Re: [MBZ] House thermostat

2022-07-02 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
I set the thermostat exactly the same as Dan, so I guess we're twins, married to the same woman. On Sat, Jul 2, 2022 at 4:56 PM dan penoff.com via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > I use a branded (smart) thermostat by Lennox on the Florida house, which > is kept at a constant 74F with

Re: [MBZ] Premium 16.9/gal

2022-07-02 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
If this were true France - which is 71.6% nuclear - would have free electricity, or at worst selling at a 71% discount. ; On Sat, Jul 2, 2022 at 3:54 PM Rick Knoble via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > > I remember when nuclear power was in its infancy, and the motto was "too > cheap

Re: [MBZ] Premium 16.9/gal

2022-07-02 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
t there was a gas > price > > war down the street, go fill my car - a 1951 bug. I only had $0.50 on > me, > > and the car would not hold that much gas! I think it was around 0.10/gal > > and my tank was about half full (no gas gauge in 1951). > > > >>

Re: [MBZ] Moving a storage shed

2022-07-02 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Dimensions look ideal to house a pet giraffe, through its early adolescence. On Sat, Jul 2, 2022 at 2:24 PM Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Yea here is the building is an 8.5x10. Renters we had a while go dogs > chewed up the bottom. And you can see the side of the

Re: [MBZ] 1982 380SL - 58k miles - $18,500

2022-07-02 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
On a good day maybe $10.5k On Sat, Jul 2, 2022 at 12:00 PM Allan Streib via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Needs some interior pics. > > > https://chicago.craigslist.org/chc/cto/d/chicago-1982-mercedes-benz-380-sl-58k/7503727479.html > ___ >

Re: [MBZ] Premium 16.9/gal

2022-07-02 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
I remember a stretch of traffic lights breaking up the interstate on the way to Boston from NYC where there was always a running competition to sell the cheapest gas. 22 cents/gallon comes to mind. This was in the mid 60s. On Sat, Jul 2, 2022 at 6:25 AM M. Mitchell Marmel via Mercedes <

Re: [MBZ] This POS STOLE the Catalytic Converter off of my Mercedes

2022-07-01 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Isn't this what Law Enforcement is for? On Fri, Jul 1, 2022 at 3:32 PM Floyd Thursby via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/408872447952835 > > -- > --FT > > > ___ > http://www.okiebenz.com > > To search list

Re: [MBZ] 1995 SL500 Convertible - 203k miles - $3,000

2022-07-01 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
First assume the worst case scenario and deduct 2X what that would cost to address. Then if there's anything left make an offer. On Fri, Jul 1, 2022 at 4:20 PM Floyd Thursby via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Could be wiring problems or ignition or fuel pump. If not wiring >

Re: [MBZ] Is diesel going up or down?

2022-07-01 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
I paid $3.99/gallon yesterday in MD. Oh wait, that was for milk. On Fri, Jul 1, 2022 at 2:34 PM Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Yep. Gas gets cheaper in upstate SC because the pipeline goes through up > that way. Down here it is shipped or barged in I guess. > >

Re: [MBZ] 1995 SL500 Convertible - 203k miles - $3,000

2022-07-01 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
No compression? On Fri, Jul 1, 2022 at 2:47 PM Allan Streib via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Doesn't start, over 200k miles, and asking 3 grand? > > > https://stlouis.craigslist.org/cto/d/saint-charles-1995-mercedes-sl500/7503556695.html > ___ >

Re: [MBZ] It’s been preserved

2022-06-30 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Unkempt. OTOH, it looks rather spiffy. On Thu, Jun 30, 2022 at 11:59 AM dan penoff.com via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Verklempt? > > -D > > > On Jun 30, 2022, at 11:06 AM, Floyd Thursby via Mercedes < > mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > > > > > > persevered > > > > It is a true

Re: [MBZ] W108 1966 250S - $25,000

2022-06-29 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Too bad about the manual windows. Otherwise, worth the price. On Wed, Jun 29, 2022 at 1:42 PM Allan Streib via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Repainted, but looks nice. > > Is that an original color for the model/year? > > >

Re: [MBZ] 1982 300CD - 140k miles - $9,500

2022-06-29 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Run away. Scary rust in the front quarters. On Wed, Jun 29, 2022 at 2:24 PM Allan Streib via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Something weird with the hood alignment on that one. Either it's been in a > wreck or someone tried to open it too far or something else happened to it. > > >

Re: [MBZ] Why is diesel price not dropping?

