Re: [MBZ] B2 photobomber in Google Satellite View

2021-12-22 Thread dan penoff.com via Mercedes
Makes sense, just north of Whiteman AFB. Spent some time there doing stuff with the B-2 boys and girls. Interestingly, I saw more women on perimeter security there than at any other Air Force base I ever visited. Not sure why, just seemed interesting. -D > On Dec 22, 2021, at 7:38 AM,

Re: [MBZ] B2 piston

2019-09-04 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
true!  At least I could determine if it is metal or prastic. MG via Mercedes wrote on 9/4/19 2:52 PM:  You could take it out and see what condition it is in and if it looks good then put it back in and go. MG ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list

Re: [MBZ] B2 piston

2019-09-04 Thread MG via Mercedes
You could take it out and see what condition it is in and if it looks good then put it back in and go. MG Curley McLain via Mercedes wrote: MB sez there are 3 B2 piston kits in the US, all in CA.They want $160, but it can be bought through Tampa's website for $111. plus shipping, do

Re: [MBZ] B2 piston

2019-09-04 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
If you might need the car to evacuate from a hurricane or EMP event, get the kit and get'r done. Much easier to do now with the transmission out of the car, you can be sure of cleanliness and fit etc. - Max Charleston SC ___ http://www.okiebenz.com

Re: [MBZ] B2 piston

2019-09-04 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
If I was pretty sure it was going to be needed, I would do it now. Much easier than trying to do it in the car. Randy That's just it.   I've never had one fail.  The car does not get a lot of miles, and won't be going far.  I thought the B2 kit was $50 or 60. So now I am questioning the

Re: [MBZ] B2 piston

2019-09-04 Thread Randy Bennell via Mercedes
On 04/09/2019 11:28 AM, Curley McLain via Mercedes wrote: MB sez there are 3 B2 piston kits in the US, all in CA.    They want $160, but it can be bought through Tampa's website for $111. plus shipping, do probably $130-$125. I'm inclined not to buy one now, but put the trans in and see how

Re: [MBZ] B2

2015-07-16 Thread Curly McLain via Mercedes
I probably was only able to see it because they weren't trying to hide. *smiles* Scotty! Shields UP! ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

Re: [MBZ] B2

2015-07-16 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
Ayatollah Hominy would need a new set of trousers if he saw that thing --R On 7/16/15 1:58 AM, fmiser via Mercedes wrote: WILTON wrote: It's supposedly so stealthy, I surprised you saw it. ;) Heh. I was using ears and eyes - not radar. And since I could recognize the silhouette it

Re: [MBZ] B2

2015-07-16 Thread Curly McLain via Mercedes
Hominy did shoulda seen that in 1979 had jimmay cahtah had one ball ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

Re: [MBZ] B2

2015-07-15 Thread WILTON via Mercedes
It's supposedly so stealthy, I surprised you saw it. ;) Wilton - Original Message - From: fmiser via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com To: Mercedes Discussion List mercedes@okiebenz.com Cc: fmiser fmi...@gmail.com Sent: Wednesday, July 15, 2015 11:38 PM Subject: [MBZ] B2 Saw a B2

Re: [MBZ] B2

2015-07-15 Thread fmiser via Mercedes
WILTON wrote: It's supposedly so stealthy, I surprised you saw it. ;) Heh. I was using ears and eyes - not radar. And since I could recognize the silhouette it wasn't nearly as high as it could be. Bright blue sky with a black zig-zag on it. I probably was only able to see it because

Re: [MBZ] B2 piston seal/pinched from the Hilter list today

2012-10-14 Thread Tim C
On Sep 25, 2012 8:09 PM, Kaleb C. Striplin ka...@striplin.net wrote: thats great and dandy but the vehicle in these photos does not have a broken b2 Right, his complaint was a leaking seal. I think the process is the same, right? Best, Tim On 9/25/2012 6:14 PM, Dieselhead wrote: Looks

Re: [MBZ] B2 piston seal/pinched from the Hilter list today

2012-09-25 Thread Dieselhead
Looks like its from whazizface Bergstra @ dieselgiant Good article. I'd like to see a video clip of the pushrod engaged and moving the brake band properly. That is one job I have not done yet. But 240D needs that and K1 spring done unless I breakdown and convert it to a real transmission.

Re: [MBZ] B2 piston seal/pinched from the Hilter list today

2012-09-25 Thread Kaleb C. Striplin
thats great and dandy but the vehicle in these photos does not have a broken b2 pistion On 9/25/2012 6:14 PM, Dieselhead wrote: Looks like its from whazizface Bergstra @ dieselgiant Good article. I'd like to see a video clip of the pushrod engaged and moving the brake band properly. That

Re: [MBZ] B2 band?

2009-08-29 Thread Thomas Savage
Redghost wrote: Car does not want to shift into reverse. That is a B2 band thing? Looking at a 95 s500 B2 failure results in reverse only and no forward motion. Run, don't walk, from a sick 140. You really don't want to attempt the Gump bit on a CAN-bus car. Tom

Re: [MBZ] B2 band?

