Re: [MBZ] OT the car has a number of outstanding maintenance needs

2019-03-23 Thread G Mann via Mercedes
Take all the letters in the word "Airplane" and try to spell "Cheap" with them you can't. Aviation: Not for the faint of wallet pretty much fits. Wait until he gets the bill for two engine hot section overhauls.

Re: [MBZ] crockauto

2019-03-23 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Sat, 23 Mar 2019 20:37:27 -0400 Dan Penoff via Mercedes wrote: > I got a warm body a few years ago when I got something that was clearly > mislabeled. I called 608-661-1376 I called and talked with a person, too, but I don't recall what number I called. Craig

Re: [MBZ] Crazy Day with the Finnie

2019-03-23 Thread Karl Wittnebel via Mercedes
Check with your source in Turkey. You can probably buy them off the shelf there or in Argentina or something. On Sat, Mar 16, 2019, 6:52 AM Peter Frederick via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > The old mechanical injection systems from Bosch were very very similar to > the diesel

Re: [MBZ] OT the car has a number of outstanding maintenance needs

2019-03-23 Thread Karl Wittnebel via Mercedes
Any more I am starting to think that messing with cars is sort of silly. One could spend the same time on an airplane and have something worthwhile at the end. My cousin bought a citation (speaking of expensive limousines for hire). He isnt jet qualified but said it is panning out great because

Re: [MBZ] I need to figure out this copart deal

2019-03-23 Thread Karl Wittnebel via Mercedes
Are they wider than the 16x8"? On Sat, Mar 23, 2019, 12:47 PM Dan Penoff via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Dude, you WANT those wheels for your SL600. It will make it like a totally > different car, believe me. I have a set on my 97 SL500, and it’s a totally > different car with

[MBZ] OT Brand new tube amps.

2019-03-23 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
Ran across this. www.church-amps.com/    A guy named Andy Church builds tube amps using stuff available before 1961.   Looks like a fun gig. Take a look at the cases he builds for the amps!  Outstanding work! Kinda like the 190Db s of amps.  (Mercedes Content)

Re: [MBZ] Shhhhh!

2019-03-23 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
Yes it is. As long as it’s above about 70F when you put it on you should be OK. Do it in the summer and you’re good for sure. It’s like really, really thick sticky tar paper. And don’t waste your money on DynaMat - buy the cheaper Noico brand stuff. It’s identical from what I can tell working

Re: [MBZ] OT - Calrod heater element

2019-03-23 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
The guy I used to work for would know all that.  He seemed to be on a first name basis with the engineers at both companies.  He was 80 at the time, and ran like he was 20 or 25, kinda like Dax on startrek.  He'd get a call at 3 am from a ship on the other side of the world having trouble

Re: [MBZ] Shhhhh!

2019-03-23 Thread Curt Raymond via Mercedes
Is Dynamat self adhesive?One of the snowmobile club's Tucker Snow Cats has not much headliner left and the ceiling vibrates like crazy making huge noise. I was thinking some dynamat would calm it down and then maybe I could glue some fabric to it or maybe make rods to just hold the fabric

Re: [MBZ] OT - Calrod heater element

2019-03-23 Thread Mountain Man via Mercedes
Curley wrote: > WATLOW HAS A HUGE FACILITY IN HANNIBAL, Mo. Thanks for that. Does anyone know system load calculations for calrod heat element? There is an engineer reading OkieBenz... correct? Diameter of electrical carrier inside the metal tube is probably important? Diameter of metal tube is

Re: [MBZ] Shhhhh!

2019-03-23 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
I think you’re looking at $32 worth of the stuff in the back of that car. it’s not expensive unless you buy the DynaMat stuff, which is admittedly the best but way overblown as far as reputation. If you ever have to do the headliner in your SL, you definitely want to lay up some of this stuff

Re: [MBZ] Shhhhh!

2019-03-23 Thread Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes
I saw banggood had some of that sound deadening material. Of course it might take a month to show up but it’s probably pretty cheap. --FT Sent from iPhone > On Mar 23, 2019, at 9:47 PM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes > wrote: > > More finnie fun today: > >

Re: [MBZ] Shhhhh!

2019-03-23 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Ambitious day. I like the sound deadening idea. Dwight Giles Jr. Wickford RI On Sat, Mar 23, 2019, 9:48 PM Dan Penoff via Mercedes More finnie fun today: > > http://penoff.com/1965_220SEb_Blog/Entries/2019/3/23_Sh!.html > > -D > > ___ >

Re: [MBZ] crockauto

2019-03-23 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
Ah!  Maybe that is the majik! Dan Penoff via Mercedes wrote on 3/23/19 7:39 PM: Press “0” then “3” to get to a human. -D ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go

Re: [MBZ] crockauto

2019-03-23 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
I tried that.  I got a long recording that you can't talk to alive body, then it hung up on me.  Maybe Mon. someone will be at work. Dan Penoff via Mercedes wrote on 3/23/19 7:37 PM: I got a warm body a few years ago when I got something that was clearly mislabeled. I called 608-661-1376 -D

[MBZ] Shhhhh!

