Re: [MBZ] PayPal Users, Be Aware!

2014-10-05 Thread Gary Hurst via Mercedes
sellers gotta sell buyers don't gotta buy. buyers drive paypal. paypal will always side with buyers over sellers On Sun, Oct 5, 2014 at 2:18 PM, Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: They have really screwed up a good thing Sent from my iPhone On Oct 5, 2014, at

Re: [MBZ] FWIW

2014-10-05 Thread Gary Hurst via Mercedes
in the age of the neoliberal, everything is subsumed to political agenda. there is no concept of independent truth or science. just limbaughesque comics spouting! is this news to you, peter? On Sun, Oct 5, 2014 at 8:07 PM, Peter Frederick via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: This is

Re: [MBZ] FWIW

2014-10-05 Thread Gary Hurst via Mercedes
doesn't seem closed from here On Sun, Oct 5, 2014 at 8:34 PM, Craig via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: On Sun, 5 Oct 2014 19:07:20 -0500 Peter Frederick via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: This is trash promulgated by a non-scientist with a right wing agenda. You should

Re: [MBZ] FWIW

2014-10-05 Thread Gary Hurst via Mercedes
but also for my sexy too, no? On Sun, Oct 5, 2014 at 8:50 PM, Dwight Giles via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Thanks Dan. I hate to be the MB content NAZI but I joined this 12 years ago for MB content. Period. On Oct 5, 2014 8:31 PM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com

Re: [MBZ] 123 windshield gaskets

2014-10-03 Thread Gary Hurst via Mercedes
there's a lot of that going around i used to carry around a late model coach purse. the thing the strap connects to broke. this pissed me off. so i got one from the 1970s. they are not even remotely comparable in quality. On Fri, Oct 3, 2014 at 3:18 PM, Jaime Kopchinski via Mercedes

Re: [MBZ] Selling 1983 300D Help dertemining price!

2014-10-01 Thread Gary Hurst via Mercedes
i offer 200 On Wed, Oct 1, 2014 at 9:32 AM, Rich Thomas via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Well I guess it doesn't BLOW ICE COLD but last forever, but does it get the 40mpg, on (FREE!) veggie oil? That sounds like at most a $2k car, maybe more like $1500 with the rust starting.

Re: [MBZ] Selling 1983 300D Help dertemining price!

2014-10-01 Thread Gary Hurst via Mercedes
maybe shoot for 2500 as the weather is getting winter and someone figures he'll worry about AC later but i just don't know. jaime would know On Wed, Oct 1, 2014 at 10:44 AM, Tim Crone via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: On Wed, Oct 1, 2014 at 10:20 AM, Curt Raymond via Mercedes

Re: [MBZ] Grosser

2014-10-01 Thread Gary Hurst via Mercedes
is that the old burgundy one? On Wed, Oct 1, 2014 at 4:25 PM, Jon Agne via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: I’m partial to MB color 542. Dark red. On Oct 1, 2014, at 8:51 AM, Rich Thomas via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Sparkling Wine or Fizzy Wine --R On

Re: [MBZ] 123 windshield gaskets

2014-10-01 Thread Gary Hurst via Mercedes
you might be stuck as this might be the only road to quality. just make sure you aren't getting a chinese one from the dealer or a counterfeit one from someone online i personally approve of penoff's method of build a relationship with a local brick and mortar dealer and get them to sell you at

Re: [MBZ] OIL THREAD

2014-09-29 Thread Gary Hurst via Mercedes
roger just likes living in the 70s. but, hey, who doesn't? On Mon, Sep 29, 2014 at 12:45 PM, Curt Raymond via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Absolute humbug Roger! Or rather if your car's seals start to leak you were due for a leak anyway and the synthetic just hastened it along. I

Re: [MBZ] Brake rotors - does brand matter?

2014-09-29 Thread Gary Hurst via Mercedes
yeah, and you guys have had such luck with chinese product anyway. keep it up! On Mon, Sep 29, 2014 at 1:10 PM, Curt Raymond via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Remember the cost of making the parts has been going up in non-China countries and prices haven't really risen. By moving to

Re: [MBZ] Brake rotors - does brand matter?

2014-09-29 Thread Gary Hurst via Mercedes
job cost another I think $250... -Curt From: Gary Hurst jabbahur...@gmail.com To: Curt Raymond curtlud...@yahoo.com; Mercedes Discussion List mercedes@okiebenz.com Sent: Monday, September 29, 2014 1:27 PM Subject: Re: [MBZ] Brake rotors - does brand matter

Re: [MBZ] Brake rotors - does brand matter?

