Re: [MBZ] Should I Go Snatch This Up?

2022-01-25 Thread Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes
Looks pretty nice but sitting that long could be a problem Sent from my iPad > On Jan 25, 2022, at 9:00 AM, Bob Rentfro via Mercedes > wrote: > > It’s been sitting for three weeks. > > AZBob >> >> >>

Re: [MBZ] The other Copart ML

2022-01-24 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
On Mon, Jan 24, 2022, at 6:52 PM, Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes wrote: > I am not done buying cars for a while, time to sell a few more. If any of your W140s is decent, send me some info, I might make you a LOBALL offer. Allan ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To

Re: [MBZ] The other Copart ML

2022-01-24 Thread Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes
https://autohelperbot.com/en/car/4JGBB22E37A209157_21535780 Sent from my iPhone > On Jan 24, 2022, at 8:29 PM, mitch--- via Mercedes > wrote: > > Still isn't equipped for towing, and it's got W164 nannies. > > Interesting that your auto helper bot doesn't seem to know how/when it >

Re: [MBZ] runs as it should 2004 Mercedes-Benz S-Class,$5,500

2022-01-24 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
I'm disappointed they didn't redo the interior in red vinyl and carpet as well. On Mon, Jan 24, 2022, at 6:26 PM, dan penoff.com via Mercedes wrote: > It’s very... red. > >> On Jan 24, 2022, at 6:22 PM, Floyd Thursby via Mercedes >> wrote: >> >> Run away, look away >> >>

Re: [MBZ] Anybody in AZ want a 2002 ML 55 AMG?

2022-01-24 Thread mitch--- via Mercedes
81,000 miles and a new rear main seal? My ML350 holds oil better than that at 193k. ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

Re: [MBZ] The other Copart ML

2022-01-24 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Probably mid-twenties since it's the larger SUV. My GLK 250 small-suv regularly gets 30 in mixed driving up to 41 on the highway. On Mon, Jan 24, 2022, 9:29 PM mitch--- via Mercedes wrote: > Still isn't equipped for towing, and it's got W164 nannies. > > Interesting that your auto helper bot

Re: [MBZ] 2006 R350 salvage title - 164k miles - $4,500

2022-01-24 Thread mitch--- via Mercedes
Ferrel is Feral. 9-10 years ago the Michigan Attorney General sued them for charging people $5-6 a gallon when the going rate was $3-4. My uncle bought one of those fills, I think Ferrel or Suburban charged him $5.60. It was close to $2000 for one fill. Fortunately the AG got him a refund.

Re: [MBZ] The other Copart ML

2022-01-24 Thread mitch--- via Mercedes
Still isn't equipped for towing, and it's got W164 nannies. Interesting that your auto helper bot doesn't seem to know how/when it acquired its salvage title. ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To

Re: [MBZ] This appears to be a turd

2022-01-24 Thread Jim Cathey via Mercedes
> Isn't the rear suspension in a TD rather esoteric? Exactly the same suspension as in the 560 SEL. I replaced a leaking seal on a strut by going to the local hydraulic shop. Cheep-cheep-cheep. -- Jim ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

Re: [MBZ] The other Copart ML

2022-01-24 Thread Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes
What sort of mileage do they get?  Our GL, which is quite a bit bigger, gets low 20's but that is with the wife driving it. On 1/24/2022 7:47 PM, Andrew Strasfogel wrote: You will fall in love with the fuel economy and the quiet diesel purring. On Mon, Jan 24, 2022, 8:44 PM Kaleb Striplin via

Re: [MBZ] The other Copart ML

2022-01-24 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
You will fall in love with the fuel economy and the quiet diesel purring. On Mon, Jan 24, 2022, 8:44 PM Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > I hope not. > > On 1/24/2022 7:33 PM, Andrew Strasfogel wrote: > > You won't regret this. > > > > On Mon, Jan 24, 2022, 6:52 PM

Re: [MBZ] The other Copart ML

2022-01-24 Thread Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes
I hope not. On 1/24/2022 7:33 PM, Andrew Strasfogel wrote: You won't regret this. On Mon, Jan 24, 2022, 6:52 PM Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes wrote: I put in a $2800 offer on this one.  Copart calls me today. Evidentially they have a department that works  buyers and sellers to

Re: [MBZ] Outstanding in its field 1980 Mercedes-Benz 450 sel Silver, $7, 000

2022-01-24 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
No heat could mean simply that it needs a new thermostat. On Mon, Jan 24, 2022, 6:20 PM Floyd Thursby via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/4690042351078616 > > -- > --FT > > > ___ > http://www.okiebenz.com >

Re: [MBZ] The other Copart ML

2022-01-24 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
You won't regret this. On Mon, Jan 24, 2022, 6:52 PM Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > I put in a $2800 offer on this one. Copart calls me today. Evidentially > they have a department that works buyers and sellers to negotiate > deals. The buy it now as listed at

Re: [MBZ] runs as it should 2004 Mercedes-Benz S-Class,$5,500

2022-01-24 Thread dan penoff.com via Mercedes
It’s very... red. > On Jan 24, 2022, at 6:22 PM, Floyd Thursby via Mercedes > wrote: > > Run away, look away > > https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/475105017315831 > > -- > --FT > > > ___ > http://www.okiebenz.com > > To search list archives

Re: [MBZ] Is your name Gigi? Do you bake cupcakes? We have the van for you!

