Re: [MBZ] Nice Color

2021-05-13 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Looks nice! Max Dillon Charleston SC May 13, 2021 7:42:05 PM Rick Knoble via Mercedes : > > https://chicago.craigslist.org/nch/cto/d/milwaukee-1987-mercedes-benz-300d-turbo/7321269687.html > > > > Rick > ___ > http://www.okiebenz.com > > To search list

Re: [MBZ] OT: small two-stroke engine question

2021-05-13 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
A plugged air filter would cause a rich condition, but when my 4-stroke mower has a plugged air filter it does the surging thing. Max Dillon Charleston SC May 13, 2021 8:01:11 PM Mitch Haley via Mercedes : > 4 strokes surge when running lean. > They stumble lean, the governor open the

Re: [MBZ] Toy tractor loader

2021-05-12 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Fun! Max Dillon Charleston SC May 12, 2021 8:29:09 PM Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes : > I finally decided to get the Little Buck Loader for my garden tractor. It > works surprisingly well actually. I was going to buy a piranha tooth blade > for it so I can do more digging but the lead time

Re: [MBZ] project cars 560SL E320 Cab CL600

2021-05-12 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
I'd go for the 124 cabriolet. Max Dillon Charleston SC May 12, 2021 8:13:29 AM Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes : > I’d go for that (those) CL600(s) > > --FT > Sent from iPhone > >> On May 11, 2021, at 10:22 PM, Allan Streib via Mercedes >> wrote: >> >>  >>

Re: [MBZ] Somebody needs this

2021-05-11 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
"I just drove this car 300 miles on the Italy to Paris - World Rally of Texas". Sounds like a fun guy! Max Dillon Charleston SC May 10, 2021 8:50:57 PM Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes : > https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/299150795042440/ > > > Sent from my iPhone > >

Re: [MBZ] 240D 4-speed

2021-05-10 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
I'll offer $500, standard Kaleb price. Max Dillon Charleston SC May 10, 2021 8:07:23 PM John Ingram via Mercedes : > I have a ’83 240D 4-speed manual, 300+++ miles.  The shifter is loose and > occasionally feels completely disconnected and will not go into any gear. It > also locked up in

Re: [MBZ] This one isn't rust free but it is solid where it counts... 71 Mercedes Benz 300 SEL 3.5 W109 - $3, 800 (Mooresville)

2021-05-10 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
There are pictures now of the engine and the parts in the trunk.  Looks like the camshafts were removed, and radiator and air cleaner.  Valve covers are back in place.  Maybe the engine has not rusted solid. Max Dillon Charleston SC May 10, 2021 9:36:47 AM Floyd Thursby via Mercedes : >

Re: [MBZ] It's Time

2021-05-09 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Yes indeed.  Looks like Kaleb is moving that direction. Max Dillon Charleston SC May 9, 2021 2:34:40 AM Rick Knoble via Mercedes : > To polish up the turds and get them sold. > > https://youtu.be/eEI5ZShiNIc > > > Rick > ___ > http://www.okiebenz.com > >

Re: [MBZ] 2003 Mercedes-Benz sentra,$10,000

2021-05-08 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Need interior pictures. Max Dillon Charleston SC May 8, 2021 2:56:04 PM Floyd Thursby via Mercedes : > I'm seeing a nice RV in someone's future.  Put a door in the back with a ramp > and haul your car along too, or buy another one to tow along with all your > toys > >

Re: [MBZ] I found a 140 diesel in the back 40

2021-05-08 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Oooh a 124 500!?  Complete parts car you say?  I just may offer to help you out with that troublesome burden...  Do tell more. Max Dillon Charleston SC May 8, 2021 1:39:17 PM Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes : > In the process of dragging cars out in prep for removing the cats. So far I > have

Re: [MBZ] Feb 2019. Ran at that time with booster box Mercedes 450SL (1978) - $9, 000 (Camden, SC)

2021-05-08 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Sounds like BaT material to me, plus you'll be responsive as the questions roll in which helps a lot.  Pay for some nice photos and a drive video, you'll recoup that and more. Max Dillon Charleston SC May 6, 2021 11:30:55 PM Clay via Mercedes : > built 12/1973, so no CAT.  California car.  I

Re: [MBZ] Save or part out?

