Re: [MBZ] Chimney plaster repair.

2021-07-29 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
ry quiet > inside. The plaster blocks noise a lot more than drywall does. > > Allan > > >> On Thu, Jul 29, 2021, at 9:25 PM, Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes wrote: >> How about it! No drywall here. Just plaster of Paris and joint compound. >> >>

Re: [MBZ] W124 window gremlins

2021-07-25 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
remove the door panel, and it was easy to see that one could replace the > door harness as a unit, including the part that flexes and fails. I'm > pretty sure he bought a replacement from the dealer. > - > Max > Charleston SC > > >> On Sat, Jul 24, 2021 at

Re: [MBZ] W124 window gremlins

2021-07-24 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
ft to right to test those, assuming the other rear window >> works. >> >> Max Dillon >> Charleston SC >> >> >> Jul 3, 2021 6:49:54 PM Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes >> : >> >>> Fuse was checked and replaced. No difference.

Re: [MBZ] Wheel paint code?

2021-07-24 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
Good stuff. Sent from my iPhone > On Jul 24, 2021, at 9:40 AM, Meade Dillon via Mercedes > wrote: > > Yes, I saved that entire brochure down to my hard drive. > - > Max > Charleston SC > > >> On Sat, Jul 24, 2021 at 12:19 AM Craig via Mercedes >> wrote: >> >>

Re: [MBZ] Wheel paint code?

2021-07-23 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
Astral silver was my guess. Sent from my iPhone > On Jul 23, 2021, at 6:02 PM, Meade Dillon via Mercedes > wrote: > > Astral Silver is all I remember as the color. > - > Max > Charleston SC > > >> On Fri, Jul 23, 2021 at 5:26 PM Dimitri Ser

[MBZ] Wheel paint code?

2021-07-23 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
Is there a wheel paint code? I’m getting the set of 15 hole alloys that Max sent me refinished and the wheel refurbishers tell me there’s no paint code. They were supposed to strip, powder coat prime and then paint and clear to match oem color as best as possible. Instead they decided to just

Re: [MBZ] 1991 ????? $1,000

2021-07-22 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
The shifter is non MB. Definitely modified. Sent from my iPhone > On Jul 22, 2021, at 8:52 PM, Dimitri Seretakis wrote: > > I don’t think those were available with manual tranny in the US. May have > been a swap. > > Sent from my iPhone > >> On Jul 22, 2021, at 8:23 PM, dan penoff.com via

Re: [MBZ] 1991 ????? $1,000

2021-07-22 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
I don’t think those were available with manual tranny in the US. May have been a swap. Sent from my iPhone > On Jul 22, 2021, at 8:23 PM, dan penoff.com via Mercedes > wrote: > > W124 headlights are NLA unless you’re going aftermarket, like DEPO. And yes, > I believe they are different

Re: [MBZ] It’s hitting the fan

2021-07-19 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
That stinks. I’m self-employed as a landlord. Has its disadvantages as you all know but nobody can fire me! Sent from my iPhone > On Jul 19, 2021, at 5:32 PM, Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes > wrote: > > If you recall I mentioned a few weeks back about my company being sold. The > big worry at

Re: [MBZ] ML350 hits a tree

2021-07-18 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
Is this car poorly built? How does this happen to a Mercedes? Sent from my iPhone > On Jul 18, 2021, at 3:31 PM, OK Don via Mercedes > wrote: > > Looked it up - "The W164 replaced the body-on-frame W163 > M-Class for the > 2006 model

Re: [MBZ] Master cylinder

2021-07-17 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
Sienna is one of the least safe vehicles on the road if I recall correctly. Fix it and get rid of it! Sent from my iPhone > On Jul 17, 2021, at 7:57 AM, ned kleinhenz via Mercedes > wrote: > > The brake master cylinder seems to be failing on my old toada sienna family > truckster. This

Re: [MBZ] 1993 Mercedes Benz 300 SE bulletproof windows!!!!! - $2, 900 (Charlotte)

2021-07-17 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
Stupid Lexus copycats. I saw an old but well maintained LS400 the other day. A total Mercedes knockoff but with a cheap Japanese car look. Sent from my iPhone > On Jul 16, 2021, at 11:47 PM, Peter Frederick via Mercedes > wrote: > > Double glass. Lexus had the same thing about that time.

