Re: [MBZ] W210 Longevity

2015-04-23 Thread Dimitri via Mercedes
The W123 is, in my opinion, a smoother, nicer ride than a W124. Sent from my iPhone On Apr 23, 2015, at 8:16 PM, Jaime Kopchinski via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: It really depends on what you consider a good riding car, I think. Jaime On Wed, Apr 22, 2015 at 9:41 PM, Curt

Re: [MBZ] W210 Longevity

2015-04-24 Thread Dimitri via Mercedes
Back to the w123...my 240D floats over speed bumps. No need to slow down like in other cars. Hahaha. Sent from my iPhone On Apr 24, 2015, at 9:51 AM, Mitch Haley via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Rick Knoble via Mercedes wrote: I have heard (never owned one) that the 116 is

Re: [MBZ] W210 Longevity

2015-04-24 Thread Dimitri via Mercedes
I learned to drive in a W116 450SEL. When I needed a car I'd borrow it from my parents during high school. I then drove it on and off during college and pretty much adopted it thereafter. I must have clocked 100,000 miles on that car. Definitely a smooth riding car but not mushy like the

Re: [MBZ] Replacing fuel injectors on '77 240D

2015-04-26 Thread Dimitri via Mercedes
Make sure it's not weeping return lines that are making the injectors appear to be leaking. Sent from my iPhone On Apr 26, 2015, at 11:49 AM, Darren Marshall via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Hi all, been a while since I posted -- hope you guys are doing well. I've finally

Re: [MBZ] W210 Longevity

2015-04-24 Thread Dimitri via Mercedes
Is that what set you on a lifelong Mercedes path? Sent from my iPhone On Apr 24, 2015, at 10:42 AM, Rich Thomas via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Back when I was in college, this would have been like 73 or 74, my buddy borrowed his dad's new Benz to go out riding around. I

Re: [MBZ] W210 Longevity

2015-04-22 Thread Dimitri via Mercedes
Aside from rust, the W210 is pretty rugged. Sent from my iPhone On Apr 22, 2015, at 6:22 PM, Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: My 97 e300 has well over 300k on the clock Sent from my iPhone On Apr 22, 2015, at 5:02 PM, Rick Knoble via Mercedes

Re: [MBZ] today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe Mercedes

2015-04-29 Thread Dimitri via Mercedes
I voted for nice price, just for the halibut. Sent from my iPhone On Apr 28, 2015, at 9:44 AM, Rich Thomas via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: http://jalopnik.com/this-1991-mercedes-350sd-asks-44-000-is-originally-fr-1700374182 --R ___

Re: [MBZ] Park your Toyota Pious

2015-04-27 Thread Dimitri via Mercedes
I like your lady friend already Sent from my iPhone On Apr 27, 2015, at 4:34 PM, G Mann via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: If cash for clunkers opened a new program.. I would pay to have it towed to the head of the line just for the pleasure of watching it be crushed? (true,

Re: [MBZ] Park your Toyota Pious

2015-04-27 Thread Dimitri via Mercedes
I mean come on now let's face it, the leaf is a worthless POS with no range! Pointless as far as I can see. If I need to get around urban traffic at stop and go pace without AC I might as well ride a bike or motor scooter. Leave it to Japan to create another cutesy turd. Sent from my iPhone

[MBZ] Synthetic Diesel!

2015-04-27 Thread Dimitri via Mercedes
http://www.sciencealert.com/audi-have-successfully-made-diesel-fuel-from-air-and-water 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] Park your Toyota Pious

2015-04-27 Thread Dimitri via Mercedes
The fact that they claim an unattainable range of 100 miles is false advertising. We do not drive the car in a lab under perfect conditions. In the real, practical world, the leaf has no practical application, hence it's a turd. Sent from my iPhone On Apr 27, 2015, at 10:09 PM, Curt Raymond

Re: [MBZ] Tiny BMW thing

2015-04-30 Thread Dimitri via Mercedes
It's an i3. Electric vehicle. Sent from my iPhone On Apr 30, 2015, at 1:10 PM, Rich Thomas via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: I saw this really ugly tiny BMW thing yesterday, looks like a 4 door Smart (a For 4?), I think it might be electric or hybrid or something? It looked like

Re: [MBZ] Utterly OT - Unexpected source of flooding damage

2015-04-30 Thread Dimitri via Mercedes
Wonder if insurance covers that! Sent from my iPhone On Apr 30, 2015, at 2:56 PM, Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: You think YOU have problems: When Rhode Island resident Nancy Page returned to her home yesterday and found water pouring from her garage

