Re: [MBZ] quite running vehicle

2021-07-30 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
'd write that it was "Quite quiet." and she'd ask why I wrote quiet > > twice. I explained several times but it never sank in. The frightening > > thing is that she was in school to become a teacher... > > -Curt > > > >On Friday, July 30, 2021, 12:40:06

[MBZ] 2003 GL - 203k miles - $2,900

2021-07-30 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
Not sure exactly what this is but might be a decent deal. https://cincinnati.craigslist.org/cto/d/erlanger-2003-mercedes-gl/7358109177.html Allan ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change

[MBZ] cracked exhaust manifold, drinks gas, needs work

2021-07-30 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
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[MBZ] quite running vehicle

2021-07-30 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
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Re: [MBZ] OT - Bathroom Flooring Question

2021-07-30 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
You could consider a floating interlocking vinyl plank floor, that would go down with no glue or anything. You might need a riser on the toilet flange, as that should stay level with the floor for proper seal. Allan On Fri, Jul 30, 2021, at 11:18 AM, dan penoff.com via Mercedes wrote: > I’ve

Re: [MBZ] Vehicle made in Canada 81 Mercedes 380SL convertible - $3, 500 (Palatka)

2021-07-30 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
"New brakes, new fuel pump, new fuel pump relay, new timing chain." New, or new nine years ago? On Fri, Jul 30, 2021, at 9:43 AM, Floyd Thursby via Mercedes wrote: > Can’t really tell you a lot about it because it was my fathers and he > died two years ago. I believe it has been sitting about

Re: [MBZ] OT interesting video

2021-07-29 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
Don't get addicted. Otherwise relax and enjoy it to whatever degree you can. On Thu, Jul 29, 2021, at 9:49 PM, Rick Knoble via Mercedes wrote: > Didn't Ijust post that? Or are the pain meds kicking in? > > Also, I apologize in advance for all the posting over the next few days. > I'm going to

Re: [MBZ] Chimney plaster repair.

2021-07-29 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
Nice! My first house was old enough to have lathe and plaster walls. Very quiet inside. The plaster blocks noise a lot more than drywall does. Allan On Thu, Jul 29, 2021, at 9:25 PM, Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes wrote: > How about it! No drywall here. Just plaster of Paris and joint

Re: [MBZ] OT: Ghia notes

2021-07-29 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
, it'll be interesting to watch him get it > fixed up. > > -Curt > > On Thursday, July 29, 2021, 8:42:24 PM EDT, Allan Streib via Mercedes > wrote: > > > Got the Karmann Ghia running better today. The JC Whitney air flow meter that > I bought to balance the c

Re: [MBZ] OT: Ghia notes

2021-07-29 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
They are single-barrel. https://vwparts.aircooled.net/Dual-Weber-ICT-Carb-Kit-All-Engines-CB-p/cb-dual-ict.htm On Thu, Jul 29, 2021, at 8:59 PM, Rick Knoble via Mercedes wrote: > Are the Webers progressive two barrel carbs, or more of a Siamese two single > barrel? > > > Rick > > From:

[MBZ] OT: Ghia notes

2021-07-29 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
Got the Karmann Ghia running better today. The JC Whitney air flow meter that I bought to balance the carbs on an M180 finally was useful again. The engine has a dual Weber ICT setup. Air flow was not quite balanced between the two carbs and the mixture seemed off also. Got it idling smoothly

Re: [MBZ] MBZ charging for software subscriptions

2021-07-29 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
I am vaguely aware that individuals are not supposed to own unregistered cars, since they don't want improptu salvage yards popping up, but it's so common and I've never seen it enforced that I am quite suprised they went so far as to tow a vehicle from private property. I'd expect at least

Re: [MBZ] MBZ charging for software subscriptions

2021-07-29 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
Towed off of your property? Or were they parked in the street? Here there's a pretty good chance of a non-plated car parked in the street being towed eventually. Never heard of it happening on one's own private property. Some HOAs have rules against having a non-plated car, boat/trailer

