Re: [MBZ] OT: Tolls in Oklahoma

2014-07-19 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
Do not drive into smoke... Bob R On Jul 18, 2014 8:13 PM, Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: It will take a lot longer if you avoid them. They are no more than $4 but you can drive 80 Sent from my iPhone On Jul 18, 2014, at 3:53 PM, Craig via Mercedes

[MBZ] Electric fan on my '08 CLK 350 Cab

2014-07-22 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
Alright...hottest day of the year scheduled for tomorrow (116 degrees F) and my electric fan will not come on when the AC is switched on. Background Got the car serviced last Friday (B service). Ran fine all weekend. Drove to the old nuke plant today. Driving home it was 117 ambient temp and I

[MBZ] '08 CLK 350 Electric Cooling Fan Update

2014-07-24 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
When the car is started first thing in the morning, the electric fan works/AC works. When I restart the car when it is at normal operating temp, the white (not red) coolant alarm is in and the electric fan will not come on. This, of course, locks out the AC compressor but everything else works

Re: [MBZ] 1982 300td travel

2014-10-06 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
In '98 I did a 6000 mile summer trip in my 1980 300D. I also took my '77 240D on a 3100 mile summer jaunt in '08 or '09. People thought I was nuts each time. Bob R ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To

Re: [MBZ] 1982 300td travel

2014-10-06 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
My old car now is an '05 E320 with 160K on the clock. SWMBO was driving it 65 miles a day round trip all surface streets to work. I drove it for the first time in about 4 months last week. I could feel the transmission mounts failing. Going to go to the indy about an hour to get transmission

Re: [MBZ] 1982 300td travel

2014-10-06 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
Speaking of Asian cars, I think my favorite Asian car bar none is the first generation Acura legends. Bob R ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

Re: [MBZ] 1982 300td travel

2014-10-06 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
I had an '86 Legend for several years in the late '90's. I put about 100K miles on it and sold it for more than I bought it. I believe it had 198K on it when I sold it. I loved everything about that car. When I look for cars, I look for two things: MBs I cannot live without and first generation

[MBZ] Headlight Lens Restoration

2014-10-16 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
I have now turned the CLK over to SWMBO to drive the 5 mile RT daily to saved on the tires. I now get to drive the '05 E320 on my 80 mile daily RT. I haven't driven this car much in the last few years but I have noticed the AZ sun has yellowed the headlight lenses wicked badly. What is the best

Re: [MBZ] *BEST OFFER*: Selling Mercedes Benz 1983 300D Turbo Diesel w/202K - Westchester County New York

2014-11-02 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
The rust-free shells, or any W123s for that matter, are getting harder to find out here. Bob R ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

Re: [MBZ] Hey There, Snook is back

2014-11-07 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
Welcome back. Still getting around in clapped out BMWs and Cadillacs? Bob R ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

Re: [MBZ] Happy Thanksgiving!

2014-11-27 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
I'm starting in the kitchen in 20 minutes. At 0800, doing a 5K run throughout which you stop periodically and do CrossFitty things. Then consumption commences. Be thankful, my friends. Cherish those you choose to be with or otherwise contact today. Don't wait. Bob R On Nov 27, 2014 6:05 AM, Dan

[MBZ] Cash and fuel door learnings.

2015-01-26 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
So I've gone to using cash for everything. One of the by-products of this has been learning how my fuel door filler works on my 08 CLK 350. Historically, you stop at the gas pump, get out of the car, walk to the pump, slide your card, fill er up and then get back in the car. Now I use nothing but

[MBZ] Fuel Fill Door Kaput

2015-01-19 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
On my 08 CLK 350 Cabriolet, the fuel filler door has suddenly stopped working. I had just fill the tank, put the cap on and shut the door when my OCD kicked in and I wanted to open the door to ensure the cap was tight. The door will not open now. I took some of the trunk lining out and I can't

Re: [MBZ] Cash and fuel door learnings.