Re: [MBZ] Tiny BMW thing

2015-04-30 Thread Dimitri via Mercedes
Rather than sweeping and curvy, I find the lines of the Priapism, I mean Prius to be stiff and rigid;) Sent from my iPhone On Apr 30, 2015, at 10:22 PM, Curly McLain via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Doesn't have the beautiful sweeping lines of a Prius which sets the maidens hearts

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

2015-05-08 Thread Dimitri via Mercedes
Andrew actually prefers brown cars. Tobacco brown in particular. Sent from my iPhone On May 8, 2015, at 3:42 PM, Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: This is NOT pea soup or avocado green - it's close but not. Reminds me of olivine. On Fri, May 8, 2015 at 3:33

Re: [MBZ] Once seen cannot be unseen

2015-05-12 Thread Dimitri via Mercedes
Your classic douchebag RV. Sent from my iPhone On May 12, 2015, at 10:56 AM, Rich Thomas via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: http://jalopnik.com/50-000-will-buy-you-a-toyota-prius-that-sleeps-four-1703773020 --R ___

Re: [MBZ] Once seen cannot be unseen

2015-05-12 Thread Dimitri via Mercedes
Like running over a Prius with my mom's G-wagen. Sent from my iPhone On May 12, 2015, at 2:39 PM, Dwight Giles via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: So Dimitri, how do you really feel? On May 12, 2015 2:25 PM, Dimitri via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Your classic

Re: [MBZ] This would be a whole lot better than a cheap class

2015-05-16 Thread Dimitri via Mercedes
Except that a w210 is a rust prone pos whereas a w202 is not as much. Sent from my iPhone On May 16, 2015, at 10:51 AM, Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: 2001 MERCEDES E55 AMG http://tulsa.craigslist.org/cto/5022845033.html via cPro Craigslist App iOS:

Re: [MBZ] OT: Allen Edmunds

2015-05-14 Thread Dimitri via Mercedes
It has been said that a woman judges a man by the shoes he wears. So if you are looking to score a hottie, buy some nice shoes. Oh wait, you are married. Never mind! Sent from my iPhone On May 14, 2015, at 4:42 PM, Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: I buy all my

Re: [MBZ] OT: Allen Edmunds

2015-05-14 Thread Dimitri via Mercedes
I have a pair of cordovan leather AE shoes that are 17 yrs old now. Good stuff. Sent from my iPhone On May 14, 2015, at 4:26 PM, Rich Thomas via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Shoes. Fairly expensive shoes, but apparently quite good shoes that hold up very well, then they will

Re: [MBZ] Once seen cannot be unseen

2015-05-13 Thread Dimitri via Mercedes
I'll admit they're not bad but I'd rather buy a G-wagen or a 60's bronco or scout. Sent from my iPhone On May 13, 2015, at 2:30 PM, Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: The Land Cruiser - a Toyota tat even Dimitri could appreciate. On Wed, May 13, 2015 at 1:29

Re: [MBZ] Once seen cannot be unseen

2015-05-12 Thread Dimitri via Mercedes
If I ever saw a Prius broken down on the side of the road, I would NOT offer any assistance. Sent from my iPhone On May 12, 2015, at 2:19 PM, G Mann via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Well.. it does set a new standard for both Ugly and Useless .. thus should receive a new

Re: [MBZ] Short coolant hose

2015-05-18 Thread Dimitri via Mercedes
Yup a Yorkie will turn the job into a real bitch Sent from my iPhone On May 18, 2015, at 7:57 AM, Curly McLain via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: I am going to replace the short coolant hose between the block and the thermostat mount on my 85 300D. Is there anything I need to know

Re: [MBZ] Andrew's shed

2015-06-04 Thread Dimitri via Mercedes
Perhaps Andrew's shed is really a garage? Sent from my iPhone On Jun 4, 2015, at 6:06 PM, Randy Bennell via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Do the powers that be require a concrete foundation in your locale? My plan is to build a new and bigger shed - probably one that looks like

Re: [MBZ] BULLET/BOMB PROOF 1993 500 SEL MERCEDES BENZ (NORTH CHARLESTON, SC)

2015-06-08 Thread Dimitri via Mercedes
When will these morons figure out that these cars are not bulletproof? Will it take a bullet to the head through the double glazed windows? Sent from my iPhone On Jun 8, 2015, at 11:54 AM, clay via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Lister is an idiot. He should have at least put up

Re: [MBZ] Slag hurts

2015-06-06 Thread Dimitri via Mercedes
shielded product for future projects. If I can not keep from producing crap, I will give up on welding, having invested little in the attempt clay On Jun 5, 2015, at 3:28 PM, Dimitri via Mercedes wrote: Unless you use shielding gas you will be unhappy with your results. I promise

