[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

Re: [MBZ] W124 HVAC blower motor

2020-11-14 Thread Craig via Mercedes
ower motor? Would the pushbutton assembly have anything to do with it? Thank you, Craig > On 11/14/20 6:10 PM, Craig via Mercedes wrote: > > On Sat, 14 Nov 2020 16:58:33 -0600 Peter Frederick via Mercedes > > wrote: > > > >> Set to defrost at hi

Re: [MBZ] W124 HVAC blower motor

2020-11-14 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Sat, 14 Nov 2020 16:58:33 -0600 Peter Frederick via Mercedes wrote: > Set to defrost at high speed it should come on as soon as you switch on > the ignition. Check for voltage going to the fan though, those fuses > can crack and look fine but not transfer current. I removed the strip fuse

Re: [MBZ] OT: A Life Lesson

2020-11-14 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Sat, 14 Nov 2020 15:23:46 -0500 Scott Ritchey via Mercedes wrote: > Emergency surgery (within hours) repaired the damage but she > died later that day. The suddenness of her death stunned me. I'm very sorry to hear of your loss, Scott. May the Lord draw you to Himself and comfort you.

[MBZ] W124 HVAC blower motor

2020-11-14 Thread Craig via Mercedes
The HVAC blower motor of our '93 300D/2.5 Turbo does not work. I checked the strip fuse in front of the fuse box and found it is good. Will the blower run before the engine is started? I brought the car into the Big Room because the wind is out of the west at 35 gusting to 45 right now and I

Re: [MBZ] ***SPAM*** Re: Looks like I get to spend several days in the hospital

2020-11-12 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Thu, 12 Nov 2020 18:59:56 -0500 greg via Mercedes wrote: > Get well soon! > > Greg We will be praying for you. Craig ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

Re: [MBZ] So I got the Nissens radiator in ...

2020-11-11 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Wed, 11 Nov 2020 06:16:49 -0600 Peter Frederick via Mercedes wrote: > Thermostat is closed. Will purge out after a run at normal temp. Thank you, Peter. Craig ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To

[MBZ] So I got the Nissens radiator in ...

2020-11-10 Thread Craig via Mercedes
after cutting off the offending tab. It sort of fits. There is too much gap for the outer two clips to be installed, so the two inner clips are the only thing holding the radiator to the front cross-member. They are the wider of the two and it looks like things will be OK. The left outer clip,

Re: [MBZ] ****SHERIFF'S AUCTION 12/10/2020**** 1999 mercedes-benz clk320

2020-11-07 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Fri, 6 Nov 2020 09:16:47 -0500 Floyd Thursby via Mercedes wrote: > Kinda sketchy, right up my alleè.  Wait, no, it's a 350! > > https://wilmington.craigslist.org/cto/d/wilmington-sheriffs-auction/7226023819.html So why are you interested in a Cheap Class? Craig

Re: [MBZ] Way OT: Pulls like a freight train

2020-11-04 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Wed, 04 Nov 2020 12:36:47 -0600 Mitch Haley via Mercedes wrote: > On 2020-11-04 12:32, G Mann via Mercedes wrote: > > Don't forget, steam engines use double action cylinders... so a single > > cylinder is actually two... > > The steam valve switches to push on the back stroke, at the end of

Re: [MBZ] 2005 Mercedes-Benz E320 Wagon 4dr with a 3.5L V6 cylinder

2020-10-29 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Thu, 29 Oct 2020 10:31:15 -0400 Floyd Thursby via Mercedes wrote: > Well... > > https://charlotte.craigslist.org/cto/d/salisbury-2005-mercedes-e320-wagon/7222119744.html "For sale my 2005 Mercedes-Benz E320 Wagon 4dr with a 3.5L V6 cylinder ..." Is that the engine which

[MBZ] My radiator saga ...

2020-10-28 Thread Craig via Mercedes
I posted a while back about the Nissens radiator I bought from Rock Auto not fitting in our '93 300D/2.5 Turbo. It was suggested I cut the offending tab, but I was hesitant to do that lest I damage the radiator, so I got on the Nissens website and complained about the radiator not fitting. I

Re: [MBZ] Mercedes Benz 190D 2.5 - $4,000 (Jacksonville)

2020-10-27 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Tue, 27 Oct 2020 09:16:51 -0400 Floyd Thursby via Mercedes wrote: > auto, doesn't look too bad > > https://jacksonville.craigslist.org/cto/d/jacksonville-mercedes-benz-190d-25/7220917799.html It looks like it's riding too high. Craig ___

Re: [MBZ] Merry Christmas!

