Re: [MBZ] Price Of Fuel

2021-05-13 Thread Randy Bennell via Mercedes
I believe they would have been the 7.3 but I will ask and confirm. Randy On 13/05/2021 11:20 AM, Mitch Haley via Mercedes wrote: Ask him if those were the 6.0-6.4L engines (2003+), or the 7.3L Powerstrokes (94-2003). Everybody hated the 6.0 six months after it came out. On 2021-05-13 10:53,

Re: [MBZ] Not mine.

2021-05-13 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
A Kaleb colored W115. It belongs in Oklahoma. ___ 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] Price Of Fuel

2021-05-13 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
Ask him if those were the 6.0-6.4L engines (2003+), or the 7.3L Powerstrokes (94-2003). Everybody hated the 6.0 six months after it came out. On 2021-05-13 10:53, Randy Bennell via Mercedes wrote: I know most of us on here are diesel junkies but he really needs to be careful about buying a

Re: [MBZ] Not mine.

2021-05-13 Thread Randy Bennell via Mercedes
And the price is right (cheap). Randy On 13/05/2021 11:23 AM, Mitch Haley via Mercedes wrote: A Kaleb colored W115. It belongs in Oklahoma. ___ ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

Re: [MBZ] Price Of Fuel

2021-05-13 Thread Curt Raymond via Mercedes
I think Randy is correct on all points. The gas engines available today are so powerful, fuel efficient and long-lived the advantages of a diesel are considerably less than they used to be. Last night I hauled the dirty old Ferd to Maine. 4,000# tractor on what is probably a 1,000# trailer.

Re: [MBZ] Not mine.

2021-05-13 Thread Curt Raymond via Mercedes
Dude should get an award for that ad... Might not be a bad deal if it isn't all rusted out.Pro tip: It's probably rusted out... -Curt On Wednesday, May 12, 2021, 11:53:17 PM EDT, Frederick Moir via Mercedes wrote: Mercedes diesel

Re: [MBZ] Price Of Fuel

2021-05-13 Thread Randy Bennell via Mercedes
I know most of us on here are diesel junkies but he really needs to be careful about buying a "big old commercial style diesel pick-emup". My son is a mechanic and he used to work in a shop that did a lot of work on F250 diesel trucks. The usual cost was around $9,000 when the head gaskets

Re: [MBZ] Not mine.

2021-05-13 Thread Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes
Could be a hell of a deal. Wonder what color that interior is Sent from my iPhone > On May 13, 2021, at 10:47 AM, Curt Raymond via Mercedes > wrote: > >  Dude should get an award for that ad... > Might not be a bad deal if it isn't all rusted out.Pro tip: It's probably > rusted out... >

Re: [MBZ] Sprinter flatbed w/removable gates - $6,500

2021-05-13 Thread Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes
Needs wiper blades. Pass. --FT Sent from iPhone > On May 13, 2021, at 12:33 AM, Allan Streib via Mercedes > wrote: > > Diesel fueled so gas mileage is good > > https://bloomington.craigslist.org/cto/d/bedford-2005-dodge-sprinter-3500/7320805985.html > > Allan > >

Re: [MBZ] Fakebook search sucks

2021-05-13 Thread Floyd Thursby via Mercedes
I noticed a coupla days ago that the "Most Recent" feature (24 hours) was working again after not working for a coupla weeks --FT On 5/13/21 9:10 AM, Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes wrote: I know it’s been mentioned several times but the fakebook search sucks. I literally had an ad for a car

[MBZ] Empty Lots, Angry Customers: Chip Crisis Throws Wrench into Car Business

2021-05-13 Thread Floyd Thursby via Mercedes
https://www.wsj.com/articles/empty-lots-angry-customers-chip-crisis-throws-wrench-into-car-business-11620909719 Car makers are building some models without needed semiconductors and parking them until chips are available to install. Tens of thousands of these vehicles sit at airport lots, a

[MBZ] MORE INSANITY 2001 Mercedes-Benz E320 4MATIC - $8, 000 (Wilmington)

2021-05-13 Thread Floyd Thursby via Mercedes
https://wilmington.craigslist.org/cto/d/wilmington-2001-mercedes-benz-e320/7320704800.html -- --FT ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

[MBZ] When you have a spray gun... 2005 Mercedes-Benz C-Class, $1, 500

2021-05-13 Thread Floyd Thursby via Mercedes
Forget Maaco, Forget Earl Scheib ... ML320 https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1424545591278516 -- --FT ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

[MBZ] Flawless Mercedes E Class - $9,500 (Myrtle Beach)

