[MBZ] REDUCED PRICE2005 MERCEDES BENZ E320 4MATIC WARGON $3900 OR BEST OFFER - $3, 900 (Marietta)

2021-03-14 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
Looks nice but something seems a bit off.  Brake warning on -- SBC? Price is kinda high too but low miles https://atlanta.craigslist.org/atl/cto/d/marietta-reduced-price2005-mercedes/7289760975.html -- --R Winston Churchill: “Never give in--never, never, never, never, in nothing great or

Re: [MBZ] Low mileage 2003 E320 - 87k miles - $5,000

2021-03-09 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
Might be a little high but looks like a very nice car --FT On 3/9/21 11:50 AM, Allan Streib via Mercedes wrote: https://indianapolis.craigslist.org/cto/d/indianapolis-mercedes-benz-e320/7288700659.html Allan ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list

[MBZ] ★★★ NEEDS TRANSMISSION REPAIR/REPLACEMENT ★★★ ★★★ FIX & SAVE THOUSANDS ★★★

2021-02-19 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
★★ 2004 Mercedes-Benz CL500 Coupe ★★ $4,995 - $4,995(Durham) https://raleigh.craigslist.org/cto/d/durham-mercedes-benz-cl500-coupe-4995/7279397405.html This car has a 722.9 transmission so that is a huge problem M - engine: 113960 30 564518 113.960 M 113 E50 GASOLINE ENGINE GA - Automatic :

Re: [MBZ] Anyone near Muskegon?

2021-01-23 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
we all need to make some sacrifices but, yeah, been there, done that... --R On 1/23/21 11:08 AM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes wrote: I think of how cramped those aircraft were and can’t imagine it being useful for much, unless you like being slumped over or sitting all of the time. -D On Jan

[MBZ] Another limping E500 2005 Mercedes-Benz E-Class E 500 4MATIC Sedan 4D, $3, 000

2021-01-11 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
I wonder if he would take $900?  I like the black/black better Seller's description Stuck on limp mode moves very slow. Clean car just ain't got the money to fix it. https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/736443687276597/?ref=search_code=undefined -- --R Winston Churchill:

[MBZ] You will find yourself at ease knowing that this previous, and only owner took meticulous care of this beauty.

2021-01-11 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
"everything under the hood is in perfect working order". Just like me!!! https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/3909981089050291/?ref=search_code=undefined 2009 Mercedes-Benz S-Class S550 4MATIC $6,743 -- --R Winston Churchill: “Never give in--never, never, never, never, in nothing great or

Re: [MBZ] LOBALLED 04E500

2021-01-08 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
yep Now I am trying to learn how to diagnose and fix it without spending $1000 on a new TCM etc --FT On 1/8/21 4:41 PM, Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes wrote: So you bought it? Sent from my iPhone On Jan 8, 2021, at 3:01 PM, Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes wrote: I had a long write up but

Re: [MBZ] Nice 300CD

2021-01-02 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
probably even has the rare zundfogle engine --FT On 1/2/21 11:37 AM, dan--- via Mercedes wrote: Leather and zebrano. Does have the now very rare cassette holder for the center console. -D On Jan 2, 2021, at 11:27 AM, Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes wrote: What about the interior? If it

Re: [MBZ] Way OT: Pulls like a freight train

2020-11-03 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
too funny.  This guy who had the sawmill (before he got crushed by a load of oak railroad ties that fell off a flatbed) told me he and a bunch had come down to SC after hurricane Hugo I guess, and worked down here for several months, he knew where I lived.  They get around as long as the

Re: [MBZ] New Car

2020-10-14 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
GMann's suggestion to hook a come-along to a tree then to the offending body part and winch away worked well on the fenders of the E500 that had an off-road adventure --FT On 10/14/20 10:21 AM, Jim Cathey via Mercedes wrote: I feel they were all white or silver, with a few random maroon ones

Re: [MBZ] Really nice 1989 Mercedes Benz 560SEL - $4, 200 (St. Augustine)

2020-08-25 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
Probably, if that cruising at 80, but that's not the point of a 560. --FT On 8/25/20 9:49 AM, Allan Streib via Mercedes wrote: How are these on fuel? My guess about 15MPG? Floyd Thursby via Mercedes writes:

Re: [MBZ] Looks nice seems cheap Mercedes GL320 cdi - $6, 499 (Summerfield)

