Re: [MBZ] Mercedes-Benz thinks they can cut the crap

2022-05-25 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
go for it. Life is short. On Wed, May 25, 2022, 6:17 PM Floyd Thursby via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > My lunchtime entertainment was to build a new S580 came out to > > Total Build > > $150,675 > > I think I can send the order straightaway from the website > > --FT > > < >

Re: [MBZ] Can You Say, "Desperate"?

2022-05-25 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
night vision went dark. On Wed, May 25, 2022, 5:32 PM dan penoff.com via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > We were discussing this last week, or maybe earlier this week: > > > https://tampa.craigslist.org/pnl/cto/d/saint-petersburg-first-8500-takes-the/7488240504.html > > This started

Re: [MBZ] New Addition - 2008 ML550

2022-05-25 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
I agree. On Wed, May 25, 2022, 9:49 AM Curt Raymond via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Or somebody spoofs your key and steals your car... > > I don't see the allure, keys have worked just fine for 100 years... > > -Curt > > > On Monday, May 23, 2022, 11:36:21 PM EDT, Allan Streib via

Re: [MBZ] Well maintained/restored '83 300D on BAT

2022-05-21 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
sold for 6500 On Sat, May 21, 2022, 1:51 PM Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Might go cheaply, due I guess to high mileage. Might be a rewarding and > affordable diesel for someone on this list. >

Re: [MBZ] Coming Soon!

2022-05-20 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
how > little work you have to do on it when you get it. I’ll probably have a > day’s worth of work into it and it will be done and ready to go for Mrs. > Dan. > > Then I get to start in on the SL500. > > -D > > > On May 20, 2022, at 8:28 PM, Dwight Giles via Mercedes < >

Re: [MBZ] Coming Soon!

2022-05-20 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
yes doesn't excite me but great car. On Fri, May 20, 2022, 6:52 PM Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Our 05 that used to be Az bobs has been very reliable. It has around 220k > on it I believe. > > Sent from my iPhone > > > On May 20, 202

Re: [MBZ] Coming Soon!

2022-05-20 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
our 2005 E320 has been a very reliable nice driving car. had an MB recall on fuel tank. Now has 192k miles On Fri, May 20, 2022, 4:26 PM dan penoff.com via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Added a new car to the driveway yesterday. > > 2003 E320 (W211) in black, one owner, 114k on the

Re: [MBZ] Serious MB lust

2022-05-18 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
wait and see. bid to your upper limit & then pull out. you don't know it will bring 30K. On Wed, May 18, 2022, 5:00 PM Donald Snook via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Damn. I hope you are wrong. I was thinking $20K with 25k as an absolute > stretch. > > Donald H. Snook > > > > On May

Re: [MBZ] Serious MB lust

2022-05-18 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
I see the danger of you having lifelong regret of not getting the car you really want. life is short. On Wed, May 18, 2022, 3:16 PM Donald Snook via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > I am having serious lust about this car. My first MB was a 114 (1971 > 250/8) and I have always loved

Re: [MBZ] MB banners

2022-05-17 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
that would be great for the Q On Tue, May 17, 2022, 4:40 PM Floyd Thursby via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Earlier during a period of contemplation I was looking at these banners > on ebay, there is a bunch of different MB kinds for like $14-15. There > are some pricier too that

Re: [MBZ] When it Rains, it Pours

2022-05-15 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
yes under hood looks like new car. we are excited. now to sell her SAAB convertible On Sun, May 15, 2022, 10:02 PM Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Whoa. Almost brand new! > > --FT > Sent from iFōn > > > On May 15, 2022, at 9:45 PM

Re: [MBZ] Those gauge needles

2022-05-15 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
too red? On Sun, May 15, 2022, 10:18 PM Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/3203522746530447/ > > > Sent from my iPhone > > ___ > http://www.okiebenz.com > > To search list archives

Re: [MBZ] When it Rains, it Pours

2022-05-15 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
our newest driveway idol is SWMBO just got a FL 2000 CLK320 convertible with 17k original miles. On Sun, May 15, 2022, 9:15 PM dan penoff.com via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > That’s what I’m looking for ideally. Pickings have been slim of late. > > Trying to find a nice later model

