, it'll be carbureted with very low fuel economy. A 116 300SD is a joy to drive, this thing I'm not so sure. I do love the color though. -Curt

Re: [MBZ] nice looking 116

2016-06-27 Thread rogerhga--- via Mercedes
Now guys, stop picking on my 116 or I will have to start pointing out the lack of virtue in some of your favorite models. If you don't like the looks, then don't look. If you don't like the car, you've probably never owned one. I have owned my 1980 300SD for about 20 years. I would NOT swap it

Re: [MBZ] 300SD Misc. Bits Available

2016-06-27 Thread Joel Cairo via Mercedes
I do have the all-seeing googles but for some reason it doesn't like his postings, or some others that others have posted. Maybe the monitoring bots feel I am insufficiently worthy --JC On 6/27/16 1:09 PM, Meade Dillon via Mercedes wrote: Maybe you need to have a Google+ account?

Re: [MBZ] 300SD Misc. Bits Available

2016-06-27 Thread Robin Midgett via Mercedes
It's odd that some folks have trouble while others do not when it comes to sharing files on Google Drive. If there are particular pieces you're interested in, I'll send the photos directly. You can also find most of these up for sale on eBay; my seller ID is remidgett. On Mon, Jun 27, 2016 at

Re: [MBZ] 300SD Misc. Bits Available

2016-06-27 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
Maybe you need to have a Google+ account? Resistance is futile, you WILL be assimilated... - Max Charleston SC On Mon, Jun 27, 2016 at 12:52 PM, Joel Cairo via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > For some reason I can't load any photos in the link > > --JC > > > > On 6/26/16

Re: [MBZ] M1 0W40 $27 for 6 qt case at Amazon

2016-06-27 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
It was $26.99 from Amazon, Prime shipping eligible this morning. Now Amazon isn't even listed as a seller for that item. Looks like they sold out. I guess you gotta be quick. I didn't buy because I'm waiting for the next $12 per 5 qts rebate offer.Mitch. ___

Re: [MBZ] 300SD Misc. Bits Available

2016-06-27 Thread Joel Cairo via Mercedes
For some reason I can't load any photos in the link --JC On 6/26/16 9:10 PM, Robin Midgett via Mercedes wrote: Hi Joel, Thank you. 37076. I sent you an invitation to view the photos of the parts. On Sun, Jun 26, 2016 at 7:13 PM, Joel Cairo via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: I

Re: [MBZ] OT My VW Beetle TDI Convertible

2016-06-27 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
Sounds like a fun car, let us know how it holds up. Is there any kind of roll bar? - Max Charleston SC On Mon, Jun 27, 2016 at 1:46 AM, Kevin Kraly via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > The beetle TDI is finally parked out in the driveway! We had to take a > much quicker

Re: [MBZ] Jay Leno Rolls (in) A Car

2016-06-27 Thread Curt Raymond via Mercedes
To your hero? Besides when you strap into a 2500hp wheelstand car you need to expect weird things to happen. -Curt From: Meade Dillon To: Curt Raymond ; Mercedes Discussion List Sent: Monday, June 27, 2016 12:38 PM

Re: [MBZ] M1 0W40 $27 for 6 qt case at Amazon

2016-06-27 Thread Curt Raymond via Mercedes
I get that too. -Curt From: Meade Dillon via Mercedes To: Mitch Haley ; Mercedes Discussion List Cc: Meade Dillon Sent: Monday, June 27, 2016 12:31 PM Subject: Re: [MBZ] M1 0W40 $27 for 6 qt

Re: [MBZ] Jay Leno Rolls (in) A Car

2016-06-27 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
I think if I were Jay Leno, my first reaction would be "Thank God I'm not hurt (or seriously hurt)" followed closely by "You could have killed me!" at the driver. - Max Charleston SC On Mon, Jun 27, 2016 at 11:12 AM, Curt Raymond via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > This

Re: [MBZ] nice looking 116

2016-06-27 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
Those YUUUGE bumpers are pretty ugly, in my opinion. Too ugly to live, too mean to die? I saw a variation bumper snicker the other day: Too dumb for NY, too ugly for LA. - Max Charleston SC On Mon, Jun 27, 2016 at 10:12 AM, Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com>

Re: [MBZ] M1 0W40 $27 for 6 qt case at Amazon

2016-06-27 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
I don't see $27, I see $39.75 plus $10.12 shipping so almost $50. Did I miss the sale? - Max Charleston SC On Mon, Jun 27, 2016 at 10:03 AM, Mitch Haley via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > https://www.amazon.com/Mobil-96989-0W-40-Synthetic-Motor/dp/B000SKV4U2 > >

Re: [MBZ] OT My VW Beetle TDI Convertible

2016-06-27 Thread Curt Raymond via Mercedes
The DSG IS a manual transmission, theres no torque converter. If you listen (which I bet you do) the RPMs drop pre-shift and resume post-shift. Ford has a similar system which I found disconcerting before I researched what was going on. Remember your DSG service intervals. They're decent

Re: [MBZ] Jay Leno Rolls (in) A Car

2016-06-27 Thread Curt Raymond via Mercedes
This showed up as an ad for me on Youtube today. First time I've watched a Youtube ad all the way through... -Curt From: Dan Penoff via Mercedes To: Mercedes List Cc: Dan Penoff Sent: Sunday, June 26, 2016 7:35 PM

Re: [MBZ] nice looking 116

2016-06-27 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Possibly the least collectible/desirable Mercedes in the history of Germany. On Sun, Jun 26, 2016 at 10:33 PM, M. Mitchell Marmel via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > British racing green over Palomino? (wolf whistle) > > On Sun, Jun 26, 2016 at 9:29 PM, G Mann via Mercedes < >

[MBZ] M1 0W40 $27 for 6 qt case at Amazon

2016-06-27 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
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Re: [MBZ] OT My VW Beetle TDI Convertible

2016-06-27 Thread Joel Cairo via Mercedes
VW are supposed to announce today what they are going to do to placate the gods of the diesel emissions oversightings. Maybe you'll get a nice check from them? --JC On 6/27/16 1:46 AM, Kevin Kraly via Mercedes wrote: The beetle TDI is finally parked out in the driveway! We had to take a

Re: [MBZ] 1979 Mercedes 240 Diesel showroom condition

2016-06-27 Thread Karl Wittnebel via Mercedes
It should have a nice new leather interior for that kind of money. On Jun 24, 2016 10:46 AM, "Kevin Kraly via Mercedes" wrote: > This is a whole new level of stupid price for a 240D. Put Down the crack > pipe!!! > > http://orangecounty.craigslist.org/cto/5635029509.html

Re: [MBZ] 1979 Mercedes 240 Diesel showroom condition

2016-06-27 Thread Kevin Kraly via Mercedes
My pea green '77 240D didn't have a hole cut into the roof either. Kevin in Hillsboro, Oregon Sent from my cell > On Jun 24, 2016, at 10:52 AM, Curt Raymond via Mercedes > wrote: > > I've never seen a 123 240D that didn't have air con, I've only ever seen one >