2020-08-25 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
That's why you have AC that BLOWS ICE COLD plus it is not always hot up there --FT On 8/25/20 9:46 AM, Craig via Mercedes wrote: On Tue, 25 Aug 2020 09:42:34 -0400 Floyd Thursby via Mercedes wrote: 300kmi

Re: [MBZ] This is like the $675 ML500 I got

2020-06-29 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
Well I filled out the form, it appears to cost $76 then they will send a bill for the tax due.  I guess if it doesn't work they will just send the application and check back -_FT On 6/29/20 4:06 PM, Floyd Thursby via Mercedes wrote: I was looking at some site it said it won't work for cars

Re: [MBZ] Why are people on fakebook so stupid?

2020-05-27 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
You said "slave" take it to banned --FT On 5/27/20 11:12 AM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes wrote: Agreed. Thank you. -D On May 27, 2020, at 11:07 AM, Curt Raymond wrote: Well at least it wasn't a political post... -Curt On Wednesday, May 27, 2020, 10:56:27 AM EDT, Dan Penoff via Mercedes

Re: [MBZ] Hey Floyd

2020-04-22 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
Well I put them in a google folder and sent a link but it has not posted yet, I wonder if the Okiemail engine trashed it because of the link --FT On 4/22/20 11:17 AM, Craig via Mercedes wrote: On Wed, 22 Apr 2020 10:35:11 -0400 Floyd Thursby via Mercedes wrote: I can't send pics to the

Re: [MBZ] Another V12 for Floyd

2020-04-21 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
Actually looks pretty decent but out of my range!  The wheels are probably worth quite a bit. I bet it would be lots of fun. --FT On 4/21/20 2:30 PM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes wrote: Cut the deal, come on down, I’ll put you up for the night.

Re: [MBZ] MAKE REASONABLE OFFER NEED GONE

2020-04-18 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
I sent him back a message saying it is basically a parts car, I wouldn't want to insult him with a low offer (well, I wouldn't mind doing that...) but that is kinda where it is given the issue.  I ran the VIN and all these 06s pretty much were affected up to a certain engine number, which this

Re: [MBZ] Green 71 S-class

2020-04-14 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
I have no idea but it is a pretty color --FT On 4/14/20 11:52 AM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes wrote: What Randy said. I’m confused by the “S-class” statement. -D On Apr 14, 2020, at 11:50 AM, Randy Bennell via Mercedes wrote: Did I miss something? It does not say if it is gas or diesel. That

Re: [MBZ] Strange dizzy issue

2020-04-08 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
Well that's good.  You must have a clogged up ear or something. Or maybe the 5Gs and chemtrails are messing you up.  Put on your AFDB and see if that clears it up. --FT On 4/8/20 11:51 AM, Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes wrote: Diagnosis is in. Benign positional vertigo. Dr did the Epley

Re: [MBZ] STOP ME!!!

2020-02-18 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
OK IT WORKED --FT On 2/18/20 10:54 AM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes wrote: What a mess. Why would you even consider this unless you need some parts off of it? -D On Feb 18, 2020, at 10:40 AM, Floyd Thursby via Mercedes wrote: https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/235610501175072/ --

Re: [MBZ] OT: FORTRAN

2020-02-10 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
so I looked that up, seems like I need a degree in Linux to figure out how to work it --FT On 2/10/20 2:09 PM, Jim Cathey via Mercedes wrote: I need to find a FORTRAN compiler or app or whatever that can run on my Macs. I loved programming in it. gcc does FORTRAN, so I hear. -- Jim

Re: [MBZ] $600E320 almost strands me

2020-02-03 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
Thanks, I looked it up on Benzworld and found a good post, although the pictures seem to be broken, but enough info to figure it out. --FT On 2/3/20 1:06 PM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes wrote: It’s located on/in the flywheel housing, typically at or around the 11 o’clock position looking rear to

Re: [MBZ] has a few Dings and dongs

2020-01-04 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
We'll never get that on the album cover! -_FT On 1/4/20 12:23 PM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes wrote: “Gonna go downtown, gonna see my gal. Gonna sing her a song, gonna…” Dave’s not here. -D On Jan 4, 2020, at 12:21 PM, Mitch Haley via Mercedes wrote: Blind Melon Chitlin' is too old to

Re: [MBZ] This may or may not be a little high but could be a potential decent deal

