Re: [MBZ] More cool specials

2006-02-02 Thread Rusty Cullens
No, the stuffing looks more like shredded whitey tighties. -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Mitch Haley Sent: Wednesday, February 01, 2006 5:29 AM To: Mercedes Discussion List Subject: Re: [MBZ] More cool specials Rusty Cullens wrote

Re: [MBZ] More cool specials

2006-02-02 Thread LT Don
Goodwill ships lots of unusable / unsellable second hand clothes to Asia. So, what you see might actually be shredded tight whities! Are there any stains on the material? On 2/2/06, Rusty Cullens [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: No, the stuffing looks more like shredded whitey tighties. -- 1977

Re: [MBZ] More cool specials

2006-02-02 Thread andrew strasfogel
LT Don makes my day yet again. Hahahahaha!! On 2/2/06, LT Don [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Goodwill ships lots of unusable / unsellable second hand clothes to Asia. So, what you see might actually be shredded tight whities! Are there any stains on the material? On 2/2/06, Rusty Cullens [EMAIL

Re: [MBZ] More cool specials

2006-02-01 Thread Werner Fehlauer
] To: Mercedes Discussion List [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Tuesday, January 31, 2006 8:11 PM Subject: Re: [MBZ] More cool specials I also do not know how he could guarantee these filters. What exactly would that mean? For example, if you run into problems with your old motor with 300K plus miles on it, how

Re: [MBZ] More cool specials

2006-02-01 Thread LT Don
- Original Message - From: Bob Rentfro [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Mercedes Discussion List [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Wednesday, February 01, 2006 9:07 AM Subject: Re: [MBZ] More cool specials Hendrik asked the tough question: Question is, are you willing to risk your reputation

Re: [MBZ] More cool specials

2006-02-01 Thread Kaleb C. Striplin
] To: Mercedes Discussion List [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Wednesday, February 01, 2006 9:07 AM Subject: Re: [MBZ] More cool specials Hendrik asked the tough question: Question is, are you willing to risk your reputation with these cheap filters. Just because they look similar does not mean

Re: [MBZ] More cool specials

2006-02-01 Thread Rich Thomas
cents. Your mileage may vary etc. Randy B -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Behalf Of Bob Rentfro Sent: Tuesday, January 31, 2006 2:38 PM To: Mercedes Discussion List Subject: Re: [MBZ] More cool specials Hendrik asked the tough question: Question

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2006-02-01 Thread Hendrik Riessen
: Wednesday, February 01, 2006 11:01 AM Subject: Re: [MBZ] More cool specials and what makes you so sure your OE filter is not really made in china or taiwan. Good chance it is.

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2006-02-01 Thread OK Don
So, now the junk costs more, and has more features - they still won't go 400,000. The eninges might, but everything else falls apart. On 1/31/06, LT Don [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I am old enough to remember when we all laughed at the Japanese imports -- pieces of junk. Those pieces of junk are

Re: [MBZ] More cool specials

2006-02-01 Thread LT Don
Oh, I don't know. My Toyota Camry was a sweet ride until the timing belt let loose and ... uh, never mind. On 2/1/06, OK Don [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: So, now the junk costs more, and has more features - they still won't go 400,000. The eninges might, but everything else falls apart. On

Re: [MBZ] More cool specials

2006-02-01 Thread Hendrik Riessen
- From: LT Don [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Mercedes Discussion List [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Wednesday, February 01, 2006 10:56 AM Subject: Re: [MBZ] More cool specials I am old enough to remember when we all laughed at the Japanese imports -- pieces of junk. Those pieces of junk are now called Lexus.

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2006-02-01 Thread LT Don
, February 01, 2006 10:56 AM Subject: Re: [MBZ] More cool specials I am old enough to remember when we all laughed at the Japanese imports -- pieces of junk. Those pieces of junk are now called Lexus. ___ http://www.striplin.net For new parts see official list

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2006-02-01 Thread John Ervine
LT Don wrote: My Toyota Camry was a sweet ride until the timing belt let loose and ... uh, never mind. Mr. Valve and Mr. Piston met and shook hands? -- John L. Ervine 1981 240D 4-spd 268+kmi 1980 300TD 170+kmi 1980 300SD 277+kmi 1977 280S 4-spd 80+kmi

