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Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-29-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,186
Posted By oldnavy
To darn cold, it's 10 degrees and 65% humidity....

To darn cold, it's 10 degrees and 65% humidity. :eek:

Thank God for heated and insulated garage. :D
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-17-2011, 07:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,477
Posted By oldnavy
I had figured that some one would give me an idea...

I had figured that some one would give me an idea of their value so I could sell them, but will probably get hold of friend who came to one or two GTG's here and just send them to him.

He's also a...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-17-2011, 07:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,477
Posted By oldnavy
Well you nailed it pretty well except I have no...

Well you nailed it pretty well except I have no problem with my masculinity at my size (6'5" 290#) and age (65) with bad back thank to last chopper flight and now arthritis.

Another problem was...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-15-2011, 05:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,477
Posted By oldnavy
Well the crew cab Ford, Dodge and GM were looked...

Well the crew cab Ford, Dodge and GM were looked at first, they road like crap, harder to get in and out of then my Benz (have arthritis in spine and two bad disc), average price was $43,000, and...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-15-2011, 10:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,477
Posted By oldnavy
At 65 plus and raising two grandsons the Benz was...

At 65 plus and raising two grandsons the Benz was running out of room for a 3'3" grandson that has to sit behind me, I'm 6'5" so my normal seating position is actually behind the door pillar. Add...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-14-2011, 09:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,477
Posted By oldnavy
Traded off the love of my life...

Yup, the beautiful '05 '05 CDI was traded in and now I have 2 new fuel filters, 1 new oil filter, and the interior duel cabin filters and the MB oil service dipstick that I no longer need.

Is it...
Forum: Diesel Performance Tuning 08-06-2010, 09:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 747
Posted By oldnavy
Not sure if door was closed either time I tried,...

Not sure if door was closed either time I tried, will try it tonight after garage cools down.
Forum: Diesel Performance Tuning 08-06-2010, 07:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 747
Posted By oldnavy
Any way to clear codes on 05 or newer CDI's?

Got to clear the service schedules, is there no way to do that without going to dealer?

Tried the MB Reset Service Indicator Guide, to no avail unless their instructions have an error in the...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-25-2010, 11:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,262
Posted By oldnavy
The G05 probably addresses that cavitation...

The G05 probably addresses that cavitation problem very well for auto non IDI engines, gas engines and the 5/50K is probably good intervals, but maybe an additive might help some or even prevent a...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-25-2010, 10:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,262
Posted By oldnavy
When green antifreeze used in old 91 300D IDI it...

When green antifreeze used in old 91 300D IDI it had the caveatting problems and foamed the antifreeze, with the GO5 no problem. I suspect the MB's are not suffering the problem like the Ford or...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-24-2010, 06:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,262
Posted By oldnavy
Not that I have seen, another thing to ask on the...

Not that I have seen, another thing to ask on the help line/link I gues.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-24-2010, 06:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,262
Posted By oldnavy
I guess I might give MB a call and ask them about...

I guess I might give MB a call and ask them about the coolant.

Just checked my book 143,000 miles and 15 years. No wonder the stuff looks new. I hate the idea of mixing the antifreeze because of...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-24-2010, 03:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,262
Posted By oldnavy
Ok, thanks. I was wondering if that had happened...

Ok, thanks. I was wondering if that had happened to me. Guess I will wait and have the fluid changed before summer. I'm not down but maybe 1/3" from the black as per OM when I checkede.

How long...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-24-2010, 01:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,262
Posted By oldnavy
Forgot to mention that the current fluid is very...

Forgot to mention that the current fluid is very clean, with nothing polluting the stuff like oil or minerals or any foaming. Car has never even come close to over heating, as I check gages regularly...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-24-2010, 01:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,262
Posted By oldnavy
05 E320 CDI Question

I have 65,xxx miles on the car and was checking the antifreeze level and noticed it was bluish green color. Did MB not use same antifreeze of different color or has the wrong antifreeze been used....
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-06-2010, 08:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,412
Posted By oldnavy
What color is MB coolant?

I looked at coolant in my '05 E320CDI and it looked bluish green best I could tell is why I was wondering. I had figured the rusty colored stuff like G5, anyone here know?
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Cars For Sale 12-05-2009, 11:17 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,045
Posted By oldnavy
Well the wife's little Ford Escort ZXR2 went 193...

Well the wife's little Ford Escort ZXR2 went 193 mile and used 9.2 gallons for 21 MPG in city. :( Her MB averaged 25/27 MPG depending on season. :cool:

Now that means we lost about 15% in cost of...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Cars For Sale 11-16-2009, 03:58 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,045
Posted By oldnavy
Well I started to PM you last week, but got to...

Well I started to PM you last week, but got to thinking you would not want another tinker car. But what do I know, I am just a retired squid. ;)

The guy that got the car is I am sure going to...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Cars For Sale 11-16-2009, 06:44 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,045
Posted By oldnavy
Well the only looser here is me I guess, seeing...

Well the only looser here is me I guess, seeing how much I put into the car after buying and then almost killing myself working on the car. But most of us here will never come close to making a...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Cars For Sale 11-15-2009, 02:34 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,045
Posted By oldnavy
Cut!!! Obvious he does not know my wife. :eek: :o...

Cut!!! Obvious he does not know my wife. :eek: :o

She already is talking about tinting the windows on the new car, etc. :eek:

Me I'm kind of leaning toward buying a extended warranty for the...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Cars For Sale 11-15-2009, 01:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,045
Posted By oldnavy
I believe so, but he said a friend on the forum...

I believe so, but he said a friend on the forum told him about the car. However the buyer sent me a PM about the car so he is a member, but not sure how long. I just talked to him on the phone this...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Cars For Sale 11-15-2009, 12:38 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,045
Posted By oldnavy
Sold Pending Funds Transfer.

Sold Pending Funds Transfer.
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Cars For Sale 11-15-2009, 07:44 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,045
Posted By oldnavy
Well unless anyone wants a 441 meg move sent to...

Well unless anyone wants a 441 meg move sent to them I am redoing the video today if I can (so foggy out now can't see 30 feet) and will do it in two or three clips.
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Cars For Sale 11-14-2009, 07:08 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,045
Posted By oldnavy
I am still working on the full walk around and...

I am still working on the full walk around and starting the engine with hood raised. :confused:

Wish me luck, it's suppose to rain tomorrow and all next week here. :mad:
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Cars For Sale 11-14-2009, 03:07 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,045
Posted By oldnavy
Here is the first file I have been able to get up...

Here is the first file I have been able to get up loaded, man is these files slow to up load. I will be putting a couple more up today, but the one with the walk around and starting the car while...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Cars For Sale 11-14-2009, 12:38 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,045
Posted By oldnavy
If her W124 was only 8 years old and only had...

If her W124 was only 8 years old and only had 23,000 I would be keeping it, but at 19 years and 204,000 it is a tinker car regardless of brand and type.

I have the movie made and am trying how to...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Cars For Sale 11-13-2009, 05:43 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,045
Posted By oldnavy
3 hrs (allowing for traffic and in no hurry) from...

3 hrs (allowing for traffic and in no hurry) from airport if you come down I-55 S. and then take the US 67 S. exit straight into Poplar Bluff. I have driven it in 2.5 hours many times and I have...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Cars For Sale 11-13-2009, 07:43 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,045
Posted By oldnavy
I have a HS buddy with one and that is his...

I have a HS buddy with one and that is his comment. Other than that he can't believe the quality and longevity of these cars, he is still on original brakes at 279,000 mile mark and mine has...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Cars For Sale 11-11-2009, 09:18 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,045
Posted By oldnavy
Running-snail , must be a former 240D owner or...

Running-snail , must be a former 240D owner or maybe early 300D no turbo. ;)
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Cars For Sale 11-11-2009, 03:03 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,045
Posted By oldnavy
Thanks for the kind words, we are going to have...

Thanks for the kind words, we are going to have to make it date one weekend for sure.

I have decided to make a video of the car and if I can post it on photobucket or here if I can. Will try to...
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