Re: [MBZ] Hellloooooo

2005-11-25 Thread James Jetton
Yah, I'm here. Here being that slave center I call work. only 12 hours today, but enough of that whine. How was everyone's Turkey Day? James Jetton [EMAIL PROTECTED] Why Wait? Move to EarthLink. From [EMAIL PROTECTED] Fri Nov 25 07:15:55 2005 Received: from sccrmhc13.comcast.net

[MBZ] My New 1987 300SDL

2006-01-11 Thread James Jetton
. Cruise worked All in all, I feel I got a real decent car, not a museum piece. James Jetton 1987 300 SDL 135K From [EMAIL PROTECTED] Wed Jan 11 06:56:52 2006 Received: from commando.fidnet.com ([216.229.64.74] helo=smtp.fidnet.com) by server5.arterytc5.net with esmtp (Exim 4.52) id

[MBZ] I Need a Mirror

2006-01-11 Thread James Jetton
Kaleb, Would you have a driver's side mirror assembly for a 1987 300SDL, 126 body? Mr. Klutz here broke the rear plastic cover. Thanks, Jim James Jetton 1987 300SDL 135k From [EMAIL PROTECTED] Wed Jan 11 19:51:16 2006 Received: from xproxy.gmail.com ([66.249.82.199]) by server5

Re: [MBZ] MSRP of our Cars

2006-03-23 Thread James Jetton
My 1987 300SDL sold for 53k and change with the ortho seats. James S. Jetton 1987 300SDL 139k From [EMAIL PROTECTED] Thu Mar 23 05:26:14 2006 Received: from mxa.windwireless.net ([199.164.167.40]) by server5.arterytc5.net with esmtp (Exim 4.52) id 1FMIKs-0007zX-6N for [EMAIL

Re: [MBZ] UPS vs FEDEX

2006-03-29 Thread James Jetton
for large items, but could save you some time and effort for smaller parcels. This is not a solicitation for your business, just my .02 worth. James Jetton 1987 300SDL 139k Tom Hargrave wrote: I've given up on both and ship through the post office these days. I find the post office is cheaper

Re: [MBZ] Anti-Sieze on Lug Bolts

2006-04-01 Thread James Jetton
the Dr. Booth recommended lug bolts (replacement for OEM), I have wheels that I can get off as needed. James Jetton 1987 300SDL 139k From [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sat Apr 01 04:38:06 2006 Received: from sccrmhc11.comcast.net ([204.127.200.81]) by server5.arterytc5.net with esmtp (Exim 4.52) id

Re: [MBZ] SDL Mileage

2006-04-12 Thread James Jetton
as well keep it. He bought it for his 16 year old daughter, lucky girl. Anyway, back to the SDL mileage, what kind of driving are you doing? City or interstate? James Jetton 1987 300SDL 142k [EMAIL PROTECTED] From [EMAIL PROTECTED] Wed Apr 12 05:00:38 2006 Received: from wproxy.gmail.com

Re: [MBZ] Are These Cars Worth the Effort

2006-04-22 Thread James Jetton
it. My .02. James Jetton 1987 300SDL 142k 1987 560SEL sold From [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sat Apr 22 02:18:27 2006 Received: from web35707.mail.mud.yahoo.com ([66.163.179.161]) by server5.arterytc5.net with smtp (Exim 4.52) id 1FX7hb-0007PR-F5 for [EMAIL PROTECTED]; Sat, 22 Apr 2006 02:18

[MBZ] Diesel Pickups

2006-04-22 Thread James Jetton
appreciate further input. Thanks in advance. James Jetton 1987 300SDL From [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sat Apr 22 16:48:10 2006 Received: from pproxy.gmail.com ([64.233.166.183]) by server5.arterytc5.net with esmtp (Exim 4.52) id 1FXLHG-00064B-HL for [EMAIL PROTECTED]; Sat, 22 Apr 2006 16

Re: [MBZ] Carfax

2006-04-25 Thread James Jetton
California Motor Vehicle Dept. North Highlands, CA New owner reported SALVAGE TITLE/CERTIFICATE ISSUED 04/25/2006 Mercedes-Benz USA, Inc. No recalls open for repair James Jetton 1987 300SDL 142k -- next part -- A non-text attachment was scrubbed... Name

Re: [MBZ] Tire Purchase

2006-05-16 Thread James Jetton
anyone else. James Jetton 1987 300SDL 143k 1996 Ford F-250 Powerstroke 171k From [EMAIL PROTECTED] Tue May 16 17:15:55 2006 Received: from rwcrmhc11.comcast.net ([204.127.192.81]) by server5.arterytc5.net with esmtp (Exim 4.52) id 1Fg39H-0006OX-Bi for [EMAIL PROTECTED]; Tue, 16 May

Re: [MBZ] Discount Tires Online

2006-05-19 Thread James Jetton
is selling a lower grade tire to Wal-mart, Costco, or any other discount supplier they are providing the same warranty, road hazard, and mileage backing as far as I can tell. I'd be real interested in seeing some concrete evidence saying differently. James Jetton 1987 300 SDL 143k Falken

Re: [MBZ] Mercedes Digest, Vol 6, Issue 142

2006-05-26 Thread James Jetton
[Original Message] From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Date: 5/25/2006 6:13:49 PM Subject: Mercedes Digest, Vol 6, Issue 142 Send Mercedes mailing list submissions to [EMAIL PROTECTED] To subscribe or unsubscribe via the World Wide Web, visit

Re: [MBZ] Branson

2006-05-29 Thread James Jetton
. James Jetton 1987 300SDL 144k 1996 Ford F-250 Powerstroke 173k From [EMAIL PROTECTED] Mon May 29 10:06:49 2006 Received: from ihug-mail.icp-qv1-irony1.iinet.net.au ([203.59.1.195] helo=mail-ihug.icp-qv1-irony1.iinet.net.au) by server5.arterytc5.net with esmtp (Exim 4.52) id 1Fkee8

Re: [MBZ] Branson

2006-05-29 Thread James Jetton
-- even uglier than the MBCA braintrust! On 5/29/06, James Jetton [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Kaleb, Prepare for the sales team onslaught. I kid you not, these people are gonna try to pressure you into buying a time share. Nothings free in this world, you just discovered what your trip cost you

Re: [MBZ] Branson

2006-06-04 Thread James Jetton
to have a little problem James Jetton 1987 300 SDL 144k 1996 Ford F-250 Powerstroke From [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sun Jun 04 04:36:53 2006 Received: from imo-d20.mx.aol.com ([205.188.139.136]) by server5.arterytc5.net with esmtp (Exim 4.52) id 1FmkM9-0007am-40 for [EMAIL PROTECTED

[MBZ] Subject: Re: 86 190D

2005-09-19 Thread James Jetton
Build it, and they will come! (To quote the movie) James Jetton [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: [MBZ] Need W123 Parts and Advice

2005-09-20 Thread James Jetton
I believe that piece of interior trim is known as windlace and is available from world upholstery. James Jetton [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: [MBZ] 420 for Sale (560 SEL)

2005-09-29 Thread James Jetton
deck lid need painting. For those interested, I can email pictures. For those closest enough for a visit, come on. I'd rather sell to a group of Mercedes people given the choice. James S. [EMAIL PROTECTED] email for telephone numbers if interested James Jetton [EMAIL PROTECTED] From [EMAIL

Re: [MBZ] My 560 SEL for sale

2005-09-29 Thread James Jetton
of the service paperwork, the others are at the MB dealership where it was purchased. James Jetton [EMAIL PROTECTED] -- next part -- A non-text attachment was scrubbed... Name: Copy of 100_0704.JPG Type: image/jpeg Size: 343461 bytes Desc: Copy of 100_0704.JPG Url : http

Re: [MBZ] EM

2005-10-16 Thread James Jetton
. Goes to prove one very important point: If you can find a good indy shop, you are blessed as they are as rare as hen's teeth. Good luck with getting Em straight. James Jetton 1987 560 SEL From [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sun Oct 16 17:06:37 2005 Received: from solanne.parasun.net ([204.174.16.15

Re: [MBZ] Removing Headrests from 123

2005-11-08 Thread James Jetton
My 82 300D had sheepskin covers that I needed to get off. I had to remove the seatback cover, then WD40 the button. After that I was able to get the headrest off. I thought I was going to break the seat. You'll need the seatback cover off if you want to remove the armrest as well. James

Re: [MBZ] Cupholder for E320

2005-11-12 Thread James Jetton
Yes, they did put phones in. With hands free capability. James Jetton [EMAIL PROTECTED] 1987 560 SEL 1982 300D Turbo From [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sat Nov 12 01:38:27 2005 Received: from zproxy.gmail.com ([64.233.162.196]) by server1.arterytc1.net with esmtp (Exim 4.52) id 1EakLa-0004hz-U4

Re: [MBZ] Pindelski Subscription

2005-11-14 Thread James Jetton
I have used the subscription for 2 years now, I find his explanations helpful. He describes each step and illustrates with digital pictures. I used his timing chain pictorial to change my chain with no difficulties. Is it worth $25.00? It is to me, others with have to make their own choice.

Re: [MBZ] Mistakes a Mercedes Owner should not make

2006-01-19 Thread James Jetton
Marshall is an ex marine? I didnt know that. I think he should write a book. Jetton says: No such animal, all marines no longer serving are former marines. Slight distinction. James Jetton (former GySgt) 1987 300SDL 136K From [EMAIL PROTECTED] Thu Jan 19 05:40:44 2006 Received: from

Re: [MBZ] MBCA Route 66

2006-01-20 Thread James Jetton
My 2003 trip through the desert on Route 66. I can remember our family vacations leaving California and going to Oklahoma every summer on 66. James Jetton [EMAIL PROTECTED] -- next part -- A non-text attachment was scrubbed... Name: 100_0174.JPG Type: image/jpeg Size

Re: [MBZ] Just What you Need to Pick Up Women

2006-01-26 Thread James Jetton
Look back at this guy's transactions in ebay and you'll find he bought the car for 9k, now he's listing it with a BIN of twice that. Not to mention he doesn't include the cool stuff he got with it. James S. Jetton 1987 300SDL 136k and of course, Tom Jones has to be the Welsh singer and not,

Re: [MBZ] Bike Rider, Loud Pipes

2006-01-27 Thread James Jetton
What about the idiot neighbor who insists on running the mower, leaf blower, weed whacker, etc at 0600? At least the guy with loud pipes is gone in 60 seconds or so, not so this idiot who mows, blows, whacks for hours. Tim C wrote: Wow, I seem to have touched a nerve. Noise tends to do

Re: [MBZ] What God hath Wrought....

2006-01-28 Thread James Jetton
Mike, What exactly did you strip out, a lug thread? Why not try chasing the thread and cleaning it up? my dearest members i seem to have really screwed up this time it would appear that i have stripped the hub/axle on my beloved car by any chance would any members know if the sec hub axle

Re: [MBZ] Bike Rider, Loud Pipes

2006-01-29 Thread James Jetton
. James Jetton 1987 300SDL 2002 BMW K1200LT From [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sun Jan 29 02:58:30 2006 Received: from uproxy.gmail.com ([66.249.92.207]) by server5.arterytc5.net with esmtp (Exim 4.52) id 1F32lp-cS-NG for [EMAIL PROTECTED]; Sun, 29 Jan 2006 02:58:30 + Received

Re: [MBZ] My Latest Plunder

2006-01-31 Thread James Jetton
1F3nzy-0005Gm-4n for [EMAIL PROTECTED]; Tue, 31 Jan 2006 00:24:14 -0500 Message-ID: [EMAIL PROTECTED] X-Priority: 3 X-Mailer: EarthLink MailBox 2005.2.115.0 (Windows) From: James Jetton [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Date: Tue, 31 Jan 2006 00:24:13 -0500 MIME-Version: 1.0 X-ELNK

Re: [MBZ] Rusty W126

2006-02-03 Thread James Jetton
Rusty, Thanks for the great deal on the shocks for my SDL, you beat everyone else I price checked by a large margin. James S. Jetton 1987 300SDL 136k From [EMAIL PROTECTED] Fri Feb 03 02:45:07 2006 Received: from xproxy.gmail.com ([66.249.82.194]) by server5.arterytc5.net with esmtp

[MBZ] Bob Rentfro

2006-02-13 Thread James Jetton
You never know, sometimes people get lucky or stupid on the sellers part--Give 'em a call, roll the dice. James Jetton 1987 300 SDL 137 Message: 3 Date: Sun, 12 Feb 2006 12:08:24 -0700 From: Bob Rentfro [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: [MBZ] This has to be a scam To: Mercedes Discussion List

[MBZ] Italian Tune-ups

2006-02-17 Thread James Jetton
, but not at the expense of my driving privilege. Comments please. James Jetton 1987 300 SDL 137k From [EMAIL PROTECTED] Fri Feb 17 03:36:06 2006 Received: from nproxy.gmail.com ([64.233.182.201]) by server5.arterytc5.net with esmtp (Exim 4.52) id 1F9wPe-0004Cv-7C for [EMAIL PROTECTED]; Fri, 17

Re: [MBZ] Parting out 300SEL

2006-02-24 Thread James Jetton
Can you send me a picture of the driver's inside door panel? Thanks. James Jetton [EMAIL PROTECTED] From [EMAIL PROTECTED] Fri Feb 24 03:24:13 2006 Received: from web34005.mail.mud.yahoo.com ([66.163.178.86]) by server5.arterytc5.net with smtp (Exim 4.52) id 1FCTYz-0005QT-0v

Re: [MBZ] Okie Q

2006-03-03 Thread James Jetton
the wheels. Changed the front bearings, rotors, pads, shocks. Rewired the XM radio to be less obstrusive. Weather was warm, had some good tunes playing, phone was turned off. Got everything changed, with minor cuts and bruises. A wonderful day!! James Jetton 1987 300 SDL 138k From [EMAIL

[MBZ] My Car (And what it going on with Mobil 1)

2006-03-03 Thread James Jetton
Mobil 1 15-50 is almost impossible to find in this area, I did find Shell Rotella T synthetic 5w-40 for 14.32 a jug. Anyone have anything negative to say about shell synthetic? James Jetton 1987 300 SDL 138k From [EMAIL PROTECTED] Fri Mar 03 05:14:28 2006 Received: from mail.conwaycorp.net

Re: [MBZ] OT, cummins, experts chime in

2006-07-21 Thread James Jetton
by the Allison, he bought it used with the remaining factory warranty to 100k miles, it had 33k on it and he paid around 30k. (Ouch) James Jetton 1987 300 SDL 144k 1996 Ford F-250 Powerstroke 176k 1968 Silver Streak Atlas Deluxe 28' Kaleb said: Well I went and test drove a couple of dodge cummins today

Re: [MBZ] Kalebs New Rig

2006-07-29 Thread James Jetton
Kaleb, One of my mechanics has a 2002 Duramax 4x4, Allison tranny. He routinely gets around 16 - 17 on a 30 mile round trip to work. Nice truck, I really like the fact that the motor is very quiet. That truck has got some cojones, too! James Jetton 1987 300 SDL 144k 1996 F-250 Powerstroke

Re: [MBZ] 300SD

2006-08-10 Thread James Jetton
Trampas, I live in Greensboro, what are you looking to trade for or get for the 300D? Give me some info on condition, maybe some pics, and I might be interested or know someone around here who might be interested. James Jetton 1987 300 SDL 144k 1996 F-250 Powerstroke 177k From [EMAIL

Re: [MBZ] G Series

2006-08-23 Thread James Jetton
I believe Mercedes would say that there shouldn't be any keys dangling off the ignition key, only a fob. James Jetton 1987 300 SDL 144k 1996 F-250 Powerstroke 177k From [EMAIL PROTECTED] Wed Aug 23 14:58:11 2006 Received: from nz-out-0102.google.com ([64.233.162.207]) by server8

Re: [MBZ] King of the SDL's

2006-09-02 Thread James Jetton
My '87 300SDL has the ortho seats as a factory option. They still hold vacuum and make a long trip enjoyable. Kaleb appears to have picked up a nice car. James Jetton 1987 300 SDL 144k Message: 3 Date: Fri, 1 Sep 2006 07:37:12 -0700 From: Jim Cathey [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: [MBZ

Re: [MBZ] Getting a New Windshield

2006-09-30 Thread James Jetton
Donald, I used Safelite Auto Glass to replace the windshield on my '87 300 SDL. It had a tremendous amount of pitting, several chips and stars, and the PO had let the wiper blades get so bad that they scratched an arc on both sides. At $196.50, it wasn't worth claiming against my insurance.