[MBZ] OT Oz Porch

2012-12-04 Thread Hendrik Fay
I am sure the purists will make the usual noises. http://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/semaphore/cars-vans-utes/1977-porsche-924-coupe/1009536457 Hendrik who is half tempted to buy that for daughter to drive but has no room ___ http://www.okiebenz.com For new and

Re: [MBZ] New E63

2012-12-04 Thread Hendrik Fay
Ahh well, till it comes out you could practise with this http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7OUv2yFGw9E Hendrik who will not be dashing through the snow this year On 05/12/12 06:09, Rich Thomas wrote:

Re: [MBZ] OT Oz Porch

2012-12-04 Thread Hendrik Fay
Yeah well, that's why you drove trucks in the sky and not sports planes. Hendrik who gets vertigo now and then, especially in high places On 05/12/12 14:38, WILTON wrote: Vertigo! Vertigo! Wilton ___ http://www.okiebenz.com For new and used parts go

Re: [MBZ] Inverted 924

2012-12-04 Thread Hendrik Fay
OK will save up money to buy poorly balanced rear engine version. Hendrik who spends his days checking the cars at U pull it for loose change On 05/12/12 16:03, relng...@aol.com wrote: ..I am sure the purists will make the usual noises... Avoid 924s. All of them. RLE

Re: [MBZ] Must be a bio conversion

2012-12-01 Thread Hendrik Fay
Mighta meant Turbo Diesle (sic) Does it have ICE COLD AIR and get 40MPG? No mention of WVO or bio-Diesel? Hendrik who needs a new front bumper but will wait till people stop bashing into things On 02/12/12 04:47, Fmiser wrote: Rich Thomas wrote: 1987 Mercedes 300TD Sedan - $5000 (Mt

Re: [MBZ] BATTY 240D

2012-11-30 Thread Hendrik Fay
Originally the name of the website was bring a trailer load of cash but they shortened it to bring a trailer Hendrik who has no trailers full of cash On 01/12/12 06:31, Craig wrote: On Fri, 30 Nov 2012 14:45:03 -0500 WILTON wilt...@nc.rr.com wrote: BTW, if it's so fantastic, why should one

Re: [MBZ] OT -- a hot car for the boy

2012-11-30 Thread Hendrik Fay
I would be a tad weary, sometimes a failed pump means the engine has been overheated and thus may well have issues further down the road. Also if it is easy to rr the pump, why not do it and then sell the car without this major issue. Far as cheap cars go, Hyundai has reputation for being

[MBZ] Zombie hunting with class

2012-11-26 Thread Hendrik Fay
http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/?cmd=ViewItem_trksid=p3984.m1438.l2649item=110979825674sspagename=STRK%3AMEWAX%3AIT Hendrik whose favourite zombie movie is Shaun of the dead ___ http://www.okiebenz.com For new and used parts go to www.okiebenz.com To search

Re: [MBZ] Cooling System Flush and burp

2012-11-25 Thread Hendrik Fay
Don't these engines have a bolt in the head to 'burp' the engine, my M103 has one that needs to be undone whilst filling with coolant. Hendrik who is self burping On 25/11/12 17:32, Jim Cathey wrote: What happened? Air bubble, big one. My method is to pour the coolant into the tank, pull

Re: [MBZ] BenzPr0n

2012-11-25 Thread Hendrik Fay
Even the Stig was there. Hendrik who is not the Stig On 25/11/12 01:52, Rich Thomas wrote: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E4AGoGBfQe8feature=youtu.be --R ___ http://www.okiebenz.com For new and used parts go to www.okiebenz.com To search list

Re: [MBZ] Chuffed old chap!

2012-11-25 Thread Hendrik Fay
According to this http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wheeler_Dealers they do make losses on some deals. Hendrik who always looses out on cars On 23/11/12 14:29, OK Don wrote: The TV show is the point, not the profit from selling a car -- On Thu, Nov 22, 2012 at 7:56 PM, dsereta...@yahoo.com wrote:

Re: [MBZ] Stigy BenzPr0n

2012-11-25 Thread Hendrik Fay
And again at 1.14 but what would I know. Hendrik who is blind in one eye and can't see out the other On 26/11/12 12:17, Mitch Haley wrote: Henny's not the only one who was thinking Stig at 0:18. Rich Thomas wrote: I did not see him (or her)! --R On 11/25/12 6:42 PM, Hendrik Fay wrote

Re: [MBZ] Gl and the deer tyre protection

2012-11-24 Thread Hendrik Fay
wrote: 'Thought that was tyres, or have you guys joined US on that? ;) Wilton - Original Message - From: Hendrik Fay heni...@ozemail.com.au To: Mercedes Discussion List mercedes@okiebenz.com Sent: Wednesday, November 21, 2012 12:29 AM Subject: Re: [MBZ] Gl and the deer protection

Re: [MBZ] Gl and the deer protection

2012-11-20 Thread Hendrik Fay
This is what ya need http://cheezburger.com/6690165504 Hendrik who is off to fit some old tires to the car On 21/11/12 11:16, Curt Raymond wrote: Bambi is nothing, you want damage go hit Bullwinkle. A really small moose is as big as a really big deer. Hit a 1200# moose and you don't care

Re: [MBZ] Todo list....