2022-06-28 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
It's more viscous than gasoline so takes longer to flow downhill. On Tue, Jun 28, 2022 at 11:39 PM Allan Streib via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > 87UL is back down to $4.99 here today, diesel is still $6.09 as it has > been for a few weeks. Whats's the deal? >

Re: [MBZ] Hey Andrew

2022-06-28 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Rick Ellinger RC Imports. 301 762-4205 in rockville. MD On Tue, Jun 28, 2022, 5:56 PM Rick Knoble via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Who's your indy mechanic in Maryland? > > https://m.facebook.com/groups/W123NA/permalink/5229279433805420 > > > Rick >

Re: [MBZ] Premium 16.9/gal

2022-06-28 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
?? On Tue, Jun 28, 2022, 2:40 PM Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > In the south it’s “y’alls dowyen wun” > > --FT > Sent from iFōn > > > On Jun 28, 2022, at 12:38 PM, Allan Streib via Mercedes < > mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > > > > Yeah but you'd always end up

Re: [MBZ] An electric Mercedes-Benz drove 747 miles without recharging

2022-06-26 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
I drove in a red Tesla today. Owner says the range has declined 25% in 4 years, currently about 180 miles. Says it takes 20 minutes for a 50% charge, which is usually adequate. To "top up" the battery to 100 takes disproportionately longer. Tesla charging stations are abundant and rapidly

Re: [MBZ] 2004 Mercedes 500 S

2022-06-26 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Worth the price if an attractive color combination On Sun, Jun 26, 2022 at 10:13 AM Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Looks very nice but stupid price > > Sent from my iPad > > > On Jun 26, 2022, at 8:55 AM, Bob Rentfro via Mercedes < > mercedes@okiebenz.com>

[MBZ] 4 speed 240D on BAT

2022-06-25 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
White/blue with PW and the fancy front dome/reading light. https://bringatrailer.com/listing/1983-mercedes-benz-240d-47/ ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

Re: [MBZ] 2002 E320 wagon - 194k miles - $5,000

2022-06-24 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Guaranteed to get you home anywhere within a 100 mile radius. On Fri, Jun 24, 2022 at 4:19 PM Allan Streib via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > "Full tank of premium" > > > https://clarksville.craigslist.org/cto/d/clarksville-2002-mercedes-benz-e320/7500594456.html > >

Re: [MBZ] Car Washes

2022-06-24 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Randy I was thinking the exact same thing. Who wants to live in a place with all those creepy crawlies? On Fri, Jun 24, 2022 at 3:58 PM Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Unfortunately not > > —FT > > Sent from my iPad > > > On Jun 24, 2022, at 2:37 PM, Randy

Re: [MBZ] OT: Scottsdale real estate

2022-06-24 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
The bubble bursts quickest for the most desperate. On Fri, Jun 24, 2022 at 11:34 AM mitch--- via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Has the bubble burst in AZ? > This is 1/3 bigger than my house and a lot less outdated. > > https://i.redd.it/ykwhvg85o6791.jpg > > > >

[MBZ] ML55AMG on BAT

2022-06-24 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
In my neighborhood. https://bringatrailer.com/listing/2002-mercedes-benz-ml55-amg-8/ ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

Re: [MBZ] 1995 S320 - 98k miles - $7,500

2022-06-24 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
S class with low miles and dealer maintained. Not unreasonable. On Fri, Jun 24, 2022 at 9:17 AM Allan Streib via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > What's with people thinking their nearly 30 year old cars are worth well > over $5,000? > > >

Re: [MBZ] 1980 300 CD - parts or project - $2,500

2022-06-23 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Even for $1000? On Thu, Jun 23, 2022 at 1:19 PM mitch--- via Mercedes wrote: > On 2022-06-23 12:55, Allan Streib via Mercedes wrote: > > Weird story. If it runs and drives... maybe worth $1,000? > > > > >

Re: [MBZ] Is this the old OK Don/Okie Acres/MMM car?

