Re: [MBZ] Floating temptress

2022-05-16 Thread Kevin Kraly via Mercedes
Do you know the two happiest days in a boat owner’s life? The day it’s purchased and the day it’s SOLD!! Kevin, former boat owner, in Lexington, NC Sent from my iPhone > On May 16, 2022, at 6:09 PM, OK Don via Mercedes > wrote: > > "Boat - a hole in the wat

Re: [MBZ] 2006 Dodge Sprinter 2500 - 117k miles - $22,000

2022-05-05 Thread Kevin Kraly via Mercedes
The fact that the current owner is dumping it so soon after purchase is a huge red flag. Miles aren’t too high, but the price should reflect the many minor things that may be more major than the seller is leading on, or they should be fixed. Kevin in Lexington, NC Sent from my iPhone > On

Re: [MBZ] Missing engine cover

2022-04-29 Thread Kevin Kraly via Mercedes
It’s been Scotty Kilmerized. He also things engine covers are stupid. Kevin in Lexington, NC Sent from my iPhone > On Apr 28, 2022, at 11:37 PM, Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes > wrote: > > I'm potentially interested in a 2014 E250 Bluetec sedan at a small > dealership. For S

Re: [MBZ] Truth On Repairability

2022-04-18 Thread Kevin Kraly via Mercedes
to the new vans, it’s easier to get into, more comfortable, has better air conditioning, and, best of all, NO CAR PAYMENT! Kevin in Lexington, NC Sent from my iPhone > On Apr 18, 2022, at 3:33 PM, Rick Knoble via Mercedes > wrote: > >  >> >> I own it, it’s mine, the manufac

Re: [MBZ] CrossClimate 2s

2022-04-14 Thread Kevin Kraly via Mercedes
AZ Bob wrote: and are quite on the freeway. Quite a bit quieter than the tires that you had? Just be careful not to loose pressure or you’ll loose your break petal or is that Peddle? Just having fun! Kevin in Lexington, NC Sent from my iPhone > On Apr 14, 2022, at 5:41 PM, Bob Rentfro

Re: [MBZ] Retired

2022-03-24 Thread Kevin Kraly via Mercedes
Congratulations, Bob, on your retirement. I hope that your cancer treatments are successful. Kevin in Lexington, NC Sent from my iPhone > On Mar 24, 2022, at 6:08 PM, Bob Rentfro via Mercedes > wrote: > > As of 1730 March 18, 2022, my 37 year career of making ‘lectric

Re: [MBZ] $6K Repair or Different Vehicle

2022-03-17 Thread Kevin Kraly via Mercedes
, and convertible season is nearly upon us which would help the value as well. Kevin in Lexington, NC Sent from my iPhone > On Mar 17, 2022, at 6:41 PM, Bob Rentfro via Mercedes > wrote: > >  > Youngest’s 2014 Jetta, 1.8 T, 121K miles, had the red oil pressure alarm come > in t

Re: [MBZ] I’m not sure if I heard this correctly

2022-03-08 Thread Kevin Kraly via Mercedes
expensive, new trucks. Kevin in Lexington, NC Sent from my iPhone > On Mar 8, 2022, at 11:05 AM, G Mann via Mercedes > wrote: > > All trucks in California, [and now everywhere] for example, are required to > pass EPA rules, which means only new production trucks are allowed to be

Re: [MBZ] Craig

2022-03-08 Thread Kevin Kraly via Mercedes
What tragic news! I’ve emailed with Craig both on and off list. He’s a good guy. I sure hope he gets through this. Kevin in Lexington, NC Sent from my iPhone > On Mar 7, 2022, at 6:13 PM, Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes > wrote: > > I am not sure if this was posted here or not. If

Re: [MBZ] Takes Realtor Spec to the ultimate level 1995 Mercedes Benz G320 4 matic SUV - $19, 630 (Raleigh)

2022-02-27 Thread Kevin Kraly via Mercedes
It needs an OM606, OM648 or a gas v8. Kevin in Lexington, NC Sent from my iPhone > On Feb 27, 2022, at 11:13 AM, Floyd Thursby via Mercedes > wrote: > > owners spent all their time keeping it clean > > --FT > >> On 2/27/22 10:59 AM, mitch--- via Mercedes wrote:

Re: [MBZ] OT Volvo heater blower

2022-01-08 Thread Kevin Kraly via Mercedes
Attaboy! Kevin in Lexington, NC Sent from my iPhone > On Jan 8, 2022, at 7:52 PM, Allan Streib via Mercedes > wrote: > > Replaced today, and I have heat again. Of course it would happen on the > coldest days of the winter so far. And though it was a little warmer today

Re: [MBZ] OT: 1964 Corvair Monza Convertible - $7,900

2022-01-05 Thread Kevin Kraly via Mercedes
pressed for time, and since Oregon is one of two states where you don’t pump your own gas, we wanted the attendant to hurry back with our change. The guy quickly came back with (you’re driving a Corvair, so how can you be in a hurry?” Kevin in Lexington, NC Sent from my iPhone > On Jan 5, 2

Re: [MBZ] Anybody want this fine automobile?

