Re: [MBZ] OT a good friend recently passed

2021-04-13 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
God speed Phil! - Max Charleston SC On Tue, Apr 13, 2021 at 8:27 PM Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Phil was the first foreign-born astronaut in the US space program as an > Apollo astronaut. He gave me my first “real” job and was a great funny >

Re: [MBZ] OT Home and auto insurance

2021-04-13 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
Thank BLM "peaceful rioting" for stealing and destroying several billion dollars worth of businesses and inventory. Who did you think was going to pay those bills? - Max Charleston SC On Mon, Apr 12, 2021 at 9:26 PM Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > I

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

2021-04-13 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
Can you talk with the service manager (or better yet the tech) and see if they can offer any insight beyond "replace the conductor plate"? Are there any service bulletins for this car / transmission that they can give you copies? - Max Charleston SC On Mon, Apr 12, 2021 at 7:30 PM

Re: [MBZ] the kids HHR

2021-04-10 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
Ouch. - Max Charleston SC On Sat, Apr 10, 2021 at 6:49 PM Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > No he did not outrun the cops and was just sentenced to prison for 4 > years. I don’t guess he will need the car anytime soon. > > Sent from my iPhone > > > On Apr

Re: [MBZ] the kids HHR

2021-04-10 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
Never should have agreed to get the kid the HHR, that was the beginning of the end... A sensible Mercedes, which requires you to sit erect with good posture when you drive, and drive with dignity, would have kept the boy on the straight and narrow... - Max Charleston SC On Sat, Apr

Re: [MBZ] Hearse?

2021-04-10 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
" BTW it is Standard shift on the column." - Max Charleston SC On Sat, Apr 10, 2021 at 1:00 PM Dan Penoff via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > > https://lancaster.craigslist.org/cto/d/maytown-1976-mercedes-benz-hearse/7294674365.html > < >

Re: [MBZ] 300TurD wire, where does it connect

2021-04-08 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
I know those rack position sensors are present on my OM603 car, but I used to have an '85 euro 123 wagon, and I don't remember anything like that. Maybe for cruise control? - Max Charleston SC On Thu, Apr 8, 2021 at 3:38 PM Frederick Moir via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote:

Re: [MBZ] MGB?

2021-04-08 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
Hire a good photographer, make it a BaT flip. Check there to see what past auctions have brought. - Max Charleston SC ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go

Re: [MBZ] MGB?

2021-04-08 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
Do you fit in the driver's seat? - Max Charleston SC On Thu, Apr 8, 2021 at 3:05 PM Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > My buddy who bought an RV and is hitting the road has the 77 MGB he has > had for a while. Car looks clean and he says it runs, he just

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

2021-04-08 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
, it > seems it would be wise not to buy it. > > AZBob > > Sent from my iPhone > > > On Apr 8, 2021, at 9:23 AM, Meade Dillon via Mercedes < > mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > > > > "The Red Folly". > > - > > Max > &g

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

2021-04-08 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
"The Red Folly". - Max Charleston SC On Thu, Apr 8, 2021 at 10:24 AM Bob Rentfro via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > If a were a Porsche guy... > > AZBob > > Sent from my iPhone > > > > > > 1985 944 porsche N/A > > > >

Re: [MBZ] 2011 Sprinter 2500 Bluetec - 350k miles - $8,950

2021-04-08 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
Your ticket to life as a nomad... - Max Charleston SC On Thu, Apr 8, 2021 at 12:00 PM Allan Streib via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > High miles but apparently maintained, not rusted out like many of them > seem to be, might be good base for a camper conversion if you

Re: [MBZ] A year ago this would've been $12k -- 1987 Mercedes Benz 560 SL - $22, 900 (Fleming Island)

2021-04-08 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
James Bond submarine version. - Max Charleston SC On Thu, Apr 8, 2021 at 11:05 AM Frederick Moir via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Underwater? > Fred > > On Thu, Apr 8, 2021 at 10:22 AM Floyd Thursby via Mercedes < > mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > > > > > >

Re: [MBZ] The condition "excellent" refers to the the condition of the Engine which is the more rare 6 cylinder 1987 Mercedes 300D, 6 cyl engine - $699 (North Bridge Terrrace)

