Re: [MBZ] Commiefornia

2020-02-12 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
That's a great tip! Feb 11, 2020 8:49:30 PM Curley McLain via Mercedes : > yeah, don't rent a car at a kollyfonia airport. They add on $150 a > week in extra charges, (taxes and environmental payments, and medical > and social services for illegal > aliens charges ) Rent from the local

[MBZ] Discount OE MB Parts

2020-02-12 Thread Rick Knoble via Mercedes
Is it just my phone, or has every Mercedes Benz dealership that sells online parts at a discount been blocked??? Screenshot of what comes up at every single one I have tried.  Rick ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

Re: [MBZ] Discount OE MB Parts

2020-02-12 Thread Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes
You are not allowed to buy parts Sent from my iPhone > On Feb 12, 2020, at 4:18 AM, Rick Knoble via Mercedes > wrote: > > Is it just my phone, or has every Mercedes Benz dealership that sells online > parts at a discount been blocked??? Screenshot of what comes up at every > single one I

Re: [MBZ] Discount OE MB Parts

2020-02-12 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
Try a different browser? I use FireFox on my Moto G5+, site comes up just fine. - Max Charleston SC On Wed, Feb 12, 2020 at 7:18 AM Rick Knoble via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Is it just my phone, or has every Mercedes Benz dealership that sells > online parts at a

Re: [MBZ] Why no love for a RED 1973 450SE?

2020-02-12 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Yeah, that's a nicely preserved car. Maybe gray market is a turn off for those seeking collectability? On Wed, Feb 12, 2020 at 10:27 AM Dan Penoff via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Talk about no love: > > https://bringatrailer.com/listing/1985-mercedes-benz-380sl-63/ > > -D > > > >

Re: [MBZ] Commiefornia

2020-02-12 Thread Floyd Thursby via Mercedes
At Hobby airport in Houston I would park at the rental car lot for a few $$ a day then ride the shuttle over, less than half the price of the terminal garage and door-door service. --FT On 2/11/20 8:48 PM, Curley McLain via Mercedes wrote: yeah, don't rent a car at a kollyfonia airport.  

Re: [MBZ] Why no love for a RED 1973 450SE?

2020-02-12 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
Talk about no love: https://bringatrailer.com/listing/1985-mercedes-benz-380sl-63/ -D > On Feb 12, 2020, at 10:19 AM, Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes > wrote: > > Inaugural year of this famous W116 flagship car. I remember the magazine > ads when it first appeared. IIRC this was the first

Re: [MBZ] Discount OE MB Parts

2020-02-12 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
Must be you.  It came up ok for  me.    Maybe they are blocking the evil spyfones? Rick Knoble via Mercedes February 12, 2020 at 6:17 AM Is it just my phone, or has every Mercedes Benz dealership that sells online parts at a discount been blocked??? Screenshot

Re: [MBZ] Discount OE MB Parts

2020-02-12 Thread Floyd Thursby via Mercedes
works on my dumputer --FT On 2/12/20 7:17 AM, Rick Knoble via Mercedes wrote: Is it just my phone, or has every Mercedes Benz dealership that sells online parts at a discount been blocked??? Screenshot of what comes up at every single one I have tried. Rick

[MBZ] Desperately need a W123 driver's door or door shell

2020-02-12 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Mine has given way to the tin worm. Anyone have or know of a relatively decent W123 LF door for my 300TD? It is getting ever so close to 1 million miles (currently 378 K and climbing, although slowly...). Contact me privately or publicly. I have nothing to hide. Andrew 300TD White/blue

Re: [MBZ] Why no love for a RED 1973 450SE?

2020-02-12 Thread Curt Raymond via Mercedes
I don't normally like the chrome wheel arches but with that red everything really pops. I have a soft spot for 116 cars. -Curt On Wednesday, February 12, 2020, 10:20:39 AM EST, Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes wrote: Inaugural year of this famous W116 flagship car.  I remember the

Re: [MBZ] Why no love for a RED 1973 450SE?

