Re: [MBZ] 2 post lift?

2021-04-14 Thread Craig via Mercedes
tps://rotarylift.com/ 2700 Lanier Drive, Madison, Indiana 47250 Phone: 800-445-5438 https://info.rotarylift.com/lift-buyers-guide-make-an-informed-decision Craig ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe

Re: [MBZ] Is Poos looking for another BAT flip candidate?

2021-04-08 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Thu, 08 Apr 2021 00:13:47 -0400 Mitch Haley via Mercedes wrote: > Somebody managed to modify one more thoroughly than Shirley did. > Remember when Craig posted pics of that 420E? Yes, that is more thoroughly modified than what Shirley did. I still have the pics if anyone is inte

Re: [MBZ] Well this is unique -- 1999 Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class SLK 230 Roadster 2D, $650

2021-04-05 Thread Craig via Mercedes
hem the plate, unless I want to re-use it. Craig > > On Apr 5, 2021, at 11:01 AM, Mitch Haley via Mercedes > > wrote: > > > > On 2021-04-05 09:45, Meade Dillon via Mercedes wrote: > >> What's the risk of leaving it open? > > > > Getting

Re: [MBZ] Blood Tests

2021-04-03 Thread Craig via Mercedes
enefit. > More exercise if you aren't getting enough and better sleep, limited > alcohol. I don't drink any alcohol and get 7.5 - 8.5 hours of sleep per night. Exercise is something I started increasing about a month or two ago ... Craig ___ http://w

[MBZ] Blood Tests

2021-04-01 Thread Craig via Mercedes
by things like sweets and bread, particularly white bread. I have looked on-line and found information about triglycerides being raised by things like sausage, pepperoni, and bacon, but no mention of bread. What is youse guys experience? How should I modify my diet? Thanks, Craig

[MBZ] The BAT effect is still strong ...

2021-03-22 Thread Craig via Mercedes
https://bringatrailer.com/listing/1982-mercedes-benz-300sd-7/ Single-Family-Owned 1982 Mercedes-Benz 300SD Sold For $19,000 On 3/22/21 I had been looking at it, but not for that price! Craig ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http

Re: [MBZ] The car does have a salvage title but has been rebuilt -- Mercedes diesel 40 mpg 397 wtq - $4, 700 (Charlotte)

2021-03-20 Thread Craig via Mercedes
s/these-five-freedom-philosophers-will-liberate-your-mind/ Thank you. Craig ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to: http://mail.okiebenz.com/mailman/listinfo/mercedes_okiebenz.com

Re: [MBZ] OT - Crazy Real Estate

2021-03-20 Thread Craig via Mercedes
; we buy 1 gallon jugs of drinking water at our supermarket in Edgewood. Craig ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to: http://mail.okiebenz.com/mailman/listinfo/mercedes_okiebenz.com

Re: [MBZ] The car does have a salvage title but has been rebuilt -- Mercedes diesel 40 mpg 397 wtq - $4, 700 (Charlotte)

2021-03-20 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Sat, 20 Mar 2021 19:58:45 + Rick Knoble via Mercedes wrote: > With the market influx of what may end up being UBI, I suspect it with > be gone shortly. UBI? > Welcome to MMT. MMT? Craig ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list arch

Re: [MBZ] The car does have a salvage title but has been rebuilt -- Mercedes diesel 40 mpg 397 wtq - $4, 700 (Charlotte)

2021-03-20 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Sat, 20 Mar 2021 12:55:30 -0400 Floyd Thursby via Mercedes wrote: > https://charlotte.craigslist.org/cto/d/charlotte-mercedes-diesel-40-mpg-397-wtq/7293782003.html So what do you think about it and its price? Craig ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To sea

Re: [MBZ] OT - Crazy Real Estate

2021-03-19 Thread Craig via Mercedes
tizens who haul > their own water. Not sure of the cost, but it’s no doubt cheaper than > sinking a well. And maybe, if it is like here, when you do sink a well, the water is terrible. Craig ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www

Re: [MBZ] 1981 240D 4-spd Manual - 278k miles - $1,500

2021-03-18 Thread Craig via Mercedes
bad. I did it as I was finishing grad school and when I was a postdoc looking for a permanent job. It worked very well. I did choose to use a naturally-aspirated OM617 so things would be simpler, but AFAIK the transmission can handle the increased power of a turbo-charged engine.