2021-12-24 Thread Kevin Kraly via Mercedes
This is the first time hearing the sound of an OM606 Diesel engine!! It seems pretty smooth and quiet! I like the look (feel) of the W210 chassis. One of those would be nice to cruise around here in NC! It wouldn’t be just putting around town since we live in the country. A Diesel would get to

Re: [MBZ] YAY ME!!!!

2021-12-18 Thread Kevin Kraly via Mercedes
Attaboyx2!! Sent from my iPhone > On Dec 18, 2021, at 3:41 PM, Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes > wrote: > > I come out to the E500, start it and like Jesus from the tomb it has > risen Hallelujah!!! It’s a meerkull!!! > > The level raise is working (there’s a button on the console to

Re: [MBZ] Needs TKC 1985 Mercedes 300 CD - $1,500

2021-12-13 Thread Kevin Kraly via Mercedes
TLC? Kevin in Lexington, NC Sent from my iPhone > On Dec 13, 2021, at 9:45 AM, Floyd Thursby via Mercedes > wrote: > > whatever that is > > https://greenville.craigslist.org/cto/d/greenville-1985-mercedes-300-cd/7419824660.ht

Re: [MBZ] Barn find 1976 Mercedes 300D and 220D

2021-12-03 Thread Kevin Kraly via Mercedes
Attaboy!!! I just love the sound of the 617 engines!! Kevin in Lexington, NC Sent from my iPhone > On Dec 3, 2021, at 7:41 PM, Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes > wrote: > > https://youtu.be/NzHOQzIay28 > > > Sent from my iPhone > > ___

Re: [MBZ] I did A Thing

2021-11-30 Thread Kevin Kraly via Mercedes
Attaboy! Kevin in Lexington, NC Sent from my iPhone > On Nov 30, 2021, at 10:35 AM, Floyd Thursby via Mercedes > wrote: > > Signed up for welding program! Going for the 4th degree, this one might > actually be useful! I am going to be dangerous as hell now. > >

[MBZ] Jingle Bells Mercedes Diesel Style

2021-11-29 Thread Kevin Kraly via Mercedes
cars, As I creep by in the left hand lane, I thank my lucky STAR!! Oh! Jingle Bells, Diesel smells, driving is a breeze, Oh what fun it is to ride in this old 240D, HEE! Jingle bells, Diesel smells, Oh what's that noise I hear, We've finally made it home now, so let's go have a beer! Kevin

Re: [MBZ] The lift

2021-11-28 Thread Kevin Kraly via Mercedes
Attaboy! Sent from my iPhone > On Nov 28, 2021, at 5:26 PM, Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes > wrote: > > Since I was so close I went ahead and finished it. It goes up and down. Have > not tried it with a car yet. I do need to adjust the cables slightly as the > locks appear to be hitting at

Re: [MBZ] Lift update

2021-11-24 Thread Kevin Kraly via Mercedes
Attaboy! Kevin in Lexington, NC Sent from my iPhone > On Nov 24, 2021, at 4:04 PM, Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes > wrote: > > Only thing left is to connect the wiring, fill the hydraulic tank, bleed the > system, and adjust the cables. When I wire it up I am also I stalling a 2

Re: [MBZ] Retirement Ride

2021-11-09 Thread Kevin Kraly via Mercedes
to run, but now, they have a large yard. Once the permanent back yard fence is installed, they will have a WHOLE LOT more room to run. I hope you find the perfect traveling ride. Kevin in Lexington, NC Sent from my iPhone > On Nov 9, 2021, at 1:34 PM, Bob Rentfro via Mercedes > wrote: >

Re: [MBZ] OT about when did vehicles become controlled by computers?

2021-10-12 Thread Kevin Kraly via Mercedes
Lack of any computer controls is why my BIL chooses to drive a 1983 F150, his $1000 $hitbox. It’s not much to talk about, but it runs, drives and stops, and it isn’t totally rusted out…yet. Kevin in Lexington, NC, still benzless Sent from my iPhone > On Oct 12, 2021, at 5:52 PM, Clay

Re: [MBZ] Benzing today

2021-10-08 Thread Kevin Kraly via Mercedes
Attaboy! Kevin in Lexington, NC, BenzLESS for now 2008 Honda Odyssey van 160Kmi, El Cheapo Transporto 2004 Itasca Suncruiser 37B 50Kmi, Sweaty Betty (when her dash AC wasn’t working, all fixed now, home until the 19th Sent from my iPhone > On Oct 7, 2021, at 10:38 PM, Buggered Benzmail

Re: [MBZ] I think I am going to go do A Thing

2021-09-23 Thread Kevin Kraly via Mercedes
Go for it! Kevin, Benz-less in Lexington, NC Sent from my iPhone > On Sep 23, 2021, at 12:46 PM, Floyd Thursby via Mercedes > wrote: > > Guy says the trans is in limp mode. Car has 722.6 trans so that probably > means conductor plate, I have the parts here to fix it, I

Re: [MBZ] Timing chain replaced at 81k miles. 2012 Mercedes GL350 Diesel 106k miles LOADED TOW - $16, 500 (Mooresville)

2021-09-06 Thread Kevin Kraly via Mercedes
Most likely, the timing chain was replaced due to being driven around mostly in town, lots of fuel/soot diluting the oil. Kevin in Hillsboro, OR, waiting for our motorhome to be properly maintained/repaired before leaving for NC Sent from my iPhone > On Sep 6, 2021, at 7:56 AM, Floyd Thur

Re: [MBZ] OT guess the attributes

2021-09-03 Thread Kevin Kraly via Mercedes
Prius? Sent from my iPhone > On Sep 3, 2021, at 10:37 AM, Floyd Thursby via Mercedes > wrote: > > guess again > > --FT > >> On 9/3/21 1:24 PM, Randy Bennell via Mercedes wrote: >>> On 03/09/2021 12:09 PM, Floyd Thursby via Mercedes wrote: >>> I saw a young woman realtor putting out a for

Re: [MBZ] Frenzy over 1958 VW Kombi bus

2021-08-31 Thread Kevin Kraly via Mercedes
My sister had a 1962 VW bus with the windows, ragtop, and all seats back in the early 1980’s. Boy do I wish I had it today!! Kevin in Hillsboro, Oregon Sent from my iPhone > On Aug 31, 2021, at 12:15 PM, OK Don via Mercedes > wrote: > > It sold for $41,000, and wasn't even a

Re: [MBZ] 79 300CD

2021-08-25 Thread Kevin Kraly via Mercedes
When I move to NC in two months, bring it over and I’d be happy to have it in the garage! Kevin in Hillsboro, OR Sent from my iPhone > On Aug 24, 2021, at 7:45 PM, Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes > wrote: > > So this CD I have had been sitting in the barn since like forever. New

Re: [MBZ] Fedex arrived

2021-08-22 Thread Kevin Kraly via Mercedes
Attaboy! Sent from my iPhone > On Aug 21, 2021, at 4:14 PM, Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes > wrote: > > Parts showed up this afternoon. Pump is back it and I started it before > installing manifold just to be sure. Seems to not have smoke anymore. Just > have to finish bolting the manifold

Re: [MBZ] Travel trailers

2021-08-09 Thread Kevin Kraly via Mercedes
is completed. Unfortunately, it’s a gasser, but the best gasser setup for a large class A motorhome, the Workhorse chassis with the 8.1L Chev/GM engine and Allison transmission. It has 46Kmi on it, everything works, and it’s ready to go. Kevin in Hillsboro, OR Sent from my iPhone > On Au

Re: [MBZ] 1965 Volvo PV544. How the Humble have Risen

2021-08-07 Thread Kevin Kraly via Mercedes
in their yard and got vandalized. I still miss that little car. Kevin in Hillsboro, Oregon Sent from my iPhone > On Aug 7, 2021, at 5:51 AM, Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes > wrote: > > I thought I did OK back in 1968/9. Bought a 544 for $400 and sold for > $325 a year later. &

Re: [MBZ] Der Sprinter wurde verkauft

2021-08-04 Thread Kevin Kraly via Mercedes
older and cheaper, especially since it won’t be driven daily. The area is served by Uber and Lyft so we’re not stuck without rides even when we don’t have a driver. Kevin in Hillsboro, OR 1982 240D, High Mileage Hildegard, not sure if she’ll be coming with us, but I’ll know more when I actually check

Re: [MBZ] Der Sprinter wurde verkauft

2021-08-04 Thread Kevin Kraly via Mercedes
I did not get a Carmax quote. I am very happy that it went to a good home where it will get used rather than just sitting around. Kevin and Hillsboro, Oregon Sent from my iPhone > On Aug 3, 2021, at 4:19 PM, Mitch Haley via Mercedes > wrote: > > I forget, did you get a

[MBZ] Der Sprinter wurde verkauft

2021-08-03 Thread Kevin Kraly via Mercedes
with no blow by, but didn’t idle properly.Of course, I’ll keep y’all posted. Kevin in Hillsboro, OR 2019 Sprinter SOLD! 1982 240D, High Mileage Hildegard, still in limbo Sent from my iPhone ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http

Re: [MBZ] OT - Bathroom Flooring Question

2021-07-30 Thread Kevin Kraly via Mercedes
I was wondering the same thing. Congratulations, Dan! Sent from my iPhone > On Jul 30, 2021, at 10:54 AM, Rick Knoble via Mercedes > wrote: > > Flagstaff house? > Did I miss something? > > > Rick > ___ > http://www.okiebenz.com > > To search list

Re: [MBZ] quite running vehicle

2021-07-30 Thread Kevin Kraly via Mercedes
Sprinters are quiet quite for being Deisel, but there’s a recall on the break petal. U could loose the ability to turn of ur break lites if the faulty piece falls off. Sent from my iPhone > On Jul 30, 2021, at 10:47 AM, Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes > wrote: > > Maybe she was lysdexic >

Re: [MBZ] OT: Ghia notes

2021-07-29 Thread Kevin Kraly via Mercedes
Sent from my iPhone > On Jul 29, 2021, at 5:42 PM, Allan Streib via Mercedes > wrote: > > Got the Karmann Ghia running better today. The JC Whitney air flow meter > that I bought to balance the carbs on an M180 finally was useful again. The > engine has a dual Weber ICT setup. Air flow

Re: [MBZ] I’ll be moving…

2021-07-29 Thread Kevin Kraly via Mercedes
-- > Max > Charleston SC > > >> On Wed, Jul 28, 2021 at 9:56 PM Kevin Kraly via Mercedes < >> mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: >> >> To North Carolina! Oregon’s cost of living and property taxes just >> continue to climb, and our state is becoming a cessp

