Re: [MBZ] Mercedes SEC in a Junk Yard

2022-05-07 Thread Robert Massmann via Mercedes
I do not think the link made it into my previous message ( https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9IehbHcooJU ) -Original Message- From: Robert Massmann via Mercedes Sent: Saturday, May 07, 2022 5:32 PM To: Mercedes Discussion List Cc: rmassm...@embarqmail.com Subject: [MBZ] Mercedes SEC

Re: [MBZ] motor knocking still runs 2006 Mercedes-Benz E-Class E 320 CDI Sedan 4D, $2, 500

2022-03-18 Thread Robert Massmann via Mercedes
E 320 CDI Sedan 4D, $2, 500 And then what did you do? On Fri, Mar 18, 2022 at 7:01 PM Robert Massmann via Mercedes wrote: I had purchased a project car 1982 300D from someone that didn't have timer top complete it. Previous owner had bought engine and interior parts from a downer car

Re: [MBZ] motor knocking still runs 2006 Mercedes-Benz E-Class E 320 CDI Sedan 4D, $2, 500

2022-03-18 Thread Robert Massmann via Mercedes
I had purchased a project car 1982 300D from someone that didn't have timer top complete it. Previous owner had bought engine and interior parts from a downer car, I got the complete package. Long story to the short, got the engine swapped. The I dismantled the engine with the bad knock. Found

Re: [MBZ] $6K Repair or Different Vehicle

2022-03-18 Thread Robert Massmann via Mercedes
I bought a 2002 BMW 525i from a charity auction that wasn’t too far away, couldn’t inspect before purchase. Paid $900 for it, 600 for the car and 300 to the charity. Got it home and found that the engine had a coolant leak into the oil. Car had been sitting about 6 months, so the engine was

Re: [MBZ] Out for Delivery?

2022-03-14 Thread Robert Massmann via Mercedes
I was a bit disappointed in FedEx. I was expecting a package delivery on Friday, which didn't arrive. Received notice that it would be delivered on Saturday, did not get delivered! It now is Monday, with a new notification of it to be delivered today by 8:00 pm. It wouldn't be so bad but for

Re: [MBZ] My ML350 Bluetec Oil Cooler Seal Repair update

2022-03-07 Thread Robert Massmann via Mercedes
. --FT Sent from iFōn On Mar 4, 2022, at 11:15 AM, Robert Massmann via Mercedes wrote: Yes I am still trying to finish the oil cooler seal replacement on my new to me 2012 ML350 diesel. I have the turbo back in and have to finish up connecting the exhaust down pipe to the back of the turbo. I

[MBZ] My ML350 Bluetec Oil Cooler Seal Repair update

2022-03-04 Thread Robert Massmann via Mercedes
Yes I am still trying to finish the oil cooler seal replacement on my new to me 2012 ML350 diesel. I have the turbo back in and have to finish up connecting the exhaust down pipe to the back of the turbo. I may have to take the car to the dealer or a European indy to compete the second step

Re: [MBZ] Oil Cooler Leak Repair ( 2012 ML350 Bluetec )

2022-02-24 Thread Robert Massmann via Mercedes
: Re: [MBZ] Oil Cooler Leak Repair ( 2012 ML350 Bluetec ) Might want to share this info with MBNA. On Wed, Feb 23, 2022 at 12:08 PM Robert Massmann via Mercedes wrote: Photos of the soot that was collected from my 2012 ML. I would guess that the crankcase vent was not performing very well ma

Re: [MBZ] Oil Cooler Leak Repair ( 2012 ML350 Bluetec )

2022-02-19 Thread Robert Massmann via Mercedes
jobs. -Curt On Saturday, February 19, 2022, 09:37:56 AM EST, Robert Massmann via Mercedes wrote: Well I have finally gotten to the oil cooler on my ML. Didn't break anything, but only had trouble with one screw. It was part of the exhaust fasteners and are one time use and need

Re: [MBZ] Oil Cooler Leak Repair ( 2012 ML350 Bluetec )

2022-02-18 Thread Robert Massmann via Mercedes
me glad I have older, simpler cars. -D On Feb 16, 2022, at 2:31 PM, Robert Massmann via Mercedes wrote: This of the engine bay of my ML. Lots of stuff. Things that need to be removed to get at the buried oil cooler. 1) left and right air filters 2) engine bay shielding 3) intake plenum

Re: [MBZ] The Jewel

2022-02-16 Thread Robert Massmann via Mercedes
I wonder if you could swap in a 2.5 turbo engine from 87 190 that I have? Bob Massmann -Original Message- From: Bob Rentfro via Mercedes Sent: Tuesday, February 15, 2022 7:56 PM To: Mercedes Discussion List Cc: Bob Rentfro Subject: [MBZ] The Jewel

Re: [MBZ] Oil Cooler Leak Repair ( 2012 ML350 Bluetec )

