Re: [MBZ] I'm going to stand 100ft away to take pics of this sedan Mercedes 300 td - $5, 000 (Florence)

2021-04-11 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
On 2021-04-11 12:09, Floyd Thursby via Mercedes wrote: and not bother to clean it all either https://florencesc.craigslist.org/cto/d/florence-mercedes-300-td/7305059004.html You want pictures? He bought it off eBay. https://www.ebay.com/itm/1983-Mercedes-Benz-300D-DT/384012824858

Re: [MBZ] 1983 300E 130k miles

2021-04-11 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
On 2021-04-11 13:46, Allan Streib via Mercedes wrote: I think the trunk badge says 2.3? Weird looking wheels. Aftermarket? Looks like the BBS/Ronal/MSW mesh/basketweave wheels that were all the rage in the 1980s. "This is a 4-cylinder gas car." - Did they sell a 300E 2.3 in the USA, or just

Re: [MBZ] why can't I unload this POS I have sitting in my salvage yard? 2017 Mercedes GTSAMG - $94, 900 (Charlotte)

2021-04-11 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
On 2021-04-11 12:12, Floyd Thursby via Mercedes wrote: title it’s lemon Manufacturing buy back from the Mercedes reduced by 2000 https://charlotte.craigslist.org/cto/d/charlotte-2017-mercedes-gtsamg/7304867065.html Yep, the same one we saw before, unless there's two of them with lemon

Re: [MBZ] it’s in drive so very hard to move keys for it are 10$ online 2001 Mercedes-Benz M-Class $1000

2021-04-11 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
Probably looking at something like this and thinking it will actually work. https://www.aliexpress.com/item/4001158848391.html Any chance one of those smartkeys could actually be mated to a W210? My W163 (2003) has a multi button switchblade (my W140 has the original single button

Re: [MBZ] the kids HHR

2021-04-10 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
On 2021-04-10 18:50, Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes wrote: I never agreed to provide him any vehicle. I have already done that, gave him a super nice 190D once which he then tore up. Is this the one whose girlfriend it taller than Poos? Or do both of them have felony records now?

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

2021-04-07 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
Somebody managed to modify one more thoroughly than Shirley did. Remember when Craig posted pics of that 420E? On 2021-04-07 21:38, Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes wrote: The back third looks just like my daughter’s green E320 --FT Sent from iPhone On Apr 7, 2021, at 8:55 PM, Kaleb Striplin

Re: [MBZ] Cheap 642

2021-04-07 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
Totaled? Too bad they don't disclose the VIN... On 2021-04-07 21:35, Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes wrote: 2007 Mercedes Benz R320cdi turbo diesel https://joplin.craigslist.org/ctd/d/sheldon-2007-mercedes-benz-r320cdi/7303070666.html ___

Re: [MBZ] 300TurD

2021-04-06 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
On 2021-04-06 22:06, Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes wrote: FB is a funky place. Is that where they lower the flip-flops on New Year's Eve? ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change

Re: [MBZ] 1984 NA 300D - 264k miles - $2,700

2021-04-06 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
On 2021-04-06 11:49, Allan Streib via Mercedes wrote: Has rust. No heat. https://dayton.craigslist.org/cto/d/dayton-1984-mercedes-benz-300d-diesel/7302252837.html Euro. Has velour. Andrew no want. ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

Re: [MBZ] AS IS NEED HOSE FOR RESERVOIR RUN STRONG NOT SO CLEAN INSIDE 2000 MERCEDES BENZ ML430 - $1, 300 (Charlotte)

2021-04-06 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
On 2021-04-06 10:31, Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes wrote: Looks like a leather interior. How common is that in the m class? My ML350 has black leather. Not W140 quality leather, but leather that's held up just fine for 17 years. The one in the link here is not the first W163 I've seen with

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

2021-04-05 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
On 2021-04-05 09:45, Meade Dillon via Mercedes wrote: What's the risk of leaving it open? Getting sued when 'your' car is involved in a collision. ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or

Re: [MBZ] OT: Pressurized hydraulic filter

2021-04-05 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
On 2021-04-04 18:14, G Mann via Mercedes wrote: Buy one of the later model 14,000 machines [much to find parts for and more likely built to improved standard]. Then, pay an equipment mover to deliver the machine to your camp I don't know what my buddy's mini Ex weighs, but it cost him $850

Re: [MBZ] Mobil 1 Rebate

2021-04-05 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
On 2021-04-05 06:18, Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes wrote: I also marveled at how complicated MB could make an oil change Experience. Does your 500 dump the oil on something in the undercarriage instead of straight in the catch pan when you remove the drain plug? My M112 350 does.