2014-09-29 Thread Gary Hurst via Mercedes
of the box, no long break in time like lesser boots. I've had mine I think 4 years at this point, no noticeable wear yet although I don't wear them all that much in the summer. -Curt From: Rich Thomas via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com To: Gary Hurst jabbahur

Re: [MBZ] Brake rotors - does brand matter?

2014-09-29 Thread Gary Hurst via Mercedes
wear them all that much in the summer. -Curt From: Rich Thomas via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com To: Gary Hurst jabbahur...@gmail.com; Mercedes Discussion List mercedes@okiebenz.com Sent: Monday, September 29, 2014 2:07 PM Subject: Re: [MBZ] Brake

Re: [MBZ] Brake rotors - does brand matter?

2014-09-29 Thread Gary Hurst via Mercedes
a bit (they originally had oily leather). I guess I have at least 40 years in them now, maybe I should wear them a bit more. --R On 9/29/14 3:11 PM, Gary Hurst via Mercedes wrote: living in an urban area of florida, my use for boots is so limited, but i really do desire them in my heart

Re: [MBZ] OIL THREAD

2014-09-29 Thread Gary Hurst via Mercedes
it will blow out your seals like a thermonuclear explosion! suck it out right now with your mouth if you have to! On Mon, Sep 29, 2014 at 4:58 PM, Dwight Giles via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Well I knew I'd regret starting an oil thread. All I wanted know was about mixing dino M1

Re: [MBZ] Apple memory

2014-09-29 Thread Gary Hurst via Mercedes
i would take it from you but i already have like 4 of those On Mon, Sep 29, 2014 at 6:03 PM, Fred Moir via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Need an address. Fred Moir.Lynn MA.Diesel preferred. ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

Re: [MBZ] Brake rotors - does brand matter?

2014-09-29 Thread Gary Hurst via Mercedes
@okiebenz.com To: Gary Hurst jabbahur...@gmail.com; Mercedes Discussion List mercedes@okiebenz.com Sent: Monday, September 29, 2014 2:07 PM Subject: Re: [MBZ] Brake rotors - does brand matter? I am wearing chinee work boots right now, this is maybe my 3rd or 4th pair, I get

Re: [MBZ] Boots: Was Brake rotors - does brand matter?

2014-09-29 Thread Gary Hurst via Mercedes
the french can really pile up the costs on a dessert On Mon, Sep 29, 2014 at 6:20 PM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: That must have been one heck of a dessert! rim shot Dan On Sep 29, 2014, at 4:50 PM, Greg Fiorentino via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: I

Re: [MBZ] Brake rotors - does brand matter?

2014-09-29 Thread Gary Hurst via Mercedes
some people just have no class On Mon, Sep 29, 2014 at 7:30 PM, Mountain Man via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: --R wrote: I am wearing chinee work boots right now... Heathen!! Yeah, eff your neighbor and watch him disappear as all jobs disappear. Your examples of PRC that works

Re: [MBZ] OT: Having fun with malicious people

2014-09-29 Thread Gary Hurst via Mercedes
yes, you'd have been in the criminal justice system today, where they want to drag everyone On Mon, Sep 29, 2014 at 7:16 PM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: My brother and I had a reputation in high school of not being people you messed with. Our rule was that you could

Re: [MBZ] OIL THREAD

2014-09-29 Thread Gary Hurst via Mercedes
i'd say hitler would have been a fan of sythetic oil. i mean, he did like synthetic rubber, no? On Mon, Sep 29, 2014 at 6:17 PM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Isn't someone going to mention Hitler now? Dan On Sep 29, 2014, at 5:02 PM, Gary Hurst via Mercedes

Re: [MBZ] Brake rotors - does brand matter?

2014-09-28 Thread Gary Hurst via Mercedes
, 2014 at 10:47 AM, Craig via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: On Sun, 28 Sep 2014 10:34:45 -0400 Gary Hurst jabbahur...@gmail.com wrote: zimmermann, balo and mercedes are not chinese. the rest all are. i usually sell the zimmermann or balo coated versions i don't see why one would

Re: [MBZ] Brake rotors - does brand matter?

2014-09-28 Thread Gary Hurst via Mercedes
have any sort of real reason for that On Sun, Sep 28, 2014 at 1:53 PM, Mitch Haley via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Craig via Mercedes wrote: On Sun, 28 Sep 2014 09:43:04 -0400 Gary Hurst via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: cause chinese garbage is fun! So which brands

Re: [MBZ] OIL THREAD

2014-09-28 Thread Gary Hurst via Mercedes
i just wish to avoid an environment of hysteria where if someone drops a quart of mobil 1 by mistake, the he must now get it out ASAP. i personally don't know of mobil 1 causing any leak issues since back in the very early days On Sun, Sep 28, 2014 at 11:33 AM, rogerhga--- via Mercedes

Re: [MBZ] Brake rotors - does brand matter?