2022-01-24 Thread Floyd Thursby via Mercedes
That's still quite a deal --FT On 1/24/22 5:57 PM, Allan Streib via Mercedes wrote: The cupcake van is up to $22,525 bid. Allan On Sat, Jan 22, 2022, at 4:16 PM, Allan Streib via Mercedes wrote: Current bid on the van is $17,025. Given what they cost new, that seems like a bargain for a van

Re: [MBZ] Is your name Gigi? Do you bake cupcakes? We have the van for you!

2022-01-24 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
My theory is as the price of fuel goes up, the value of a diesel engine car also rises compared to gas cars. On Mon, Jan 24, 2022 at 5:58 PM Allan Streib via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > The cupcake van is up to $22,525 bid. > > Allan > > On Sat, Jan 22, 2022, at 4:16 PM, Allan

Re: [MBZ] Is your name Gigi? Do you bake cupcakes? We have the van for you!

2022-01-24 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
The cupcake van is up to $22,525 bid. Allan On Sat, Jan 22, 2022, at 4:16 PM, Allan Streib via Mercedes wrote: > Current bid on the van is $17,025. Given what they cost new, that seems > like a bargain for a van with only 60k miles, even with the paint > scheme (maybe it's just a wrap that can

Re: [MBZ] This appears to be a turd

2022-01-24 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
This might be a bigger turd. https://nashville.craigslist.org/cto/d/nashville-1995-mercedes-e320-wagon-firm/7436994828.html Deer damage, water leaks, generally looks a mess. Running and $1,500 asking price though, might be good for parts for someone. On Mon, Jan 24, 2022, at 5:47 PM, Floyd

Re: [MBZ] This appears to be a turd

2022-01-24 Thread dan penoff.com via Mercedes
It’s very simple and pretty bulletproof. Rarely causes issues of any sort, and if it does it’s fairly easy to troubleshoot/sort. -D > On Jan 24, 2022, at 5:47 PM, Floyd Thursby via Mercedes > wrote: > > There's a valve linked to the rear height by a little link, two hydraulic > shocks, and

Re: [MBZ] This appears to be a turd

2022-01-24 Thread Floyd Thursby via Mercedes
There's a valve linked to the rear height by a little link, two hydraulic shocks, and the accumulator spheres, not much very complicated about it --FT On 1/24/22 12:11 PM, Allan Streib via Mercedes wrote: Honestly to me the suspension would be the biggest fear. Isn't the rear suspension in a

Re: [MBZ] 2006 R350 salvage title - 164k miles - $4,500

2022-01-24 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
That gas company drove his car off the road. On Mon, Jan 24, 2022, 3:16 PM Rick Knoble via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > His garage or shop is heated with propane, and maybe his house is heated > with the same tank. If the supply of heating fuel is sketchy, SWMBO is > going to

Re: [MBZ] 2006 R350 salvage title - 164k miles - $4,500

2022-01-24 Thread Rick Knoble via Mercedes
His garage or shop is heated with propane, and maybe his house is heated with the same tank. If the supply of heating fuel is sketchy, SWMBO is going to prefer a heated house, as opposed to a heated garage. Rick From: mercedes@okiebenz.com Sent: January 24, 2022 2:11 PM To:

Re: [MBZ] This appears to be a turd

2022-01-24 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
The rear suspension is straightforward. I replaced air cells and struts on one of my many 123 wagons. Not ruinously expensive. On Mon, Jan 24, 2022 at 12:12 PM Allan Streib wrote: > Honestly to me the suspension would be the biggest fear. Isn't the rear > suspension in a TD rather esoteric? I

Re: [MBZ] This appears to be a turd

2022-01-24 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
Honestly to me the suspension would be the biggest fear. Isn't the rear suspension in a TD rather esoteric? I have no experience with them. The rest is probably just simple repairs, and cosmetic issues you can choose to live with or call "patina." On Mon, Jan 24, 2022, at 12:06 PM, Andrew

