Re: [MBZ] Letter from a Dodge Dealer

2009-05-23 Thread Tom Hargrave
no choice and the dealerships have no choice. Apparently, this dealership did not meet the standards needed to stay open. Thanks, Tom Hargrave www.kegkits.com http://www.kegkits.com/JABF/ 256-656-1924 -Original Message- From: mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com [mailto:mercedes-boun

Re: [MBZ] Letter from a Dodge Dealer

2009-05-23 Thread Tom Hargrave
. My Wife works for MOPAR. Thanks, Tom Hargrave www.kegkits.com http://www.kegkits.com/JABF/ 256-656-1924 -Original Message- From: mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com [mailto:mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com] On Behalf Of Mitch Haley Sent: Saturday, May 23, 2009 8:28 AM To: Mercedes Discussion

Re: [MBZ] Letter from a Dodge Dealer

2009-05-23 Thread Tom Hargrave
But doesn't Mercedes do the same thing? Thanks, Tom Hargrave www.kegkits.com http://www.kegkits.com/JABF/ 256-656-1924 -Original Message- From: mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com [mailto:mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com] On Behalf Of Rich Thomas Sent: Saturday, May 23, 2009 9:04 AM

Re: [MBZ] Letter from a Dodge Dealer

2009-05-23 Thread Tom Hargrave
with inflation! Would you work for someone, anyone, knowing that you would not get a pay raise in 8 years? Probably not! Thanks, Tom Hargrave www.kegkits.com http://www.kegkits.com/JABF/ 256-656-1924 -Original Message- From: mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com [mailto:mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com

Re: [MBZ] Letter from a Dodge Dealer

2009-05-23 Thread Tom Hargrave
economy or the people who work for them and I officially quit. And, by the way, this group just lost a technical resource - me. By Thanks, Tom Hargrave www.kegkits.com http://www.kegkits.com/JABF/ 256-656-1924 -Original Message- From: mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com [mailto:mercedes-boun

[MBZ] unsuscribe

2009-05-23 Thread Tom Hargrave
Thanks, Tom Hargrave HYPERLINK http://www.kegkits.comwww.kegkits.com HYPERLINK http://www.kegkits.com/JABF/http://www.kegkits.com/JABF/ 256-656-1924 Internal Virus Database is out-of-date. Checked by AVG. Version: 7.5.560 / Virus Database: 270.12.26/2116 - Release Date: 5/15

Re: [MBZ] NO/LOW OIL PRESSURE UPDATE

2009-05-22 Thread Tom Hargrave
Dan, Sometimes the wire will be broken near the connector that attaches to the sensor. The break will be covered by insulation the wire will seem intact. To check for this, bend the wire back forth bear the connector. If you find one spot more flexible than the rest, you found it. Thanks, Tom

[MBZ] More from Chrysler

2009-05-21 Thread Tom Hargrave
appreciate your hard work and continued focus during this turbulent time. Thanks to your efforts, Chrysler will be positioned for long-term success when it emerges from this restructuring process. Bob Thanks, Tom Hargrave HYPERLINK http://www.kegkits.comwww.kegkits.com HYPERLINK http

Re: [MBZ] HELP! LOW/NO OIL PRESSURE

2009-05-19 Thread Tom Hargrave
It's screwed into the side of the oil filter housing towards the bottom. The issue is more likely the connection to the sender than the sender itself. Thanks, Tom Hargrave www.kegkits.com http://www.kegkits.com/JABF/ 256-656-1924 -Original Message- From: mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com

Re: [MBZ] Nissens radiators not as good as Behr

2009-05-18 Thread Tom Hargrave
Nope, you've got it pegged - buy use the brands you are happy with! Thanks, Tom Hargrave www.kegkits.com http://www.kegkits.com/JABF/ 256-656-1924 -Original Message- From: mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com [mailto:mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com] On Behalf Of Gary Hurst Sent: Monday, May 18

[MBZ] Latest from Chrysler

2009-05-18 Thread Tom Hargrave
and stay steadfast on the course we’ve set, I am confident we will reach our goal of creating a sustainable, vibrant and globally competitive company. Bob Thanks, Tom Hargrave HYPERLINK http://www.kegkits.comwww.kegkits.com HYPERLINK http://www.kegkits.com/JABF/http://www.kegkits.com/JABF/ 256

[MBZ] Info on Chrysler Dealership Closings

2009-05-18 Thread Tom Hargrave
. Bob Thanks, Tom Hargrave HYPERLINK http://www.kegkits.comwww.kegkits.com HYPERLINK http://www.kegkits.com/JABF/http://www.kegkits.com/JABF/ 256-656-1924 Internal Virus Database is out-of-date. Checked by AVG. Version: 7.5.557 / Virus Database: 270.12.11/2089 - Release Date: 4/30/2009

Re: [MBZ] Diesel finback buyer's advice?