2019-03-23 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
More finnie fun today: http://penoff.com/1965_220SEb_Blog/Entries/2019/3/23_Sh!.html -D ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

Re: [MBZ] 1983 Mercedrade

2019-03-23 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
No hood star. Deduct. Dwight Giles Jr. Wickford RI On Sat, Mar 23, 2019, 7:35 PM Floyd Thursby via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: > This might be half nice but the paint looks a bit off. A bit high though. > > >

Re: [MBZ] I need to figure out this copart deal

2019-03-23 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
Copart accounts are usually only good in a particular state, mainly due to the individual states’ laws on things like dealer licenses. You can look on their site and see what’s allowed/required for your state.

Re: [MBZ] crockauto

2019-03-23 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
Press “0” then “3” to get to a human. -D > On Mar 23, 2019, at 8:37 PM, Dan Penoff wrote: > > I got a warm body a few years ago when I got something that was clearly > mislabeled. I called 608-661-1376 > > -D > > >> On Mar 23, 2019, at 8:13 PM, Curley McLain via Mercedes >> wrote: >>

Re: [MBZ] crockauto

2019-03-23 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
Also found 866-762-5288 -D > On Mar 23, 2019, at 8:37 PM, Dan Penoff wrote: > > I got a warm body a few years ago when I got something that was clearly > mislabeled. I called 608-661-1376 > > -D > > >> On Mar 23, 2019, at 8:13 PM, Curley McLain via Mercedes >> wrote: >> >> Has anyone

Re: [MBZ] crockauto

2019-03-23 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
I got a warm body a few years ago when I got something that was clearly mislabeled. I called 608-661-1376 -D > On Mar 23, 2019, at 8:13 PM, Curley McLain via Mercedes > wrote: > > Has anyone ever found a way to get a real person at crockauto? Their catalog > is/was wrong. Their automated

[MBZ] crockauto

2019-03-23 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
Has anyone ever found a way to get a real person at crockauto?  Their catalog is/was wrong.  Their automated return wants me to pay freight for their screwup.   I htink a real person will see my way. ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

[MBZ] 1983 Mercedrade

2019-03-23 Thread Floyd Thursby via Mercedes
This might be half nice but the paint looks a bit off.  A bit high though. https://charleston.craigslist.org/cto/d/charleston-1983-mercedes-300d-survivor/6848647177.html Please read entire ad for sale by owner is a 1983 Mercedes 300D a nice classic which is a survivor and all original car

[MBZ] Here you go Andrew

2019-03-23 Thread Floyd Thursby via Mercedes
https://charleston.craigslist.org/cto/d/myrtle-beach-mercedes-ml350-bluetec/6848386948.html -- --FT ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

Re: [MBZ] When you assume...

2019-03-23 Thread Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes
I’ll find the links and send them to You --FT Sent from iPhone > On Mar 23, 2019, at 6:07 PM, Max Dillon via Mercedes > wrote: > > Maybe I'll buy them from you, I need a set for my '95. What are the part > numbers? > -- > Max Dillon > Charleston SC > >> On March 23, 2019 3:54:57 PM EDT,

[MBZ] My world tilted after I smoked some bath salts

2019-03-23 Thread Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes
https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/387116848774137/ --FT Sent from iPhone ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

Re: [MBZ] When you assume...

2019-03-23 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Maybe I'll buy them from you, I need a set for my '95. What are the part numbers? -- Max Dillon Charleston SC On March 23, 2019 3:54:57 PM EDT, Floyd Thursby via Mercedes wrote: >You know how that ends... > >So today is a gorgeous warm day so I decide to replace the engine >mounts >on the

[MBZ] E300D engine mount bolt

2019-03-23 Thread Kevin Kraly via Mercedes
Wow! Good thing you didn’t loose your engine! It would have taken out your break petal two!! Kevin in Hillsboro, ORK Sent from my iPhone ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery

Re: [MBZ] I need to figure out this copart deal

2019-03-23 Thread Floyd Thursby via Mercedes
That's an idea, I wonder if I could be his agent here --FT On 3/23/19 4:07 PM, OK Don via Mercedes wrote: Either that or just use Kleb's account, and pick it up yourself ... On Sat, Mar 23, 2019 at 3:06 PM Floyd Thursby via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: The damage on it doesn't

