Re: [MBZ] How far can you drive a diesel with failed charging sys?

2005-11-18 Thread ANGELO GIAIMO
, replaced 2 months before, deader than a doornail. Charged overnight and she kicked right over. Local repair shop (Franz's Auto Repair at the Beaches) got it back to me with a rebuilt alternator the same day (Christmas Eve). Bill was about $220.00. Nice Christmas present. Angelo Giaimo/Fishkill/IBM

Re: [MBZ] How far can you drive a diesel with failed charging sys?

2005-11-18 Thread ANGELO GIAIMO
Oops.Yes, the car is the infamous 1990 350SDL.. Angelo Giaimo/Fishkill/IBM @ IBMUS Internet: [EMAIL PROTECTED] (845)894-4296 (tie 533); fax: 892-6235 (tie 532); 2070 Rt. 52; Hopewell Junction, N.Y. 12533

Re: [MBZ] Mercedes Digest, Vol 6, Issue 124

2005-11-18 Thread ANGELO GIAIMO
, Maybe it was fine.I was a passenger for that leg and **thought** it was running poorly. Maybe just being paranoid thinking it was going to leave me stranded on I-95. Good to know, thoughthanks! Angelo Giaimo/Fishkill/IBM @ IBMUS Internet: [EMAIL PROTECTED] (845)894-4296 (tie 533); fax: 892

[MBZ] I've got a long drive PLUS I need a name

2006-01-11 Thread ANGELO GIAIMO
How 'bout BOHICA..Bend Over, Here It Comes AgainBut only for a car you love that keeps taking you to the cleanersvbg Knew someone with a '85 533i with that name...

[MBZ] Water Leak in trunk of W-126 Longbody and seat Question.

2006-01-16 Thread ANGELO GIAIMO
, where do I start looking? And another question...the panel on the back of the passinger's seat has fallen off. No clue has to how it happened. Do they just snap back on, or are there some screws and/or clips that keep them in place. Angelo Giaimo/Fishkill/IBM @ IBMUS Internet: [EMAIL PROTECTED

Re: [MBZ] MSRP's of our old cars

2006-03-22 Thread ANGELO GIAIMO
Think I remember seeing the MSRP of my 1990 350SDL at around $66K from the original ownerI'll check tonight. Angelo Giaimo/Fishkill/IBM @ IBMUS Internet: [EMAIL PROTECTED] (845)894-4296 (tie 533); fax: 892-6235 (tie 532); 2070 Rt. 52; Hopewell Junction, N.Y. 12533

[MBZ] Rough Starting 350SDL

2006-03-27 Thread ANGELO GIAIMO
'st minute, then runs normally. Sounds like a bad GP, but replaced all 6 about a year ago when 1 died, but the operation of the GP light was different. What's up? Bad GP's? GP relay? Good thing the nights here are getting warmer.. Thanks, Angelo Giaimo/Fishkill/IBM @ IBMUS Internet

[MBZ] Hose identification and source needed! Boost Pressure Control Valve Hose?

2006-04-07 Thread ANGELO GIAIMO
I should just use a piece of generic hose. Anyone got any ideas of what it's properly called, or a P/N so I can order one, or should I just grab the pieces and head for McParts? Thanks, Angelo Giaimo/Fishkill/IBM @ IBMUS Internet: [EMAIL PROTECTED] (845)894-4296 (tie 533); fax: 892-6235 (tie 532

Re: [MBZ] W126 Sunroof Wind noise. COSTLY

2006-04-07 Thread ANGELO GIAIMO
and all, I think I paid ~$887 bucks. Probably would not have done it if the car was not freshly painted and the worn out S/R parts were causing it to ruin the paint every time I slid it open. It was worth it, since, aside from the air leak, I don't have to worry every time I open it. Angelo Giaimo

Re: [MBZ] W126 Sunroof Wind noise.

2006-04-07 Thread ANGELO GIAIMO
not know if there was one thing in particular to be re-aligned to make the wind noise go away. Actually, I'm going to print it out and bring it with me when the car goes back. (Nothin' like making new friends!) I'm also going to try the dollar bill technique someone else suggested. Angelo Giaimo

Re: [MBZ] Epilog: Rough Starting 350SDL

2006-04-07 Thread ANGELO GIAIMO
Marshall, Thanks for the troubleshooting guide.GP #3 is bad and will be replaced this week. It looks like a bear to get at, but nothing like a challange! thanks, Angelo Giaimo/Fishkill/IBM @ IBMUS Internet: [EMAIL PROTECTED] (845)894-4296 (tie 533); fax: 892-6235 (tie 532); 2070 Rt. 52

Re: [MBZ] 350 sdl glow plugs

2006-04-10 Thread ANGELO GIAIMO
of the garage. Thanks, Angelo Giaimo/Fishkill/IBM @ IBMUS Internet: [EMAIL PROTECTED] (845)894-4296 (tie 533); fax: 892-6235 (tie 532); 2070 Rt. 52; Hopewell Junction, N.Y. 12533

Re: [MBZ] palindromes

2006-04-10 Thread ANGELO GIAIMO
Used to live at 13 High court.Moved to 31 Hamlet Court. Both Primes.. Angelo Giaimo/Fishkill/IBM @ IBMUS Internet: [EMAIL PROTECTED] (845)894-4296 (tie 533); fax: 892-6235 (tie 532); 2070 Rt. 52; Hopewell Junction, N.Y. 12533

[MBZ] Replacement Breather Hose; WAS: 350sdl glow plugs --- More fun and games.

2006-04-10 Thread ANGELO GIAIMO
compartment, then back to our regularly scheduled program of attacking the bad GP. Angelo Giaimo/Fishkill/IBM @ IBMUS Internet: [EMAIL PROTECTED] (845)894-4296 (tie 533); fax: 892-6235 (tie 532); 2070 Rt. 52; Hopewell Junction, N.Y. 12533

Re: [MBZ] Replacement Breather Hose; WAS: 350sdl glow plugs --- More fun and games.

2006-04-11 Thread ANGELO GIAIMO
make out? Angelo Giaimo/Fishkill/IBM @ IBMUS Internet: [EMAIL PROTECTED] (845)894-4296 (tie 533); fax: 892-6235 (tie 532); 2070 Rt. 52; Hopewell Junction, N.Y. 12533

[MBZ] Something Burnin? and Why I love my W126

2006-05-01 Thread ANGELO GIAIMO
was replace a bad glow plug, a breather hose and the Boost Pressure Control Hose on the turbo. (Should that one be something other than generic fuel line hose?) On a positive note, on the way home, I drove 164 miles on 5.5 gal of diesel for 29.82 MPG. Can't hate that... Angelo Giaimo/Fishkill/IBM

Re: [MBZ] Something Burnin? and Why I love my W126. (1990 350SDL)

2006-05-01 Thread ANGELO GIAIMO
this weekend. Thanks, Jim and Jim. (Jim squared?) Angelo Giaimo/Fishkill/IBM @ IBMUS Internet: [EMAIL PROTECTED] (845)894-4296 (tie 533); fax: 892-6235 (tie 532); 2070 Rt. 52; Hopewell Junction, N.Y. 12533

Re: [MBZ] Something Burnin? and Why I love my W126. (1990 350SDL)

2006-05-02 Thread ANGELO GIAIMO
have bent rods. ANGELO GIAIMO wrote: On Mon, 1 May 2006 Jim Cathey asked: How is/was the oil consumption? -- Jim Oil Consumption is about 1 Qt every 1K to 1.5K miles; has not changed in some time. And, Jim Friezen also responded: You have a hole in the top of your rear

Re: [MBZ] Something Burnin? and Why I love my W126. (1990 350SDL)

2006-05-02 Thread ANGELO GIAIMO
consumption of double that number is possible especially if the car sees a fair amount of high speed (60+ mph) driving. If the oil consumption is holding, bent rods are VERY unlikely. ANGELO GIAIMO wrote: Kaleb, What do you base your diagnosis on? Head was off 75K ago for a head gasket. No signs

[MBZ] Diesel Knock

2005-09-02 Thread ANGELO GIAIMO
as a kitten.for a diesel, that is. My guess it's a glow plug, but the glow plug light is acting normally. Could I still have a bad one? Anything else to check? Thanks, guys. Angelo Giaimo/Fishkill/IBM @ IBMUS Internet: [EMAIL PROTECTED] (845)894-4296 (tie 533); fax: 892-6235 (tie 532); 2070 Rt. 52

Re: [MBZ] Diesel Miss (Not Knock...my fault)

2005-09-02 Thread ANGELO GIAIMO
. :-( Thanks. Angelo Giaimo/Fishkill/IBM @ IBMUS Internet: [EMAIL PROTECTED] (845)894-4296 (tie 533); fax: 892-6235 (tie 532); 2070 Rt. 52; Hopewell Junction, N.Y. 12533 Mercedes-request

Re: [MBZ] 126 Console Removal

2005-09-14 Thread ANGELO GIAIMO
to be removed. 3. The panel should be loose, providing access to the ACC and switch wiring. Good Luck! . Angelo Giaimo/Fishkill/IBM @ IBMUS Internet: [EMAIL PROTECTED] (845)894-4296 (tie 533); fax: 892-6235 (tie 532); 2070 Rt. 52; Hopewell Junction, N.Y. 12533

[MBZ] SDL Mileage Record

2005-09-27 Thread ANGELO GIAIMO
Angelo Giaimo 90 350SDL 246K17 head Headgasket @ 175K Angelo Giaimo/Fishkill/IBM @ IBMUS Internet: [EMAIL PROTECTED] (845)894-4296 (tie 533); fax: 892-6235 (tie 532); 2070 Rt. 52; Hopewell Junction, N.Y. 12533

[MBZ] Who refinishes/restores intirior trim?

2005-09-27 Thread ANGELO GIAIMO
is a 1990 350 SDL. Thanks. Angelo Giaimo/Fishkill/IBM @ IBMUS Internet: [EMAIL PROTECTED] (845)894-4296 (tie 533); fax: 892-6235 (tie 532); 2070 Rt. 52; Hopewell Junction, N.Y. 12533

[MBZ] Is all glass....glass?

2005-09-28 Thread ANGELO GIAIMO
by Pilkington (sp?). Have not priced the dealer yet.. Anyone have any experiences with quality with aftermarket vrs. OEM windshields? Angelo Giaimo/Fishkill/IBM @ IBMUS Internet: [EMAIL PROTECTED] (845)894-4296 (tie 533); fax: 892-6235 (tie 532); 2070 Rt. 52; Hopewell Junction, N.Y. 12533

Re: [MBZ] Is all glass.....glass?

2005-09-29 Thread ANGELO GIAIMO
unsafe, and as such, should be replaced under my full glass policy for free. - Original Message - From: ANGELO GIAIMO [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Wednesday, September 28, 2005 3:45 PM Subject: [MBZ] Is all glassglass? Prior to repainting my 350SDL, I was also

Re: [MBZ] Is all glass....glass?

2005-09-29 Thread ANGELO GIAIMO
don't have money to burn. Angelo Giaimo/Fishkill/IBM @ IBMUS Internet: [EMAIL PROTECTED] (845)894-4296 (tie 533); fax: 892-6235 (tie 532); 2070 Rt. 52; Hopewell Junction, N.Y. 12533

Re: [MBZ] Glass is glass....

2005-09-30 Thread ANGELO GIAIMO
...along with this list.. Truce? I'll try to be a bit less thin skinned. And on the subject of glass.I'm waiting to hear back from another glass shop (local independent) re:their glass supplier. Angelo Giaimo/Fishkill/IBM @ IBMUS Internet: [EMAIL PROTECTED] (845)894-4296 (tie 533); fax: 892

Re: [MBZ] Is glass....glass?

2005-09-30 Thread ANGELO GIAIMO
, the Pilkington windshield had to be replaced in ~4 years due to pitting and the PPG is not like the OE either? Is it holding up any better? And yah, I know, it's no collector's item or classicjust a diesel vbg Angelo Giaimo/Fishkill/IBM @ IBMUS Internet: [EMAIL PROTECTED] (845)894-4296 (tie 533); fax

[MBZ] Remember the old lists?

2005-10-03 Thread ANGELO GIAIMO
Aye. Angelo Giaimo/Fishkill/IBM @ IBMUS Internet: [EMAIL PROTECTED] (845)894-4296 (tie 533); fax: 892-6235 (tie 532); 2070 Rt. 52; Hopewell Junction, N.Y. 12533

Re: [MBZ] Oil Sucker

2005-10-18 Thread ANGELO GIAIMO
containers open, etc, ready to finish the job. Takes about 1/2 hourtotal. Angelo Giaimo/Fishkill/IBM @ IBMUS Internet: [EMAIL PROTECTED] (845)894-4296 (tie 533); fax: 892-6235 (tie 532); 2070 Rt. 52; Hopewell Junction, N.Y. 12533

[MBZ] Auto Trans Lifespan

2005-11-01 Thread ANGELO GIAIMO
Hi, 1990 350 SDL with 246,000 MIles. Fluid and filter changed every 45K. Getting a little tempermental when really cold outside last winter (0 to 10 degrees), but otherwise, fine. Angelo Giaimo/Fishkill/IBM @ IBMUS Internet: [EMAIL PROTECTED] (845)894-4296 (tie 533); fax: 892-6235 (tie 532

Re: [MBZ] Oil Sucker mods.

2005-11-08 Thread ANGELO GIAIMO
access to a lathe and wants a dwg of of the insert, let me know. I'll see if I can dig it out. Since none of these hoses are collapsable, I can change the oil when the engine is hot, and flows freely. Angelo Giaimo/Fishkill/IBM @ IBMUS Internet: [EMAIL PROTECTED] (845)894-4296 (tie 533); fax: 892-6235

Re: [MBZ] Water Leak in trunk of W-126 Longbody and seat Question.

2006-01-17 Thread ANGELO GIAIMO
MARSHALL BOOTH wrote: ANGELO GIAIMO wrote: What would cause water (turned to ice by the following AM here) accumulate in the driver's side of the trunkthe depressed area right behind the wheel well? It's been dry since being re-painted this fall, but not really driven in the rain

Re: [MBZ] Mechanical fuel Injection

2006-03-15 Thread ANGELO GIAIMO
it all the way to Atlantic Beach, Florida, about 600 miles laterdon't really know because the speedo and odo also died. New alternator on Christmas Eve at an Indy (Franz's Foreign Auto Repair, IIRC) who treated me more than fair. Had the car back that same day. Angelo Giaimo/Fishkill/IBM

[MBZ] Small Claims Court

2008-01-23 Thread ANGELO GIAIMO
about this judgementpays me with interest, about $1.5K to settle. Just had to wait for my money. Key was getting judgement on him personally, not his business. Angelo Giaimo ___ http://www.okiebenz.com For new parts see official list sponsor: http

Re: [MBZ] OT, computers again

2008-01-27 Thread ANGELO GIAIMO
) If anyone has any questions, please feel free to contact me off list.. Angelo Giaimo/Fishkill/IBM @ IBMUS Internet: [EMAIL PROTECTED] (845)894-4296 (tie 533); fax: 892-6235 (tie 532); 2070 Rt. 52; Hopewell Junction, N.Y. 12533 ___ http://www.okiebenz.com For new parts

[MBZ] OT STILL:Wayback Machines/Computer History

2008-01-30 Thread ANGELO GIAIMO
with the help of this list Angelo Giaimo/Fishkill/IBM @ IBMUS Internet: [EMAIL PROTECTED] (845)894-4296 (tie 533); fax: 892-6235 (tie 532); 2070 Rt. 52; Hopewell Junction, N.Y. 12533 1990 350 SDL 265K miles. ___ http://www.okiebenz.com For new parts see official

[MBZ] Intermittent Diesel starting: Fuel Starvation? (Angelo Giaimo)

2005-06-27 Thread ANGELO GIAIMO
connected correctly, none reversed. Any ideas? BTW, I removed all the leaves from under the brake booster and viola! no more burning smell..Thanks! Angelo Giaimo/Fishkill/IBM @ IBMUS Internet: [EMAIL PROTECTED] (845)894-4296 (tie 533); fax: 892-6235 (tie 532); 2070 Rt. 52; Hopewell Junction

[MBZ] Cost of a paint job?

2005-08-08 Thread ANGELO GIAIMO
that the paint job cost to car value is high, but that's a different discussionbut, How out of line are these prices in today's world for having a car 's rust repaired, stripped and re-shot? Andoh, yes, the car is a 350SDL.. Thanks, Angelo Giaimo/Fishkill/IBM @ IBMUS Internet

Re: [MBZ] Mercedes Digest, Vol 3, Issue 49

2005-08-08 Thread ANGELO GIAIMO
get in it tomorrow and take a cross-country trip in it if I had to. Just trying to rationalize the decision.. thanks. Angelo Giaimo/Fishkill/IBM @ IBMUS Internet: [EMAIL PROTECTED] (845)894-4296 (tie 533); fax: 892-6235 (tie 532); 2070 Rt. 52; Hopewell Junction, N.Y. 12533

[MBZ] Cost of a paint Job...More Questions.

2005-08-08 Thread ANGELO GIAIMO
get in it tomorrow and take a cross-country trip in it if I had to. Just trying to rationalize the decision.. thanks. Angelo Giaimo/Fishkill/IBM @ IBMUS Internet: [EMAIL PROTECTED] (845)894-4296 (tie 533); fax: 892-6235 (tie 532); 2070 Rt. 52; Hopewell Junction, N.Y. 12533

Re: [MBZ] Cost of a Paint Job: 2'nd Quote: $4.5K

2005-08-09 Thread ANGELO GIAIMO
Sorry.I forgot to include the 2'nd price $4.5K. Angelo Giaimo/Fishkill/IBM @ IBMUS Internet: [EMAIL PROTECTED] (845)894-4296 (tie 533); fax: 892-6235 (tie 532); 2070 Rt. 52; Hopewell Junction, N.Y. 12533

[MBZ] Carmel, NY....a short drive away....

2007-09-05 Thread ANGELO GIAIMO
Angelo Giaimo/Fishkill/IBM @ IBMUS Internet: [EMAIL PROTECTED] (845)894-4296 (tie 533); fax: 892-6235 (tie 532); 2070 Rt. 52; Hopewell Junction, N.Y. 12533 ___ http://www.okiebenz.com For new parts see official list sponsor: http://www.buymbparts.com/ For used

Re: [MBZ] Carmel, NY....a short drive away....

2007-09-06 Thread ANGELO GIAIMO
Includes transportation, too? No? vbseg Angelo Giaimo/Fishkill/IBM @ IBMUS Internet: [EMAIL PROTECTED] (845)894-4296 (tie 533); fax: 892-6235 (tie 532); 2070 Rt. 52; Hopewell Junction, N.Y. 12533

[MBZ] 1991 350SDL Market Value?

2007-10-12 Thread ANGELO GIAIMO
engines, but is the longevity of the factory replacement engines better than the originals? What might a car like this fetch on the open market? Angelo Giaimo/Fishkill/IBM @ IBMUS Internet: [EMAIL PROTECTED] (845)894-4296 (tie 533); fax: 892-6235 (tie 532); 2070 Rt. 52; Hopewell Junction, N.Y

Re: [MBZ] 1991 350 SDL

2007-10-17 Thread ANGELO GIAIMO
you all know. Sorry for not getting back sooner; My wife and I are involved with potential guardenship of her dad.wish us luck. It's a mess. Thanks, Angelo Giaimo/Fishkill/IBM @ IBMUS Internet: [EMAIL PROTECTED] (845)894-4296 (tie 533); fax: 892-6235 (tie 532); 2070 Rt. 52; Hopewell Junction

Re: [MBZ] New refrigerant

2007-11-19 Thread ANGELO GIAIMO
Dangerous? How about the folks using PROPANE in their AC system? Won't that cause a nasty fire in the right crash? Angelo Giaimo/Fishkill/IBM @ IBMUS Internet: [EMAIL PROTECTED] (845)894-4296 (tie 533); fax: 892-6235 (tie 532); 2070 Rt. 52; Hopewell Junction, N.Y. 12533

Re: [MBZ] Marshall Booth

2007-11-30 Thread ANGELO GIAIMO
This truly sucks. I kinda figured something was up when I stopped seeing his postings. He helped me out many times with my diesel, both on and off this list. He was a dirverse great man who will be sorely missed by all who knew him. I'd kick in some bucks, too. Angelo Giaimo/Fishkill/IBM

[MBZ] W126 Center Vents not working.......