2009-05-17 Thread Tom Hargrave
Actually, the 190D is not bad. The engine is essentially the same one that came in the later diesels. The 180D is another story - it has the same engine that came in the 170 diesel. Same size but very, very different much worse performance. Thanks, Tom Hargrave www.kegkits.com http

Re: [MBZ] holy crap, this is got to be the roughest 115 I have seen, and the seller is on crack

2009-05-17 Thread Tom Hargrave
It's all about price. Thanks, Tom Hargrave www.kegkits.com http://www.kegkits.com/JABF/ 256-656-1924 -Original Message- From: mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com [mailto:mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com] On Behalf Of M. Mitchell Marmel Sent: Sunday, May 17, 2009 7:30 PM To: Banned List

Re: [MBZ] VW van/bus

2009-05-17 Thread Tom Hargrave
that with a Mercedes Thanks, Tom Hargrave www.kegkits.com http://www.kegkits.com/JABF/ 256-656-1924 -Original Message- From: mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com [mailto:mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com] On Behalf Of WILTON Sent: Sunday, May 17, 2009 7:39 PM To: mercedes list Subject: [MBZ] VW

Re: [MBZ] Nissens radiators not as good as Behr

2009-05-17 Thread Tom Hargrave
True, and Gary states that it's not needed. I've put Nissens in a lot of Mercedes and they are good parts. Thanks, Tom Hargrave www.kegkits.com http://www.kegkits.com/JABF/ 256-656-1924 -Original Message- From: mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com [mailto:mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com

Re: [MBZ] (SPAM?) W107/W108 electric window regulators/rails -maintenance?

2009-05-17 Thread Tom Hargrave
This is just a general statement about window regulators but in most cases a binding window is caused by something worn out. Thanks, Tom Hargrave www.kegkits.com http://www.kegkits.com/JABF/ 256-656-1924 -Original Message- From: mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com [mailto:mercedes-boun

Re: [MBZ] the joy of the german shepherd

2009-05-17 Thread Tom Hargrave
, Tom Hargrave www.kegkits.com http://www.kegkits.com/JABF/ 256-656-1924 -Original Message- From: mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com [mailto:mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com] On Behalf Of Gary Hurst Sent: Sunday, May 17, 2009 11:49 PM To: Mercedes Discussion List; Banned List Subject: [MBZ] the joy

Re: [MBZ] Lots of Chrysler dealers closing

2009-05-14 Thread Tom Hargrave
Yep, both Chrysler and GM have too many dealers, to the point where they are undercutting each other.. Thanks, Tom Hargrave www.kegkits.com http://www.kegkits.com/JABF/ 256-656-1924 -Original Message- From: mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com [mailto:mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com] On Behalf

Re: [MBZ] Doing SVO Wrong

2009-05-11 Thread Tom Hargrave
is a much more consistent product. You still burn a waste oil source. No modifications needed to the fuel system. No special heaters. No second fuel tank. No need to remember to switch back forth between fuels. Minimal risk to the engine. Thanks, Tom Hargrave www.kegkits.com http

Re: [MBZ] Doing SVO Wrong

2009-05-11 Thread Tom Hargrave
the engines are in serious trouble. I've found 6 out of 6 in the last year this way. Thanks, Tom Hargrave www.kegkits.com http://www.kegkits.com/JABF/ 256-656-1924 -Original Message- From: mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com [mailto:mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com] On Behalf Of Michael E. Esh

Re: [MBZ] Doing SVO Wrong

2009-05-11 Thread Tom Hargrave
As I stated before, I can't argue against anyone doing it right, but most of these conversion are minimal and most are putting a lot of otherwise nice Mercedes in junkyards. Thanks, Tom Hargrave www.kegkits.com http://www.kegkits.com/JABF/ 256-656-1924 -Original Message- From

[MBZ] FW: Today's Diesel Prices

2009-05-11 Thread Tom Hargrave
Thanks, Tom Hargrave www.kegkits.com http://www.kegkits.com/JABF/ 256-656-1924 -Original Message- From: eia_lists...@eia.doe.gov [mailto:eia_lists...@eia.doe.gov] Sent: Monday, May 11, 2009 2:23 PM To: weekdfpr...@tonto.eia.doe.gov Subject: Today's Diesel Prices

Re: [MBZ] More from Chrysler

2009-05-07 Thread Tom Hargrave
or do you look European - American? If you look like you are from the area then you blend in will not be a target. I would not be a target in any Northern European country. Thanks, Tom Hargrave www.kegkits.com http://www.kegkits.com/JABF/ 256-656-1924 -Original Message- From: mercedes

Re: [MBZ] 300E issues

2009-05-07 Thread Tom Hargrave
- the smaller of the two, is broken right at the connector. Thanks, Tom Hargrave www.kegkits.com http://www.kegkits.com/JABF/ 256-656-1924 -Original Message- From: mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com [mailto:mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com] On Behalf Of Wonko the Sane Sent: Thursday, May 07