Re: [MBZ] When it Rains, it Pours

2022-05-15 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
yes my 211 had 128K when I bought it in 2016. now 192k On Sun, May 15, 2022, 9:15 PM dan penoff.com via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > That’s what I’m looking for ideally. Pickings have been slim of late. > > Trying to find a nice later model W211 with under 150k. > > -D > > On May

Re: [MBZ] When it Rains, it Pours

2022-05-15 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
yes a real consideration. our 211 has great back seats. On Sun, May 15, 2022, 8:47 PM dan penoff.com via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Yeah, I’m just wondering how functional the C219 back seat is. I’ve never > sat in one, but Mrs. Dan wants a sedan, but if the back seats are >

Re: [MBZ] When it Rains, it Pours

2022-05-15 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
CLS500 looks nice On Sun, May 15, 2022, 6:08 PM dan penoff.com via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Looking at two potential prospects for new cars: > > 2008 ML550 4Matic - 164.172 with 150k on the clock. No doubt lots of > goodies, being a 550, but is there anything I should look at

Re: [MBZ] I found this on Facebook Marketplace cheap parts 124 doesn’t look too bad $300

2022-05-14 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
has to be worth the gamble On Sat, May 14, 2022, 9:16 PM Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1711173845900363/ > > > --FT > Sent from iFōn > ___ > http://www.okiebenz.com > > To search list

Re: [MBZ] The car will have to be towed from the storage facility 1983 Merecedes Benz 300SD (turbo diesel) - $3, 500 (Greenville)

2022-05-14 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
how about washing the hood off at least. On Sat, May 14, 2022, 1:28 PM Floyd Thursby via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > might have ran when parked but who knows > > > https://greenville.craigslist.org/cto/d/greenville-1983-merecedes-benz-300sd/7483174198.html > > -- > --FT > > >

Re: [MBZ] 240D 30,000 dollars

2022-05-14 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
oh OK. thanks for clarifying that. On Sat, May 14, 2022, 5:49 PM mitch--- via Mercedes wrote: > Back to 8100. > > It sounds like BAT chose to override his bid. > I'm thinking he meant to place a $30k proxy bid, eBay style. > The problem is that the auction is now destroyed, if bidders think >

Re: [MBZ] 240D 30,000 dollars

2022-05-14 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
> On May 14, 2022, at 8:03 AM, Dwight Giles via Mercedes < > mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > > > > https://bringatrailer.com/listing/1983-mercedes-benz-240d-43/ > > > > WHAT? > > ___ > > http://www.okie

Re: [MBZ] 240D 30,000 dollars

2022-05-14 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
I was interested until... On Sat, May 14, 2022, 11:00 AM Dimitri Seretakis wrote: > Ridiculous for a car with 150K miles and boring color combo. > > Sent from my iPhone > > > On May 14, 2022, at 9:03 AM, Dwight Giles via Mercedes < > mercedes@okiebenz.co

[MBZ] 240D 30,000 dollars

2022-05-14 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
https://bringatrailer.com/listing/1983-mercedes-benz-240d-43/ WHAT? ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

Re: [MBZ] 1989 300SEL - 90k miles - $7,500

2022-05-08 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
I won't ask On Sun, May 8, 2022, 12:08 PM Allan Streib via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > "emaculate condition" > > > https://chicago.craigslist.org/chc/cto/d/richton-park-1989-mercedes-benz-300sel/7480948076.html > ___ >

Re: [MBZ] 05E320

2022-05-07 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
I have one of these w211 as my daily driver., 192k miles, great car just doesn't stir my driving soul as my 123's or as my previous 124 (now Dimitri's) On Fri, May 6, 2022, 9:42 PM Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: >

Re: [MBZ] OT - How My Day Started

2022-05-06 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
good work Dan. now you are ready for an elk next time. On Fri, May 6, 2022, 8:51 PM dan penoff.com via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Just glad it wasn’t an elk (we have those in the neighborhood, too) or a > mountain lion. > > -D > > > On May 6, 2022, at 5:47 PM, Bob Rentfro via

Re: [MBZ] It cost me nearly $90 to fill the e300 today

2022-05-05 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
they are viton lines. On Thu, May 5, 2022, 9:51 PM Dwight Giles wrote: > no. I changed the fuel lines but then Newport biodiesel didn't have pumps > & focused on heating oil. what % bio do you get? > > On Thu, May 5, 2022, 9:37 PM Dimitri Seretakis > wrote: > >> Yes it runs great on biodiesel.