2021-05-13 Thread Floyd Thursby via Mercedes
odometer rolled over "Nearly flawless showroom condition."  WHICH IS IT FLAWLESS OR NEARLY FLAWLESS https://myrtlebeach.craigslist.org/cto/d/myrtle-beach-flawless-mercedes-class/7320966052.html -- --FT ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list

[MBZ] Fakebook search sucks

2021-05-13 Thread Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes
I know it’s been mentioned several times but the fakebook search sucks. I literally had an ad for a car pulled up, looked at map of where it was at, went back to Fakebook and now I can’t find it anywhere. You search Mercedes and it pulls up just about every other make as well, and I can’t find

Re: [MBZ] Price Of Fuel

2021-05-13 Thread Curt Raymond via Mercedes
I don't think the cab off part is because of the engine, I think it's the newer (post 2000?) style trucks... -Curt On Thursday, May 13, 2021, 12:38:08 PM EDT, Randy Bennell via Mercedes wrote: I actually talked to him a couple of minutes ago so I asked. He says he has worked on all

Re: [MBZ] Premium fuel

2021-05-13 Thread Floyd Thursby via Mercedes
My dad used to get "ethyl" all the time when the cars he had did fine on regular.  (When I was little I always wondered who Ethyl was that he would be getting gas from her, or whatever)   For cars that run fine on regular it is a waste of money but if that is all that is available then you get

Re: [MBZ] Premium fuel

2021-05-13 Thread Randy Bennell via Mercedes
On 13/05/2021 2:08 PM, Allan Streib via Mercedes wrote: I don't think there is any reason why one cannot put premium fuel in a vehicle that only calls for regular. I use premium in all my small engines (mowers, weedeaters, etc.) It used to be that premium didn't have ethanol, that is why I

[MBZ] '78 450 SL C on BAT

2021-05-13 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Identical color scheme to the one I bought and restored in the 90s. Despite the peeling louvers, inop cruise control and tape cassette, and numerous other flaws it's already at $10k. https://bringatrailer.com/listing/1978-mercedes-benz-450slc-12/?utm_source=dm_medium=email_campaign=2021-05-13

Re: [MBZ] Price Of Fuel

2021-05-13 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
On 2021-05-13 12:37, Randy Bennell via Mercedes wrote: I actually talked to him a couple of minutes ago so I asked. He says he has worked on all of them but most of the cab off repairs were on 6.4 engines. There was a discussion in another forum last weekend, when the usual 6.0-6.4 hate

Re: [MBZ] Premium fuel

2021-05-13 Thread Randy Bennell via Mercedes
On 13/05/2021 1:25 PM, Floyd Thursby via Mercedes wrote: Talked to the girlchild last night, she lives in Chapel Hill NC.  She said she was thankful for once (and one time only!) that her 99E320 requires premium fuel as that was all that she could find at one gas station that had petrol I

Re: [MBZ] Warfarin

2021-05-13 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
The subject of the original email. - Max Charleston SC On Wed, May 12, 2021 at 12:46 PM Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > He? Who? > > On Wed, May 12, 2021 at 12:44 PM Meade Dillon via Mercedes < > mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > > > He hasn't been

Re: [MBZ] Price Of Fuel

2021-05-13 Thread Randy Bennell via Mercedes
On 13/05/2021 12:56 PM, Mitch Haley via Mercedes wrote: On 2021-05-13 12:37, Randy Bennell via Mercedes wrote: I actually talked to him a couple of minutes ago so I asked. He says he has worked on all of them but most of the cab off repairs were on 6.4 engines. There was a discussion in

Re: [MBZ] Premium fuel

2021-05-13 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
> I don't think there is any reason why one cannot put premium fuel in a > vehicle that only calls for regular. I use premium in all my small engines (mowers, weedeaters, etc.) It used to be that premium didn't have ethanol, that is why I started doing it. Not sure that's the case anymore, but

Re: [MBZ] MORE INSANITY 2001 Mercedes-Benz E320 4MATIC - $8, 000 (Wilmington)

2021-05-13 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
He's charging $1000 per option. On Thu, May 13, 2021 at 9:17 AM Floyd Thursby via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > > https://wilmington.craigslist.org/cto/d/wilmington-2001-mercedes-benz-e320/7320704800.html > > -- > --FT > > > ___ >

