Re: [MBZ] Example of Craig's next car

2015-03-12 Thread astrasfogel--- via Mercedes
How is his fee determined? -- Sent from myMail app for Android Tuesday, 10 March 2015, 10:01AM -0400 from Rich Thomas via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com: The stealer guy said the ML wants service at like 10k intervals but the computer will tell the driver when it wants attention.  That seems

Re: [MBZ] Example of Craig's next car

2015-03-11 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
There is a slot on the dash you insert Benjamins into. --R On 3/10/15 1:10 PM, astrasfo...@gmail.com wrote: How is his fee determined? -- Sent from myMail app for Android Tuesday, 10 March 2015, 10:01AM -0400 from Rich Thomas via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com: The stealer guy said the

Re: [MBZ] Example of Craig's next car

2015-03-10 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
The stealer guy said the ML wants service at like 10k intervals but the computer will tell the driver when it wants attention. That seems kinda crazy but I guess our electronic overlords know best. --R On 3/9/15 10:52 PM, Tom Savage via Mercedes wrote: On Mar 9, 2015 8:56 PM, Craig via

Re: [MBZ] Example of Craig's next car

2015-03-10 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
The computer is sited in Washington, D.C. so it can track your every movement and confiscate all your guns. On Tue, Mar 10, 2015 at 10:01 AM, Rich Thomas via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: The stealer guy said the ML wants service at like 10k intervals but the computer will tell the

[MBZ] Example of Craig's next car

2015-03-09 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
https://charleston.craigslist.org/cto/4900082072.html This is what I am also going to move up to, when the time comes. -- Max Dillon Charleston SC '87 300TD '95 E300 ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To

Re: [MBZ] Example of Craig's next car

2015-03-09 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Mon, 09 Mar 2015 09:36:45 -0400 Max Dillon via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: https://charleston.craigslist.org/cto/4900082072.html This is what I am also going to move up to, when the time comes. I recall that one should get a 2007 or later version. Craig

Re: [MBZ] Example of Craig's next car

2015-03-09 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
2004 - 06 were the last straight six diesel engines, cars sold in the US after that have V6 engines. I'd prefer the straight six, I think that design has proven itself to be very robust. I think the V6 engines are less dependable, but I don't have any data to back that up. I also have the

Re: [MBZ] Example of Craig's next car

2015-03-09 Thread Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes
About the only oil I have found is the M1 5w40 ESP, I have Napa special order it when it is on sale. Pep boys usually has it in stock but it's 12.99 or more a qt. Sent from my iPhone On Mar 9, 2015, at 8:56 PM, Craig via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: On Mon, 9 Mar 2015 20:24:55

Re: [MBZ] Example of Craig's next car

2015-03-09 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Mon, 9 Mar 2015 20:59:34 -0500 Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: About the only oil I have found is the M1 5w40 ESP, I have Napa special order it when it is on sale. Pep boys usually has it in stock but it's 12.99 or more a qt. How far between oil changes? Craig

Re: [MBZ] Example of Craig's next car

2015-03-09 Thread Tom Savage via Mercedes
On Mar 9, 2015 11:42 AM, Max Dillon via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: 2004 - 06 were the last straight six diesel engines, cars sold in the US after that have V6 engines. I'd prefer the straight six, I think that design has proven itself to be very robust. I think the V6 engines are

Re: [MBZ] Example of Craig's next car

2015-03-09 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Mon, 9 Mar 2015 20:24:55 -0500 Tom Savage via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: An inline six is almost always preferable to a V6, cetaris paribus, ^ ceteris |

Re: [MBZ] Example of Craig's next car

2015-03-09 Thread Tom Savage via Mercedes
On Mar 9, 2015 8:56 PM, Craig via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Fuel economy is not as good with the V6 due to the more restrictive diesel particulate filter. Also it requires hard-to-find 229.52 oil to keep the filter happy. What are examples of 229.52 oil? Anything made by

Re: [MBZ] Example of Craig's next car

2015-03-09 Thread Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes
It's FSS, when I had mine it was at least 10k miles or more. Sent from my iPhone On Mar 9, 2015, at 9:34 PM, Craig via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: On Mon, 9 Mar 2015 20:59:34 -0500 Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: About the only oil I have found is