2021-05-07 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Save the 124, maybe combine parts to get a 210 running, party out the rest. Max Dillon Charleston SC May 7, 2021 9:02:13 PM Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes : > Here is a selection of cars I am trying to decide if I should part out, or > put back on the road.  You help me decide.  Here is a

Re: [MBZ] Blood thinners etc

2021-05-06 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Does this thinner also have the advantage of an antidote (probably not the right word) that reverses the effect on the event of an emergency or surgery?  I think the newer medications do not enjoy this feature. Max Dillon Charleston SC May 6, 2021 9:25:55 AM Karl Wittnebel via Mercedes : >

Re: [MBZ] The upholstery makes it worth this much -- 2000 Mercedes-Benz - $4, 300

2021-05-04 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Green and grey, that is strange. Max Dillon Charleston SC May 4, 2021 6:46:05 PM Floyd Thursby via Mercedes : > WTF.  Reupholster job or factory mutant? > > https://raleigh.craigslist.org/cto/d/raleigh-2000-mercedes-benz/7316832849.html > > -- > --FT > > >

Re: [MBZ] only one pic -- 1980 MERCEDES 116 Body 300SD - $1, 500 (PORTERS NECK WILMINGTON N.C.)

2021-05-04 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
You should snatch that up, Kaleb already has one. Max Dillon Charleston SC May 4, 2021 6:44:22 PM Floyd Thursby via Mercedes : > https://raleigh.craigslist.org/cto/d/wilmington-1980-mercedes-116-body-300sd/7316925436.html > > -- > --FT > > > ___ >

Re: [MBZ] A lot of $$$$$$ for what is really not a very big camper.

2021-05-04 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
That's a nice rig, but not THAT nice! Max Dillon Charleston SC May 4, 2021 6:37:32 PM Allan Streib via Mercedes : > > https://indianapolis.craigslist.org/rvs/d/indianapolis-2018-mercedes-tourig-van/7311491342.html > > Allan > > ___ >

Re: [MBZ] This looks pretty nice -- Camper Van - Mercedes Sprinter - $109, 000 (Raleigh)

2021-05-03 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Low miles, wonder what the story is.  Someone thought they were ready to be a nomad, just one short trip convinced them otherwise? Max Dillon Charleston SC May 3, 2021 10:08:23 AM Floyd Thursby via Mercedes : > No a fan of the white but this looks like a very nice build.  I like the >

Re: [MBZ] Look at this turd

2021-05-01 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
No, I won't look at it.  Can't make me look. Max Dillon Charleston SC May 1, 2021 8:39:17 PM Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes : > Mercedes > > https://oklahomacity.craigslist.org/cto/d/guthrie-mercedes/7315097784.html > > > Sent from my iPhone > > ___ >

Re: [MBZ] This thing is trashed

2021-04-29 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Euro trash. Max Dillon Charleston SC Apr 29, 2021 6:47:25 PM Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes : > MERCEDES C230 COUPE > > https://fortsmith.craigslist.org/cto/d/green-forest-mercedes-c230-coupe/7314552654.html > > > Sent from my iPhone > > ___ >

Re: [MBZ] New Okie Acres

2021-04-29 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Wausau gets a lot less snow and wind, much better climate, and some decent topography (rolling hills).  However, the state politics are going south.  A big advantage for Wisconsin is that the Governor has a line item veto power, so he can strike out any stupid pork or other nonsense from

Re: [MBZ] New Okie Acres

2021-04-28 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
The inflation is coming.  In your place, I'd put a small portion of the proceeds into an inflation hedge, such as precious metals (GLD is the ticket symbol for an ETF that tracks the price of gold).  Land is another good hedge but has more risk as external forces can play a big role. Max

Re: [MBZ] power antenna replacement w124

2021-04-27 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Don't have a record of a sale, so I probably still have it.  Out of an '87 sedan, but I think it is a rebuilt unit.  Would take me some time to retrieve from storage. Max Dillon Charleston SC Apr 27, 2021 2:08:05 PM Mercedes Discussion List : > I remember someone (Kaleb?) found something on

Re: [MBZ] power antenna replacement w124

2021-04-27 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
I remember someone (Kaleb?) found something on eBay.  I think it was for 123 cars. All of my 124 antennae work fine, so I think a used antenna is a good value.  Wonder if I still have one from Wilton's sedan?  I'll check my records. Max Dillon Charleston SC Apr 26, 2021 5:27:59 PM Karl

Re: [MBZ] Car for Sale - $5, 250 (Mount Airy, NC) 1991 Mercedes 350SD

2021-04-24 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Not 5 large nice!  Lots of big paint defects, coupled with rod bender engine, other issues as well. Max Dillon Charleston SC Apr 24, 2021 4:04:49 PM Floyd Thursby via Mercedes : > https://winstonsalem.craigslist.org/cto/d/toast-car-for-sale/7311911289.html > > -- > --FT > > >

Re: [MBZ] OT Follow the Science!