Re: [MBZ] Cruising the streets of ABQ

2021-03-18 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Thu, 18 Mar 2021 18:25:28 -0600 Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes wrote: > And what do I spot but a really nice 123 wagon. Still have not found > anything to drive home yet. I take it the 123 wagon was not for sale. Craig East of Albuquerque about 45

Re: [MBZ] OT "Consumer Car"

2021-03-18 Thread Craig via Mercedes
gt; appropriate A camera in the front displaying on the back displays and a camera in the back displaying on the front displays ... Craig ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change deli

Re: [MBZ] OT - Crazy Real Estate

2021-03-17 Thread Craig via Mercedes
BTW, different areas of the country do things in exceedingly different ways. From what Grant said, Arizona and New Mexico seem quite similar. North Carolina, where I have been looking, is quite different and will be a learning experience. Craig ___ http://w

Re: [MBZ] OT - Crazy Real Estate

2021-03-16 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Tue, 16 Mar 2021 20:55:55 -0500 OK Don via Mercedes wrote: > Does it ever rain in Arizona? Occasionally, just like New Mexico ... Craig ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or cha

Re: [MBZ] Who

2021-03-10 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Wed, 10 Mar 2021 01:25:01 + Rick Knoble via Mercedes wrote: > Flushed the bit bucket toilet? I just got a ton of emails from here, > banned, okie talk I checked my email tonight, having missed yesterday, and downloaded 186 emails amounting to 126 MEGAbytes.

Re: [MBZ] W116/W126 300SDs

2021-03-06 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Sat, 6 Mar 2021 01:43:44 + Rick Knoble via Mercedes wrote: > The W210 is the Camry of early twenty first century Mercedes. I recall hearing W210s are more rust prone than W211s. Should one instead look for a W211? Craig ___ http://www.okiebenz.

Re: [MBZ] W116/W126 300SDs

2021-03-05 Thread Craig via Mercedes
link. I saw that one via searchtempest. It seems the only 300SDs people want to sell are black, gold, or white -- which is why the one for which I attached the picture caught my eye. Craig ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz

Re: [MBZ] W116/W126 300SDs

2021-03-05 Thread Craig via Mercedes
. > Or buy one cheap, that can be easily sorted. Easily sorted is the criterion! Hard to ascertain before purchase. Craig ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery opti

Re: [MBZ] battery charging question

2021-02-18 Thread Craig via Mercedes
; > I should probably pick up some battery minders. Harbor Fright has 12V > float chargers for $9. Any good? BTW, BatteryMINDer is a brand name ... A competitor's name is Battery Tender. Craig ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archive

Re: [MBZ] Blizzard

2021-02-16 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Tue, 16 Feb 2021 16:00:26 + Rick Knoble via Mercedes wrote: > I also have this one for the mower and motorcycle. > > https://m.northerntool.com/shop/tools/product_200332201_200332201 > > I caught it on sale for $20. I did, too, and now regret I bought only

Re: [MBZ] The MB Market

2021-02-15 Thread Craig via Mercedes
t the website seems real ... Craig ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to: http://mail.okiebenz.com/mailman/listinfo/mercedes_okiebenz.com

Re: [MBZ] Blizzard

2021-02-15 Thread Craig via Mercedes
ks on his Global Warming Realists list) as he responded to one of my postings, Dear Craig, Your cold is much more impressive than ours, with wind chills forecast as low as -30 F. But we are both running far below normal, thanks to bitterly cold arctic air. Those

