Re: [MBZ] Prettiest 240D on this or any planet

2021-02-26 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
China Blue was the main reason I bought my 300CD-only time I ever bought a car for the color. Dimitri has/had a 240D China Blue. Dwight E. Giles Jr. Wickford RI On Fri, Feb 26, 2021 at 11:25 AM Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > >

Re: [MBZ] Fwd: 1982 Mercedes Tubro Diesel Coupe

2021-02-25 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Yes mine is worth ca 15k. Grab it Kaleb. Dwight Giles Jr. 1982 300CD 2005 E3204matic Wickford RI On Thu, Feb 25, 2021, 7:38 PM Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > That could be a steal > > Sent from my iPhone > > > On Feb 25, 2021, at 6:09 PM, Bob Rentfro via Mercedes

Re: [MBZ] OT oh yeah baby 1960 Cadillac Series 62 Convertible

2021-02-25 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
What a great parade vehicle! Dwight Giles Jr. Wickford RI On Thu, Feb 25, 2021, 10:30 AM Max Dillon via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > It's as big as a whale, and gets worse mileage (measured in GPM, not MPG) > but boy that would be fun to own! > > Max Dillon > Charleston SC > > >

Re: [MBZ] Base model white 240D on BAT

2021-02-23 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Sold for 4k. Dwight Giles Jr. Wickford RI On Tue, Feb 23, 2021, 12:24 PM Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Holey seat, other issues. Will it exceed $3k? > > >

Re: [MBZ] Latest Scam on CL

2021-02-20 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Guess this is why i don't buy & sell on CL Dwight Giles Jr. Wickford RI On Sat, Feb 20, 2021, 9:15 PM Dan Penoff via Mercedes wrote: > Not really. > > This is a long running scam on CL I’ve seen before, but it’s been a while. > The potential buyer tries to get you to buy some sort of a report

Re: [MBZ] Latest Scam on CL

2021-02-20 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Weird Dwight Giles Jr. Wickford RI On Sat, Feb 20, 2021, 8:31 PM Dan Penoff via Mercedes wrote: > I got this email from a potential buyer for my E420 that’s been asking me > somewhat innocuous questions for a day or two: > > > I’m ready to come and talk over the details. > I also need to make

Re: [MBZ] Driven in (Comfort Mode) is very SMOOTH is more for your wife or daughter it gives it a comfortable feel!!!!!

2021-02-20 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Says it was in an accident. Dwight Giles Jr. Wickford RI On Sat, Feb 20, 2021, 10:57 AM Dan Penoff via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > What’s with the gaps between the front bumper and the hood? There’s > something amiss there, those are some serious panel gaps. > > -D > > > On Feb

Re: [MBZ] wood stoves

2021-02-17 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Our Federal period house had a fireplace on 1st & 2nd floors with common chimney. Dwight Giles Jr. Wickford RI On Wed, Feb 17, 2021, 9:36 PM Curt Raymond via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > I've seen a couple of those, they really make me think of the early > '70s... > -Curt > >

Re: [MBZ] wood stoves

2021-02-17 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Colonial houses had double fireplaces & single chimney Dwight Giles Jr. Wickford RI On Wed, Feb 17, 2021, 9:34 PM Mitch Haley via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > In the early 1970s, we lived in a DIY built house. > One thing the owner/builder did that I never saw anyplace else was a

Re: [MBZ] New tool day

2021-02-17 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Good score Curt. Dwight Giles Jr. Wickford RI On Wed, Feb 17, 2021, 9:11 PM Curt Raymond via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > So I went to Home Depot today. Came home with a Makita drill and impact > driver set. The set I went with has the dreaded hammer drill. Its slightly > heavier

Re: [MBZ] Blizzard

2021-02-15 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Yes that seems right Dwight Giles Jr. Wickford RI On Mon, Feb 15, 2021, 7:49 PM Meade Dillon via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Well, with a completely serious and straight face, this cold weather is due > to [surprise!] GLOBAL WARMING (aka Climate Change)! > > >

Re: [MBZ] Blizzard

2021-02-15 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
We have never had to have ours certified in 17 years across 2 different suppliers. Dwight Giles Jr. Wickford RI On Mon, Feb 15, 2021, 2:13 PM Scott Ritchey via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > There are two situations. Portable tanks need periodic recertification > per DOT. Not sue

Re: [MBZ] Anyone need a fire engine?

