Re: [MBZ] I must be pregnant

2015-01-29 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
My 1983 300TD performs like a Porsche. Only a slight exaggeration, but it is very quick! On Thu, Jan 29, 2015 at 11:33 AM, Dwight Giles via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Slow down smell the diesel. My 2.5t is a rocket compared to 240D. On Jan 29, 2015 11:04 AM, Donald Snook via

Re: [MBZ] I must be pregnant

2015-01-29 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Slow down smell the diesel. My 2.5t is a rocket compared to 240D. On Jan 29, 2015 11:04 AM, Donald Snook via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: You must have a desire to move very S L O W. Don Snook -Original Message- From: Kaleb C. Striplin [mailto:ka...@striplin.net] Sent:

Re: [MBZ] First Cars

2015-01-29 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
My first two cars were both 1950 DeSotos with the semi-automatic transmission. Bought one for $89 and sold it for $75, the other for $20 and then junked it for $0. One broke down on Boylston street in Bahston during rush hour; the other gave up the ghost during the particularly brutal

Re: [MBZ] First Cars

2015-01-29 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
Mine was a 71 Monte Carlo, a sorta light metallic blue. My dad went halves with me on it, I think he got the better deal as I was no longer bugging him for his car. It was a nice car, and I wish I still had it but it was starting to rust, ball joints going bad, etc. so I traded it on a Grand

Re: [MBZ] First Cars

2015-01-29 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
My first car was a 1970 Ford Maverick two door with the inline 6, 170 ci, the smallest displacement version of that engine. Had a three on the tree with worn out bushings that made shifting a search every time you went to shift. I owned it about 6-8 months before I lost control on some ice on

Re: [MBZ] OT License plate Readers

2015-01-29 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
More from our friends at Techdirt: https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20150127/18110029835/dea-collecting-massive-database-your-driving-habits-secret-using-license-plate-readers.shtml Here's something for Randy:

[MBZ] OT 3-D printing poised to advance cleaner cars

2015-01-29 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Interesting article. 3-D printing poised to advance cleaner cars Published: Thursday, January 29, 2015 It's rare that a gleaming, azure legend on wheels fails to turn heads, but at the Detroit auto show earlier this month, Oak Ridge National Laboratory's Shelby Cobra faced stiff

Re: [MBZ] OT License plate Readers

2015-01-29 Thread G Mann via Mercedes
A working example which we free Americans can look to is the files which still exist, some of which are 70 years old, gathered by the USSR government by the KGB on soviet citizens. Based on that data collected, Stalin is reported to have executed or killed by forced labor in Gulag, some 20 million

Re: [MBZ] First Cars

2015-01-29 Thread Jim Cathey via Mercedes
The falcoon has the I6 144, 3-on-the-tree. It did not have any radio at all, and heat was an option on that model/year. (The only option that Grandma opted for.) I never did put in any kind of sound, it's still got the original plate over the hole. -- Jim

Re: [MBZ] First Cars

2015-01-29 Thread Jim Cathey via Mercedes
1960 Falcon, nicknamed by some the Falcoon. It was grandma's last car, and my first. I'm essentially the second owner. (Dad owned it at first, but I was the only driver. OTOH, I think he was the one who actually purchased it in the first place. I figure it all averages out to me being #2.) I

Re: [MBZ] First Cars

2015-01-29 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
A guy I worked for while I was in tech school had one of these that belonged to his Mom. It was parked at the shop and rarely driven. I always remember the size of the steering wheel - that thing was HUGE! Dan On Jan 29, 2015, at 12:21 PM, Jim Cathey via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com

Re: [MBZ] OT License plate Readers

2015-01-29 Thread Scott Ritchey via Mercedes
We will never really know exactly what happened to Erik Scott because that security camera (at COSTCO main entrance), and only that one camera, failed that day, according to COSTCO and LVPD (yeah, right!). As many of us know, eyewitness evidence is the least reliable of all, as the many

Re: [MBZ] OT License plate Readers

2015-01-29 Thread Curly McLain via Mercedes
I was purposely being silly. Should have appended a winkie icon to my post. Surprisingly, I think there are broad areas of agreement across the political spectrum on the need to control how big data is collected, used and destoyed by law enforcement. There is a HUGE debate over BIG data