2019-12-28 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
They all have the million mile Mercedes engines --FT On 12/28/19 11:14 AM, Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes wrote: All of those have a lot more than 87k miles. Sent from my iPhone On Dec 28, 2019, at 10:03 AM, Floyd Thursby via Mercedes wrote: I'd look at this first

Re: [MBZ] '65 Rambler American 440 3 speed convertible

2019-11-12 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
I had this young lady friend back some years ago who drove a light green Gremlin, she called it Lima Bean because it was the color of a a lima bean --FT On 11/12/19 11:01 AM, Dan--- via Mercedes wrote: Being raised in a GM family, I always looked down my nose at anything AMC until my best

Re: [MBZ] It's definitely green. Very Green. As green as green can be. Greener than any other green. So green...

2019-08-29 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
Turn your old car into new(er)! --R On 8/29/19 10:15 AM, Dan--- via Mercedes wrote: Beautiful car, seller has been huffing spray paint, though. Even with the green paint, which one could say is bad or good, market on this car is probably more like $8k, maybe $9k. -D On Aug 29, 2019, at

Re: [MBZ] OT Boing 787 Investigation in SC

2019-08-05 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
That seems to be a situation where "I don't recall" would be perfectly valid answers. -_FT On 8/5/19 11:43 AM, G Mann via Mercedes wrote: Some years ago, I was subpoenaed to testify in a court case post crash, because I had signed a log book entry for a repair that was done to the airplane 20

Re: [MBZ] Finnie Fun

2019-07-29 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
You reached the end of the road and apparently ran off it --FT On 7/29/19 3:52 PM, Craig via Mercedes wrote: On Mon, 29 Jul 2019 13:35:25 -0400 Dan--- via Mercedes wrote: Exactly. Exactly what? Craig On Jul 29, 2019, at 1:04 PM, Craig via Mercedes wrote: On Sun, 28 Jul 2019 09:12:50

Re: [MBZ] Impress Your Clients!

2019-07-28 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
BUT DOES SHE HAVE CLIENTS TO IMPRESS --FT On 7/28/19 5:09 PM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes wrote: 280. No thanks. I’m going to be shopping for one of these with a larger displacement engine for the wife sometime soon. I would like to get her out of the SL500 nd into something a little more

Re: [MBZ] how cool would this be with a 617

2019-07-13 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
stripped the pic On 7/13/19 11:58 AM, Floyd Thursby via Mercedes wrote: 1955 Dodge Merita Bread Van Orangeburg, SC· $500 1955 Dodge Merita Bread Van, passenger front windshield broken, some rust, motor ran when parked 8 years ago, brakes not working, front sliding doors rear twin doors,

Re: [MBZ] OT Rogue tranny update

2019-07-11 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
Yeah I told her to hold off on getting tires and other stuff done that is not necessary quite yet.  She is quite excited that I am dealing with it and has absolved me of responsibility, so that is in my favor!  Gaining points! --FT On 7/11/19 3:57 PM, Randy Bennell via Mercedes wrote: On

Re: [MBZ] OBDII reader

2019-07-10 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
haha I built some little circuit using a resistor and transistor to read in real time the performance of my 87 Blazer that had the TBI and some computer that ran it (ALDR?).  Some Swedish or Norwegian guy had writtten a little software program that would read the data on a serial port on a

Re: [MBZ] OT: HOAs and patina

2019-07-10 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
The handsome gents among us need a bit of extra assistance --FT On 7/10/19 11:19 AM, Randy Bennell via Mercedes wrote: I have coffee with a group of old fellows pretty much daily. The fellows wearing hats are all balding. There are a couple bald ones without hats but none of the fellows with

Re: [MBZ] Sheepskin seat covers

2019-07-09 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
Image may contain: people sitting and shoes Use a bath mat from Target that matches your interior color, and punch two holes in it for the headrest to keep it in place. Done. Hillbilly sheepskin. On 7/9/19 10:16 AM, Floyd Thursby via Mercedes wrote:  

Re: [MBZ] OT so my friend bought a car yesterday

2019-07-01 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
Looked it up, it is called NS-2 for this model.  There are various aftermarket (and maybe some OEM suppliers) available. There is a great forum for these cars, took a look at it and there was recent post about changing the fluid in this exact vehicle.  They also have the full TSMs posted to