Re: [MBZ] Slag hurts

2015-06-05 Thread Dimitri via Mercedes
Unless you use shielding gas you will be unhappy with your results. I promise! Sent from my iPhone On Jun 5, 2015, at 4:33 PM, clay via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: The wire is garbage, but it came free with the welder. May as well burn through it. setting up feed speed is hit

Re: [MBZ] OT another sort of metal working question

2015-06-05 Thread Dimitri via Mercedes
Jb weld? Sent from my iPhone On Jun 5, 2015, at 3:44 PM, Randy Bennell via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: I got myself into a project that I should have walked away from but since I am into it, I am not giving it up. I did offer it up for sale or trade but no one came looking so

Re: [MBZ] Slag hurts

2015-06-05 Thread Dimitri via Mercedes
Yes. Always grind off the galvanized area to clean metal before welding. If one really wants a clean weld, the area to be welded should be free from dirt, grease, paint and rust including the back side of the metal. Some people go as far as to wipe clean with denatured alcohol. Sent from my

Re: [MBZ] OT: Concrete paint or other covering for shed floor

2015-06-04 Thread Dimitri via Mercedes
You have to wait 6 months or one year can't remember for the concrete to fully cure before you paint. Why would you want to paint anyway? Sent from my iPhone On Jun 4, 2015, at 3:14 PM, Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: There is no vapor barrier but the

Re: [MBZ] Slag hurts

2015-06-06 Thread Dimitri via Mercedes
up on welding, having invested little in the attempt clay On Jun 5, 2015, at 3:28 PM, Dimitri via Mercedes wrote: Unless you use shielding gas you will be unhappy with your results. I promise! Sent from my iPhone On Jun 5, 2015, at 4:33 PM, clay via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com

Re: [MBZ] Slag hurts

2015-06-06 Thread Dimitri via Mercedes
enough with this garbage unit, I will move up to a real gas shielded product for future projects. If I can not keep from producing crap, I will give up on welding, having invested little in the attempt clay On Jun 5, 2015, at 3:28 PM, Dimitri via Mercedes wrote: Unless you use

Re: [MBZ] Desperately seeking RF brake caliper for my 123 wagon

2015-06-23 Thread Dimitri via Mercedes
Advance or autozone will have cardone remanufactured ATE calipers Sent from my iPhone On Jun 23, 2015, at 11:16 AM, Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: The 1983 300TD is in the shop for a servicing and to replace the front brake rotors but it turns out I also need

Re: [MBZ] Fixing oxidized chrome trim

2015-06-19 Thread Dimitri via Mercedes
Anodized aluminum is a bitch to beautify. Kent Bergsma has a series of videos on the matter. Sent from my iPhone On Jun 19, 2015, at 1:37 PM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: What chrome trim? Most of the trim is anodized aluminum. Dan Sent from my iPad On Jun

Re: [MBZ] Wut I dun Lernt frum Wulding this week

2015-06-16 Thread Dimitri via Mercedes
Hammering hot welds is done with oxyacetylene welding. It is not suitable for mig or wire feed welding as the puddle cools too quickly. If you want to undo the distortion caused to the metal by the shrinking effect of the weld, grind the weld down on both sides and then hammer on dolly over

Re: [MBZ] OT tin roof

2015-06-14 Thread Dimitri via Mercedes
Andrew is his middle name. First name is Yoder Sent from my iPhone On Jun 14, 2015, at 12:30 PM, Rich Thomas via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Andrew is not a weird enough name, nor do you have 13 chirruns as far as I know. And you let the debbil into your home through the

Re: [MBZ] Apple and the next Electric Car

2015-06-17 Thread Dimitri via Mercedes
If it's anything like their computers, it'll be obsolete in three years. Imagine, them telling you that your operating system is too old, car's computer is too old to handle upgrade. Buy new car. Thanks but I'll stick to my manual everything dinosaur mobiles. Sent from my iPhone On Jun 17,

Re: [MBZ] 250se RestoMod

2015-06-28 Thread Dimitri via Mercedes
Dan obviously does Sent from my iPhone On Jun 28, 2015, at 12:09 PM, WILTON via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Now, how would any of us know what a $10 hooker looks like? ;) Wilton - Original Message - From: Dan Penoff via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com To:

Re: [MBZ] 250se RestoMod

2015-06-28 Thread Dimitri via Mercedes
The unpainted chrome plated hubcaps provide too much bling. Otherwise it's pretty nice. Sent from my iPhone On Jun 28, 2015, at 8:22 AM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Interesting idea and execution. Too much red - looks like a $10 hooker. Should have done the

Re: [MBZ] 250se RestoMod

2015-06-28 Thread Dimitri via Mercedes
/peter_hooker-animation-052idlepic4x.png Dan On Jun 28, 2015, at 12:15 PM, Dimitri via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Dan obviously does Sent from my iPhone On Jun 28, 2015, at 12:09 PM, WILTON via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Now, how would any of us know what a $10

Re: [MBZ] F-ing Classy

2015-06-28 Thread Dimitri via Mercedes
They ruined a perfectly nice euro car. Now it's fit for a $10 hooker;) Sent from my iPhone On Jun 28, 2015, at 7:26 PM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Say no more. http://www.hemmings.com/classifieds/cars-for-sale/mercedes-benz/240d/1750027.html

Re: [MBZ] Death Wish?

2015-05-25 Thread Dimitri via Mercedes
Why did those morons destroy a perfectly good w140 Sent from my iPhone On May 25, 2015, at 8:43 PM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: “Bulletproof” glass on a W140: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1MQ0Z3O2KTg And more stupidity:

Re: [MBZ] '68 250S

2015-05-23 Thread Dimitri via Mercedes
Looks great! Sent from my iPhone On May 23, 2015, at 2:49 PM, Jon Agne via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Klaus and I went out to get Littleneck Clams for Monday’s Chowdah!

Re: [MBZ] '68 250S

2015-05-23 Thread Dimitri via Mercedes
Hey we're in Maine. The place for fresh and cheap seafood. Sent from my iPhone On May 23, 2015, at 6:49 PM, Dwight Giles via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: That's a great price for littlenecks.better than I can get from the diggers . So are you practicing making chowdah for the Q?

Re: [MBZ] 300CD for sale in... New Jersey

2015-08-22 Thread Dimitri via Mercedes
Very nice. Weird how no rust despite mostly northeast use and high miles! Must have been doing many long summer road trips! Sent from my iPhone On Aug 22, 2015, at 7:35 AM, Jaime Kopchinski via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: I put my 300CD on CL last night. I'll be listing it on

Re: [MBZ] OT: Concrete paint?

2015-08-16 Thread Dimitri via Mercedes
You can seal it if you like. Sent from my iPhone On Aug 16, 2015, at 10:47 PM, Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: I had a slab poured a year ago before erecting a shed. Do I need to paint the concrete floor now? Is this advisable if I'm getting an

Re: [MBZ] Ceramic Brake Pads

2015-08-10 Thread Dimitri via Mercedes
Are the organic pads still using asbestos?! Sent from my iPhone On Aug 10, 2015, at 5:17 PM, Curly McLain via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: I did them on a 201, some kind of random brand Rusty sent me. I also put Akebonos on my Ranger after everybody told me how great they

[MBZ] This guy is my hero!

2015-08-11 Thread Dimitri via Mercedes
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[MBZ] My latest 240D rust repair

2015-10-24 Thread Dimitri via Mercedes
I've been working on floor pan rust this week on China blue. Check out the progress on the second page here: http://www.sl113.org/forums/index.php?topic=17410.25 Sent from my iPhone ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

Re: [MBZ] My latest 240D rust repair

2015-10-25 Thread Dimitri via Mercedes
It's good fun! Sent from my iPhone On Oct 25, 2015, at 12:09 AM, Curly McLain via Mercedes wrote: >> I've been working on floor pan rust this week on China blue. Check out the >> progress on the second page here: >> >>

Re: [MBZ] Wth is wrong with this?

2015-10-21 Thread Dimitri via Mercedes
Some nimrod slammed it to the ground. Sent from my iPhone > On Oct 21, 2015, at 10:11 PM, Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes > wrote: > > > > 74 Mercedes 240d > http://dallas.craigslist.org/ftw/cto/5278822492.html > > via cPro Craigslist App > iOS:

Re: [MBZ] OT: Strategic Nuclear Deterrent

2015-11-11 Thread Dimitri via Mercedes
No, but if I could, I would strategically nuke the Prius production line;) Sent from my iPhone > On Nov 11, 2015, at 9:13 AM, Mitch Haley via Mercedes > wrote: > > Anybody here ever been in command of a strategic nuke? > Lt Col Wilton? > > What would you have done if

Re: [MBZ] A polished up turd

2015-11-09 Thread Dimitri via Mercedes
It comes from Staten Island. Nothing that comes out of that place is good. Sent from my iPhone > On Nov 9, 2015, at 7:37 PM, Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes > wrote: > > At first glance this car looks like it is nice. Upon further review of the > photos, it is a

Re: [MBZ] Crack

2015-11-09 Thread Dimitri via Mercedes
Yeah that is nice. Sent from my iPhone > On Nov 9, 2015, at 9:38 PM, Curt Raymond via Mercedes > wrote: > > Pretty car though. > > > Curt > > Sent from Yahoo Mail on Android > > From:"Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes" > Date:Mon, Nov 9, 2015 at

Re: [MBZ] Who needs a cheap imitation sawzall?