Re: [MBZ] Something you don’t see often

2021-07-17 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
Used to fly in them all the time going to Greece as a kid. Sent from my iPhone > On Jul 16, 2021, at 9:07 AM, Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes > wrote: > > I have never gotten to fly in one. What a shame. I thought there were still > some overseas carriers using them quite a bit? > > Sent from

Re: [MBZ] Call me Tony - 2001 E320 wagon - 200k miles - $1,475

2021-07-16 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
Those w210 chassis are terrible when it comes to rust. Possibility as bad as they get. Sent from my iPhone > On Jul 16, 2021, at 10:32 PM, Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes > wrote: > > Shirley you jest. Looks like a good winter beater if you live in a wintry > place > > --FT > Sent from

Re: [MBZ] Brake Fluid

2021-07-16 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
MB sells brake fluid? Sent from my iPhone > On Jul 16, 2021, at 6:45 AM, dan penoff.com via Mercedes > wrote: > > Not to sound snarky, but I use the MB brand. It’s not cheap, but at least I > know it’s the right stuff, and it’s not like I use a lot of it… > > -D > >> On Jul 16, 2021, at

Re: [MBZ] Just got off the phone with USAA

2021-07-16 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
gt;> Do you use them for the place in Maine? I couldn't get State Farm to insure >>> in MA. >>> -Curt >>> >>>> On Friday, July 16, 2021, 9:15:15 PM EDT, Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes >>>> wrote: >>> >>> Dump them. Try S

Re: [MBZ] Just got off the phone with USAA

2021-07-16 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
via Mercedes >> wrote: >> >> Do you use them for the place in Maine? I couldn't get State Farm to insure >> in MA. >> -Curt >> >> On Friday, July 16, 2021, 9:15:15 PM EDT, Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes >> wrote: >> >> Dump them. Tr

Re: [MBZ] Just got off the phone with USAA

2021-07-16 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
Dump them. Try State Farm. They insured a college rental for me for a rate lower than my primary residence when other insurance companies wouldn’t touch it. And my primary residence has the same or greater replacement value. Sent from my iPhone > On Jul 16, 2021, at 1:52 PM, Kaleb Striplin via

Re: [MBZ] Just got off the phone with USAA

2021-07-16 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
I’ll address it on this list for you. Our “president” is a fucking idiot. Done. Thank you. Sent from my iPhone > On Jul 16, 2021, at 1:57 PM, Rick Knoble via Mercedes > wrote: > > Health insurance and life insurance premiums will be going up very soon, if > not already. > I could give a

Re: [MBZ] 1993 Mercedes Benz 300 SE bulletproof windows!!!!! - $2, 900 (Charlotte)

2021-07-16 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
Nasty Sent from my iPhone > On Jul 16, 2021, at 9:02 AM, Floyd Thursby via Mercedes > wrote: > > Tv and telephone (and Batman floor mats!) > > BULLET PROOF WINDOWS !!! > > https://charlotte.craigslist.org/cto/d/charlotte-1993-mercedes-benz-300-se/7351727967.html > > -- > --FT > > >

Re: [MBZ] W116 rear window seal

2021-07-12 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
Classic center? Sent from my iPhone > On Jul 10, 2021, at 6:46 PM, Allan Streib via Mercedes > wrote: > > With all the rain lately I've noticed the rear window seal is leaking in the > 300SD. > > I see Autohauz has the URO seal. FCP Euro lists nothing. Any other options I > should

Re: [MBZ] 1964 220SE 4-speed

2021-07-06 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
Maybe he’s shy? Sent from my iPhone > On Jul 5, 2021, at 8:57 PM, Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes > wrote: > > WHy is he hiding his asking price? > >> On Mon, Jul 5, 2021 at 5:56 PM Allan Streib via Mercedes < >> mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: >> >> It's very red. At least the interior

Re: [MBZ] UV protection?

2021-07-06 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
I use it because you all told me to a long time ago. Is it better than others? Who knows. Sent from my iPhone > On Jul 6, 2021, at 11:49 AM, Randy Bennell via Mercedes > wrote: > > I know that was supposed to be the go-to product when everyone started > saying not to use Armor-all. > >

Re: [MBZ] W124 window gremlins

2021-07-06 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
Earlier w124 such as this do not have biodegradable wiring. Later ones do. Sent from my iPhone > On Jul 6, 2021, at 9:39 AM, Jim Cathey via Mercedes > wrote: > >  >> >> Agreed, it seems to me that a wiring short in the door hinge accordion >> joint is a prime suspect. > > Usually the wire