2015-01-26 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
, Bob Rentfro via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: So I've gone to using cash for everything. One of the by-products of this has been learning how my fuel door filler works on my 08 CLK 350. Historically, you stop at the gas pump, get out of the car, walk to the pump, slide your

[MBZ] Oh Martha.....

2015-01-10 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
My oldest girl child's Jetta finally and completely crapped out. She picked out a 2013 Ford Fiesta Sedan. Tuxedo Black Metallic. She's fixing to take it back to LA and what I want to know is, Martha, what wax, if any, should I apply to that finish before she takes it away? Thanks, Martha Dan Bob

[MBZ] Fwd: Rolling Heckflosse

2015-02-14 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
-- Forwarded message -- From: robert.rent...@aps.com Date: Feb 14, 2015 4:54 PM Subject: To: azbob...@gmail.com Cc: http://phoenix.craigslist.org/wvl/cto/4851199349.html --- NOTICE --- This message is for the designated recipient only and may contain confidential, privileged or

[MBZ] Air Cleaner Housing on CLK 350

2015-01-04 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
Regarding my '08 CLK 350...Can I start the engine and let it run for a spell without the air cleaner housing installed? I have developed a small oil drip from somewhere on the drivers rear of the engine and it's dripping on the exhaust and the only way I can see it (I think) is with the air

[MBZ] 1982 Mercedes 240D (W123 Diesel) PHX CL Bueno

2015-03-23 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
http://phoenix.craigslist.org/cph/cto/4935800260.html Someone needs this.. Bob R ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

Re: [MBZ] Klunking in the Rear

2015-02-23 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
So how difficult of a job is that? I reckon you gotta have a lift. Bob R On Feb 23, 2015 2:01 PM, Rich Thomas via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: yep --R On 2/23/15 3:36 PM, Craig via Mercedes wrote: On Mon, 23 Feb 2015 13:03:02 -0700 Bob Rentfro via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com

Re: [MBZ] Klunking in the Rear

2015-02-23 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
My 05 e320. crawling underneath the car up on jackstands has lost its allure. This may be something I fix with my checkbook. Bob R On Feb 23, 2015 2:13 PM, Craig via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: On Mon, 23 Feb 2015 14:07:26 -0700 Bob Rentfro via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote

[MBZ] Klunking in the Rear

2015-02-23 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
No this wasn't meant for Banned. When I turn to the right while accelerating, I hear a clicking in the rear end. When I turn to the right and I am NOT accelerating, I do not hear that clunking. What is going on? Bob R ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list

Re: [MBZ] Klunking in the Rear

2015-02-25 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
I'm taking it ('05 e320) to my indy Friday to see what needs to be done. When I called him and I described the symptoms as those that would lead to axle replacement in a W123, he echoed many of the things y'all said knowing this is a W211. We will see what he finds out. Bob R On Feb 24, 2015 8:57

Re: [MBZ] 1982 Mercedes 240D (W123 Diesel) PHX CL Bueno

2015-03-23 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
Good. I don't want to look because I may be smitten. Bob R On Mar 23, 2015 9:21 PM, G Mann via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Bob, Since it's in town and I'm in Phoenix.. I think I will give it a look tomorrow. Seems like a pretty virgin car for a pretty price. Of course, I'll try to

Re: [MBZ] Save the Date, ChowdahQ Eight

2015-04-22 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
Maybe I should come SWMBO and I are making trips to places we've never been looking for the place that we would spend summers when I retire. Are there nice beaches in RI? Any long weekend on the beach lodging suggestions in that area? Bob R On Apr 22, 2015 7:53 AM, Dan Penoff d...@penoff.com

Re: [MBZ] Green 240D w/ stick shift for Kaleb

2015-05-08 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
If I were in Charleston now on my recruiting trip (that I'm not taking till summer),I would drive that home Bob On May 8, 2015 12:42 PM, Rich Thomas via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: I have seen that car on James Island --R On 5/8/15 2:23 PM, Meade Dillon via Mercedes wrote: You

