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Forum: Mercedes Cars For Sale 08-08-2007, 10:24 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,071
Posted By Jim Dandy
Angry Here you go, dude: Dear Sir/madam, I am a...

Here you go, dude:

Dear Sir/madam,
I am a legal practitioner and an import-export consultant in Nigeria. One of
my client is interested in investing multi Million Dollars with your
company, and...
Forum: Mercedes Cars For Sale 08-08-2007, 02:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 637
Posted By Jim Dandy
Exclamation 146K.

146K.
Forum: Mercedes Cars For Sale 08-08-2007, 01:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 637
Posted By Jim Dandy
Exclamation F/s: 1988 420 Sel

Am putting my '88 model 420 SEL up for sale. I am the third owner; my mother-in-law was the second and bought it through M-B's CPO program in 1993. Consequently, I have most maintenance records...
Forum: Mercedes Cars For Sale 08-07-2007, 08:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 948
Posted By Jim Dandy
Question 500 SEL or 560 SEL only?????

How married are you to the idea of a 500 SEL or 560 SEL? I'm considering selling my 420 SEL and it meets all your other criteria. (Color, price, condition, etc.)
Forum: Tech Help 07-03-2006, 08:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,056
Posted By Jim Dandy
Exclamation Code 4? Anyone? It just set.

Code 4? Anyone? It just set.
Forum: Tech Help 12-25-2005, 05:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 555
Posted By Jim Dandy
The reservoir is correct for the car. The current...

The reservoir is correct for the car. The current M-B parts books are NOT.

My washer reservoir cap could not be secured to the reservoir (this was a recent development). The reservoir has a...
Forum: Tech Help 12-20-2005, 07:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 555
Posted By Jim Dandy
That's not the correct part number. I have that...

That's not the correct part number. I have that and it definitely will NOT fit the reservoir of my 420 SEL.
Forum: Tech Help 12-20-2005, 11:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 555
Posted By Jim Dandy
Part # Windshield Washer Reservoir Cap 1988 420 SEL

Does anyone have the correct part number for a windshield washer reservoir cap for a 1988 420 SEL?

TIA
Forum: Tech Help 05-02-2005, 09:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,056
Posted By Jim Dandy
Yeah, I've tried erasing the code twice now. I...

Yeah, I've tried erasing the code twice now. I started it up this morning to leave from work and it idled for a couple of minutes before the code set again.

Is there a possibility that the sensor...
Forum: Tech Help 05-02-2005, 02:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,056
Posted By Jim Dandy
Question Check Engine Light: 1988 420 SEL California Emissions

The CEL came on my '88 420 SEL on my way in to work tonight as I was accelerating to get on the highway. Car still runs smooth, but has a fairly high idle (about 1200 RPM). I'm getting a DTC of 3,...
Forum: Tech Help 09-13-2004, 03:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,843
Posted By Jim Dandy
Exclamation Yep, all four. The car rides SOME better, but not...

Yep, all four. The car rides SOME better, but not what I'd call dramatically different (the front end is firmer). Then again, the suspension is all in pretty good shape and my car has fairly low...
Forum: Tech Help 09-12-2004, 08:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,843
Posted By Jim Dandy
Well, I replaced my shocks this weekend and I'm...

Well, I replaced my shocks this weekend and I'm still not getting how anybody could justify charging $200 or so for labor on this job. The rear seat removal and reinstallation added maybe 1 man-hour...
Forum: Tech Help 09-06-2004, 05:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,843
Posted By Jim Dandy
Exclamation Well, I have some Bilsteins on order and it'll...

Well, I have some Bilsteins on order and it'll give me a chance to make my high-dollar Lincoln floor jack that I told my wife I HAD to have pay off.
Forum: Tech Help 09-06-2004, 05:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,843
Posted By Jim Dandy
This was at a Big O Tire, so I'm of the belief...

This was at a Big O Tire, so I'm of the belief that the shocks were either Monroe or Gabriel. Even if it'd been a killer deal I was in no position to get them (my two daughters were with me and I had...
Forum: Tech Help 09-06-2004, 01:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,843
Posted By Jim Dandy
I don't believe that they were.

I don't believe that they were.
Forum: Tech Help 09-06-2004, 10:32 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,843
Posted By Jim Dandy
True, but I'm hoping to retire someday, too.

True, but I'm hoping to retire someday, too.
Forum: Tech Help 09-06-2004, 10:21 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,843
Posted By Jim Dandy
Cool What was kind of funny was that they didn't try...

What was kind of funny was that they didn't try and pitch me their most expensive tires (Michelins), but their store brand. I guess they thought they could make up the difference by selling shocks in...
Forum: Tech Help 09-06-2004, 01:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 498
Posted By Jim Dandy
Exclamation Is it the same guy? EGAD!!!!!!! :eek: Lest...

Is it the same guy? EGAD!!!!!!! :eek: Lest anyone think I'm connected, I was just trying to help out a fellow M-B owner!!!! I know dealers carry mudflaps for the W126, but damned if I have a part...
Forum: Tech Help 09-05-2004, 11:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 498
Posted By Jim Dandy
Ask and ye shall receive: CLICK D LINK...

Ask and ye shall receive:

CLICK D LINK (http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=2488905943&category=34204)
Forum: Tech Help 09-05-2004, 11:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 498
Posted By Jim Dandy
I know dealers carry them, but I have no idea...

I know dealers carry them, but I have no idea what the part number is.
Forum: Tech Help 09-05-2004, 05:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,843
Posted By Jim Dandy
Bilsteins are what I'm planning to get, but even...

Bilsteins are what I'm planning to get, but even so, I can get a set of four for not much more than these clowns wanted for a pair.
Forum: Tech Help 09-05-2004, 05:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,843
Posted By Jim Dandy
Your post scares me. I'm almost of the mind to...

Your post scares me. I'm almost of the mind to think you work there.
Forum: Tech Help 09-05-2004, 04:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,843
Posted By Jim Dandy
Thumbs down $90 labor on the front shocks, $108 for the...

$90 labor on the front shocks, $108 for the rears. Shocks were priced out at $112.50 each. What a bargain.
Forum: Tech Help 09-05-2004, 04:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,843
Posted By Jim Dandy
Question $700+ For Shocks??????

I was getting tires for my 420 SEL yesterday and the tire shop tried to pitch me some new shocks, too. I declined, but the salesman insisted on providing me with a quote for me to "think about." The...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-17-2004, 08:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,608
Posted By Jim Dandy
Never mind

Went to Ace after my wife got home and found some Allen screws that worked -- along with some Loctite red. Steal this, F@#$ing Savages!!!
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-17-2004, 04:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 848
Posted By Jim Dandy
You drove all that damned way and some of the...

You drove all that damned way and some of the most fun you had was......DRIVING a go cart???? Sick, sick, sick.

The planes you saw in Wyoming belong to an aerial spraying/firefighting service....
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-17-2004, 04:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,608
Posted By Jim Dandy
Yeah, but I figured a nice guy like you might go...

Yeah, but I figured a nice guy like you might go outside and check to save me some trouble. Have mercy, I'm a crime victim.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-17-2004, 04:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 848
Posted By Jim Dandy
The interesting sign you saw in Hinton, Oklahoma...

The interesting sign you saw in Hinton, Oklahoma is in reference to the Great Plains Correctional Facility, a "private" prison. There used to be some signs around El Reno, Oklahoma's federal prison,...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-17-2004, 03:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,608
Posted By Jim Dandy
Question Dumb Question: Need A Thread Pitch

I got a call at 1:30 this A.M. from the local police. Seems some piece of DUNG decided he needed the tag from my '82 300D and took it (we think it happened in the parking garage where my wife works...
Forum: Mercedes Cars For Sale 06-12-2004, 08:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,222
Posted By Jim Dandy
And even in the email contact you still refused...

And even in the email contact you still refused to list a price. I was interested in buying your car, but your lollygagging BS was too friggin' irritating to me, so I wound up buying another diesel....
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