Re: [MBZ] Mercedes-Benz Sprinter OM642 & OM651 BlueTEC Diesel Issues & Problems | Stephens Service Center - Sacramento's Best Mercedes-Benz Service & Repairs

2021-07-06 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
Wow. Andrew, perhaps you should consider not selling your 300TD. No way I’m buying any bluetec junk after reading this. Bottom line is that there is always a hidden downside to the utopia of clean burning vehicles or “zero emission” vehicles such as electric cars. Sent from my iPhone > On

Re: [MBZ] A Very Nice S550

2021-07-06 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
You buying? Sent from my iPhone > On Jul 6, 2021, at 7:46 AM, dan penoff.com via Mercedes > wrote: > > A dealer, but still a nice car: > > https://tampa.craigslist.org/pnl/ctd/d/pinellas-park-mercedes-benz-s550-pkgs/7346850190.html > > -D > ___ >

Re: [MBZ] Mercedes 1978 350SE Euro Specification $15,000

2021-07-05 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
I want it! Sent from my iPhone > On Jul 5, 2021, at 9:19 PM, Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes > wrote: > > Overpriced Euro car with Crank windows and gas engine. > >> On Sun, Jul 4, 2021 at 1:04 PM Floyd Thursby via Mercedes < >> mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: >> >> Light green >> >>

Re: [MBZ] W124 window gremlins

2021-07-05 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
t >> 50-100 times. FWIW >> >> Dwight Giles Jr. >> Wickford RI >> >> On Sun, Jul 4, 2021, 7:37 PM Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes < >> mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: >> >>> I don’t think it does. The car is a mess. >>> I wil

Re: [MBZ] W124 window gremlins

2021-07-04 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
> > Max Dillon > Charleston SC > > > Jul 3, 2021 6:49:54 PM Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes : > >> Fuse was checked and replaced. No difference. To be clear, the old switch >> also stopped working entirely before we replaced with new so I can’t fault >> the ne

Re: [MBZ] OT: Element dead again

2021-07-04 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
True. And if you fail then get a used tranny. Sent from my iPhone > On Jul 4, 2021, at 2:23 PM, Allan Streib via Mercedes > wrote: > > Been watching some YouTube. Tear down of a Honda transmission doesn't look > terrible. Just a lot of parts to keep track of. Described as "just a manual >

Re: [MBZ] Wonder what the story is on this 84 300TD

2021-07-04 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
Euro front bumper. Sent from my iPhone > On Jul 4, 2021, at 5:20 PM, Allan Streib via Mercedes > wrote: > > Body doesn't look bad other than a dent on left rear quarter. Odd that the > rear fenders have chrome trim over the wheels but the fronts do not? > >

Re: [MBZ] W124 window gremlins

2021-07-03 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
And the front console switch will not move the window either! Sent from my iPhone > On Jul 3, 2021, at 6:49 PM, Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes > wrote: > > Fuse was checked and replaced. No difference. To be clear, the old switch > also stopped working entirely before we re

Re: [MBZ] W124 window gremlins

2021-07-03 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
eck the fuse, in case maybe there was a momentary short > somehow caused in the process of changing the switch. > > Otherwise, sounds like the new switch is bad. Try to verify with an > ohmmeter/test light? > > Allan > >> On Sat, Jul 3, 2021, at 6:34 PM, Dimitri Seretakis

Re: [MBZ] W124 window gremlins

2021-07-03 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
ill winds down on its own? > > Allan > >> On Sat, Jul 3, 2021, at 6:15 PM, Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes wrote: >> My brother has a 1989 300TE and the left rear window went down it’s own- >> that is the motor wound it down without actuating the switch. We took the >>

[MBZ] W124 window gremlins

2021-07-03 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
My brother has a 1989 300TE and the left rear window went down it’s own- that is the motor wound it down without actuating the switch. We took the door panel off and disconnected the switch and reconnected it and the window went up again after we actuated the switch but then went down again on

Re: [MBZ] OT: Element dead again

2021-07-03 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
Sell as is or fix and then sell and buy a real car like a Mercedes w123 or w124 or even a w211. If you need to haul stuff get a wagon version. Life is too short to drive garbage! Sent from my iPhone > On Jul 3, 2021, at 12:10 AM, Allan Streib via Mercedes > wrote: > > Well that didn't last