Re: [MBZ] Green 240D w/ stick shift for Kaleb

2015-05-08 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
I will this time for sure. Bob On May 8, 2015 2:13 PM, Rich Thomas via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Let Max and me know your plans, we will do some dieseling and noshing, maybe at Fuel. --R On 5/8/15 4:11 PM, Bob Rentfro via Mercedes wrote: If I were in Charleston now on my

Re: [MBZ] Reflections on A Service

2015-06-08 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
Pleats are no bueno. I had a free service coupon for a reputable shop very near my home. This fellow has done work for me on any non-MB vehicles I've owned. So I took in my '08 CLK 350 for a service and I had all the correct filters in the front seat. When I walked over to pick up the car, the oil

Re: [MBZ] tin roof, rusted

2015-06-09 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
I've always thought it was a girl who got pregnant by mistake. We will see Bob R On Jun 9, 2015 3:58 PM, Rick Hawkins Java via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: folks, i asked one of the b-52's about the tin roof, rusted …. we'll see what he says ( i messaged him) i had never

Re: [MBZ] OT - Sunil?

2015-06-14 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
There are some days, however, when I really wish I could see a picture of what Mao ate for breakfast. Bob R On Jun 12, 2015 8:10 AM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Mao won't do Fookbace or whatever he calls it. The Veteran's group is a very nice place with a lot of

Re: [MBZ] ChowdaQ shirts, was: hey WILTON

2015-06-13 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
I'd like to buy one if you all decide that those unable to attend can have a shirt. I'll be in Saratoga Springs next weekthat's too early. Bob R On Jun 13, 2015 5:23 AM, Curt Raymond via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Ha! I'll ask... Sent from Yahoo Mail on Android

Re: [MBZ] heat

2015-08-16 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
I don't have to explain AZ. 117 Friday, 115 yesterday. Today should be about the same. Ugh. I'm tired of these summers. I have to start thinking about where I want to spend summers when I retire. Bob R On Aug 15, 2015 4:14 PM, Peter Frederick via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote:

Re: [MBZ] Abandoned '98 e320 diesel

2015-08-19 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
For the normal Kaleb price or would you splurge on this? Bob R On Aug 19, 2015 10:08 AM, Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Jump on it quick. Sent from my iPhone On Aug 19, 2015, at 11:56 AM, Bob Rentfro via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: The shop

[MBZ] Abandoned '98 e320 diesel

2015-08-19 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
The shop next to my CrossFit gym has had a 98 E320 diesel sitting in the parking lot for about 3 years. Every so often, I talk with the shop in order to find out what the status of the repair is. He always tells me the lady is trying to get money together. So today I stopped in to ask him how it

Re: [MBZ] Abandoned '98 e320 diesel

2015-08-19 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
I have a call in to my indy, but to rebuild injector pump is about 1600 dollars I think but I also remember reading that there are some hoses that live underneath the injector pump that sometimes fail and mimic a leaking injector pump. So, if I go in next week and ask him if we can try to start

Re: [MBZ] heat

2015-08-18 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
I know some Yoopers. They all have good characteristics but then some are a little off. But it's the kind of off you enjoy being around. I've seriously considered MN since we lived there in the late 70's, early '80's when I was in bible college. I love MN. HmmmMinnesota. .. Bob R

Re: [MBZ] This might be a decent buy

2015-08-22 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
Makes me long for my '68 280 SE I had in the early 90's. Bob R On Aug 21, 2015 8:41 PM, Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: 1970 Mercedes 280 SE Base http://oklahomacity.craigslist.org/cto/5184222563.html via cPro Craigslist App iOS: http://tinyurl.com/CL-iDevice

Re: [MBZ] OT: Golf TDI

2015-07-24 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
Manual or auto? If an auto, check the fancy flywheel. Bob R ___ 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] Towing with my '05 e320

2015-10-22 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
I've talked with them and they have a hitch that fits perfectly but again they sell hitches. I just wondered if any of you guys have had any experience in towing with this particular model. I forgotten now what he says the towing capacity is. I think I'll call him back. Bob R On Oct 22, 2015 1:06

[MBZ] Towing with my '05 e320

2015-10-22 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
Do you reckon my 2005 e320, which is at 176K miles right now, could pull one of those fancy new uber lightweight camping trailers? What is the towing capacity of a W211 sedan? What is the scary thing or the limiting factor if I were to start pulling a trailer with this car? I read towing is not

[MBZ] E320 Learning

2015-11-08 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
MPG highway usually, 28.5. MPG highway with the roof rack/basket installed (empty), 21.5. Wow. Bob R ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

Re: [MBZ] E320 Learning

2015-11-08 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
Going to Tucson we were driving into the wind. 12 to 18 mhp the weather channel said. Driving back to Phoenix, still with the rack basket empty, averaged 22.4mpg. The wing had subsided a bit. Bob R On Nov 8, 2015 7:45 PM, "archer75--- via Mercedes" wrote: > That's a lot.

Re: [MBZ] Phoenix

2015-11-16 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
You have to think about summers here. Summers are hotter than a (wait, this isn't Banned...)...it's stupid hot. The airport is easy to get in and out of. Buckeye (west of Phoenix and west of Litchfield Park where I live) is Okie-esque. What the others have said about the greener grass should be

Re: [MBZ] One for Nuclear Bob

2015-11-04 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
Quite tidy. I may have to give it a look . One can never have too many W123s sitting around. Bob R ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

Re: [MBZ] Rock Auto RAWKS!

2015-10-11 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
You think of the Okie server was going to strip something it would be the words. They like to look at pictures mo better. Bob R On Oct 11, 2015 8:09 AM, "Dan Penoff via Mercedes" wrote: > Let’s try this again, since the Okieserver stripped my images: > > > It’s easy -

[MBZ] Secret message for Martha, cloudy lenses

2015-09-28 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
What is the best stuff out there for clearing up cloudy headlight lenses, Martha? Bob R ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

Re: [MBZ] Secret message for Martha, cloudy lenses

2015-09-28 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
, "Rich Thomas via Mercedes" <mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Your credit card > > --R > > On 9/28/15 1:57 PM, Bob Rentfro via Mercedes wrote: > >> What is the best stuff out there for clearing up cloudy headlight lenses, >> Martha? >> >>

[MBZ] The 98 300 D that has been resting for three years

2015-10-01 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
So I finally tracked down the owner of the shop and he said he would take $1,200 for the 300d that has been sitting for two and a half years. Just as a reminder, I found out via CARFAX that this car has had all its services done regularly at a dealer in either Phoenix or Texas. So needless to say,

[MBZ] That '98 300D...

2015-09-28 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
About a month or two ago I was looking at a '99 300D that has been sitting about 2.5 years. 273K miles, wasn't running because of a fuel leak at the injector pump. So I went and looked at it more closely today. I didn't see any leaks on the engine at all except a leak on the power steering pump

Re: [MBZ] That '98 300D...

2015-09-28 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
Sayeth the man who pays $500 always. So you think I should go as high as $1200? Bob R On Sep 28, 2015 6:01 PM, "Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes" < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > You probably need to show up with about $1200 > > Sent from my iPhone > > > On Sep

[MBZ] All It Needs is a "Tun Up".

2015-12-05 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
Another random one... https://phoenix.craigslist.org/wvl/cto/5336097551.html That one isn't as rough as this... https://phoenix.craigslist.org/wvl/cto/5346226433.html And this has a "million mile engine"! https://phoenix.craigslist.org/nph/cto/5336787476.html Cray cray. Bob R

[MBZ] Mercedes C280...what should make me nervous.

2016-01-01 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
https://phoenix.craigslist.org/evl/cto/5382524620.html So what should worry me about this? Reckon it's a good beater for boy child? Bob R ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery

Re: [MBZ] Or if you prefer to have a running wagon you can get a newer one cheaper

2016-01-01 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
I wonder if you can get a double size mattress and box springs in there? Do they have fancy rear suspension? Bob R On Dec 31, 2015 7:46 PM, "Craig via Mercedes" wrote: > On Thu, 31 Dec 2015 17:45:24 -0600 "Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes" > wrote: >

[MBZ] 1988 Mercedes 300e Sale/Trade $800

2015-12-19 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
https://phoenix.craigslist.org/wvl/cto/5332258922.html So if the belt slipped off, what would it take out with it to make this guy say the transmission needs flushed? Should this, for $800, scare me? This would be a beater for boy child. Bob R ___

[MBZ] 1985 mercedes 190e

2015-12-19 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
https://phoenix.craigslist.org/wvl/cto/5367065821.html Or is this a better choice for $800 for boy child? Bob R ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

[MBZ] 89 Mercedes Benz runs good

2015-12-19 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
https://flagstaff.craigslist.org/cto/5363371896.html And there is this flat black rascal. In case you haven't picked up on it, boy child has $800 to spend for a sweet whip, yo. How much you reckon an alignment (ailment) would cost on this thing? Bob R ___

[MBZ] Don't See These Every Day...

2015-12-18 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
https://phoenix.craigslist.org/evl/cto/5326086514.html Random. BobR ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

Re: [MBZ] Don't See These Every Day...

2015-12-18 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
ote: > Too cool. > Are those seats stock? They sure look like MB seats with the headrests > removed to me, especially the back seat. > -Curt > > > > From: Bob Rentfro via Mercedes <mercedes@okiebenz.com> > To: Mercedes Discussion List <mercedes@okiebenz

[MBZ] 1972 Mercedes Benz 280se 4.5,Auto,Runs,Needs Restoration!

2015-11-24 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
https://phoenix.craigslist.org/wvl/cto/5325779575.html ___ 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

[MBZ] 1973 Mercedes-Benz 450SE

2015-11-24 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
https://phoenix.craigslist.org/nph/cto/5273090730.html Holy molyreckon this is worth a look? Bob R ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

Re: [MBZ] HAPPY BIRTHDAY, WILTON!!! [was: Re: Leak at rim / tire joint]

2016-06-09 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
Benadryl makes me sleepy on airplanes (as a passenger, not a pilot). Happy birthday, Sir. Bob R On Jun 9, 2016 7:57 AM, "WILTON via Mercedes" wrote: > Thanks. > > IVIG treatment day, too. Benadryl will "mess me up" for most of the day. > > Wilton > > - Original

Re: [MBZ] W210 Ignition

2016-06-14 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
> On Jun 14, 2016, at 8:54 AM, Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes < > mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > > > > Probably so > > > > Sent from my iPhone > > > >> On Jun 13, 2016, at 11:19 PM, Bob Rentfro via Mercedes < > mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > &g

Re: [MBZ] W210 Ignition

2016-06-14 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
Again, crap. Bob R On Jun 14, 2016 7:29 AM, "Dan Penoff via Mercedes" wrote: > Nope. The DAS system incorporates the operation of a bunch of different > modules in the car, including the engine, transmission and security, if I > recall. There are three or four involved

Re: [MBZ] W210 Ignition

2016-06-14 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
I reckon I better get diggin'. Bob R On Jun 14, 2016 7:46 AM, "Dan Penoff via Mercedes" wrote: > I believe so, yes. I just know that this was the available approaches for > the W220 with similar issues. > > If he digs around in the BenzWorld forum for this model he

