Re: [MBZ] 2005 E320 CDI - 139k miles - $7,900

2022-12-08 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
What would be reasonable in your view? On Thu, Dec 8, 2022, at 13:39, Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes wrote: > Way overpriced > > Sent from my iPhone > >> On Dec 8, 2022, at 12:18 PM, Allan Streib via Mercedes >> wrote: >> >> Rebuilt title, ad doesn't say why

[MBZ] 2005 E320 CDI - 139k miles - $7,900

2022-12-08 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
Rebuilt title, ad doesn't say why (nor does it provide any other real details). Looks nice enough in the photos. https://chicago.craigslist.org/nch/cto/d/chicago-2005-mercedes-benz-e320/7566090426.html ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

[MBZ] 2007 ML350 - 159k miles - $5,000

2022-12-07 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
Would need to check the VIN and be sure the check engine light is not for cam timing. Otherwise looks pretty nice, maybe $4k, depending how big a PITA it would be to instsall the proper fuel pump? https://stlouis.craigslist.org/cto/d/cottleville-2007-mercedes-ml350-awd/7565880031.html

[MBZ] 2011 Ml350 Bluetec -134k miles - $11,800

2022-12-07 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
Tow hitch, looks clean. https://chicago.craigslist.org/wcl/cto/d/plano-2011-ml350-diesel/7565808219.html ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

[MBZ] 2007 R320 CDI - 182k miles - $6,500

2022-12-07 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
Looks to be in decent shape. https://chicago.craigslist.org/wcl/cto/d/naperville-mercedes-r320-cdi-diesel-2007/7565853355.html ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go

Re: [MBZ] 2010 GL450 - 170k miles - $12,500

2022-12-07 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
w Strasfogel via Mercedes >> wrote: >> >> How are the GL series different from ML? Made in Germany vs. Alabama? >> >> On Wed, Dec 7, 2022 at 1:54 PM Allan Streib via Mercedes < >> mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: >> >>> Price a little o

[MBZ] 2010 GL450 - 170k miles - $12,500

2022-12-07 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
Price a little optimistic for the miles but looks clean. https://nashville.craigslist.org/cto/d/antioch-2010-mercedes-gl-450/7565520019.html ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change

[MBZ] Crack? Meth? Moonshine with fentanyl?

2022-12-07 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
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Re: [MBZ] I’m willing to negotiate price with sane and respectful individuals. 2009 Mercedes-Benz gl450,$8,500

2022-12-06 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
Rules out 95% of buyers on FB? On Tue, Dec 6, 2022, at 18:11, Floyd Thursby via Mercedes wrote: > Excellent writeup, honest seller > > https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1150920882214489 > > -- > --FT > > > ___ > http://www.okiebenz.com > > To search

Re: [MBZ] 07 E-350 REBUILT TITLE - $6,500

2022-12-06 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
> Sent from iFōn > >> On Dec 6, 2022, at 1:34 PM, Allan Streib via Mercedes >> wrote: >> >> I like this one. Maybe $5k with the rebuilt title depending on the reason? >> Would need to get the VIN and check the engine too. >> >> https://cincinna

[MBZ] 07 E-350 REBUILT TITLE - $6,500

2022-12-06 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
I like this one. Maybe $5k with the rebuilt title depending on the reason? Would need to get the VIN and check the engine too. https://cincinnati.craigslist.org/cto/d/dry-ridge-07-mercedes-350/7565239152.html ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list

[MBZ] 2007 S550 4matic - 72k miles - $14,000

2022-12-06 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
Looks nice. Price optimistic? https://stlouis.craigslist.org/cto/d/florissant-s550/7565176136.html ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

Re: [MBZ] 4.5 Anyone?