2022-06-22 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Brown is the worst possible color for such a pretty car. On Wed, Jun 22, 2022, 9:53 PM Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1191929741576090/ > > > Sent from my iPhone > > ___ >

Re: [MBZ] 1971 250C - 98k miles - $14,900

2022-06-22 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
What isn't these days? On Wed, Jun 22, 2022 at 3:18 PM Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > “Sold as is” is always a big flashing caution light > > --FT > Sent from iFōn > > > On Jun 22, 2022, at 1:31 PM, Allan Streib via Mercedes < > mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > >

Re: [MBZ] Not Sure if Bleach Will do the Job

2022-06-22 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Not for everyone, but rather jaunty. On Wed, Jun 22, 2022 at 2:27 PM Bob Rentfro via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Uh…. > > > > https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/448344357126886/ > > > > AZBob > > > > Sent from Mail for >

Re: [MBZ] 1985 Mercedes-Benz 300D Turbo Diesel

2022-06-22 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
ounds. > > -D who has spoken to a couple of detailing shops who have looked into this > and said “No!” > > > On Jun 21, 2022, at 5:01 PM, Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes < > mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > > > > Surely you can rent one. > > > >> On Tu

Re: [MBZ] 1971 250C - 98k miles - $14,900

2022-06-22 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Where to begin... On Wed, Jun 22, 2022, 1:31 PM Allan Streib via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Crack? > > > https://indianapolis.craigslist.org/cto/d/greenwood-1971-mercedes-benz-250c/7499799211.html > > ___ > http://www.okiebenz.com > > To search

Re: [MBZ] 1985 Mercedes-Benz 300D Turbo Diesel

2022-06-21 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Surely you can rent one. On Tue, Jun 21, 2022, 5:06 PM Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > It’s pretty cool ( bad pun). There’s a cleaning machine like a sandblaster > that’s uses ground up dry ice. It will get rid of all kinds of stuff and > leave no residue or

Re: [MBZ] 1985 Mercedes-Benz 300D Turbo Diesel

2022-06-21 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
e difference is when > you're done you don't have sand everwhere. > > On Tue, Jun 21, 2022, at 12:19 PM, Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes wrote: > > How does one apply it? > > > > On Tue, Jun 21, 2022 at 12:56 PM dan penoff.com via Mercedes < > > mercedes@okiebenz.co

Re: [MBZ] 1985 Mercedes-Benz 300D Turbo Diesel

2022-06-21 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
How does one apply it? On Tue, Jun 21, 2022 at 12:56 PM dan penoff.com via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Same thing. Dry ice will also remove oil, grease and loose paint from a > surface. It’s often used for cleaning engine compartments and > undercarriages because it doesn’t leave

Re: [MBZ] Anyone Jumping on This....

2022-06-21 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
That's about $8K worth of verbiage. On Tue, Jun 21, 2022 at 12:19 PM Rick Knoble via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > I'm surprised they didn't part it out. > > > Rick > > From: mercedes@okiebenz.com > Sent: June 21, 2022 11:15 AM > To: mercedes@okiebenz.com > Reply-to:

Re: [MBZ] MINT 2000 E320 W210

2022-06-21 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Full disclosure of "cons" presents a list of reasons not to buy this car. On Tue, Jun 21, 2022 at 12:32 PM Curt Raymond via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > In fact it's so cherry we can't be bothered to fix any of the problems > with it. Somehow I don't consider a car that has windows

Re: [MBZ] 1987 Mercedes 300 TD Turbo Diesel Wagon

2022-06-21 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Might be worth it. Do all '87 turbo TDs have the factory third set? On Tue, Jun 21, 2022 at 12:26 PM Bob Rentfro via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > This dude has tried to sell this several different time over the course of > the last year. > > > > >

Re: [MBZ] 1985 Mercedes-Benz 300D Turbo Diesel

2022-06-21 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
I would deduct $4k for the most super boring color combination, coupled with turbo and other issues associated with this CA version model. On Tue, Jun 21, 2022 at 12:31 PM Allan Streib via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Only thing I have heard of is dry ice "blasting" which is like >

Re: [MBZ] In more ways than one -- 2004 Mercedes E320 Wagon Wrecked - $2, 500

2022-06-21 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
The sat coverings are insubstantial, so any item in the rear pocket will wear it away rather easily. On Tue, Jun 21, 2022 at 9:43 AM Floyd Thursby via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > yes puzzling > > --FT > > On 6/21/22 9:10 AM, dan penoff.com via Mercedes wrote: > > A bit far forward

Re: [MBZ] I’m picking up this $900 07E350

2022-06-20 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
I'm sure you can work out the bugs. Is this a cdi? On Mon, Jun 20, 2022 at 6:13 PM Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Having a beer at a taco joint around the corner from his house while I’m > waiting for him to get home. Car is pretty nice. Looks mostly clean

