Re: [MBZ] Should I Be on My Way to Get This?

2022-01-17 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
in order: no, yes They smoke like a B52 on takeoff at 8000 ft.   4000 is tolerable. mitch--- via Mercedes January 12, 2022 at 10:02 AM Did finnies have aneroids on the injection pumps? Would taking it out of the mountains make it quit smoking?

Re: [MBZ] Should I Be on My Way to Get This?

2022-01-17 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
You won't find a car more fun to drive.  I'd say it is a steal. dan penoff.com via Mercedes January 12, 2022 at 10:01 AM Looks pretty solid and the price is right. Lots of time and effort to refresh it. And I can’t be running down to Phoenix all the time to help

[MBZ] OM60x Injection timing pin; A-B light

2022-01-17 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
Mine didn't make the trip with my injection parts/tools box.  Anyone got a timing pin or A-B light to sell or loan? ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

[MBZ] 87 300D tach & cluster lights

2022-01-09 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
The tach is squirrelly in the 87 300D.  It has been constantly jumping up to about true rpm then down somewhere below that, sometimes to 0 with no pattern.  I tried a couple years ago to remove and tighten the dash ground, with no difference.  I know the EDS is bad.   I know the tach signal

Re: [MBZ] Maybe somebody else wants to chime in on this post

2022-01-02 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
1500 seems to be about right,considering it also needs a hood.   Maybe 2000 or even 2500 if the buyer is an accomplished bodyman with time and tools, and is desperate for a 123 TD. Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes December 30, 2021 at 10:26 PM

Re: [MBZ] I Can Die Now Knowing I Have Seen It All...

2021-12-30 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
Well at least it does not have a mushroom where the air cleaner is supposed to be! dan penoff.com via Mercedes December 29, 2021 at 7:13 PM A finnie (diesel!) with a trunk spoiler.

Re: [MBZ] Anybody want this fine automobile?

2021-12-27 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
Hahaha!   Good laugh! Rick Knoble via Mercedes December 24, 2021 at 5:37 PM Well, it's from Okie, so it might be half fast. Rick From: mercedes@okiebenz.com Sent: December 24, 2021 4:02 PM To: mercedes@okiebenz.com Reply-to: mercedes@okiebenz.com Cc:

Re: [MBZ] Using lift to replace shocks

2021-12-27 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
Sounds reasonable.   If that does not work right, the lift can go down and back up again.   Or you can use a ladder ad go in the car while it is up. Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes December 24, 2021 at 7:02 PM One of the next projects with the lift will be replacing

Re: [MBZ] 70F here today, polishing headlights on E500

2021-12-27 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
Don't forget to put the sealer/clearcoat on them!   Good work 72º F here!   It was warm when I first went out! A wonderful Christmas day.   Listening to Hawaiian Christmas music while making Jambalya and baking cookies. Did group therapy yesterday.   Good fun.  Put a new holgraphic on the new

Re: [MBZ] The red 115

2021-12-16 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
The verb of gift is give.    "Give it to Randy."   Gift is not a verb. Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes December 12, 2021 at 8:53 PM Gift it to Randy so his twin red 300D has a playmate. On Sun, Dec 12, 2021 at 9:00 PM Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes <

Re: [MBZ] The red 115

2021-12-16 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
more likely it is rusted from the inside out.   grind, cut and weld. Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes December 12, 2021 at 8:00 PM As mentioned the red one has some rust, but not anything that a lot of other 115s have. My thought is it’s worth fixing. To really do it

Re: [MBZ] Jingle Bells Mercedes Diesel Style

2021-12-06 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
That's good.   As a 50 year owner of MB Diesels, I can relate...   Slowly Of all the thousands of cars that passed my 200D, most of them have been crushed and made into various Japanese cars several times, then made into a Korean or chinee car.   My 200D lives on.  And my son's 200D lives on

Re: [MBZ] OT: How long have you been here? Csn you remember?

