[MBZ] ***SPAM*** RE: ***SPAM*** RE: OT: American Kobe Beef!

2019-09-11 Thread Greg Fiorentino via Mercedes
Correct. IMO fresh is better than frozen and shipped. Greg -Original Message- From: Mercedes [mailto:mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com] On Behalf Of Craig via Mercedes Sent: Wednesday, September 11, 2019 10:00 AM To: Mercedes Discussion List Cc: Craig Subject: Re: [MBZ] ***SPAM*** RE: OT:

Re: [MBZ] Kaleb or others - VIN check please

2019-09-11 Thread Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes
Vehicle History Report™ 1987 MERCEDES-BENZ 300 TDT VIN: WDBEB93D6HF019968 WAGON 4 DR 3.0L I6 F DIESEL REAR WHEEL DRIVE No accidents reported to CARFAX No damage reported to CARFAX 9 Service history records 35 Detailed records available This CARFAX Vehicle History

Re: [MBZ] Kaleb or others - VIN check please

2019-09-11 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
CarFax is better, see other emails. -- Max Dillon Charleston SC On September 11, 2019 3:54:37 PM EDT, Craig via Mercedes wrote: >On Wed, 11 Sep 2019 14:47:53 -0400 Meade Dillon via Mercedes > wrote: > >> This site provided more info, indicating that in 1997 the car was in >FL >> and then about

Re: [MBZ] W210 AC Compressor R

2019-09-11 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
I think that 10 cc into the receiver / dryer is required per the FSM? It is for 124 cars. - Max Charleston SC On Wed, Sep 11, 2019 at 1:33 PM Dan Penoff via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Piece of cake job for the most part. Compressor came right out the bottom >

Re: [MBZ] Patriotic salt proofing

2019-09-11 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
Jaime, What about using Fluid Film? It’s not so much a rust preventative as a protection agent, I guess, but it’s used heavily in the upper Midwest and New England. I hose down the interior of my car’s doors and other areas with it. I’m pretty sure you can use it on the outside as well.

Re: [MBZ] Kaleb or others - VIN check please

2019-09-11 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
It also looks like the odometer was rolled back 100k miles, between 2004 and 2015 the odometer went from 204k up to 313k and then back to 213k miles. - Max Charleston SC On Wed, Sep 11, 2019 at 2:56 PM Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > > Vehicle History

Re: [MBZ] W210 AC Compressor R

2019-09-11 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
Piece of cake job for the most part. Compressor came right out the bottom without any conflicts other than the flexible hose of the transmission cooler which was easily moved out of the way. Receiver/dryer was the worst of the two, only because it’s in a tight place. Compressor had a full

Re: [MBZ] W210 AC Compressor R

2019-09-11 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
Piece of cake job for the most part. Compressor came right out the bottom without any conflicts other than the flexible hose of the transmission cooler which was easily moved out of the way. Receiver/dryer was the worst of the two, only because it’s in a tight place. Compressor had a full

Re: [MBZ] 82/85 300TD rear suspension

2019-09-11 Thread David Bruckmann via Mercedes
The problem is the base pressure valve, located within the levelling valve. The rebuild kit A0005860032 ought to solve your problem, but IIRC from rebuilding my SLS valve in Toronto, salt corrosion of the valve could be an issue. Worth checking it out carefully before committing. Also worth

Re: [MBZ] Kaleb or others - VIN check please

2019-09-11 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
This site provided more info, indicating that in 1997 the car was in FL and then about 2004 until now the car was in SC. https://vincheck.info/free-vehicle-history/free-carfax-report/ - Max Charleston SC On Wed, Sep 11, 2019 at 12:46 PM Craig via Mercedes wrote: > On Wed, 11 Sep

Re: [MBZ] ***SPAM*** OT: American Kobe Beef!

2019-09-11 Thread Curt Raymond via Mercedes
If you haven't tried grass fed beef you should, the taste is noticeably more, I dunno, "beefy" I guess. You've probably had grass fed beef and just didn't know why the steak was more flavorful. In general the only "downside" of grass fed is that it'll have more irregular marbling. Sometimes

Re: [MBZ] ***SPAM*** OT: American Kobe Beef!