Re: [MBZ] 1999 SL500 - 78k miles - $5,000

2021-07-29 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
Your offer won't be considered. On Thu, Jul 29, 2021, at 12:39 PM, Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes wrote: > Needs new top - $1500. Radio inop. Rebuilt salvage title. $3k max > > -FT > > Sent from my iPad > > > On Jul 29, 2021, at 10:30 AM, Allan Streib via Mercedes >

[MBZ] 1999 SL500 - 78k miles - $5,000

2021-07-29 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
"I am very very firm on $5,000.00 cash any offer less won't be considered." https://columbus.craigslist.org/cto/d/columbus-1999-mercedes-benz-sl500/7357679921.html Allan ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To

[MBZ] 2011 Sprinter Bluetec - 254k miles - $12,000

2021-07-29 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
Possible camper conversion base? New emissions system, DEF and exhaust w/extended warranty. https://chicago.craigslist.org/chc/cto/d/chicago-2011-mercedes-sprinter-van/7357907306.html ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

Re: [MBZ] MBZ charging for software subscriptions

2021-07-29 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
I think the day is coming where we will no longer own cars, you will license/lease them, with various options and features enabled or disabled, just like software. Used cars as we know them today won't exist. You'll simply return the car to the dealer and they will reset the options and

Re: [MBZ] OT Hoovie coming to Chastun area

2021-07-29 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
Freddy's and Culver's are basically copycats of each other; I think Culvers came first but I'm not sure of that. We have one of each here. Allan On Thu, Jul 29, 2021, at 8:27 AM, Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes wrote: > A Midwest restaurant chain is bringing its first Charleston-area location to

Re: [MBZ] HF Pittsburgh torque wrenches, any good?

2021-07-28 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
There is a rather profane Canadian who has all kinds of tool testing videos including some torque wrenches. Search for AvE tool reviews. Allan On Wed, Jul 28, 2021, at 10:57 PM, Mitch Haley via Mercedes wrote: > The guy with farm in his username had a $100 digital torque meter with > peak hold

Re: [MBZ] I’ll be moving…

2021-07-28 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
On Wed, Jul 28, 2021, at 9:55 PM, Kevin Kraly via Mercedes wrote: > our HOA is full of negativity and drama They all are. I would avoid living in an HOA neighborhood unless you really want the restrictions and community ammenities. Sort of a personal preference I guess. Allan

Re: [MBZ] HF Pittsburgh torque wrenches, any good?

2021-07-28 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
Yes thru Aug. 5 I think. Allan On Wed, Jul 28, 2021, at 7:16 PM, Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes wrote: > On sale atHF now? > > --FT > Sent from iPhone > > > On Jul 28, 2021, at 2:37 PM, Allan Streib via Mercedes > > wrote: > > > > I picked up a 3/8&

Re: [MBZ] HF Pittsburgh torque wrenches, any good?

2021-07-28 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
-- it would be unusual for me to use the wrench more than a 6-8 times a year, really. Allan On Wed, Jul 28, 2021, at 6:18 PM, Mitch Haley via Mercedes wrote: > On 2021-07-28 17:36, Allan Streib via Mercedes wrote: > > I picked up a 3/8" and a 1/2" for $15/each. > > >

Re: [MBZ] HF Pittsburgh torque wrenches, any good?

2021-07-28 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
12:41 PM Frederick Moir via Mercedes < > mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > > > FWIW, about 4 years ago there was an article on HF torque wrenches and they > > did very well. > > How long they last is unknown. > > YMMV > > Fred > > > > On Sat, Ju

Re: [MBZ] Selling my deceased grandmothers old Benz. 86 420SEL $2600

2021-07-28 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
days? Allan On Wed, Jul 28, 2021, at 5:02 PM, Andrew Strasfogel wrote: > I bet that's to deal with the smell. > Offer $1.5k and Bob's your uncle. > > On Wed, Jul 28, 2021 at 4:02 PM Allan Streib via Mercedes > wrote: >> Like the candle in the center console. I think