[MBZ] I’ll be moving…

2021-07-28 Thread Kevin Kraly via Mercedes
on the new house. I’ve decided to sell our Sprinter to get more liquidity to move our stuff out, get a temporary rental and wait while our house sells. You can bet I won’t get a Blutec Diesel Sprinter next time! Kevin, moving out of Hillsboro, Oregon 2019 Sprinter 12 passenger 144WB, 3500mi, Low

Re: [MBZ] OT residential air conditioner issue

2021-07-23 Thread Kevin Kraly via Mercedes
and a significant percentage of air was being blown into the crawl space. The cause was believed to be a failing condensate pump. If that’s your problem, the fix should be easy enough. Kevin in Hillsboro, OR 2019 Sprinter 3500mi, Low Mileage Lutgard 1982 240D, High Mileage Hildegard, still in hibernation

Re: [MBZ] Mini splits

2021-07-22 Thread Kevin Kraly via Mercedes
I know nothing about installation, but we had an 18000BTU Daikin minisplit installed in our upstairs bonus room. It is nearly the same dimensions as your shop, and the unit cools the space with ease. Both the indoor and outdoor units are very quiet. Kevin in Hillsboro, OR 2019 Sprinter 3500mi

Re: [MBZ] Lb7 injectors

2021-07-12 Thread Kevin Kraly via Mercedes
Attaboy!! Sent from my iPhone > On Jul 12, 2021, at 9:10 PM, Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes > wrote: > > I forgot to mention I finished up the injector replacement on the Duramax. > After I bled the system I cranked on it and it fired right up after about 30 > seconds. I expected to have to

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

2021-07-05 Thread Kevin Kraly via Mercedes
Here is the link to the awesome write up on how Bluetec emissions work, common issues and how to help prevent them. This also pertains to the 2.1L OM651 4 cylinder Diesel engine as in Andrew’s GL250. http://www.stephensservice.com/bluetec-diesel-issuesproblems/ Sent from my iPhone

Re: [MBZ] 2012 GL350 Bluetec 4Matic - 115k miles - $17,800

2021-07-04 Thread Kevin Kraly via Mercedes
There is so much that could happen with the OM 642 Bluetec engines and the problems caused by the emissions system. Some problems include too much fuel in the oil due to interrupting the regeneration cycle for the DPF, inefficient combustion and soot buildup in the oil due to the EGR, and in

Re: [MBZ] This Is A Pretty Good Deal

2021-05-23 Thread Kevin Kraly via Mercedes
I had a friend growing up, and his dad had a ‘75 450SEL. It was perfect other than the sun baked paint. I was amazed how quiet and smooth it was, but it was only a teenager at 15 years old in 1989. A pre-ACC W116 would be pretty nice! Kevin in Hillsboro, OR Sent from my iPhone > On May

Re: [MBZ] Nanny car adventure

2021-05-20 Thread Kevin Kraly via Mercedes
the car straight as it’s sliding or bumping over rocks. Of course, for fun factor, most of the time, I keep mine off!! On the street, it has saved me from crashes when I get a little too wild. Kevin in Hillsboro, OR 2019 Sprinter 8 passenger 4/6 guide dog setup, over 3000 miles, Low Mileage Lutgart

Re: [MBZ] A gratifying project this afternoon

2021-05-09 Thread Kevin Kraly via Mercedes
Whatever yew due, donut loose ur break petal ore Yule bee in trouble!! Sent from my iPhone > On May 9, 2021, at 3:48 PM, Floyd Thursby via Mercedes > wrote: > > I had an issue with my break calibers > > --FT > >> On 5/9/21 6:40 PM, Andrew Strasfogel wrote: >> Is bumber a low country

Re: [MBZ] Latest arrival to Okie Acres, rare options, BAT flip

2021-04-09 Thread Kevin Kraly via Mercedes
What year/model is it? Kevin, who can’t see the pics, in Hillsboro, OR 2019 Sprinter 2K miles, Low Mileage Lutgard 1982 240D, High Mileage Hildegard Sent from my iPhone > On Apr 9, 2021, at 2:51 PM, Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes > wrote: > > Yes, miles are real, bought it from

[MBZ] 1981 Kaleb green mercedes benz

2021-04-09 Thread Kevin Kraly via Mercedes
https://portland.craigslist.org/mlt/cto/d/portland-1981-olive-green-mercedes-benz/7303303023.html 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:

Re: [MBZ] Another special brought to you by Okie Acres

2021-03-27 Thread Kevin Kraly via Mercedes
Does it have ice cold AC? Sent from my iPhone > On Mar 27, 2021, at 6:02 PM, Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes > wrote: > > You should work a deal with him to set you up with a youtuber channel Okie > Acres, you could make enough to buy cars full time. You wouldn’t have to pay > someone else

[MBZ] 1985 Mercedes 300CD

2021-03-25 Thread Kevin Kraly via Mercedes
This one would probably sell for big bucks on BAT. https://portland.craigslist.org/clk/cto/d/troutdale-1985-mercedes-300cd/7297015612.html Kevin in Hillsboro, OR 2019 Sprinter around 2K miles, Low Mileage Lutgard AKA Der DoodleWagen 1982 240D, High Mileage Hildegard Sent from my iPhone

