Re: [MBZ] Gas Prices

2022-05-24 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
Shot up to $5.16 in Phoenix over the last two days. Diesel is $5.49. AZBob Sent from my iPad > On May 24, 2022, at 1:02 PM, dan penoff.com via Mercedes > 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

Re: [MBZ] Oh Lawd, woncha buy me

2022-05-23 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
It wasn’t me. AZBob Sent from my iPhone > On May 23, 2022, at 5:52 AM, mitch--- via Mercedes > wrote: > > ..a Mercedes-Benz... > > $142 million. > > Last week, a report surfaced that Mercedes-Benz sold what's likely to be the > most expensive car in the world: a 1955 Mercedes-Benz 300

Re: [MBZ] Rotten tires

2022-05-22 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
ercedes < >> 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 10:17 AM, Bob Rentfro via Mercedes < >> mercedes@okiebe

Re: [MBZ] Rotten tires

2022-05-22 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
Whenever it’s time for new tires, I always have them determine which of the four is the best and replace the current spare. This guarantees me that the spare is not a bizillion years old and it is a still useable tire but essentially spent tire so if some asshat manages to nic it, it doesn’t

Re: [MBZ] Coming Soon!

2022-05-20 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
My friends at MB replaced the fuel tank twice before I sold it to Kaleb. AzBob Sent from my iPhone > On May 20, 2022, at 3:52 PM, Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes > wrote: > > Our 05 that used to be Az bobs has been very reliable. It has around 220k on > it I believe. > > Sent from my iPhone

Re: [MBZ] '73 220 diesel on BAT

2022-05-19 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
Insane. Just like everything else these days. AZBob Sent from my iPhone > On May 19, 2022, at 10:30 AM, Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes > wrote: > > Cheap no more. Pale yellow beauty with manual trans. in pristine > condition. Might eclipse $20k. >

Re: [MBZ] When it Rains, it Pours

2022-05-16 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
Wonderful plan. Sent from my iPhone > On May 16, 2022, at 5:34 AM, dan penoff.com via Mercedes > wrote: > > I was thinking the ML as a replacement for my wagon and the CLS as a > replacement for Mrs. Dan’s SL500. > > -D > >> On May 15, 2022, at 9:48 PM, Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes >>

Re: [MBZ] A Class

2022-05-14 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
They are pretty small. SWMBO drove one and fell in love with it in 2019. Took some fast talking to talk her off the ledge. AZBob Sent from my iPhone > On May 14, 2022, at 6:53 PM, Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes > wrote: > > I saw one the other day. It’s hard to judge the size as it looks

Re: [MBZ] New rubbers

2022-05-14 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
It took ten days to get the Michelin Cross Climate 2s I ordered from Costco. Nevertheless, those tires are awesome. AZBob Sent from my iPhone > On May 14, 2022, at 2:49 PM, greg via Mercedes wrote: > > Funny enough with all the recent complaints about slow deliveries and > non-deliveries:

Re: [MBZ] This is exactly like my very first car

2022-05-09 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
Maybe you made them feel like family, Kaleb. AZBob Sent from my iPhone > On May 9, 2022, at 5:07 AM, Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes > wrote: > > Mine had around 40k miles snowing in the odo when I had it. But yes, the one > family owned would have been a lie. > > Sent from my iPhone > >>

Re: [MBZ] OT - How My Day Started

2022-05-06 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
Sounds like Stu was Marlin Perkins and you were Jim (age check). AZBob Sent from my iPhone > On May 6, 2022, at 5:20 PM, Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes > wrote: > > Hahaha y’all I’m here with my girl child and her BF just put a bunch of > venison burgers  on the grill. I’ll report back

Re: [MBZ] Steak Price

2022-05-06 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
What isn’t expensive? It’s crazy. AZBob Sent from my iPhone > On May 6, 2022, at 5:33 PM, Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes > wrote: > > I have discovered that ground beef prices have inflated a lot more than > steak. I don't get it. > >> On Fri, May 6, 2022, 7:18 PM Curt Raymond via

Re: [MBZ] Diesel prices going back up

2022-05-03 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
2014 Passat SEL TDI Sent from my iPhone > On May 3, 2022, at 1:57 PM, Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes > wrote: > > *42 mpg driving from Phoenix to San Diego, average 38.4 mpg driving from SD > to LA and back (stupid, ridiculous traffic (stop and go…mostly stop) then > stupid speed keeping up