Re: [MBZ] ML 722.6 connector leaking

2019-06-26 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
Excellent, that is what I want to know! I'm gonna go buy summadis stuff https://shop.advanceautoparts.com/p/valvoline-maxlife-multi-vehicle-automatic-transmission-fluid-1-gallon-773775/8150020-P , looks like these trannies want some Special Sauce "236.14" to be happy and this works.  I'll

Re: [MBZ] ML 722.6 connector leaking

2019-06-25 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
I looked at another coupla vids of replacing the conductor plate, it seems like the electrical connector thingie is what seals it up, one o-ring into the conductor plate electrical socket and the other seals against the transmission body and the fluid is contained between the 2 o-rings. I'm

Re: [MBZ] My future $500GLS580

2019-06-25 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
They will still want like $5k for an EMPed example, because it is a Merzaydeez, easy fix just don't have the time... --FT On 6/25/19 3:50 PM, G Mann via Mercedes wrote: True bottom feeder material. after all the electrons escape from the magic smoke boxes and it's only way home is via a

Re: [MBZ] Should Be A Convertible Soon Too

2019-06-25 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
haha yeah i saw that, it is weirdly compelling... --FT On 6/25/19 11:55 AM, Rick Knoble via Mercedes wrote: Rick ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

Re: [MBZ] ***SPAM*** OT: Redneck Engineering

2019-06-08 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
oh hell yes. I am so doing that --FT On 6/8/19 11:57 AM, Greg Fiorentino via Mercedes wrote: Greg ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

Re: [MBZ] OT: How long have you been here? Csn you remember?

2019-06-04 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
yo dude i'm gonna stack and stance my 300, can I run my used oil in the fuel so I can roll coal after I do the EGR and K upgrade? --FT On 6/4/19 9:41 AM, Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes wrote: I was in my early 20’s. The difference between us and these dumb ass kids on the fakebook group is we

Re: [MBZ] SL top

2019-05-29 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
Yeah me too, needed probably another foot or so clearance to get it in, even tilting it --FT On 5/29/19 9:05 AM, Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes wrote: I am kind of surprised it won’t fit inside the suburban. Sent from my iPhone ___ http://www.okiebenz.com

Re: [MBZ] SL top

2019-05-29 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
The car has it's own on it now, I have not pulled it off yet. The pistons probably don't work so I don't want to fool with it really, but I suppose I should pop it off at some point.  Just a PITA, I have to find someone to help do it --FT On 5/29/19 9:02 AM, Mitch Haley via Mercedes wrote:

Re: [MBZ] 1997 Mercedes E420 SD ·,$2,000

2019-05-20 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
you know I am thinking it is probably something simple, wonder if it is throwing a code for something.  It could be a really nice car for $1500, wonder if he would take that.  Would have to go to Murder Beach to check it out though, it's like a 2hr drive.  I kinda like the $500E300 though,

Re: [MBZ] It's a Mercedes 1116 box truck

2019-05-10 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
The guy came back at me with $1100, he wants it gone soon.  It would cost maybe $500 to get it towed to where I want it, I don't want to fool with getting it running right now.  I could get a big container for $1600 so not a good deal just from a storage aspect.  I sent him back $800 offer,

Re: [MBZ] FS just up the road

2019-04-29 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
Yes he flew it yesterday morning early before the winds picked up.  It's not waterproof, so that aspect is a bit concerning, esp if launching from a boat or it crashes in the water.  I told him to zip tie some plastic bottles to it to give some flotation. $1500 is not cheap, but it is worth

Re: [MBZ] 123 antenna

2019-04-25 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
silicone spray on a rag --R On 4/25/19 2:09 PM, Dwight Giles via Mercedes wrote: Got my CD uncovered & driving it. Antenna seems to stick partway down. Looks like black dried grease -what should I use to clean it? Lube it? I am not interested in tinkering another Hirschmann. THX Dwight Giles

Re: [MBZ] This is disturbing

2019-04-17 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
I'd do that --FT On 4/17/19 4:40 PM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes wrote: How’s about this: https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/420583321846450/ -D On Apr 17, 2019, at 4:34 PM, Floyd Thursby via Mercedes wrote: https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/280426919493891/ -- --FT

Re: [MBZ] This is disturbing

2019-04-17 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
The bumpers look like those continental kit things you used to see mounted on Lincolns and such, that stuck out about 2ft in the rear.  I just don't recall seeing any that large.  The color is a bit odd but not too bad. --FT On 4/17/19 4:38 PM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes wrote: Why? The cat?

