Re: [MBZ] last test

2014-07-13 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Yes because using reply all will give sender 2 copies of same message. On Jul 13, 2014 3:10 PM, Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: So for Dwight, it only came back to me, with Curt, it had both addresses. I think this depends on how the mail client is setup. I think

Re: [MBZ] Echo?

2014-07-14 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Hellooo Fred On Jul 14, 2014 5:38 PM, Fred Moir via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Some thing outNothing back! Fred Moir.Lynn MA.Diesel preferred. ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To

Re: [MBZ] 124 knocking

2014-07-14 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Happy to report that my 90 300D 2.5t is now sounding like it should. Indy put in new Bosch rebuilts but it still nailed. He then retimed the pump so now it sounds like a Symphony. On Jul 14, 2014 4:40 PM, Curt Raymond via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: I had a female co-worker come over

Re: [MBZ] Here's one for Fred!

2014-07-15 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
That might be near me. 401 is RI area code. I can check out. http://www.benzworld.org/forums/sale-wanted-trade-giveaway/2080826-sale-1984-mercedes-300d.html#post9463954 Right in the neighborhood, too! Dan ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

Re: [MBZ] 123 Body Panels

2014-07-17 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Eckler's MB parts has some fenders hoods for some models like 107 140. Not sure about 123. ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

Re: [MBZ] Mobil 1 $23 at Wally World

2014-07-17 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Just bought 3 jugs of 15w50 @ $22.66 each at local evil W. ___ 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] Today's BenzWorld Crackhead

2014-07-17 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Sounds pimped to me. I know it was handmade by Ferdinand but 15k? On Jul 17, 2014 5:42 PM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: I know that W124 500Es can be desirable, but

Re: [MBZ] Today's BenzWorld Crackhead

2014-07-17 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Two on hemmings, one for 25k, one for 49k. On Jul 17, 2014 6:29 PM, Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: According to Dave M, the price is on the high side but not a bad price. On 7/17/2014 4:41 PM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes wrote: I know that W124 500Es can be

Re: [MBZ] W123 diesel injector return hose

2014-07-18 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Isn't Viton what you are supposed to use for BioD or WVO? On Jul 18, 2014 5:55 PM, Curt Raymond via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Dr. Fatty's website says $41 for 5 meters so the dealer seems a bit high. I bought some stuff from McMaster-Carr at one point. It worked just fine. My

Re: [MBZ] OT: Tolls in Oklahoma

2014-07-19 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Thanks Craig. Yes I have only used mine in NortheastNC. I resisted for a longtime but then RI put 4.00 tolls each way on Newport-Pell bridge but only .83 each way for residents with EZ Pass. Also nice for getting across Maine border in summer. Bypasses backup in toll lanes with separate no

Re: [MBZ] OT: The 10 most corrupt states in the U.S.

2014-07-19 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
I am totally surprised RI is not on there. We have a twice convicted ex mayor running again to be mayor of Providence. FBI IRS just raided speaker of the RI house office home over corrup loans. On Jul 19, 2014 10:23 AM, OK Don via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: I saw that, and almost

Re: [MBZ] Welding again

2014-07-21 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
A great example of Yankee frugality. On Jul 21, 2014 1:07 PM, Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Hahahahahaha Sent from my iPhone On Jul 21, 2014, at 12:06 PM, Curt Raymond curtlud...@yahoo.com wrote: At this point its a game to see how long I can keep it

Re: [MBZ] 1984 500SEL - HELP!!

2014-07-21 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Fellow MB 126 gasser guy says when they sit it's the fuel distributor with EHA that goes bad. Was bad on my neighbor's 560SEL. Can test flow. Anyway just another scientific wild a. guess to add to others. On Jul 21, 2014 5:37 PM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Finally

Re: [MBZ] 1980 300SD Tranny Issue

2014-07-23 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Roger, quick reply. I have used M1 ATF in 3 MB trannies. 1 is still In Progress but shifts better, flaring stopped, downshift clunks gone etc. Miracle fluid. Fred said it might take 10k miles to feel difference. My 90 has 239k miles on original tranny- last 110k on M1 shifrs like new. YMMV On Jul

Re: [MBZ] W124 Lower Control Arms and Ball joints - cost comparison

2014-07-23 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
I would wonder the opposite if 112 extra was cheap to have it all done at once since it seems you plan to keep the car. My 2 cents. On Jul 23, 2014 12:12 PM, LarryT via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: FYI - In case anyone is interested. I gave up any thought of doing it myself...