2021-04-08 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
Regrettably I will pass. I would consider this a very viable parts car, but I'm not interested in bringing this up to spec for re-sale. - Max Charleston SC On Thu, Apr 8, 2021 at 10:28 AM Floyd Thursby via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Max you need to go pick this up

Re: [MBZ] 1972 280SE 4.5 - 26k miles - $13,500

2021-04-05 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
I like that, nice color. I'd prefer a silver or a cream color, but that dark blue is nice. - Max Charleston SC On Mon, Apr 5, 2021 at 10:38 AM Allan Streib via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Nice looking car. Not sure I believe the mileage but don't see any > cracks on

Re: [MBZ] Well this is unique -- 1999 Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class SLK 230 Roadster 2D, $650

2021-04-05 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
What's the risk of leaving it open? - Max Charleston SC On Mon, Apr 5, 2021 at 10:37 AM Dan Penoff via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > A good example where it would be ideal to have an open title. > > Unless I know the buyer, I won’ t leave a title open. If people want it

Re: [MBZ] Who needs some trans fluid

2021-04-04 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
Spring cleaning at your vast estate? - Max Charleston SC On Sun, Apr 4, 2021 at 5:11 PM Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Hey it’s only 23yo should still be good right > > > > --FT > Sent from iPhone___ >

[MBZ] OT Porch barn find

2021-04-04 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
https://www.zerohedge.com/markets/find-century-rare-1955-porsche-550-spyder-found-shipping-container?utm_source=wnd_medium=wnd_campaign=syndicated Neat story. Watch the film, nice 123 wagon at start and end. - Max Charleston SC ___

Re: [MBZ] Lifts

2021-04-04 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
Thanks, that does look nice. - Max Charleston SC On Sun, Apr 4, 2021 at 10:28 AM Mitch Haley via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > On 2021-04-04 10:05, Max Dillon via Mercedes wrote: > > Link? > > It was the number one search result for me, after the ads. > > Looks like a

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

2021-04-02 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
Goferit! Hard to tell how rusty it is, bad pix and dark brown color. Interior looks very rough. However, it does have Euro lights! May not have a sunroof? No luggage strips on the roof. - Max Charleston SC On Fri, Apr 2, 2021 at 5:45 PM Floyd Thursby via Mercedes <

Re: [MBZ] Dumb@$$ EMPIRE

2021-04-02 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
Yeah, "dope" in this case connotes the mentally deficient kind of person. - Max Charleston SC On Fri, Apr 2, 2021 at 9:34 AM Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Ok try again > > > > --FT > Sent from iPhone___ >

Re: [MBZ] W210/E320 Steering Angle Sensor - SOLVED!

2021-03-31 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
Nice! - Max Charleston SC On Wed, Mar 31, 2021 at 7:16 PM Dan Penoff via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Sixto wins the case of beer. > > In 99/2000 W210, the steering angle sensor is powered through fuse #11, > which also powers the alarm horn. My alarm horn has failed

Re: [MBZ] OT Need video editing software for Win10

2021-03-31 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
ith something. > > If you wanted to put the files up on Dropbox or something I could probably > slap it together for you quick. > > -Curt > > On Wednesday, March 31, 2021, 10:15:10 AM EDT, Meade Dillon via Mercedes < > mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > > > Anyo

[MBZ] OT Need video editing software for Win10

2021-03-31 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
Anyone know of a low cost or free software app for editing video on Win10? I need to add about 5 seconds of introduction at the start of a 1:30 long video. Current file is MP4. Alternatively, I could overwrite a short audio track over the existing first 5 seconds. Or maybe I should pay Curt to

Re: [MBZ] Fwd: 1990 Mercedes-Benz SL 500

2021-03-23 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
Kinda reminds me of the weird camouflage patterns used on US warships during WW2. I'll pass. - Max Charleston SC On Tue, Mar 23, 2021 at 10:44 AM Bob Rentfro via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Two-tone custom deluxe paint? You’re kidding? > > AZBob > > Sent from my