Re: [MBZ] pilot-less “flying taxi”

2019-04-05 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
I don't think I would want to ride in one of those.  Might cut my legs off getting in and out --FT On 4/5/19 4:04 PM, archer75--- via Mercedes wrote: As carmakers push ahead with self-driving vehicles, an Austrian aerospace company and its Chinese partner showed off their pilot-less “flying

Re: [MBZ] Bargain of the day

2019-03-26 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
Yeah I figured, I wonder what the rest of the restoration entails. --FT On 3/26/19 11:14 AM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes wrote: That’s pretty realistic depending on condition. -D On Mar 26, 2019, at 10:58 AM, Floyd Thursby via Mercedes wrote:

Re: [MBZ] that'll buff out

2019-03-07 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
Second owner project car lo miles, ran out of funds, my loosed you're gains.  Make offer.  No loballers I no what I got --FT On 3/7/19 6:57 PM, G Mann via Mercedes wrote: Should have some fun with this one: Ran when parked. Air blows ice cold. Not flood damaged. Paint faded. Clear title. May

Re: [MBZ] M112/W210 Water Pump

2019-02-24 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
I did the water pump on the $500E300, I took out the radiator to have some room to work.  had to take the fan off too.  It wasn't a terribly bad job, just annoying to have to take out other stuff to get to the WP, which it turned out was OK, it was that stupid alternator clutch pulley. 

Re: [MBZ] I posted this in BW but maybe y'all have an idea -- SL600 suspension

2019-02-05 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
Apparently 2 valves, one for front and one for rear, it would appear the front valve has failed (or nearly so as it drops slowly).  tophydraulics want $500 for a rebuild.  I have to research some more, see if it is DIYable.  Saw a chinesium valve for like $450 "new." --FT On 2/5/19 9:52 AM,

Re: [MBZ] Huge price drop! $915!

2019-01-18 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
This is the next street over from a friend I am going to visit in a little while, I'll take a look at it --R On 1/18/19 10:33 AM, Floyd Thursby via Mercedes wrote: I might go do a drive-by on this, gotta head over that way today. Seriously, anyone have an interest in a beater?

Re: [MBZ] OT fixing a light fixture, phenolic socket or porcelain? now LEDs

2018-12-25 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
Yeah I've been putting the Costco bulbs in everywhere too, at least lights that are not on dimmers.  The warm white gives a pleasant light.  I got some LED floods too, maybe 100W? they were pretty cheap for a 6 pack, while not rated "outdoors" the housings are plastic and say water resistant

Re: [MBZ] SL600 & ML320 fun

2018-12-17 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
Ha I haven't done anything with the top, or the car for that matter other than drive it twice (until I get the spheres replaced), so this is basically an initial issue.  It rained like hell here Fri and Saturday so I wasn't able to do anything with it until yesterday when I had a bunch of

Re: [MBZ] OT: Compost from road kill (Mitch Haley)

2018-12-09 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
I had an 87 Blazer I loved but it rusted out in the rear after I moved to Houston from Boston area and the rear tailgate would no longer open.  I had put a new engine in it, which I pulled along with the tranny and have in the garage, and gave the hulk to some guy I knew who was into cars. 

Re: [MBZ] CL Photog of the week

2018-12-07 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
Those pics weren't even taken here, looks like kollyfawnya.  The address listed is a house in the woods. --R On 12/7/18 9:48 AM, Floyd Thursby via Mercedes wrote: E55 or E350 or what? I might have to go look at this for grins, if it is indeed located here.  I'll ax for a VIN

Re: [MBZ] Anyone have any experience with this outfit?

2018-12-06 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
$120k, but that has nothing to do with the crap "manual" I got --FT On 12/6/18 4:18 PM, Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes wrote: That's cheap for a car that probably cost over $100k. On Thu, Dec 6, 2018 at 4:13 PM Floyd Thursby via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: Well I spent $26 and

Re: [MBZ] OT: Alligator attack in SC

2018-08-22 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
As a reminder, Kiawah is home to over 600 alligators that live and travel throughout all of Kiawah's ponds. *Please remember:* * Never feed, harass or approach an alligator. When people feed alligators, they lose their fear of humans, creating a dangerous situation. * Use extreme caution around

Re: [MBZ] I'm thinking about this. CARFAX???