2009-08-29 Thread Kaleb C. Striplin
no Redghost wrote: Car does not want to shift into reverse. That is a B2 band thing? Looking at a 95 s500 clay ___ http://www.okiebenz.com For new and used parts go to www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To

Re: [MBZ] B2 piston question

2007-10-24 Thread Chris Lane
Ok, so here is the situation. I have a 1982 300SD with a bad B2 piston. I know its bad, I had the classic symptoms, took it apart, and the piston came out in pieces, several of them actually. I have a new piston ready to go in, I have the new plastic ring to replace the old metal one, new

Re: [MBZ] B2 piston question

2007-10-24 Thread Allan Streib
Call Rusty. I did the B2 on my '83 300D and ordered a kit which had all the parts, but I'd bet he could tell you the part number of that seal and probably send it to you as well assuming it is available separately from the kit. Allan -- 1983 300D 1966 230 Chris Lane [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes:

Re: [MBZ] B2 piston location

2007-03-28 Thread Allan Streib
Chris Lane [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: So after all of the research I have done and questions I have asked I have my problem fairly narrowed down to the B2 piston in my transmission. I have an 82 300SD. I just the other day noticed a large amount of tranny fluid on my driveway. Since the

Re: [MBZ] B2 Piston repair? --- Transmission failing

2006-03-26 Thread Mitch Haley
What Rick said. The good news is that there's more room in the 126 tranny tunnel than the 123. List owner Kaleb has done a few 123 B2s in the car, could probably help with specific questions if you run into trouble. Do put the whole sleeve/piston kit, don't get lazy and put the new piston in the

Re: [MBZ] B2 Piston repair? --- Transmission failing

2006-03-26 Thread John Berryman
On Mar 25, 2006, at 1:45 PM, Rick Knoble wrote: Yeah, I was on yahell lists before. I was not particularly impressed. This IS the place for information on ALL Mercedes, not just diesels (although a good deal of us are from an old diesel list). Here is some B2 info

Re: [MBZ] B2 Piston repair? --- Transmission failing

2006-03-26 Thread Kaleb C. Striplin
yep, sounds like the b2 pistion for sure. Somebody around here has a writeup on it which I need to post to the website. Daniel Konow wrote: Hello List I send the follwing Email earlier to a different list and got a kind answer from Larry T. who has a good guess about the problem my 81 300SD

Re: [MBZ] B2 Piston repair? --- Transmission failing

2006-03-26 Thread Kaleb C. Striplin
Yea, it can be done in the car alrighty. Mitch Haley wrote: What Rick said. The good news is that there's more room in the 126 tranny tunnel than the 123. List owner Kaleb has done a few 123 B2s in the car, could probably help with specific questions if you run into trouble. Do put the whole

Re: [MBZ] B2 Piston repair? --- Transmission failing

2006-03-25 Thread Rick Knoble
Yeah, I was on yahell lists before. I was not particularly impressed. This IS the place for information on ALL Mercedes, not just diesels (although a good deal of us are from an old diesel list). Here is some B2 info http://transmission.articles.mbz.org/b2/why/

Re: [MBZ] B2 diagnosis

2006-02-06 Thread Loren Faeth
Thanks! this and Jim's tip about the kickdown switch are great starting places. Anybody else got trans troubleshooting ideas? When/how do you pronounce the sucker dead? At 05:32 PM 2/5/2006, you wrote: no, there are many things that could cause that. First of which would be the control

Re: [MBZ] B2 diagnosis

2006-02-06 Thread Marshall Booth
Loren Faeth wrote: The 88 TE I bought in VA should arrive in the next few days. It was sold with a non-working trans, but was supposed to be able to move enough to drive on a transport. When the transport got there, the car didn't start. I don't know other symptoms yet. Since I am new to

Re: [MBZ] B2 diagnosis

2006-02-06 Thread Luther Gulseth
Start with a Mobile 1 ATF fluid/filter change. That cured my CD which had a slipping trans until the speed was above 15-20mph. I'm a believer. Luther On Sun, 05 Feb 2006 19:30:20 -0600, Marshall Booth [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Loren Faeth wrote: The 88 TE I bought in VA should arrive in

Re: [MBZ] B2 diagnosis

2006-02-05 Thread Kaleb C. Striplin
No, the symptom of a bad b2 piston is you shift into drive and it never goes into gear. If you have the shift into gear and it takes 3 sec then the tranny is probably just worn out. Loren Faeth wrote: The 88 TE I bought in VA should arrive in the next few days. It was sold with a

Re: [MBZ] B2 diagnosis

2006-02-05 Thread Woodlandtaylors
My experience with only a B2 failure should be able to drive in reverse, not forward. Dennis T -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Kaleb C. Striplin Sent: Sunday, February 05, 2006 8:15 AM To: Mercedes Discussion List Subject: Re: [MBZ] B2

