Re: [MBZ] Nice W140

2017-11-25 Thread LarryT via Mercedes
It's a shame it's black - never my favorite color choice. If it were silver or white ... LarryT 91 300D On 11/25/2017 10:40 AM, Floyd Thursby via Mercedes wrote: Opinions are like... $8100, about $7500 out of my price range. --FT On 11/24/17 2:44 PM, Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes wrote

[MBZ] Happy Thanksgiving!

2017-11-23 Thread LarryT via Mercedes
for that as I know I miss much of the awesome conversations I catch parts of. Here's wishes for a Merry Christmas and a Happy and Prosperous New Year!! LarryT 91 300D Est. 280,nnn Miles ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http

[MBZ] List active?

2015-09-17 Thread LarryT via Mercedes
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[MBZ] E320 Wagon

2015-08-26 Thread LarryT via Mercedes
Hi - I sent this yesterday but it has not appeared. Perhaps I was bumped from membership again and I missed the email? Anyway- 04, all options appears to be in good condition. Are there any inherent problems to look for? 139K miles... asking $12k thanks, Larry 91 300D

[MBZ] 2004 E320 Wagon?

2015-08-25 Thread LarryT via Mercedes
Anyone have any info about the above, good or bad traits, etc.? Things to worry about or look for? It runs smooth and easy without any problems I see. I know they're not diesels but do the parts cost a arm leg or just an arm? It has ~140K miles, fully loaded starting asking price is $12K.

[MBZ] Electrical Relay guide

2015-08-01 Thread LarryT via Mercedes
be found if need be. Enjoy - LarryT ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to: http://mail.okiebenz.com/mailman/listinfo/mercedes_okiebenz.com

[MBZ] Grill Removal - Unable to Open hood -- W124 '91 300D

2015-07-25 Thread LarryT via Mercedes
like there's enough room to work with. So i am wondering if there's any creative ways to break open the grill element? I think I can get the chrome surround off once the insert is opened up and then will have enough room to reach the latch release it. Thanks - LarryT 91 300D

Re: [MBZ] W124 Hood Won't Release

2015-07-25 Thread LarryT via Mercedes
-- if you must replace the little tab that extends through the grill, be sure to put the head of the bolt on the passenger side to prevent an interference. Thanks again for helping me think through this problem - LarryT 91 300D ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search

Re: [MBZ] W124 Hood Release will not work

2015-07-19 Thread LarryT via Mercedes
I bought a grill insert with the chrome surround and star on ebay. Now, when it arrives, I can go through the egg crate and find a way to release the hood. Thanks again for all the help. LarryT 91 300D On 7/15/2015 12:23 PM, Mitch Haley via Mercedes wrote: On July 15, 2015 at 10:48 AM Jim

Re: [MBZ] W124 Hood Release will not work

2015-07-15 Thread LarryT via Mercedes
my 91 300D still has a hood release that will not do anything. The lever is attached to the lower dash next to the A Pillar. I have pulled, pushed and cursed at it will equal results. Nothing budges. Efforts to move the hood itself are just as frustrating. Neither side of the hood will

Re: [MBZ] I smoked a lot of crack followed by crystal meth

2015-07-10 Thread LarryT via Mercedes
I'm seeing someone who paid $20k for it and then found how much it would cost to have someone fix a few things the A/C that doesn't work Other than that a real cream puff - worth maybe a third of 20k - Big maybe! LOL LarryT 91 300D On 7/10/2015 12:33 PM, Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes wrote

[MBZ] Sticker on Used MB

2015-07-02 Thread LarryT via Mercedes
and 2005. Is there a time frame when air bags need to be replace ? Thanks LarryT ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to: http://mail.okiebenz.com/mailman/listinfo

Re: [MBZ] Sticker on Used MB

2015-07-02 Thread LarryT via Mercedes
that were hand-loaded 35+ years ago still fire like new. I doubt they use smokeless gun powder but it's probably similar chemicals involved (Perhaps). Thanks - LarryT 91 300D On 7/2/2015 11:56 AM, Curt Raymond via Mercedes wrote: I remember this being a big thing at one point where airbags

Re: [MBZ] Sticker on Used MB

2015-07-02 Thread LarryT via Mercedes
supposedly, the self test is the SRS light that comes on with the ignition indicates a good air bag. Larry 91 300D On 7/2/2015 7:21 PM, Max Dillon via Mercedes wrote: I thought that MB recently added ten years to the original ten years of air bag life? I've got the original airbag from my