2021-12-06 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
I joined Kathy Kenels's MBCA list in the mid 90s, but it had little content about W110s, and little expertise.  I Joined Alex Gabbard's veteran's list in 95 or 96.   Great people there. Tried the ritter easley(hitler) list about the same time.   Nothing there but 124/126 stuff, so I quit.  

Re: [MBZ] Because you can never have enough moose

2021-12-06 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
Interesting.   Shows that any mammal can be subjugated if offered free food and shelter.   Not just the human animal. Maybe Curt and Dimitri can start moose farms up in Maine. G Mann via Mercedes December 4, 2021 at 10:46 PM Discovered this, thought it should be

Re: [MBZ] Retirement biz for AZ Bob

2021-11-23 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
You wouldn't DO it, you'd tell the employees what to do. Bob Rentfro via Mercedes November 22, 2021 at 9:41 PM The only trucking I ever did was driving semi grain trucks in North Dakota for a summer in the mid 70s. AZBob Sent from my iPhone

Re: [MBZ] 1981 380SL - 93k miles - $2,000

2021-11-22 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
M110 in Euro trim is better than any M116 US. Jim Cathey via Mercedes November 14, 2021 at 9:03 AM Not all that different than that 380SL I bought some years ago. Most fun I ever had, driving a _cheap_ convertible. This must be some sort of gray market edition,

[MBZ] Retirement biz for AZ Bob

2021-11-22 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
For sale: Trucking & Logistics Companylocated in Arizona. Below are some business highlights: * $1.2 million in revenue with $450K in normalized cash flow. * Specializes in flatbed hauling. * Transports mostly steel coiled rebar, plastic pipe and building material. * Largest

[MBZ] OT interesting video

2021-07-29 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
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[MBZ] OM 60x fan clutch question

2020-11-26 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
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 conundrum. Anyone have recent experience with either? MB wants $250 to $350

Re: [MBZ] 4Matic - Is It Worth It?

2020-10-12 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
Bull crap:  "My RWD diesels (W116 and W123) are useless in the snow." They were only incompetent in schnee because they had bad tires on. The 123 or 126 does not choose the tires it is on. As Jim says, tires and weight in the right places are key, as with any vehicle. My 123 went everywhere

Re: [MBZ] Learn something each day

2020-10-12 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
Vast majority of hard cider/ sparkling cider and what is sold as grape "champagne" is wine carbonated like soda water.  (Artificial carbonation = large bubbles)) Real cider (As the English call it) is naturally carbonated in the champagne process, (A second fermentation in the bottle)

Re: [MBZ] Learn something each day

2020-10-11 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
I've got some homemade 14 year old apple champagne that is getting real mellow.   It is very tasty!   Very bubbly, naturally. Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes October 10, 2020 at 11:37 PM I’m drinking 12yo Scotch whisky now --FT Sent from iPhone

Re: [MBZ] Way OT: Burger Press

2020-06-18 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
I coulda sold you a formax machine and 54 different dies a few years ago... Rick Knoble via Mercedes June 17, 2020 at 10:38 PM I went to Costco and Sam's the other day to pick up a few things, among them frozen burgers. No dice. None. Does anyone know of a good

Re: [MBZ] A question for Poos

2020-06-01 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
They are desperate.  they have to effect a coup now or their plans all fall apart: Just as these fell apart, and we now know Fibis, DoIj and all the way up to the oval office are all conspirators. “Obstruction Of Justice Trap”: Mueller Was Appointed To Cover To Coup Attempt Experts

Re: [MBZ] A question for Poos

2020-05-31 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
yep  I think it is over after 240+ years. Welcome to the USSA.   What the ccf and the ocf started, they and SHE and the stooges are finishing, UNLESS the largest standing army in the world is called up/out. Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes May 31, 2020 at 10:06 PM