2014-09-28 Thread Gary Hurst via Mercedes
it's a box. do you imagine there is a bosch brake rotor factory in teh black forest? On Sun, Sep 28, 2014 at 6:15 PM, Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: How could Bosch be Chinese? On Sun, Sep 28, 2014 at 6:01 PM, Mountain Man via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com

Re: [MBZ] OIL THREAD

2014-09-27 Thread Gary Hurst via Mercedes
yes, you can mix and match all you want On Sat, Sep 27, 2014 at 4:50 PM, Dwight Giles via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Can Mobil 1 be added without harm to an OM 617 that has conventional oil in it? I mistakenly added about a quart a half to my CD. I plan to change it soon but

Re: [MBZ] OIL THREAD

2014-09-27 Thread Gary Hurst via Mercedes
it's hard to see why it wouldn't be. it really is just oil, but one is just an improved molecule. no? On Sat, Sep 27, 2014 at 5:17 PM, Dwight Giles via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Yes just checked Exxon Mobil it's OK. On Sep 27, 2014 5:10 PM, Meade Dillon via Mercedes

Re: [MBZ] OIL THREAD

2014-09-27 Thread Gary Hurst via Mercedes
i've heard this leak story comes from experiences with gen 1 mobil 1 from the 70s, when it was true and that it is simply repeated as gospel ever since. the idea that pouring a quart of mobil 1 in by accident will magically open up your seals strikes me as fairly preposterous i'll generally use

Re: [MBZ] The Diesel Story

2014-09-24 Thread Gary Hurst via Mercedes
andy said no such thing! On Wed, Sep 24, 2014 at 9:01 PM, Meade Dillon via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Meh, Andy Kaufmann said those guys are fakes. Max Dillon, Charleston SC On Sep 23, 2014 2:22 PM, Gary Hurst via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: https

Re: [MBZ] Head of world chess says he was abducted by aliens and that chess is an aliens game

2014-09-23 Thread Gary Hurst via Mercedes
i only know my namesake, kasparov. before then only bobby fisher. i guess i'm not a big fan On Tue, Sep 23, 2014 at 12:57 PM, archer75--- via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Has anyone kept up with a chess tournament in St. Louis where a top player has demolished other top players in

Re: [MBZ] The Diesel Story

2014-09-23 Thread Gary Hurst via Mercedes
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MGoQWNElahg On Tue, Sep 23, 2014 at 2:16 PM, Rich Thomas via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: http://hackaday.com/2014/09/23/retrotechtacular-the-diesel-story --R ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list

Re: [MBZ] Kent says SVO is junk

2014-09-23 Thread Gary Hurst via Mercedes
the veggie oil guys i knew all ended up with vehicular trouble. no such thing as free lunch, perhaps On Tue, Sep 23, 2014 at 3:47 PM, clay via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b4E28hDgXCwfeature=em-subs_digest-vrecs So, there is really an issue with using

Re: [MBZ] Window Regulator Replacement

2014-09-20 Thread Gary Hurst via Mercedes
i'm sure you recall how back when we met the talk was how the 140s were the death of DIY and how they'd never reach into old age on account of it? On Sat, Sep 20, 2014 at 1:35 PM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Put a new regulator on the right rear window in the S420

Re: [MBZ] Window Regulator Replacement

2014-09-20 Thread Gary Hurst via Mercedes
i thought it would turn out the way it has for you for exactly why you s ay it did On Sat, Sep 20, 2014 at 3:04 PM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: The wife still has her 2005 Mazda 6S, but that's it. Everything else is an MB. 2 - W140s, 1 - R129, 1 - W124. I can

Re: [MBZ] OT: The 10 Happiest Countries

2014-09-20 Thread Gary Hurst via Mercedes
i can't believe the USA scored nearly that high On Sat, Sep 20, 2014 at 3:10 PM, Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Spoiler alert: USA is no. 14 Some in the top 10 I found hard to believe. http://www.care2.com/greenliving/the-top-10-happiest-countries.html

Re: [MBZ] OT: The 10 Happiest Countries

2014-09-20 Thread Gary Hurst via Mercedes
toltecs are the bomb, man On Sat, Sep 20, 2014 at 6:56 PM, clay via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: The locals are fairly content in Central America. Honduras and Nicaragua have been unhappy for ages. El Salvador has increase joy since the military has backed down, but gangs are a

Re: [MBZ] OT but food for thought

2014-09-17 Thread Gary Hurst via Mercedes
fight fight fight fight fight fight On Wed, Sep 17, 2014 at 4:41 PM, G Mann via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: As civilized humans it is our duty to recognize deadly threats and respond with suitable deadly force to preserve both ourselves and civilization. That is a basic human right

Re: [MBZ] OT but food for thought

2014-09-17 Thread Gary Hurst via Mercedes
you can get lynched for that kinda talk in most of 'merka, boy On Wed, Sep 17, 2014 at 4:59 PM, Craig via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: On Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:30:17 -0400 Andrew Strasfogel astrasfo...@gmail.com wrote: I am not a raging militarist, but how can we turn our backs on

Re: [MBZ] Daimler

2014-09-16 Thread Gary Hurst via Mercedes
yes, that is exactly what it is, don, and not a conspiracy of chrysler gizmoization, probably engineered by obama and the illuminati jaime once brought a benz engineer to my pool and he explained it to me On Tue, Sep 16, 2014 at 9:25 PM, OK Don via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: I

Re: [MBZ] Daimler

2014-09-16 Thread Gary Hurst via Mercedes
and the amzing thing is that for all the talk of people wanting that here, you'd hardly sell any if you did On Tue, Sep 16, 2014 at 9:44 PM, Jaime Kopchinski via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Ha, good response. As much as we'd like them to put 240D's back into production and sell

Re: [MBZ] Daimler

2014-09-16 Thread Gary Hurst via Mercedes
can't Mercedes do it with a C class or CLA or B? Sent from my iPhone On Sep 16, 2014, at 9:46 PM, Gary Hurst via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: and the amzing thing is that for all the talk of people wanting that here, you'd hardly sell any if you did On Tue, Sep 16, 2014

Re: [MBZ] Carbine Digest, Vol 106, Issue 71

2014-09-16 Thread Gary Hurst via Mercedes
my kid loves tripe and eats it by the pound On Tue, Sep 16, 2014 at 10:29 PM, Jon Agne via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Tripe. I love that word. On Sep 16, 2014, at 10:17 PM, Dwight Giles via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: I guess I should be more specific more

Re: [MBZ] FW: Daimler

2014-09-16 Thread Gary Hurst via Mercedes
he played for the bears, right? On Tue, Sep 16, 2014 at 10:45 PM, Fred Moir via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: I stand by my whimsey. D. Sayers. Fred Moir.Lynn MA.Diesel preferred. Date: Tue, 16 Sep 2014 20:25:18 -0500 To: psf...@earthlink.net; mercedes@okiebenz.com Subject:

Re: [MBZ] Shotgun

2014-09-15 Thread Gary Hurst via Mercedes
there really aren't any for you as a private seller the gun range will often sell it as a consignment for you if you liek that more On Mon, Sep 15, 2014 at 6:50 PM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Father in law had a shotgun. Don't know more than that at this point.

Re: [MBZ] Old crash pics

2014-09-14 Thread Gary Hurst via Mercedes
i got hit pretty hard once in a 115 by a late model nissan maxima and the 115 could still be driven after, albeit with an obliterated driver's side On Sun, Sep 14, 2014 at 1:19 PM, dseretakis--- via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: I thought w115s were tough??!! Sent from my iPhone

Re: [MBZ] FYI eBay spring compressor

2014-09-13 Thread Gary Hurst via Mercedes
me, you and kleb need to go to sarasota on a fact finding mission. maybe even kill leona helmsley's dog while there On Sat, Sep 13, 2014 at 12:27 PM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: That;s interesting, as I was looking at one of these a few weeks ago and noticed that El

Re: [MBZ] FYI eBay spring compressor

2014-09-13 Thread Gary Hurst via Mercedes
poos won't go with us :( On Sat, Sep 13, 2014 at 1:14 PM, Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Yes we should. Sent from my iPhone On Sep 13, 2014, at 11:57 AM, Gary Hurst via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: me, you and kleb need to go to sarasota

Re: [MBZ] FYI eBay spring compressor

2014-09-13 Thread Gary Hurst via Mercedes
you'd think he'd have learned his lesson with rusty cars On Sat, Sep 13, 2014 at 1:50 PM, Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Poos is too busy with his rusty 140 Sent from my iPhone On Sep 13, 2014, at 12:26 PM, Gary Hurst jabbahur...@gmail.com wrote: poos

Re: [MBZ] Subject: Re: N

2014-09-13 Thread Gary Hurst via Mercedes
i think it's because poos won't go with kleb and i to sarasota to kill that dog! On Sat, Sep 13, 2014 at 4:56 PM, Addison Thompson via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Do you think that those in the media have an anti-gun/anti-self defense bias? Naw, that just couldn't be…….. AT On

Re: [MBZ] commuting by bicycle

2014-09-12 Thread Gary Hurst via Mercedes
flowing. --R On 9/11/14 6:42 PM, Gary Hurst via Mercedes wrote: summer are brutal for riding. i really only ride about 6 or 7 months a year down here. On Thu, Sep 11, 2014 at 6:24 PM, Meade Dillon via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: In Washington DC summers, a man on a bike can

Re: [MBZ] Testing Prius

2014-09-11 Thread Gary Hurst via Mercedes
it's the bottom feeders' lament On Thu, Sep 11, 2014 at 6:20 AM, archer75--- via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: I would try any 3000+lbs car that had the following characteristics: 50+ mpg, exceptional repair record over time, back lid or door, large luggage deck space/volume, diesel

Re: [MBZ] commuting by bicycle (was: Re: Testing Prius)

2014-09-11 Thread Gary Hurst via Mercedes
summer are brutal for riding. i really only ride about 6 or 7 months a year down here. On Thu, Sep 11, 2014 at 6:24 PM, Meade Dillon via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: In Washington DC summers, a man on a bike can only go about three blocks before bursting into flame. It is even

Re: [MBZ] Testing Prius

2014-09-10 Thread Gary Hurst via Mercedes
i get these feelings of deja vu. all over again On Wed, Sep 10, 2014 at 8:40 PM, dseretakis--- via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: How could people live with themselves being such cows? I'd rather pull a Robin Williams. Sent from my iPhone On Sep 8, 2014, at 5:39 PM, Rich Thomas

Re: [MBZ] N

2014-09-08 Thread Gary Hurst via Mercedes
costco is the best. i don't care what his politics is. people tell me chick-fil-a must be banned because corporate policy hates gas . now i hear costco is no good because they hate guns i don't care. i care how they do their job and both do it quite well. i boycott burger king, not

Re: [MBZ] Testing Prius

2014-09-08 Thread Gary Hurst via Mercedes
the best peaches i've seen are on the GA/SC border area. new jersey also has great peaches that aren't talked about enough. i'd rather an SC peach than a GA peach as i am more confident an SC peach will come from this region On Mon, Sep 8, 2014 at 5:41 PM, Rich Thomas via Mercedes

Re: [MBZ] This worth anywhere near the listed price?

2014-09-08 Thread Gary Hurst via Mercedes
very possibly On Mon, Sep 8, 2014 at 7:17 PM, Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: 1973 Mercedes Benz 280se 4.5 http://wichita.craigslist.org/cto/4658341271.html via cPro Craigslist App iOS: http://bit.ly/CL_iOS Android: http://bit.ly/CL_android Sent from my

Re: [MBZ] Testing Prius

2014-09-08 Thread Gary Hurst via Mercedes
or '69. Wilton - Original Message - From: Gary Hurst via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com To: Rich Thomas richthomas79td...@constructivity.net; Mercedes Discussion List mercedes@okiebenz.com Sent: Monday, September 08, 2014 5:47 PM Subject: Re: [MBZ] Testing Prius the best

Re: [MBZ] Bad front end noise

2014-09-07 Thread Gary Hurst via Mercedes
moog is ok. not quite TRW/lem but not nearly uro or ocap On Sun, Sep 7, 2014 at 10:00 PM, Meade Dillon via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Wife brought home the part about 9 p.m., just finished installing a few minutes ago. Special tool 201.589.133.304 made all the difference, easily

Re: [MBZ] nice 240D stick

2014-09-06 Thread Gary Hurst via Mercedes
cheap too! On Sat, Sep 6, 2014 at 9:51 AM, Rich Thomas via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: https://charleston.craigslist.org/cto/4644758114.html --R ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To

Re: [MBZ] Sure wish it was a diesel

2014-09-06 Thread Gary Hurst via Mercedes
250 becomes the 280 later in 114 run. On Sat, Sep 6, 2014 at 10:35 PM, Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: I might be considering it even though it is gas, never had a gas 115 except for that 250 Sent from my iPhone On S6, 2014, at 9:22 PM, M. Marmel via

Re: [MBZ] Testing Prius

2014-09-05 Thread Gary Hurst via Mercedes
it seems it was just a reading off the dash and not anything actually physically measured the jetta i'd want is about double that On Fri, Sep 5, 2014 at 11:23 AM, Curt Raymond via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Did you really get 49mpg or did the instant read tell you 49mpg? I think

Re: [MBZ] OT: Maintain that Jetta

2014-09-05 Thread Gary Hurst via Mercedes
you should get a prius On Fri, Sep 5, 2014 at 11:30 AM, Curt Raymond via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: My Jetta has a had a disconcerting little noise lately. Last week Angie had a new wheel bearing put into the front end and one noise went away which revealed another. It goes away

Re: [MBZ] Testing Prius

2014-09-04 Thread Gary Hurst via Mercedes
49 mpg! wow i rented a kia soul recently and really liked it On Fri, Sep 5, 2014 at 12:02 AM, Archer75--- via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Rented a Prius for 24 hours yesterday since I'd never driven one. Handling was very good, engine very quiet, 49 mpg for mixed road and

Re: [MBZ] Bilstein Shocks

2014-09-02 Thread Gary Hurst via Mercedes
you can't go wrong with bilstein comfort/standard shocks in any case, so they are probably the way to go for most people. On Tue, Sep 2, 2014 at 8:02 AM, Jaime Kopchinski via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Agreed... My buddy put them in his 124 and Regretted it. He thought the car

Re: [MBZ] Bilstein Shocks

2014-09-02 Thread Gary Hurst via Mercedes
cheepcheep and not chinee knockoffs. --R On 9/2/14 10:56 AM, Gary Hurst via Mercedes wrote: you can't go wrong with bilstein comfort/standard shocks in any case, so they are probably the way to go for most people. On Tue, Sep 2, 2014 at 8:02 AM, Jaime Kopchinski via Mercedes mercedes

Re: [MBZ] OT Macbook Pro S/W update kills it

2014-09-02 Thread Gary Hurst via Mercedes
i would not get anything other than an SSD drive on any machine that i was looking to upgrade if the OS will be on that upgraded drive On Tue, Sep 2, 2014 at 8:00 AM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: The beauty of an SSD in a laptop, besides making it blindingly fast, is

Re: [MBZ] Bilstein Shocks

2014-09-01 Thread Gary Hurst via Mercedes
i like everything stiff. i like my food dry and well done. i like whisky straight with maybe a little ice. etc On Sun, Aug 31, 2014 at 3:24 PM, Archer75--- via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Probably would, but how do you do spirited driving in a 240D? (g) Gerry Wouldn't the

Re: [MBZ] 1984 500SEL Surrender

2014-08-23 Thread Gary Hurst via Mercedes
to Lakeland for an hour commute one way and get meth lab and grow house neighbors. No thanks. Sent from my iPad On Aug 21, 2014, at 7:13 PM, Gary Hurst jabbahur...@gmail.com wrote: you sh ould move to lakeland as there is plenty of room On Thu, Aug 21, 2014 at 7:09 PM, Dan Penoff via

Re: [MBZ] 1984 500SEL Surrender

2014-08-23 Thread Gary Hurst via Mercedes
Patience, poos, patience On Aug 23, 2014 11:35 AM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: If it's so great, why aren't you living there? Poos On Aug 23, 2014, at 10:34 AM, Gary Hurst jabbahur...@gmail.com wrote: it's only much of it where there are meth labs. lakeland

Re: [MBZ] Chowdah Q

2014-08-22 Thread Gary Hurst via Mercedes
i'd like stay a month or two at morristown On Fri, Aug 22, 2014 at 2:58 PM, Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Congrats! Sent from my iPhone On Aug 22, 2014, at 1:57 PM, Jaime Kopchinski via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: I'd love to go, but timing

Re: [MBZ] 1984 500SEL Surrender

2014-08-21 Thread Gary Hurst via Mercedes
you sh ould move to lakeland as there is plenty of room On Thu, Aug 21, 2014 at 7:09 PM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: I don't really need it at this point, but if I could get it for $500 I would jump on it. The car has some potential for a decent driver but not a

Re: [MBZ] Chowdah Q

2014-08-19 Thread Gary Hurst via Mercedes
tell poos to pick me up in lakeland and we can drive up On Tue, Aug 19, 2014 at 9:18 PM, Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: When is the chowdah q? Sent from my iPhone On Aug 19, 2014, at 7:58 PM, Dwight Giles via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Ok-

Re: [MBZ] OT: Win7 SP1

2014-08-17 Thread Gary Hurst via Mercedes
i'm using some windoze again after a decade with macs. my advice is throw that thing away as microsoft seems to have modeled itself after general motors On Sun, Aug 17, 2014 at 9:46 AM, Mitch Haley via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: My laptop has been sluggish lately, and somehow it

