Re: [MBZ] Nice 190D Low Miles

2006-02-02 Thread John Berryman
On Wednesday, February 1, 2006, at 05:22 PM, Marshall Booth wrote: A couple of my cars have full (both) undershields, my 124 only has the front shield (now - I destroyed the rear one) and my 190D 2.5 doesn't have ANY sound shields (the PO was an IDIOT). The factory replacements are EXPENSIVE,

Re: [MBZ] Nice 190D Low Miles

2006-02-02 Thread John Berryman
On Wednesday, February 1, 2006, at 08:19 PM, Jim Cathey wrote: I had to fabricate a new front pan for our SDL, the original was long-gone. I made it out of roof flashing, fiberglass, and fiberglass batting (insulation). It's a thoroughgoing mess now, due to the 603's penchant for oil leaks,

Re: [MBZ] Nice 190D Low Miles

2006-02-01 Thread David Brodbeck
James Jetton wrote: Did you notice the paint on the hood? Good example of why the hood pad is so important, the heat from the turbo has really done a number on it. My '83 300D Turbo hasn't had a hood pad in years. The paint is oxidized but doesn't have any heat damage. In the cool, rainy

Re: [MBZ] Nice 190D Low Miles

2006-02-01 Thread John Berryman
On Wednesday, February 1, 2006, at 12:09 AM, David Brodbeck wrote: If the turbo got hot enough to cook paint off an unprotected hood, no one's air cleaner would have any paint left! :) The 201 turbo hood pad would have a heat shield on the right side, above the turbo. The car/engine being

Re: [MBZ] Nice 190D Low Miles

2006-02-01 Thread Marshall Booth
John Berryman wrote: On Wednesday, February 1, 2006, at 12:09 AM, David Brodbeck wrote: If the turbo got hot enough to cook paint off an unprotected hood, no one's air cleaner would have any paint left! :) The 201 turbo hood pad would have a heat shield on the right side, above the turbo.

Re: [MBZ] Nice 190D Low Miles

2006-02-01 Thread John Berryman
On Wednesday, February 1, 2006, at 12:01 PM, Marshall Booth wrote: I'm pretty sure I have seen a few OM503.96 engines (maybe late '87 production) with heat shields above the turbo, but certainly not ALL of them did - and one certainly wasn't needed in either of my OM60x.96 engines. Marshall

Re: [MBZ] Nice 190D Low Miles

2006-02-01 Thread Marshall Booth
John Berryman wrote: I just ordered a replacement for mine (na) and asked about the turbo pad. The cost is like 4x more. From this mfr there is a heat shield. I was initially thinking I would get one because it would probably add to the life of the pad. With the cost considered, I ordered

Re: [MBZ] Nice 190D Low miles

2006-01-31 Thread Jeff Zedic
The W124s are a very nice carunfortunately, you're looking at a W201. Jeff Zedic Toronto

Re: [MBZ] Nice 190D Low miles

2006-01-31 Thread Sunil Hari
It's a 201, not a 124. 124's are the 300Es, 300Ds, 400Es and 500Es from the late 80s/early 90s 190D prices have gotten really high in the last few years. He's asking $5500, which I've seen a few 190Ds go for on ebay. Depending on condition and how much you're really willing to spend ... might

Re: [MBZ] Nice 190D Low miles

2006-01-31 Thread eric peterson
Ooops... like I said I've only had W123s and a W126. Eric --- Jeff Zedic [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: The W124s are a very nice carunfortunately, you're looking at a W201. Jeff Zedic Toronto ___ http://www.striplin.net For new parts see

Re: [MBZ] Nice 190D Low miles

2006-01-31 Thread Marshall Booth
eric peterson wrote: Looks nice are these W124s any good?? Also can the clearcoat just be resprayed or do you have to redo the paint also. What is the going price for these?? All I've ever dealt with are W123s and a W126.

Re: [MBZ] Nice 190D Low miles

2006-01-31 Thread Jim Keefe
Can somebody do a Carfax check on this car? Thank you. From: Marshall Booth [EMAIL PROTECTED] Reply-To: Mercedes Discussion List [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Mercedes Discussion List [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: [MBZ] Nice 190D Low miles Date: Mon, 30 Jan 2006 20:26:14 -0500 eric peterson wrote

Re: [MBZ] Nice 190D Low miles

2006-01-31 Thread Kaleb C. Striplin
what is the vin Jim Keefe wrote: Can somebody do a Carfax check on this car? Thank you. From: Marshall Booth [EMAIL PROTECTED] Reply-To: Mercedes Discussion List [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Mercedes Discussion List [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: [MBZ] Nice 190D Low miles Date: Mon, 30 Jan

Re: [MBZ] Nice 190D Low miles

2006-01-31 Thread OK Don
] To: Mercedes Discussion List [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: [MBZ] Nice 190D Low miles Date: Mon, 30 Jan 2006 20:26:14 -0500 eric peterson wrote: Looks nice are these W124s any good?? Also can the clearcoat just be resprayed or do you have to redo the paint also. What is the going price

Re: [MBZ] Nice 190D Low miles

2006-01-31 Thread John Berryman
On Monday, January 30, 2006, at 06:54 PM, eric peterson wrote: Looks nice are these W124s any good?? Also can the clearcoat just be resprayed or do you have to redo the paint also. What is the going price for these?? All I've ever dealt with are W123s and a W126.

Re: [MBZ] Nice 190D Low miles

2006-01-31 Thread Kaleb C. Striplin
] To: Mercedes Discussion List [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: [MBZ] Nice 190D Low miles Date: Mon, 30 Jan 2006 20:26:14 -0500 eric peterson wrote: Looks nice are these W124s any good?? Also can the clearcoat just be resprayed or do you have to redo the paint also. What is the going price

Re: [MBZ] Nice 190D Low miles

2006-01-31 Thread Jim Keefe
I've attached the photo ov the ID plate. Thank you, Jim keefe From: Kaleb C. Striplin [EMAIL PROTECTED] Reply-To: Mercedes Discussion List [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Mercedes Discussion List [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: [MBZ] Nice 190D Low miles Date: Mon, 30 Jan 2006 20:37:07 -0600 what is the vin

Re: [MBZ] Nice 190D Low Miles

2006-01-31 Thread Marshall Booth
James Jetton wrote: Did you notice the paint on the hood? Good example of why the hood pad is so important, the heat from the turbo has really done a number on it. That car DOESN'T have a turbo!! Marshall -- Marshall Booth (who doesn't respond to unsigned questions) der

Re: [MBZ] Nice 190D Low Miles

2006-01-31 Thread Marshall Booth
Marshall Booth wrote: James Jetton wrote: Did you notice the paint on the hood? Good example of why the hood pad is so important, the heat from the turbo has really done a number on it. That car DOESN'T have a turbo!! Marshall And the bad paint is on the roof - not the hood! Marshall --

Re: [MBZ] Nice 190D Low Miles

2006-01-31 Thread John Berryman
On Tuesday, January 31, 2006, at 12:24 AM, James Jetton wrote: Did you notice the paint on the hood? Good example of why the hood pad is so important, the heat from the turbo has really done a number on it. James S. Jetton 1987 300SDL 136k (with new hood pad) Pretty good

[MBZ] Nice 190D Low miles

2006-01-30 Thread eric peterson
Looks nice are these W124s any good?? Also can the clearcoat just be resprayed or do you have to redo the paint also. What is the going price for these?? All I've ever dealt with are W123s and a W126.