2021-02-13 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Parade miles? I drove a 1989 Pierce Pumper. Dwight Giles Jr. Wickford RI On Sat, Feb 13, 2021, 7:28 AM Dan Penoff via Mercedes wrote: > That’s a LOT of miles for a fire engine. > > -D > > > On Feb 13, 2021, at 12:21 AM, Allan Streib via Mercedes < > mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > > > > > > >

Re: [MBZ] 240D cold weather starting

2021-02-12 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Ah yes the Bendix gear Dwight Giles Jr. Wickford RI On Fri, Feb 12, 2021, 9:01 PM Rick Knoble via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > >Is that a replaceable part? Or you mean replace the starter? > > > Part of the starter. Back in the day we called it a "Bendix" on old > Chevy's, because

Re: [MBZ] 240D cold weather starting

2021-02-12 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
When I got my first 240D-Curt taught me the cold weather way to start them. Triple glow and fire off. I fired off my 79 that way at 4F. Dwight E. Giles Jr. Wickford RI On Fri, Feb 12, 2021 at 4:22 PM Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > My $400 240D I bought has been

Re: [MBZ] roll coal

2021-02-12 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
My Dad used to say that about the B60 thermodyne Macks he drove in the late 50's.. As a Kid I used to love to ride with him. Dwight E. Giles Jr. Wickford RI On Fri, Feb 12, 2021 at 2:23 PM Floyd Thursby via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > > * > Dak Mcfadden >

Re: [MBZ] Made it back with the CD

2021-02-11 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Keep us posted on CD progress. Dwight Giles Jr. 1982 300CD 2005 E3204matic Wickford RI On Thu, Feb 11, 2021, 5:43 PM Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Rolled back into Okie Acres a little while ago with the CD. After > picking it up Sunday I worked in Lubbock for the

Re: [MBZ] Fwd: 1980 Mercedes 240D

2021-02-10 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Mine seems lighter than that one. It was repainted a few years ago. #934 Dwight Giles Jr. Wickford RI On Wed, Feb 10, 2021, 12:28 PM Jaime Kopchinski via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Thats what china blue is supposed to look like! Often it gets faded and > oxidized. > > On Wed,

Re: [MBZ] Fwd: 1980 Mercedes 240D

2021-02-10 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Looks too dark to be China blue? Dwight Giles Jr. Wickford RI On Wed, Feb 10, 2021, 9:58 AM Bob Rentfro via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > What is the name of this color? I love this color. > > Bob R > > > > > > 1980 Mercedes 240D > > > > >

Re: [MBZ] Pics of the CD

2021-02-07 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Dan knows a guy who reupholsters them. I bought one of those covers. If it had been glued on properly it wouldn't be too bad. Dwight Giles Jr. Wickford RI On Sun, Feb 7, 2021, 8:09 PM Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > I should also keep an eye out for a dash as well.

Re: [MBZ] Pics of the CD

2021-02-07 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
What year is it? Dwight Giles Jr. Wickford RI On Sun, Feb 7, 2021, 8:06 PM Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > > > Sent from my iPhone___ > http://www.okiebenz.com > > To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ > > To

Re: [MBZ] Made it in and out of New Mexico

2021-02-07 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Yes rear windows for CD are unique to them & 123 CE. I lucked out when tree came down on mine in Blizzard & got used one out of a CE my indy had out back. Rear defrost wires even worked. Dwight Giles Jr. Wickford RI On Sun, Feb 7, 2021, 6:15 PM Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes <

Re: [MBZ] 2008 E350 the car is identical to the one in the picture.

2021-02-06 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Bait & switch Dwight Giles Jr. Wickford RI On Sat, Feb 6, 2021, 9:20 PM Allan Streib via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > > > https://cincinnati.craigslist.org/cto/d/cincinnati-2008-e350-needs-tune-up/7273468547.html > > ___ >

Re: [MBZ] Ponton

2021-02-05 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
You should have bought it then. What a flip. Dwight Giles Jr. Wickford RI On Fri, Feb 5, 2021, 10:32 PM Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > This thing was for sale about 20 miles from me a year or 2 ago for $8k. > I guess a flipper bought it and it has been for sale

Re: [MBZ] Not sure what the deal is with this but could be a steal

2021-02-05 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Looks like steal for a 300CD Dwight Giles Jr. Wickford RI On Fri, Feb 5, 2021, 10:03 PM Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > > > > > Sent from my iPhone___ > http://www.okiebenz.com > > To search list archives

Re: [MBZ] Snook's dizzel -- 2007 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class GL 320 CDI Sport Utility 4D, $8, 000

2021-02-04 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Needs a hood star. Dwight Giles Jr. Wickford RI On Thu, Feb 4, 2021, 9:32 AM Floyd Thursby via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Looks pretty nice, probably not an unreasonable price > > > https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/896201387809155/?ref=search_code=undefined > > -- >