2012-11-19 Thread Hendrik Fay
You might get some parts here http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=06pxDaABIs0sns=em Hendrik who hasn't got that many parts stashed away On 19/11/12 23:43, Rolf wrote: New head, timing chain, new turbo, new pump, new flywheel, new rear trans mount. Good times!

[MBZ] Kinda OT Fabulous Christmas gift

2012-11-18 Thread Hendrik Fay
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embeddedv=OXOZ0_SGQgg Hendrik who is not inconsiderate ___ http://www.okiebenz.com For new and used parts go to www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change

Re: [MBZ] Kinda OT Fabulous Christmas gift mark 2

2012-11-18 Thread Hendrik Fay
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embeddedv=71yTOUicmEY Hendrik who hasn't got one ___ http://www.okiebenz.com For new and used parts go to www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change

Re: [MBZ] Vote by wire

2012-11-18 Thread Hendrik Fay
And then press a button, don't matter which one they all go to Rommelny. http://www.newscientist.com/blogs/onepercent/2012/11/electronic-voting-machines-run.html?cmpid=RSS|NSNS|2012-GLOBAL|online-news Hendrik who don't vote On 07/11/12 11:04, Curt Raymond wrote: We don't have to sign anything

[MBZ] OT Aussie snipers

2012-11-18 Thread Hendrik Fay
As a tribute for remembrance day Hendrik who needs to buy a poppy to replace the old one in the 124 On 10/11/12 00:29, Max Dillon wrote: Also very appropriate weekend, Veterans day and all. Best wishes and thanks to all fellow vets. Mike, Rich, any chance of mini-list-get-together? I'll

Re: [MBZ] Where is everyone? Getting divorced

2012-11-18 Thread Hendrik Fay
Fella I worked for a while back got divorced to this first wife. He worked out how much the divorce cost him and then estimated how many times they did the horizontal tango. Can't remember the figure he came up with but he did say it would have been cheaper to rent than buy. Hendrik who has

Re: [MBZ] Kinda OT Fabulous Christmas gift mark 2

2012-11-18 Thread Hendrik Fay
those ads. Ron Popeil was a genius though. --R On 11/18/12 3:27 AM, Hendrik Fay wrote: http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embeddedv=71yTOUicmEY Hendrik who hasn't got one ___ http://www.okiebenz.com For new and used parts go

Re: [MBZ] my GL after wife hit a deer this morning

2012-11-18 Thread Hendrik Fay
oh dear (pun intended), you need a deer bar. Some people have those type of whistle things to shoo roos away but truckies prefer the traditional method. Hendrik who nearly hit a roo a while back On 19/11/12 09:17, Kaleb C. Striplin wrote: I have seen those on cars but they are so nerdy

Re: [MBZ] Rusty Vote by wire machine

2012-11-18 Thread Hendrik Fay
In God we rust *haha* Perhaps if he pees on the thing it'll rust. Hendrik who is full of bad puns and such On 19/11/12 13:20, Fmiser wrote: Scott Ritchey wrote: Machines like this are a BAD idea. I agree! I've flown digital fly-by-wire jets. But I'll never rust touch-screen voting

Re: [MBZ] my GL after wife hit a deer this morning

2012-11-18 Thread Hendrik Fay
Ok I'm dumb, how did ya get the dent in the rear door, was it like a meteor shower of deer? The deer got angry and abusive after being hit and proceeded to bash the car and abuse Regy? Hendrik who never hit a deer On 19/11/12 04:08, Kaleb C. Striplin wrote:

[MBZ] Some competition for Rusty

2012-11-17 Thread Hendrik Fay
http://kalecoauto.com/ Hendrik who needs some amber coloured blinker fluid ___ http://www.okiebenz.com For new and used parts go to www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

Re: [MBZ] Some competition for Rusty

2012-11-17 Thread Hendrik Fay
It's Sunday here and I am busy changing indicator fluid and filter. Hendrik who should be washing the car as well On 18/11/12 15:10, Dieselhead wrote: http://kalecoauto.com/ Hendrik who needs some amber coloured blinker fluid What? No workie on Saturday? You should be out diggin'

Re: [MBZ] Some competition for Rusty

2012-11-17 Thread Hendrik Fay
Is that the synthetic (B1) or dino stuff? Hendrik who is trying to resist the lure of choccy covered almonds, I can see them out the corner of my eye On 18/11/12 15:30, Fmiser wrote: Hendrik Fay wrote: http://kalecoauto.com/ Hendrik who needs some amber coloured blinker fluid Aw. Too bad

Re: [MBZ] Where is everyone gone to look. . . . .?

