Re: [MBZ] s600

2015-05-31 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
Holy. For $1500, slap a rebuilt compressor on it and drive it into the ground. When you’re done, sell off the parts for a profit. I would be so all over that if it was close by. Even though I have nowhere to park it. Dan On May 31, 2015, at 12:05 PM, Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes

Re: [MBZ] s600

2015-05-31 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
You need to find someone to check it out. Isn’t Marmelstein in Arkieland? I know he’s in northern Arkieland, but he’s got to be closer. Dan On May 31, 2015, at 12:16 PM, Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: It's about 4 hours away from me, I am just concerned

Re: [MBZ] s600

2015-05-31 Thread Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes
It's about 4 hours away from me, I am just concerned about how much hail damage it has. If it really is just the hood and trunk those can be replaced if pdr is too expensive. I would bet it's the evap leaking but your super lazy ac sealer would probably work. Sent from my iPhone On May 31,

Re: [MBZ] s600

2015-05-31 Thread Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes
Well the dude just sold it. Crap. Oh well Sent from my iPhone On May 31, 2015, at 11:56 AM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: You need to find someone to check it out. Isn’t Marmelstein in Arkieland? I know he’s in northern Arkieland, but he’s got to be closer.

Re: [MBZ] s600

2015-05-31 Thread Curt Raymond via Mercedes
BTW what chassis is this? I saw one today flooded out on RT2 in MA. For those that know Concord RT2 makes a right turn (eastbound) which they've got under construction. Apparently drainage there is inadequate, the travel lane had 6-8 of water in it which the Jetta forded just fine. The turnoff

Re: [MBZ] s600

2015-05-31 Thread Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes
140 Sent from my iPhone On May 31, 2015, at 9:29 PM, Curt Raymond via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: BTW what chassis is this? I saw one today flooded out on RT2 in MA. For those that know Concord RT2 makes a right turn (eastbound) which they've got under construction.

Re: [MBZ] s600

2015-05-31 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
He who hesitates is lost. On May 31, 2015 9:19 PM, Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Well the dude just sold it. Crap. Oh well Sent from my iPhone On May 31, 2015, at 11:56 AM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: You need to find someone to

Re: [MBZ] s600

2015-05-31 Thread Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes
Yep Sent from my iPhone On May 31, 2015, at 8:32 PM, Dwight Giles via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: He who hesitates is lost. On May 31, 2015 9:19 PM, Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Well the dude just sold it. Crap. Oh well Sent from my iPhone

Re: [MBZ] S600 eBay Deal

2014-01-03 Thread Dan Penoff
Windows, seats, etc., were all hydraulic on the Grosser. No vacuum or electrics. Dan On Jan 2, 2014, at 4:34 AM, arche...@embarqmail.com wrote: I seem to remember a 600 LWB sitting at a local indies. It needed a hydraulic master control unit for the drivers door which either raised and

Re: [MBZ] S600 eBay Deal

2014-01-03 Thread Craig
On Fri, 03 Jan 2014 05:38:45 -0500 Dan Penoff d...@penoff.com wrote: Windows, seats, etc., were all hydraulic on the Grosser. No vacuum or electrics. Interesting. What about the ever-present oozing that hydraulic systems tend to do? Craig ___

Re: [MBZ] S600 eBay Deal

2014-01-03 Thread Alex Chamberlain
On Fri, Jan 3, 2014 at 7:48 AM, Craig diese...@pisquared.net wrote: On Fri, 03 Jan 2014 05:38:45 -0500 Dan Penoff d...@penoff.com wrote: Windows, seats, etc., were all hydraulic on the Grosser. No vacuum or electrics. Interesting. What about the ever-present oozing that hydraulic systems

Re: [MBZ] S600 eBay Deal

2014-01-03 Thread Dan Penoff
Since you have to be an investment banker, despotic leader of a third world nation, or an Arab oil sheik to own one if these, you pay someone to maintain that oozing. Dan Sent from my iPad On Jan 3, 2014, at 10:48 AM, Craig diese...@pisquared.net wrote: On Fri, 03 Jan 2014 05:38:45 -0500