Re: [MBZ] Blizzard

2021-02-15 Thread Craig via Mercedes
and cooling. And well they should. They should also raise questions about the viability of "green" energy sources and demonstrate the foolishness of forcing everyone and everything to them. Craig ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives h

Re: [MBZ] Blizzard

2021-02-15 Thread Craig via Mercedes
ulator for the carburetor. Craig ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to: http://mail.okiebenz.com/mailman/listinfo/mercedes_okiebenz.com

Re: [MBZ] Blizzard

2021-02-15 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Mon, 15 Feb 2021 01:14:43 + (UTC) Curt Raymond via Mercedes wrote: > At the end of the season I'll put them on the Minder for a week each. The longer you have them on the BatteryMINDer, the more they will be desulfated. You can leave them on indefinitely. Cr

Re: [MBZ] Blizzard

2021-02-15 Thread Craig via Mercedes
er LP gas > forces air out the top. I don't know what they do now with overfill > protection valves. The 500 gallon and 1000 gallon tanks our landlord had here did not have overfill protection valves -- the delivery fellow was very careful to watch the tank

[MBZ] 2007 Mercedes-Benz M-Class ML320 CDI

2021-02-13 Thread Craig via Mercedes
: 4JGBB22EX7A186671 fuel: diesel odometer: 147874 title status: clean transmission: automatic type: SUV Craig ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to: http://mail.okiebenz.com

Re: [MBZ] 1984 Mercedes-Benz 300TD,Under 100,000 Miles

2021-02-13 Thread Craig via Mercedes
. Original spare never out of trunk . Original first aid kit . All service records . Car runs and drives amazing . Mechanic owned.All works perfectly . MUST CALL ! Will not answer messages . Craig ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives ht

[MBZ] Interesting tidbit

2021-02-12 Thread Craig via Mercedes
there were no replacement covers available before they introduced their part, I guess it's an improvement. I do, though, find it amazing any manufacturer would weld differential covers in place! Craig ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.ok

[MBZ] Indoor speed record, 165.1 km/hr

2021-02-12 Thread Craig via Mercedes
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6gozMJnzZhU=youtu.be That's 102.59 mph in a Porsche Taycan Turbo S electric car. Craig ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go

Re: [MBZ] 240D cold weather starting

2021-02-12 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Fri, 12 Feb 2021 16:48:14 -0500 Allan Streib via Mercedes wrote: > If Kaleb doesn't want it, is it the same heater for an OM617? Yes, OM616 and OM617 take the same block heater. Craig ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives h

Re: [MBZ] OT heat pump aux heat

2021-02-12 Thread Craig via Mercedes
t; Feb 11, 2021 5:56:52 PM Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes > : > > > And it’s tripped again. Basically if the aux heat runs for any amount > > of time it trips. I will shut down the system and swap a couple of > > breakers around and see what happens. Craig ___

Re: [MBZ] Car Maintenance Log App

2021-02-09 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Tue, 9 Feb 2021 19:01:50 -0700 Bob Rentfro via Mercedes wrote: > All you fancy boys. I still just have a small notebook in each glove > box. I have been using steno notebooks since 1972 ... Craig ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list ar

Re: [MBZ] Car Maintenance Log App

2021-02-09 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Tue, 09 Feb 2021 17:00:38 -0500 Allan Streib via Mercedes wrote: > Jim Cathey via Mercedes writes: > > >> Some of you guys use apps to log vehicle maintenance. What apps do > >> you use? > > > > Emacs. > > I use that for

[MBZ] Problems with our '93 300D

2021-02-07 Thread Craig via Mercedes
on with the car? Any idea if we will be OK driving to Albuquerque tomorrow? Thank you for your help! Craig ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to: http

Re: [MBZ] OT: Doomsday in MA

2021-02-02 Thread Craig via Mercedes
sed, just a lot of crushed rock put down for > traction. Real fine stuff. Makes the roads all crunchy when the snow > and ice melts. If they are like New Mexico, the crushed rock is mixed with salt. Craig ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To sear

Re: [MBZ] Vacuum line mystery

2021-02-02 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Tue, 2 Feb 2021 16:57:51 -0500 Frederick Moir via Mercedes wrote: > Donald. > I think on non-turbo engines it is an ambient air vent. > YMMV > Fred Altitude compensation. Craig ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.