Re: [MBZ] GM

2009-05-06 Thread Tom Hargrave
dead. GM is trying to survive and they will probably make it. The one to watch is Ford. They were lucky enough to have more cash on hand when things went south but it's catching up with them fast. It's likely that GM and Chrysler will restructure leave Ford behind. Thanks, Tom Hargrave

Re: [MBZ] GM

2009-05-06 Thread Tom Hargrave
they lost a class action lawsuit. I'm not saying there aren't issues with the big three. But if you believe that the Japanese, German, Italian or Korean auto makers don't mock the American public, you are wrong. Their crap is no better than ours. Thanks, Tom Hargrave www.kegkits.com http

Re: [MBZ] Better buy 'em now boys

2009-05-06 Thread Tom Hargrave
In that case I guess I should forget about trading my 77 Vette in for a new one. Thanks, Tom 256-656-1924 -Original Message- From: Rich Thomas richthomas79td...@constructivity.net To: Mercedes Discussion List mercedes@okiebenz.com Sent: 5/6/09 8:44 AM Subject: Re: [MBZ] Better buy 'em

[MBZ] More from Chrysler

2009-05-06 Thread Tom Hargrave
. Once more, thank you for your sacrifices, which have helped lay the groundwork for the swift completion of this process that will enable us to emerge as a vibrant company with bright, long-term prospects. Bob Thanks, Tom Hargrave HYPERLINK http://www.kegkits.comwww.kegkits.com

Re: [MBZ] Better buy 'em now boys

2009-05-06 Thread Tom Hargrave
The Fesiva may have looked cheap but I knew many pizza delivery people who put 200K - 300K on the cars with no major issues. Friends were searching the local junkyards for seats, window regulators and door latches. Thanks, Tom 256-656-1924 -Original Message- From: Curt Raymond

Re: [MBZ] GM

2009-05-06 Thread Tom Hargrave
Kind of like the Mercedes 380 timing chain and Mercedes 300D head and Mercedes 350D rod bender failures??? Thanks, Tom 256-656-1924 -Original Message- From: Gary Hurst jabbahur...@gmail.com To: Mercedes Discussion List mercedes@okiebenz.com Sent: 5/6/09 1:40 PM Subject: Re: [MBZ] GM

Re: [MBZ] Better buy 'em now boys

2009-05-06 Thread Tom Hargrave
like the front strut failed on one and there were none available. Thanks, Tom Hargrave www.kegkits.com http://www.kegkits.com/JABF/ 256-656-1924 -Original Message- From: mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com [mailto:mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com] On Behalf Of Mitch Haley Sent: Wednesday, May 06

Re: [MBZ] Nissens radiators?

2009-05-06 Thread Tom Hargrave
I used them in my old 220D one of my old 240D's I also put one in one of the 123 bodies I owned but I don't remember which one. They worked great. Thanks, Tom Hargrave www.kegkits.com http://www.kegkits.com/JABF/ 256-656-1924 -Original Message- From: mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com

Re: [MBZ] 300E issues

2009-05-06 Thread Tom Hargrave
Go one step further check the commutator rings for pitting. If they are then you are wasting your time replacing the regulator because the pitting will grind the new brushes down to nothing within 10K miles. Thanks, Tom Hargrave www.kegkits.com http://www.kegkits.com/JABF/ 256-656-1924

Re: [MBZ] 300E issues

2009-05-06 Thread Tom Hargrave
Yep and mounts the same way. Thanks, Tom Hargrave www.kegkits.com http://www.kegkits.com/JABF/ 256-656-1924 -Original Message- From: mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com [mailto:mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com] On Behalf Of Wonko the Sane Sent: Wednesday, May 06, 2009 7:49 PM To: Mercedes

Re: [MBZ] More from Chrysler

2009-05-06 Thread Tom Hargrave
Second most corrupt - Mexico is ahead of them. Thanks, Tom Hargrave www.kegkits.com http://www.kegkits.com/JABF/ 256-656-1924 -Original Message- From: mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com [mailto:mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com] On Behalf Of Loren Faeth Sent: Wednesday, May 06, 2009 9:12 PM

Re: [MBZ] More from Chrysler

2009-05-06 Thread Tom Hargrave
in a poor country for protection then someone else can pay him $20.00 more than you are offering to turn against you. Thanks, Tom Hargrave www.kegkits.com http://www.kegkits.com/JABF/ 256-656-1924 -Original Message- From: mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com [mailto:mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com

Re: [MBZ] 1991 300E Price?

2009-05-05 Thread Tom Hargrave
KBB lists the car at $3800 in excellent condition. Thanks, Tom Hargrave www.kegkits.com http://www.kegkits.com/JABF/ 256-656-1924 -Original Message- From: mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com [mailto:mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com] On Behalf Of Donald Snook Sent: Tuesday, May 05, 2009 8:09 AM

Re: [MBZ] OT - Chainsaw engines; was B-29 now hot rod walker

2009-05-05 Thread Tom Hargrave
O, spinning wheel covers! I still like the V8 idea. Thanks, Tom Hargrave www.kegkits.com http://www.kegkits.com/JABF/ 256-656-1924 -Original Message- From: mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com [mailto:mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com] On Behalf Of WILTON Sent: Tuesday, May 05, 2009 9:07 AM

Re: [MBZ] Another Chrysler Update

2009-05-05 Thread Tom Hargrave
on the street and it became the next Jeep model, not the Wrangler and not the Cherokee but something in between. Thanks, Tom Hargrave www.kegkits.com http://www.kegkits.com/JABF/ 256-656-1924 -Original Message- From: mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com [mailto:mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com

Re: [MBZ] Another Chrysler Update

2009-05-05 Thread Tom Hargrave
I agree, the original Liberty was terrible. I have one of the new Nitro based models and I love it. Thanks, Tom Hargrave www.kegkits.com http://www.kegkits.com/JABF/ 256-656-1924 -Original Message- From: mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com [mailto:mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com] On Behalf

Re: [MBZ] Better buy 'em now boys

2009-05-05 Thread Tom Hargrave
The bill results will be non-selective. Thanks, Tom Hargrave www.kegkits.com http://www.kegkits.com/JABF/ 256-656-1924 -Original Message- From: mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com [mailto:mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com] On Behalf Of Wonko the Sane Sent: Tuesday, May 05, 2009 9:24 PM

[MBZ] FW: Another Chrysler Update

2009-05-05 Thread Tom Hargrave
Thanks, Tom Hargrave www.kegkits.com http://www.kegkits.com/JABF/ 256-656-1924 -Original Message- From: Tom Hargrave [mailto:tharg...@hiwaay.net] Sent: Tuesday, May 05, 2009 10:27 PM To: 'Mercedes Discussion List' Subject: RE: [MBZ] Another Chrysler Update The new Liberty and I love

[MBZ] FW: Better buy 'em now boys

2009-05-05 Thread Tom Hargrave
Thanks, Tom Hargrave www.kegkits.com http://www.kegkits.com/JABF/ 256-656-1924 -Original Message- From: Tom Hargrave [mailto:tharg...@hiwaay.net] Sent: Tuesday, May 05, 2009 10:25 PM To: 'Mercedes Discussion List' Subject: RE: [MBZ] Better buy 'em now boys Assuming you can find one

[MBZ] FW: Better buy 'em now boys

2009-05-05 Thread Tom Hargrave
Thanks, Tom Hargrave www.kegkits.com http://www.kegkits.com/JABF/ 256-656-1924 -Original Message- From: Tom Hargrave [mailto:tharg...@hiwaay.net] Sent: Tuesday, May 05, 2009 10:25 PM To: 'Mercedes Discussion List' Subject: RE: [MBZ] Better buy 'em now boys Assuming you can find one

[MBZ] FW: Better buy 'em now boys

2009-05-05 Thread Tom Hargrave
Thanks, Tom Hargrave www.kegkits.com http://www.kegkits.com/JABF/ 256-656-1924 -Original Message- From: Tom Hargrave [mailto:tharg...@hiwaay.net] Sent: Tuesday, May 05, 2009 10:23 PM To: 'Mercedes Discussion List' Subject: RE: [MBZ] Better buy 'em now boys The average car buyer does

Re: [MBZ] OT - Chainsaw engines; was B-29

2009-05-04 Thread Tom Hargrave
I envision your walker taking off in front of you, with you holding on for dear life and your legs flapping in the breeze behind you Thanks, Tom Hargrave www.kegkits.com http://www.kegkits.com/JABF/ 256-656-1924 -Original Message- From: mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com [mailto:mercedes

Re: [MBZ] OT - Chainsaw engines; was B-29

2009-05-04 Thread Tom Hargrave
Wheelies Thanks, Tom Hargrave www.kegkits.com http://www.kegkits.com/JABF/ 256-656-1924 -Original Message- From: mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com [mailto:mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com] On Behalf Of WILTON Sent: Monday, May 04, 2009 3:07 PM To: Mercedes Discussion List Subject: Re

[MBZ] FW: Today's Diesel Prices

2009-05-04 Thread Tom Hargrave
Thanks, Tom Hargrave www.kegkits.com http://www.kegkits.com/JABF/ 256-656-1924 -Original Message- From: eia_lists...@eia.doe.gov [mailto:eia_lists...@eia.doe.gov] Sent: Monday, May 04, 2009 1:52 PM To: weekdfpr...@tonto.eia.doe.gov Subject: Today's Diesel Prices

Re: [MBZ] Rusty AWOL?