Re: [MBZ] OT: For those with older (but not too old) Macs

2021-06-30 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
Can I get it for my 1988 Mac ll? Sent from my iPhone > On Jun 30, 2021, at 6:22 PM, Allan Streib via Mercedes > wrote: > > You can get OSX Lion/Mountain Lion free now. > > https://www.macworld.com/article/350041/apple-goes-retro-with-free-downloads-of-os-x-lion-and-mountain-lion.html > >

Re: [MBZ] W124 rear brake hard lines

2021-06-25 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
I’m curious to try the nickel copper. Sent from my iPhone > On Jun 24, 2021, at 1:15 PM, Rick Knoble via Mercedes > wrote: > >  >> >> Is it possible to get pre-bent lines? > > Possibly. Regular coated steel lines aren't too bad to bend, plus they are > cheap. Stainless steel is tough

Re: [MBZ] Flip For Dan

2021-06-24 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
Those are not cheap! Sent from my iPhone > On Jun 23, 2021, at 9:54 PM, Jaime Kopchinski via Mercedes > wrote: > > Fog lights. It needs fog lights. > >> On Wed, Jun 23, 2021 at 7:54 PM Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes < >> mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: >> >> It looks pretty clean. Wonder

Re: [MBZ] W124 rear brake hard lines

2021-06-24 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
That’s what I’m thinking. Sent from my iPhone > On Jun 24, 2021, at 9:02 AM, Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes > wrote: > > If it’s the rear brakes you should be able to make it home if you are > careful. > > Sent from my iPhone > >> On Jun 24, 2021, at 7:57 AM,

[MBZ] W124 rear brake hard lines

2021-06-24 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
So I took the 300D to a mechanic the other day to get the AC working and he decides to do a check over of the entire car. He tells me that the rear brake lines are badly rusted which I knew and was planning to replace myself once I get my 2 post lift in September. He tells me that they started

Re: [MBZ] Engine number

2021-06-18 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
; mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: >> >> Engine should be: 602962 12 005092 >> >> Transmission: 722418 02 912053 >> >> -D >> >> >> >>> On Jun 17, 2021, at 10:11 PM, Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes < >> mercedes@okiebenz.com>

Re: [MBZ] Engine number

2021-06-17 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
VIN: WDBEB28D0LB242197 Thank you! Sent from my iPhone > On Jun 17, 2021, at 9:45 PM, Jaime Kopchinski via Mercedes > wrote: > > Probably easier to find it on the data card. Chat me the VIN and i'll get > it for you. > >> On Thu, Jun 17, 2021 at 9:42 PM Dimitr

[MBZ] Engine number

2021-06-17 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
Where do I find on om602 300D? Sent from my iPhone ___ 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. Omega Seamaster or a Rolex of Some Sort?

2021-06-17 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
Vintage longines- all class! Sent from my iPhone > On Jun 17, 2021, at 5:01 PM, Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes > wrote: > > I am partial to Vintage Longines, Wittnauer, and Movado wrist watches. > Especially the self-winding variety. I had a Grand Prix that would hold its > time for 3 days

Re: [MBZ] OT. Omega Seamaster or a Rolex of Some Sort?

2021-06-17 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
Yes! Sent from my iPhone > On Jun 17, 2021, at 2:58 PM, Curt Raymond via Mercedes > wrote: > >  Sure but a watch is a lot classier than a cell phone. Which reminds me I > should have worn my watch to the office today. I normally don't wear it > because I can't be trusted to not put it into

Re: [MBZ] Cheap Chinese lifts

2021-06-09 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
A Mohawk lift is designed to work with low ceiling clearance. 10” will suffice I believe. The other conventional two post lifts do require higher ceilings as you mentioned. The slightly more budget friendly (and it’s not budget friendly) 7K Mohawk is no longer in production so you’re stuck

Re: [MBZ] Cheap Chinese lifts

2021-06-08 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
des > wrote: > > Hard to do. > >> On Tue, Jun 8, 2021, 9:48 PM Dwight Giles via Mercedes < >> mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: >> >> Yes. Stay away from Chinese stuff. >> >> Dwight Giles Jr. >> Wickford RI >> >> On Tue, Jun

Re: [MBZ] Cheap Chinese lifts

2021-06-08 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
Why support China? Why risk your life under a Chinese lift? Get a Rotary or a Mohawk. Sent from my iPhone > On Jun 8, 2021, at 7:11 PM, Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes > wrote: > > I have been looking at cheap Chinese lifts with good reviews over the last > month or so. I have been busy and