Re: [MBZ] My first car

2021-02-04 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Yes well said. I had fluid drive in my 50 Dodge 1/2 ton pickup. Dwight Giles Jr. Wickford RI On Wed, Feb 3, 2021, 11:31 PM Andrew Strasfogel wrote: > Yeah. It was optional. You needed it to shift between the two positions on > the stalk, but when you stop the car you did not need to depress

Re: [MBZ] My first car

2021-02-03 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Did they have clutch pedal? Dwight Giles Jr. Wickford RI On Wed, Feb 3, 2021, 9:55 PM Andrew Strasfogel wrote: > Either. They were affectionately called slush o matic. Officially, semi > automatic transmission. Impossible to stall. > > On Wed, Feb 3, 2021, 6:11 PM Dwight Giles wrote: > >>

Re: [MBZ] My first car

2021-02-03 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Were those Desotos fluid drive? or gyromatic? Dwight E. Giles Jr. Wickford RI On Wed, Feb 3, 2021 at 1:46 PM Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > My first two cars were 1950 DeSotos when I lived in Boston and > Minneapolis. Purchased for $75 and $20, sold for $10

Re: [MBZ] OM602 glow plug R/R

2021-02-03 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
I will give you 500.00 for it. Dwight Giles Jr. Wickford RI On Wed, Feb 3, 2021, 2:29 PM Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Dwight might kill you for saying that! > > Sent from my iPhone > > > On Feb 3, 2021, at 2:14 PM, Andrew Strasfogel > wrote: > > > >  > >

Re: [MBZ] Who is Near Good MB PnP?

2021-02-02 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Is that a plastic bumper? Dwight Giles Jr. Wickford RI On Tue, Feb 2, 2021, 7:24 PM Bob Rentfro via Mercedes wrote: > I am a-fixin to rescue a 03 ML320 from Okie Acres. It needs a white rear > bumper cover. SWMBO would feel better about this whole deal if I had a line > on a white rear bumper

Re: [MBZ] DFW

2021-02-02 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
I have 4 extra bundts available. Dwight Giles Jr. Wickford RI On Tue, Feb 2, 2021, 7:14 PM Curt Raymond via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > I agree, snow tires will make a world of difference too. One of the > really nice things about older cars is that you can get a second set of >

Re: [MBZ] OT: Doomsday in MA

2021-02-02 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
When i grew up in NE they used cinders that were from the culm piles of what was left over prom processing mined coal. They often caught fire & produced cinders Dwight Giles Jr. Wickford RI On Tue, Feb 2, 2021, 7:16 PM Curt Raymond via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > I wonder if

Re: [MBZ] Must sale asap , Situation came up and I need to sell it !!

2021-02-01 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
SRS defective message on dash Dwight Giles Jr. Wickford RI On Mon, Feb 1, 2021, 4:22 PM Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > No cdi on the trunk so not a diesel. > > On Mon, Feb 1, 2021 at 3:49 PM Floyd Thursby via Mercedes < > mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > > > No

Re: [MBZ] OT: Doomsday in MA

2021-02-01 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
yes the forecasts have been all over the place. Dwight E. Giles Jr. Wickford RI On Mon, Feb 1, 2021 at 1:32 PM Andrew Strasfogel wrote: > Just glanced at the radar. I predict that forecast will get upgraded to > massive snow shortly. > > On Mon, Feb 1, 2021 at 1:26 PM Dwight Giles > wrote: >

Re: [MBZ] OT: Doomsday in MA

2021-02-01 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Our forecast here 3-3" but there will be rains here so could be really messy, Dwight E. Giles Jr. Wickford RI On Mon, Feb 1, 2021 at 1:18 PM Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > *Today's storm is moving right on schedule — some parts of Mass. could see > 18 inches of

Re: [MBZ] Sort of OT Car totals

2021-02-01 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Yes I like how you did that. Next round we should do that. Dwight E. Giles Jr. Wickford RI On Mon, Feb 1, 2021 at 1:13 PM Andrew Strasfogel wrote: > It would be nice if folks included the MY and names for their historical > fleet. > > On Mon, Feb 1, 2021 at 10:08 AM Dwight Giles

Re: [MBZ] Sort of OT Car totals

2021-02-01 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Here is my list: Chevy 3 Ford 2 Dodge pickups 2 Mercury 2 Oldsmobile 1 Land Rover 1 SAAB 4 Mercedes 5 Plymouth 1 Subaru 5 GMC 1 Ford 3/4 ton flatbed 1 Pontiac 2 AMC 1 Total of 31 although one never ran & a couple were parts cars. My first car was a 49 Pontiac. Dwight E. Giles Jr. Wickford RI

Re: [MBZ] I don't thank so.... 2015 Mercedes-Benz E-Class E 300D Sedan 4D, $7, 950

