Re: [MBZ] Bucket loader?

2021-04-11 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
No tuners for JD tractors, I’m guessing, since they guard their systems like Ft. Knox. Funny John Deere story: When I was working at the JD training center in Waterloo, I asked the guy I worked with (one of their corporate training managers) what they did in countries where there were no

Re: [MBZ] it’s in drive so very hard to move keys for it are 10$ online 2001 Mercedes-Benz M-Class $1000

2021-04-11 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
he scrap >> >> --FT >> Sent from iPhone >> >>> On Apr 11, 2021, at 11:18 AM, Allan Streib via Mercedes >>> wrote: >>> >>> Dan Penoff via Mercedes writes: >>> >>>> I want to know where they found W163 keys, much

Re: [MBZ] it’s in drive so very hard to move keys for it are 10$ online 2001 Mercedes-Benz M-Class $1000

2021-04-11 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
I want to know where they found W163 keys, much less for $10 online. I still don’t think these are available from Mercedes. -D > On Apr 11, 2021, at 10:04 AM, Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes > wrote: > > Will trade for meth > > https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/738309357033515/ > >

Re: [MBZ] the kids HHR

2021-04-10 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
The fact that the HHR was damaged and impounded would suggest the kid did not outrun the cops. That couldn’t have ended well. -D > On Apr 10, 2021, at 5:56 PM, Curt Raymond via Mercedes > wrote: > > Wait, did I miss a story here? I feel like I'd remember a high speed chase... > Curt > >

[MBZ] Hearse?

2021-04-10 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
https://lancaster.craigslist.org/cto/d/maytown-1976-mercedes-benz-hearse/7294674365.html -D ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

Re: [MBZ] MGB?

2021-04-08 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
Probably what we called at the time “baby spit green”. Ugh. -D > On Apr 8, 2021, at 7:12 PM, Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes > wrote: > > It is sort of a light green color, or maybe some sort of yellow. I will have > to hear it run first. But if it runs and I have to do very little work, I >

Re: [MBZ] Nice SL 500 hard Top

2021-04-08 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
Pre-facelift R129s are very, very difficult cars to maintain. I would avoid no matter how nice. -D > On Apr 8, 2021, at 8:14 AM, Robert Massmann via Mercedes > wrote: > > 1991 Mercedes-Benz 500 SL - Cars & Trucks - Cincinnati | Facebook Marketplace > | Facebook > >

Re: [MBZ] 1989 560SEC - 205k miles - $6,000

2021-04-07 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
These are somewhat rare and increasing in value rapidly. I bet this could command 2x the current ask on BaT despite the condition. -D > On Apr 7, 2021, at 12:09 PM, Allan Streib via Mercedes > wrote: > > Don't know about the rarity claim but price strikes me as too much for > too little.

Re: [MBZ] Loos the wheels and maybe on BaT -- 1987 all original Mercedes 420SEL - $13, 900 (Myrtle Beach)

2021-04-07 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
And they need to loos the wheel well chrome arch trim. That stuff is an abomination, not to mention an excellent place for rust to start. -D > On Apr 7, 2021, at 10:18 AM, Floyd Thursby via Mercedes > wrote: > > Although some people like those wheels. I guess they sorta look OK on the >

Re: [MBZ] Loos the wheels and maybe on BaT -- 1987 all original Mercedes 420SEL - $13, 900 (Myrtle Beach)

2021-04-07 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
I never liked the basket weave wheels, I’m not sure why. Maybe because they would be a major PITA to keep clean? -D > On Apr 7, 2021, at 10:18 AM, Floyd Thursby via Mercedes > wrote: > > Although some people like those wheels. I guess they sorta look OK on the > gold car > >

Re: [MBZ] Fwd: 2005 Mercedes Benz CLK 500

2021-04-06 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
And “no issues”, too! Despite the third brake light bulb being out. -D > On Apr 6, 2021, at 7:38 PM, Bob Rentfro via Mercedes > wrote: > > I’m glad this guy captured the one day this past winter when it got down to > -40 degrees here in Phoenix. > > AZBob > >> >> 2005 Mercedes Benz CLK

Re: [MBZ] More thinkings on the $900E500 limp mode issue -- SBC???

