[MBZ] Even a Pristine brown 300SD

2022-05-26 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Sold for maybe 4X the MSRP. Unbelievable. https://bringatrailer.com/listing/1980-mercedes-benz-300sd-22/ ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

[MBZ] Mind boggling

2022-05-26 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Anyone ever heard of a 1969 Nissan Skyline sedan? Apparently they are truly extraordinary. https://bringatrailer.com/listing/1969-nissan-skyline-2000-gt-r-2/? ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe

Re: [MBZ] Price is firm. Huge amount of interest. 2001 Mercedes-Benz cl-class, $3, 500

2022-05-26 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
What's a fair value for that car with everything fixed? On Thu, May 26, 2022 at 5:39 PM Floyd Thursby via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Car is a mess but interior looks OK. Might be worth half that. > > Not interested in lower offers. > >

Re: [MBZ] 1958 Mercedes-Benz 220s,$5,000

2022-05-26 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Probably another $15K needed for a barely passable restoration. On Thu, May 26, 2022 at 5:39 PM Floyd Thursby via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Surface rust but looks complete > > https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/749739782712660 > > -- > --FT > > >

Re: [MBZ] Doesn't look bad, 4spd? 1975 Mercedes-Benz 240 d,$2,000

2022-05-26 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Red paint makes it worth following up. On Thu, May 26, 2022 at 5:36 PM Allan Streib via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Odometer most likely rolled over at least once. > > > On Thu, May 26, 2022, at 3:51 PM, Floyd Thursby via Mercedes wrote: > >

Re: [MBZ] MB diesel education and advice

2022-05-26 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
EV have no emissions when driven so that's the benefit. On Thu, May 26, 2022 at 4:03 PM Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > I read an article recently about the massive amount of diesel fuel burned > to run the equipment to mine the minerals to make 1 EV battery. Not to

Re: [MBZ] Gas Prices

2022-05-26 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
The biggest loss leader at the local Costco is maple syrup. $2/qt. cheaper than Trader Joe's. On Thu, May 26, 2022 at 3:02 AM dan penoff.com via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > We have both in Tampa, but only Sam’s in Flagstaff. And while I haven’t > been a member of Sam’s in a lot

Re: [MBZ] Morris Minor on BAT

2022-05-26 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
from my iPhone > > > On May 26, 2022, at 7:49 AM, Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes < > mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > > > > [picking self off the floor] I would never have pegged Grant Mann as a > > Morris Minor type of guy. > > > >> On Wed,

Re: [MBZ] Morris Minor on BAT

2022-05-26 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
ake long.] > Likely the most complex build/restoration was the woody wagon version, that > required hand forming and fitting each wood piece. Very much on par with > doing a classic wood boat as for effort and time. > It looks like this convertible brought a handsome price. > > On

Re: [MBZ] OT: Unrestored 1966 AMC Rambler Ambassador 880 - $16,500

2022-05-25 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Electric wipers! What's the alternative? On Wed, May 25, 2022 at 6:14 PM mitch--- via Mercedes wrote: > My folks traded a dark blue Falcon wagon in on an Ambassador sedan. > Looked something like this: > >

Re: [MBZ] Can You Say, "Desperate"?

2022-05-25 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
TODAY ONLY means tomorrow it will be reduced another $500. On Wed, May 25, 2022 at 5:32 PM dan penoff.com via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > We were discussing this last week, or maybe earlier this week: > > >

[MBZ] Morris Minor on BAT

2022-05-25 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
https://bringatrailer.com/listing/1967-morris-minor-6/ I briefly owned a similar Morris Oxford sedan when I was in the Peace Corps in the late 60s. These were quite common as Fiji was a British colony at the time. A very basic car, commensurate with my salary of $82/month.

Re: [MBZ] This is a super-sexy convertible from the golden age of German engineering. 93 Mercedes-Benz 600SL Convertible - $8, 550 (Tallahassee)

2022-05-25 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
And the factory phone is missing! On Wed, May 25, 2022 at 9:21 AM Floyd Thursby via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > With a long list of issues > > > https://tallahassee.craigslist.org/cto/d/tallahassee-93-mercedes-benz-600sl/7487842345.html > > -- > --FT > > >

Re: [MBZ] having a computer issue so won't stay running. 1994 Mercedes-Benz sl-class SL 500 Roadster 2D, $3, 000