2022-12-06 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
It's a rustbucket. On Tue, Dec 6, 2022, at 10:31, Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes wrote: > Photos of the engine would help. Surprisingly nice interior and a pretty > shade of light brown. Might be worth a trip. > > On Tue, Dec 6, 2022 at 7:02 AM Jaime Kopchinski via Mercedes < >

Re: [MBZ] A Meme For Dimitri

2022-12-05 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
With an hour charge he won't get far. On Mon, Dec 5, 2022, at 22:58, Rick Knoble via Mercedes wrote: > Rick > > ___ > http://www.okiebenz.com > > To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ > > To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to: >

[MBZ] 2018 SMART fortwo electric - 13k miles - $18,000

2022-12-05 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
LOL at the Tesla Plaid badging. When new, the car was reviewed as "The saddest way to spend $25,000" https://louisville.craigslist.org/cto/d/louisville-2018-smart-fortwo-prime/7564779113.html ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

Re: [MBZ] OT Now the bad part, , not running, , has two stuck open exhaust valves. 1983 Jaguar XJS V12 Coupe 2D, $3, 500

2022-12-05 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
time invested, will >>>>> take you down a long dark hole. >>>>> 5. Do not forget to factor in the pending divorce, the loss of your house, >>>>> and some years of Psych counseling to recover and rejection by your >>>>> children, relati

Re: [MBZ] 2011 E350 4Matic - 166k miles - $10,500

2022-12-05 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
gt; Sent from iFōn > >> On Dec 5, 2022, at 10:25 AM, Allan Streib via Mercedes >> wrote: >> >> I like this one -- miles a little high though. What would be a fair price? >> >> https://indianapolis.craigslist.org/c

Re: [MBZ] OT Now the bad part, , not running, , has two stuck open exhaust valves. 1983 Jaguar XJS V12 Coupe 2D, $3, 500

2022-12-05 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
If you have to ask On Mon, Dec 5, 2022, at 10:21, Floyd Thursby via Mercedes wrote: > h how much is a head job on a jagyoowah V12?  How many days would it > take to pull it off?  (Maybe no worse than an oil cooler on a M137 V12) > >

[MBZ] 2011 E350 4Matic - 166k miles - $10,500

2022-12-05 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
I like this one -- miles a little high though. What would be a fair price? https://indianapolis.craigslist.org/cto/d/indianapolis-2011-mercedes-benz-e350/7564700656.html ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To

[MBZ] 2006 S430 4 matic - 120k miles - $4,500

2022-12-05 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
At least the interior isn't gray. Might not be too bad a deal. https://chicago.craigslist.org/chc/cto/d/schaumburg-mercedes-benz/7564709950.html ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change

Re: [MBZ] The world is upside down as this would be a $300 car

2022-12-05 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
I would pay more for a manual. I guess it depends on the buyer. They certainly are more rare at least in the USA. On Mon, Dec 5, 2022, at 09:41, Robert Massmann via Mercedes wrote: > Does the manual transmission make it worth more? Always wished my 85 300CD > was manual instead of an automatic!

[MBZ] 1997 S320 - 221k miles - $2,900

2022-12-04 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
Paint has seen better days but car looks solid and maybe not too bad for a driver if you could get it for closer to $2 grand? https://stlouis.craigslist.org/cto/d/saint-louis-1997-mercedes-benz-s320/7564524179.html ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list

Re: [MBZ] 2004 E500 Wagon - 177k miles - $7,900

2022-12-04 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
ced for the miles > > --FT > Sent from iFōn > >> On Dec 3, 2022, at 7:45 PM, Allan Streib via Mercedes >> wrote: >> >> Looks pretty nice. Silver/gray though. >> >> https://chicago.craigslist.org/sox/cto/d/hickory-hills-mercedes-e500-wagon/7564357355.html

Re: [MBZ] Fuel Filters

2022-12-03 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
rdered for the car did not arrive.  I had > a filter on the shelf for a gas car but it ended up being the wrong > filter.  I am attempting to locate a filter locally.  None are > available.  It has nothing to do with trying to save $20. > > On 12/3/2022 6:21 PM, Allan Streib via

[MBZ] Writer of the year award

2022-12-03 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
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[MBZ] 2004 E500 Wagon - 177k miles - $7,900

2022-12-03 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
Looks pretty nice. Silver/gray though. https://chicago.craigslist.org/sox/cto/d/hickory-hills-mercedes-e500-wagon/7564357355.html ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go