Re: [MBZ] This appears to be a turd

2022-01-24 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
I don't know. But if it were rusty then it would be worth just the value of salvageable parts. On Mon, Jan 24, 2022 at 12:05 PM Allan Streib wrote: > Yeah ... what is a rust-free 300TD with peeling paint, vacuum leaks, bad > suspension, torn seats, inop radio, and broken rear window worth? > >

Re: [MBZ] This appears to be a turd

2022-01-24 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
Yeah ... what is a rust-free 300TD with peeling paint, vacuum leaks, bad suspension, torn seats, inop radio, and broken rear window worth? On Mon, Jan 24, 2022, at 11:57 AM, Andrew Strasfogel wrote: > Still, a rust free 300TD has to be worth something, right? > > On Mon, Jan 24, 2022 at 11:12

Re: [MBZ] This appears to be a turd

2022-01-24 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Still, a rust free 300TD has to be worth something, right? On Mon, Jan 24, 2022 at 11:12 AM Allan Streib via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > I think it's peeling paint, maybe a bad prior respray? But hard to know > without better photos. I doubt it's wrapped; a wrap that's peeling off

Re: [MBZ] Can somebody explain runs but won’t start

2022-01-24 Thread Randy Bennell via Mercedes
It used to run, some time back. ___ 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] This appears to be a turd

2022-01-24 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
I think it's peeling paint, maybe a bad prior respray? But hard to know without better photos. I doubt it's wrapped; a wrap that's peeling off would not be exposing bare metal. On Mon, Jan 24, 2022, at 11:02 AM, Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes wrote: > I was game until I read it has some sort of

Re: [MBZ] This appears to be a turd

2022-01-24 Thread Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes
You could be a diesel wrapper. Call yourself MC D.Zel MB. Get a big gold chain with a hood ornament on it --FT Sent from iFōn > On Jan 24, 2022, at 11:02 AM, Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes > wrote: > > I was game until I read it has some sort of wrap > > Sent from my iPhone > >> On Jan 24,

Re: [MBZ] This appears to be a turd

2022-01-24 Thread Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes
I was game until I read it has some sort of wrap Sent from my iPhone > On Jan 24, 2022, at 10:01 AM, Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes > wrote: > > Trade one of your turds  for his turd  > > --FT > Sent from iFōn > >> On Jan 24, 2022, at 10:44 AM, Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes >> wrote:

Re: [MBZ] This appears to be a turd

2022-01-24 Thread Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes
Trade one of your turds  for his turd  --FT Sent from iFōn > On Jan 24, 2022, at 10:44 AM, Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes > wrote: > > Trade my rare diesel running & driving Mercedes wagon for your vehicle >

Re: [MBZ] Anybody in AZ want a 2002 ML 55 AMG?

2022-01-24 Thread dan penoff.com via Mercedes
Previous BaT sale last year at $15k. Stupid people. -D > On Jan 24, 2022, at 10:36 AM, Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes > wrote: > > Being sold at no reserve. Looks clean. > https://bringatrailer.com/listing/2002-mercedes-benz-ml55-amg-6/ > ___ >

Re: [MBZ] Anybody in AZ want a 2002 ML 55 AMG?

2022-01-24 Thread Floyd Thursby via Mercedes
already at $13k.  Hard pass. --FT On 1/24/22 10:35 AM, Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes wrote: Being sold at no reserve. Looks clean. https://bringatrailer.com/listing/2002-mercedes-benz-ml55-amg-6/ ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list

Re: [MBZ] 1991 Mercedes-Benz S-Class S 350D Sedan 4D,$24,999

2022-01-24 Thread Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes
Holy crack Sent from my iPhone > On Jan 24, 2022, at 9:22 AM, Floyd Thursby via Mercedes > wrote: > > Original owner with all books and service records. Serviced by Mercedes and > Elite Mercedes Services Daytona Beach. Very recent new tires, all filters; > air, fuel x2 and oil. All works

Re: [MBZ] Mildewed, rusting C320 wagon - 200k miles - $2,000

2022-01-24 Thread Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes
Geezer car? I bet it would light off with some fresh gas and a good battery. Winter beater then. Would be worth a $500 risk, get some new cheap tires. —FT Sent from my iPad > On Jan 23, 2022, at 2:07 PM, Allan Streib via Mercedes > wrote: > > Has not been run in 5 years. > > Extra 0 in

Re: [MBZ] Magnetic engine heaters

2022-01-23 Thread G Mann via Mercedes
The advantage of the Goldenrod filter [or one like it] is the ability to visually see the water collected in the bowl under the filter, and the drain cock at the bottom which lets you drain out the collected water. With a canister type filter you do not have those options and have to "guess there

Re: [MBZ] Magnetic engine heaters

2022-01-23 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
I thought the Mercedes spin-on diesel fuel filters had a water trap, and rather than draining it, you get rid of the water by changing the filter at the recommended interval. I guess that assumes some maximum amount of water in the fuel however. On Sun, Jan 23, 2022, at 8:48 PM, G Mann via

Re: [MBZ] Magnetic engine heaters

2022-01-23 Thread G Mann via Mercedes
One of these plumbed into the fuel system might cure future water in fuel problems. Just make inspecting the water trap, and draining the bowl part of every shutdown so you have clean fuel to start.