2022-05-25 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Do they have the biodegradable wiring harness? On Wed, May 25, 2022 at 9:59 AM dan penoff.com via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Pre-facelift R129s are bad news, buddy. Avoid at all costs. > > -D > > > On May 25, 2022, at 8:46 AM, Floyd Thursby via Mercedes < > mercedes@okiebenz.com>

Re: [MBZ] New Addition - 2008 ML550

2022-05-25 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
> > > -Curt > > > > > > On Monday, May 23, 2022, 11:36:21 PM EDT, Allan Streib via Mercedes < > > mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > > > > > > > > > > > > Until it stops working... > > > > On Mon, May 23, 2022, a

Re: [MBZ] Gas Prices

2022-05-24 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
I can hardly wait to get my Ocean. On Tue, May 24, 2022 at 4:02 PM dan penoff.com via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > For the most part, yes. > > I can’t imagine what it would be like if I was still commuting. > > -D > > > On May 24, 2022, at 3:13 PM, Rick Knoble via Mercedes < >

Re: [MBZ] don’t no much about them they do run 1972 Mercedes-Benz,$1,234

2022-05-24 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
No obvious deal breakers from the photos. Does anyone live near Raleigh? On Tue, May 24, 2022 at 10:37 AM Floyd Thursby via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > > Seller's Description > > I have 2 classic 1972 for sell don’t no much about them they do run and > in the right hands I no

Re: [MBZ] New Addition - 2008 ML550

2022-05-24 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
If that happens it's usually a battery (2x year). On Mon, May 23, 2022 at 11:36 PM Allan Streib via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Until it stops working... > > On Mon, May 23, 2022, at 11:21 PM, Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes wrote: > > Keyless Go is the cat's p

Re: [MBZ] New Addition - 2008 ML550

2022-05-23 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Keyless Go is the cat's pajamas. Once you get used to it there is no going back to analog keys. On Mon, May 23, 2022 at 11:14 PM dan penoff.com via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Yup, another one… > > Picked up a 2008 ML550 tonight. 040 black to match the new W211 E320, I > guess.

Re: [MBZ] 4 speed manual transmission 1979 Mercedes-Benz 240 d, $2, 800

2022-05-23 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Great color. On Mon, May 23, 2022 at 8:32 AM Floyd Thursby via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > This cars are famous for going 1million miles > > > Manual windows 犯 all working great Power sunroof > > Doesn't look too bad, not a crazy price considering... > >

[MBZ] Not a Mercedes but it is a green Cadillac

2022-05-23 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Sort of olive-army green. Not great but not bad. Under $10K as of now. https://bringatrailer.com/listing/1970-cadillac-eldorado-8/3 ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options

Re: [MBZ] Premium at Costco

2022-05-22 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Vicious rumor going around that Costco was about to raise the price of its hot dogs by $1 to $2.50. NOT TRUE! On Sun, May 22, 2022 at 6:44 PM mitch--- via Mercedes wrote: > On 2022-05-22 18:02, Rick Knoble via Mercedes wrote: > > I imagine if you typed in your area code and 867-5309 you'd get

Re: [MBZ] 2006 SLK350 Coupe - 134k miles - $7,295

2022-05-22 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
The biggest advantage of this car is that you don't have to look at it while you're driving. On Sun, May 22, 2022 at 6:44 PM dan penoff.com via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Balance shaft is any M272 engine (“350”) from 2006 through mid to late > 2007 and can be determined by engine

Re: [MBZ] Please do not call me with any ridiculous lowball offers. And do not call with a million questions. Mercedes s550 AMG with night vision - $11, 000

2022-05-22 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
e speedo etc is > > --FT > Sent from iFōn > > > On May 22, 2022, at 3:38 PM, Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes < > mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > > > > Night vision? Does he mean headlights? > > > >> On Sun, May 22, 2022, 3:28 PM dan penoff.com vi

Re: [MBZ] Please do not call me with any ridiculous lowball offers. And do not call with a million questions. Mercedes s550 AMG with night vision - $11, 000

2022-05-22 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Night vision? Does he mean headlights? On Sun, May 22, 2022, 3:28 PM dan penoff.com via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > This has been on local CL for a couple of weeks, starting out at $15k and > dropping weekly. > > -D > > > On May 22, 2022, at 12:52 PM, Floyd Thursby via Mercedes <