2021-01-31 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Why does it look like a 124? Dwight Giles Jr. Wickford RI On Sun, Jan 31, 2021, 3:01 PM Robert Massmann via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Looks a lot like my 1995 300D with the side fender intake point > > B Massmann > Oregonia, Oh > > -Original Message- > From: Floyd

[MBZ] Vehicles we have owned

2021-01-31 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Chevy 3 Ford 2 Dodge pickups 2 Mercury 2 Oldsmobile 1 Land Rover 1 SAAB 4 Mercedes 5 Plymouth 1 Subaru 5 GMC 1 Ford 3/4 ton flatbed 1 Pontiac 2 AMC 1 Total of 31 although one never ran & a couple were parts cars. My first car was a 49 p2ontiac. Dwight Giles Jr. Wickford RI

Re: [MBZ] OT ? for Andrew

2021-01-30 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Well after 4 1/2 years i have failed retirement 101 Dwight Giles Jr. Wickford RI On Sat, Jan 30, 2021, 8:56 PM Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Well, I am sure as hell not staring into space since I retired. > > On Sat, Jan 30, 2021, 8:07 PM Dan Penoff via

Re: [MBZ] Fwd: 1978 Mercedes Benz 240d Diesel Manual Very Clean

2021-01-30 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Maybe it is the aftermarket radio. Dwight Giles Jr. Wickford RI On Sat, Jan 30, 2021, 1:33 PM Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Antenna apparently won't retract so there are probably other issues. > > On Sat, Jan 30, 2021 at 11:57 AM Dan Penoff via Mercedes < >

Re: [MBZ] 1979 Mercedes-Benz Mercedes-Benz 300 D Wagon,$1,200

2021-01-29 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
123 glove boxes are always wonky. I have had 3 Can tweak latch. Dwight Giles Jr. Wickford RI On Fri, Jan 29, 2021, 5:34 PM Meade Dillon via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > On a second look, the glove box door looks busted. No deal... > - > Max > Charleston SC > > > On

Re: [MBZ] Traveling to New Mexico

2021-01-29 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Worth a try. Not sure how detailed enforcement is. Here in New Englad they have given up on border stops. Dwight Giles Jr. Wickford RI On Fri, Jan 29, 2021, 9:26 PM Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > If I do go to NM to get this car, it is just right across the

Re: [MBZ] Opinions needed for next Okie Acres victim, WAS Re: 300CD

2021-01-29 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Well if you end up in the middle you could be O.K. Dwight Giles Jr. Wickford RI On Fri, Jan 29, 2021, 9:08 PM Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > I like the way you think. Both are sort of opposite ends of the > spectrum as far as diesel MB goes. > > On 1/29/2021

Re: [MBZ] OT: Tested

2021-01-29 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Take care Curt. Wish we were closer to help you & Angie. We stay quarrantined except for visitsto stores once a week. I walk dogs around hood twice a day. Have 300CD covered up for winter so no tinkering. Dwight Giles Jr. Wickford RI On Fri, Jan 29, 2021, 4:57 PM Curt Raymond via Mercedes <

Re: [MBZ] Opinions needed for next Okie Acres victim, WAS Re: 300CD

2021-01-29 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Life is short. Get them both. Dwight Giles Jr. Wickford RI On Fri, Jan 29, 2021, 9:01 PM Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Maybe I will get both cars but in reality I should just pick one or the > other. They are both in opposite directions. The $500 e300 is 6 hours

Re: [MBZ] Opinions needed for next Okie Acres victim, WAS Re: 300CD

2021-01-29 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Well as a CD groupie i think you are right on better value. Mine?after some restoration is now worth 15k+ Dwight Giles Jr. Wickford RI On Fri, Jan 29, 2021, 8:24 PM Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > So the dude messages me back $1250. Surely even with the supposedly

Re: [MBZ] Fwd: 1972 Mercedes benz

2021-01-29 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
But Dan, you can always Martha the title. Dwight E. Giles Jr. Wickford RI On Fri, Jan 29, 2021 at 4:29 PM Dan Penoff via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Thank goodness they have a clean tittle for it. I hate cars with dirty > tittles. > > > > -D > > > On Jan 29, 2021, at 4:25 PM,

Re: [MBZ] 300CD

2021-01-28 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Yes that Sounds right Kaleb. No one is likely to buy it wth engine out Dwight Giles Jr. Wickford RI On Thu, Jan 28, 2021, 10:24 PM Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > I basically told him $1k was my tops and let me know if he changes his > mind and might still be

Re: [MBZ] 300CD

2021-01-28 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Well as you know CD's are bringing big bucks. If engine is good go for it. Seller can't hold on to 1500 with engine out. Dwight Giles Jr. Wickford RI On Thu, Jan 28, 2021, 9:13 PM Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > What is a very clean, nice interior rust free 78

Re: [MBZ] AWD -- 2005 Mercedes-Benz E-Class E 320 Sedan 4D,$2,750

2021-01-28 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
E320 gas. I looked for a diesel used when I bought this one n 2016 Dwight E. Giles Jr. Wickford RI On Thu, Jan 28, 2021 at 5:32 PM Andrew Strasfogel wrote: > Dwight, is yours diesel or gas? > > On Thu, Jan 28, 2021 at 5:08 PM Dwight Giles via Mercedes < > mercedes@okie

Re: [MBZ] AWD -- 2005 Mercedes-Benz E-Class E 320 Sedan 4D,$2,750

2021-01-28 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
That is what I have but with 4matic. 185k miles. Really great driver-just doesn't stir my soul like a 123. Dwight E. Giles Jr. Wickford RI On Thu, Jan 28, 2021 at 2:03 PM Floyd Thursby via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Could be a reasonable deal, looks fairly nice if you want a

Re: [MBZ] Nice S210 Wagon

2021-01-27 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Jan 27, 2021, at 7:06 PM, Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes < > mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > > > > How do you check the oil level in that case? > > > > On Wed, Jan 27, 2021 at 7:02 PM Dwight Giles via Mercedes < > > mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: >

[MBZ] Fwd: Nice S210 Wagon

2021-01-27 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
numbers you have to look up. Dwight Giles Jr. Wickford RI On Wed, Jan 27, 2021, 7:07 PM Andrew Strasfogel wrote: > How do you check the oil level in that case? > > On Wed, Jan 27, 2021 at 7:02 PM Dwight Giles via Mercedes < > mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > >&g

Re: [MBZ] Nice S210 Wagon

2021-01-27 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
My 2005 w211 didn't come with dipstick but a found a Polish aftermarket one for multiple models. They sent specs & i use it. Seems to concur with computer Dwight Giles Jr. Wickford RI On Wed, Jan 27, 2021, 6:13 PM Mitch Haley via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > But they will (by 1999

Re: [MBZ] Buffalo?

2021-01-26 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Yes. Main reason ti go there. Dwight Giles Jr. Wickford RI On Tue, Jan 26, 2021, 9:52 PM Andrew Strasfogel wrote: > It's impossible to get anything other than genuine buffalo wings when you > are in Buffalo. > > On Tue, Jan 26, 2021, 9:41 PM Dwight Giles via Mercedes < > mer

Re: [MBZ] Buffalo?

2021-01-26 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Yup exactly. Dwight Giles Jr. Wickford RI On Tue, Jan 26, 2021, 9:37 PM Rick Knoble via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > That would be here. > > https://anchorbar.com/ > > > Rick > > From: mercedes@okiebenz.com > Sent: January 26, 2021 4:55 PM > To: mercedes@okiebenz.com > Reply-to:

Re: [MBZ] Buffalo?

2021-01-26 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
You could always go get the original Buffalo Wings Dwight E. Giles Jr. Wickford RI On Tue, Jan 26, 2021 at 5:48 PM Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Looks like the area is actually painted horse or something like that and > the selection would be a Hampton Inn or

Re: [MBZ] Detailing tools

2021-01-26 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
I only use elbow grease. No power buffing Dwight Giles Jr. Wickford RI On Tue, Jan 26, 2021, 2:33 PM Donald Snook via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > I am very Leary of using a powerful buffer because I have seen people burn > through paint. I was watching a video and the guy had a

Re: [MBZ] W111 coupe dilemma

2021-01-25 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
I wouldn't swap the gloor shift as that makes the 250 saleable. Why not just build a bigger garage & keep them both? Dwight Giles Jr. Wickford RI On Mon, Jan 25, 2021, 6:17 PM Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > I have a couple of coupes. Both in sad shape but one

Re: [MBZ] Is this 240D worth putting some effort into or part out?

2021-01-25 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
And they go a million miles. Dwight Giles Jr. Wickford RI On Mon, Jan 25, 2021, 12:19 AM Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > I heard they get 45 mpg all day long. > > On Sun, Jan 24, 2021 at 7:06 PM OK Don via Mercedes > > wrote: > > > It's a classic, entry level

Re: [MBZ] Initial thoughts of 240D was Re: Instrument cluster Fuse?

2021-01-24 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Yes. Valve cover gasket is cheap insurance Dwight Giles Jr. Wickford RI On Sun, Jan 24, 2021, 10:42 PM Allan Streib via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Curt Raymond via Mercedes writes: > > > You only need a set of feeler gauges, a reasonable set of wrenches and > > a screwdriver.

Re: [MBZ] Initial thoughts of 240D was Re: Instrument cluster Fuse?