Re: [MBZ] Mildewed, rusting C320 wagon - 200k miles - $2,000

2022-01-23 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Seller deserves extra credit for honesty. On Sun, Jan 23, 2022, 2:07 PM Allan Streib via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Has not been run in 5 years. > > Extra 0 in price? > > > https://cincinnati.craigslist.org/cto/d/cincinnati-mercedes-c320-wagon-sport/7436603972.html >

Re: [MBZ] Where is the engine ground on a 642?

2022-01-23 Thread Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes
I could probably do this with jumper cables Sent from my iPhone > On Jan 23, 2022, at 3:42 PM, mitch--- via Mercedes > wrote: > > On 2022-01-23 15:37, Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes wrote: >> Total POS. I’ll give you $500 for it > > Make some long multimeter leads. > Measure voltage

Re: [MBZ] Magnetic engine heaters

2022-01-23 Thread mitch--- via Mercedes
On 2022-01-23 00:36, OK Don via Mercedes wrote: A lot of aircraft fuel tanks have that well at the bottom for the fuel comes out, but we put a Tee there, with a valve on the straight down part to drain water/fuel, the horizontal line feeds the engine - smart design, if you have room for it

Re: [MBZ] Where is the engine ground on a 642?

2022-01-23 Thread mitch--- via Mercedes
On 2022-01-23 15:37, Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes wrote: Total POS. I’ll give you $500 for it Make some long multimeter leads. Measure voltage differential between battery and underhood jump points for positive and ground (measure while cranking), see which has the big drop.

Re: [MBZ] car is bored over .30 with comp cams lifters. 2001 Mercedes-Benz S-Class S 55 Sedan 4D, $1, 234

2022-01-23 Thread mitch--- via Mercedes
In the Chevy world, Competition Cams is a brand name. https://www.compcams.com/ On 2022-01-23 12:38, Peter Frederick via Mercedes wrote: And I agree, sounds fishy to me. Unless those were AMG cams, I’m not aware of “competition cams” being available for Benz engines, they don’t use factory

Re: [MBZ] Where is the engine ground on a 642?

2022-01-23 Thread Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes
Total POS. I’ll give you $500 for it --FT Sent from iFōn > On Jan 23, 2022, at 2:08 PM, Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes > wrote: > > It was at the alternator like I suspected. Removed and cleaned and battery > still tests bad at the underhood location. Tests good directly on the > battery.

Re: [MBZ] Where is the engine ground on a 642?

2022-01-23 Thread Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes
Just ran a jumper cable directly from negative of battery to where the ground strap mounts on alternator bolt. No difference although now it’s turning over semi normal since temp has warmed up a bit and I have already cranked it a few times. I did remove the connection under the hood where the

Re: [MBZ] Where is the engine ground on a 642?

2022-01-23 Thread Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes
Yea I may try that. I say, load testing from the remote location is not accurate. I tried it on a different battery with it connected to jumper cables and battery tests bad. Connected directly it tests good. I can’t rely on that “test” to tell me anything. Sent from my iPhone > On Jan 23,

Re: [MBZ] Where is the engine ground on a 642?

2022-01-23 Thread OK Don via Mercedes
On Sun, Jan 23, 2022 at 1:08 PM Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > It was at the alternator like I suspected. Removed and cleaned and battery > still tests bad at the underhood location. Tests good directly on the > battery. t > That sure sounds like wiring to me, not

Re: [MBZ] Where is the engine ground on a 642?

2022-01-23 Thread G Mann via Mercedes
To test your possible issue with ground, why not just clamp a jumper cable to the mount bolt for the starter, or the engine block where you can reach, hook the other end of the jumper cable to the negative post on the battery, then crank it. If it spins hard, like it should, then you know you have

Re: [MBZ] Where is the engine ground on a 642?

2022-01-23 Thread Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes
It was at the alternator like I suspected. Removed and cleaned and battery still tests bad at the underhood location. Tests good directly on the battery. Last point is going to be in the starter itself. I see no way to get at the connections unless I remove the motor mount and possible the arm

Re: [MBZ] Where is the engine ground on a 642?