Re: [MBZ] S600 eBay Deal

2014-01-03 Thread Dan Penoff
MB uses a mineral based hydraulic oil that is pretty much odorless. Same thing in my SL500 top hydraulics as in the 600. Tastes nasty, though. Dan Sent from my iPad On Jan 3, 2014, at 10:57 AM, Alex Chamberlain apchamberl...@gmail.com wrote: On Fri, Jan 3, 2014 at 7:48 AM, Craig

Re: [MBZ] S600 eBay Deal

2014-01-03 Thread Andrew Strasfogel
That's so you don't mistake it for Stolichnaya. On Fri, Jan 3, 2014 at 1:08 PM, Dan Penoff d...@penoff.com wrote: MB uses a mineral based hydraulic oil that is pretty much odorless. Same thing in my SL500 top hydraulics as in the 600. Tastes nasty, though. Dan Sent from my iPad On

Re: [MBZ] S600 eBay Deal

2014-01-03 Thread Dan Penoff
First SL500 I looked at had a clear fluid dripping from the right rear fender cavity drain. Hmm. Touch and rub it between fingers. Not greasy or oily. Hmm. Taste. Yuck! That's when I learned that one f the giveaways for certain top hydraulic cylinders leaking is drips out the body

Re: [MBZ] S600 eBay Deale6upa7us

2014-01-03 Thread Mitch Haley
Dan Penoff wrote: First SL500 I looked at had a clear fluid dripping from the right rear fender cavity drain. Hmm. Touch and rub it between fingers. Not greasy or oily. Hmm. Taste. Yuck! That's when I learned that one f the giveaways for certain top hydraulic cylinders leaking is drips

Re: [MBZ] S600 eBay Deale6upa7us

2014-01-03 Thread Dan Penoff
Because of where it was dripping from. Noty even close to brake system, and I had already checked the brake system and found nothing leaking (at the wheels). Dan On Jan 3, 2014, at 2:39 PM, Mitch Haley wrote: Dan Penoff wrote: First SL500 I looked at had a clear fluid dripping from the

Re: [MBZ] S600 eBay Deal

2014-01-03 Thread Craig
On Fri, 03 Jan 2014 13:06:57 -0500 Dan Penoff d...@penoff.com wrote: Since you have to be an investment banker, despotic leader of a third world nation, or an Arab oil sheik to own one if these, you pay someone to maintain that oozing. I guess that leaves me out :-) Craig

Re: [MBZ] S600 eBay Deal

2014-01-03 Thread Dan Penoff
Pretty much leaves all of us out... If you're lucky maybe some day you'll learn the secretive M100 handshake. Dan On Jan 3, 2014, at 3:49 PM, Craig wrote: On Fri, 03 Jan 2014 13:06:57 -0500 Dan Penoff d...@penoff.com wrote: Since you have to be an investment banker, despotic leader of a

Re: [MBZ] S600 eBay Deal

2014-01-03 Thread Craig
On Fri, 03 Jan 2014 15:55:54 -0500 Dan Penoff d...@penoff.com wrote: Pretty much leaves all of us out... If you're lucky maybe some day you'll learn the secretive M100 handshake. I'm not holding my breath. Craig ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search

Re: [MBZ] S600 eBay Deal

2014-01-03 Thread Dan Penoff
When we meet in person I'll show you. Dan On Jan 3, 2014, at 4:04 PM, Craig wrote: On Fri, 03 Jan 2014 15:55:54 -0500 Dan Penoff d...@penoff.com wrote: Pretty much leaves all of us out... If you're lucky maybe some day you'll learn the secretive M100 handshake. I'm not holding my

Re: [MBZ] S600 eBay Deal

2014-01-03 Thread Randy Bennell
On 03/01/2014 2:49 PM, Craig wrote: On Fri, 03 Jan 2014 13:06:57 -0500 Dan Penoff d...@penoff.com wrote: Since you have to be an investment banker, despotic leader of a third world nation, or an Arab oil sheik to own one if these, you pay someone to maintain that oozing. I guess that leaves

Re: [MBZ] S600 eBay Deal

2014-01-03 Thread Kaleb C. Striplin
I know about that having owned a m100 in the past Sent from my iPhone On Jan 3, 2014, at 2:55 PM, Dan Penoff d...@penoff.com wrote: Pretty much leaves all of us out... If you're lucky maybe some day you'll learn the secretive M100 handshake. Dan On Jan 3, 2014, at 3:49 PM, Craig

Re: [MBZ] S600 eBay Deal

2014-01-03 Thread Craig
On Fri, 03 Jan 2014 16:17:29 -0500 Dan Penoff d...@penoff.com wrote: When we meet in person I'll show you. OK. Craig On Jan 3, 2014, at 4:04 PM, Craig wrote: On Fri, 03 Jan 2014 15:55:54 -0500 Dan Penoff d...@penoff.com wrote: Pretty much leaves all of us out... If you're

Re: [MBZ] S600 eBay Deal

2014-01-03 Thread Craig
On Fri, 03 Jan 2014 15:52:38 -0600 Randy Bennell rbenn...@bennell.ca wrote: And if they fail to prevent the oozing, then you just yell off with their head and someone else gets the job. An interesting incentive for one's mechanic! Unfortunately, not very enforceable in this day and age. :-)

Re: [MBZ] S600 eBay Deal

2014-01-03 Thread Rick Knoble
On Jan 3, 2014, at 6:51 PM, Craig diese...@pisquared.net wrote: On Fri, 03 Jan 2014 15:52:38 -0600 Randy Bennell rbenn...@bennell.ca wrote: And if they fail to prevent the oozing, then you just yell off with their head and someone else gets the job. An interesting incentive for one's

Re: [MBZ] S600 eBay Deal

2014-01-03 Thread Fmiser
Dan Penoff wrote: If you're lucky maybe some day you'll learn the secretive M100 handshake. Craig wrote: I'm not holding my breath. I understand it to be a handshake with a $100 bill in your palm. Or is it $1,000. --Philip ___

Re: [MBZ] S600 eBay Deal

2014-01-03 Thread Dan Penoff
Shhh!! And it's a $100 bill (only because $1000s are no longer in general circulation.) Dan who has given and received the M100 handshake On Jan 3, 2014, at 8:28 PM, Fmiser wrote: Dan Penoff wrote: If you're lucky maybe some day you'll learn the secretive M100 handshake. Craig wrote:

Re: [MBZ] S600 eBay Deal

2014-01-03 Thread Dieselhead
On Jan 3, 2014, at 6:51 PM, Craig diese...@pisquared.net wrote: On Fri, 03 Jan 2014 15:52:38 -0600 Randy Bennell rbenn...@bennell.ca wrote: And if they fail to prevent the oozing, then you just yell off with their head and someone else gets the job. An interesting incentive for one's

Re: [MBZ] S600 eBay Deal

2014-01-03 Thread OK Don
Apparently, being fed to dogs is the preferred method in N. Korea now -- http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/world/2014/01/03/newser-kim-jong-un-uncle-execution/4303319/ To quote an old friend, Never tempt worse. On Fri, Jan 3, 2014 at 9:21 PM, Dieselhead 126die...@gmail.com wrote: On Jan 3,

Re: [MBZ] S600 eBay Deal

2014-01-02 Thread arche...@embarqmail.com
I seem to remember a 600 LWB sitting at a local indies. It needed a hydraulic master control unit for the drivers door which either raised and lowered the windows or operated the locks; I think it was for the windows, and the reason it was hydraulic was because the conventional system made a

Re: [MBZ] S600 eBay Deal VW phathetic

2013-12-31 Thread Hendrik and Fay
Yeah one of those, why bother type things. Far as I (well wikipedia) knows, VW already had vehicles in the luxury bracket, such as the Audi A8 and Bentley. I think the would have been better off to put money into the Bentley brand to build it up to be a competitor to BMW and MB. Or build Audi

Re: [MBZ] S600 eBay Deal upe1ujyz

2013-12-31 Thread Hendrik and Fay
Ahh you be wanting the V10 for extra giddy up and go. Hendrik who does not own a V10 On 31/12/13 15:00, Mitch Haley wrote: Dan Penoff wrote: I remember when they came out, but I have no interest in them so I never paid any attention. Well, maybe if they had a TDI version in this country, or