Re: [MBZ] Interesting Green W140

2015-06-28 Thread LarryT via Mercedes
class wagons came with a diesel? If they did, I'm not having any luck finding them... Thx LarryT 91 300D On 6/28/2015 9:30 AM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes wrote: Experience with Craigslist has indicated just that - the bar is exceptionally low. Dan Sent from my iPad On Jun 28, 2015, at 9:20

Re: [MBZ] OT Anti-gun crowd kills another woman in NJ

2015-06-15 Thread LarryT via Mercedes
You wrote: the way things really are when it comes to guns. and laws... LarryT On 6/15/2015 2:21 AM, archer75--- via Mercedes wrote: I was sitting in the Farmers Market Restaurant having lunch one day during the 1950s not long after New York had banned guns. It was the slow summer

Re: [MBZ] Wretched SEL

2015-06-15 Thread LarryT via Mercedes
wiring harness for my 66 MGB - it never fails that I'll need a piece of wire - and this way I am guaranteed to have the right color and end connectors. But I know exactly what you mean about giving in and throwing something away... LarryT On 6/11/2015 10:12 AM, Jim Cathey via Mercedes wrote

Re: [MBZ] American policy

2015-06-14 Thread LarryT via Mercedes
and kick the Russians butt since we'd have to do so eventually we- might as well do it when we had the resources in the area... So many could have, should have, would haves, but we'll never know. LarryT 91 300D On 6/14/2015 2:43 PM, G Mann via Mercedes wrote: The thing that made the Cold War

Re: [MBZ] OT Anti-gun crowd kills another woman in NJ

2015-06-14 Thread LarryT via Mercedes
with over 22,000 gun laws on the books, the criminals still get guns when they want one! They're called criminals for a reason. The only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun. All those restrictive orders just seem to make the ex's angry! LarryT On 6/10/2015 2:15

[MBZ] List Disabled

2015-06-11 Thread LarryT via Mercedes
Once again, I have been disabled. It is happening almost daily now. This is getting old. I didn't have a problem when I was being dropped monthly, but daily is a little too much to expect, me thinks... Can someone fix this? Thx LarryT ___ http

Re: [MBZ] OT another sort of metal working question

2015-06-06 Thread LarryT via Mercedes
Ya'll probably know this but when working with lead - melting it, etc - be very careful of the fumes - they are toxic and can cause liver and other damage... LarryT 91 300D On 6/5/2015 11:32 PM, OK Don via Mercedes wrote: JB Weld was my thought as well - but use it instead of the lead

[MBZ] Was Rear Subframe - Aging - Fwd: Fwd: Random thoughts

2015-05-30 Thread LarryT via Mercedes
Since we're on the subject I'd like to share something a friend sent me recently. enjoy - LarryT 91 300D */Random thoughts as we age: /* The biggest lie I tell myself is . . . I don't need to write that down, I'll remember it. Wouldn't

Re: [MBZ] Workshop Manual Score?

2015-05-30 Thread LarryT via Mercedes
the chassis #) etc. Good luck - LarryT 91 300D On 5/17/2015 12:55 PM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes wrote: Looks like I may have scored a pile of workshop manuals. I’m wondering if these are worth anything, possibly on eBay? CB for 300#T 1979, W116 1978 and Passenger cars 1973 4 - ETM Binders

Re: [MBZ] Way OT and mind blowing revelation about panda digestion!

2015-05-30 Thread LarryT via Mercedes
Hmmm.. perhaps the Pandas will decide it's time to add meat to their diet. as i understand it, there's a lot of little Chinese folks running around in the Panda neighborhood. They might be the ones needing to worry LarryT 91 300D On 5/20/2015 2:14 PM, Andrew Strasfogel via

Re: [MBZ] Free Parts - W124

2015-05-30 Thread LarryT via Mercedes
Hi Dan - i'm probably too lte but is the stereo still around? If so, how much to ship to 23831? A photo of the face would be nice but it's probably gone anyway. ;-) Thanks! LarryT On 5/25/2015 8:02 AM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes wrote: I have the following W124 parts for the taking. Recipient

Re: [MBZ] Free Parts - W124

2015-05-30 Thread LarryT via Mercedes
Sorry - I see all is gone. Thx anyway - Larry On 5/25/2015 8:02 AM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes wrote: I have the following W124 parts for the taking. Recipient covers shipping costs. Mann H2014 transmission filter 201 492 0116 exhaust hanger

