Re: [MBZ] cheap TD

2015-06-15 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
To: mercedes@okiebenz.com Cc: Rich Thomas richthomas79td...@constructivity.net Sent: Monday, June 15, 2015 7:27 PM Subject: Re: [MBZ] cheap TD Bring me one back from Flip. The rest of the world must be full of old 4 speeds. --R On 6/15/15 7:21 PM, Curt Raymond via Mercedes wrote: I meant

Re: [MBZ] cheap TD

2015-06-15 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
But then you'd still have a poky wagon. On Mon, Jun 15, 2015 at 2:37 PM, Rich Thomas via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: I think this might be the car that belongs to a guy I ran into at a Lowes last winter who said he had one the engine had seized on. Said it was in decent shape other

Re: [MBZ] cheap TD

2015-06-15 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
Stately. Adequate. Genteel. --R On 6/15/15 2:49 PM, Andrew Strasfogel wrote: But then you'd still have a poky wagon. On Mon, Jun 15, 2015 at 2:37 PM, Rich Thomas via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com mailto:mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: I think this might be the car that belongs to a

Re: [MBZ] cheap TD

2015-06-15 Thread Curly McLain via Mercedes
I think this might be the car that belongs to a guy I ran into at a Lowes last winter who said he had one the engine had seized on. Said it was in decent shape other than that. Wonder if I should transplant my NA TD engine into it and have a nice wagon, scrap my old one, only be out a coupla

Re: [MBZ] cheap TD

2015-06-15 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
You need to sell your poky wagon and buy a rusty turbo wagon and swap out the good engine (or drive train) into the rust free chassis with the fried engine. On Mon, Jun 15, 2015 at 3:07 PM, Curly McLain via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: I think this might be the car that belongs to a

Re: [MBZ] cheap TD

2015-06-15 Thread Curt Raymond via Mercedes
15, 2015 3:07 PM Subject: Re: [MBZ] cheap TD I think this might be the car that belongs to a guy I ran into at a Lowes last winter who said he had one the engine had seized on. Said it was in decent shape other than that.  Wonder if I should transplant my NA TD engine into it and have a nice

Re: [MBZ] cheap TD

2015-06-15 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
nifty. -Curt From: Curly McLain via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com To: Mercedes Discussion List mercedes@okiebenz.com Cc: Curly McLain 126die...@gmail.com Sent: Monday, June 15, 2015 3:07 PM Subject: Re: [MBZ] cheap TD I think this might be the car that belongs to a guy I ran

Re: [MBZ] cheap TD

2015-06-15 Thread OK Don via Mercedes
I think that's what he meant - keep the 4 speed from the 240D to mate with the 617 engine of your choice. On Mon, Jun 15, 2015 at 6:15 PM, Rich Thomas via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: What about a 300D 4sp combo -- the NA 300TD is not the highest performing car, a 240 would be

Re: [MBZ] cheap TD

2015-06-15 Thread Curt Raymond via Mercedes
too, the housekeeping staff hates that I sleep all day and they can't make up the room. -Curt From: Rich Thomas via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com To: mercedes@okiebenz.com Cc: Rich Thomas richthomas79td...@constructivity.net Sent: Monday, June 15, 2015 7:15 PM Subject: Re: [MBZ] cheap TD

Re: [MBZ] cheap TD

2015-06-15 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
To: mercedes@okiebenz.com Cc: Rich Thomas richthomas79td...@constructivity.net Sent: Monday, June 15, 2015 7:15 PM Subject: Re: [MBZ] cheap TD What about a 300D 4sp combo -- the NA 300TD is not the highest performing car, a 240 would be wayy less peppy, no? --R On 6/15/15 6:13 PM

Re: [MBZ] cheap TD

2015-06-15 Thread Curt Raymond via Mercedes
From: Rich Thomas via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com To: mercedes@okiebenz.com Cc: Rich Thomas richthomas79td...@constructivity.net Sent: Monday, June 15, 2015 7:27 PM Subject: Re: [MBZ] cheap TD Bring me one back from Flip.  The rest of the world must be full of old 4 speeds. --R On 6

Re: [MBZ] Cheap TD?

2012-10-24 Thread andrew strasfogel
I would never buy anything from someone who shortens the perfectly good probably with the execrable prolly. On Tue, Oct 23, 2012 at 10:40 AM, Mitch Haley m...@voyager.net wrote: WILTON wrote: NEW tranny? So, how does that work out - the car is a gift, or is he paying somebody to take it? In

Re: [MBZ] Cheap TD?

2012-10-24 Thread WILTON
How 'bout probly?;) Wilton - Original Message - From: andrew strasfogel astrasfo...@gmail.com To: Mercedes Discussion List mercedes@okiebenz.com Sent: Wednesday, October 24, 2012 3:18 PM Subject: Re: [MBZ] Cheap TD? I would never buy anything from someone who shortens

Re: [MBZ] Cheap TD?

2012-10-24 Thread Mitch Haley
WILTON wrote: How 'bout probly?;) Ever hear parbably when you were in Michigan? ___ http://www.okiebenz.com For new and used parts go to www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options

Re: [MBZ] Cheap TD?

2012-10-24 Thread Michael Canfield
: [MBZ] Cheap TD? I would never buy anything from someone who shortens the perfectly good probably with the execrable prolly. On Tue, Oct 23, 2012 at 10:40 AM, Mitch Haley m...@voyager.net wrote: WILTON wrote: NEW tranny? So, how does that work out - the car is a gift, or is he paying

Re: [MBZ] Cheap TD?

2012-10-24 Thread WILTON
'Think I did; 'can't be sure. Wilton - Original Message - From: Mitch Haley m...@voyager.net To: Mercedes Discussion List mercedes@okiebenz.com Sent: Wednesday, October 24, 2012 4:07 PM Subject: Re: [MBZ] Cheap TD? WILTON wrote: How 'bout probly?;) Ever hear parbably when

Re: [MBZ] Cheap TD?

2012-10-23 Thread WILTON
NEW tranny? So, how does that work out - the car is a gift, or is he paying somebody to take it? In effect, 'sounds like paying somebody to take it? Wilton - Original Message - From: Rich Thomas richthomas79td...@constructivity.net To: Mercedes Discussion List mercedes@okiebenz.com

Re: [MBZ] Cheap TD?

2012-10-23 Thread Mitch Haley
WILTON wrote: NEW tranny? So, how does that work out - the car is a gift, or is he paying somebody to take it? In effect, 'sounds like paying somebody to take it? Good point. More than $1500 worth of work currently being done on it, with a $1500 price tag? Maybe he's just mathematically

Re: [MBZ] Cheap TD in LA CL

2007-10-17 Thread Luther
Kaleb, ever seen one cheaper?? :) -- Luther KB5QHUAlma, Ark '87 300SDL (272,xxx mi) head case '85 Ford F250 6.9 diesel (x58,xxx mi) BioBeast '82 300CD (166 kmi) '82 300D (74 kmi) getting donor engine-sold '85 300D (280,176) parts car sans engine Quoting Robert Rentfro [EMAIL

Re: [MBZ] Cheap TD in LA CL

2007-10-17 Thread Luther
Message From: John Freer [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: 10/16/07 03:40 PM To: Mercedes Discussion List mercedes@okiebenz.com Subject: Re: [MBZ] Cheap TD in LA CL -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-= Redondo Beach=salt air=rust. On 10/16/07, Robert Rentfro [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Don't see many wagons

Re: [MBZ] Cheap TD in LA CL

2007-10-17 Thread Mitch Haley
Luther wrote: Kaleb, ever seen one cheaper?? :) Cheaper than $2500? He mentioned two yesterday: Well its non turbo. There is a non turbo for sale here for 1k, a 81 turbo wagon with new paint for $1200 ___ http://www.okiebenz.com For new parts see

Re: [MBZ] Cheap TD in LA CL

2007-10-17 Thread Kaleb C. Striplin, work
Why yes I have. --- Kaleb C. Striplin Cox Auto Trader 730 FSBO Supervisor - Original Message - From: Luther [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Mercedes Discussion List mercedes@okiebenz.com Sent: Wednesday, October 17, 2007 6:35 AM Subject: Re: [MBZ] Cheap TD in LA CL Kaleb, ever seen one cheaper

Re: [MBZ] Cheap TD in LA CL

2007-10-17 Thread Kaleb C. Striplin, work
@okiebenz.com Sent: Wednesday, October 17, 2007 7:00 AM Subject: Re: [MBZ] Cheap TD in LA CL Luther wrote: Kaleb, ever seen one cheaper?? :) Cheaper than $2500? He mentioned two yesterday: Well its non turbo. There is a non turbo for sale here for 1k, a 81 turbo wagon with new paint

Re: [MBZ] Cheap TD in LA CL

2007-10-17 Thread Redghost
I am not learning what needs to be screwed down to make the vibration stop. Went under Gump and did the transmission mount as well as the front hold down. No impact. Will have to grasshopper on the car some more before I do more stupid wrench tricks, like redo the whole front end. clay

Re: [MBZ] Cheap TD in LA CL

2007-10-17 Thread Luther
as the 2 free wagons I got a few years ago. --- Kaleb C. Striplin Cox Auto Trader 730 FSBO Supervisor - Original Message - From: Mitch Haley [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Mercedes Discussion List mercedes@okiebenz.com Sent: Wednesday, October 17, 2007 7:00 AM Subject: Re: [MBZ] Cheap TD

Re: [MBZ] Cheap TD in LA CL

2007-10-17 Thread Kaleb C. Striplin, work
Subject: Re: [MBZ] Cheap TD in LA CL Tell me about the mechanical condition of your free wagons. Did they come with complete service records?? Luther On Wed, 17 Oct 2007 08:30:53 -0500, Kaleb C. Striplin, work [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I have seen an 85 for $600, which somebody else bought

Re: [MBZ] Cheap TD in LA CL

2007-10-17 Thread Curt Raymond
I bought my '81 300TD for $300 and sold it for $200. Put probably $1500 into it in the year I owned it. Piece o' crap. -Curt Date: Wed, 17 Oct 2007 06:35:34 -0500 From: Luther [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: [MBZ] Cheap TD in LA CL To: Mercedes Discussion List mercedes@okiebenz.com Message-ID

Re: [MBZ] Cheap TD in LA CL

2007-10-17 Thread Peter Frederick
: Re: [MBZ] Cheap TD in LA CL To: Mercedes Discussion List mercedes@okiebenz.com Message-ID: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Content-Type: text/plain; charset=UTF-8; format=flowed Kaleb, ever seen one cheaper?? :) -- Luther KB5QHUAlma, Ark '87 300SDL (272,xxx mi) head case '85 Ford F250 6.9 diesel

Re: [MBZ] Cheap TD in LA CL

2007-10-17 Thread Hendrik Fay
owned it. Piece o' crap. -Curt Date: Wed, 17 Oct 2007 06:35:34 -0500 From: Luther [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: [MBZ] Cheap TD in LA CL To: Mercedes Discussion List mercedes@okiebenz.com Message-ID: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Content-Type: text/plain; charset=UTF-8; format=flowed Kaleb, ever seen

Re: [MBZ] Cheap TD in LA CL

2007-10-17 Thread Trampas
if someone is interested. My wife wants both of them gone... Trampas -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Hendrik Fay Sent: Wednesday, October 17, 2007 8:45 PM To: Mercedes Discussion List Subject: Re: [MBZ] Cheap TD in LA CL Ahh yes the old

Re: [MBZ] Cheap TD in LA CL

2007-10-17 Thread Curt Raymond
out on some adventures though... -Curt Date: Wed, 17 Oct 2007 19:11:46 -0500 From: Peter Frederick [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: [MBZ] Cheap TD in LA CL To: Mercedes Discussion List mercedes@okiebenz.com Message-ID: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Content-Type: text/plain; charset=US-ASCII; format=flowed

Re: [MBZ] Cheap TD in LA CL

2007-10-16 Thread Allan Streib
No air, no cruise, banged up, mileage unknown. I'd say it's a little on the high side. Allan Robert Rentfro [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Don't see many wagons this cheap. http://losangeles.craigslist.org/wst/car/447526976.html Waddya think? Bob R. -- 1983 300D 1966 230

Re: [MBZ] Cheap TD in LA CL

2007-10-16 Thread Kaleb C. Striplin, work
Well its non turbo. There is a non turbo for sale here for 1k, a 81 turbo wagon with new paint for $1200 --- Kaleb C. Striplin Cox Auto Trader 730 FSBO Supervisor - Original Message - From: Robert Rentfro [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Mercedes Discussion List Mercedes@okiebenz.com Sent:

Re: [MBZ] Cheap TD in LA CL

2007-10-16 Thread ernest breakfield
and judging by the guard behind the rear seat, likely 'doggified'... cheers! e Allan Streib wrote: No air, no cruise, banged up, mileage unknown. I'd say it's a little on the high side. Allan Robert Rentfro [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Don't see many wagons this cheap.