Re: [MBZ] B2 diagnosis

2006-02-05 Thread Loren Faeth
ok, well the updated B2 is supposed to have a groove so that the shift/response time is shorter. At 10:14 AM 2/5/2006, you wrote: No, the symptom of a bad b2 piston is you shift into drive and it never goes into gear. If you have the shift into gear and it takes 3 sec then the tranny is

Re: [MBZ] B2 diagnosis

2006-02-05 Thread Loren Faeth
So if the car moves forward and reverse, but doesn't shift into highway gear the trans is toast? At 12:09 PM 2/5/2006, you wrote: My experience with only a B2 failure should be able to drive in reverse, not forward. Dennis T

Re: [MBZ] B2 diagnosis

2006-02-05 Thread Kaleb C. Striplin
no, there are many things that could cause that. First of which would be the control pressure cable which connects to the throttle linkage. Loren Faeth wrote: So if the car moves forward and reverse, but doesn't shift into highway gear the trans is toast? At 12:09 PM 2/5/2006, you wrote:

Re: [MBZ] B2 Piston Failure

2005-10-12 Thread B Dike
Thanks Barry. Can the B2 band be replaced w/o dismantling the tranny? Bruce --- Barry Stark [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Bruce - The only quick test is the B2 only controls forward gears, it should still have reverse. OTOH, he did say it went bang when it quit. I'm guessing it may more

Re: [MBZ] B2 Piston Failure

2005-10-12 Thread Kaleb C. Striplin
no B Dike wrote: Thanks Barry. Can the B2 band be replaced w/o dismantling the tranny? Bruce -- Kaleb C. Striplin/Claremore, OK 89 560SEL, 87 300SDL, 87 300SDL, 85 380SE, 85 300D, 83 300TD, 81 300TD, 81 240D, 81 240D, 76 450SEL, 76 240D, 76 300D, 74 240D, 69 250 Okie Benz Auto

Re: [MBZ] B2 Piston Failure

2005-10-11 Thread Barry Stark
Bruce - The only quick test is the B2 only controls forward gears, it should still have reverse. OTOH, he did say it went bang when it quit. I'm guessing it may more likely be the B2 band that broke, not the piston. Barry -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL

Re: [MBZ] B2 Piston Failure

2005-10-11 Thread Marshall Booth
Barry Stark wrote: Bruce - The only quick test is the B2 only controls forward gears, it should still have reverse. OTOH, he did say it went bang when it quit. I'm guessing it may more likely be the B2 band that broke, not the piston. Barry Either the band breaking OR the piston failing will

Re: [MBZ] B2 Piston Failure

2005-10-10 Thread redghost
Bruce Offer half, since he smoked too much, the tranny is shot and the car is not worth more than asking price in the condition stated, even if it ran. There is a tranny in the PnP up in Lynnwood on a 300D. Bound to have parts enough there to make it run well and cover the interior issues.

Re: [MBZ] B2 piston on a W126

2005-10-03 Thread Marshall Booth
Kaleb C. Striplin wrote: thats 123 that takes 45 Luther Gulseth wrote: which is it? Does it take you 20 or 45 minutes to do the b2 on a 126? I'm confused. On Sun, 02 Oct 2005 02:29:45 -0500, Kaleb C. Striplin [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Its very easy to do on a 126 with it in the

Re: [MBZ] B2 piston on a W126

2005-10-02 Thread Kaleb C. Striplin
Its very easy to do on a 126 with it in the car, takes me about 20 minutes. On the 126, takes maybe 45. Rick Knoble wrote: Hi Al, Is it possible to change a B2 piston on an '85 200 SD with the trans in the car? Is it very time consuming? Thanks, Rick Knoble 1985 300 CD

Re: [MBZ] B2 piston on a W126

2005-10-02 Thread Luther Gulseth
which is it? Does it take you 20 or 45 minutes to do the b2 on a 126? I'm confused. On Sun, 02 Oct 2005 02:29:45 -0500, Kaleb C. Striplin [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Its very easy to do on a 126 with it in the car, takes me about 20 minutes. On the 126, takes maybe 45. -- Luther

Re: [MBZ] B2 piston on a W126

2005-10-02 Thread Kaleb C. Striplin
thats 123 that takes 45 Luther Gulseth wrote: which is it? Does it take you 20 or 45 minutes to do the b2 on a 126? I'm confused. On Sun, 02 Oct 2005 02:29:45 -0500, Kaleb C. Striplin [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Its very easy to do on a 126 with it in the car, takes me about 20

Re: [MBZ] B2 Piston For Sale

2005-06-29 Thread JabbaHursty
would have done better buying it from us gary At 12:52 PM 6/29/2005, you wrote: I bought a B2 Piston for an 85 300D from the local MB Stealership (Aristocrat Motors Kansas City, MO). As it turns out mine was not broken and they will not take it back. Thus I will never buy from them again.