Re: [MBZ] OT: Win7 SP1

2014-08-17 Thread Gary Hurst via Mercedes
running Mavericks and editing his new web site with iWeb On Aug 17, 2014, at 9:57 AM, Gary Hurst via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: i'm using some windoze again after a decade with macs. my advice is throw that thing away as microsoft seems to have modeled itself after general

Re: [MBZ] Surrender

2014-08-17 Thread Gary Hurst via Mercedes
i'd like a car but i can't really use it here. they are simply so expensive to tag and insure. in GA, you spend 50 bucks for a tag and then 400 a year to insure it. it's different in FL On Sun, Aug 17, 2014 at 11:56 AM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Remember the 1984

Re: [MBZ] Surrender

2014-08-17 Thread Gary Hurst via Mercedes
we should go to derby lane next week :P On Sun, Aug 17, 2014 at 12:03 PM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Only problem is that it's not a $3k car. Maybe when it's fully Martha'ed it might be a $1500 or $2000 car at best. I would love to do it but I really have my

Re: [MBZ] Reworked Web Site

2014-08-17 Thread Gary Hurst via Mercedes
where's the picture of us at derby lane? On Sun, Aug 17, 2014 at 11:38 AM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Take a look at my work in progress web site at www.meuxette.com The wife is away for a few days with her Mom, so I finally found some time to get this sorted

Re: [MBZ] Reworked Web Site

2014-08-17 Thread Gary Hurst via Mercedes
derby lane. next week. feel the pressure On Sun, Aug 17, 2014 at 7:46 PM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Still looking for it. I think the cart may have eaten it. Or a mØØse, possibly? Dan going back out to finish the lawn On Aug 17, 2014, at 7:30 PM, Gary

[MBZ] my off topic word for the day

2014-08-07 Thread Gary Hurst via Mercedes
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Re: [MBZ] Fun Comparison

2014-08-04 Thread Gary Hurst via Mercedes
i drove a 6.3 for a few years. it's not that amazing by modern standards but just shows how much cars sucked 40 years ago. i also drove a euro 600SEL, the equivalent car of roughly 20 years ago and it made the 6.3 into a joke i imagine today's super performance cars are unreal and slightly

Re: [MBZ] Test 4

2014-08-01 Thread Gary Hurst via Mercedes
dan does a great job. really has transformed this list On Fri, Aug 1, 2014 at 12:06 PM, Archer75--- via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Thanks, Dan. Gerry On 8/1/2014 8:59 AM, Archer75--- via Mercedes wrote: test 4 ___

Re: [MBZ] What a day...

2014-08-01 Thread Gary Hurst via Mercedes
i like VWs and have for a very long time On Fri, Aug 1, 2014 at 11:58 AM, Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: I'm not feeling any love for VWs here. On Fri, Aug 1, 2014 at 11:26 AM, Craig via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: On Fri, 1 Aug 2014 08:15:49

Re: [MBZ] New W211

2014-07-30 Thread Gary Hurst via Mercedes
why not daewoo? On Wed, Jul 30, 2014 at 8:15 AM, Tom Savage via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Well, I've placed a deposit on an '07 E320 Bluetec with a scant 36k miles. Car is in Oklahoma City and I have the logistics worked out to go fetch it, with the exception of talking Kaleb

Re: [MBZ] test e0azyhep

2014-07-29 Thread Gary Hurst via Mercedes
I think what gerry means to ask is why I am not a moderator as you are perpetually asleep at the wheel. It seems a great question to me. On Jul 28, 2014 10:56 PM, Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: There are no filters that I am going to adjust. They have already been

Re: [MBZ] test e0azyhep

2014-07-29 Thread Gary Hurst via Mercedes
another ISP or do what most people appear to be doing if they don't want to change - set up mail relaying through a free service like GMail. Dan Sent from my iPad On Jul 29, 2014, at 3:30 AM, Gary Hurst via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: I think what gerry means to ask is why I am

Re: [MBZ] test e0azyhep

2014-07-29 Thread Gary Hurst via Mercedes
not even for me? On Tue, Jul 29, 2014 at 12:24 PM, Craig via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: On Tue, 29 Jul 2014 09:59:36 -0400 Mitch Haley via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Dan Penoff via Mercedes wrote: Gary, That being the case, Gerry's only option is to find

Re: [MBZ] OT I am so angry

2014-07-29 Thread Gary Hurst via Mercedes
shops gouge you. depending on how busy they are and who he talks to, that same job is 400 instead of 1200. i guess the microecoomist calls this price discrimation. you get what you can and that is different from everyone there is someone who will do this job for less than half and do it well

Re: [MBZ] Moderator????? [This time to the list as well!]