Re: [MBZ] It cost me nearly $90 to fill the e300 today

2022-05-05 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
no. I changed the fuel lines but then Newport biodiesel didn't have pumps & focused on heating oil. what % bio do you get? On Thu, May 5, 2022, 9:37 PM Dimitri Seretakis wrote: > Yes it runs great on biodiesel. I thought you ran it with that for a while? > > Sent from my iPhone > > On May 5,

Re: [MBZ] It cost me nearly $90 to fill the e300 today

2022-05-05 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
ok. it runs well on that? On Thu, May 5, 2022, 9:17 PM Dimitri Seretakis wrote: > 300D 2.5! > > Sent from my iPhone > > On May 5, 2022, at 9:16 PM, Dwight Giles wrote: > >  > which car? > > On Thu, May 5, 2022, 9:03 PM Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes < > mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > >>

Re: [MBZ] It cost me nearly $90 to fill the e300 today

2022-05-05 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
which car? On Thu, May 5, 2022, 9:03 PM Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Maine Standard Biofuels > 55 Ingersol Drive, Portland, Maine > > I saved $36 by filling with biodiesel today! > > Sent from my iPhone > > > On May 5, 2022, at 8:59 PM, Curt Raymond via

Re: [MBZ] It cost me nearly $90 to fill the e300 today

2022-05-05 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
diesel 6.29 here. On Thu, May 5, 2022, 8:03 PM Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Up to $5.39 here, 50 cents above last week. > > On Thu, May 5, 2022 at 7:58 PM Allan Streib via Mercedes < > mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > > > Yeah my diesels are parked for now. > >

Re: [MBZ] Engine is locked up , 1973 Mercedes-Benz 300 d Sedan 4D, $2, 000

2022-05-02 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
maybe a headstone. sad On Mon, May 2, 2022, 11:10 AM Floyd Thursby via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Bring a tractor too and maybe a backhoe > > might be able to find the title price is negotiable > > https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/26531748240 > > -- > --FT >

Re: [MBZ] I should go get this 2005 Mercedes-Benz e-class E 320 4MATIC Sedan 4D, $2, 300

2022-05-01 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
mine has 192k miles & runs great. nice road car but not a soul stirrer On Sun, May 1, 2022, 1:31 PM Floyd Thursby via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > This would probably just be a conductor plate, cheap fix -- the 320 4M > has a 722.6. $200 for CP and fluid and filter and it's a

Re: [MBZ] Walmart AGM battery

2022-04-29 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
yes I had Advance replace a battery for me no charge On Fri, Apr 29, 2022, 9:23 PM dan penoff.com via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > I’ve used Advance Auto’s batteries for some years, and only had one > instance when one failed prematurely. I would add that it was replaced > outright

Re: [MBZ] OT fedex update

2022-04-29 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
yes. On Fri, Apr 29, 2022, 9:34 PM dan penoff.com via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > I would contact them and leave it up to them as to what they want to do. > It’s likely they would just tell him to keep it. > > I was at home Despot a few weeks ago and missed scanning something in

Re: [MBZ] Walmart AGM battery

2022-04-29 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
well my view on Wal-Mart is not mainstream but from my grandmother- penny wise & pound foolish.. I go to Wal-Mart once a year to buy my Mobil 1 On Fri, Apr 29, 2022, 9:06 PM Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Walmart seems to be the cheapest place to get batteries

Re: [MBZ] Walmart AGM battery

2022-04-29 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
I am talking in general. I have had good battery success with auto parts stores like Advance or a local one. On Fri, Apr 29, 2022, 8:53 PM Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > I would agree however this battery came from there and want to get it > replaced. > > Sent from

Re: [MBZ] Walmart AGM battery

2022-04-29 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
stay away from Walmart On Fri, Apr 29, 2022, 7:05 PM Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > So they put in on their charger and said it charged up, after 30 minutes. > Yet it discharged just sitting there. I will take it back home and put it > back on the charger but as

Re: [MBZ] Missing engine cover

2022-04-29 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
I am at my MB indies now. he said cover is important for air flow cooling On Fri, Apr 29, 2022, 9:39 AM dan penoff.com via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > And when I hear stupid claims like this I just think, “So why would the > engineers that designed this bother if it wasn’t

Re: [MBZ] Brake dust woes

2022-04-25 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
as you can see I never cleaned them. On Mon, Apr 25, 2022, 8:50 PM Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > I’m trying to clean my recently professionally repainted 15 hole alloys on > the 300D 2.5Turbo. As most everyone knows, these wheels are a challenge to > keep

Re: [MBZ] This is a sad story about what was once a beautiful white & tan Mercedes Benz 320 SL CONVERTIBLE.