2021-04-22 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Ok then, thanks for the critiques. Am I banned yet? Max Dillon Charleston SC Apr 21, 2021 10:41:02 PM Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes : > Dr. Boy, a Fellow in Pulmonary Critical Care at Stanford, says “Yeah this has > been completely debunked and this guy claimed he was affilialiated with >

Re: [MBZ] Sales Executive of the Month -- Excellent Buy - $7, 900 (Salisbury)

2021-04-21 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Well he's got to be good to get that price with that advert!  No one else is up to the task... Max Dillon Charleston SC Apr 21, 2021 10:23:16 AM Floyd Thursby via Mercedes : > https://charlotte.craigslist.org/cto/d/salisbury-excellent-buy/7309789368.html > > -- > --FT > > >

Re: [MBZ] OT my friend makes the national news again

2021-04-19 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
So the actual issue is fraud, and increased flooding due to human actions to (a) fill in the drainage and (b) continue to build in the surrounding area which increases runoff.  Properly solved with legal means and civil engineering to restore drainage, and without demonizing fossil fuels. Max

Re: [MBZ] Pressure washer funs

2021-04-19 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
I've done this.  Get a garden sprayer, get some house wash soap, add some bleach to that.   I think the brand I've used is JoJoMax. Spray down an area with the garden sprayer, let the soap and bleach work on the dirt, then spray off with power washer.  These factors will increase power /

Re: [MBZ] Pressure washer funs

2021-04-18 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Yeah they are a great tool, once you start cleaning it can be hard to stop, OCD should have to sign a waiver... Max Dillon Charleston SC Apr 17, 2021 11:13:34 PM Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes : > So this evening I broke out the pressure washer and sprayed off some cars to > get all the oak

Re: [MBZ] 560 SEL

2021-04-16 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
3K sounds better.  A family member recently purchased a late 80's 420SEL, he loves it.  Beautiful dark red color.  Recently took it on a multi day road trip, got mileage on the mid 20s, one tank was upper 20s when they had a tail wind all day. Max Dillon Charleston SC Apr 15, 2021 8:56:09 PM

Re: [MBZ] Gotta hate MB -- $900E500

2021-04-12 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
That's too bad.  Will they charge you anything? Max Dillon Charleston SC Apr 12, 2021 10:46:22 AM Floyd Thursby via Mercedes : > well poo.  THe stealer called and said the SBC repair did not solve the > tranny issue, they think it is the conductor plate. bah.  I guess I'll go > fetch the car

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

2021-04-10 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Looks like a '79 300SD, in a medium blue color.  Has Euro lights and additional driving lights below the front bumper.  67k miles, appears to be in very nice shape. Max Dillon Charleston SC Apr 10, 2021 12:20:31 AM Kevin Kraly via Mercedes : > What year/model is it? > Kevin, who can’t see

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

2021-04-09 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Lovely color!  Gasser or oil motor? Max Dillon Charleston SC Apr 9, 2021 5:51:25 PM Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes : > Yes, miles are real, bought it from a doctor who bought it new. This will > either be a BAT flip or a lifetime collector car. > > > > Sent from my iPhone >

Re: [MBZ] It’s raining cash on Okie acres.

2021-04-09 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Nice!  I need to get off my behind and prep a car for sale.  Needs front ball joints and evapectomy.  Max Dillon Charleston SC Apr 8, 2021 5:37:50 PM Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes : > I had a kid come look at my diesel suburban I had for sale. It sold before he > could come up with the money.

Re: [MBZ] Fwd: 1985 944 porsche N/A

2021-04-08 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Difference between "fill in the blank, car, airplane, water craft, etc" and a vacuum cleaner?  The vacuum was only designed for one dirt bag... Max Dillon Charleston SC Apr 8, 2021 1:46:57 PM G Mann via Mercedes : > "What is the difference between a Porche and a Porcupine?" > > Answer: The

Re: [MBZ] Is Poos looking for another BAT flip candidate?

2021-04-07 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Jaws of life at work... Max Dillon Charleston SC Apr 7, 2021 8:55:24 PM Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes : > https://www.copart.com/lot/29929791/1994-mercedes-benz-e-320-ar-little-rock > > > ___ > http://www.okiebenz.com > > To search list archives

Re: [MBZ] It takes a special sort

2021-04-07 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Sounds like those three airplanes will become part of the glacier, which will be blamed on global warming no doubt. Max Dillon Charleston SC Apr 7, 2021 1:03:48 AM Clay via Mercedes : > to fly in Alaska.  Last week it was the helo crash that took out the richest > man in the Czech republic. 