Re: [MBZ] Several Barn Finds in NJ

2015-05-30 Thread LarryT via Mercedes
was built in 66 but was registered as a 67 because that's when it left the dealers lot. Things were standardized in 1968. Anyway tell them I'll help with their MG research if needed. Larryt On 5/21/2015 8:51 PM, Jaime Kopchinski via Mercedes wrote: Hi Guys, I've been helping a guy up here in NJ who

Re: [MBZ] 109

2015-05-27 Thread LarryT via Mercedes
It's on jackstands - probably to hide the collapsed air bags in the suspension. IIRC that's around $1000 per corner to fix. But that would be a stunner when repaired and painted! I'm thinking Astral Silver would do it justice. Wonder what condition the engine is in. That could be a real

Re: [MBZ] Droolworthy W108 280SE 4.5 in GREEN

2015-05-21 Thread LarryT via Mercedes
. But if i could afford another I'd buy one in a second. current bid for this one is $6100 - well worth that considering the rapidly escalating cost of collector cost... LarryT 78 240D 91 300D On 5/20/2015 1:29 PM, Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes wrote: I wonder - is this thistle green? The cognac

[MBZ] W123 Lower alternator bolt Size?

2015-05-20 Thread LarryT via Mercedes
Hi Gang, I was hoping someone will have the diameter and length of the Subject bolt please ? I'm embarrassed tp say it fell out ;-) Thx (now I'll check the archives) LarryT 78 240D 91 300D ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http

Re: [MBZ] Door Check Fail

2015-05-16 Thread LarryT via Mercedes
Ha! Like little Easter eggs waiting to be discovered! ;-) LarryT On 4/7/2015 9:13 PM, Meade Dillon wrote: somewhere I've probably got hundreds of dollars of new parts, hidden around the garage, ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http

Re: [MBZ] Battery Maintainers

2015-05-13 Thread LarryT via Mercedes
impressed by the performance! BTW, the Battery Tender brand is very robust and well made. YMMV - LarryT 91 300D On 5/11/2015 11:59 PM, Craig via Mercedes wrote: Does anyone have experience with the battery maintainers which are supposed to keep a battery in good condition during prolonged storage? I

Re: [MBZ] Synthetic Diesel!

2015-05-09 Thread LarryT via Mercedes
of like gravity - always there in the background working there's nothing you can do to stop it LarryT On 4/29/2015 12:32 PM, Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes wrote: Becuase it's expensive! On Wed, Apr 29, 2015 at 11:53 AM, Curly McLain via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote

Re: [MBZ] Mowers For Kaleb

2015-05-02 Thread LarryT via Mercedes
also, when buying any more - new or used - try to get one with an aluminum deck. The steel decks will wear out long before the BS engine does. LarryT 91 300D On 4/24/2015 8:30 AM, rogerhga--- via Mercedes wrote: Kaleb, Buy a used mower, forget about impressing list members with a new

[MBZ] Mailing List membership disabled

2015-04-22 Thread LarryT via Mercedes
Now I'm getting notices _/daily/_! LarryT ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to: http://mail.okiebenz.com/mailman/listinfo/mercedes_okiebenz.com

Re: [MBZ] Live guns banned at NRA Convention

2015-04-16 Thread LarryT
better put. BTW, the NRA is a Civil Rights organization first established in 1871 in part to fight the many laws passed by democratic politicians following the civil war designed to keep African Americans from legally owning firearms. LarryT 91 300D On 4/9/2015 2:23 PM, Curly McLain wrote

[MBZ] AC in 2004 320

2015-04-10 Thread LarryT
Hello - I came across a 320 wagon (wish it was diesel) which the seller said has a AC problem. Are these MB's likely to have problems with the evaporator? I assume it is buried deep in the dash like my W124? that would be a good negotiating point -- and since I have done it twice

Re: [MBZ] Parts

2015-04-07 Thread LarryT
re Gary - ditto -- he's always been helpful and courteous LarryT On 4/6/2015 10:13 PM, Michael Esh wrote: I have never been abused or insulted by Gary and he has always offered me a fair price and delivered excellent service. Michael E. Esh 231 286 2344 On Apr 6, 2015, at 4:44 PM

Re: [MBZ] ADMIN: Bounces

2015-04-06 Thread LarryT
Yep - It's been happening for few weeks now. I assumed it was becoming SOP. ;-) OTOH, it is very easy to become re-instated - click the link, confirm and done. For a day or 2 at least. LarryT On 4/5/2015 8:57 PM, Dan Penoff wrote: Looks like Comcast is bouncing mail from Okiebenz

[MBZ] M1 ATF

2015-03-28 Thread LarryT
Has anyone found M1 ATF for less than $9.99/qt anywhere? That seems to be the standard price - (can anyone say conspiracy?) ;-) Thx LarryT 91 300D ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe

Re: [MBZ] Ted Cruz?

2015-03-27 Thread LarryT
very well put LarryT 91 300D On 3/24/2015 11:24 PM, G Mann via Mercedes wrote: Somewhere, in the last 239 years, we as a country shifted from being a Constitutional Republic to acting like a Democracy. The best description of a Democracy I've heard is: Two wolves and One sheep voting

Re: [MBZ] 124 camber

2015-03-21 Thread LarryT via Mercedes
while the Bilsteins are 1 or more. These shocks are definitely worth the money! The improvement will surprise you -- LarryT 91 300D On 3/20/2015 8:00 AM, Curly McLain via Mercedes wrote: I put in new shims the last time the links were replaced, along with the subframe bushings, LCAs

[MBZ] Radio Shack Stores Closing

2015-03-09 Thread LarryT via Mercedes
FYI -- I was out Saturday and learned that many/most Radio Shack stores will be closing as soon as inventory is sold. Store fixtures are also being sold. I know some of ya';ll like electronic projects -- now is the time to pick up bits pieces -- But it's going fast -- Good luck - LarryT

Re: [MBZ] OT: MS

2015-03-06 Thread LarryT via Mercedes
I'm still using Office 97! It has all the features i need/use and I can find them all. It must be frustrating to spend whatever they're charging at the moment for software that does basically the same thing - if you can find the right button! I feel your pain!;-) LarryT On 3/5/2015 5

Re: [MBZ] OT: Parental Control Hardware

2015-03-06 Thread LarryT via Mercedes
perfect - but you may want the N600 model. Good luck - LarryT 91 300D On 3/5/2015 4:49 PM, Scott Ritchey via Mercedes wrote: I'm looking for advice on parental control hardware (router or inline box) for Wi-Fi at out church. My kids left home before the advent of the internet so I never had

Re: [MBZ] AT Does not engage 1st

2015-03-05 Thread LarryT via Mercedes
but if the problem is really a sticky valve and not a component failure chemistry is the way to go... -Curt *From:* LarryT via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com *To:* Mercedes Discussion List mercedes@okiebenz.com *Sent:* Friday

Re: [MBZ] OT Global warming (aka climate change), linked to frigid winter

2015-02-25 Thread LarryT via Mercedes
India is very similar as China when it comes to pollution. but both refuse to engage in limiting activity - *But if this Global Warming gets any worse, I'm going to freeze to death!!* LarryT 91 300D On 2/24/2015 10:06 PM, G Mann via Mercedes wrote: Having traveled to China in the past two

Re: [MBZ] '95 E320 transmission fluid

2015-02-25 Thread LarryT via Mercedes
from MBNA - you'll be amazed at the amount of info in it Give me your chassis/VIN # and I'll give you the type of trans without a doubt - unless it's been swapped out ;-) LarryT 91 300D 78 240D On 2/24/2015 11:06 PM, Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes wrote: It's either 722.3 or .4, I'm

Re: [MBZ] Overheating 240D more info

2015-02-18 Thread LarryT via Mercedes
to confirm the head gasket integrity. Seems like you've been struggling with this for a while. Maybe to time to definitively to eliminate a potential problem? LarryT 300D youroil.net On 2/18/2015 4:39 PM, Max Dillon via Mercedes wrote: I'm also skeptical. I removed the fan from the OM617.912

Re: [MBZ] OT: Global none-warming. was: Where to dump the snow in Boston?

2015-02-18 Thread LarryT via Mercedes
life. seems like that's denigrated by many people - or maybe that's just my perception? LarryT 91 300D On 2/17/2015 10:48 AM, Rich Thomas via Mercedes wrote: I learned at a rather late age that there is a difference between teaching and educating. I had been taught for many years

Re: [MBZ] Overheating 240D update

2015-02-12 Thread LarryT via Mercedes
Thanks Guys - As always very helpful! Larryt 78 240D 91 300D On 2/11/2015 5:24 PM, Curt Raymond via Mercedes wrote: I agree, I don't think the AC has to get out of the way for the alternator. In fact I know I've had the alternator out of Dimitri's 240D without disturbing the AC, pulling

Re: [MBZ] Overheating 240D update

2015-02-11 Thread LarryT via Mercedes
I'm running into the difficulty you had when replacing the hose. I have to repair the teeth on the upper alternator housing - the part that engages the toothed bolt. The teeth in the alt bracket are gone and I plan to repair them but to do that I'll need to remove the York AC Compressor and