2022-04-25 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
really sad On Mon, Apr 25, 2022, 8:19 PM dan penoff.com via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > I’m not sure who got the raw end of this deal. Pre-facelift six cylinder > R129 is about as bad as you can get when it comes to R129s. > > It’s certainly not as tasteless as a hood stack. Nice

Re: [MBZ] 1984 MB 300CD steering box

2022-04-23 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
my 82 CD has always had a sticking point when I turn backing up & then turn the wheel in the other direction & go forward. not sure if I was told "they all do that" or not. On Sat, Apr 23, 2022, 10:31 AM Ralph Robertson via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > I thank everyone who replied

Re: [MBZ] This 108 looks great for the price

2022-04-21 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
needs engine rebuild. On Thu, Apr 21, 2022, 9:11 PM Allan Streib via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > "Bordello red" interior, as Leno would say. > > > On Thu, Apr 21, 2022, at 9:02 PM, Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes wrote: > > https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/606309503936401/ >

Re: [MBZ] '78 NA 300CD on BAT

2022-04-15 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
up near Fred. On Fri, Apr 15, 2022, 2:37 PM Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Pretty red with probably apocryphal 78K miles. Some rust. Might reach > $10K. > https://bringatrailer.com/listing/1978-mercedes-benz-300cd-16/ > ___

Re: [MBZ] 94 benz bagged runs good and drove good untill rim came off 1994 Mercedes-Benz s-class, $2, 500

2022-04-13 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
well could be On Wed, Apr 13, 2022, 1:25 PM Andrew Strasfogel wrote: > OMG thanks. I thought it had something to do with bagging a house that > has an infestation or mold. > > On Wed, Apr 13, 2022 at 1:04 PM Dwight Giles > wrote: > >> air bag suspension >> >> On Wed, Apr 13, 2022, 12:53 PM

Re: [MBZ] 94 benz bagged runs good and drove good untill rim came off 1994 Mercedes-Benz s-class, $2, 500

2022-04-13 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
air bag suspension On Wed, Apr 13, 2022, 12:53 PM Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Bagged? Was bedeutet das? > > On Wed, Apr 13, 2022 at 10:16 AM Floyd Thursby via Mercedes < > mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > > > Messed up driver rim and needs tires as well 2500

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

2022-04-12 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
please don't On Tue, Apr 12, 2022, 11:24 PM Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Gets great mph > > --FT > Sent from iFōn > > > On Apr 12, 2022, at 11:03 PM, Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes < > mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > > > >

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

2022-04-12 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
stack it up. On Tue, Apr 12, 2022, 11:03 PM Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/516840829995083/ > > > Sent from my iPhone > > ___ > http://www.okiebenz.com > > To search list archives

Re: [MBZ] 1984 300CD Steering Box

2022-04-12 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
having my MB indy adjust the box on my 82 300CD solved the problem On Tue, Apr 12, 2022, 3:43 PM mitch--- via Mercedes wrote: > What Allan said. > The box is adjustable, but that doesn't mean adjusting it will fix the > problem. > There is a detailed procedure for adjustment, which a

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

2022-04-11 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
8:14 PM Dwight Giles via Mercedes < > mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > >> I agree with you Ed. >> Dwight >> >> 78 240D >> 79 240D >> 82 300CD >> >> On Mon, Apr 11, 2022, 7:42 PM Ed Booher via Mercedes < >> mercedes@okieben

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

2022-04-11 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
I agree with you Ed. Dwight 78 240D 79 240D 82 300CD On Mon, Apr 11, 2022, 7:42 PM Ed Booher via Mercedes wrote: > I think the 123 has transcended and is no longer a Mercedes, but *the* > Mercedes. It's the face that everyone thought of in the 80's, so everyone > that grew up in the 80's, 90's