[MBZ] Getting a new title ...

2021-02-02 Thread Craig via Mercedes
Some of you folks have gotten a new title by various means. Since I changed the word "and' to the word "or" on the title of our '93 300D, I am going to have to do the same. Rick mentioned the $79 services of https://www.cartitles.com/ How have others done it?

Re: [MBZ] Sort of OT Car totals

2021-02-02 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Mon, 1 Feb 2021 19:08:22 -0600 OK Don via Mercedes wrote: > OK, OK - I didn't think you'd want to see that level of detail: > Only 25 total - I must be a piker ... Craig -- Present: '93 E300D/2.5 Turbo 354 kmi '89 Chevrolet G20 Bea

Re: [MBZ] OT: Darn Tough sock deal for smaller feet

2021-02-01 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Thu, 26 Dec 2019 08:43:42 -0500 (EST) Mitch Haley via Mercedes wrote: > 3pr for $20. > https://colemans.com/u-s-g-i-vermont-darn-tough-wool-socks-3-pack Now they are $39.95. Craig ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archive

Re: [MBZ] 126 diesel

2021-01-30 Thread Craig via Mercedes
ndling, while a 300SDL is more ponderous with an old Detroit feeling. Is a 300SD like the former or the latter? Craig ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to

Re: [MBZ] Rusty

2021-01-23 Thread Craig via Mercedes
gt; last one was the one that was held at the clubhouse in whatever > neighborhood he lived in. I don’t recall any after that. I have emailed him more than once, but never gotten a response. I'm glad to hear he is still with us. Craig ___ http://www.okiebenz

Re: [MBZ] The rear left wheel barron needs to be replaced 2004 Mercedes Benz S500 - $3, 000

2021-01-18 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Sun, 17 Jan 2021 10:33:51 -0500 Floyd Thursby via Mercedes wrote: > https://charlotte.craigslist.org/cto/d/statesville-2004-mercedes-benz-s500/7263255875.html And what, pray tell, is te rear left wheel barron? Does the thing have adaptive suspension? Cr

Re: [MBZ] Hey Max

2021-01-16 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Sun, 17 Jan 2021 02:07:17 + Rick Knoble via Mercedes wrote: > That's his emails to the list. The items in question are all of his > posts on the Peach Parts Forum. Oh. Sorry. Craig ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archive

Re: [MBZ] Hey Max

2021-01-16 Thread Craig via Mercedes
n send it to anyone interested off-list. Craig ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to: http://mail.okiebenz.com/mailman/listinfo/mercedes_okiebenz.com

Re: [MBZ] Stretched single row chain?

2020-12-29 Thread Craig via Mercedes
gine over to a double-row chain, it doesn't have any more problems. Craig > > On Dec 27, 2020, at 11:13 PM, Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes > > wrote: > > > > 1983 Mercedes 380 SEL > > > > https://amarillo.craigslist.org/cto/d/a

Re: [MBZ] OT how much further could I ride this down in value?

2020-12-25 Thread Craig via Mercedes
drove a new SL and gave it to him when he > was a teen. > https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oG4Aaej0Rc8 Thank you. Craig ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery o

Re: [MBZ] OT how much further could I ride this down in value?

