Re: [MBZ] My ‘71 220

2018-02-14 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
Haha.  I think the car is a bit more handsome than its owner! On Wednesday, February 14, 2018 5:01 PM, Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes wrote: He's aiming for a modeling career. On Wed, Feb 14, 2018 at 4:49 PM, Randy Bennell via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com>

Re: [MBZ] More beef cake 220 pics

2018-02-14 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
Sure is!  Now can someone find the one non-original detail? On Wednesday, February 14, 2018 7:27 PM, Dwight Giles wrote: It is mint.  Dwight Giles Jr. Wickford RI On Feb 14, 2018 7:25 PM, "Dimitri via Mercedes" wrote: Notice how clean

Re: [MBZ] More beef cake 220 pics

2018-02-14 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
Perhaps, but I'm looking for a more serious flaw.  Hint: Look at the trim. On Wednesday, February 14, 2018 8:54 PM, OK Don <okd...@gmail.com> wrote: The battery - it's too short for the tray. On Wed, Feb 14, 2018 at 6:37 PM, Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes <mercedes@okiebenz.c

Re: [MBZ] OT EV airplanes in the near future

2019-04-04 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
The hypocrisy of electric vehicles never ceases to amaze me. If you like EVs that’s fine especially if you have a solar panel at your home to charge them but the vast majority of people just use power from the grid. This power has to come from somewhere. Sent from my iPhone > On Apr 3, 2019,

Re: [MBZ] A Wheely Great Day!

2019-04-11 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
Nice steering wheel! Where did it come from? Sent from my iPhone > On Apr 11, 2019, at 7:54 PM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes > wrote: > > More finnie fun! > > http://penoff.com/1965_220SEb_Blog/Entries/2019/4/11_A_Wheely_Great_Day!.html > > -D > > > > ___ >

Re: [MBZ] A Wheely Great Day!

2019-04-11 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
Well it sure is beautiful! Sent from my iPhone > On Apr 11, 2019, at 11:33 PM, Curley McLain via Mercedes > wrote: > > with the center pad, it is for sure an object of art. > > Dan Penoff via Mercedes wrote on 4/11/19 7:47 PM: >> Last one of two new steering wheels in the world that

[MBZ] Notre Dame

2019-04-15 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
Wanna bet it was terrorism, and right before Easter? Paris is infested with terrorists and terror cells and pussy. Betcha pussy Macron will just cover it up. Sent from my iPhone ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

Re: [MBZ] MANUAL 240D on BAT

2019-05-15 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
don't care for tobacco > brown. Anthracite gray looks bronzed-y brown in the sun, which I rather like. > >> On Tue, May 14, 2019 at 11:26 PM Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes >> wrote: >> Wait a minute now...Andrew is compelled by a brown car??!! >> >> Sent from my

Re: [MBZ] Flood

2019-05-27 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
You need to get an amphicar in your collection! Sent from my iPhone > On May 27, 2019, at 12:21 PM, Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes > wrote: > > Probably be a week if not longer. The Sheriff dept put a post on their > fakebook site a little while ago about a mandatory evacuation on the next

Re: [MBZ] A typical question asked on the fakebook group

2019-06-16 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
Tell them it’s a self defense grenade, an option often found in head of state and diplomat cars. Sent from my iPhone > On Jun 16, 2019, at 3:36 PM, Dwight Giles via Mercedes > wrote: > > Oh go for it. > > Dwight Giles Jr. > Wickford RI > > On Sun, Jun 16, 2019, 2:17 PM Dan Penoff via

Re: [MBZ] R129 Motor Mounts

2019-06-09 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
Chassis of SL after R107. Sent from my iPhone > On Jun 8, 2019, at 11:17 PM, Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes > wrote: > > I give up - what's R129? > > On Sat, Jun 8, 2019 at 8:42 PM OK Don via Mercedes > wrote: > >> Channeling Wilton - "Attaboy"! >> >> On Sat, Jun 8, 2019 at 6:49 PM Dan

Re: [MBZ] W111 3.5 coupe approaching 6 figures

2019-06-24 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
Downright stunning! Shouldnta sold yours! Sent from my iPhone > On Jun 24, 2019, at 10:18 AM, Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes > wrote: > > This is amazing for its originality and state of preservation. Love the > color, too. >

[MBZ] To bundt or not to bundt

2019-06-25 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
I know we’ve had this conversation here before regarding my red 300D W123. It has bundts with failing paint which I plan to swap for aluminum steelies (I have already) with hubcaps (already got a set painted). So a good friend is visiting from the good ‘ol state of California and feels that the

Re: [MBZ] Finnie Fun!

