Re: [MBZ] KlebCar Alert!!

2014-07-11 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel
Huh! That's B2's car's twin. Avec more miles, of course. -MMM- On Thu, Jul 10, 2014 at 10:02 PM, Andrew Strasfogel astrasfo...@gmail.com wrote: Definitely crusher-worthy. On Thu, Jul 10, 2014 at 8:42 PM, Dan Penoff d...@penoff.com wrote:

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2014-07-11 Thread WILTON
___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to: http://mail.okiebenz.com/mailman/listinfo/mercedes_okiebenz.com All posts are the result of individual contributors and as

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2014-07-11 Thread Rich Thomas
I agree --R On 7/11/14 10:44 AM, WILTON wrote: ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to: http://mail.okiebenz.com/mailman/listinfo/mercedes_okiebenz.com All posts

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2014-07-11 Thread Curt Raymond
Not much exciting here, I'm updating courseware. I did put a can of r134a in the Jetta on Wednesday which got the AC working. Its not super cold (I can't find my AC thermometer) so I think it needs another can. It still worked yesterday so if theres a leak its not a huge one. Curt

Re: [MBZ] Mercedes Digest, Vol 104, Issue 44

2014-07-11 Thread Rick Hawkins Java
Gary and all I called these folks yesterday ansaautomotive.com Corporate Office and Warehouse Toll Free: 800-277-2787 Phone #:919-580-2000 Fax #: Address:300 Dixie Trail Goldsboro, NC 27530 Email: i...@ansaautomotive.com THEY claim that they

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2014-07-11 Thread Dan Penoff
You guys need a hobby Dan On Jul 11, 2014, at 10:56 AM, Rich Thomas richthomas79td...@constructivity.net wrote: I agree --R On 7/11/14 10:44 AM, WILTON wrote: ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

Re: [MBZ] Mercedes Digest, Vol 104, Issue 44

2014-07-11 Thread Rich Thomas
Send Wilton over to check them out, he lives right there --R On 7/11/14 11:54 AM, Rick Hawkins Java wrote: Gary and all I called these folks yesterday ansaautomotive.com Corporate Office and Warehouse Toll Free:800-277-2787 Phone #:919-580-2000 Fax #: Address:300 Dixie Trail

Re: [MBZ] (no subject)

2014-07-11 Thread Rich Thomas
Actually I have too many. I will need your expertise in one of them, will post later --R On 7/11/14 12:58 PM, Dan Penoff wrote: You guys need a hobby Dan On Jul 11, 2014, at 10:56 AM, Rich Thomas richthomas79td...@constructivity.net wrote: I agree --R On 7/11/14 10:44 AM,

Re: [MBZ] Mercedes Digest, Vol 104, Issue 44

2014-07-11 Thread Curt Raymond
Hmm, I'm strangely not seeing Rick's emails at all, not even in the spam folder... -Curt From: Rich Thomas richthomas79td...@constructivity.net To: Mercedes Discussion List mercedes@okiebenz.com Sent: Friday, July 11, 2014 1:04 PM Subject: Re: [MBZ] Mercedes

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2014-07-11 Thread Rick Knoble
‎I need to retire so I can pursue my hobbies.  Rick Sent from my BlackBerry 10 smartphone.   Original Message   From: Dan Penoff Sent: Friday, July 11, 2014 11:59 AM To: Mercedes List Reply To: Mercedes Discussion List Subject: Re: [MBZ] (no subject) You guys need a hobby

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2014-07-11 Thread WILTON
Yep. Wilt - Original Message - From: Dan Penoff d...@penoff.com To: Mercedes List mercedes@okiebenz.com Sent: Friday, July 11, 2014 12:58 PM Subject: Re: [MBZ] (no subject) You guys need a hobby Dan On Jul 11, 2014, at 10:56 AM, Rich Thomas

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2014-07-11 Thread Andrew Strasfogel
You mean this whole business of posting sh*t on the list doesn't constitute a hobby? On Fri, Jul 11, 2014 at 2:04 PM, WILTON wilt...@nc.rr.com wrote: Yep. Wilt - Original Message - From: Dan Penoff d...@penoff.com To: Mercedes List mercedes@okiebenz.com Sent: Friday, July 11,

[MBZ] Hot under the collar

2014-07-11 Thread clay
Froggy is having inconsistent cooling issues. I was taking her for an italian tune up this past weekend. I meant to climb the foothills of the Cascades about 32 miles out of town (seattle) doing 70mph. I made it only 22 miles before I had to pull off because the temp was climbing up to the

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2014-07-11 Thread Craig
On Fri, 11 Jul 2014 12:41:30 -0500 Rick Knoble rickkno...@hotmail.com wrote: ‎I need to retire so I can pursue my hobbies.  One day several years ago, as I was about to get into the car and head off to the Lab, my retired neighbor came over and said, I don't know how you guys with a job get

Re: [MBZ] Hot under the collar

2014-07-11 Thread Peter Frederick
Check the function of the visco clutch and make sure the auxilliary fan comes on at about 100C. With both of those out of action on a steep grade, you will overheat. Also check to make sure the bottom radiator hose has not gone soft. They can collapse under high speed pump operation,

Re: [MBZ] Hot under the collar

2014-07-11 Thread Curt Raymond
De-scale, de-oil the cooling system? If the cooling system is up to snuff (which it appears to be, can you hold the computer closer to the radiator?) then the problem has to be something adding heat where it doesn't belong, timing maybe? Does turning on the heat help? -Curt

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2014-07-11 Thread Randy Bennell
On 11/07/2014 2:44 PM, Craig wrote: On Fri, 11 Jul 2014 12:41:30 -0500 Rick Knoble rickkno...@hotmail.com wrote: ‎I need to retire so I can pursue my hobbies. One day several years ago, as I was about to get into the car and head off to the Lab, my retired neighbor came over and said, I don't

Re: [MBZ] Hot under the collar

2014-07-11 Thread Randy Bennell
On 11/07/2014 2:38 PM, clay wrote: Froggy is having inconsistent cooling issues. I was taking her for an italian tune up this past weekend. I meant to climb the foothills of the Cascades about 32 miles out of town (seattle) doing 70mph. I made it only 22 miles before I had to pull off

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2014-07-11 Thread Peter Frederick
My dilemma exactly -- if I retire at 62, which is a very great temptation, believe me -- I cannot manage on what piddly SS I will get along with my tiny 401k. I'll have to wait til at least 67 to get full SS, and I'd rather wait til 70 if I can hang in there. Peter

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2014-07-11 Thread Scott Ritchey
The secret to affordable retirement is to minimize your fixed costs. That means low insurance, low taxes, and no house payment. This adds up to moving to a red state as far as I can tell. Scott -Original Message- From: Mercedes [mailto:mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com] On Behalf Of

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2014-07-11 Thread Randy Bennell
On 11/07/2014 3:54 PM, Scott Ritchey wrote: The secret to affordable retirement is to minimize your fixed costs. That means low insurance, low taxes, and no house payment. This adds up to moving to a red state as far as I can tell. Scott What is a red state?

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2014-07-11 Thread Dwight Giles
Politically opposite Canadian provinces? On Jul 11, 2014 5:28 PM, Randy Bennell rbenn...@bennell.ca wrote: On 11/07/2014 3:54 PM, Scott Ritchey wrote: The secret to affordable retirement is to minimize your fixed costs. That means low insurance, low taxes, and no house payment. This adds

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2014-07-11 Thread Randy Bennell
On 11/07/2014 4:36 PM, Dwight Giles wrote: Politically opposite Canadian provinces? On Jul 11, 2014 5:28 PM, Randy Bennell rbenn...@bennell.ca wrote: On 11/07/2014 3:54 PM, Scott Ritchey wrote: The secret to affordable retirement is to minimize your fixed costs. That means low insurance,

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2014-07-11 Thread OK Don
Did that - still not enough time! I am making better headway though . . . On Fri, Jul 11, 2014 at 12:41 PM, Rick Knoble rickkno...@hotmail.com wrote: ‎I need to retire so I can pursue my hobbies. Rick -- OK Don NSA: The only branch of government that actually listens to US citizens!

Re: [MBZ] (no subject)

2014-07-11 Thread Rick Knoble
‎   What is a red state? Ok, that did not help much.‎ ‎ Are we talking Republican as red and Democrat as Blue? Yes.  or am I backwards ‎ on that?‎ ‎ No I would think that the more socialist the government, then the better it ‎ is for the poor.‎ Possibly.   If one is a poor senior then one

Re: [MBZ] Mercedes Digest, Vol 104, Issue 44

2014-07-11 Thread OK Don
His are with yours in my spam folder . . . On Fri, Jul 11, 2014 at 12:20 PM, Curt Raymond curtlud...@yahoo.com wrote: Hmm, I'm strangely not seeing Rick's emails at all, not even in the spam folder... -Curt -- OK Don NSA: The only branch of government that actually listens to US

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2014-07-11 Thread Dwight Giles
This started a few years ago on election night when tv network (CNN?) Started using map graphics to show vote- red for reps blue for dems then term came to be used to describe states. On Jul 11, 2014 6:24 PM, Rick Knoble rickkno...@hotmail.com wrote: ‎ What is a red state? Ok, that did not

Re: [MBZ] (no subject)

2014-07-11 Thread Curt Raymond
No teeth in Arkansas... Mexico is a good place to get killed, theres a reason 50,000 young folks have fled Central America to the US. I think a blue state with high income taxes like MA would be a good choice for a retiree since your income is low so would your tax burden. Move someplace

[MBZ] Mercedes-Benz builds a glamper van

2014-07-11 Thread OK Don
K'leb NEEDS one of these --- Designed by Westfalia-Werke http://www.westfalia-mobil.net/en/, renowned for its classic “pop-top” Volkswagen van-conversion packages, the Marco Polo relentlessly eliminates “roughing it” from the camping lexicon. Based on the sleek new V-Class design, which was

Re: [MBZ] Mercedes Digest, Vol 104, Issue 44

2014-07-11 Thread Rick Knoble
‎Yahoo mail, Hotmail, AOL mail, and Gmail all seem to have problems together with email forwarded from an email list such as this one. Surprisingly it hasn't been fixed yet, as both Google and Yahoo host email groups.  ‎ Rick Sent from my BlackBerry 10 smartphone.   Original Message   From: OK

Re: [MBZ] Mercedes Digest, Vol 104, Issue 44

2014-07-11 Thread Curt Raymond
Now I'm starting to see your replies... -Curt From: Rick Knoble rickkno...@hotmail.com To: mercedes@okiebenz.com Sent: Friday, July 11, 2014 7:03 PM Subject: Re: [MBZ] Mercedes Digest, Vol 104, Issue 44 ‎Yahoo mail, Hotmail, AOL mail, and Gmail all seem to

Re: [MBZ] Mercedes Digest, Vol 104, Issue 44

2014-07-11 Thread Rick Knoble
‎And I see your replies. That's better than a bounce.  Rick Sent from my BlackBerry 10 smartphone.   Original Message   From: Curt Raymond Sent: Friday, July 11, 2014 6:10 PM To: Mercedes Discussion List Reply To: Mercedes Discussion List Subject: Re: [MBZ] Mercedes Digest, Vol 104, Issue 44

Re: [MBZ] Mercedes Digest, Vol 104, Issue 44

2014-07-11 Thread Curt Raymond
I think Yahoo learns, if I tell it that you're not spam a couple times it seems to stop putting your stuff into the spam folder. Replies seem to act a little different from newly originated emails anyway. -Curt From: Rick Knoble rickkno...@hotmail.com To:

Re: [MBZ] Hot under the collar

2014-07-11 Thread Jim Cathey
I forget, have you given it a citric acid flush? -- Jim On Fri, Jul 11, 2014 at 12:38 PM, clay redgh...@comcast.net wrote: Froggy is having inconsistent cooling issues. I was taking her for an italian tune up this past weekend. I meant to climb the foothills of the Cascades about 32

Re: [MBZ] Hot under the collar

2014-07-11 Thread Hendrik Riessen
Has the thermostat been tested to confirm it's working properly? It seems that thermostats can fail early. Also if the radiator is old, it could be partially blocked. What are the hose temps coming out of the radiator? I have the opposite problem insofar that the TE won't get past 80 much, should

Re: [MBZ] Similar Note - my 91 300D runing warmer -- **Was** Hot under the collar

2014-07-11 Thread LarryT
I have a question about temps and my 91 300D. Some may recall I just replaced the radiator after the top hose nozzle broke as well as replacing the water pump and T'stat gasket. While all leaks have stopped the temp will go to just above the 80C mark by maybe 1/8 or so, I'm thinking it's

Re: [MBZ] Similar Note - my 91 300D runing warmer -- **Was** Hot under the collar

2014-07-11 Thread Meade Dillon
Larry, I think the red line for your car is over 5000 rpm, and it is not really a red line, it is the governed limit. Max Dillon, Charleston SC ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change

[MBZ] SD radio comes on loud with new battery

2014-07-11 Thread David Kristin Gilmore
Not a big deal, but I wonder why the radio in my 83 300SD always comes on full volume when I reconnect the battery and turn the ignition switch to start the car. Even though the radio had been off when the battery was disconnected. It is the original radio/tape player. I have to be

Re: [MBZ] (no subject)

2014-07-11 Thread Peter Frederick
No bargains in red states for nice houses, you still gotta buy carefully. The secret, so far as I can tell, is to have a job with a real retirement (fat chance these days) and to buy a house in a neighborhood that will still be decent when you retire and PAY YOUR HOUSE OFF rather than

Re: [MBZ] Similar Note - my 91 300D runing warmer -- **Was** Hot under the collar

2014-07-11 Thread Peter Frederick
The fan must be stiff when cold and spin at engine speed when started, then immediately slow down. It must also pull with significant air flow at idle with the engine hot enough to engage it (about 85 C I think). Also, when hot, it must stop immediately when shutting off, and this is

Re: [MBZ] [SL] Hot under the collar

2014-07-11 Thread Richard Hattaway
Just curious, you had the pump replaced.. there was a big flap years ago about some pumps not doing the job.  They were just designed wrong, and I believe  they were aftermarket pumps.  The true blue honest to goodness MB pumps were typically priced under them as I recall, but for some reason

Re: [MBZ] (no subject)

2014-07-11 Thread Rick Knoble
Original Message   From: Peter Frederick Sent: Friday, July 11, 2014 10:40 PM To: Mercedes Discussion List Reply To: Mercedes Discussion List Subject: Re: [MBZ] (no subject) No bargains in red states for nice houses, you still gotta buy   carefully. The secret, so far as I can tell, is to have a