2020-10-22 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Thu, 22 Oct 2020 11:05:37 -0400 Mitch Haley via Mercedes wrote: > That appears to be unique, don't see it anyplace else. > > Similar ideas: > > https://www.ebay.com/itm/Genuine-Mercedes-Benz-Steering-Wheel-Key-Chain-CG-3018/373258716052 > >

Re: [MBZ] fakebook morons

2020-10-22 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Wed, 21 Oct 2020 19:01:59 -0500 Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes wrote: > We are now having the fun of weeding thru idiots wanting to rent the > house.  Most idiots come from fakebook.  Rent is $1750 per month, $1750 > deposit.  Amount due before move in would be $3k. I'm surprised you don't

[MBZ] Magnitude 7.5 earthquake near Sand Point, Alaska

2020-10-19 Thread Craig via Mercedes
https://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/us6000c9hg/executive Clay, did you feel it? Craig ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

Re: [MBZ] Fwd: 2003 E320 Mercedes Benz $1000 Chandler

2020-10-15 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Thu, 15 Oct 2020 13:54:43 -0400 Dan Penoff via Mercedes wrote: > Sorry. I got this confused with the one in Chandler. It is in Chandler -- Chandler, Arizona, that is. Craig ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

Re: [MBZ] Re W211 Headlight Bulbs

2020-10-13 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Tue, 13 Oct 2020 23:18:35 -0400 Allan Streib via Mercedes wrote: > For a local parts source I usually go to NAPA. It's often a bit more > expensive but parts (even their house brands) are decent quality, the > counter people are clean and professional, and warranties have never > been a

Re: [MBZ] W211 Headlight Bulbs

2020-10-13 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Tue, 13 Oct 2020 20:45:03 -0400 Allan Streib via Mercedes wrote: > Is Daniel Stern still in business? He used to be the go-to guy on the > old mbz.org list for anything to do with lighting. Yes, he is. At least he was in late 2018. I "talked" with him about lights for our Kenworth W900 (with

Re: [MBZ] Wheels for W210

2020-10-13 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Tue, 13 Oct 2020 08:56:52 -0700 Jim Cathey via Mercedes wrote: > Will 15" wheels (of any sort) fit this car? I'd actually prefer tires > with some degree of sidewall to them rather than the near-rubber-band > tires that are apparently stock on this thing. The plan is to put > Hakkapeliittas

Re: [MBZ] Who needs a Sprinter?

2020-10-12 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Thu, 8 Oct 2020 21:25:38 -0400 Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes wrote: > > https://www.copart.com/lot/43609820/clean-title-2018-mercedes-benz-g-550-4x4-squared-tx-dallas?intcmp=web_lds_stf_43609820_20201008 > > Keep an eye on that. I wonder how much it will go for It's $225 right now. Craig

Re: [MBZ] R320CDI - $7,900 (Richmond, IN)

2020-10-09 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Fri, 9 Oct 2020 20:37:35 + Rick Knoble via Mercedes wrote: > If Jaime sees this, I'm quite sure he will disagree. Someone's son had an R129, didn't he? Craig ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To

Re: [MBZ] OT: Emergency power has been deployed

2020-10-09 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Fri, 9 Oct 2020 12:18:15 -0400 Dan Penoff via Mercedes wrote: > Good question. A lot depends on the prime mover being used and type of > fuel. With propane you get very little oil dilution, which is good, but > you’ll still have breakdown over a relatively short time due to the > internal

Re: [MBZ] used as an occasional daily driver

2020-10-09 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Fri, 09 Oct 2020 12:23:13 -0500 Mitch Haley via Mercedes wrote: > On 2020-10-09 12:12, Randy Bennell via Mercedes wrote: > > I assume the reference to OSU is a local thing given where the vehicle > > is located. > > Seems like a fair assumption. I had to think which "O" the "OSU" meant. I

Re: [MBZ] Who needs a Sprinter?

2020-10-08 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Thu, 08 Oct 2020 18:12:22 -0500 Mitch Haley via Mercedes wrote: > Low miles > https://www.copart.com/lot/27969110 > > BLM special edition > https://www.copart.com/lot/46897930 > > Are Benz electrics any good? > https://www.copart.com/lot/49443930 > > Was poos looking for a diesel 4matic? >

[MBZ] Problems with the Big Red Van

2020-10-07 Thread Craig via Mercedes
The tires on the BRV were getting rather worn, so I got a new set of tires. I then noticed the very slow coolant leak increased dramatically, requiring me to fill the radiator every time we left the house. I'm thinking it may have blown a head gasket, but in calling our local O'Reilly the fellow

Re: [MBZ] W210 4Matic Wanted

2020-10-07 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Wed, 7 Oct 2020 20:26:48 + (UTC) Curt Raymond via Mercedes wrote: > Funny you should mention that, next week we're meeting with the guy who owns > the farm next to mine, he wants to sell out and I'm looking to buy. I thought you lived in a small house in town with some lousy neighbors

Re: [MBZ] A New Oil Specification for GDI Engines

2020-10-05 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Mon, 5 Oct 2020 00:28:44 + (UTC) Curt Raymond via Mercedes wrote: > That same engine is in a Pisten Bully PB200, ours actually has an > OM352LA (turbo/intercooled). It also has the ether injector but ours > has the hose cut. Is liquid ether available? It'd be awesome to have it > working

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