Re: [MBZ] OT: Water heater

2021-06-06 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
o insulation in the kitchen: https://photos.app.goo.gl/SJhtWSRmthvz8ix16 > that's an exterior wall, less than an inch of wood between the inside and the > outside.Then having no hot water. It boggles my mind. > -Curt > >On Sunday, June 6, 2021, 1:37:21 PM EDT, Dimitri Seretakis via

Re: [MBZ] OT: Water heater

2021-06-06 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
Only snowflakes need hot water. Be a real man! Sent from my iPhone > On Jun 6, 2021, at 1:31 PM, Curt Raymond via Mercedes > wrote: > >  Going back and looking at the rebate again yours is the exact model I'm > supposed to buy. > Also I was wrong about how long I had to do it, I thought the

Re: [MBZ] B-class electric

2021-06-06 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
Yes they’re gay as are all electric cars. How about that! Sent from my iPhone > On Jun 5, 2021, at 2:49 PM, Allan Streib via Mercedes > wrote: > > Anyone know much about these? > > https://indianapolis.craigslist.org/ctd/d/indianapolis-2014-mercedes-benz-class/7329624171.html > > Allan >

Re: [MBZ] Supa Gates has died nearly seven weeks after he was shot in the passenger seat of a Mercedes in Brooklyn

2021-05-31 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
The place is crime ridden again thanks to DeBoso. Sent from my iPhone > On May 31, 2021, at 9:17 AM, Floyd Thursby via Mercedes > wrote: > > E-Klasse, G was on order after “He was gonna bust big,”Keep an eye on Copart > for a biohazard car > > Police have made no arrests and it’s not

Re: [MBZ] Froggy the SL is gone

2021-05-30 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
My life doesn’t revolve around the desires and whims of SWIMBOS! Sent from my iPhone > On May 30, 2021, at 5:05 PM, Jim Cathey via Mercedes > wrote: > >  >> >> I am harboring bad thoughts >> https://anchorage.craigslist.org/cto/d/anchorage-1991-mercedes-benz-300se/7327106061.html >> >>

Re: [MBZ] Lug nuts

2021-05-30 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
Damn you got lucky. Sent from my iPhone > On May 29, 2021, at 8:47 PM, Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes > wrote: > > I mounted 4 brand new tires to the trailer last night. Earlier today while > on a trip to retrieve a 80 300SD parts car I observed a wheel depart the > trailer and continue

Re: [MBZ] W124 rear brake job

2021-05-30 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
Leave it to Mercedes to innovate. The time saved wiping the nasty grease off the aftermarket ones is justification enough to warrant the slight premium paid for original parts. Sent from my iPhone > On May 30, 2021, at 2:55 PM, Peter Frederick via Mercedes > wrote: > > The coating is meant

Re: [MBZ] W124 rear brake job

2021-05-30 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
t;> then etched his print on the newly machined surface... >> >> It is likely your new rotors were coated with a non VOC paint [ie >> water based latex] to replace the VOC based oil spray previously >> used... The light paint coating will self remove as soon as y

Re: [MBZ] W124 rear brake job

2021-05-30 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
t; On May 30, 2021, at 1:27 PM, Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes >> wrote: >> >> I’m replacing rear pads and rotors on the 90 300D 2.5 Turbo. I bought >> original MB rotors and pads. The rotors have a thin gray paint coating on >> them. I’ve never seen painted rotors

Re: [MBZ] W124 rear brake job

2021-05-30 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
rage while waiting for sale. > >> On Sun, May 30, 2021 at 10:29 AM Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes < >> mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: >> >> I’m replacing rear pads and rotors on the 90 300D 2.5 Turbo. I bought >> original MB rotors and pads. The rotors have a th

[MBZ] W124 rear brake job

2021-05-30 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
I’m replacing rear pads and rotors on the 90 300D 2.5 Turbo. I bought original MB rotors and pads. The rotors have a thin gray paint coating on them. I’ve never seen painted rotors before. Is this coating meant to be removed? Sent from my iPhone ___

Re: [MBZ] Froggy the SL is gone

2021-05-30 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
So no more Mercedes?! Sent from my iPhone > On May 30, 2021, at 3:35 AM, Clay via Mercedes wrote: > > Guess I will have to update the signature. The estate sale people cleared > out the goods from the house this weekend. Made SWMBA some cash. They have > a separate unit for cars, as well

