[MBZ] 123 Chassis Instrument Panel

2006-07-15 Thread Tom Scordato
know off MB line at [EMAIL PROTECTED] thanks Regards Tom Scordato Bellefonte PA.

Re: [MBZ] Mobil 1 Truck SUV

2006-06-27 Thread Tom Scordato
Although Marshal has forgotten more than I know about this subject for what it is worth I have run my 1977 300D with 15w/50 M1 extended life and now my 1979 240D with this product combined over 150K miles Regards Tom Scordato - Original Message - From: Marshall Booth [EMAIL PROTECTED

Re: [MBZ] W123 thermostat

2006-06-19 Thread Tom Scordato
Manuala calls for the little notches to be lined up properlly on those thermos. I do not know if it makes a difference. When I did my 1977 300D it also ran a bit hotter, but I also change the fluid to the G-5 stuff at the same time from a standard prestone green/Tom - Original Message

Re: [MBZ] Seat repair again

2006-06-01 Thread Tom Scordato
Go to the Walmart and by those floaty styra foam things the kids use in the pools, noodles they are called. Cut them up and stuff them between all the springs.. Helps\ Tom - Original Message - From: Sunil Hari [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Mercedes Discussion List [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent:

Re: [MBZ] Weeping Servo...Weeping Driver

2006-04-13 Thread Tom Scordato
on the reostate and the ambient air temp in the car. I could be wrong but have spent some time trouble shooting this in the past in my 1977 300D Of course if your jacket water is only 135 degrees heat might be a propblem. Tom Scordato - Original Message - From: Bob Rentfro [EMAIL PROTECTED

Re: [MBZ] M1 ATF Change - Was - DieselPurge

2006-04-07 Thread Tom Scordato
Has anyone else experienced this (with the ATF change) or is it my imagination/wishful thinking? Imagination but who cares. Now you can go much longer between ATF changes! /Tom - Original Message - From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Mercedes Discussion List [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent:

Re: [MBZ] [MBZ 123 300D Parts

2006-03-31 Thread Tom Scordato
Anyone need these? http://cm.ebay.com/cm/ck/1065-29322-2357-0?uid=site=0ver=EOISUA080805lk=URLitem=8049728283 http://cm.ebay.com/cm/ck/1065-29322-2357-0?uid=site=0ver=EOISUA080805lk=URLitem=8049728283 Now one bid. Make a fair offer/Tom

Re: [MBZ] 123 300D Part cont.

2006-03-31 Thread Tom Scordato
http://cm.ebay.com/cm/ck/1065-29322-2357-0?uid=site=0ver=EOISUA080805lk=URLitem=8049732621

[MBZ] W126.125 M603.961 I6 300SDL Turbodiesel 1986-87 148HP 3835lbs

2006-03-24 Thread Tom Scordato
I saw one of these while traveling in PA today. Might be for sale. Saw 178K on the odometer. I am a 123 chassis guy. Can the group provide some pros and cons on this model. please I do not know the exact year but I think was only from 1986 and 1987. Regards Tom Scordato

Re: [MBZ] BIG pile of parts for sale

2006-03-22 Thread Tom Scordato
I wonder if he would think I am a wise ass if I asked him to list everything with part numbers? - Original Message - From: Dave M. [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Mercedes Discussion List [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Tuesday, March 21, 2006 3:12 PM Subject: [MBZ] BIG pile of parts for sale FYI...

Re: [MBZ] 220D on Craigslist no affiliation.

2006-03-22 Thread Tom Scordato
Best my 1979 240 D does with auto and only 78k miles is around 30mpg I often question this new math?? - Original Message - From: redghost [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Mercedes Discussion List [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Tuesday, March 21, 2006 11:39 PM Subject: Re: [MBZ] 220D on Craigslist no

Re: [MBZ] Valve Adjustment, Tools, Timing chain, Diesel Purge, etc.