Re: [MBZ] Perhaps somebody needs wants to restore this 108

2022-04-11 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
sad On Mon, Apr 11, 2022, 5:10 PM Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > And then forgot where he had parked it on the back 40... > > On Mon, Apr 11, 2022 at 4:32 PM Allan Streib wrote: > > > Wife: "Get that piece of junk out of the driveway!" > > > > Man: *sigh* "yes,

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

2022-04-09 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
well I get comments on my 300 CD. I do think there is something so appealing about 123 styling. classic. On Sat, Apr 9, 2022, 7:21 PM Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Just got home from hauling 2 more 123 turbos back to the house. Once is > most likely a parts car on

Re: [MBZ] Fwd: Mercedes 123 parts

2022-04-08 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
thanks Fred On Fri, Apr 8, 2022, 7:37 PM Frederick Moir via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Not, etc. > > -- Forwarded message - > From: Frederick Moir > Date: Fri, Apr 8, 2022 at 7:35 PM > Subject: Mercedes 123 parts > To: Frederick Moir > > > >

Re: [MBZ] Modified 300CD on BAT

2022-04-04 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
needs to be filtered. we have a company here in RI-newport biodiesel- that was going to put in pumps for cars but then found the heating oil market more lucrative On Mon, Apr 4, 2022, 7:35 PM Curt Raymond via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > A friend's wife works for a restaurant and

Re: [MBZ] OT Battery Charger

2022-04-03 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
I called our local Sears yesterday to get a battery charger & they said they didn't have them anymore. guy said to go to evil W & get an Everstart. my Sears one lastsed for 30 years. the one I have now is from Tractor Supply & is a free replacement for the first one I got from them & it STB. On

Re: [MBZ] Dead battery

2022-04-02 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
yes me too. there is a difference between US reman Bosch & the ones remanufacted in India. I had a good mechanic help me figure that one out. On Sat, Apr 2, 2022, 9:45 PM Curt Raymond via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > I've had poor luck with reman alternators in MBs, my '83 240D ate

Re: [MBZ] Dead battery

2022-04-02 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
> > On Apr 2, 2022, at 6:04 PM, Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes < > mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > > > > Does alternator need to come out in order to replace regulator? > > > > Sent from my iPhone > > > >> On Apr 2, 2022, at 7:52 PM, Dwight Giles v

Re: [MBZ] Dead battery

2022-04-02 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
yes On Sat, Apr 2, 2022, 7:33 PM Peter Frederick via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Very likely a voltage regulator in the alternator going bad. Has happened > to me a couple times now. > > If you drive at night you will see a dim glow on the alternator warning > light, nothing

Re: [MBZ] Dead battery

2022-04-02 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
regulator? On Sat, Apr 2, 2022, 6:50 PM Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > The w124 300D 2.5 sat for one week and battery is now dead (11.18v). > Battery is a few months old, alternator I replaced 2 years ago with Bosch > reman. I haven’t done any troubleshooting

Re: [MBZ] Nice CD with Transmission Issues?

2022-04-01 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
I thought that too. I have an 82 CD On Fri, Apr 1, 2022, 2:10 PM Allan Streib via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > That's certainly a 1984, not 1994? > > I wonder if they were prone to the broken B2 piston? That's not a terribly > expensive or difficult fix, assuming you can still get

Re: [MBZ] OT: "Special" video

2022-04-01 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
I gave mine to you. On Fri, Apr 1, 2022, 12:36 PM Curt Raymond wrote: > You're just jealous that you don't have one. ;) > > -Curt > > > On Friday, April 1, 2022, 12:25:35 PM EDT, Dwight Giles < > dwight.gi...@gmail.com> wrote: > > April Fool. BS on making fuel > > On Fri, Apr 1, 2022, 11:07 AM

Re: [MBZ] OT: "Special" video

2022-04-01 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
April Fool. BS on making fuel On Fri, Apr 1, 2022, 11:07 AM Curt Raymond via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > I don't normally spam you guys with my videos but this one is "special". > > https://youtu.be/rlVRzhJ5d_A > > Note the date. > > -Curt > >