Re: [MBZ] The 240TD

2021-05-23 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
get a response > out of them. > > Sent from my iPhone > >> On May 23, 2021, at 8:09 PM, Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes >> wrote: >> >> I think 4K is cheap for that. >> >> Sent from my iPhone >> >>>> On May 23, 2021, at 5:13 PM

Re: [MBZ] The 240TD

2021-05-23 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
I think 4K is cheap for that. Sent from my iPhone > On May 23, 2021, at 5:13 PM, Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes > wrote: > > The guy finally messaged me back right as I got home. So it’s still > available I guess. I’m not sure I really want to spend $4k or more on another > car, but dang it’s

Re: [MBZ] 240TD

2021-05-22 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
>>> >>> --FT >>> Sent from iPhone >>> >>>> On May 22, 2021, at 5:01 PM, Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes < >>> mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: >>>> >>>> I’m about an hour away from it right now. Crap I just realized it’s

Re: [MBZ] 240TD

2021-05-22 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
>>> I’m about an hour away from it right now. Crap I just realized it’s a >> manny. Damn. Maybe I should detour over and look at it. >>> >>> Sent from my iPhone >>> >>>> On May 22, 2021, at 8:44 AM, Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes < &g

Re: [MBZ] 240TD

2021-05-22 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
t; On May 22, 2021, at 8:44 AM, Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes >> wrote: >> >> I want that! >> >> Sent from my iPhone >> >>>> On May 22, 2021, at 9:01 AM, Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes >>>> wrote: >>>

Re: [MBZ] 240TD

2021-05-22 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
I want that! Sent from my iPhone > On May 22, 2021, at 9:01 AM, Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes > wrote: > > https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/199088105262709/ > > > Sent from my iPhone > > ___ > http://www.okiebenz.com > > To search list archives

Re: [MBZ] Are these the correct seat covers or some sort of aftermarket job?

2021-05-21 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
Not correct Sent from my iPhone > On May 21, 2021, at 8:58 PM, Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes > wrote: > > I am pretty sure it’s not correct, here is what correct ones look like > > https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/2959433767713040/ > > Sent from my iPhone > >> On May 21, 2021, at

Re: [MBZ] 1986 MERCEDES 560SL, BARN FIND, RECORDS, RUNS, DRIVES - $12, 000 (Saint Marys)

2021-05-21 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
What a turd of a car. Sent from my iPhone > On May 21, 2021, at 12:34 PM, Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes > wrote: > > Not quite ready to be considered a true barn find. Maybe in 2031... > >> On Fri, May 21, 2021 at 10:19 AM Floyd Thursby via Mercedes < >> mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: >>

Re: [MBZ] Fwd: Reminder- three weeks until June 12 BNZ & Q

2021-05-21 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
I’ll be there. Sent from my iPhone > On May 21, 2021, at 12:13 PM, Dwight Giles via Mercedes > wrote: > > Subject: Reminder- three weeks until June 12 BNZ & Q > > > Dear Mercedes Friends, > We will gather as I wrote in my earlier message (below). Please bring a > chair. We will be grilling

Re: [MBZ] OT Hey Dan get on that gravy train quick!

2021-05-20 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
The dawhchestah triple dekka is over $1 million now for sure. Sent from my iPhone > On May 20, 2021, at 10:51 AM, Floyd Thursby via Mercedes > wrote: > > that's a triple dekka > > My first house in Dawt (Dawchestah) -- bought it for $37k, immediately > started making money and living for

Re: [MBZ] Left rear subframe mount rebuilt

2021-05-20 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
an has rust issues, and recently has weird rear suspension > behavior, now I'm wondering if a rear subframe mount has broken loose. > > Max Dillon > Charleston SC > > > May 20, 2021 9:22:06 AM Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes > : > >> I didn’t remove the ol

Re: [MBZ] Left rear subframe mount rebuilt

2021-05-20 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
position? > > Max Dillon > Charleston SC > > > May 19, 2021 2:57:27 PM Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes > : > >> On my, formerly Dwight’s, 1990 300D 2.5 Turbo. >> >> >> Sent from my iPhone >> ___ >>

Re: [MBZ] I think I need a 108 at Okie acres

2021-05-19 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
He thinks highly of anything pre-W140 Sent from my iPhone > On May 19, 2021, at 6:02 PM, Randy Bennell via Mercedes > wrote: > > My recollection is that Pierre thinks highly of them. > > > >> On 19/05/2021 3:59 PM, Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes wrote: >> Never had one before >> >>

Re: [MBZ] I think I need a 108 at Okie acres

2021-05-19 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
Those are too high class for Oklahoma! Sent from my iPhone > On May 19, 2021, at 4:59 PM, Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes > wrote: > > Never had one before > > https://youtu.be/UY6uKaehDyw > > Sent from my iPhone > ___ > http://www.okiebenz.com > > To

Re: [MBZ] Left rear subframe mount rebuilt

2021-05-19 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
d, nice work. >> -Curt >> >> On Wednesday, May 19, 2021, 2:57:27 PM EDT, Dimitri Seretakis via >> Mercedes wrote: >> >> On my, formerly Dwight’s, 1990 300D 2.5 Turbo. >> >> >> >> >> >> >> Sent from my iPho

Re: [MBZ] Left rear subframe mount rebuilt

2021-05-19 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
Thanks. I did the other side last fall. It was almost as bad. Sent from my iPhone > On May 19, 2021, at 4:23 PM, Randy Bennell via Mercedes > wrote: > > Looks well done - very sturdy. > What does the other side look like? > > Randy > > >> On 19/05/20

Re: [MBZ] Left rear subframe mount rebuilt

2021-05-19 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
Thanks Sent from my iPhone > On May 19, 2021, at 3:07 PM, Rick Knoble via Mercedes > wrote: > > Strong work! Waytogo! > > > Rick > ___ > http://www.okiebenz.com > > To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ > > To Unsubscribe or change

Re: [MBZ] M617 engine test?

2021-05-17 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
Drive your car to Gaël’s farm in Potomac and have him do it for you in exchange for some tomatoes! Sent from my iPhone > On May 17, 2021, at 1:40 PM, Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes > wrote: > > HF sell them for not much. Then resell it to some guy on FB > > --FT > Sent from iPhone > >> On

Re: [MBZ] Spotted on the way home

2021-05-16 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
Yes watch those rear subframe mounts. I’m repairing the left one on the 1990 300D 2.5 as we speak. I did the right in the fall. I’m able to do them with the subframe in situ but that’s because they haven’t yet collapsed! Sent from my iPhone > On May 16, 2021, at 10:08 PM, Rick Knoble via

[MBZ] Toy tractor loader

2021-05-12 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
I finally decided to get the Little Buck Loader for my garden tractor. It works surprisingly well actually. I was going to buy a piranha tooth blade for it so I can do more digging but the lead time on that is 6 weeks. I will probably fab one myself. https://youtu.be/VadrE_2fFag Sent from

Re: [MBZ] Blood thinners etc

2021-05-06 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
Yes and no. My father was on warfarin for a mechanical heart valve and even though he checked his INR monthly as recommended, it did not end well for him- INR grossly elevated resulting in brain stem bleed and death. Sent from my iPhone > On May 6, 2021, at 9:39 AM, Bob Rentfro via Mercedes

Re: [MBZ] Trade the zero turn for this?

2021-05-03 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
Oh it’s a zero turn- never mind! Sent from my iPhone > On May 3, 2021, at 7:55 PM, Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes > wrote: > > Or get a steering wheel knob? > > Sent from my iPhone > >> On May 3, 2021, at 7:40 PM, Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes >> wrote: &

Re: [MBZ] Trade the zero turn for this?

2021-05-03 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
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Re: [MBZ] Trade the zero turn for this?

2021-05-03 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
Or get a steering wheel knob? Sent from my iPhone > On May 3, 2021, at 7:40 PM, Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes > wrote: > > I got that JD z425 that my mother gave me. I have mowed with it twice and > while I somewhat got the hang of it, when mowing around delicate edges such > as around cars,

Re: [MBZ] OT - Tile Work

2021-05-01 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
Not too large. I did a whole basement floor with 12x24 slate tile using the small cheapo tile saw. No problem. Sent from my iPhone > On May 1, 2021, at 8:55 PM, Clay via Mercedes wrote: > > Those are really large. I am not sure they could be cut on a standard tile > saw. I had a devil of

Re: [MBZ] OT - Tile Work

2021-05-01 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
he mini table saw type with the blade running in > a tray of water. You just cut the sides, then a bunch of parallel cuts in > the middle and knock out the tabs you just created. > >> On Sat, May 1, 2021 at 5:54 PM Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes < >> mercedes@okiebenz.com&

Re: [MBZ] OT - Tile Work

2021-05-01 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
Exactly, Diamond blade on angle grinder. Don’t use mastic on large tiles like that either. Use tile mortar. Sent from my iPhone > On May 1, 2021, at 5:13 PM, Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes > wrote: > > Get a 4” diamond blade for an angle grinder. You can do it wet with a spray > bottle to