Re: [MBZ] OT: Studies say HCQ works, for outpatient / early applications

2020-05-29 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
yep.   The two reasons it is not in wide use are: 1.   Because one man mentioned it, half the politicians have tried to get it banned on that basis alone. 2.  Because it is cheap, relatively plentiful and it works, the drug pushers are against it in favor of some unknown, new "wunder drug"

Re: [MBZ] OT - This Thread is Dead, Jim

2020-05-27 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
that one went on (and on and on and on)  for a month or two. Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes May 27, 2020 at 4:19 PM Did you mention cabinets? Sent from my iPhone ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

Re: [MBZ] OT: cure worse than disease

2020-05-26 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
1984. Larry Turner via Mercedes May 26, 2020 at 10:29 PM It has been very frustrating to watch the D's (mostly IMO) turn the crisis into a political maneuver to improve their agenda, especially when we see the things they choose as being essential Vs those they

[MBZ] Why does billg smile when he talks about people dying from WRD?

2020-05-26 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
Bill Gates admits 700,000 people will be harmed or killed by his COVID-19 “solution” by:Sara Middleton, staff writer |May 24, 2020 (NaturalHealth365 ) It’s hard to imagine any billionaire being

Re: [MBZ] What is the deal with light bulbs?

2020-05-23 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
the dim bub obungler geniuses in the swamp decreed that thou shalt not buy light bubs.  you must use the planet destroying curley fry light bubs,   that kill the fishes mit mucry.  So everyone had to buy curley fry light bubs.   THen LED bubs got cheaper so the exiting obunglers said "You must

Re: [MBZ] Gin and Tonic Wear

2020-05-23 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
So the expensive fauci retirement plan drug is a fake we all MUST HAVE, while the  proven triple whammy treatment that is inexpensive MUST BE QUASHED and DISCREDITED at all costs because it works!    Yeah!   Welcome to CDC/NIH.    We are looking out for you our pockets. Craig via Mercedes

Re: [MBZ] OT: The Bug was Re: Sticking my neck out

2020-05-21 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
an ol smokey OM621 190Dc is healthier for you than a Lektrick car.  Probably that OM636 they've been talking up on the buttercup list is safer.   More modern MB Diesels are much safer G Mann via Mercedes May 21, 2020 at 5:45 PM Tesla and crash scenes. Several

[MBZ] Hahvahd

2020-05-21 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
Has anyone heard if the poor destitute Hahvahd Univ. (with their 40 billion endowment) ever returned the PPP loan they so desperately needed to survive? ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or

Re: [MBZ] OT Study says: face masks are bad for you, don't protect you.

2020-05-20 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
From a woman who operates a hair salon. Reopened for 3 days: " I’m trying to be so good with this face mask thing to protect my clients. I am pretty sure it effects my hearing, clogs my brain and makes me exhausted. By Saturday it will make me drink!" I have no doubt that people in the

Re: [MBZ] OT Study says: face masks are bad for you, don't protect you.

2020-05-20 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
Very few people outside hospitals wear or have access to surgical masks.   Most people are wearing home made is lam coverings.   THe oxygen deprivation and/or CO2 accumulation is unknown for these, and is probably in line with the results of the study you want to trash outright. Karl

Re: [MBZ] Virus

2020-05-20 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
But that ruins the desperate party plan to keep the minions masked, isolated, locked up in house arrest, tracking their DNA, being able to track the progeny for generations, cell phone tracking, recording contacts, forced quarantine, and all the other oppressive measures because they can't win

Re: [MBZ] Sticking my neck out

2020-05-14 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
Politics IS and HAS BEEN on this list. Only one side allowed.   Dissenting opinions get you shot.   The ultimate tyrant's dream. Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes May 14, 2020 at 5:01 PM I guess there will be little to no traffic then.  We will continue to post cars

Re: [MBZ] Face mask

2020-05-11 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
Reality is banned.   Only the party official propaganda may be repeated.   You will be given a social score.  Every move you make is monitored. ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change

