Re: [MBZ] today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe Mercedes

2015-04-29 Thread Dimitri via Mercedes
I voted for nice price, just for the halibut. Sent from my iPhone On Apr 28, 2015, at 9:44 AM, Rich Thomas via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: http://jalopnik.com/this-1991-mercedes-350sd-asks-44-000-is-originally-fr-1700374182 --R ___

Re: [MBZ] Plant Amnesty

2015-04-29 Thread Rick Knoble via Mercedes
‎Clay writes: I am willing to deliver any list member a car they acquire out west.   Really? I may take you up on that... Rick Sent from my BlackBerry Z10 ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe

[MBZ] More mower again

2015-04-29 Thread rogerhga--- via Mercedes
Kaleb,   I'll offer another suggestion even though you didn't respond to my last ones.  Anyway, I just had a guy come to my house and fix all three of my mowers (two push and one rider).  One of the push mowers had the same problem you describe regarding starting.  This guy removed the

Re: [MBZ] The norovirus

2015-04-29 Thread Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes
Hahaha Sent from my iPhone On Apr 29, 2015, at 10:43 AM, Rich Thomas via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Norovirus does not take 2 weeks to appear. I vote for gas station bean burrito. Eat on the runs --R On 4/29/15 11:23 AM, Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes wrote:

Re: [MBZ] Synthetic Diesel!

2015-04-29 Thread Curly McLain via Mercedes
It is possible to make hydrogen for fuel and oxygen to burn it out of a tankfull of water. This can be a direct replacement for gasoline. However the powers that be can't figure out how to tax and regulate it, so if you persist in doing it, you won't live long. It has been known for at least

Re: [MBZ] The norovirus

2015-04-29 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
Norovirus does not take 2 weeks to appear. I vote for gas station bean burrito. Eat on the runs --R On 4/29/15 11:23 AM, Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes wrote: Yikes! I didn't think a higher power would misint3erpret my joke about your catching the norovirus as a wishful statement...

Re: [MBZ] Synthetic Diesel!

2015-04-29 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Becuase it's expensive! On Wed, Apr 29, 2015 at 11:53 AM, Curly McLain via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: It is possible to make hydrogen for fuel and oxygen to burn it out of a tankfull of water. This can be a direct replacement for gasoline. However the powers that be can't figure

Re: [MBZ] GM, Ford, And Others Want to Make Working on Your Own Car Illegal

2015-04-29 Thread clay via Mercedes
But the kidlets are not so affluent that they can forego basic knowledge and ability to figure out things by purchasing muscle to do it for them. I would rather my progeny know how to remain alive when the poop hits the fan. The low tech Nepal environment is no more resilient than our high

[MBZ] W123 LF window switch

2015-04-29 Thread G. M. Brown via Mercedes
Another WAHOO from someone who's semi-technically competent as the LF window was lowered on my '85 300TD earlier and it wouldn't raise. I pulled the switch apart and found it quite gunky, cleaned it with brake cleaner, spayed with DeOxit, reinstalled and voila it works fine. Don't ya' just

[MBZ] changing oil

2015-04-29 Thread Randy Bennell via Mercedes
One of the things that are not so much fun on a 115. It all went pretty well but I sure can use up rags, paper towel and blue gloves. The oil is so much stickier and blacker than the oil out of my truck. Difficult to wipe things like the filter housing clean. I envy you folks with the filter up

Re: [MBZ] today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe Mercedes

2015-04-29 Thread clay via Mercedes
It would also need the blood stains from Vince Foster and Chandra Levy mixed with the baby batter of Bill C. clay On Apr 28, 2015, at 1:05 PM, Meade Dillon via Mercedes wrote: Crack. $4,400 would be a nice price, $44,000 is delusional, unless this was H.R. Clinton's car and it comes with

Re: [MBZ] changing oil

2015-04-29 Thread Curly McLain via Mercedes
One of the things that are not so much fun on a 115. It all went pretty well but I sure can use up rags, paper towel and blue gloves. The oil is so much stickier and blacker than the oil out of my truck. Difficult to wipe things like the filter housing clean. I envy you folks with the filter up

Re: [MBZ] W123 LF window switch

2015-04-29 Thread Curly McLain via Mercedes
Another WAHOO from someone who's semi-technically competent as the LF window was lowered on my '85 300TD earlier and it wouldn't raise. I pulled the switch apart and found it quite gunky, cleaned it with brake cleaner, spayed with DeOxit, reinstalled and voila it works fine. Don't ya' just

Re: [MBZ] Airplane grounded.