2022-02-16 Thread Robert Massmann via Mercedes
I have used an extension to my ratchet on several of the bolts, but they were all at the turbo to exhaust connection. Bob Massmann -Original Message- From: Rick Knoble via Mercedes Sent: Tuesday, February 15, 2022 3:24 PM To: Mercedes Discussion List Cc: Rick Knoble Subject: Re:

Re: [MBZ] Oil Cooler Leak Repair ( 2012 ML350 Bluetec )

2022-02-16 Thread Robert Massmann via Mercedes
I believe I will being doing a lot of cleaning before things start going back together. I have seen, U tube videos of them burning the soot out of the intake manifolds, but fear that may warp things very badly. I will had scrap with solvents to try and clear it. Bob Massmann -Original

Re: [MBZ] Oil Cooler Leak Repair ( 2012 ML350 Bluetec )

2022-02-16 Thread Robert Massmann via Mercedes
:15 AM, Robert Massmann via Mercedes wrote: Well all I am in the process of trying to change the seals on my Ml 350 BT. I am getting a good feel for why this is such and expensive repair job with limited access and the number of parts that need to be removed. In the process I have had

Re: [MBZ] Oil Cooler Leak Repair ( 2012 ML350 Bluetec )

2022-02-16 Thread Robert Massmann via Mercedes
Massmann via Mercedes Cc: Randy Bennell Subject: Re: [MBZ] Oil Cooler Leak Repair ( 2012 ML350 Bluetec ) Is the soot the result of not driving it hard enough? Short trips, in town etc. Randy On 15/02/2022 10:14 AM, Robert Massmann via Mercedes wrote: Well all I am in the process of trying to change

Re: [MBZ] Oil Cooler Leak Repair ( 2012 ML350 Bluetec )

2022-02-16 Thread Robert Massmann via Mercedes
at 11:15 AM Robert Massmann via Mercedes wrote: Well all I am in the process of trying to change the seals on my Ml 350 BT. I am getting a good feel for why this is such and expensive repair job with limited access and the number of parts that need to be removed. In the process I have had

Re: [MBZ] Oil Cooler Leak Repair ( 2012 ML350 Bluetec )

2022-02-16 Thread Robert Massmann via Mercedes
: [MBZ] Oil Cooler Leak Repair ( 2012 ML350 Bluetec ) WOW! That is crazy the amount of gunk in there. --FT Sent from iFōn On Feb 15, 2022, at 11:15 AM, Robert Massmann via Mercedes wrote: Well all I am in the process of trying to change the seals on my Ml 350 BT. I am getting a good feel

Re: [MBZ] Sad

2022-02-08 Thread Robert Massmann via Mercedes
There was a photo of the engine bay. Was wondering how much of is could be used in my 85 300CD, that isn't running because of low compression? Bob Massmann -Original Message- From: Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes Sent: Tuesday, February 08, 2022 12:41 PM To: Mercedes Discussion List

[MBZ] New ML350 Bluetec and Cold Starting

2022-01-22 Thread Robert Massmann via Mercedes
Well is was ‘9’ this morning and I had the new ML sitting outside. It has warmed to 15 and I decided to see how it would start. It may have glowed a little longer, but started just fine. I was wonder though how long I should have it ideal before I start do driving it? I have had very cold

Re: [MBZ] Looking for My next Mercedes

2022-01-18 Thread Robert Massmann via Mercedes
will not be happy without the tow nanny. --FT Sent from iFōn On Jan 17, 2022, at 12:46 PM, Robert Massmann via Mercedes wrote: I miss his words of wisdom. “There is only one way to drive a Mercedes like you stole it!” Bob Massmann From: Rick Knoble Sent: Monday, January 17, 2022 11:15 AM

Re: [MBZ] Looking for My next Mercedes

2022-01-17 Thread Robert Massmann via Mercedes
I miss his words of wisdom. “There is only one way to drive a Mercedes like you stole it!” Bob Massmann From: Rick Knoble Sent: Monday, January 17, 2022 11:15 AM To: Robert Massmann Subject: Re: [MBZ] Looking for My next Mercedes > I would like to get a hitch on it to tow our popup

Re: [MBZ] Looking for My next Mercedes

2022-01-15 Thread Robert Massmann via Mercedes
initial drive in it, with a 120 mile trip North this coming Sunday to visit with my mother in law. Bob Massmann Oregonia, Ohio -Original Message- From: Robert Massmann via Mercedes Sent: Tuesday, January 11, 2022 2:30 PM To: Mercedes Discussion List Cc: rmassm

Re: [MBZ] Looking for My next Mercedes

2022-01-13 Thread Robert Massmann via Mercedes
mile trip North this coming Sunday to visit with my mother in law. Bob Massmann Oregonia, Ohio -Original Message- From: Robert Massmann via Mercedes Sent: Tuesday, January 11, 2022 2:30 PM To: Mercedes Discussion List Cc: rmassm...@embarqmail.com Subject: Re: [MBZ] Looking for My next

Re: [MBZ] Class Action Suit relating to Bluetec issues?