2020-12-25 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Wed, 23 Dec 2020 09:36:49 -0500 Floyd Thursby via Mercedes wrote: > Could be kinda fun.  Hoovie got one of these, huge issues with stuff > that shouldn't be an issue > > https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/3609946739090772/?ref=search_code=undefined Who is Hoo

Re: [MBZ] Lt. Wacko's new ride -- it’s ready to snatch some granny’s up and get great mpg doing it

2020-12-16 Thread Craig via Mercedes
e > early and later 240D engines. Most of the differences are the glow plug system. Craig ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to: http://mail.okiebenz.com/mail

Re: [MBZ] It’s about time we get these in diesel

2020-12-15 Thread Craig via Mercedes
SRP is ... Craig ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to: http://mail.okiebenz.com/mailman/listinfo/mercedes_okiebenz.com

Re: [MBZ] Dash Cam Memory Cards

2020-12-11 Thread Craig via Mercedes
2KCMB7076. $11.63 with free shipping plus tax. Craig ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to: http://mail.okiebenz.com/mailman/listinfo/mercedes_okiebenz.com

Re: [MBZ] Dash Cam Memory Cards

2020-12-11 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Fri, 11 Dec 2020 15:07:39 -0600 OK Don via Mercedes wrote: > Who knew? Thanks for sharing ... You are welcome. Craig > On Fri, Dec 11, 2020 at 3:02 PM Craig via Mercedes > wrote: > > > I have been using our dash cam for a while and found the microSD > > memor

Re: [MBZ] Is steering play abnormal

2020-12-09 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Wed, 09 Dec 2020 11:11:32 -0600 Mitch Haley via Mercedes wrote: > 1Matic steering, not good. But surprisingly not horrible, aside from > triggering ABS in light braking. I'm glad to hear you had no other problems. Craig ___ http://www.okiebe

Re: [MBZ] Transmission troubles?

2020-12-07 Thread Craig via Mercedes
ted time, I did a lot of maintenance on it besides trying to track down the phantom current drain and secure the cooling system. Part of the maintenance was a new Mann filter and ATF. I'd guess it has about 250 miles on the new ATF and filter. Craig ___ http://www.okieben

[MBZ] Transmission troubles?

2020-12-07 Thread Craig via Mercedes
I headed out to town this morning in our '93 300D when it was cold and found the transmission would shift into 1, 2, and 3 properly, but would not shift into 4. When I came back and it was warmer, the transmission shifted into 4 as it should have. Does this bode problems? Thank you, Craig

Re: [MBZ] Flying today

2020-12-07 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Mon, 7 Dec 2020 15:32:21 + (UTC) Curt Raymond via Mercedes wrote: > > On Monday, December 7, 2020, 10:23:33 AM EST, Kaleb Striplin via > > Mercedes wrote: > > Masks are a joke. > > I'm starting to doubt that masks really prevent spread, it seems more > likely that summertime, or

Re: [MBZ] OT: $800 MacBook with iPhone CPU?

2020-12-04 Thread Craig via Mercedes
got from some students when they received their lab books back. Craig > > > On Dec 4, 2020, at 2:19 PM, Curt Raymond wrote: > > > > I get one or two students in every class that dont listen and end up > > with no GUI. "So it's like I told you..." >

Re: [MBZ] OT: $800 MacBook with iPhone CPU?

2020-12-03 Thread Craig via Mercedes
rent motherboard company (ASUS? ASRock?) would be different. I finally gave up and installed CentOS 7 (with Gnome3) and got working USB ports, but a lot of other things I do not like about Gnome3. Craig ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://

Re: [MBZ] OT: $800 MacBook with iPhone CPU?

2020-12-03 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Thu, 3 Dec 2020 18:52:10 + (UTC) Curt Raymond via Mercedes wrote: > Heck I should probably drop an SSD in there and upgrade it to Win10 at > the same time, it'll be like a whole new machine. How much retraining will she have to do to go from Win8.1 to Win10?