Re: [MBZ] Face mask

2020-05-10 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
'cept the virus was already in the USA in December. Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes May 10, 2020 at 9:47 AM I’ve been advocating to myself and my family and friends for months to wear masks and gloves despite the early advice against it and I’ve been taking

Re: [MBZ] Worlds Strongest Man

2020-05-02 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
Back in the 60s, he's a been perfect for a VW commercial.   Instead they had to use a skinny kid named Lou Alcindor. archer75--- via Mercedes May 2, 2020 at 11:42 PM Hafthor Bjornsson won the World’s Strongest Man in 2018 Icelandic actor and strongman Hafthor

Re: [MBZ] Update on The COVID Chronicles

2020-04-18 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
truth is banned Dan Penoff via Mercedes April 18, 2020 at 10:53 AM Not appropriate content for this list. The poster has been warned. List Mom/little hitler ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

Re: [MBZ] OT guns on sale too!

2020-04-09 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
make your own.  You can either boil water or use the sun. Mitch Haley via Mercedes April 9, 2020 at 6:52 PM I opened my last 12pack right before this hit. Oh, that's the end of the TP, better buy a couple more next time there's a good sale. Then, within a week,

[MBZ] MB Mann CCP Wuhan Red Death (WRD) mask

2020-04-07 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
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Re: [MBZ] ***SPAM*** OT: Cruise Ship v. Navy Ship

2020-04-04 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
Good idea.   Cher and that ny broad with the big nose (babs or is it boob? strysick) can go there with the money, and stay G Mann via Mercedes April 4, 2020 at 8:11 PM It's OK... Venezuela has a big navy and lots of spare ships. It's communist leaders will just

Re: [MBZ] Online manual

2020-04-04 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
https://www.tradebit.com/G/manuals Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes April 4, 2020 at 4:16 PM Could someone please re-post the link to online repair manuals? ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To

Re: [MBZ] SDL

2020-03-29 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
worth the trip.    None better! Allan Streib via Mercedes March 29, 2020 at 10:58 PM I guess it's in NC. Never mind... always wanted an SDL though. ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

Re: [MBZ] Michigan’s Democrat Governor THREATENS All Doctors and Pharmacists who Prescribe or Dispense Hydroxychloroquine for Coronavirus Patients

2020-03-29 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
oops, that one slipped past.   I thought i was on Okietalk. Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes March 29, 2020 at 5:39 PM Yup and it’s not nearly as toxic as you say. My GF used to take it for a long time with zero adverse effects. Sent from my iPhone

Re: [MBZ] Michigan’s Democrat Governor THREATENS All Doctors and Pharmacists who Prescribe or Dispense Hydroxychloroquine for Coronavirus Patients

2020-03-29 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
The reason there is a "shortage" is because every medico has figgered out it works, and they are prescribing it for themselves, family and staff.   That leaves none for you and I, but on the other hand, I don't really begrudge the medicos a chance to stay well while working around the virus.  

Re: [MBZ] Michigan’s Democrat Governor THREATENS All Doctors and Pharmacists who Prescribe or Dispense Hydroxychloroquine for Coronavirus Patients

2020-03-29 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
"results don't count" Peter Frederick via Mercedes March 29, 2020 at 7:54 AM First, there is NO clinical evidence this stuff does anything against any virus -- malaria is a PROTZOAN spread by mosquitos. Second, chloroquinone and it's derivatives have very

Re: [MBZ] Editorial: Giving the Right Name to the Virus Causing a Worldwide Pandemic

2020-03-28 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
yeah, good idea.   I'll add CCP to the wuhan flu. Henceforth CCP wuhan flu.   Max may want to use Chinee Communist Party Wuhan Red Death.  (CCPWRD) Craig via Mercedes March 28, 2020 at 11:31 PM

Re: [MBZ] ***SPAM*** RE: OT - Hamburgers

2020-03-28 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
NO BEEF!   NO MERCEDES. THIS GARBAGE DOES NOT BELONG HERE! Greg Fiorentino via Mercedes March 28, 2020 at 4:30 PM Where's the beef? G ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To