2022-01-11 Thread Robert Massmann via Mercedes
I may have read that Mercedes had to update emission software similar to the issue VW had, only not to the extent that VW did. Bob Massmann -Original Message- From: Randy Bennell via Mercedes Sent: Tuesday, January 11, 2022 12:02 PM To: Mercedes Discussion List Cc: Randy Bennell

Re: [MBZ] Looking for My next Mercedes

2022-01-11 Thread Robert Massmann via Mercedes
11:29 AM To: Mercedes Discussion List Cc: Kaleb Striplin Subject: Re: [MBZ] Looking for My next Mercedes Geez that seems like crack pricing but what do I know? Sent from my iPhone On Jan 11, 2022, at 8:59 AM, Robert Massmann via Mercedes wrote: Well I purchased the 2012 ML350 Blue that I

Re: [MBZ] Looking for My next Mercedes

2022-01-11 Thread Robert Massmann via Mercedes
and brakes. On Sun, Jan 9, 2022 at 10:35 AM Robert Massmann via Mercedes wrote: I have a 2012 Diesel version about 50 miles from me. May try to go down and look and drive it today if they are open. Seems like a nice looking car from the photos, but the tires and brakes may need

Re: [MBZ] Looking for My next Mercedes

2022-01-09 Thread Robert Massmann via Mercedes
-Class-04360aaa0a0e09af26b5cff9870c3e59.htm Bob Massmann Oregonia, Ohio 2004 BMW X3 2002 BMW 525i -Original Message- From: Robert Massmann via Mercedes Sent: Thursday, January 06, 2022 5:34 PM To: Mercedes Discussion List Cc: rmassm...@embarqmail.com Subject: Re: [MBZ] Looking for My next

Re: [MBZ] Looking for My next Mercedes

2022-01-06 Thread Robert Massmann via Mercedes
. On Thu, Jan 6, 2022, at 5:22 PM, Robert Massmann via Mercedes wrote: When I went back and looked over the photos again, it looked like there might be a ding in the bumper drivers side. I also would be lire with engine compartment missing all its cover? Regards, Bob Massmann Southwestern Ohio

Re: [MBZ] Looking for My next Mercedes

2022-01-06 Thread Robert Massmann via Mercedes
r shopping and work maybe diesel isn't the best option. If you'll be doing regular longer fast highway runs, it could be great. Allan On Thu, Jan 6, 2022, at 11:58 AM, Robert Massmann via Mercedes wrote: I found this one about 50 miles from me in Columbus Ohio. Need to see a CARFAX report bef

Re: [MBZ] Looking for My next Mercedes

2022-01-06 Thread Robert Massmann via Mercedes
Message- From: Robert Massmann via Mercedes Sent: Wednesday, January 05, 2022 8:47 PM To: Mercedes Discussion List Cc: rmassm...@embarqmail.com Subject: [MBZ] Looking for My next Mercedes I am starting to look for my next Mercedes as I had sold my 1995 E300D because is was getting harder

[MBZ] Looking for My next Mercedes

2022-01-05 Thread Robert Massmann via Mercedes
I am starting to look for my next Mercedes as I had sold my 1995 E300D because is was getting harder to maintain and had close to 500,000 miles. I am looking at the ML series 2014-2015. I would like to get back to a diesel car but it is not necessary. Just wondering what the better option would

[MBZ] Merry Christmas Greeting

2021-12-25 Thread Robert Massmann via Mercedes
Merry Christmas and a Happy New to all on the Diesel Exchange >From the Massmanns Oregonia, Ohio ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

Re: [MBZ] Mercedes Near me

2021-12-10 Thread Robert Massmann via Mercedes
3:28 PM, Robert Massmann via Mercedes wrote: I saw this listed in Facebook Market Place. Maybe someone may be interested? I was thinking about but not quite sure I would be up to the repair job. There may be more damage than he is saying. Pistons and valve need to stay out of each others way

[MBZ] Mercedes Near me

2021-12-10 Thread Robert Massmann via Mercedes
I saw this listed in Facebook Market Place. Maybe someone may be interested? I was thinking about but not quite sure I would be up to the repair job. There may be more damage than he is saying. Pistons and valve need to stay out of each others way or bad things happen on some engine design. Not

Re: [MBZ] Somebody needs this

2021-12-02 Thread Robert Massmann via Mercedes
My neighbor had a red 1966 covetable, I didn't get to ride in it but it was a very nice looking car. Bob Massmann Oregonia, Ohio -Original Message- From: Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes Sent: Wednesday, December 01, 2021 8:59 PM To: Mercedes Discussion List Cc: Andrew Strasfogel

Re: [MBZ] The scam that is ebay

2021-12-01 Thread Robert Massmann via Mercedes
Kaleb, Several years ago, I purchased a car from boatangel ministers, I was the second highest bidder and the winning bidder reneged on the deal. The sellers gave me and asked if I want to purchase the vehicle as the second highest bidder. I am not sure what they did to accomplish this, but I