Re: [MBZ] Fuel Filters

2022-12-03 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
I don't understand how you value your time. You've had the lift occupied for however many weeks you have been trying to save $20 on a filter? On Sat, Dec 3, 2022, at 10:03, Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes wrote: > This is the fuel filter RM lists for the 450SEL: > >

Re: [MBZ] 2011 E350 4 matic - 122k miles - $7,500

2022-12-02 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
gt; >> On Dec 2, 2022, at 2:21 PM, Allan Streib via Mercedes >> wrote: >> >> "Needs all fluids changed" >> >> https://chicago.craigslist.org/nwc/cto/d/bolingbrook-2011-mercedes-benz-e350/7563806565.html >> ___

[MBZ] 2011 E350 4 matic - 122k miles - $7,500

2022-12-02 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
"Needs all fluids changed" https://chicago.craigslist.org/nwc/cto/d/bolingbrook-2011-mercedes-benz-e350/7563806565.html ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

[MBZ] Please no lowballers - 2008 CL550 - 83k miles - $20,000

2022-12-02 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
I don't like white interiors because they always end up looking grungy, like this one. https://chicago.craigslist.org/wcl/cto/d/woodridge-2008-mercedes-benz-cl-class/7563861253.html ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

Re: [MBZ] One For The 116 Guys

2022-12-01 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
not even sure if it is an issue or not. I have not tried it and just >>> assumed it does not work. >>> >>> Sent from my iPhone >>> >>>> On Nov 30, 2022, at 10:45 PM, Allan Streib via Mercedes >>>> wrote: >>>> >>>&

Re: [MBZ] It is as close to perfect as you can get - 2003 ML320 - 160k miles - $5, 500

2022-11-30 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
Not yet. But might be a good retirement gig? Show a few houses as time allows? On Thu, Dec 1, 2022, at 00:02, Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes wrote: > Are you a realtor? > > --FT > Sent from iFōn > >> On Nov 30, 2022, at 11:55 PM, Allan Streib via Mercedes >> wrote:

[MBZ] It is as close to perfect as you can get - 2003 ML320 - 160k miles - $5, 500

2022-11-30 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
It's decent looking but certainly not perfect. And I always wonder about cars with air fresheners visible in the photo. Smoker? Pet odors? Mildew? I'd be more interested at maybe $4,000. https://nashville.craigslist.org/cto/d/castalian-springs-2003-mercedes-ml320/7563262310.html

Re: [MBZ] One For The 116 Guys

2022-11-30 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
That is true. Sometimes it seems like yesterday I was 16 and working on my first car in my parent's garage (a '73 Super Beetle). On Wed, Nov 30, 2022, at 22:30, Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes wrote: > It’s amazing how fast your life passes you by. > > Sent from my iPhone > >> On Nov 30, 2022, at

Re: [MBZ] One For The 116 Guys

2022-11-30 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
Haha. I'm less than 4 years from that milestone. I'd like to be retired by then but the economy and stock market may have other plans. On Wed, Nov 30, 2022, at 21:21, Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes wrote: > Thanks for making me realize I am less than 15 years away from being 60. > > Sent from my

Re: [MBZ] One For The 116 Guys

2022-11-30 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
Climate control on a W116 is not an insignificant issue, with the Chrysler ACC system. On Wed, Nov 30, 2022, at 19:34, Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes wrote: > Mine just needs front windshield seal, climate control, vacuum, tires, > and normal service. > > Sent from my iPhone > >> On Nov 30, 2022,

Re: [MBZ] Quick tour of Okie Acres and shop

2022-11-30 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
My question is does Oklahoma require them all to be registered or is your property out of the way enough that nobody cares? Or do you have a dealer or salvage license of some sort? On Wed, Nov 30, 2022, at 17:39, Randy Bennell via Mercedes wrote: > You have quite a collection of cars. What do

Re: [MBZ] Might Be Worth Checking Out

2022-11-30 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
Haha I saw that and thought the same thing. East coast accent is showing. On Wed, Nov 30, 2022, at 18:37, Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes wrote: > Wicket hahd > > --FT > Sent from iFōn > >> On Nov 30, 2022, at 6:35 PM, Curt Raymond via Mercedes >> wrote: >> >> Hoods are wicked hard to paint

[MBZ] Previous owner was a little old lady - 2011 E350 - 102k miles - $14, 000

2022-11-30 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
I like the black on black but the wood trim should have been kept natural/brown IMO. Looks pretty clean. https://lexington.craigslist.org/cto/d/versailles-2011-mercedes-350/7563139717.html ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

[MBZ] Mercedes - $7,000

2022-11-29 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
The rare 1967 C class https://chicago.craigslist.org/chc/cto/d/schiller-park-mercedes/7562862697.html ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

Re: [MBZ] VW Bus

2022-11-27 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
Until I saw the gutted interior I was going to say yeah, that's probably fair for a rust-free example with under 10k miles (if that's accurate). Also that's not the original exhaust, wonder what else has been modified. It's also missing some other trim pieces, windshield wipers -- lost in the

Re: [MBZ] The Covid

2022-11-26 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
Probably, but it could be just regular seasonal flu or another virus. Only way to know is to test. On Sat, Nov 26, 2022, at 21:35, Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes wrote: > First the wife was sick and tested positive for Covid. Then the kid got > sick and tested positive. Both have now recovered. I

Re: [MBZ] This has Allan's name on it 1998 Mercedes C280 as is - $600 (Indianapolis)

2022-11-26 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
What would it cost to get a generic headliner installed at an upholstery shop? On Sat, Nov 26, 2022, at 15:24, Floyd Thursby via Mercedes wrote: > Offer $400 settle for $500, do some minimal fix up > >

Re: [MBZ] OT Question #1

2022-11-25 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
> > On Fri, Nov 25, 2022 at 4:27 PM Allan Streib via Mercedes < > mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > >> On the Focus, anything on the "front" of the transverse engine (i.e. right >> side of car) is very tight. Water pump, alternator, serpentine belt are all

[MBZ] My Thanksgiving dinner was Wild Turkey, just woke up with a hangover, drank some more, and posted my car for sale

2022-11-25 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
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Re: [MBZ] OT making a counter offer on a job

2022-11-25 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
Clock sync is critical for this across all backend systems that are involved in creating and verifying these codes. Should be a no-brainer but sometimes it isn't done. On Fri, Nov 25, 2022, at 15:12, Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes wrote: > It worked fine for about 15 minutes, then people could not

Re: [MBZ] OT Question #1

2022-11-25 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
On the Focus, anything on the "front" of the transverse engine (i.e. right side of car) is very tight. Water pump, alternator, serpentine belt are all more difficult than they should be considering that occasional replacement of these parts should be expected and designed for. Other than that,

Re: [MBZ] OT Question #1

2022-11-25 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
My guess would be something military. I don't think repairability has really been a concern for manufacturers of consumer cars in the past 20 years. On Fri, Nov 25, 2022, at 11:27, Randy Bennell via Mercedes wrote: > I was reading an article on line this morning about Checker cabs. They >

Re: [MBZ] Land shark

2022-11-24 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
Reminds me a bit of the late '70s model Fleetwood Brougham that a co-worker had when I delivered pizza as a young man. Amazingly he actually used it to deliver pizza occasionally, I can't imagine made money after paying for the gas. Normally he drove the company car (a Ford Escort). On Thu,

Re: [MBZ] For $100/month, we'll allow you to open your throttle all the way

2022-11-24 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
I fear this is the future of all new cars. Ultimately we will not own them at all, merely subscribe to the right to use them for a period of time. I will almost certainly not buy a new car ever again. On Wed, Nov 23, 2022, at 21:06, mitch--- via Mercedes wrote: > "Mercedes is the latest

Re: [MBZ] this Diesel averages 27 MPG and has 455 Lb-Feet Torque 2013 Mercedes GL350 BlueTec Diesel 4Matic- Under BlueTec Warranty! - $18, 850 (Charlotte NC)

2022-11-23 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
On Wed, Nov 23, 2022, at 08:32, dan penoff.com via Mercedes wrote: > gas (premium) is down to $3.29/gallon here. What is the octane rating on premium there? I seem to recall it being lower at high elevations. 87 regular is still $4.15/g here. Premium is $4.55 I think (don't really pay

Re: [MBZ] 2005 Sprinter 2500 XL - 81K miles - $14,000

2022-11-22 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
wrote: > Is that a Maaco repaint? Doesn't look like a Mercedes blue. > > On Tue, Nov 22, 2022 at 2:49 PM Allan Streib via Mercedes > wrote: >> Not a bad price for a lower miles Sprinter that hasn't been too banged up as >> a work truck. Doesn't look rusty a

Re: [MBZ] Alzheimer's or Senile Dementia?