Re: [MBZ] OT: Weekly market trip

2020-03-28 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
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[MBZ] OT: other effects of wuhan CV

2020-03-21 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
I heard last friday that a recent USAF retiree friend, who is working at the sporting goods big box store none of us buy from in Houston.   He said he had sold 18 registered arms that day.   Saturday and Sunday were sales of 35each day.   I've not heard since then but I gather sales are

[MBZ] Support the Constitution and Bill of Rights

2020-03-21 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
From an email I received: Among the many Covid-19 inspired cancellations recently has been the National Rifle Association’s Annual Meeting in Nashville.  That event usually generates a membership jump of several, if not tens of, thousands (because entrance is free but for NRA members only, so

[MBZ] Support your favorite battleships

2020-03-21 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
-- Forwarded message - From: *Jonathan Williams, President/CEO* > Date: Fri, Mar 20, 2020 at 4:17 PM Subject: Museum Update + Safer at Home United We Stand. Donate Today *Museum Update* 20 March 2020 IOWA Family: As many of you

Re: [MBZ] Belt tensioner arm OM603, vs OM602, VS OM606

2020-03-21 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
each.   FAG or SKF are around $8 each currently. Craig via Mercedes <mailto:mercedes@okiebenz.com> March 21, 2020 at 12:15 AM On Fri, 20 Mar 2020 23:56:03 -0500 Curley McLain via Mercedes I found your original email: = From:

Re: [MBZ] Belt tensioner arm OM603, vs OM602, VS OM606

2020-03-20 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
uldn't do better in that location? Is there an engineer in the house??? On Fri, Mar 20, 2020 at 11:30 PM Curley McLain via Mercedes < ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery o

Re: [MBZ] Belt tensioner arm OM603, vs OM602, VS OM606

2020-03-20 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
Found my box of used belt tensioner arms.   I had marked on the box need 2x 6004 bearings.   I found one in there with a good bearing I was pretty sure I had salvaged from a 124 with a 606 in it.   I will put that one on tomorrow, then I don't have to mess with trying to find 6004, or wait a

Re: [MBZ] Belt tensioner arm OM603, vs OM602, VS OM606

2020-03-20 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
crap, I can't find the bearing number.   I changed one about a year ago and posted the bearing number.   I think  it was 6004.  but I may be confusing that with the driveshaft carrier bearing.   I changed that about the same time. 6004 is 20x42x12mm Carrier bearing I found is 6006-2rs  

Re: [MBZ] I was at the Dr today

2020-03-20 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
the next 2 big outbreaks will be in Kittyhawk NC and no water, OK.    Weird!  How could that happen? Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes March 20, 2020 at 9:34 PM Meanwhile, NYC is starting to go sideways, hospitals will be totally overwhelmed in the next few days.

Re: [MBZ] Belt tensioner arm OM603, vs OM602, VS OM606

2020-03-20 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
Ok, thanks.   Guess I'd better find the bearing number and get a couple.   I have 2 old tensioners I can rebuild.   That way I don't have to wait a week and pay $60-70. Anyone need a 606 tensioner? Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes March 20, 2020 at 9:14 PM That is

Re: [MBZ] Belt tensioner arm OM603, vs OM602, VS OM606

2020-03-20 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
Sort of.   What was under that big black plug?   A bearing, or a front and back bushing with spring steel sleeves? Craig via Mercedes <mailto:mercedes@okiebenz.com> March 20, 2020 at 8:56 PM On Fri, 20 Mar 2020 20:43:24 -0500 Curley McLain via Mercedes Is the attached picture wh

Re: [MBZ] The paint is good

2020-03-20 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
Dunno why all these people give up on these cars.   Its only 277k miles on a million mile Mercedes, and its only 35 years old and still going strong! Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes March 20, 2020 at 8:23 PM 1984 Mercedes 300D Turbo