Re: [MBZ] Diesel prices going back up

2022-05-03 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
42 mpg driving from Phoenix to San Diego, average 38.4 mpg driving from SD to LA and back (stupid, ridiculous traffic (stop and go…mostly stop) then stupid speed keeping up in traffic (85-90mph). AZBob Sent from my iPhone > On May 3, 2022, at 12:27 PM, mitch--- via Mercedes > wrote: > >

Re: [MBZ] Diesel prices going back up

2022-05-03 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
I just paid $6.49 for diesel in San Diego. $85 to fill the Passat. Dumb. AZBob Sent from my iPhone > On May 3, 2022, at 5:47 AM, mitch--- via Mercedes > wrote: > > On 2022-05-03 08:25, Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes wrote: >> Why? We are out of heating oil season. This time of year if should

Re: [MBZ] Diesel seems shoot up everytime I leave town

2022-04-30 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
Cry me a river. I’m paying $6.19 over here. AZBob Sent from my iPhone > On Apr 30, 2022, at 6:38 PM, Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes > wrote: > > Left on a business trip this week diesel was around 4.59. In KC noticed it > was well over $5. I found it at $4.99 for the trip back. Just went to

Re: [MBZ] OT- Why You Don’t Fly Late in the Day in the Summer

2022-04-30 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
It’s like fishing for idiots. Sent from my iPhone > On Apr 30, 2022, at 6:10 PM, mitch--- via Mercedes > wrote: > > So you missed out on the whole lasso thing in PHX? > > https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=doOqOotxcd8 > > ___ > http://www.okiebenz.com > >

Re: [MBZ] OT- Why You Don’t Fly Late in the Day in the Summer

2022-04-30 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
If I were home I’d gladly be your uber. AZBob Sent from my iPhone > On Apr 30, 2022, at 4:24 PM, dan penoff.com via Mercedes > wrote: > > Had a flight to PHX out of Tampa at 5:22 today. It’s now 7:21 and we’re > still at the gate. Constant flow of storms through the area keep closing the

Re: [MBZ] Oh wow I might have to have this

2022-04-30 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
That’s a beauty. AZBob Sent from my iPhone > On Apr 30, 2022, at 3:49 PM, Peter Frederick via Mercedes > wrote: > > I believe the 240 was always a W123, the 220 only lasted until 1974. Might > have been a 240 for the last couple years (73 and 74), but the W123 came out > in 75 as the

[MBZ] Fwd: The MB Market Daily Update & Auctions Ending Today (April 28, 2022)

2022-04-28 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
If I had won the Powerball last night I’d be on that 240D like a hobo on a hotdog. AZBob Sent from my iPad Begin forwarded message: > From: The MB Market > Date: April 28, 2022 at 7:46:59 AM PDT > To: azbob...@gmail.com > Subject: The MB Market Daily Update & Auctions Ending Today (April 28,

Re: [MBZ] Hey Curt….VW BioDiesel Question

2022-04-28 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
I looked closer when I drove past again and it’s B20. I’ll pass I supposed. No sense on tempting the VW gods. AZBob Sent from my iPhone > On Apr 28, 2022, at 8:56 AM, Curt Raymond via Mercedes > wrote: > > In retrospect I wish I'd paid more attention to the fuel input when we > stopped

[MBZ] Hey Curt….VW BioDiesel Question

2022-04-28 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
I’m over here in San Diego getting my cancer treatments (19 out of 28 complete) and diesel is $6.19 a gallon. A few gas stations offer biodiesel for $6.09 a gallon, but in typical California fashion they label it as a renewable energy source somehow. I haven’t been close enough to a sign to see

Re: [MBZ] 240D starter

2022-04-26 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
I’ll give you $505. AZBob Sent from my iPhone > On Apr 26, 2022, at 5:07 PM, dan penoff.com via Mercedes > wrote: > > The contact disc in the solenoid is stuck/welded. Time for a rebuilt starter. > > It’s a POS, so you can sell it to me for $500. > > -D > >> On Apr 26, 2022, at 8:04 PM,

Re: [MBZ] W116 no shut off

2022-04-20 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
Always…. AZBob Sent from my iPhone > On Apr 20, 2022, at 7:50 PM, Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes > wrote: > > Yep > >> On 4/20/2022 9:48 PM, Allan Streib via Mercedes wrote: >> Driving the 300SD daily now while I get the starter replaced on the >> Frontier. Tonight out of nowhere the engine

[MBZ] Does This Guy Know His Crack or does he Know the Market?

2022-04-19 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
1984 MERCEDES 300D SHOWROOM CONDITION (craigslist.org) AZBob Sent from Mail for Windows  ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

Re: [MBZ] Truth On Repairability

2022-04-18 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
I love you typed, “Home Despot”. I thought that was a me thing. AZBob Sent from my iPhone > On Apr 18, 2022, at 12:33 PM, OK Don via Mercedes > wrote: > > We have a Kenmore fridge, top french doors, bottom freezer. THe ice maker > died and was replaced twice under warranty. THe next time

[MBZ] CrossClimate 2s

2022-04-14 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
I got the CrossClimate 2s put on the Passat today. They look kind of strange from the side. From the side they look very luggy and aggressive. They will take some getting used to. Drives really nice and are quite on the freeway. AZBob Sent from my

[MBZ] W123s

2022-04-14 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
I need a W123 back in my life. That white 240D Kaleb teased me with in that video is what I need since it was my first hard core MB lust. DIBS!! The looks, the sound, the feel….yeah. I think I’ve gotten over the idea I might consider wanting to buy a big-ass fifth wheel. That being said, I

Re: [MBZ] Interstate Gator

2022-04-13 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
Found a VW indy close to our hotel. Going to take it over at 1300 and he is going to put it on the lift. We will see. I talked to insurance bubba and he said $250 deductible, have to file a claim…wait until it’s reviewed….wait for them to decide where I can take the car…..leave the car for several

Re: [MBZ] I think I will fix my 123 up like this

2022-04-13 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
Especially my white 240D…it doesn’t need that type of improvements. Sent from my iPhone > On Apr 12, 2022, at 8:58 PM, Dwight Giles via Mercedes > wrote: > > please don't > >> On Tue, Apr 12, 2022, 11:24 PM Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes < >> mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: >> >> Gets great

[MBZ] Interstate Gator

2022-04-12 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
Sailing down the 5 today, having just finished my treatment for the day, I ran over a huge chunk of coiled up truck tire tread. Typically, I can dodge these rascals but today I was closed in my lane by a UPS truck on one side and a milk tanker on the other. Nowhere to go. It looks like it whacked

Re: [MBZ] OT - Score! FB Marketplace

2022-04-11 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
I’ve been told by many those are the ones people want. Nice catch. AZBob Sent from my iPhone > On Apr 10, 2022, at 8:54 PM, dan penoff.com via Mercedes > wrote: > > Yeah, that’s half the battle, seeing it ASAP and pulling the trigger. > > I’m surprised no one had jumped on the snowblower,

Re: [MBZ] Are w123s a major attraction to people?

2022-04-10 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
Your grannies were ballers.    Sent from Mail for Windows From: Kaleb Striplin via MercedesSent: Sunday, April 10, 2022 8:14 AMTo: Mercedes Discussion ListCc: Kaleb StriplinSubject: Re: [MBZ] Are w123s a major attraction to people? First time I remember seeing a 126 was at the MB dealership. One

Re: [MBZ] Are w123s a major attraction to people?

2022-04-09 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
K > title. Most likely route will be the Vermont loophole or do a court ordered > title or title 42. > >> On 4/9/2022 10:47 PM, Bob Rentfro via Mercedes wrote: >> That first one is out of your league nice. I love the white 240D manny. I >> drive that all damn day. >&g

Re: [MBZ] Are w123s a major attraction to people?

2022-04-09 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
That first one is out of your league nice. I love the white 240D manny. I drive that all damn day. AZBob Sent from my iPhone > On Apr 9, 2022, at 8:18 PM, Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes > wrote: > > Here is a video > > https://youtu.be/-HhmMQteamk > > Sent from my iPhone > >> On Apr 9,

Re: [MBZ] Perhaps somebody needs this? No idea if crack or not but maybe OK Don would know.