Re: [MBZ] 2015 ML250 Blutec - 96k miles - $19,500

2021-07-28 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
Should be fine if a little boring as a grocery-getter and driver, probably wouldn't want to try to tow much with it. Allan On Wed, Jul 28, 2021, at 4:28 PM, Mitch Haley via Mercedes wrote: > On 2021-07-28 15:58, Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes wrote: > > 4cyl? > > Yes, 201HP, so weaker than a

Re: [MBZ] Selling my deceased grandmothers old Benz. 86 420SEL $2600

2021-07-28 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
Like the candle in the center console. I think that's a first for me. Allan On Wed, Jul 28, 2021, at 3:58 PM, Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes wrote: > This looks pretty nice, could be a nice ride and price is not too crazy > >

Re: [MBZ] 1983 300SD $5595

2021-07-28 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
Not sure where that is, and Google can't find it either. If it's near Michigan state line, that's several hours away from me unfortunately. On Wed, Jul 28, 2021, at 3:39 PM, Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes wrote: > There's a Mercedes dealer in Kalamazoo that serviced a 2015 E250 BlueTEC > sedan

[MBZ] 2015 ML250 Blutec - 96k miles - $19,500

2021-07-28 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
Didn't realize they ever put that small an engine in an ML. https://cincinnati.craigslist.org/cto/d/cincinnati-mercedes-diesel-suv/7357315809.html Allan ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or

[MBZ] 1986 560SL - 112k miles - $10,500

2021-07-28 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
Like the paint. Not crazy about interior color or the chromed wheels. https://chicago.craigslist.org/sox/cto/d/palos-heights-mercedes-sl/7357263307.html Allan ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe

[MBZ] I want to sell this thing before something else breaks on it - 2002 S500 - $6,500

2021-07-27 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
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Re: [MBZ] Dead tree

2021-07-26 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
Any excavations or trenching, directional drilling for utilities, etc. near the tree? On Mon, Jul 26, 2021, at 11:46 PM, Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes wrote: > Stress from drought damage insects herbicide, who knows > -FT > > Sent from my iPad > > > On Jul 26, 2021, at 8:26 PM, Kaleb Striplin

Re: [MBZ] 2003 "Sports Truck" - 160k miles - $3,800

2021-07-26 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
Hyde Park is OK but everything around it is shit. Allan On Mon, Jul 26, 2021, at 11:50 PM, Rick Knoble via Mercedes wrote: > It sucks, but every time I see a vehicle in Chicago, I have to pull up the > map at heyjackass.com to see if it's a safe neighborhood. > > http://heyjackass.com/ > >

[MBZ] 2003 "Sports Truck" - 160k miles - $3,800

2021-07-26 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
I guess it's an ML500 but not really clear. https://chicago.craigslist.org/chc/cto/d/chicago-mercedes-benz-2003/7356762042.html Allan ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery

Re: [MBZ] 84 TD $2k

2021-07-26 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
That does look pretty nice. Hood and roof need a good buffing. I like the color and don't see any obvious rust. Allan On Mon, Jul 26, 2021, at 8:12 PM, Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes wrote: > Could be a flip to the fakebook boys > >

[MBZ] 1987 420SEL - 74k miles - $8,000

2021-07-26 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
Looks potentially nice but would need to be near-perfect for that price. https://chicago.craigslist.org/chc/cto/d/marseilles-1987-mercedes-420-sel/7356648883.html ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To

[MBZ] 2004 E500 4Matic - 180k miles - $2,500

2021-07-26 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
"Needs a transmission conductor plate and transmission connector adaptor." https://cincinnati.craigslist.org/cto/d/cincinnati-2004-mercedes-benz-class/7356708014.html Allan ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/

Re: [MBZ] Nice CD $4500

2021-07-26 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
The interior is kind of rough, honestly. Needs at least one new seat cover, everything needs a good cleaning, the dash is cracked, dash wood is failing, aftermarket radio. Wondering if the AC works since the "off" switch is selected and temp control is set to max heat -- in late July?