2006-03-17 Thread Tom Scordato
Mercedes Shop Forum may rent them out cheap. Also mercedessource.com sells a set for around $50. Hazet run around $75 to $90 used.- Original Message - From: Levi Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Mercedes Discussion List [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Friday, March 17, 2006 8:06 AM Subject: [MBZ]

Re: [MBZ] seat repair

2006-03-16 Thread Tom Scordato
the guy the official mb tex color and he got it for me. Shipped it without the rail as I can resuse he existing one. Regards Tom Scordato - Original Message - From: R A Bennell [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Mercedes Discussion List [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Thursday, March 16, 2006 5:40 PM

[MBZ] R-12 Freon Charge

2006-03-14 Thread Tom Scordato
for me. Any sea stories or help/link would be appreciated Regards Tom Scordato - Original Message - From: wilton strickland [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Monday, March 13, 2006 4:02 PM Subject: [MBZ] R-12 Freon Rcvd 12 12 oz. cans R-12 Freon today. Wilton

Re: [MBZ] R-12 Freon Charge

2006-03-14 Thread Tom Scordato
thanks Jim - Original Message - From: Jim Cathey [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Mercedes Discussion List [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Monday, March 13, 2006 8:15 PM Subject: Re: [MBZ] R-12 Freon Charge Noticed a busted ac hose on my 1979 240D. System is R12. Got my 609 certification. I assume

[MBZ] MB: 1985 300D Turbo 123 Nice

2006-03-14 Thread Tom Scordato
If you have time drill down on write up. I think seller might be refering to the group here http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/1985-Mercedes-Benz-300D-Turbo-Diesel-Sedan-Immaculate_W0QQitemZ4621223248QQcategoryZ6330QQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem - Original

[MBZ] 1979 240D W123 616.9xx Old Style Hand Injector Pump

2006-03-12 Thread Tom Scordato
I thought within the last few weeks someone may have been looking or old style hand pump. I just swapped out and the old one is in good shape. Free to a good home I'll pay shipping too. Regards Tom Scordato 1979 240D

[MBZ] 1977 300D W123 parts available

2006-03-12 Thread Tom Scordato
http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItemitem=4621093107

Re: [MBZ] 1979 240D W123 616.9xx Old Style Hand Injector Pump

2006-03-12 Thread Tom Scordato
Hand Injector Pump Will it fit in my '77 300D? I've forgotten. Bob Rentfro '77 300D 150K Rainy AZ - Original Message - From: Tom Scordato [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Mercedes Discussion List [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Sunday, March 12, 2006 8:31 AM Subject: [MBZ] 1979 240D W123 616.9xx Old

Re: [MBZ] 1979 240D W123 616.9xx Old Style Hand Injector Pump

2006-03-12 Thread Tom Scordato
Style Hand Injector Pump Will it fit in my '77 300D? I've forgotten. Bob Rentfro '77 300D 150K Rainy AZ - Original Message - From: Tom Scordato [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Mercedes Discussion List [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Sunday, March 12, 2006 8:31 AM Subject: [MBZ] 1979 240D W123 616.9xx

Re: [MBZ] 1977 300D W123 parts available

2006-03-12 Thread Tom Scordato
The negative feed back was from a person who sold me a 240D he claimed had 70K miles. I got it home and within an hour found it had 250K. Sued him and won/settled. The negative feed back I got was in responce to my input to eBay. BTW he is banned from eBay because of that little stunt.

Re: [MBZ] 1979 240D W123 616.9xx Old Style Hand Injector Pump

2006-03-12 Thread Tom Scordato
Bob send me your exact address I will mail it off to you/Tom - Original Message - From: Bob Rentfro [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Mercedes Discussion List [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Sunday, March 12, 2006 12:16 PM Subject: Re: [MBZ] 1979 240D W123 616.9xx Old Style Hand Injector Pump I typed:

[MBZ] Anybody Want This Car?

2006-03-10 Thread Tom Scordato
and a garage I can hardly fit my lawn mower in, well...I would like to get $300 Regards Tom Scordato Vin 123 130 12 04 3707 Motor number 617 912 12 0191 87 Up for sale is a Mercedes Benz 1977 300D, naturally aspirated 3.0-liter non-turbo, and 123 chassis automobile. Car has 270K miles

Re: [MBZ] Block Heater Yes or no

2006-03-10 Thread Tom Scordato
times. I do find my self always looking for 110volt outlets at various places I drive just in case, terrible habit I know. I also travel around with handy tester as I have plugged in to dead outlets before. I always test the outlet. Regards Tom Scordato - Original Message - From