2012-11-16 Thread Hendrik Fay
Is this a competition to guess what the most beautiful . . . . . was? I go for Smile. Hendrik who can manage a crooked grin On 17/11/12 03:25, Randy Bennell wrote: On 15/11/2012 7:33 PM, Hendrik Fay wrote: Out looking for Danish girlfriends? Hendrik who has friends that are female Don't

Re: [MBZ] CL run-on sentence prizewinner count

2012-11-16 Thread Hendrik Fay
Is this what I have to look forward to in retirement? Counting words on craiglist. Might as well keep working till I drop off. Hendrik who has few years till he can start counting On 17/11/12 02:05, WILTON wrote: Yep; 'takes the cake. I counted 261 words, one capital letter at beginning, NO

Re: [MBZ] Where is everyone gone to look?

2012-11-15 Thread Hendrik Fay
Out looking for Danish girlfriends? Hendrik who has friends that are female On 16/11/12 07:48, Randy Bennell wrote: Unusual to not get any emails on the list for a while. Randy ___ http://www.okiebenz.com For new and used parts go to www.okiebenz.com

Re: [MBZ] Trip Preparation includes buying a few dogs with chips

2012-11-15 Thread Hendrik Fay
Yeah, forgot about the fries, although we had some problems with translations, couple of times we ordered chips and actually got chips on the side. Hendrik who eats both chips and chips On 16/11/12 13:11, Mountain Man wrote: mao ___

[MBZ] OT iStroller - teach em young

2012-11-15 Thread Hendrik Fay
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embeddedv=9e9E9nybK0Y#! Hendrik who used to do it the 'old' way, you know pushing ___ http://www.okiebenz.com For new and used parts go to www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/

Re: [MBZ] OT - dark day down under?

2012-11-14 Thread Hendrik Fay
Yeah well, have gone blind. Fay is reading out the emails and doing the typing. Seriously though, down here we only got a very partial eclipse, had a bit of a look with the welding helmet but was not very exciting. Hendrik who is not much of a star gazer On 14/11/12 14:54, OK Don wrote:

Re: [MBZ] Trip Preparation includes buying a few dogs

2012-11-14 Thread Hendrik Fay
Yeah great hot dogs but you need at least three to feed a man. Hendrik who is now lusting after a genuine Chicago hot dog On 14/11/12 20:44, Hendrik Fay wrote: The Aussies loved Gene Jude's and would recommend the place to any visitor - domestic or international - who is visiting Chi Town

Re: [MBZ] OT - Broadwell cold cold war

2012-11-14 Thread Hendrik Fay
I'll be the first to say it: attaboy Wilton Although I would suspect that Danish girlfriend was most likely KGB spy. Who most probably learned all about you and the new gennies. I would think that the KGB most likely had you on file Wilton. Hendrik who is probably not on KGB file On 15/11/12

Re: [MBZ] 50 to 55 times

2012-11-13 Thread Hendrik Fay
That engine must have been asleep, I used to drive 300hp trucks with 39 tonnes and it took nowhere near two and half miles. Hendrik who has driven one of those new Cat trucks On 14/11/12 04:29, Fmiser wrote: Caterpillar has made engines for big trucks for a lot of years. And they now are

Re: [MBZ] Island toll roads

2012-11-13 Thread Hendrik Fay
Perhaps if they charge people to use the new road to get the money back? Don't they have that big golf tournament over there? Our state government is making noises about toll roads. Hendrik who avoids toll roads like the plague On 14/11/12 02:55, Rich Thomas wrote: The plan is to build a

Re: [MBZ] Y'all need one or more of these B or C class Diesel CARS

2012-11-12 Thread Hendrik Fay
Hey come on now, it's a C class, which may tempt Roger, has cupholders (although you could probably stick your cup in one of the cracks on the dash). Apparently it's gold and tan (seller is colour blind) and the Mercedez (seller is perhaps a native Spanish speaker?) engine will last forever

Re: [MBZ] Which planet?