2020-02-12 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
I think 380s don’t get much love anyway, much like the W114s. I’ve always thought they were an easy way into the R107 chassis as long as you avoided the single row chain models. -D > On Feb 12, 2020, at 10:30 AM, Andrew Strasfogel wrote: > > Yeah, that's a nicely preserved car. Maybe gray

[MBZ] Why no love for a RED 1973 450SE?

2020-02-12 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Inaugural year of this famous W116 flagship car. I remember the magazine ads when it first appeared. IIRC this was the first time Mercedes launched a national media campaign. I drool over the color combination. It will sell for NR and if it were on the east coast I would do something stupid,

Re: [MBZ] Why no love for a RED 1973 450SE?

2020-02-12 Thread Randy Bennell via Mercedes
What is the big risk, and how much holiday time to you get? A drive across country in a car like that sounds to me like a great holiday. I drove from Winnipeg, to Minneapolis, to Chicago, to Mansfield, Ohio and back in July last summer and enjoyed it all. I hadn't done a long road trip in many

Re: [MBZ] Local 1970 220 doing well on BAT

2020-02-12 Thread Randy Bennell via Mercedes
I don't mind the fins. I think I prefer the fins to the round look of the ponton. RB On 12/02/2020 1:26 PM, OK Don via Mercedes wrote: Me too! I don't like the fins, but that speedo makes up for it. On Tue, Feb 11, 2020 at 7:58 PM Dwight Giles via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote:

Re: [MBZ] Desperately need a W123 driver's door or door shell

2020-02-12 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Repair cost would exceed installation/replacement with a less rusty door. On Wed, Feb 12, 2020 at 12:42 PM Andrew Strasfogel wrote: > It's at the body shop. I have no reason to doubt their expertise... > > On Wed, Feb 12, 2020 at 12:42 PM Randy Bennell via Mercedes < > mercedes@okiebenz.com>

Re: [MBZ] Why no love for a RED 1973 450SE?

2020-02-12 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
I'm not that much of a risk taker plus I have a day job. On Wed, Feb 12, 2020 at 12:43 PM Randy Bennell via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > You are not serious. If you truly wanted it, you would buy it, fly out > to get it, and enjoy the drive back home. > > 'RB > > On 12/02/2020 9:19

Re: [MBZ] Desperately need a W123 driver's door or door shell

2020-02-12 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
It's at the body shop. I have no reason to doubt their expertise... On Wed, Feb 12, 2020 at 12:42 PM Randy Bennell via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > How bad is it? Maybe you can have it repaired rather than replacing the > whole door. > > RB > > On 12/02/2020 9:01 AM, Andrew

Re: [MBZ] Why no love for a RED 1973 450SE?

2020-02-12 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Yes, but that was not in a 47 year old dodgy Mercedes On Wed, Feb 12, 2020 at 12:50 PM Randy Bennell via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > What is the big risk, and how much holiday time to you get? A drive > across country in a car like that sounds to me like a great holiday. I >

Re: [MBZ] Why no love for a RED 1973 450SE?

2020-02-12 Thread Randy Bennell via Mercedes
You are not serious. If you truly wanted it, you would buy it, fly out to get it, and enjoy the drive back home. 'RB On 12/02/2020 9:19 AM, Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes wrote: Inaugural year of this famous W116 flagship car. I remember the magazine ads when it first appeared. IIRC this

Re: [MBZ] Desperately need a W123 driver's door or door shell

2020-02-12 Thread Randy Bennell via Mercedes
How bad is it? Maybe you can have it repaired rather than replacing the whole door. RB On 12/02/2020 9:01 AM, Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes wrote: Mine has given way to the tin worm. Anyone have or know of a relatively decent W123 LF door for my 300TD? It is getting ever so close to 1

Re: [MBZ] Why no love for a RED 1973 450SE?

2020-02-12 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Wed, 12 Feb 2020 11:49:25 -0600 Randy Bennell via Mercedes wrote: > What is the big risk, and how much holiday time to you get? A drive > across country in a car like that sounds to me like a great holiday. I > drove from Winnipeg, to Minneapolis, to Chicago, to Mansfield, Ohio and > back

Re: [MBZ] Why no love for a RED 1973 450SE?