2021-04-05 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
if I’m gonna get charged $100 or something for a scan then I might as well > just buy the part and install it myself. I’ll see what they say tomorrow. > Thanks... > > --FT > Sent from iPhone > >> On Apr 5, 2021, at 6:38 PM

Re: [MBZ] More thinkings on the $900E500 limp mode issue -- SBC???

2021-04-05 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
Thye won’t be able to tell you until they can get it into a bay and check it out. You’ll probably get dinged with a diagnostic charge no matter what, but if the SBC is whacked, everything else is covered. -D > On Apr 5, 2021, at 5:22 PM, Floyd Thursby via Mercedes > wrote: > > So some

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

2021-04-05 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
Another reason why I insist on a signed bill of sale. -D > 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 sued when 'your' car is involved in a collision. > >

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

2021-04-05 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
A good example where it would be ideal to have an open title. Unless I know the buyer, I won’ t leave a title open. If people want it that way, tough beans. It’s only been an issue once that I can recall, where a buyer didn’t want me to fully execute the title and I refused. He wasn’t happy,

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

2021-04-04 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
Correct. The first seller just signed the title and didn’t date it. Thanks for that clarification - it shows you have to have some collusion on the seller’s part to make it happen, that, or convince them they shouldn’t date it. -D > On Apr 4, 2021, at 7:26 PM, greg via Mercedes wrote: > >

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

2021-04-04 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
In Florida, an “open title” is a title held by the seller in the previous owner’s name. In other words, I buy a car from you but I never sign the title and register the car. Theoretically, it’s illegal, as most states (like Florida) require you to title and register a car within 30 days of

Re: [MBZ] OT Postal Jeep "RHD" - 154k miles - $13,400

2021-04-04 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
I've seen this done in other cars using bike sprockets and a chain. Don’t recall the car, but there was a contract driver on a route I lived on that had the setup. Subaru built a bunch of RHD models for postal workers to purchase as private vehicles. -D > On Apr 4, 2021, at 5:47 PM, Allan

[MBZ] Mobil 1 Rebate

2021-04-04 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
It’s back! https://acbincentives.com/mobil1/default.asp -D ___ 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] E320 (W210) cupholders

2021-04-04 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
Costco? Tires Plus? Both of these are in my area and sell a range of brands. It seems like a lot of the national tire chains are like eyeglass places - they seem to sell a fixed number of brands and sizes, and offer much the same deals. -D > On Apr 4, 2021, at 2:01 PM, Jim Cathey via

Re: [MBZ] Blood Tests

2021-04-04 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
Don’t forget to mention that one of the co-authors died at 58. Most of the things they promote in this book (and others) is pretty straightforward stuff one can figure out on their own. -D > On Apr 4, 2021, at 3:42 AM, Rick Knoble via Mercedes > wrote: > >> Exercise is something I started

Re: [MBZ] 123 chrome

2021-04-03 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
Anodized aluminum. -D > On Apr 3, 2021, at 1:08 PM, Rick Knoble via Mercedes > wrote: > > It's stainless. > > > Rick > > From: mercedes@okiebenz.com > Sent: April 3, 2021 10:52 AM > To: mercedes@okiebenz.com > Reply-to: mercedes@okiebenz.com > Cc: astrasfo...@gmail.com > Subject: Re: [MBZ]

Re: [MBZ] This genny a good deal?

2021-04-03 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
via Mercedes > wrote: > > On 2021-04-03 07:13, Dan Penoff via Mercedes wrote: >> As a 2 cylinder, it’s likely no more >> than about 8kW, meaning it won’t run your heat pump. It probably has >> no auto start capability, either. > > I used to have a cheap Homelit

Re: [MBZ] This genny a good deal?