2007-05-07 Thread ANGELO GIAIMO
the vents. One questionon a W126 WHERE is this unit located, and what's the best way to access it for troubleshooting? Also, any any advice on troubleshooting/repair of this problem would be greatly appreciated! Thanks, Angelo Giaimo 1990 350 SDL 265K Miles Still Kickin

[MBZ] Mercedes Repair Manuals Online for W126's

2007-05-09 Thread ANGELO GIAIMO
There used to be a site that had all the repair manuals online for W126's. I think there was one at http://mb.braingears.com/, but that site no longer exists. Was that it, and does anyone else know of another one.? Thanks, Angelo Giaimo 1990 350SDL Internet: [EMAIL PROTECTED] (845)894-4296

[MBZ] Experiences with Powder Coating Wheels

2007-05-22 Thread ANGELO GIAIMO
of the lug bolts. First few times I took the wheels off, I cracked the coating on several lugs, then switched to a larger 6 point socket and lined it with duct tape. Works fine. Yah, the color is not OEM, but most people don't seem to notice. (But I do.) Angelo Giaimo/Fishkill/IBM @ IBMUS Internet

Re: [MBZ] 1991 350SDL Tranny

2007-05-24 Thread ANGELO GIAIMO
well at 260K + miles, probably because I don't abuse it and work around it's personality, but no point in re-building it till it does not work. I also religiously change the tranny fluid and filter every 45K, now, with Mobil Synthetic. Angelo Giaimo Internet: [EMAIL PROTECTED] (845)894-4296 ; fax

Re: [MBZ] sadly, the ad is a scam

2007-06-27 Thread ANGELO GIAIMO
Read about this some time ago... SCAMMING THE SCAMMER: He wanted powerbook we gave him p-p-p-powerbook! Go to: Go to: http://easynetworknyc.com/powerbook/ And read how the got back at this guy Angelo Giaimo/Fishkill/IBM @ IBMUS Internet: [EMAIL PROTECTED] (845)894-4296 (tie 533

Re: [MBZ] surprising experience at autozone

2007-07-05 Thread ANGELO GIAIMO
It's not just the AZ's.Last time my dealer got a new parts guy and I was in picking up an oil filter (603.9XX motor) the guy would not get me ANYTHING without a VIN. The other (experienced) counter people would just go back and get me a filter. Angelo Giaimo 1990 350SDL

[MBZ] How to remove diesel oil from concrete?

2007-07-28 Thread ANGELO GIAIMO
left in the concrete in my garage? Thanks, Angelo Giaimo ___ http://www.okiebenz.com For new parts see official list sponsor: http://www.buymbparts.com/ For used parts email [EMAIL PROTECTED] To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to: http

Re: [MBZ] How to remove diesel oil from concrete?

2007-07-30 Thread ANGELO GIAIMO
Used Dawn sofar with really hot water, let it sit, scrubbed with a brush. Got about 80% out so far. Now to try some of the other suggestions. Have some coke in the fridge, Maybe I'll try that tonight. Angelo Giaimo/Fishkill/IBM @ IBMUS Internet: [EMAIL PROTECTED] (845)894-4296 (tie 533); fax

[MBZ] Singleton's in Mayport

2008-03-28 Thread ANGELO GIAIMO
of 40 Degree rain in beautiful downtown Wappinger Falls, NY.. What's everyone in town for? Amelia Island or TPC? Angelo Giaimo/Fishkill/IBM @ IBMUS Internet: [EMAIL PROTECTED] (845)894-4296 (tie 533); fax: 892-6235 (tie 532); 2070 Rt. 52; Hopewell Junction, N.Y. 12533

[MBZ] Singletons.....and a picture

2008-03-29 Thread ANGELO GIAIMO
anything major last month. Singleton's..fron the side. = (See attached file: 122_2236.JPG) Angelo Giaimo/Fishkill/IBM @ IBMUS Internet: [EMAIL PROTECTED] (845)894-4296 (tie 533); fax: 892-6235 (tie 532); 2070 Rt. 52; Hopewell Junction, N.Y. 12533 -- next part -- A non

[MBZ] O'Steens in St. Augustine

2008-03-31 Thread ANGELO GIAIMO
in St. A for pralines, a stop at the Gate station for lottery tickets and the trip back home. Our MONTH of April is already booked up, So, we'll probably be down in May sometime. Angelo Giaimo/Fishkill/IBM @ IBMUS Internet: [EMAIL PROTECTED] (845)894-4296 (tie 533); fax: 892-6235 (tie 532); 2070

[MBZ] OT: VISA's stupid limit on fuel purchases

2008-03-31 Thread ANGELO GIAIMO
. MB 350SDL 266,xxx Milesand ticking. Angelo Giaimo/Fishkill/IBM @ IBMUS Internet: [EMAIL PROTECTED] (845)894-4296 (tie 533); fax: 892-6235 (tie 532); 2070 Rt. 52; Hopewell Junction, N.Y. 12533 ___ http://www.okiebenz.com For new parts see official list

Re: [MBZ] Singleton's in Mayport

2008-03-31 Thread ANGELO GIAIMO
Rusty, If I see I'll be down there in May when you are, I'll give you a shout. Ever go to the old Strickland's resturant between Singleton's and the ferry slip? My Friend's Uncle owned it and she and her brother worked there till it closed. Angelo Giaimo/Fishkill/IBM @ IBMUS Internet: [EMAIL

[MBZ] Blutec Dealer Loaners......

2008-04-07 Thread ANGELO GIAIMO
.. We'll never see a Blutec diesel loaner here. Years ago, when I bought my 1'st new BMW (1979 320 I), my dealer used to give me a 530 i stick as a loaner, regurlarly when I brought my car in. When he did, I'd take the day off from work and go joy-riding. vbseg Angelo Giaimo/Fishkill/IBM @ IBMUS

Re: [MBZ] Michigan Rodbender - $6500

2008-04-22 Thread ANGELO GIAIMO
'Come on, you guys are just JEALOUSvbseg Angelo Giaimo 1990 350 SDL 265,XXX miles.and counting. ___ http://www.okiebenz.com For new parts see official list sponsor: http://www.buymbparts.com/ For used parts email [EMAIL PROTECTED] To Unsubscribe

Re: [MBZ] O/T lunch in Jacksonville

2008-05-01 Thread ANGELO GIAIMO
Sorry guys, won't be in town, yet. Did book our tickets; Arriving JAX 5/31; Driving our newly aquired 2001 2WD Tahoe (!) back north 6/6. Bill, maybe we can hook up sometime that week at Singletons or one of the other places I talked about.. Probably have my wife with me, too. Angelo Giaimo

[MBZ] OT: 15 volt 22 microfarad tantalum capacitor.

2006-09-25 Thread ANGELO GIAIMO
running conditions. Casey Olympia, WA Biodiesel: I drive in a persistent vegetative state Casey, E-mail me offline; I might be able to help you out. Angelo Giaimo/Fishkill/IBM @ IBMUS Internet: [EMAIL PROTECTED] (845)894-4296

[MBZ] OT: Lunch at Singletons.....

2008-05-04 Thread ANGELO GIAIMO
Hey Rusty and Bill, How was lunch at Singletons? With the Shrimp Festival in Fernandina, I'm sure the ferry back was a bitch to catch. Heard it was backed up all the way to the Lighthouse..or did you take the bridge back? Angelo Giaimo/Fishkill/IBM @ IBMUS Internet: [EMAIL PROTECTED] (845

[MBZ] Fuel Price!

2008-05-22 Thread ANGELO GIAIMO
the oil co's aren't taking advantage of the situaition. Also, if crude is traded in dollars, and we've devalued our currency, how much has cude gone up just due to that? Just my opinion...YMMV Angelo Giaimo/Fishkill/IBM @ IBMUS Internet: [EMAIL PROTECTED] (845)894-4296 (tie 533); fax: 892-6235

[MBZ] OT: O'Steens in St. Augustine.

2008-05-23 Thread ANGELO GIAIMO
wife's birthday...at her favorate resturant. Once I get my schedule straight for that week, maybe we can hook up for lunch/dinner somewhere local in Jax? Angelo Giaimo/Fishkill/IBM @ IBMUS Internet: [EMAIL PROTECTED] (845)894-4296 (tie 533); fax: 892-6235 (tie 532); 2070 Rt. 52; Hopewell Junction, N.Y

[MBZ] OT: O'Steens in St. Augustine

2008-05-23 Thread ANGELO GIAIMO
wife's birthday...at her favorate resturant. Once I get my schedule straight for that week, maybe we can hook up for lunch/dinner somewhere local in Jax? Angelo Giaimo/Fishkill/IBM @ IBMUS Internet: [EMAIL PROTECTED] (845)894-4296 (tie 533); fax: 892-6235 (tie 532); 2070 Rt. 52; Hopewell Junction, N.Y

Re: [MBZ] Radio CODE problems..

2010-11-13 Thread Angelo Giaimo
Hi all, Tried the * at the end of the codeno change. But you know what? Today I got into the car and Viola! the the radio started working again.go figure! Thanks for your help! Angelo Giaimo 1990 350SDL ___ http://www.okiebenz.com For new and used

Re: [MBZ] Cold this Morning

2011-01-24 Thread Angelo Giaimo
Well, Actually yesterday morning, woke up to 9 below. Shoveled out my 350 SDL rodbender vbg that's been sitting in a snowbank for the past 2 weeks. One cycle of the glow plugs and it kicked over in less than 5 seconds of crank time. Love that car.. Angelo 1990 350SDL 278K miles. Sorry,

[MBZ] PHX CL 95 S350D

2008-07-29 Thread ANGELO GIAIMO
uses ZERO oil between 5K oil changes @ 170K , but she's got a factory replacement engine (See attached file: 121_2118.JPG) Angelo Giaimo/Fishkill/IBM @ IBMUS Internet: [EMAIL PROTECTED] (845)894-4296 (tie 533); fax: 892-6235 (tie 532); 2070 Rt. 52; Hopewell Junction, N.Y. 12533

[MBZ] A/C Retrofit on a 126

2008-08-04 Thread ANGELO GIAIMO
to what, R-134? Does anyone have any experience with how well the system cools after being converted? Any alternatives? (Other then sweating in the heat like I've done for most of the summer before I traced down why my compressor would not kick in?) Thanks, Angelo Giaimo/Fishkill/IBM @ IBMUS

Re: [MBZ] A/C Retrofit on a 126

2008-08-05 Thread ANGELO GIAIMO
. One question: Do I need to be concerned with adding additional oil to the system? Or is there a way to check? (I have not located the dipstick on the compressor. vbseg) Thanks, again. Angelo Giaimo/Fishkill/IBM @ IBMUS Internet: [EMAIL PROTECTED] (845)894-4296 (tie 533); fax: 892-6235 (tie

Re: [MBZ] OT Volvo 240

2008-08-06 Thread ANGELO GIAIMO
phone rammed my wife, while stopped at a light doing about 40 MPH. (Seat broke, she was OK; rear crumple zone did it's job, though) Still have the aux fan I got from a junkyard (Paid over $125, used) in my garage.if anyone wants one. Yes, parts are expensive. Angelo Giaimo/Fishkill/IBM

Re: [MBZ] OT Volvo 240...Stopped at a light doing about 40.......