2015-11-08 Thread Dimitri via Mercedes
Used for mastectomy? Sent from my iPhone > On Nov 8, 2015, at 3:08 PM, Rich Thomas via Mercedes > wrote: > > Tits an amazingly effective saw! > > --R > >> On 11/7/15 11:03 PM, M. Mitchell Marmel via Mercedes wrote: >> Who needs a Sawzall when you have pasties? >> >>

Re: [MBZ] 1981 240D Crack?

2015-11-08 Thread Dimitri via Mercedes
Yes but what he's missing is that his car is an automatic. Let's face it, nobody wants an automatic 240D. And the paint is oxidized! Sent from my iPhone > On Nov 8, 2015, at 8:42 PM, Dwight Giles via Mercedes > wrote: > > Well here in the rusty North it might be worth

Re: [MBZ] 1981 240D Crack?

2015-11-08 Thread Dimitri via Mercedes
Ah the beauty of an all manual 240D! Manny tranny, crank windows, manual sunroof, manual climate control. Sent from my iPhone > On Nov 8, 2015, at 9:11 PM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes > wrote: > > Gotcha. That makes things nice, for sure. No servo to deal with. > > Dan

Re: [MBZ] 1981 240D Crack?

2015-11-08 Thread Dimitri via Mercedes
It's time consuming as hell though! Sent from my iPhone > On Nov 8, 2015, at 9:10 PM, Dwight Giles via Mercedes <mercedes@okiebenz.com> > wrote: > > Good solution Dimitri. > On Nov 8, 2015 9:09 PM, "Dimitri via Mercedes" <mercedes@okiebenz.com> > wro

Re: [MBZ] 1981 240D Crack?

2015-11-08 Thread Dimitri via Mercedes
I was waiting for that! Sent from my iPhone > On Nov 8, 2015, at 9:58 PM, WILTON via Mercedes <mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > > Even better is NO sunroof. > > Wilton > > - Original Message - From: "Dimitri via Mercedes" > <mercedes@ok

Re: [MBZ] 1981 240D Crack?

2015-11-08 Thread Dimitri via Mercedes
gt; True. My first MB was a 240D automatic- but it was a gift so i learned how > to drive it like I ride my bike:gravity is your friend. > On Nov 8, 2015 8:46 PM, "Dimitri via Mercedes" <mercedes@okiebenz.com> > wrote: > >> Yes but what he's missing is that his

Re: [MBZ] 1981 240D Crack?

2015-11-08 Thread Dimitri via Mercedes
ther > by eyeball or don't they have machines now that can be programmed to do a > custom pipe? > > --R > >> On 11/8/15 9:27 PM, Dimitri via Mercedes wrote: >> It's time consuming as hell though! >> >> Sent from my iPhone >> >>> On Nov 8,

Re: [MBZ] Seems cheap

2015-11-11 Thread Dimitri via Mercedes
It has a rebuilt title whatever that means. Sent from my iPhone > On Nov 11, 2015, at 9:29 PM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes > wrote: > > A little, but like R129s, the prices are pretty soft on these. Be sure to > take your DAS/Xentry and dump the codes. > > I wonder if

Re: [MBZ] OT - note from Paris

2015-11-13 Thread Dimitri via Mercedes
Yes! Terrorist attacks. Sent from my iPhone > On Nov 13, 2015, at 5:43 PM, Randy Bennell via Mercedes > wrote: > >> On 13/11/2015 4:42 PM, WILTON via Mercedes wrote: >> Note few minutes ago from # 1 grandson in Paris. He's okay. >> >> Wilt >>

[MBZ] Just saw this article on the w123 TD wagons

2015-11-14 Thread Dimitri via Mercedes
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-11-12/the-vintage-mercedes-station-wagon-is-the-car-that-will-never-die Sent from my iPhone ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery

Re: [MBZ] Who needs a cheap imitation sawzall?

2015-11-06 Thread Dimitri via Mercedes
My $9 HF right angle grinder has served me well for 10 yrs! Sent from my iPhone > On Nov 5, 2015, at 11:35 PM, OK Don via Mercedes > wrote: > > Same here - it's the only HF power tool that has lasted. > > On Thu, Nov 5, 2015 at 10:12 PM, Rich Thomas via Mercedes < >

Re: [MBZ] Meyle vs. Bilstein

2015-10-15 Thread Dimitri via Mercedes
Don't bilsteins have a lifetime warranty? I hear you can send them back and they will rebuild. Never done it . Sent from my iPhone > On Oct 15, 2015, at 7:03 PM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes > wrote: > > Got my “Bilstein” shocks from RockAuto today. > > They’re Meyle

[MBZ] Overheating 240D revisited

2015-10-08 Thread Dimitri via Mercedes
Winter is setting in and I need a winter beater as my China blue 240D is still undergoing rust repair and I'm certainly not driving the BMW 2002 or the pagoda in the snow! So, I went to flaps, bought a bottle of blue devil head gasket fix and poured it into the radiator! So far so good. But you

[MBZ] Toyota supporting terrorism?

2015-10-07 Thread Dimitri via Mercedes
http://news.yahoo.com/us-officials-ask-isis-got-many-toyota-trucks-175832211--abc-news-topstories.html Sent from my iPhone ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

Re: [MBZ] Nice BAT Auction

2015-07-09 Thread Dimitri via Mercedes
I get along just fine in my 240D. No real performance difference. Sent from my iPhone On Jul 9, 2015, at 10:14 AM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Yabbut who is going to be driving this car and be in a hurry? Dan Sent from my iPad On Jul 9, 2015, at 4:05 PM,

Re: [MBZ] Nice BAT Auction

2015-07-09 Thread Dimitri via Mercedes
Older gen obviously knew how to drive. Sent from my iPhone On Jul 9, 2015, at 9:13 AM, Mitch Haley via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: So Gramps put 700k on it without wrecking it, and his descendants managed to get in two crashes using it as a weekend toy? Mitch. On July

Re: [MBZ] ChowdahQ 8 coming soon

2015-08-25 Thread Dimitri via Mercedes
Dr. Fatty? Sent from my iPhone On Aug 25, 2015, at 10:27 PM, Dwight Giles via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: HINT. NOT a politician. Not Gottfried Daimler. On Aug 25, 2015 10:25 PM, Curly McLain via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Who is the special guest? I have not

Re: [MBZ] ChowdahQ 8 coming soon

2015-08-25 Thread Dimitri via Mercedes
Is it Andrew? Sent from my iPhone On Aug 25, 2015, at 10:19 PM, Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Ok dude, if you have a special guest it's best to let everyone know in order to draw more crowds. That's Q 101 Sent from my iPhone On Aug 25, 2015, at 9:09

Re: [MBZ] ChowdahQ 8 coming soon

2015-08-26 Thread Dimitri via Mercedes
Sterling Moss! Sent from my iPhone On Aug 25, 2015, at 10:29 PM, Dwight Giles via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Not AFAIK. On Aug 25, 2015 10:29 PM, Dimitri via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Dr. Fatty? Sent from my iPhone On Aug 25, 2015, at 10:27 PM, Dwight

Re: [MBZ] ChowdahQ 8 coming soon

2015-08-25 Thread Dimitri via Mercedes
Yeah but you're not coming anyway! Sent from my iPhone On Aug 25, 2015, at 10:40 PM, Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: You see the problem is that it could be somebody I don't care about meeting in person, and imagine how angry a person would be after going and

Re: [MBZ] ChowdahQ 8 coming soon

2015-08-26 Thread Dimitri via Mercedes
A car celeb? Sent from my iPhone On Aug 25, 2015, at 10:29 PM, Dwight Giles via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Not AFAIK. On Aug 25, 2015 10:29 PM, Dimitri via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Dr. Fatty? Sent from my iPhone On Aug 25, 2015, at 10:27 PM, Dwight Giles

Re: [MBZ] Is this a scam?

2015-09-02 Thread Dimitri via Mercedes
t; wrote: > >> Yeah, that sounds pretty puffyshirt to me... >> >> On Tue, Sep 1, 2015 at 8:48 PM, Dimitri via Mercedes < >> mercedes@okiebenz.com> >> wrote: >> >>> Sure sounds like it >>> >>> Sent from my iPhone

Re: [MBZ] The demise pf Pruis h*ters

2015-09-10 Thread Dimitri via Mercedes
Was thinking the same thing. Prius is a pointless turd. Sent from my iPhone > On Sep 10, 2015, at 3:16 PM, Meade Dillon via Mercedes > wrote: > > I'll never forget the car review comparing a Mercedes E class diesel with a > Prius, whereby the M-car returned essentially

Re: [MBZ] What's a GL320 Bluetec worth?