2021-04-03 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
I don’t know what a “genny” is, but if you’re referring to the trailer mounted generator in the link, no, it’s not a good deal. The one positive thing about it is that it’s a Lister diesel, which means it’s the 240D of diesel industrial engines, but it’s also expensive as heck to repair if

Re: [MBZ] Military MEP 831A Diesel Generator $800

2021-04-02 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
That’s often the case, mainly to get longer life/service intervals out of them. Yeah, the engine would be nice by itself, although it could be something odd you might have issues with sourcing parts for, however. Military contract stuff is often very unique, making the use of it in the private

Re: [MBZ] Military MEP 831A Diesel Generator $800

2021-04-02 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
Single cylinder diesel, can’t tell the manufacturer. Stuff like this is tough to fix, as it’s usually contract one/off oddball that's not in the commercial sector. A 3kW generator that weighs 300 pounds. Yeah, I don’t see the value here. Buy a consumer grade portable for less and get more. -D

Re: [MBZ] here’s the rare thing it has front disc brakes -- 1964 Mercedes-Benz 190dc,$4,000

2021-04-02 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
Nothing rare about front disc brakes on a W110/111/112 depending on the year. -D > On Apr 2, 2021, at 10:32 AM, Floyd Thursby via Mercedes > wrote: > > And it has patina > > https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/123646779599873 > > -- > --FT > > ___

[MBZ] One for MMM

2021-04-01 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
Here’s one for you, MMM: https://gizmodo.com/a-tiny-video-camera-lets-this-train-enthusiast-ride-alo-1846595436 -D ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

Re: [MBZ] W210/E320 Steering Angle Sensor - SOLVED!

2021-03-31 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
having again > > --FT > Sent from iPhone > >> On Mar 31, 2021, at 8:21 PM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes >> wrote: >> >> In a sense, it did. And I don’t recall the conditions when I was checking >> out the alarm, I think the car was sitting for several weeks whi

Re: [MBZ] W210/E320 Steering Angle Sensor - SOLVED!

2021-03-31 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
marketplace this weekend. Make a nice Easter present. -D > On Mar 31, 2021, at 7:51 PM, Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes > wrote: > > So the nanny outsmarted you > > --FT > Sent from iPhone > >> On Mar 31, 2021, at 7:16 PM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes >> wrote:

Re: [MBZ] PTO generator

2021-03-31 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
Not realistically or economically. When you have a power failure you’re going to go out, get the tractor started, get everything hooked up and get it running? It won’t run your heat strips, and it’s tough to say about your heat pump, depending on it’s capacity, but likely it won’t. PTO

Re: [MBZ] W210/E320 Steering Angle Sensor - SOLVED!

2021-03-31 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
the 05ML500 but then >> it went off. >> >> Did you do the lock-lock trick a coupla times? That appears to reset >> something and the system is happy again. >> >> --FT >> >> >>> On 3/30/21 4:30 PM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes wrote: >&

Re: [MBZ] W210/E320 Steering Angle Sensor

2021-03-30 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
One is K40, one is ECU, one is ASR+PNL > (I don't know what PNL means) and there is one more in there, a big one in > back that I could not get the connector off, I'm not sure what it does but it > has a lot of connections. > > CHANGE YOUR FUSES!!! > > --FT > > On 3/30/

Re: [MBZ] W210/E320 Steering Angle Sensor

2021-03-30 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
ick a coupla times? That appears to reset > something and the system is happy again. > > --FT > > > On 3/30/21 4:30 PM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes wrote: >> Got BAS/ESP/ABS lights on the 99 E320 4Matic. STAR says no signal from the >> steering angle sensor. P

[MBZ] W210/E320 Steering Angle Sensor

2021-03-30 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
Got BAS/ESP/ABS lights on the 99 E320 4Matic. STAR says no signal from the steering angle sensor. Put a new one on the car and the same issue - no signal from the steering angle sensor. If I do an ‘actual values” on it I see nothing when the wheel is turned. Any suggestions on where else to

Re: [MBZ] PPI in Harrisburg Pennsylvania

2021-03-30 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
That’s too bad. Did you visit Gettysburg while you were there? -D > On Mar 30, 2021, at 10:01 AM, Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes > wrote: > > I have spent 2 weeks last year in Harrisburg for work. > > Sent from my iPhone > >> On Mar 30, 2021, at 8:59 AM, Dan Pen

Re: [MBZ] PPI in Harrisburg Pennsylvania

2021-03-30 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
Is it radioactive? -D > On Mar 30, 2021, at 8:38 AM, Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes > wrote: > > I may have found a nice bluetec sedan in southern pennsylvania. Does anyone > know of a good independent shop or dealer in Harrisburg so I can get a > pre-purchase inspection on the car? >