2022-04-06 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
That is what I earned my licenses in. AZBob Sent from my iPhone > On Apr 6, 2022, at 2:55 PM, Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes > wrote: > > https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1380404545798525/ > > > Sent from my iPhone > > ___ >

Re: [MBZ] Stealerships

2022-04-05 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
50kmi >>>vehicle, that costed out to $5500. And they try to put her in a new >>>vehicle and will give "a good price" on the trade and of course will >>>flip it without doing any of that work they think should be >>>fixed. Last >>&g

[MBZ] Stealerships

2022-04-05 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
Got here to San Diego and I realized I neglected to change the oil in the Passat before we left. So, I called several recommended indy guys in the area all of whom required the car to be left all day and each wanted to charge in the neighborhood of $200. No and no. Finally called a VW dealer

Re: [MBZ] 1986 Escort DIESEL 5 speed manual on BAT

2022-04-02 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
Yup. A 12’ X 68’ 1971 Marlette. We were ballers. Sent from my iPhone > On Apr 2, 2022, at 4:11 PM, Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes > wrote: > > Wow AZ Bob used to be trailer trash. > > Sent from my iPhone > >> On Apr 2, 2022, at 5:46 PM, Bob Rent

Re: [MBZ] 1986 Escort DIESEL 5 speed manual on BAT

2022-04-02 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
In 1986, we lived in a single wide trailer. I was working for the city of Phoenix at the big shit plant. I was in-between Mercedes’, I was driving my 1970 Bug (Blanche) to the shit plant every day, and SWMBO was driving the ’83 Subaru GL Wagon. I suddenly got the gig at the old nuke plant. Our

Re: [MBZ] I know poos was not looking for a diesel but…

2022-04-02 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
That looks nice but I just cannot get over how those two, separate indy guys told me that the upkeep on those greatly fortifies their bank accounts. They each said that you can expect to spend twice as much in keeping a diesel on the road vice a gasser.  AZBob  Sent from Mail for Windows From:

Re: [MBZ] OT: Shocking video of fatal PA Turnpike pileup

2022-03-31 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
“Its not really "caused by a snow squall" it's caused by people driving MUCH faster than conditions allow.” When I was in high school we had old school driver’s education: behind the book, gruesome old films of ‘50’s Detroit iron in mangled collisions complete with body parts strewn about,

Re: [MBZ] 606 tensioner bolt hole stripped

2022-03-29 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
rcedes wrote: >> I think I used a helicoil once but not on a critical bolt like this. >> This one is your old e300 which I knew the day would come someday. >> >> Sent from my iPhone >> >>>> On Mar 29, 2022, at 4:50 PM, Bob Rentfro via Mercedes >>&g

Re: [MBZ] 606 tensioner bolt hole stripped

2022-03-29 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
Have you done either Helicoil or Timesert before? Sent from my iPhone > On Mar 29, 2022, at 10:30 AM, Jim Cathey via Mercedes > wrote: > > Helicoil or Timesert ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To

Re: [MBZ] Retired

2022-03-29 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
Thank you all. I feel like it won’t feel like it is real until I complete these damn cancer treatments. I have been officially done for two weeks and have taken three calls and a dozen texts to “put fires out”. And, in case anyone wondered, six weeks of lodging in San Diego is stupid

Re: [MBZ] Golf Cart Batteries

2022-03-26 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
in the holes. > > -D > > On Mar 26, 2022, at 4:51 PM, Bob Rentfro via Mercedes > mailto:mercedes@okiebenz.com>> wrote: > > I realized I had not taken the MIL’s golf cart out in about three weeks so I > zipped around the ‘hood a few times running the batteries

Re: [MBZ] Ceramic coating

2022-03-25 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
That sounds like a date buddy boy. AZBob Sent from my iPad > On Mar 25, 2022, at 11:52 AM, dan penoff.com via Mercedes > wrote: > > Yeah, I was going to suggest that, but it’s lot of wax to have sitting > around. I go with that one so I’ve got some for both locations. > > For that matter,

Re: [MBZ] Ceramic coating

2022-03-25 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
What is the good wax to buy these days? Sent from my iPhone > On Mar 25, 2022, at 10:16 AM, Bob Rentfro wrote: > > Wax. What is the hood way these days? > > AZBob > > Sent from my iPhone > >> On Mar 25, 2022, at 9:55 AM, dan penoff.com via Mercedes >> wrote: >> >> Looks good. However,

Re: [MBZ] Ceramic coating

2022-03-25 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
Wax. What is the hood way these days? AZBob Sent from my iPhone > On Mar 25, 2022, at 9:55 AM, dan penoff.com via Mercedes > wrote: > > Looks good. However, reading their FAQs brings up one of the reasons why I > would never put “coatings” of any kind on my car. It’s near impossible to >

[MBZ] Retired

2022-03-24 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
As of 1730 March 18, 2022, my 37 year career of making ‘lectricity was done. It hasn’t sunk in yet, I still feel like I’m just taking time off. What few, basic plans that we made for what we wanted to do upon retiring have had the Kabash thrown on them for the time being now that we are in the

Re: [MBZ] OT: 2022 as a year for finishing up old projects

2022-03-24 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
Now that I’m freshly retired, I’ll have to find some of those kinds of projects. I had one of my retired work associates tell me yesterday that your goal should be one project per day and that’s all. Sent from my iPhone > On Mar 24, 2022, at 2:48 PM, Curt Raymond via Mercedes > wrote: > >

Re: [MBZ] Regina’s Nuts….