Re: [MBZ] W210 Ignition

2016-06-14 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
his is what I like about driving the people's car. When the security > stuff like that fails the aftermarket figures out a way to defeat it. If > you buy a tune for your car the immobilizer defeat is usually thrown in for > free. Since the TDI engines get transplanted into a lot of things defeatin

Re: [MBZ] W210 Ignition

2016-06-14 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
would it cost to have them toss it on a Xentry system to confirm > where the problem is before throwing (your) money at it? > > Dan > > > On Jun 14, 2016, at 2:00 PM, Bob Rentfro via Mercedes < > mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > > > > The dealer said they empirical

Re: [MBZ] W210 Ignition

2016-06-14 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
Is that the fancy laptop that my indy hooks up to my cars? Bob R On Jun 14, 2016 11:29 AM, "Meade Dillon via Mercedes" wrote: > Is the Xentry system (or something equivalent) available for Bob to > purchase? > > - > Max > Charleston SC > > On Tue, Jun 14, 2016

Re: [MBZ] W210 Ignition

2016-06-14 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
; On Jun 14, 2016, at 1:31 PM, Bob Rentfro via Mercedes < > mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > > > > Is that the fancy laptop that my indy hooks up to my cars? > > > > Bob R > > On Jun 14, 2016 11:29 AM, "Meade Dillon via Mercedes" < > mercedes@o

Re: [MBZ] W210 Ignition

2016-06-13 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
DAS? Please do some 'splainin' cause, remember, I've never messed with anything newer than a W123. Bob R On Jun 13, 2016 8:45 PM, "Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes" < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > The DAS is going bad > > Sent from my iPhone > > > On Jun 13,

Re: [MBZ] W210 Ignition

2016-06-13 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
Well that sounds expensive On Jun 13, 2016 8:50 PM, "Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes" < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Drive authorization system. Computers have to be replaced and recoded by > the dealer. > > On 6/13/2016 10:47 PM, Bob Rentfro via Mercedes wro

[MBZ] W210 Ignition

2016-06-13 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
On my 98 E300, once in a while, after the glow light goes out and I turn the fob, no think happens. I then reperform the sequence and she starts. Tonight it balked twice before starting. How to these fob things fail? Bob R ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search

Re: [MBZ] OT: I'm back!

2016-06-05 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
Maine Q Bob R On Jun 5, 2016 7:38 PM, "Dwight Giles via Mercedes" wrote: > Welcome back Curt. Someday I 'd like to see your camp. > > Dwight Giles Jr. > 1982 300CD > 1990 300D > Wickford RI > On Jun 5, 2016 10:00 PM, "Curley McLain via Mercedes" < >

Re: [MBZ] Anybody in California near this car?

2016-05-27 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
That is a crappy place in California. Good luck. What do you want? Are you keeping an eye peeled in the AZ for cars? Bob R On Fri, May 27, 2016 at 7:57 AM, Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > No > > Sent from my iPhone > > > On May 27, 2016, at 9:37 AM, Dan Penoff

Re: [MBZ] Anybody in California near this car?

2016-05-27 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
I haven't been there in several years, but the last time I went it was nothing like it used to be.. It used to be just like you described. The last time I was there a, a lot of other makes we're starting to pile up all around. And they no longer allowed you to go out and just roam around with

[MBZ] Crackity Crack Crack

2016-06-16 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
https://phoenix.craigslist.org/evl/cto/5637110291.html Yeah, right. Bob R ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

Re: [MBZ] Getting back to the old days

2016-06-15 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
I long for 123s. Bob R On Jun 15, 2016 3:23 PM, "Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes" < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > So I have had all manner of MB's over the years and am currently more into > the 210s as far as daily drivers and complicated 642 motors. I started off > with 123s, but have gotten

[MBZ] 99 e320 D still sitting

2016-01-16 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
The shop next to my CrossFit gym still has that 99 e320 diesel sitting. I talked to the guy a couple of months ago he wanted 1700 for it. Lost a little interest. I talk to him again and now he'll take 1200. Ran the carfax it's been maintained regularly. I finally got him to tell me the reason the