Re: [MBZ] I was at the Dr today

2020-03-20 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
There, I fixed it! Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes March 20, 2020 at 8:18 PM Glad we sorted that out! It's the New York Times Best Seller NOVEL: corona virus. ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

Re: [MBZ] I was at the Dr today

2020-03-20 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
May I remind you that a novel is fiction?   Curt Raymond via Mercedes March 20, 2020 at 8:12 PM Yeah coronavirus has been around for a long time. THIS coronavirus is new. Thats why its referred to as "novel". -Curt ___

[MBZ] Belt tensioner arm OM603, vs OM602, VS OM606

2020-03-20 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
Just got the belt tensioner arm from AZ for the 91 OM602.   If is a 606 part number which autohaus shows as correct for the 91.  However it does not have the same roller bearing in the middle as I am used to with the 603 in 124 and 126.   THis has a much larger hole and what looks like spring

Re: [MBZ] OT Islands closing borders

2020-03-20 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
Haven't you met him? He's Doktor Booth's nephew.    His father is descended from the Law West of the Pecos. Dan Penoff via Mercedes March 20, 2020 at 11:09 AM “marshall law” Who is he? -D ___ http://www.okiebenz.com

[MBZ] Fwd: Wuhan Flu: An Update from Mayo Clinic

2020-03-19 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
*From:* Mayo Clinic, Evanthia Galanis, M.D. *Date:* March 19, 2020 at 10:19 PM *To:* *Subject:* Wuhan Flu: An Update from Mayo Clinic Thank you for your continued trust in Mayo Clinic. If you are having trouble reading this email,read the online version

Re: [MBZ] I guess they are worth more than $17k these days?

2020-03-19 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
wunnerful car if you have the M100 handshake. Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes wrote on 3/19/20 8:00 PM: https://www.ebay.com/itm/1970-Mercedes-Benz-300-Series-300SEL-6-3/202940218373?hash=item2f402dfc05:g:sUcAAOSwZPVec9Vu I remember one for sale in Tulsa in the mid to late 90's that was like

Re: [MBZ] Supply run

2020-03-19 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
Why you wasting bandwith on that ?    Izzat one of the brady bunch?  never watched that on tv. Crappy then, crappy now. Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes wrote on 3/19/20 3:23 PM: Did you run into Tom Brady shopping for his Maybach? ___

Re: [MBZ] FW: 1996 Mercedes S600 V12

2020-03-19 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
Right after all the rollers, Italian supercars, bentknees, may baches... Bob Rentfro via Mercedes wrote on 3/19/20 9:37 AM: Top 5 money pit of all time? Bob R 1996 Mercedes S600 V12 https://phoenix.craigslist.org/nph/cto/7093239338.html ___

Re: [MBZ] Case in point: How to lie with statistics

2020-03-19 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
I heard that on the radio today.  THey said countries where Malaria is rampant, and Chloroquine is widely used, there is no or almost no wuhan virus. Rick Knoble via Mercedes wrote on 3/19/20 11:51 AM: Chloroquine is being expedited as a treatment. It has worked in South Korea, and France.

Re: [MBZ] Case in point: How to lie with statistics

2020-03-19 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
WHO is as believable as the chicoms. Meade Dillon via Mercedes wrote on 3/19/20 7:07 AM: I think that the law / regulations set in place by Congress prevented us from using any test developed by private industry or outside the US, back in January. Hindsight is 20-20. Remember that in

Re: [MBZ] Case in point: How to lie with statistics

2020-03-19 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
CHICOMS ARE SAYING YOUNG healthy people who have been later scanned (Did not say ct or mri) show 20% permanent lung damage.   no confirmation from other areas.   I don't see any reason why they would lie about this, but who knows. They lie about everything else. Peter Frederick via Mercedes

[MBZ] Virtual car show

2020-03-18 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
MB Spares of NSW (Australia) is sponsoring a virtual car show on Sunday.  Take a picture of your car and send it in.    Former lister, John Green runs MB Spares of NSW. https://www.facebook.com/events/231574101362085/?active_tab=about ___

Re: [MBZ] Case in point: How to lie with statistics

2020-03-18 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
right.   and the theory is that by having people try to be hermits, we can lower the peak numbers and spread the hopital load out over a longer time.   Sounds good on paper.   We are old enough to remember when we DID have a lot more hospital beds.   Hospitals were closed and torn down or

[MBZ] Case in point: How to lie with statistics

2020-03-18 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
I am not discounting the potential severity of the wuhan flu.  At the same time there is considerable evidence that the media has over hyped the danger.   The article below is an illustration of how to lie with statistics.    You don't even need to buy Mr. Huff's little book.

Re: [MBZ] OT:Covid 19 Podcast

2020-03-18 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
IN LATE DEC, EARLY JAN, there were reports that smoke from wuhan could be seen from satellites. it was postulated that this was from incinerating bodies.   That would be more in line with the deaths from wuhan flu in other countries. Could well have been millions.    The whole thing is the

[MBZ] some levity

2020-03-17 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
We need some: THe wuhan foo virus was exposed to Chuck Norris! The virus is now hospitalized for at least 14 days. ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

[MBZ] Some music suggestions for the day

2020-03-17 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
From Switchback  (waygoodmusic.com) https://open.spotify.com/playlist/6zn5SlhNd89X3rv0kvi3zt?si=4iB3PrrkTdejNln4R4AW0g ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

Re: [MBZ] OT: Computers

2020-03-17 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
+1    Amen Jim Cathey via Mercedes wrote on 3/17/20 8:47 PM: I intend to avoid ALL subscription software like the plague that it is. Just as I avoid the cloud. -- Jim ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/

[MBZ] mania Spuds

2020-03-17 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
Where y'all live have the maniacs cleaned out all the spuds from stores? Around here there is not a spud to be had.   Maybe it is an artifact of boilin crawdaddys.   Tis the season! ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

Re: [MBZ] SBC controller?

2020-03-17 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
Small Block Chevy controller in an E320? Floyd Thursby via Mercedes wrote on 3/17/20 5:05 PM: which I think is a warranty/recall repair?  I think the VIN can be checked by the stealer, or maybe it is on Carfax?  It looks nice, low miles, can't tell what it is, the badge is in the right side of

Re: [MBZ] So evidently...

2020-03-17 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
+1   He already spread it all over kittyhawk NC and other places. Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes wrote on 3/17/20 3:50 PM: You should self isolate after visiting that filthy shithole. ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

Re: [MBZ] St Patrick

2020-03-17 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
, Curley McLain via Mercedes wrote: HAPPY ST. PATRICK's DAY to one and all! Tis a glorious day fer tha wearin o th green! ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go

[MBZ] St Patrick

2020-03-17 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
HAPPY ST. PATRICK's DAY to one and all! Tis a glorious day fer tha wearin o th green! ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

Re: [MBZ] Pretty green E320 with body damage

2020-03-16 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
That's the color of the e320 I got from Kleb.   I loved the color and the car, but the M014 scared me, and it had been abused.   I am sure it was crushed long ago, but we got it sold before the engine made trouble. Dan Penoff via Mercedes wrote on 3/16/20 4:23 PM: Looks like my youngest’s

Re: [MBZ] S210 Spark Plugs

2020-03-16 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
Maybe you can get a discount if you buy a gross for all your projects. Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes wrote on 3/16/20 8:39 AM: I should change them then. And buy another 24 plugs for the SL... --FT ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

Re: [MBZ] Ok y’all **it just got real

2020-03-15 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
In germany, the trains are clean, well maintained, and run on time, with efficient and courteous staff. In Italy, the trains run, mostly, except when they don't.  I am not being critical,  It is a cultural difference, and I love both, because they ARE different. One shortline haul, from

Re: [MBZ] OT Ford Focus

2020-03-15 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
no.  no free play Allan Streib via Mercedes wrote on 3/15/20 6:24 PM: Thanks -- I checked out a couple of videos on Youtube. Looks like outer end is easy. Inner requries Ford special tool to remove, or dropping the lower control arm for access and then using a pipe wrench. Definitely need to

Re: [MBZ] Air filters - OEM or others?

