Re: [MBZ] ***SPAM*** A No Go

2018-10-10 Thread Ed Booher via Mercedes
What? Is that *really* a thing? I'd like to see a job notice on that one. How do they even describe that? "You'll sit in the cab of a truck 8 hours a day per shift to make sure the pumps have fuel. When the rig runs dry, you will pull away for another truck to take your place." ?? On Tue, Oct 9,

Re: [MBZ] Buying Used Vehicles

2018-10-09 Thread Ed Booher via Mercedes
t; > clay monroe > redgh...@comcast.net > > > > > On Oct 8, 2018, at 12:50 PM, Ed Booher via Mercedes < > mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > > > > Maybe it was always a hot mess and I've only realized it recently? Don't > > know. The junk I'v

Re: [MBZ] OT - desktop hard disks

2018-10-09 Thread Ed Booher via Mercedes
I can agree with the FreeNAS. Get it set up and forget about it for the most part. On Tue, Oct 9, 2018 at 8:55 AM Dan--- via Mercedes wrote: > Just a generic PC I built out of parts. Basic i7 processor I had laying > around, although you could certainly use something less powerful. >

Re: [MBZ] Buying Used Vehicles

2018-10-09 Thread Ed Booher via Mercedes
Well, sure. But Indianapolis specifically. On Mon, Oct 8, 2018 at 4:36 PM Rick Knoble via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > > Craig inquires: > > >>Gotten bad enough around here most people > >> only want to do deals in front of the police. > > >Where is "here"? > > Anywhere in the US,

Re: [MBZ] Anyone want a rare Manny 240CD?

2018-10-09 Thread Ed Booher via Mercedes
manual. > > Pretty sure it's not a 3 peddle car. > > On Mon, Oct 8, 2018 at 12:37 PM Ed Booher via Mercedes < > mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > > > Why is this one: > > > https://seattle.craigslist.org/see/cto/d/1982-mercedes-300d/6696257072.html > > still

Re: [MBZ] Buying Used Vehicles

2018-10-08 Thread Ed Booher via Mercedes
in, ever." There just has to be a better way, I think. EdB On Mon, Oct 8, 2018 at 3:41 PM Craig via Mercedes wrote: > On Mon, 8 Oct 2018 15:31:08 -0400 Ed Booher via Mercedes > wrote: > > > Craigslist has apparently become a very hot mess. > > ? Please explain, Ed. > > &

Re: [MBZ] Anyone want a rare Manny 240CD?

2018-10-08 Thread Ed Booher via Mercedes
Why is this one: https://seattle.craigslist.org/see/cto/d/1982-mercedes-300d/6696257072.html still available? $500 seems like a steal if she's running. EdB On Wed, Sep 26, 2018 at 12:13 AM clay monroe via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > I know how to drive one. Depending upon the

Re: [MBZ] Buying Used Vehicles

2018-10-08 Thread Ed Booher via Mercedes
Speaking of private sellers that think their vehicle is made of gold pressed titanium. How is the list selling cars these days? Craigslist has apparently become a very hot mess. No one reads the local papers anymore. How do you get a car out there in the wild, generate traffic, and get a sale?

Re: [MBZ] OT: Elon Musk's very awkward moment...

2018-05-31 Thread Ed Booher via Mercedes
It actually isn't the autonomous software that worries me, they *will* perfect that. They *will* get the software to a point that it will *never* have a crash, or kill a pedestrian for any reason. *That* is the part that worries me. I watched a lot of anime in the 90s, I could have sworn it was

Re: [MBZ] 1965 Finny find

2018-05-29 Thread Ed Booher via Mercedes
ive it on the trailer.[after mounting a set of tires, just happen to > > have > > > a "spare set" ;)) ] > > > > > > Car comes with two sets of keys and original documents and owners > manual. > > > Send a direct email and I'll push some pics

Re: [MBZ] 1965 Finny find

2018-05-29 Thread Ed Booher via Mercedes
Anyway to share the pics through Google or something? Interested to see it too. Edd On Sun, May 27, 2018 at 10:33 PM, G Mann via Mercedes wrote: > Just came across an Arizona Finny, 1965, Going to look at tomorrow. Been > setting in a shade port for past decade or so... rear paint is "Arizona

Re: [MBZ] OT: Activating wireless service on CentOS 7 / MATE

2018-05-21 Thread Ed Booher via Mercedes
Unfortunately Red Hat 7 changed *everything* Network checks are now done through the Network Manager. So command calls start with nmcli. *nmcli connection modify wlan0 help* Also, ifconfig has been deprecated since Red Hat 6 and in 7 I believe it is just a symlink to the net ip command. *ip

Re: [MBZ] 240 D manny $1200

2018-05-17 Thread Ed Booher via Mercedes
"A joy to restore" - Man who has obviously never worked on Mercedes-Benz before. On Wed, May 16, 2018 at 7:11 PM, Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > In the Mercedes W123 (North America) FB group by a guy called Anton > Koncaba Lincoln NE > > Selling my 82 240D,

Re: [MBZ] OT: Activating wireless service on CentOS 7 / MATE

2018-05-17 Thread Ed Booher via Mercedes
Though, I gotta ask, why CEntOS? Are you running it in an Enterprise / Production environment? I mean, if you are that's great. Red Hat work pays for my bacon. But otherwise, the stability comes at the cost of newer technologies that most home / laptop users would want. Fedora / Ubuntu would be a

Re: [MBZ] OT: Activating wireless service on CentOS 7 / MATE

2018-05-17 Thread Ed Booher via Mercedes
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (RHEL7 / CEntOS7) has a very good WiFi interface. As long as you installed the appropriate packages, it should recognize the wireless nic and ask you to walk through setup. On Thu, May 17, 2018 at 11:05 AM, Craig via Mercedes wrote: > So I

Re: [MBZ] LWB poos

2018-04-16 Thread Ed Booher via Mercedes
Oh Deity, if it's worth that much take it to a Hagerty / Barrett-Jackson / Mecum auction and stop using Craigslist. *sigh* On Sun, Apr 15, 2018 at 7:08 PM, Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > https://nashville.craigslist.org/cto/d/very-rare-mercedes- >

Re: [MBZ] OT - desktop hard disks

2018-04-13 Thread Ed Booher via Mercedes
Windows 10: Hit the Windows button or click on the Window Icon on the task bar, Just above the Power Icon there should be a gear icon. That is the new Settings interface. Click that and you will bring up "Settings" however I don't have 10 on a laptop, so not sure which control panel will have the

Re: [MBZ] OT - desktop hard disks

2018-04-13 Thread Ed Booher via Mercedes
Don't send it out to scrap!! On Thu, Apr 12, 2018 at 2:53 PM, Curt Raymond via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > XW8600 is so 2010. ;)I've got one too and it's been great. The Z8 is out > now so the old xw series is relegated to the dustbin. I've got one in the > classroom due for the

Re: [MBZ] OT saw a car that I wanted at lunchtime and it was not even an MB

2018-02-08 Thread Ed Booher via Mercedes
Love the Panther body in all forms. Have driven and been in a few, but not yet owned one. However, had a LT1 - 9C1 Interceptor for a few years. That car was insane. Blew the water pump, sold her and bought a Roadmaster wagon. (Also LT1) and *somehow* that thing was even more insane. The 9C1 could

Re: [MBZ] 1968 MERCEDES BENZ 230 FINTAIL - cars & trucks - by owner - vehicle automotive sale

2018-02-06 Thread Ed Booher via Mercedes
Wha what color is that!? EdB On Mon, Feb 5, 2018 at 5:15 AM, Dan--- via Mercedes wrote: > Jaime, go get this! > > https://cnj.craigslist.org/cto/d/1968-mercedes-benz-230- > fintail/6475029288.html > > Dan > > > ___ >

Re: [MBZ] CD For Kaleb

2018-02-06 Thread Ed Booher via Mercedes
Oh man I'd love to be able to afford a CD ... *sigh* EdB On Tue, Jan 30, 2018 at 11:13 PM, Rick Knoble via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > https://albuquerque.craigslist.org/cto/d/1982- > mercedes-300cd/6454155413.html > > Rick > ___ >

Re: [MBZ] Taking rust free cars to Michigan

2018-01-30 Thread Ed Booher via Mercedes
Abu Dhabi? That would be *really* interesting from a cultural perspective. I'd like to have an offer from out there, give me a new outlook on life and such. Probably wouldn't want to live there forever though, but the amount of money has got to have created some really crazy differences. EdB On

Re: [MBZ] Key Holder W124

2017-12-11 Thread Ed Booher via Mercedes
Nah, I failed Physics. On Mon, Dec 4, 2017 at 3:54 PM, Floyd Thursby via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Physics > > --FT > > > > On 12/4/17 3:25 PM, Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes wrote: > >> Genius. >> >> On Mon, Dec 4, 2017

Re: [MBZ] Key Holder W124

2017-12-04 Thread Ed Booher via Mercedes
Gently heat the rubber key holder to make it flexible and hopefully just a micrometer larger. Stick key in freezer to hopefully make it a micrometer smaller. Well, ok, stick the key in the freezer the night before, but still. Then slowly work it into the seat. On Thu, Nov 30, 2017 at 3:59 PM,

Re: [MBZ] OT: Grub (Grand Unified Bootloader) Questions

2017-11-13 Thread Ed Booher via Mercedes
Question, you weren't using BitLocker on the Windows partition, were you? On Sat, Nov 11, 2017 at 7:07 PM, Craig via Mercedes wrote: > Having cleared out space on my Windows laptop for a Linux installation, I > finally installed CentOS 7 yesterday. > > In the past (on

Re: [MBZ] Finny for poos

2017-11-10 Thread Ed Booher via Mercedes
Oh dude! That *patina* Clear coat the hell out that sumitch and drive it like *I* stole it. EdB On Thu, Nov 9, 2017 at 8:32 PM, Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > 1965 Mercedes Benz > > https://dallas.craigslist.org/ftw/cto/d/1965-mercedes-benz/6380672786.html > >

Re: [MBZ] One for Dan

2017-11-09 Thread Ed Booher via Mercedes
Dan, Are you still looking for a clean fintail? I found a really expensive one for you. http://www.mercedesmotoring.com/cars/316/ I mean, it's only $17,500, so that's walkin' `round money. On Sat, Jun 24, 2017 at 7:05 PM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > If anyone has

[MBZ] Unlimited Power!

2017-10-09 Thread Ed Booher via Mercedes
I'll just leave this here. -- "Das beste oder nichts." - *Gottlieb Daimler* ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

Re: [MBZ] Wonder if red seat covers are still available?

2017-10-09 Thread Ed Booher via Mercedes
f as well. > -- > Max Dillon > Charleston SC > '87 300TD > '95 E300 > > On October 9, 2017 12:25:46 PM EDT, Ed Booher via Mercedes < > mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > >Sure: http://www.worlduph.com/mercedes_benz/w107/ > > > >On Sun, Oct 8, 2017 at 5:00 PM,

Re: [MBZ] Wonder if red seat covers are still available?

2017-10-09 Thread Ed Booher via Mercedes
Sure: http://www.worlduph.com/mercedes_benz/w107/ On Sun, Oct 8, 2017 at 5:00 PM, Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > 1979 MERCEDES 450SL > > https://santafe.craigslist.org/cto/d/1979-mercedes-450sl/6331329289.html > > > Sent from my iPhone > >

Re: [MBZ] Nice dead 240d

2017-10-09 Thread Ed Booher via Mercedes
Also, as an aside, if the manual transmissions are suddenly selling to people who want to convert their automatics, I'd say you don't even have to keep the car stock. You say it is too nice to part out, well, maybe convert it to automatic, make sure it has a good serviceable engine, and then sell

Re: [MBZ] Nice dead 240d

2017-10-09 Thread Ed Booher via Mercedes
If it is truly rust-less I'd pay $1K for it. (Not that I currently have $1K at hand, but you know.) The way I see it, even if the engine is seized, as long as there is zero rust in the body, a donor engine is easily source. Very easy in your case, I'd imagine, given the cars you have lying around.

Re: [MBZ] Finnie for Dan

2017-09-06 Thread Ed Booher via Mercedes
I seriously hate when someone uses "Finished examples call down the Wrath of Ra himself" in freaking marketing. If it is worth that much, you would finish it and sell it for that much. */rant* On Fri, Sep 1, 2017 at 11:02 AM, Rick Knoble via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Here ya go.

Re: [MBZ] Estate 79 CD

2017-08-16 Thread Ed Booher via Mercedes
I'd give $500 for that 300 CD. On Wed, Aug 16, 2017 at 8:53 AM, Rich Thomas via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > http://sable.secureserver.net/c/43569?id=151954.376.1.2e2337 > 8200cfdb782768328bf07e6193 > > Max and I might have to go take a look at this thing. Anyone interested? > The

Re: [MBZ] OT This could be very dangerous

2017-08-01 Thread Ed Booher via Mercedes
Brother Dan, bring out the Holy Pump of Diesel Injection. Read from the Good Book, Chilton's, Chapter 5, Verse 12 to 21. On Tue, Aug 1, 2017 at 7:56 AM, Dan--- via Mercedes <mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Our Lady of Blessed Acceleration? > > -D > > > On Aug 1, 2017, a

Re: [MBZ] OT This could be very dangerous

2017-08-01 Thread Ed Booher via Mercedes
Well ... *this* https://www.govdeals.com/index.cfm?fa=Main.Item=1=9367 could be very dangerous. YMCA has not been able to afford the property, it was taken by the municipality. A lease agreement of 60K annual was signed, but so far YMCA has only been able to honor 24K annual. So there is no

Re: [MBZ] Look Man, Ima' tell ya. I *really* need me one a them crack Mercedes.

2017-08-01 Thread Ed Booher via Mercedes
Oh yeah, light poles have been melting out there or something, right? On Thu, Jul 27, 2017 at 3:31 PM, Randy Bennell via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > > But no fire chicken on the hood. > > Nothing like a black car with a black interior in AZ! > > RB > -- "Das beste oder nichts."

Re: [MBZ] Buyer's Remorse, or How My Flip Flopped

2017-06-23 Thread Ed Booher via Mercedes
Hey Dan, Have you seen this one? http://bringatrailer.com/listing/1967-mercedes-benz-230s/ On Thu, Jun 22, 2017 at 10:49 AM, Dan--- via Mercedes wrote: > http://bringatrailer.com/2017/06/22/bat-auction-success- > story-1300-mile-drive-in-1982-mercedes-benz-300-d-allows-

Re: [MBZ] Buyer's Remorse, or How My Flip Flopped

2017-06-22 Thread Ed Booher via Mercedes
So many people think these cars are built from gold pressed platinum just because they have a three pointed star. I'm always walking up on old Benz with for sale signs in the window, only to see new car prices on the card for rusted out hulks. It's horrifying to be honest. You can buy a Rolls

Re: [MBZ] Buyer's Remorse, or How My Flip Flopped

2017-06-22 Thread Ed Booher via Mercedes
Ah see, there it is: On Thu, Jun 22, 2017 at 11:30 AM, Mitch Haley via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > > May 8 at 2:16 PM > Vitaminc914 237 > > @bru212 are you out? > --- > > May 8 at 2:16 PM > Vitaminc914 237 > > Come one, 1 more bid > > --- > > >

Re: [MBZ] Buyer's Remorse, or How My Flip Flopped

2017-06-22 Thread Ed Booher via Mercedes
The BaT history supports that, right before auction close he posted "Come on, one more bid." Then told another user a little later in the convo transaction that he was "honestly out, he could have had it for $100 more" On Thu, Jun 22, 2017 at 11:07 AM, Mitch Haley via Mercedes <

Re: [MBZ] Anybody want an '82 Lincoln Continental on BAT?

2017-06-21 Thread Ed Booher via Mercedes
Sounds like the guy is just an old Ford collector. One of the Jalopnik guys had an article about how he almost couldn't give his old luxo barge away and lost money on it. So it is all subjective. Find the right guy and you can name your own price. On Tue, Jun 20, 2017 at 4:46 PM, Donald Snook via

Re: [MBZ] Anybody want an '82 Lincoln Continental on BAT?

2017-06-19 Thread Ed Booher via Mercedes
Man, wish I could have "pony'd" up to this "foxy" lady! On Mon, Jun 19, 2017 at 9:47 AM, Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > This time-warp, retro "classic" resides in DC. Fascinating window into the > latest in early 80s technology and luxury. How many barrels of

Re: [MBZ] coupe for Rick

2017-06-15 Thread Ed Booher via Mercedes
Did the owner let a wolverine loose in the car? I want a W123 coupe, but man! On Wed, Jun 14, 2017 at 11:10 PM, Curley McLain via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > https://dallas.craigslist.org/ftw/cto/6163291067.html > > ___ > http://www.okiebenz.com

Re: [MBZ] OT 2014 Beetle TDI Convertible RIP

2017-06-13 Thread Ed Booher via Mercedes
Are you talking about the Phaeton? https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Volkswagen_Phaeton or maybe the CC? https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Volkswagen_CC On Tue, Jun 13, 2017 at 1:39 PM, Curley McLain via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > I saw some thing at a stoplight that looked like a

Re: [MBZ] Poos could replace the SL

2017-06-13 Thread Ed Booher via Mercedes
While the shade of pink is hilarious, whoever had that car painted must have paid a pretty penny. Door jambs were painted to match. On Mon, Jun 12, 2017 at 9:58 PM, Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > > > 2008 MERCEDES CLK 350 CONVERTIBLE >

Re: [MBZ] Forget the Crack, I'm Huffing Krylon Now...

2017-06-13 Thread Ed Booher via Mercedes
Guys need to start taking screen caps and posting too :) 18 hours and it's already gone. This posting has been deleted by its author. On Mon, Jun 12, 2017 at 8:10 PM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > https://inlandempire.craigslist.org/cto/6162243338.html > > -D > > >

Re: [MBZ] Anybody in indiana?

2017-06-12 Thread Ed Booher via Mercedes
That is darn near flippin' Chicago ... 2 hour drive to look and bid against Rick ... hmmm On Fri, Jun 9, 2017 at 9:42 PM, Jaime Kopchinski via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Go bid on this super rare W108: > https://www.estatesales.net/IN/Griffith/46319/1564794?highlight=Mercedes > >

Re: [MBZ] Stop everything, here is a finny for Poos

2017-06-07 Thread Ed Booher via Mercedes
up to a W201 engine from the same era, but I never had one to try it > on with. > > > > I won't be putting any ricer parts on a german car, but I have put parts > from German cars on frods and Dogdes. > > > >> Ed Booher via Mercedes <mailto:mercedes@okiebenz.com&

Re: [MBZ] Stop everything, here is a finny for Poos

2017-06-07 Thread Ed Booher via Mercedes
Note to self, Nissan engine fits in bay of fintail. Now we can Rice the Germans. Got it. Now to find me a wrecked Sentra! EdB On Wed, Jun 7, 2017 at 8:05 AM, Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > https://sfbay.craigslist.org/sfc/cto/6165249889.html > > Sent from my

Re: [MBZ] OT NT4 and Iomega Zip

2017-06-06 Thread Ed Booher via Mercedes
Sorry, I kind of rambled there toward the end. My point was, Iomega had products most everyone in the industry wanted for one use or another. All they had to do was make them quality and the world would have beaten a path to their door. Instead class action lawsuits, bad taste in the public mouth,

Re: [MBZ] OT NT4 and Iomega Zip

2017-06-06 Thread Ed Booher via Mercedes
Iomega had gold on their hands, but their quality control was absolutely horrific. The "click of death" would have been easily avoided by just a little QA on the backend. *Everyone* wanted a Zip back in the day. It is actually my firm belief that the click of death warranty repairs to Macs is what

Re: [MBZ] OT: Oh for pete's sake

2017-06-06 Thread Ed Booher via Mercedes
On a semi-related note: The 32-bit EFI, 32-bit Core Duo Mac Mini (and maybe the equivalent Macbook) will only address 3 GB of RAM, not the 4GB maximum of 32-bit architecture. It is slightly annoying have two 2GB DIMMs in my Mini and only getting to see 3GB of it *sigh* at least the RAM

Re: [MBZ] OT: Oh for pete's sake

2017-06-06 Thread Ed Booher via Mercedes
Yup the 32-bit EFI is fun. However, I know that the 32-bit EFI Mac Pro 1,1 will boot 64 bit Red Hat / CentOS. Because I've been using my CentOS Live DVD to try and get some data off a drive. So GRUB *will* do it, maybe MacPup doesn't include the 32-bit GRUB loader since they assume this is

Re: [MBZ] OT NT4 and Iomega Zip

2017-06-06 Thread Ed Booher via Mercedes
Oh yeah, still have a zip drive in the Power G3 both the Putty and the Blue and White G3's have Zips I think. Dude, NT 4.0 was odd, still have the Workstation install disks around somewhere. Microsoft made some slight code changes to the NT kernel just past 4 because they had claimed that the

Re: [MBZ] Old house pics

2017-06-05 Thread Ed Booher via Mercedes
When I was younger, just a bad little kid, My mama noticed funny things I did, Like shootin' puppies with a B B gun I'd poison guppies, and when I was done I'd find a pussycat and bash in its head That's when my mama said She said, "My boy, I think someday You'll find a way To make your natural

Re: [MBZ] I hate these kits

2017-06-05 Thread Ed Booher via Mercedes
If memory serves, the SSK was technically only a chassis ala Cord and Duesenberg. The manufacturer partnered with a carriage maker and sold completed vehicles, but they were hand built, not mass produced, so they weren't all exactly identical. They were sport / race cars, so the bodies were

Re: [MBZ] Semi OT: BMW Question

2017-05-25 Thread Ed Booher via Mercedes
You store the BMW at my place, I'll make sure it gets plenty of exercise. When you get a house you can have what's left of it back. Fair Dinkum. On Wed, May 24, 2017 at 2:25 PM, Donald Snook via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > My brother lives there and has for 20+ years. He has been

Re: [MBZ] Sick 1978 Lincoln coupe on BAT

2017-05-18 Thread Ed Booher via Mercedes
She is absolutely *prime* for an IH Power Stroke upgrade. On Thu, May 18, 2017 at 12:54 PM, OK Don via Mercedes wrote: > It will wallow down the road, slowly, gulping gas along the way. It is good > for scrap metal though - just like when it was new! > > > On Thu, May

Re: [MBZ] Sick 1978 Lincoln coupe on BAT

2017-05-18 Thread Ed Booher via Mercedes
Andrew, you know you want it. Let know one deter you from the proper path. On Thu, May 18, 2017 at 12:27 PM, Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > I want it so badly. Talk me out of it. > > http://bringatrailer.com/listing/1978-lincoln-town-coupe-3/ >

Re: [MBZ] Stolen Mercedes ML55

2017-05-18 Thread Ed Booher via Mercedes
$2000 seems very reasonable. Are MLs really this cheap? On Wed, May 17, 2017 at 6:52 PM, Mitch Haley via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > > Remember that rusty burgundy ML55 that I was sort of kicking myself for > not buying at $1700 last summer? > > Looks like the buyer is already

Re: [MBZ] eBay W111

2017-05-17 Thread Ed Booher via Mercedes
lect > anything, thank goodness. > > -D > > > > On May 17, 2017, at 1:31 PM, Ed Booher via Mercedes < > mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > > > > Is it like the one from Back to the Future? I need one of those for the > > DeLorean (that I don't have y

Re: [MBZ] eBay W111

2017-05-17 Thread Ed Booher via Mercedes
Is it like the one from Back to the Future? I need one of those for the DeLorean (that I don't have yet either, but I know a guy.) On Wed, May 17, 2017 at 1:22 PM, Curt Raymond via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > I'm decluttering now, we've been in our house 10 years and its full. The

Re: [MBZ] OT: Servers

2017-05-17 Thread Ed Booher via Mercedes
Going to need knowledge on that flash to 2,1 thing soon. On Wed, May 17, 2017 at 12:38 PM, Jim Cathey via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > We have two MP 1,1 units that I flashed to 2,1 firmware, into which I > installed 2x4-core 3GHz CPU's and HD4870 video cards and 16GB of > RAM,

Re: [MBZ] OT: Servers

2017-05-17 Thread Ed Booher via Mercedes
Old school XServe RAID: http://www.everymac.com/systems/apple/xserve/specs/xserve_raid_sfp.html Need a fiber card, but it holds 14 drives. On Wed, May 17, 2017 at 11:37 AM, Jim Cathey via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Primary service is SATA RAID. For the Time Machine backups from

Re: [MBZ] OT: Servers

2017-05-17 Thread Ed Booher via Mercedes
Best thing about using a laptop as a server? Built in UPS. EdB On Wed, May 17, 2017 at 10:04 AM, Mitch Haley via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Can a MacBook serve as a server? > Does it draw less power than the desktops? > Or does an external drive defeat the power savings? > >

Re: [MBZ] OT: Servers

2017-05-17 Thread Ed Booher via Mercedes
Just bought a 1,1 that is wheeling its way to me as we speak. (From Michigan to Indiana with an estimated arrival of Tuesday, so maybe it is walking.) I plan to go full on the other direction and strip down the system I call beast currently running 2 quad core xeons for eight cores and 16 GB of

Re: [MBZ] Bad news for Dan

2017-05-15 Thread Ed Booher via Mercedes
Yeah, see, I do think that there will be a tipping point and moving forward *all* new cars will be electrically driven. The electric motors are just too good at low end torque and such. However, I think the full on electrics like Tesla will still be the rare bird and the fully electric, yet gas

Re: [MBZ] It's Green

2017-05-15 Thread Ed Booher via Mercedes
There was an auction ... in Indiana ... that isn't Mecum this week?! On Sat, May 13, 2017 at 11:23 AM, Rick Knoble via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Buddy of mine is at an auto auction in Auburn, IN. $2500 or best. > > > Rick > > > ___ >

Re: [MBZ] E300D Arrives!

2017-05-12 Thread Ed Booher via Mercedes
However, conspicuously keep the "coffee can" out of all of them. On Fri, May 12, 2017 at 8:53 AM, Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Don't forget to sent photos, especially of the engine. > > Sent from my iPhone > > > On May 12, 2017, at 6:59 AM, Dan--- via Mercedes

Re: [MBZ] Was $950 Firm last weekend...

2017-05-12 Thread Ed Booher via Mercedes
The most expensive Mercedes model, is a cheap Mercedes. It has been hooned and unmaintained, run! Though have to admit, I'd almost be willing to make a run to Lansing to pick that thing up and set it next to the W110. On Thu, May 11, 2017 at 8:19 PM, Mitch Haley via Mercedes <

Re: [MBZ] Dang It Again W110

2017-05-11 Thread Ed Booher via Mercedes
Just got to make sure I'm following the story properly! On Thu, May 11, 2017 at 8:58 AM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Yes it is. I’m looking for a W110/111/112, essentially any fintail bodied > car. I didn’t call out the 230S as a W110 - that is the car in DC

Re: [MBZ] AC recharge

2017-05-11 Thread Ed Booher via Mercedes
Yup, evacuate the system, bring to full vacuum, then inject as much fairy dust as you can get your hands on. That crap is magical! Also heard it can take you back in time. On Wed, May 10, 2017 at 10:46 PM, clay via Mercedes wrote: > I am thinking I hit the lottery with my

Re: [MBZ] Dang It Again W110

2017-05-11 Thread Ed Booher via Mercedes
On Thu, May 11, 2017 at 6:54 AM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Working a deal on a nice W110 (1966 200) in DC that I made an offer on > last night. Haven’t heard back from the seller yet. > > Saw a response later in the evening to a “Want to Buy” thread I started on >

Re: [MBZ] IT HAS BECOME A COLLECTABLE CAR THIS YEAR AND THEREFORE SHOULD BEGIN APPRECIATING IN VALUE WITH TIME.

2017-05-11 Thread Ed Booher via Mercedes
For reals? Slap down $7 large and walk away with a plate that is good forever? On Wed, May 10, 2017 at 3:26 PM, M. Mitchell Marmel via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > $7 in Arkansas, no renewal after that. > ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search

Re: [MBZ] IT HAS BECOME A COLLECTABLE CAR THIS YEAR AND THEREFORE SHOULD BEGIN APPRECIATING IN VALUE WITH TIME.

2017-05-10 Thread Ed Booher via Mercedes
So what I'm hearing is I need a ramshackle cabin in the middle of Nowhere, WA that has a property tax of $5 a year, but offers me a "Home Address" then I can plate the car with "Only drive this once, maybe twice a year plates" permanently ... and drive as much as I want here in Indiana. :) (Which

Re: [MBZ] Another Kleb Coupe for Floyd

2017-05-10 Thread Ed Booher via Mercedes
I'm pretty sure, reading between the lines here, that the seller means: "Git rid of the junk V8 that came from Hitlerville in here and drop in a nice `Murican LS1 Yeehaw!" On Wed, May 10, 2017 at 10:46 AM, Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > What is a V8 conversion

Re: [MBZ] 98 PORCHE BOXER $950 O.B.O

2017-05-10 Thread Ed Booher via Mercedes
Is that a flood car? Because I see a flood car. On Wed, May 10, 2017 at 10:01 AM, Floyd Thursby via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Kleb needs to expand his German car passions > > https://charleston.craigslist.org/cto/6125485075.html > > ENGINE RUNS BUT NEEDS WIRING HARNESS > > -- >

Re: [MBZ] I had intentions of old school pin stripping it just to make all the Mercedes guru's Cringe. LOL

2017-05-10 Thread Ed Booher via Mercedes
I am agog, Sir. Simply agog at the prospects of pictures for this fine automobile. On Wed, May 10, 2017 at 10:17 AM, Floyd Thursby via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > https://greenville.craigslist.org/cto/6070642313.html > > > -- > --FT > Winston Churchill: > “Never give in--never,

Re: [MBZ] Car Transporters

2017-05-09 Thread Ed Booher via Mercedes
Where is the car sitting again? Was it AZ? On Tue, May 9, 2017 at 8:50 AM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Holy mother of pearl, trying to find a transport company to move this car > is like trying to buy a new TV. You’re faced with literally hundreds of > choices and

Re: [MBZ] Car Transporters

2017-05-09 Thread Ed Booher via Mercedes
If it is that competitive, they'll take the $500. On Tue, May 9, 2017 at 12:19 PM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Bids so far have been stupid, like $1000. There are published rates that > are in the $750 range with well rated carriers that are local to me in >

Re: [MBZ] Go for the Gold

2017-05-05 Thread Ed Booher via Mercedes
Agreed. Would love to see pics, and GoPro Vid. Completely document the entire journey. Then edit that video into a professional looking "episode" and upload to a new YouTube channel "Clay'll Paint It!" On Fri, May 5, 2017 at 6:50 AM, Meade Dillon via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: >

Re: [MBZ] FLASH SALE!

2017-05-02 Thread Ed Booher via Mercedes
But I only have tree fiddy!! On Tue, May 2, 2017 at 8:56 AM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > $10,000.00 > > < chuckle > > > I’m not “trying” to sell it, I AM selling it. > > In reality, I have no idea. It’s a moot point now, as the car is in a no > reserve auction on

Re: [MBZ] Paint my Benz!

2017-05-02 Thread Ed Booher via Mercedes
Ooo ... tricksy hobbitses. On Tue, May 2, 2017 at 8:11 AM, tyee165 via Mercedes <mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Rustoleum makes marine paint too. > > > Sent from my Galaxy Tab® A > Original message --------From: Ed Booher via Mercedes < > mercedes@okiebenz.

Re: [MBZ] Paint my Benz!

2017-05-02 Thread Ed Booher via Mercedes
Rustoleum? That's so 10 years ago. All the cool kids use marine paint now. On Mon, May 1, 2017 at 6:30 PM, Randy Bennell via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Rustoleum > > RB > > On 01/05/2017 5:21 PM, clay via Mercedes wrote: > >> Since I am working my way to getting Allen looking

Re: [MBZ] FLASH SALE!

2017-05-02 Thread Ed Booher via Mercedes
Did she sell well? On Fri, Apr 28, 2017 at 7:49 PM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Going to take one more swing at moving the 1990 300SEL. Got it on CL for > $3500 this weekend, which I think is really pushing the envelope > value-wise, but given the time and effort

Re: [MBZ] And it hit like a ton of bricks

2017-04-27 Thread Ed Booher via Mercedes
What I'm hearing is, if I get a $30K resto done on my 66, I can trade up for a nice 123? Sweet! Edd On Wed, Apr 26, 2017 at 9:31 PM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Trust me, you can’t afford it. Unless you come up with a really nice > finnie to swap for it. > > -D >

Re: [MBZ] The Crack is Very Strong With This One

2017-04-27 Thread Ed Booher via Mercedes
Ha! That is a money laundering set up there. Seller has a feedback score of 2, and the item is no longer available. On Wed, Apr 26, 2017 at 4:59 AM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > http://www.ebay.com/itm/182545246548?ul_noapp=true < >

Re: [MBZ] OT: Looking at pickups ...