Re: [MBZ] Lifts

2021-04-04 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
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 freestanding version of a four post. Might be interesting to look for the brand name in a Hoovie video, he has similar if not the same brand.

Re: [MBZ] This genny a good deal?

2021-04-03 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
On 2021-04-03 07:13, Dan Penoff via Mercedes wrote: As a 2 cylinder, it’s likely no more than about 8kW, meaning it won’t run your heat pump. It probably has no auto start capability, either. I used to have a cheap Homelite 3650W (labeled Husky by Home Depot) with 6.5hp Subaru/Robin power. My

[MBZ] OT Diesel message for Jim C.

2021-04-02 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
Didn't you get like $20k for totaling a 2500 with a lot more than 60k miles? https://www.ar15.com/forums/General/My-dad-just-financed-a-20-year-old-used-vehicle-for-27k/5-2440636/ ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

Re: [MBZ] Holy crap

2021-04-02 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
Remarks from another forum: Price are absolutely stupid right now. The worst I have seen ever. Two weeks ago a 18 F150 Platinum with 26k miles sold for 50k at the auction. Everything is bringing close or above retail value. Heck this little 95 Tacoma that was faded, rusty, interior

Re: [MBZ] In the mean time....

2021-04-02 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
On 2021-04-02 13:48, Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes wrote: That could be a good deal if you want to deal with it What did it sell for? ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery

Re: [MBZ] Holy crap

2021-04-02 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
On 2021-04-02 14:23, Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes wrote: Watched it and it sold for $4950. Totally unbelievable. Have you talked to CoPart about listing cars for sale? ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To

[MBZ] PSA: Beware of venison

2021-04-02 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
Imagine this dropping into your 300SD... ihttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dyuqwdOARqQ ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

Re: [MBZ] Holy crap

2021-04-02 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
OK, it's a final year 560, but with partially disassembled interior it's at over $2500OTD with reserve not met? On 2021-04-02 12:02, Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes wrote: It’s at $2150 in pre bid, looks like but dash is all torn apart, so no telling what is going on. I would have been in it up to

Re: [MBZ] Military MEP 831A Diesel Generator $800

2021-04-02 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
On 2021-04-02 11:39, Curt Raymond via Mercedes wrote: For half the price it'd be worth grabbing the engine. 6hp? Maybe put it in a Cub Original or model 70? ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To

Re: [MBZ] Military MEP 831A Diesel Generator $800

2021-04-02 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
Requesting offers of cash in the ad is a good way to guarantee the offers will be below asking price. Sounds like he's waiting for the first guy to come along and offer him 4-5 Benjis for it. ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

Re: [MBZ] OT: Saturn experience?

2021-04-01 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
I'm guessing a 2006 Ion 2 is essentially the same as a 2007 Ion 2. I like the 2.2 Ecotec, and the 5sp isn't bad, but it's a good idea to run the fluid level a little higher than specified. The most grievous design specific thing that's happened to me is that when the exhaust perforated in

Re: [MBZ] This seller has completely fried his brain on illegal substances 1971 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class SL 320 Roadster 2D, $1, 500

2021-03-28 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
On 2021-03-28 20:05, Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes wrote: It takes alchemy to change a hood into swiss cheese. Does it have exhaust pipes coming out? (5 minutes in, when Bill sees The Car) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VVZRje5d3LU ___

Re: [MBZ] OT who was looking for a small, cheap utility truck?

2021-03-28 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
On 2021-03-28 12:41, Curt Raymond via Mercedes wrote: Especially considering its a base model 2wd, 4cyl... -Curt XL is base, isn't it? Anyway, it's not base enough to command a premium, the clutch pedal is missing. ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search

Re: [MBZ] Cibie headlights?

2021-03-25 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
On 2021-03-25 20:31, Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes wrote: My 85 300D had a set of cibies installed by Jon Agne years ago. Driving back from the Q in 2019, a stone took one out. I’m not finding any available to replace it. I can only find Hella. Is Cibie no longer in business? Is it ok to leave

Re: [MBZ] Euro diesel

2021-03-23 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
On 2021-03-23 20:48, Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes wrote: https://www.ebay.com/itm/1995-Mercedes-Benz-300-Series-DIESEL-5-SPEED/203312898099 How common were OM605 over there? They're super rare around these parts. ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list

[MBZ] OT: tail gunner story, is Wilton here?

