Re: [MBZ] Was, wherez my Paatz.

2015-09-11 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
Wow, that is _rusty_! Rusty but no longer trusty. So, is the automatic antenna by chance working and how much would it cost shipped down this way? I could also use some tailgate parts... - Max Charleston SC On Fri, Sep 11, 2015 at 12:03 PM, Fred Moir via Mercedes <

Re: [MBZ] Was, wherez my Paatz.

2015-09-11 Thread Randy Bennell via Mercedes
On 11/09/2015 11:33 AM, Curly McLain via Mercedes wrote: Alles.Last night I said that these things come in threes. Well #3 was that this morning the olde and rusty '87 300TD was stone dead, no lights, no start, again.Broken ground strap. Wait for it. As I was replacing the ground strap, it

Re: [MBZ] Was, wherez my Paatz.

2015-09-11 Thread Fred Moir via Mercedes
MA.Diesel preferred. > Date: Fri, 11 Sep 2015 13:01:10 -0400 > To: mercedes@okiebenz.com > Subject: Re: [MBZ] Was, wherez my Paatz. > From: mercedes@okiebenz.com > CC: dillonm...@gmail.com > > Wow, that is _rusty_! Rusty but no longer trusty. > > So, is the automatic antenn

Re: [MBZ] Was, wherez my Paatz.

2015-09-11 Thread Fred Moir via Mercedes
Curly.Don't think I'll chance it. If it came loose it would, at least bore a hole in the hood, whilst giving me the choice of new underwear. Fred Moir.Lynn MA.Diesel preferred. > Date: Fri, 11 Sep 2015 11:33:49 -0500 > To: mercedes@okiebenz.com > Subject: Re: [MBZ] Was, wherez my Paat

Re: [MBZ] Was, wherez my Paatz.

2015-09-11 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
Randy, it is a strut but not a coil-over strut (there is a separate spring). Very bad if the upper strut came free, but not quite as bad as the loss of control when the ball joint lets go. Fred, thinking a little further, perhaps the issue is the rubber strut mount (replaceable with ease) and

Re: [MBZ] Was, wherez my Paatz.

2015-09-11 Thread Curly McLain via Mercedes
My wife's grandfather used to tell a story about driving down to Florida in the winter. He had the car filled up at a service station along the way and the gas jockey checked the oil for him and then came to the window and asked him to come look under the hood. There was oil on the shock and

Re: [MBZ] Was, wherez my Paatz.

2015-09-11 Thread Curly McLain via Mercedes
Alles.Last night I said that these things come in threes. Well #3 was that this morning the olde and rusty '87 300TD was stone dead, no lights, no start, again.Broken ground strap. Wait for it. As I was replacing the ground strap, it came to my attention that the whole cap of the shock tower

Re: [MBZ] Was, wherez my Paatz.

2015-09-11 Thread Fred Moir via Mercedes
3:07:58 -0400 > To: mercedes@okiebenz.com > Subject: Re: [MBZ] Was, wherez my Paatz. > From: mercedes@okiebenz.com > CC: dillonm...@gmail.com > > Randy, it is a strut but not a coil-over strut (there is a separate > spring). Very bad if the upper strut came free, but not quite as bad as &