Re: [MBZ] OT fried receiver and sound y8anetu3

2015-02-11 Thread LarryT via Mercedes
the illegal aliens are bringing disease in - especially those 10s of thousands of kids from all over who came across at out administrations suggestions - LarryT 91 300D On 2/11/2015 1:57 AM, Curly McLain via Mercedes wrote: Scott sez: You bet. Have you ever known anyone with shingles? Not nice. Even

Re: [MBZ] high school and college cars

2015-02-02 Thread LarryT via Mercedes
if our house is still there? LarryT 91 300D On 2/2/2015 1:43 PM, Rick Hawkins Java via Mercedes wrote: Folks I have come onto many interesting cars. When i was about 15 or 16 i bought a Renault 4CV (looks like a morris minor with suicide doors in the front) that was sitting behind a house

Re: [MBZ] high school and college cars

2015-02-02 Thread LarryT via Mercedes
on it... but he drives it all the time. At the end of WW2 Prof. Porsche was put into a French jail - I wonder if he provided some design assistance then? It was introduced in 1948 - hmmm LarryT 91 300D On 2/2/2015 2:05 PM, Curt Raymond via Mercedes wrote: Don't say such things. If I had

[MBZ] OT - Auctions (other than ebay)

2015-02-01 Thread LarryT via Mercedes
it depends on how many bids an individual makes to know if they got a good deal or not. Collectively they did not - but individually they _might _have. Thought ya'll might enjoy that little tidbit of info ;-) LarryT 91 300D ___ http://www.okiebenz.com

Re: [MBZ] A rare break (SDL)

2015-01-25 Thread LarryT via Mercedes
them for 30 days then they go to the scrap yard! They had a '91 300D identical to my wifes but before I had all i wanted it was gone. Irritated me no end... But once in a while I get lucky.. LarryT On 1/25/2015 11:48 AM, Rich Thomas via Mercedes wrote: There are some cars in a junk yard

[MBZ] Rebate for Diesel Fuel

2015-01-22 Thread LarryT via Mercedes
. Here's a link to the Va program - maybe it will help you find your way to it in your state? https://www.dmv.virginia.gov/commercial/taxact/diesel_refunds.html Good Luck - Sincerely, LarryT 91 300D ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http

Re: [MBZ] Alt up per bracket 78 240D

2015-01-19 Thread LarryT via Mercedes
. You can wedge the alt for tension and then clamp, but that's not quite as convenient as a functional rack and bolt. On Jan 19, 2015, LarryT l02tur...@comcast.net wrote: Unfortunately a bolt won't fix it - it's the star shaped slot the bolt turns in. My bolt is fairly new but the slot has very

Re: [MBZ] Alt up per bracket 78 240D

2015-01-19 Thread LarryT via Mercedes
I always released the upper and lower bolt but a PO did some damage that's hard to fix without replacing. Thx for the comments -- Larry On 1/19/2015 11:04 AM, Curly McLain via Mercedes wrote: There's a reason they abandoned that design. The bolt and the rack are vulnerable because many

Re: [MBZ] Alt up per bracket 78 240D

2015-01-19 Thread LarryT via Mercedes
The few things I have bought from CC were no more than the dealer prices -- LarryT On 1/19/2015 9:16 AM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes wrote: I guess I just have a hard time wondering why people go to the Classic Center when the same parts are readily available from the dealership. Granted, I have

[MBZ] Alt up per bracket 78 240D

2015-01-18 Thread LarryT via Mercedes
Hi Gang - When trying to adjust my alternator belt I found the upper bolt with the star around its collar was turning without adjusting the belt. my lower bracket is ok but the upper has been chewed up. Anyone know where I can find one? Thx! LarryT 78 240D

Re: [MBZ] Another productive day in the garage

2015-01-18 Thread LarryT via Mercedes
. but the WSM made it sound dangerous. I know of the danger in the fronts, just got lucky I guess -- just curious --- LarryT 91 300D On 1/18/2015 10:18 PM, Peter Frederick via Mercedes wrote: Put a used half-shaft in my brother's 300E today, cured the vibration on the highway. Inner joint

Re: [MBZ] 300D

2015-01-14 Thread LarryT via Mercedes
Cold starts is certainly a part of it but what pulled me to M1 was its ability to withstand high temps better than standard oil. But it sure is comforting to hear an engine spin easily when the car has been outside all night and it's in the 20's - or colder;-) LarryT 91 300D On 1/14