Re: [MBZ] OT Covids vax

2021-03-30 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
We got the Pfizer, too. -D > On Mar 30, 2021, at 8:55 AM, Bob Rentfro via Mercedes > wrote: > > I had the Fizzer, and I felt fine after both. jabs. > > AZBob > > Sent from my iPhone > >> On Mar 30, 2021, at 5:41 AM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes >&

Re: [MBZ] OT Covids vax

2021-03-30 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
I get mine on Monday. Not making any plans for that day just in case. -D > On Mar 30, 2021, at 8:27 AM, Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes > wrote: > > Yeah I’m taking a lazy day and gonna just be a layabout > > --FT > Sent from iPhone > >> On Mar 30, 2021, at 8:07 AM, Kaleb Striplin via

Re: [MBZ] 97 $500E420 ECU

2021-03-27 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
Used to be Freon in a can. Not sure what they use now, but it’s something similar. Great stuff for cleaning electronics. -D > On Mar 26, 2021, at 8:32 PM, Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes > wrote: > > The cleaner is some kind of ether, it evaporates quickly. I noticed that it > cools things

Re: [MBZ] 3M needs this

2021-03-27 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
Just buy a transponder (ETD, EOT, FRED, whatever) and you’re good to go. Who needs a stinkin’ caboose? -D > On Mar 27, 2021, at 12:26 AM, Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes > wrote: > > https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/2943984262535088/ > > > Sent from my iPhone > >

Re: [MBZ] Bogo?

2021-03-27 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
Plus you get the feature of rolling the dice for when the timing gear wears out. Got a Lyft from a guy the other morning to go to the airport. He was driving a 2017 Alfa Romeo Guilia. What a POS that car was, not to mention near impossible to fit in the back. While we were on our way I was

[MBZ] Today's Kleb Car in Tampa

2021-03-25 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
https://tampa.craigslist.org/hil/cto/d/tampa-1999-mercedes-station-wagon/7296904838.html -D ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

Re: [MBZ] Is this thing on?

2021-03-25 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
Some of us have to work…. -D > On Mar 25, 2021, at 2:22 PM, Curt Raymond via Mercedes > wrote: > > Quiet today > > Sent from Yahoo Mail on Android > ___ > http://www.okiebenz.com > > To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ > > To

Re: [MBZ] Why would anybody want to live in CA?

2021-03-22 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
Give me a brake. -D not a looser > On Mar 22, 2021, at 3:30 PM, Floyd Thursby via Mercedes > wrote: > > "implies" > > Your welcome > > --FT > > On 3/20/21 5:28 PM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes wrote: >> The article infers that there are code enfor

Re: [MBZ] Wagon For Dan

2021-03-21 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
daughter the exact >>>>> some car for $1900 in great condition with good trans and fewer miles. >>>>> He thanked me and the post keeps getting reposted every few days with >>>>> the car in the same condition. He did drop the price from $3500 a >>&g

[MBZ] Kaleb Needs to Head to Kentucky

2021-03-21 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/135370131833807/ -D ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

[MBZ] Mild Crack User, But Nice

2021-03-20 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
I like: https://tampa.craigslist.org/hil/ctd/d/tampa-2005-mercedes-e320/7294461943.html -D ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

Re: [MBZ] Why would anybody want to live in CA?

2021-03-20 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
t 6:45 AM Meade Dillon via Mercedes < >>> mercedes@okiebenz.com <mailto:mercedes@okiebenz.com>> wrote: >>> >>> Dan, would you move there? Would you like to live someplace with laws like >>> this? >>> >>> What in

Re: [MBZ] Wagon For Dan

2021-03-20 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
for $1900 in great condition with good trans and fewer miles. >> He thanked me and the post keeps getting reposted every few days with >> the car in the same condition. He did drop the price from $3500 a >> coupla weeks ago. >> >> He appears to be an idiot or does

Re: [MBZ] Why would anybody want to live in CA?

2021-03-20 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
gt; What in the world is wrong with someone doing major auto repairs in a > private home? > - > Max > Charleston SC > > > On Sat, Mar 20, 2021 at 6:28 AM Dan Penoff via Mercedes < > mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > >> As a friend in the area

Re: [MBZ] Why would anybody want to live in CA?

2021-03-20 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
As a friend in the area says: "This law has been around since 2019, intended to keep people from opening auto repair shops in private homes. You can still do auto repairs on your own property, especially in your own garage where no one can see what you’re doing. The article is, as such

Re: [MBZ] Wagon For Dan

2021-03-20 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
A couple of us have already approached this seller about the car’s condition and their asking price, suggesting there is a disconnect from reality. The seller knows what’s required to make it whole and (possibly) justify the ask, but isn’t interested in taking the initiative. They’ll continue

Re: [MBZ] 1979 450SLC 5.0 - 90k miles - $15,900

2021-03-19 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
Yes, the five liter version of the SLC. Very rare. -D > On Mar 19, 2021, at 11:29 AM, Allan Streib via Mercedes > wrote: > > Interesting. I had not heard about these. > > https://chicago.craigslist.org/chc/cto/d/hickory-hills-mercedes-500-slc/7293588477.html > > Allan > >

Re: [MBZ] No title Engine New transition New 2002 Mercedes-Benz E-Class, $1, 000

2021-03-19 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
No tittle? -D > On Mar 19, 2021, at 10:58 AM, Floyd Thursby via Mercedes > wrote: > > needs front bumber too > > https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1120710615022274 > > -- > --FT > > ___ > http://www.okiebenz.com > > To search list archives

Re: [MBZ] OT - Crazy Real Estate

2021-03-19 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
wrote: > > Honey, while you're out can you pick up some potatoes, some beer, a gallon > of milk, and 500 gallons of water? Thanks! > > --FT > > On 3/19/21 10:44 AM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes wrote: >> Agreed. >> >> Trucking water is quite common in the area

Re: [MBZ] OT - Crazy Real Estate

2021-03-19 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
Agreed. Trucking water is quite common in the area and is regulated by the County. The water plant where my son is an operator has a fill station for both the commercial haulers as well as private citizens who haul their own water. Not sure of the cost, but it’s no doubt cheaper than sinking a

Re: [MBZ] Fumoto Drain Plugs

2021-03-18 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
Amen! If and when I decided to pull the trigger on a pickup I’ll go for a base model with as little fluff as possible. Might even see if the commercial sales guys will sell me one. -D > On Mar 18, 2021, at 6:41 PM, Curt Raymond via Mercedes > wrote: > > 2 big reasons:#1. I don't want to

Re: [MBZ] 2009 S550 4Matic - 142k miles - $13,990

2021-03-18 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
Geist (as in Geist Reservoir) is a rich old money white guy enclave on the northeast side of Indianapolis. Sort of like the Naples of Indiana. -D > On Mar 18, 2021, at 5:20 PM, Allan Streib via Mercedes > wrote: > > Looks nice but still 12 years old and assume it has a lot of esoterica. > >

Re: [MBZ] OT - Crazy Real Estate

2021-03-17 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
Flat fee service if that works for you. We’ve sold a couple of homes this way when we wanted to be on MLS. Around $500 for the selling broker, you determine the buyer’s broker’s commission - we usually pay 2%, which no one has yet to turn their nose up at. The listing broker handles all of the

Re: [MBZ] OT - Crazy Real Estate

2021-03-17 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
th pump and water tanks, was just shy of $90,000. I look at it > by comparing the monthly water bill for a city home, over 30 years, just > all paid up front. > > > On Wed, Mar 17, 2021 at 7:15 AM Dan Penoff via Mercedes < > mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > >> Corre

Re: [MBZ] OT - Crazy Real Estate

2021-03-17 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
Correct. There is a monsoon season in the area and it’s quite real. Just as with other arid parts of the country, these often result in flash flooding and related fun. This is why it’s important to pay attention to FEMA flood maps when looking at raw land, especially in the open meadows. Water

Re: [MBZ] Fumoto Drain Plugs

2021-03-17 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
I don’t know about Dodge, but my local Ford dealer has a totally separate group of people that handle “work” trucks. I've never spoken to them, but I’ve wondered if they will speak to an average consumer about buying a “basic” truck. I did this years ago in Wisconsin for a Suburban, because all

Re: [MBZ] OT - Crazy Real Estate

2021-03-17 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
aeces nascimur > >> On Mar 16, 2021, at 3:37 AM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes >> wrote: >> >> Just looked at some real estate figures for the Tampa St. Pete area last >> night: >> >> 13.4% increase over the last year in closed sales >> &g

Re: [MBZ] OT - Crazy Real Estate

2021-03-16 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
des > wrote: > > We could be our own HOA. > > Sent from my iPhone > >> On Mar 16, 2021, at 2:38 PM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes >> wrote: >> >> Flagstaff? Holy. The prices there are stupid, just stupid. Even raw land is >> stupid, running a

Re: [MBZ] OT - Crazy Real Estate

2021-03-16 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
gt;> more of that for reasons unclear. >> >> The winter slow time never happened here this year, it’s been busy since a >> year ago, lots of NE plates on cars and people who drive and act like >> @$$h0le$ >> >> --FT >> Sent from iPhone >> &

Re: [MBZ] OT - Crazy Real Estate

2021-03-16 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
Or plumber. My eldest kicked around in dead-end jobs for 10 years until we got on his case and told him he would end his life living in a van down by the river if he didn’t find a decent means of employment. He looked at plumbing and electrical, and ended up going to trade school for plumbing.

[MBZ] OT - Crazy Real Estate

2021-03-16 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
Just looked at some real estate figures for the Tampa St. Pete area last night: 13.4% increase over the last year in closed sales -58.6% change in inventory in the last year 15.4% increase in median sale price in the last year It’s crazy. We’re seeing home prices in our neighborhood skyrocket.

Re: [MBZ] More on the $900E500, only minor issues now

2021-03-15 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
I would take the car to an MB dealer if you can. The SBC is warranted for 25 years, so if you can get them to do the magic on it, why not? Worst thing would be it’s not something covered under the recall, so you walk out no worse off than when you went it. -D > On Mar 15, 2021, at 7:39 PM,

Re: [MBZ] On the way to ABQ....

2021-03-15 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
Don’t know, wouldn’t own one at this point. Too many nannies. -D > On Mar 15, 2021, at 6:08 PM, Randy Bennell via Mercedes > wrote: > > Is the newer MB GL SUVs as bad or worse? > > RB > > On 15/03/2021 4:57 PM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes wrote: >> Oldest boy is a

Re: [MBZ] On the way to ABQ....

2021-03-15 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
wrote: > > Do you still have an ML, or did you sell it? > > RB > > On 15/03/2021 4:14 PM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes wrote: >> I might, or find a nice 4Matic wagon. I’ve got the W210 4Matic sedan in the >> interim. Just have to ship or drive it out from Indiana. >&g

Re: [MBZ] On the way to ABQ....

2021-03-15 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
I might, or find a nice 4Matic wagon. I’ve got the W210 4Matic sedan in the interim. Just have to ship or drive it out from Indiana. -D > On Mar 15, 2021, at 5:11 PM, Randy Bennell via Mercedes > wrote: > > Why not just stick with the MB? > > RB > > On 15/03/2021

Re: [MBZ] On the way to ABQ....

2021-03-15 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
Youngest son is the reason I would set up another house there. Has nothing to do with the locals. Wonderful outdoor area, too. -D > On Mar 15, 2021, at 5:08 PM, Randy Bennell via Mercedes > wrote: > > And that sort of thing makes you want to move there? > > On 15/03/2021 3

Re: [MBZ] On the way to ABQ....

2021-03-15 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
ble. > > AZBob > > Sent from my iPhone > >> On Mar 15, 2021, at 1:30 PM, Floyd Thursby via Mercedes >> wrote: >> >> Sounds like it'll be a riot >> >> --FT >> >>> On 3/15/21 4:13 PM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes wrote: &

Re: [MBZ] On the way to ABQ....

2021-03-15 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
Arizona is a constitutional carry state. No worries there, I’ll be able to open carry to my heart’s content. And yes, Portland is a hell hole any more. Flagstaff is more like Portland pre hell hole. Plus it’s much colder and nastier weather-wise so that cuts out all the teenage and young adult

Re: [MBZ] On the way to ABQ....