2009-05-01 Thread Tom Hargrave
I own an on-line business and I get over 300 legitimate emails a day. I'm sure that Rusty gets more - just call him. Thanks, Tom Hargrave www.kegkits.com http://www.kegkits.com/JABF/ 256-656-1924 -Original Message- From: mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com [mailto:mercedes-boun

[MBZ] Another Chrysler Update

2009-05-01 Thread Tom Hargrave
period for all involved, but we have established a clear path to the creation of a vibrant new company with significant strategic advantages, laying the foundation for long-term success. Thank you for your continued support. Bob Thanks, Tom Hargrave HYPERLINK http

Re: [MBZ] Car runs excellent and on 90 percent Vegetable Oil with10 percent Diesel.

2009-05-01 Thread Tom Hargrave
But it won't run long. Quite a few local diesels have already been killed with WVO. Thanks, Tom Hargrave www.kegkits.com http://www.kegkits.com/JABF/ 256-656-1924 -Original Message- From: mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com [mailto:mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com] On Behalf Of WILTON Sent

Re: [MBZ] Car runs excellent and on 90 percent Vegetable Oil with10percent Diesel.

2009-05-01 Thread Tom Hargrave
OK, it's your car - I won't risk it in my $5,000 engine. Thanks, Tom Hargrave www.kegkits.com http://www.kegkits.com/JABF/ 256-656-1924 -Original Message- From: mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com [mailto:mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com] On Behalf Of dave walton Sent: Friday, May 01, 2009 6:49

[MBZ] More News from Chrysler

2009-04-30 Thread Tom Hargrave
customers want to buy, will enjoy driving and will want to buy again. Thank you again for your tireless efforts during this extraordinary time, and your dedication to ensuring Chrysler’s future success. Bob Thanks, Tom Hargrave HYPERLINK http://www.kegkits.comwww.kegkits.com HYPERLINK

[MBZ] More from Chrysler

2009-04-30 Thread Tom Hargrave
and commitment to Chrysler LLC and look forward to working with you through the restructuring to build a stronger new company for the twenty-first century. Bob Thanks, Tom Hargrave HYPERLINK http://www.kegkits.comwww.kegkits.com HYPERLINK http://www.kegkits.com/JABF/http://www.kegkits.com/JABF

Re: [MBZ] More from Chrysler

2009-04-29 Thread Tom Hargrave
the bad guys! Thanks, Tom Hargrave www.kegkits.com http://www.kegkits.com/JABF/ 256-656-1924 -Original Message- From: mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com [mailto:mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com] On Behalf Of Mitch Haley Sent: Wednesday, April 29, 2009 3:10 PM To: Mercedes Discussion List Subject

Re: [MBZ] More from Chrysler

2009-04-29 Thread Tom Hargrave
% to Cebrus agreed to pay 600M to the pension fund over the next few years. Thanks, Tom Hargrave www.kegkits.com http://www.kegkits.com/JABF/ 256-656-1924 -Original Message- From: mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com [mailto:mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com] On Behalf Of Allan Streib Sent: Wednesday, April

Re: [MBZ] More from Chrysler

2009-04-29 Thread Tom Hargrave
Brother is out of the picture. Thanks, Tom Hargrave www.kegkits.com http://www.kegkits.com/JABF/ 256-656-1924 -Original Message- From: mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com [mailto:mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com] On Behalf Of Allan Streib Sent: Wednesday, April 29, 2009 4:32 PM To: Mercedes Discussion

Re: [MBZ] More from Chrysler

2009-04-29 Thread Tom Hargrave
And who is BO - is it Big Oil? They are nowhere in the numbers. Thanks, Tom Hargrave www.kegkits.com http://www.kegkits.com/JABF/ 256-656-1924 -Original Message- From: mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com [mailto:mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com] On Behalf Of Loren Faeth Sent: Wednesday, April

Re: [MBZ] More from Chrysler

2009-04-29 Thread Tom Hargrave
with the auto industry? I better be careful lest I get chastised for being too political on this list. Thanks, Tom Hargrave www.kegkits.com http://www.kegkits.com/JABF/ 256-656-1924 -Original Message- From: mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com [mailto:mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com] On Behalf

[MBZ] More News from Chrysler

2009-04-28 Thread Tom Hargrave
, Tom Hargrave HYPERLINK http://www.kegkits.comwww.kegkits.com HYPERLINK http://www.kegkits.com/JABF/http://www.kegkits.com/JABF/ 256-656-1924 No virus found in this outgoing message. Checked by AVG. Version: 7.5.557 / Virus Database: 270.12.6/2084 - Release Date: 4/28/2009 6:15 AM

[MBZ] Marcshall Posts

2009-04-27 Thread Tom Hargrave
The complete list of Marshall posts can be found at: HYPERLINK http://www.kegkits.com/Marshall/http://www.kegkits.com/Marshall/ Compliments of Philip. Thanks, Tom Hargrave HYPERLINK http://www.kegkits.comwww.kegkits.com HYPERLINK http://www.kegkits.com/JABF/http://www.kegkits.com