2015-04-29 Thread Fred Moir via Mercedes
Tighten up your shorts and fly the bloody aircraft, instead of being a seat warmer/button pusher! Fred Moir.Lynn MA.Diesel preferred. Date: Wed, 29 Apr 2015 10:56:32 -0700 To: fredh.s...@hotmail.com; mercedes@okiebenz.com Subject: Re: [MBZ] Airplane grounded. From: mercedes@okiebenz.com

Re: [MBZ] Airplane grounded.

2015-04-29 Thread Curly McLain via Mercedes
Tighten up your shorts and fly the bloody aircraft, instead of being a seat warmer/button pusher! Fred Moir.Lynn MA.Diesel preferred. With a real map maybe. I don't want them trying to fly somewhere with me or mine aboard with a nuvi or other $200 gps. Fewer and fewer guys left that

[MBZ] Nice_Price_or_Crack_Pipe_Mercedes?=

2015-04-29 Thread Curly McLain via Mercedes
Anyone know what the sticker price was for this car when sold new? 'bout double the asking. 88k to 90 k i'd guess. My 86 was just under 80k ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change

[MBZ] Airplane grounded.

2015-04-29 Thread Fred Moir via Mercedes
Apple Airlines to Avoid.http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-32513066 Fred Moir.Lynn MA.Diesel preferred. ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change

Re: [MBZ] Airplane grounded.

2015-04-29 Thread G Mann via Mercedes
Industry stops for lack of proper electronic bits.. Imagine that... [You all knew I would have to snark this one, couldn't resist] ... at least it happened on the ground, right? In the middle of Pacific ocean and your Ipad looses data.. whatch gonna do?] On Wed, Apr 29, 2015 at 10:33 AM, Fred

Re: [MBZ] today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe Mercedes

2015-04-29 Thread G Mann via Mercedes
Anyone know what the sticker price was for this car when sold new? I'm betting not far from his asking price... On Wed, Apr 29, 2015 at 10:46 AM, clay via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: It would also need the blood stains from Vince Foster and Chandra Levy mixed with the baby batter of

Re: [MBZ] Plant Amnesty

2015-04-29 Thread clay via Mercedes
I like the adventure. On Apr 28, 2015, at 11:01 PM, Rick Knoble via Mercedes wrote: ‎Clay writes: I am willing to deliver any list member a car they acquire out west. Really? I may take you up on that... Rick Sent from my BlackBerry Z10 ___

[MBZ] Fw: $30 - $100 Back + Free Delivery = Happy Mowing! Husqvarna Sales Event Ends Soon

2015-04-29 Thread Craig via Mercedes
Begin forwarded message: Date: Fri, 24 Apr 2015 15:16:02 + From: Jacks Small Engines jacks-m...@jackssmallengines.com Subject: $30 - $100 Back + Free Delivery = Happy Mowing! Husqvarna Sales Event Ends Soon View this email in your browser

Re: [MBZ] Synthetic Diesel!

2015-04-29 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Tue, 28 Apr 2015 02:19:51 + (UTC) Curt Raymond via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Man its got to be inefficient, imagine the energy input required. Still it'd be a way to utilize the power from a tidal plant... Actually, it's the perfect use for intermittent solar or wind energy,

Re: [MBZ] [ SPAM ] Re: Park your Toyota Pious

2015-04-29 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Sun, 26 Apr 2015 18:51:46 -0700 G Mann via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Anyone here have any interest in a Nissan Leaf? I was given one to drive for the next two months until the lease expires. 17,000 miles of silent battery driving, all in town, since the effective range is about

Re: [MBZ] Park your 2005 Toyota Camry

2015-04-29 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Sun, 26 Apr 2015 08:58:18 -0400 Max Dillon via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Curly will love this one! I do too! I'm passing it on to some friends. Toyota's killer firmware: Bad design and its consequences | EDN

[MBZ] Test

2015-04-29 Thread Craig via Mercedes
My emails are not making it to the list ... Craig -- Present: '82 240D/3.0Bluebell 268 kmi (with failed paint on the hood) Past:'72 220D/8 Herman 186 kmi '64 190Dc Emma '72

Re: [MBZ] Park your Toyota Pious

2015-04-29 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Mon, 27 Apr 2015 15:02:38 + (UTC) Curt Raymond via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: I made a quick trip to the airport two days ago, in freeway traffic at 70mph, starting with a full charge and 28 miles later arrived at the airport with a total of 8 miles available showing on