2018-08-21 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
Thanks, yeah he did a fluid/filter change too, still no go --FT On 8/21/18 2:07 PM, Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes wrote: Has the filter been changed? Vehicle History Report™ 1999 MERCEDES-BENZ ML320 VIN: 4JGAB54E1XA060094 4 DOOR WAGON/SPORT UTILITY 3.2L V6 F SOHC GASOLINE ALL WHEEL DRIVE

Re: [MBZ] Mercedes 1982 300CD CRACK!!!

2018-07-21 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
I ought to get the new brakes on this one I have and sell it for that big money --FT On 7/21/18 3:54 PM, Dwight Giles via Mercedes wrote: Well according to NADA 8500 is average retail. Fred just found one a friend of mine for 2500. Top retail is,15k. Prices on these going up. Dwight Giles

Re: [MBZ] the engine of these cars will last up to 500,000

2018-07-11 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
on free veg oil --FT On 7/11/18 1:37 PM, G Mann via Mercedes wrote: "Gets 40 mpg" ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

Re: [MBZ] This $500now$900E300D

2018-06-23 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
I was driving this thing last night and got the nannies to intervene a coupla times on my spirited driving!  Even the radio volume started sorta working better, so that is encouraging too! An occasional squeak has started somewhere, sounds almost like a water pump skreech, will have to check

[MBZ] Fwd: Mercedes Benz E320 Mechanical Special

2018-06-21 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
quot; > Date: June 19, 2018 at 8:00:06 PM EDT > To: 88a8a3ec12b6357f83bcb767cf7e1...@reply.craigslist.org > Subject: RE: Mercedes Benz E320 Mechanical Special > > I’m selling for 900 will take 850 > > Sent from Mail for Windows 10 > > From: Rich Thomas > Sent:

Re: [MBZ] Fwd: Mercedes Benz E320 Mechanical Special

2018-06-20 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
e:* June 19, 2018 at 8:00:06 PM EDT *To:* 88a8a3ec12b6357f83bcb767cf7e1...@reply.craigslist.org *Subject:* *RE: Mercedes Benz E320 Mechanical Special* I’m selling for 900 will take 850 Sent from Mail <https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=550986> for Windows 10 *From: *Rich Thomas <mailto:88a8a3ec12b6357f8

Re: [MBZ] Good Deals? -- Sportline

2018-04-19 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
Shoot me a note after you talk to the guy, I can ring my buddy and see what he might be able to do.  He's retired now so not sure what else he might have impeding him... --R On 4/19/18 10:22 AM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes wrote: Any chance he could look at it and report back? The seller wants

Re: [MBZ] Check Engine Light/Loss of Turbo

2018-03-29 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
Does it throw a code on the instrument cluster indicator? --FT On 3/29/18 3:37 PM, Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes wrote: Oh boy, time to dump that thing Sent from my iPhone On Mar 29, 2018, at 12:04 PM, Bob Rentfro via Mercedes wrote: On my W210 (‘98 e300d) The

Re: [MBZ] Window switch fix

2018-03-29 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
Did you get all the wires in the right places (if any came loose)?  Contacts inside and the springs and tiny bits all in their proper places?  I'd take it apart again and put it back together and give it a try. --FT On 3/29/18 3:49 PM, clay monroe via Mercedes wrote: I noted that this time

Re: [MBZ] Green crack wagon -- knackered window for the G-man

2017-10-20 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
Ah, gotcha.  Any tips on getting it out without breaking it?  Is it glued in?  Getting the trim bits off? --R On 10/20/17 3:05 PM, G Mann via Mercedes wrote: Ah. thanks for getting back to me. I need the rear side window, Passenger side not the rear door glass. Hope

Re: [MBZ] Now Fruits - was BAT crack prediction

2017-10-18 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
Dates,  Had some this morning.  Costco is your friend, and not just for tars. --R On 10/18/17 2:26 PM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes wrote: Prunes are much the same. I’m trying to find some different fruits to get my sweet tooth fix. I like figs and raisins. If anyone has other suggestions,

Re: [MBZ] Now this looks great and no crack

2017-10-17 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
Yeah that looks like a good deal, nice car --R On 10/16/17 9:59 PM, Dwight Giles via Mercedes wrote: Yes looks like a buy now. Dwight Giles Jr. Wickford RI On Oct 16, 2017 9:57 PM, "Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes" < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: 1987 Mercedes