Re: [MBZ] 1980 300SD Tranny Issue

2014-07-23 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
I also used M 1 gear oil in manny tranny of my stick 240D. +1 on the M1 ATF. Definitely sounds like it may help your transmission. Max Dillon, Charleston SC ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe

Re: [MBZ] 1980 300SD Tranny Issue

2014-07-23 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Is that spec for 78 240D? MB indy shop put it in. On Jul 23, 2014 6:47 PM, Craig diese...@pisquared.net wrote: On Wed, 23 Jul 2014 17:49:58 -0400 Dwight Giles via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: I also used M 1 gear oil in manny tranny of my stick 240D. +1 on the M1 ATF. Definitely

Re: [MBZ] 1980 300SD Tranny Issue

2014-07-23 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
, 2014 at 6:46 PM, Dwight Giles via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Is that spec for 78 240D? MB indy shop put it in. On Wed, 23 Jul 2014 17:49:58 -0400 Dwight Giles via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: I also used M 1 gear oil in manny tranny of my stick 240D. +1 on the M1

Re: [MBZ] W124 Lower Control Arms and Ball joints - cost comparison

2014-07-24 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Well said Dan, right on. On Jul 24, 2014 8:55 AM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: That's great, Mike! I was chiding Larry because I know all too well that people will often ask trusted resources like Gary for information and then go off and find the items they're

Re: [MBZ] 211 to buy?

2014-07-24 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Yes sweet. I saw one at stealer few weeks ago.60k USD. GLK 250 might be better deal for 39k. On Jul 24, 2014 10:49 AM, Mitch Haley via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: If you are considering a diesel from the Blu era, and if you expect your money to outlive you and your spouse, how about a

Re: [MBZ] Am I Nutz?

2014-07-24 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Yes same here in RI. I learned hard way. On Jul 24, 2014 5:55 PM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: It's not just taxes in CA. They want registration feed for every year, EVEN if the car was off the road. Dan On Jul 24, 2014, at 3:53 PM, Gary Hurst jabbahur...@gmail.com

Re: [MBZ] OT - ish Tranz Flush too.

2014-07-26 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Well that seems like the safe thing to do. I am doing what you advised for the CD. Running M1 with new filter. On Jul 26, 2014 10:51 PM, Fred Moir via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Alles.Trying to guess the right answer was eine fahr in die blaue.So I will perform a few more oil

Re: [MBZ] Today's cheap S class CL Find

2014-07-27 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Do you make any IPA's? On Jul 27, 2014 1:03 PM, Rich Thomas via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: I will be saving some money this afternoon then when I brew up another batch, and crack one of my latest I bottled 2 weeks ago, a hoppy brown ale. --R On 7/27/14 12:47 AM, Hendrik and Fay

Re: [MBZ] OT: How is this game played exactly?

2014-07-27 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Curt keep your BS detector turned on. My brother spent 30 years in car business. It is a game. Don't budge. It is near end of month they need to meet quota. When they calln tell them you have checked can no longer offer 25 but you could see paying 23. That will keep them on their toes. You'd

Re: [MBZ] OT: How is this game played exactly?

2014-07-27 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Yes by all means offer 22k. You'll be surprised how much negotiating power you have. Be prepared to walk hang up. Hang tough. Play one dealer against the other . I don't know the specifics of the various engines on these On Jul 27, 2014 9:50 PM, Curt Raymond via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com

Re: [MBZ] OT: How is this game played exactly?

2014-07-27 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Yes effects of the big recession On Jul 27, 2014 9:59 PM, Curt Raymond via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Used truck prices are stupid right now. 4 years old you're looking at $20-24k, for $4,000 more I can buy brand new. Toyota is the worst, 8 years old is $16-18k. I think few people

Re: [MBZ] OT: How is this game played exactly?

