[MBZ] Shirley Yahnke Mc Cluskey 17 September 1949 - 25 February 2022

2022-03-14 Thread Craig via Mercedes
As I mentioned in my earlier email, Shirley died in hospice with me at her side on Friday, 25 February 2022. For those interested, Her internment will be 1500, Wednesday 06 April 2022 Santa Fe National Cemetery 501 North Guadalupe Street

[MBZ] I'm slowly coming back ...

2022-03-14 Thread Craig via Mercedes
Dear all, Thank you for your sympathies and condolences; they mean a lot and are encouraging (he says as he type through tears). I got email running on a borrowed laptop last night and this morning. After roughly three months of neglect, I was greeted by the following quantities of emails:

Re: [MBZ] The 300SD is home

2021-12-10 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Fri, 10 Dec 2021 17:38:02 -0500 Jaime Kopchinski via Mercedes wrote: > Its here: > https://cdn.w116.org/cd/Maintenance/My72/170.pdf > > 5.9 liters for a change. 300SD is a 116.120 and has a 722.120 auto > transmission. Thank you, Jaime. Craig ___

Re: [MBZ] The 300SD is home

2021-12-10 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Fri, 10 Dec 2021 22:27:03 + "dan penoff.com via Mercedes" wrote: > As I recall the 722.3/4 takes about 8 quarts, give or take a few, for a > full drain/refill. I second Jaime's recommendation for the Febi fluid. > FCP Euro often has specials on it, it's not expensive. Thank you, Dan.

Re: [MBZ] The 300SD is home

2021-12-10 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Fri, 10 Dec 2021 16:47:54 -0500 Jaime Kopchinski via Mercedes wrote: > Service manual is available here: > https://handbook.w116.org I found that website, but it does not have information about servicing the transmission. > Trans fluid change should be about the same procedure as the 300D

Re: [MBZ] The 300SD is home

2021-12-10 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Fri, 10 Dec 2021 14:55:20 -0600 Randy Bennell via Mercedes wrote: > Did you have it hauled or go and drive it home? I had it hauled. Craig ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change

Re: [MBZ] Moving engine

2021-11-20 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Sat, 20 Nov 2021 10:41:18 -0500 Floyd Thursby via Mercedes wrote: > There is a hydraulic shop not far away, I'll swing by there this week > and see if they have the parts or can do it.  If they can maybe I > should take my various floor jacks to them too and get them sorted out. Great ideas!

[MBZ] I now own a 116

2021-11-11 Thread Craig via Mercedes
I wound up the winner of https://bringatrailer.com/listing/1980-mercedes-benz-300sd-20/ Craig ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

Re: [MBZ] 30yo boat diesel fuel?

2021-10-19 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Tue, 19 Oct 2021 23:12:36 -0400 Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes wrote: > So anyway I was trying to figure out what to do with the fuel, use it > in my tractor maybe, mix in a little at a time? Or use it as parts > cleaner then bonfire starter? Or go straight to bonfire starter? Weed killer

Re: [MBZ] Wire

2021-09-02 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Tue, 31 Aug 2021 12:59:20 -0400 Allan Streib via Mercedes wrote: > Anyone know of a source for good quality automotive-grade wire with > lots of color and striping options and that doesn't have ridiculous > minimum quantity requirements? > > I want to try to match the OE wire colors (or at

Re: [MBZ] Generators and Mini-Splits, Anyone Know?

2021-08-02 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Sat, 31 Jul 2021 22:59:55 -0400 Scott Ritchey via Mercedes wrote: > All this makes sense when you realize these numbers are sufficient to > protect the wires. Fuses are a whole different animal. Fuses depend upon the square of the current multiplied by the time it is applied. (I^2 t)

Re: [MBZ] OT interesting video

2021-07-31 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Fri, 30 Jul 2021 02:29:31 + Rick Knoble via Mercedes wrote: > > Don't get addicted. Otherwise relax and enjoy it to whatever degree > > you can. > > Thanks Allan. I gave Craig the same admonishment several years ago. Not only did I not get addicted, I wanted to get off the stuff as

Re: [MBZ] IPCC's Gold-Standard Temperature Data: Last 7.25 Years World Has Been Cooling

2021-07-31 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Sat, 31 Jul 2021 14:40:19 -0600 Craig wrote: > https://www.c3headlines.com/2021/07/ipccs-gold-standard-temperature-data-last-725-years-world-has-been-cooling-those-stubborn-facts-.html > > IPCC's Gold-Standard Temperature Data: Last 7.25 Years World Has Been > Cooling > > The UK's global