2022-01-23 Thread Floyd Thursby via Mercedes
Can you look at the EPC to see if it shows where it is more or less, if it actually has one somewhere? --FT On 1/23/22 12:46 PM, Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes wrote: More on the slow starter. Today I decided to check the old battery while it’s out of the car. It tests perfectly fine. Tested

Re: [MBZ] car is bored over .30 with comp cams lifters. 2001 Mercedes-Benz S-Class S 55 Sedan 4D, $1, 234

2022-01-23 Thread Peter Frederick via Mercedes
You can bore them, but you have to know what you are doing and how to etch the aluminum away from the silicon “liner” material so you get proper oiling of the cylinder walls. My buddy Hans had one done a while back (20 years or so) when someone overheated a 560 badly and scored the cylinder

Re: [MBZ] for connoisseurs you need welding work on the floor part 1978 Mercedes-Benz 240.d, $6

2022-01-23 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
I bet Dimitri would love to get a hold of this car. He might even pay $7. On Sun, Jan 23, 2022, 11:01 AM Floyd Thursby via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1622805318072892 > > -- > --FT > > > ___ >

Re: [MBZ] Another nice car destroyed

2022-01-23 Thread Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes
It would probably need a whole new exhaust because likely the fool hacked it up or discarded it. Would also need to find a hood then have to get it painted to match. Would also require paint work of adjacent panels to feather it, but that could lead to the whole car needing to be painted.

Re: [MBZ] Another nice car destroyed

2022-01-23 Thread Floyd Thursby via Mercedes
maybe we should start selling fake stick-on hood stacks so the fools can feel cool without molesting their cars --FT On 1/23/22 9:38 AM, Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes wrote: https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1528795827489182/ Sent from my iPhone

Re: [MBZ] Another nice car destroyed

2022-01-23 Thread Rick Knoble via Mercedes
Not totally. You'd just have to deduct around $4,000 to budget for repairs to whatever damage has been done. That makes it a $500 car. Sad. Rick From: mercedes@okiebenz.com Sent: January 23, 2022 8:38 AM To: mercedes@okiebenz.com Reply-to: mercedes@okiebenz.com Cc: ka...@striplin.net Subject:

Re: [MBZ] Magnetic engine heaters

2022-01-23 Thread Curt Raymond via Mercedes
Good idea, I should see if I can rig one. I had a snowmobile once where someone had done that to the bottom of the carb bowls. Every spring I'd just dump the tubes, there was always a little water but it was never a problem. Curt Sent from Yahoo Mail on Android On Sun, Jan 23, 2022 at

Re: [MBZ] Magnetic engine heaters

2022-01-22 Thread OK Don via Mercedes
A lot of aircraft fuel tanks have that well at the bottom for the fuel comes out, but we put a Tee there, with a valve on the straight down part to drain water/fuel, the horizontal line feeds the engine - smart design, if you have room for it sticking down. On Sat, Jan 22, 2022 at 11:49 AM Curt

Re: [MBZ] Engine and Transmission Replaced with a Donner Car

2022-01-22 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
yes car cannibalized transmission. On Sat, Jan 22, 2022, 7:52 PM dan penoff.com via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Like from the Donner party, or Donner Pass? > > > https://showlow.craigslist.org/cto/d/overgaard-1981-mercedes-300sd/7435898230.html > > -D >

Re: [MBZ] *sigh* Advance...

2022-01-22 Thread Curt Raymond via Mercedes
I did actually. Fortunately we were going to dinner anyway... Curt Sent from Yahoo Mail on Android On Sat, Jan 22, 2022 at 6:39 PM, dan penoff.com via Mercedes wrote: At least you didn’t drive up there to discover they didn’t have it… -D > On Jan 22, 2022, at 6:35 PM, Curt Raymond via

Re: [MBZ] 211 tires -- this works out well, so far anyway

2022-01-22 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
The grandchildren will love you for all those toys. On Sat, Jan 22, 2022, 8:16 PM Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Let them be a problem for my chirruns > > --FT > Sent from iFōn > > > On Jan 22, 2022, at 8:12 PM, Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes < >

Re: [MBZ] 211 tires -- this works out well, so far anyway

2022-01-22 Thread Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes
Let them be a problem for my chirruns --FT Sent from iFōn > On Jan 22, 2022, at 8:12 PM, Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes > wrote: > > What are you going to do with all these cars? > >> On Fri, Jan 21, 2022, 5:08 PM OK Don via Mercedes >> wrote: >> >> Sounds like a plan! >> >> On Fri, Jan

Re: [MBZ] One for AZ Bob

2022-01-22 Thread Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes
Looks decent for the price --FT Sent from iFōn > On Jan 22, 2022, at 7:51 PM, dan penoff.com via Mercedes > wrote: > > I’ve got the rear speakers, I’ll give them to you. > > https://prescott.craigslist.org/cto/d/phoenix-1981-mercedes-benz-300/7435532717.html > > -D >