2014-07-27 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Sounds like you need to go for a Ford f150. On Jul 27, 2014 10:05 PM, Curt Raymond via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Time is valuable. Right now the bed has to come off again, its rusted all around the patches I put in. Then the gas tank has to be dropped, the mid cross member

Re: [MBZ] OT - ish Tranz Flush too.

2014-07-28 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Fred, based on my experiences I would say you are well on your way to healing the magic elixir. On Jul 27, 2014 4:49 PM, Fred Moir fredh.s...@hotmail.com wrote: Dwight. I drove the car to Concord MA today and it shifted as it should, so, some improvement already. When the oil looks cleaner

Re: [MBZ] OT:home speakers

2014-07-28 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
They are in the town where I live. Don't need them. not sure about packing shipping unless I took them to pack ship place. On Jul 28, 2014 11:10 AM, Jim Cathey via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: If local pickup worked for me I'd be all over them. But, 2700 miles is a bit far. -- Jim

Re: [MBZ] Today's cheap home brew Find

2014-07-29 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
We have some 22 oz bombers here from new microbreweries. On Jul 29, 2014 8:31 PM, Peter Frederick via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Lol, a bomber (besides Wilton) is a 20 oz bottle. More than I can drink at a sitting these days, but my younger friends love them. Peter

Re: [MBZ] Fan Clutch - Lesson Learned

2014-07-31 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Yes Larry, a lesson I have learned many times- nothing as expensive as a cheap fix. On Jul 31, 2014 4:38 PM, LarryT via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Well, I tried something today hoping it would work but unfortunately it didn't quite work out. I removed a fan assy from a early 80s

Re: [MBZ] Please back slowly away from the crack pipe

2014-08-03 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
What is it worth? On Aug 3, 2014 10:23 PM, Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: 1987 Mercedes 300e http://tulsa.craigslist.org/cto/4601429094.html via cPro Craigslist App iOS: http://bit.ly/CL_iOS Android: http://bit.ly/CL_android Sent from my iPhone

Re: [MBZ] GAKKK!!!!

2014-08-10 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Beautiful. Gold radiator shell too? On Aug 10, 2014 2:54 PM, Rich Thomas via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Corrupted S500 --R -- next part -- A non-text attachment was scrubbed... Name: Benzblue1.jpg Type: image/jpeg Size: 477229 bytes Desc: not

Re: [MBZ] Wow now this is nice but the guy is on crack

2014-08-11 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
But it is your color Kaleb. On Aug 11, 2014 10:05 PM, Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: 1977 Mercedes-Benz 300D 40,000 Original Miles http://houston.craigslist.org/cto/4587851653.html via cPro Craigslist App iOS: http://bit.ly/CL_iOS Android:

Re: [MBZ] Chowdah Q

2014-08-13 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Yes. The first time I have ever seen RI clear chowdah recognized alongside New England white the red. We make the white milk chowdah for the Q. I am going to try out my new knee digging tomorrow so we will have plenty for the Q. On Aug 13, 2014 8:27 AM, Jon Agne via Mercedes

Re: [MBZ] Chowdah Q

2014-08-13 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
On Aug 13, 2014, at 8:33 AM, Dwight Giles via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Yes. The first time I have ever seen RI clear chowdah recognized alongside New England white the red. We make the white milk chowdah for the Q. I am going to try out my new knee digging tomorrow so we

Re: [MBZ] Chowdah Q

2014-08-13 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
NO Name is a don't miss for best seafood in boston. Fresh, down home. But not as interesting as you describe. On Aug 13, 2014 2:55 PM, Rich Thomas via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Back when there was a dive place called the No Name that was down on the fish pier where the boats came

Re: [MBZ] Chowdah Q

2014-08-13 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Did he say that Manhattan chowder was a German dish? ___ 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 All

Re: [MBZ] It's a fast car

2014-08-13 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Yes so fast there are bug spots on back window. On Aug 13, 2014 7:02 PM, Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Mercedes benz http://fortsmith.craigslist.org/cto/4608140781.html via cPro Craigslist App iOS: http://bit.ly/CL_iOS Android: http://bit.ly/CL_android

Re: [MBZ] Chowdah Q

2014-08-14 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Come to the Q then taste no name's the next day. On Aug 14, 2014 1:59 PM, Rich Thomas via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: I need to get to Bahstun sometime again and check it out --R On 8/14/14 1:45 PM, dseretakis--- via Mercedes wrote: Definitely not yuppified. Same old no name.