2008-08-07 Thread ANGELO GIAIMO
On Wed, 6 Aug 2008 Fmiser Wrote: ...while stopped at a light doing about 40 MPH. Angelo Giaimo/Fishkill/IBM @ IBMUS Now _that's_ amazing!! -- Philip === OK Philip, let me clarify..Wife was STOPPED at a light. Airhead college student

[MBZ] S350 diesel sedan

2008-09-19 Thread ANGELO GIAIMO
://www.buymbparts.com/ For used parts email [EMAIL PROTECTED] To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to: http://okiebenz.com/mailman/listinfo/mercedes_okiebenz.com Angelo Giaimo/Fishkill/IBM @ IBMUS Internet: [EMAIL PROTECTED] (845)894-4296 (tie 533); fax: 892-6235 (tie 532); 2070 Rt. 52

Re: [MBZ] S350 diesel sedan

2008-09-20 Thread ANGELO GIAIMO
fail, but then, most of our beloved diesel engies will eventually fail too. If anyone knows, I'd love to hear. flame suit on Angelo Giaimo/Fishkill/IBM @ IBMUS Internet: [EMAIL PROTECTED] (845)894-4296 (tie 533); fax: 892-6235 (tie 532); 2070 Rt. 52; Hopewell Junction, N.Y. 12533

Re: [MBZ] What about you?

2008-09-21 Thread ANGELO GIAIMO
Bill, I'll check with my friends in Mayport to see what JEA soaked them for this month...and I'll check the bill on our still-vacant rental property in Atlantic Beach..Rental market at the beaches is SLOW right now. Angelo Giaimo/Fishkill/IBM @ IBMUS Internet: [EMAIL PROTECTED] (845

[MBZ] NOW: Atlantic Beach Fl Real Estate. WAS: How about You?

2008-09-22 Thread ANGELO GIAIMO
, etc. As far as fishing, going to Singletons or driving to Saint Augustine for Shrimp at O'Steens, just no time... Angelo Giaimo/Fishkill/IBM @ IBMUS Internet: [EMAIL PROTECTED] (845)894-4296 (tie 533); fax: 892-6235 (tie 532); 2070 Rt. 52; Hopewell Junction, N.Y. 12533

Re: [MBZ] How about You; NOW: Real Estate Update and Fishing.....

2008-09-22 Thread ANGELO GIAIMO
of everyting with the lawyers, contractors, etc. As far as fishing, going to Singletons or driving to Saint Augustine for Shrimp at O'Steens, just no time... Angelo Giaimo/Fishkill/IBM @ IBMUS Internet: [EMAIL PROTECTED] (845)894-4296 (tie 533); fax: 892-6235 (tie 532); 2070 Rt. 52; Hopewell Junction, N.Y

[MBZ] JEA Rates in JAX

2008-09-24 Thread ANGELO GIAIMO
Bill R, Spoke to my Friends in Mayport last night..no increase in their electric bill (this month), although they did mention that JEA was granted a 17% rate increase this year, as they had the cheapest electric in Florida. Don't know if you're seeing any of that, yet. Later, Angelo

[MBZ] New Car Sightings.....

2010-08-05 Thread Angelo Giaimo
belongs to a Mexican collage student at a local collage. Must be nice... Angelo Giaimo 1990 350 SDL 270+ K miles.and still ticking. ___ http://www.okiebenz.com For new and used parts go to www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com

Re: [MBZ] '91 350SDL air cond

2010-08-28 Thread Angelo Giaimo
On my '90 350SDL with aux fans that won't kick in and an erratic temp guage, (goes from 85 to pegged @ 120+, and back again), a slight tap at the top of the dashboard above the gauge will cause it to jump, so we figured the guage it intermittent. Even hit the block with a laser thermometer by

[MBZ] 1990 350SDL intermittent temp gauge: Was '91 350SDL air cond

2010-08-29 Thread Angelo Giaimo
OK Don wrote: Sounds like it might be a loose/corroded ground connection - I'd check/clean those before blaming the gauge --- = Yah, before I spend big bucks for a new gauge cluster ($800 plus at the stealer; $199 used from Potomic.) I'd look for something

Re: [MBZ] 350SDL Brake Pads

2010-09-24 Thread Angelo Giaimo
Yah, pads on a 126 are pretty easy. Wait till you have to R/R the front rotors, though. vbg Angelo Giaimo 1990 350SDL 277Kand still ticking. ___ http://www.okiebenz.com For new and used parts go to www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http

[MBZ] Radio CODE problems..