2015-09-14 Thread Dimitri via Mercedes
adily > available, although expensive. > > Sent from my iPhone > >> On Sep 13, 2015, at 5:47 PM, Dimitri via Mercedes <mercedes@okiebenz.com> >> wrote: >> >> Engine rebuild parts are not available for current diesels according to what >> I've hea

Re: [MBZ] What's a GL320 Bluetec worth?

2015-09-13 Thread Dimitri via Mercedes
I understand that those engines are not rebuildable so at 170K miles.. Sent from my iPhone > On Sep 13, 2015, at 4:47 PM, Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes > wrote: > > Where is this at? My wife is looking for one. That is a decent price. > > Sent from my iPhone >

Re: [MBZ] What's a GL320 Bluetec worth?

2015-09-14 Thread Dimitri via Mercedes
ou get > the idea they are not rebuildable. > > Sent from my iPhone > >> On Sep 14, 2015, at 6:33 AM, Dimitri via Mercedes <mercedes@okiebenz.com> >> wrote: >> >> Is that the inline six or the v6 diesel? >> I'm pretty sure the v6 diesel is not rebuildab

Re: [MBZ] What's a GL320 Bluetec worth?

2015-09-13 Thread Dimitri via Mercedes
from my iPhone > On Sep 13, 2015, at 5:47 PM, Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes > <mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > > Not sure where you get that idea, or that it would even be close to needing a > rebuild at 170 > > Sent from my iPhone > >> On Sep 13, 20

[MBZ] Prepping for the Q.

2015-09-15 Thread Dimitri via Mercedes
My only currently "running" Benz is the pagoda so that's what I plan on taking to the Q on Saturday. When I parked it last October, I knew in advance that it would need a tune up- distributor cap, rotor, points, condenser so I purchased the parts last fall to have ready to install when I got it

Re: [MBZ] Prepping for the Q.

2015-09-15 Thread Dimitri via Mercedes
Prep award. A new one! Sent from my iPhone > On Sep 15, 2015, at 8:46 PM, Dwight Giles via Mercedes > <mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > > Dimitri, > You may win the prep award. Sorry not a lift. > On Sep 15, 2015 7:17 PM, "Dimitri via Mercedes" <mercedes

Re: [MBZ] Prepping for the Q.

2015-09-15 Thread Dimitri via Mercedes
Oh wouldn't a lift be great! Sent from my iPhone > On Sep 15, 2015, at 8:29 PM, Max Dillon via Mercedes > wrote: > > This is when a lift would be nice to have. My '95 sedan front exhaust pipe > also cannot be removed from under the car without a lift. > > The White

Re: [MBZ] Prepping for the Q.

2015-09-16 Thread Dimitri via Mercedes
Got exhaust all welded up. Will install tomorrow. Today's snag was an incorrect fuel line sent to me by classic center. They will overnight the correct one for tomorrow. Still some hope for making the Q on Saturday! Sent from my iPhone On Sep 15, 2015, at 11:56 PM, Curly McLain via Mercedes

Re: [MBZ] Prepping for the Q.

2015-09-16 Thread Dimitri via Mercedes
This is very interesting. So the hose slides onto a pipe and is secured by a ferrule? Sent from my iPhone On Sep 16, 2015, at 7:22 PM, Curly McLain via Mercedes wrote: >> Got exhaust all welded up. Will install tomorrow. Today's snag was an >> incorrect fuel line sent

Re: [MBZ] Prepping for the Q.

2015-09-16 Thread Dimitri via Mercedes
love to find a source for new ferrules and a crimp die set to avoid the > use of clamps. > > The classic center has some really lovely fuel hose, BTW. > > Jaime > > > > On Wed, Sep 16, 2015 at 7:49 PM, Dimitri via Mercedes <mercedes@okiebenz.com >> wrote

Re: [MBZ] Prepping for the Q.

2015-09-16 Thread Dimitri via Mercedes
Haha. Cool category! So what's on the menu this Saturday? I'm trying to convince Kari's landlord who is a Mercedes buff to come. He owns a 62 220SE coupe and his son in law a 71 280SL. Both are in sorry shape! Sent from my iPhone > On Sep 16, 2015, at 8:58 PM, Dwight Giles via Mercedes >

Re: [MBZ] Prepping for the Q.