Re: [MBZ] This might not be too bad

2017-10-17 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
this car is metal & heavy duty --R On 10/16/17 9:40 PM, Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes wrote: Looks decent from the limited photos. 89 mercedes 260E https://oklahomacity.craigslist.org/cto/d/89-mercedes-260e/6347387433.html Sent from my iPhone ___

Re: [MBZ] Something is odd with the front seats

2017-10-17 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
They are covered with crack and meth dust --R On 10/17/17 1:02 AM, Max Dillon via Mercedes wrote: "... all day long many clams of 45mpg no pay..." Wow, this should immortalized somehow. ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

Re: [MBZ] Confused Seller

2017-10-16 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
The car is in Canada so no telling what is going on --R On 10/16/17 3:20 PM, Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes wrote: Plus he's selling in Czech currency. ROFL. On Mon, Oct 16, 2017 at 3:18 PM, G Mann via Mercedes wrote: Further evidence there is no intelligence test

Re: [MBZ] BAT

2017-10-16 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
oh man he will want someone else to pay for it if he buys it --R On 10/16/17 2:39 PM, Dan--- via Mercedes wrote: https://bringatrailer.com/listing/1990-mercedes-benz-350sdl/#comments Snipe away! The current high bidder is in your neighborhood. -D On Oct 16, 2017, at 2:27 PM, Andrew

Re: [MBZ] Nice 350SDL on BAT

2017-10-13 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
There's a guy in Michigan who is interested.  He used to own a 123 but sold it. --R On 10/13/17 6:54 AM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes wrote: Anyone see this? https://bringatrailer.com/listing/1990-mercedes-benz-350sdl/ -D ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To

Re: [MBZ] E300 dizzel wheel drama

2017-10-12 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
I could give the 20bux to some crack ho...  h you might be on to something! --R On 10/12/17 10:15 AM, Meade Dillon via Mercedes wrote: That's pretty funny, I'll bet if you find him a new GF he'll give you the wheel. - Max Charleston SC On Thu, Oct 12, 2017 at 9:37 AM, Floyd

Re: [MBZ] Movie quote

2017-10-12 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
I happened to catch an interview with him a few months ago, on Tavis Smiley I think, in which he said exactly that -- no way he could make that movie these days, too many people would be "offended" and not understand the satire involved.  To that point he made the observation that the

Re: [MBZ] Ignominy

2017-10-12 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
to chinese metal? clay On Oct 11, 2017, at 11:49 AM, Rich Thomas via Mercedes <mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: The chinee steel market is way down. --R On 10/11/17 2:45 PM, Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes wrote: I got $150 in 2009 for a stripped but rusty 300TD. On Wed, Oct 11, 2017 at 2:42 PM,

Re: [MBZ] E300 dizzel steering

2017-10-11 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
Maybe Poos can loan it to me while I sort out this thing.  I'm actually thinking it might not be too bad.  Or just drive it and let it be however it is, or sell it to someone not too discerning. --R On 10/11/17 6:41 PM, Rich Thomas via Mercedes wrote: "The check engine light is on.&

Re: [MBZ] E300 dizzel steering

2017-10-11 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
"The check engine light is on." --R On 10/11/17 6:32 PM, Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes wrote: Any check engine lights? If so or if some sort of tranny issue will probably need fancy computer Sent from my iPhone On Oct 11, 2017, at 3:23 PM, Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes

Re: [MBZ] Ignominy

2017-10-11 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
The chinee steel market is way down. --R On 10/11/17 2:45 PM, Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes wrote: I got $150 in 2009 for a stripped but rusty 300TD. On Wed, Oct 11, 2017 at 2:42 PM, Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: Wow scrap is way down. I used to get $200

Re: [MBZ] Airline disaster

2017-10-11 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
The aircraft was destroyed by a bomb in a radio.  The bomb was built my Moomar Kaddafy's people.  It was in the luggage hold in a bag.  It went off early due I think to some schedule delay for the flight, so that it exploded over land not over open ocean. Within the last year or two was a show

Re: [MBZ] copart process?

2017-10-10 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
Ah thanks, I guess I will just look at the local knackers to see what they might have --R On 10/9/17 7:02 PM, Mitch Haley via Mercedes wrote: On October 9, 2017 at 4:09 PM Rich Thomas via Mercedes <mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: This is a E320 flood car https://www.copart.com/lot/41

Re: [MBZ] copart process?