Re: [MBZ] New toy

2021-04-30 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
Congratulations! That’s beautiful! Sent from my iPhone > On Apr 30, 2021, at 1:37 PM, Curt Raymond via Mercedes > wrote: > > My tractor buying saga is finally (hopefully) at it's end. Today I picked up > a 1998 Ford 1920. It's a 32hp 4wd compact tractor with front end loader. 1900 > hours

Re: [MBZ] OT Lowes

2021-04-30 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
If it’s a USA made craftsman ratchet you might want to try to source a rebuilt kit otherwise you’ll get one of the chinesium ones in exchange. Sent from my iPhone > On Apr 30, 2021, at 4:27 PM, Allan Streib via Mercedes > wrote: > > I have not tried to return a craftsman tool since the

Re: [MBZ] New Okie Acres

2021-04-28 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
Good. F that liberal shithole!. Sent from my iPhone > On Apr 27, 2021, at 10:00 PM, Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes > wrote: > > Washington gained one rep and OR also grew in population. CA lost one seat. > >> On Tue, Apr 27, 2021 at 9:35 PM Clay via Mercedes >> wrote: >> >> Left coast is

Re: [MBZ] Earth Day was Re: OT Something Controversial To Someone

2021-04-22 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
True. The Tesla will end up in a toxic materials landfill in 10-15 years while my diesels will likely still be on the road. Sent from my iPhone > On Apr 22, 2021, at 7:33 PM, Rick Knoble via Mercedes > wrote: > > Dimitri says: > >> I’m way more environmentally conscious than my Tesla

Re: [MBZ] OT Follow the Science!

2021-04-22 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
I’m way more environmentally conscious than my Tesla driving friends. They recycle when it’s convenient whereas I go out of my way to recycle, and then they criticize me for driving a diesel or challenging the demented man’s executive order to halt keystone pipeline Sent from my iPhone >

Re: [MBZ] Two dead in Tesla crash; 32k gallons of water to extinguish battery fire; nobody driving.

2021-04-21 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
But, but diesels are bad, very, very bad! Sent from my iPhone > On Apr 21, 2021, at 9:37 PM, Dwight Giles via Mercedes > wrote: > > This would never happen with my OM 617 diesel. > > Dwight Giles Jr. > Wickford RI > >> On Wed, Apr 21, 2021, 9:15 PM OK Don via Mercedes >> wrote: >> >>

Re: [MBZ] Shipping costs

2021-04-17 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
Nice, another convert? Sent from my iPhone > On Apr 17, 2021, at 10:13 PM, Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes > wrote: > > This vehicle is for SWMBO. > >> On Sat, Apr 17, 2021 at 8:05 PM Mitch Haley via Mercedes < >> mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: >> >

Re: [MBZ] Shipping costs

2021-04-17 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
What happened to the glk? that you already have? Sent from my iPhone > On Apr 17, 2021, at 1:08 PM, Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes > wrote: > > I'm interested in a couple Bluetec sedans in the midwest and wondered about > shipping costs. Is there a low price shipper or website that

Re: [MBZ] More insurance

2021-04-15 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
I used copper in small quantities on my garage for the drip cap over doors and windows and for the eave returns. The eave returns I fabricated myself and soldered the corners. Overall a few hundred dollar investment in sheet copper and I still have some leftover. I did a copper standing seam

Re: [MBZ] More insurance

2021-04-14 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
Actually I believe slate is the most expensive form of roof by far but yes, of the roofs that people routinely install today, metal is up there in price. Sent from my iPhone > On Apr 14, 2021, at 7:19 PM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes > wrote: > > Metal roofs are common down here, although not in

Re: [MBZ] OT: vaxxed

2021-04-14 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
Oh no the government is going to track you now! That pesky microchip hahaha! I had no ill effects from mine btw beyond a mildly sore arm. Sent from my iPhone > On Apr 14, 2021, at 2:34 PM, Curt Raymond via Mercedes > wrote: > > Just got a Pfizer jab. The paperwork was more than the shot.

Re: [MBZ] 2 post lift?

2021-04-13 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
stuff when you can get > a better American product for a little more? > >> On Tue, Apr 13, 2021 at 7:55 PM Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes < >> mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: >> >> Thinking about getting this lift. Any thoughts? >> >> >> htt

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