Re: [MBZ] 1977 300D non turbo engine replacement Cross Roads

2006-03-09 Thread Tom Scordato
, that there is nothing magic about these cars, they wear out and break too, it's just that if properly cared for, the diesel engines can last quite a long time. Wish you the best with your quest. Brian 83 240D On 3/8/06, Tom Scordato [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: A few questions for the group please 1. Can a 1977

Re: [MBZ] 1977 300D non turbo engine replacement Cross Roads

2006-03-09 Thread Tom Scordato
PROTECTED] To: Mercedes Discussion List [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Wednesday, March 08, 2006 4:58 PM Subject: Re: [MBZ] 1977 300D non turbo engine replacement Cross Roads Tom Scordato wrote: I have located some used engines that have been compression tested and are in the 100K miles to 150K mile ranges

Re: [MBZ] 1977 300D non turbo engine replacement Cross Roads

2006-03-09 Thread Tom Scordato
. Small stubby angle ratchet helps. Tom Scordato - Original Message - From: Brian Chase [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Wednesday, March 08, 2006 8:02 PM Subject: Re: [MBZ] 1977 300D non turbo engine replacement Cross Roads But would

Re: [MBZ] 1977 300D non turbo engine replacement Cross Roads

2006-03-09 Thread Tom Scordato
in the world. Why is that so? It is now my daily driver and I love it, 77K now and growing by 50K a year. thanks Dwight Tom Scordato - Original Message - From: Dwight E. Giles, Jr [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: 'Mercedes Discussion List' [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Wednesday, March 08, 2006 9

Re: [MBZ] 1977 300D non turbo engine replacement Cross Roads

2006-03-09 Thread Tom Scordato
words can say. I have often blown off advise of some professionals due to the information I have gotten form this list, thanks. Regards Tom Scordato - Original Message - From: John Berryman [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Mercedes Discussion List [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Wednesday, March 08, 2006

[MBZ] 1977 300D non turbo engine replacement Cross Roads

2006-03-08 Thread Tom Scordato
not have the scope of supply to do the job myself where I am located in life right now. Thanks in advance Tom Scordato

Re: [MBZ] brake torsion bar -YES!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

2006-03-07 Thread Tom Scordato
Great news Chris Don't you love when that happens? Regards Tom Scordato - Original Message - From: Christopher McCann [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Monday, March 06, 2006 6:50 PM Subject: [MBZ] brake torsion bar -YES

Re: [MBZ] Suggestions for a replacement radio

2006-03-05 Thread Tom Scordato
I have a Blaupunk unit with cassette. AM/FM works great. Free you pay shipping/Tom Scordato - Original Message - From: MICHAEL ESH [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Mercedes Discussion List [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Sunday, March 05, 2006 8:00 AM Subject: Re: [MBZ] Suggestions for a replacement

Re: [MBZ] what is going on with Mobil 1

2006-02-27 Thread Tom Scordato
1 sys until my supplier quite carrying it. Advance Auto parts carries the extended service stuff still. I may just switch to Amsoil. We are getting into a weird area here where supply for oil is so spotty. Regards Tom Scordato - Original Message

Re: [MBZ] name my car

2006-02-26 Thread Tom Scordato
I am not into naming my cars, but see it as fun and sentimental for those who do. Always thought if I did I would call it Janis for the great late singer Janis Joplin who said oh Lord wouldn't you buy me a Mercedes Benz, my friend all drive Porches, I must make immense...

Re: [MBZ] name my car

2006-02-26 Thread Tom Scordato
car On Feb 26, 2006, at 10:48 AM, Tom Scordato wrote: I must make immense... That's amends. You need to go here http://www.kissthisguy.com/ Enjoy! Johnny B. I Mac Therefore I am ___ http://www.striplin.net For new parts see official list sponsor: http

[MBZ] MB Service Times for Jobs

2006-02-25 Thread Tom Scordato
About a year ago or so someone had a link to a program that gave Mercedes Service times to various maintenance and repair jobs for many different models. Anyone have that? thanks Regards Tom Scordato 1977300D 1979 240D

Re: [MBZ] MB Service Times for Jobs

2006-02-25 Thread Tom Scordato
/Mercedes_Labor_Time_Guide.zip It's not user-friendly by any stretch of the imagination, though. :) -Dave M. -- Date: Sat, 25 Feb 2006 12:35:29 -0500 From: Tom Scordato [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: [MBZ] MB Service Times for Jobs About a year ago or so someone had a link