2017-10-10 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
Detail/374 - Max Charleston SC On Mon, Oct 9, 2017 at 4:09 PM, Rich Thomas via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: I looked at the local LKQ inventory for a car that might have a front fascia for this E300, nothing there. So I looked at Copart and they have 2 cars in Co

[MBZ] copart process?

2017-10-09 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
I looked at the local LKQ inventory for a car that might have a front fascia for this E300, nothing there.  So I looked at Copart and they have 2 cars in Columbia, a coupla hours up the road. Looks like a bunch of flood Benzes, and there is one that doesn't look too bad for a donor.

Re: [MBZ] Ghetto and crack

2017-10-08 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
New tiers On 10/8/17 4:42 PM, Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes wrote: Mercedes Benz E https://tulsa.craigslist.org/cto/d/mercedes-benz-320/6337890668.html Sent from my iPhone ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

Re: [MBZ] E300 dizzel steering

2017-10-08 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
in to get it to give up lighting secrets?  And CEL codes?  Will my little thingie I have for the trucks tell me anything or do I need the German Enigma machine? --R On 10/8/17 2:06 PM, Rich Thomas via Mercedes wrote: I'll see what the deal is with the steering, see if I can fix

Re: [MBZ] E300 dizzel

2017-10-08 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
Well you can help me diagnose it! --R On 10/8/17 2:38 PM, Max Dillon via Mercedes wrote: Sounds like the fuel line O-rings are leaking, you'll need to pull the intake manifold (new manifold gasket, hidden bolt that only can be reached from below). Maybe delivery valves o-rings to?

Re: [MBZ] E300 dizzel

2017-10-08 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
I went and picked it up this morning, she was glad to get the $500.  The new BF was there, turns out he is in the wholesale car bidness, buys at auction and flips them. He was pretty much a good ol boy, seemed to like her well enough but she seemed a bit high-strung, who knows.  So I talked to

Re: [MBZ] Real or Photoshop?

2017-10-06 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
THIS IS WHAT HAPPENS WHEN A GUY HAS TIME, A CUTOFF TOOL, AND A WELDER AND A SHED --R On 10/6/17 2:36 PM, G Mann via Mercedes wrote: It would be very interesting to learn the exact history of this "one of a kind vehicle" and who did it.. when, and what happened to it.. Certainly a "collectors

Re: [MBZ] Real or Photoshop?

2017-10-06 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
I watched the Lady Gaga documentary on Netflix last night, she drives a sweet blue 300D that I think was mentioned in passing was her grandfather's car. She is amazingly talented but seems to be a somewhat tortured soul. --R On 10/6/17 10:38 AM, Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes wrote:

Re: [MBZ] clean title V12 at the salvage auction?

2017-10-05 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
After further thought I wondered if there was a provenance with Bill Clinton riding around with his monicas and doing the deed... --R On 10/5/17 1:41 PM, G Mann via Mercedes wrote: Ayhhh. suicide by bean burrito then. Hazmat suit time with breathing via remote source? Would love

Re: [MBZ] Radio vs TV

2017-10-05 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
PM, Rich Thomas via Mercedes wrote: With Amazon Prime you can download music onto your device and listen to it offline (and movies too) and it is just sorta "borrowed" I guess. My daughter unit got me listening to podcasts, there is an infinite variety of stuff out there for free, incl

Re: [MBZ] This car that might be an E dizzel

2017-10-05 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
Mon, Oct 2, 2017 at 3:08 PM, Rich Thomas via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: A buddy sent me a msg saying that girl who has the maybe Edizzel for sale met a guy online, is moving somewhere with him, and is getting rid of everything and just wants the car gone.  i had sent her a

Re: [MBZ] Radio vs TV

2017-10-05 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
With Amazon Prime you can download music onto your device and listen to it offline (and movies too) and it is just sorta "borrowed" I guess. My daughter unit got me listening to podcasts, there is an infinite variety of stuff out there for free, including back programs of radio shows.  Some

Re: [MBZ] Vegas

2017-10-05 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
ISIS agent funded by the Bilderberg Group amd OWG interests triggered by Russian fake news published on Facebook using guns trafficked to Mexico by the Obama Justice Department that were supplied by North Korea. You won't believe what happens next!  Tune into Fox News Channel for breathless

Re: [MBZ] OM603 cooling fan clutch $300!!!

2017-10-05 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
Tighten up that fan! --R On 10/5/17 7:52 AM, Meade Dillon via Mercedes wrote: I have nothing to loose by attempting a re-fill. ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery

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