Re: [MBZ] Test

2015-04-29 Thread Rick Knoble via Mercedes
‎That one did.  ‎ Rick Sent from my BlackBerry Z10   Original Message   From: Craig via Mercedes Sent: Wednesday, April 29, 2015 8:48 AM To: Mercedes Discussion List Reply To: Craig Subject: [MBZ] Test My emails are not making it to the list ... Craig --

Re: [MBZ] Test

2015-04-29 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Craig, This email just arrived. -- Max Dillon Charleston SC '87 300TD '95 E300 On April 26, 2015 9:48:49 AM EDT, Craig via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: My emails are not making it to the list ... Craig -- Present: '82 240D/3.0Bluebell 268 kmi

Re: [MBZ] Test

2015-04-29 Thread Curly McLain via Mercedes
FAIL I see only the replies. That one did. Rick Sent from my BlackBerry Z10 Original Message From: Craig via Mercedes Sent: Wednesday, April 29, 2015 8:48 AM To: Mercedes Discussion List Reply To: Craig Subject: [MBZ] Test My emails are not making it to the list ... Craig

[MBZ] The norovirus

2015-04-29 Thread Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes
Apparently it decided to hit in the middle of the night last night 2 weeks later. Nothing more fun than sitting on the pot at 2 am pretending you are on the exorcist from both ends! Sent from my iPhone ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

Re: [MBZ] changing oil

2015-04-29 Thread Mountain Man via Mercedes
Curly wrote: Yup! Something I don't miss. on my 200D someone had exchanged the orig oil filter with a 190Dc oil filter housing that is larger. To change the filter you have to jack it up, turn the wheels far left, take out the bolt with a stubby 8mm allen socket, turn wheels far right, take

Re: [MBZ] More mower again

2015-04-29 Thread Mountain Man via Mercedes
Curly wrote: Kubota Diesel Walk behind. Also... You gotta get a different email addy since okiebenz is no longer based in Claremore. mao ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery

Re: [MBZ] 123 300td AC

2015-04-29 Thread Peter Frederick via Mercedes
I wish you'd said something earlier -- you need to have a filter installed in the suction line to keep crap from the locked up compressor out of the new one -- this is likely what killed the last one. Peter ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list

Re: [MBZ] The norovirus

2015-04-29 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Yikes! I didn't think a higher power would misint3erpret my joke about your catching the norovirus as a wishful statement... Gotta be more careful next time. Go Nationals! On Wed, Apr 29, 2015 at 10:12 AM, Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Apparently it decided to

[MBZ] [ SPAM ] RE: Park your Toyota Pious

2015-04-29 Thread Fred Moir via Mercedes
Rich.Ouch! Fred Moir.Lynn MA.Diesel preferred. Date: Tue, 28 Apr 2015 13:45:30 -0400 To: mercedes@okiebenz.com Subject: Re: [MBZ] Park your Toyota Pious From: mercedes@okiebenz.com Two aspects to your line of question. First, we must pass regulations that would force electric cars to

Re: [MBZ] Synthetic Diesel!

2015-04-29 Thread G Mann via Mercedes
Being a capitalist by nature I feel the need to ask the question, what is my rate of return on expenditure to make that one gallon of blue diesel fuel. Just looking at the schematic of the system, I see expensive equipment setting idle waiting for the sun to shine or wind to blow, the land it

[MBZ] Power Steering Pump gusher

2015-04-29 Thread clay via Mercedes
Weather has not been cooperating and I was working too much to deal with the PS problem. For the life of me I could not get my head around how to access the silly thing short of tearing the car apart. Today I had less wet weather and crawled under the car to see what I could do. Brake

Re: [MBZ] changing oil

2015-04-29 Thread clay via Mercedes
Randy, I need to pull the oil pan because somebody back in time decided to fix the pan leak with blue RTV between the aged original gasket. I am not looking forward to that . It was a massive pain in the tush with Gump. clay On Apr 29, 2015, at 11:28 AM, Randy Bennell via Mercedes wrote:

Re: [MBZ] today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe Mercedes

2015-04-29 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Curly is foaming at the mouth - neds to be put down. On Wed, Apr 29, 2015 at 5:23 AM, Dimitri via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: I voted for nice price, just for the halibut. Sent from my iPhone On Apr 28, 2015, at 9:44 AM, Rich Thomas via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote:

Re: [MBZ] Plant Amnesty

2015-04-29 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
I know and love Vancouver/Granville Island. Picked up some great inuit soapstone (greenstone) carvings a decade ago at a tourist shop on Granville IS that have probably doubled in value. The whale, walrus and bear carvings are my favorites. Since then have acquired shark and otter carvings on