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

2022-03-31 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
I have driven that Mtn in snow. what they had this week was a combination of snow & fog in addition to bad driving. I think death toll has risen to 6. On Thu, Mar 31, 2022, 8:02 PM Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > I need a timeout while I untwist my knickers. > >

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

2022-03-31 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
It wasn't the turnpike-I81. Wicked road up over that mounain Dwight E. Giles Jr. Wickford RI On Thu, Mar 31, 2022 at 4:20 PM Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Caused by a snow squall. > https://youtu.be/wHp35Fyz7qY > ___ >

Re: [MBZ] Retired

2022-03-29 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Bob good health on your treatments & congratulations on your retirement. I do hope you can make the ChowdahQ. you would beat Dan Penoff on the distance award. On Tue, Mar 29, 2022, 5:18 PM Bob Rentfro via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Thank you all. > I feel like it won’t feel

Re: [MBZ] MOT: My lucky day!

2022-03-27 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
don't count your chickens before they are hatched. 藍 On Sun, Mar 27, 2022, 10:45 PM Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Dunno. Francis (he prefers to be called Frank) seems really nice and > promised that the money will arrive in my account tomorrow at 9AM. Then I

Re: [MBZ] What's a good price on spare M112/M113 crank position sensors?

2022-03-27 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
of Large WImmen, which is cheaper than my time for having to > swap out a cheap one that either doesn’t work or fails prematurely. > > -D > > > On Mar 27, 2022, at 12:36 PM, Dwight Giles via Mercedes < > mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > > > > we put a cheap NAP

Re: [MBZ] China Blue 240D On BAT

2022-03-27 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Southern Maine. On Sun, Mar 27, 2022, 12:55 PM Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > I didn't know Dimitri had moved to FL so he can market his 240D as a > "southern car." > >

Re: [MBZ] What's a good price on spare M112/M113 crank position sensors?

2022-03-27 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
we put a cheap NAPA one in my 2005 E320 & it didn't are a difference. my MB indy changed it out original MB one & it worked fine. On Sun, Mar 27, 2022, 8:15 AM mitch--- via Mercedes wrote: > Seems like $5 is a good deal on a glove box spare if you can count on it > to work when you finally

Re: [MBZ] The latest nostalgic arrival to Okie Acres

2022-03-26 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
classic 123 MB. I will give yiu 500.00 for it. On Sat, Mar 26, 2022, 7:58 PM Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > 83 300D. Just got it home and took it for a drive. While it was nostalgic, > I don’t really see the huge attraction to these driving the prices way up. > Or

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

2022-03-24 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
good job Curt On Thu, Mar 24, 2022, 5:48 PM Curt Raymond via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > I'm sure I'm not the only one who's got old projects hanging around > uncompleted. > > I don't even remember how long ago I brought dad's Echo chainsaw back from > camp. Before 2016 anyway for

Re: [MBZ] W211 Wanted

2022-03-24 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
I love my 2005 E320 4matic. Check on recalls-mine had fuel tank recall which MB replaced. Also weather sttripping on the sunroof-mine checked out fine. Dwight E. Giles Jr. Wickford RI On Thu, Mar 24, 2022 at 1:23 PM dan penoff.com via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > The search for a

Re: [MBZ] Battery Fun

2022-03-23 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
I still have splitting maul from my graduate school days, when we harvested & split wood. On Wed, Mar 23, 2022, 10:22 AM dan penoff.com via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > I still have my Sotz Monster Maul from my teenage years of doin firewood > for the family fireplace: > >

Re: [MBZ] 1956 Mercedes-Benz 300,$18,500

2022-03-20 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
t; > mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > > > > It is. Despite the warts it would appear to be an excellent restoration > candidate if someone was looking for that sort of project. > > > > -D > > > >> On Mar 20, 2022, at 1:07 PM, Dwight Giles via Mercedes < >

Re: [MBZ] 1956 Mercedes-Benz 300,$18,500

2022-03-20 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
is that an Adenauer? On Sun, Mar 20, 2022, 12:35 PM Floyd Thursby via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Cool car > > https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/285839720363904 > > -- > --FT > > > ___ > http://www.okiebenz.com > > To search list