Re: [MBZ] More cool specials

2006-02-01 Thread Ed Booher
On 1/31/06, Hendrik Riessen [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Yeah the Japanese have come a long way since the early days of the corolla but seriously would you trust a little tin box with your life? The problem with Lexus is that it does not have the brand recognition factor of a Mercedes. It's all

Re: [MBZ] More cool specials

2006-02-01 Thread Jim Cathey
design engineer as well. Hence all the old German vehicles that are still on the road. Slightly rusty and a bit beat, but still mostly intact and road worthy. Not, you might note, in Germany! -- Jim

Re: [MBZ] More cool specials

2006-02-01 Thread LT Don
They got up close and personal, made sweet music together, and gave birth to ... well, to a car for which I was given an amazing trade value (book) toward a new Voyager. On 2/1/06, John Ervine [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: LT Don wrote: My Toyota Camry was a sweet ride until the timing belt let

Re: [MBZ] More cool specials

2006-02-01 Thread David Brodbeck
Hendrik Riessen wrote: It does not matter where it is made, what matters is that DC is willing to put their logo on it and I would hope, if it proves to be faulty, pay to remedy any damage done by a faulty oil filter. Are you getting yours at the dealer? The OEM filters I've been buying

Re: [MBZ] More cool specials

2006-02-01 Thread Hendrik Riessen
- From: David Brodbeck [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Mercedes Discussion List [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Wednesday, February 01, 2006 3:43 PM Subject: Re: [MBZ] More cool specials Hendrik Riessen wrote: It does not matter where it is made, what matters is that DC is willing to put their logo

Re: [MBZ] More cool specials

2006-02-01 Thread David Brodbeck
Hendrik Riessen wrote: Yes I do, complete with new washers and a holographic seal on the box. I get new washers with mine, and a new O-ring for the filter cover, but no fancy hologram. I'm not sure the car knows the difference, though. I may buy a couple of the new cheapo filters just to

Re: [MBZ] More cool specials

2006-02-01 Thread Rusty Cullens
on using them as well. -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Hendrik Riessen Sent: Tuesday, January 31, 2006 5:01 PM To: Mercedes Discussion List Subject: Re: [MBZ] More cool specials Question is, are you willing to risk your reputation

Re: [MBZ] More cool specials

2006-02-01 Thread Rusty Cullens
Exactly. -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Bob Rentfro Sent: Tuesday, January 31, 2006 5:38 PM To: Mercedes Discussion List Subject: Re: [MBZ] More cool specials Hendrik asked the tough question: Question is, are you willing to risk your

Re: [MBZ] More cool specials

2006-02-01 Thread John Berryman
On Wednesday, February 1, 2006, at 04:29 AM, David Brodbeck wrote: I put 20,000 miles on the car in the last six months, so I'm going through a lot of filters. I suppose filter quality might be a bigger concern if you're running Mobil 1 with extended drain intervals. I use Mann and Hengst,

Re: [MBZ] More cool specials

2006-02-01 Thread R A Bennell
: [MBZ] More cool specials On 1/31/06, Hendrik Riessen [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Yeah the Japanese have come a long way since the early days of the corolla but seriously would you trust a little tin box with your life? The problem with Lexus is that it does not have the brand recognition factor

Re: [MBZ] More cool specials

2006-01-31 Thread Hendrik Riessen
Question is, are you willing to risk your reputation with these cheap filters. Just because they look similar does not mean that the quality is the same. Personally I pay a little extra to get genuine filters. Also are you willing to guarantee these filters? Hendrik - Original Message

Re: [MBZ] More cool specials

2006-01-31 Thread R A Bennell
PROTECTED] Behalf Of Bob Rentfro Sent: Tuesday, January 31, 2006 2:38 PM To: Mercedes Discussion List Subject: Re: [MBZ] More cool specials Hendrik asked the tough question: Question is, are you willing to risk your reputation with these cheap filters. Just because they look similar does not mean

Re: [MBZ] More cool specials

2006-01-31 Thread Hendrik Riessen
copies to say the least but there is a difference between turn signal assemblies and filters. Hendrik - Original Message - From: Bob Rentfro [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Mercedes Discussion List [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Wednesday, February 01, 2006 9:07 AM Subject: Re: [MBZ] More cool specials