2015-09-16 Thread Dimitri via Mercedes
This can be dangerous! Another excuse to buy a tool! http://acehose.com/brass-hose-fittings-couplings.htm Sent from my iPhone > On Sep 16, 2015, at 9:02 PM, Mitch Haley via Mercedes > wrote: > > > >> On September 16, 2015 at 8:14 PM Jaime Kopchinski via Mercedes >>

Re: [MBZ] Should I Check This Out?

2015-09-30 Thread Dimitri via Mercedes
Hell yes! Sent from my iPhone > On Sep 30, 2015, at 10:49 AM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes > wrote: > > I’m thinking I should show up with $1500 cash and if it’s decent offer it on > the spot. > > http://tampa.craigslist.org/pnl/cto/5244394945.html > > He’s been

Re: [MBZ] Fw: 2015 ChowdahQ Eight fast approaching

2015-09-18 Thread Dimitri via Mercedes
Yummy Sent from my iPhone > On Sep 18, 2015, at 5:55 PM, Dwight Giles via Mercedes > wrote: > > We just made,about 2 gal of chowdah & clams are on ice. > ___ > http://www.okiebenz.com > > To search list archives

Re: [MBZ] My new purchase

2015-09-19 Thread Dimitri via Mercedes
It'll be a gangsta mobile when he's done with it! Sent from my iPhone > On Sep 18, 2015, at 9:41 PM, OK Don via Mercedes > wrote: > > OK - it's a stripped down project car. What is it supposed to be when > finished, or did you buy it for parts? > Talk about driving

Re: [MBZ] My new purchase

2015-09-19 Thread Dimitri via Mercedes
I think kaleb is a very wise man. Those things are appreciating at a good clip! Sent from my iPhone > On Sep 18, 2015, at 10:11 PM, Jaime Kopchinski via Mercedes > wrote: > > Have you lost your mind? > > Even I would tackle that due to parts cost alone! > > On Friday,

Re: [MBZ] My new purchase

2015-09-19 Thread Dimitri via Mercedes
If I had to pay $6000 for an exhaust, I'd weld one up myself. It's not rocket science believe me! Sent from my iPhone > On Sep 19, 2015, at 7:03 AM, Jaime Kopchinski via Mercedes > wrote: > > It looks really solid, so thats a huge positive. But it also looks >

Re: [MBZ] Fw: 2015 ChowdahQ Eight fast approaching

2015-09-20 Thread Dimitri via Mercedes
Hmmm. I only come to Florida for Amelia Island concours so maybe if it's in the spring. Sent from my iPhone > On Sep 20, 2015, at 4:11 PM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes > wrote: > > I have offered several times to have a WinterQ in Florida in the winter > months. No

Re: [MBZ] Problems with 1982 240D/3.0

2015-12-08 Thread Dimitri via Mercedes
Hello junkyard. Sent from my iPhone > On Dec 8, 2015, at 8:06 PM, Craig via Mercedes wrote: > > The clunking in the rear got much worse today, so I snapped a picture of > the left lower shock mount. > > So now, with everything else going on, I need to figure out what to

Re: [MBZ] holy crap this is nice

2016-01-03 Thread Dimitri via Mercedes
I want it! Sent from my iPhone > On Jan 3, 2016, at 9:07 PM, Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes > wrote: > > http://www.ebay.com/itm/Mercedes-Benz-300-Series-300SD-/26624310?forcerrptr=true=item3d0dafb636:g:utkAAOSwa-dWiViU=26624310 > > >

Re: [MBZ] holy crap this is nice

2016-01-04 Thread Dimitri via Mercedes
Me too. Sent from my iPhone > On Jan 4, 2016, at 6:58 AM, Jon Agne via Mercedes > wrote: > > Wish I had the $$$. > > >> On Jan 3, 2016, at 9:07 PM, Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes >> wrote: >> >>

Re: [MBZ] OT: Politics are making us angrier than usual, poll confirms

2016-01-08 Thread Dimitri via Mercedes
Hahaha Sent from my iPhone > On Jan 8, 2016, at 7:15 PM, OK Don via Mercedes wrote: > > I like them best with no clothes at all. I don't understand those who > require them to cover up as much as possible. > > On Fri, Jan 8, 2016 at 5:03 PM, Curly McLain via

Re: [MBZ] The sky is falling!

2015-12-19 Thread Dimitri via Mercedes
Right, and cheaper oil means more people will be able to effectively heat their homes. A study ( look at the author, cough, cough) back in 1997 showed that better heat at home and in the workplace leads to lower rates of cardiovascular related deaths:

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