[MBZ] OT Nose spray kills the WRD

2021-03-23 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
https://news.trust.org/item/20210322142323-9i5gq JERUSALEM, March 22 (Reuters) - Israel and New Zealand have given interim approval for the sale of biotech firm SaNOtize Research and Development's Nitric Oxide Nasal Spray (NONS) which could help prevent transmission of the COVID-19 virus, the

Re: [MBZ] 1989 Mercedes 560 SEC 560SEC - $1,989,560 (Savannah, GA)

2021-03-22 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
You know you want it. How many coupes does Kaleb have, you're about to catch up with him I'll bet. - Max Charleston SC On Mon, Mar 22, 2021 at 9:44 AM Floyd Thursby via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > I'm half tempted to make a LOBALL offer > > >

Re: [MBZ] Why would anybody want to live in CA?

2021-03-20 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
Dan, would you move there? Would you like to live someplace with laws like this? What in the world is wrong with someone doing major auto repairs in a private home? - Max Charleston SC On Sat, Mar 20, 2021 at 6:28 AM Dan Penoff via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > As a

Re: [MBZ] Why would anybody want to live in CA?

2021-03-20 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
Insanity! And California is held up as a model for the rest of the US to follow? Get this: "Many are wondering how these laws will be enforced. One member of the *Grassroots Motorsports*

[MBZ] Herd Immunity?

2021-03-19 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
In the USofA, 30M documented cases of Wuhan Red Death, probably at least 2x to 5x of that are not documented. Add to that 118M vaccinations, so we probably have about 200M out of 330M with some level of immunity. Another 30 days, another 30M vaccinations, we should be well over the 2/3 threshold

Re: [MBZ] OT - Crazy Real Estate

2021-03-19 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
Although trucking in your water is a dependency, it is probably very economical compared to $100k for a well. DIY with a water tank trailer? - Max Charleston SC On Wed, Mar 17, 2021 at 12:14 PM Rick Knoble via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > I have a coworker that

Re: [MBZ] Okiebenz visits Hoovie’s Garage

2021-03-13 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
of > some sort. It seems the big problem with these is the crappy oil they > use in them to protect the dpf. I will use an actual synthetic HDEO > that is actually for diesels. With the catch can the oil vapors should > not make it to the dpf. > > On 3/13/2021 6:07 PM, Meade Dillon vi

Re: [MBZ] Okiebenz visits Hoovie’s Garage

2021-03-13 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
I second that motion, you need to post a you.tube video of your purchase and then re-sale at $12k. Stuff some rags into place to temporarily soak up the oil, rub grease on the tires to make them shiny. - Max Charleston SC On Sat, Mar 13, 2021 at 4:34 PM Floyd Thursby via Mercedes <

Re: [MBZ] Rounded drain plug success!

2021-03-13 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
How did you use it? Did you pound it on, or just twist it on? - Max Charleston SC On Sat, Mar 13, 2021 at 6:21 PM Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > I used an OEM brand extractor from Autozone and it worked like a champ! > Thanks to all who suggested

Re: [MBZ] OT Indy COVID vaccine logistics

2021-03-08 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
I think we are over 90 million vaccines as of today. - Max Charleston SC On Mon, Mar 8, 2021 at 12:32 PM Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > 2.9 million were vaccinated yesterday. Will exceed 100 million easily in > 100 days. > > On Mon, Mar 8, 2021 at

Re: [MBZ] OT Indy COVID vaccine logistics

2021-03-08 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
Curt - we were vaccinating over 1 million per day under Trump, and Biden* has managed to keep that going, so we are north of 70 million vaccines now. About 30 million people have had the infection and recovered, estimate somewhere around 5x or more that had the infection - were asymptomatic /

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

2021-03-07 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
r 7, 2021 at 5:37 PM Meade Dillon via Mercedes < > mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > > > OK thanks all, I hadn't thought about that code thing. Wouldn't want to > > create a hazard. Glad I asked the question. > > - > > Max > > Charleston SC &

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

2021-03-07 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
OK thanks all, I hadn't thought about that code thing. Wouldn't want to create a hazard. Glad I asked the question. - Max Charleston SC ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change