2020-03-15 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
Euen, Don't know if you ever see WIX brand  filters there, but they are passable.   THe best of the USA brands. Stay Healthy! Dan Penoff via Mercedes wrote on 3/15/20 5:53 PM: Mann or Hengst are OE, will work perfectly, and will be significantly cheaper. Dan

Re: [MBZ] Air filters - OEM or others?

2020-03-15 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
Mann, Knecht, or Hengst are preferred, with mann being the most trustworthy so far.   We in the US may be seeing fewer german brands madein china.  But for now, that is the story. Euan Kennedy via Mercedes wrote on 3/15/20 4:55 PM: Thanks for the assurance and advice about my oily air filter

Re: [MBZ] British Solution to the Coronavirus

2020-03-15 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
"Leaving those that have been infected and survive. How did we come to this?” a citizen tweeted on Saturday, whose sentiments resonated with the views of several other commentators." It is called nationalized "healthcare" system.   That is how "we get to this"  it is to save the payer money.   

Re: [MBZ] crossflow refrig condensor for 134a

2020-03-15 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
this picture of the new one has two lines at the inlet and outlet, so it is apparently a parallel flow The ones in the 87 and 91 300Ds also have two inlet and outlet tubes.   I guess that is why the klima guys don't have a 124 model. So it looks like we are good. Dan Penoff via Mercedes

Re: [MBZ] OT - World's Most Powerful Handheld Laser

2020-03-15 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
Nothing but bait to watch an ad for some dumb video game.   Save your time. Dan Penoff via Mercedes wrote on 3/15/20 8:49 AM: It’s home made, too! https://youtu.be/W6FbUiiwutQ -D ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

Re: [MBZ] fan temp sensor W124 OM602

2020-03-15 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
Yesterday the low speed worked when I pulled and replaced the relay k10, with the top sensor pulled and the pressure switch by the dryer jumped.  But then it quit again on the test drive.   I replaced the relay with one I stole from the SDL, but have not driven it yet.   It worked in the same

Re: [MBZ] fan temp sensor W124 OM602

2020-03-14 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
Craig via Mercedes wrote on 3/14/20 10:57 PM: On Sat, 14 Mar 2020 22:23:35 -0500 Curley McLain via Mercedes wrote: So if the fans come on at higher resistance, the would seem that the resistance should get higher as the temp gets warmer.   Instead, the resistance gets lower as the temp gets

[MBZ] fan temp sensor W124 OM602

2020-03-14 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
with cold engine, the fan temp sensor at the top front of the head has 5,000 ohm resistance.   At 80 to 82ºC coolant temp, it is 600 ohms. One wire is at 5v. (From terminal 8 of the ACC PBU.)   The other goes to ground. via ACC air delivery (whatever that is) At infinity ohms (plug

Re: [MBZ] crossflow refrig condensor for 134a

2020-03-14 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
hm  maybe that is why your Klima guys don't sell one?   Or is that not the original number for the 87? If that number supercedes the original part in 85-9x models, then it likely is the 134a condensor, while the originals may not have been. I'll try to look at both cars side by side to

Re: [MBZ] SOT: Ugly German car

2020-03-14 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
looks  like a camry transformer thing with a big hole cut in the front.    Fgly! I can't think of a 4 wheel BMW I like made after 1980, although the 80-2000 ones were tolerable. I don't even like the 2 wheel bmws after the R100, but still would prefer a /6 (or R90S) over an R100 Floyd

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