Re: [MBZ] Marshall Posts

2009-04-27 Thread Tom Hargrave
Correction, Marshall Posts. Thanks, Tom Hargrave www.kegkits.com http://www.kegkits.com/JABF/ 256-656-1924 -Original Message- From: mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com [mailto:mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com] On Behalf Of Tom Hargrave Sent: Monday, April 27, 2009 1:03 AM To: 'Mercedes

[MBZ] More news from Chrysler

2009-04-27 Thread Tom Hargrave
it on a successful path. Bob Thanks, Tom Hargrave HYPERLINK http://www.kegkits.comwww.kegkits.com HYPERLINK http://www.kegkits.com/JABF/http://www.kegkits.com/JABF/ 256-656-1924 No virus found in this outgoing message. Checked by AVG. Version: 7.5.557 / Virus Database: 270.12.4/2081 - Release

[MBZ] FW: Today's Diesel Prices

2009-04-27 Thread Tom Hargrave
Thanks, Tom Hargrave www.kegkits.com http://www.kegkits.com/JABF/ 256-656-1924 -Original Message- From: eia_lists...@eia.doe.gov [mailto:eia_lists...@eia.doe.gov] Sent: Monday, April 27, 2009 1:50 PM To: weekdfpr...@tonto.eia.doe.gov Subject: Today's Diesel Prices

Re: [MBZ] Retirement

2009-04-27 Thread Tom Hargrave
. They are begging for a 4th day and I remind them that I originally signed up for only 2 days / week. Sometimes it sucks being laid off, or so some people tell me.. Thanks, Tom Hargrave www.kegkits.com http://www.kegkits.com/JABF/ 256-656-1924 -Original Message- From: mercedes-boun

Re: [MBZ] @#$% 560 SEL water pump

2009-04-27 Thread Tom Hargrave
I think you just need to give up and send the 560 SEL to me in North Alabama where it can enjoy a nice quiet retirement in the sun. I promise to take the car out to see the gulf to the Smokey Mountains at least once a year. Thanks, Tom Hargrave www.kegkits.com http://www.kegkits.com/JABF

Re: [MBZ] Miss Marshall

2009-04-26 Thread Tom Hargrave
Clay, I think most of us who have been on the list for a while miss Marshall, and for those newbie's who did not have the privilege to meet him in person or on-line, you missed a lot. Thanks, Clay, for the reminder. Thanks, Tom Hargrave www.kegkits.com http://www.kegkits.com/JABF/ 256-656-1924

Re: [MBZ] w201 on Mythbusters

2009-04-26 Thread Tom Hargrave
I agree, they used to be 1 X 1 1 X 0.5 skeletons covered by an aluminum skin. Thanks, Tom Hargrave www.kegkits.com http://www.kegkits.com/JABF/ 256-656-1924 -Original Message- From: mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com [mailto:mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com] On Behalf Of Mitch Haley Sent

Re: [MBZ] torque for valve cover, OM617?

2009-04-26 Thread Tom Hargrave
There is no torque value - you tighten hand tight. If the gasket leaks when hand tight then it has hardened with age and you need to order another one from Rusty. Thanks, Tom Hargrave www.kegkits.com http://www.kegkits.com/JABF/ 256-656-1924 -Original Message- From: mercedes-boun

Re: [MBZ] w201 on Mythbusters

2009-04-26 Thread Tom Hargrave
Yep, they only stay together when gong down the road because they are a rectangular box. Compare a shoe box to a flat piece of thin cardboard - the flat cardboard is flimsy while the rectangular shoebox is fairly rigid. Thanks, Tom Hargrave www.kegkits.com http://www.kegkits.com/JABF/ 256-656

Re: [MBZ] w201 on Mythbusters

2009-04-26 Thread Tom Hargrave
any buyers. He still has an old motor home behind the house with a Chrysler 440 engine and a Studebaker generator. Thanks, Tom Hargrave www.kegkits.com http://www.kegkits.com/JABF/ 256-656-1924 -Original Message- From: mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com [mailto:mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com

Re: [MBZ] OT: Jetta 1.8 Turbo

2009-04-26 Thread Tom Hargrave
150K+ on the original timing belt. If done right, timing belts are better than chains. Thanks, Tom Hargrave www.kegkits.com http://www.kegkits.com/JABF/ 256-656-1924 -Original Message- From: mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com [mailto:mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com] On Behalf Of Mitch Haley Sent

Re: [MBZ] torque for valve cover, OM617?

2009-04-26 Thread Tom Hargrave
that Mercedes bought the timing chain material from has more to do with chain wear than anything else. Thanks, Tom Hargrave www.kegkits.com http://www.kegkits.com/JABF/ 256-656-1924 -Original Message- From: mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com [mailto:mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com] On Behalf Of Allan

Re: [MBZ] torque for valve cover, OM617?

2009-04-26 Thread Tom Hargrave
can extend oil changes with Mobil 1 2X or longer when compared to Dino oil. But I do not believe that Mobil 1 provides superior lubrication. Thanks, Tom Hargrave www.kegkits.com http://www.kegkits.com/JABF/ 256-656-1924 -Original Message- From: mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com

Re: [MBZ] torque for valve cover, OM617?