2020-02-12 Thread Curt Raymond via Mercedes
I'm thinking about a trip to Arkansas next year for the snow goose conservation hunt. Looks like just under 1500 miles each way, about 48 hours of driving total round trip. Probably do it in 2 days each way with a friend. I should look into flying too, not sure how much the airline would charge

Re: [MBZ] Why no love for a RED 1973 450SE?

2020-02-12 Thread Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes
Yeah that’ll go for cheap maybe Would be nice to have --Fat Sent from iPhone > On Feb 12, 2020, at 10:20 AM, Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes > wrote: > > Inaugural year of this famous W116 flagship car. I remember the magazine > ads when it first appeared. IIRC this was the first time

Re: [MBZ] Discount OE MB Parts

2020-02-12 Thread Rick Knoble via Mercedes
The websites must be linked somehow. Probably down for maintenance. They are up now c Rick   Original Message   From: mercedes@okiebenz.com Sent: February 12, 2020 10:29 AM To: mercedes@okiebenz.com Reply-to: mercedes@okiebenz.com Cc: ka...@striplin.net Subject: Re: [MBZ] Discount OE MB

Re: [MBZ] Local 1970 220 doing well on BAT

2020-02-12 Thread OK Don via Mercedes
Me too! I don't like the fins, but that speedo makes up for it. On Tue, Feb 11, 2020 at 7:58 PM Dwight Giles via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Yes I loved that vertical bar speedo. > -- OK Don "Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and

Re: [MBZ] Local 1970 220 doing well on BAT

2020-02-12 Thread OK Don via Mercedes
The fins look wimpy to me - it either needs more, or none. I like the Ponton and earlier bodies better - I've always wanted one with suicide doors. On Wed, Feb 12, 2020 at 1:42 PM Randy Bennell via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > I don't mind the fins. I think I prefer the fins to the

Re: [MBZ] Why no love for a RED 1973 450SE?

2020-02-12 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Wed, 12 Feb 2020 19:23:09 + (UTC) Curt Raymond wrote: > I'm thinking about a trip to Arkansas next year for the snow goose > conservation hunt. Looks like just under 1500 miles each way, about 48 > hours of driving total round trip. Probably do it in 2 days each way > with a friend. I

Re: [MBZ] Desperately need a W123 driver's door or door shell

2020-02-12 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
I would doubt their expertise. 99.9% of body shops do not know how to or care to know how to fix rust. And FYI the outer and lower door bottoms are available from fixmyrust.com for cheap. Problem is that the monkey at the body shop is incapable of properly welding in the patch panels in a

[MBZ] This would better than a Maybach for $25k

2020-02-12 Thread Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes
You could put a table, couch, recliners, fridge, and head in it https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/614039256057233/ 2005 Cadi Profes --FT Sent from iPhone ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To

Re: [MBZ] W124 300D alternator replacement?

2020-02-12 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
Successfully replaced the alternator today in the driveway and the car seems to charging well. It was one of those rare, relatively warm February days. And to all those serpentine belt fans out there, you are right, they are so much easier to deal with than regular belts! Sent from my iPhone

Re: [MBZ] W124 300D alternator replacement?

2020-02-12 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
Haha by warm I meant 40 degrees, not 80! Sent from my iPhone > On Feb 12, 2020, at 5:29 PM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes > wrote: > > Atta boy! > > Yes, serpentine belts are wonderful things. > > I just finished changing oil, filter and the interior charcoal filters on my > S210 wagon. Charcoal

Re: [MBZ] W124 300D alternator replacement?

2020-02-12 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Did you take any special precautions during the trip home, like pull fuses or unplug things? Max Dillon Charleston SC Feb 12, 2020 4:34:01 PM Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes : > Successfully replaced the alternator today in the driveway and the car seems > to charging well. It was one of

[MBZ] 1991 Mercedes-Benz Mercedes-Benz 300 D

2020-02-12 Thread Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes
$2k looks fairly nice 1991 Mercedes-Benz Mercedes-Benz 300 D Sedan 4D 300d,driven daily with no issues,fluid change and filters up to date,2 windows not working,sunroof works. Very reliable for a 30 year old car.tough diesel car. Read Less

Re: [MBZ] Desperately need a W123 driver's door or door shell

2020-02-12 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
car-part.com is still your friend Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes February 12, 2020 at 9:01 AM Mine has given way to the tin worm. Anyone have or know of a relatively decent W123 LF door for my 300TD? It is getting ever so close to 1 million miles (currently 378 K

Re: [MBZ] W124 300D alternator replacement?