Re: [MBZ] First Cars

2015-01-29 Thread Curly McLain via Mercedes
My first vehicle driven was the 9n Ford tractor to pull loose hay into the barn. at about 8 or 9 My first car (bought and owned) was a 56 Karmann Ghia@ 17 First driven was the 47 Chevy truck i drove in the dermader fields while the dermaders were loaded on to take to the canning plant. I was

[MBZ] Andrew's next car: the tiny Colibri

2015-01-29 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Single seat electric, 68 mile range, faster acceleration than his wagons, top speed of 75 mph. Roughly $13k plus monthly battery lease fee. http://www.bbc.com/autos/story/20150128-meet-the-tiny-colibri-germanys-one-seat-wonder -- Max Dillon Charleston, SC

Re: [MBZ] Andrew's next car: the tiny Colibri

2015-01-29 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
If we crowdsource y'all can buy it for me. On Thu, Jan 29, 2015 at 9:33 AM, Max Dillon via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Single seat electric, 68 mile range, faster acceleration than his wagons, top speed of 75 mph. Roughly $13k plus monthly battery lease fee.

Re: [MBZ] OT License plate Readers

2015-01-29 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
So will the no right to complain police arrest me for what I write in this forum? On Thu, Jan 29, 2015 at 10:06 AM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: More from our friends at Techdirt:

[MBZ] First Cars

2015-01-29 Thread Donald Snook via Mercedes
Kaleb's email about wanting a car like his first car got me thinking about my first car. My first car was a 1978 Oldsmobile Delta 88. It was light metallic blue. It was my older brother's car and he was going to sell it or trade it in. I ended up buying it from him. It had the crappy 260

Re: [MBZ] I must be pregnant

2015-01-29 Thread Donald Snook via Mercedes
You must have a desire to move very S L O W. Don Snook -Original Message- From: Kaleb C. Striplin [mailto:ka...@striplin.net] Sent: Wednesday, January 28, 2015 3:26 PM To: Mercedes Discussion List Subject: [MBZ] I must be pregnant Because I have a strange urge. I have the urge for

Re: [MBZ] OT License plate Readers

2015-01-29 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
I was purposely being silly. Should have appended a winkie icon to my post. Surprisingly, I think there are broad areas of agreement across the political spectrum on the need to control how big data is collected, used and destoyed by law enforcement. On Thu, Jan 29, 2015 at 10:49 AM, Dan

Re: [MBZ] OT License plate Readers

2015-01-29 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
No, silly. I think this whole situation is such that depending on how you view the role of government, you either perceive these actions as protective or overreaching. As I see it, much of what is happening today is a result of people trying to control information, for whatever reason. In

Re: [MBZ] First Cars

2015-01-29 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Keep up the great storeis, guys. My first MERCEDES was a 1973 280, manual windows and no sunroof. Test drove it at night - down the street and back. Maybe 5 minutes. Sold by Tony Alami, who was actually an Iranian. in those days the only used Mercedes on sale were being sold by Iranians.

Re: [MBZ] First Cars

2015-01-29 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
I was the first in the family to NOT have a VW Beetle for a first car. Not sure how that happened, but When I was in either late middle school or early high school, my brother had a 60's Beetle of some sort. He played baseball after school, so he would often ride with a friend to school

Re: [MBZ] First Cars

2015-01-29 Thread Hans Neureiter via Mercedes
First MB I drove (learned to drive) was my dads 170D ragtop. First wheels I bought other than my 10 speed was a '58 Ford Taunus 12M station wagon. On Jan 29, 2015 10:21 AM, Donald Snook via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Kaleb's email about wanting a car like his first car got me thinking

Re: [MBZ] First Cars

2015-01-29 Thread Donald Snook via Mercedes
That is amazing that you still have it. I can't think of a single car I had from 16-20 years old that I would have kept or even want back. Don Snook -Original Message- From: Jim Cathey [mailto:jim.cathey...@gmail.com] Sent: Thursday, January 29, 2015 11:21 AM To: Donald Snook;