Re: [MBZ] I drove 2.5 hours to buy this and burned up about $100 worth of diesel

2022-06-20 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
nice On Mon, Jun 20, 2022 at 6:08 PM Andrew Strasfogel wrote: > That car is way too ice to abandon. > > On Mon, Jun 20, 2022 at 6:07 PM dan penoff.com via Mercedes < > mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > >> They do, and to this day I still haven’t figured out how the

Re: [MBZ] I drove 2.5 hours to buy this and burned up about $100 worth of diesel

2022-06-20 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
That car is way too ice to abandon. On Mon, Jun 20, 2022 at 6:07 PM dan penoff.com via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > They do, and to this day I still haven’t figured out how they work, so I > pay the $10 extra and get paper titles for all my cars. > > I’ve tried to figure out what

Re: [MBZ] I'm confused -- 2001 Mercedes-Benz s-class S 500 Sedan 4D, $4, 000

2022-06-20 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Those wheels are jarring. On Mon, Jun 20, 2022 at 4:35 PM Floyd Thursby via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > 2001 S600 Benz, Needs alternator. Has some cosmetic issues. Runs and > drives good other than that. Will need to be towed. Cash  only > >

Re: [MBZ] Barn Find 1978 450SL - 54k miles - $12,500

2022-06-20 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
"Very driveable" meaning safely gets you home and halfway back to the seller's house. On Mon, Jun 20, 2022 at 1:39 PM Allan Streib via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Florida car, owner lives 1/2 time in Indiana, ad listed in Dayton... > > >

Re: [MBZ] Does Fakebook have people who sit around and come up with ways to make marketplace even worse?

2022-06-20 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Firefox is the Bill Gates of browsers. On Mon, Jun 20, 2022 at 10:38 AM Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > I am using the fakebook app on my phone > > On 6/20/2022 9:36 AM, Floyd Thursby via Mercedes wrote: > > sometimes I find my browser (Firefox) gets all wonky and

Re: [MBZ] 1983 240D - 130k miles - $5,500

2022-06-19 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Could probably talk him down to $4500 due to 1K worth of work needed to make it perfect. On Sun, Jun 19, 2022 at 9:35 PM Allan Streib via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > You could probably come close to doubling your money flipping this on BaT > these days > > >

Re: [MBZ] 1978 280SLC Euro - 74k miles - $9,000

2022-06-19 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Surprisingly nice, but far more interesting had it been a 4 speed manual.. On Sun, Jun 19, 2022 at 9:41 PM Allan Streib via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Green/Green, of the pea soup shade. > > Claims $40K book value, so why the $9K ask? Scam? > > >

Re: [MBZ] just needs new breaks and front bumper has been hit but doesn’t effect anything - 2005 ML500 - $5,000

2022-06-19 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Not to mention a brand new odometer. On Sun, Jun 19, 2022 at 10:10 PM Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Great pics of a $5k truck > > --FT > Sent from iFōn > > > On Jun 19, 2022, at 9:43 PM, Allan Streib via Mercedes < > mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > > > >  >

Re: [MBZ] $900 07E350

2022-06-19 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Nevermind. On Sun, Jun 19, 2022 at 11:31 AM Andrew Strasfogel wrote: > HFD? > > On Sun, Jun 19, 2022 at 9:49 AM Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes < > mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > >> Car is fairly decent. 040 black tan interior with a bit of wear and torn >> driv

Re: [MBZ] $900 07E350

2022-06-19 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
HFD? On Sun, Jun 19, 2022 at 9:49 AM Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Car is fairly decent. 040 black tan interior with a bit of wear and torn > driver seat bottom. Body fairly good, a few scratches nothing significant. > > Sticking Intake flap code which I think

Re: [MBZ] Bargain '79 450 SL on BAT?

2022-06-18 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Sold for $8250, less than a comparable condition 240D or 300D. On Sat, Jun 18, 2022 at 2:30 PM Andrew Strasfogel wrote: > Not a bad car but seems to be underappreciated. > https://bringatrailer.com/listing/1978-mercedes-benz-450sl-54/ > ___

Re: [MBZ] Faster than a 1960 Volkswagen

2022-06-18 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Funky Canadian version. On Sat, Jun 18, 2022 at 7:43 PM mitch--- via Mercedes wrote: > 1.8 liters. > Overhead Cam. > 65HP! > > https://bringatrailer.com/listing/1960-mercedes-benz-180/ > > ___ > http://www.okiebenz.com > > To search list archives

Re: [MBZ] I should go look at this -- 2007 Mercedes-Benz e-class E 350 Sedan 4D, $1, 000

