Re: [MBZ] Gummit corruption

2014-04-13 Thread Dieselhead
Punch in Reid behind BLM raid on Bing, or go to: http://www.bing.com/search?q=Reid+behind+blm+raidqs=nform=QBLHpq=reid+behind+blm+raidsc=0-12sp=-1sk=cvid=015aa43f0aef4d3eacdc80b5c56220be BLM trying to sell branded cattle illegally by crossing state lines. That would land anyone else in

Re: [MBZ] Gummit corruption

2014-04-13 Thread Dieselhead
Just watch 40 seconds of Lame Stream Media reporting on the end of the great standoff. One of the items reported was that several state legislatures are already submitting bills to keep exactly this sort of thing from being repeated. As reported here by another poster, some indication is given

[MBZ] Model B52 RC Flight

2014-04-13 Thread Dieselhead
From Chuck L. This is a great flying model. looks and sounds realistic. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fbITzCI2AU0 HI! This a few years old, but wonderful that some guys in UK could build and fly this... Enjoy! Chuck ___

Re: [MBZ] Gummit corruption

2014-04-13 Thread Dieselhead
dirty harry working for the chinese: Dirty Harry/BLM are enforcing for the chinese http://akeupamericans-spree.blogspot.com/2014/04/china-solar-project-behind-bundy-ranch.html#.U0pVACj4Duc for those who don't like that source, there are plenty more. BLM even reported it on their own

Re: [MBZ] W124 AC Evaporator Leaking

2014-04-13 Thread Dieselhead
Thanks Peter -- I have watched the video of the project and think it is well within my abilities. I plan to order the parts and get the big garage organized with places to put everything. Thanks again for all your help... Sincerely, Larry To me it seems like putting sets of fasteners and

Re: [MBZ] Gummit corruption

2014-04-13 Thread Dieselhead
In this case Mr. Bundy is refusing to obey the BLM restrictions on land use... Think of it as the fifth generation of Cartwrights. Ben as first generation, Adam, Hoss and Joe as second generation. Current occupants fifth and sixth generations. Now, Ben was grazing the land before

[MBZ] Turbos Was: Andrew's whining

2014-04-13 Thread Dieselhead
I sent a bunch of info related to turbos, rebuilding, sources of parts and expertise to a list member offlist. Anyone here want the stuff while it is fresh? ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To

[MBZ] Gummit corruption Wuz: POLITICS

2014-04-13 Thread Dieselhead
The gummit corruption is not a political topic. It is a matter of the constitution, and of individuals and organizations who believe they are above the law. Read your history. History is replete with examples of this. I can think of 2 or 3 major examples of this within the past 100

Re: [MBZ] Photo of 1985 49 state version W123 engine bay

2014-04-12 Thread Dieselhead
That is a huge help. Thanks so much. May I have your turbocharger please? I really need one. ;) -- There is a place online where you can buy the turbo cartridge (all moving parts) for around $80. ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

Re: [MBZ] Gummit corruption

2014-04-12 Thread Dieselhead
Whooo there partner. ease up a moment... This family has been ranching that same area since before the Civil War. Almost all ranches in the west are part patent land [private title land] and part BLM lease land. To those of the Eastern persuasion this may sound strange.. but to those

Re: [MBZ] Gummit corruption

2014-04-12 Thread Dieselhead
He owes back rent. that is conjured up bull it is not BLM land, it is state land. ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

Re: [MBZ] Gummit corruption

2014-04-12 Thread Dieselhead
Since we are re-trying this case in the High Court of Public Opinion... Please show cause for BLM to cancel the long standing lease with Mr. Bundy. Further, show cause for the use of armed violence against his children and cruel treatment of the animals grazing on the land, which is Open Range,

Re: [MBZ] Recall rates for car manufacturers

2014-04-12 Thread Dieselhead
*Seems that MB has the lowest rate of recalls:* and toada, the (paying) darling of consumer reports, chooses to have people die rather than issuing a recall. ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To

Re: [MBZ] Photo of 1985 49 state version W123 engine bay

2014-04-12 Thread Dieselhead
I am highly skeptical that it would work on my 85 CA version 300TD. On Sat, Apr 12, 2014 at 10:16 AM, Dieselhead 126die...@gmail.com wrote: That is a huge help. Thanks so much. May I have your turbocharger please? I really need one. ;) -- There is a place online where you can buy

Re: [MBZ] PARTS!!!!

2014-04-11 Thread Dieselhead
Do you have a source for a front diff for a 08 gl? Mine appears to be possible fubar. Car-part.com ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

[MBZ] Gummit corruption

2014-04-11 Thread Dieselhead
corrupt politician aids chinese land grab Sen. Harry Reid Behind BLM Land Grab of Bundy Ranch Do a search BLM is stealing cattle (300 head so far) for dirty harry and son to drive 140 year old ranch family off state owned land so dirty harry's family can fill his pockets. Farm is

Re: [MBZ] Engine whine - why? W123 300TD

2014-04-10 Thread Dieselhead
A frequent poster in alt.auto.mercedes when I was back in Texas (who seemed to know what he was talking about): Bill Ditmire www.ditmire.com Craig I think Bill was on Alex Gabbard's MB Veterans List back in the early days. ___

Re: [MBZ] List needs a shove?

2014-04-09 Thread Dieselhead
into a separate mailbox. It works well. I have a personality set up in Eudora for this account, and some others, that way I can send mail from Dieselhead. I have 3 mailboxes in Eudora I keep open every day, and I really need to set up a fourth, because the general box is almost all spam. I monitor

Re: [MBZ] OBD-II telemetry gizmo

2014-04-09 Thread Dieselhead
There are apps for both iPhones/iPads and Android devices. The Android app is the most popular from what I found. I'll have to look at the one I have on my iPad and iPhone. Works great, but it really makes my iPhone 4 grunt. So badly that it will overheat and shut down. Doesn't seem to

Re: [MBZ] The insurance I wish I had

2014-04-08 Thread Dieselhead
I did. -- Sent from myMail app for Android Monday, 07 April 2014, 11:14PM -0400 from Dieselhead 126die...@gmail.com: Yeah, there's a line stretching forever to become American citizens... Andrew, Did you see either of the 2 emails (offlist) I sent you about the wheels, or the later email

Re: [MBZ] OT: Linux and Virtualbox Question

2014-04-07 Thread Dieselhead
3.If I were to run a dual boot instead, is there a simple way to enable access to the network drive but disable internet access when booting into XP? TIA for any comments. Greg If you did a dual boot and just disabled the network card on the devices window of XP, you should end up with

Re: [MBZ] Vietnamese clay pot

2014-04-07 Thread Dieselhead
On Thu, Apr 3, 2014 at 6:46 PM, WILTON wilt...@nc.rr.com wrote: A little while ago, SWMBO brought home a beautiful glazed clay pot for a small maple tree on our side terrace/patio. 'Couldn't help but wonder if I might have stirred up some of the clay in that pot with the MANY (8,424) bombs

Re: [MBZ] The insurance I wish I had

2014-04-07 Thread Dieselhead
For the record: I am NOT advocating violence or overthrow of government.. I am simply making observations based on three things. First: History is replete with citizens revolts when government becomes oppressive. It has been a long standing observation that history does repeat it's self.

Re: [MBZ] dejections

2014-04-07 Thread Dieselhead
number 1 was something from the public schools number 2 wanted to interest me in a home security system number 3 wanted to interest me in a new roof number 4 wanted a motorcycle part bah :( As ye sow, so shall ye reap. ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To

Re: [MBZ] The insurance I wish I had

2014-04-07 Thread Dieselhead
Yeah, there's a line stretching forever to become American citizens... Andrew, Did you see either of the 2 emails (offlist) I sent you about the wheels, or the later email asking if you had seen either of the first two? ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To

Re: [MBZ] The insurance I wish I had

2014-04-06 Thread Dieselhead
One small point to be raised in this summation of how wonderful single payer, government run health care is. Of the countries listed... why is it that people from those countries come to America to get the specialized doctors and procedures they need and pay for them out of their own pocket?