Re: [MBZ] oh my... 450 sl benz - $6,000 (jacksonville)

2022-01-22 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Just ask for photo of the engine compartment and you'll have your answer. On Fri, Jan 21, 2022, 4:38 PM dan penoff.com via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Too new for an engine fire, most likely. Those were the 1975-6 models with > the “mini-cats” under the hood. Used to see at least

Re: [MBZ] Engine and Transmission Replaced with a Donner Car

2022-01-22 Thread Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes
It’s been a long cold winter --FT Sent from iFōn > On Jan 22, 2022, at 7:52 PM, dan penoff.com via Mercedes > wrote: > > Like from the Donner party, or Donner Pass? > > https://showlow.craigslist.org/cto/d/overgaard-1981-mercedes-300sd/7435898230.html > > -D >

Re: [MBZ] 211 tires -- this works out well, so far anyway

2022-01-22 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
What are you going to do with all these cars? On Fri, Jan 21, 2022, 5:08 PM OK Don via Mercedes wrote: > Sounds like a plan! > > On Fri, Jan 21, 2022 at 4:05 PM Floyd Thursby via Mercedes < > mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > > > I ordered a pair of tires for the 05E320 wagon off Amazon, best

Re: [MBZ] One for AZ Bob

2022-01-22 Thread mitch--- via Mercedes
I thought Canadians used Liters and not Imperial Gallons... "35/38 MPG consistently" On 2022-01-22 19:50, dan penoff.com via Mercedes wrote: I’ve got the rear speakers, I’ll give them to you. https://prescott.craigslist.org/cto/d/phoenix-1981-mercedes-benz-300/7435532717.html

Re: [MBZ] New ML350 Bluetec and Cold Starting

2022-01-22 Thread mitch--- via Mercedes
Am I the only one who liked it? Mitch. On 2022-01-22 19:45, Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes wrote: You need to pay a dollar to each person that watches that video. ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To

Re: [MBZ] This is a RARE find in this condition. Won’t last long 1971 Mercedes-Benz 300 SE Sedan 4D,$21,000

2022-01-22 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
What an idiot. On Sat, Jan 22, 2022, 11:12 AM Floyd Thursby via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > hydraulic air suspension ride. > > https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/330922145574262 > > -- > --FT > ___ > http://www.okiebenz.com > > To search

Re: [MBZ] Kaleb could just buy a nice one 2010 Mercedes-Benz M-Class ML 350 BLUETEC Sport Utility 4D, $9, 800

2022-01-22 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Must already have been snapped up. On Sat, Jan 22, 2022, 11:16 AM Floyd Thursby via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Has a hitch > > https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/464254125168116 > > -- > --FT > > > ___ > http://www.okiebenz.com > > To

Re: [MBZ] New ML350 Bluetec and Cold Starting

2022-01-22 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
You need to pay a dollar to each person that watches that video. On Sat, Jan 22, 2022, 12:14 PM Curt Raymond via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > LOL, I won $100 for that. > > -Curt > > On Saturday, January 22, 2022, 12:10:46 PM EST, Kaleb Striplin via > Mercedes wrote: > > I can’t

Re: [MBZ] 2010 ML350 - 110k miles - $11,500

2022-01-22 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
For that price you can get a Bluetec diesel ml. On Sat, Jan 22, 2022, 3:06 PM Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > You could probably work a deal that would bring it into more favorable > range > > --FT > Sent from iFōn > > > On Jan 22, 2022, at 2:42 PM, Allan Streib

Re: [MBZ] *sigh* Advance...

2022-01-22 Thread dan penoff.com via Mercedes
That’s too bad. I’ve got two Advance Autos within like five minutes of my house. The one I frequent (if you call every 2-3 months frequent) used to have a really good manager that I struck up a friendship with, but he left for a better job. It’s still pretty good depending on who is behind the

Re: [MBZ] *sigh* Advance...

2022-01-22 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
I ordered some pushrods for my Ghia from Advance. Took a day or two to get from the warehouse to local store, then I got the notice that they had arrived and were ready to pick up. When I got to the store nobody had any idea about my order or the parts. Finally they get a manager to come over

Re: [MBZ] *sigh* Advance...

2022-01-22 Thread Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes
Wow. Sent from my iPhone > On Jan 22, 2022, at 5:36 PM, Curt Raymond via Mercedes > wrote: > > So I order online for that magnetic block heater. Advance's website says "in > stock, available in 30 minutes" I give the 4 hours and arrive to find that > they haven't gotten the order and

Re: [MBZ] 2002 ML500 - 98k miles - $4,500

2022-01-22 Thread dan penoff.com via Mercedes
Brake booster is a real pig of a job on these. -D > On Jan 22, 2022, at 6:40 PM, Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes > wrote: > > $2500 max > > --FT > Sent from iFōn > >> On Jan 22, 2022, at 6:07 PM, Allan Streib via Mercedes >> wrote: >> >> Needs brake booster, windshield, hood latch

Re: [MBZ] 2005 E320 CDI - 292k miles - $6,500

2022-01-22 Thread Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes
$4k max --FT Sent from iFōn > On Jan 22, 2022, at 6:04 PM, Allan Streib via Mercedes > wrote: > > High for the miles? It does look very clean. Drab color scheme though. > > https://stlouis.craigslist.org/cto/d/mount-vernon-2005-mercedes-benz-e320/7436291330.html > >

Re: [MBZ] 2002 ML500 - 98k miles - $4,500

2022-01-22 Thread Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes
$2500 max --FT Sent from iFōn > On Jan 22, 2022, at 6:07 PM, Allan Streib via Mercedes > wrote: > > Needs brake booster, windshield, hood latch repair. > > https://chicago.craigslist.org/nch/cto/d/gurnee-2002-mercedes-ml500/7436295673.html > > ___ >

Re: [MBZ] *sigh* Advance...

2022-01-22 Thread dan penoff.com via Mercedes
At least you didn’t drive up there to discover they didn’t have it… -D > On Jan 22, 2022, at 6:35 PM, Curt Raymond via Mercedes > wrote: > > So I order online for that magnetic block heater. Advance's website says "in > stock, available in 30 minutes" I give the 4 hours and arrive to find

Re: [MBZ] Another eBay Car For AZ Bob

2022-01-22 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
Looks like a forced patina. AZBob Sent from my iPhone > On Jan 22, 2022, at 10:59 AM, Jim Cathey via Mercedes > wrote: > >  >> >> I've always wondered what a 190D 2.5l manual would be like to live with. A >> 2.2l manual is pretty okay... > > Ours is OK, but it doesn't drive right. It

Re: [MBZ] Fwd: iCarsoft MERCEDES BENZ i980 Professional Diagnostic Scanner

2022-01-22 Thread Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes
This one now $140 iCarsoft Professional Multi-System Auto Diagnostic Tool MB V2.0 Compatible for Mercedes-Benz/Sprinter/Smart, ABS SRS Oil BLD INJ https://smile.amazon.com/dp/B0791CDHS1/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_glt_i_2RYE7MYTGCMTA2Y4BNDD?_encoding=UTF8=1 --FT Sent from iFōn > On Jan 22, 2022, at

Re: [MBZ] Fwd: iCarsoft MERCEDES BENZ i980 Professional Diagnostic Scanner

2022-01-22 Thread Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes
Spend $150 on the V2.0 or whatever it is. That thing probably has limited capabilities. Maybe for $40 it could be a somewhat useful tool to keep in the car. --FT Sent from iFōn > On Jan 22, 2022, at 4:40 PM, Frederick Moir via Mercedes > wrote: > > ? > > -- Forwarded message

Re: [MBZ] Is your name Gigi? Do you bake cupcakes? We have the van for you!

2022-01-22 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
Current bid on the van is $17,025. Given what they cost new, that seems like a bargain for a van with only 60k miles, even with the paint scheme (maybe it's just a wrap that can be removed, though?) On Sat, Jan 22, 2022, at 3:46 PM, Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes wrote: > That van might go for

Re: [MBZ] Is your name Gigi? Do you bake cupcakes? We have the van for you!

2022-01-22 Thread Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes
That van might go for reasonable money. My neighbor just opened up a kitchen close by where my buddy is baking stuff for the farmstand out front of the vast estate. There’s a huge amount of used restaurant equipment around for reasonable prices, the guy he is working with got it organized. I

Re: [MBZ] Is your name Gigi? Do you bake cupcakes? We have the van for you!

2022-01-22 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
He might be interested in the rest if the auction... https://clofa.hibid.com/catalog/340533/012522-gigis-cupcakes/ Though maybe too far away. Aside from the barely-used MB Sprinter, there seems to be a lot of nearly-new high-dollar kitchen equipment being liquidated. Victim of COVID maybe,

Re: [MBZ] Is your name Gigi? Do you bake cupcakes? We have the van for you!

2022-01-22 Thread mitch--- via Mercedes
Red Velvet license plates. https://indianapolis.craigslist.org/cto/d/fishers-2011-mercedes-benz-2500/7436201069.html ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

Re: [MBZ] 2010 ML350 - 110k miles - $11,500

2022-01-22 Thread Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes
You could probably work a deal that would bring it into more favorable range --FT Sent from iFōn > On Jan 22, 2022, at 2:42 PM, Allan Streib via Mercedes > wrote: > > Overpriced IMO. > > https://nashville.craigslist.org/cto/d/nashville-2010-mercedes-benz-ml-350/7436250383.html > >

Re: [MBZ] Is your name Gigi? Do you bake cupcakes? We have the van for you!