2020-02-12 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
Atta boy! Yes, serpentine belts are wonderful things. I just finished changing oil, filter and the interior charcoal filters on my S210 wagon. Charcoal cabin filters were the originals! Nearly 200k on them and they were like desiccated bricks. And it was one of those not so rare, warm

Re: [MBZ] W124 300D alternator replacement?

2020-02-12 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
Cold front moving in Thursday night. Lows in the 50s on Friday, highs will only be in the low 70s this weekend. Looks like I better get up in the attic and get that security camera wiring done before it gets roasty. -D > On Feb 12, 2020, at 5:56 PM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes > wrote: > >

[MBZ] OT1990 Land Rover 110 6x6

2020-02-12 Thread Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes
Nicknamed Perentie, this 1990 Land Rover 110 6x6 was purpose built for the Australian Army by JRA Limited in the UK. Powering the Perenties 6 wheels is a smooth running 3.9L Isuzu 4BD1-T Turbo Diesel mated to a four-speed LT95A transmission. The special built chassis allows for the Defender

Re: [MBZ] Why no love for a RED 1973 450SE?

2020-02-12 Thread Curt Raymond via Mercedes
For the conservation hunt (specifically to remove snow geese) you don't need one, just need a hunting license in some state. You also don't need a federal waterfowl stamp although I've got one anyway. During the conservation hunt there are no limits on geese shot, no limit on shells in the gun

Re: [MBZ] W124 300D alternator replacement?

2020-02-12 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
Meh. It’s all relative. -D > On Feb 12, 2020, at 5:50 PM, Dimitri Seretakis wrote: > > Haha by warm I meant 40 degrees, not 80! > > Sent from my iPhone > >> On Feb 12, 2020, at 5:29 PM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes >> wrote: >> >> Atta boy! >> >> Yes, serpentine belts are wonderful things.

Re: [MBZ] Desperately need a W123 driver's door or door shell

2020-02-12 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
I'm never rejected ! There is one at Harry's in Charlottesville, VA for $150.   Sez 101 miles from Rockville Md.   Easy.  call em up, drive down. haul it back, and put it on. If you call around, you might find one closer or cheaper. but that is a fair one to start with.

[MBZ] OT: IP Cams, WAS W124 300D alternator replacement?

2020-02-12 Thread Scott Ritchey via Mercedes
Dan, I think it was you who got me interested in home security cameras so I thought I'd share these results. I did a side-by side comparison of four IP cameras ranging from a cheap (<$50) Reolink 5M cam to a new (>$150) 4M Dahua HDW5442TM-AS. They are all "eyeball" style IP cameras. Here is

Re: [MBZ] Desperately need a W123 driver's door or door shell

2020-02-12 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
I meant to say outer and inner lower door patch panels. Sent from my iPhone > On Feb 12, 2020, at 5:25 PM, Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes > wrote: > > I would doubt their expertise. 99.9% of body shops do not know how to or care > to know how to fix rust. And FYI the outer and lower door

[MBZ] 380SL BAT wuz: Why no love for a RED 1973 450SE?

2020-02-12 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
Anyone wanna guess why the brake booster looks 35 years old, not factory fresh?   I know the seret. Dan Penoff via Mercedes February 12, 2020 at 9:26 AM Talk about no love: https://bringatrailer.com/listing/1985-mercedes-benz-380sl-63/ -D

Re: [MBZ] Patching -was: Desperately need a W123 driver's door or door shell

2020-02-12 Thread fmiser via Mercedes
> Dimitri wrote: > Problem is that the monkey at the body shop is incapable of > properly welding in the patch panels in a manner that would > prevent the doors from rusting through again in one year. So what is the proper manner of welding patch panel to avoid that problem?