[MBZ] 2003 SL500 - 44K miles - $25,000

2021-07-25 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
Nice looking car but seems like a crazy price even with the low miles. https://louisville.craigslist.org/cto/d/crestwood-2003-mercedes-benz-sl500-44k/7356296923.html Allan ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/

Re: [MBZ] W124 window gremlins

2021-07-25 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
I believe it's crimp for something like a ring terminal or quick-disconnect spade terminal. For attaching wires directly to a device it's solder. I'm not sure splicing a broken wire would be allowed? Allan On Sun, Jul 25, 2021, at 4:11 PM, Rick Knoble via Mercedes wrote: > What is the

Re: [MBZ] W116 door lock gremlin

2021-07-25 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
> On Sat, Jul 24, 2021 at 11:07 PM Allan Streib via Mercedes < > mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > > > So the passenger door on my W116 locks normally with the rest of the > > doors, but has a vacuum leak somewhere because after a while I will find it > > unlocked.

Re: [MBZ] ML320 diesel - 130k miles - $7,500

2021-07-25 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
tty rare. Is that a cdi or bluetec or neither?? > > On Sun, Jul 25, 2021 at 2:03 PM Allan Streib via Mercedes > wrote: >> "Being a diesel the vehicle gets amazing gas mileage" >> >> https://fortwayne.craigslist.org/cto/d/garrett-2007-mercedes-

Re: [MBZ] OM Yota

2021-07-25 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
Why transplant an MB gas engine? Toyota gas engines are quite good. If I were doing the work, I'd have put a diesel in it. Allan On Sun, Jul 25, 2021, at 12:52 AM, Clay via Mercedes wrote: > https://sanantonio.craigslist.org/cto/d/san-antonio-toyota-bandeirante/7352507498.html > >

[MBZ] ML320 diesel - 130k miles - $7,500

2021-07-25 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
"Being a diesel the vehicle gets amazing gas mileage" https://fortwayne.craigslist.org/cto/d/garrett-2007-mercedes-benz-ml-320/7356094403.html Allan ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change

Re: [MBZ] Auction for geeks?

2021-07-25 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
Some odd lots of ammunition and reloading equipment and supplies, weird for a metalurgy lab liquidation? On Sun, Jul 25, 2021, at 11:24 AM, Jim Cathey via Mercedes wrote: > Some way cool stuff there, some crap. > > Sent from my iPhone > > > On Jul 24, 2021, at 9:44 PM

Re: [MBZ] Auction for geeks?

2021-07-24 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
Some interesting stuff in there mostly with no bids. Weirdly, the high bid item right now appears to be a Duncan coin-op parking meter. Cool Hand Luke shopping the auction? Allan On Sat, Jul 24, 2021, at 11:16 PM, Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes wrote: >

Re: [MBZ] MB to go all electric by 2030?

2021-07-24 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
e greenwashers. The diysolar group on Reddit > > is full of questions like "How do I run my apartment aircon on solar?" from > > people who have no idea how much energy it takes to run even a small aircon > > and thing they can do it from a 100w panel on their balcony... >

[MBZ] W116 door lock gremlin

2021-07-24 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
So the passenger door on my W116 locks normally with the rest of the doors, but has a vacuum leak somewhere because after a while I will find it unlocked. All the other doors are still locked, but they do not unlock when I unlock the driver's door. Not sure what this could be that would cause

Re: [MBZ] Disgusting

2021-07-24 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
You need to rent a hot pressure washer (they have a kerosene heater and get a lot hotter than a car wash) and restaurant grill cleaner to deal with that old grease. Allan On Sat, Jul 24, 2021, at 8:47 PM, Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes wrote: > What to know what is more disgusting than grease

Re: [MBZ] Nice 87 diesel wagon

2021-07-24 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
Yeah that looks nice. If the AC worked I'd be tempted to go on a road trip. Allan On Sat, Jul 24, 2021, at 5:16 PM, Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes wrote: > https://columbia.craigslist.org/cto/d/columbia-1987-mercedes-turbo-diesel/7354675301.html > > Sent from my iPad >

Re: [MBZ] Galactic E320

2021-07-24 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
Or you could have Nemo's 300SL. https://nashville.craigslist.org/cto/d/gallatin-1991-mercedes-300sl/7355325014.html Allan On Sat, Jul 24, 2021, at 5:08 PM, Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes wrote: > https://charleston.craigslist.org/cto/d/charleston-mechanic-special/736618.html > > Sent from

Re: [MBZ] NC Covid shots

2021-07-24 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
>From what I have read it's a rare but non-zero chance esp. with the Janssen >(J vaccine), to the point where they recenlty added an advisory to the >official data sheet about it. When it happens, it seem to be more likely in >men over age 50. I can't comment on how your condition would change

[MBZ] HF Pittsburgh torque wrenches, any good?

2021-07-24 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
I have a 1/2" beam-type torque wrench. I like the simplicity of it but it can be hard to use when the wrench position has the scale facing away from me. I have been wanting to get a 1/2" and 3/8" click-type for convenience. HF has their Pittsburgh brand wrenches on sale right now, wondering if

[MBZ] 2016 GLA250 - 78k miles - $24,000

2021-07-24 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
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Re: [MBZ] MB to go all electric by 2030?

2021-07-24 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
So will internal combustion engine vehicles become more or less valuable once the new cars are only EV? Will we see higher taxes and fees on ICE vehicles vs. EVs? It's the opposite now here, with EVs having substantial extra registration fees to make up for the lost fuel tax revenue. How else

[MBZ] 1998 ML320 - 168k miles - $3,200

2021-07-24 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
Might be worth a look at closer to $2,000? https://louisville.craigslist.org/cto/d/louisville-mercedes-ml320/7355491735.html Allan ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options

[MBZ] 1993 500SL - 101k miles - $6,500

2021-07-23 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
Replaced self-destructing wiring. Needs plastic windows and AC work, maybe tires. https://terrehaute.craigslist.org/cto/d/terre-haute-1993-mercedes-500sl/7355201572.html Allan ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

Re: [MBZ] OT residential air conditioner issue

2021-07-23 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
Agreed, if it's condensation it has to be coming from the cold air side somhow. I've never seen condensation on the return air side, no matter how humid it is, and I don't think it's possible. That's room-temperature air coming back to be cycled through the evaporator again. Allan On Fri, Jul

Re: [MBZ] MB to go all electric by 2030?

2021-07-23 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
t; -Curt > > On Friday, July 23, 2021, 11:47:50 AM EDT, Allan Streib via Mercedes > wrote: > > > Home solar to charge an EV sorta makes sense, if your car is at home during > the day. It's the ideal use case though, with no complicated grid tie-ins or > transfer s

Re: [MBZ] MB to go all electric by 2030?

2021-07-23 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
ected future. > > > > Large power plants historically take 20 or more years to build, Large > > > > transformers have lead times measured in years. Transmission lines? Who > > > > knows for sure, few have been built in the past 40 years. Steel for > > >

Re: [MBZ] Mini splits

2021-07-23 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
I have been thinking about it too. Would be nice to have AC in the garage in the summer. Though this July has been unseasonably mild here. Haven't run the house AC in weeks. Allan On Fri, Jul 23, 2021, at 9:49 AM, Meade Dillon via Mercedes wrote: > I really need to get off my butt and install

Re: [MBZ] MB to go all electric by 2030?

2021-07-22 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
been built in the past 40 years. Steel for > towers... made in the steel mills in China... Wire for lines... ? Who mines > the raw materials and what is the real lead time to make thousands of miles > of new transmission lines? > Asking for a friend. > > On Thu, Jul 22, 2021

[MBZ] MB to go all electric by 2030?

2021-07-22 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
https://www.nbcnews.com/business/autos/mercedes-benz-go-all-electric-2030-n1274708 Plans to invest more than $47 billion by 2030 to develop battery-electric vehicles, and be ready for an all-electric car market by 2030. Spending on traditional combustion-engine technology "close to zero" by

Re: [MBZ] 1991 ????? $1,000

2021-07-22 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
manny conversion done. > > Sent from my iPhone > > > On Jul 22, 2021, at 8:38 PM, Allan Streib via Mercedes > > wrote: > > > > It is a USA order Model 250 D TURBO according to the data card. > > > >> On Thu, Jul 22, 2021, at 9:22 PM, Dwight Gile

Re: [MBZ] 1991 ????? $1,000

2021-07-22 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
2021, at 4:57 PM, Curt Raymond via Mercedes < > > mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > > >> > > >> Are pre-facelift 124 headlights the same as 201? I might have one... > > >> -Curt > > >> > > >> On Thursday, July 22, 2021, 6:19:20 PM

Re: [MBZ] 1991 ????? $1,000

2021-07-22 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
ave the gill on the rf fender? Doesn't that designate it as > > turbo? > > > > -Curt > > > > On Thursday, July 22, 2021, 3:48:55 PM EDT, Dwight Giles via Mercedes < > > mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > > > > > > That is very rare-diesel with Manny tra

Re: [MBZ] 1991 ????? $1,000

2021-07-22 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
with Manny tranny. A 124? > > Dwight Giles Jr. > Wickford RI > > On Thu, Jul 22, 2021, 2:56 PM Allan Streib via Mercedes < > mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > > > Any questions? > > > > > > https://chicago.craigslis

Re: [MBZ] Mini splits

2021-07-22 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
I've never done one but IIRC some of them come "pre-charged" but I don't know how they handle evacuating air from the system after installation. Maybe you at least need a vacuum pump. Allan On Thu, Jul 22, 2021, at 3:30 PM, Larry Turner via Mercedes wrote: > Hi All - > I have a question

Re: [MBZ] Red death

2021-07-22 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
ay, July 22, 2021, 3:02:03 PM EDT, Allan Streib via Mercedes > wrote: > > > I was curious about it, since two people in my immediate household contracted > COVID in November. I never had any symptoms. Also been going to the gym 4x > week throughout the pandemic, very little

Re: [MBZ] Red death

2021-07-22 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
I was curious about it, since two people in my immediate household contracted COVID in November. I never had any symptoms. Also been going to the gym 4x week throughout the pandemic, very little mask-wearing there, never had any symptoms. A few weeks ago I got an antibody test, which was

[MBZ] 1991 ????? $1,000

2021-07-22 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
Any questions? https://chicago.craigslist.org/nwi/cto/d/wheatfield-1991-mercedes-benz/7354590859.html Allan ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

[MBZ] 2012 S600 V12 needs head gasket - $13,000

2021-07-22 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
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Re: [MBZ] Red death

2021-07-21 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
The air here in Indiana is smokey today. Visibly hazy and smells like a campfire. Allan On Wed, Jul 21, 2021, at 11:34 PM, Clay via Mercedes wrote: > The Aussies have something like 3% vax rate and maybe 51 deaths. Granted, > nobody can move around the country with all the lock downs, and

Re: [MBZ] 1997 S320 - 141k miles - $1,900

2021-07-21 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
ife. Could be a decent deal if one aspires to a 140 > > --FT > Sent from iPhone > > > On Jul 21, 2021, at 1:05 PM, Allan Streib via Mercedes > > wrote: > > > > Rebuilt title, boring colors but doesn't look too bad otherwise. > > > > https://chicago.

[MBZ] 2005 E320 CDI - 130k miles - $7,000

2021-07-21 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
Rebuilt title, front-end body work. Hood doesn't close straight, wonder if that could be shimmed or something to look better? https://chicago.craigslist.org/sox/cto/d/hickory-hills-2005-mercedes-e320-cdi/7354220093.html Allan ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To

[MBZ] 1997 S320 - 141k miles - $1,900

2021-07-21 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
Rebuilt title, boring colors but doesn't look too bad otherwise. https://chicago.craigslist.org/chc/cto/d/chicago-1997-mercedes-benz-s320/7354341160.html Allan ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To

Re: [MBZ] It’s hitting the fan

2021-07-21 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
I guess that makes sense but that hadn't occurred to me. Is it still possible to buy an "individual" plan from a local agent? I had that when I worked for a company that didn't offer an employer plan. It was fairly reasonable in cost, notably it did not cover maternity but that was no longer

[MBZ] 2006 CLS500 - 165k miles - $11,000

2021-07-21 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
New airbags/lines and sounds like it might have been well cared for. IDK about the price. It's still 15 years old. https://indianapolis.craigslist.org/cto/d/martinsville-mercedes-cls-500/7354128436.html Allan ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list

Re: [MBZ] It’s hitting the fan

2021-07-20 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
Yep, it's expensive as you pay the fully loaded cost but better than a gap in coverage in a transition period like that. Also, this would qualify as a life change so I would think they should be able to get onto one of the public options without waiting for annual enrollment. On Tue, Jul 20,

[MBZ] 2006 E350 - 86k miles - $7,500

2021-07-19 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
New Rear Ashtrays SOLD!! https://chicago.craigslist.org/sox/cto/d/tinley-park-2006-mercedes-e350/7353070347.html Allan ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

[MBZ] 1980 450SL - 130k miles - $9,500

2021-07-19 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
This would have had bundt wheels originally, no? https://indianapolis.craigslist.org/cto/d/indianapolis-1980-mercedes-450sl/7353388669.html Allan ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change

Re: [MBZ] 2002 E320 - 159k miles - $3,500

2021-07-19 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
> --FT > > On 7/19/21 2:48 PM, Allan Streib via Mercedes wrote: > > Crack > > > > https://cincinnati.craigslist.org/cto/d/cincinnati-2002-mercedes-e320/7353151425.html > > ___ > > http://www.okiebenz.com > >

Re: [MBZ] It’s hitting the fan

2021-07-19 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
Sorry to hear it. These consolidations/downsizings suck. I've only been through it once. Survived the first round but a few months later the money ran out and they just shut everything down. On Mon, Jul 19, 2021, at 5:32 PM, Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes wrote: > If you recall I mentioned a few

Re: [MBZ] Stuck break caliber on 05E320 wagon

2021-07-19 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
If the caliper moves freely, might be an old/swollen flex line. On Mon, Jul 19, 2021, at 2:52 PM, Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes wrote: > Got out of the car and smelled burning break pat. LR was really hot. I guess > a new break caliber is in my near future. > > --FT > Sent from iPhone

[MBZ] 2009 ML350 - 66k miles - $8,500

2021-07-19 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
"I will not take any less please don’t ask" https://columbus.craigslist.org/cto/d/columbus-2009-mercedes-benz-ml350-66k/7353121835.html Allan ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change

[MBZ] 2002 E320 - 159k miles - $3,500

2021-07-19 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
Crack https://cincinnati.craigslist.org/cto/d/cincinnati-2002-mercedes-e320/7353151425.html ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

[MBZ] 1976 450 SL - 118k miles - $15,500

2021-07-18 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
Pretty color. AC not working. https://stlouis.craigslist.org/cto/d/glen-carbon-1976-mercedes-450-sl/7352981166.html ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

Re: [MBZ] ML350 hits a tree

2021-07-18 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
Kids don't need to be drunk to do stupid stuff. Undeveloped brains and lack of experience; they have no realistic sense of risk. It is very sad. On Sun, Jul 18, 2021, at 4:36 PM, Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes wrote: > That looks like a 164, unibody. The 163 body on frame had a 350 too. > >

Re: [MBZ] OT: 1941 Chevrolet Master project car - $3,000

2021-07-18 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
Anywhere up to $30k or so? https://bringatrailer.com/listing/1941-chevy-special-deluxe-4/ That's a resto-mod not a faithful restoration. I wonder if the seller broke even on it. Some others in the link here: https://www.classic.com/m/chevrolet/year-1941/ On Sun, Jul 18, 2021, at 4:21 PM,

Re: [MBZ] I SEE!!! 2000 Mercedes E320 - MUST SEE!! - $4,500

2021-07-18 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
"Has a Bluetooth head unit installed" Yes, always the giveaway that it was a "senior owned" car... On Sun, Jul 18, 2021, at 12:44 PM, Floyd Thursby via Mercedes wrote: > https://onslow.craigslist.org/cto/d/mccutcheon-field-2000-mercedes-e320/7352718839.html > > -- > --FT >

[MBZ] 1971 300SEL 6.3 - 47k miles - $29,500

2021-07-18 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
Interior looks rather rough for 47k miles. https://orlando.craigslist.org/cto/d/hallandale-1971-mercedes-benz-300-sel-63/7352626196.html Allan ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change

[MBZ] OT: 1941 Chevrolet Master project car - $3,000

2021-07-17 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
The model name might be a problem for some of the woke crowd. https://bloomington.craigslist.org/cto/d/columbus-1941-chevrolet-master-barn-find/7352618842.html Allan ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To

[MBZ] 2002 ML320 - 208k miles - $2,900

2021-07-17 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
Looks decent. Has a tow hitch. https://knoxville.craigslist.org/cto/d/knoxville-mercedes-ml320/7352463592.html ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

[MBZ] 1997 SL500 - 170k miles - $4,000

2021-07-17 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
Pretty unexciting color combo. Seller seems honest about condition. https://greenville.craigslist.org/cto/d/blacksburg-1997-mercedes-sl500-r129/7352241726.html ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe

[MBZ] 1985 300SD with veggie kit - 340k miles - $2,850

2021-07-17 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
Looks pretty far gone -- might serve as a beater if you had a supply of oil. Or sell off the kit and drive the car. IDK I think the WVO fad is well past its peak but maybe it'll come back if fuel prices keep going up.

Re: [MBZ] So this p1$$e$ me off

2021-07-17 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
Par for the course on Amazon. You stand a good chance of getting a counterfeit, broken, or clearly returned/repackaged item. A good number of their reviews are fake also. And they are not lifting a finger to stop it. I quit Amazon about a year ago. Allan On Sat, Jul 17, 2021, at 1:50 PM,

Re: [MBZ] Master cylinder

2021-07-17 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
If you have a NAPA nearby I would get one there. You can look at it before you walk out, and if there are problems with it you will have someone local to deal with and a hassle-free return/exchange. Autozone, Pep Boys, and others also warranty what they sell but they are a lower tier in terms

[MBZ] Call me Tony - 2001 E320 wagon - 200k miles - $1,475

2021-07-16 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
Cheap but rusty https://chicago.craigslist.org/sox/cto/d/country-club-hills-mercedes-benz-class/7352043409.html ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

[MBZ] 1987 300TD - 297k miles - $350

2021-07-16 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
Appears like it might be a solid body. Color looks good with the tinted windows. But a lot of work to be done here https://seattle.craigslist.org/tac/cto/d/tacoma-1987-mercedes-300td-wagon/7351944230.html ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list

Re: [MBZ] FedEx

2021-07-16 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
Hm. Yes it was FedEx Ground but delivery to my house was by a FedEx truck and employee, not USPS. Possibly related to the misrouting and delays by the "unreadable" barcode? On Fri, Jul 16, 2021, at 4:08 PM, Rick Knoble via Mercedes wrote: > > Finally arrived. Package has a USPS shipping label,

Re: [MBZ] FedEx

2021-07-16 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
Finally arrived. Package has a USPS shipping label, USPS tracking barcode, and USPS postage paid. Yet it was delivered and tracked via FedEx? On Thu, Jul 15, 2021, at 5:09 PM, Allan Streib via Mercedes wrote: > Now scheduled to be here on Friday. I'm half expecting for the package to >

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