Re: [MBZ] 300TurD

2021-04-07 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
So we need to find a new injection pump at the knackers I think.  I've never pulled one on a 617 before.  Maybe Kaleb has one? Max Dillon Charleston SC Apr 6, 2021 10:07:20 PM Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes : > I picked this thing up this evening. While I was loading it several people > came

Re: [MBZ] 300TurD

2021-04-07 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Yes, we went to that a once couple years ago.  Long drive for me.  Typical drunk street party, which makes me nervous while escorting family.  Max Dillon Charleston SC Apr 6, 2021 11:23:42 PM Mitch Haley via Mercedes : > On 2021-04-06 22:06, Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes wrote: > >> FB is a

Re: [MBZ] Sold this 1987 190e cosworth

2021-04-06 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Congrats! Max Dillon Charleston SC Apr 5, 2021 7:53:58 PM Rick Hawkins Java Letterpress Cycles Photon via Mercedes : > > Folks, > > Sold it in Savannah, yesterday ... $14k > I only showed it to two people and I had a couple of more interested in it at > the same price > > A bunch of

Re: [MBZ] I am getting sick of electronics -- ML320

2021-04-04 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Did this car get a replacement engine at some point?  Wonder if they messed up done electrical connectors?  Maybe some wiring got pinched or misrouted and chaffed? Max Dillon Charleston SC Apr 3, 2021 8:23:23 PM Floyd Thursby via Mercedes : > So I got a "new" TCM today and popped it in the

Re: [MBZ] Will not shift out of first gear - 1991 300TE project - 242k miles - $3, 000

2021-04-04 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Yeah, stuck kick down would cause that.  Low fluid, clogged filter.  Might be a cheap simple fix, might be time for a rebuilt transmission. Max Dillon Charleston SC Apr 4, 2021 1:48:35 PM Jim Cathey via Mercedes : >> What is the likely issue with the trans? > > Stuck kickdown switch on the

Re: [MBZ] I'm gonna go buy this thing tomorrow -- Mercedes wagon - $1, 000 (Folly Beach)

2021-04-04 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Biodiesel is a good idea.  There used to be a pump on Montague next to Fox Music, but he insisted on charging about 50 cents more than pump diesel.  I explained to him once that my car got about 10% worse mileage on pure biodiesel, why pay more for that, but he didn't want to hear about that. 

Re: [MBZ] I'm gonna go buy this thing tomorrow -- Mercedes wagon - $1, 000 (Folly Beach)

2021-04-04 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
I gotta get that in here > shortly and see if it cures the limp mode on this thing. > > --FT > > On 4/3/21 2:05 PM, Max Dillon via Mercedes wrote: >> Well how rusty is it?  Did the engine start up?  Beautiful day out. >> >> Apr 3, 2021 1:49:11 PM Bugger

Re: [MBZ] Lifts

2021-04-04 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Link? Max Dillon Charleston SC Apr 4, 2021 8:49:26 AM Curt Raymond via Mercedes : > Have you seen the wildfire lifts like the folks on YouTube are using? Derrick > on Vice Grip Garage has one. They have wheels they can lift up on to move > around. I'm thinking one would go well in the barn

Re: [MBZ] I'm gonna go buy this thing tomorrow -- Mercedes wagon - $1, 000 (Folly Beach)

2021-04-03 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Well how rusty is it?  Did the engine start up?  Beautiful day out. Apr 3, 2021 1:49:11 PM Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes : > I LOBALLED IT SHOULD HAVE LOBALLED MORE > > > --Ft Max Dillon Charleston SC ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

Re: [MBZ] I'm gonna go buy this thing tomorrow -- Mercedes wagon - $1, 000 (Folly Beach)

2021-04-03 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
No lo balls I now what I got! Max Dillon Charleston SC Apr 3, 2021 11:51:50 AM Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes : > Since it has only 4 cylinders you should insist on a 20 percent discount. > > On Sat, Apr 3, 2021 at 11:12 AM Floyd Thursby via Mercedes < > mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > >>

Re: [MBZ] Will a 123 coupe rear windshield fit in the back seat of a 210?

2021-04-02 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Should.  I put a 124 windshield in the back of a 124. Max Dillon Charleston SC Apr 2, 2021 8:45:49 PM Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes : > > > Sent from my iPhone > > ___ > http://www.okiebenz.com > > To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ >

Re: [MBZ] $500E420

2021-04-02 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
I'm wondering if that is just standard boilerplate advice they include on the sale of all ECU? Max Dillon Charleston SC Apr 2, 2021 3:44:13 PM Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes : > I ordered a used ECU off the Bay and get this msg. This is a new wrinkle, I’m > not sure what is involved irbid

Re: [MBZ] Fwd: OT Dumb@$$ Empire

2021-04-02 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Lost in transmission... Max Dillon Charleston SC Apr 1, 2021 7:00:19 PM Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes : > > > Sent from iPhone > > Begin forwarded message: > >> From: Buggered Benzmail >> Date: April 1, 2021 at 6:53:01 PM EDT >> To: Mercedes List >> Subject: OT Dumb@$$ Empire >> >>

Re: [MBZ] Fwd: 1978 Mercedes Benz 280 se

2021-04-01 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
I like that, manual transmission, weird color, small euro bumpers... Max Dillon Charleston SC Apr 1, 2021 2:35:23 PM Bob Rentfro via Mercedes : > Boy, this is random. > > AZBob > > Sent from my iPhone > >> >> 1978 Mercedes Benz 280 se >> >>

Re: [MBZ] Fwd: 1979 Mercedes 450 SEL

2021-04-01 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Can't spell Tucson either. Max Dillon Charleston SC Apr 1, 2021 2:34:53 PM Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes : > Only 1 photo and asking that kind of money? > > Sent from my iPhone > >> On Apr 1, 2021, at 1:33 PM, Bob Rentfro via Mercedes >> wrote: >> >> Mmm, green. >> >> AZBob >> >>

Re: [MBZ] Hella nice 124 RHD right here in Okie land

2021-03-31 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Rural mail carrier needs that. Max Dillon Charleston SC Mar 31, 2021 8:30:17 PM Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes : > https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1090198144790219/ > > > Sent from my iPhone > > ___ > http://www.okiebenz.com > > To search list

Re: [MBZ] Do you think

2021-03-26 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Looks like a blown resistor on the right. Max Dillon Charleston SC Mar 26, 2021 7:01:14 PM Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes : > This might be the problem with the 97E420 ECU? > > > Corroded around those ICs and I think a resistor to the right. There’s crap > in there too. I can’t see how to

Re: [MBZ] 97 $500E420 ECU

2021-03-26 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Isopropyl alcohol and a toothbrush would have been my weapons of choice. Maybe you'll need to send that ECU somewhere to be repaired?  Maybe find one on car-part.com? Max Dillon Charleston SC Mar 26, 2021 7:00:45 PM Floyd Thursby via Mercedes : > I took the ECU box apart this evening and

Re: [MBZ] I see countless ads now days for cars with no cats.

2021-03-26 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Coupled with economic desperation from the lockdown policies that killed businesses and jobs, here is the fruit of that tree. Max Dillon Charleston SC Mar 26, 2021 4:51:10 PM Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes : > The price of palladium is many times greater than gold so there is > incentive to

[MBZ] OT: WRD lockdowns, the cure was worse than the disease.

2021-03-22 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
https://www.city-journal.org/death-and-lockdowns Follow the science, remember this for next time. city-journal.org | John Tierney 15-19 minutes Now that the 2020 figures have been properly tallied, there’s still no convincing evidence that strict lockdowns reduced the death toll from

Re: [MBZ] OT YAY MEEE!!!!

2021-03-21 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Nice work, amazing what you can find on utubes. Max Dillon Charleston SC Mar 21, 2021 11:19:28 AM Floyd Thursby via Mercedes : > A few weeks ago I bought this nice LG 5ft3 top load washer from a guy for > $80.  It's been working well until yesterday when the drain pump would not > shut off

Re: [MBZ] Wagon For Dan

2021-03-20 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Bingo.  A fool and his money... Max Dillon Charleston SC Mar 20, 2021 2:09:13 PM Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes : > Perhaps he is hoping to find a greater idiot. > > On Sat, Mar 20, 2021, 1:26 PM Floyd Thursby via Mercedes < > mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > >> Yeah I told the guy to change

Re: [MBZ] T Tech Machine

2021-03-18 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
I guess I would try draining the transmission pan, then remove the pan and change the filter (if it has one) and then see about draining the torque converter.  That's what I'd do on my Mercedes, I'll bet there is some way for turd world mechanics to do this without the T Tech Machine. Maybe

Re: [MBZ] TITLE HAS TO BE SENT OFF AT TAG PLACE AT BUYERS EXPENSE2007 Mercedes-Benz s550, $4, 000

2021-03-18 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
> RB > > > On 18/03/2021 4:09 PM, Max Dillon via Mercedes wrote: >> Did I ever tell you the story of the time I enlisted help from the mafia to >> get the paperwork straight on an Alfa Romeo? >> >> Max Dillon >> Charleston SC >> >> >> Mar

Re: [MBZ] TITLE HAS TO BE SENT OFF AT TAG PLACE AT BUYERS EXPENSE2007 Mercedes-Benz s550, $4, 000

2021-03-18 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Did I ever tell you the story of the time I enlisted help from the mafia to get the paperwork straight on an Alfa Romeo? Max Dillon Charleston SC Mar 18, 2021 11:46:06 AM Floyd Thursby via Mercedes : > my kind of shady deal > >