[MBZ] Crack Price Mercedes Benz GL320 Diesel 4matic Low miles

2021-03-23 Thread Kevin Kraly via Mercedes
https://portland.craigslist.org/clc/cto/d/portland-mercedes-benz-gl320-diesel/7295842673.html 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:

Re: [MBZ] Cars are flying out of okie acres

2021-03-22 Thread Kevin Kraly via Mercedes
Good work! Put one or two on the market every week and you’ll be rolling in the dough in no time! Kevin in Hillsboro, OR 2019 Sprinter around 2K miles, Low Mileage Lutgard 1982 240D, High Mileage Hildegard who’s still in the shop Sent from my iPhone > On Mar 22, 2021, at 3:44 PM, Kaleb Strip

Re: [MBZ] Okiebenz visits Hoovie’s Garage

2021-03-13 Thread Kevin Kraly via Mercedes
the 30 micron capability of the factory filter. A catch can was also recommended. Although my Sprinter has only 2K miles on it, I certainly want to implement these fixes so that it will not become a money pit the moment the extended warranty is up. Kevin in Hillsboro, OR 2019 Sprinter 12 passenger

Re: [MBZ] I'm making a youtuber

2021-03-08 Thread Kevin Kraly via Mercedes
I’m going to start a YouTube Channel called No see’em RC! It will feature driving footage, how to videos and other RC related content. It should be fun! Kevin Sent from my iPhone > On Mar 8, 2021, at 3:03 PM, G Mann via Mercedes wrote: > > "The Counter Hoovie Channel" >

Re: [MBZ] Hoovie has fun with a GL diesel

2021-02-26 Thread Kevin Kraly via Mercedes
, but it has room for the dog crates, paddle boards, RC cars, or whatever the haul happens to be. Our two full-sized Goldendoodles are nearly done with their training, so they will have a place to ride. Will it be leaking oil and Diesel when our 8-year extended warranty is up? Kevin in Hillsboro, OR 2019

Re: [MBZ] OT - Facebook Rant

2021-02-20 Thread Kevin Kraly via Mercedes
don’t even reply to those. Kevin in Hillsboro, OR Sent from my iPhone > On Feb 20, 2021, at 2:49 PM, Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes > wrote: > > Yes, same exact deal with my Cab. I either need to just sell it, or pull it > and fix the top. > >> On 2/20/2021 4:30 PM, Dan P

Re: [MBZ] Sort of OT Car totals

2021-02-01 Thread Kevin Kraly via Mercedes
Beetle TDI Convertible, also moon rock silver, 2011 Chevy Suburban 4wd silver, 2017 Honda Odyssey van white, 2006 Ford E350 box van purchased for a move and then sold afterward, 2019 Sprinter 12 passenger 144wb graphite gray, Lutgard. That around covers it! Kevin in Hillsboro, Oregon Sent from

[MBZ] 4X4 Niss-Cedes

2020-12-29 Thread Kevin Kraly via Mercedes
Here’s some competition for the Mazcedes https://portland.craigslist.org/clk/cto/d/battle-ground-4x4-nissan-turbo-diesel/7254177424.html Sent from my iPhone ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe

Re: [MBZ] New Benzes

2020-12-21 Thread Kevin Kraly via Mercedes
! Kevin in Hillsboro, OR 2019 Sprinter Passenger 144WB 1850 miles, Low Mileage Lutgart 1982 240D, High Mileage Hildegard Sent from my iPhone > On Dec 21, 2020, at 7:25 AM, Floyd Thursby via Mercedes > wrote: > > But the thing I mostly noticed being behind them was that the car is like

Re: [MBZ] A quiz question for you

2020-12-17 Thread Kevin Kraly via Mercedes
WOW! 90K gallons would be enough to fill our pool just over four times! That is insane! Kevin in Hillsboro, OR 2019 Sprinter 12 Passenger 144WB 1850 miles, Low Mileage Lutgart 1982 240D, High Mileage Hildegard Sent from my iPhone > On Dec 17, 2020, at 12:26 PM, Kaleb Striplin via Merce

Re: [MBZ] A Not So Good Stealership Service Experience With Der DoodleWagen

2020-12-11 Thread Kevin Kraly via Mercedes
a turbocharged 4 cylinder. The only Mercedes-Benz equipped with a Diesel engine is the Sprinter. Kevin in Hillsboro, OR 2019 Sprinter 12 passenger 144WB 1717 miles, Low Mileage Lutgart AKA Der DoodleWagen 1982 240D, High Mileage Hildegard Sent from my iPhone > On Dec 11, 2020, at 6:21 PM, Max Dil

[MBZ] A Not So Good Stealership Service Experience With Der DoodleWagen

2020-12-11 Thread Kevin Kraly via Mercedes
the fuel filter, I would have been servicing my own vehicle! As the saying goes, the only way to fix it right is to FIX IT YOURSELF! I’m going to try to not only get the service for free, but also have them top off my fuel tank as well. Kevin in Hillsboro, OR 2019 Sprinter van 12 passenger

Re: [MBZ] VW Content: Isn't Poos cute?