Re: [MBZ] 99 e320 D still sitting

2016-01-16 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
I was just waiting to hear back from you with more info. I suppose I > should come out there and get it. > > Sent from my iPhone > > > On Jan 16, 2016, at 5:05 PM, Bob Rentfro via Mercedes < > mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > > > > The shop next to my CrossF

Re: [MBZ] 99 e320 D still sitting

2016-01-16 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
Thanks. Bob R On Jan 16, 2016 9:54 PM, "Curly McLain via Mercedes" wrote: > Hang on, Speed Racer. I think I will go get it Monday. I've been reading up >> on swapping out all the o-rings and all the fuel lines and it looks like >> something I can manage. >> >> Bob R >> >

Re: [MBZ] Swamp cooler

2016-06-26 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
CrossFit box (gym). And they are probably higher than Kaleb's price point for a fan, but they work excellent. Bob R On Jun 26, 2016 8:30 PM, "Craig via Mercedes" <mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > On Sun, 26 Jun 2016 19:39:48 -0700 Bob Rentfro via Mercedes > <mer

Re: [MBZ] Swamp cooler

2016-06-26 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
Big Ass Fan. We have several in the CF box. http://www.bigassfans.com/products/airgo/ Bob R On Jun 26, 2016 6:19 PM, "Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes" < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > I just got back from the farm store and bought a big pedestal high > velocity fan for $129. It should help > >

[MBZ] Finally got it home

2016-02-06 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
I finally got the 98 E 300 diesel home. I've got the fuel lines, fuel hoses, New orings and a new battery. Since I deleted the last thread we had on this, could someone remind me the things I need to do to it knowing that it SAT for 2.5 years? Bob R ___

Re: [MBZ] Finally got it home

2016-02-06 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
Good information, all. Since I'll be removing the intake to get at the IP and fuels lines and the like, anyone think I should replace the glow plugs while I'm under there? Bob R On Sat, Feb 6, 2016 at 4:03 PM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Don’t forget that Bob is

Re: [MBZ] Finally got it home

2016-02-06 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
s, since it has UV blockers. > > Leatherique for leather, of course. > > I like the foamy window cleaner. There are lots of brands, but regardless > it does a much better job than Windex and doesn’t streak. > > Martha > > > > On Feb 6, 2016, at 7:33 PM, Bob Rentf

Re: [MBZ] Finally got it home

2016-02-06 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
Oh, and Martha, I have some serious sprucing up to do on the interior. What is best to use on the interior surfaces to get them clean? Some surfaces are sticky and some are just dirty from sitting. Thanks, Martha,\. Bob R On Sat, Feb 6, 2016 at 4:03 PM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes <

[MBZ] SLS in the Wild

2016-02-08 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
Finally saw and SLS AMG out in the real world today. I was going to take a picture of it, but there's a covey of clowns huddled around it. Looks to be silver with red leather. Very retro. The man who it belongs to looks like the lead rower the douche canoe. And he's vaping. Puffing on the douche

Re: [MBZ] OT What's on?

2016-02-08 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
The Superb Owl telecast was pointed out to me by a cow orker. Bob R On Feb 7, 2016 3:40 PM, "Rich Thomas via Mercedes" wrote: > I hear there is a show about an owl on tonight, the Superb Owl, also a > show about a liberated girl Downtown Abby. Which will you be watching?