Re: [MBZ] The insurance I wish I had

2014-04-06 Thread Dieselhead
Sure, but consider all the Social Security outlays that will be saved by killing folks off sooner. Scott Exactly. The goobermnt's goal is to off whoever shows little prospect of being able to be taxed at levels over some threshold, say $25,000/yr, unless they can be saved to provide

Re: [MBZ] The insurance I wish I had

2014-04-06 Thread Dieselhead
To be fair (I understand from my relatives who live in Italy) their government does pretty much everything badly! Greg Since WWII, from my italian friends, and other accounts, The italian gooberment does not do anything well, including collecting taxes. Our gooberment also does few things

Re: [MBZ] 76 300D low oil pressure update

2014-04-06 Thread Dieselhead
Kleb sez: This engine defies everything I have ever observed with these old diesels. Every single other one I have had, when you change the oil, as soon as you start it up, the oil is black right away. On this engine, I have run it probably 30 minutes or more total since changing the oil

Re: [MBZ] 76 300D low oil pressure update

2014-04-06 Thread Dieselhead
Maybe you just got all the black crud out when you pulled the pan but I too have always experienced the almost-instant black oil (movie reference for x-file fans). This clean oil suggests the oil isn't circulating and that would worry me. Yep After the oil pressure gauge to verify the cluster

Re: [MBZ] 76 300D low oil pressure update

2014-04-06 Thread Dieselhead
It would seem changing the oil pump would be the next thing to try. I should have one around here. Never heard of one going bad though. Sent from my iPhone It is rare, but it has been known to happen. None of mine have, but I've heard of it. ___

Re: [MBZ] Self correcting economy

2014-04-05 Thread Dieselhead
I saw a news report saying that Vietnam has sentenced rogue bankers to death. They are hoping to deter further bad banking behavior. I wonder if that would work here? I've lost the source, sorry, can't quote it. It would be the same as 20,000 lawyers in concrete boots at the bottom of the

Re: [MBZ] 124 wonky shutdown

2014-04-05 Thread Dieselhead
'Found the leak! Cracked/dry-rotted short little piece of rubber tubing in vac line at shutoff valve actuator on top of IP. Replaced it with short piece of fuel return tube. Wilton ATTABOY! Add some JATO on that scooter! Or at least a wrench on the side, as the bomb groups added a

Re: [MBZ] Self correcting economy

2014-04-05 Thread Dieselhead
What comes to my mind is more along the lines of the French Revolution and liberal use of Guillotine in public discharge of ruling class. Adjusted for present ruling class, of course, but by citizens not government. community organizers should be included on that list.

Re: [MBZ] HF Welder: Any Good?

2014-04-05 Thread Dieselhead
Copy all. Thanks! My welding experience is dated (1960s/70s) and it was mostly stick welding but I always got better results with a MIG machine. FWIW, that particular HF machine was 220V but that's no help if the arc isn't stable or the feed is jerky. I'll keep looking. I loved welding with

Re: [MBZ] The insurance I wish I had

2014-04-05 Thread Dieselhead
I was envious. My 11-year-old brown Labrador was getting the kind of treatment that I could only dream of. I wanted to go to PetCare. I wanted pet insurance. Real Veterinarians are the smartest and the best doctors. Those who can't get in Vet school, generally can be accepted at most

Re: [MBZ] 124 wonky shutdown

2014-04-03 Thread Dieselhead
Replacing the vacuum shut-off valve isn't too easy with the intake manifold in place, but it's possible. If I recall accurately, both the ALDA and the connection for the fuel rack position sensor must be removed first. -- Max Dillon Charleston, SC I did it with the manifold on, but you only

Re: [MBZ] 124 rear suspension

2014-04-02 Thread Dieselhead
I would offer that if any bushing is visually unsound, all the rest are not far behind... -- Max Dillon Charleston, SC THe subframe bushings on mine were not visibly bad, but the car was scary squirrelly, even with all now links and bushings in the links. New subframe bushings turned it into

Re: [MBZ] Self correcting economy

2014-04-01 Thread Dieselhead
The market always self corrects, with or without the intervention of the next president. Sometimes you have to correct hard, like in 1929, and then rebuild the country. One way or the other, we will see the solution to this. DBV THe french society in the late 1700s corrected after the

Re: [MBZ] Self correcting economy

2014-04-01 Thread Dieselhead
I would point out that Carter is the only president in current history to not have a shot fired during his presidency. Watch him on Bill Maher this week, it's worth seeing. Dan that doesn't save him from being the second worst president in history, and the second weakest president in

Re: [MBZ] MBZ Diesel Spin-offs

2014-04-01 Thread Dieselhead
Yes for me too on my two 240D's, my 300D 2.5t my 300CD. I hope the list can maintain some of this diesel wrenching tradition even as it overhauls education health care. On Apr 1, 2014 7:59 PM, Scott Ritchey ritche...@nc.rr.com wrote: One of the great things about wrenching on my 300TD and

[MBZ] Hey Andrew!

2014-04-01 Thread Dieselhead
Did you get the offlist messages I sent you about the wheels? Re-sent yesterday again since I never got any response. Are you mad at me? ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change

Re: [MBZ] 124 rear suspension

2014-04-01 Thread Dieselhead
What should mech. and I look for on my 124 ('87 300D w/135 kmi) rear suspension tomorrow afternoon? Loose or worn stuff, that is. Car has felt squirrelly recently; pumped up tires a bit; 'found rt. rear slightly low. 'Drives a little better. Wilt __ If the links on each side are not

Re: [MBZ] Fwd: Unintentional Loop at Takeoff on a Carrier- - -

2014-03-31 Thread Dieselhead
Nope - lot's of us don't . We don't do iPhones either --- Too many dumb people with smart phones. I prefer Smart people with dumb phones! You can quote me on that! It is mine! Dieselhead No smart phone, but I carry a simple (dumb) phone. ___ http

[MBZ] weekend projects

2014-03-31 Thread Dieselhead
Finally had the first decent weekend weather in 6 months. (so much for global warming. The new ice age is here!) Took off the passenger door handle and got it to work, put it back. It was missing the screw at the back, so I found a 6 mm Phillips head screw in the bolt bin, and now the

Re: [MBZ] OT - Say it ain't so...

2014-03-31 Thread Dieselhead
I watched this video today. It is about Common Core - the new education curriculum being pushed. Among us mostly old guys, I suspect there are very few of us with kids in school, so it really is off-topic, except that it seems sad. It really is beyond my interest but it seems sad if interesting.

Re: [MBZ] Political Statement for the Day (OnT)

2014-03-30 Thread Dieselhead
Fats sez: the law of the land since ronald reagan, has destroyed this nation Wow, now they have moved from bashing GW Bush. Now obummercare is Reagan's fault! That is quite a leap! ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

Re: [MBZ] Political Statement for the Day (OnT)

2014-03-30 Thread Dieselhead
It certainly is NOT that way in OK. On Sat, Mar 29, 2014 at 10:34 PM, Dieselhead 126die...@gmail.com wrote: Where is it written that every goobermnt employee has to make more than the guy doing the equivalent job in the real world? -- OK Don NSA: The only branch of government

Re: [MBZ] OT Stuff that blows up (sometimes)

2014-03-30 Thread Dieselhead
http://space.io9.com/the-insane-history-of-rockets-at-jpl-1554125227/1554543456/+robertsorokanich I recall the story of the guys at the rocket lab at Purdue attaching a 2000 psi water line (used to cool the rocket bucket during test firings) to the toilet when a certain individual needed to

Re: [MBZ] Transmission line leak

2014-03-30 Thread Dieselhead
You can buy bulk trans oil cooler hose at flaps. It is made for oil, heat and pressure... that and 2 hose clamps and you can bridge the bad section you cut out. You can also use the original as a pattern, buy brake tubing and a tubing bending tool at FLAPS, and bend up a replacement. If

Re: [MBZ] Transmission line leak

2014-03-30 Thread Dieselhead
The last time I saw the leak was three weeks ago, and memory is failing. It looked like a soft rubber line, not screw type, was covering a metal line. Could it be the hard line had worn through at the clip holding it to the block? I guess I really need to get back to the shop while the car

Re: [MBZ] Transmission line leak

2014-03-30 Thread Dieselhead
And 2-4 small hose clamps OK, I think I understand where I am now. The shop wants $350 to install a new rubber patch of hose to replace the worn out hose that the clamp is no longer keeping the magic from escaping. I am sort of sure I can find some pretty hose and a bit of shoe goo that

Re: [MBZ] 115 low oil pressure

2014-03-30 Thread Dieselhead
I have the same issue with the 450SL. Running M1 20-50 (or 15-50). Thick when cold, no pressure at hot idle, but it goes back up on throttle. Putting it in neutral ups pressure from near 0 to almost 0.75 bar. I used some Motor Honey to see if that did any good. Not really. Short duration

Re: [MBZ] 115 low oil pressure

2014-03-30 Thread Dieselhead
Yes, test real Oil pressure with a reliable gauge. Instruments have been know to lie. Are you sure there isn't any crap in the gauge/line somewhere? --R On 3/30/14 5:24 PM, Kaleb C. Striplin wrote: I have started messing with this very nice 76 300D I bought a couple of months ago.

Re: [MBZ] 115 low oil pressure

2014-03-30 Thread Dieselhead
It has a mechanical gauge that is not that accurate. Check it with a good, accurate Gauge. Stewart Warner used to be the reliable one. This car has a manual gauge, but I suppose a manual gauge can fail also. Sent from my iPhone On Mar 30, 2014, at 5:03 PM, Dan Penoff d...@penoff.com

Re: [MBZ] ML vrs GLK Diesel?

2014-03-30 Thread Dieselhead
Well, SWMBO is considering downsizing her 03 Tahoe, so we've been test driving a few small SUVs. ( X3, Q5 and some MBZ's) Test drove a '11 ML Bluetec and '12 GLK. I am partial to the diesel, but wife likes the GLK. From prices I've looked at, a '11 ML350 Bluetec is about the same money as a

[MBZ] Fwd: from Chuck L: Fascinating! 28 min movie here - a USA engineering feat of the ultimate sub..must view!!

2014-03-30 Thread Dieselhead
Whether you know anything about nuke subs or not - VERY Interesting! Chuck Very interesting video on how the USS Pennsylvania works, it is a nuclear powered submarine that is powered by a lump of uranium the size of a fist that provides all of the power to navigate

Re: [MBZ] Political Statement for the Day (OnT)

2014-03-29 Thread Dieselhead
That's actually a good thing isn't it? Where is it written that every physician has to be wealthy. Where is it written that every goobermnt employee has to make more than the guy doing the equivalent job in the real world? ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To

Re: [MBZ] NYTimes.com: An Engineer's Eureka Moment With a G.M. Flaw

2014-03-29 Thread Dieselhead
From The New York Times: An Engineer's Eureka Moment With a G.M. Flaw A $30 replacement part helped set in motion General Motors' recall of 2.6 million Chevrolet Cobalts and other cars, and one of the gravest safety crises in company history.

Re: [MBZ] OT Airplane pR0n for Saturday

2014-03-29 Thread Dieselhead
And for us old guys.. from back in the day of Wooden Ships and Iron Men, this bit of machinery porn. This of course, happened in the day when we fought to win wars. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V2D3k0sJ8HM WAY COOL! ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search

Re: [MBZ] Installed used relay in '84 300D

2014-03-29 Thread Dieselhead
For any of you who may be interested, I was able to obtain a used glow plug relay control box via Ebay and, unlike other MB electronic gizmos, this was rather easy to install (~20 min.) and it solved the non-starting problem. Now to take the original one apart to see if I can repair it and

Re: [MBZ] Installed used relay in '84 300D

2014-03-29 Thread Dieselhead
My goal this summer during car season is accomplishing something that merits a Wiltonian Attaboy! An Honorable goal, Indeed!Go for Broke! Andrew! ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or

[MBZ] Shysters was: Political Statement for the Day (OnT)

2014-03-29 Thread Dieselhead
I'm old enough that I was born at home and the Dr. came on a house call to make delivery. There was no medical insurance at all in those days, the Doctors were a respected member of the community and charged what he was worth. This continued until I was about 25 yrs. old, then we started having

Re: [MBZ] Frozen lock syndrome - 1983 3000TD

2014-03-28 Thread Dieselhead
Actually re-keying these is simplicity itself. The cylinder has little brass wafers in it that the key passes through. All you'd need is a new cylinder and its no big deal to transfer the wafers from one to another. Perhaps I should make a video for the you tubes. Some of my how to videos

Re: [MBZ] Frozen lock syndrome - 1983 3000TD

2014-03-28 Thread Dieselhead
Theres a difference between one needs and one can buy new. IIRC you have to buy the handle and all if you buy new but used you should be able to get (like from a junkyard) the lock cylinder pretty cheap. I'd had to know what MB charges. Wilton sold me a couple door handles with locks pretty

Re: [MBZ] Goostepping fer andrew Wuz:Restrictions/fire hazards

2014-03-27 Thread Dieselhead
Are you being serious? Far as I remember WTF has been used around here (and most other non swearing forums) for ever. The main purpose of the moderators/admins is to keep the peace and not clamp down on every little thing. Many a time a list member has inadvertently (and not) dropped a bad word

Re: [MBZ] Frozen lock syndrome - 1983 3000TD

2014-03-27 Thread Dieselhead
Homestead Flah-duh should work too, or Donna TX ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to: http://mail.okiebenz.com/mailman/listinfo/mercedes_okiebenz.com All posts

Re: [MBZ] Frozen lock syndrome - 1983 3000TD

2014-03-27 Thread Dieselhead
I am getting sick and tired of lugging a pot of hot water outside when the temperature dips below freezing. How do I fix a chronic situation where the driver's door lock freezes up on my W123 300TD? Andrew 1983 300TD 1985 300TD ___ 1. leave it unlocked 2. move south 3 stop putting water

Re: [MBZ] Frozen lock syndrome - 1983 3000TD

2014-03-27 Thread Dieselhead
Jim Cathey wrote: Oh, and does it still have the protective flap at the keyway? Nothing will work if it's direct rain and runoff that's your problem. Ha - good question. And what if it's missing? Is there a replacement flap? Ja, It is called a replacement cylinder. order from the

Re: [MBZ] New Diesels available in the US now:

2014-03-26 Thread Dieselhead
I assume the price of Diesel is due to less refineriescommitted to making diesel? Which I assume is because of the difficulty getting construction and operating permits? Sincerely, Larry More like tight supplies in winter because the eastern yankees use it to heat houses in place of wood

Re: [MBZ] 240D ?

2014-03-26 Thread Dieselhead
Dieselhead wrote: Anyone want to sell a good 81-83 OM616 engine? Your mao-616 still runs? mao Ja, but I don't want to part with it or the car it is in. ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe

[MBZ] Restrictions/fire hazards

2014-03-26 Thread Dieselhead
The local restrictions here are probably necessary because of constant dry conditions and the subdivision being heavily forested with houses built among the trees. The underbrush is like tinder. Gerry Y'all need to do controlled burns to eliminate the fuel and eliminate some of the

Re: [MBZ] Restrictions/fire hazards

2014-03-26 Thread Dieselhead
___ I wish we could do controlled burns, but I don't think you could do it in a large wooded subdivision of mostly one to five acre lots and a lot of standing dead trees on lots that don't have houses. I would guess that not more than one fourth of the lots have houses, and

[MBZ] Gooseberries fer andrew Wuz:Restrictions/fire hazards

2014-03-26 Thread Dieselhead
andrew sez: You have native gooseberries?? WTF. http://pubs.ext.vt.edu/438/438-107/438-107.html#L4 Yes, native gooseberries grow wild. ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change

[MBZ] 240D ?