[MBZ] MB 1977 300D Engine Trouble shooting

2006-02-24 Thread Tom Scordato
advise/war stories the list could share with me? Regards Tom Scordato 1979 240D 1977 300D

Re: [MBZ] MB 1977 300D Engine Trouble shooting

2006-02-24 Thread Tom Scordato
Jim asked EGR? Does this car have one? No I do not believe it does, Naturaly asperated and not much in pollution control - Original Message - From: Jim Cathey [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Mercedes Discussion List [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Friday, February 24, 2006 4:17 PM Subject: Re: [MBZ]

Re: [MBZ] Housing costs

2006-02-23 Thread Tom Scordato
mile radius of NYC all looking for he same thing. 300 million people in the US and growing! Regards Tom Scordato - Original Message - From: redghost [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Mercedes Discussion List [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Wednesday, February 22, 2006 6:35

[MBZ] Speedometer Freeze up???

2006-02-19 Thread Tom Scordato
thousand miles? Two things I can not take. Not knowing how fast I am going or how far I have gone. Regards Tom Scordato 1977 300D 1979 240D

[MBZ] Speedometer Freeze up???

2006-02-19 Thread Tom Scordato
these cables require lubrication? I heard not in past correspondances. Anybody confirm Johnny Bs expereience please? The cable has gone out at 3000 miles that is some kind of freaky. If so I will luber her up but how. Just put the jizsm in on the business ends? Regards Tom Scordato

Re: [MBZ] M-1 TS AWOL @ W/M

2006-02-17 Thread Tom Scordato
Two walmarts in State College PA are taking M1 5/40 off shelves and M1 15/50 extended off shelves. Called around to local auto parts. Advanced Auto parts mentioned that Mobil may not be making the synth 5/40 product any more going to a 0/40 product. Regards Tom Scordato - Original

Re: [MBZ] M-1 TS AWOL @ W/M

2006-02-17 Thread Tom Scordato
right? Regards Tom Scordato - Original Message - From: John Berryman [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Mercedes Discussion List [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Friday, February 17, 2006 3:52 PM Subject: Re: [MBZ] M-1 TS AWOL @ W/M On Friday, February 17, 2006, at 12:13 PM, Tom Scordato wrote: Two

Re: [MBZ] M-1 TS AWOL @ W/M - UPDATE

2006-02-17 Thread Tom Scordato
Time to change to Amsoil. My pig burns too much oil for me not to have a reliable source. Regards Tom Scordato - Original Message - From: Dave M. [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Cc: Allen [EMAIL PROTECTED]; Joe Knight [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Friday, February 17, 2006 5:56 PM

Re: [MBZ] Walmart vs NAPA auto

2006-02-14 Thread Tom Scordato
. It will I believe be much like South America. With the influx of people, many who do not care much for the traditions that built this country (like learning , wanting to learn and having to learn our language for starters)./Tom Scordato - Original Message - From: lee [EMAIL PROTECTED

Re: [MBZ] Wipers

2006-02-14 Thread Tom Scordato
Pep boys or Mercedessource.com carries them. No cheap/Tom Scordato - Original Message - From: Kaleb C. Striplin [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Mercedes Discussion List [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Sunday, February 12, 2006 11:14 AM Subject: Re: [MBZ] Wipers where can you get them? Walmart? Tom

Re: [MBZ] Walmart vs NAPA auto

2006-02-14 Thread Tom Scordato
I think MB tex works better than kevlar - Original Message - From: John Ervine [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Mercedes Discussion List [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Sunday, February 12, 2006 6:07 PM Subject: Re: [MBZ] Walmart vs NAPA auto Zeitgeist wrote: Whoa there Tex, the kevlar reference is a

[MBZ] MB Tex verses Kevlar

2006-02-14 Thread Tom Scordato
try to rent or buy property near those places?, forget it. The billionaires are making it tough for the millionaires. My two cents from a coal cracker in Pennsylvania Regards Tom Scordato - Original Message - From: lee [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Mercedes

Re: [MBZ] Walmart vs NAPA auto

2006-02-12 Thread Tom Scordato
One more point - this country's welfare for the rich and large corporations dwarfs that going to the poor -- Amen Don, Amen/Tom - Original Message - From: OK Don [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Mercedes Discussion List [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Saturday, February 11, 2006 4:28 PM Subject: Re:

[MBZ] Walmart vs NAPA auto

2006-02-11 Thread Tom Scordato
believe.. I just hope the nations we are borrowing money from do not call us on these loans. This and our energy crisis are probably two of the worst problems facing this country. Regards Tom Scordato - Original Message - From: paul [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Mercedes

Re: [MBZ] Walmart vs NAPA auto

2006-02-11 Thread Tom Scordato
hope not but who knows. My advise is keep a gun and allot of cash on hand. Regards Tom Scordato - Original Message - From: Luther Gulseth [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Saturday, February 11, 2006 10:40 AM Subject: Re: [MBZ] Walmart

Re: [MBZ] Walmart vs NAPA auto

2006-02-11 Thread Tom Scordato
Jeff said Did you know that the 70% or so of Americans carry a balance on their credit cards every month? The AVERAGE consumer debt of those carrying a balance is $9,000!! That's insane! Jeff and they do not care at all that is insane! Fall of the Romans, nothing less. - Original

Re: [MBZ] Walmart vs NAPA auto

2006-02-11 Thread Tom Scordato
in State College PA, I have always gotten help as needed. It is shopping, it is supposed to suck, like scrubbing toilets...unlike what allot of women will have you believe it is not a sport, it is a pass time...and for me a ^%$ty one, IMHO Regards Tom Scordato - Original Message - From

Re: [MBZ] Walmart vs NAPA auto

2006-02-11 Thread Tom Scordato
products all kinds of stuff) which we use/purchase and the world does too. If we do not do this we will fail. Tom Scordato - Original Message - From: David Brodbeck [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Mercedes Discussion List [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Saturday, February 11, 2006 3:41 PM

Re: [MBZ] Wipers

2006-02-11 Thread Tom Scordato
Brian I have had Bosch Micro edges up north in PA for almost three years same pair on my 77 300D. I clean once in a while with 303 Aerospace protectorant Just showing signs of wear, but never make that funky noise or skip. Make sure you have no wax on your windshield/Tom - Original

Re: [MBZ] Walmart vs NAPA auto

2006-02-11 Thread Tom Scordato
their family's welfare by doing the same. They had guts and would risk something for the good of the many. Regards Tom Scordato - Original Message - From: David Brodbeck [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Mercedes Discussion List [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Saturday, February 11, 2006 4:03 PM Subject

[MBZ] 240 d

2006-02-04 Thread Tom Scordato
records showing dates and mileage/review title look for descrepancies), otherwise assume an odometer has been changed out. Regards Tom Scordato Bellefonte PA 1977 300D 1979 240D - Original Message - From: Bob Rentfro [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Mercedes

Re: [MBZ] Trucking Industry the Saga continues

2006-02-02 Thread Tom Scordato
] To: Mercedes Discussion List [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Wednesday, February 01, 2006 2:57 PM Subject: Re: [MBZ] Trucking Industry the Saga continues On Wednesday, February 1, 2006, at 01:37 PM, Tom Scordato wrote: John to answer your question no I would not mind paying more. I know I would. You would

Re: [MBZ] MB EPC Electronics Parts Catalog ON LINE

2006-02-02 Thread Tom Scordato
Well said Dave M.! I just love the tool, Regards Tom Scordato - Original Message - From: Dave M. [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Wednesday, February 01, 2006 3:07 PM Subject: Re: [MBZ] MB EPC Electronics Parts Catalog ON LINE John, To add to what Tom said: 1

Re: [MBZ] MB EPC ON LINE

2006-02-02 Thread Tom Scordato
Chuck thanks just a quick clarification: EPC stands for electric parts catalog, or a fancy black parts picture book which gives MB part numbers. What Marshall posted is the Mercedes Benz manuals. Regards Tom Scordato - Original Message - From: Chuck Landenberger [EMAIL PROTECTED

Re: [MBZ] Power steering fluid change

2006-02-01 Thread Tom Scordato
. Regards Tom Scordato Bellefonte PA - Original Message - From: Donald Snook [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Tuesday, January 31, 2006 2:22 PM Subject: [MBZ] Power steering fluid change I just ordered two liters of Power Steering Fluid and a filter from Rusty. My power steering