2017-04-20 Thread Ed Booher via Mercedes
I tend to stick with Ford as they are easy to work on and parts are cheap. On Wed, Apr 19, 2017 at 6:54 PM, Craig via Mercedes wrote: > I'm thinking about exchanging our '89 Chevy G20 Beauville van for a > pickup and ran across: > >

Re: [MBZ] BDub dizzels

2017-04-19 Thread Ed Booher via Mercedes
Pictures or it didn't happen. :) On Wed, Apr 19, 2017 at 1:45 PM, Kevin Kraly via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Now, there will be two Moonrock silver Beatles with beige tops and > interiors in town, and they will both be in my driveway! > Kevin in Hillsboro, Oregon >

Re: [MBZ] 300SEL Fun

2017-03-29 Thread Ed Booher via Mercedes
So what I'm hearing is my offer of $500 has been rejected. It's fine man, I can take it. I'm only a man! Flesh and blood! It'll be alright. On Tue, Mar 28, 2017 at 1:27 PM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Took some time to look closely at the front suspension at lunch

Re: [MBZ] 300SEL For Sale

2017-03-27 Thread Ed Booher via Mercedes
Sounds great! I'll give you $500 for it. Can you hold it for me until next month, when I can start paying you $50 a quarter for it? Great! Thanks. EdB. On Sun, Mar 26, 2017 at 11:56 AM, Daniel Penoff via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Just for grins I put the 300SEL for sale on CL.

Re: [MBZ] CL crackhead photographer of the day

2017-03-23 Thread Ed Booher via Mercedes
G-d D@*% VPS!! Turn your phone sideways!! On Thu, Mar 23, 2017 at 11:55 AM, Floyd Thursby via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > https://charleston.craigslist.org/cto/6022485044.html > > > -- > --FT > Winston Churchill: > “Never give in--never, never, never, never, in nothing great or

Re: [MBZ] Macbook linux?

2017-03-20 Thread Ed Booher via Mercedes
An Intel Mac is an Intel PC. While Apple has added some customization to the ROM with the EFI, it is still the base reference Intel EFI underneath. As long as the GRUB you are using has the support for EFI in it you should be able to boot. Also, GPT disks are usually a thing in the Apple world,

Re: [MBZ] SDL

2017-03-20 Thread Ed Booher via Mercedes
The proper response of course, is to drive the rusty 126 to Kaleb's "hinterlands" and do the full engine swap there. Then drive home. No trailering of non-rusty body needed. EdB On Mon, Mar 20, 2017 at 2:02 AM, Curley McLain via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > costs too much to move

Re: [MBZ] Macbook linux?

2017-03-20 Thread Ed Booher via Mercedes
Curley, Are you sure it is a Core 2? The spec list I'm looking at lists the processor for a MacBook 1,1 as a Core Duo 1.83 13". That also explains the 2GB RAM cap, the Core Duo's were 32-Bit processors. Technically if you could get the motherboard to recognize the DIMM it should be able to

Re: [MBZ] OT: Gnome 3 and Linux Desktop Managers

2017-02-18 Thread Ed Booher via Mercedes
Eh. Don't worry about learning how to monkey under the hood. As far as desktop is concerned, you don't *have* to. You just have to choose the distribution that runs easiest for you. Personally, as far as desktop *NIX is concerned, Elementary OS is maturing very fast. They are trying very hard to

Re: [MBZ] Dang! A Bucket List Car...

2017-02-18 Thread Ed Booher via Mercedes
VW Bug is still sold in this country, and I see them everywhere. Hell, I own one. EdB On Sat, Feb 18, 2017 at 2:38 PM, OK Don via Mercedes wrote: > You do have to consider that the VW bug was sold in this country for almost > 40 years with very minor changes. A cheby

Re: [MBZ] Dang! A Bucket List Car...

2017-02-17 Thread Ed Booher via Mercedes
e, didn't it? > > -D > > Sent from my iPad > > > On Feb 17, 2017, at 2:37 PM, Ed Booher via Mercedes < > mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > > > > Like I said earlier, quality control for those cars was horrible. To > daily > > drive one you *must* properly so

Re: [MBZ] Dang! A Bucket List Car...

2017-02-17 Thread Ed Booher via Mercedes
Like I said earlier, quality control for those cars was horrible. To daily drive one you *must* properly sort it. Which means taking it to DMC and give them a dump truck full of money. As a grand tourer, once sorted, they are actually wonderful cars. Been part of DeLorean groups for a while, so

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