2014-03-25 Thread Dieselhead
Anyone want to sell a good 81-83 OM616 engine? Or anyone want to buy an 83 240D in need of engine work? In OK. From what I can tell, it sounds like one of the oil cooler hoses broke and pumped the oil out. It may be repairable. Owner pulled over quickly when OP went down and shut down

Re: [MBZ] 240D ?

2014-03-25 Thread Dieselhead
Which transmission type? -- Max Dillon Charleston, SC Auto trans ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

Re: [MBZ] 1984 300D Turbo won't start

2014-03-25 Thread Dieselhead
My 1984 300D Turbo won't start, but there's a loud buzzing/groaning coming from the glow plug control relay box and the buzzing/groaning will stop if either of the two plugs to the glow plug control relay are unplugged. I'm assuming the problem is the glow plug control relay? Is there any

Re: [MBZ] Michigan Meetup

2014-03-24 Thread Dieselhead
Anyone in Detroit? Going to be there for just a couple nights. -- Max Dillon Charleston, SC Condolences. Lights are off. nobody home Gone bankrupt ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or

Re: [MBZ] Patents in America. was: 25, 000 Unix servers hacked, mao applauds

2014-03-24 Thread Dieselhead
That is a lot of patents. Not all are drek? Rick Sent from my BlackBerry 10 smartphone. All a patent is is a license to sue pretty worthless, and absolutely no protection in most countries. Dieselhead Patent holder, but it is public domain now ___ http

Re: [MBZ] Fats driving

2014-03-23 Thread Dieselhead
OkraŠdidn't they grind that stuff up in WWI and use it to lube airplane engines? Naaa that was castor beans ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

Re: [MBZ] central locking system - '87 300SDL

2014-03-23 Thread Dieselhead
Check for a shorted wire in the trunk for the light -- the wire runs along the hinge and tends to rub through and short. Be prepared for some wiring repair! This happened on my brother's SDL a few years ago. Peter Good catch. I had that happen too on the SDL. I had forgotten about it

Re: [MBZ] People are generally holding on

2014-03-23 Thread Dieselhead
Boring? Boring?? There's nothing boring about 40 to 50 mpg in a car with an outstanding repair record. And if you're a DIYer, working on an older Prius would be far less boring than working on these diesels that we were tired of working on long ago. Of course, you young peoples attitude is

Re: [MBZ] Fats driving

2014-03-23 Thread Dieselhead
there is a vocal minority of one on this list who live to be bullies. Yep, and its name is gary hurst, AKA MN Fats. ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

Re: [MBZ] My new hot dip tank

2014-03-23 Thread Dieselhead
Cool! let us know how it works. Water tight! -- Max Dillon Charleston, SC ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

Re: [MBZ] People are generally holding on

2014-03-22 Thread Dieselhead
Everyone is entitled except us - - - we are entitled to pay the bills for those who feel entitled. Add goobermnt employees to the list of those who feel entitled. ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To

Re: [MBZ] Gary Hurst

2014-03-21 Thread Dieselhead
As usual, Well said Herr Mann.Hear hear! Grow up, man up, and shut up. Gary.. apparently you are fat and ugly and will never play professional basket ball and can't sing.. ... live with it. Everyone else has to. Sell parts, try.. really try.. to stop being caustic and insulting.. it will

Re: [MBZ] Subject: Re: Story of Eddie Rickenbacher

2014-03-21 Thread Dieselhead
Cap'n Eddie told a lot of stories in his book. My favorite was about the drivers license. Here is Captain Eddie, famous race car driver, pilot, ace, WWi and WWII veteran Etc. Etc. He never had a drivers license. He said any time he got pulled over, he gave the cop the gold membership card

Re: [MBZ] New Mercedes Catalog

2014-03-20 Thread Dieselhead
Where do we buy W123 exhaust hangers - the rubber donuts? FLAPS, junkyard (pick your own) VW stealer, BMW stealer, MB stealer, and many more places. Rock auto, AutohausAZ online, FLAPS Online Many more... ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search