2009-04-26 Thread Tom Hargrave
. Thanks, Tom Hargrave www.kegkits.com http://www.kegkits.com/JABF/ 256-656-1924 -Original Message- From: mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com [mailto:mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com] On Behalf Of Allan Streib Sent: Sunday, April 26, 2009 6:39 PM To: Mercedes Discussion List Subject: Re: [MBZ] torque

Re: [MBZ] Rusty's Site Errors?

2009-04-26 Thread Tom Hargrave
Go beat up Gary, it's his baby.. Thanks, Tom Hargrave www.kegkits.com http://www.kegkits.com/JABF/ 256-656-1924 -Original Message- From: mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com [mailto:mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com] On Behalf Of Greg Fiorentino Sent: Sunday, April 26, 2009 6:37 PM

Re: [MBZ] w201 on Mythbusters

2009-04-26 Thread Tom Hargrave
In that case, they hit the steel frame. Some times those Mythbusters aren't so smart.. Thanks, Tom Hargrave www.kegkits.com http://www.kegkits.com/JABF/ 256-656-1924 -Original Message- From: mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com [mailto:mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com] On Behalf Of Kaleb C

Re: [MBZ] OT: Jetta 1.8 Turbo

2009-04-26 Thread Tom Hargrave
Probably a 2.2 liter. Ant it jumped time by 1 - 2 teeth. Thanks, Tom Hargrave www.kegkits.com http://www.kegkits.com/JABF/ 256-656-1924 -Original Message- From: mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com [mailto:mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com] On Behalf Of Curt Raymond Sent: Sunday, April 26, 2009

Re: [MBZ] Miss Marshall

2009-04-26 Thread Tom Hargrave
I'm uploading the uncompressed files to my web server now. When done, everyone can find all of Marshall's posts at: www/kegkits.com/Marshall Free access to anyone who needs them!!! Thanks, Tom Hargrave www.kegkits.com http://www.kegkits.com/JABF/ 256-656-1924 -Original Message- From

[MBZ] Was another engine swap car, now could this be a collector?

2009-04-24 Thread Tom Hargrave
with 6 cylinder engine and C4 automatic transmission - cost me $500.00 and there was absolutely nothing wrong with the car. I bought it from my Dad in 1977, who bought it for my Mother in 1973 for the same $500.00. Te car would be worth about $8,000 today. Thanks, Tom Hargrave www.kegkits.com http

Re: [MBZ] SATA controller?

2009-04-22 Thread Tom Hargrave
a 12 port RAID card that should perform well: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16816116057 Thanks, Tom Hargrave www.kegkits.com http://www.kegkits.com/JABF/ 256-656-1924 -Original Message- From: mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com [mailto:mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com

Re: [MBZ] SATA controller?

2009-04-22 Thread Tom Hargrave
RAID 6 is a more secure RAID 5. RAID 6 calculates and writes double the checksum blocks that RAID 5 writes. Both RAID 5 and 6 suffer a performance penalty. This is why RAID 5 and 6 controllers have cache, to make up for some of the performance hit. Even with the buffer, many RAID 5 and 6 arrays

Re: [MBZ] SATA controller?

2009-04-22 Thread Tom Hargrave
worlds. I'm running a six drive RAID 10 at a local Dominos franchise. I partitioned a 80 GIG boot drive on the RAID and formatting took 45 seconds! Thanks, Tom Hargrave www.kegkits.com http://www.kegkits.com/JABF/ 256-656-1924 -Original Message- From: mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com

Re: [MBZ] Wanting 'next to free' car

2009-04-20 Thread Tom Hargrave
Brian, I have a 300SDL with a decent body, interior, etc, etc and engine trouble that I'll be happy to sell you. Thanks, Tom Hargrave www.kegkits.com http://www.kegkits.com/JABF/ 256-656-1924 -Original Message- From: mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com [mailto:mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com

[MBZ] FW: Today's Diesel Prices

2009-04-20 Thread Tom Hargrave
Thanks, Tom Hargrave www.kegkits.com http://www.kegkits.com/JABF/ 256-656-1924 -Original Message- From: eia_lists...@eia.doe.gov [mailto:eia_lists...@eia.doe.gov] Sent: Monday, April 20, 2009 1:58 PM To: weekdfpr...@tonto.eia.doe.gov Subject: Today's Diesel Prices

Re: [MBZ] Driving a turbodiesel missing 3 injector seals

2009-04-19 Thread Tom Hargrave
I've had several diesels that were missing the seals, more correctly called heat shields. I saw no damage to the engine and as soon as I realized they were missing, I installed them. Thanks, Tom Hargrave www.kegkits.com http://www.kegkits.com/JABF/ 256-656-1924 -Original Message- From