2021-03-21 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fCabZdoD0OI ___ 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] WHAT AM I LOOKING AT HERE??? 2013 Mercedes-Benz E-Class 4dr Sdn E 350 Luxury RWD *Ltd Avail* - $16, 999

2021-03-21 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
On 2021-03-21 10:32, Floyd Thursby via Mercedes wrote: MY EYES https://greensboro.craigslist.org/ctd/d/matthews-2013-mercedes-benz-class-4dr/7294630648.html Does Plasti-Dip come in that color? ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

Re: [MBZ] Zero turn mower

2021-03-21 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
On 2021-03-20 20:46, Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes wrote: Yea this is a vanguard engine as they discuss in the thread. I will check the pcv out. Last I knew, the Briggs line was Vanguard, Industrial/Commercial, and cheap crap. With Vanguard at the top of the heap.

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

2021-03-20 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
The quoted ordinance appears to be aimed at repair facilities in areas not zoned for repair facilities, not DIY: Minor adjustments, service, and repairs to automobiles or other passenger vehicles. Examples include but are not limited to: radiator, transmission, muffler, and brake repair,

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

2021-03-20 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
On 2021-03-20 13:02, Karl Wittnebel via Mercedes wrote: Seems like we pull our weight. We are net even on federal payments now, like most other states: With last week's new legislation, I don't think anybody can claim to be net even. MI, with our ten million residents, got IIRC ten billion in

Re: [MBZ] COVID-19 Vaccines and study sizes

2021-03-14 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
On 2021-03-13 10:03, Tony Wirtel via Mercedes wrote: I'll echo what was said before- if you can get a shot, take what you can get. The differences in efficacy are minor compared to the risk of covid...esp w/the new variants swimming around. I don't have a good personal track record with

Re: [MBZ] OT "Consumer Car"

2021-03-14 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
On 2021-03-14 10:36, Floyd Thursby via Mercedes wrote: https://carsandbids.com/auctions/3LqjRZkY/consumer-car-by-joey-ruiter The entire front of the car is a flat mirror? Me needs that, with all the morons putting illegal LED 'bulbs' in their headlights around these parts...

Re: [MBZ] Okiebenz visits Hoovie’s Garage

2021-03-14 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
On 2021-03-13 18:53, Rick Knoble via Mercedes wrote: I would probably see if someone can do a tune on the computer and eliminate the dpf and regen bs entirely. Yeah, it's not legal federally, but if your state doesn't inspect Probably get WAY better fuel economy too. Save the 'extra

Re: [MBZ] Rounded drain plug success!

2021-03-14 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
On 2021-03-13 19:41, Curt Raymond via Mercedes wrote: Nice. I have a set of those, I don't remember ever using them although I must have bought them for some purpose... I bought Irwin sets of Metric and SAE when they were on sale at Advance and I had a $35 off on $85 coupon I wanted to use.

Re: [MBZ] Okiebenz visits Hoovie’s Garage

2021-03-14 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
On 2021-03-13 19:46, Curt Raymond via Mercedes wrote: Short drives are hell on the DPF. I make sure my Jetta takes at least a 1hr run a month, more would be better but thats the frequency I go into the office these days. If I start restoring my house in Maine it'll get a lot more miles on it.

Re: [MBZ] Okiebenz visits Hoovie’s Garage

2021-03-13 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
On 2021-03-13 15:33, Floyd Thursby via Mercedes wrote: Did he make a vid of the dumbest youtuber selling the GL from HL to some dumber Okie?  You should make one too, "I Bought the Cheapest POS GL in the Country from Hoovie and Now I Really Regret It" Worse yet, did Hoovie have the cameras

Re: [MBZ] Rounded drain plug!

2021-03-13 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
On 2021-03-12 18:08, Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes wrote: I think I’m going to try that actually! https://www.irwin.com/tools/screw-bolt-extractors/9-pc-fractional-bolt-extractor-set ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

Re: [MBZ] Dan's little yellow taxi -- 1998 Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class SLK 230 Roadster 2D, $7, 100

2021-03-09 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
On 2021-03-09 09:30, Floyd Thursby via Mercedes wrote: 6spd manual??  no pics though https://www.cars.com/vehicledetail/detail/839743072/overview/? I don't think it's a stick. See links below (one of them yours)

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

2021-03-07 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
On 2021-03-07 19:15, Meade Dillon via Mercedes wrote: Not easily, this bathroom is 1st floor, 2nd floor has a bathroom directly above this bathroom, then attic is above that. Can you run the pipe from the first floor through the closet on the 2nd floor?

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

2021-03-07 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
On 2021-03-07 18:19, OK Don via Mercedes wrote: You could vent it up through the ceiling into the 2nd floor bedroom? FIFY. ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go

Re: [MBZ] On the Subject of Early MB Slushbox Shifters...

2021-03-07 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
On 2021-03-07 18:15, OK Don via Mercedes wrote: Back when I was working in a foreign car shop in college, we frequently replaced transmissions in spritgets (AH Sprite, MG Midget) due to reverse being to the right of 4th gear - shifting from third to reverse and letting the clutch out threw

Re: [MBZ] W116/W126 300SDs

2021-03-07 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
On 2021-03-07 17:23, Floyd Thursby via Mercedes wrote: No that is actually it, it measures lane drift and steering wheel inputs and I don't know what else to discern that you are getting sleepy and drifting out of your lane. Can it discern whether you're tired or just a lousy driver?

Re: [MBZ] On the Subject of Early MB Slushbox Shifters...

2021-03-07 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
On 2021-03-07 17:17, Allan Streib via Mercedes wrote: Reverse on manuals doesn't seem to be standard. I've seen it top-left, bottom left, or bottom right at least. Anyone remember the Top Gear where James was driving a (I think) 190E 2.3-16 that had the dogleg 1st gear? He kept putting it in

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

2021-03-07 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
I was not a fan of FDR's job's program, but it beat what we did in 2008-2009 and 2020-2021 by a WIDE margin. Paying unemployed people to work beats paying them to not work, or paying failed banks to buy other failed banks because the banks are already considered too big to fail so it's worth

Re: [MBZ] Fwd: 1986 Mercedes V8

2021-03-05 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
On 2021-03-05 18:55, Frederick Moir via Mercedes wrote: It's Green! Now THAT'S an understatement... ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

Re: [MBZ] 1999 SLK230, 59k miles - $5,000

2021-03-04 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
Dan: One of the local elementary school teachers drives a yellow Solstice. Want me to let you know if I see a for sale sign on it? ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options

Re: [MBZ] One for Michigan Mitch

2021-03-02 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
On 2021-03-02 20:20, Dan Penoff via Mercedes wrote: 2012 Chevy Volt 148,575 miles Non-smoker owned, comes with a 240v charger. I wonder how good the level 2 charger is. They come with level 1 (120v) chargers. I don't recall how the first gen perform, everybody seems to like the 2nd gen,

Re: [MBZ] One for Michigan Mitch

2021-03-02 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
Just got home 20 minutes ago, but too facebook proof to look at it, what is it? On 2021-03-02 19:37, Dan Penoff via Mercedes wrote: He’s probably too busy to look at this since it’s tax season, but...

Re: [MBZ] Transmission in limp mode - 1999 E320 4Matic - $1,300

2021-03-02 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
It's got the million mile engine, but isn't it about worn out? odometer: 1154000 ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

[MBZ] OT: Return of the VW Pickup, on a Ford Focus platform?

2021-02-28 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
https://www.motortrend.com/news/2022-ford-maverick-spy-photo-factory-details/ https://fordauthority.com/2021/02/2022-ford-maverick-to-start-at-under-20k-exclusive/ ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To

Re: [MBZ] I guess early 123 diesels did have pull start knobs

2021-02-28 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
Seems weird starting an MBZ with no tachometer. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ydZsqct6k5Y ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

Re: [MBZ] Question For Max or Floyd

2021-02-28 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
On 2021-02-28 10:25, Allan Streib via Mercedes wrote: Mitch Haley via Mercedes writes: In Michigan, I have three days from date of purchase to title and register the car. Wow that's not much time. In Indiana it's 30 days I think, maybe 45? If I don't title it within 30 or 60 days, I

Re: [MBZ] Question For Max or Floyd

2021-02-28 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
On 2021-02-27 20:43, Rick Knoble via Mercedes wrote: In a state you reside in, that may be well and good. Driving a car 1,700 miles with fictitious plates will get the car impounded. A number of years ago I attempted to drive a 1992 300D home from Maryland with no plates. The cop said if I had

Re: [MBZ] Question For Max or Floyd

2021-02-28 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
On 2021-02-27 22:04, Curt Raymond via Mercedes wrote: In MA you're allowed to move your plate to a vehicle you just bought, I think you have 7 days to get to the DMV and move the plate before "big trouble" ensues. Every pickup truck we've bought we just moved the plate from the trade in to the

Re: [MBZ] Going to ABQ

2021-02-25 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
On 2021-02-25 21:45, Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes wrote: Unfortunately I work remote and have no idea who these people are or where they work.  They basically moved over from the company we bought. I know a guy near ABQ who can sell you a Kenworth and a furniture van...

Re: [MBZ] battery charging question

2021-02-21 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
On 2021-02-19 23:31, Scott Ritchey via Mercedes wrote: I've never used either so cannot comment. From long term use I can recommend Battery Minder. The cheap chargers may be fine (and the brand names probably cost no more to manufacture) but why take a chance unless you want to bet your battery

Re: [MBZ] Here's your chance 2006 Maybach 62

2021-02-21 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
On 2021-02-21 11:38, Floyd Thursby via Mercedes wrote: https://carsandbids.com/auctions/KPxeB77N/2006-maybach-62 Love the color, especially the fact it's not black. But, alas, for $80k I'll have to leave it to the fat cats to bid on... ___

Re: [MBZ] Driven in (Comfort Mode) is very SMOOTH is more for your wife or daughter it gives it a comfortable feel!!!!!

2021-02-20 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
On 2021-02-20 10:57, Dan Penoff via Mercedes wrote: What’s with the gaps between the front bumper and the hood? There’s something amiss there, those are some serious panel gaps. title status: rebuilt ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

Re: [MBZ] 1996 Mercedes Benz S Class (Long Wheel Base) with Only 110, 000 miles - $12, 500 (Charlotte)

2021-02-20 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
On 2021-02-20 10:38, Dan Penoff via Mercedes wrote: If it’s an S420, and I believe it is, it doesn’t have SLS or ADS. ADS was an option, but very, very rare. Those wheels are an abomination. My '97 420 has SLS (optional) and ASR. And HID lights (optional).

Re: [MBZ] looks like a finished runner Classic 1929 Mercedes Gazelle kit car. - $3, 000 (Jacksonville)

2021-02-20 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
I can say 'sold'... On 2021-02-20 10:40, Dan Penoff via Mercedes wrote: Can you say “shabby”? Those wheels take a lot away from the car. Even some cheap “fake” wire wheel covers would dress it up far better. -D On Feb 20, 2021, at 10:36 AM, Floyd Thursby via Mercedes wrote:

Re: [MBZ] 2003 sprinter - $7,500

2021-02-20 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
Why am I thinking of 11 long haired friends of Jesus right about now? I blame it on McCall. ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

Re: [MBZ] Opium dreams -- 1999 Mercedes Benz E-300 - $4, 395 (Lenoir, NC)

2021-02-20 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
On 2021-02-20 17:01, Floyd Thursby via Mercedes wrote: https://hickory.craigslist.org/ctd/d/lenoir-1999-mercedes-benz-300/7280259360.html Midnight blue over mushroom? I've got a 1999 320 wagon that color. ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

Re: [MBZ] 2008 GL450, 150k miles - $7,599

2021-02-19 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
On 2021-02-19 16:23, Floyd Thursby via Mercedes wrote: looks nice, I wonder what the underneath looks like.  And no tow package Is that one of the ones that needs a nanny killer to tow stuff? ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

Re: [MBZ] battery charging question

2021-02-19 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
On 2021-02-18 18:02, Allan Streib via Mercedes wrote: I should probably pick up some battery minders. Harbor Fright has 12V float chargers for $9. Any good? 1. they die after a couple years of frequent use. 2. they claim to be regulated, but aren't. Can easily push a battery over 14V once

Re: [MBZ] battery charging question

2021-02-19 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
On 2021-02-19 09:02, Curt Raymond via Mercedes wrote: We had a Harbor Freight battery charger, a larger one, 10a maybe, at camp. My dad bought a heavy little transformer charger, I think 6A. I think it was about a year old when I was looking for something to charge his lawnmower and he told

Re: [MBZ] 606 on the roof?

2021-02-19 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
On 2021-02-19 11:40, Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes wrote: Or put it in the back of the wagon and make a panic stop and it flys forward and takes your head off. Passed a semi this morning hauling 25 tons of what looked like freeway overpass I beams on an open flatbed, no front on the trailer,

Re: [MBZ] OT why Texas has gone dark

2021-02-18 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
On 2021-02-18 05:50, Jim Cathey via Mercedes wrote: I am rather concerned that the current reliance on 'cloud computing' is the same thing. Especially as certain unnamed players in the network infrastructure business seemed hell-bent on moving to it as the future of their product lines.

Re: [MBZ] More heat pump

2021-02-18 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
On 2021-02-18 01:02, Scott Ritchey via Mercedes wrote: Odd. The gas heat/electric AC units I've had in the past had the AC coils upstream the fire box. I thought that was standard. Seems like in the summer you want the relative humidity booster (evap coil) downstream of your blower and

Re: [MBZ] pure ignorance

2021-02-18 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
On 2021-02-17 23:06, Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes wrote: He was advised this has been done many times with not so good results, yet the dummy has to learn the lesson himself.  It is just unbelievable how completely moronic people are these days. Why'd you name your son Lerman? Anyway, post

Re: [MBZ] More heat pump

2021-02-17 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
On 2021-02-17 15:15, Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes wrote: They do sell dual fuel models that have a gas furnace built in. I have a typical propane and A/C system, except I installed a heat pump instead of A/C. Updraft furnace, with an A coil on top for refrigerant, typical looking condenser

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

2021-02-17 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
On 2021-02-17 19:25, Dan Penoff via Mercedes wrote: “Js”? I think that's a reference to the Jackass party, as opposed to the Elephant party. ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change

Re: [MBZ] wood stoves

2021-02-17 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
On 2021-02-17 21:43, Curt Raymond via Mercedes wrote: Actually what I was thinking of were glass fireplaces that had doors on opposite sides so it'd look like two different rooms had fireplaces... -Curt Ours didn't have doors, just screens/steel curtains. Not good for efficiency, but better

Re: [MBZ] wood stoves

2021-02-17 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
In the early 1970s, we lived in a DIY built house. One thing the owner/builder did that I never saw anyplace else was a huge brick fireplace in the middle of the wall between the living room and the dining room. It was open on both sides, so you could enjoy the fire in either room. I can

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

2021-02-17 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
On 2021-02-17 17:45, OK Don via Mercedes wrote: There has been an undercurrent of Texit since the civil war. That was my thought. But I wonder if their grid independence streak is based on that afternoon about 15 years ago, when darn near the whole grid shut itself down, and nobody could

Re: [MBZ] Heat pump question

2021-02-16 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
On 2021-02-16 10:58, Curt Raymond via Mercedes wrote: I've got a 1200w 2 stroke generator that has never been used "in anger". It outputs 12v also which can be handy.It would be super useful for you now as it would easily run your blower and just sip fuel. Its supposed to run 8 hours at half

Re: [MBZ] Propane

2021-02-16 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
I assume they already have the propane kits installed, as there has never been NG at that site? They're used, and apparently were used where they are now? ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe

Re: [MBZ] OT - Carvana & Others

2021-02-14 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
On 2021-02-14 14:10, Rick Knoble via Mercedes wrote: Probably gone by now, but if not it would be a good flip candidate. I doubt Dan wants anything from the rust belt. Tried contacting him, was reminded that he sold it when he bought a big white Silverado.

Re: [MBZ] OT - Carvana & Others

2021-02-14 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
My receptionist (68 year old geezer) sold his 1990ish S10 EL and bought a somewhat loaded looking dark green 4x4 Ranger a couple of years ago. I don't recall the details, I just saw it parked in front of a house with a for sale sign on it, thought 'somebody should buy that, it looks great',

Re: [MBZ] OT - Carvana & Others

2021-02-14 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
Too bad all the rental companies were dumping cars last summer, they'd sell them easily today. ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

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

2021-02-13 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
Thousands of HP makes for lots of tire smoke... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VEdlbv9xFlE But that's nothing compared to the other way... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MjNWzPfGWrU ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

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

2021-02-13 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
On 2021-02-13 21:03, Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes wrote: Try this A. M. Booth is grateful to not have lived to see that picture. ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options

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

2021-02-07 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
On 2021-02-07 10:23, Meade Dillon via Mercedes wrote: 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. They're not Megatron, they're not Megatron

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

2021-02-07 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
On 2021-02-07 12:08, Floyd Thursby via Mercedes wrote: https://raleigh.craigslist.org/cto/d/clayton-1991-mercedes-e300d-turbodiesel/7273805906.html My bumper has a hood star! ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

Re: [MBZ] M117 chain tensioner priming

2021-02-07 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
So the tensioner doesn't have a ratchet on it? If I didn't want it to start, I'd disable the fuel supply before I'd disable the ignition. No reason to pour fuel in it you don't intend to burn IMO. ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

Re: [MBZ] it’s lemon Manufacturing buy back from the Mercedes 2017 Mercedes GTSAMG - $85,900 (Charlotte)

2021-02-04 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
On 2021-02-04 14:32, Floyd Thursby via Mercedes wrote: https://charlotte.craigslist.org/cto/d/charlotte-2017-mercedes-gtsamg/7272287088.html Does your 11kmi Mercedes come with the original parts you took off of it? ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search

Re: [MBZ] Sno mobiles

2021-02-02 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
Funny how stuff magically appears to fill any vacant barn space... On 2021-02-02 21:25, Curt Raymond via Mercedes wrote: Was there a link to go with that? I mean, I sure don't need 23 snowmobiles, or do I? -Curt ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list

Re: [MBZ] Sort of OT Car totals

2021-01-31 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
Back in the day, motorcycle racers used to have their magnetos remagnetized periodically. Maybe OKDon could comment from an aircraft perspective. ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change

Re: [MBZ] Sort of OT Car totals

2021-01-31 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
On 2021-01-31 08:01, MG via Mercedes wrote: Still have 18 of them. I really need to haul some to the junkyard. Can we see your cars from outer space, or just the runway? ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/

Re: [MBZ] Sort of OT Car totals

2021-01-30 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
On 2021-01-30 18:12, Curt Raymond via Mercedes wrote: Have the barn in Maine is giving me stupid thoughts. I was actually starting to consider a '49 Chevy dump truck the other night. They want $2500, it runs and looks to be fairly complete. Full jungle growing in the dump bed... Wow, '49 is

Re: [MBZ] OT ? for Andrew

2021-01-30 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
On 2021-01-30 19:06, Dan Penoff via Mercedes wrote: Teachers often come back as substitutes this way. Why they would do it I have no idea. And I used to teach… Friend of mine, math teacher, not accounting/finance teacher, retired about ten years ago. Then he figured out he couldn't pay the

Re: [MBZ] Looks like this might have been a decent rust free wagon before it appears it was lowered

2021-01-30 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
On 2021-01-30 19:55, Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes wrote: Mercedes 300td Wagon Parts Car w123 diesel https://austin.craigslist.org/pts/d/austin-mercedes-300td-wagon-parts-car/7269968546.html Dare you to send that link to Pierre. ___ http://www.okiebenz.com

Re: [MBZ] Sort of OT Car totals

2021-01-30 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
Oops, Allan's list reminded me of the Corolla. Bought it as a project, separated my shoulder a week later, never took the engine out to fix it. Toyota 1. On 2021-01-30 17:40, Mitch Haley via Mercedes wrote: 24. And I've never sold a MBZ. 2 S, 2 C, 2 E, 1 ML, 3 diesel, 4 gas

Re: [MBZ] Sort of OT Car totals

2021-01-30 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
24. And I've never sold a MBZ. 2 S, 2 C, 2 E, 1 ML, 3 diesel, 4 gas. In no particular order: Honda 2 Saab 2 Chevrolet 3 Dodge 3 Chrysler 1 Plymouth 2 Subaru 1 Ford 2 MBZ 7 Saturn 1 ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

Re: [MBZ] OT ? for Andrew

2021-01-30 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
On 2021-01-30 15:23, Dan Penoff via Mercedes wrote: If it’s like Florida, you can’t return for a year after you have started your pension. When you do, you start at the bottom of the scale for whatever position it is that you’re coming back as. In other words, when you factor the (low) pay and

Re: [MBZ] Nice S210 Wagon

2021-01-27 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
But they will (by 1999 anyway) tell you when you're 1.0/1.5/2.0 quarts low on oil. On 2021-01-27 14:11, Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes wrote: I’m not sure about the 202 which came out before the 210, but starting with 210 they did not have oil pressure gauges at all. Not even a sender I don’t

[MBZ] blew the roofs off that neighborhood

2021-01-26 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_ba2wWgc8cU ___ 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] Fwd: 1983 Mercedes SD

2021-01-26 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
"Runs great but won't start"? ___ 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

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