[MBZ] Fats driving

2014-03-20 Thread Dieselhead
Video from the dash cam on fat's various non-mercedes fatmobiles in ruskieland. (Hendrik humor) http://www.youtube.com/embed/5RAaW_1FzYg?autoplay=1modestbranding=1rel=0showinfo=0http://www.youtube.com/embed/5RAaW_1FzYg?autoplay=1modestbranding=1rel=0showinfo=0 Why not to rent a car in

Re: [MBZ] Jury jerk off

2014-03-20 Thread Dieselhead
i'm pretty good at getting sent home quickly from the jury pool no chair that will hold a ton of blubber. Not to mention that the court won't put up with the foul mouth either. ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

[MBZ] Fats driving

2014-03-20 Thread Dieselhead
Forgot to mention, I am glad and proud to be one of the few on this list with the guts to stand up to the condescending hypocritical crap that fats spews. Good description Hendrik! Actually, there are a lot more than 4 of us, just that only 4 of us are not afraid of the schoolyard bully. A

Re: [MBZ] Gary Hurst a.k.a MN Fats the pool hustler

2014-03-20 Thread Dieselhead
It happens every time fats is allowed on a list. Do you know why Banned died? Everyone gets tired of fats playing like he is injured while he tries to injure and stigmatize list members. Not a good way to gain customers for teile. Mao thinks it is schtick, but is is just a very sick

Re: [MBZ] Next Shoe, Was: Go Go TSA!

2014-03-17 Thread Dieselhead
My parting comment is that civility on this list has certainly deteriorated since Gary was readmitted. I'll just STFU now. Scott Kiss up to the fat okole or shut up. That is the message to all. I won't kiss up. ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search

Re: [MBZ] Next Shoe, Was: Go Go TSA!

2014-03-17 Thread Dieselhead
My parting comment is that civility on this list has certainly deteriorated since Gary was readmitted. I'll just STFU now. Scott An example of the intellect of this list since fats was allowed back: MN Fats sez: you don't know the half of it! On Fri, Mar 7, 2014 at 3:27 PM, Kaleb C.

[MBZ] A story

2014-03-16 Thread Dieselhead
An old guy and his bucket of shrimp It happened every Friday evening, almost without fail, when the sun resembled a Giant orange and was starting to dip into the blue ocean. Old Ed came strolling along the beach to his favorite pier. Clutched in his bony hand was a bucket of shrimp. Ed

Re: [MBZ] Next Shoe, Was: Go Go TSA!

2014-03-16 Thread Dieselhead
I disagree that people who make a preliminary comment about something they haven't read up on should stfu. They are simply making a preliminary hypothesis, and preliminary hypotheses are often wrong. When such errors are pointed out to them, they should just change their hypothesis without

Re: [MBZ] Next Shoe, Was: Go Go TSA!

2014-03-16 Thread Dieselhead
idiotic alarmist extreme talk without any basis in reality or any intention other than to create trouble needs to STFU. they are just low characters looking to stir the pot and there is no reality to them in the opinion of fats. no facts or other opinions allowed or the ol' sow will rollover

Re: [MBZ] 1990 MB 300E - Replaced Fuel Distributor - Running rough...help needed again!

2014-03-09 Thread Dieselhead
Star Motors, Binghamton, NYBest in the state. Where is Mathieu Cama? Isn't he around NY somewhere? Mathieu would be excellent too. Anyone know a good mechanic who works on older Mercedes with Bosch mechanical fuel injections? I live in Westchester County (Hawthorne New York

Re: [MBZ] I would sure love to know what the hell this guy is talking about

2014-03-05 Thread Dieselhead
I remember the C111 with the wankel engine, and later testing what became the OM60x engines and turbos. They probably used it to test the OM617 turbo right after the wankel. There was a lot of Diesel development right after the fuel shortage of 1974 Ooops.. Sorry Gerry, You may be right

Re: [MBZ] Fuel prices?

2014-03-05 Thread Dieselhead
What are you seeing right now? Our fuel - gas and diesel went up about 11 or 12 cents per liter in the last day or two. $124.9 for regular gas on the sign I can see from my office window. That makes it about $4.72 per US gallon or $5.62 per Imp gallon. Randy $340/US Gal right now. Up 40¢

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