2010-11-10 Thread Angelo Giaimo
? Thanks, Angelo Giaimo 1990 350 SDL 279K milesand still ticking. ___ http://www.okiebenz.com For new and used parts go to www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to: http

[MBZ] OT: Re: Wolf Stoves

2009-03-20 Thread ANGELO GIAIMO
. The Wolfes were nice, too, but we were trying to stay away from all the electronic crap. IIRC, the wolfe was her 2'nd choice. Angelo Giaimo/Fishkill/IBM @ IBMUS Internet: gia...@us.ibm.com (845)894-4296 (tie 533); fax: 892-6235 (tie 532); 2070 Rt. 52; Hopewell Junction, N.Y. 12533

[MBZ] Retirement

2009-04-27 Thread ANGELO GIAIMO
-related, golf schedule, or you just want to chat). Sincerely, Angelo Giaimo NEW EMAIL michaelangel...@gmail.com HOME ADDRESS: 63 Hamlet Court Wappinger Falls, NY 12590 PHONE: 845-298-9335 (H) 845-729-0607 (C) Angelo Giaimo/Fishkill/IBM @ IBMUS Internet: gia...@us.ibm.com (845)894-4296 (tie 533

Re: [MBZ] Retirement

2009-04-27 Thread Angelo Giaimo
: 2479e1690904271836j2998123dnbe1e3b989b3fb...@mail.gmail.com Content-Type: text/plain; charset=iso-8859-1 Good for you. Everyone I work with, who is nearing retirement, seems to have their date moving out a little further due to the wretched economy. Bob R On Mon, Apr 27, 2009 at 6:31 PM, ANGELO GIAIMO gia...@us.ibm.com

[MBZ] A/C Q's on a 126.....

2009-05-27 Thread Angelo Giaimo
with the results. Thanks, Angelo Giaimo Currently unemployed due to downsizing, and not being a crybaby about it. 1990 350 SDL Rodbender 276K Miles. -- next part -- An HTML attachment was scrubbed... URL: http://okiebenz.com/pipermail/mercedes_okiebenz.com/attachments

[MBZ] Christmas Greetings and a special message for Fred

2008-12-24 Thread ANGELO GIAIMO
. Working from home today. Ah, the wonder of computers! Angelo Giaimo/Fishkill/IBM @ IBMUS Internet: gia...@us.ibm.com (845)894-4296 (tie 533); fax: 892-6235 (tie 532); 2070 Rt. 52; Hopewell Junction, N.Y. 12533 -- next part -- An HTML attachment was scrubbed... URL: http

Re: [MBZ] Season's Greetings.

2008-12-24 Thread ANGELO GIAIMO
On Dec 24, 2008, at 10:27 AM, E M wrote: So what did everyone buy their cars for Christmas? :-) Ed 300E Mine got new wiper blades...(Not even refills!), and a trans fluid/filter change. Still the original trans.now how great is that? A gift in itself! 1990 350SDL 272K Miles Angelo

Re: [MBZ] Gelled

2009-01-14 Thread ANGELO GIAIMO
better and I have heat sooner. At minus 2, overnight, without being plugged in, it runs, but it's not very happy.neither am I.. Up here, I don't think I ever had a problem with fuel gelling. 1990 350 SDL 272K .and still ticking Angelo Giaimo/Fishkill/IBM @ IBMUS Internet: gia...@us.ibm.com

[MBZ] W126 Repair Proccedures Needed (PDF Format)

2009-01-19 Thread ANGELO GIAIMO
the manuals used to be somewhere on the web, but I can't find them. Thanks. Angelo Giaimo/Fishkill/IBM @ IBMUS Internet: gia...@us.ibm.com (845)894-4296 (tie 533); fax: 892-6235 (tie 532); 2070 Rt. 52; Hopewell Junction, N.Y. 12533 -- next part -- An HTML attachment was scrubbed

Re: [MBZ] OT: Houses in the U.S.: was: (no subject)

2009-01-26 Thread ANGELO GIAIMO
to short-sale their house due to illness. (Mother's Cancer drove them into the poorhouse.) Went from paying $2.4K/mo for 1'st and HELOC to less than half for rent. Both good, stable employment history, 2 Sons are local cops, etc, etc. We took a chance, but I think it will work out Angelo Giaimo

[MBZ] OT - Strategic Air Command

2009-02-06 Thread ANGELO GIAIMO
Yup, Watching it right nowas I write my resume... Last day at Big Blue: 4/26/09...unless I find a new job... Lasted 30 years, 2 months and 26 days.but who's counting.. Wish me luck Angelo Giaimo/Fishkill/IBM @ IBMUS Internet: gia...@us.ibm.com (845)894-4296

Re: [MBZ] OT - Strategic Air Command

2009-02-06 Thread ANGELO GIAIMO
range. On Fri, Feb 6, 2009 at 10:02 PM, ANGELO GIAIMO gia...@us.ibm.com wrote: Yup, Watching it right nowas I write my resume... Last day at Big Blue: 4/26/09...unless I find a new job... Lasted 30 years, 2 months and 26 days.but who's counting.. Wish me luck

[MBZ] OT: Employment. WAS: OT - Strategic Air Command

2009-02-07 Thread ANGELO GIAIMO
;charset=iso-8859-1 I do, indeed, wish you well. Wilton - Original Message - From: ANGELO GIAIMO gia...@us.ibm.com To: mercedes@okiebenz.com Sent: Friday, February 06, 2009 11:02 PM Subject: [MBZ] OT - Strategic Air Command Yup, Watching it right nowas I write my resume

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