[MBZ] MB EPC Electronics Parts Catalog ON LINE

2006-02-01 Thread Tom Scordato
fighting with one hand behind my back. I know the MB tech manuals are on line. Was wondering if the EPC was too. Any thoughts please. I am getting pretty desperate. Regards Tom Scordato

[MBZ] Trucking Industry the Saga continues

2006-02-01 Thread Tom Scordato
Traveling on I-83 on my way to DC on business from Bellefonte PA. Place in Harrisburg where you have to off ramp on I -83 to get back on I-83. Ramp and up take to ramp are on a curve. Well Traffic was stopped on the ramp. I saw this in time and slowed down and left my usual three car

[MBZ] MB EPC Electronics Parts Catalog ON LINE

2006-02-01 Thread Tom Scordato
, between models ect. Besides it gives me something to do. Keeps me out of pool halls and such. Regards Tom Scordato Bellefonte PA 1977 300D 1979 240D - Original Message - From: John Berryman [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Mercedes Discussion List [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Wednesday, February 01, 2006

Re: [MBZ] MB Manuals ON LINE (Tom Scordato)

2006-02-01 Thread Tom Scordato
Constantine asked about manuals http://skinnerbox.steaky.org/Service/Library.html Regards Tom Scordato - Original Message - From: Constantine N. Polites [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Wednesday, February 01, 2006 10:11 AM Subject: [MBZ] MB EPC Electronics Parts Catalog

Re: [MBZ] Trucking Industry the Saga continues

2006-02-01 Thread Tom Scordato
are supposed to be professionals, not cowboys. There is too much at stake. Regards Tom Scordato Bellefonte PA - Original Message - From: John Berryman [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Mercedes Discussion List [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Wednesday, February 01, 2006 11

Re: [MBZ] Trucking Industry the Saga continues

2006-02-01 Thread Tom Scordato
Robert well written, thanks for your input, kind words and professionalism. I am sure the operator who almost hit me learned and important lesson yesterday too. / Tom Scordato - Original Message - From: Robert M Doran [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Wednesday, February 01

Re: [MBZ] Wiper blades

2006-01-28 Thread Tom Scordato
Bosch Microedge Excel (comp. assy.) $ 12.99 I have had them for three years do 45 to 50K a year in all sorts of winter weather. Still working. Just clean them every so often with 303 Aerospace sauce same stuff I use on mb tex Regards Tom Scordato - Original Message - From: Craig

Re: [MBZ] Bike rider, loud pipes

2006-01-28 Thread Tom Scordato
admit you like noise, and most common folks who are in the majority do not like it. Remember when the good of the may out weighed the good of the few. What happened? Regards Tom Scordato - Original Message - From: David Brodbeck [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Mercedes Discussion List [EMAIL

Re: [MBZ] Bike rider, loud pipes

2006-01-27 Thread Tom Scordato
) are more than just a small margin. For pete's sake, maybe you should listen to the actual riders that have already chimed in on this topic. T -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Tom Scordato Sent: Thursday, January 26, 2006 10:22 AM To: Mercedes

Re: [MBZ] Bike rider, loud pipes

2006-01-27 Thread Tom Scordato
Robert if I ride a pedal bicycle or a scooter should I have a fog horn with that too to let everyone know I am coming? How about if I cross a street, hey everyone carry an air horn to let it be known a pedestrian is crossing. Blind people would really love this. If you choose to ride a motor

Re: [MBZ] Bike rider, loud pipes

2006-01-27 Thread Tom Scordato
Are you having fun yet? T -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Tom Scordato Sent: Thursday, January 26, 2006 4:03 PM To: Mercedes Discussion List Subject: Re: [MBZ] Bike rider, loud pipes car's noises as well as everything else. I'm sure

Re: [MBZ] Bike Rider, Loud Pipes

2006-01-27 Thread Tom Scordato
Jim I will try to answer James Jetton may have said What about the idiot neighbor who insists on running the mower, leaf blower, weed whacker, etc at 0600? At least the guy with loud pipes is gone in 60 seconds or so, not so this idiot who mows, blows, whacks for hours. A) people buy the

[MBZ] Bike rider

2006-01-26 Thread Tom Scordato
Very Neat clip! SOUND OFF A least it is quiet unlike in the US where too many like the loud bikes. Un like the Europeans, we suffer more from the look at me syndrome Nothing negative opinion wise about riding motorcycles. I think they are neat, always have. But when they are louder than the

Re: [MBZ] Bike rider, loud pipes

2006-01-26 Thread Tom Scordato
when you don't have a frame around you. T -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Tom Scordato Sent: Thursday, January 26, 2006 3:50 AM To: Mercedes Discussion List Subject: [MBZ] Bike rider Very Neat clip! SOUND OFF A least it is quiet

Re: [MBZ] Bike rider, loud pipes

2006-01-26 Thread Tom Scordato
6am when somebody cranks one up and I'm trying to sleep. Amen thanks Curt!/Tom - Original Message - From: Curt Raymond [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Thursday, January 26, 2006 11:46 AM Subject: Re: [MBZ] Bike rider, loud pipes Ahh the old Loud pipes save lives

Re: [MBZ] Bike rider, loud pipes

2006-01-26 Thread Tom Scordato
T may have said They let the idiot know you're there, when they might well miss you. So again my question if this theory holds true, why not have every vehicle loud, i.e. cars, trucks ships, airplanes ect.in every city every town. The whole place the whole country can sound like a pit at a

Re: [MBZ] Bike rider

2006-01-26 Thread Tom Scordato
, I've known a few guys get tickets for them.but NEVER heard of anyone getting a ticket from a motorcycle cop for them. -Robert Tom Scordato wrote: Very Neat clip! SOUND OFF A least it is quiet unlike in the US where too many like the loud bikes. Un like the Europeans, we suffer

Re: [MBZ] Mobil 1 Trans Fluid/progress report

2006-01-23 Thread Tom Scordato
Pep Boys carries it here in State College PA. almost $7 per quart - Original Message - From: John Berryman [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Mercedes Discussion List [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Sunday, January 22, 2006 5:21 PM Subject: [MBZ] Mobil 1 Trans Fluid/progress report Today I stopped at

Re: [MBZ] Electronics Parts Catalog

2006-01-19 Thread Tom Scordato
it working, with no extra hoop-jumping such as VirtualCD, etc. :) +dm -- Date: Tue, 17 Jan 2006 17:55:56 -0500 From: Tom Scordato [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: [MBZ] Electronics Parts Catalog Three computers later the latest being a brand new Dell Laptop with XP

Re: [MBZ] Electronics Parts Catalog

2006-01-19 Thread Tom Scordato
wouldn't run. YMMV Gary Thompson 1995 E320 On 1/17/06, Tom Scordato [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Three computers later the latest being a brand new Dell Laptop with XP profess loaded and three different versions 09/2001; 08/2002; 10/2003Bell and Howell EPC and I can not get one to work. Computer

Re: [MBZ] mistakes a diesel owner should not make

2006-01-19 Thread Tom Scordato
Just ran into a business associate of mine. He is real proud of his new VW TDI. Loves it. Except the time recently he filled it with GASOLINE. A $700 dollar mistake. I thought see if you owned a MB diesel you might not have made that mistake, although I have come close. Regards Tom

Re: [MBZ] 1992 300D 2.5T

2006-01-19 Thread Tom Scordato
Enjoy it Sunil!! Regards Tom Scordato - Original Message - From: Sunil Hari [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Mercedes Discussion List [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Wednesday, January 18, 2006 1:21 PM Subject: [MBZ] 1992 300D 2.5T I'm now the proud owner of a 1992 MB 300D 2.5T - I'm the third owner

Re: [MBZ] 123 radio guidance?

2006-01-19 Thread Tom Scordato
beyond the capabilities of 1970s technology. reversed engineered from the famous Nazis UFO crash in Germany in the mid 1930s I presume - Original Message - From: tom savage [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Mercedes mailing list [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Wednesday, January 18, 2006 4:22 PM

Re: [MBZ] Fat lotta good

2006-01-17 Thread Tom Scordato
that they'll at least moderate When a three bedroom squeak box house only cost you $500K anywhere within the 100 mile commuting (one way) radius of Boston - Original Message - From: Curt Raymond [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Monday, January 16, 2006 7:57 PM Subject:

[MBZ] Electronics Parts Catalog

2006-01-17 Thread Tom Scordato
time removing Anyone there who can walk me through this off line? Regards Tom Scordato [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: [MBZ] Non Diesel but looks like a good deal

2006-01-14 Thread Tom Scordato
http://seattle.craigslist.org/car/124295953.html

Re: [MBZ] 123 crash video

2006-01-11 Thread Tom Scordato
Robert was reported as saying I'll jump in a 123 any day of the week. I would not feel safe at all in one of those Expeditions Does the word brick sh_t house mean anything to you! Great point Robert! Regards Tom Scordato - Original Message - From: Robert Tara Ludwick [EMAIL

[MBZ] Ponton Project 190D

2006-01-10 Thread Tom Scordato
http://philadelphia.craigslist.org/car/122882257.html

Re: [MBZ] Shipping a car

2006-01-09 Thread Tom Scordato
PA. 1979 240D 2400 miles or so. Took me two and 1/2 days or so and it was a pleasure. Ended up being about less than half the cost to ship if you include cheap hotel stays, food, gas and plane ride. Regards Tom Scordato Bellefonte PA 77 300D 79 240D - Original Message - From: Donald

[MBZ] 240 vs SD Go Trucks

2006-01-09 Thread Tom Scordato
trucking industry by paying the lions share of the interstate taxes for the roads most of the truckers run on. Regards Tom Scordato Bellefonte PA - Original Message - From: Fmiser [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Mercedes Discussion List [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Sunday, January 08, 2006 3:33

Re: [MBZ] 240 vs SD Go

2006-01-08 Thread Tom Scordato
Bob said One of my most satisfying driving experiences. Amen, Bob great story. Sometimes these things happen what goes around sometimes comes around. Great story thanks. Regards Tom Scordato Bellefonte PA 77 300D 79 240D - Original Message - From: Bob Rentfro [EMAIL PROTECTED

Re: [MBZ] 240 vs SD Go Trucks

2006-01-08 Thread Tom Scordato
f) We need a good diesel sky car...do a search on the Mollier sky car, it may be sooner than we think! Sorry fo spouting off Regards Tom Scordato Bellefonte PA 77 300D 79 240D - Original Message - From: BillR [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: 'Mercedes Discussion List' [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent

[MBZ] 240 vs SD Go

2006-01-07 Thread Tom Scordato
to 5 extra seconds. It does not hurt that much compared to the real problems in the world, like not having food. Regards Tom Scordato Bellefonte PA 77 300D slow 79 240D slower - Original Message - From: Dan Weeks [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Saturday

[MBZ] Tire Qualiy

2006-01-06 Thread Tom Scordato
. My mechanic said the same thing, tires over the last 5 years or so are not lasting as long. Not just on the MB I have but he say in general across the board. I have no scientific proof but... Your thoughts? Regards Tom Scordato Bellefonte PA

[MBZ] Windshield can't be wiped?

2006-01-05 Thread Tom Scordato
/35-176-all-purpose-cleaners/bon-ami-cleanser-145961.aspx http://housewares.hardwarestore.com/35-176-all-purpose-cleaners/bon-ami-cleaning-powder-648116.aspx Regards Tom Scordato Bellefonte Pa - Original Message - From: Marshall Booth [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Mercedes

Re: [MBZ] Windshield can't be wiped?

2006-01-04 Thread Tom Scordato
. Then take a clean rag and spray 303 Aerospace protector on it and run the rage up and down the tip of the wiper blades. I have Bosch blades which are aproaching three years and 80K miles which are still holding up. Hope this helps. Regards Tom Scordato Bellefonte PA - Original Message

Re: [MBZ] Rebuilt Odometers/Speedometers

2006-01-04 Thread Tom Scordato
Texas? They have done me right over the years. Regards Tom Scordato Bellefonte PA - Original Message - From: Nick Wellinghoff [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: 'Mercedes Discussion List' [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Tuesday, January 03, 2006 10:27 PM Subject: Re: [MBZ] Rebuilt Odometers

[MBZ] Gull Wing

2006-01-02 Thread Tom Scordato
Honey can we get this for my Birthday... http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/1956-MERCEDES-BENZ-300SL-GULLWING-COPENHAGEN-SHOW-CAR_W0QQitemZ4600816537QQcategoryZ6330QQssPageNameZWDVWQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem

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