2022-06-18 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
rom iFōn > > > On Jun 18, 2022, at 3:35 PM, Floyd Thursby > wrote: > > > >  > > I'm not sure Jesus is even in this country but I sent him a message and > will see what he says > > > > --FT > > > > On 6/18/22 3:27 PM, Andrew Strasfogel wrote:

Re: [MBZ] I should go look at this -- 2007 Mercedes-Benz e-class E 350 Sedan 4D, $1, 000

2022-06-18 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Probably a scam but worth trying. On Sat, Jun 18, 2022 at 3:26 PM Floyd Thursby via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Looks pretty nice if it's not a scam > > >

[MBZ] Bargain '79 450 SL on BAT?

2022-06-18 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Not a bad car but seems to be underappreciated. https://bringatrailer.com/listing/1978-mercedes-benz-450sl-54/ ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

Re: [MBZ] Is this opium dreaming? 1981 Mercedes Benz 240D - $10, 000 (Charlotte)

2022-06-18 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Yes. On Sat, Jun 18, 2022 at 10:29 AM Floyd Thursby via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > > https://charlotte.craigslist.org/cto/d/charlotte-1981-mercedes-benz-240d/7497767915.html > > -- > --FT > > > ___ > http://www.okiebenz.com > > To search list

Re: [MBZ] 1984 300D - 167k miles - $8,500

2022-06-18 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
You are paying top dollar for the privilege of working on A Legend. Don't see a dangling block heater cord under the front bumper. Could the upholstery have been redyed? Looks fake. On Sat, Jun 18, 2022 at 12:36 PM Allan Streib via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > "Below zero cold

Re: [MBZ] 4spd - 1982 240D - $3,500 (Louisburg/Bunn)

2022-06-17 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
There is a pandemic of stupidity raging across the country. On Fri, Jun 17, 2022 at 3:04 PM Randy Bennell via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Remove the "3" and you have Kaleb's $500 car. > > Randy > > > > On 17/06/2022 10:16 AM, Floyd Thursby via Mercedes wrote: > > "Minor repairs"

Re: [MBZ] OT Extended Warranty success story

2022-06-16 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
I get those offers all the time and I never even had an extended warranty. What a country! On Thu, Jun 16, 2022 at 4:53 PM Bob Rentfro via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Yeahbut now, in four years time, someone will call you telling you > extended warranty is about to expire and they

Re: [MBZ] OT Extended Warranty success story

2022-06-16 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Warranties are sold and serviced by third parties, not the dealerships. > They’re just one more “add on” that they purchase through a third party. > > > > The dealer has no exposure. If anything, they profit from the warranty > work, as they get paid for doing it. > > > > -D &

Re: [MBZ] OT Extended Warranty success story

2022-06-16 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Great story, although I predict that dealer will be out of business by the end of the year. On Thu, Jun 16, 2022 at 2:53 PM Donald Snook via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > I imagine most people on here wouldn’t buy an extended warranty. And I > have never bought one before. But,

Re: [MBZ] 85 123 56K miles!

2022-06-16 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
It's the 49 state version, so worth at least $10k. I sold my 300K miles CA version 300TD with its problematically unique turbocharger for $9.5k 4 years ago. On Thu, Jun 16, 2022 at 10:22 AM Donald Snook via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > This looks great! I assume that the price

Re: [MBZ] This looks nice

2022-06-16 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
"Suspension needs replacing". All of it?? Ouch. On Thu, Jun 16, 2022 at 1:01 PM Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/696268431823570/ > > > Sent from my iPhone > > ___ >

Re: [MBZ] $$$$ Klatta Klatta Away

2022-06-15 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Is Greece known for its low fuel prices? On Wed, Jun 15, 2022 at 12:17 PM Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Tell me about it. The more this goes on, the more inclined I am to gtfo > and move to Greece. I’m getting real close, believe me. > > Sent from my iPhone > >

Re: [MBZ] In normal times this is a $500 car

2022-06-14 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
They even went to the trouble of swapping put the odometer to document the low miles. On Tue, Jun 14, 2022 at 8:52 PM OK Don via Mercedes wrote: > "Normal times" are long gone --- > > On Tue, Jun 14, 2022 at 7:36 PM Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes < > mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > > >

[MBZ] What is it about tufted seats?

2022-06-14 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Are they uber- or un-comfortable? Nice Canadian Chrysler has them. https://bringatrailer.com/listing/1975-chrysler-sedan/? ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

Re: [MBZ] Car Disposal?