[MBZ] Fwd: Re: Chowdah Q

2014-08-14 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
-- Forwarded message -- From: Dwight Giles dwight.gi...@gmail.com Date: Aug 14, 2014 2:22 PM Subject: Re: [MBZ] Chowdah Q To: Andrew Strasfogel astrasfo...@gmail.com Cc: Saturday September 13. I will send out a flier in a couple days with Curt's new artwork for this year.

Re: [MBZ] OT - USAF SAC tale - The Hat Colonel

2014-08-14 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
ATTABOY Wilton. A clever way to tell the colonel to go s..t in his hat. On Aug 14, 2014 9:24 AM, WILTON via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Yep, another silly SAC tale already. THE HAT COLONEL By Wilton Strickland During all of my career (22 years active) in the Air Force, being

Re: [MBZ] OT: Sacrilege

2014-08-16 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
I agree with that. A lot of electric car craze is feel good environmentalism. 38% of power still comes from coal. I will stick with ULSD no illusions. On Aug 16, 2014 9:37 AM, dseretakis--- via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: And more importantly one fu**ing pointless car with a realistic

Re: [MBZ] Test Message

2014-08-16 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Test received. On Aug 16, 2014 2:51 PM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Testing due to a domain transfer Dan ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change

Re: [MBZ] 300SDL in Bawstun

2014-08-18 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Hmm. Thanks Dan. I have had a long- time lusting in my heart for an SDL. But we are going on vacation in the AMmy driveway privileges are close to max. On Aug 18, 2014 3:05 PM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote:

Re: [MBZ] Holy crap why is it every time the perfect car comes along it is way too much money WARNING Jaime do not look.

2014-08-19 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Yes I agree. One of the early mantras on this list was nothing as expensive as a cheap mercededes. I'd pay that if I needed a nice driver. If you bring the 68 250s youvll be in the running for earliest benz. On Aug 19, 2014 8:13 PM, Jon Agne via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: I actually

Re: [MBZ] Chowdah Q

2014-08-19 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Ok- that would be great. But if logistics are a challenge don't worry because it all starts out clear I can just not add milk to some. I went clam digging last week with my new knee did fine. So I should be in good shape for the Q. On Aug 19, 2014 8:25 PM, Jon Agne via Mercedes

Re: [MBZ] Chowdah Q

2014-08-19 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Saturday September 13. I will send out details this weekend as we'd love to have you attend. On Aug 19, 2014 9:18 PM, Kaleb C. Striplin ka...@striplin.net wrote: When is the chowdah q? Sent from my iPhone On Aug 19, 2014, at 7:58 PM, Dwight Giles via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote

Re: [MBZ] Chowdah Q

2014-08-20 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
No we don't need a crockpot. I bought a couple of wide mouth gallon thermos jugs. On Aug 20, 2014 8:12 AM, Curt Raymond via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: The lighter socket (IIRC) is limited to 150w. Directly wired to the battery would do 400w. With a motorcycle battery mine would run

Re: [MBZ] Chowdah Q

2014-08-20 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Well if we are talking fire power I can bring the rocket launcher propane burner again. On Aug 20, 2014 12:19 PM, Curt Raymond via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: I'm such a junior league redneck its not even funny. I have been looking for an excuse to buy an oxy/acetylene torch outfit.