Re: [MBZ] Driving a turbodiesel missing 3 injector seals

2009-04-19 Thread Tom Hargrave
The heat shields protect the injectors from excess engine heat, not the other way around. Probably no harm done. Thanks, Tom Hargrave www.kegkits.com http://www.kegkits.com/JABF/ 256-656-1924 -Original Message- From: mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com [mailto:mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com

Re: [MBZ] OT - IBM Working to Integrate ALL Med Records

2009-04-17 Thread Tom Hargrave
). Thanks, Tom Hargrave www.kegkits.com http://www.kegkits.com/JABF/ 256-656-1924 -Original Message- From: mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com [mailto:mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com] On Behalf Of Rick Knoble Sent: Friday, April 17, 2009 1:37 PM To: Mercedes Discussion List Subject: Re: [MBZ] OT

Re: [MBZ] OT - IBM Working to Integrate ALL Med Records

2009-04-17 Thread Tom Hargrave
. For example, if they give you the wrong stuff, you could die in the ER from heart failure or internal bleeding. With an on-line system, the attending physician can pull up your records and adjust your treatment accordingly. Thanks, Tom Hargrave www.kegkits.com http://www.kegkits.com/JABF/ 256-656-1924

Re: [MBZ] NOW HIRING!!

2009-04-15 Thread Tom Hargrave
Wish I had time, I'd volunteer. Thanks, Tom Hargrave www.kegkits.com http://www.kegkits.com/JABF/ 256-656-1924 -Original Message- From: mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com [mailto:mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com] On Behalf Of andrew strasfogel Sent: Wednesday, April 15, 2009 4:24 PM

Re: [MBZ] CL fun

2009-04-14 Thread Tom Hargrave
This one has really good brakes 1987 Mercedes - $8000 http://charleston.craigslist.org/cto/1121270715.html What does mild body and interior work needed mean? Thanks, Tom Hargrave www.kegkits.com http://www.kegkits.com/JABF/ 256-656-1924 -Original Message- From: mercedes-boun

Re: [MBZ] House cleaning - MB's FS

2009-04-14 Thread Tom Hargrave
Wish I had the money - I'd go after the 300TD. Interested in trading for a 300SDL, also with a bad head or head gasket? This way, you'll have two! Thanks, Tom Hargrave www.kegkits.com http://www.kegkits.com/JABF/ 256-656-1924 -Original Message- From: mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com

Re: [MBZ] Smart v. C

2009-04-14 Thread Tom Hargrave
You can never out smart physics and in the case of a small car verses a mid-size or large car, big always wins. Thanks, Tom Hargrave www.kegkits.com http://www.kegkits.com/JABF/ 256-656-1924 -Original Message- From: mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com [mailto:mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com

Re: [MBZ] Mercedesshop is no more

2009-04-14 Thread Tom Hargrave
For some reason, peachparts just isn't the same. Thanks, Tom Hargrave www.kegkits.com http://www.kegkits.com/JABF/ 256-656-1924 -Original Message- From: mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com [mailto:mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com] On Behalf Of Mitch Haley Sent: Tuesday, April 14, 2009 4:52 PM

Re: [MBZ] Mercedesshop is no more

2009-04-14 Thread Tom Hargrave
I'm sure that customers in NT State won't understand. At least Rusty is smart enough to come up with a name that works buymbparts.com. Thanks, Tom Hargrave www.kegkits.com http://www.kegkits.com/JABF/ 256-656-1924 -Original Message- From: mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com [mailto:mercedes

Re: [MBZ] (no subject)

2009-04-13 Thread Tom Hargrave
I think he needs to split them between all of us, his greatest supporters, as soon as the deposit is made! Thanks, Tom Hargrave www.kegkits.com http://www.kegkits.com/JABF/ 256-656-1924 -Original Message- From: mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com [mailto:mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com

Re: [MBZ] getting tires to seat on rim

2009-04-13 Thread Tom Hargrave
I suspect that the issue Kaleb is having is that the sidewalls will not expand car enough apart for both to tough the rime. If this is the case, slime won't work. Thanks, Tom Hargrave www.kegkits.com http://www.kegkits.com/JABF/ 256-656-1924 -Original Message- From: mercedes-boun

Re: [MBZ] getting tires to seat on rim

2009-04-13 Thread Tom Hargrave
Some tires are so stiff that it is impossible to mount them on a manual stand. If that's the case with yours, the only answer is to take them somewhere to be mounted. Thanks, Tom Hargrave www.kegkits.com http://www.kegkits.com/JABF/ 256-656-1924 -Original Message- From: mercedes-boun

[MBZ] FW: Today's Diesel Prices

2009-04-13 Thread Tom Hargrave
Thanks, Tom Hargrave www.kegkits.com http://www.kegkits.com/JABF/ 256-656-1924 -Original Message- From: eia_lists...@eia.doe.gov [mailto:eia_lists...@eia.doe.gov] Sent: Monday, April 13, 2009 2:14 PM To: weekdfpr...@tonto.eia.doe.gov Subject: Today's Diesel Prices

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