Re: [MBZ] 300D

2015-01-13 Thread LarryT via Mercedes
The debate concerning Amsoil Vs Mobil 1 will likely continue for a long time. As far as buying Amsoil - it can be bought from the website (Amsoil.com) in 2 ways. You can become a dealer for a short time for a reduced price and buy the oil and other products at wholesale prices. If you

Re: [MBZ] 300D

2015-01-12 Thread LarryT via Mercedes
Wow - they seemed to pass the tests until after the sale. You're right about the scary part - inviting people you don't know to your home is always risky. Especially when it's more than one as it's hard to watch more than 1 as well as just one. LarryT 91 300D On 1/11/2015 5:22 PM, Dan

Re: [MBZ] 300D

2015-01-11 Thread LarryT via Mercedes
I think Max's suggestion is perfect. But I think renting him a 300D for $50 a day is too low. Maybe $80 or $100? It will either satisfy him and you'll get the car back or he'll stop bothering you... LarryT 91 300D (just turned 243K and just got a *perfect* oil analysis!) On 1/11/2015 8

[MBZ] Brake Noise W124 '91 300D

2014-12-26 Thread LarryT via Mercedes
and it was cool. I seem to recall it or the lines to/from it being hot in the past. Which should they - hot or cool? What could that noise be? It is definitely not metal to metal - i's like nothing I've heard before... Thanks - LarryT 91 300D ___ http

Re: [MBZ] OT - Computer question

2014-12-17 Thread LarryT via Mercedes
Thanks Guys - Lots of great suggestions. IMO the restore is the biggest concern - I was happy with Carbonite until I had to restore my email - then it was not so easy. Thanks Guys - Larry On 12/16/2014 10:03 AM, Curly McLain via Mercedes wrote: I use Time Machine, but I have not had to

Re: [MBZ] Fog Light Problem

2014-12-10 Thread LarryT via Mercedes
switch with a new one I didn't know I had and Presto! I now have Fog Lights to help spot the deer along the side of the road. ;-) LarryT 91 300D them switches (and klima) never go bad! RGHT! I think i have only seen a light switch on am MB fail one other time, in a '62. Ign switch gave

[MBZ] Fog Light Problem

2014-12-09 Thread LarryT via Mercedes
of the road. ;-) LarryT 91 300D ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to: http://mail.okiebenz.com/mailman/listinfo/mercedes_okiebenz.com All posts are the result

Re: [MBZ] Sat morning fun

2014-12-07 Thread LarryT via Mercedes
Thanks Fred- I'll find some! I also want to be sure I'm not overlooking the obvious - i.e., any device that operates a kick-down function will do so for _any _up-shift and not just a 1-2 shift, right? Thx again, LarryT 91 300D On 12/6/2014 10:58 AM, Fred Moir via Mercedes wrote: Rich.Me

Re: [MBZ] AT Does not engage 1st

2014-12-05 Thread LarryT via Mercedes
Thx Max - Yeah, they offered some suggestions which didn't help - them they suggested the ProLube (if that's what it's called). LarryT On 12/5/2014 3:47 PM, Meade Dillon via Mercedes wrote: ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http

Re: [MBZ] AT Does not engage 1st

2014-12-05 Thread LarryT via Mercedes
garage. I think I'll try M1 and see what happens. I am also a big M1 fan BTW. But I thought SV should know best... Actually the Mechanic in a Can worked for a little while but i can't say for sure it was the magic juice. But 1st I'll try M1... Thx LarryT 91 300D On 12/5/2014 4:02

Re: [MBZ] Let's raise the speed limit to 85 in MT!

2014-12-02 Thread LarryT via Mercedes
. But who's listening to me? ;-) LarryT 91 300D 78 240D On 12/1/2014 5:05 PM, Randy Bennell via Mercedes wrote: The thing that scares me about this is the fact that many folks do not maintain their cars well. If one is going to run that fast, then it is important to have a vehicle

Re: [MBZ] Let's raise the speed limit to 85 in MT!

2014-12-02 Thread LarryT via Mercedes
Oh Man! I love Mt!! I would imagine that all that open space in Mt (and adjoining states), it would be impossible _not _to drive faster than 55! LarryT 91 300D 74 911 On 12/1/2014 6:14 PM, Curly McLain via Mercedes wrote: Montana had a reasonable and prudent speed limit and thumbed

Re: [MBZ] Let's raise the speed limit to 85 in MT!

