Re: [MBZ] trans fluid level

2005-11-15 Thread Luther Gulseth
Kaleb, up there was lots of free beer and hot women to dance with. More commonly known as a wedding party for my cousin. On Thu, 10 Nov 2005 18:37:20 -0600, Luther Gulseth [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Off to KS and IL with the SD and freshly topped off Trans fluid. Turned out I was about

Re: [MBZ] Fuel Shutoff Valve Replacement

2005-11-17 Thread Luther Gulseth
Oil (brake fluid) can get in through the vacuum brake booster -Original Message- From: Bob Rentfro [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Nov 17, 2005 12:28 PM To: Mercedes mailing list [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: [MBZ] Fuel Shutoff Valve Replacement LT Don reassured me: If you can tug on the valve

Re: [MBZ] FS: 1985 300CD (LONG)

2005-11-17 Thread Luther Gulseth
I hate to say this...but that's what I paid for my '82 300CD with a supposedly bad transmission. $60 for M1 ATF and filter kit and she's as good as new. Kaleb, how do you replace the sway bar links? -Original Message- From: Kaleb C. Striplin [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Nov 17, 2005 10:21

Re: [MBZ] you failed

2005-11-18 Thread Luther Gulseth
I think Kaleb failed us all allowing the list to die just like Bimby.and this is the SECOND time it's happened. -- Luther KB5QHU Alma, Ark '83 300SD (happily running WVO/diesel mix) '82 300CD (Slate grey, black MBTex, WVO/D mix) '82 300D '90 300E (both parts or can run??)

Re: [MBZ] WAKE UP FOLKS, Euro 85 300D manny tranny

2005-11-18 Thread Luther Gulseth
anyone live close who can check it out?? On Thu, 17 Nov 2005 20:50:03 -0600, Kaleb C. Striplin [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/Mercedes-Benz-300-Series-1985-Mercedes-300D_W0QQitemZ4589122583QQcategoryZ6330QQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem -- Luther KB5QHU Alma, Ark '83

Re: [MBZ] check out my new ride

2005-11-18 Thread Luther Gulseth
he's got balls, that's for sure. But, if you're gonna get steals for Kaleb prices, you gotta have the balls to lowball a car owner. On Thu, 17 Nov 2005 21:13:22 -0600, OK Don [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA --- On 11/17/05, Kaleb C. Striplin [EMAIL PROTECTED]

[MBZ] engine hibernation wakeup

2005-11-19 Thread Luther Gulseth
my '82 300D hasn't been titled in at least 10 years, and probably hasn't been run in as long. I want to make an attempt to start it this weekend. I did put the 27mm socket on the crank pully, and it feels normal. The coolant shows no sign of contamination and the oil level is right

Re: [MBZ] engine hibernation wakeup

2005-11-19 Thread Luther Gulseth
I'm planning on removing fuel lines and having a small container of D to run the car on, similar to running Dpurge through the system. On Fri, 18 Nov 2005 18:31:06 -0600, Hans Neureiter [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I'd fire her up, get her warmed up and change the oil. Might take a look at

[MBZ] 123 rubber car parts

2005-11-19 Thread Luther Gulseth
help me compile a list of the rubber suspension/hoses/belts/etc parts that will probably need replacing when they deteriorate in a 123. I'm curious to see what this list would look like. Radiator hoses belts shock mounts engine shock mounts engine mounts transmission mount differential

Re: [MBZ] engine hibernation wakeup

2005-11-19 Thread Luther Gulseth
I don't know if I trust wheels and brake system yet On Sat, 19 Nov 2005 10:16:30 -0600, Kaleb C. Striplin [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: wouldnt be surprised if you have to tow start it. -- Luther KB5QHU Alma, Ark '83 300SD (happily running WVO/diesel mix) '82 300CD (Slate grey, black

Re: [MBZ] engine hibernation wakeup

2005-11-19 Thread Luther Gulseth
if i had a good truck On Sat, 19 Nov 2005 14:05:10 -0600, Kaleb C. Striplin [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: with a 2 wheel dolly you dont Jim Cathey wrote: why would you need brakes? If the tires hold air dont see a problem. For a _tow_ start!? Yeah, you'd want brakes all right. --

Re: [MBZ] engine hibernation wakeup

2005-11-19 Thread Luther Gulseth
Why don't you donate your Chev truck to the cause then? You've got a burb back now On Sat, 19 Nov 2005 14:25:49 -0600, Kaleb C. Striplin [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: you are not much of a man without a big truck Luther Gulseth wrote: if i had a good truck On Sat, 19 Nov 2005 14