2020-12-07 Thread Kevin Kraly via Mercedes
a coffee can just to see what it could do. My oldest Sister had a 1962 VW Ragtop Bus, boy would I LOVE to have that one now! Kevin in Hillsboro, OR 2019 Sprinter Passenger 144WB 1700 miles, Low Mileage Lutgart AKA Der DoodleWagen 1982 240D, High Mileage Hildegard Sent from my iPhone > On

Re: [MBZ] Update on Hildegard, 1982 240D

2020-11-19 Thread Kevin Kraly via Mercedes
I’m not sure. Do you adjust the IP to the proper idle and then adjust the linkage to match? Sent from my iPhone > On Nov 19, 2020, at 3:43 PM, Mitch Haley via Mercedes > wrote: > > Are they trying to adjust the throttle linkage or the throttle stop on the > IP? > >

[MBZ] Update on Hildegard, 1982 240D

2020-11-19 Thread Kevin Kraly via Mercedes
Hello Dieselers. The guys in the shop who replaced the engine in the 240D are having trouble with the idle adjustments. Does anyone have the info or a link for how to properly adjust the idle? I’ve never adjusted the idle on the IP on any of the cars I’ve owned. TIA, Kevin in a hillsboro

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

2020-11-13 Thread Kevin Kraly via Mercedes
I hope that you get well soon, Kaleb. I hope that the procedure goes well and that you make a full recovery. Kevin in rainy Hillsboro, Oregon 2019 Sprinter 12 Passenger 144WB 1600 miles, Low Mileage Lutgard 1982 240D, High Mileage Hildegard with a 112Kmi heart transplant, calling to check her

Re: [MBZ] OT Sleep Apnia and CPAp machines

2020-10-30 Thread Kevin Kraly via Mercedes
That sounds great! My wife has the problem of frequently getting up to “piss,” and I usually get up a couple times as well. I’ll be going in for my sleep study sometime in the next month or so. Kevin in Hillsboro, OR Sent from my iPhone > On Oct 30, 2020, at 4:21 PM, Kaleb Striplin

[MBZ] OT Sleep Apnia and CPAp machines

2020-10-30 Thread Kevin Kraly via Mercedes
good that I also have it. For those of you with CPAP experience, how did it work or how is it working? has quality of sleep increased? Do you need to sleep fewer hours than before CPAP? Kevin in Hillsboro, OR 2019 Sprinter 12 passenger 144WB 1600 miles, Low Mileage Lutgard 1982 240D, High Mileage

Re: [MBZ] OT Sharing with the club members (too much?) (with Benz content)

2020-10-19 Thread Kevin Kraly via Mercedes
Great ride! I used to ride a tandem bike on long distance road rides years ago, and after one of those, you REALLY have an idea of how good/bad your seat is! Distance riding is very enjoyable if you have a good seat. Kevin in Hillsboro, Oregon 2019 Sprinter 12 passenger 144WB, still under 1500

Re: [MBZ] Today's Fun

2020-10-18 Thread Kevin Kraly via Mercedes
Nice work! Sent from my iPhone > On Oct 18, 2020, at 5:36 PM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes > wrote: > > Low level day for the most part. Bled the brake system on the E320 4Matic, > so that’s done. So, so easy with the pressure bleeder. Fronts are a little > tough with the wheels on as the

Re: [MBZ] Daimler cheated too? (I'm sure VW feels better now)

2020-09-19 Thread Kevin Kraly via Mercedes
There was a HUUUGE difference in the DSG transmission in the 2014 Beetle TDI and the nearly identical new 2015. The 2014 was quite jerky starting out like a novice driving a manual, and the 2015 was nearly as smooth as a conventional automatic transmission. The shifts were quick and crisp.

Re: [MBZ] New truck but not benz

2020-09-12 Thread Kevin Kraly via Mercedes
wildfires, so the Doodles are at the indoor kennel for a few days. I sure do love that van! Kevin in Hillsboro, Oregon 2019 Sprinter 12 passenger 144WB 1600+mi, Low Mileage Lutgard 1982 240D, High Mileage Hildegard Sent from my iPhone > On Sep 12, 2020, at 5:36 PM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes >

Re: [MBZ] Hey, You Screwed Up -

2020-09-12 Thread Kevin Kraly via Mercedes
off another car, and with $350 spent on both cars, she was operational once again. Kevin in Hillsboro, Oregon 2019 Sprinter 12 passenger 144WB 1600mi, Low Mileage Lutgard 1982 240D, High Mileage Hildegard, no news Sent from my iPhone > On Sep 12, 2020, at 9:04 AM, Dan Penoff via Merce

[MBZ] 1987 Mercedes 300 D ($1,150)

2020-09-08 Thread Kevin Kraly via Mercedes
Hi, I found this 1987 Mercedes 300 D for $1,150 on OfferUp, near Clackamas, OR. Check it out. 1987 Mercedes 300 D 6 cylinder diesel. Runs and drives good. Clear clean title in hand. 158,000 miles. $1150 OBO more details… Sent from my iPhone ___