2019-09-11 Thread Curt Raymond via Mercedes
We used to have a fantastic butcher, when you asked for steak he'd ask how you were going to cook it. If you said propane you'd be allowed to buy up to about $15/lb steak. If it was charcoal it could be up to $17-$19/lb. One time I promised (and fulfilled) to cook it over a wood fire and the

Re: [MBZ] Kaleb or others - VIN check please

2019-09-11 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Wed, 11 Sep 2019 14:47:53 -0400 Meade Dillon via Mercedes wrote: > This site provided more info, indicating that in 1997 the car was in FL > and then about 2004 until now the car was in SC. > > https://vincheck.info/free-vehicle-history/free-carfax-report/ Aha! I did not see that. Thank

Re: [MBZ] at the PNP today

2019-09-11 Thread Clay Monroe via Mercedes
Given the price, I was usually removing the whole fuel pump set up from the back end of W116 sedans (73-75) for spare parts shelf on the SL. Not really into used filters on the newer cars. Wonder if the guy thought he would be getting extra fuel out of this filter. clay > On Sep 10,

Re: [MBZ] Kaleb or others - VIN check please

2019-09-11 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Thanks! Looks like it started life in the salty frozen North. Darn. -- Max Dillon Charleston SC On September 11, 2019 2:56:44 PM EDT, Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes wrote: > >Vehicle History Report™ >1987 MERCEDES-BENZ 300 TDT >VIN: WDBEB93D6HF019968 >WAGON 4 DR >3.0L I6 F >DIESEL >REAR WHEEL

Re: [MBZ] 1982 240D Cooling System Troubleshooting

2019-09-11 Thread Kevin Kraly via Mercedes
Thanks, Jaime and all for the suggestions. We took Hildegard on a 10 mile road test, and she did well. Once she warmed up, temp stayed at 80-85 with a quick blip up to 100 at the first light before dropping right back down to normal where it stayed for the rest of the trip. I definitely have to

Re: [MBZ] Patriotic salt proofing

2019-09-11 Thread Curt Raymond via Mercedes
I recently bought a WoolWax undercoating kit. Its similar stuff without the smell of sheep. I really like it for wiping down guns, gives a nice protective coating. Haven't had time to get it onto the car yet, hope to do so before it gets cold... -Curt On Wednesday, September 11, 2019,

Re: [MBZ] 82/85 300TD rear suspension

2019-09-11 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
Concur with all the answers regarding the control valve, but if your SLS pump cannot rebuild pressure within a couple minutes of running, your pump may also be weak and needs to be either rebuilt or replaced. A good check for the health of the control valve: After engine shut-down (assuming the

Re: [MBZ] 82/85 300TD rear suspension

2019-09-11 Thread Karl Wittnebel via Mercedes
Yeah. One goes inside. Dont lose the little balls. On Wed, Sep 11, 2019, 10:17 AM Meade Dillon via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > I've circled in red the base pressure valve and (I think) the o-rings that > go with it. > > When I rebuilt one of these, I had an extra small o-ring

Re: [MBZ] ***SPAM*** OT: American Kobe Beef!

2019-09-11 Thread G Mann via Mercedes
I am an avowed second generation Vegan Cows eat grass, I eat cows Here, at the high quality meat market, Grade A grass fed Angus is running in the $15,95 per Lb. range. As a comparative. On Wed, Sep 11, 2019 at 10:47 AM Curt Raymond via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > If you

[MBZ] ADSIT Redeems Themselves

2019-09-11 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
ADSIT used to be the poster child for really awful customer service. For those that knew of them or experienced it directly, you know they were nothing short of legendary in their ability to screw people over, many times in multiple ways. In 1988 I owned a 1979 300TD. The clock had failed in it

Re: [MBZ] 190D cruise control fixed

2019-09-11 Thread Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes
I was not sure about them because the last one I bought from them for a 95 e300 died. Not sure how long it was in use but maybe a 2-3 years. Sent from my iPhone > On Sep 11, 2019, at 7:41 PM, Andrew Strasfogel wrote: > > Those rebuilt units from Programa are bulletproof. I've bought several

Re: [MBZ] ***SPAM*** OT: American Kobe Beef!

2019-09-11 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
True artisans are hard to come by. Speaking of artisans, I found a guy who will sharpen auger bits for a brace.   Took all but one of them in, andtook in my ships augers and a couple big twist drills.  I am hoping he is a true artisan.   I've not found the files to buy to sharpen augers, so I

Re: [MBZ] 82/85 300TD rear suspension

2019-09-11 Thread Michael Esh via Mercedes
Thanks for all info! It may be a while but I will let you know the outcome. > On Sep 11, 2019, at 1:06 PM, Meade Dillon via Mercedes > wrote: > > Concur with all the answers regarding the control valve, but if your SLS > pump cannot rebuild pressure within a couple minutes of running, your

Re: [MBZ] Patriotic salt proofing

2019-09-11 Thread Curt Raymond via Mercedes
I've been super happy using it for door hinges. It creeps into the hinge and then stays put. Our Dodge pickup resisted all other oils and grease and always squeaked until I put the FF to it, now its doors are silent.Proper Fluid Film does smell slightly of sheep for a couple days. The WoolWax

[MBZ] not for Dan 200D

2019-09-11 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
https://wausau.craigslist.org/pts/d/marathon-1968-mercedes-200-diesel/6959613990.html not up to Dan standards, can't tell how rusty it is.   A project for someone. ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To

Re: [MBZ] Patriotic salt proofing

2019-09-11 Thread Rick Knoble via Mercedes
There is this stuff too. https://nhoilundercoating.com/ I think this would be for new cars, or cars that have no undercoating, and are rust free. I have done a few searches and they have a dizzying array of rust prevention products. Some are available on Amazon. https://www.tectyleurope.com/

Re: [MBZ] ADSIT Redeems Themselves

2019-09-11 Thread Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes
Nice Sent from my iPhone > On Sep 11, 2019, at 6:32 PM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes > wrote: > > ADSIT used to be the poster child for really awful customer service. For > those that knew of them or experienced it directly, you know they were > nothing short of legendary in their ability to

[MBZ] 190D cruise control fixed

2019-09-11 Thread Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes
The cruise control on the 190D is now working perfectly.  A rebuilt Programa unit fixed it.  I am probably going to give up trying to rebuild these.  From now on I will probably send them out to that James Dean guy. --- This email has been checked for viruses by AVG. https://www.avg.com

Re: [MBZ] ADSIT Redeems Themselves

2019-09-11 Thread OK Don via Mercedes
Amazing - perhaps they did learn from their mistakes in the past??? They must have, they are still in business! ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

Re: [MBZ] 190D cruise control fixed

2019-09-11 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Those rebuilt units from Programa are bulletproof. I've bought several of them and they have never failed over the years. On Wed, Sep 11, 2019, 8:06 PM Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > The cruise control on the 190D is now working perfectly. A rebuilt > Programa

Re: [MBZ] Patriotic salt proofing

2019-09-11 Thread Jaime Kopchinski via Mercedes
I think FF would be good for floors and some areas under the car. But not for the engine overall. Jaime On Wed, Sep 11, 2019 at 3:33 PM Dan Penoff via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Jaime, > > What about using Fluid Film? It’s not so much a rust preventative as a > protection

Re: [MBZ] ADSIT Redeems Themselves

2019-09-11 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Well, that's one data point. They are worth looking at, but I'm still leery. -- Max Dillon Charleston SC ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

Re: [MBZ] OT Chlorine

2019-09-11 Thread Peter Frederick via Mercedes
Saran wrap is polyethylene. Sarin is a small molecule containing chlorine, I think -- probably related to phosgene. Would have to look them up, but polyethylene isn't going to produce Sarin gas when heated. I have come to the conclusion that the internet age is really the age of

[MBZ] 82/85 300TD rear suspension

2019-09-11 Thread Michael Esh via Mercedes
82 300TD Hi folks I’m beginning work (again) on my 82 wagon and am planning on driving it to Austin, TX from Michigan this winter to visit my daughter. My son-in-law worked on the rear suspension several years ago and at that time it seemed to be working well. Now the rear end of the car

Re: [MBZ] ***SPAM*** OT: American Kobe Beef!

2019-09-11 Thread Floyd Thursby via Mercedes
Is Kobe Beef related to that basketball player? -- --FT ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to: http://mail.okiebenz.com/mailman/listinfo/mercedes_okiebenz.com

Re: [MBZ] OT Chlorine

2019-09-11 Thread Peter Frederick via Mercedes
Just looked it up, Sarin is a phosphonate, you'd have to get a large amount of organic phosphorous into the polyethylene film to get Sarin by heating it. ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or

Re: [MBZ] W210 AC Compressor R

2019-09-11 Thread Rick Knoble via Mercedes
Dan writes: >Got my new compressor from Mercedes All I could find from the dealer was remanufactured compressors. >Get this - I ordered a Rein receiver/dryer from >Amazon - just opened it and >it’s labeled as a Hansa. >The Rein was about $30, the Hansa was over $60. Wonderful! >I may need

Re: [MBZ] W210 AC Compressor R

2019-09-11 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
Yes, it’s a Mercedes reman (part number -80) with their standard 2 year warranty. Everything I see indicates PAG 46, so that’s what I’m getting. Looks like I need to drain the new compressor, measure the oil, and then bring it up to a total of 30cc. Looks like 20cc for the receiver/dryer. The

Re: [MBZ] 1982 240D Cooling System Troubleshooting

2019-09-11 Thread Jaime Kopchinski via Mercedes
What is your temperature gauge indicating? This is really important to understand whats happening. If you're over 80-85, then the thermostat is opening. If you're under, slight warmth in the upper hose is normal. If you filled the radiator to the top, then having it push some water out of the

Re: [MBZ] Patriotic salt proofing

2019-09-11 Thread Jaime Kopchinski via Mercedes
Hi Craig, Thank to you and your brother for the feedback. Doesn't sound like something that can be casually sprayed on. At the moment I use etec 501: https://www.epi.com/rust-preventatives/water-displacing-oils/ You spray it on just about anything and I do, especially on parts just plated or

Re: [MBZ] OT: American Kobe Beef!

2019-09-11 Thread Rick Knoble via Mercedes
> > Snake River Ranch in Idaho has some deal to raise Wagyu beef. My > > neighborhood produce store carries it and had NY cuts on sale last week for > > a reasonable price. >Out of curiosity, what do you consider a reasonable price? Just ask him what he paid, Andrew. IMO, I'd probably pay

[MBZ] W210 AC Compressor R

2019-09-11 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
Going to tear into this job this morning. Got my new compressor from Mercedes and a receiver/dryer. Get this - I ordered a Rein receiver/dryer from Amazon - just opened it and it’s labeled as a Hansa. The Rein was about $30, the Hansa was over $60. Bizarre, but good. I may need to get some

Re: [MBZ] ***SPAM*** OT: American Kobe Beef!

2019-09-11 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Out of curiosity, what do you consider a reasonable price? On Tue, Sep 10, 2019, 6:59 PM OK Don via Mercedes wrote: > It does look like it's 25-30% fat, but then, that's where the most flavor > is ... > > On Tue, Sep 10, 2019 at 5:56 PM Greg Fiorentino via Mercedes < > mercedes@okiebenz.com>

Re: [MBZ] 82/85 300TD rear suspension

2019-09-11 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
Sounds like you need to rebuild your leveling valve. -D > On Sep 11, 2019, at 8:48 AM, Michael Esh via Mercedes > wrote: > > 82 300TD > > Hi folks > I’m beginning work (again) on my 82 wagon and am planning on driving it to > Austin, TX from Michigan this winter to visit my daughter. My

[MBZ] Quantum

2019-09-11 Thread Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes
https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/373008963379765/ Sent from my iPhone ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

Re: [MBZ] 1982 240D Cooling System Troubleshooting

2019-09-11 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Jaime, that was one of the best posts I have ever read. Thanks for the time and effort. On Wed, Sep 11, 2019, 7:24 AM Jaime Kopchinski via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > What is your temperature gauge indicating? This is really important to > understand whats happening. If you're

[MBZ] ***SPAM*** RE: ***SPAM*** OT: American Kobe Beef!

2019-09-11 Thread Greg Fiorentino via Mercedes
I paid about $11/lb. That was a sale price. Greg -Original Message- From: Mercedes [mailto:mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com] On Behalf Of Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes Sent: Wednesday, September 11, 2019 5:46 AM To: Mercedes Discussion List Cc: Andrew Strasfogel Subject: Re: [MBZ]

Re: [MBZ] OT: American Kobe Beef!

2019-09-11 Thread Rick Knoble via Mercedes
WOW My freezer would be full, and I'd be in a beef coma for a month. Rick From: mercedes@okiebenz.com Sent: September 11, 2019 9:46 AM To: mercedes@okiebenz.com Reply-to: mercedes@okiebenz.com Cc: ml320@fiorentino.space Subject: [MBZ] ***SPAM*** RE: ***SPAM*** OT: American Kobe Beef! I

Re: [MBZ] OT: American Kobe Beef!

2019-09-11 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Thanks, Greg. If it is really twice as good as the regular steak then that's a bargain On Wed, Sep 11, 2019, 11:01 AM Rick Knoble via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > WOW > > My freezer would be full, and I'd be in a beef coma for a month. > > > Rick > > From: mercedes@okiebenz.com

Re: [MBZ] ***SPAM*** OT: American Kobe Beef!

2019-09-11 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
The beef is a bit less aggressive? -D > On Sep 11, 2019, at 9:41 AM, Floyd Thursby via Mercedes > wrote: > > Is Kobe Beef related to that basketball player? >> > -- > --FT > > > ___ > http://www.okiebenz.com > > To search list archives

Re: [MBZ] Quantum

2019-09-11 Thread Floyd Thursby via Mercedes
Charming but strange.  Interesting color.  Nice spin on the posting though. Top of Kleb's list. Vote up or down! --FT On 9/11/19 10:31 AM, Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes wrote: https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/373008963379765/ Sent from my iPhone

[MBZ] ***SPAM*** RE: OT: American Kobe Beef!

2019-09-11 Thread Greg Fiorentino via Mercedes
You nailed it Rick...their regular price was $25.99. Greg -Original Message- From: Mercedes [mailto:mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com] On Behalf Of Rick Knoble via Mercedes Sent: Wednesday, September 11, 2019 6:17 AM To: Mercedes Discussion List Cc: Rick Knoble Subject: Re: [MBZ] OT:

Re: [MBZ] 82/85 300TD rear suspension

2019-09-11 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Yes. IIRC this part was not unique to the wagon, so the classic center may still be able to order it for you. On Wed, Sep 11, 2019, 8:54 AM Dan Penoff via Mercedes wrote: > Sounds like you need to rebuild your leveling valve. > > -D > > > > On Sep 11, 2019, at 8:48 AM, Michael Esh via Mercedes

Re: [MBZ] at the PNP today

2019-09-11 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
That's where they stashed the cocaine. On Tue, Sep 10, 2019, 10:50 PM Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Yea I got that the last time > > Sent from my iPhone > > > On Sep 10, 2019, at 9:44 PM, Max Dillon via Mercedes < > mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > > > > Did you

Re: [MBZ] Looks pretty good for a 201

2019-09-11 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
The color combination is amazing, so it is worth the trouble for a PPI. On Tue, Sep 10, 2019, 8:36 PM Max Dillon via Mercedes wrote: > Test the coolant for combustion gas. PPI at a good garage should include > that. > -- > Max Dillon > Charleston SC > > On September 10, 2019 8:21:10 PM EDT,

Re: [MBZ] Quantum

2019-09-11 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Down. It looks too neglected and the interior is shabby. On Wed, Sep 11, 2019, 10:40 AM Floyd Thursby via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Charming but strange. Interesting color. Nice spin on the posting > though. Top of Kleb's list. Vote up or down! > > --FT > > On 9/11/19 10:31

[MBZ] ***SPAM*** RE: OT: American Kobe Beef!

2019-09-11 Thread Greg Fiorentino via Mercedes
The local store (Chuck's Produce) has a flyer that they post on their web page. AFAIK they only have 2 stores, both in Vancouver, WA. IDK what other outlets carry the beef. Greg -Original Message- From: Mercedes [mailto:mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com] On Behalf Of Craig via Mercedes

Re: [MBZ] 82/85 300TD rear suspension

2019-09-11 Thread David Bruckmann via Mercedes
Here's what the SLS valve looks like when taken apart: http://forum.mercedesclub.de/wcf/index.php?attachment/30154-hoehenregler-jpg/ ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery

Re: [MBZ] Kaleb or others - VIN check please

2019-09-11 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Wed, 11 Sep 2019 12:15:10 -0400 Meade Dillon via Mercedes wrote: > wdbeb93d6hf019968 > > I ran this one but no "where" info: > > https://www.vehiclehistory.com/vin-report/wdbeb93d6hf019968 That one provides very little information about anything! Craig

Re: [MBZ] W210 AC Compressor R

2019-09-11 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
Already well answered by Craig, and you are probably going to procure locally, but I found the Denso factory oil for about $20 on Amazon, listed as "Denso 999-0101 Refrigerant Oil". Looks like price is now up to about $24. - Max Charleston SC On Wed, Sep 11, 2019 at 7:47 AM Dan

Re: [MBZ] ***SPAM*** RE: OT: American Kobe Beef!

2019-09-11 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Wed, 11 Sep 2019 09:32:22 -0700 Greg Fiorentino via Mercedes wrote: > The local store (Chuck's Produce) has a flyer that they post on their > web page. AFAIK they only have 2 stores, both in Vancouver, WA. IDK > what other outlets carry the beef. So you buy the beef from Chuck's Produce and

Re: [MBZ] 82/85 300TD rear suspension

2019-09-11 Thread Karl Wittnebel via Mercedes
The kit is a Mercedes part. Someone posted the number recently. On Wed, Sep 11, 2019, 9:08 AM Floyd Thursby via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Yeah simple fix. Someone on the FB123 group discussed that a few weeks > ago and had a link to a rebuild kit from one of the vendors.

[MBZ] ***SPAM*** RE: OT: American Kobe Beef!

2019-09-11 Thread Greg Fiorentino via Mercedes
I had tried their frozen burgers before. Very tasty but rendered off a lot of fat. This was the first time I tried their steaks. I will hit them hard next time if they repeat that sale. Greg -Original Message- From: Mercedes [mailto:mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com] On Behalf Of Rick

Re: [MBZ] ***SPAM*** RE: ***SPAM*** OT: American Kobe Beef!

2019-09-11 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Wed, 11 Sep 2019 07:45:13 -0700 Greg Fiorentino via Mercedes wrote: > I paid about $11/lb. That was a sale price. Our local supermarket (Smith's, part of Kroger) charges that much and more for some of their better cuts of beef -- and I can say without even trying them they are certainly not

Re: [MBZ] 1982 240D Cooling System Troubleshooting

2019-09-11 Thread Karl Wittnebel via Mercedes
Be sure to watch the temp gauge and flush everything well. You can overheat the head quickly if there is an air pocket and no coolant circulation. And be sure to put the thermostat in right side up. On Wed, Sep 11, 2019, 8:11 AM Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: >

[MBZ] Kaleb or others - VIN check please

2019-09-11 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
wdbeb93d6hf019968 Trying to find the history of where this car has been registered / owned / driven to asses the severity of the rust. Thanks! I ran this one but no "where" info: https://www.vehiclehistory.com/vin-report/wdbeb93d6hf019968 - Max Charleston SC

Re: [MBZ] OT: American Kobe Beef!

2019-09-11 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Wed, 11 Sep 2019 08:36:11 -0700 Greg Fiorentino via Mercedes wrote: > I had tried their frozen burgers before. Very tasty but rendered off a > lot of fat. This was the first time I tried their steaks. I will hit > them hard next time if they repeat that sale. How does one find out about

Re: [MBZ] OT: American Kobe Beef!

2019-09-11 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Wed, 11 Sep 2019 13:16:51 + Rick Knoble via Mercedes wrote: > > > Snake River Ranch in Idaho has some deal to raise Wagyu beef. My > > > neighborhood produce store carries it and had NY cuts on sale last > > > week for a reasonable price. > > >Out of curiosity, what do you consider a

Re: [MBZ] W210 AC Compressor R

2019-09-11 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Wed, 11 Sep 2019 08:27:59 -0400 Dan Penoff via Mercedes wrote: > The car had a full charge and the ambient was around 95F, so that > probably accounted for the pressure we were seeing. Had the expansion > valve been stuck open we still wouldn’t have seen the same kind of > pressure on both

Re: [MBZ] 82/85 300TD rear suspension

2019-09-11 Thread Karl Wittnebel via Mercedes
The rebuild kit is like 30 bucks. I will see if I can resubmit my rebuild post with all the photos. It bounced when I sent it. You can also buy a rebuild kit for the pump IIRC, but leak down is likely the valve. On Wed, Sep 11, 2019, 8:02 AM Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes <

Re: [MBZ] 82/85 300TD rear suspension

2019-09-11 Thread Floyd Thursby via Mercedes
Yeah simple fix.  Someone on the FB123 group discussed that a few weeks ago and had a link to a rebuild kit from one of the vendors.  Simple job I think. --FT On 9/11/19 11:57 AM, Karl Wittnebel via Mercedes wrote: The rebuild kit is like 30 bucks. I will see if I can resubmit my rebuild