Re: [MBZ] engine hibernation wakeup

2005-11-19 Thread Luther Gulseth
where do you get BUY from DONATE?? On Sat, 19 Nov 2005 15:09:01 -0600, Kaleb C. Striplin [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: So you want to buy my very powerful 6.5 turbodiesel dually? Luther Gulseth wrote: Why don't you donate your Chev truck to the cause then? You've got a burb back

Re: [MBZ] New w107 owner

2005-11-20 Thread Luther Gulseth
Which one do you want to be rid of? On Sat, 19 Nov 2005 18:18:41 -0600, Jim Cathey [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: We own three 107's. (But of course we only want to own two!) -- Luther KB5QHU Alma, Ark '83 300SD (happily running WVO/diesel mix) '82 300CD (Slate grey, black MBTex, WVO/D mix)

Re: [MBZ] engine hibernation wakeup

2005-11-20 Thread Luther Gulseth
and you got rid of your dolly for what reason On Sat, 19 Nov 2005 19:20:41 -0600, Kaleb C. Striplin [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: as I said, you will probably have to tow start it. -- Luther KB5QHU Alma, Ark '83 300SD (happily running WVO/diesel mix) '82 300CD (Slate grey, black MBTex,

Re: [MBZ] New w107 owner

2005-11-20 Thread Luther Gulseth
damnit, gorgeous color, just 2 years too old :(( On Sat, 19 Nov 2005 19:44:33 -0600, Jim Cathey [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Which one do you want to be rid of? The 450. See: http://cathey.dogear.com/JSLsale.html I just drove it to town a couple of days ago on an errand. Sure is a nice car, but

Re: [MBZ] New w107 owner

2005-11-20 Thread Luther Gulseth
damnit, I was born in '78 NOT '76. On Sat, 19 Nov 2005 20:11:58 -0600, OK Don [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: That's a very nice car Jim -- Luther, you NEED it! My SLC was originally that color, before it got bronzed. http://www.frappr.com/benzbunch/photo/382487 Which one do you want to be rid of?

Re: [MBZ] New w107 owner

2005-11-20 Thread Luther Gulseth
no, if yours didn't have the 'C' I might..I'm being really picky about the SL that I want. '78 and a stand out color. On Sat, 19 Nov 2005 20:21:38 -0600, OK Don [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: So buy it, and trade me for my '78 SLC -- -- On 11/19/05, Luther Gulseth [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote

Re: [MBZ] New w107 owner

2005-11-20 Thread Luther Gulseth
haha, VIN please. On Sat, 19 Nov 2005 21:32:02 -0600, Jim Cathey [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: no, if yours didn't have the 'C' I might..I'm being really picky about the SL that I want. '78 and a stand out color. Did I say mine was 76? No, I meant 78. Now where did I put that Sharpie... --

Re: [MBZ] engine hibernation wakeup

2005-11-21 Thread Luther Gulseth
are you f'in stupid Ed? This car is nearly MINT! The interior is virtually perfect (except for the dash) and the paint is nearly the same. This is the issue.if I can't start this engine, I have a donor engine/trans that I can get and use.sorry, but this IS NOT a pile of junk. On

Re: [MBZ] Instrument cluster - 86 300SDL

2005-11-21 Thread Luther Gulseth
www.odometergears.com I'm a happy customer. Pull the cluster out, and remove the 4 screws hodling the spedo in, then 2 screws that remove the gear cover. Replace ALL 4 gears, don't replace them 1 at a time, they're cheaper as a set and replacing 1 will ruin the others slowly. I know

Re: [MBZ] ATF Stop Leak

2005-11-21 Thread Luther Gulseth
are you using Mobile 1 ATF? If not, you may try it On Sun, 20 Nov 2005 19:53:02 -0600, Hans Neureiter [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: My transmission has a noticable leak at the front. I think its the pump seal. The converter is wet in the back and ATF drips from the bell housing. An Indi

[MBZ] brake problem

2005-11-21 Thread Luther Gulseth
My '82 300CD's brakes are funky. They are very spongy and you have to push them harder to get the same break action. I capped off all vacuum lines and checked the vacuum and have more than 20hg at idle and it drops 5-8hg each time I push the brakes and quickly builds back up. I drove the car

Re: [MBZ] brake problem

2005-11-21 Thread Luther Gulseth
, though weak. I just need to verify that my vacuum system was ok before I order a new MC. Thanks all. Luther -Original Message- From: Jim Cathey [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Nov 21, 2005 9:01 AM To: Luther Gulseth [EMAIL PROTECTED], Mercedes mailing list [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: [MBZ

Re: [MBZ] way too much for this car

2005-11-21 Thread Luther Gulseth
the real question iswould Kaleb have paid $10k for that car in said condition? If he says yes, it's worth it and more. -Original Message- From: Kaleb C. Striplin [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Nov 21, 2005 5:02 PM To: Mercedes mailing list [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: [MBZ] way too much

Re: [MBZ] Scary

2005-11-22 Thread Luther Gulseth
this is why I plan ahead. I plan to have 2-3million saved on my own, NOT DEPENDING ON ANY COMPANY to help. On Mon, 21 Nov 2005 19:47:13 -0600, David Brodbeck [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Rich Thomas wrote: They are going to push for that, and for the US (maybe Canadian too, wouldn't be

Re: [MBZ] ADMIN: Gabriel

2005-11-22 Thread Luther Gulseth
specially when Regina had a hold of his On Mon, 21 Nov 2005 21:45:10 -0600, LT Don [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Actually, his demise was quite funny to watch over on the Banned side of the world. -- Luther KB5QHU Alma, Ark '83 300SD (happily running WVO/diesel mix) '82 300CD (Slate

Re: [MBZ] euro 560SEL alert

2005-11-23 Thread Luther Gulseth
This is not JUST a SEL, a wrecked '82 300SD comes with as a package deal.. -Original Message- From: Kaleb C. Striplin [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Nov 23, 2005 10:32 AM To: Banned List [EMAIL PROTECTED], Mercedes mailing list [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: [MBZ] euro 560SEL alert

Re: [MBZ] OM602/603 Vacuum Pump Dam Gasket

2005-11-23 Thread Luther Gulseth
just called local MB dealership call someone else..sayuh, any suggestions ya'll? -Original Message- From: Tan Qu [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Nov 23, 2005 4:07 PM To: Mercedes mailing list [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: [MBZ] OM602/603 Vacuum Pump Dam Gasket Just called local MB

Re: [MBZ] MB in Movie Preview

2005-11-28 Thread Luther Gulseth
this makes me want to watch some James Bond -Original Message- From: Kaleb C. Striplin [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Nov 28, 2005 9:28 AM To: Mercedes mailing list [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: [MBZ] MB in Movie Preview well the passenger front window was broken out in the process. Rich

[MBZ] '82 300CD oil loss

2005-11-28 Thread Luther Gulseth
So I've been wondering where my oil is being used/leaked (1qt/250mi) and also wondering what is causing the light smoke at all times (white/blue smoke). I had set the valves and flushed the coolant system about 2 weeks ago (with MB coolant of course). Took off last Thurs morning for my first

Re: [MBZ] '82 300CD oil loss

2005-11-28 Thread Luther Gulseth
I'm in for a ride. Luther -Original Message- From: Marshall Booth [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Nov 28, 2005 2:25 PM To: Luther Gulseth [EMAIL PROTECTED], Mercedes mailing list [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: [MBZ] '82 300CD oil loss Carefully fill the radiator reservoir (check for a cracked

Re: [MBZ] '82 300CD oil loss

2005-11-28 Thread Luther Gulseth
Skinnerbox.org is down. What is the pdf file name for the head gasket RR job? -Original Message- From: Luther Gulseth [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Nov 28, 2005 2:52 PM To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: [MBZ] '82 300CD oil loss I was thinking of draining, flushing, and refilling the cooling

Re: [MBZ] Squashed CD

2005-11-28 Thread Luther Gulseth
really nice parts car.I might be interested -Original Message- From: eric peterson [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Nov 28, 2005 4:36 PM To: Mercedes mailing list [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: [MBZ] Squashed CD yes my neck and lower back are somewhat sore and they tend to hurt more the

[MBZ] FW: Spring Pond Beavers

2005-11-28 Thread Luther Gulseth
Subject: Spring Pond Beavers This is an actual letter sent to a man named Ryan DeVries by the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, State of Michigan. This guy's response is hilarious, but read the State's letter before you get to the response letter. SUBJECT: DEQ File

Re: [MBZ] '82 300CD oil loss

2005-11-28 Thread Luther Gulseth
I'll be more likely to belive this if the 2nd coolant flush doesn't get black again. -Original Message- From: Kaleb C. Striplin [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Nov 28, 2005 5:46 PM To: Mercedes mailing list [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: [MBZ] '82 300CD oil loss If you dont have any big

Re: [MBZ] '82 300CD oil loss

2005-11-28 Thread Luther Gulseth
Stuck ringswouldn't that show in startup or power? It starts fine when it's cold (in Kansas with freezing temps) and it has plenty of power. How would the turbo be dumping? -Original Message- From: Kaleb C. Striplin [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Nov 28, 2005 5:46 PM To: Mercedes

Re: [MBZ] '82 300CD oil loss

2005-11-29 Thread Luther Gulseth
This is what has me baffled. I don't find large puddles under my car, no spatters on the rear end, and the rear under carriage is fairly dry---NOTHING that would show the signs of 1qt/250mi like my SD did before I had the oil filter stand seal changed. THAT was deadly obvious. This has

Re: [MBZ] '82 300CD oil loss

2005-11-29 Thread Luther Gulseth
I believe that. But could that have weakened a weak head gasket? I never noticed the smoke when I first purchased the car, and only realized the smoke n the last 2 months. On Mon, 28 Nov 2005 23:15:50 -0600, Marshall Booth [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: That engine can run at 5000 rpm and

Re: [MBZ] Something fishy at Mercedes

2005-11-29 Thread Luther Gulseth
SWEETbut where's the hood??? -Original Message- From: Tjohn [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Nov 29, 2005 8:54 AM To: Mercedes mailing list [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: [MBZ] Something fishy at Mercedes All the pics you could possibly want are right here.

Re: [MBZ] turbo seal?

2005-11-30 Thread Luther Gulseth
could this be a problem on my 617? On Tue, 29 Nov 2005 18:43:42 -0600, Marshall Booth [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Zeitgeist wrote: My OM603 has just now started to smoke (blue) so much so, that I think I'll be parking her for some time. This started with excessive smoking at startup, then

Re: [MBZ] Craigslist Rod Bender in Phoenix......

2005-11-30 Thread Luther Gulseth
That car is listed as an SD...is it the shorter wheel base like the early 126s? My local stealership told me that any 126 body that contains an 'L' in the name is the long wheel base and there were some in the later 80's and early 90's that were short wheel based. Is this the coorect

[MBZ] list?

2005-11-30 Thread Luther Gulseth
down?? yet again?? -- Luther KB5QHU Alma, Ark '83 300SD (happily running WVO/diesel mix) '82 300CD (Slate grey, black MBTex, WVO/D mix) '82 300D '90 300E (both parts or can run??)

Re: [MBZ] looks like Im going to Iowa

2005-11-30 Thread Luther Gulseth
can I have the headlight assemblies? -Original Message- From: Kaleb C. Striplin [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Nov 29, 2005 10:12 PM To: Banned List [EMAIL PROTECTED], Mercedes mailing list [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: [MBZ] looks like Im going to Iowa

Re: [MBZ] Images

2005-12-01 Thread Luther Gulseth
another lovely Kaleb feature. More commonly known as a screwup. On Wed, 30 Nov 2005 23:45:23 -0600, Craig McCluskey [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Wed, 30 Nov 2005 21:14:58 -0600 OK Don [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Url :

Re: [MBZ] temperature of w123 - thermostat

2005-12-02 Thread Luther Gulseth
sounds like you also need to flush the system with MB coolant flush for about 30 min. Ask Rusty about it when you order the thermostat. -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Dec 2, 2005 9:14 AM To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: [MBZ] temperature of w123 - thermostat I am trying

Re: [MBZ] Hey Kaleb...

2005-12-03 Thread Luther Gulseth
wtf? On Fri, 02 Dec 2005 18:13:37 -0600, LT Don [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I will drive down our new E320 diesel. -- Luther KB5QHU Alma, Ark '83 300SD (happily running WVO/diesel mix) '82 300CD (Slate grey, black MBTex, WVO/D mix) '82 300D '90 300E (both parts or can run??)

Re: [MBZ] R Classes and Garages

2005-12-06 Thread Luther Gulseth
we could even help him strip a few parts cars. What's a better way to learn about them than by taking them apart? :D -Original Message- From: andrew strasfogel [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Dec 6, 2005 9:59 AM To: Mercedes mailing list [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: [MBZ] R Classes and

Re: [MBZ] Headlight repair

2005-12-08 Thread Luther Gulseth
I have. JB weld and a coat hanger wire trimmed to length to reinforce it. Pack the inside of the hollow pin with weld, then slip the wire in place. Viola, repaired and more sturdy than when new! On Wed, 07 Dec 2005 19:25:42 -0600, Kaleb C. Striplin [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I have

[MBZ] Weather

2005-12-09 Thread Luther Gulseth
7 degrees F this morning. Goldmember fired right up on the first try. BRRR, you damn northerners can keep the cold! Luther KB5QHU Alma, Ark '83 300SD (happily running diesel/WVO mix) '82 300CD slate grey, black interior, 152,xxx mi

[MBZ] politically correct?

2005-12-09 Thread Luther Gulseth
ugh, the 21st century disgusts me. Luther KB5QHU Alma, Ark '83 300SD (happily running diesel/WVO mix) '82 300CD slate grey, black interior, 152,xxx mi -- next part -- A non-text attachment was scrubbed... Name: politicallyCorrect.jpg Type: image/pjpeg Size: 67022 bytes

Re: [MBZ] Weather

2005-12-09 Thread Luther Gulseth
there's an artic high pressure area camped out over us. Damn Canuks! -Original Message- From: Jeff Zedic [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Dec 9, 2005 3:21 PM To: Mercedes mailing list [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: [MBZ] Weather I stil can't believe that you guys in Arkansas are colder than us!

Re: [MBZ] Weather

2005-12-09 Thread Luther Gulseth
there were places just west in OK that were below 0F. -Original Message- From: Robert Tara Ludwick [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Dec 9, 2005 5:14 PM To: Luther Gulseth [EMAIL PROTECTED], Mercedes mailing list [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: [MBZ] Weather It only got down to about 25

Re: [MBZ] Roy Orbison's 600, collector auction report

2005-12-11 Thread Luther Gulseth
most women have a 3 octave range, most males can acomplish 2, rarely 3. If I'm sick, or eat pecan pie, I can cover the better part of 3 octaves and a bit more. On Sat, 10 Dec 2005 19:01:30 -0600, John Ervine [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: LT Don wrote: What did Roy have, wasn't it a six

[MBZ] '75 300D no fuel 1 or 5

2005-12-12 Thread Luther Gulseth
My work buddy came about a '75 300D that won't start. He broke the injector lines loose and tried to start it, and 1 and 5 are getting no fuel. What might cause this? Luther KB5QHU Alma, Ark '83 300SD (happily running diesel/WVO mix) '82 300CD slate grey, black interior, 152,xxx mi

[MBZ] '75 300D no fuel at injectors 1 or 5

2005-12-12 Thread Luther Gulseth
Changed the subject My work buddy came about a '75 300D that won't start. He broke the injector lines loose and tried to start it, and 1 and 5 are getting no fuel. What might cause this? Luther KB5QHU Alma, Ark '83 300SD (happily running diesel/WVO mix) '82 300CD slate grey, black

Re: [MBZ] Odometer Noise. Lube?

2005-12-13 Thread Luther Gulseth
I had the same problem in my '83. I used the sunroof lube that Rusty so kindly sent me. Works wonders! On Mon, 12 Dec 2005 20:22:39 -0600, Scott Ritchey [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: The odo on my 300SD died. Inspection revealed the gears were gone, as many others have experienced.

Re: [MBZ] More block heater pyrotechnics

2005-12-13 Thread Luther Gulseth
did you change your underwear also? Probably permanently stained. -Original Message- From: LT Don [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Dec 13, 2005 12:37 AM To: Mercedes mailing list [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: [MBZ] More block heater pyrotechnics Don't ask me, however, about the time I

Re: [MBZ] ArcticQ - US rendezvous point

2005-12-13 Thread Luther Gulseth
I have a filter on the fly setup that only lacks a 50-100micron screen at the inlet. I use 2 filters-both are Wix. 1 is a standard GM fuel filter/water separator and the other is a standard hydraulic filter to 5micron. I pump gravity settled oil through these filters and into the car. If

Re: [MBZ] Ringing current

2005-12-13 Thread Luther Gulseth
Even worse (embarrassing) is when you're working in said environment (medium voltage, 120, engine compartment), and your cell phone/pager vibratesyou jump, cause injuries to self/others, then realize that someone wants you and you haven't been electrocuted. -Original Message- From:

Re: [MBZ] WOW! This is a real turd (and a shame)

2005-12-13 Thread Luther Gulseth
even the engine looks like hell -Original Message- From: Donald Snook [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Dec 13, 2005 4:53 PM To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: [MBZ] WOW! This is a real turd (and a shame) http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/1981-Gold-Mercedes-Benz-300SD_W0QQitemZ45

Re: [MBZ] 1985 300CD

2005-12-14 Thread Luther Gulseth
ohhh baby, I gotta change my underwear now -Original Message- From: Desert Rat [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Dec 14, 2005 2:44 AM To: kaleb list [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: [MBZ] 1985 300CD Who was looking for a nice 300CD? Your MB has arrived. http://makeashorterlink.com/?T52E31F4C --

Re: [MBZ] 1985 300CD

2005-12-14 Thread Luther Gulseth
where does it say they replaced the transmission? -Original Message- From: Chris [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Dec 14, 2005 8:32 AM To: Mercedes mailing list [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: [MBZ] 1985 300CD New transmission at less than 90K miles? Trailer hitch? Hmmm. Chris K Cayce, SC

Re: [MBZ] Year End Specials

2005-12-14 Thread Luther Gulseth
More shock to the wallet and less shock to the road. -Original Message- From: LT Don [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Dec 14, 2005 3:42 PM To: Mercedes mailing list [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: [MBZ] Year End Specials If I did, the gift would come as quite a shock to her. On 12/14/05, Rusty

Re: [MBZ] bumper on 300CD

2005-12-15 Thread Luther Gulseth
sounds like we need some bidders... On Wed, 14 Dec 2005 20:29:35 -0600, eric peterson [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I'll just pick one up locally Kaleb. But thanks anyway. Still fighting with the insurance company but at least I have the best case for a comparable that you could get

Re: [MBZ] Rear Shock Absorbers

2005-12-15 Thread Luther Gulseth
it already does. They were on the rear. -Original Message- From: Kaleb C. Striplin [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Dec 15, 2005 1:00 PM To: Mercedes mailing list [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: [MBZ] Rear Shock Absorbers I had no clue they were on there, it will probably ride alot better with

Re: [MBZ] 240D to the junkyard?

2005-12-16 Thread Luther Gulseth
congratulations. You have completed step 1 in route to recovery! -Original Message- From: LT Don [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Dec 15, 2005 11:03 PM To: Mercedes mailing list [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: [MBZ] 240D to the junkyard? Where. When. How much. Oh God, I am an addict. Luther

[MBZ] nice mileage palindrome

2005-12-19 Thread Luther Gulseth
When I parked here at work this morning, my mileage read 230032 on the SD. Luther KB5QHU Alma, Ark '83 300SD (happily running diesel/WVO mix) '82 300CD slate grey, black interior, 152,xxx mi

Re: [MBZ] another cheap wagon

2005-12-22 Thread Luther Gulseth
why does it seem that the cheap cars are all on the coasts? OH yeah, Kaleb has bought ALL the ones from the midwest. -Original Message- From: Kaleb C. Striplin [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Dec 21, 2005 9:45 PM To: Mercedes mailing list [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: [MBZ] another cheap wagon

Re: [MBZ] Super clean Red 85 TD with 200 photos and a 25 page essay

2005-12-23 Thread Luther Gulseth
oh my, that is gorgeous. Great color, and the perfect year for a 123 wagon with a Federal engine. , wish I had some disposable cash -Original Message- From: andrew strasfogel [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Dec 23, 2005 10:18 AM To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: [MBZ] Super clean Red

[MBZ] Hello??

2005-12-28 Thread Luther Gulseth
anyone out there??? Alive? Luther KB5QHU Alma, Ark '83 300SD (happily running diesel/WVO mix) '82 300CD slate grey, black interior, 152,xxx mi

Re: [MBZ] Test

2005-12-29 Thread Luther Gulseth
F is your grade. -Original Message- From: frederick w moir [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Dec 29, 2005 3:53 PM To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: [MBZ] Test Echo? ___ http://www.striplin.net For new parts see official list sponsor: http://www.buymbparts.com/

Re: [MBZ] Tire pressure gauge

2005-12-29 Thread Luther Gulseth
Click and Clack (Car Talk guys) endorse the digital guages. Some even can have batteries replaced in them. -Original Message- From: David Brodbeck [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Dec 29, 2005 5:16 PM To: Mercedes Discussion List [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: [MBZ] Tire pressure gauge Craig

[MBZ] 123 coupe drivers door

2006-01-02 Thread Luther Gulseth
my '82 300CD driver's door doesn't completely shut. You can see along the top trim line and the top rear corner of the window that it's not all the way closed. Is there an adjustment for this? Luther KB5QHU Alma, Ark '83 300SD (happily running diesel/WVO mix) '82 300CD slate grey, black

Re: [MBZ] 123 coupe drivers door

2006-01-03 Thread Luther Gulseth
where's my 123 CD's? yup, you're worthless. On Mon, 02 Jan 2006 15:44:30 -0600, Kaleb C. Striplin [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I remember some adjustment on the 124 coupes, but cant remember on the 123's. Not much help eh? Luther Gulseth wrote: my '82 300CD driver's door doesn't completely

Re: [MBZ] cheap SL - LUTHER !!!!!

2006-01-04 Thread Luther Gulseth
My girlfriend was starting Kindergarden the same year. -Original Message- From: LT Don [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Jan 3, 2006 10:34 PM To: Mercedes Discussion List [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: [MBZ] cheap SL - LUTHER ! That hurt. In 1978 I was already an E-6 (after finishing four

Re: [MBZ] cheap SL - LUTHER !!!!!

2006-01-04 Thread Luther Gulseth
do I threaten them or you? -Original Message- From: OK Don [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Jan 3, 2006 10:37 PM To: Mercedes Discussion List [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: [MBZ] cheap SL - LUTHER ! He was born right between my two oldest - luckily both girls are FAR away from AR-OK.

[MBZ] USC or UT?

2006-01-05 Thread Luther Gulseth
-- Luther KB5QHU Alma, Ark '83 300SD (happily running WVO/diesel mix) '82 300CD (Slate grey, black MBTex, WVO/D mix) '82 300D '90 300E (both parts or can run??)

Re: [MBZ] the winner of todays ebay auction award, for pictures

2006-01-05 Thread Luther Gulseth
when did ePay start auctioning houses? -Original Message- From: andrew strasfogel [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Jan 5, 2006 9:28 AM To: Mercedes Discussion List [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: [MBZ] the winner of todays ebay auction award, for pictures I had a good laugh at this one too. What

[MBZ] 123 front end kit-eBay

2006-01-05 Thread Luther Gulseth
Is this a steal or Rip off? Totaling up this parts list from Rusty equals $405 from his website prices. What gives? http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItemrd=1,1item=8026548737sspagename=STRK%3AMEWA%3AIT Luther KB5QHU Alma, Ark '83 300SD (happily running diesel/WVO mix) '82

[MBZ] Chicago '85 TD

2006-01-05 Thread Luther Gulseth
Anyone close and able to take a look at the car this evening? http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItemrd=1item=4602056952sspagename=ADME%3AL%3ARTQ%3AUS%3A1 pictures here http://www.dinosaurears.com/mercedes/index.htm Luther KB5QHU Alma, Ark '83 300SD (happily running diesel/WVO

[MBZ] Chicago '85 TD-PPI needed

2006-01-05 Thread Luther Gulseth
Is there anyone close who can look at this car this evening? http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItemrd=1item=4602056952sspagename=ADME%3AL%3ARTQ%3AUS%3A1 Pictures are here- http://www.dinosaurears.com/mercedes/index.htm TIA all. Luther KB5QHU Alma, Ark '83 300SD (happily

Re: [MBZ] Chicago '85 TD-PPI needed

2006-01-05 Thread Luther Gulseth
uh, hello Luther, you're an idiot... -Original Message- From: Luther Gulseth [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Jan 5, 2006 1:04 PM To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: [MBZ] Chicago '85 TD-PPI needed Luther KB5QHU Alma, Ark '83 300SD (happily running diesel/WVO mix) '82 300CD slate grey, black

Re: [MBZ] Chicago TD

2006-01-05 Thread Luther Gulseth
I asked about rust, brakes, if I can have someone look at the car (PPI), and for a phone number to call and ask questions about the car. That was earlier this morning, no response yet. The seller did send me the pics though. -Original Message- From: Loren Faeth [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent:

[MBZ] cheap Cali SDL

2006-01-06 Thread Luther Gulseth
http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/1987-MERCEDES-300SDL-DONATED-NO-RESERVE_W0QQitemZ4601557241QQcategoryZ6330QQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem Luther KB5QHU Alma, Ark '83 300SD (happily running diesel/WVO mix) '82 300CD slate grey, black interior, 152,xxx mi

Re: [MBZ] 240 VS SD VS CD GO

2006-01-09 Thread Luther Gulseth
Very well put Dan. I have both and feel the same way. Though I am looking for a late 80's SDL as my permanent road car. The CD is a thril to drive, and I'll never NOT own one. On Sun, 08 Jan 2006 13:06:44 -0600, Dan Weeks [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Go with a CD. On Sat, 07 Jan

Re: [MBZ] AZ Wagon Reappears

2006-01-09 Thread Luther Gulseth
Also, why did they have a brand new engine put in the car? Did they ruin the original one or does some idiot with too much money not know that the engine is good for 500kmi. A fool and his money will soon part. -Original Message- From: Luther Gulseth [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Jan 9

Re: [MBZ] Looks like I have a long drive ahead of me.

2006-01-09 Thread Luther Gulseth
http://tinyurl.com/b49ut or the quick route: http://tinyurl.com/dy74q Looks like you can visit Rusty, folks in Nashville and enjoy I-40 through TN and AR. -Original Message- From: Donald Snook [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Jan 9, 2006 2:23 PM To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: [MBZ] Looks

Re: [MBZ] Test

2006-01-10 Thread Luther Gulseth
why don't you fix this problem? -Original Message- From: Kaleb C. Striplin [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Jan 10, 2006 10:13 AM To: Mercedes Discussion List [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: [MBZ] Test he didnt sent a bat file as an attatchments. For some reason the format that juno uses to send

Re: [MBZ] O.T.Fake ebay email

2006-01-11 Thread Luther Gulseth
forward the email and headders to [EMAIL PROTECTED] and they will handle it. -Original Message- From: Bob Rentfro [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Jan 11, 2006 9:55 AM To: Mercedes mailing list [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: [MBZ] O.T.Fake ebay email Has anyone received an email that looks like

Re: [MBZ] I've got a long drive PLUS I need a name

2006-01-11 Thread Luther Gulseth
doesn't it seem that we have a plethora of brains and eccentric personalities? -Original Message- From: andrew strasfogel [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Jan 11, 2006 2:58 PM To: Mercedes Discussion List [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: [MBZ] I've got a long drive PLUS I need a name WHEW! I never

Re: [MBZ] What is a quick fix

2006-01-11 Thread Luther Gulseth
I use Triple Edge 100% silicone from Wal~Mart on both my SD and CD. They carry a lifetime guarantee as long as you own the car. They clean the windshield so completely that you can hear them rub on the first sweep, and they really rub on the back sweep. I also use RainX washerfluid, so I

Re: [MBZ] I've got a long drive PLUS I need a name

2006-01-11 Thread Luther Gulseth
I beg to differ. Mercedes is a German Lutheran name, and therefore has no patron saint :) HEHEHE:D -snip- -Original Message- From: Christopher McCann [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Jan 11, 2006 4:07 PM To: Mercedes Discussion List [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: [MBZ] I've got a long drive

Re: [MBZ] Tighten Trans Cooler lines?

2006-01-11 Thread Luther Gulseth
the hoses are about $10 from Rusty. Check VERY CAREFULLY the hard pipe that runs along the engine to the trans for leaks/holes. After 25 years they may have rubbed through-don't ask how I know. -Original Message- From: John Peterson [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Jan 11, 2006 5:27 PM To:

Re: [MBZ] Kaleb Car Fax Request

2006-01-11 Thread Luther Gulseth
missing the VIN -Original Message- From: James Zavesky [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Jan 11, 2006 5:44 PM To: Mercedes Discussion List [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: [MBZ] Kaleb Car Fax Request should come back to a 2001 S600 TIA James Zavesky ___

Re: [MBZ] What is a quick fix

2006-01-12 Thread Luther Gulseth
arms. Luther Gulseth wrote: I use Triple Edge 100% silicone from Wal~Mart on both my SD and CD. They carry a lifetime guarantee as long as you own the car. They clean the windshield so completely that you can hear them rub on the first sweep, and they really rub on the back sweep. I also

Re: [MBZ] Q for the Mac guys

2006-01-12 Thread Luther Gulseth
find a copy of Knoppix or the like. Linux, self-contained on 1 bootable CD rom. VERY handy for this kind of diag/repair. On Wed, 11 Jan 2006 22:04:19 -0600, Peter Frederick [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I'll still take a Mac over a PC -- I'm in the process of raising the dead yet again on a

Re: [MBZ] Nice SDL in OKLA

2006-01-12 Thread Luther Gulseth
Hense the beauty of living outside city limits and without a covenant! Right Kaleb? -Original Message- From: OK Don [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Jan 11, 2006 11:25 PM To: Mercedes Discussion List [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: [MBZ] Nice SDL in OKLA Someone complained about the dead cars in

Re: [MBZ] VWTD

2006-01-12 Thread Luther Gulseth
My girl drives a big 4x4 Chevy..:D -Original Message- From: Robert Tara Ludwick [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Jan 12, 2006 3:01 AM To: Mercedes Discussion List [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: [MBZ] VWTD You are of course completely right about that. It's funny though how they are always

Re: [MBZ] button under gas pedal

2006-01-12 Thread Luther Gulseth
again, worthless Kaleb appears. -Original Message- From: Kaleb C. Striplin [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Jan 12, 2006 10:08 AM To: Mercedes Discussion List [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: [MBZ] button under gas pedal ohhh, well then Im not sure what the problem is. Luther KB5QHU Alma, Ark

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