Re: [MBZ] Rotten tires

2022-05-22 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
The b**r or the tires? On Sun, May 22, 2022, 3:15 PM Bob Rentfro via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > It hold pretty steady here in AZ. > > AZBob > > Sent from my iPad > > > On May 22, 2022, at 11:01 AM, Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes &l

Re: [MBZ] Rotten tires

2022-05-22 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Is the price of Tecate inflating faster than the cost of new tires? On Sun, May 22, 2022 at 1:34 PM Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > That’s actually a good idea. I always have at least 1 tire that is still > decent > > Sent from my iPhone > > > On May 22, 2022, at

Re: [MBZ] 1995 E320 convertible - 130k miles - $18,000

2022-05-22 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
It's green, but other than that maybe worth $8k on a good day... This is one shade of green that I truly dislike. Reminds me of an algae coated pond. On Sun, May 22, 2022 at 1:31 PM Allan Streib via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Looks like it's in fairly good condition, but $18K??

Re: [MBZ] Nice wagon 2002 MERCEDES BENZ E320 WAGON 4MATIC - $6,800

2022-05-21 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Very clean and attractive but also 20 years old... On Sat, May 21, 2022 at 10:32 AM Floyd Thursby via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Kinda high for a 210 but looks very clean, black/tan, you could start an > Irish insurrection! > > >

Re: [MBZ] Poos?

2022-05-21 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Purchase a property in the geographical center and Bob's your uncle. On Sat, May 21, 2022 at 2:02 PM dan penoff.com via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Yup. AC is a function of dehumidification, so it’s got to be running, even > if it’s at a higher temperature. > > When we leave the

Re: [MBZ] Look at this interior! 300TD Euro

2022-05-21 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Unless the car was driven by a smoker... On Sat, May 21, 2022 at 1:55 PM Donald Snook via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > I think I love this! > > https://bringatrailer.com/listing/1991-mercedes-benz-300td-euro/ > > And the 603 is a phenomenal engine, right? > > Donald H. Snook > >

[MBZ] Well maintained/restored '83 300D on BAT

2022-05-21 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Might go cheaply, due I guess to high mileage. Might be a rewarding and affordable diesel for someone on this list. https://bringatrailer.com/listing/1983-mercedes-benz-300d-turbo-36/ ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

Re: [MBZ] Vintage Mercedes in mint condition (and mint color)! 1974 Mercedes-Benz 450 se, $23, 000

2022-05-21 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Nice. Fair price for a BAT auction. On Sat, May 21, 2022 at 10:47 AM Floyd Thursby via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Minty fresh! > > https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/5327358207326451 > > -- > --FT > > > ___ > http://www.okiebenz.com > >

Re: [MBZ] Crips Ride YO!!! Rebadged with Maybach logos 1997 Mercedes-Benz e-class E 300D Sedan 4D, $1, 500

2022-05-21 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Whoever got locked in the trunk managed to leave out their red bandana to attract attention. On Sat, May 21, 2022 at 10:47 AM Floyd Thursby via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Or maybe Bloods, I can't keep up. The custom headliner is a nice touch > though > > gets great gas mileage

Re: [MBZ] Coming Soon!

2022-05-20 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
I have experienced GBF several times in my 123 wagon. Otherwise known as master cylinder failure. On Fri, May 20, 2022 at 9:32 PM Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > You still have the Hoovie GL? You should have bought his ML63 > > --FT > Sent from iFōn > > > On

Re: [MBZ] Coming Soon!

2022-05-20 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Who will service the car for the repairs/maintenance that Mr. Dan won't touch? On Fri, May 20, 2022 at 4:50 PM Rick Knoble via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Good for you guys. > > > Rick > > From: mercedes@okiebenz.com > Sent: May 20, 2022 3:26 PM > To: mercedes@okiebenz.com >

Re: [MBZ] Needs rear airmaric bags 2003 Mercedes-Benz e-class E 55 AMG Sedan 4D, $5, 850

2022-05-20 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Gone. On Fri, May 20, 2022 at 11:47 AM Floyd Thursby via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > This might not be an unreasonable deal. 200kmi though, kinda high but > an E55... Might not actually be the bags > > https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/314734664169135 > > -- > --FT > > >

Re: [MBZ] OT: BMW X5 diesel - 135k miles - $16,900

2022-05-20 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
What's the rep of BMW diesels? On Fri, May 20, 2022 at 11:31 AM Allan Streib via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Seems like a lot of money for a 10 year old car, but looks nice. > > > https://chicago.craigslist.org/chc/cto/d/wadsworth-bmw-x5-diesel-awd-like-new/7486041053.html >