Re: [MBZ] OT - Chain Saw Recommendations

2020-09-08 Thread Kevin Kraly via Mercedes
living room window! He got his Stihl chain saw out and got right to work. That 20” saw was awesome! It didn’t have any trouble, and restarted easily. Kevin in Hillsboro, OR 2019 Sprinter 12 passenger 144WB 1600mi, Low Mileage Lutgard 1982 240D 200K+ miles with a 112Kmi engine, High Mileage

[MBZ] 1998?S210 E320 Mercedes Benz 95K Miles ($6,000)

2020-08-24 Thread Kevin Kraly via Mercedes
Hi, I found this Mercedes Benz for $6,000 on OfferUp, near Hillsboro, OR. Check it out. *Pictures are being fixed currently* 1998 Mercedes-Benz (E320) One of a kind! Rare to find in this condition with OEM everything. The vehicle drives smooth with no mechanical issues whatsoever. - 7 Seater

Re: [MBZ] Boing Emergency Order

2020-07-26 Thread Kevin Kraly via Mercedes
for the properly working HVAC system in Der DoodleWagen! Kevin in Hillsboro, OR 2019 Sprinter Passenger 144WB 1075 miles, Low Mileage Lutgard AKA Der DoodleWagen 1982 240D High Mileage Hildegard with a 112Kmi engine, still in surgery Sent from my iPhone > On Jul 25, 2020, at 9:10 PM, G Mann

Re: [MBZ] Boing Emergency Order

2020-07-25 Thread Kevin Kraly via Mercedes
One of our flights back from North Carolina on Monday was in a 737 that had a badly functioning/faulty APU. The air conditioning was very very in adequate because of this! I don’t know why that plane was even allowed to continue flying? Sent from my iPhone > On Jul 25, 2020, at 10:53 AM,

[MBZ] My New Acquisition

2020-07-06 Thread Kevin Kraly via Mercedes
as good. I now have 2 240D’s, and this one was half as much money at $750! Kevin in Hillsboro, OR 2019 Sprinter 945 miles, Low Mileage Lutgard 1982 240D, High Mileage Hildegard 1983 240D 269Kmi, ??? Looks like I need another female German name!, Sent from my iPhone

Re: [MBZ] w123 2.88 diff anyone?

2020-07-04 Thread Kevin Kraly via Mercedes
let you have it for free if you pick it up in person. > >> On Sat, July 4, 2020 1:08 pm, Kevin Kraly via Mercedes wrote: >> I found a 240D parts car that has everything I need for mine, ... The >> person is selling it since the differential went out. > > >

Re: [MBZ] w123 2.88 diff anyone?

2020-07-04 Thread Kevin Kraly via Mercedes
a decision to either part it out or just replace the differential and put it up for sale. unlike mine, it is the fancier one with the sunroof and power windows. Kevin and Hillsboro, Oregon Sent from my iPhone > On Jul 4, 2020, at 9:58 AM, OK Don via Mercedes wrote: > > You need an MB Techn

Re: [MBZ] Exhausting

2020-06-29 Thread Kevin Kraly via Mercedes
That was great! Sent from my iPhone > On Jun 29, 2020, at 4:30 PM, Mitch Haley via Mercedes > wrote: > > Ever wish your W140 sounded like a F1 car? > > https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sBvu7lxtzYM > > ___ > http://www.okiebenz.com > > To search list

Re: [MBZ] Decent Finnie in WA/OR

2020-06-27 Thread Kevin Kraly via Mercedes
around a W108 SE or SEL. Kevin in Hillsboro, OR 2019 Sprinter 12 passenger 144WB 900 miles, Low Mileage Lutgard 1982 240D still in the shop Sent from my iPhone > On Jun 27, 2020, at 4:23 AM, Mitch Haley via Mercedes > wrote: > > And it's an "S class", about as old as

Re: [MBZ] Unsafe at any price??

2020-06-22 Thread Kevin Kraly via Mercedes
to a 240D, but that would be an interesting drag race! Kevin in Hillsboro, OR 2019 Sprinter 12 passenger 144WB 875 miles, Low Mileage Lutgard AKA Der DoodleWagen 1982 240D, High Mileage Hildegard, waiting on proper linkages/vacuum lines to wrap things up with engine replacement Sent from my iPhone

Re: [MBZ] Happy 220D engine day

2020-06-16 Thread Kevin Kraly via Mercedes
kford RI > >> On Tue, Jun 16, 2020, 5:49 PM MG via Mercedes wrote: >> >> We are driving our OM617 down to Orlando on 6/17. That >> is a 240 mile round trip. Not a very large distance but >> it will get it out to stretch it's legs. >> >> MG >>

[MBZ] Happy 220D engine day

2020-06-15 Thread Kevin Kraly via Mercedes
May your OM615 run well on this 6/15! Kevin in Hillsboro, OR 2019 Sprinter 12 passenger 144WB 875 miles, Low Mileage Lutgard AKA Der DoodleWagen 1982 240D, High Mileage Hildegard with a low mileage engine, no new news Sent from my iPhone ___ http

Re: [MBZ] I think I managed to blow the head gasket on my e300

2020-06-06 Thread Kevin Kraly via Mercedes
You can’t blow the head gasket on an OM606 on 6/06! Kevin in Hillsboro, OR 2019 Sprinter 12 passenger 144WB 875 miles, Low Mileage Lutgard AKA Der DoodleWagen 1982 240D, High Mileage Hildegard with a low mileage engine, still no news Sent from my iPhone > On Jun 6, 2020, at 1:33 PM, Ka

Re: [MBZ] I FINALLY got it out!