Re: [MBZ] Cheap TD in LA CL

2007-10-16 Thread Robert Rentfro
True, true... -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Allan Streib Sent: Tuesday, October 16, 2007 10:58 AM To: Mercedes Discussion List Subject: Re: [MBZ] Cheap TD in LA CL No air, no cruise, banged up, mileage unknown. I'd say it's a little

Re: [MBZ] Cheap TD in LA CL

2007-10-16 Thread John Freer
Redondo Beach=salt air=rust. On 10/16/07, Robert Rentfro [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Don't see many wagons this cheap. http://losangeles.craigslist.org/wst/car/447526976.html Waddya think? Bob R. ___ http://www.okiebenz.com For new parts see

Re: [MBZ] Cheap TD in LA CL

2007-10-16 Thread Tom Hargrave
[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: 10/16/07 03:40 PM To: Mercedes Discussion List mercedes@okiebenz.com Subject: Re: [MBZ] Cheap TD in LA CL -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-= Redondo Beach=salt air=rust. On 10/16/07, Robert Rentfro [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Don't see many wagons this cheap. http

Re: [MBZ] Cheap TD in LA CL

2007-10-16 Thread Kevin Kraly
There is no such thing as a cheap Mercedes This is true. My $1300 1983 300SD is now $2800 after $200 worth of seats and $1300 for the suspension, turbo and other misc repairs. I still have the AC compressor, vac lock pump and external water leaks to fix yet which will add a few more

Re: [MBZ] Cheap TD in LA CL

2007-10-16 Thread Tom Hargrave
Message From: Kevin Kraly [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: 10/16/07 04:13 PM To: Mercedes Discussion List mercedes@okiebenz.com Subject: Re: [MBZ] Cheap TD in LA CL -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-= There is no such thing as a cheap Mercedes This is true. My $1300 1983 300SD is now $2800 after $200 worth

Re: [MBZ] Cheap TD in LA CL

2007-10-16 Thread Kevin Kraly
Nothing is worse for these cars than deferred maintenance. They will hit you for double what the repair would have cost if it wasn't let go. For example, if the AC compressor on my SD was replaced when it seized, it would have cost little more than the compressor itself to straighten things

Re: [MBZ] Cheap TD in LA CL

2007-10-16 Thread EDWARD DENNIS
Hi, 300sd 1982 AZ. car purchased in Chicago for $1700. as a second owner 117,000 miles Maco 5 year old white with a nice black interior. Tires shot. Exhaust hanging off. I found an In. phone bill in the glove box. 2 motor mounts, right side lower arm strut rod bushing rebuild, 4

Re: [MBZ] Cheap TD in LA CL

2007-10-16 Thread Kevin Kraly
It sounds like we're about even. They will both be $3500-$4K cars when completely done (are they ever actually done, NO!). If they never needed to be worked on, we wouldn't have this wonderful list. Kevin in Hillsboro, ORR 1983 300SD 267Kmi, Ursula ___

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2007-10-16 Thread Redghost
miles / year. Tom www.kegkits.com Original Message From: Kevin Kraly [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: 10/16/07 04:13 PM To: Mercedes Discussion List mercedes@okiebenz.com Subject: Re: [MBZ] Cheap TD in LA CL -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-= There is no such thing as a cheap Mercedes

Re: [MBZ] Cheap TD in LA CL

2007-10-16 Thread Jim Cathey
I suspect that Gump is the exception, much as the frankenheap is. And this SL. I'm into it about $50 so far. But a lot of time, most of it actually somewhat optional. If you don't mind driving a heap. Low initial buy in, ran her for a year with only fluid changes. She started to cost

Re: [MBZ] Cheap TD in LA CL

2007-10-16 Thread Redghost
On 16 Oct 2007, at 20:51, Jim Cathey wrote: I suspect that Gump is the exception, much as the frankenheap is. And this SL. I'm into it about $50 so far. But a lot of time, most of it actually somewhat optional. If you don't mind driving a heap. Low initial buy in, ran her for a year

Re: [MBZ] Cheap TD in LA CL

2007-10-16 Thread Jim Cathey
It is also how Grasshopper spends nights alone in the shed since SWMBA does not take kindly to idiot husband breaking that stupid ugly old car. Grasshopper learn _many_ things! -- Jim ___ http://www.okiebenz.com For new parts see official list sponsor: