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Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-03-2018, 09:52 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,607
Posted By sunnyintx
I agree that what you think should be covered is...

I agree that what you think should be covered is not necessarily so, and one has to be careful in reviewing any insurance policy. I am. Consequently, I've had pretty much zero trouble with my...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 05-31-2018, 02:07 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,607
Posted By sunnyintx
NO, Bill, my case is NOT settled! We're waiting...

NO, Bill, my case is NOT settled! We're waiting to see if the Texas Supreme Court will hear USAA's appeal. We hope not, of course, but we won't know until the end of summer. And if they don't, it'll...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 05-30-2018, 06:16 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,607
Posted By sunnyintx
I'm glad you've got a good doc working with you!...

I'm glad you've got a good doc working with you! It's good you're staying active - it's the only way to go.

My surgeon, who's a sports orthopedic guy (his whole practice is about getting you...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 05-29-2018, 09:10 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,607
Posted By sunnyintx
Welcome to the party, Nate! Sorry to hear about...

Welcome to the party, Nate! Sorry to hear about your cervical problems - honestly, finally having the cervical surgery was just about the best thing I ever did for my body going into my 61st year on...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 05-29-2018, 04:25 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,607
Posted By sunnyintx
Hey, Joe, good to see you! Hope you're doing...

Hey, Joe, good to see you! Hope you're doing well.

Sorry, but because this is a public forum, and those fees will be a factor in any award or settlement we reach -- damages plus attorney's fees...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 05-25-2018, 09:57 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,607
Posted By sunnyintx
May, 2018 Update

Just letting everyone who followed this series of unfortunate events where things are now, and what you need to know to protect yourself. I'm going to give you the last, first, so you can gather the...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-07-2017, 03:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,982
Posted By sunnyintx
YO, Jimmy! Vol. 2 Chassis manual?

I know you're out of the Benz biz, but do you still have that? Mine have been loaned too many iterations to be retrieved.

We miss you, BTW.....!
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 05-25-2017, 06:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,984
Posted By sunnyintx
w123 Euro parts?

Hello, you! Hope all is well with you.

Do I remember correctly that you focused exclusively on the larger of our era of MB diesels?

I remembered your fondness for Euros (with good cause, if...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 05-24-2017, 07:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 767
Posted By sunnyintx
Like I said in your last post about this issue,...

Like I said in your last post about this issue, search the forum. I think it's either a K-1 or K-2 kit -- easy fixes, and not expensive.
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 05-24-2017, 06:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 795
Posted By sunnyintx
And BTW, whoever gets this, AND gets it...

And BTW, whoever gets this, AND gets it installed......well, let's just say I hate you, but just a little. Have wanted to do this with one of our w123s or another since we got into this...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 05-24-2017, 06:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 795
Posted By sunnyintx
another fix....

Search the forum -- if memory serves, this is often a simple K-1 or K-2 kit, installable from the outside! Can't remember which, tho.....
Forum: Diesel Discussion 05-23-2017, 01:23 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,368
Posted By sunnyintx
I agree with Peter. And where are you? Yes, I see...

I agree with Peter. And where are you? Yes, I see you're French-Canadian, but so is a good friend who lives 20 miles from me here in NT Texas. I've got a couple of really decent 300D bodies that...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 04-10-2017, 09:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,984
Posted By sunnyintx
Sheesh.....is there anything you DON'T have these...

Sheesh.....is there anything you DON'T have these days? Glad to see you're doing well.
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 04-10-2017, 09:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 767
Posted By sunnyintx
Sure wish I could...got a 65k mile 300D n/a that...

Sure wish I could...got a 65k mile 300D n/a that would love it! Too bad about the clutch stuff, though....Best of luck!!
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 04-10-2017, 09:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 542
Posted By sunnyintx
Wow....

Good to see you, Hit Man! I may have to come have you remind me how to use one!!
Forum: Tex-Mex (TX, OK, NM, Mexico) 05-25-2016, 07:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,039
Posted By sunnyintx
Post Of course we remember you :D We still HAVE our...