2021-01-24 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Yes valve adjustment is critical on OM 616 & OM 617 engines. I figure every 10k miles. Dwight Giles Jr. Wickford RI On Sun, Jan 24, 2021, 10:18 PM Curt Raymond via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Valves are absolutely something you can do yourself on a 240D. I've only > done them

Re: [MBZ] Initial thoughts of 240D was Re: Instrument cluster Fuse?

2021-01-24 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
I commuted about 100k miles in my 78 240D auto. I called it a middle lane car. 75-80 was just right for I 95 commuting.. got between 28-30 MPG. Not sure i ever ran it @ 87.5 MPH as Curt says. Dwight Giles Jr. Wickford RI On Sun, Jan 24, 2021, 6:01 PM Curt Raymond via Mercedes <

Re: [MBZ] Instrument cluster Fuse?

2021-01-24 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Good news is you don't jave to worry about speeding in a 240D. Dwight Giles Jr. Wickford RI On Sat, Jan 23, 2021, 11:59 PM OK Don via Mercedes wrote: > I think the issue is that he's on the road now, and would like to know how > fast he's going and how much fuel he has while driving at night.

Re: [MBZ] Instrument cluster Fuse?

2021-01-23 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
IIRC Curt posted a you tube on how to fix ground on 123 instrument clusters Dwight Giles Jr. Wickford RI On Sat, Jan 23, 2021, 9:13 PM Dwight Giles wrote: > I have had to jiggle most 123 instrument cluster light knobs. > > Dwight Giles Jr. > Wickford RI > > On Sat, Jan 23, 2021, 7:48 PM Allan

Re: [MBZ] Instrument cluster Fuse?

2021-01-23 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
I have had to jiggle most 123 instrument cluster light knobs. Dwight Giles Jr. Wickford RI On Sat, Jan 23, 2021, 7:48 PM Allan Streib via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Most certainly there is a fuse, but I think more things would not be > working if that fuse blows (parking/turn

Re: [MBZ] Trip to Okie Acres

2021-01-23 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Schnecke (Snail) Dwight Giles Jr. Wickford RI On Sat, Jan 23, 2021, 12:03 PM Donald Snook via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > It wouldn’t be a real road trip if I didn’t get delayed! Stuck in DFW for > 2 hours. But, Kaleb has very graciously agreed to meet later than planned > at

Re: [MBZ] Red Pagoda

2021-01-22 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
I like yours. Red looks like overkill Dwight Giles Jr. Wickford RI On Fri, Jan 22, 2021, 7:03 PM Dimitri Seretakis wrote: > Just giving Andrew a hard time. He hates brown Mercedes! > > Sent from my iPhone > > On Jan 22, 2021, at 6:57 PM, Dwight Giles wrote: > >  > You know. > > Dwight Giles

Re: [MBZ] Red Pagoda

2021-01-22 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
You know. Dwight Giles Jr. Wickford RI On Fri, Jan 22, 2021, 6:33 PM Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Tobacco brown is the best color for that car:) > > Sent from my iPhone > > > On Jan 22, 2021, at 12:39 PM, Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes < >

Re: [MBZ] Serious question that does not need to turn into a political baby fest

2021-01-21 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Yes thank you Jaime. Dwight Giles Jr. Wickford RI On Thu, Jan 21, 2021, 10:03 AM Jaime Kopchinski via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > I hate to get involved in these conversations but consider this: > > Perhaps what you're seeing is actually designed to increase division > between

Re: [MBZ] Serious question that does not need to turn into a political baby fest

2021-01-20 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Listen to the President's inaugural speech. Will answer your questions. Dwight Giles Jr. Wickford RI On Wed, Jan 20, 2021, 5:38 PM Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Here is a serious question for my democrat friends. For the last 4 years I > have seen non stop

Re: [MBZ] You know what I learned after almost a year?

2021-01-20 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
I will have to look- i thought my 211 had single cd on top & then 5 when you hit the button & raise the door. Shows you how often i use my CDC. Hit audio button to get choices. Dwight Giles Jr. Wickford RI On Wed, Jan 20, 2021, 2:45 PM Floyd Thursby via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote:

Re: [MBZ] Light green -- 1978 Mercedes-Benz Mercedes-Benz 300 D Sedan 4D, $2, 100

2021-01-18 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
My 79 240D was that color. silber gruen? Dwight E. Giles Jr. Wickford RI On Mon, Jan 18, 2021 at 2:44 PM Floyd Thursby via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > This looks like a really good deal, car is mostly very nice, needs > driver seat bottom > > >

Re: [MBZ] Fwd: 1993 Mercedes-Benz 400E (W124)

2021-01-17 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Looks good Fred. Dwight Giles Jr. Wickford RI On Sun, Jan 17, 2021, 10:36 PM Frederick Moir via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > -- Forwarded message - > From: > Date: Sun, Jan 17, 2021 at 7:38 PM > Subject: 1993 Mercedes-Benz 400E (W124) > To: > > >

Re: [MBZ] Somebody needs to buy this

2021-01-17 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Congratulations councillor Snook. I really thought about that 240D. Great buy & welcome back Dwight Giles Jr. Wickford RI On Sun, Jan 17, 2021, 9:05 PM Donald Snook via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > I’m glad Rick posted this on the Facebook group! Kaleb and I made a deal! > > I’m

Re: [MBZ] OT The Rush that you see the picture is only surface rust we made it look like that

2021-01-17 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
I had a 50 Dodge 1/2 ton pickup with fluid drive. Rare in trucks. Dwight Giles Jr. Wickford RI On Sun, Jan 17, 2021, 1:23 PM Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Fluid drive, also known affectionately as slush-o-matic. I owned a couple > 1950 DeSoto sedans with this

Re: [MBZ] You are not going anywhere fast in it, but it goes

2021-01-16 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Two tone? Ugh Dwight Giles Jr. Wickford RI On Sat, Jan 16, 2021, 1:07 PM Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Unique color scheme. Why? > > On Sat, Jan 16, 2021 at 12:18 PM Floyd Thursby via Mercedes < > mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > > > > > 1984 Mercedes 240d.

Re: [MBZ] 2006 Mercedes E320 Diesel - $4,000

2021-01-14 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Take roof racks off. Dwight Giles Jr. Wickford RI On Thu, Jan 14, 2021, 8:01 PM Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > So true > > On Thu, Jan 14, 2021, 6:24 PM Allan Streib via Mercedes < > mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > > > Well the color scheme is a little too

Re: [MBZ] Chowdah Q 13

2021-01-12 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Yes hard to steam clams on Zoom. Dwight Giles Jr. Wickford RI On Tue, Jan 12, 2021, 9:58 AM Bob Rentfro via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > But no New England ambiance doing Zoom. > > Sent from my iPhone > > > On Jan 11, 2021, at 6:45 PM, Dwight Giles v

Re: [MBZ] Chowdah Q 13

2021-01-11 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
have a look-see... > -Curt > > On Monday, January 11, 2021, 6:22:58 PM EST, Randy Bennell via > Mercedes wrote: > > Alternate arrangements will be by Zoom and even Kaleb will have no > excuse for not attending. > > RB > > On 11/01/2021 5:07 PM, Dwight G

Re: [MBZ] Chowdah Q 13

2021-01-11 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
/01/2021 5:07 PM, Dwight Giles via Mercedes wrote: > > It is difficult to know anything for certain now but in the spirit of > > Bertha Benz, let's "give it a go" for our regular date September 11. > > > > Once again we will be at Goddard State Park, 1095 Ive

[MBZ] Chowdah Q 13

2021-01-11 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
It is difficult to know anything for certain now but in the spirit of Bertha Benz, let's "give it a go" for our regular date September 11. Once again we will be at Goddard State Park, 1095 Ives Road Warwick RI. Sites 40-42. http://www.riparks.com/Locations/LocationGoddard.html The entry

Re: [MBZ] Crack or meth?

2021-01-10 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Or the market? Dwight Giles Jr. Wickford RI On Sun, Jan 10, 2021, 10:03 PM Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Heroin and fentanyl with a cocaine chaser > > --FT > Sent from iPhone > > > On Jan 10, 2021, at 9:38 PM, Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes < >

Re: [MBZ] Hey Max

2021-01-10 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
I woumd bet much of it could be found online Dwight Giles Jr. Wickford RI On Sun, Jan 10, 2021, 7:33 PM Mitch Haley via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > On 2021-01-10 18:56, Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes wrote: > > Why would they have deleted them? > > Do they delete old stuff instead

[MBZ] Fwd: MBCA & The Pittsburgh Section Present: Automotive Brake Systems: Design, Maintenance, Repair, and Restoration

2021-01-08 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Dwight Giles Jr. Wickford RI -- Forwarded message - From:Mercedes-Benz Club of America Date: Fri, Jan 8, 2021, 6:58 PM Subject: MBCA & The Pittsburgh Section Present: Automotive Brake Systems: Design, Maintenance, Repair, and Restoration To: MBCA & The Pittsburgh Section

Re: [MBZ] LOBALLED 04E500

2021-01-08 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
As they say in TN, bless your heart for trying this project. I love my 722.6 but don't know about codes. Dwight Giles Jr. Wickford RI On Fri, Jan 8, 2021, 5:49 PM Floyd Thursby via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > So here's the thing. I have this sorta trashed 03E500 sitting here

Re: [MBZ] Fwd: Vintage Mercedes 300CD coupe

2021-01-05 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
According to NItske-they started turbo CD's mid year 81 but you are right 82 was the first full production year for turbo 617 CD's. Dwight E. Giles Jr. Wickford RI On Tue, Jan 5, 2021 at 5:11 PM Robert Massmann via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > 300CD Turbos started in 1982 thru

Re: [MBZ] Fwd: Vintage Mercedes 300CD coupe

2021-01-05 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Might have been turbo a year or two earlier in CD than D. Dwight E. Giles Jr. Wickford RI On Tue, Jan 5, 2021 at 4:45 PM Mitch Haley via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > On 2021-01-05 15:37, Dwight Giles via Mercedes wrote: > > I think some of the early ones wer

Re: [MBZ] Fwd: Vintage Mercedes 300CD coupe

2021-01-05 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
I think some of the early ones were NA. Will Have to check my Nitske book. Dwight E. Giles Jr. Wickford RI On Tue, Jan 5, 2021 at 3:00 PM Bob Rentfro via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > I can’t ever remember seeing an NA before > > Sent from my iPhone > > > > > Vintage Mercedes 300CD

Re: [MBZ] Anyone want to start an airport shuttle business?

2021-01-04 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
I rode in one of these @ ATL airport right after they came out. Dwight Giles Jr. Wickford RI On Mon, Jan 4, 2021, 2:48 PM Allan Streib via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > > > https://dayton.craigslist.org/cto/d/cedarville-mercedes-benz-12-passenger/7256869242.html > > Allan > >

Re: [MBZ] Know engine problem at all runs like new very clean in and out clean title in hand with the runs

2020-12-30 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Could need medical attention. Dwight Giles Jr. Wickford RI On Wed, Dec 30, 2020, 10:11 AM Floyd Thursby via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > I'm a little concerned about holding that title in your hand with the runs > > >

Re: [MBZ] Alleged Tesla battery defects causing "alarming number of car fires"

2020-12-29 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
That would never happen in either of my Benzes. At the risk of starting a rant, i think electric cars are a scam. Where does the electricity come from? What is environmental impact of the batteries? Dwight Giles Jr. 1982 300CD 2005 E3204matic Wickford RI On Tue, Dec 29, 2020, 9:39 PM Allan

Re: [MBZ] Somebody needs this

2020-12-28 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
I would love it. Is this an Adenauer? Dwight Giles Jr. Wickford RI On Mon, Dec 28, 2020, 8:38 PM Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > > https://www.copart.com/lot/53827100/clean-title-1956-mercedes-benz-300-in-indianapolis > > > ___ >

Re: [MBZ] Caulk closed the sunroof?

2020-12-28 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
My 2005 E320 just got asunroof recall letter from MB.Have to go see dealer but i can't find any leak or bad seal. Dwight Giles Jr. Wickford RI On Mon, Dec 28, 2020, 6:04 PM Allan Streib via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Thanks, I will probably give it a try! Did you buy it from the

Re: [MBZ] Here's your chance to live out all your 2nd and 3rd World dictatorial auto fantasies

2020-12-22 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Agreed Dwight Giles Jr. Wickford RI On Tue, Dec 22, 2020, 10:43 AM Dan Penoff via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Nominate for Best of Craigslist. That’s always a great quick read for some > good humor. > > -D > > > On Dec 22, 2020, at 10:11 AM, M. Mitchell Marmel via Mercedes < >

Re: [MBZ] FCPEuro say the 211 is one of the best 5 best used euro cars to buy cheap

2020-12-22 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
That is exactly what i got. Last year of 320, 211 since 210's rust here in NE & have 4matic. There were some issues fuel tank recall, transfer case bearing. I just got warranty alert on Sunroof- have to go see stealer. Mine has 185k Dwight Giles Jr. Wickford RI On Mon, Dec 21, 2020, 10:58 PM

Re: [MBZ] OT: chestnuts

2020-12-21 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
- sweet and mealy (in a good way). BTW, they were jumbo sized. > > Chinese? > > > >> On Mon, Dec 21, 2020 at 8:42 PM Dwight Giles via Mercedes < > >> mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > >> > >> When I was at Penn State 40 years ago they had native c

Re: [MBZ] Mitch - EV Discussion

2020-12-21 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Was a good interview. Dwight Giles Jr. Wickford RI On Mon, Dec 21, 2020, 11:04 AM Dan Penoff via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > This is for Mitch - I listened to an interesting interview on NPR this > past weekend on Freakonomics with Mary Barra, CEO of General Motors, and a >

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