Re: [MBZ] Chowdah Q

2014-08-22 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
I'd come to NJQ if my schedule allowed. On Aug 22, 2014 3:08 PM, Curt Raymond via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: You could always start NJ-Q. Its easy, the first one I set up I didn't even go to :) -Curt From: Jaime Kopchinski via Mercedes

Re: [MBZ] Chowdah Q

2014-08-22 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Well try again. As curt said. No one came to the first one. We are at 7 (8 if you count that one) On Aug 22, 2014 3:11 PM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: I've tried to do a FL-Q and I can't get anyone to come. And in the winter, to boot! I have a great private park for

Re: [MBZ] Chowdah Q

2014-08-22 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Giles via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com To: Mercedes Discussion List mercedes@okiebenz.com; Dan Penoff d...@penoff.com Sent: Friday, August 22, 2014 3:14 PM Subject: Re: [MBZ] Chowdah Q Well try again. As curt said. No one came to the first one. We are at 7 (8 if you count that one) On Aug

Re: [MBZ] Mobil 1 Rebate

2014-08-28 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Same here. On Aug 28, 2014 1:26 PM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Last time I bought some it was around $23.00. Dan Sent from my iPad On Aug 28, 2014, at 12:46 PM, Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: So what is the WM price for a jug o'

Re: [MBZ] Fwd: '84 300CD Auto Transmission leaking

2014-08-28 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
That would be my advice based on my 82 CD 3 other 123 124 diesels. On Aug 28, 2014 3:50 PM, Randy Bennell via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: I would expect the majority of folks on this forum to suggest: 1.Do not get it flushed. 2.Change the filter and fluid and use M1 ATF.

Re: [MBZ] Classic car stock

2014-08-31 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Might be a good idea. I watch a lot of collector/vintage auctions on the car porn channel. (Velocity channel) even the experts are often wrong about how much these cars bring. And when the economy tanks agsin everything goes down anyway. On Aug 31, 2014 4:02 PM, dseretakis--- via Mercedes

Re: [MBZ] 'Ello?

2014-09-04 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
I had 3 MB posts 27 sexual enhancement messages. On Sep 4, 2014 3:31 PM, OK Don via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Several posts today, but three of them went to the spam bucket and had to be shaken out a dried before reading --- On Thu, Sep 4, 2014 at 1:09 PM, Fred Moir via Mercedes

Re: [MBZ] New Ride

2014-09-04 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
I am envious. Nice score Dan. On Sep 4, 2014 9:24 PM, Greg Fiorentino via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Nice! -Original Message- From: Mercedes [mailto:mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com] On Behalf Of Dan Penoff via Mercedes Sent: Thursday, September 04, 2014 5:05 PM To:

Re: [MBZ] OT: The secret revealed

2014-09-05 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Sweet. Congratulations. Going to use it to haul Colemans to the ChowdahQ? We could paint a tri star on the hood. On Sep 5, 2014 2:27 PM, Curt Raymond via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Today's trip to the Dodge dealer was a success and I returned with this:

Re: [MBZ] Old MB

2014-09-05 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
You would have been electrocuted in a PIssus. IMHO. On Sep 5, 2014 5:26 PM, Randy Bennell via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Good thing they built old Mercedes strong. I just came back from the bank. There is a storm going through and when I opened the driver's door, Mother Nature did

Re: [MBZ] A three-fer

2014-09-06 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Isn't that 3 Attaboys? On Sep 6, 2014 3:06 PM, WILTON via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: And another ATTABOY! Wilton - Original Message - From: Curt Raymond via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com To: Mercedes Discussion List mercedes@okiebenz.com Sent: Saturday, September 06,

Re: [MBZ] Testing Prius

2014-09-08 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Yes I was ruminating on several jokes about that term the venrrable hybtid. On Sep 8, 2014 7:56 PM, dseretakis--- via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Finally, someone else who calls it a priapism!!! Sent from my iPhone On Sep 8, 2014, at 4:40 PM, clay via Mercedes

Re: [MBZ] This worth anywhere near the listed price?

2014-09-08 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Yes that is my thought. If you want mileage get priapsis. On Sep 8, 2014 8:33 PM, Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: One probably does not own one for the mileage though. Sent from my iPhone On Sep 8, 2014, at 7:20 PM, Peter Frederick psf...@earthlink.net wrote:

Re: [MBZ] Today's CL Double-take

2014-09-13 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Nice factory custom wheels. On Sep 13, 2014 6:51 AM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Whaaa?? http://portland.craigslist.org/wsc/cto/4646334824.html Dan ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

Re: [MBZ] ChowdahQ 2014

2014-09-13 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Thanks Jon. Looking forward to the LobstahQ. On Sep 13, 2014 9:22 PM, Jon Agne via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: PS: Dimitri and I are thinking of having a “Q” between our houses in Maine. We’ll call it “LobtstahQ”, and the entire list will be invited. Details to follow. Jon On

Re: [MBZ] Mercedes Digest, Vol 106, Issue 71

2014-09-16 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
I echo what Hendrik wrote. Where's the Mercedes content? On Sep 16, 2014 11:54 AM, Addison Thompson via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Just to clarify, an AR-15 is often defined as a carbine, a short-barreled rifle. AT On Sep 16, 2014, at 5:00 AM, mercedes-requ...@okiebenz.com

Re: [MBZ] Carbine Digest, Vol 106, Issue 71

2014-09-16 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
it outside. On Tue, Sep 16, 2014 at 12:56 PM, Dwight Giles via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: I echo what Hendrik wrote. Where's the Mercedes content? On Sep 16, 2014 11:54 AM, Addison Thompson via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Just to clarify, an AR-15 is often defined

Re: [MBZ] Carbine Digest, Vol 106, Issue 71

2014-09-16 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: ‎Original Message From: Dwight Giles via Mercedes Sent: Tuesday, September 16, 2014 8:23 PM To: Hendrik and Fay; Mercedes Discussion List Reply To: Dwight Giles Subject: Re: [MBZ] Carbine Digest, Vol 106, Issue 71 I AM trying to stifle discussion

[MBZ] Fwd: GRILLE badges

2014-09-18 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
On Sep 16, 2014, at 6:23 PM, Dwight Giles via Mercedes wrote: I AM trying to stifle discussion that is not MB or car related and is just political rants of any persuasion. I joined this list in 2002 for Mercedes content. Rant off. Dwight Giles 90 300D,82 300 CD. (In the old days

Re: [MBZ] Fwd: GRILLE badges

2014-09-18 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
in the US to organize some awards for his Oz Mercs, not sure how he got away with it as the VIN is generally different to the US style VIN? Hendrik who has no bling on the grille but is due his 250k one and the 500k should be a couple of years away On 19/09/14 10:56, Dwight Giles via Mercedes

Re: [MBZ] Fwd: GRILLE badges

2014-09-19 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
they would be allowed. So all he needs to do now is to send them to the list. Craig On Sep 19, 2014, at 12:15 AM, Craig via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: On Thu, 18 Sep 2014 22:02:40 -0400 Dwight Giles via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Sorry Hendrick

Re: [MBZ] Value of 04 E320 Wagon?

2014-09-19 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
In short less than he is asking. My brother was in the car business for 30 years. Always bargain kick the tires. On Sep 19, 2014 6:55 PM, LarryT via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Stopped and looked at a champagne e320 Station Wagon with 134K Miles and absolutely flawless paint. Not

Re: [MBZ] Fwd: GRILLE badges

2014-09-19 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
. Craig On Sep 19, 2014, at 12:15 AM, Craig via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: On Thu, 18 Sep 2014 22:02:40 -0400 Dwight Giles via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Sorry Hendrick. Back to aliens. I do have photos of both my badged grilles but not sure

Re: [MBZ] 1980 Mercedes 300sd DIESEL w116

2014-09-22 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Fred, this would fill a gap in your fleet. On Sep 22, 2014 3:20 PM, Fred Moir via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Pair of 116's anyone? Fred Moir.Lynn MA.Diesel preferred.1980 Mercedes 300sd DIESEL w116 http://boston.craigslist.org/gbs/cto/4678149780.html

Re: [MBZ] 1980 Mercedes 300sd DIESEL w116

2014-09-22 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Yes I have always lusted in my heart (to quote President Carter) for a w116 diesel. On Sep 22, 2014 8:30 PM, Curt Raymond via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: So tempted... -Curt From: Fred Moir via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com To: Mercedes

Re: [MBZ] 1980 Mercedes 300sd DIESEL w116

2014-09-22 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Have you ever had one? Here is a 2fer bargain. On Sep 22, 2014 9:12 PM, Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Yea I need to get one. Sent from my iPhone On Sep 22, 2014, at 8:08 PM, Dwight Giles via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Yes I have always lusted

Re: [MBZ] Daimler

2014-09-22 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
No. The 123 300D's cost that in the 80's. Nice dream. On Sep 22, 2014 9:59 PM, Curt Raymond via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: How much would something like that cost? I'd probably consider it if they could come in around $20k. -Curt From: Mitch

[MBZ] OIL THREAD

2014-09-27 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Can Mobil 1 be added without harm to an OM 617 that has conventional oil in it? I mistakenly added about a quart a half to my CD. I plan to change it soon but wondering if I can drive it a few hundred miles with this 'blend. ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To

Re: [MBZ] OIL THREAD

2014-09-27 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Yes just checked Exxon Mobil it's OK. On Sep 27, 2014 5:10 PM, Meade Dillon via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Shouldn't be a problem. Max Dillon, Charleston SC ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

Re: [MBZ] OIL THREAD

2014-09-29 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Well I knew I'd regret starting an oil thread. All I wanted know was about mixing dino M1 as I topped off the 6i7 with synthetic forgetting I had not changed it over yet to M1.. ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

Re: [MBZ] Hey! Curt.

2014-10-02 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Fred what about that big rust star by rear? It's up on NH. On Oct 2, 2014 6:36 PM, Fred Moir via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Hey! Curt.Looks to have a better body than the red one.1984 Mercedes 190 DIESELhttp://boston.craigslist.org/nos/pts/4683082488.html Fred Moir.Lynn MA.Diesel

Re: [MBZ] Grosser

2014-10-02 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Jon, what's the color name on yours? On Oct 1, 2014 4:25 PM, Jon Agne via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: I’m partial to MB color 542. Dark red. On Oct 1, 2014, at 8:51 AM, Rich Thomas via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Sparkling Wine or Fizzy Wine --R On 9/30/14

Re: [MBZ] TD

2014-10-05 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
My first MB was a 123 240D slush. It helped that I had ridden many of the same local roads on my bicycle chanted the mantra, gravity is your friend. ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or

Re: [MBZ] FWIW

2014-10-05 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Thanks Dan. I hate to be the MB content NAZI but I joined this 12 years ago for MB content. Period. On Oct 5, 2014 8:31 PM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: OK, everyone, Im going to pull the plug on this right away. There was nothing of value in that post that was even

Re: [MBZ] 190D rear lower control arm bushings - Success!

2014-10-05 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Sorry to hear that Curt. I couldn't keep my 2 on the road without my Indy Fred's Autohaus, who came to the ChowdahQ. On Oct 5, 2014 9:06 PM, Curt Raymond via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Just got my '84 190D back from the Indy. He'd replaced the rear lower control arm bushings and the

Re: [MBZ] 1982 300td travel

2014-10-05 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
I believe. On Oct 5, 2014 9:57 PM, Curt Raymond via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Nice! Its fun to tell non-believers about a long trip in an older car. My coworkers are amazed that we did a 1500 mile trip last summer in my '98 Jetta. I imagine they'd never believe you did 1200 in an

[MBZ] Fwd: Jay Leno's Garage: 1972 Mercedes-Benz 600 Kompressor - Jay Leno's Garage

2014-10-05 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
-- Forwarded message -- From: YouTube nore...@youtube.com Date: Oct 4, 2014 7:30 PM Subject: Jay Leno's Garage: 1972 Mercedes-Benz 600 Kompressor - Jay Leno's Garage To: dwight.gi...@gmail.com Cc: Jay Leno's Garage: 1972 Mercedes-Benz 600 Kompressor - Jay Leno's Garage

Re: [MBZ] We are ***!!

2014-10-06 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
It is not so much topic as tone. Banned might be an option for some of these conversations. YMMV On Oct 6, 2014 1:08 PM, Curt Raymond via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Don't we have a list for that kind of behavior? Go play games over there. -Curt Who has refrained from talking about

Re: [MBZ] W149 Evaporator Leak

2014-10-10 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Dan, Remind me what leak sealer did you use? My 124 300D has a bad leak somewhere in AC system. Thx. On Oct 10, 2014 6:52 PM, Meade Dillon via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Thanks for your report, encouraging news. If my '95 E300 leak takes all summer to become noticeable, my car

Re: [MBZ] W149 Evaporator Leak

2014-10-11 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
. They were very helpful. I paid around $40 on Amazon for a can. Let me know if you have any other questions. Dan On Oct 10, 2014, at 10:44 PM, Dwight Giles via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Dan, Remind me what leak sealer did you use? My 124 300D has a bad leak somewhere

Re: [MBZ] 123 fuel sender and hubcap

2014-10-12 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
I saw a masking tool once that covered the star. Looked like a big branding iron. On Oct 12, 2014 1:10 PM, WILTON via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: BTW, about 14 years ago, I did a beautiful job of painting 123 wheel covers of other colors to the ivory I needed. 'Masked the center star

Re: [MBZ] Is a 2013 E350 BluTec worth $48k

2014-10-12 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
I saw a new one at the stealer for 60k. Can get a stripped down 2014 GLK BluTec for $39k. On Oct 12, 2014 4:43 PM, Mitch Haley via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Dan Penoff via Mercedes wrote: $700 transfer fee plus a $350-$700 disposition fee at lease end? Ouch. I'd try to make

Re: [MBZ] OT - non-political B-52 tale - PHUC YEN

2014-10-12 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Wilton- you should really turn these tales into a book. I bet there is a publisher who would love these up-close stories of this war. Sorry if I sound like an academic. They are so well written I think previously untold. ATTABOY. On Oct 7, 2014 7:24 PM, WILTON via Mercedes

Re: [MBZ] OT - non-political B-52 tale - RADIO HANOI

2014-10-12 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Wilton, how do you remember such detail? These are awesome as all the Sondy tales are. On Oct 12, 2014 7:05 PM, WILTON via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Another non-political B-52 tale: RADIO HANOI - LONGEST 8 SECONDS By Wilton Strickland My crew's target the night of 19 Dec

Re: [MBZ] OT - non-political B-52 tale - PHUC YEN

2014-10-13 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Duh. Thanks. On Oct 13, 2014 12:51 AM, Rick Knoble via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: ‎Original Message From: Dwight Giles via Mercedes Sent: Sunday, October 12, 2014 8:58 PM To: Mercedes Discussion List; WILTON Reply To: Dwight Giles Subject: Re: [MBZ] OT - non-political B-52 tale

Re: [MBZ] Rear Sunshade Modification

2014-10-14 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
That's great Dan. Wish I could rig one in my 124 esp for the Boston drivers I encounter. I have a friend who made a message light for rear window brake light. On Oct 14, 2014 8:45 PM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Just found this really cool rear sunshade modification that

Re: [MBZ] FW: 1987 Mercedes Benz 560 Limo

2014-10-26 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
I'd prefer one of those 240D limos. On Oct 26, 2014 2:25 PM, Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: With it or in it? On Sun, Oct 26, 2014 at 2:24 PM, Rich Thomas via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Pretty much hideous, but I could see having it, and doing

Re: [MBZ] FW: 1987 Mercedes Benz 560 Limo

2014-10-26 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
I have never seen one of those. On Oct 26, 2014 6:14 PM, dsereta...@yahoo.com wrote: I like the w115 euro limos. All class:) Sent from my iPhone On Oct 26, 2014, at 4:52 PM, Dwight Giles via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: I'd prefer one of those 240D limos. On Oct 26, 2014 2

Re: [MBZ] Blue W123 carpet set - really?

2014-10-29 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
OMG. i hope it is just a bad photo. I have dark blue in my 124. On Oct 29, 2014 10:24 AM, Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Has anyone seen this shade of blue?

Re: [MBZ] Dimitri's 240D is ready to go!

2014-11-02 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Isn't there some door rust on that 78 240D? Was starting when I sold it to Curt. On Nov 2, 2014 4:12 PM, Curt Raymond via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Brakes are faster than body repair even if you have to replace all 4. I'll include the clutch slave cylinder I never installed. Maybe

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