2021-03-15 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
gt; On Mon, Mar 15, 2021 at 4:03 PM Floyd Thursby via Mercedes < > mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > >> Cool. I think my cousin lives there, or has a second house there >> >> --FT >> >> On 3/15/21 3:48 PM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes wrote: >>> I’m mov

Re: [MBZ] On the way to ABQ....

2021-03-15 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
https://www.southwest.com/737-max/ <https://www.southwest.com/737-max/> > On Mar 15, 2021, at 4:03 PM, Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes > wrote: > > I didn’t realize they started flying the max. > > Sent from my iPhone > >> On Mar 15, 2021, at 2:45 PM, D

Re: [MBZ] On the way to ABQ....

2021-03-15 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
via Mercedes > wrote: > > Cool. I think my cousin lives there, or has a second house there > > --FT > > On 3/15/21 3:48 PM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes wrote: >> I’m moving out west. Getting started on looking for land around Flagstaff, >> most likely. Chez Penoff

Re: [MBZ] On the way to ABQ....

2021-03-15 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
t? > > --FT > > On 3/15/21 3:39 PM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes wrote: >> You gotta know how to play the game, buddy. Sure, it’s open seating, but you >> either check in 24 hours ahead the minute the check in queue opens, or you >> pony up to get first dibs in advance.

Re: [MBZ] On the way to ABQ....

2021-03-15 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
They started flying the 737-MAX last Wednesday. We flew to Indianapolis on Thursday and returned to Tampa yesterday, but both direct (Southwest) flights were on a 737-700. If you’re booked on a 737-MAX flight they’ll let you rebook for free if you want. I figured if we were on one I would

Re: [MBZ] On the way to ABQ....

2021-03-15 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
They board in groups of 10 now. Pre-COVID it was groups of 30. Kaleb, if you’re a road warrior you know to avoid travel at certain times of the year, like over Spring Break. Or do you? This was probably compounded because it’s ABQ - not a popular destination for most of the major carriers. -D

Re: [MBZ] On the way to ABQ....

2021-03-15 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
You gotta know how to play the game, buddy. Sure, it’s open seating, but you either check in 24 hours ahead the minute the check in queue opens, or you pony up to get first dibs in advance. If you ask nicely, you can pony up for extra $$ at the counter for the first “A” group. I did that a

Re: [MBZ] Convertible! - 1971 Mercedes-Benz unimog,$6,000

2021-03-15 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
Much like the folks who wanted a “real” Hummer. Need a compressed spine or want to blow a couple of discs out? Spend some time off or on road in a “real” military Hummer. -D > On Mar 15, 2021, at 12:06 PM, G Mann via Mercedes > wrote: > > Ex military unimog with a field radar, or field

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

2021-03-15 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
Looks like a good deal, love the color. Buy it, buff the finish out, put it on BaT and double your money or more! -D > On Mar 15, 2021, at 1:55 AM, Allan Streib via Mercedes > wrote: > > Interesting and not too far away. > >

Re: [MBZ] SL600 loosing colant

2021-03-14 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
Core is $65 on all so I'll go with AutohausAZ I think, tax and core and > shipping brings it to about $295, I'll get the core back > > --FT > > > >> On 3/14/21 1:03 PM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes wrote: >> Look into an MB remanufactured pump. They’re often as cheap or

Re: [MBZ] SL600 loosing colant

2021-03-14 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
Look into an MB remanufactured pump. They’re often as cheap or cheaper than off-brand aftermarket pumps, and I believe they’re guaranteed for two years. -D > On Mar 14, 2021, at 10:47 AM, Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes > wrote: > > The SL has been loosing colant recently which made me think

Re: [MBZ] 1993 Mercedes Benz 300CE cerebral Convertible - $5, 000 (Jacksonville Florida)

2021-03-13 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
Yet here it is, right in front of us! -D > On Mar 13, 2021, at 4:51 PM, Floyd Thursby via Mercedes > wrote: > > I don't know what to think about this, I shall ponder it for awhile > > VERY HARD CAR TO FIND > >

[MBZ] Example of Naples/Ft. Myers Old Rich Guys Cars

2021-03-13 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
https://fortmyers.craigslist.org/lee/cto/d/north-fort-myers-2005-mercedes-benz/7290698056.html Nice car, one owner, priced reasonably. -D ___

Re: [MBZ] its cost ro much money out his pocket -- 2000 Mercedes-Benz S-Class S 500 Sedan 4D, $1, 000

2021-03-13 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
Love the hood prop. -D > On Mar 13, 2021, at 9:31 AM, Floyd Thursby via Mercedes > wrote: > > AMG wheels are probably worth more than the rest of the car > > https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/289455812527001/?ref=search_code=marketplace_search > > > Seller's description > > Im

Re: [MBZ] Rounded drain plug!