Re: [MBZ] Price Of Fuel

2021-05-13 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
I have a neighbor with a 7.3L Powerstroke. I know boats that cost less to maintain and repair. -D > On May 13, 2021, at 12:21 PM, Mitch Haley via Mercedes > wrote: > > Ask him if those were the 6.0-6.4L engines (2003+), or the 7.3L Powerstrokes > (94-2003). > Everybody hated the 6.0 six

[MBZ] Premium fuel

2021-05-13 Thread Floyd Thursby via Mercedes
Talked to the girlchild last night, she lives in Chapel Hill NC.  She said she was thankful for once (and one time only!) that her 99E320 requires premium fuel as that was all that she could find at one gas station that had petrol -- --FT ___

Re: [MBZ] Price Of Fuel

2021-05-13 Thread Randy Bennell via Mercedes
I actually talked to him a couple of minutes ago so I asked. He says he has worked on all of them but most of the cab off repairs were on 6.4 engines. Randy On 13/05/2021 11:20 AM, Mitch Haley via Mercedes wrote: Ask him if those were the 6.0-6.4L engines (2003+), or the 7.3L Powerstrokes

Re: [MBZ] Price Of Fuel

2021-05-13 Thread Rick Knoble via Mercedes
Yup. Any cylinder head removal on an newer Ford truck requires removal of the cab. That, and the spark plug woes of the 2000's 5.4 engine made for some innovative tool design. Rick From: mercedes@okiebenz.com Sent: May 13, 2021 11:40 AM To: mercedes@okiebenz.com Reply-to:

Re: [MBZ] Not mine.

2021-05-13 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel via Mercedes
On Thu, May 13, 2021 at 11:28 AM Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Could be a hell of a deal. Wonder what color that interior is Looks like palomino, almost certainly MB-Tex. ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

[MBZ] The ultimate Spots Car!! - $46 (High Point)

2021-05-13 Thread Floyd Thursby via Mercedes
*2013 mercedes benz sl550* This is a Twin Turbo V8 or you just want a convertible spots car to show of with(along with your dime piece wife/girlfriend) ...lol don't hesitate because spots cars like this dont last

Re: [MBZ] The ultimate Spots Car!! - $46 (High Point)

2021-05-13 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
Wilton needs to move fast on that, his SWMBO deserves to be seen in such a fine automobile... - Max Charleston SC On Thu, May 13, 2021 at 2:21 PM Floyd Thursby via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > *2013 mercedes benz sl550* > > This is a Twin Turbo V8 > > or you just want

Re: [MBZ] OT: small two-stroke engine question

2021-05-13 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
A plugged air filter would cause a rich condition, but when my 4-stroke mower has a plugged air filter it does the surging thing. Max Dillon Charleston SC May 13, 2021 8:01:11 PM Mitch Haley via Mercedes : > 4 strokes surge when running lean. > They stumble lean, the governor open the

Re: [MBZ] Interesting headlight fix

2021-05-13 Thread Rick Knoble via Mercedes
Parts. I need a windshield. Rick From: mercedes@okiebenz.com Sent: May 13, 2021 10:12 PM To: mercedes@okiebenz.com Reply-to: mercedes@okiebenz.com Cc: ka...@striplin.net Subject: [MBZ] Interesting headlight fix 1982 Mercedes diesel

Re: [MBZ] OT: small two-stroke engine question

2021-05-13 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
4 strokes surge when running lean. They stumble lean, the governor open the throttle, they overrev, the governor shuts the throttle, they go lean and stumble again. I'd assume 2 strokes are the same, plus if you get unmetered air through leaky crankcase seals, they'll go lean with a perfect

Re: [MBZ] Premium fuel

2021-05-13 Thread Curt Raymond via Mercedes
I find that snowmobiles seem to do better on premium too. Not sure if it's all in my head or not... Curt Sent from Yahoo Mail on Android On Thu, May 13, 2021 at 3:09 PM, Allan Streib via Mercedes wrote: > I don't think there is any reason why one cannot put premium fuel in a > vehicle

Re: [MBZ] Nice Color

2021-05-13 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Rare color. Sort of like Orient red but a little lighter. Nice. On Thu, May 13, 2021, 9:19 PM Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > I like that > > --FT > Sent from iPhone > > > On May 13, 2021, at 7:42 PM, Rick Knoble via Mercedes < > mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > >

Re: [MBZ] Interesting headlight fix

2021-05-13 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
On 2021-05-13 22:48, Rick Knoble via Mercedes wrote: Parts. I need a windshield. Front windshield? Lots of better places to get one of those than from a rust free coupe with decent paint. ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