Of course we remember you :D We still HAVE our t-shirts. We are still into them, tho not able to work on them so much anymore. We have WAY too many from our buying/restoring days -- many nice...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 04-24-2016, 10:07 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 26,403
Posted By sunnyintx
Which is why I tried to buy her...

...from Tyler when you sold her, Jimmy. Too bad -- clearly bought by someone "
not one of us" :eek:
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 12-02-2015, 01:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,615
Posted By sunnyintx
Oops! Too busy looking for a w126 fender, hood,...

Oops! Too busy looking for a w126 fender, hood, and sun roof cover to pay attention to the date. Sorry, guys!
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 12-02-2015, 01:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,615
Posted By sunnyintx
Slow down, there!

I just saw a tranny shipped from somewhere in Canada (Yes, I know, it's a big country) to W. Virginia via FedEx for $285.

I've shipped several large items from East Texas to all over at a better...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 12-02-2015, 12:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 559
Posted By sunnyintx
I assume that means she's gone? I'm looking for a...

I assume that means she's gone? I'm looking for a hood -- aluminum, so rust shouldn't be a problem -- a sunroof cover, and a passenger front panel. If anyone has any thoughts....
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 12-02-2015, 12:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 447
Posted By sunnyintx
It's your car, but I'd strongly advise the...

It's your car, but I'd strongly advise the rebuilt push button unit. Sounds like you're down to mostly cosmetics, but this little guy is critical to a happy and safe ride, so I'd go with...
Forum: Tex-Mex (TX, OK, NM, Mexico) 12-02-2015, 11:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,039
Posted By sunnyintx
Karl is part-timing it these days...

...if he's there at all. He's very good, and very reasonable, but he's got no one backing him up. He and his wife are all there is to the shop, and she doesn't work on cars, but she's a sweetie!
...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-17-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,842
Posted By sunnyintx
USAA coverage

I am STILL in litigation -- going for a class action in the next couple of months -- against USAA 5 years after an accident caused by one of their insureds. Feel free to PM me if you have questions....
Forum: Car Audio and Multimedia 05-06-2012, 09:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,544
Posted By sunnyintx
300SD radio removal, CCUs, blues, and success!

This afternoon, I removed a known-to-be-good CCU from a car I hope to restore soon, and began the process of center dash disassembly on my '83 300SD in order to replace a suspicious CCU. When I...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 05-06-2012, 09:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 516
Posted By sunnyintx
300 SD CCUs, blues, and success!

This afternoon, I removed a known-to-be-good CCU from a car I hope to restore soon, and began the process of center dash dissassemby on my pretty '81 300SD in order to replace a suspicious CCU. When...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-23-2010, 12:35 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 26,403
Posted By sunnyintx
Oh, my....

I'm so very sorry you're having to let China go. She's been there as long as I've been on the Forum, I think, and I will never forget her with her polka dots, or your story about showing her to her...
Forum: Events & Gatherings 11-16-2010, 10:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 7,777
Posted By sunnyintx
We'll look for you in the spring, Peter. As...

We'll look for you in the spring, Peter.

As for getting questions answered, don't wait for the tech session -- there's lots of folks here on the Forum who either have already answered your...
Forum: Events & Gatherings 11-13-2010, 01:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 7,777
Posted By sunnyintx
Exclamation Sad news, everyone....our Tech Session must wait 'til spring!

I know everyone is fighting finances right now, especially coming into the holidays, so this will come as no great surprise. The Forum won't be able to help out financially as they have in the past,...
Forum: Events & Gatherings 11-30-2009, 08:43 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 10,355
Posted By sunnyintx
Nobody starved.....

Jimmy didn't seem to be suffering too much.....

Royce, our host at the Texas Barbeque Corral, was generous with everyone in our group, as he always is. So much so that when I cleared the table,...
Forum: Events & Gatherings 11-28-2009, 05:12 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 10,355
Posted By sunnyintx
Roy's on his way home! Thanks to everyone for coming!!

Roy should be about halfway home by now. I checked the weather for him before he left last night, and he's got clear sailing and warm weather (warm for the locales, not necessarily for Texas!) all...
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