Re: [MBZ] Old people problems

2021-11-29 Thread Robert Massmann via Mercedes
I think I am due next year, I have the gen and I have them once every three years. Do not remember much of anything afterwards? Bob Massmann Oregonia, Ohio -Original Message- From: Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes Sent: Monday, November 29, 2021 10:56 AM To: Mercedes Discussion List ;

[MBZ] Nice looking 240D for sale in the Dayton, Ohio area

2021-09-21 Thread Robert Massmann via Mercedes
Just thought someone might be interested on Facebook Market Place? https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/255506636476130 Regards, Bob Massmann 1985 300CD 1982 300D 1981 VW Pickup ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

[MBZ] Mercedes 1978 300CD local to me

2021-09-17 Thread Robert Massmann via Mercedes
I have my own. but maybe someone else may be interested. Listed on Facebook market place Dayton Ohio. “https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1630438840494221” Bob Massmann Oregonia, Ohio ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

[MBZ] Don't see these too often, 1978 300CD

2021-09-17 Thread Robert Massmann via Mercedes
I have my own 1985. but maybe someone else may be interested. Listed on Facebook market place Dayton Ohio. “https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1630438840494221” Bob Massmann Oregonia, Ohio ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

Re: [MBZ] suddenly the engine locked at idle without any noises 1990 Mercedes 300D Turbodiesel - $1, 200 (Salisbury NC)

2021-04-21 Thread Robert Massmann via Mercedes
I have a 87 190D with a 2.5 L turbo in it. I wonder if that would swap into it. The 190 has been sitting a long time and had been totaled, when it had gotten rear ended. Not quite sure why I still have it or kept it in the first place. Bob Massmann Oregonia, Ohio -Original Message-

Re: [MBZ] '95 diesel on BAT

2021-04-16 Thread Robert Massmann via Mercedes
And to think that I sold mine for $700, but mine needed a lot of TLC and in had almost 750,000 KM on the clock. As I remember it was still getting 31-32 mpg. It was a very comfortable car unlike the BMW X3 that I am driving now that has a very stiff suspension. I also have a BMW 525I that is a

Re: [MBZ] Maybe somebody needs this

2021-04-11 Thread Robert Massmann via Mercedes
This showed up in the similar list, at half the price https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/281799176806340 Bob Massmann Oregonia, Ohio -Original Message- From: Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes Sent: Friday, April 09, 2021 10:58 AM To: Mercedes Discussion List ;

[MBZ] Nice SL 500 hard Top

2021-04-08 Thread Robert Massmann via Mercedes
1991 Mercedes-Benz 500 SL - Cars & Trucks - Cincinnati | Facebook Marketplace | Facebook https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/194251678779094 ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change

Re: [MBZ] Made it back with the CD

2021-02-12 Thread Robert Massmann via Mercedes
Especially with ice. Did you see the pileup on I-35 in Fort Worth. It was a real mess, 6 deaths! Bob Massmann Oregonia, Ohio -Original Message- From: Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes Sent: Thursday, February 11, 2021 6:47 PM To: Mercedes Discussion List Cc: Buggered Benzmail Subject:

Re: [MBZ] Car Maintenance Log App

2021-02-11 Thread Robert Massmann via Mercedes
Yes I am. BSME 1977 from Ohio Northern University. Worked large machine tool industry throughout my career. Most of my time was spent with Cincinnati Milacron. Finally retired in in 2020. I could create a stripped version of the excell file if needed, might take a day or two? Bob Massmann

Re: [MBZ] Car Maintenance Log App

2021-02-11 Thread Robert Massmann via Mercedes
AM, Robert Massmann via Mercedes wrote: I use an excell sheet to track my fuel and maintenance for each car I drive. I have extra columns for keeping track of when I need to do several of the regular maintenances as oil change and fuel and oil filters. I also track miles per gallon trend

[MBZ] My first car

2021-02-02 Thread Robert Massmann via Mercedes
My first car was a 1968 Camaro, looked a lot like this on bring a trailer. Mine had 327 V8 with factory four speed. Paint was a light metallic green. It also had the SS detail package with factory gauge package. Bought it when I was in the Navy in 1972. It had been wrenched at some point. Only

Re: [MBZ] I don't thank so.... 2015 Mercedes-Benz E-Class E 300D Sedan 4D, $7, 950

2021-01-31 Thread Robert Massmann via Mercedes
Looks a lot like my 1995 300D with the side fender intake point B Massmann Oregonia, Oh -Original Message- From: Floyd Thursby via Mercedes Sent: Friday, January 29, 2021 3:49 PM To: Mercedes Discussion List Cc: Floyd Thursby Subject: [MBZ] I don't thank so 2015 Mercedes-Benz

Re: [MBZ] Fwd: Vintage Mercedes 300CD coupe

2021-01-05 Thread Robert Massmann via Mercedes
300CD Turbos started in 1982 thru 1985. 123 body ceased after 1985. Bob Massmann Oregonia, Ohio -Original Message- From: Bob Rentfro via Mercedes Sent: Tuesday, January 05, 2021 2:59 PM To: Mercedes List Cc: Bob Rentfro Subject: [MBZ] Fwd: Vintage Mercedes 300CD coupe I can’t ever

Re: [MBZ] OT: Now it's the washing machine

2020-10-17 Thread Robert Massmann via Mercedes
I avoid any LG product ever since I had purchased a Kenmore Elite frig that was made for them by LG. Interior latches broke because the springs were to stiff. Roller wheels shafts broke from their mountings. The last straw was when the interior light didn't shut off when the door was closed,

Re: [MBZ] Fwd: 1998 Mercedes E320 Stationwagon Silver

2020-09-17 Thread Robert Massmann via Mercedes
With clear title, you should be able to order keys or tumbler through any Mercedes dealers parts department. I had to ordered a new switch tumbler for my 1995 E300D when it jammed and I couldn't install the key and turn to the extraction position. Took a bit but completed the repairs and

Re: [MBZ] Highest Mileage MB You’ve Owned

2020-09-11 Thread Robert Massmann via Mercedes
My 1995 E300D ( 465,317 ) miles on it when I sold it. Just had more issues than I wanted to deal with and didn't really have time to fix. Bob Massmann Oregonia, Ohio BMW X3 BMW 525i 85 Mercedes 300CD, Non-Running Project 82 Mercedes 300 Turbo, Non-Running Project -Original Message-

Re: [MBZ] What to Do? Fix and Seel or Just sell as is?

2020-09-10 Thread Robert Massmann via Mercedes
-Original Message- From: Robert Massmann via Mercedes Sent: Tuesday, September 08, 2020 3:06 PM To: Mercedes Discussion List Cc: rmassm...@embarqmail.com Subject: Re: [MBZ] What to Do? Fix and Seel or Just sell as is? Unfortunately it is the passenger side door, which is used more often

Re: [MBZ] What to Do? Fix and Seel or Just sell as is?

2020-09-08 Thread Robert Massmann via Mercedes
now to fail. Or is it the door you never use and it failed because you opened it after a long hiatus? If it's the door you never use, that tilts the balance more towards 'forget it'. Mitch On Tue, September 8, 2020 10:12 am, Robert Massmann via Mercedes wrote: Clay, I can not even get it to open

Re: [MBZ] What to Do? Fix and Seel or Just sell as is?

2020-09-08 Thread Robert Massmann via Mercedes
our culture, and we stop this general bout of self-recrimination and wetness.” B. Johnson 01/09/2020 On Sep 7, 2020, at 5:42 AM, Robert Massmann via Mercedes wrote: I have a 2004 Toyota Sienna which is my wife’s car and she no longer drives. It has 287,000 miles on it and run just fine. We

Re: [MBZ] MAX!!!! 1995 Mercedes-Benz E-Class · E 300D Sedan 4D,$800

2020-09-07 Thread Robert Massmann via Mercedes
I had one just like it, same color too! Sold it for $700 with 463,000 miles on it. But mine was starting to rust and didn't feel like fixing it up? Bought it with about 240,000 mile on it. It was a nice ride. BMW X3 BMW 525i 85 Mercedes 300CD, Non-Running Project 82 Mercedes 300 Turbo,

Re: [MBZ] Check engine light on 250 GLK Bluetec SUV

2020-09-02 Thread Robert Massmann via Mercedes
Andrew, How do you like your GLK so far, I have been considering this as my next diesel vehicle. Regards, Bob Massmann -Original Message- From: Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes Sent: Monday, August 31, 2020 10:57 PM To: Mercedes Discussion List Cc: Andrew Strasfogel Subject: [MBZ]

Re: [MBZ] Taildraggers

2020-08-19 Thread Robert Massmann via Mercedes
Fun pass time. I live outside of Waynesville, Ohio and every year they have a tail dragger meet and pancake breakfast, which I try to attend each year. It take place at a grass airfield called "Red Field" just outside of the town. I will see if I can find a few photos from past meets. All tail

Re: [MBZ] CDI fixer-upper

2020-08-17 Thread Robert Massmann via Mercedes
Max saw this on COPART web site the other day. https://www.copart.com/lot/44829300/clean-title-2014-mercedes-benz-glk-250-bluetec-ma-north-boston Sent from Mail for Windows 10 From: Max Dillon via Mercedes Sent: Sunday, August 16, 2020 4:41 PM To: Mercedes Discussion List Cc: Max Dillon

Re: [MBZ] OT electric motor assembly

2019-07-13 Thread Robert Massmann via Mercedes
Max, Do you have a motor part number and the photos of what you have would be good too! Designer of motorized milling spindles up to 100 Hp Bob Massmann -Original Message- From: Meade Dillon via Mercedes Sent: Friday, July 12, 2019 7:18 PM To: Mercedes Cc: Meade Dillon Subject:

[MBZ] Next Diesel Mercedes ( GLK 250 BlueTech )

2019-03-16 Thread Robert Massmann via Mercedes
I was thinking of look for a newer diesel Mercedes and the like is to one I may good look at. Any suggestions or alternatives. Vehicle would be used to tow a small popup camper that is about 1000 lbs. Robert Massmann Oregonia, Ohio

[MBZ] 1995 Mercedes E300D

2018-09-19 Thread Robert Massmann via Mercedes
Finally sold the E300D with 466,000 miles on it. Got $700. I originally paid $4400 and had the car since 2009. I put about 200,000 miles on it during the ownership period. Regards, Bob Massmannn ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

Re: [MBZ] Carolina

2018-09-15 Thread Robert Massmann via Mercedes
My sister lives in Mt Pleasant and she took her RV and left after doing all the storm prep work. She lives near the causeway that goes to Sullivan's Island. B Massmann -Original Message- From: Meade Dillon via Mercedes Sent: Friday, September 14, 2018 3:56 PM To: Mercedes Cc: Meade

[MBZ] Two 300D ( 1984 & 1985 ) at local pick in pull

2018-08-08 Thread Robert Massmann via Mercedes
Below is link for pick-in-pull yard pictures of two older 300D Mercedes. I go there from time to time. Got a complete sunroof system for my BMW X3 for $36 on a half price day. http://upullandsave.com/used-car-parts/?make=MERCEDES-BENZ=300 Regards, Bob Massmann Oregonia, Ohio

[MBZ] Selling My 1995 E300D

2018-06-23 Thread Robert Massmann via Mercedes
All, I have decided to sell my E300D, 1995, with 464500 miles. I have had the car for about 8 years and has been my daily driver up until this year. I am the second owner. Rust and other minor issues I do not have time to deal with. If interested I can send current photos! Regards, Robert

Re: [MBZ] Cold starting issue - glow plugs?

2017-12-28 Thread Robert Massmann via Mercedes
Andrew, Sounds a little like my 85 300CD, I had too stop driving it in the the winter time because it wouldn't start even with fresh glow plugs. Turned out to be low compression, which is needed to get the fuel to ignite. Glow plugs draw at least 10 amps and then drops of slightly as the plug

[MBZ] Another Craigslist Find in Ohio

2017-12-18 Thread Robert Massmann via Mercedes
I came across this the other day, the price seemed low $5500, would be a nice upgrade to my 1995 300D with 462,000 miles. https://columbus.craigslist.org/cto/d/2007-mercedes-e320-bluetec/6425280658.html Bob Massmann Oregonia, Ohio ___ http://www.okiebenz.com

Re: [MBZ] Mercedes E300 Turbo-diesel - $3500

2017-12-16 Thread Robert Massmann via Mercedes
I came across this the other day, the price seemed low $5500, would be a nice upgrade to my 1995 300D with 462,000 miles. https://columbus.craigslist.org/cto/d/2007-mercedes-e320-bluetec/6425280658.html Bob Massmann Oregonia, Ohio -Original Message- From: Floyd Thursby via Mercedes

[MBZ] Craigs List Finds

2017-12-09 Thread Robert Massmann via Mercedes
I would be interested in the 2007 E320 to replace my 95 E300D, but need to take care of some other financial matters first! 1.. https://cincinnati.craigslist.org/cto/d/95-mercedes-e300-diesel/6354484278.html 2..

Re: [MBZ] Tranny plug, etc.

2017-10-04 Thread Robert Massmann via Mercedes
On my older Mercedes that type plug had a lock collar that needed to be rotated to release the plug? Bob Massmann Oregonia, Ohio With a very tired 95 E300D, 462,000 miles -Original Message- From: Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes Sent: Wednesday, October 04, 2017 2:04 PM To: Mercedes

Re: [MBZ] Isco boo boo

2017-08-26 Thread Robert Massmann via Mercedes
When I had an accident in my E300D the insurance company wouldn't let me use any original junk yard part. I think they were bound and determined to make sure my car was totaled. Damage was right front bumper, head light, right fender, and hood. I kept the car and the insurance company gave me

Re: [MBZ] Dieselfication!

2017-05-20 Thread Robert Massmann via Mercedes
It might be someone else they you may be thinking of as the A/C system is working fine, except when to control system decides to act up. Driving my 2002 BMW 525i more now. BMW still need to several things fixed like a bent right front fender and getting the A/C back up and working after the

Re: [MBZ] Dieselfication!