Re: [MBZ] 1972 Mercedes-Benz E-Class,$10,000

2021-03-16 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
I think those wheels on the car are perfect, as long as you only drive on perfectly smooth fresh asphalt or golf courses. Max Dillon Charleston SC Mar 16, 2021 11:39:40 AM Floyd Thursby via Mercedes : > 220, has original wheels so you can sell the things that are on it and make a > few $$

Re: [MBZ] SL600 loosing colant

2021-03-14 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Water Pump is much cheaper than a head gasket fo sho. Max Dillon Charleston SC Mar 14, 2021 10:47:44 AM Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes : > The SL has been loosing colant recently which made me think a head gasket had > blown but looking at it yesterday I am thinking a new water pump is

Re: [MBZ] Mercedes G63 omg - $79,000

2021-03-11 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Stupid wheels, why hobble such a beast with wheels that can't navigate a pothole.  AMG, OMG, ID10T, whatever it takes... Max Dillon Charleston SC Mar 11, 2021 10:24:05 AM Floyd Thursby via Mercedes : > Special omg package > >

Re: [MBZ] MOSTLY SHAWEEET -- 1981 Mercedes-Benz 240d,$1,234

2021-03-10 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Looks nice except for the lowered suspension. Max Dillon Charleston SC Mar 10, 2021 9:34:36 AM Floyd Thursby via Mercedes : > Manny tranny > > https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/138486958171093/?ref=search_code=marketplace_search > > -- > --FT > >

Re: [MBZ] 2 cars, one a 5spd, looks nice: FS: 1989 190D 2.5 - Salisbury, NC - $1, 900 (Salisbury, NC)

2021-03-09 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Yeah, sell off the 5 speed parts for $1000 as a kit, drive a nice 190D for $900. Max Dillon Charleston SC Mar 9, 2021 8:43:38 AM Floyd Thursby via Mercedes : > This could be a good deal > > https://charlotte.craigslist.org/cto/d/salisbury-fs-25-salisbury-nc/7288388222.html > > -- > --FT >

Re: [MBZ] OT Indy COVID vaccine logistics

2021-03-08 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Yeah, probably coincidence.  I think nationwide there were about 1000 deaths attributed to the vax so far, out of 70 million.  Those are pretty good odds. Max Dillon Charleston SC Mar 7, 2021 9:44:13 PM Curt Raymond via Mercedes : > It's a nursing home though. Good bet just about everybody

Re: [MBZ] OT Indy COVID vaccine logistics

2021-03-07 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Friend who works at a local nursing home, 68 residents, they all got the vax last month and 7 died.  I would expect a certain number of them to be passing over the bar from 'old age' but this friend says that was a pretty high number of deaths for a typical month.  She was not privy to the

Re: [MBZ] OT Bathroom Vent Fans - Vent half-bath to attached garage?

2021-03-07 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
No, don't see any easy way to run a duct inside the ceiling other than out into the garage, but maybe I could go through the ceiling over the garage to the outside wall.  The issue there is that would be the front of the house, so aesthetically that would be a challenge. Max Dillon Charleston

Re: [MBZ] $500E420 (97) work today

2021-03-07 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Well that is encouraging!  Was a beautiful day out. Max Dillon Charleston SC Mar 7, 2021 6:07:18 PM Floyd Thursby via Mercedes : > I messed around with the "new" $500E420 today trying to determine why it > wouldn't light off.  It will crank fine but no joy. > > I studied a bit about the K40

Re: [MBZ] This Looks Nice

2021-03-06 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
That does look like a lot of car for the money.  I guess the air suspension is probably a weak point. Max Dillon Charleston SC Mar 6, 2021 1:20:18 PM Dan Penoff via Mercedes : > https://tampa.craigslist.org/pnl/cto/d/largo-2005-mercedes-e500/7287243865.html > > Panoramic roof? I had no idea

Re: [MBZ] I did A Thing

2021-03-04 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
t; mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: >>> >>> I saw a bunch of old Benzes in that neighborhood >>> >>> --FT >>> >>>> On 3/3/21 7:56 PM, Max Dillon via Mercedes wrote: >>>> Did you notice there was a gold 124 wagon in the b

Re: [MBZ] I did A Thing

2021-03-03 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Did you notice there was a gold 124 wagon in the backyard of a house on the way out?  Later today I saw a black 210 with the same "AMG Kit" front grill star and small spoiler on the trunk.  Must be a thing, maybe you can flip this once running. Max Dillon Charleston SC Mar 3, 2021 2:56:47

Re: [MBZ] Anyone know of a good MB garage in Tucson AZ area?

2021-03-02 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Ok thanks Bob. Max Dillon Charleston SC Mar 2, 2021 7:13:20 PM Bob Rentfro via Mercedes : > I can ask my Indy. > > AZBob > > Sent from my iPhone > >> On Mar 2, 2021, at 4:08 PM, Meade Dillon via Mercedes >> wrote: >> >> Asking for a friend.  They bought an old 126 SEL gasser, I think

Re: [MBZ] I’m getting tired of every time I leave my house...

2021-02-28 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
And the place to do that figuring is on Okietalk... Max Dillon Charleston SC Feb 28, 2021 7:38:24 PM Bob Rentfro via Mercedes : > We all need to figure out who to or what to blame for it. > > AZBob > > Sent from my iPhone > >> On Feb 28, 2021, at 5:28 PM, Max Dillon

Re: [MBZ] I’m getting tired of every time I leave my house...

2021-02-28 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Well the price of crude oil keeps going up, so as long as that continues the price at the pump will go up. Max Dillon Charleston SC Feb 28, 2021 7:21:47 PM OK Don via Mercedes : > Remember when it was at or over $4/gal? I wonder where this is headed. > > On Sun, Feb 28, 2021 at 6:17 PM Bob

Re: [MBZ] The Cadillac converter is missing

2021-02-27 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Used to be two cars in one? Max Dillon Charleston SC Feb 27, 2021 11:34:42 AM Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes : > https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1798807983601885/ > > > Sent from my iPhone > > ___ > http://www.okiebenz.com > > To search list

Re: [MBZ] The shortened and narrowed version 2013 Mercedes-Benz G-Class G 63 AMG, $25, 000

2021-02-27 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
They don't no what they got! Max Dillon Charleston SC Feb 27, 2021 11:01:44 AM Floyd Thursby via Mercedes : > I wonder if the engine has crapped, why it's so cheap > > https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/4151406311558951/?ref=search_code=undefined > > -- > --FT > >

Re: [MBZ] Oil for OM602

2021-02-26 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Change your fuses or your pistons will MELT! Max Dillon Charleston SC Feb 26, 2021 9:46:41 AM Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes : > I normally use ( only once since I’ve only owned it for one year) M1 5W40 > Turbodiesel Truck but they didn’t have it at Walmart so I bought Castrol Edge > 5W40

Re: [MBZ] OM602 glow plug replacement conclusion

2021-02-26 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
I've got to do this job again on the E300 I bought from Dan, the OM606  is notorious for the plugs breaking off in the head so I'm not looking forward to it.  Need to check with my Indie to see if he has the special tools to extract a broken plug if it comes to that. Max Dillon Charleston SC

Re: [MBZ] Going to ABQ

2021-02-26 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
When you get to the airport, go to their counter, give them the number and they will print up new boarding pass with the pre-check mark. I like Rich's idea, start a video chat and make lemonade from your lemons.  We're all in this together... Max Dillon Charleston SC Feb 25, 2021 11:17:55 PM

Re: [MBZ] It’s a sellers market?

2021-02-25 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Nice!  Keep that momentum rolling. Who's going to drive the GLK? Max Dillon Charleston SC Feb 25, 2021 6:39:54 PM Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes : > In order to sell a few cars to make room for the soon to arrive GLK I put my > 252k mile 01 e320 on Fakebook. Figured I would try to get

Re: [MBZ] OT: Attn Curt

2021-02-25 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
This guy seems to do ok. https://youtu.be/kdJLSEJ-LeU Max Dillon Charleston SC Feb 25, 2021 1:59:44 PM Curt Raymond via Mercedes : > I don't have one, I've seen them ridden though, they're a real challenge. The > small track doesn't give much traction so it needs to be hard packed snow but

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

2021-02-25 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
It's as big as a whale, and gets worse mileage (measured in GPM, not MPG) but boy that would be fun to own! Max Dillon Charleston SC Feb 25, 2021 9:54:05 AM Floyd Thursby via Mercedes : > https://bringatrailer.com/listing/1960-cadillac-62-convertible-4/ > > -- > --FT > > >

Re: [MBZ] OT: Here Is Why Texas Is Dark

2021-02-16 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Definitely green in that sense, the lack of wisdom and applied critical thinking is appalling.  How many Texans will freeze to death due to this stupidity?  Max Dillon Charleston SC Feb 16, 2021 1:02:45 PM G Mann via Mercedes : > There was a time when someone who had no experience, or the

Re: [MBZ] Heat pump question

2021-02-16 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
That's what I'd be doing, light the fire and throw an extra blanket on the bed. Feb 15, 2021 11:44:21 PM Allan Streib via Mercedes : > I think you're below the temps where a ambient-air heat pump really does > anything at all. But as I said earlier I'm not speaking from experience. > > I'd fire

Re: [MBZ] Mercedes diesel 40 mpg 397 wtq - $6,350 (Charlotte)

2021-02-14 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Rebuilt title.  2006 model, not 2003.  Maybe a $3k car. Max Dillon Charleston SC Feb 14, 2021 11:48:52 AM Floyd Thursby via Mercedes : > wtf > > https://charlotte.craigslist.org/cto/d/charlotte-mercedes-diesel-40-mpg-397-wtq/7277137643.html > > -- > --FT > > >

Re: [MBZ] Some of the things you might see on 123 fakebook

2021-02-13 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Fascinating!  I like the intercooler routing where the fog lamps used to be.  At least it appears to have a cold air intake. Max Dillon Charleston SC Feb 13, 2021 9:04:24 PM Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes : > Try this > > On 2/13/2021 7:42 PM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes wrote: >> Nothing? >> >>

Re: [MBZ] OT heat pump aux heat

2021-02-12 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Put some duct tape on the breaker to keep it closed.  This is the rental house right? Max Dillon Charleston SC Feb 11, 2021 5:56:52 PM Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes : > And it’s tripped again. Basically if the aux heat runs for any amount of time > it trips. I will shut down the system and

Re: [MBZ] Anybody need a 4.5?

2021-02-11 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
No but I could use a .45 Max Dillon Charleston SC Feb 11, 2021 10:12:24 AM Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes : > https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/825713138234021/ > > > Sent from my iPhone > > ___ > http://www.okiebenz.com > > To search list archives

Re: [MBZ] Hey Max here's your tow vehicle 2000 Mercedes-Benz M-Class ML 430 Sport Utility 4D, $2, 600

2021-02-11 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Looks like it checks all the boxes! Max Dillon Charleston SC Feb 11, 2021 3:57:57 PM Floyd Thursby via Mercedes : > https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/2133153126815179/?ref=search_code=undefined > > -- > --FT > > ___ > http://www.okiebenz.com > >

Re: [MBZ] Fwd: 02 Mercedes S-430 Original Owner

2021-02-10 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Turn and run, this S class series is the low point for MB quality. Max Dillon Charleston SC Feb 10, 2021 9:50:13 AM Bob Rentfro via Mercedes : > Future SIL saw this. What specific questions does one ask about these or is > this a turn and run away unit? > > Bob R > > >> >>  >>

Re: [MBZ] Become an Amazon driver 2018 MERCEDES-BENZ SPRINTER CARGO VAN 2500

2021-02-08 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Driver fell asleep and drove off road? Max Dillon Charleston SC Feb 8, 2021 12:49:24 PM Floyd Thursby via Mercedes : > https://www.iaai.com/vehicledetails/33534859?RowNumber=57 > > -- > --FT > > > ___ > http://www.okiebenz.com > > To search list

[MBZ] Runs on free veggie oil

2021-02-08 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/2764867597108457/?ref=product_details_code=undefined Saw this in a parking lot Saturday, slightly rusty 240D automatic for $2900.  Max Dillon Charleston SC ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

Re: [MBZ] Oil slick included -- 1986 Mercedes-Benz 500 SL, $5, 800 [560SL]

2021-02-08 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
BaT flip and double your money! Max Dillon Charleston SC Feb 8, 2021 10:29:51 AM Floyd Thursby via Mercedes : > dosent look bad, good price for a 560SL > > https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/238547424442774/?ref=search_code=undefined > > -- > --FT > > >

Re: [MBZ] Shaker hood, engine compartment vents 1999 MERCEDES-BENZ E-CLASS

2021-02-08 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Primary damage: "body modifications by previous owner". Max Dillon Charleston SC Feb 8, 2021 12:59:48 PM Floyd Thursby via Mercedes : > https://www.iaai.com/vehicledetails/38680263?RowNumber=73 > > -- > --FT > > > ___ > http://www.okiebenz.com > > To

Re: [MBZ] Pics of the CD

2021-02-08 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Congrats, looks like it has good bones!  Hub caps look great. Max Dillon Charleston SC Feb 7, 2021 8:06:07 PM Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes : > > > Sent from my iPhone > ___ > http://www.okiebenz.com > > To search list archives

Re: [MBZ] 2000 Mercedes ML - $1,500 (Charleston)

2021-02-06 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Well it's silver, which I like, and has a trailer hitch too... Max Dillon Charleston SC Feb 6, 2021 12:01:23 PM Floyd Thursby via Mercedes : > This could be a reasonable deal, depending on what the idiot lights are for. > >

Re: [MBZ] Sprinter ambulance - $29,900

2021-02-05 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
I texted him to see if still for sale and if it was clean. Max Dillon Charleston SC Feb 5, 2021 1:48:11 PM Allan Streib via Mercedes : > READ THE ENTIRE AD!! > > https://carbondale.craigslist.org/cto/d/mount-vernon-for-sale-mercedes-ambulance/7273006184.html > > Allan > >

  1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10   >