2022-03-21 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
>> started driving and tightened them. She pays no attention to anything and >> got several miles down the road. It HAD to have been obvious from the get >> go. Guess not everyone pays attention to what is happening with their >> vehicle. >>>&

Re: [MBZ] $6K Repair or Different Vehicle

2022-03-19 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
To put a tidy little bow on this string of emails, we were offered $4500 in trade value for the Jetta on the purchase of a 2021 Outback. The girls fell in love with it after they drove it. I told the dealership GM that in 1983 I bought a 1983 Subaru GL Wagon off of the showroom floor from Evan

Re: [MBZ] $6K Repair or Different Vehicle

2022-03-17 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
6K Repair or Different Vehicle> > What’s the car worth without considering the repair cost? That’s the point of reference I would be working off of.> > -D> > On Mar 17, 2022, at 6:40 PM, Bob Rentfro via Mercedes > wrote:> > Youngest’s 2014 Jetta, 1.8 T, 121K miles, had the red

Re: [MBZ] $6K Repair or Different Vehicle

2022-03-17 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
:47 PM, Bob Rentfro via Mercedes > wrote: <4209759D50B8452CBC599ADAFCFF910E.png> Sent from Mail for Windows From: dan penoff.com via MercedesSent: Thursday, March 17, 2022 3:43 PMTo: Mercedes Discussion ListCc: dan penoff.comSubject: Re: [MBZ] $6K Repair or Different Vehicle What’s the

Re: [MBZ] $6K Repair or Different Vehicle

2022-03-17 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
out considering the repair cost? That’s the point of reference I would be working off of.> > -D> > On Mar 17, 2022, at 6:40 PM, Bob Rentfro via Mercedes > wrote:> > Youngest’s 2014 Jetta, 1.8 T, 121K miles, had the red oil pressure alarm come in the other day after she had d

Re: [MBZ] $6K Repair or Different Vehicle

2022-03-17 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
be working off of. -D On Mar 17, 2022, at 6:40 PM, Bob Rentfro via Mercedes > wrote: Youngest’s 2014 Jetta, 1.8 T, 121K miles, had the red oil pressure alarm come in the other day after she had driven it about ten miles and then let it idle in a parking lot for about ten minutes. As soon as the alarm c

[MBZ] $6K Repair or Different Vehicle

2022-03-17 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
Youngest’s 2014 Jetta, 1.8 T, 121K miles, had the red oil pressure alarm come in the other day after she had driven it about ten miles and then let it idle in a parking lot for about ten minutes. As soon as the alarm came in, she shut it off and called me. At that point she had her things to do so

Re: [MBZ] The Villages, FL Has Flat Tow Package Value $2500. 2009 Smart Fortwo BRABUS Cabriolet 2D, $9, 850

2022-03-14 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
People who live in The Villages are, for the most part, crazy and promiscuisus…or so I’ve heard. AZBob Sent from Mail for Windows From: Andrew Strasfogel via MercedesSent: Monday, March 14, 2022 10:39 AMTo: Mercedes Discussion ListCc: Andrew StrasfogelSubject: Re: [MBZ] The Villages, FL Has Flat

Re: [MBZ] OT, Jetta Oil Light

2022-03-13 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
.  On Sun, Mar 13, 2022, at 6:07 PM, Bob Rentfro via Mercedes wrote:> So it seems if the yellow oil can light comes on and stays on it’s level related. If it comes on and flashes, it’s sensor related.> The light did not come back on after the drive home. All the connections to the sensor ar

Re: [MBZ] OT, Jetta Oil Light

2022-03-13 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
 From: Allan Streib via MercedesSent: Sunday, March 13, 2022 1:21 PMTo: Mercedes Discussion ListCc: Allan StreibSubject: Re: [MBZ] OT, Jetta Oil Light https://www.harborfreight.com/engine-oil-pressure-test-kit-62621.html  On Sun, Mar 13, 2022, at 3:57 PM, Bob Rentfro via Mercedes wrote:> SW

Re: [MBZ] OT, Jetta Oil Light

2022-03-13 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
rfreight.com/engine-oil-pressure-test-kit-62621.html > > >> On Sun, Mar 13, 2022, at 3:57 PM, Bob Rentfro via Mercedes wrote: >> SWMBO and youngest daughter were out running around in the 2014 Jetta >> 1.8 SE (110k, well serviced from new by me) this morning. Drove down to >

Re: [MBZ] Out for Delivery?

2022-03-13 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
The Large Wimmin drivers can deliver things to me inside my garage with my garage door is closed. Some packages they deliver that way and some packages they don’t. I was out in the driveway the other day messing around with the garage door up, and the Amazon guy showed up and said he had a

[MBZ] OT, Jetta Oil Light

2022-03-13 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
SWMBO and youngest daughter were out running around in the 2014 Jetta 1.8 SE (110k, well serviced from new by me) this morning. Drove down to the NASCAR madness (daughter’s dance studio was performing), about 10 miles then sat in the parking lot for a bit with the engine running. After ten

Re: [MBZ] Auto Parts Idiots

2022-03-12 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
I have routinely went to those joints for Toyota parts for SILs 4runner and some stuff for my pickup unless it’s Cummins related…then it’s Gino’s Garage. Anything MB was 99% obtained online. Jabba, Rusty, among others. I have been getting brave and utilizing the Large Wimmen for many automotive

Re: [MBZ] Diesel fuel

2022-03-10 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
My ‘14 Passat SEL TDI managed 39.9 on the way to San Diego. Driving around SD (where diesel is north of $6 today) I’ve managed 32. After this round of MRIs and CTs, we will head back to AZ. I expect 41 to 42. AZBob Sent from my iPhone > On Mar 10, 2022, at 10:21 AM, Allan Streib via

Re: [MBZ] Perfect Car for AZ Bob's Son?

2022-03-10 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
I was thinking the same thing. Sent from my iPad > On Mar 10, 2022, at 11:07 AM, dan penoff.com via Mercedes > wrote: > > Walk away. If they left something that important out of the description they > can’t be trusted. > > -D > > >> On Mar 10, 2022, at 1

Re: [MBZ] Perfect Car for AZ Bob's Son?

2022-03-10 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
So this owner finally answered me and the display on the dash doesn’t work at all. Is that a deal breaker? So he’s going by the mileage on the title he told me. AZBob Sent from my iPad > On Mar 9, 2022, at 9:20 AM, Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes > wrote: > > There are a plethora of old

Re: [MBZ] A story AZ bob and other might find interesting

2022-03-09 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
If we had built all the nuclear plants that got shelved in the 70s, 80’s we’d be in good shape. Sent from my iPhone > On Mar 9, 2022, at 11:27 AM, Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes > wrote: > > I am driving from Little Rock to Ft Smith today and pass by the ol’ nuke > plant next to I40 which

Re: [MBZ] Perfect Car for AZ Bob's Son?

2022-03-08 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
That looks nice. Better reach out tomorrow before the valiums kick in. Boy is working full time at an Old Chicago and making decent money…at the moment AZBob Sent from my iPhone > On Mar 8, 2022, at 10:47 AM, dan penoff.com via Mercedes > wrote: > > It looks like a really nice car for

Re: [MBZ] Craig

2022-03-08 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
I realize no one gets out alive, but I have had a spate of six retired work associates pass in the space of seven days. AZBob Sent from my iPad > On Mar 8, 2022, at 8:56 AM, Randy Bennell via Mercedes > wrote: > > That is awful. I had noticed that we hadn't heard from him lately. > >

Re: [MBZ] Craig

2022-03-07 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
Damn. Sent from my iPhone > On Mar 7, 2022, at 4:05 PM, OK Don via Mercedes wrote: > > No, it wasn't posted here - thanks for letting us know. Our thoughts and > prayers are with Craig - it's going to be rough for him. > >> On Mon, Mar 7, 2022 at 5:13 PM Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes < >>

Re: [MBZ] Gas prices and when will they affect used car prices

2022-03-05 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
Diesel hit $4.59 here. Many sellers are resurrecting old ad phrases like “good on gas’ or “gas saver” in their adds when listing their over-priced, clapped out Asian shitboxes.  We carp about this but we will pay what we have to pay. I just make sure I keep things full in the outside chance we

[MBZ] Probably an Easy Fix, Yes?