[MBZ] I want to loose my lug bolts

2019-03-23 Thread Floyd Thursby via Mercedes
I mixed up some magic elixer acetone+ATF to use to try to get the lug bolts off the SL600 wheel that is stuck on.  I put a big piece of duct tape over the bolt hole on the wheel and then filled it up with the elixer.  Will let it soak as long as it will sit there, not sure if it is going to

Re: [MBZ] I need to figure out this copart deal

2019-03-23 Thread OK Don via Mercedes
Either that or just use Kleb's account, and pick it up yourself ... On Sat, Mar 23, 2019 at 3:06 PM Floyd Thursby via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > The damage on it doesn't look that bad either, finding parts might be a > PITA. It looks like you have to have some kind of business

Re: [MBZ] OT - Calrod heater element

2019-03-23 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
WATLOW HAS A HUGE FACILITY IN HANNIBAL, Mo.  Think Tom Sawyer, Huck Finn, Samuel Clemons, Mark Twain.   It is right on US 61. Mountain Man via Mercedes wrote on 3/23/19 12:39 PM: Device nameplate: 120v, 1000w Thanks for info about Watlow and Calrod. One manufacturer or fabricator is located

Re: [MBZ] I need to figure out this copart deal

2019-03-23 Thread Floyd Thursby via Mercedes
The damage on it doesn't look that bad either, finding parts might be a PITA.  It looks like you have to have some kind of business license to bid on these cars, or find a broker that will gouge you.  I need to look into setting up some kind of business and getting a license, maybe I'll go in

[MBZ] When you assume...

2019-03-23 Thread Floyd Thursby via Mercedes
You know how that ends... So today is a gorgeous warm day so I decide to replace the engine mounts on the $500E300.  I had to get a new upper radiator hose as it was worn/cut through, I put that on the other day.  I observed that the engine was tilting severely and the top pulley and belt had

Re: [MBZ] I need to figure out this copart deal

2019-03-23 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
Dude, you WANT those wheels for your SL600. It will make it like a totally different car, believe me. I have a set on my 97 SL500, and it’s a totally different car with them. -D > On Mar 23, 2019, at 3:42 PM, Floyd Thursby via Mercedes > wrote: > > https://www.copart.com/lot/30005399 > >

[MBZ] I need to figure out this copart deal

2019-03-23 Thread Floyd Thursby via Mercedes
https://www.copart.com/lot/30005399 -- --FT ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to: http://mail.okiebenz.com/mailman/listinfo/mercedes_okiebenz.com

Re: [MBZ] OT - Calrod heater element

2019-03-23 Thread Mountain Man via Mercedes
Device nameplate: 120v, 1000w Thanks for info about Watlow and Calrod. One manufacturer or fabricator is located nextdoor to --FT and Max, i.e. SC tin ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or

[MBZ] weird

2019-03-23 Thread Floyd Thursby via Mercedes
Parked next to a fire? https://www.copart.com/lot/26953519 -- --FT ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

Re: [MBZ] Pinion Nut Socket

2019-03-23 Thread Jim Cathey via Mercedes
> It is also needed for 113/114/115, 123, and probably 108/109 and some or all > 107 cars. Some, not all. -- Jim ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

Re: [MBZ] OT - Calrod heater element

2019-03-23 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
yea, but I assumed mao knew that.  it is rated 220, but I'd look for one 240v rated. Mitch Haley via Mercedes wrote on 3/23/19 6:22 AM: Even more important than the watt rating is the volt rating. Mitch. On March 22, 2019 at 9:45 PM Curley McLain via Mercedes wrote: My advice:  Look on

Re: [MBZ] Martha / Jaime bait....

2019-03-23 Thread Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes
I’ll call every day --FT Sent from iPhone > On Mar 22, 2019, at 9:33 PM, Curley McLain via Mercedes > wrote: > > only series inquiries > > Meade Dillon via Mercedes wrote on 3/22/19 8:44 AM: >> https://charleston.craigslist.org/bar/d/charleston-looking-to-sale-or-trade/6825575276.html >> >>

Re: [MBZ] OT - Calrod heater element

2019-03-23 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
Even more important than the watt rating is the volt rating. Mitch. > On March 22, 2019 at 9:45 PM Curley McLain via Mercedes > wrote: > > > My advice:  Look on the websites for both, armed with the thread dia and > pitch.  (after you decide if it is metric or US)  Also get the watt >

Re: [MBZ] Pinion Nut Socket

2019-03-23 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
May I borrow it when the time comes to do my rear axle rebuild? I’m not planning on doing this for probably a month or so. I’ve got to take a look and see if it still has the slotted nut, as they stopped selling them for replacement a while ago. If you order one now you get the more modern 12