Re: [MBZ] First Cars

2015-01-29 Thread Donald Snook via Mercedes
My older brother's first car was a VW. It was an early 60's (can't remember what year). But, I do remember it was the last year that was a 6 volt car. The next year, and thereafter, they were all 12 volts. When I was 13 I was invited to a party at one of the cool kids house. For some

Re: [MBZ] First Cars

2015-01-29 Thread Curt Raymond via Mercedes
My last year in high school my dad gave me an '84 Ford Tempo 2dr mostly because the dealer offered him $50 in trade on it. It sat for a year from the time he bought the replacement '91 Tempo until I could drive which of course didn't help anything.I fiberglassed a floor into it which I then had

Re: [MBZ] First Cars

2015-01-29 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
I also owned a 1952 Morris Oxford and 1960 Wolseley when in Fiji. Both Brit cars, neither excessively reliable. On Thu, Jan 29, 2015 at 3:43 PM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: 6VDC electrics until 1966. That model also had trunk lid badging of 1300 on it, too. We

Re: [MBZ] First Cars

2015-01-29 Thread Randy Bennell via Mercedes
I had a hand me down from my father to start with (a 64 Anglia) but the 1st one I bought was a 65 Mustang. It was Rangoon Red with a Red interior. It's orginal color had been cream but it had been painted red by the time I got it. It was a 6 cylinder with a 3 speed manual transmission. A nice

Re: [MBZ] OT License plate Readers

2015-01-29 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
Scroll down to the story with the vid and if you have a few minutes you can get some entertainment http://charlestonthuglife.net/2015/01/a-number-of-updates/ --R On 1/29/15 12:57 PM, Scott Ritchey via Mercedes wrote: But I'll reiterate my initial point: there is little to be gained by

Re: [MBZ] OT License plate Readers

2015-01-29 Thread Curt Raymond via Mercedes
Weren't we (well, not me, I wasn't born yet) doing nearly the same thing at the same time (minus the killing and gulag of course) with things like the House Un-American Activities Committee and Hoover's FBI files on people? -Curt From: G Mann via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com To: Andrew

Re: [MBZ] I must be pregnant

2015-01-29 Thread Tim Crone via Mercedes
On Thu, Jan 29, 2015 at 4:40 PM, Andrew Strasfogel astrasfo...@gmail.com wrote: LOL! I withdraw the mirth in case you weren't trying to be funny. All I have to say is, the breaks work on that car. -Tim ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

Re: [MBZ] First Cars

2015-01-29 Thread Curly McLain via Mercedes
That is amazing that you still have it. I can't think of a single car I had from 16-20 years old that I would have kept or even want back. Don Snook THe car I wish I had kept is the 67 chevelle SS396 /327 I had in HS before the 190Dc. It would be worth big $ now, even with the 327. Some

Re: [MBZ] First Cars

2015-01-29 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
6VDC electrics until 1966. That model also had trunk lid badging of 1300 on it, too. We used to convert them to 12VDC and leave the 6VDC starters in them. They would spin like you couldn't believe! Dan On Jan 29, 2015, at 2:56 PM, Donald Snook via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote:

Re: [MBZ] OT License plate Readers

2015-01-29 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
I don't know how anyone can get any joy out of watching that sad spectacle. On Thu, Jan 29, 2015 at 3:53 PM, Rich Thomas via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Scroll down to the story with the vid and if you have a few minutes you can get some entertainment

Re: [MBZ] I must be pregnant

2015-01-29 Thread Tim Crone via Mercedes
On Thu, Jan 29, 2015 at 11:35 AM, Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: My 1983 300TD performs like a Porsche. My 87 300SDL also performs like a Porch, except that it mostly blocks out the breeze with the doors closed. (RIP RLE.) Best, Tim

Re: [MBZ] First Cars

2015-01-29 Thread Ed Booher via Mercedes
My first car, 1966 Ford Mustang, 289 4 bbl V8. Blue with blue interior. That car was fun. I regularly kick myself when I think about it, should never have sold that car. EdB On Thu, Jan 29, 2015 at 11:20 AM, Donald Snook via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Kaleb's email about wanting a