Re: [MBZ] S600 eBay Deal upe1ujyz

2013-12-30 Thread Dan Penoff
What's so special about a VW Phaeton? Don't think I've ever seen one in person. Dan Sent from my iPad On Dec 29, 2013, at 9:42 PM, Mitch Haley m...@voyager.net wrote: For comparison, there are 6 VW Phaetons on eBay right now, all are V8s, and only one has a current bid less than the buy

Re: [MBZ] S600 eBay Deal

2013-12-30 Thread Dieselhead
On Dec 29, 2013 6:54 PM, Mitch Haley m...@voyager.net wrote: For comparison, there are 6 VW Phaetons on eBay right now, all are V8s, and only one has a current bid less than the buy it now on the S600. They're both money pits, but I'd rather have the Phaeton--it's rare enough to be a

Re: [MBZ] S600 eBay Deal

2013-12-30 Thread clay
Based on the M100 level of tech, the W140 is a technical disaster with massive economic impact to a future owner. The S600 is twice as complex as the standard model, as it would be loaded with bells, whistles and subsystems that can not be hand crafted in the manner one could with a Grosser.

Re: [MBZ] S600 eBay Deal

2013-12-30 Thread Dieselhead
Based on the M100 level of tech, the W140 is a technical disaster with massive economic impact to a future owner. The S600 is twice as complex as the standard model, as it would be loaded with bells, whistles and subsystems that can not be hand crafted in the manner one could with a Grosser.

Re: [MBZ] S600 eBay Deal

2013-12-30 Thread Dan Penoff
I would consider the W126 chassis car the pinnacle of MB engineering. I loved my 300SD. Dan On Dec 30, 2013, at 6:18 PM, Dieselhead wrote: Based on the M100 level of tech, the W140 is a technical disaster with massive economic impact to a future owner. The S600 is twice as complex as

Re: [MBZ] S600 eBay Deal upe1ujyz

2013-12-30 Thread Alex Chamberlain
On Mon, Dec 30, 2013 at 4:51 AM, Dan Penoff d...@penoff.com wrote: What's so special about a VW Phaeton? You're kidding, right? Every car guy has to know about the Phaeton. It's VWAG's W140 combined with the original BMW 750iL, only more so. Massively overengineered, poorly marketed in the

Re: [MBZ] S600 eBay Deal upe1ujyz

2013-12-30 Thread Dieselhead
On Mon, Dec 30, 2013 at 4:51 AM, Dan Penoff d...@penoff.com wrote: What's so special about a VW Phaeton? You're kidding, right? Every car guy has to know about the Phaeton. It's VWAG's W140 combined with the original BMW 750iL, only more so. Massively overengineered, poorly marketed in

Re: [MBZ] S600 eBay Deal upe1ujyz

2013-12-30 Thread Dan Penoff
I remember when they came out, but I have no interest in them so I never paid any attention. Sent from my iPad On Dec 30, 2013, at 10:36 PM, Dieselhead 126die...@gmail.com wrote: On Mon, Dec 30, 2013 at 4:51 AM, Dan Penoff d...@penoff.com wrote: What's so special about a VW Phaeton?

Re: [MBZ] S600 eBay Deal upe1ujyz

2013-12-30 Thread Mitch Haley
Dan Penoff wrote: I remember when they came out, but I have no interest in them so I never paid any attention. Well, maybe if they had a TDI version in this country, or if somebody wanted to give me a Phaeton with an unhappy engine and a Toerag TDI that some fool rolled at freeway speeds in

Re: [MBZ] S600 eBay Deal upe1ujyz

2013-12-29 Thread Mitch Haley
For comparison, there are 6 VW Phaetons on eBay right now, all are V8s, and only one has a current bid less than the buy it now on the S600. ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change

Re: [MBZ] S600 eBay Deal upe1ujyz

2013-12-29 Thread Alex Chamberlain
On Dec 29, 2013 6:54 PM, Mitch Haley m...@voyager.net wrote: For comparison, there are 6 VW Phaetons on eBay right now, all are V8s, and only one has a current bid less than the buy it now on the S600. They're both money pits, but I'd rather have the Phaeton--it's rare enough to be a future

Re: [MBZ] S600

2011-09-14 Thread RELNGSON
...http://portland.craigslist.org/clk/ctd/2598570487.html.. Just the fact that it's a '92 should scare anyone away. RLE ___ 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] S600