2019-06-24 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
I commend you on your tenacity for doing the heavy suspension work! So tell me about the “minor” rust repair. Sent from my iPhone > On Jun 23, 2019, at 9:51 PM, Craig via Mercedes wrote: > > On Sun, 23 Jun 2019 21:48:05 -0400 Dan Penoff via Mercedes > wrote: > >> So here’s what I have left

Re: [MBZ] Finnie Fun!

2019-06-24 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
h something like bar oil or a rust > preventative then cover the opening with a patch using seam sealer to seal it > up good and tight. > > -D > >> On Jun 24, 2019, at 8:24 AM, Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes >> wrote: >> >> I commend you on your te

Re: [MBZ] Finnie Fun!

2019-06-24 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
t;>> preventative then cover the opening with a patch using seam sealer to seal >>> it up good and tight. >>> >>> -D >>> >>>> On Jun 24, 2019, at 8:24 AM, Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes >>>> wrote: >>>> >>>&g

Re: [MBZ] Finnie Fun is Baaaack!

2019-06-11 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
That’s a nice looking radio. I could also care less about high fidelity. Sent from my iPhone > On Jun 11, 2019, at 6:11 PM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes > wrote: > > Yup, out from under the ML and back to the finnie. Small steps, but important > ones. > >

[MBZ] Vacuum leak no booster no shut off.

2019-05-09 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
I changed the oil today on the 85 300D and as some of you may know, there are a few annoying vacuum lines in the way of the filter. I moved them away in order to replace the filter as I usually do, started the car and it wouldn’t shut off. I managed to locate and re-connect the disrupted vacuum

Re: [MBZ] Vacuum leak no booster no shut off.

2019-05-09 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
; Got vacuum at the pump? Sounds like the VP diaphragm failed. > > > Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes wrote on 5/9/19 4:13 PM: >> I changed the oil today on the 85 300D and as some of you may know, there >> are a few annoying vacuum lines in the way of the filter. I moved

Re: [MBZ] Vacuum leak no booster no shut off.

2019-05-09 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
ilar procedure? >> >> Sent from my iPhone >> >>> On May 9, 2019, at 5:18 PM, Curley McLain via Mercedes >>> wrote: >>> >>> Got vacuum at the pump? Sounds like the VP diaphragm failed. >>> >>> >>> Dimi

Re: [MBZ] MANUAL 240D on BAT

2019-05-14 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
Wait a minute now...Andrew is compelled by a brown car??!! Sent from my iPhone > On May 14, 2019, at 10:26 PM, Mitch Haley via Mercedes > wrote: > > >> On May 14, 2019 at 2:17 PM Allan Streib via Mercedes >> wrote: >> >> >> Not sure of the color name. I guess this would be coded on the

Re: [MBZ] Am I Being Unrealistic?

2019-05-17 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
My thoughts exactly! Sent from my iPhone > On May 17, 2019, at 6:23 PM, Craig via Mercedes wrote: > > On Fri, 17 May 2019 17:20:41 -0400 Dan Penoff via Mercedes > wrote: > >> Done. I pick it up tomorrow at 9:00. >> >> Commence major Martha. > > Have you finished the 1965 220SEb? Or are you

Re: [MBZ] Am I Being Unrealistic?

2019-05-17 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
How far are you from Amelia Island? Sent from my iPhone > On May 17, 2019, at 10:07 PM, Dwight Giles via Mercedes > wrote: > > Find me a rust free FL diesel & I will drive it home from FL Q. > > Dwight Giles Jr. > Wickford RI > >> On Fri, May 17, 2019, 9:55 PM Dwight Giles wrote: >> >>

Re: [MBZ] Am I Being Unrealistic?

2019-05-17 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
Ok ok but are you bringing the Finnie to the Q?! Sent from my iPhone > On May 17, 2019, at 9:20 PM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes > wrote: > > Yup. Big honkin’ 2” Reese receiver on the back. > > -D > > >> On May 17, 2019, at 9:06 PM, Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes >> wrote: >> >> I can’t

Re: [MBZ] Am I Being Unrealistic?

2019-05-17 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
How about a Florida Q around the time of Amelia Island? Sent from my iPhone > On May 17, 2019, at 9:45 PM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes > wrote: > > No. There’s no realistic way to get it there, unfortunately. > > We gotta have a Florida Q if anyone would ever sign on for one. As I’ve said >

Re: [MBZ] Cactus green Euro 1980 300D on BAT - Ole!

2019-05-20 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
Grill is tacky. I remember seeing those during the 1980s in Greece. The cabbies loved to mount those on their 200Ds. Sent from my iPhone > On May 20, 2019, at 11:00 AM, Floyd Thursby via Mercedes > wrote: > > What's with that grille? > > --FT > >> On 5/20/19 10:43 AM, Andrew Strasfogel via

Re: [MBZ] Am I Being Unrealistic?

2019-05-18 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
Yeah a real cry baby! Sent from my iPhone > On May 18, 2019, at 1:15 AM, Curley McLain via Mercedes > wrote: > > Bah! Changing springs or the driveshaft on a 111 is no big deal. Dan is > whining about the ordinary. Being unrealistic! > > Rick Knoble via Mercedes wrote on 5/17/19 11:55

Re: [MBZ] Vacuum leak no booster no shut off.

2019-05-09 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
t; >> Got vacuum at the pump? Sounds like the VP diaphragm failed. >> >> >> Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes wrote on 5/9/19 4:13 PM: >>> I changed the oil today on the 85 300D and as some of you may know, there >>> are a few annoying vacuum lines in the w

Re: [MBZ] Vacuum leak no booster no shut off.

2019-05-09 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
t way > once ... > > On Thu, May 9, 2019 at 4:41 PM Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes < > mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > >> I was thinking that but a little coincidental right after I changed the >> oil! Is the diaphragm a big deal to replace? Last time I did that job it &

Re: [MBZ] 1983 240D

2019-05-09 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
What Andrew said. The automatic is a major strike against it but if it were a cool color like green or orange or something then ok. The boring beige is the final nail in the undesirable coffin. Sent from my iPhone > On May 9, 2019, at 5:52 PM, Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes > wrote: > >

Re: [MBZ] The Fast Prius

2019-05-08 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
So the question is why would anyone help out a broken down Prius? Sent from my iPhone On May 8, 2019, at 4:24 PM, fmiser via Mercedes wrote: >> OK wrote: > >> A clone of the Cadillac-Nash Rambler joke from the '50's … still >> good though. > > Beep! Beep! His horn went Beep! Beep! Beep! >

Re: [MBZ] vermont title

2019-05-08 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
Same problem with Massachusetts. I paid $600 in taxes on a car I paid $1000 for once and because I waited a few years to register it, I paid another $600 in penalties so I ultimately paid $1200 in taxes for a $1000 car. I’m probably never registering a car in MA again after that. Will stick

Re: [MBZ] Vacuum leak no booster no shut off.

2019-05-10 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
Ok so this morning I checked vacuum at the pump and it is strong. I checked vacuum at line where it connects directly to booster and it is strong so looks like booster is the culprit. This also makes sense considering that there was brake fluid vanishing from reservoir a month ago, presumably

Re: [MBZ] The Fast Prius

2019-05-08 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
It was an old lesbian- similar. Sent from my iPhone > On May 8, 2019, at 8:55 PM, Dwight Giles wrote: > > The driver was an old man? > > Dwight Giles Jr. > Wickford RI > >> On Wed, May 8, 2019, 7:49 PM Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes >> wrote: >> So th

Re: [MBZ] Oil change day(s)

2019-05-20 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
Yup I used one on a banjo fitting 3 days ago. I lost the washer and went to my stash of used copper drain plug washers and it fit perfectly! Sent from my iPhone > On May 20, 2019, at 10:33 AM, Curley McLain via Mercedes > wrote: > > No, I save em for other uses. Banjo fittings and such... >

Re: [MBZ] MANUAL 240D on BAT

2019-05-16 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
as the so-called "golden brown". I don't care for tobacco >>> brown. Anthracite gray looks bronzed-y brown in the sun, which I rather >>> like. >>> >>>> On Tue, May 14, 2019 at 11:26 PM Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes >>>> wrote: >&

Re: [MBZ] Plugging Tires

2019-05-20 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
Do it yourself. Those kits are all basically the same. Sent from my iPhone > On May 20, 2019, at 6:10 PM, Max Dillon via Mercedes > wrote: > > I've plugged ten or more tires, sometimes more than one plug in the same > tire. Never had an issue. > > A real tire shop will remove tire from

Re: [MBZ] Fuel tank de-rusting

2019-05-01 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
the > tank clean enough... > Uncoated would be fine if you always kept the tank full of fuel. Actually I'd > guess on a diesel its probably not as critical since the inside of the tank > would stay oily for some time after the level dropped. > > -Curt > >On Wednesday

[MBZ] Fuel tank de-rusting

2019-05-01 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
Does anyone have any experience de-rusting the inside of a fuel tank? Is coating it advisable? POR-15 has a kit which is pricey I think. Sent from my iPhone ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe

Re: [MBZ] Fuel tank de-rusting

2019-05-01 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
Ok looked up renu. No dealers near me! Sent from my iPhone > On May 1, 2019, at 8:52 PM, Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes > wrote: > > What’s gas tank renu process? > > Sent from my iPhone > >> On May 1, 2019, at 8:29 PM, Jaime Kopchinski via Mercedes >&

Re: [MBZ] Today's Finnie Fun

2019-04-26 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
Nice job! Was it difficult to separate the driveshaft halves? Sent from my iPhone > On Apr 26, 2019, at 9:14 PM, Dwight Giles via Mercedes > wrote: > > Looks,like good progress Dan. Amazing how much crud has built up over 50 > years. > > Dwight Giles Jr. > Wickford RI > > On Fri, Apr 26,

Re: [MBZ] OT: Cheapest place to install wind power

2019-04-29 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
Wind ain’t no picnic you know. Wildlife promptly evacuate areas within miles of windfarms. They don’t like the sound of the turbines. Sent from my iPhone > On Apr 29, 2019, at 3:52 PM, OK Don via Mercedes > wrote: > > Bergey Windpower is located on the airport in Norman, OK - used to see >

Re: [MBZ] OT: drove a Tesla

2019-04-30 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
Tesla smesla, a streamlined toaster. I’ll take a four speed 240D over this cheese ball wanna be hollyweird director type car any day. Sent from my iPhone > On Apr 30, 2019, at 7:05 AM, Meade Dillon via Mercedes > wrote: > > So has anyone prototyped a trailer with a generator, tow behind your

Re: [MBZ] OT: drove a Tesla

2019-04-30 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
I see a Tesla, I think oh just another boring modern luxury car, I see a classic Mercedes, etc I get excited. My w123s get several compliments per week. How many does a boring Tesla driver get on his boring blah already dated styling Tesla get? Sent from my iPhone > On Apr 30, 2019, at 9:47

Re: [MBZ] Hmmm...

2019-05-06 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
Boring color for that vintage of car and automatic tranny. Two more hits! Sent from my iPhone > On May 6, 2019, at 1:10 PM, Rick Knoble via Mercedes > wrote: > > Dan asks: > >> I’m thinking I should sit on it for a few days and offer them $1800. Would >> that be offensive? > > Not at all.

Re: [MBZ] Yeah

2019-05-03 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
Indeed ! Sent from my iPhone > On May 3, 2019, at 9:17 PM, Dwight Giles via Mercedes > wrote: > > What,a,great image. > > Dwight Giles Jr. > Wickford RI > > On Fri, May 3, 2019, 9:07 PM Bob Rentfro via Mercedes > wrote: > >> I love doing an Italian tuneup up a long, steep freeway entrance

Re: [MBZ] Finnie Fun!

2019-05-06 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
Impressive work. These brute force under the car jobs are not for the faint of heart! Sent from my iPhone > On May 6, 2019, at 8:12 AM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes > wrote: > > And it’s a real testament to the design and materials to think that it’s been > in service for 53 years and nearly

Re: [MBZ] Fuel tank polishing, wasFuel tank de-rusting

2019-05-03 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
t; On Wed, May 1, 2019, 8:51 PM Dimitri Seretakis >>>> wrote: >>>> Yes the Adenauer. >>>> >>>> Sent from my iPhone >>>> >>>>> On May 1, 2019, at 8:25 PM, Dwight Giles wrote: >>>>> >>>>> Did

Re: [MBZ] Fuel tank polishing, wasFuel tank de-rusting

2019-05-03 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
fuel out, through a filter / water trap, >> and back into the tank. >> - >> Max >> Charleston SC >> >> >> On Fri, May 3, 2019 at 9:41 AM Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes < >> mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: >> >>> Anyone have any ex

Re: [MBZ] Tower Paint is Gone!

2019-05-03 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
Most automotive paint suppliers will put the stuff in a rattle can. I’ve never really had good experience with this stuff though. It is not a catalyzed paint so it wipes off with lacquer thinner even once dry! Sent from my iPhone > On May 3, 2019, at 8:47 AM, Dan--- via Mercedes wrote: > >

Re: [MBZ] Fuel tank de-rusting

2019-05-01 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
fuel. Actually >>> I'd guess on a diesel its probably not as critical since the inside of the >>> tank would stay oily for some time after the level dropped. >>> >>> -Curt >>> >>>On Wednesday, May 1, 2019, 5:42:51 PM EDT, D

Re: [MBZ] Fuel tank de-rusting

2019-05-01 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
What’s gas tank renu process? Sent from my iPhone > On May 1, 2019, at 8:29 PM, Jaime Kopchinski via Mercedes > wrote: > > It’s not cheap, but the gas tank renu process really is good. My ponton > tank was done by them. > > Jaime > > > On Wed, May 1, 2019 at

Re: [MBZ] cheap project 240D 4sp $1200

2019-04-27 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
Doesn’t look too bad actually! Sent from my iPhone > On Apr 27, 2019, at 10:01 PM, Curley McLain via Mercedes > wrote: > > Easy work for Dimitri the iron man. > > Floyd Thursby via Mercedes wrote on 4/27/19 10:36 AM: >> https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/326940934684609/ >> > > >

Re: [MBZ] 1980 300SD W116

2019-04-28 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
Dwight is correct. The center console on a w116 matches dash so that console is original. Sent from my iPhone > On Apr 28, 2019, at 9:40 AM, Mitch Haley via Mercedes > wrote: > > Looks more than twice as good as the one I paid $550 for in 2002. > >> On April 28, 2019 at 9:30 AM Dan Penoff

Re: [MBZ] To bundt or not to bundt

2019-06-26 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
reated the term bundt ugly >> in >>>> an earlier discussion of this. But as,my Latin teacher used to say (in >>>> Latin), there is no disputing about taste. >>>> >>>> >>>> >>>> Dwight Giles Jr. >>>> Wickfor

Re: [MBZ] OT: HOAs and patina

2019-07-08 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
Exactly! Sent from my iPhone > On Jul 8, 2019, at 7:44 PM, Dwight Giles via Mercedes > wrote: > > Why i will never live in a hood with a HOA. > > Dwight Giles Jr. > Wickford RI > > On Mon, Jul 8, 2019, 7:10 PM Mitch Haley via Mercedes > wrote: > >> Let's assume your HOA covenants ban

Re: [MBZ] OT: HOAs and patina

2019-07-09 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
In my opinion, a neighborhood and the quality and class of its people finds it own equilibrium and can’t and shouldn’t be forced by haughty and elitist restrictions such as no trucks, no motorcycles, etc. There are plenty of towns and neighborhoods with multi-million dollar homes and no such

Re: [MBZ] This is Sort of Tempting

2019-07-14 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
I’ve always liked that car. Beautiful lines and nice interior. Sent from my iPhone > On Jul 14, 2019, at 6:52 PM, Rick Knoble via Mercedes > wrote: > > >> Not that I need another project > > > Huh? ML is fairly sorted, Finnie is nearly done, kids E300D will be done in a > bit. > > >

[MBZ] ***SPAM*** Re: I won a flood car on Copart

2019-04-20 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
Looks pretty nice actually. Sent from my iPhone > On Apr 19, 2019, at 4:22 PM, Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes > wrote: > > I can round one up one way or another > > Sent from my iPhone > >> On Apr 19, 2019, at 2:34 PM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes >> wrote: >> >> I rarely see them, and when I

Re: [MBZ] 123 antenna

2019-04-25 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
Ill bet you Kent Bergsma made a video on it! Sent from my iPhone > On Apr 25, 2019, at 2:09 PM, Dwight Giles via Mercedes > wrote: > > Got my CD uncovered & driving it. Antenna seems to stick partway down. > Looks like black dried grease -what should I use to clean it? Lube it? I am > not

Re: [MBZ] This Will Be Interesting

2019-04-17 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
Gotta love the insertion of the smoking hot babe in the back seat on the video. Genius. Sent from my iPhone > On Apr 17, 2019, at 8:38 AM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes > wrote: > > To see where it ends up. nice car, but the presentation makes it even better. > +$30k? > >

Re: [MBZ] Getting my Zoll On

2019-04-23 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
Remember, we are expecting to see this beauty at the Q this September! Sent from my iPhone > On Apr 23, 2019, at 8:43 PM, Dwight Giles via Mercedes > wrote: > > Nice work Dan. I love the,1965 plate. I think RI allows,antique plates like > that too. > > Dwight Giles Jr. > Wickford RI > > On

Re: [MBZ] Getting my Zoll On

2019-04-24 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
No excuses! Sent from my iPhone > On Apr 24, 2019, at 8:33 AM, Dwight Giles wrote: > > ABSOLUTELY > > Dwight Giles Jr. > Wickford RI > >> On Wed, Apr 24, 2019, 12:20 AM Dimitri Seretakis >> wrote: >> Remember, we are expecting to see this beauty at the Q this September! >> >> Sent from

[MBZ] Key cover fix anyone.

2019-04-25 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
Frustrated by cracked plastic key covers? The solution is a finely machined anodized billet aluminum cover by blend door. The two halves get screwed together. The quality of this product is exceptionally high! www.BlendDoor.com Sent from my iPhone ___

Re: [MBZ] To bundt or not to bundt

2019-06-25 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
; > Well i won't really weigh in as i think i created the term bundt ugly in > an earlier discussion of this. But as,my Latin teacher used to say (in > Latin), there is no disputing about taste. > > > > Dwight Giles Jr. > Wickford RI > > On Tue, Jun 25, 2019,

Re: [MBZ] OT Favorite beer by state

2019-07-29 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
Buy Sam Adams. Jim Koch supports our country. Sent from my iPhone > On Jul 29, 2019, at 5:16 PM, Curley McLain via Mercedes > wrote: > > Some surprises to me. > > https://vinepair.com/articles/best-beers-every-state-usa-2019/? > lotsa folks appear to like the light stuff. > > Lotsa folks

Re: [MBZ] Poosey Loafers

2019-08-02 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
We agree on more than just our disdain for tassels! Sent from my iPhone > On Aug 2, 2019, at 10:49 AM, Andrew Strasfogel wrote: > > There's one thing even Dimitri and I can agree on! > >> On Fri, Aug 2, 2019 at 7:52 AM Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes >> wrote: >&g

Re: [MBZ] 123 bubble

2019-08-14 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
Exactly. Sent from my iPhone > On Aug 14, 2019, at 10:33 PM, Dwight Giles via Mercedes > wrote: > > Because they are not bottom feeders & have different values? I would prefer > a,NICE w123 to a CDI. YMMV > > Dwight Giles Jr. > Wickford RI > > On Wed, Aug 14, 2019, 10:21 PM Kaleb C.

Re: [MBZ] Was Crapped out cheep crappy cheep NOW spark plugs

2019-08-16 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
Yup Sent from my iPhone > On Aug 16, 2019, at 12:03 PM, Randy Bennell via Mercedes > wrote: > > If the heads are aluminum (and they likely are) it might be a good idea to > change the plugs anyway just to ensure that they are not seized in there for > good. > >> On 15/08/2019 10:04 PM,

Re: [MBZ] ChowdahQ12 coming up on Sept 14.

2019-08-15 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
I think that’s a great idea! Seriously! Sent from my iPhone > On Aug 15, 2019, at 4:34 PM, Dwight Giles via Mercedes > wrote: > > Drive up in one of your vintage drivers & we will raffle it at the Q to > raise enough money for your return ticket. > > Dwight Giles Jr. > Wickford RI > >> On

Re: [MBZ] ChowdahQ12 coming up on Sept 14.

2019-08-15 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
You didn’t bring the 219 two years ago. You brought the 250S! Sent from my iPhone > On Aug 15, 2019, at 7:26 PM, Jaime Kopchinski via Mercedes > wrote: > > I just booked an AirBNB in South Kingston for Friday night... I'll be up > with the whole family as usual. > > What can I bring? A box

Re: [MBZ] ChowdahQ12 coming up on Sept 14.

2019-08-15 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
Ha, you got me there! Unfortunately, I haven’t been able to put the time into it. I will get it running though, I promise! Sent from my iPhone > On Aug 15, 2019, at 8:58 PM, Jaime Kopchinski via Mercedes > wrote: > > I thought we were going to make it the M189 year! Hows the Adenauer coming

Re: [MBZ] ChowdahQ12 coming up on Sept 14.

2019-08-15 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
No you never brought it but I wish you would! Would be first ponton ever at the Q! Sent from my iPhone > On Aug 15, 2019, at 8:39 PM, Jaime Kopchinski wrote: > > Did I ever bring the 219? It could make the trip, but it’s rough on the > family no head rests, lots of road noise, and a

Re: [MBZ] 280SE 3.5 cab on BAT

2019-08-21 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
.com> wrote: > >> Yes I thought that red was a 'standard' color then-so many of them were. >> Hasn't seem to have hurt the price? >> Dwight E. Giles Jr. >> Wickford RI >> >> >> On Wed, Aug 21, 2019 at 12:07 PM Dimitri Seretakis via Mer

Re: [MBZ] I had a hitchhiker this morning

2019-08-22 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
Did he hop off? Sent from my iPhone > On Aug 21, 2019, at 10:35 PM, Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes > wrote: > > > > > Sent from my iPhone > ___ > http://www.okiebenz.com > > To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ > > To Unsubscribe or

Re: [MBZ] w123 battery box area rust

2019-08-20 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
Fiberglass and por 15 is your friend in areas like that where welding is impractical. Sent from my iPhone > On Aug 19, 2019, at 11:10 PM, Karl Wittnebel via Mercedes > wrote: > > Anybody ever weld in a patch? I bought another one and it has a rust hole > there. Could rivet with some sulfide

Re: [MBZ] Spring compressor $50

2019-08-24 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
If it’s not a Klann, I wouldn’t touch it. No cost savings is worth your life. Sent from my iPhone > On Aug 24, 2019, at 11:13 AM, Floyd Thursby via Mercedes > wrote: > > shipping might cost a bit but this is a good price > >

Re: [MBZ] Private message for Dimitri

2019-08-27 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
Neat! Mine was a VSR hammer drill 1/2 inch drive if I remember correctly! Sent from my iPhone > On Aug 27, 2019, at 6:23 PM, Curley McLain via Mercedes > wrote: > > Hey Dimitri! > > Look what I found! > > My 1/2" hammer drill is model 7277. It is the one that was resurrected. > I found a

Re: [MBZ] Old Man Tan - But Look at the Interior!!

2019-09-02 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
That car is pimp! I love it even with the gold metallic! Sent from my iPhone > On Sep 2, 2019, at 12:16 PM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes > wrote: > > Wow. I’m not sure what to say about this: > > https://www.ebay.com/itm/264449050981 > > -D > > > ___ >

Re: [MBZ] 280SE 3.5 cab on BAT

2019-08-21 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
I think red goes better with the exterior color actually. Sent from my iPhone > On Aug 21, 2019, at 11:28 AM, Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes > wrote: > > It was criminal to change the original interior color from dark blue to red. > >

Re: [MBZ] Online tires

2019-09-04 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
Why are you guys putting cheap shit tires on your Mercedes? Michelin Defenders are good and reasonably priced. Sent from my iPhone > On Sep 4, 2019, at 1:40 AM, archer75--- via Mercedes > wrote: > > > Andrew Strasfogel wrote: > >> Tires-Easy no longer carries tires for my 1983 300TD,

Re: [MBZ] Online tires

2019-09-04 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
ppen when I buy tires. > - > Max > Charleston SC > > > On Wed, Sep 4, 2019 at 7:16 AM Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes < > mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > >> Why are you guys putting cheap tires on your Merce

Re: [MBZ] 115 300D

2019-09-04 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
ntage Benz airport > transportation. > > Dwight Giles Jr. > Wickford RI > > On Wed, Sep 4, 2019, 5:40 PM Randy Bennell via Mercedes < > mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > >>> On 04/09/2019 4:29 PM, Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes wrote: >>> So are you driving it to

Re: [MBZ] 115 300D

2019-09-04 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
Yeah that is pretty damn nice. Sent from my iPhone > On Sep 4, 2019, at 4:20 PM, Randy Bennell via Mercedes > wrote: > >> On 04/09/2019 2:41 PM, Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes wrote: >> Is it red? >> > > If you mean the car, yes. It is the darker

Re: [MBZ] 115 300D

2019-09-04 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
So are you driving it to ChowdahQ, Randy? We need a w115. Sent from my iPhone > On Sep 4, 2019, at 5:23 PM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes > wrote: > > Yeah, I love that red. > > -D > >> On Sep 4, 2019, at 4:51 PM, Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes >> wrote: >

Re: [MBZ] Upgrade for Dimitri

2019-09-06 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
But I already have a 300D! I inherited the red one from Jon Agne who passed away a couple of years ago. Sent from my iPhone > On Sep 6, 2019, at 10:39 AM, Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes > wrote: > > I know he loves his 240D but here is a peppier version. > >

Re: [MBZ] Upgrade for Dimitri

2019-09-06 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
gt; -D > > >> On Sep 6, 2019, at 1:58 PM, Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes >> wrote: >> >> But I already have a 300D! I inherited the red one from Jon Agne who passed >> away a couple of years ago. >> >> Sent from my iPhone >> >>> O

Re: [MBZ] ChrowdaQ bound

2019-09-13 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
So excited to see the 219!! Sent from my iPhone > On Sep 13, 2019, at 1:57 PM, Craig via Mercedes wrote: > > On Fri, 13 Sep 2019 13:40:31 -0400 Dwight Giles via Mercedes > wrote: > >> That is excellent newsn Jaime. Chowdah is already made. See you >> tomorrow AM. Can't wait to see your

Re: [MBZ] An alternative to cars and coffee

2019-09-09 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
A rose is still a rose. Sent from my iPhone > On Sep 8, 2019, at 10:34 PM, Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes > wrote: > > I am not sure if they have anything like that around here but it seems to > foofoo for me. I just came up with an alternative for us cheap folks. > Introducing junkers and

Re: [MBZ] An alternative to cars and coffee

2019-09-09 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
That too! Sent from my iPhone > On Sep 9, 2019, at 8:35 AM, Rick Knoble via Mercedes > wrote: > > You mean a turd is still a turd... > > > Rick > > From: mercedes@okiebenz.com > Sent: September 9, 2019 7:19 AM > To: mercedes@okiebenz.com > Reply-to: mercedes@okiebenz.com > Cc:

Re: [MBZ] Two Q photos.

2019-09-16 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
Very close but not the same paint code. Mine (sedan) is desert red 540 and the other (coupe) I think is orient red 510. Sent from my iPhone > On Sep 16, 2019, at 1:00 PM, Craig via Mercedes wrote: > > On Mon, 16 Sep 2019 12:43:39 -0400 Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes > wrote: &

Re: [MBZ] ChowdahQ XII a wrap

2019-09-16 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
Yeah photos! Sent from my iPhone > On Sep 16, 2019, at 12:35 PM, Randy Bennell via Mercedes > wrote: > > Photos? > > Randy > > > ___ > http://www.okiebenz.com > > To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ > > To Unsubscribe or change

Re: [MBZ] Two Q photos.

2019-09-16 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
Full frontal? Sent from my iPhone > On Sep 16, 2019, at 3:33 PM, Dwight Giles via Mercedes > wrote: > > Frontal to come. > > Dwight Giles Jr. > Wickford RI > > On Mon, Sep 16, 2019, 2:55 PM Randy Bennell via Mercedes < > mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > >> Thanks for posting photos. >> >>

Re: [MBZ] Two Q photos.

2019-09-16 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
So fussy!! Sent from my iPhone > On Sep 16, 2019, at 2:51 PM, Randy Bennell via Mercedes > wrote: > > Thanks for posting photos. > > However, I always think that Mercedes look the best from the front and these > are both from the back. I will grant you that the hoods appear to be up on >

Re: [MBZ] Two Q photos.

2019-09-16 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
gt; Dwight E. Giles Jr. > Wickford RI > > >> On Mon, Sep 16, 2019 at 1:19 PM Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes >> wrote: >> Very close but not the same paint code. Mine (sedan) is desert red 540 and >> the other (coupe) I think is orient red 510. >> >&

Re: [MBZ] Two Q photos.

2019-09-16 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
Good one! Sent from my iPhone > On Sep 16, 2019, at 9:00 PM, Dwight Giles wrote: > > Yes full frontal hoodity. > > Dwight Giles Jr. > Wickford RI > >> On Mon, Sep 16, 2019, 4:03 PM Dimitri Seretakis wrote: >> Full frontal? >> >> Sent from my iPhone >> >> > On Sep 16, 2019, at 3:33 PM,

Re: [MBZ] Martha's Next Project?

2019-09-09 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
20K? For real?! How about 40k minimum. This is a 71 280 with manual tranny- the most desirable pagoda out there. Sent from my iPhone > On Sep 9, 2019, at 1:10 PM, Dan--- via Mercedes wrote: > > Nope. Rattletrap rust buckets, all of them. > > -D > >> On Sep 8, 2019, at 10:41 PM, Mitch Haley

[MBZ] I like this Duetto

2019-09-09 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
https://bringatrailer.com/listing/1967-alfa-romeo-spider-duetto-24/ Sent from my iPhone ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

Re: [MBZ] 115 300D

2019-09-04 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
Is it red? Sent from my iPhone > On Sep 4, 2019, at 1:32 PM, Craig via Mercedes wrote: > > On Wed, 4 Sep 2019 11:42:32 -0500 Randy Bennell via Mercedes > wrote: > >> I guess, I had better get to work on it and make it more useful. I >> still have not changed out the fuel shut-off doodad and

Re: [MBZ] holy crap I got excited until I saw the price

2019-09-18 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
I never want to do that again! Takes for freakin ever and you don’t get the soft edge like with the proper tool. Sent from my iPhone > On Sep 18, 2019, at 10:20 PM, Dwight Giles via Mercedes > wrote: > > Well for that price we need to take lessons from Dimitri on masking these > caps. > >

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