Re: [MBZ] OT Welding machine advice

2020-11-28 Thread Craig via Mercedes
uch a guy? Someone on craigslist who is upgrading and is selling his previous welder? Craig ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to: http://mail.okiebenz.com/mailman

Re: [MBZ] OT: my new laptop

2020-11-27 Thread Craig via Mercedes
es it run Linux properly? Craig ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to: http://mail.okiebenz.com/mailman/listinfo/mercedes_okiebenz.com

Re: [MBZ] OM 60x fan clutch question

2020-11-26 Thread Craig via Mercedes
to sell chinesium   Same > conundrum. > > > Anyone have recent experience with either? No, sorry. I have replaced the parts of the serpentine belt system, but the thermostatic fan clutch is good (at least I think so!). > MB wants $250 to

Re: [MBZ] Somebody destroyed a 123 wagon and now it is on BAT

2020-11-23 Thread Craig via Mercedes
with some power. Craig ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to: http://mail.okiebenz.com/mailman/listinfo/mercedes_okiebenz.com

Re: [MBZ] test

2020-11-20 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Fri, 20 Nov 2020 18:05:53 -0600 Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes wrote: > Did I fail? Yup. What was wrong? Craig -- Present: '93 E300D/2.5 Turbo 354 kmi '89 Chevrolet G20 Beauville 230 kmi (the Big Red Van,

Re: [MBZ] look at pic 142

2020-11-18 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Wed, 18 Nov 2020 11:37:12 -0500 Floyd Thursby via Mercedes wrote: > https://carsandbids.com/auctions/3znxv2pj/2007-mercedes-benz-s600 Two $1400 coil packs and $500 to replace them ... Craig ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives h

Re: [MBZ] OT remember when electronic heath records were thought to be a step forward?

2020-11-16 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Mon, 16 Nov 2020 11:32:01 -0500 Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes wrote: > I’m here at the hospital getting my covids trial shot and they don’t > allow concealed weapons. I wonder if the M4 would be OK H ... do they say, "No concealed carry", or "

Re: [MBZ] W124 HVAC blower motor

2020-11-14 Thread Craig via Mercedes
I have. Of course part numbers should help in determining, too. Craig ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to: http://mail.okiebenz.com/mailman/listinfo/mercedes_okiebenz.com

Re: [MBZ] W124 HVAC blower motor

2020-11-14 Thread Craig via Mercedes
) > but I could never find the second version without blades.  I have > successfully modified the first version motor to fit the second version > cars. Do you have any idea when the transition from first version to second version was made? Craig __

Re: [MBZ] W124 HVAC blower motor

2020-11-14 Thread Craig via Mercedes
ions. > A special tool is needed to drive the fan blades off the motor shafts: > I bought mine from Ken Bergsma years ago, it was included in a kit that > included step by step  instructions. I'll see what happens with my investigation of the blower motor on Monday. Craig

Re: [MBZ] W124 HVAC blower motor

2020-11-14 Thread Craig via Mercedes
change the HVAC filters at the same time. Seeing how it's now late, I guess I won't be starting the process. Craig ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to: http://ma

Re: [MBZ] W124 HVAC blower motor

2020-11-14 Thread Craig via Mercedes
ower motor? Would the pushbutton assembly have anything to do with it? Thank you, Craig > On 11/14/20 6:10 PM, Craig via Mercedes wrote: > > On Sat, 14 Nov 2020 16:58:33 -0600 Peter Frederick via Mercedes > > wrote: > > > >> Set to defrost at hi

Re: [MBZ] W124 HVAC blower motor

2020-11-14 Thread Craig via Mercedes
trip fuse from its holder to see if it was OK -- I remembered the stories of W123 glow plug fuses looking good until they were removed -- and found it OK. I pressed the defrost button, the high-speed button, and turned the key so all the dash lights came on: Nothing. Hmmmm ..