Re: [MBZ] From bad to worse to nightmare

2016-02-08 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
I know some things are best fixed with the checkbook. Bob R On Feb 8, 2016 8:48 AM, "Dan Penoff via Mercedes" <mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > You're not Kaleb, either. He's not a nuke plant operator. > > Dan > > Sent from my iPad > > > On Feb 8, 201

Re: [MBZ] One Simple Question...It's not an Oil Thread

2016-02-08 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
ry 8, 2016 6:36:12 PM EST, "Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes" < > mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > >> For that car it has FSS so the most readily available oils will be M1 > >> turbo diesel truck or Chevron Delo 400le which is about $8 cheaper than > >> M1 and

Re: [MBZ] From bad to worse to nightmare

2016-02-08 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
I hate seeing this thread on a 98 E 300, especially since I just put one of my garage. Except I was smart and got a diesel. Bob R On Feb 8, 2016 8:34 AM, "Curt Raymond via Mercedes" wrote: > Or tap it out with a bunch, or grind it out with a small die grinder, or > maybe

Re: [MBZ] One for K'leb

2016-02-12 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
If you guys are longing for living retro, come buy this house in my neighborhood. ... http://mymobile.flexmls.com/petersen/saved_searches/2012071916255425740800/listings/2016010721441790490200 Bob R On Feb 12, 2016 7:46 AM, "Rick Knoble via Mercedes" wrote: > >

Re: [MBZ] Barum tires

2016-02-09 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
There's not a whole lot of technical information that I can find on them. I bought some for my CLK 350. I've had them for almost a week. Nothing but dry conditions. They're just as quiet as the Michelins were. They seem pretty sticky for no more of an aggressive driver than I am. They're not quite

Re: [MBZ] Barum tires

2016-02-09 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
A very helpful email indeed. Bob R On Feb 9, 2016 8:14 PM, "Craig via Mercedes" wrote: > On Tue, 9 Feb 2016 15:47:05 -0600 "Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes" > wrote: > > > So what did we figure out on those tires? I see them on discount tire > > for

[MBZ] Is it 1995?

2016-02-11 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
On list list we're talking about cruise amps and have an oil thread going, and on Banned we're talking about George Murphy. Bob R ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery

Re: [MBZ] Is it 1995?

2016-02-11 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
and Dago Dave will be dragging home some sort of odd vehicle and not out of the closet yet. I would be willing to bet there are only 1 or 2 people if that who knows what all I am talking about here. Don't forget TO change all OF your fuses. On 2/11/2016 8:05 PM, Bob Rentfro via Mercedes wrote

Re: [MBZ] One Simple Question...It's not an Oil Thread

2016-02-08 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
cLain via Mercedes < > mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > > >> For that car it has FSS so the most readily available oils will be M1 > turbo diesel truck or Chevron Delo 400le which is about $8 cheaper than M1 > and what I use. > >> > >> Sent from my iPhone

[MBZ] One Simple Question...It's not an Oil Thread

2016-02-08 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
I have bought engine oil for only three diesel engines: OM615, OM616, and OM617. Now I have an OM606. What is the correct engine oil? Bob R ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery

Re: [MBZ] My New Project

2016-01-27 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
Thanks for the vote of confidence. I have never worked on anything this new...other than replacing the radiator fan on my CLK 350 (which I'd love to get rid of). Bob R ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To

Re: [MBZ] My New Project

2016-01-27 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
, I'll be wanting any input regarding w210 or om606. Bob R On Jan 27, 2016 9:51 AM, "Randy Bennell via Mercedes" <mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > On 25/01/2016 6:49 PM, Bob Rentfro via Mercedes wrote: > >> I need to get it home to get it running. >> >> Bo

Re: [MBZ] 350SDL hauling adventures

2016-01-31 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
Your life is a hot mess. Bob R On Jan 31, 2016 6:14 PM, "Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes" < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > I just pulled into the house from hauling the burned 350SDL back from > Memphis. Let;s back up. Before I left mounted a brand new set of tires to > the trailer. When

[MBZ] Barum Tires

2016-02-03 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
Any of you guys have any experience with Barum tires? It's time for new rubber for my CLK350 and, now that I am in a very spartan pay shit off so I can retire mode, $76 a pop is more appealing than $135 a pop. The few reviews I cab find from the UK say they are quite good. Bob R

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