2022-11-22 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
Yeah if a car is fundamentally nice but has not been cleaned in a while, a trip to the detail shop will pay itself back in the sale price. Nothing like shiny paint, clean glass, spotless interior to add an aura of "this is a good car" and thousands to the sale price. You can go too far though,

Re: [MBZ] Alzheimer's or Senile Dementia?

2022-11-22 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
Some older folks get really stubborn. Unless they *need* to sell they may be dug in. On Tue, Nov 22, 2022, at 14:54, dan penoff.com via Mercedes wrote: > This has been for sale near the Villages (massive county-wide > retirement community) for easily a month of not more. I reached out to > the

[MBZ] 2005 Sprinter 2500 XL - 81K miles - $14,000

2022-11-22 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
Not a bad price for a lower miles Sprinter that hasn't been too banged up as a work truck. Doesn't look rusty and has a rooftop AC unit. Could be a good camper conversion or family van if you're the Brady Bunch.

Re: [MBZ] Fuel hose size

2022-11-21 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
I've had bad luck with FLAPS fuel line. Why not order the proper sized Continental/ContiTech line? On Mon, Nov 21, 2022, at 17:57, Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes wrote: > The 7.5 is the important ID, might see if I can find some 5/16th then > > Sent from my iPhone > >> On Nov 21, 2022, at 4:36

[MBZ] Need to sell before estate sale - 2001 SLK320 - 124k miles - $2, 000

2022-11-21 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
Not running. Wonder why? https://stlouis.craigslist.org/cto/d/fenton-2001-mercedes/7559906952.html ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

Re: [MBZ] Covid

2022-11-21 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
That's happened to me twice. On Mon, Nov 21, 2022, at 12:38, Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes wrote: > Everyone is the house is now Covid positive, except for me. Of course > this is the week I’m not traveling. > > Sent from my iPhone > > ___ >

Re: [MBZ] Who was looking for a cheap ride for the boychild? 1996 Mercedes-Benz e-class, $1, 200

2022-11-21 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
I am, but that's pretty far away. On Mon, Nov 21, 2022, at 10:18, Floyd Thursby via Mercedes wrote: > A few warts but looks like a decent runner > > https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/3204010903183031 > > -- > --FT > > > ___ > http://www.okiebenz.com >

[MBZ] 2001 ML320 - 103k miles - $3,500

2022-11-19 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
Looks clean overall, but not worth the ask if the AC doesn't work and there are ABS issues. Boring color scheme as well. https://chicago.craigslist.org/wcl/cto/d/bolingbrook-2001-mercedes-benz-ml320/7559383388.html ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list

[MBZ] 1981 240D - 310k miles - $500

2022-11-19 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
> The engine is known to go a million kilometers. Also known not to, especially when "engine has loud knocking." 4-speed manual, might be a parts car for a swap to something else. https://louisville.craigslist.org/cto/d/charlestown-1981-mercedes-benz-240d/7559230835.html

Re: [MBZ] 2003 E500 - 97k miles - $6,800

2022-11-19 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
That price dropped quickly. https://nashville.craigslist.org/cto/d/old-hickory-2003-mercedes-500-v8-auto/7559322418.html On Mon, Nov 14, 2022, at 18:54, Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes wrote: > The V6 5L engine > > --FT > Sent from iFōn > >> On Nov 14, 2022, at 5:26

[MBZ] OT: Bluesmobile - 2011 Crown Vic police interceptor

2022-11-18 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
Seems like a lot of money for an old Ford. Can you imagine actually driving one of these things? Everyone ahead of you slowing down to *exactly* the speed limit? https://chicago.craigslist.org/nch/cto/d/waukegan-2011-ford-crown-vic-police/7559145921.html ___

Re: [MBZ] OT: Carvana to Cut 1,500 Jobs

2022-11-18 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
ce so time, fuel, vehicle > busy. She did this like 3X that I know of, never really had an intent > to buy one. > > Interesting too that whenever I’d see one of these trucks it was always > driven by a young woman. > > --FT > Sent from iFōn > >> On Nov

Re: [MBZ] More propane

2022-11-18 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
For $150 I'd lease a tank and buy the initial required quantity of gas. See how it all works, if it heats the shop adequately, and how much you end up using it. That way if you don't end up liking it you're only out one or two years of lease payments. If you want to keep it you can shop

[MBZ] OT: Carvana to Cut 1,500 Jobs

2022-11-18 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
High interest rates starting to hurt demand for used cars. Carvana stock has lost nearly all its value. Maybe prices will start to come back to earth? https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2022-11-18/carvana-says-it-will-cut-1-500-jobs-as-company-s-troubles-mount If that's paywalled, below is

[MBZ] No tire kickers - 2016 CLS550 AMG 4Matic - 60k miles - $35, 500

2022-11-18 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
Well beyond what I would spend but probably fun. https://toledo.craigslist.org/cto/d/toledo-2016-cls550-amg-matic/7558909160.html ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go

[MBZ] Swirl flaps, EGR, DPF are deleted - R320 CDI 4Matic - 195k miles - $5, 000

2022-11-17 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
I'd probably pass with those mods, but sounds interesting. Wonder where you'd get that done since it's a huge EPA fine if discovered. https://cincinnati.craigslist.org/cto/d/south-lebanon-2007-mercedes-benz-r320/7558687664.html ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To

Re: [MBZ] Buy One, Get Three?

2022-11-17 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
I really don't understand the point of these cars. They are so small, and while fuel economy is good when compared to the average car, there are other cars that get nearly the same or better fuel economy and have a lot more usable space. On Thu, Nov 17, 2022, at 17:55, dan penoff.com via

[MBZ] 2006 S430 - 219k miles - $4,500

2022-11-17 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
Price seems high for the age, miles, and no mention of maintenance history? I always wonder what's being glossed over with "as is." Doesn't look terrible though. https://columbus.craigslist.org/cto/d/canal-winchester-mercedes-benz-s430/7558609420.html ___

[MBZ] 1999 S320 - 156k miles - $4,800

2022-11-16 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
Paint color: custom We can only imagine, since no pics. https://chicago.craigslist.org/chc/cto/d/westmont-mercedes-320/7558344117.html ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery

Re: [MBZ] Parts Ponton

2022-11-16 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
It needs some significant work but it does look like it's almost all there (except the broken taillight). Hard to tell from the photos but might still be fairly solid. On Wed, Nov 16, 2022, at 18:28, Dwight Giles via Mercedes wrote: > is it beyond Marthaing? > > On Wed, Nov 16, 2022, 4:45 PM

[MBZ] 1987 190E manual - 89k miles - $13,500

2022-11-16 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
Photographed with flip phone camera. https://chicago.craigslist.org/chc/cto/d/chicago-1987-mercedes-190e-low-miles/7558110339.html ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options

Re: [MBZ] 1991 mercedes 300 turbo diesel -- mercedes - $8, 000 (lakeland)

2022-11-16 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
Crack and meth prices going up with everything else? On Tue, Nov 15, 2022, at 22:37, Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes wrote: > Riding the Inflation Wave for used cars that is going to make them all rich. > > On Tue, Nov 15, 2022 at 6:14 PM Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes < > mercedes@okiebenz.com>

Re: [MBZ] How to get 124 trunk open

2022-11-15 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
You'll go blind if you keep doing that. On Tue, Nov 15, 2022, at 21:55, Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes wrote: > One big jerk doing a couple big jerks! Makes sense! > > --FT > Sent from iFōn > >> On Nov 15, 2022, at 8:04 PM, Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes >> wrote: >> >> Got the trunk open. Just

[MBZ] Here's a photo of my car from 50 feet away - 2001 CLK320 - $2, 425

2022-11-15 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
Has small dent in rear, interior needs work.engine is in good shape but having fuel injection problems or coil. https://lexington.craigslist.org/cto/d/lexington-2001-mercedes-clk-320/7557651685.html ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

Re: [MBZ] 1991 mercedes 300 turbo diesel -- mercedes - $8, 000 (lakeland)

2022-11-15 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
new breaks On Tue, Nov 15, 2022, at 17:46, Floyd Thursby via Mercedes wrote: > Is it just me or are the crackheads making a serious appearance these > days? 3 minimal pics, nothing of the "like new upholstery(leather"  It's > a pretty color but that is about all you can see > >

Re: [MBZ] Car was my wife's daily driver but a tree fell on it and now it needs some minor body work.

2022-11-15 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
One photo, not showing the tree damage. On Tue, Nov 15, 2022, at 17:41, Floyd Thursby via Mercedes wrote: > SL in Poosland > > > 1994 mercedes-benz sl320 - $2,200(tampa) > > https://tampa.craigslist.org/hil/cto/d/tampa-1994-mercedes-benz-sl320/7557820096.html > > -- > --FT >

[MBZ] I made a pinhole camera out of an oatmeal container and used it to photograph my car

2022-11-15 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
E350 For Sale - $2,000 https://chicago.craigslist.org/chc/cto/d/chicago-mercedes-e350-for-sale/7557678661.html ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

[MBZ] 2003 E500 - 97k miles - $6,800

2022-11-14 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
"price to sale" https://nashville.craigslist.org/cto/d/old-hickory-2003-mercedes-k-miles-runs/7557475279.html ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

Re: [MBZ] Nice Ponton

2022-11-14 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
Looks like a fair amount of non-OE parts and duct-tape engineering under the hood... On Mon, Nov 14, 2022, at 16:29, dan penoff.com via Mercedes wrote: > We need Toad to pick this apart: > > https://tampa.craigslist.org/psc/ctd/d/new-port-richey-1958-mercedes-benz-219/7557455341.html > >

[MBZ] 2003 ML350 - 252k miles - $6,100

2022-11-14 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
Crack. 20 year old realtor ML with rust and a quarter million miles. https://columbus.craigslist.org/cto/d/powell-2003-mercedes-ml350/7557375522.html ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change

[MBZ] 2006 E350 - 112k miles - $6,500

2022-11-14 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
Realtor spec, but looks very clean. Too bad it's square in the middle of the bad engine years. https://columbus.craigslist.org/cto/d/columbus-mercedes-benz/7557160502.html ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/

Re: [MBZ] No Title, sale as is. Mercedes Benz 2010 E550 - $3, 000 (St cloud)

2022-11-14 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
I don't know about Florida, but in Indiana if you buy a car without a title and the car is worth less than $5,000 you can submit what they call an "Affidavit of Ownership" in which you claim ownership of the car. There is a lot of supporting documention required, including bill of sale, a

Re: [MBZ] Parts cleaner

2022-11-14 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
I have not built one but I agree there's nothing to them but a box and a pump. I bought a cheap HF one years ago. Used it a few times, then it ended up sitting for a long time. Don't even know if it still works. But it worked fine at the time and I'd guess it's as cheap as anything you'd make

Re: [MBZ] OT: Home built rocket at 293,488ft

2022-11-13 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
> how did they get permission to do that? Probably didn't ask? ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

Re: [MBZ] Is there a lot of meth in Gary?

2022-11-13 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
Crack, meth, cocaine, heroin, you name it they've got it. On Sun, Nov 13, 2022, at 20:50, Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes wrote: >

Re: [MBZ] Euro 5 speed 210 diesel

2022-11-13 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
Same one I posted the other day. https://columbus.craigslist.org/cto/d/columbus-mercedes-speed-turbo-diesel/7555738468.html On Sun, Nov 13, 2022, at 20:57, Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes wrote: >

Re: [MBZ] 2014 GL350 BlueTEC - 109k miles - $31,299

2022-11-13 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
There were no pics when I first saw the ad... On Sun, Nov 13, 2022, at 17:03, Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes wrote: > Only 4 in the US. Hurry before inventory is gone! > > --FT > Sent from iFōn > >> On Nov 13, 2022, at 3:04 PM, Allan Streib via Mercedes >> wrote