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

2021-03-07 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
I've got a downstairs half-bath (toilet and a sink) right off the kitchen, and the vent fan is a ductless that simply recirculates the air through a charcoal filter. I'd really like to make this a vented fan, but there are no exterior walls nearby, but it would be relatively easy to vent into my

Re: [MBZ] O.T. How Soon We Forget

2021-03-07 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
Williams Paving and Asphalt? - Max Charleston SC On Sun, Mar 7, 2021 at 1:38 AM Bob Rentfro via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > My neighborhood is full of sidewalks and curbing that was laid by the WPA. > Every time I walk past one of these impressions in the concrete, I

Re: [MBZ] W116/W126 300SDs

2021-03-07 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
Maybe need an adjustment to the meds? - Max Charleston SC On Sun, Mar 7, 2021 at 8:55 AM Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > That means you are drifting around while you drive and have a hard time > staying in your lane > > --FT > Sent from iPhone > > >

Re: [MBZ] The Memphis e300 with 480k miles

2021-03-06 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
What year car? - Max Charleston SC On Sat, Mar 6, 2021 at 6:44 PM Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Forgot to mention the glow plug light does come on. If it comes on still I > would think it would have enough plugs going to light it off. Maybe not. > The

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

2021-03-03 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
n Mar 2, 2021, at 8:56 PM, Max Dillon via Mercedes < > mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > > > > Ok thanks Bob. > > > > Max Dillon > > Charleston SC > > > > > > Mar 2, 2021 7:13:20 PM Bob Rentfro via Mercedes : > > > >> I can ask my I

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

2021-03-03 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
> mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > >> > >> Ok thanks Bob. > >> > >> Max Dillon > >> Charleston SC > >> > >> > >> Mar 2, 2021 7:13:20 PM Bob Rentfro via Mercedes >: > >> > >>> I can ask my Indy. >

Re: [MBZ] $5500.00 FIRM TEXT WONT BE ANSWERED BUT CALLS WILL - 1978 450SL - $5, 500

2021-03-03 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
Drug deal at the airport, sounds like the climax to some seventies action flick. - Max Charleston SC On Wed, Mar 3, 2021 at 5:04 PM Floyd Thursby via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > It's in a hangar at the airport and TSA won't allow pictures for reasons > of national

Re: [MBZ] Tasty color, very nice condition -- 1991 Mercedes-Benz Mercedes-Benz 300 E 3.0 Sedan 4D, $2, 250

2021-03-03 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
Judging from the engine bay picture, looks like the original color. - Max Charleston SC On Tue, Mar 2, 2021 at 5:58 PM Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > If that's an original color I'd say go for it. > > On Tue, Mar 2, 2021, 5:32 PM Floyd Thursby via

Re: [MBZ] I did A Thing

2021-03-03 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
When are you going to make a trip back to pick that up with your trailer? - Max Charleston SC On Wed, Mar 3, 2021 at 8:17 PM Floyd Thursby via Mercedes < 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

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

2021-03-02 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
Asking for a friend. They bought an old 126 SEL gasser, I think it's a 560SEL, and have a slow ATF leak that needs to be diagnosed / repaired. Older gent who cannot do his own work. Probably has a leaking hose to/from the ATF cooler in the radiator. - Max Charleston SC

Re: [MBZ] 2005 Mercedes-Benz E-Class E 320 CDI Sedan 4D,$1,995

2021-02-28 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
Looks like a big dent in the trunk lid. I do like the color. - Max Charleston SC On Sun, Feb 28, 2021 at 12:19 PM Floyd Thursby via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > LOoks mostly nice > > >

Re: [MBZ] Question For Max or Floyd

2021-02-27 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
-A gets you a 45-day plate for $5 and a visit to the DMV. > > http://www.scdmvonline.com/Forms-And-Manuals > > > - > Max > Charleston SC > > > On Sat, Feb 27, 2021 at 2:07 PM Meade Dillon wrote: > > > Don't know, I'll take a look on the state website and s

Re: [MBZ] Question For Max or Floyd

2021-02-27 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
Floyd probably has a spare non-rusty car he can sell you, some repair may be required. Fly down, spend few days fixn' one up and drive it home! - Max Charleston SC On Sat, Feb 27, 2021 at 1:08 PM Rick Knoble via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Does the South Carolina DMV