2017-05-20 Thread Robert Massmann via Mercedes
I have a 95 E300D and have put almost 200,000 miles on it and it still 30 plus miles to the gallon. In another 50,000 miles it will have covered 500,000 miles. Living in Ohio rust is showing up in many different places fender trunk and below taillight assemblies. It is a joy to drive. Do not

[MBZ] Cheap Mercedes from "Boat Angel Ministry"

2017-02-20 Thread Robert Massmann via Mercedes
This was too far away for me http://www.ebay.com/itm/351976279372?_trksid=p2060353.m1438.l2649=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

Re: [MBZ] Current Project BMW 525i 2002

2017-01-22 Thread Robert Massmann via Mercedes
Mercedes is closing in on the 750,000 km mark. We will see how it goes for the one after that! Bob Massmann 1995 E300D 445,000 miles 2002 BMW 525i 183,00 miles running -Original Message- From: Curley McLain via Mercedes Sent: Sunday, January 22, 2017 7:38 PM To: Mercedes Discussion

Re: [MBZ] Current Project BMW 525i 2002

2017-01-22 Thread Robert Massmann via Mercedes
Got it running today! Only had one leak, at the one of the trans cooler lines coming out of the trans. Had to remove the line to swap the engine. I had put new 'O' rings on the lines not sure why it was leaking. Tighten up the clamp plate that holds them hopefully that will stop it. I have a

[MBZ] Fw: Fw: New Ignition Switch Issue 95 E300D

2016-10-19 Thread Robert Massmann via Mercedes
a new tumbler matched to the VIN so one key opens doors and trunk as well as operates the ignition. Thanks, Max - Max Charleston SC On Sat, Oct 15, 2016 at 10:22 PM, Robert Massmann via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: Abrasive cutting wheel cut right through no proble

Re: [MBZ] Fw: New Ignition Switch Issue 95 E300D

2016-10-17 Thread Robert Massmann via Mercedes
and will not be cut to your car. Bob Massmann - Original Message - From: "Robert Massmann via Mercedes" <mercedes@okiebenz.com> To: "Mercedes Discussion List" <mercedes@okiebenz.com> Cc: "Robert Massmann" <rmassm...@embarqmail.com> Sent:

Re: [MBZ] Fw: New Ignition Switch Issue 95 E300D

2016-10-17 Thread Robert Massmann via Mercedes
I have a new tumbler and key on order, but I am not sure it will match my current car. May have to have it re-keyed to get things to match doors and trunk? Bob Massmann 1995 E300D 448,000 miles - Original Message - From: "Robert Massmann via Mercedes" <mercedes

Re: [MBZ] Fw: New Ignition Switch Issue 95 E300D

2016-10-17 Thread Robert Massmann via Mercedes
d to the VIN so one key opens doors and trunk as well as operates the ignition. Thanks, Max - Max Charleston SC On Sat, Oct 15, 2016 at 10:22 PM, Robert Massmann via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Abrasive cutting wheel cut right through no problem. Was very careful with

Re: [MBZ] Fw: New Ignition Switch Issue 95 E300D

2016-10-15 Thread Robert Massmann via Mercedes
front plate out by grinding off the protective sleeve and then the lock. Robert Massmann via Mercedes <mailto:mercedes@okiebenz.com> October 15, 2016 at 8:23 PM From: rmassm...@embarqmail.com Sent: Saturday, October 15, 2016 3:18 PM To: curtlud...@yahoo.com Subject: Re: [MBZ] New Ignition Switch

[MBZ] Fw: New Ignition Switch Issue 95 E300D

2016-10-15 Thread Robert Massmann via Mercedes
there... Curt Sent from Yahoo Mail on Android On Thu, Oct 13, 2016 at 7:07 PM, Robert Massmann via Mercedes <mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: Initially the key stopped somewhere between Accessory and run, and it wouldn't either direction until I added more pressure to turn it.

Re: [MBZ] New Ignition Switch Issue 95 E300D

2016-10-15 Thread Robert Massmann via Mercedes
Well I got the steering lock out steering colum. I ground the locking pin until the assembly came out since I couldn't get the key to turn. Semi good news is that the same lock mechanism is in my dead 87 "190 2.5 Turbo diesel. Question should I be able to pull the connector plug on the end of

Re: [MBZ] New Ignition Switch Issue 95 E300D

2016-10-13 Thread Robert Massmann via Mercedes
to start it until the new one comes in Sent from my iPhone On Oct 13, 2016, at 5:57 PM, Robert Massmann via Mercedes <mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: Well I have a problem with my ignition switch when I got home tonight. I had trouble turning the switch to the off position, I had to

[MBZ] New Ignition Switch Issue 95 E300D

2016-10-13 Thread Robert Massmann via Mercedes
Well I have a problem with my ignition switch when I got home tonight. I had trouble turning the switch to the off position, I had to apply unusual pressure to get it to the off position. Yes the transmission lever was in the park position. I put the key back in and tried to turn it to the

Re: [MBZ] I want this '62 Rolls Silver Cloud

2016-10-01 Thread Robert Massmann via Mercedes
I like this one more! http://bringatrailer.com/listing/1990-mercedes-benz-unimog-42720/ Bob Massmann 95 E300D 447,800 miles -Original Message- From: Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes Sent: Thursday, September 29, 2016 10:33 AM To: Mercedes Discussion List Cc: Andrew Strasfogel