2022-06-14 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
? 164 Volvo? On Tue, Jun 14, 2022 at 12:40 PM Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Max and I went to LKQ Saturday and pulled a bunch of stuff from a SEC they > had there. There was a “new” 211 sitting in the intake lot. I need a wheel >  , the other 211 wheels have

Re: [MBZ] if u think that u can get it cheaper elsewhere please keep looking so we dont waste eachothers time. 2006 MERCEDES CLS500 WITH PUSH BUTTON START - $5, 800 (Greenville)

2022-06-14 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
YOU ARE VERY WELCOME TO BRING YOUR MECHANIC TO CHECK IT" > > LOL. Who has a mechanic they can "bring" to check a car, especially a > $5,000 car. > > > On Tue, Jun 14, 2022, at 12:21 PM, Floyd Thursby via Mercedes wrote: > > ithinkicangetitcheapersomewhereelse

Re: [MBZ] if u think that u can get it cheaper elsewhere please keep looking so we dont waste eachothers time. 2006 MERCEDES CLS500 WITH PUSH BUTTON START - $5, 800 (Greenville)

2022-06-14 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
www.ithinkicangetitcheapersomewhereelse.com should be your website. On Tue, Jun 14, 2022 at 12:22 PM Floyd Thursby via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > ithinkicangetitcheapersomewhereelse > > --FT > > On 6/14/22 12:12 PM, Andrew Strasfogel wrote: > > If

Re: [MBZ] 1995 SL500 - 79k miles - $4,750

2022-06-14 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Driven less than 2k mile/year. Really? On Tue, Jun 14, 2022 at 12:06 PM Allan Streib via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Needs some work on "soft top mechanics" > > > https://chicago.craigslist.org/wcl/cto/d/villa-park-1995-mercedes-sl500/7496121078.html >

Re: [MBZ] if u think that u can get it cheaper elsewhere please keep looking so we dont waste eachothers time. 2006 MERCEDES CLS500 WITH PUSH BUTTON START - $5, 800 (Greenville)

2022-06-14 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
If you can stand the obnoxious seller and everything works, that's not a bad deal. On Tue, Jun 14, 2022 at 12:10 PM Floyd Thursby via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > eye burner paint job > > i replaced the 2 regular fenders and front bumper cover with body kit > fenders and

Re: [MBZ] 2001 SLK320 - 72k miles - $8,500

2022-06-14 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Silver doesn't work on that car. On Tue, Jun 14, 2022 at 12:04 PM Allan Streib via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Unfortunately for Dan, it's not yellow. > > > https://clarksville.craigslist.org/cto/d/clarksville-mercedes-convertible/7496216478.html > >

Re: [MBZ] 2009 E350 4MATIC - 157k miles - $8,500

2022-06-13 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
It's a stupid price and not even a diesel. On Mon, Jun 13, 2022, 3:06 PM Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Not sure where a 211 sr motor is, might be in the roof above headliner > behind the sr which would be a pita. > > --FT > Sent from iFōn > > > On Jun 13, 2022,

Re: [MBZ] CL photog of the day -- virtually has no issues. Mercedes E500 - $4 (Woodruff)

2022-06-13 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
I kinda like the gaudy chrome wheels. On Mon, Jun 13, 2022 at 9:17 AM Floyd Thursby via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Except for the SBC warning > > https://greenville.craigslist.org/cto/d/moore-mercedes-e500/7495614973.html > > -- > --FT > > >

Re: [MBZ] 1993 300 CE Coupe - 87k miles - $13,000

2022-06-13 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Like either a shrunken 560 SEC or a slightly stretched W123 300CD On Mon, Jun 13, 2022 at 12:10 PM Allan Streib via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Looks fairly nice. > > > https://chicago.craigslist.org/wcl/cto/d/oak-park-1993-mercedes-benz-300-ce-coupe/7495910416.html >

Re: [MBZ] 2005 E55 AMG - 211k miles - $10,500

2022-06-13 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
As fast as it is overpriced. On Mon, Jun 13, 2022 at 12:13 PM Allan Streib via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > > > https://nashville.craigslist.org/cto/d/antioch-2005-mercedes-e55-amg/7495830298.html > ___ > http://www.okiebenz.com > > To search

Re: [MBZ] The dents are from backing boats into it - 1995 E320 Convertible - $4, 000

2022-06-13 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Probably the nadir of Mercedes styling. On Sun, Jun 12, 2022 at 10:17 PM Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Crackhead > > --FT > Sent from iFōn > > > On Jun 12, 2022, at 9:42 PM, Allan Streib via Mercedes < > mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > > > > Potato cam pics >

Re: [MBZ] Project car: where to begin?