[MBZ] 2014 GL350 BlueTEC - 109k miles - $31,299

2022-11-13 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
Just imagine what it looks like. https://chicago.craigslist.org/wcl/cto/d/glen-ellyn-mercedes-gl-350-bluetec/7556968570.html ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

Re: [MBZ] NO calls about vin...CHECK IT YOUR SELF - 2006 E350 - 135k miles - $2, 995

2022-11-12 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
He know what he got. On Sat, Nov 12, 2022, at 19:55, Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes wrote: > Well there you go. CHECKED IT YOURSELF!!! > > --FT > Sent from iFōn > >> On Nov 12, 2022, at 7:53 PM, Allan Streib via Mercedes >> wrote: >> >> Ye

Re: [MBZ] NO calls about vin...CHECK IT YOUR SELF - 2006 E350 - 135k miles - $2, 995

2022-11-12 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
Bad? > > --FT > Sent from iFōn > >> On Nov 12, 2022, at 7:37 PM, Allan Streib via Mercedes >> wrote: >> >> I'll save you the trouble: >> >> Engine 272964 30 236112 >> >> https://chicago.crai

[MBZ] NO calls about vin...CHECK IT YOUR SELF - 2006 E350 - 135k miles - $2, 995

2022-11-12 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
I'll save you the trouble: Engine 272964 30 236112 https://chicago.craigslist.org/sox/cto/d/markham-2006-mercedes-e350/7556802497.html ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery

[MBZ] PRICE FIRM don’t ask me about it - 2008 C350 - 35k miles - $17,000

2022-11-12 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
Good luck with that on a 14 year old car. https://chicago.craigslist.org/nch/cto/d/northbrook-low-miles-35k-clean-title/7556758785.html ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery

[MBZ] 2009 ML350 BlueTec - 147k miles - $11,900

2022-11-12 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
Boring colors but looks pretty nice otherwise. No tow hitch though. https://chicago.craigslist.org/chc/cto/d/carol-stream-2009-mercedes-ml-350/7556704808.html ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe

Re: [MBZ] Fwd: EV kisses.

2022-11-12 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
That could work in theory but refueling infrastructure is too sparse in most areas, which is also one of the problems that EVs have. On Sat, Nov 12, 2022, at 15:27, Andrew Strasfogel wrote: > How about natural gas instead? > > On Sat, Nov 12, 2022, 2:46 PM Allan Streib via Mercedes

Re: [MBZ] Fwd: EV kisses.

2022-11-12 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
> I can see long haul trucks going hydrogen fuel cell for more range. I think long haul trucks will stay with diesel for the forseeable future. No electric technology is close to feasible for pulling 80,000 lbs for 10+ hours at a stretch. Local deliveries may be another story. Electric may

Re: [MBZ] Not a bad deal for a mild hybrid -- 2010 Mercedes-Benz S400H - $13, 995 (Vero Beach, FL)

2022-11-11 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
Hybrids don't help much if any on the highway. On Fri, Nov 11, 2022, at 11:05, Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes wrote: > Interesting! Based on fuel savings, I would call it "tepid" instead. 27 > mpg on the highway is nothing to brag about: > > *Speaking of which, EPA fuel economy jumps from 15

Re: [MBZ] 1978 450 SEL - 10k miles - $10,500

2022-11-10 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
"the dash bord has miner cracks" On Thu, Nov 10, 2022, at 23:52, Andrew Strasfogel wrote: > Dollars to donuts the leather dash is all cracked up. > > On Thu, Nov 10, 2022 at 11:45 PM Allan Streib via Mercedes > wrote: >> the Capet has no where >> >>

Re: [MBZ] This is an 1964 Mercedes Benz 220se euro Speck car

2022-11-10 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
The ebay listing goes into more details: "Everything is in good to fare shap" On Thu, Nov 10, 2022, at 23:45, Andrew Strasfogel wrote: > $10 restoration cost down, $15k to go. > > On Thu, Nov 10, 2022 at 11:42 PM Allan Streib via Mercedes > wrote: >> a t

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