2012-11-12 Thread Hendrik Fay
On the planet DR Truck and Auto centre. Twas a jest, the advert clearly states it as being a C240 http://charleston.craigslist.org/ctd/3404349700.html further it is described as a Mercedes-B 240. The cupholders I refer to can be seen in picture three, residing between the front seats. I cannot

Re: [MBZ] 123 still looking good, as it rolls past another broken down pomy car!

2012-11-11 Thread Hendrik Fay
You mean trying to wave down another one to borrow a Whitworth spanner or Lucas bits:-) Hendrik who does not wave at the peasants On 12/11/12 16:07, OK Don wrote: Hmm - need to remember this story - we still wave here in Okie country - at least in my neighborhood. Back when I drove one, the

Re: [MBZ] The Laughing curve

2012-11-11 Thread Hendrik Fay
One would expect English majors to be in the English army. Hendrik who is ducking for cover On Sun, Nov 11, 2012 at 11:31 PM, Craig diese...@pisquared.net wrote: On Sun, 11 Nov 2012 23:30:16 -0600 OK Don okd...@gmail.com wrote: Didn't Shakespeare write The first thing we do, let's kill all

Re: [MBZ] OT Ford's next major advance

2012-11-11 Thread Hendrik Fay
http://www.gizmodo.com.au/2012/10/in-1965-ford-wanted-everyone-to-steer-with-their-wrists-what-could-be-safer/ Hendrik who sometimes uses a joystick to steer ___ http://www.okiebenz.com For new and used parts go to www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

[MBZ] OT time to stand up

2012-11-11 Thread Hendrik Fay
http://www.gizmodo.com.au/2012/08/red-bulls-star-spangled-f1-car/ Hendrik who stands up, as it's awkward not too ___ http://www.okiebenz.com For new and used parts go to www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe

Re: [MBZ] 240D or a toasty AMG

2012-11-08 Thread Hendrik Fay
right out --R On 11/8/12 1:32 AM, Hendrik Fay wrote: http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/MERCEDES-BENZ-C63-AMG-2009-WRECKING-CAR-FOR-PARTS-/140791687171?pt=AU_Car_Parts_Accessorieshash=item20c7d6a803 Makes that /8 look cheap, however the engine just needs a clean up Hendrik who

Re: [MBZ] Overpricing 126 AMG

2012-11-08 Thread Hendrik Fay
Hmnnh me thinks there is a bit of Roger baiting going on here. If that had a DOHC motor Hendrik who fell off his chair when he saw that thing On 09/11/12 09:11, Rusty Cullens wrote: Original? It's a W126 not a W116 so it isn't a 6.9 to begin with. It has a added AMG emblem that

Re: [MBZ] 240D on Prawn Stars

2012-11-08 Thread Hendrik Fay
When was this, according to this vid http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rUpiARhpUv8feature=related they only sell their own memorabilia. Perhaps I'll do my own reality show and dig up interesting stuff every week, or have near misses, or dig up fake fibre optic cables. Of course I'll have to hire

Re: [MBZ] storing a240D in a locker

2012-11-08 Thread Hendrik Fay
Yup, classic example of increasing the perceived value of an item. Apparently there are lots of people now going to storage auctions, bidding like crazy and expecting to find treasure. The thing that annoys me is that essentially the producers are lying by not advising people that there

Re: [MBZ] Can Holderes?

2012-11-08 Thread Hendrik Fay
Does Rusty sell those can holders? Hendrik who don't have cup holders, which makes it hard to have a beer and a smoke and then try to answer the phone, whilst changing the radio station but I manage On 09/11/12 09:54, Bob Rentfro wrote: Oh Lord.

Re: [MBZ] The 603 engine is known for its ability to lay down the law

2012-11-07 Thread Hendrik Fay
Question is why the seller wants to trade a fuel efficient 300D on a petrol version, which suck juice like crazy in town? Hendrik who has a crazy juice sucker On 08/11/12 05:29, Alex Chamberlain wrote: Strange ad. http://portland.craigslist.org/mlt/cto/3369826670.html

Re: [MBZ] OT Quotes with comment

2012-11-07 Thread Hendrik Fay
I can see that spending money on the poor is a problematic plan, insofar that it will not generate a lot of new jobs. However the idea that spending money on the rich will fix everything is also flawed insofar that they tend to ship jobs overseas to maximise profits. The core problem is that

Re: [MBZ] OT Quotes with comment about GM

2012-11-07 Thread Hendrik Fay
Yes it is, http://www.theaustralian.com.au/life/motoring/opel-imports-set-to-return-to-australia-under-their-own-badge/story-e6frg9zx-1226274087176 Hendrik who could live with an Opel On 08/11/12 11:28, Tim C wrote: On Nov 7, 2012 7:32 PM, Hendrik Fay heni...@ozemail.com.au wrote: Opel

Re: [MBZ] 240D or a toasty AMG

2012-11-07 Thread Hendrik Fay
http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/MERCEDES-BENZ-C63-AMG-2009-WRECKING-CAR-FOR-PARTS-/140791687171?pt=AU_Car_Parts_Accessorieshash=item20c7d6a803 Makes that /8 look cheap, however the engine just needs a clean up Hendrik who will not be submitting a bid On 08/11/12 11:55, Mitch Haley

[MBZ] OT Apple said, let there be light and colour

2012-11-06 Thread Hendrik Fay
http://www.gizmodo.com.au/2012/10/philips-hue-first-impressions-wi-fi-lighting-plus-fun/ Hendrik who likes cool gizmos like this ___ http://www.okiebenz.com For new and used parts go to www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/

Re: [MBZ] legal 240D tow hitch or wagon?

2012-11-06 Thread Hendrik Fay
You don't have certification requirements for load bearing connections? So who is responsible for buiding a crappy tow hitch and the thing fails, trailer wipes out a car full of people. Hendrik who has legal tow hitches On 07/11/12 01:42, Craig wrote: On Tue, 06 Nov 2012 06:48:08 -0500 Max

Re: [MBZ] drive safe this winter with a camera on the dash and monkey in the boot

2012-11-04 Thread Hendrik Fay
Nah, get one of these http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rx6WB5YJia8 Hendrik who doesn't have a boot in his cars On 04/11/12 14:16, G Mann wrote: I've been looking at them and find several that have both front and rear facing cameras, both with GPS . speed information, time date stamp, etc

Re: [MBZ] drive safe this winter with a camera on the dash and monkey in the boot

2012-11-04 Thread Hendrik Fay
Umnh, not quite sure what you mean by boot boobies I can only assume, knowing that you are a God fearing decent sort of a fella, that you meant bobbies, as in English policemen. We actually use the term coppers for our new look stormtroopers

[MBZ] OT POLITICS In depth interview of Ohne Romney

2012-11-04 Thread Hendrik Fay
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JmZ6ulUpeuMfeature=related Hendrik who wants to give y'all a pat on the back for managing to keep politics off the list ___ http://www.okiebenz.com For new and used parts go to www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

Re: [MBZ] drive safe this winter with a camera on the dash

2012-11-03 Thread Hendrik Fay
Dash cams are becoming more popular, as the cost of them drops and are handy in case of an accident. Particularly with truck drivers, as they are usually assumed to be in the wrong. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xzxHvZaOLgU in this case it would be easy enough for the car driver to say that

Re: [MBZ] oil changes based on time and balls

2012-10-28 Thread Hendrik Fay
No now now children, don't make Kaleb send you to the naughty corner. Anyway perhaps throw one of these in there to check out the sh...soot. http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg21628885.900-bouncyball-cameras-scout-out-dangerous-situations.html?cmpid=RSS|NSNS|2012-GLOBAL|online-news Hendrik

Re: [MBZ] boiling Brake Fluid [was Re: hot topic?]

2012-10-25 Thread Hendrik Fay
You can buy a tester pretty cheap, which will measure the amount of water in the fluid. Suppose you could do it with a multimeter? Or you can suck the old fluid out, boil it up for a while to steam the water off and put it back in once it has cooled down a bit. Hendrik who has a checker in

Re: [MBZ] Electric personal transportation devices

2012-10-15 Thread Hendrik Fay
I reckon part of the problem with those things is that you can't ride em on the road and can't ride em on the sidewalk. Hendrik who has never been on a sedgythingy On 16/10/12 10:36, Allan Streib wrote: Curt Raymond curtlud...@yahoo.com writes: I wish Steve [Jobs] had worked on an electric

Re: [MBZ] Found Your New Wheels :)

2012-10-13 Thread Hendrik Fay
You want wheels? Try this http://www.rmauctions.com/FeatureCars.cfm?SaleCode=LF12CarID=r139fc=0# Hendrik who has big wheels on the truck On 12/10/12 17:06, Rolf wrote: Drooled all the way up to : VEHICLE IS LOCATED NEAR HANNOVER GERMANY AT MY WAREHOUSE On 10/9/2012 8:33 AM, Dieselhead

[MBZ] Hazet tool?

2012-10-13 Thread Hendrik Fay
http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/120998070236?ru=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.ebay.com.au%3A80%2Fsch%2Fi.html%3F_trksid%3Dp3907.m570.l1313%26_nkw%3D120998070236%26_sacat%3D0%26_from%3DR40%26_fvi%3D1_rdc=1 What is for? Hendrik who knows ___ http://www.okiebenz.com For new and

Re: [MBZ] OT Facebooking diggers

2012-10-07 Thread Hendrik Fay
that little thing is used for digging up dingos? How deep do they hide? I am thinking that two ... with shovels could do a better job than that thing! --R On 10/7/12 12:46 AM, Hendrik Fay wrote: Fay has nagged me to death to get a page up for our business. So if you like to have a gander https

[MBZ] OT Facebooking

2012-10-06 Thread Hendrik Fay
Fay has nagged me to death to get a page up for our business. So if you like to have a gander https://www.facebook.com/DingoDiggersPlus Hendrik who is now in the 21st century or so ___ http://www.okiebenz.com For new and used parts go to www.okiebenz.com To

Re: [MBZ] Correct grease for brake caliper pins, not black sheet?

2012-10-04 Thread Hendrik Fay
I use the stuff that is for smearing on the back off brake discs, heck I use it for lubing the sunroof and other special lube jobs. Moly black stuff is what I use on metal to metal slow applications, it's earthmover grease and may well eat your rubber and give you cancer. Hendrik who needs to

Re: [MBZ] Dense Intercooling

2012-10-02 Thread Hendrik Fay
That's interesting, I would have thought that even though the air is less dense at altitude it is also a lot colder. Also I found that Diesel engines work better at night, which I guess may be down to air density? Hendrik who is dense On 03/10/12 09:03, relng...@aol.com wrote: The important

Re: [MBZ] OT: Undercarriage wiring and soldering

2012-09-19 Thread Hendrik Fay
This type is more for neatness or if room is limited. Generally electrical wiring should not carry a load and should be fastened to stop vibration damage but then you knew that already. Hendrik who has a hot stick as well as a soldering iron On 19/09/12 11:35, Fmiser wrote: Michael Canfield

Re: [MBZ] Rebuilt differential or buy a whole car here

2012-09-14 Thread Hendrik Fay
Pretty sure rebuilding a MB diff is a costly and difficult exercise but here is a whole bunch that may do http://www.auctionsamerica.com/events/all-lots.cfm?order=runordernoreserve=Day=category=Carsyear=Year+or+Lot+Numbermake=model=mercedesSaleCode=TB12 Hendrik who's diff is a bit leaky but

Re: [MBZ] Quiet days?

2012-09-13 Thread Hendrik Fay
I've been busy working and did my MC license assessment on Friday. I remember someone posted Seinfeld in a SL, here he is in a 6.3 http://www.comediansincarsgettingcoffee.com/bob-einstein-unusable-on-the-internet/ Hendrik who likes a good cup of Joe On 14/09/12 09:23, Craig wrote: On Thu, 13

Re: [MBZ] 190D brakes and bedding

2012-09-12 Thread Hendrik Fay
No mention was made of bedding the brakes in? Recently put some ATE ceramics pads on the rear with new rotors, instructions for bedding in brakes where very specific and lenghty, typical German style. Hendrik who took the car for a trash around the block to get some heat in the brakes On

Re: [MBZ] [Banned]Madly Ooookkkkk

2012-09-06 Thread Hendrik Fay
No I believe he would have the 300CD. Speaking of which, we went over to Melbourne for the weekend and they had an exhibition on Oz film, IT and TV, pretty cool stuff, even had a Commodore 64 on display but it was not working, complete with cassette drive, that brought back memories.

Re: [MBZ] 300E Turn Signal Issue

2012-08-29 Thread Hendrik Fay
Had this issue in a 201, the hazard switch has some sort of circuit in it that overrides the turn signal. Doubt if the relay is the problem. The problem with earlier hazard switches is that they are between the seats and collect a lot of dirt. Hendrik who is off to Melbourne for a few days

Re: [MBZ] CL not crack of the day.. 1983 280SE Euro 5spd manual.

2012-08-28 Thread Hendrik Fay
You will be lusting for a long time before you'll find a M104 380SEL, perhaps if you change the 8 to a 0 you might get luck sooner? Hendrik who is stirring the brown stinky stuff On 29/08/12 09:29, Dan Penoff wrote: Yeah, this is right up there with the M104 powered 380SEL that I lust after.

Re: [MBZ] CL not crack of the day.. 1983 380SE Euro 5spd manual windows.

2012-08-28 Thread Hendrik Fay
And the kids get exercise winding down the rear windows. Velour?? You could just wear this whilst driving http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:PinkBathrobe.JPG Or whack these in the bus http://www.amazon.com/Velour-Zebra-Covers-Bucket-Airbags/dp/B004L5KEAQ Or these

Re: [MBZ] Car show/try this one or look at last years

2012-08-27 Thread Hendrik Fay
Well I found last years effort https://picasaweb.google.com/117530990844305295379/2011MBCASEATTLECARSHOW but even my foxy fire won't show the latest offerings. Perhaps Roger is teasing us to get all excited? Hendrik who will just have to go over last years pictures till Roger gets his act

Re: [MBZ] Car show #3033

2012-08-27 Thread Hendrik Fay
Finally...better be worth the wait of 5 minutes. Hendrik who will be studying the pictures closely for any schmutz On 28/08/12 14:22, relng...@aol.com wrote: I made a change to public so try again. https://picasaweb.google.com/117530990844305295379/2012MBCASEATTLECARSHOW RLE

[MBZ] OT Who you gonna call

2012-08-26 Thread Hendrik Fay
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embeddedv=lx_vWkv50uk#! Hendrik who must get off youtube and do some plumbing in the mud ___ http://www.okiebenz.com For new and used parts go to www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

Re: [MBZ] SALUTE?

2012-08-26 Thread Hendrik Fay
Why is he a hero, was just doing his job. I reckon the people who designed and built the equipment have greater status, without them doing their job 100%, Neil might well have been blown to bits. Is every person who has gone into space a hero? Or only Neil because he was lucky enough to be the

Re: [MBZ] A Diesel 124 That Gets 50 mpg even with a dirty star

2012-08-26 Thread Hendrik Fay
You'd think he would have given the star a bit of a shine up, wait till Roger sees that. We'll have a pretty long post on the best methods and products to keep you star shiny. Hendrik who does shine the star now and then, plus spends hours aligning it to factory specs On 27/08/12 12:52,

Re: [MBZ] SALUTE!

2012-08-25 Thread Hendrik Fay
Yeah unfortunately the other Armstrong seems to be in the deep end. Hendrik who is trying to remember than song about walking on the moon On 26/08/12 12:56, Dieselhead wrote: A respectful Salute, to the earth's FIrst Man, Neil Armstrong! If you have not read or hear the audio book, First

Re: [MBZ] List working today? With a happy ending

2012-08-23 Thread Hendrik Fay
I have been busy with this: You know the story, after a hard day at the coal face, you come home and the missus announces in that femine tone that only they can produce and immediately makes you feel 2 inches tall. The washing machine made a God awful noise and stopped working and it's your

Re: [MBZ] I buy a gl but really want this

2012-08-20 Thread Hendrik Fay
http://www.mercedes-fans.de/inside/inside_artikel/geheim__plant_mercedes_einen_pick_up_/id=4287 Hendrik who would put a proper tray on that On 21/08/12 03:18, Kaleb C. Striplin wrote: Yes it is very quiet does not sound like a diesel like we are used to. Mine does not require the urea.

Re: [MBZ] occupying the deadly 3rd row.

2012-08-20 Thread Hendrik Fay
So you are saying that MB (and Volvo) engineered a death trap? Well I am pretty sure when MB decided to build the S123 and thought it would be handy to put a couple of extra seats in the back, that they envisaged the possibility that the car could be involved in a rear end collision. They may

Re: [MBZ] GL pricing and fixing and shifting Whitworth

2012-08-18 Thread Hendrik Fay
Yes you are. In Australia it is necessary to shorten words as much as possible, due to the numerous flies. Plus it's hard to talk and drink beer at the same time, made even worse if you smoke. Hendrik who hasn't swallowed that many flies On 18/08/12 14:30, Fmiser wrote: On 18/08/12 12:44,

Re: [MBZ] heavy metal OT - TVs

2012-08-17 Thread Hendrik Fay
There is some metal in old CRT's. seen plenty of em smashed up to get at the metal inside, that's why the councils have been trying to ban people from sticking them on the verge. Hendrik who always obeys the council by laws On 18/08/12 00:32, Mitch Haley wrote: Curt Raymond wrote: The

Re: [MBZ] I found just the car for Jaime

2012-08-17 Thread Hendrik Fay
Don't forget Angel gear. Hendrik who doesn't use Angel gear, much On 18/08/12 00:36, Alex Chamberlain wrote: On Aug 17, 2012 7:24 AM, Kaleb C. Striplin kaleb.strip...@drivedominion.com wrote: http://fayar.craigslist.org/cto/3208687723.html Five speeds including reverse? Alex

Re: [MBZ] GL pricing and fixing

2012-08-17 Thread Hendrik Fay
Why is that? End of the day the principles are the same it's just the tools and the cost of parts is different. Which makes me wonder, if a Merc is assembled in the US of A is it made out of imperial nuts and bolts or metric? Probably need something like this to properly work on them

Re: [MBZ] GL pricing and fixing and shifting Whitworth

2012-08-17 Thread Hendrik Fay
That's what shifters are for. Hendrik who has a few shifters On 18/08/12 12:44, Fmiser wrote: Kinda like dealing with Whitworth fasteners. -- Philip ___ http://www.okiebenz.com For new and used parts go to www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

Re: [MBZ] GL pricing and fixing with a 9/16 spanner

2012-08-17 Thread Hendrik Fay
Anything that ain't metric is imperial. Although usually called AF around these parts, usually with a nasty word in front of it. Hendrik who has both metric and AF tools and might even have a Whitworth spanner or two rusting away somewhere On 18/08/12 13:03, Dieselhead wrote: oooh YUK I

[MBZ] A couple of Mercs from both ends of the spectrum

2012-08-16 Thread Hendrik Fay
Best to have a bucket on standby before viewing THIS http://www.imperium.de/fusseltuning/details.php?image_id=3514 To make you feel better check this out http://www.derautojaeger.de/angebote/mercedes-benz-300-d-w123.html?b=10p=1 kinda pricey though for the taxi pack version Hendrik who will not

Re: [MBZ] OT - TVs

2012-08-16 Thread Hendrik Fay
Don't know what the story is over there but around here you can go for a drive and find an old CRT TV sitting on the side of the road, usually with remote and a sign on em that says: take me I'm working. However no one takes em. We have a CRT that you can have for shipping costs, the missus

Re: [MBZ] Carmaximum

2012-08-16 Thread Hendrik Fay
Like this? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jiGppuHzjzkfeature=related Hendrik who hasn't bought a car in a relatively long time On 17/08/12 05:54, Donald Snook wrote: Dan wrote: CarMax fills a void in the car buying experience where you don't have to haggle, they have in-house financing that

Re: [MBZ] GL

2012-08-16 Thread Hendrik Fay
Well to be fair I would think Rogers car is cleaner. However I could live with that big fat all wheel drive beast but those things cost a bomb over here. What's the turning circle like on those? Anyway Regi seems happy with it. However the reviews are kinda scary

Re: [MBZ] shiny MPG

2012-08-16 Thread Hendrik Fay
Bad luck Roger, you'd think that there would be an age restriction or different classes. One thing to keep a car spotless for a month or two but do that for 5 years and it shows some sort of manic disorder. I take it you don't keep pigeons? Perhaps next time around one will drop a bomb on the

Re: [MBZ] shaky GL photos

2012-08-16 Thread Hendrik Fay
http://www.okiebenz.com/pics/GL/images/IMG_1030.JPG Notice how nervous Kaleb is, when looking at all those fancy bits and pieces, shaking like a leave he is. Anyway I would think the air filters are at the end of the air intake hoses, which are on top of the engine, wonder where the boxes such

Re: [MBZ] neat idea, manual/auto CNC tools for Chrissy presents

2012-08-09 Thread Hendrik Fay
Yeah and then you can make lots of Christmas presents, I'll have one like this http://www.amazon.com/Chrome-Plated-Mudflap-Cutout-Stripper/dp/B0051V0E6S Hendrik who does not have the lady silhouette on the truck On 10/08/12 09:46, Dan Penoff wrote: I want. Very cool. Dan On Aug 9, 2012, at

Re: [MBZ] List down or up or sideways ?

2012-08-09 Thread Hendrik Fay
No I think everyone is out detailing their cars after the inspiration received from Roger. Hendrik who may detail the house gutters On 10/08/12 09:49, OK Don wrote: I have received list mail from you today, at least twice. Maybe you are black listing the list? On Thu, Aug 9, 2012 at 7:14 PM,

Re: [MBZ] Benefits of a Benz or something

2012-08-08 Thread Hendrik Fay
You didn't take notes did you? Very poor write up, go back and do it properly and stop fantasising about leather wearing girls. http://www.alibaba.com/product-gs/319394147/_S9050_sexy_lady_s_leather.html Hendrik who gives this review a 2 out of 10 On 08/08/12 07:46, Rich Thomas wrote: So

Re: [MBZ] Sunday polishing

2012-08-08 Thread Hendrik Fay
And you will be polishing the wheels on which day? Hendrik who has an extremely unshiny blue black 300TE which would not be welcomed at the club On 09/08/12 05:30, relng...@aol.com wrote: The MBCA Clean Car Show at the Nile Golf and Country Club at I-5 and 205th St. 10AM-2PM. My extremely

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