[MBZ] IPCC's Gold-Standard Temperature Data: Last 7.25 Years World Has Been Cooling

2021-07-31 Thread Craig via Mercedes
https://www.c3headlines.com/2021/07/ipccs-gold-standard-temperature-data-last-725-years-world-has-been-cooling-those-stubborn-facts-.html IPCC's Gold-Standard Temperature Data: Last 7.25 Years World Has Been Cooling The UK's global land and ocean dataset of temperature measurements confirms

Re: [MBZ] OM606 Serp Belt tension device arm

2021-07-26 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Sat, 24 Jul 2021 20:03:02 -0400 Meade Dillon via Mercedes wrote: > and I should replace the alternator pulley with the overrunning type > (OAP) to reduce the wear and tear on the whole serpentine belt > tensioning system. Are these generally available for various types of alternators, or

Re: [MBZ] Wheel paint code?

2021-07-23 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Fri, 23 Jul 2021 18:37:09 -0400 Meade Dillon via Mercedes wrote: > This guy has lots and lots of info posted. > http://oudemercedesbrochures.nl/index.html http://oudemercedesbrochures.nl/W124_Zeichnungen_1084.html is quite enlightening (and has a column for English. Craig

Re: [MBZ] BaT flipper for Poos

2021-07-16 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Fri, 16 Jul 2021 10:47:04 + "dan penoff.com via Mercedes" wrote: > Very cool. I especially like the trafficators, or what we used to call > “macht nichts” (sp?) on VWs because they rarely worked. > > I’ll be driving close to this tomorrow - if I had time I would check it > out just to be

Re: [MBZ] W124 300D rough running / tachometer

2021-07-14 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Tue, 13 Jul 2021 21:08:07 -0500 Peter Frederick via Mercedes wrote: > Crank position sensor is bad or the connection behind the head is > corroded. Runs rough because it's on the mechanical idle, not the > computer controlled idle, and the tach is driven off that signal. Thank you for the

Re: [MBZ] OM617 motor mounts

2021-07-14 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Wed, 14 Jul 2021 17:48:48 -0400 Allan Streib via Mercedes wrote: > Went to the library, got a book on Tecumseh engines, learned what > timing marks on gears were about, and got it back together correctly. > And it ran fine for years after that. Congratulations! Craig

[MBZ] W124 300D rough running / tachometer

2021-07-13 Thread Craig via Mercedes
I have experienced recently our '93 300D running roughly after I start it. When this happens, the tachometer is not working. A varying amount of time later, the engine starts running smoothly, always accompanied by the tachometer working. I have changed fuse #5: stop lamp, instrument, front roof

Re: [MBZ] Way OT: Weather Radar

2021-07-07 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Tue, Jun 29, 2021, at 1:37 PM, Rick Knoble via Mercedes wrote: > Does anyone know of a weather radar site that shows more than the > last hour of precipitation movement? I posed the question to my local NWS administrator's email and got the following response: Good morning Craig,

[MBZ] Electrical Terminal Designations

2021-06-25 Thread Craig via Mercedes
Ever wonder what all those numerical terminal designations mean? So did I. Attached are the files I found. Craig klemmenbezeichnungen.pdf Description: Adobe PDF document bosch.terminal.designations.pdf Description: Adobe PDF document ___

[MBZ] BatteryMINDer on sale again

2021-06-17 Thread Craig via Mercedes
FYI. Craig https://www.northerntool.com/shop/tools/product_200332201_200332201 BatteryMINDer Plus Battery Charger/Trickle Charger/Desulfator — 12 Volt, 1 Amp, Model# 12117TC Reg. $67.99 Sale $19.99 Order today to get this price * Full-time battery monitoring automatically tests battery

[MBZ] W 123 / 124 / 126 / 201 Special

2021-06-01 Thread Craig via Mercedes
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Re: [MBZ] New tool — worklight

2021-05-22 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Sat, 22 May 2021 15:03:04 -0400 Allan Streib via Mercedes wrote: > If you have a flat smooth surface maybe a good suction cup? > > OK Don via Mercedes writes: > > > They need to figure out how to stick them to aluminum --- the magnets > > don't work under the instrument panel in the

Re: [MBZ] BatteryMINDer charger/maintainer for $19.99 today!

2021-05-20 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Thu, 20 May 2021 17:59:25 + (UTC) Curt Raymond wrote: > Thanks Craig, I did too.I'm super impressed with mine. I'm convinced > it saved $300 worth of batteries on the Pisten Bully last winter. Those > batteries were dead, they wouldn't hold charge worth a hoot. I put them > on the Minder

[MBZ] BatteryMINDer charger/maintainer for $19.99 today!