2020-06-05 Thread Kevin Kraly via Mercedes
Congratulations on getting the radio out! It seems like you have been fighting that for months! Attaboy! 2019 Sprinter 12 passenger 144WB 875 miles, low mileage Lutgard AKA Der DoodleWagen 1982 240D, high mileage Hildegard with a low mileage engine, no news Sent from my iPhone > On Jun 5,

Re: [MBZ] OT: Now it's the washing machine

2020-05-24 Thread Kevin Kraly via Mercedes
years. We also have a 5-year-old Samsung HUGE capacity front loader washer/dryer pair and love ‘em! Kevin in Hillsboro, OR 2019 Sprinter 12 passenger 144WB 830 miles, Low Mileage Lutgard 1982 240D, High Mileage Hildegard with a low mileage engine, no new news Sent from my iPhone > On May 24, 2

Re: [MBZ] ***SPAM*** Jack Stand Recall

2020-05-21 Thread Kevin Kraly via Mercedes
I have some harbor freight jack stands brand new in the box. I was going to use one to support the boat trailer while I put new tires on it, but I ended up selling the boat first! Kevin and Hillsboro, Oregon Sent from my iPhone > On May 21, 2020, at 4:12 PM, Greg Fiorentino via Merce

Re: [MBZ] Well, this is REALLY exciting

2020-05-20 Thread Kevin Kraly via Mercedes
Attaboy! Kevin and Hillsboro, Oregon Sent from my iPhone > On May 20, 2020, at 3:35 PM, Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes > wrote: > > Ok so once I got there with the tools it was a 10min job, most of that spent > routing the belt. This car has no engine-attached fan a

Re: [MBZ] Diesel Slot Cars

2020-05-20 Thread Kevin Kraly via Mercedes
” parts that have a lifetime guarantee including suspension arms, axle bearing carriers, bulkheads etc. I’ve only ever broken a bumper, and rendered a suspension arm unusable since the hinge pin was bent so bad that it couldn’t be removed. Kevin in Hillsboro, OR 2019 Sprinter 12 passenger 144WB

Re: [MBZ] Diesel Slot Cars

2020-05-19 Thread Kevin Kraly via Mercedes
the horsepower! It can be geared to run straight line speeds of over 100 mph as a friend of mine set his up, but mine Has stock gearing, so it would probably do around 65 mph. Kevin in Hillsboro Oregon Sent from my iPhone > On May 19, 2020, at 5:14 PM, Craig via Mercedes wrote: > > O

Re: [MBZ] Diesel Slot Cars

2020-05-18 Thread Kevin Kraly via Mercedes
of art, and it made the world of slot car racing accessible to me! Kevin in Hillsboro, OR 2019 Sprinter 12 passenger 144WB 825 miles, Low Mileage Lutgard 1982 240D, High Mileage Hildegard still in the shop! Sent from my iPhone > On May 18, 2020, at 5:55 PM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes >

Re: [MBZ] Sticking my neck out

2020-05-14 Thread Kevin Kraly via Mercedes
is supposed to be able to turn over the same amount of water at half power as my current single speed pump can handle. At least this pump issue happened while temps have dropped into the low 60’s, so by the end of next week when the new pump gets here, it will be warmer once again. Kevin in Hillsboro

Re: [MBZ] I must be smoking happy dust

2020-05-14 Thread Kevin Kraly via Mercedes
Congrats on the new wagon!! Much more pickup than a sedan! Kevin in Hillsboro, OR 2019 Sprinter 12 passenger 144wb 750 miles, Low Mileage Lutgard 1092 240D, High Mileage Hildegard still in the shop Sent from my iPhone > On May 14, 2020, at 4:43 PM, Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes >

Re: [MBZ] Sticking my neck out

2020-05-14 Thread Kevin Kraly via Mercedes
. It was only a couple hundred $ more than the standard single speed pumps which are being phased out by federal mandate next year. Kevin in Hillsboro, OR 2019 Sprinter 12 passenger 144WB 750 miles, Low Mileage Lutgard 1982 240D, High Mileage Hildegard, still in the shop Sent from my iPhone

[MBZ] Kaleb Green Car

2020-05-13 Thread Kevin Kraly via Mercedes
For MUCH more than Kaleb price... https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/501122380835174/ 2019 Sprinter 12 passenger 144WB 750 miles, Low Mileage Lutgard 1982 240D, High Mileage Hildegard with a lower mileage engine, still in the shop Sent from my iPhones

Re: [MBZ] FOR ANDREW: it is a diesel. They last forever and don’t have breakdown in parts like a gasoline engine.

2020-05-12 Thread Kevin Kraly via Mercedes
Congratulations on your new baby! I hope it runs forever. Kevin in Hillsboro, OR 2019 Sprinter 12 passenger 144”WB, 750 miles, Low Mileage Lutgard 1982 240D, High Mileage Hildegard with the low mileage engine, not finished yet Sent from my iPhone > On May 11, 2020, at 3:45 AM, Andrew Strasfo

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