2014-07-28 Thread Gary Hurst via Mercedes
! --R On 7/27/14 7:25 PM, Gary Hurst via Mercedes wrote: all these problems would be solved by me being a mod . after all, i am the only spiritual godfather this list has ever had ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http

Re: [MBZ] OT:home speakers

2014-07-28 Thread Gary Hurst via Mercedes
i insulted some guys from rhode island yesterday, one of whom used to pitch for the red sox On Mon, Jul 28, 2014 at 10:23 AM, Mitch Haley via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Mitch Haley via Mercedes wrote: Anybody willing to drive to Rhode Island for some nice 1990s stereo speakers

Re: [MBZ] Jaime! A Poor Widow Needs Help!

2014-07-28 Thread Gary Hurst via Mercedes
i bought my navigation system at the gay thrift shop. it's pretty nice and used to be on a ship. it's brass and was in a wood box but i took it out of the box On Mon, Jul 28, 2014 at 11:37 AM, Jaime Kopchinski via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Hi Tom, The COMAND system in that car

Re: [MBZ] Moderator????? [This time to the list as well!]

2014-07-27 Thread Gary Hurst via Mercedes
40k is tiny. hard to get a 40k pic worth seeing when we met, let alone now On Sun, Jul 27, 2014 at 7:24 AM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Unless it's below the limit for attachments, which I think is currently 40k. Then it should sail right through. Dan Sent from

Re: [MBZ] Moderator????? [This time to the list as well!]

2014-07-27 Thread Gary Hurst via Mercedes
i started using dropbox as an homage to dan and it's super easy On Sun, Jul 27, 2014 at 9:52 AM, Rick Knoble via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: On Sun, Jul 27, 2014 at 7:24 AM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Unless it's below the limit for attachments, which

Re: [MBZ] Moderator????? [This time to the list as well!]

2014-07-27 Thread Gary Hurst via Mercedes
Haley via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Gary Hurst via Mercedes wrote: 40k is tiny. hard to get a 40k pic worth seeing when we met, let alone now With the usual email overhead, it's closer to 20k if you want the email containing the pic to slip under the 40k limit. I assume

Re: [MBZ] Jaime! A Poor Widow Needs Help!

2014-07-27 Thread Gary Hurst via Mercedes
red bank is an expensive town, so much so that i couldn' afford a beer there and jaime had to buy me one On Sun, Jul 27, 2014 at 3:46 PM, Jaime Kopchinski via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Agreed... I'll keep an eye on it. Your post was good... its true she's at top dollar already.

Re: [MBZ] Put The Crack Pipe Down....

2014-07-27 Thread Gary Hurst via Mercedes
priced like ex michael jordon maybe, but tony was a pretty big star so that should add some value On Sun, Jul 27, 2014 at 8:17 PM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: and walk away slowly. http://tampa.craigslist.org/pnl/cto/4590491862.html Dan

Re: [MBZ] W123 parts

2014-07-26 Thread Gary Hurst via Mercedes
they are quick to total. you try to get as much as you can from them, which can be more than their initial offer. them, if you have any interest, you ask them how much they will sell you back the remains for. then you decide what to do with that. On Sat, Jul 26, 2014 at 7:21 AM, John Reames

Re: [MBZ] Moderator?????

2014-07-26 Thread Gary Hurst via Mercedes
i'm here On Sat, Jul 26, 2014 at 8:13 PM, Craig via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: On Sat, 26 Jul 2014 19:05:55 -0500 OK Don via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Do we have a moderator on board? Are the photos I sent of Kaleb's new neighborhood airport going to be approved?

Re: [MBZ] Moderator?????

2014-07-26 Thread Gary Hurst via Mercedes
kleb said he'd make me a moderator, but it seems he's not going to do it :( On Sat, Jul 26, 2014 at 8:05 PM, OK Don via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Do we have a moderator on board? Are the photos I sent of Kaleb's new neighborhood airport going to be approved? -- OK Don NSA:

Re: [MBZ] OT-ish Trans flush.

2014-07-26 Thread Gary Hurst via Mercedes
i think those flush and your tranny is toast thing comes from fords using type F in the 70s but changing it every 5k or so for a few times is not a bad idea if flush scares you. i used to change my tranny fluid ever 5k back in the day and the filter every 15 on the old hydramatics On Sat, Jul

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