Re: [MBZ] '73 220 diesel on BAT

2022-05-19 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Sold for $18.5K. Can you imagine what it took to care for a car for 49 years to keep it that pristine. On Thu, May 19, 2022 at 6:01 PM Dimitri Seretakis wrote: > That guy only sells good cars. > > Sent from my iPhone > > > On May 19, 2022, at 3:43 PM, Andrew Stras

Re: [MBZ] '73 220 diesel on BAT

2022-05-19 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Sticker price was maybe $7K. On Thu, May 19, 2022 at 2:25 PM Bob Rentfro via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Insane. Just like everything else these days. > > AZBob > > Sent from my iPhone > > > On May 19, 2022, at 10:30 AM, Andrew Strasfogel via Merc

[MBZ] '73 220 diesel on BAT

2022-05-19 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Cheap no more. Pale yellow beauty with manual trans. in pristine condition. Might eclipse $20k. https://bringatrailer.com/listing/1973-mercedes-benz-220d-10/ ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe

Re: [MBZ] Car was driving well when it was garaged in 2000. 1959 Mercedes-Benz, $4, 500

2022-05-19 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
I purchased it just for the tool roll, which I will flip on BAT for $5k. On Thu, May 19, 2022 at 1:03 PM OK Don via Mercedes wrote: > This was posted three hours ago, which one of you bought it? > > On Thu, May 19, 2022 at 9:18 AM dan penoff.com via Mercedes < > mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: >

Re: [MBZ] 2005 E320 CDI - 172k miles - $8,900

2022-05-18 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Seems pricey for the mileage and age. On Wed, May 18, 2022, 11:17 PM Allan Streib via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > I'm half tempted to check this out. It's not terribly far away. > > I assume that "black death" is not readily visible without at least > removing the plastic engine

Re: [MBZ] Serious MB lust

2022-05-18 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
I don't recall ever seeing a 280C in silver, nor dash wood in such pristine condition. Mileage is suspect, but I expect bids will vault to $30 K before all is said and done. On Wed, May 18, 2022 at 6:32 PM dan penoff.com via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > I agree with Dwight. If

Re: [MBZ] W123 Oil cooler

2022-05-18 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
the > parts label is "screwed nipples". A radiator shop ought to be able to > remove the old ones and install the new. > > >> On May 17, 2022, at 8:35 PM, Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes < > mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > >> > >> ?I need t

Re: [MBZ] Serious MB lust

2022-05-18 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
You need to be pushed towards the ledge. They're not making any of these anymore. On Wed, May 18, 2022, 3:16 PM Donald Snook via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > I am having serious lust about this car. My first MB was a 114 (1971 > 250/8) and I have always loved these coupes. > >

Re: [MBZ] 1981 240D - 187k miles - $8,800

2022-05-18 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
There are only about 3 million 240Ds with that color combination. ;) On Wed, May 18, 2022 at 2:23 PM Allan Streib via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Looks pretty nice. Seems vaguely familiar, but this listing is new today. > > >

Re: [MBZ] their are not many left of this model. 1968 Mercedes-Benz 280-s, $13, 000

2022-05-18 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Nicest 280S I have ever seen, in a very attractive dark blue/parchment. Even the steering wheel is pristine. Hard to tell but if the dash and heater levers are also good then this may be worth the asking price. On Wed, May 18, 2022 at 10:35 AM Floyd Thursby via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com>

Re: [MBZ] Runs good. But battery doesn’t stay charged. Make offer. 2003 Mercedes-Benz e-class E 500 Sedan 4D,$1

2022-05-18 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Slipping alternator belt? On Wed, May 18, 2022 at 10:44 AM Floyd Thursby via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > This is about as backwoods Jawja as one can get. Car actually doesn't > look that bad for the miles, probably something simple to deal with. I > wonder what would get it, not

Re: [MBZ] 1985 190D - manual - 169k miles - $10,000

2022-05-17 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
True. On Tue, May 17, 2022, 9:29 PM Allan Streib wrote: > I'd pay maybe a couple of grand premium for a manual. But not $10K with > body damage, no AC, and other issues. > > On Tue, May 17, 2022, at 9:22 PM, Andrew Strasfogel wrote: > > For that money get a clean '85 w123. > > On Tue, May 17,

[MBZ] W123 Oil cooler

2022-05-17 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
I need to replace the upper and lower oil cooler lines on my 83 300td due to leaks.. Does anyone have a decent used oil cooler you would be willing to sell? My tech says that when he disconnects the line from the oil cooler that will bugger the threads most of the time. Although I can find sources

Re: [MBZ] 1985 190D - manual - 169k miles - $10,000

2022-05-17 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
For that money get a clean '85 w123. On Tue, May 17, 2022, 6:35 PM Allan Streib via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Some minor body damage; ad has a good list of recent and past maintenance. > IDK about the price though -- more than I'd pay especially with the inop > stuff in

Re: [MBZ] MB banners

2022-05-17 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
I wouldn't either. I do have a Mercedes Parking Only sign but that's inside the garage. On Tue, May 17, 2022 at 5:47 PM mitch--- via Mercedes wrote: > On 2022-05-17 17:38, Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes wrote: > > You will be the Envy of Your Subdivision. Not to mention

Re: [MBZ] MB banners

2022-05-17 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
You will be the Envy of Your Subdivision. Not to mention catching the attention of the HOA. On Tue, May 17, 2022 at 5:28 PM Dwight Giles via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > that would be great for the Q > > On Tue, May 17, 2022, 4:40 PM Floyd Thursby via Mercedes < >

Re: [MBZ] Car running when parked, had carburetors rebuilt, 1971 Mercedes-Benz, $2, 500

2022-05-17 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
I won't bother with any vehicle that has a wrapped steering wheel. On Tue, May 17, 2022 at 12:07 PM Floyd Thursby via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > This looks pretty decent for the price if there is no rust, wonder why > it was parked > > don't have time for the project... A real

Re: [MBZ] Diesel prices going back up

2022-05-16 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Only choices are regular, mid and premium - not diesel. On Mon, May 16, 2022 at 7:23 PM mitch--- via Mercedes wrote: > There it goes again! > > My town has 4.599 regular at every station. > > Substitute your zip code for 48813 in the link and cry along with me. > >

Re: [MBZ] right hand drive 1969 Mercedes-Benz s-class 300 SEL 6.3L, $79, 000

2022-05-16 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
And while you're at it lose a zero from the price. On Mon, May 16, 2022 at 3:56 PM Floyd Thursby via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Red/red is gorgeous. And an interesting history! Doesn't look like a > Brit plate, i wonder where it came from. > > I’m the early 2000s the previous

Re: [MBZ] Floating temptress

2022-05-16 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
k for awhile in the spring when you put > it back in the water? > > -Curt > > On Monday, May 16, 2022, 03:31:36 PM EDT, Randy Bennell via Mercedes < > mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > > > > > > On 16/05/2022 2:07 PM, Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes wrote: >

Re: [MBZ] runs hot after a few minutes, unsure of the problem. 2003 Mercedes-Benz e-class E 320 Sedan 4D, $2, 500

2022-05-16 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Probably "new" = "used" replacement motor On Mon, May 16, 2022 at 3:31 PM Floyd Thursby via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Fans? Car looks fairly decent for the year and miles > > I do have a new motor that has not been put in yet with it as well. > >

Re: [MBZ] Floating temptress

2022-05-16 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Soak and rinse; repeat? On Mon, May 16, 2022 at 4:12 PM dan penoff.com via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > As it was explained to me by a CC owner at Lake Tahoe some years back, a > “true” CC needs a “soak” for a while before it can be put in the water for > actual use. This is

Re: [MBZ] Purchasing a new battery for my W123 wagon

2022-05-16 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
I tipped him with a box of 8 pepper and tomato seedlings! On Mon, May 16, 2022 at 2:40 PM Dimitri Seretakis wrote: > Did you tip him with a jar of your delicious pepper jelly? > > Sent from my iPhone > > > On May 16, 2022, at 8:24 AM, Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes < &g

Re: [MBZ] Carfax?

2022-05-16 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
ATTABOY! On Mon, May 16, 2022 at 2:19 PM dan penoff.com via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Believe it or not, I tried the Ukrainian insurance auction website for > their $3 CarFax report and it worked just fine. For $3 I can justify it. > And to add some credibility, I noticed they

Re: [MBZ] Floating temptress

2022-05-16 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
ovely old classic. > > On Mon, May 16, 2022 at 12:13 PM dan penoff.com via Mercedes < > mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > > > Don’t ever go to Lake Tahoe in the summer. Droves of those things up > there. > > > > -D > > > > > On May 16, 2022, at 3:07

[MBZ] Floating temptress

2022-05-16 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
I took a ride in one of these on the Hudson River near Poughkeepsie when I was a kid, one of the most memorable keepsakes from childhood. I wonder what it's worth... https://bringatrailer.com/listing/1948-chris-craft-deluxe-runabout/ ___

Re: [MBZ] This looks' pretty nice 1988 Mercedes’ 560sel - $4,900 (Carrboro)

2022-05-16 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Seems like a good deal, although I wonder what kind of condition the front seats are in under the sheepskins. On Mon, May 16, 2022, 9:44 AM Floyd Thursby via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Miles not outrageous > > >

Re: [MBZ] E55 or E550? 2009 Mercedes-Benz other,$10,000

2022-05-16 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Has a pano roof. Swoon. On Mon, May 16, 2022, 10:07 AM Floyd Thursby via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Either way it looks fairly nice > > https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/2479577748846313 > > -- > --FT > > > ___ > http://www.okiebenz.com

Re: [MBZ] Purchasing a new battery for my W123 wagon

2022-05-16 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
FREE install in my garage was a pretty swell deal. On Mon, May 16, 2022 at 8:02 AM Jaime Kopchinski via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > $177 is current list price for those batteries. I buy them pretty often! > > On Sun, May 15, 2022 at 6:12 PM Andrew Strasfog

Re: [MBZ] Anybody watching the total eclipse of the moon tonight?

2022-05-15 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Partly cloudy in DC and plenty of light pollution so no go. On Sun, May 15, 2022, 11:15 PM Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Watch the movie Moonfall and it will explain everything. > > On 5/15/2022 10:08 PM, Peter Frederick via Mercedes wrote: > > Sadly thunderstorms

[MBZ] Purchasing a new battery for my W123 wagon

2022-05-15 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
The battery on my 1983 300TD kicked the bucket, and when I priced Advance Auto the cheapest replacement was $200. Yikes. On a hunch I called my Mercedes Roadside tech (fellow gardener) and he told me to call the 800 number and request a jump start/battery replacement. The cost would be $177 +

Re: [MBZ] The car will have to be towed from the storage facility 1983 Merecedes Benz 300SD (turbo diesel) - $3, 500 (Greenville)

2022-05-14 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
The dirt lends credence to the barn find assertion. On Sat, May 14, 2022 at 8:37 PM Dwight Giles via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > how about washing the hood off at least. > > On Sat, May 14, 2022, 1:28 PM Floyd Thursby via Mercedes < > mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > > > might have

Re: [MBZ] The car will have to be towed from the storage facility 1983 Merecedes Benz 300SD (turbo diesel) - $3, 500 (Greenville)

2022-05-14 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Must be a POS since the steering wheel is wrapped. On Sat, May 14, 2022 at 1:28 PM Floyd Thursby via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > might have ran when parked but who knows > > > https://greenville.craigslist.org/cto/d/greenville-1983-merecedes-benz-300sd/7483174198.html > > -- >

Re: [MBZ] Opinions on window tint

2022-05-14 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
My current 123 wagon has window tint that is at least 15 years old and has held up pretty well. The other 123 wagon had tint that was too dark so had to be scraped off to pass DC inspection. On Sat, May 14, 2022 at 2:13 AM Allan Streib via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Meant to

Re: [MBZ] Maybe somebody should ask him if it has the rare zundfolge engine

2022-05-14 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
55 miles to the Romanian gallon, which is 2.6 US gallons. On Fri, May 13, 2022 at 11:43 PM Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Yes only the rare zundfogle engine gets 55mpg so we know it has that rare > option. Totally worth the money > > --FT > Sent from iFōn > > >

[MBZ] Nice 400SE L on BAT

2022-05-13 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Seems like a good deal if under $10k. I like the zebrano rim on the door panels. Any caveats? https://bringatrailer.com/listing/1993-mercedes-benz-400sel-5/ ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe

Re: [MBZ] come get this blessing out my yard 2009 Mercedes-Benz s-class S 550 Sedan 4D, $7, 000

2022-05-12 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Why would you pair up a wishy washy interior color with silver exterior? On Thu, May 12, 2022 at 9:43 AM Floyd Thursby via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > The amazing transformer S, a 221 has transformed into a 220 > > https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1047558872777939 > > --

[MBZ] Non-running 6.3 project rakes it in.

2022-05-11 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
It used to cost this much for a concours quality 6.3. https://bringatrailer.com/listing/1970-mercedes-benz-300sel-6-3-20/ ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

Re: [MBZ] Car has always been garaged and is in excellent condition 1983 Mercedes 300 Turbo Diesel - $12, 500 (Mocksville)

2022-05-11 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
He forgot to insert the "P" in front of leather. On Wed, May 11, 2022 at 4:53 PM Floyd Thursby via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Auction site candidate > > > https://winstonsalem.craigslist.org/cto/d/mocksville-1983-mercedes-300-turbo/7482450032.html > > -- > --FT > > >

Re: [MBZ] 1972 Mercedes-Benz e-class,$3,200

2022-05-11 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Sold or expired. On Wed, May 11, 2022 at 9:56 AM Floyd Thursby via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Doesn't look too bad considering age and price > > https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1669611520060746 > > -- > --FT > > > ___ >

Re: [MBZ] 178 in a SUV down I-95

2022-05-11 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Wouldn't the range of the transponder (?) limit pursuit distances? On Wed, May 11, 2022 at 4:34 PM Karl Wittnebel via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > They need to deploy surveillance drones on these fleeing vehicles rather > than chase them with surface vehicles. No reason they cannot

Re: [MBZ] OT Are trees included? Bring your own chainsaw 1955 Chevrolet classic Antiques, $1, 000

2022-05-11 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Maybe the glass can be salvaged. On Wed, May 11, 2022 at 11:42 AM G Mann via Mercedes wrote: > "Ran when parked." > "Air blows cold" [in the winter] > > On Wed, May 11, 2022 at 6:32 AM Floyd Thursby via Mercedes < > mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > > >

Re: [MBZ] Diesel prices going back up

2022-05-11 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
I tried once at the local Marathon station but the nozzle was too fat to fit. On Wed, May 11, 2022 at 2:08 PM Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > I liked it back in the old days when car diesel pumps were way off by > themselves separate from the regular gas pumps. You

Re: [MBZ] It cost me nearly $90 to fill the e300 today

2022-05-11 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Price of diesel has DROPPED from $5.99 Monday to $5.49 today, WTF. On Wed, May 11, 2022 at 4:13 PM Floyd Thursby via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > I filled up the 05E320 wagon today at Costco and it was about $75, there > was still a coupla gallons left in the tank. I think I put

Re: [MBZ] It’s a cheap class so I don’t feel too bad

2022-05-11 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
"Starts with a screwdriver." Slotted or phillips head? On Wed, May 11, 2022 at 9:23 AM Floyd Thursby via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > +10 for accurate description > > --FT > > On 5/11/22 8:41 AM, Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes wrote: > >

Re: [MBZ] Diesel prices going back up

2022-05-11 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
What are big boy pumps? Where? Can I rent an etra axle to get the discount? On Wed, May 11, 2022 at 10:19 AM mitch--- via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Try filling up at the big boy pumps. > Only $5.489 with three axle > discount.___ >

[MBZ] OT: I hope this wasn't Floyd's beachfront villa

2022-05-10 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes

Re: [MBZ] Really nice vehicle, perfect antique 1981 Mercedes-Benz other, $3, 000 [240D 4spd]

2022-05-10 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
I could use one of those guys as an au pair for my stable of Mercedeseses. On Tue, May 10, 2022 at 4:01 PM Rick Knoble via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Here you go. And it's a Benz. > > https://youtu.be/BI1H0L8LQEw > > > Rick > > From: mercedes@okiebenz.com > Sent: May 10, 2022

Re: [MBZ] 1995 S500 - 138k miles - $6,000

2022-05-10 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Diesel is $6 now. On Tue, May 10, 2022 at 2:19 PM Allan Streib via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Doesn't look too bad. Premium gas requirement should limit interested > buyers in these days at $5/g. > > >

Re: [MBZ] 2005 E320 CDI - 172k miles - $8,900

2022-05-10 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Only for latte drinkers. On Tue, May 10, 2022 at 2:15 PM Allan Streib via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Realtor spec. Looks clean. > > > https://louisville.craigslist.org/cto/d/clarksville-2005-mercedes-e320-cdi/7481634459.html > ___ >

Re: [MBZ] 300SE L 6.3 Project Car

2022-05-10 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Now we're talking - Leno mobile. On Tue, May 10, 2022 at 2:19 PM dan penoff.com via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > There’s a 600SWB on MB Market right now, too, but it looks to need a full > restoration. > > -D > > > On May 10, 2022, at 7:59 AM, And

Re: [MBZ] 300SE L 6.3 Project Car

2022-05-10 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
n, then deal with various > issues as time goes on. Would certainly take a bit of coin but might > not be outrageous as a personal project. As someone commented, if > you're a checkbook mechanic... > > --FT > > On 5/10/22 10:58 AM, Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes wrote: >

Re: [MBZ] Really nice vehicle, perfect antique 1981 Mercedes-Benz other, $3, 000 [240D 4spd]

2022-05-10 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
You could make a lot of $$ filming a youtube video on how to clean a disgustingly filthy car. On Tue, May 10, 2022 at 11:01 AM Floyd Thursby via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Extra 0 in price. Might need a detail. > > https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/2821882114787691 > >

Re: [MBZ] but don’t get it twisted 2003 Mercedes-Benz s-class S 600 Sedan 4D,$3,995

2022-05-10 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Might make a nice everyday beater while you Drive in Style. On Tue, May 10, 2022 at 10:54 AM Floyd Thursby via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > rode hard and put up wet > > https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1087260308874277 > > -- > --FT > > >

[MBZ] 300SE L 6.3 Project Car

2022-05-10 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
It will be interesting to see what this fetches at auction. The steering wheel is intact and it will be very nice once restored, but at what cost? https://bringatrailer.com/listing/1970-mercedes-benz-300sel-6-3-20/?utm_source=dm_medium=email_campaign=2022-05-10

Re: [MBZ] Teal green/tan 1983 Mercedes Benz SL380 - $12, 000 (Savannah, Georgia)

2022-05-10 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Looks to have been repainted in a non-MB color. On Tue, May 10, 2022 at 10:34 AM Floyd Thursby via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Looks very nice > > > https://savannah.craigslist.org/cto/d/savannah-1983-mercedes-benz-sl380/7481677051.html > > -- > --FT >

Re: [MBZ] my son drove it to school and now have no use for it. 2006 Mercedes - $13, 000

2022-05-10 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
That's b/c Daddy bought his little prince a Lambo. On Tue, May 10, 2022 at 10:37 AM Floyd Thursby via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > and neither should anyone else > > > https://augusta.craigslist.org/cto/d/waynesboro-2006-mercedes/7481451392.html > > -- > --FT > > >

Re: [MBZ] Another one bites the dust

2022-05-10 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Amen. On Tue, May 10, 2022 at 12:39 AM dan penoff.com via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Reminds me of a guy I worked with who was a good friend nicknamed “Rip” > that was a Marine officer who served in every major battle in the Pacific > theater. His stories were amazing to hear,

Re: [MBZ] 600SL - Runs and drives mechanic special - $2,000

2022-05-09 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Sloppy seconds. On Tue, May 10, 2022 at 12:18 AM Allan Streib via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > "everything original everything works just needs a little bit of work" > > > https://chicago.craigslist.org/chc/cto/d/chicago-mercedes-600sl-runs-and-drives/7481708180.html >

Re: [MBZ] No Reserve:1960 190Db Binz Kombiwagen Project

2022-05-09 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Has value only if you already own one of these as a daily driver and want to assure a supply of backup parts. On Mon, May 9, 2022 at 5:05 PM G Mann via Mercedes wrote: > With only a $100 increase in the bid in the past 24 hrs, it doesn't get a > lot of love thus far. > IMHO, it is a car that is

Re: [MBZ] Merz Car - $4,875 (Valdese NC 28690)

2022-05-09 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
?? What could it be? On Mon, May 9, 2022 at 3:05 PM Floyd Thursby via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > NO LOBALLERS I DON'T NO WHAT I GOT > > > https://hickory.craigslist.org/cto/d/rutherford-college-merz-car/7481511773.html > > -- > --FT > > > ___

Re: [MBZ] No Reserve:1960 190Db Binz Kombiwagen Project

2022-05-09 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
$800 is the starting bid for a Gullwing lug wrench. On Mon, May 9, 2022 at 2:02 PM mitch--- via Mercedes wrote: > On 2022-05-09 13:56, Allan Streib via Mercedes wrote: > > BaT is featuring cars dragged out of the scrapyard now? > > As DBT said on the other list, Binz wagons are so rare they

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