2014-12-02 Thread LarryT via Mercedes
Under your proposal, I suspect 90% of the population would be in golf carts, 8% on mopeds, 1% in 240D Like cars and 1% in the unlimited class. ;-) LarryT On 12/1/2014 7:58 PM, G Mann via Mercedes wrote: I have always been of the opinion that driving license should be done on a demonstrated

Re: [MBZ] Let's raise the speed limit to 85 in MT!

2014-12-02 Thread LarryT via Mercedes
in the past... LarryT On 12/1/2014 9:22 PM, Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes wrote: You flash people here driving in the left lane and they have no clue what you are doing, which also stands to reason they have no clue what they are doing either since they are driving in the left lane. The last 3 months I

Re: [MBZ] OT - Hybrid Renewable Energy and battery storage systems

2014-12-02 Thread LarryT via Mercedes
it's very low. The people who really rake in the big bucks from oil sales is the government! They make their profit without any effort! LarryT On 12/1/2014 11:36 PM, Curly McLain via Mercedes wrote: Well, there are a couple of benefits to this big time poker game. We get slightly lower

Re: [MBZ] hi miles

2014-11-20 Thread LarryT via Mercedes
got a absolutely perfect oil analysis, the tranny is perfect, body is even perfect for a 20+ yr old car that is driven daily as my wife's work car. Dead dependable, 240K miles. I really need to get some High mileage Badges from MB. I have one for the 78 240D. but only the 1st. LarryT On 11

Re: [MBZ] Selling My 1983 300D

2014-11-20 Thread LarryT via Mercedes
but I don't think I can find anything that will have the build quality (yeah, I know) the MBs have so we will have something for many years. LarryT 78 240D 91 300D On 11/19/2014 10:57 PM, Dwight Giles via Mercedes wrote: My 90 124 2.5t has 242k miles runs looks mint. I am going for a 500k

Re: [MBZ] Neuropathy IVIG

2014-11-10 Thread LarryT via Mercedes
not breakdown enough before reaching my legs and caused the blood in my leg to coagulate causing the clot. But that's my interpretation. Before this (in ~1996) I never lost time from work due to illness. But this makes up for it. ;-) The fun just never ends... LarryT 91 300D On 11/71/2014 2:25

Re: [MBZ] Today's CL Crack Smoker

2014-11-09 Thread LarryT via Mercedes
what's the deal with the Salvage Title? He seems to gloss over that little tidbit What part of COMPLETE NO DAMAGED ORIGINAL VERY RARE SPORT CAR contains the salvage stuff, I wonder? LarryT 91 300D On 11/8/2014 10:40 AM, Rich Thomas via Mercedes wrote: INTERIOR COMPLETE NO DAMAGED

[MBZ] MB 600 - Jay Leno

2014-11-04 Thread LarryT via Mercedes
to watch it - it is really impressive. Seeing that 600 made me wish I still had my 280SE 4.5 ;-) Enjoy, LarryT 91 300D https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4LnHdWgLlFI ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive

Re: [MBZ] OT - another non-political B-52 tale - FINALE QUICK DEPARTURE

2014-11-02 Thread LarryT via Mercedes
and not a convert or die game plan. OTOH, the muslims have been pretty much using the same tactics since the MIddle Ages except Battle Axes have been (mostly) replaced by machetes and Suicide Vests. LarryT 91 300D On 11/1/2014 8:38 PM, Mountain Man via Mercedes wrote: Hasn't church also proven

[MBZ] The Road to Mercedes

2014-10-31 Thread LarryT via Mercedes
of restoration - they then went to the AMG shop where they assemble engines and watched as various engines were put together (a V8 takes 3.5 hrs start to finish) -- it was really amazing stuff! Keep watching for reruns - I recommend this program - it's filled with MB history - LarryT 91 300D

Re: [MBZ] OT - Shotguns

2014-10-27 Thread LarryT via Mercedes
time we discovered that most dangerous game of all - Girls! ;-) then we were well truly doomed! Yeah, how did we survive??? LarryT 91 300D On 10/27/2014 1:52 AM, G Mann via Mercedes wrote: Boys will be boys. I grew up with full access to the family machine shop, which was equipped to build

Re: [MBZ] the news

2014-10-23 Thread LarryT via Mercedes
. I hope everyone will follow the links provided below by Rick which show how bad the police are when they must use their guns. LarryT 91 300D On 10/22/2014 7:35 PM, Rick Knoble via Mercedes wrote: Date: Wed, 22 Oct 2014 16:10:47 -0700 To: mi