Re: [MBZ] Patching -was: Desperately need a W123 driver's door or door shell

2020-02-12 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
Butt weld the panels into place taking care to achieve good fit. Metal finish the seam as best as possible considering obstructions inside door, use weld thru primer where appropriate, protect the backside of the weld using an epoxy primer or por-15, use seam sealer, spray the inside of the

Re: [MBZ] Desperately need a W123 driver's door or door shell

2020-02-12 Thread MG via Mercedes
Then when you add the cost of the used door and the freight shipping, it might be a bit more then you thought. Depending on where it came from. Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes wrote: Repair cost would exceed installation/replacement with a less rusty door. On Wed, Feb 12, 2020 at 12:42 PM

Re: [MBZ] 380SL BAT wuz: Why no love for a RED 1973 450SE?

2020-02-12 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
1985 R107 M116 engine. 380SL. I think if you took out the booster you might be able to get the valve cover off.  I can't remember the impediments now.   I did change the booster, but it was a pig of a job.  I was not about to take the booster out to get the valve cover off.  I didn't HAVE to

Re: [MBZ] Contact from NZ

2020-02-12 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
cool!  Howdy to him. I've maintained contact with Henifay, and kept track of John Greene. Fay is a Kiwi also, but has been living in OZ for a long time. Meade Dillon via Mercedes February 12, 2020 at 7:50 PM A short while back Randy was asking about past list

[MBZ] mexican beer flu WUZ: OT Stock Market

2020-02-12 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
This info is a week or 10 days old now, but I saw a map of the infections, and as of that time all of south china was without flu, so it is possible that the norks have none.   However we all know the chicomms are lying about numbers infected and dead.   We also know kim jung dead's son is

Re: [MBZ] Local 1970 220 doing well on BAT

2020-02-12 Thread Clay via Mercedes
I still mourn the demise of my /8 220D. Other than the floor cancer and other tin worm issues, she was a joy to drive. Manual, no options, just worked. I did take her on the freeway quite a bit and she had no issue keeping up with traffic and even hit her near redline of 84mph for ten miles

Re: [MBZ] 1991 Mercedes-Benz Mercedes-Benz 300 D

2020-02-12 Thread Clay via Mercedes
Yes, the window switches are paired in the later cars. Front left, rear right, and vice versa. Could be dirty switches or degraded wiring. Door open and close a bunch on the rear doors tends to tweek the wires on the w126 cars I worked with. clay > On Feb 12, 2020, at 6:12 PM, Dwight Giles

Re: [MBZ] Desperately need a W123 driver's door or door shell

2020-02-12 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
My search parameters were rejected. On Wed, Feb 12, 2020 at 10:10 PM Clay via Mercedes wrote: > Take a look at www.Row52.com. There should be a yard within reasonable > distance with a w123 you can snag a door from. If you are not able to do > the job yourself, there are pickers who will do

Re: [MBZ] 380SL BAT wuz: Why no love for a RED 1973 450SE?

2020-02-12 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
I give up, share the secret. Max Dillon Charleston SC Feb 12, 2020 6:39:17 PM Curley McLain via Mercedes : > Anyone wanna guess why the brake booster looks 35 years old, not factory > fresh? I know the seret. > > > > Dan Penoff via Mercedes > > February 12,

Re: [MBZ] Desperately need a W123 driver's door or door shell

2020-02-12 Thread Clay via Mercedes
Take a look at www.Row52.com. There should be a yard within reasonable distance with a w123 you can snag a door from. If you are not able to do the job yourself, there are pickers who will do it for you clay > On Feb 12, 2020, at 1:25 PM, Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes > wrote: > > I

Re: [MBZ] 1991 Mercedes-Benz Mercedes-Benz 300 D

2020-02-12 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
"Two windows not working." Could this be a fuse? Were they paired in later models? On Wed, Feb 12, 2020 at 3:34 PM Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > $2k looks fairly nice > > 1991 Mercedes-Benz Mercedes-Benz 300 D Sedan 4D > > 300d,driven daily with no

Re: [MBZ] Desperately need a W123 driver's door or door shell

2020-02-12 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
did you try car-part.com as suggested? Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes February 12, 2020 at 9:30 PM My search parameters were rejected.             Hahaha! ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

Re: [MBZ] W124 300D alternator replacement?