2021-03-12 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
I can’t count the number of Mercedes’ I’ve never removed a drain plug from. Nearly every one I’ve owned. -D > On Mar 12, 2021, at 5:44 PM, Peter Frederick via Mercedes > wrote: > > Buy a TopSider and never take the plug out again, that's what I've done. > > Peter > >

Re: [MBZ] Rounded drain plug!

2021-03-12 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
Not enough there to get a vicegrips on it? -D > On Mar 12, 2021, at 11:22 AM, Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes > wrote: > > Yup like the idiot that I am I rounded the oil drain plug on the 90 300D 2.5. > It was in bad shape to begin with and tight so there you have it. I haven’t > done

Re: [MBZ] ???? -- 1936 Mercedes-Benz Metris,$10,000

2021-03-12 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
VW kit car. Pretty nice looking one for what it is. -D > On Mar 12, 2021, at 10:29 AM, Floyd Thursby via Mercedes > wrote: > > > 1936 MGB kit > > https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/264285828638821/?ref=search_code=marketplace_search > > -- > --FT > >

Re: [MBZ] OT - COVID Vaccine

2021-03-12 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
effectiveness and the moderna was more fully tested, or so I was told. >> >> Sent from my iPhone >> >>> On Mar 12, 2021, at 7:18 AM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes >>> wrote: >>> >>> I’ll take what they’re giving, as long as it works. A couple of p

Re: [MBZ] OT - COVID Vaccine

2021-03-12 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
t; On Mar 12, 2021, at 8:06 AM, Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes >> wrote: >> >> You don’t want the Pfizer one, you want maderna. >> >> Sent from my iPhone >> >>> On Mar 12, 2021, at 6:39 AM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes >>> wrote: >>> &g

[MBZ] OT - COVID Vaccine

2021-03-12 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
Our worthless governor decided to take a day off from helping his cronies and lowered the age for vaccinations to 60. I was registered along with Mrs. Dan in the state system, so last night about 7:00 pm we got notifications that we were eligible. I signed us both up and we could have gotten

Re: [MBZ] now S600

2021-03-11 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
W140 chassis cars are very complex, probably the most complex cars of their time. Multiple independent systems that do all sorts of things, like soft close doors, control interior lighting, ACC, etc., etc. That being said, they’re not all that bad to work on. Since each system is independent

Re: [MBZ] Mercedes G63 omg - $79,000

2021-03-11 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
That and as a rule those tires with the low sidewalls don’t typically have warranties on them, that is, they don’t guarantee them for a set number of miles, it’s basically, you buy it and hope they last. That’s why I moved away from these on Mrs. Dan’s SL500. A set of tires was $1200, and she

[MBZ] Today's Great Deal

2021-03-10 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
https://tampa.craigslist.org/pnl/cto/d/tarpon-springs-1999-mercedes-e320-wagon/7289479570.html If I wasn’t getting on a plane early tomorrow morning I would be making arrangements to go look at

Re: [MBZ] Good deal?

2021-03-10 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
Sort of “meh” as far as deals. The price isn’t unrealistic for the miles and condition, but there’s nothing in it for a flip, if that’s what you’re thinking. 97 and later are good years, so that’s a plus. Where is the hard top? -D > On Mar 10, 2021, at 4:00 PM, Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes >

Re: [MBZ] 190D

2021-03-10 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
Nope. Not until 96 MY. But it does have AC evaporator issues, Eurojunk wiring harnesses, etc. -D > On Mar 10, 2021, at 10:35 AM, Floyd Thursby via Mercedes > wrote: > > The 94 V12 doesn't have coil packs? hmmm. that makes it easier then, sorta > > --FT > >&g

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