2022-03-05 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/253317560342955/ I feel I did this job on the white W210 I sold to Kaleb. Should I pick this up next week when I’m in San Diego? AZBob Sent from Mail for Windows  ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

Re: [MBZ] Might be a scam? TD -- Air in the fuel lines so it doesn’t run rn need it gone asap 1984 Mercedes-Benz Mercedes-Benz 300 D,$2,500

2022-03-05 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
I think it’s cool how they decided to sell it at the exact point it has 123456 miles on it (insert sarcasm fairly emoji here). AZBob Sent from Mail for Windows From: Floyd Thursby via MercedesSent: Saturday, March 5, 2022 7:39 AMTo: Mercedes Discussion ListCc: Floyd ThursbySubject: [MBZ] Might be

[MBZ] 1997 Mercedes E320 for Kaleb

2022-03-05 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
https://phoenix.craigslist.org/nph/cto/d/glendale-1997-mercedes-e320/7454067475.htmlSent from Mail for Windows Right in your wheelhouse, buddy boy. AzBob ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or

Re: [MBZ] One For AZ Bob

2022-03-04 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
That’s a nice one. Sent from my iPad > On Mar 4, 2022, at 2:23 PM, Rick Knoble via Mercedes > wrote: > > I would be all over this one. > Just make sure the intake manifold has been upgraded. There was a TSB or > recall for that. > >

Re: [MBZ] Bosch K-Jetronic – Part 1, The Basics

2022-03-04 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
That explains that dark magic well. AZBob Sent from my iPad > On Mar 4, 2022, at 8:03 AM, Floyd Thursby via Mercedes > wrote: > > https://tasteslikepetrol.net/2020/02/bosch-k-jetronic-basics/ > > -- > --FT > ___ > http://www.okiebenz.com > > To search

Re: [MBZ] W124 Coupe

2022-03-04 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
Rentfro via Mercedes wrote:> https://phoenix.craigslist.org/evl/cto/d/scottsdale-1989-mercedes-coupe-for-sale/7452593304.html> > Should I be running away from this? I see the headlight wipers are gone, but would it be an option for breathalyzer boy? Are the windows the dealbreaker on these?

[MBZ] W124 Coupe

2022-03-04 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
https://phoenix.craigslist.org/evl/cto/d/scottsdale-1989-mercedes-coupe-for-sale/7452593304.html Should I be running away from this? I see the headlight wipers are gone, but would it be an option for breathalyzer boy? Are the windows the dealbreaker on these? AZBob Sent from my iPad

Re: [MBZ] What Would Fix the SRS Message?

2022-03-03 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
; From: Mercedes on behalf of Bob Rentfro via > Mercedes > Sent: Thursday, March 3, 2022 1:19 PM > To: Mercedes Discussion List > Cc: Bob Rentfro > Subject: [MBZ] What Would Fix the SRS Message? > > This seems nice but what remedies the SRS message? > > htt

Re: [MBZ] What Would Fix the SRS Message?

2022-03-03 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
ausing it, some sensors unhappy > > --FT > Sent from iFōn > >> On Mar 3, 2022, at 1:20 PM, Bob Rentfro via Mercedes >> wrote: >> >> This seems nice but what remedies the SRS message? >> >> https://www.facebook.com/marketpl

[MBZ] What Would Fix the SRS Message?

2022-03-03 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
This seems nice but what remedies the SRS message? https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/640886103691120/ AZBob Sent from my iPad ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery

Re: [MBZ] Michelin Cross Climate?

2022-03-02 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
cents since yesterday > > Sent from my iPhone > >> On Mar 2, 2022, at 12:56 PM, Allan Streib via Mercedes >> wrote: >> >> No experience but Michelin is a decent brand if the price is good I'd say >> buy don't wait. Tire prices track oil prices. >>

Re: [MBZ] I'm Not Familiar With these Gassers

2022-03-02 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
. Annoying. So annoying. AZBob Sent from my iPad > On Mar 2, 2022, at 1:20 PM, dan penoff.com via Mercedes > wrote: > > 1986 is not the best year for W124s. > > -D > > On Mar 2, 2022, at 8:48 AM, Bob Rentfro via Mercedes > wrote: > >  > https://tuc

[MBZ] Michelin Cross Climate?

2022-03-02 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
The world is nuts. I am shopping tires for my Passat. It appears the only tire available in any Phoenix area Costco for it are Michelin Cross Climates. They look odd. Has anyone experience with these goofy looking things? AZBob Sent from my iPad ___

[MBZ] I'm Not Familiar With these Gassers

2022-03-02 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
https://tucson.craigslist.org/cto/d/tucson-1986-mercedes-benz-300e/7452798276.html With current tags it could not have sat for more than two  years. I wonder if it is worth a look? It is 90 minutes away.  AZBob Sent from Mail for Windows  ___

[MBZ] I Don’t Remember Seeing This

2022-03-01 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
https://losangeles.craigslist.org/wst/cto/d/los-angeles-mercedes-300-turbo-diesel/7448140332.html Seems strange. AZBob Sent from my iPad ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery

Re: [MBZ] Shop door

2022-03-01 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
a different code would apply to a non-residential building like a shop >> or garage? >> >> >>> On Tue, Mar 1, 2022, at 11:15 AM, Bob Rentfro via Mercedes wrote: >>> Isn’t it fire code it has to open outward? Although there are probably >>> no fire

Re: [MBZ] Shop door

2022-03-01 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
Isn’t it fire code it has to open outward? Although there are probably no fire codes in Okieland. AZBob Sent from my iPhone > On Mar 1, 2022, at 7:41 AM, G Mann via Mercedes wrote: > > Roll up door with a hand operated chain drive to roll it up, instead of > electric. Then if the

Re: [MBZ] GL front bumper replacement

2022-02-28 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
Great birthday gift to herself, eh? AZBob Sent from my iPhone > On Feb 28, 2022, at 2:01 PM, Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes > wrote: > > Any tips for dealing with these insurance jerks? It is state farm BTW. > >> On 2/28/2022 1:58 PM, Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes wrote: >> Looking like it the

Re: [MBZ] I am sick of buying nice cars for SWMBO

2022-02-28 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
Keep her outta my W211. AZBob Sent from my iPhone > On Feb 28, 2022, at 1:27 PM, OK Don via Mercedes > wrote: > > Lessons don't work for those for whom the fault is always someone else's. > >> On Mon, Feb 28, 2022 at 1:07 PM Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes < >> mercedes@okiebenz.com>

Re: [MBZ] FB 211 group genius

2022-02-24 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
All these poor souls need is a mentor…someone it teach them and guide them. Perhaps you should step up and be that savior. (Where is the damn sarcasm fairy emoji??) AZBob Sent from my iPad > On Feb 24, 2022, at 6:10 AM, Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes > wrote: > > “So my 2004 Benz e500

[MBZ] 2000 Mercedes-Benz M-Class

2022-02-21 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
Check out this item on OfferUp. https://offerup.co/2QoU7fqZPnb Would this be a nightmare to resurrect? Current condition, $1K? $1.25k? AZBob Sent from my iPad ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To

Re: [MBZ] CDI or BlueTec

2022-02-21 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
I saw a 2012 E350 BlueTec, 103k miles, show up at a Subaru dealer here. Ran it to ground and in the process talked to the shop that performed all its services. The dude‘s shop makes its living servicing and repairing Mercedes’. We talked diesels in general and he revealed to me his love of

[MBZ] This is Nice.

2022-02-21 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
https://phoenix.craigslist.org/nph/cto/d/phoenix-1989-mercedes-benz-300-se/7447979547.html What is/are the showstoppers for this attractive heap? AZBob Sent from my iPad ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/

Re: [MBZ] CDI or BlueTec

2022-02-20 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
Gotta put DEF in the Passat today. Sent from my iPhone > On Feb 20, 2022, at 10:20 AM, Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes > wrote: > > Avoid DEF at all costs. > > Sent from my iPhone > >> On Feb 20, 2022, at 12:17 PM, Allan Streib via Mercedes >> wrote: >> >> Yep we've ranged from near 60

Re: [MBZ] CDI or BlueTec

2022-02-20 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
y iPhone > >> On Feb 20, 2022, at 10:15 AM, Bob Rentfro via Mercedes >> wrote: >> >>  >> I know we’ve had his discussion before (CDI v BlueTec) but I need my mind >> refreshed, and we are likely, collectively, smarter armed with new >> informat

[MBZ] CDI or BlueTec

2022-02-20 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
I know we’ve had his discussion before (CDI v BlueTec) but I need my mind refreshed, and we are likely, collectively, smarter armed with new information.   Drove the Passat TDI over to San Diego for consultation with the sawbones to set up proton therapy to eradicate my hitchhiker. I managed 40.2

[MBZ] The Jewel

2022-02-15 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/918660195468841/ Sent from my iPad ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

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