2020-02-12 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
No, just charged the battery before I set out, didn’t use heat or headlights and didn’t turn the thing off! Sent from my iPhone > On Feb 12, 2020, at 5:50 PM, Max Dillon via Mercedes > wrote: > > > Did you take any special precautions during the trip home, like pull fuses or > unplug

Re: [MBZ] W124 300D alternator replacement?

2020-02-12 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
Thank you for all your advice and as always, I was cursing the whole time and telling myself how much I prefer bodywork! Sent from my iPhone > On Feb 12, 2020, at 6:44 PM, Curley McLain via Mercedes > wrote: > > Waytago! glad it worked out well for you! (no welding needed) > >> Dimitri

Re: [MBZ] OT1990 Land Rover 110 6x6

2020-02-12 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
That looks cool, but not $44k cool. - Max Charleston SC On Wed, Feb 12, 2020 at 3:38 PM Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Nicknamed Perentie, this 1990 Land Rover 110 6x6 was purpose built for the > Australian Army by JRA Limited in the UK. Powering

Re: [MBZ] OT Stock Market

2020-02-12 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
So I think you are right about the winds last Friday, on Saturday I noted there was a lot of trucks pulling containers again. However today, no wind, and truck traffic was down again. Market keeps going up up up, new highs nearly every day. Maybe I was pre-mature, but I'm still going to keep

Re: [MBZ] Why no love for a RED 1973 450SE?

2020-02-12 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Bid price doubled toward the end of the auction to $5750 due to furious competition. I don't feel so bad now. On Wed, Feb 12, 2020 at 10:05 PM Clay via Mercedes wrote: > There may be trouble in minds of bidders over the DJetronic system. Very > fiddly if touched by an idiot and there is

Re: [MBZ] 1991 Mercedes-Benz Mercedes-Benz 300 D

2020-02-12 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Or dirty switches. I like that car but alas... Dwight Giles Jr. Wickford RI On Wed, Feb 12, 2020, 10:10 PM Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > "Two windows not working." Could this be a fuse? Were they paired in > later models? > > On Wed, Feb 12, 2020 at 3:34 PM

Re: [MBZ] W124 300D alternator replacement?

2020-02-12 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
Waytago!   glad it worked out well for you!   (no welding needed) Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes February 12, 2020 at 3:32 PM Successfully replaced the alternator today in the driveway and the car seems to charging well. It was one of those rare, relatively warm

Re: [MBZ] 380SL BAT wuz: Why no love for a RED 1973 450SE?

2020-02-12 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
because it is nearly impossible to remove and replace with the engine in place.    One of the valve covers is also impossible to get off with the engine in the car.    The left one also. Max Dillon via Mercedes February 12, 2020 at 5:47 PM I give up, share the

Re: [MBZ] 380SL BAT wuz: Why no love for a RED 1973 450SE?

2020-02-12 Thread OK Don via Mercedes
Are you talking about the R107? Because if you are, I had no problems with R either the valve covers or the vacuum brake booster in the 450 SLC --- On Wed, Feb 12, 2020 at 5:56 PM Curley McLain via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > because it is nearly impossible to remove and replace

[MBZ] Contact from NZ

2020-02-12 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
A short while back Randy was asking about past list participants. Recently I was contacted by Euan from New Zealand, he's still got his 123 wagon (non-turbo, right-hand drive, 5 speed manual trans) and is about to retire. Says hello, may be joining us on the list again. - Max

Re: [MBZ] Contact from NZ

2020-02-12 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
Euan sent a picture of his wagon, it is a beautiful bluish-silver color. Really a sharp looking wagon, the BaT crack folks would really go nuts over it. - Max Charleston SC On Wed, Feb 12, 2020 at 9:13 PM Curley McLain via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > cool! Howdy to

Re: [MBZ] Why no love for a RED 1973 450SE?

2020-02-12 Thread Clay via Mercedes
There may be trouble in minds of bidders over the DJetronic system. Very fiddly if touched by an idiot and there is diminished stock of people able to set the early electronic injection right. That and the rarity of new injectors with attendant high cost. I scored the last six that the CC