2022-06-12 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Sold for $15K, purely for rarity value not resale. On Sun, Jun 12, 2022 at 11:59 AM Andrew Strasfogel wrote: > Bidding war in progress for W112 300SE coupe. Handyman's nightmare. > https://bringatrailer.com/listing/1963-mercedes-benz-300se-coupe/ > ___

Re: [MBZ] What is it with idiots?

2022-06-12 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
it go viral, and maybe some others will take it to > heart. > > --FT > > On 6/12/22 12:26 PM, Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes wrote: > > Floyd, you need to chill. Article in today's Wash Post about a lady who > > migrated to SC from upstate NY during the pandemic.

Re: [MBZ] What is it with idiots?

2022-06-12 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Floyd, you need to chill. Article in today's Wash Post about a lady who migrated to SC from upstate NY during the pandemic. She lasted 2 years before throwing in the towel and heading back north. There will be others. On Sun, Jun 12, 2022 at 12:11 PM dan penoff.com via Mercedes <

[MBZ] Project car: where to begin?

2022-06-12 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Bidding war in progress for W112 300SE coupe. Handyman's nightmare. https://bringatrailer.com/listing/1963-mercedes-benz-300se-coupe/ ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery

Re: [MBZ] This is the sort of topic discussed on Fakebook

2022-06-12 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
I accidentally pumped 87 octane into my 300TD and lived to tell the tale. On Sat, Jun 11, 2022 at 11:07 PM G Mann via Mercedes wrote: > Yes, go ahead and run gas in your diesel. After one tank you will never > have to buy fuel for that car again. > > On Sat, Jun 11, 2022 at 7:58 PM Kaleb

Re: [MBZ] Anybody ever used Maaco?

2022-06-12 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
How much are frills? On Sat, Jun 11, 2022 at 11:05 PM G Mann via Mercedes wrote: > The days of the $29.95, one color enamel job is long gone. > The EPA rules on VOC's have made the price of paint per gallon rocket into > the $500 per gallon range for good quality paint, plus additives, plus >

Re: [MBZ] This is the sort of topic discussed on Fakebook

2022-06-11 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
My plumber told me where the cheapest diesel was in the county - $5.64. Best of all, it had a dedicated island so I didn't have to queue up behind the petrol car owners. On Sat, Jun 11, 2022 at 10:38 PM Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Can I use gas in my diesel

Re: [MBZ] Green on green

2022-06-11 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
True. But it's presence is a concern. On Sat, Jun 11, 2022, 12:40 PM Karl Wittnebel wrote: > No one would ever check, unless you try to bring it into CA, and even then > only once. > > On Fri, Jun 10, 2022, 8:59 PM Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes < > mercedes@okiebenz.co

Re: [MBZ] 1982 300D - 225k miles - $3,500

2022-06-10 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Scary rust. On Fri, Jun 10, 2022 at 11:18 PM Allan Streib via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Has some issues, none sound too bad except the rust. Working AC is a plus. > > The ask is too much IMO, considering the rust, although the car looks nice > otherwise. > > >

Re: [MBZ] 2015 GL350 Bluetec - 74k miles - $31,900

2022-06-10 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Overpriced by around $10k but in this market, he may get it. On Fri, Jun 10, 2022 at 11:14 PM Allan Streib via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Too much or reasonable? > > > https://stlouis.craigslist.org/cto/d/saint-louis-2015-mercedes-benz-gl350/7495033142.html > >

Re: [MBZ] Green on green

2022-06-10 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Cat converter. Avoid. On Fri, Jun 10, 2022 at 9:58 PM Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > 1975 Mercedes-Benz 450 SEL Private owner > > https://houston.craigslist.org/cto/d/sugar-land-1975-mercedes-benz-450-sel/7495010977.html > > > Sent from my iPhone > >

Re: [MBZ] Holy crack

2022-06-10 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
But negotiable! On Fri, Jun 10, 2022 at 5:40 PM Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Needs front end aesthetics > > --FT > Sent from iFōn > > > On Jun 10, 2022, at 5:29 PM, Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes < > mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > > > >

Re: [MBZ] Looking for that shlong slapper? The pootang puller? 2011 mercedes s 550 (black mamba) - $20, 000 (Charlotte)

2022-06-10 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
It has the ugly stock 5 spoke wheels. Pass. On Fri, Jun 10, 2022 at 9:10 AM Floyd Thursby via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > condition: *salvage* > > * > https://charlotte.craigslist.org/cto/d/charlotte-2011-mercedes-550-black-mamba/7494583482.html > * > > -- > --FT >

Re: [MBZ] 1989 560SL - 90k miles - $18,000

2022-06-09 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
If odometer "rolled over", then correct reading is 1,090,000. On Thu, Jun 9, 2022 at 4:45 PM Allan Streib via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Mileage is a guess. > > https://kalamazoo.craigslist.org/cto/d/kalamazoo-sl/7494431522.html > ___ >

Re: [MBZ] does run, no title very restorable (300CD) Mercedes benz - $2, 000 (Spring hill)

2022-06-09 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
$20k restoration to yield a $15k car, if you're lucky. On Thu, Jun 9, 2022 at 10:29 AM Floyd Thursby via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Doesn't look too awful rough, no title > > > https://tampa.craigslist.org/hdo/cto/d/spring-hill-mercedes-benz/7494039363.html > > -- > --FT > > >

Re: [MBZ] would destroy any car made today if you got in a wreak lol 1959 Mercedes Benz 190 - $2, 500 (RICHMOND HILL)

2022-06-09 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
I want to get it running so I can wreak it. On Thu, Jun 9, 2022 at 10:39 AM Floyd Thursby via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > breaks are froze up to > > --FT > > On 6/9/22 10:32 AM, dan penoff.com via Mercedes wrote: > > You left the best part out: > > > > "It's a tank and would

Re: [MBZ] Nice fintail on BAT

2022-06-08 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
It was originally all black. On Wed, Jun 8, 2022 at 5:49 PM dan penoff.com via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > I think my 1965 220SEb was nicer, but I do like this one’s paint scheme. > > -D > > > On Jun 8, 2022, at 5:42 PM, Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes &

Re: [MBZ] A new cult car?

2022-06-08 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
OK, a nice car but 30 years old and lacking in styling pizazz. $10k was IMO a generous offer. On Wed, Jun 8, 2022 at 5:29 PM mitch--- via Mercedes wrote: > > Bid to 14,250. No sale. I guess he wanted his $16k back. > https://bringatrailer.com/listing/1992-mercedes-benz-300d-8/ > > >>> >

Re: [MBZ] Nice fintail on BAT

2022-06-08 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Auction price jumped to $17.5 k and the bidding is still open! On Wed, Jun 8, 2022 at 9:35 AM Andrew Strasfogel wrote: > Local DC car, honestly presented. I'm guessing there will be limited > appeal due to condition and restoration costs. > https://bringatrailer.com/listing/1965-merc

Re: [MBZ] OK who got a new Benz last night?

2022-06-08 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
or to catch > >> the perpetrators. > >> > >> Randy > >> > >> > >> On 08/06/2022 2:23 PM, Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes wrote: > >>> It's crazy until a mom and her kids are killed during the chase. > >>> > >

Re: [MBZ] OK who got a new Benz last night?

2022-06-08 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
It's crazy until a mom and her kids are killed during the chase. On Wed, Jun 8, 2022 at 3:11 PM mitch--- via Mercedes wrote: > And Mr Jidd would have preferred that the cops chase the stolen cars > until the thieves wrecked them at triple digit speeds? What good would > that do him? > Mitch. >

Re: [MBZ] A new cult car?

2022-06-08 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
ost long lived > > Mercedes Diesel engines. Very fuel efficient. Fast. Does well with cold > > starts. Bruno Sacco styling at its best. > > > > > > Sent from my iPhone > > > > > >> On Jun 8, 2022, at 9:33 AM, Andrew Strasfogel > > wrote:

Re: [MBZ] A new cult car?

2022-06-08 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
tarts. Bruno Sacco styling at its best. > >> > >> Sent from my iPhone > >> > >>>> On Jun 8, 2022, at 9:33 AM, Andrew Strasfogel > wrote: > >>> > >>>  > >>> How so? Durability? Reliability? > >>> > >

[MBZ] Nice fintail on BAT

2022-06-08 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Local DC car, honestly presented. I'm guessing there will be limited appeal due to condition and restoration costs. https://bringatrailer.com/listing/1965-mercedes-benz-220-4/ ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/

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