Re: [MBZ] The car ran and drove great until the breaks went almost completely out and I rear ended someone. 1987 Mercedes-Benz Mercedes-Benz 300 D Sedan 4D, $1, 000

2022-03-18 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
it is really breaken On Fri, Mar 18, 2022, 4:07 PM Floyd Thursby via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > He braked the car > > https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/685800445959259 > > -- > --FT > > > ___ > http://www.okiebenz.com > > To search

Re: [MBZ] MB battery factory in AL

2022-03-16 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
sarcasm On Wed, Mar 16, 2022, 10:57 PM Andrew Strasfogel wrote: > No one claims that Exide batteries are "green" > > On Wed, Mar 16, 2022 at 9:59 PM Dwight Giles via Mercedes < > mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > >> but they are green. >> >> On

Re: [MBZ] MB battery factory in AL

2022-03-16 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
but they are green. On Wed, Mar 16, 2022, 9:50 PM Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > There was an article in the local rag about an Exide battery factory in SC > that closed down and rundoff leaving a huge contaminated mess > > --FT > Sent from iFōn > > > On Mar 16,

Re: [MBZ] I'm slowly coming back ...

2022-03-14 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Craig, thank you for sharing this difficult story. peace & health to you. On Mon, Mar 14, 2022, 9:42 PM Craig via Mercedes wrote: > Dear all, > > Thank you for your sympathies and condolences; they mean a lot and are > encouraging (he says as he type through tears). > > I got email running on a

Re: [MBZ] Corn based ethanol

2022-03-13 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
you got that right Fred. Green lobby-as in green cornstalks. On Sat, Mar 12, 2022, 11:01 PM Frederick Moir via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > OK Don. > Y'know, when I read about using corn for fuel, I laughed my ass off! > And would bet that the Iowa corn farmers did too! > Another

Re: [MBZ] How sad

2022-03-12 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
capital offense for that stack On Sat, Mar 12, 2022, 8:23 PM Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/667885134256591/ > > > Sent from my iPhone > > ___ > http://www.okiebenz.com > > To search list

Re: [MBZ] Auto Parts Idiots

2022-03-11 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
yes. I so miss Rusty. On Fri, Mar 11, 2022, 10:50 PM Allan Streib via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Times like that you miss Rusty. > > > On Fri, Mar 11, 2022, at 7:38 PM, dan penoff.com via Mercedes wrote: > > Drove the SL500 today to take Mrs. Dan to a doctor’s appointment. Car >

Re: [MBZ] Filled up with biodiesel

2022-03-11 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
I think that is because MA requires a % of bio in heating oil. On Fri, Mar 11, 2022, 6:09 PM Dimitri Seretakis wrote: > Thanks. Good to know! So sad how it’s impossible to find biodiesel in the > Boston area. I get it in Maine and they supply my heating oil too. For > heating oil I use B20. > >

Re: [MBZ] Filled up with biodiesel

2022-03-11 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
good. years ago I Chnged the fuel lines on that OM 602to run BioD & then Newport BioD switched to selling bio heating. oil. On Fri, Mar 11, 2022, 5:48 PM Dimitri Seretakis wrote: > Yours! > > Sent from my iPhone > > On Mar 11, 2022, at 5:45 PM, Dwight Giles wrote: > >  > For which car? > > On

Re: [MBZ] Filled up with biodiesel

2022-03-11 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
For which car? On Fri, Mar 11, 2022, 5:34 PM Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > $3.65 per gallon vs $5.20 for Dino diesel. > > Sent from my iPhone > > > On Mar 11, 2022, at 5:09 PM, Rick Knoble via Mercedes < > mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > > > > Well now that

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

2022-03-05 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
is this considered political by the moderator? On Sat, Mar 5, 2022, 3:35 PM Scott Ritchey via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Price at the pump is the canary in the coal mine. Everything made using > energy or hydrocarbons will cost more, providing it is even available. We > have

Re: [MBZ] Fwd: Save the Date- ChowdahQ XV Sept. 10, 2022

2022-03-03 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
hone > > > On Mar 3, 2022, at 6:13 PM, Randy Bennell via Mercedes < > mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > > > > We need to do a ZoomQ since a good many of us are not New Englanders > and have difficulty participating in this event. > > > > Randy > &g

Re: [MBZ] Fwd: Save the Date- ChowdahQ XV Sept. 10, 2022

2022-03-03 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
ew Englanders and > have difficulty participating in this event. > > Randy > > > > On 03/03/2022 4:40 PM, Dwight Giles via Mercedes wrote: > > Dwight E. Giles Jr. > > Wickford RI > > > > > > -. > > > > > > [image: image.png] > >

[MBZ] Fwd: Save the Date- ChowdahQ XV Sept. 10, 2022

2022-03-03 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Dwight E. Giles Jr. Wickford RI -. [image: image.png] Mark your calendar for another wonderful celebration of vehicles and camaraderie. Once again we will be at Goddard State Park, 1095 Ives Road Warwick RI. Sites 40-42. http://www.riparks.com/Locations/LocationGoddard.html We will start

Re: [MBZ] Cargo ship descends to Davy's Locker

2022-03-01 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
they rescued 22 crew members when the fire broke out On Tue, Mar 1, 2022, 2:34 PM Randy Bennell via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > No mention of the crew. I trust they got off of it OK. It was being > towed, so would there likely be some people on board? > >

Re: [MBZ] Cargo ship descends to Davy's Locker

2022-03-01 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
was on its way to a port about 5 miles from where I live. car import terminal. fortunately no vintage Benzes. On Tue, Mar 1, 2022, 12:37 PM Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > >

Re: [MBZ] This might be interesting

2022-02-27 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
looks it is worth checking out. awesome car. On Sun, Feb 27, 2022, 10:36 PM Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/678627653174385/ > > > Sent from my iPhone > > ___ > http://www.okiebenz.com > >

Re: [MBZ] CDI or BlueTec

2022-02-21 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
is that true with MB diesels or only VW? On Mon, Feb 21, 2022, 1:56 PM Curt Raymond via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Newer diesels make a lot more power on less fuel than the older ones too. > The 2.0l in my Jetta makes around 145hp and that's with the de-tune from > VW. Compare

Re: [MBZ] CDI or BlueTec

2022-02-21 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
although my 90 300D OM 602 2.5t was a great engine. Dimitri is still driving it. doesn't need valve adjustments like the OM61x On Mon, Feb 21, 2022, 1:50 PM Allan Streib via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > I have had this feeling but not based on any real data. > > The older diesels

Re: [MBZ] CDI or BlueTec

2022-02-21 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
totally agree Allen. On Mon, Feb 21, 2022, 1:50 PM Allan Streib via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > I have had this feeling but not based on any real data. > > The older diesels are so simple. They just need fuel and good compression > and they will run. They don't need a computer, or

Re: [MBZ] Shop Manual

2022-02-16 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
> a copy for only $100. A bargain at half the price! > > --FT > Sent from iFōn > > > On Feb 15, 2022, at 5:32 PM, Dwight Giles via Mercedes < > mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > > > > Ideas where I can find a R107 1989 560SL shop manual for my nephew? I >

Re: [MBZ] Shop Manual

2022-02-15 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
I will try again. Books4Cars has the 200.00 one Dwight E. Giles Jr. Wickford RI On Tue, Feb 15, 2022 at 5:35 PM dan penoff.com via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > I think they may be online. Have you Googled? > > -D > > > On Feb 15, 2022, at 5:31 PM, D

[MBZ] Shop Manual

2022-02-15 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Ideas where I can find a R107 1989 560SL shop manual for my nephew? I found one on flea bay for $200. Is that the going rate? Put Sept 10 in your calendar. ChowdahQ XV Thanks, Dwight Dwight E. Giles Jr. 1982 300CD 2005 E320 4matic Wickford RI ___

Re: [MBZ] Something for Jamie's kids

2022-02-08 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
they could bring it to the Q. On Tue, Feb 8, 2022, 6:56 PM Jaime Kopchinski via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Its the right color! > > On Tue, Feb 8, 2022 at 6:53 PM dan penoff.com via Mercedes < > mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > > > Must be a Euro model, it's RHD. No cloth seats,

Re: [MBZ] Something for Jamie's kids

2022-02-08 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
I would say a must have. near you Curt? On Tue, Feb 8, 2022, 6:28 PM Curt Raymond via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/627131281927011/ > > -Curt > > ___ > http://www.okiebenz.com > > To search list archives

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