Re: [MBZ] Question For Max or Floyd

2021-02-27 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
Looks like form 45-A gets you a 45-day plate for $5 and a visit to the DMV. http://www.scdmvonline.com/Forms-And-Manuals - Max Charleston SC On Sat, Feb 27, 2021 at 2:07 PM Meade Dillon wrote: > Don't know, I'll take a look on the state website and see what they've got. >

Re: [MBZ] Question For Max or Floyd

2021-02-27 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
Don't know, I'll take a look on the state website and see what they've got. I've bought several cars from out of state and driven them back with no plates. Never got stopped, so don't know what trouble comes with that. I think Dan recommends you bring your own plate and mount that for the

Re: [MBZ] Sprinter breaks itself

2021-02-26 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
Sounds like time for new bearings? Maybe some tight clearance rotating part has rusted to a fixed part? I think that alternator may have a clutched pulley, so some special tools required to get the pulley off. - Max Charleston SC On Fri, Feb 26, 2021 at 3:17 PM Rick Hawkins Java

Re: [MBZ] 15 vs 8 hole wheels on w124

2021-02-26 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
Maybe we can work a trade on those rims, I've got a set (well 3 good and one that may be bent from the collision) of the older 15 hole version (from Wilton's '87 300D) and I need a set of the newer for my '95 cabriolet, which has some awful aftermarket type that use rubber bands instead of tires.

Re: [MBZ] OM602 glow plug replacement conclusion

2021-02-26 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
Larry had difficulty getting that intake back on so the glow plug wires didn't short out. Weird that you managed to mess up a connector. - Max Charleston SC On Fri, Feb 26, 2021 at 9:42 AM Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > So I finally tackled the

Re: [MBZ] OOOOKKKKKK

2021-02-26 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
Description said it was for a G63. Looked like hell, I'm thinking it was a new roof but was left outside / neglected. - Max Charleston SC On Fri, Feb 26, 2021 at 9:56 AM Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > No idea what it goes too. To me it doesn’t even

Re: [MBZ] Rona

2021-02-24 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
Haven't heard from Clay in quite awhile, maybe the Rona (or a reaction to the vax) got him? - Max Charleston SC ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

Re: [MBZ] Could be interesting 2004 Mercedes Wagon E500 - $2, 500 (Columbia)

2021-02-24 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
The only issue I see is the salvage title, wonder what the deal is with that. - Max Charleston SC On Wed, Feb 24, 2021 at 11:35 AM Floyd Thursby via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Guy says this is a 4M and is clean inside and out, has no other pics. I > might take a

[MBZ] OT The next IT revolution: System Oriented Programming?

2021-02-24 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
Dan and others in the IT field, Is this a thing? https://www.softwarebusinessgrowth.com/doc/end-of-silicon-era-is-at-hand-software-about-to-change-in-big-way-0001 By Jay Valentine, ContingencySales.com Moore’s Law means hardware gets about twice as fast every 24 months as chips can have smaller

Re: [MBZ] More heat pump

2021-02-17 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
I'm amazed that you get any heat at all from that in temps below 20 deg F. - Max Charleston SC On Wed, Feb 17, 2021 at 2:08 PM Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > The label says 2008 it’s a 5 ton 13 seer IIRC. > > Sent from my iPhone > > > On Feb 17, 2021,

Re: [MBZ] Heat pump question

2021-02-17 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
Nice score! I've got a 3 inch 12v fan from an old UPS that I'm going to re-purpose as a ventilation fan, solar powered, in my sailboat. It draws some very small current, I'm thinking it is 25 mA or so. Planning to put a 50W panel on a controller to both charge the boat's deep cycle battery and

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

2021-02-17 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
I think the truth is that both the "greedy" power companies and the "green" power forced by the government have a share of the blame, and so I would rewind the clock to a point in time when the green power was not there, and see if there were similar power outages in cold weather events. If

Re: [MBZ] OT Texas wind turbines

2021-02-15 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
https://babylonbee.com/news/people-who-moved-to-texas-from-california-finally-feeling-at-home-now-that-power-is-out People Who Moved To Texas From California Finally Feeling At Home Now That Power Is Out - Max Charleston SC On Mon, Feb 15, 2021 at 8:02 PM Buggered Benzmail via

Re: [MBZ] OT Texas wind turbines

2021-02-15 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
Clean energy can't keep up with climate change! We need more clean energy! - Max Charleston SC On Mon, Feb 15, 2021 at 8:02 PM Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Nearly half of Texas' installed wind power generation capacity has been > offline because

Re: [MBZ] Blizzard

2021-02-15 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
Well, with a completely serious and straight face, this cold weather is due to [surprise!] GLOBAL WARMING (aka Climate Change)! https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/blackouts-cascade-beyond-texas-in-deepening-power-crisis/ar-BB1dGFEu - Max Charleston SC On Sun, Feb 14, 2021 at 4:13 PM

Re: [MBZ] Nice 2000 Mercedes-Benz M-Class ML 430 Sport Utility 4D, $2, 900

2021-02-13 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
Nice color for Andrew, has tow hitch. Low miles, probably going to sell pretty fast. - Max Charleston SC On Sat, Feb 13, 2021 at 1:11 PM Floyd Thursby via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > >

Re: [MBZ] Happy Birthday! and Covids

2021-02-13 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
Yes, the placebo effect is amazing. - Max Charleston SC On Sat, Feb 13, 2021 at 12:10 PM Rick Knoble via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > >Weird, I still don't understand how I had a rxn to the shots, which I was > told were only saline in the placebo. > > The subconscious

Re: [MBZ] Heat pump update

2021-02-13 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
Nice. - Max Charleston SC On Sat, Feb 13, 2021 at 12:18 PM Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Got down to 6 last night and is up to 10 right now. Heat pump has pretty > much been running non stop. I notice aux heat kicks in occasionally and so > far

Re: [MBZ] MAX another tow vehicle 2000 Mercedes-Benz M-Class ML 430 Sport Utility 4D, $2, 300

2021-02-13 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
Well too late, it's gone. - Max Charleston SC On Sat, Feb 13, 2021 at 10:39 AM Meade Dillon wrote: > Well you posted this a day ago, price is dropping (down $300) so I could > probably offer 2 grand and be the proud new owner of the fine automobile... > > ---

Re: [MBZ] MAX another tow vehicle 2000 Mercedes-Benz M-Class ML 430 Sport Utility 4D, $2, 300

2021-02-13 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
Well you posted this a day ago, price is dropping (down $300) so I could probably offer 2 grand and be the proud new owner of the fine automobile... - Max Charleston SC On Fri, Feb 12, 2021 at 3:18 PM Floyd Thursby via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > up in Da Creek.

Re: [MBZ] Moah powah

2021-02-13 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
Which engines were they talking about? - Max Charleston SC On Sat, Feb 13, 2021 at 8:57 AM Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Here is a tip for noticeable horsepower gain in your turbo diesel that can > be done by anyone in five minutes. > > Background:

Re: [MBZ] Extra 0 at the end of the price? Or just crack?

2021-02-11 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
Are they 14 inch or 15 inch? - Max Charleston SC On Thu, Feb 11, 2021 at 10:09 AM Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/375291683708357/ > > > Sent from my iPhone > > ___ >

Re: [MBZ] Nice looking '90 300TE on BAT

2021-02-11 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
I'm sitting on a nice chunk of change I guess, with my '95 E320 wagon. I think mine has a few more miles though. - Max Charleston SC On Thu, Feb 11, 2021 at 1:18 PM Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Is attracting some serious interest. Bidding could

Re: [MBZ] how do you jack up your car in your garage?

2021-02-11 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
Same here, but almost always under the diff or under the front cross piece, so I get the entire axle off the ground. - Max Charleston SC On Thu, Feb 11, 2021 at 12:42 PM Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > I use a floor jack either under the diff or

Re: [MBZ] 2012 GLK 350 (diesel?) Breaks are good, tires 80% thread, rare view camera.

2021-02-10 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
I think they did not "badge" the GLK as a diesel for some reason. I know couple that have one, no badge. Weird. - Max Charleston SC On Sun, Feb 7, 2021 at 1:34 PM Allan Streib via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > 93k miles, $11,500. If this is a diesel it should have a

Re: [MBZ] RF fender marker -- 1991 Mercedes E300D TurboDiesel - $4, 500

2021-02-07 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
He forgot the SEC-style grill with big center star. Did he 'upgrade' the factory air cleaner to a "hot air intake" cone filter? - Max Charleston SC On Sun, Feb 7, 2021 at 12:13 PM Mitch Haley via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > On 2021-02-07 12:08, Floyd Thursby via

Re: [MBZ] 2011 Mercedes Benz C300 4matic Battery Recommendation

2021-02-07 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
I checked for an H9 at our Mt. Plastic Costco, they didn't have it in stock but could get it pretty quick. I think I'm going to need one soon for The White Whale, maybe I'll try that route. - Max Charleston SC On Sat, Feb 6, 2021 at 1:29 PM Floyd Thursby via Mercedes <

Re: [MBZ] Weird Fuel Leak '95 E300 with OM606

2021-02-06 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
Charleston SC On Sat, Feb 6, 2021 at 4:35 PM Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Sounds like Poos sold you a POS. > > Sent from my iPhone > > > On Feb 6, 2021, at 1:51 PM, Meade Dillon via Mercedes < > mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > &g

Re: [MBZ] Weird Fuel Leak '95 E300 with OM606

2021-02-06 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > That’s weird, Max. That would suggest that the center seal on the OE > filter was bad from the get-go? > > Glad you figured it out. > > -D > > > On Feb 6, 2021, at 2:50 PM, Meade Dillon via Mercedes < > mercedes@okieben

Re: [MBZ] Holy Crack?

2021-02-06 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
Well if he can prove it only has 127k miles, that could be a little overpriced but not crack territory. Well at least I'd like to think so, I've got one (from Wilton's old sedan) that has about 146k miles on it. - Max Charleston SC On Fri, Feb 5, 2021 at 10:47 PM Kaleb Striplin via

[MBZ] Weird Fuel Leak '95 E300 with OM606

2021-02-06 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
I bought this '95 E300 from Dan a couple years ago, and it had a fuel leak at the fuel filter holder when I picked it up. There are five different hoses that connect to this assembly, all use o-rings to make the seal, and one at the top center was leaking. It was a slow leak, Dan thought maybe

Re: [MBZ] Vacuum line mystery

2021-02-04 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
So where is the vacuum shut-off valve, on the back of the IP? - Max Charleston SC On Tue, Feb 2, 2021 at 4:58 PM Frederick Moir via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Donald. > I think on non-turbo engines it is an ambient air vent. > YMMV > Fred > > On Tue, Feb 2, 2021 at

Re: [MBZ] More on old iPods and car electronics

2021-02-04 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
Thanks guys, I'll take a look. SWMBO's '96 Infiniti has original radio, and this type of adapter (if it works) would add exactly what we want and keep the simple buttons / dials / display that operate the radio. - Max Charleston SC On Thu, Feb 4, 2021 at 7:54 PM Dan Penoff via

Re: [MBZ] Why do morons brag about things like this?

2021-02-04 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
But it looks so cool! - Max Charleston SC On Thu, Feb 4, 2021 at 7:37 PM Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Nice cold air intake, much better than the Germans could devise > > --FT > Sent from iPhone > > > On Feb 4, 2021, at 7:02 PM, Kaleb Striplin via

Re: [MBZ] Sort of OT Car totals

2021-02-01 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
You are the exception that makes the rule. - Max Charleston SC On Mon, Feb 1, 2021 at 7:19 PM Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > I currently own more vehicles than most of you have owned your entire > lives. I can’t even count how many cars I have owned

Re: [MBZ] needs head job want budge on price!!

2021-02-01 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
hmmm, I'm wondering if this is the new undercover "M4M" hook-up method? - Max Charleston SC On Mon, Feb 1, 2021 at 4:13 PM Floyd Thursby via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Needs a crack head job -- spend $2k on a $1800 car to get a $1500 car. > Makes perfect sense. > >

Re: [MBZ] Sort of OT Car totals

2021-01-31 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
I think it means you are OLD! - Max Charleston SC On Sun, Jan 31, 2021 at 3:02 PM Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > I am probably the only human being ever to have owned a DeSoto, Wolseley, > and Mercedes turbodiesel station wagon. > > On Sun, Jan 31,

Re: [MBZ] Fwd: 1965 Mercedes Benz 600

2021-01-31 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
Looks like Jay Leno needs that for his collection. - Max Charleston SC On Sun, Jan 31, 2021 at 10:21 AM Bob Rentfro via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > This hurt my wallet just to glance at this post. > > Bob R > > Sent from my iPhone > > > > > 1965 Mercedes Benz 600 > >

Re: [MBZ] 126 diesel

2021-01-30 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
- Max Charleston SC On Sat, Jan 30, 2021 at 2:58 PM Craig via Mercedes wrote: > On Wed, 27 Jan 2021 00:13:22 + (UTC) Max Dillon via Mercedes > wrote: > > > Two engine choices, last years of the 126 had the OM603 which is > > smoother and more powerful, but more fragile. > >

Re: [MBZ] Traveling to New Mexico

2021-01-30 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
I'd make the guy drag it over to the border to meet you. - Max Charleston SC On Fri, Jan 29, 2021 at 10:19 PM Allan Streib via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > You might hit a ICE or Border Patrol checkpoint. They set those up > randomly. The one time I ever drove from

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

2021-01-29 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
On a second look, the glove box door looks busted. No deal... - Max Charleston SC On Thu, Jan 28, 2021 at 9:01 PM Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Sure! > > --FT > Sent from iPhone > > > On Jan 28, 2021, at 8:40 PM, Max Dillon via Mercedes < >

Re: [MBZ] Fwd: 2002 Mercedes S430

2021-01-26 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
No, run away! Pretty much the low-point. I think they're very nice looking, but the electronics are terrible. - Max Charleston SC On Tue, Jan 26, 2021 at 4:00 PM Bob Rentfro via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Should I be on this like a hobo on a hot dog? > > Bob R > >

Re: [MBZ] Memphis

2021-01-25 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
Is that the knuckle head that will tell you how to 'turn up the pump' to roll more coal? Install a hood stack and chop your springs to lower your ride? - Max Charleston SC On Mon, Jan 25, 2021 at 10:24 AM Floyd Thursby via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Gregory Myers >

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

2021-01-25 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
The "trick" is that you adjust valves in the order that they come up to the proper position as the camshaft is rotated, and you do NOT go in sequential order of one cylinder to the next. I mark a piece of scratch paper with "E \ I" repeated once for each cylinder (meaning Exhaust and Intake) and

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

2021-01-21 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
Well said Jaime, but Kaleb's challenge hasn't been addressed yet. Why Biden*, other than he isn't Trump? - Max Charleston SC On Thu, Jan 21, 2021 at 10:03 AM Jaime Kopchinski via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > I hate to get involved in these conversations but consider

Re: [MBZ] rear quarter panel w123 wagon

2021-01-21 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
You need procedure 63-300 from Volume 2 of the 123 Service Manual, which has lots of great pictures of where all the welds are and where to cut etc. I'd highly recommend you try to get a paper copy of both Vol1 and Vol2 of the "Service Manual Chassis and Body Series 123". - Max

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

2021-01-21 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
en* deploy the national guard to Portland and Seattle to bring them healing and unity? - Max Charleston SC On Wed, Jan 20, 2021 at 5:44 PM Meade Dillon wrote: > Biden* is bringing healing and unity, just watch his inaugural address. > - > Max > Charleston SC >

Re: [MBZ] I might be all over this at $500

2021-01-20 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
t “pre-Okied”? > > -D > > > On Jan 20, 2021, at 4:52 PM, Meade Dillon via Mercedes < > mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > > > > "Pre-seasoned" for storage at okie acres > > - > > Max > > Charleston SC > > > > >

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

2021-01-20 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
Biden* is bringing healing and unity, just watch his inaugural address. - Max Charleston SC On Wed, Jan 20, 2021 at 5:38 PM Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Here is a serious question for my democrat friends. For the last 4 years I > have seen non stop

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