[MBZ] Boat Angel Ministry 2006 E350 with bad Trans

2016-08-28 Thread Robert Massmann via Mercedes
Went for more than it should have I think! 256,000 miles http://www.ebay.com/itm/361690796501?ul_noapp=true Bob Massmann ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

Re: [MBZ] Mercedes on Ebay thru Boat Angel Ministrey

2016-08-23 Thread Robert Massmann via Mercedes
Robert Massmann via Mercedes wrote: I would be interested in this but, it is 11 hours away, it is a gasser, broken trans, and it has 256,000 miles. http://www.ebay.com/itm/361690796501?ssPageName=STRK:MESINDX X:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1436.l2649 Bob Massmann Oregonia, Ohio E300D, 446

[MBZ] Mercedes on Ebay thru Boat Angel Ministrey

2016-08-23 Thread Robert Massmann via Mercedes
I would be interested in this but, it is 11 hours away, it is a gasser, broken trans, and it has 256,000 miles. http://www.ebay.com/itm/361690796501?ssPageName=STRK:MESINDXX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1436.l2649 Bob Massmann Oregonia, Ohio E300D, 446,000 miles ___

[MBZ] Finally had to have My Mercedes Towed

2016-07-27 Thread Robert Massmann via Mercedes
Well it finally happened, I had to have my 95 Mercedes E300D towed home. The serpentine belt tensioner pulley seized. I have attached a photo of what was left. The bearing assembly got very hot as you can see. I initially notice my ABS light turning on and of then all the lower warning lights

[MBZ] Nice looking 2006 CDI in Houston, TX

2016-02-24 Thread Robert Massmann via Mercedes
I have been looking at this car for some time and am surprised it is still available. Price was just reduced to $ 6995. Very tempted. but too far away! Anybody to look at it http://www.ebay.com/itm/201527339178?_trksid=p2060353.m1438.l2649=STRK Bob Massmann 1995 E300D with 434,000 miles

Re: [MBZ] [Norton AntiSpam] This guy is smoking crack

2015-09-29 Thread Robert Massmann via Mercedes
I like this one, but too far away. But would be a very nice change from what I currently have! http://www.ebay.com/itm/191701774291?_trksid=p2060353.m1438.l2649=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT Bob Massmann 1995 E300D 427,000 miles -Original Message- From: Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes Sent:

[MBZ] !995 E300D Question Injection Pump Leak Repair

2015-09-26 Thread Robert Massmann via Mercedes
Max, I changed my injection pump delivery valve ‘O’ rings and copper washers today, but it seems to be taking an awful long time to get the fuel line full of fuel. Still not seeing any fuel at the injectors where have the lines cracked to bleed the lines. Not sure if I have done something

Re: [MBZ] !995 E300D Question Injection Pump Leak Repair

2015-09-26 Thread Robert Massmann via Mercedes
. None of the 'O' rings came out in one piece, they were very hard and brittle. I believe they have never been change since the car was new! 427,000 miles and still running. -Original Message- From: Robert Massmann via Mercedes Sent: Saturday, September 26, 2015 7:23 PM To: Mercedes

Re: [MBZ] OT: C-47 glider towing

2015-08-30 Thread Robert Massmann via Mercedes
Nice article. I would have sent it to him if he was still alive. My Dad was in a glider training program for WWII, luckily the program was suspended before my Dad was shipped over. His training took place in Texas I think. Program was stopped because of high casualty rates during the landing

Re: [MBZ] BECKER repair

2015-08-29 Thread Robert Massmann via Mercedes
Does anyone have their web-link or phone number? -Original Message- From: Dan Penoff via Mercedes Sent: Friday, August 28, 2015 9:49 PM To: Okie Benz Cc: Dan Penoff Subject: Re: [MBZ] BECKER repair Absolutely! Call Eddie or Tom on Monday and they’ll have some options for you. Dan

Re: [MBZ] My shaky front end is FIXED on my 95 E300D

2015-06-25 Thread Robert Massmann via Mercedes
Haven't work on the back but I think it must be done as every time I go over sharp bumps, I get knock sounds from something in the back. It has been a bit annoying lately. There are a lot of linkages back there. I ended up with a very nice ride this afternoon after taking my car in for an

Re: [MBZ] My shaky front end is FIXED on my 95 E300D

2015-06-24 Thread Robert Massmann via Mercedes
Center link on this car is fixed, thank goodness. The tie rod was set with a narrow metal tape measure and wrapped it around the whole assembly, kind a like measure circumference and set the new one to the same measurement as the old one. It seemed to work great as the steering wheel is the

[MBZ] My shaky front end is FIXED on my 95 E300D

2015-06-23 Thread Robert Massmann via Mercedes
Over the weekend I changed center steering link, the right tie rod assembly, and the idler arm bushing. The left tie rod assembly was changed earlier. I no longer get the front end shake above sixty. I actually need to be careful to watch my speed as I did like the vibration I had above 60 mph.

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