Re: [MBZ] the news

2014-10-23 Thread LarryT via Mercedes
after we shoot it or it's in little boxes it comes in usually encased in a copper jacket. I'd bet money lead levels are very low/non-existent.Any news story concerning lead being tracked home is likely distorted by an anti-gun attitude. LarryT On 10/22/2014 7:52 PM, clay via Mercedes wrote

Re: [MBZ] Using epc.Startekinfo for W123

2014-10-20 Thread LarryT via Mercedes
Parts diagrams... LarryT On 10/19/2014 10:02 PM, Andrew Strasfogel wrote: I must have missed something - what's the site good for? On Sun, Oct 19, 2014 at 8:07 PM, Curly McLain via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com mailto:mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Its the same on that ruskie VIN lookup

Re: [MBZ] Using epc.Startekinfo for W123

2014-10-19 Thread LarryT via Mercedes
Thx Kaleb - That WDB was throwing me. LarryT On 10/18/2014 3:10 PM, Kaleb C. Striplin wrote: You just put in 123 instead of the whole vin Sent from my iPhone On Oct 18, 2014, at 2:04 PM, LarryT via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Has anyone found a way to use epc.startekinfo.com

Re: [MBZ] W124 Rear Shocks

2014-10-19 Thread LarryT via Mercedes
Thx Gang - I knew that about the front suspension but didn't realize the rear was the same. Thanks for the education! LarryT On 10/18/2014 9:36 AM, Meade Dillon via Mercedes wrote: Larry, The shock is the only safety which holds the rear suspension spring in place. When you remove

Re: [MBZ] Tire source

2014-10-18 Thread LarryT via Mercedes
performance. Same for the 911 - very good traction in all conditions and great wear resistance. Not as many miles on the 911 - maybe 12-15K. They are priced lower than many tires but the price doesn't equal poor qualities. LarryT 91 300D On 10/17/2014 6:45 PM, Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes

[MBZ] W124 Rear Shocks

2014-10-18 Thread LarryT via Mercedes
to put the rear tire on a block/spacer of some sort so the cars weight is on the wheel/tire? (safe of course) while I tighten the lower bolt? Thx LarryT 91 300D 2.5T ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive

[MBZ] Using epc.Startekinfo for W123

2014-10-18 Thread LarryT via Mercedes
Has anyone found a way to use epc.startekinfo.com for pre-82 W123 MB's? As you know it doesn't have the standardized VIN number which I believe came out in 1982 so I have not been able to use it for my 78 240D. Any ideas? I tried the Help Link but haven't heard back yet. Thanks, LarryT 78

Re: [MBZ] Headlight Lens Restoration

2014-10-16 Thread LarryT via Mercedes
-- LarryT 91 300D 78 240D 66 MGB 74 911 On 10/16/2014 12:06 PM, Randy Bennell via Mercedes wrote: Meguiers (sp?) made, and probably still does, a liquid polish intended for plastic windshields. I recall a friend using it to remove the bugs from the windshield of an aircraft. I wonder

Re: [MBZ] Source for Bumper Cover

2014-10-12 Thread LarryT via Mercedes
a shot. I appreciate the suggestion. Dan Sent from my iPad On Oct 10, 2014, at 8:02 AM, LarryT via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Hi Dan, you didn't mention what year your S420 is - but I looked at Rockauto.com and they have them for a 96 w/o Parktronic. They also offer several types

Re: [MBZ] Source for Bumper Cover

2014-10-12 Thread LarryT via Mercedes
a shot. I appreciate the suggestion. Dan Sent from my iPad On Oct 10, 2014, at 8:02 AM, LarryT via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Hi Dan, you didn't mention what year your S420 is - but I looked at Rockauto.com and they have them for a 96 w/o Parktronic. They also offer several types

Re: [MBZ] Source for Bumper Cover

2014-10-10 Thread LarryT via Mercedes
Hi Dan, you didn't mention what year your S420 is - but I looked at Rockauto.com and they have them for a 96 w/o Parktronic. They also offer several types manufacturers. LarryT 91 300D On 10/9/2014 11:49 AM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes wrote: Need a front bumper cover for the S420. I've

Re: [MBZ] Surgery

2014-10-08 Thread LarryT via Mercedes
Percocet is Oxycodone usually mixed with tylanol as is 10/325 - 10mg oxycodone and 325 mg acetaminophen. I've been taking it for 15 years or so... a few years back we dropped the acetaminophen because it can cause liver problems when taken long term. LarryT 91 300D On 10/7/2014 12:36 PM

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