Re: [MBZ] OT License plate Readers

2015-01-29 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
Just routine stuff around here, in amongst the murders by the young (self-described) thugs and other random idiots. The cops showed remarkable restraint on the woman, and her husband was lucky he didn't get ventilated when he ran up on the cops with their weapons drawn. --R On 1/29/15

Re: [MBZ] First Cars

2015-01-29 Thread MG via Mercedes
My first car was a 48 dodge coronet with the semiauto transmission and a flat head 6. At 14 I took the head off freed up the pistons put new rings and rod bearings on it and got it started and running. I felt great till my dad sold it to the garbage man for $50 two months later. I never even

Re: [MBZ] First Cars

2015-01-29 Thread Curt Raymond via Mercedes
I bet. We're talking about converting our '52 Farmall Super M to 12v and keeping the 6v starter. I've heard a couple and the difference is amazing. 12v batteries are so much cheaper too and for the amount the tractor sits its hard on batteries. -Curt From: Dan Penoff via Mercedes

Re: [MBZ] First Cars

2015-01-29 Thread Donald Snook via Mercedes
I have wanted a 68-72 Chevy C10 or GMC for a long time. I went to an auto show a few weeks ago here in town and there was an orange one (I think it was a 1970) and it was totally stock original and perfect! It had 19,000 miles. Don Snook -Original Message- From: Randy Bennell

Re: [MBZ] I must be pregnant

2015-01-29 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
Here is a 300D you should be looking at - it's got 15 bundts! http://www.benzworld.org/forums/sale-wanted-trade-giveaway/2231705-sale-w123-82-300d-turbo-diesel.html#post10901897 Dan On Jan 29, 2015, at 7:58 PM, Jaime Kopchinski via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Funny you should

Re: [MBZ] Back to batteries ...

2015-01-29 Thread Curt Raymond via Mercedes
Agreed, you're probably not going to beat that deal. -Curt From: Max Dillon via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com To: Craig diese...@pisquared.net; Mercedes Discussion List mercedes@okiebenz.com Sent: Thursday, January 29, 2015 8:24 PM Subject: Re: [MBZ] Back to batteries ... I

Re: [MBZ] First Cars

2015-01-29 Thread Randy Bennell via Mercedes
On 29/01/2015 4:48 PM, Donald Snook via Mercedes wrote: I have wanted a 68-72 Chevy C10 or GMC for a long time. I went to an auto show a few weeks ago here in town and there was an orange one (I think it was a 1970) and it was totally stock original and perfect! It had 19,000 miles. Don

Re: [MBZ] OT License plate Readers

2015-01-29 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Anybody watching The Americans on Bravo? Great series - well actedl! It's about deeply embedded KGB spies, a married couple having adventures in D.C. during the height of the Cold War. Suspenseful, taut, authentic. On Thu, Jan 29, 2015 at 6:19 PM, Curt Raymond via Mercedes

Re: [MBZ] I must be pregnant

2015-01-29 Thread Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes
When you get ready to sell it let me know Sent from my iPhone On Jan 29, 2015, at 6:58 PM, Jaime Kopchinski jaime...@gmail.com wrote: Funny you should mention that... I picked up an automatic 79 240D in December with 100k miles on it. The body has had its share of paint and repairs from

Re: [MBZ] I must be pregnant

2015-01-29 Thread Curt Raymond via Mercedes
Auto box twin to the '78 240D that Dwight, Dimitiri and I have (or in Dimitri's case currently) owned. I can't really tell from your link but it looks as though theres probably no hole in the roof.. You ought to buy the '78 from Dimitri and transplant the 4spd. The series plugs are easy to do

Re: [MBZ] Back to batteries ...