2022-01-22 Thread Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes
I sent that to my buddy Greg who bakes all kinds of yummy stuff. He needs it Gigi —> Greg easy enough --FT Sent from iFōn > On Jan 22, 2022, at 2:37 PM, Allan Streib via Mercedes > wrote: > > https://indianapolis.craigslist.org/cto/d/fishers-2011-mercedes-benz-2500/7436201069.html >

Re: [MBZ] Magnetic engine heaters

2022-01-22 Thread Curt Raymond via Mercedes
I probably should have. Advance managed to come through with a 300W unit if I go to Keene. I'll go see if Angie's car will start, it should by now, it's been on the charger a couple hours and its warmed up outside... -Curt On Saturday, January 22, 2022, 01:28:27 PM EST, Jim Cathey wrote:

Re: [MBZ] Magnetic engine heaters

2022-01-22 Thread Jim Cathey via Mercedes
> Not sure I can get a 300W locally, might have to go with 200W if I want it > today. Take two, they're small. -- Jim ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

Re: [MBZ] Magnetic engine heaters

2022-01-22 Thread dan penoff.com via Mercedes
True, but those are in the water jacket. Curt is talking about one of the magnetic ones that you stick onto a metal surface and conducts heat. If you get it on a good flat surface like an oil pan they’ll transmit a fair amount of BTUs. -D > On Jan 22, 2022, at 1:11 PM, Jim Cathey wrote: >

Re: [MBZ] Magnetic engine heaters

2022-01-22 Thread Curt Raymond via Mercedes
Ahh, I misunderstood. Thought you meant it was too much. Not sure I can get a 300W locally, might have to go with 200W if I want it today. I might wait and get a 300W for Monday, Tuesday is supposed to be above freezing... -Curt On Saturday, January 22, 2022, 01:06:39 PM EST, dan penoff.com

Re: [MBZ] Magnetic engine heaters

2022-01-22 Thread Curt Raymond via Mercedes
The engine in the ASV is a Deere 4045T which got put in all kinds of stuff like loaders. I expect being able to start would be important. Specifically on our ASV I don't know who chose the 1400W heater, it was in the thing when I took over. The box is in the cab which is how I know what size it

Re: [MBZ] Magnetic engine heaters

2022-01-22 Thread mitch--- via Mercedes
On 2022-01-22 13:15, Curt Raymond via Mercedes wrote: The ASV has a 1400W block heater that I think is excessive but does a very good job getting the engine up to temp quickly. I would imagine the ASV is expected to start at -50°F with help from that block heater.

Re: [MBZ] Magnetic engine heaters

2022-01-22 Thread Curt Raymond via Mercedes
The ASV has a 1400W block heater that I think is excessive but does a very good job getting the engine up to temp quickly. I haven't fully investigated all the heaters on the Tucker yet, it appears to have 2 transmission heaters, it's got a regular automatic transmission although there is no

Re: [MBZ] Magnetic engine heaters

2022-01-22 Thread Jim Cathey via Mercedes
> Not literally. 300W should warm it all up well overnight. The Cummins 6B in my Dodge has a 750W block heater. The MB diesels have 400W block heaters. -- Jim ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To

Re: [MBZ] OT: Battery fun

2022-01-22 Thread Jim Cathey via Mercedes
I recently found a 900VA APC UPS in the thrift stream, unopened in its original box. The box was dusty, and looked 'old'. As expected, the battery was NFG. It's a 24V pack, open-circuit. I clipped an old consumer battery charger (leak generator) to it. This high-tech tool uses a diode in

Re: [MBZ] Magnetic engine heaters

2022-01-22 Thread dan penoff.com via Mercedes
Not literally. 300W should warm it all up well overnight. -D > On Jan 22, 2022, at 12:55 PM, Curt Raymond wrote: > > On a 30 gallon tank at 7F? > > I was just thinking that overnight would be easier, I suppose I could go put > it on tomorrow morning. They're calling for a daytime high of 29F

Re: [MBZ] Another eBay Car For AZ Bob

2022-01-22 Thread Jim Cathey via Mercedes
> I've always wondered what a 190D 2.5l manual would be like to live with. A > 2.2l manual is pretty okay... Ours is OK, but it doesn't drive right. It has the wrong rear end in it, as this was a conversion from an automatic. A shorter ratio would help it a lot. It is NOWHERE near as

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