2011-09-14 Thread Kaleb C. Striplin
Why? Sent from my iPhone On Sep 14, 2011, at 9:00 PM, relng...@aol.com wrote: ...http://portland.craigslist.org/clk/ctd/2598570487.html.. Just the fact that it's a '92 should scare anyone away. RLE ___ http://www.okiebenz.com For new and used

Re: [MBZ] S600 wiring

2006-01-31 Thread James Zavesky
: Monday, January 30, 2006 12:55 PM Subject: Re: [MBZ] S600 wiring Yeah - that is the one that got my interest. It will be a few months at least before I decide what I will get- something like that or an SDL or just do a more through update on my SD. Mostly at this point I am into creature

Re: [MBZ] S600 wiring

2006-01-31 Thread James Zavesky
modifications from the guy on prodigy so the electric fans come on at 92 instead of 100. jim - Original Message - From: John M McIntosh [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Mercedes Discussion List [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Monday, January 30, 2006 5:13 PM Subject: Re: [MBZ] S600 wiring Further

Re: [MBZ] S600 wiring

2006-01-30 Thread James Zavesky
the wiring degrades! Plan on replacing ALL the harness'. The ETA's harness is also know to degrade, fortunately my ETA's were fine. Replacing the evaporator and rear accumulators are the least of your worries. Are you watching the 1992 white one with the fogs in the bumper? That one has late

Re: [MBZ] S600 wiring

2006-01-30 Thread John Berryman
On Monday, January 30, 2006, at 09:49 AM, BillR wrote: For all those who offered help with the erratic blinker: It is still an occasional problem, but playing with it [flashers, blinkers, stalk] usually stops it. Never had the panel off where the flasher switch is located, and I don't

Re: [MBZ] S600 wiring

2006-01-30 Thread Marshall Booth
BillR wrote: Amazing car to drive. Love ours. Lots of power. Wiring sucks. James Zavesky James - I have been toying with the idea of getting an S600 - one on ebay now looks pretty good, but I am not ready to make the jump. What is the problem with the wiring? I thought pre '94's should be

Re: [MBZ] S600 wiring

2006-01-30 Thread BillR
Booth Sent: Monday, January 30, 2006 11:16 AM To: Mercedes Discussion List Subject: Re: [MBZ] S600 wiring BillR wrote: Amazing car to drive. Love ours. Lots of power. Wiring sucks. James Zavesky James - I have been toying with the idea of getting an S600 - one on ebay now looks pretty good

Re: [MBZ] S600 wiring

2006-01-30 Thread BillR
To: Mercedes Discussion List Subject: Re: [MBZ] S600 wiring the wiring degrades! Plan on replacing ALL the harness'. The ETA's harness is also know to degrade, fortunately my ETA's were fine. Replacing the evaporator and rear accumulators are the least of your worries. Are you watching the 1992

Re: [MBZ] S600 wiring

2006-01-30 Thread John M McIntosh
Further to this I'll note not only will you need to replace the engine wiring, it is also likely you'll replace the throttle actuators (two) which have prices as much as $3000+ each, depending of course who can acquire the parts for you. In reading on another list it has been notice that

Re: [MBZ] S600 wiring

2006-01-30 Thread Desert Rat
Speaking of evaporator failures, wonder if anyone knows when MB recognized the error of their ways and reinforced this weak link? Was it 96 or so? Which also leads to the thought that perhaps the early 92 and up replacements were not reinforced? Thanks On 1/30/06, John M McIntosh [EMAIL

Re: [MBZ] S600 wiring

2006-01-30 Thread John M McIntosh
My understanding was that it was never fixed. The alternate fix was to install an evap from a e-class and a baffle to fill in the gap because the e class evap isn't as wide. However the internet is full of stories about evaps being replaced 3 or 4 times in the 90s, so I'm not sure when the

Re: [MBZ] S600 wiring

2006-01-30 Thread BillR
, January 30, 2006 5:36 PM To: Mercedes Discussion List Subject: Re: [MBZ] S600 wiring My understanding was that it was never fixed. The alternate fix was to install an evap from a e-class and a baffle to fill in the gap because the e class evap isn't as wide. However the internet is full