2015-01-29 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Fri, 30 Jan 2015 01:49:45 + (UTC) Curt Raymond via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Agreed, you're probably not going to beat that deal. -Curt From: Max Dillon via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com To: Craig diese...@pisquared.net; Mercedes Discussion List

Re: [MBZ] First Cars

2015-01-29 Thread Curt Raymond via Mercedes
You and me both although I actually want a K20 although I'd take a K10 in a pinch. :) Looking on Craigslist for Las Vegas there are lots of C10s and a few K10s. Also quite a few of each in the pacific northwest. -Curt From: Donald Snook via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com To: Mercedes

Re: [MBZ] First Cars

2015-01-29 Thread Scott Ritchey via Mercedes
I learned to drive on a 57 Ford wagon (stick) bit the first car I considered mine was a 1963 Chevy Impala, dark metallic green, 283 auto. AM radio and heater only. No seat belts. It was my dad's car but he let me take it to college after my freshman year. Poor handling but a good car for

Re: [MBZ] I must be pregnant

2015-01-29 Thread Jaime Kopchinski via Mercedes
Funny you should mention that... I picked up an automatic 79 240D in December with 100k miles on it. The body has had its share of paint and repairs from some fender benders, but its not rusty and the interior is wonderful. Its the first 240D I've had since about 2004... and the second one since

Re: [MBZ] Back to batteries ...

2015-01-29 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
I concur. Make it so. -- Max Dillon Charleston, SC On January 29, 2015 8:06:39 PM EST, Craig via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: I'm still investigating a battery for the '82 240D/3.0. snip It seems the Bosch from Pep Boys is what I should go for.

Re: [MBZ] OT License plate Readers

2015-01-29 Thread Scott Ritchey via Mercedes
Gulags and black listing aren't even close to being similar. In one it was hard to get a job. In the other you (and often your family) disappeared and usually died painfully. Also, in the US it was ideological anti-communist while in the USSR it was political and personal.

[MBZ] Back to batteries ...

2015-01-29 Thread Craig via Mercedes
I'm still investigating a battery for the '82 240D/3.0. I talked with the manager of the local NAPA store this afternoon and asked him about the batteries Interstate took away from his store, as Curly suggested, hoping to get an outdated one at a discount. He was quite confident that Interstate

Re: [MBZ] (MBZ) '84 300D multi-purpose stalk

2015-01-29 Thread Mountain Man via Mercedes
Rick wrote: ‎I would not use them if they were free... WITH free shipping... You don't love your color tv? mao ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

Re: [MBZ] Back to batteries ...

2015-01-29 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
My Diehard fore the 300TD with 950 CCA lists for $199 but with exchange for the old one that died under warranty cost half that. On Thu, Jan 29, 2015 at 10:05 PM, Craig via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: On Thu, 29 Jan 2015 22:03:37 -0500 Max Dillon dillonm...@gmail.com wrote: So the

[MBZ] first car

2015-01-29 Thread Rick Hawkins Java via Mercedes
Folks The first car i ever drove was about a 1945 jeep out in the mountains of Colorado. I learned to drive mostly on a 1951 plymouth which my father bought new and i still have in the field. MY first car was a 1962 VW bus. I bought it for $50 and rebuilt the engine myself. I got stuck with

Re: [MBZ] Back to batteries ...

2015-01-29 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Fri, 30 Jan 2015 02:34:37 + (UTC) Curt Raymond via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Thats pretty common though, even maintenance free batteries still have the holes for the caps even if you can't open them. I knew a guy who would get batteries that were dead and drill out the

Re: [MBZ] (MBZ) '84 300D multi-purpose stalk

2015-01-29 Thread Rick Knoble via Mercedes
‎Original Message   From: Mountain Man via Mercedes Sent: Thursday, January 29, 2015 8:55 PM To: Mercedes Discussion List Reply To: Mountain Man Subject: Re: [MBZ] (MBZ) '84 300D multi-purpose stalk Rick wrote: ‎I would not use them if they were free... WITH free shipping... You don't love

Re: [MBZ] Back to batteries ...

2015-01-29 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Thu, 29 Jan 2015 22:03:37 -0500 Max Dillon dillonm...@gmail.com wrote: So the Bosch battery from Pep Boys is either made in Malaysia or Germany. That's what it looks like. Craig ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

Re: [MBZ] OT License plate Readers

2015-01-29 Thread Mountain Man via Mercedes
Andrew wrote: Anybody watching The Americans on Bravo? I liked The Americans a while back when it was on hulu. Now hulu wants $$. There ain't nuthin' we can do - processes are too deep and there is not enuf angst. We love our color tvs. We like china prices. So, grin. Or be sure to keep out

Re: [MBZ] First Cars

2015-01-29 Thread Jim Cathey via Mercedes
That is amazing that you still have it. I can't think of a single car I had from 16-20 years old that I would have kept or even want back. It's been far too long since I've driven it. That car is my time machine. So long as I drive it only infrequently, it takes me right back! If I had

Re: [MBZ] I must be pregnant

2015-01-29 Thread Jaime Kopchinski via Mercedes
You're forgetting I'm an originality freak. I'm happy to keep the series plugs :) They work! Jaime On Thursday, January 29, 2015, Curt Raymond via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Auto box twin to the '78 240D that Dwight, Dimitiri and I have (or in Dimitri's case currently) owned. I

Re: [MBZ] OT License plate Readers

2015-01-29 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
You sound ripe for recruitment by the KGB. On Thu, Jan 29, 2015 at 9:51 PM, Mountain Man via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Andrew wrote: Anybody watching The Americans on Bravo? I liked The Americans a while back when it was on hulu. Now hulu wants $$. There ain't nuthin' we can

Re: [MBZ] OT License plate Readers

2015-01-29 Thread Mountain Man via Mercedes
Andrew wrote: You sound ripe for recruitment by the KGB. KGB is not as kool as ISIS or Snowden. I am also an originality freak and I like liberty which appears to draw little attention these days as a reality worth cherishing. Liberty is We the People and We the People need to be careful against

Re: [MBZ] Back to batteries ...

2015-01-29 Thread Curt Raymond via Mercedes
Thats pretty common though, even maintenance free batteries still have the holes for the caps even if you can't open them. I knew a guy who would get batteries that were dead and drill out the holes. He swore about half the time he'd get a couple more years out of them for the cost of a pint of

Re: [MBZ] Back to batteries ...

2015-01-29 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
So the Bosch battery from Pep Boys is either made in Malaysia or Germany. -- Max Dillon Charleston, SC On January 29, 2015 9:56:18 PM EST, Craig via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: BTW, In doing research, I found some good information sources: http://batteryfaq.org/

Re: [MBZ] I must be pregnant

2015-01-29 Thread Jaime Kopchinski via Mercedes
Ok, I'm ready. I'll probably list it this weekend for $5k Jaime On Thursday, January 29, 2015, Kaleb C. Striplin ka...@striplin.net wrote: When you get ready to sell it let me know Sent from my iPhone On Jan 29, 2015, at 6:58 PM, Jaime Kopchinski jaime...@gmail.com

Re: [MBZ] I must be pregnant

2015-01-29 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
What kind of dumb a** wouldn't replace the switches so 3 of the 4 windows would work again. It must have some other major problem... On Thu, Jan 29, 2015 at 8:21 PM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Here is a 300D you should be looking at - it's got 15 bundts!

Re: [MBZ] OT License plate Readers

2015-01-29 Thread G Mann via Mercedes
KGB no longer exists. It went away with the fall of USSR. Replaced by another agency.. still rude, but less power. On Thu, Jan 29, 2015 at 8:16 PM, Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: You sound ripe for recruitment by the KGB. On Thu, Jan 29, 2015 at 9:51 PM,

Re: [MBZ] (MBZ) '84 300D multi-purpose stalk

2015-01-29 Thread Mountain Man via Mercedes
Rick wrote: What does that have to do with cheap, inferior Chinese parts...? Mitsu is inferior Chinese parts, no? I like Bill Whittle/PJTV also: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_T-F_zfoDqI mao ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

Re: [MBZ] First Cars

2015-01-29 Thread Donald Snook via Mercedes
My father had a 1968 Camaro SS/396 CONVERTIBLE and it was white with the orange stripes. After I was born, (1973) they traded it for a new Buick Station. After my brother was born in 1969, my father was Stationed in Ethiopia and he bought an Alfa Romeo Spider Convertible. Sadly, when they

Re: [MBZ] OT License plate Readers

2015-01-29 Thread Curt Raymond via Mercedes
I did except the gulags. I meant that the US was keeping an awful lot of information on people who, with the benefit of hindsight (well and not being ideologues) were really doing nothing wrong. The House Committee seems very much of the time with the rat out your friends mentality. Stalin must