Re: [MBZ] OT: A Life Lesson

2020-11-14 Thread Craig via Mercedes
rt you. Craig ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to: http://mail.okiebenz.com/mailman/listinfo/mercedes_okiebenz.com

[MBZ] W124 HVAC blower motor

2020-11-14 Thread Craig via Mercedes
inoperative blowers? Thank you, Craig ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to: http://mail.okiebenz.com/mailman/listinfo/mercedes_okiebenz.com

Re: [MBZ] ***SPAM*** Re: Looks like I get to spend several days in the hospital

2020-11-12 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Thu, 12 Nov 2020 18:59:56 -0500 greg via Mercedes wrote: > Get well soon! > > Greg We will be praying for you. Craig ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery o

Re: [MBZ] So I got the Nissens radiator in ...

2020-11-11 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Wed, 11 Nov 2020 06:16:49 -0600 Peter Frederick via Mercedes wrote: > Thermostat is closed. Will purge out after a run at normal temp. Thank you, Peter. Craig ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/arch

[MBZ] So I got the Nissens radiator in ...

2020-11-10 Thread Craig via Mercedes
to not opening the heater valves, but then I remembered there is no way to do that manually on this car and besides, those block the flow only on one side of the heater cores and evacuating the system would have coolant flowing toward both sides of the valves. So, is something wrong? Thank you, Craig

Re: [MBZ] ****SHERIFF'S AUCTION 12/10/2020**** 1999 mercedes-benz clk320

2020-11-07 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Fri, 6 Nov 2020 09:16:47 -0500 Floyd Thursby via Mercedes wrote: > Kinda sketchy, right up my alleè.  Wait, no, it's a 350! > > https://wilmington.craigslist.org/cto/d/wilmington-sheriffs-auction/7226023819.html So why are you interested in a Cheap Class

Re: [MBZ] Way OT: Pulls like a freight train

2020-11-04 Thread Craig via Mercedes
ck stroke, at the end of the > > front stroke. > > At least this one has a clutch and a gearbox, so if you stop at exactly > TDC you can still get it rolling. Which is why freight train locomotives have their two sides out of phase. Craig ___ htt

Re: [MBZ] 2005 Mercedes-Benz E320 Wagon 4dr with a 3.5L V6 cylinder

2020-10-29 Thread Craig via Mercedes
at the engine which has the balance-shaft problem? Craig ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to: http://mail.okiebenz.com/mailman/listinfo/mercedes_okiebenz.com

[MBZ] My radiator saga ...

2020-10-28 Thread Craig via Mercedes
n't able to find a solution and hope you can > accept this good-will gesture. If so, please let me know your address > so I can send a check. I have received his (Nissen's) check for reimbursement of the cost of the radiator and shipping. I guess I can now feel free to cut off th

Re: [MBZ] Mercedes Benz 190D 2.5 - $4,000 (Jacksonville)

2020-10-27 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Tue, 27 Oct 2020 09:16:51 -0400 Floyd Thursby via Mercedes wrote: > auto, doesn't look too bad > > https://jacksonville.craigslist.org/cto/d/jacksonville-mercedes-benz-190d-25/7220917799.html It looks like it's riding too high. Craig ___

Re: [MBZ] Merry Christmas!

2020-10-22 Thread Craig via Mercedes
https://www.mercedes-benz-classic-store.com/en/literature-media/cd-dvd/139/dvd-information-for-classics-e-class-w-123-limousine-1975-1986?c=198 Craig ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change d

Re: [MBZ] fakebook morons

2020-10-22 Thread Craig via Mercedes
you don't require $3500 before move in. Out here it is typical to charge first month's rent, last month's rent, and a damage deposit. In your case, that would be $5250. Craig ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.co

[MBZ] Magnitude 7.5 earthquake near Sand Point, Alaska

2020-10-19 Thread Craig via Mercedes
https://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/us6000c9hg/executive Clay, did you feel it? Craig ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to: http

Re: [MBZ] Fwd: 2003 E320 Mercedes Benz $1000 Chandler

2020-10-15 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Thu, 15 Oct 2020 13:54:43 -0400 Dan Penoff via Mercedes wrote: > Sorry. I got this confused with the one in Chandler. It is in Chandler -- Chandler, Arizona, that is. Craig ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.

Re: [MBZ] Re W211 Headlight Bulbs

2020-10-13 Thread Craig via Mercedes
er > been a hassle. I notice that almost all the good indy shops get parts > from NAPA or the relevant dealer. This is true, but after I replaced TWO NAPA alternators on our BRV, I went with an O'Reilly alternator. Craig ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To searc

Re: [MBZ] W211 Headlight Bulbs

2020-10-13 Thread Craig via Mercedes
ur Kenworth W900 (with four each 4x6" lamps) and bought some good high beam lights and bulbs from him. Craig ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to: http://mail

Re: [MBZ] Wheels for W210

2020-10-13 Thread Craig via Mercedes
t; Hakkapeliittas on it. See file attached. Craig Mercedes.Wheel.Guide.2.6.pdf Description: Adobe PDF document ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to: http://

Re: [MBZ] Who needs a Sprinter?

2020-10-12 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Thu, 8 Oct 2020 21:25:38 -0400 Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes wrote: > > https://www.copart.com/lot/43609820/clean-title-2018-mercedes-benz-g-550-4x4-squared-tx-dallas?intcmp=web_lds_stf_43609820_20201008 > > Keep an eye on that. I wonder how much it will go for It's $225 right

Re: [MBZ] R320CDI - $7,900 (Richmond, IN)

2020-10-09 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Fri, 9 Oct 2020 20:37:35 + Rick Knoble via Mercedes wrote: > If Jaime sees this, I'm quite sure he will disagree. Someone's son had an R129, didn't he? Craig ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/arch

Re: [MBZ] OT: Emergency power has been deployed

2020-10-09 Thread Craig via Mercedes
gt; internal forces, I would think. But with propane being so much cleaner than diesel (or even gasoline), would not the contamination level (soot, et al.) be so much lower that the internal forces would be much lower as well? Craig ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To

Re: [MBZ] used as an occasional daily driver

2020-10-09 Thread Craig via Mercedes
quot;O" the "OSU" meant. I thought "Oregon", "Oklahoma", ... Turns out it was Ohio. Craig ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change deli

Re: [MBZ] Who needs a Sprinter?

2020-10-08 Thread Craig via Mercedes
os looking for a diesel 4matic? > https://www.copart.com/lot/49470640 Then there always is: https://www.copart.com/lot/43609820/clean-title-2018-mercedes-benz-g-550-4x4-squared-tx-dallas?intcmp=web_lds_stf_43609820_20201008 Craig ___ http://www.okiebenz.

[MBZ] Problems with the Big Red Van

2020-10-07 Thread Craig via Mercedes
who I spoke with (after 1700) said they had nothing to check coolant for combustion gases. I'm thinking I should call again tomorrow morning, and maybe call the local NAPA as well. Any suggestions or comments? Craig ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list

Re: [MBZ] W210 4Matic Wanted

2020-10-07 Thread Craig via Mercedes
ghbors across the street ... Craig ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to: http://mail.okiebenz.com/mailman/listinfo/mercedes_okiebenz.com

Re: [MBZ] A New Oil Specification for GDI Engines

2020-10-05 Thread Craig via Mercedes
Crawford Street Leominster, MA 01453 (978) 840-3629 They will most likely be able to fix you up. Craig ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to: http://ma

Re: [MBZ] A New Oil Specification for GDI Engines

2020-10-03 Thread Craig via Mercedes
ile, as well as DII, Diesel Indirect Injection, ala Benz OM engines of all sorts. Craig > Sent from my iPhone > > > On Oct 3, 2020, at 2:14 PM, Craig via Mercedes > > wrote: > > > > https://www.rockauto.com/Newsletter/ > > > > A New Oil

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