2021-05-20 Thread Craig via Mercedes
I bought two more ... Craig https://www.northerntool.com/shop/tools/product_200332201_200332201 BatteryMINDer Plus Battery Charger/Trickle Charger/Desulfator — 12 Volt, 1 Amp, Model# 12117TC Reg. $67.99 Sale $19.99 Order today to get this price * Full-time battery monitoring automatically

[MBZ] For the "do it yourselfers" on the List ...

2021-04-20 Thread Craig via Mercedes
This one can be purchased at https://www.hobbylobby.com/Home-Decor-Frames/Mirrors-Wall-Decor/Quote-Wall-Art/He-Will-Fix-It-Metal-Sign/p/80643826 Craig ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or

Re: [MBZ] 2 post lift?

2021-04-14 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Tue, 13 Apr 2021 21:18:34 -0400 Jaime Kopchinski via Mercedes wrote: > Ah, that I don't know. > > On Tue, Apr 13, 2021 at 9:00 PM Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes < > mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > > > Wait, is the Rotary made in China! I thought Indiana. https://rotarylift.com/ 2700

Re: [MBZ] Is Poos looking for another BAT flip candidate?

2021-04-08 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Thu, 08 Apr 2021 00:13:47 -0400 Mitch Haley via Mercedes wrote: > Somebody managed to modify one more thoroughly than Shirley did. > Remember when Craig posted pics of that 420E? Yes, that is more thoroughly modified than what Shirley did. I still have the pics if anyone is interested ...

Re: [MBZ] Well this is unique -- 1999 Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class SLK 230 Roadster 2D, $650

2021-04-05 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Mon, 5 Apr 2021 11:47:39 -0400 Dan Penoff via Mercedes wrote: > Another reason why I insist on a signed bill of sale. Here in New Mexico, the plate goes with the person, not the vehicle, so I keep the plate when I sell a vehicle. I then tell the MVD I have sold the vehicle and give them the

Re: [MBZ] Blood Tests

2021-04-03 Thread Craig via Mercedes
Thanks to all who responded to my questions! Rather than respond to all of the messages, I respond to just one. Now I have to figure out what to do about all I learned. On Thu, 1 Apr 2021 17:26:09 -0500 Peter Frederick via Mercedes wrote: > Triglycerides are free fats. Trans fat

[MBZ] Blood Tests

2021-04-01 Thread Craig via Mercedes
I had a recent comprehensive non-fastin blood test done recently. Some of my results are: Total Cholesterol 180 HDL Cholesterol54 LDL Cholesterol95 Triglycerides 224 The Physician's Assistant who I saw said my triglycerides were high and was raised by

[MBZ] The BAT effect is still strong ...

2021-03-22 Thread Craig via Mercedes
https://bringatrailer.com/listing/1982-mercedes-benz-300sd-7/ Single-Family-Owned 1982 Mercedes-Benz 300SD Sold For $19,000 On 3/22/21 I had been looking at it, but not for that price! Craig ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

Re: [MBZ] The car does have a salvage title but has been rebuilt -- Mercedes diesel 40 mpg 397 wtq - $4, 700 (Charlotte)

2021-03-20 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Sat, 20 Mar 2021 21:19:38 + Rick Knoble via Mercedes wrote: > > UBI? > > Without getting political, UBI is universal basic income > > MMT? > > Modern Monetary Theory. > And if you are bored and feel like reading. > >

Re: [MBZ] OT - Crazy Real Estate

2021-03-20 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Fri, 19 Mar 2021 11:53:37 -0700 G Mann via Mercedes wrote: > The well at the Ranch is 980 ft with sweet water, I've had it tested > and it tests way cleaner than city water, without anything done to it. Congratulations! > The water tanks sit on the side of a little mountain behind the

Re: [MBZ] The car does have a salvage title but has been rebuilt -- Mercedes diesel 40 mpg 397 wtq - $4, 700 (Charlotte)

2021-03-20 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Sat, 20 Mar 2021 19:58:45 + Rick Knoble via Mercedes wrote: > With the market influx of what may end up being UBI, I suspect it with > be gone shortly. UBI? > Welcome to MMT. MMT? Craig ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

Re: [MBZ] The car does have a salvage title but has been rebuilt -- Mercedes diesel 40 mpg 397 wtq - $4, 700 (Charlotte)

2021-03-20 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Sat, 20 Mar 2021 12:55:30 -0400 Floyd Thursby via Mercedes wrote: > https://charlotte.craigslist.org/cto/d/charlotte-mercedes-diesel-40-mpg-397-wtq/7293782003.html So what do you think about it and its price? Craig ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search

Re: [MBZ] OT - Crazy Real Estate

2021-03-19 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Fri, 19 Mar 2021 10:44:36 -0400 Dan Penoff via Mercedes wrote: > Agreed. > > Trucking water is quite common in the area and is regulated by the > County. The water plant where my son is an operator has a fill station > for both the commercial haulers as well as private citizens who haul >

Re: [MBZ] 1981 240D 4-spd Manual - 278k miles - $1,500

2021-03-18 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Mon, 15 Mar 2021 15:22:21 -0400 Allan Streib via Mercedes wrote: > Out of curiosity, would an OM617 swap be straightforward? Will the > 4-speed handle the extra torque? If you have both cars available (the engine donor and the 240D into which the OM617 is going), the job is not too bad. I

Re: [MBZ] Cruising the streets of ABQ

2021-03-18 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Thu, 18 Mar 2021 18:25:28 -0600 Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes wrote: > And what do I spot but a really nice 123 wagon. Still have not found > anything to drive home yet. I take it the 123 wagon was not for sale. Craig East of Albuquerque about 45 miles

Re: [MBZ] OT "Consumer Car"

2021-03-18 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Sun, 14 Mar 2021 12:14:18 -0400 Floyd Thursby via Mercedes wrote: > yeah it has a bunch of LEDs behind it though, like a one-way mirror > > I was thinking it would be cool to put a coupla flat screens in the > front and a couple in the back to display whatever scenes would be > appropriate

Re: [MBZ] OT - Crazy Real Estate

2021-03-17 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Wed, 17 Mar 2021 16:18:42 -0400 Dan Penoff via Mercedes wrote: > In your market if you’re willing to invest the time, I would consider > FSBO if you’re looking to net the maximum out of the sale. It involves > a lot more effort on your part, but the proceeds that you would net by > doing so

Re: [MBZ] OT - Crazy Real Estate

2021-03-16 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Tue, 16 Mar 2021 20:55:55 -0500 OK Don via Mercedes wrote: > Does it ever rain in Arizona? Occasionally, just like New Mexico ... Craig ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change

Re: [MBZ] Who

2021-03-10 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Wed, 10 Mar 2021 01:25:01 + Rick Knoble via Mercedes wrote: > Flushed the bit bucket toilet? I just got a ton of emails from here, > banned, okie talk I checked my email tonight, having missed yesterday, and downloaded 186 emails amounting to 126 MEGAbytes. Craig

Re: [MBZ] W116/W126 300SDs

2021-03-06 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Sat, 6 Mar 2021 01:43:44 + Rick Knoble via Mercedes wrote: > The W210 is the Camry of early twenty first century Mercedes. I recall hearing W210s are more rust prone than W211s. Should one instead look for a W211? Craig ___ http://www.okiebenz.com

Re: [MBZ] W116/W126 300SDs

2021-03-05 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Thu, 04 Mar 2021 21:11:05 -0500 Allan Streib via Mercedes wrote: > https://houston.craigslist.org/cto/d/houston-1984-mercedes-diesel-3450/7272710575.html > > Been posted for almost a month, either he didn't take it down or might > be open to negotiation. Thank you for the link. I saw that

Re: [MBZ] W116/W126 300SDs

2021-03-05 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Fri, 5 Mar 2021 04:00:18 + Rick Knoble via Mercedes wrote: > > Any suggestions? > > Buy a well sorted, rust free facelift W210. You seem to like that model. Don't they have nannies and require computers to diagnose and service? I'm thinking I should follow the KISS principle. > Or buy

Re: [MBZ] battery charging question

2021-02-18 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Thu, 18 Feb 2021 18:02:09 -0500 Allan Streib via Mercedes wrote: > OK Don via Mercedes writes: > > > Since it can be as much as four weeks between times we drive our > > vehicles now, I keep them both (all three if you count the airplane) > > on battery minders. > > I should probably pick

Re: [MBZ] Blizzard

2021-02-16 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Tue, 16 Feb 2021 16:00:26 + Rick Knoble via Mercedes wrote: > I also have this one for the mower and motorcycle. > > https://m.northerntool.com/shop/tools/product_200332201_200332201 > > I caught it on sale for $20. I did, too, and now regret I bought only two ... Craig

Re: [MBZ] The MB Market

2021-02-15 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Mon, 15 Feb 2021 20:55:22 -0500 Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes wrote: > The MB Market is proud to announce the world's first Mercedes-exclusive > online auction platform! After more than a year of hard work in > development, our first auction will be going live on March 1st. With so > many

Re: [MBZ] Blizzard

2021-02-15 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Tue, 16 Feb 2021 02:38:09 + Rick Knoble via Mercedes wrote: > Actually it is caused by a bifurcation of the polar vortex due to > sunspots or the lack thereof. Ocean currents, el niño, la niña and such > play a role too. Quoting a Ph.D. physicist from my other list (Gordon Fulks on his

Re: [MBZ] Blizzard

2021-02-15 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Mon, 15 Feb 2021 19:48:33 -0500 Meade Dillon via Mercedes wrote: > Well, with a completely serious and straight face, this cold weather is > due to [surprise!] GLOBAL WARMING (aka Climate Change)! > >

Re: [MBZ] Blizzard

2021-02-15 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Sun, 14 Feb 2021 23:58:41 -0600 OK Don via Mercedes wrote: > All the propane powered genny sets that I've read the specs on say they > require a liquid propane line, not the gas. Our generator south of Calhan, Colorado, used a 15 psi vapor regulator which then fed a demand regulator for the

Re: [MBZ] Blizzard

2021-02-15 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Mon, 15 Feb 2021 01:14:43 + (UTC) Curt Raymond via Mercedes wrote: > At the end of the season I'll put them on the Minder for a week each. The longer you have them on the BatteryMINDer, the more they will be desulfated. You can leave them on indefinitely. Craig

Re: [MBZ] Blizzard

2021-02-15 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Mon, 15 Feb 2021 14:21:45 -0500 Scott Ritchey via Mercedes wrote: > An empty tank could hold air, which could support combustion. Also, air > (which won't condense) would screw-up the filling process. But purging > is not a big deal (or it wasn't in the old days) as the heavier LP gas >

[MBZ] 2007 Mercedes-Benz M-Class ML320 CDI

2021-02-13 Thread Craig via Mercedes
Any comments about this one, guys? https://albuquerque.craigslist.org/ctd/d/albuquerque-2007-mercedes-benz-class/7269170724.html 2007 Mercedes-Benz M-Class ML320 CDI -FINANCING FOR ALL!! BAD CREDIT OK!! - $8,995 (+ Affordable Auto Sales Albuquerque) 2007 MERCEDES-BENZ M-CLASS VIN:

Re: [MBZ] 1984 Mercedes-Benz 300TD,Under 100,000 Miles

2021-02-13 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Sat, 13 Feb 2021 11:04:24 -0500 Floyd Thursby via Mercedes wrote: > The tulip bubble of 2021 > > > 1984 Mercedes-Benz 300TD · Reserve > > > Current Bid > > Sageetea > $8,500 > >

[MBZ] Interesting tidbit

2021-02-12 Thread Craig via Mercedes
One of the pieces of literature I got from O'Reilly Auto Parts recently is a brochure highlighting Dorman's "OE Fix" series of parts, which are re-engineered to solve problems with factory parts. In that brochure, I learned the differential covers for Toyota 4Runner, FJ Cruiser, Tacoma, and

[MBZ] Indoor speed record, 165.1 km/hr

2021-02-12 Thread Craig via Mercedes
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6gozMJnzZhU=youtu.be That's 102.59 mph in a Porsche Taycan Turbo S electric car. Craig ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

Re: [MBZ] 240D cold weather starting

2021-02-12 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Fri, 12 Feb 2021 16:48:14 -0500 Allan Streib via Mercedes wrote: > If Kaleb doesn't want it, is it the same heater for an OM617? Yes, OM616 and OM617 take the same block heater. Craig ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

Re: [MBZ] OT heat pump aux heat

2021-02-12 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Fri, 12 Feb 2021 20:36:56 + (UTC) Max Dillon via Mercedes wrote: > Put some duct tape on the breaker to keep it closed.  This is the > rental house right? For breakers which are built correctly, that won't work. The internal mechanism trips and then moves the external handle. > Feb 11,

Re: [MBZ] Car Maintenance Log App

2021-02-09 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Tue, 9 Feb 2021 19:01:50 -0700 Bob Rentfro via Mercedes wrote: > All you fancy boys. I still just have a small notebook in each glove > box. I have been using steno notebooks since 1972 ... Craig ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

Re: [MBZ] Car Maintenance Log App

2021-02-09 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Tue, 09 Feb 2021 17:00:38 -0500 Allan Streib via Mercedes wrote: > Jim Cathey via Mercedes writes: > > >> Some of you guys use apps to log vehicle maintenance. What apps do > >> you use? > > > > Emacs. > > I use that for email. And programming. I use vi. Craig

[MBZ] Problems with our '93 300D

2021-02-07 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On the 35 mile trip to church this morning, we were driving at 75 mph when suddenly the engine started running rough and a big cloud of white smoke came out of the exahust (right into the front of the semi which was tailgating us). After a couple of seconds the engine started running normally and

Re: [MBZ] OT: Doomsday in MA

2021-02-02 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Tue, 2 Feb 2021 05:54:04 -0700 Dan Penoff via Mercedes wrote: > I’m in Flsgstaff, AZ this week helping youngest son get moved. They > just had a huge snowfall (for them) and it’s quite messy. Raining and > 50s on Monday, so a lot of it is melting. > > Nice to see no salt used, just a lot of

Re: [MBZ] Vacuum line mystery

2021-02-02 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Tue, 2 Feb 2021 16:57:51 -0500 Frederick Moir via Mercedes wrote: > Donald. > I think on non-turbo engines it is an ambient air vent. > YMMV > Fred Altitude compensation. Craig ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

[MBZ] Getting a new title ...

2021-02-02 Thread Craig via Mercedes
Some of you folks have gotten a new title by various means. Since I changed the word "and' to the word "or" on the title of our '93 300D, I am going to have to do the same. Rick mentioned the $79 services of https://www.cartitles.com/ How have others done it? Thanks, Craig

Re: [MBZ] Sort of OT Car totals

2021-02-02 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Mon, 1 Feb 2021 19:08:22 -0600 OK Don via Mercedes wrote: > OK, OK - I didn't think you'd want to see that level of detail: > Only 25 total - I must be a piker ... Craig -- Present: '93 E300D/2.5 Turbo 354 kmi '89 Chevrolet G20 Beauville

Re: [MBZ] OT: Darn Tough sock deal for smaller feet

2021-02-01 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Thu, 26 Dec 2019 08:43:42 -0500 (EST) Mitch Haley via Mercedes wrote: > 3pr for $20. > https://colemans.com/u-s-g-i-vermont-darn-tough-wool-socks-3-pack Now they are $39.95. Craig ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

Re: [MBZ] 126 diesel

2021-01-30 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Wed, 27 Jan 2021 00:13:22 + (UTC) Max Dillon via Mercedes wrote: > Two engine choices, last years of the 126 had the OM603 which is > smoother and more powerful, but more fragile. Which years were those? Was that 300SD as well as 300SDL? W115s, W123s and W124s have nimble handling,

Re: [MBZ] Rusty

2021-01-23 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Sat, 23 Jan 2021 12:08:51 -0600 Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes wrote: > I saw where Rusty posted a pic of him and his grandkids on Fakebook. > Geez he is looking old. I guess it’s been at least 10 or more years > since I have seen him. Whenever the last rustyq was. I’m thinking that > last one

Re: [MBZ] The rear left wheel barron needs to be replaced 2004 Mercedes Benz S500 - $3, 000

2021-01-18 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Sun, 17 Jan 2021 10:33:51 -0500 Floyd Thursby via Mercedes wrote: > https://charlotte.craigslist.org/cto/d/statesville-2004-mercedes-benz-s500/7263255875.html And what, pray tell, is te rear left wheel barron? Does the thing have adaptive suspension? Craig

Re: [MBZ] Hey Max

2021-01-16 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Sun, 17 Jan 2021 02:07:17 + Rick Knoble via Mercedes wrote: > That's his emails to the list. The items in question are all of his > posts on the Peach Parts Forum. Oh. Sorry. Craig ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

Re: [MBZ] Hey Max

2021-01-16 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Sun, 10 Jan 2021 20:01:44 -0500 Allan Streib via Mercedes wrote: > I'd check on archive.org. If it was a web forum, and didn't block search > crawlers, they probably have snapshots that include the old posts. I have marshall-mail.zip; it's 13 MB, else I would post it. I can send it to

Re: [MBZ] Stretched single row chain?

2020-12-29 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Mon, 28 Dec 2020 07:38:34 -0500 Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes wrote: > Apparently those engines have issues. I was looking into this on the > 380SEC I have to go fetch at some point. I was told it had some unknown > problems, I guess it wasn’t running. IIRC, if you change the engine over

Re: [MBZ] OT how much further could I ride this down in value?

2020-12-25 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Fri, 25 Dec 2020 20:14:42 -0500 Mitch Haley via Mercedes wrote: > An upscale Kaleb, always trying to buy the cheapest xxx in the country > so he can made a series of videos about it. > Also like Kaleb, he has his granny's MBZ from when he was a kid. > Unlike Kaleb, granny Hoover drove a new

Re: [MBZ] OT how much further could I ride this down in value?

2020-12-25 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Wed, 23 Dec 2020 09:36:49 -0500 Floyd Thursby via Mercedes wrote: > Could be kinda fun.  Hoovie got one of these, huge issues with stuff > that shouldn't be an issue > > https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/3609946739090772/?ref=search_code=undefined Who is Hoovie? Craig

Re: [MBZ] Lt. Wacko's new ride -- it’s ready to snatch some granny’s up and get great mpg doing it

2020-12-16 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Wed, 16 Dec 2020 12:20:10 -0600 Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes wrote: > It’s still all there. Seems to run good. Have not driven it. I think I > am going to pull the engine out of it and put it in my 81. Not sure > what all would be involved as there are a few differences between the > early and

Re: [MBZ] It’s about time we get these in diesel

2020-12-15 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Tue, 15 Dec 2020 13:49:27 -0600 Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes wrote: > https://media.chevrolet.com/media/us/en/chevrolet/home.detail.html/content/Pages/news/us/en/2020/dec/1203-duramax.html?fbclid=IwAR2nW-zi_-hwulxnkcdVWErvC8Bt9wp1ttmWdqQT2_iiYEUHrAMfTrgHB-c Indeed. I wonder what the MSRP is

Re: [MBZ] Dash Cam Memory Cards

2020-12-11 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Fri, 11 Dec 2020 16:17:54 -0700 G Mann via Mercedes wrote: > Thanks for that bit of information ! > I just bought 3 dash cams without memory cards, so upon delivery of the > cams I will be shopping for exactly that size card. I bought the one from Newegg. It was their item #9SIA12KCMB7076.

Re: [MBZ] Dash Cam Memory Cards

2020-12-11 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Fri, 11 Dec 2020 15:07:39 -0600 OK Don via Mercedes wrote: > Who knew? Thanks for sharing ... You are welcome. Craig > On Fri, Dec 11, 2020 at 3:02 PM Craig via Mercedes > wrote: > > > I have been using our dash cam for a while and found the microSD > > memor

Re: [MBZ] Is steering play abnormal

2020-12-09 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Wed, 09 Dec 2020 11:11:32 -0600 Mitch Haley via Mercedes wrote: > 1Matic steering, not good. But surprisingly not horrible, aside from > triggering ABS in light braking. I'm glad to hear you had no other problems. Craig ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To

Re: [MBZ] Transmission troubles?

2020-12-07 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Tue, 8 Dec 2020 02:16:39 + (UTC) Curt Raymond wrote: > Changed the transmission fluid in it yet? > You might remember some years ago (more than 10) when my '96 Dodge > Dakota lost all gears except 1st and reverse. I put a pint or so of > Lucas transmission additive in and banged it

[MBZ] Transmission troubles?

2020-12-07 Thread Craig via Mercedes
I headed out to town this morning in our '93 300D when it was cold and found the transmission would shift into 1, 2, and 3 properly, but would not shift into 4. When I came back and it was warmer, the transmission shifted into 4 as it should have. Does this bode problems? Thank you, Craig

Re: [MBZ] Flying today

2020-12-07 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Mon, 7 Dec 2020 15:32:21 + (UTC) Curt Raymond via Mercedes wrote: > > On Monday, December 7, 2020, 10:23:33 AM EST, Kaleb Striplin via > > Mercedes wrote: > > Masks are a joke. > > I'm starting to doubt that masks really prevent spread, it seems more > likely that summertime, or

Re: [MBZ] OT: $800 MacBook with iPhone CPU?

2020-12-04 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Fri, 4 Dec 2020 14:22:46 -0500 Dan Penoff via Mercedes wrote: > Hee. Having been a trainer, I can really relate to this. I ran into it when I was a TA for an undergraduate physics lab class. At one point I got tired of students writing their lab report around the (sloppy and confusing!) raw

Re: [MBZ] OT: $800 MacBook with iPhone CPU?

2020-12-03 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Thu, 03 Dec 2020 14:53:32 -0500 Mitch Haley via Mercedes wrote: > Getting my Mom a Ryzen 7 system that I probably can't run Win7 on due > to lack of drivers. I ran Win7 on our "new" Ryzen 3 system on a BioStar motherboard and found everything worked except the USB connectors. I contacted the

Re: [MBZ] OT: $800 MacBook with iPhone CPU?

2020-12-03 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Thu, 3 Dec 2020 18:52:10 + (UTC) Curt Raymond via Mercedes wrote: > Heck I should probably drop an SSD in there and upgrade it to Win10 at > the same time, it'll be like a whole new machine. How much retraining will she have to do to go from Win8.1 to Win10? Craig

Re: [MBZ] OT Welding machine advice

2020-11-28 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Sat, 28 Nov 2020 11:52:04 -0600 Mitch Haley via Mercedes wrote: > What you want to do is buy a machine from a guy who really likes > welding and wants you to like welding. > He's likely to spend some time teaching you how to use it. Great idea! Any suggestions on how to find such a guy?

Re: [MBZ] OT: my new laptop

2020-11-27 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Fri, 27 Nov 2020 11:48:41 -0600 Mitch Haley via Mercedes wrote: > At this point, I'm about ready to cancel the 8GB one or sell it to > somebody else, and pay the premium for the one with 16GB already > installed. Anybody want a $700 computer for $442 with express shipping? Does it run

Re: [MBZ] OM 60x fan clutch question

2020-11-26 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Tue, 24 Nov 2020 17:49:18 -0600 Curley McLain via Mercedes wrote: > Meyle Behr? > > THe behr part give me confidence.   THe meyle part makes me think it is > the same as chinesium junk ACM "clutch" that does not clutch. > > or febi Bilstein?   Febi is also know to sell chinesium   Same

Re: [MBZ] Somebody destroyed a 123 wagon and now it is on BAT

2020-11-23 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Mon, 23 Nov 2020 11:36:55 -0500 Floyd Thursby via Mercedes wrote: > sacrilege.  Needs a stack coming out of the hood though. > > --FT From the posting: Nov 23 at 9:18 AM TriviaSteve (The Seller) 12 And I suppose I should address the inevitable comments about the sacrilege

Re: [MBZ] test

2020-11-20 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Fri, 20 Nov 2020 18:05:53 -0600 Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes wrote: > Did I fail? Yup. What was wrong? Craig -- Present: '93 E300D/2.5 Turbo 354 kmi '89 Chevrolet G20 Beauville 230 kmi (the Big Red Van, BRV)

Re: [MBZ] look at pic 142

2020-11-18 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Wed, 18 Nov 2020 11:37:12 -0500 Floyd Thursby via Mercedes wrote: > https://carsandbids.com/auctions/3znxv2pj/2007-mercedes-benz-s600 Two $1400 coil packs and $500 to replace them ... Craig ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

Re: [MBZ] OT remember when electronic heath records were thought to be a step forward?

2020-11-16 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Mon, 16 Nov 2020 11:32:01 -0500 Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes wrote: > I’m here at the hospital getting my covids trial shot and they don’t > allow concealed weapons. I wonder if the M4 would be OK H ... do they say, "No concealed carry", or "No weapons"? Craig

Re: [MBZ] W124 HVAC blower motor

2020-11-14 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Sun, 15 Nov 2020 03:36:45 + (UTC) Max Dillon via Mercedes wrote: > I think the transition to the second version happened when they added > the filters to the HVAC system. Oh, OK. I guess when I take things apart I will see whether it has air filters and thus know what version I have. Of

Re: [MBZ] W124 HVAC blower motor

2020-11-14 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Sun, 15 Nov 2020 01:09:46 + (UTC) Max Dillon via Mercedes wrote: > You can also buy a new motor with fan blades attached, at a much higher > price.  Note that even though there are two styles of motors and > blades, the first style is sold in both forms (with or without blades) > but I

Re: [MBZ] W124 HVAC blower motor

2020-11-14 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Sun, 15 Nov 2020 00:58:00 + (UTC) Max Dillon via Mercedes wrote: > Chapter 83 of the FSM has the full description. I looked in Chapter 83 (contents listed below). I see 83-670 - Removal and installation of electronic blower regulator I presume this also talks about the blower motor.

Re: [MBZ] W124 HVAC blower motor

2020-11-14 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Sat, 14 Nov 2020 18:35:06 -0600 OK Don via Mercedes wrote: > The blower is under the wiper assembly - I had to replace the blower in > the '90 that I bought from Snook. It gives you an excuse/opportunity to > clean and lube the wiper assembly while you have it out getting to the > blower. I

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