Re: [MBZ] Premium fuel

2021-05-13 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
There's a reasonable list of E0 dealers available here (Canada too): https://www.pure-gas.org/ Anything over 85 pump octane is going to have octane boosters in it, and in North America, that's pretty much going to be ethanol or MTBE. MTBE isn't an oxidant, but it's not popular with

Re: [MBZ] Nice Color

2021-05-13 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Looks nice! Max Dillon Charleston SC May 13, 2021 7:42:05 PM Rick Knoble via Mercedes : > > https://chicago.craigslist.org/nch/cto/d/milwaukee-1987-mercedes-benz-300d-turbo/7321269687.html > > > > Rick > ___ > http://www.okiebenz.com > > To search list

Re: [MBZ] Mercedes 2004 E320 4Matic Belt Tensioner Assembly Question.

2021-05-13 Thread Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes
I put a new water pump on the 99E300 a coupla years ago. I ordered it from somewhere but don’t recall from where --FT Sent from iPhone > On May 13, 2021, at 8:47 PM, Robert Koziak via Mercedes > wrote: > > Hi All, > Today I decided to change the serpentine belt on my 2004 E320 4Matic >

Re: [MBZ] Interesting headlight fix

2021-05-13 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
You going to buy it? On Thu, May 13, 2021, 11:12 PM Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > 1982 Mercedes diesel > > > https://dallas.craigslist.org/ftw/bar/d/granbury-1982-mercedes-diesel/7321284343.html > > > Sent from my iPhone > > ___

[MBZ] Nice Color

2021-05-13 Thread Rick Knoble via Mercedes
https://chicago.craigslist.org/nch/cto/d/milwaukee-1987-mercedes-benz-300d-turbo/7321269687.html Rick ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

[MBZ] Mercedes 2004 E320 4Matic Belt Tensioner Assembly Question.

2021-05-13 Thread Robert Koziak via Mercedes
Hi All,     Today I decided to change the serpentine belt on my 2004 E320 4Matic w/90K.  In addition I wanted to change the belt tensioner assembly and pulley just to head off any future issues.  I was able to change the pulley but could not get the lower torque bolt on the tensioner assembly

Re: [MBZ] Nice Color

2021-05-13 Thread Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes
I like that --FT Sent from iPhone > On May 13, 2021, at 7:42 PM, Rick Knoble via Mercedes > wrote: > >  > https://chicago.craigslist.org/nch/cto/d/milwaukee-1987-mercedes-benz-300d-turbo/7321269687.html > > > > Rick > ___ > http://www.okiebenz.com > >

Re: [MBZ] Mercedes 2004 E320 4Matic Belt Tensioner Assembly Question.

2021-05-13 Thread Rick Knoble via Mercedes
I have a W210 chassis with the same engine. I don't recall having any issues removing the bolts for the tensioner. (Alternator, yes) You might try soaking them with your favorite penetrating lube for a day or so. I got a tensioner at Advance Auto Parts and it was a Litens, made in Germany,

[MBZ] Interesting headlight fix

2021-05-13 Thread Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes
1982 Mercedes diesel https://dallas.craigslist.org/ftw/bar/d/granbury-1982-mercedes-diesel/7321284343.html Sent from my iPhone ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go

[MBZ] OT: Ford Engineering

2021-05-13 Thread Rick Knoble via Mercedes
What were the engineers thinking when they designed this? I guess the apprentice should've RTFM. https://youtu.be/6fZuCUpqvHw Rick ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options

[MBZ] OT wireless security cameras

2021-05-13 Thread Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes
Anybody have any experience or recommendations for these? ___ 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] Interesting headlight fix

2021-05-13 Thread Rick Knoble via Mercedes
You've got a good point. Rick From: mercedes@okiebenz.com Sent: May 13, 2021 11:18 PM To: mercedes@okiebenz.com Reply-to: mercedes@okiebenz.com Cc: mi...@mitchellhaley.com Subject: Re: [MBZ] Interesting headlight fix On 2021-05-13 22:48, Rick Knoble via Mercedes wrote: > Parts. I need a

Re: [MBZ] Interesting headlight fix

2021-05-13 Thread G Mann via Mercedes
Does a coupe use a coupe only windshield? I thought only the rear window was coupe specific.. Someone set me straight on that detail please. On Thu, May 13, 2021 at 9:18 PM Mitch Haley via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > On 2021-05-13 22:48, Rick Knoble via Mercedes wrote: > > Parts.

[MBZ] 2005 E320 - 140k miles - $4,500

2021-05-13 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
https://louisville.craigslist.org/cto/d/louisville-2005-mercedes-e320/7321382207.html Allan ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to: