Re: [MBZ] Buying a battery for a diesel

2019-01-17 Thread MG via Mercedes
in there. Too bad as it sounds like a good replacement. Craig via Mercedes wrote: On Wed, 16 Jan 2019 18:08:42 -0500 MG via Mercedes wrote: From what I can find they are a bit smaller in width and length but between 2-3 inches taller. That would never fit into a w123 but I don't know about

Re: [MBZ] Buying a battery for a diesel

2019-01-16 Thread MG via Mercedes
From what I can find they are a bit smaller in width and length but between 2-3 inches taller. That would never fit into a w123 but I don't know about Craig's car. Max Dillon via Mercedes wrote: Are the dimensions of that 31 battery "close enough"? ___

Re: [MBZ] comvetable

2019-01-15 Thread MG via Mercedes
Doesn't say he won't read the emails or texts, just says he won't respond to them. Wouldn't help me none since I don't have a "comtact" number. I wonder where you would get one of them? Meade Dillon via Mercedes wrote: How does he expect a "comtact" number to be sent, Semaphore? Telegram?

Re: [MBZ] OT Troybilt Portable Generator Question

2019-01-14 Thread MG via Mercedes
That kind of stuff is what made me buy a battery chainsaw. At 40 volts with two 4 amp and two 2 amp batteries I can cut wood for 30 min straight. That uses up one tank of oil for the chain and at my age is all I want to do. Any more then that and I end up hurting so this way not only do I

Re: [MBZ] White Whale Water Works

2019-01-08 Thread MG via Mercedes
Max, I don't know about the whale but on the 123s there is a place below the hood hinges on each side that gets filled with leaves and tends to rust out way at the back under the cowling if not cleaned. You may need to blow out with air and then look with a good strong light to see back

Re: [MBZ] OT: Roger needs this

2019-01-07 Thread MG via Mercedes
That doesn't sound too bad and GA is a lot closer. This is getting better and better, or is that worse and worse. Mitch Haley via Mercedes wrote: On January 6, 2019 at 4:44 PM MG via Mercedes wrote: Then I guess it's a good thing I don't live in Michigan. Then again I probably won't

Re: [MBZ] OT: Roger needs this

2019-01-07 Thread MG via Mercedes
Mercedes wrote: On January 6, 2019 at 4:44 PM MG via Mercedes wrote: Then I guess it's a good thing I don't live in Michigan. Then again I probably won't be able to afford one anyway. I figure they will go for some pretty good change. The guy who started that topic paid $9k+ for his

Re: [MBZ] OT: Roger needs this

2019-01-06 Thread MG via Mercedes
They are in PA. As far as I know from the auction site. Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes wrote: Plus it would be really cold driving that thing back from AK --FT Sent from iPhone On Jan 6, 2019, at 10:53 AM, Mitch Haley via Mercedes wrote: On January 6, 2019 at 9:36 AM MG via Mercedes

Re: [MBZ] OT: Roger needs this

2019-01-06 Thread MG via Mercedes
Then I guess it's a good thing I don't live in Michigan. Then again I probably won't be able to afford one anyway. I figure they will go for some pretty good change. Mitch Haley via Mercedes wrote: On January 6, 2019 at 9:36 AM MG via Mercedes wrote: Curse you Mitch!!! ;-) Now look what

Re: [MBZ] OT: Roger needs this

2019-01-06 Thread MG via Mercedes
Curse you Mitch!!! ;-) Now look what you have done to me. I looked and lo and behold what I found to Jones after. https://www.go-dove.com/en/auction/view?id=13493973 Mitch Haley via Mercedes wrote: https://www.govliquidation.com/auction/view?auctionId=13469248=USD

Re: [MBZ] OT intercooling options

2018-12-27 Thread MG via Mercedes
the intercooler. Volume flow through the motor per revolution remains constant. The manifold air density varies by a factor of 3 or 4, depending upon how efficiently it is compressed and cooled and what ambient temps are. On Thu, Dec 27, 2018, 9:46 AM MG via Mercedes So increased overlap on the valves

Re: [MBZ] I just checked CL

2018-12-27 Thread MG via Mercedes
I wish I was closer to that TD up in VT. For $650 that is a nice clean car as far as rust goes, even if it doesn't have a title. Floyd Thursby via Mercedes wrote: for the first time in a few days and there are no low-end Benzes, no crackheads, no rolling turds, just some decent cars for too

Re: [MBZ] OT intercooling options

2018-12-27 Thread MG via Mercedes
or higher is the goal to prevent excessive smoke. It would run a bit cooler at 18:1. On Thu, Dec 27, 2018, 6:43 AM MG via Mercedes Make sure you have EGT. 45psi is way up there beyond piston melting range. might need water/methanol injection also. Karl Wittnebel via Mercedes wrote: Sent it from

Re: [MBZ] OT intercooling options

2018-12-27 Thread MG via Mercedes
Make sure you have EGT. 45psi is way up there beyond piston melting range. might need water/methanol injection also. Karl Wittnebel via Mercedes wrote: Sent it from the wrong account so it bounced. Great feedback Mitch. It is really just a packaging issue and maximizing frontal area on the

Re: [MBZ] Pertronix Weirdness

2018-12-24 Thread MG via Mercedes
factory reconditioned? Dan Penoff via Mercedes wrote: With the finnie still retaining its points, I was thinking about possibly updating it to a Pertronix ignition just to eliminate some of the hassle of maintaining points. So I look on their web site and see two different systems available:

Re: [MBZ] OT: Invasion heads up - Curt??

2018-12-18 Thread MG via Mercedes
They are in the woods out back. I let the local cleanup committee do the work. Never say I don't do my bit for the environment. Max Dillon via Mercedes wrote: How do you dispose of the bodies? Post-hole digger? ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list

Re: [MBZ] OT: Invasion heads up - Curt??

2018-12-17 Thread MG via Mercedes
Does a real good job on them. I often use them for a bit of practice. And they's always more from wherever they came from. Dan Penoff via Mercedes wrote: We have them, too. They dig up little divots at night in my backyard where the trees overhand the property and it’s shady. I talked to

Re: [MBZ] Hepl! 85 W123 sun roof drains

2018-12-13 Thread MG via Mercedes
No and if yours is then it must be a bear to do any work under the dash on your car. Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes wrote: *...**after removing the drivers kick panel/footrest**. The underdash panel was removed as well.* Aren't these the same? Mine is one piece. On Thu, Dec 13, 2018 at

Re: [MBZ] Under battery rust repair

2018-12-10 Thread MG via Mercedes
Look at the under hood drain holes in the hood hinge area and the sunroof drain. Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes wrote: Driver's side or PS? My driver's side does the same thing but the PS remains dry (where the battery tray is located) on my W123 300TD wagon. The w/s and rubber seal have been

Re: [MBZ] Price of Benzin in Timbuktoo

2018-11-29 Thread MG via Mercedes
$2.84 in Apopka, fl Curt Raymond via Mercedes wrote: I got diesel for $2.99 the other day, first time it's been under $3 in several months. Curt Sent from Yahoo Mail on Android On Wed, Nov 28, 2018 at 11:32 PM, Curley McLain via Mercedes wrote: FIlled for $1.929/gal a couple days ago.

Re: [MBZ] OT: Boots update

2018-10-30 Thread MG via Mercedes
Oh not only the krauts. It was a lot of college kids and local yuppies and others. Definitely entertaining. MG Curley McLain via Mercedes wrote: Sounds like well lubricated krauts! Fun. Probably mucho Gemütlecheit (sp?) was had by all! MG via Mercedes wrote: It was just right

Re: [MBZ] OT: Boots update

2018-10-29 Thread MG via Mercedes
It was just right in Orlando for our 2nd Octoberfest weekend. It sure brought the people out. We almost sold out of beer. Emptied about 125 50lt kegs. Fun was had by all. Some more so then others. MG Curt Raymond via Mercedes wrote: Is that warm for this time of year? The temp here is

Re: [MBZ] 123 coupe rocker panel wanted.

2018-10-22 Thread MG via Mercedes
How about a whole coupe? two new floor pans 3 body panels. was a project that someone couldn't finish and I ended up with it. MG Dwight Giles via Mercedes wrote: Anybody have a decent one for passengers side? Friend needs one for his 82 300CD. Thanks. Dwight Giles Jr. 1982 300CD 2005 E320

Re: [MBZ] Ohio Blue Tip

2018-10-15 Thread MG via Mercedes
stores in N MS, AR or AL where they burn wood for heat. I was hoping to find some place with a national presence that would stock real matches. The Ace Hardware stores I go to don't seem to sell anything for under $5. MG via Mercedes wrote: IN the local ACE Hardware here in Hawthorne they sell the

Re: [MBZ] Ohio Blue Tip

2018-10-15 Thread MG via Mercedes
IN the local ACE Hardware here in Hawthorne they sell the small diamond strike anywhere matches. The heads are green and white but they work just fine on either the box or anywhere else you want to strike them. Something like $1.50 for a pack of 10 boxes with 32 matches each. You said you

Re: [MBZ] ***SPAM*** Dead short

2018-09-29 Thread MG via Mercedes
Yeah but they're cheap. fmiser via Mercedes wrote: Grant wrote: Dead short: Install solid copper link instead of a fuse, and watch for the smoke. What's so hard about that? Rick wrote: There. I fixed it. That is not a fix!! Why, what a stupid way to solve the problem! Those

Re: [MBZ] OT: flickering house lights

2018-09-29 Thread MG via Mercedes
Possibly. Or the sudden load caused a little bridging spark weld that may give way with a larger load or the larger load could produce an even better bridge that will last a bit but cause heat wherever that weak connection is when subjected to higher amps? MG Who knows that electricity is

Re: [MBZ] ISO used Hirschmann antenna for my 123 wagon

2018-09-29 Thread MG via Mercedes
What kind of noise? Did you take the thing apart and see the clutch slipping to make your diagnosis. If not then you might want to do that. A more usual cause for that symptom is that either the plastic cord is worn down too much or more usually at the age these things are now, the little

Re: [MBZ] Max's latest MB adventure for your reading pleasure

2018-09-27 Thread MG via Mercedes
It is, as long as you have a way to lift the car enough to do the work under it. MG Meade Dillon via Mercedes wrote: Yesterday afternoon I visited the SEMRA (South East Mercedes Rescue Association) storage deposit to retrieve a half-axle for my 124.193. The mission was to remove an axle from

Re: [MBZ] Selling GL320cdi

2018-09-18 Thread MG via Mercedes
AM, MG via Mercedes wrote: Gerry, A few years ago I was looking int bringing in one of the new, at that time, VW diesel pickups. They look kind of like a Nissan or Toyota Tacoma. If I remember right at that time you could bring in pretty much whatever as long as it's 25 years old or more

Re: [MBZ] Selling GL320cdi

2018-09-18 Thread MG via Mercedes
Gerry, A few years ago I was looking int bringing in one of the new, at that time, VW diesel pickups. They look kind of like a Nissan or Toyota Tacoma. If I remember right at that time you could bring in pretty much whatever as long as it's 25 years old or more. Some people said that

Re: [MBZ] What if you had to do all this in order to start your diesel car?

2018-09-18 Thread MG via Mercedes
They had a starter however they were only allowed to use the starter in an emergency. Or so my dad told me. MG G Mann via Mercedes wrote: My understanding was that the German tanks did not have a starter. Instead, a "start bar" was used, because a Corporal was cheaper than an electric

Re: [MBZ] I simply don't know what to say....

2018-09-15 Thread MG via Mercedes
Not a bad price, Considering that with those -whatever they are- it probably does at least 200mph in the straight-a-way. I really shouldn't have looked. I was warned. MG Dan Penoff via Mercedes wrote: https://www.ebay.com/itm/263937620311?ul_noapp=true -D

Re: [MBZ] Stubborn w123 electrical glitch

2018-09-15 Thread MG via Mercedes
I go with Randy. Long wires from battery to the motor wires. Your idea of switching wires at the motor connection in the door would also work and at the same time show you that the switch is bad. Could also do that by just pulling the switch and connecting the wires from the battery to the

Re: [MBZ] Bundt Uglies

2018-09-06 Thread MG via Mercedes
Usually narrower wheels cause more squirm in the tires especially if you use a little wider tire then normal, 195's being the norm. I've found a VAST improvement in handling on my TD using 7.5x15 wheels and 215-60's. Dimitri via Mercedes wrote: As you all know, I think they are ugly. I’m

Re: [MBZ] White Whale Plan of Attack: Weak AC

2018-09-06 Thread MG via Mercedes
. It will probably be awkward, maybe not as bad as under-dash yoga. - Max Charleston SC On Wed, Sep 5, 2018 at 9:11 PM MG via Mercedes wrote: Enough room to clean it somehow? ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com

Re: [MBZ] White Whale Plan of Attack: Weak AC

2018-09-05 Thread MG via Mercedes
, and then the blower motor and its housing. Just an hour or less to get to the front of the evap. - Max Charleston SC On Wed, Sep 5, 2018 at 6:02 PM MG via Mercedes wrote: Max does that car have a cabin air filter? When changed last? Another thought is can you get hold of a endoscopy type camera

Re: [MBZ] White Whale Plan of Attack: Weak AC

2018-09-05 Thread MG via Mercedes
Max does that car have a cabin air filter? When changed last? Another thought is can you get hold of a endoscopy type camera to take a look at the condition of the evaporator? On my W123 when I took it out the bottom half of it was all crudded up between the fins with dirt and hair ETC.

Re: [MBZ] White Whale Plan of Attack: Weak AC

2018-08-31 Thread MG via Mercedes
That would make more sense to me since the sedan is smaller inside so wouldn't need as much cooling. Meade Dillon via Mercedes wrote: Checked the 4S website [ http://www.4s.com/en/ ], they only list the 2 ton for my '87 wagon, and the 1.5 ton for my '95 sedan. - Max Charleston SC

Re: [MBZ] White Whale Plan of Attack: Weak AC

2018-08-31 Thread MG via Mercedes
I'll download that and watch it. Thanks max. Meade Dillon via Mercedes wrote: Here's a nice video explaining some basic diagnosis of auto HVAC using temperature readings only. https://youtu.be/wF37ihNBXq8 I should get the temperature probe for my Fluke meter. - Max Charleston SC

Re: [MBZ] White Whale Plan of Attack: Weak AC

2018-08-31 Thread MG via Mercedes
the 1.5 ton. - Max Charleston SC On Fri, Aug 31, 2018 at 9:31 AM MG via Mercedes wrote: From what I remember reading one time the TXV comes right before the evaporator and limits the amount of freon going into the evaporator. The TXV has a diaphragm valve on the top of the body

Re: [MBZ] White Whale Plan of Attack: Weak AC

2018-08-31 Thread MG via Mercedes
From what I remember reading one time the TXV comes right before the evaporator and limits the amount of freon going into the evaporator. The TXV has a diaphragm valve on the top of the body that remains in the ambient air under the dash. The rest of the body should be encased in a foam

Re: [MBZ] White Whale Plan of Attack: Weak AC

2018-08-29 Thread MG via Mercedes
version can be added directly into an evacuated system, while the regular is supposed to be added to a partially charged system. I'm not sure what this means, maybe someone here has an idea? - Max Charleston SC On Tue, Aug 28, 2018 at 1:58 PM MG via Mercedes wrote: Yes and it works

Re: [MBZ] White Whale Plan of Attack: Weak AC

2018-08-28 Thread MG via Mercedes
does that have the same type of heater valve as the w123? If so could that be bad? MG Meade Dillon via Mercedes wrote: Here's another weird data point that may be a clue. After sitting at idle for about 30 minutes I finally get my daughter in the car / buckled up and then back out onto

Re: [MBZ] White Whale Plan of Attack: Weak AC

2018-08-28 Thread MG via Mercedes
Yes and it works quite well. 42 to 45 out of the center vents with outside temp at 92 going down the road. In town stop and go only about 50 to 60 with the radiator fan going all the time and seeing outside front bumper temps running up to 98 and sometimes above. MG Scott Ritchey via

Re: [MBZ] White Whale Plan of Attack: Weak AC

2018-08-26 Thread MG via Mercedes
BTW I don't do bars. Drinks cost too much and then I have to worry about the cost of getting home. Much better to buy a bottle at the ABC and then drink at home. Watch TV listen to music, get a lap dance from the ol'lady. What's not to like. Craig via Mercedes wrote: On Sat, 25 Aug 2018

Re: [MBZ] Low E Finnish diesel substitute made from animal fats

2018-08-16 Thread MG via Mercedes
You just have to read it right. The carbon coming out of the tail pipe from burning petro diesel is 'new' carbon being added to the air. The carbon coming out of the tail pipe when burning the animal fat converted diesel was in the air already, been taken out of the air by plants which were

Re: [MBZ] '87 126 striker plate screw

2018-08-13 Thread MG via Mercedes
That plate is also loose like that to allow you to adjust the striker plate for correct contact before tightening the screws all the way. Dan--- via Mercedes wrote: The plate is captured behind the striker and will not fall into the void. With all the screws out you might have to use a

Re: [MBZ] '87 126 striker plate screw

2018-08-12 Thread MG via Mercedes
I've done that three times. Maybe I just was lucky but each time the threaded part of the screw just came out with my fingers turning it. Use a drill bit just larger then the threaded part of the screw. Stop when the head falls off. Take the plate off and unscrew the stub by hand. The

Re: [MBZ] I'm in lust

2018-08-09 Thread MG via Mercedes
Nice but too modern. Randy Bennell via Mercedes wrote: http://playswithcars.com/?p=219 RB On 08/08/2018 8:08 AM, MG via Mercedes wrote: Just for the cool factor. Wish the TD had this instead of the little roof hole it has. https://bringatrailer.com/listing/1963-studebaker-wagonaire

Re: [MBZ] I'm in lust

2018-08-08 Thread MG via Mercedes
... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O3pYwSAjO7I On Wed, Aug 8, 2018 at 8:05 AM MG via Mercedes wrote: Just for the cool factor. Wish the TD had this instead of the little roof hole it has. https://bringatrailer.com/listing/1963-studebaker-wagonaire/ And it's right up the road from me. MG

[MBZ] I'm in lust

2018-08-08 Thread MG via Mercedes
Just for the cool factor. Wish the TD had this instead of the little roof hole it has. https://bringatrailer.com/listing/1963-studebaker-wagonaire/ And it's right up the road from me. MG ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

Re: [MBZ] Replacing my W123 LF door seal

2018-07-31 Thread MG via Mercedes
That's what I have on two of my cars. Haven't had any problems yet. More then five years so far on the first one. Also used their front windshield seal on the TD. That has been fine for the three years so far. MG Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes wrote: I'm shopping for a replacement for

Re: [MBZ] OT - pickup un-loader

2018-07-23 Thread MG via Mercedes
I haven't used one but it has always impressed me as being unusable in the real world because of too much friction and not enough strength of materials. My inclination for drum handling would be https://www.northerntool.com/shop/tools/product_200673817_200673817 in conjunction with something

Re: [MBZ] Key head question for 1983 300TD

2018-07-20 Thread MG via Mercedes
Be creative, make a wooden head for it. Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes wrote: I need one of these but they are uber pricey. Is there any way to disassemble an existing key head on a key I no longer need without destroying it? I have fiddled around with a small flathead screwdriver but fear

Re: [MBZ] OT whinging

2018-07-16 Thread MG via Mercedes
When did it quit? As you started up the ramp to the trailer or as you tried to get it out of wherever you keep it? When does it quit now? On flat level ground or as you go up the ramp? Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes wrote: After about 3 hours of screwing around with this riding mower I have

Re: [MBZ] Test?

2018-07-10 Thread MG via Mercedes
for the heavier stuff when I want to knock the woods back a bit. Randy Bennell via Mercedes wrote: Maybe, you just need a bigger tractor? RB On 09/07/2018 4:07 PM, MG via Mercedes wrote: Ain't that the truth. Still, makes for a nice quiet place to live. Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes wrote

Re: [MBZ] Test?

2018-07-09 Thread MG via Mercedes
Ain't that the truth. Still, makes for a nice quiet place to live. Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes wrote: As my granddaddy would say, “ too much to mow, not enough to farm” --R Sent from iPhone On Jul 8, 2018, at 4:48 PM, MG via Mercedes wrote: Spent 5 hours on the tractor mowing the lawn

Re: [MBZ] Test?

2018-07-08 Thread MG via Mercedes
Spent 5 hours on the tractor mowing the lawn. MG ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to: http://mail.okiebenz.com/mailman/listinfo/mercedes_okiebenz.com

Re: [MBZ] Last 240 Trip

2018-07-05 Thread MG via Mercedes
yeah but you would have to cut a bunch of it away to get to the charger part. Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes wrote: It would be a good starter tombstone. On Thu, Jul 5, 2018 at 10:33 AM, Curt Raymond wrote: You looking to buy a cemetery? -Curt On Thursday, July 5, 2018, 10:09:23 AM EDT,

Re: [MBZ] r4 compressors in 123

2018-06-25 Thread MG via Mercedes
I have one that has been going for over 4 years now. Bought it new and when I told the guy it was for a Mercedes he took the bolts out and 'turned' it so the oil pickup would be on the bottom. He said that otherwise it wouldn't last for more then a few months down here in FL. I use the test

[MBZ] Dropped messages

2018-06-21 Thread MG via Mercedes
Looks like I'm not getting some of the list messages either. Only got 5 of the 7, including the latest from Andrew. MG ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

Re: [MBZ] 126 acc vaccum

2018-06-18 Thread MG via Mercedes
Why not get new diaphragms from http://www.perfanalysis.com/ . I did that with my 123 and it was easy to do. The only hard part was getting the pods out and back in. Still haven't done the center one because it would need taking the dash out and I'm not up to that right now. The

Re: [MBZ] OT: HTML is bad for Email

2018-05-30 Thread MG via Mercedes
You might try setting your list preferences to receive all email in text only form. Works for me. Curt Raymond via Mercedes wrote: Doesn't seem like it, no. Yahoo supposedly replies in whatever format the incoming email is. The list then seems to mis-interpret that... -Curt On

Re: [MBZ] 300CD wanted

2018-05-25 Thread MG via Mercedes
Yeah but you have to come to Fl to get it. Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes wrote: I like projects Sent from my iPhone On May 25, 2018, at 8:53 AM, MG via Mercedes <mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: Only if he wants a project. Dwight Giles via Mercedes wrote: Anybody know of one for s

Re: [MBZ] 300CD wanted

2018-05-25 Thread MG via Mercedes
Only if he wants a project. Dwight Giles via Mercedes wrote: Anybody know of one for sale? I have a friend looking for one. Dwight Giles Jr. 1982 300CD 2005 E320 4matic Wickford RI ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

Re: [MBZ] Here's a good solution to excess disposable income

2018-05-17 Thread MG via Mercedes
That would probably have been on Archer road where Butler Plaza shopping center is now. The whole area is all built up with 6 lanes of traffic. Looks ugly. archer75--- via Mercedes wrote: There was once a flying club near the University of Florida at a small field. The members would crack the

[MBZ] steelie hub cap

2018-05-13 Thread MG via Mercedes
someone may need this https://www.ebay.com/itm/1-1975-1985-Genuine-Mercedes-300D-Hub-Cap-Wheel-Cover-Black/162901638642?hash=item25edb1bdf2:g:5gYAAOSwNMVag8Ey ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To

Re: [MBZ] May sell 240D and 300D

2018-05-13 Thread MG via Mercedes
~ On Sat, 12 May 2018 14:31:19 -0400 (EDT) Mitch Haley wrote: On May 12, 2018 at 2:23 PM MG via Mercedes <mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: What do they look like? To me centric is a generic term for wheels that have a center hole that fits on the center ring of the brak

Re: [MBZ] Aluminum Steelies

2018-05-12 Thread MG via Mercedes
%3D5f6963db25534177aa5c100556e8644c%26pid%3D100752%26rk%3D4%26rkt%3D6%26sd%3D202292131506%26itm%3D202292133361&_trksid=p2047675.c100752.m1982 Mitch Haley via Mercedes wrote: On May 12, 2018 at 2:23 PM MG via Mercedes <mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: What do they look like? To me centric is a ge

Re: [MBZ] Aluminum Steelies

2018-05-12 Thread MG via Mercedes
What do they look like? To me centric is a generic term for wheels that have a center hole that fits on the center ring of the brake disk. All the shock of the road is then transferred through that rather then the lug bolts as in some other cars. G Mann via Mercedes wrote: Nothing defines a

Re: [MBZ] Aluminum Steelies

2018-05-12 Thread MG via Mercedes
I'd have to agree with you if all you can get is the Bundts. Personally I like the Basketweave wheels that AMG used to put on the w123s. Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes wrote: I respectfully disagree. The bundt wheels are more modern and better looking on any Mercedes built after 1973. The

Re: [MBZ] SD card format question

2018-05-07 Thread MG via Mercedes
It was a Samsung Evo. Mitch Haley via Mercedes wrote: On May 7, 2018 at 4:06 PM MG via Mercedes <mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: Could be but the packaging said 256Gb and the card said 128Gb. Sounds fake to me. Was the packaging allegedly for a major name brand like Sandisk?

Re: [MBZ] OT best new washer dryer

2018-05-07 Thread MG via Mercedes
BTW that record was not beaten by a steam engined car till 2009. Not bad. Randy Bennell via Mercedes wrote: My recollection is that he was clocked at 90 mph on the Hollywood Freeway. RB On 07/05/2018 2:11 PM, OK Don via Mercedes wrote: If you count the time it took to get it started in an

Re: [MBZ] OT best new washer dryer

2018-05-07 Thread MG via Mercedes
He needs to speed up some. In 1906 the steamer set a record of 127.7 mph for the mile on Daytona beach. Randy Bennell via Mercedes wrote: My recollection is that he was clocked at 90 mph on the Hollywood Freeway. RB On 07/05/2018 2:11 PM, OK Don via Mercedes wrote: If you count the time it

Re: [MBZ] SD card format question

2018-05-07 Thread MG via Mercedes
Could be but the packaging said 256Gb and the card said 128Gb. I did order a 256Gb card. That was the reason I asked for a refund. Randy Bennell via Mercedes wrote: Maybe not so much a rip off as just defective? RB On 07/05/2018 2:58 PM, MG via Mercedes wrote: I did do it direct in the port

Re: [MBZ] SD card format question

2018-05-07 Thread MG via Mercedes
I did do it direct in the port not in a usb adapter. I did download the SD format tool and it showed the same thing. Makes me more inclined to believe it is a ripoff. Got it on Ebay but my money was refunded when I complained. Max Dillon via Mercedes wrote: Are you mounting the card as an SD

Re: [MBZ] SD card format question

2018-05-07 Thread MG via Mercedes
That was my thought also Mitch Haley via Mercedes wrote: Makes me wonder if the 128 is really a cheap Chinese 32 with 128 printed on the outside of it. ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or

Re: [MBZ] SD card format question

2018-05-07 Thread MG via Mercedes
I > tried it on win10 and on XP. Another card which says 32Gb on it will only > format at 27Gb. Very confusing. M. Mitchell Marmel via Mercedes wrote: What OS are you using? On Mon, May 7, 2018 at 11:26 AM, MG via Mercedes <mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: Anyone have any idea why

[MBZ] SD card format question

2018-05-07 Thread MG via Mercedes
Anyone have any idea why an 128Gb SD card will only format at 28.9Gb? I tried it on win10 and on XP. Another car which says 32Gb on it will only format at 27Gb. Very confusing. MG ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

Re: [MBZ] OT - Pressure Washer Surface Cleaners

2018-05-07 Thread MG via Mercedes
Yep. I got one of those round scrubbers a few years ago. Love the way it works. Much quicker on large flat surfaces then either the regular nozzles or those turbo things that pulse in a small circle. That does work better though on engines as it seems to hit at a few different angles as you

Re: [MBZ] Engine That Uses Gas and Diesel

2018-05-04 Thread MG via Mercedes
a different transmission, I forget which one and also HID headlights when they rebuilt some and when they built the newer ones. They cruise down the highway right nice now. Scott Ritchey via Mercedes wrote: Diesel or JP8, as I recall. On Thu, May 3, 2018, 11:48 MG via Mercedes <merce

Re: [MBZ] Engine That Uses Gas and Diesel

2018-05-03 Thread MG via Mercedes
From my memory it was a 6.2 GM diesel. MG Jim Cathey via Mercedes wrote: I believe the Hummer (H1?) had a multi-fuel engine. -- Jim ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery

Re: [MBZ] Them tars

2018-04-30 Thread MG via Mercedes
where is that and do you know if it is in any other manuals. I don't have the 124 manual so I will have to fing the pages that have the info on them. MG Craig via Mercedes wrote: On Mon, 30 Apr 2018 16:58:59 + Karl Wittnebel via Mercedes wrote: Anybody have some

Re: [MBZ] Missing Tires

2018-04-27 Thread MG via Mercedes
Don't know if FedEx does it or not. Wouldn't help me very much anyway as my phone doesn't do text messages and the computer isn't on line all the time. MG Mitch Haley via Mercedes wrote: I've signed up for text message updates from USPS and UPS, does FedEx do it too? Usually, but now always,

Re: [MBZ] OT BUFF sighting

2018-04-27 Thread MG via Mercedes
Took a ride on that with my granddaughter a few years ago. She was about 7 or 8 at the time. It was a blast! MG archer75--- via Mercedes wrote: A "wild" plane recently came to a field near here in North Central Florida and gave people rides for ($100?). Riders were warned that they couldn't

Re: [MBZ] Missing Tires

2018-04-27 Thread MG via Mercedes
are and find us. May be that they have a database with locations and directions that is available to them. MG Craig via Mercedes wrote: On Thu, 26 Apr 2018 18:30:00 -0400 MG via Mercedes <mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: Yeah I know. Up till now they mostly came up to the house. This is the firs

Re: [MBZ] Missing Tires

2018-04-26 Thread MG via Mercedes
It must be a new guy then because the last three going back something like 4-5 years have not been too bad at bringing the stuff to the house. Well except for every once in a while when stuff was left at the gate. Before that we didn't get new drivers except in 6-7 years or longer. MG Dan

Re: [MBZ] Missing Tires

2018-04-26 Thread MG via Mercedes
’ tall knocked over into the driveway. I managed to get by it, next day got out the chainsaw to it. I don’t even know... --R Sent from iPhone On Apr 26, 2018, at 3:35 PM, MG via Mercedes <mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: I can't believe this. I had to replace two tires on the front of the T

[MBZ] Missing Tires

2018-04-26 Thread MG via Mercedes
I can't believe this. I had to replace two tires on the front of the TD, one of which went bad, big hole, so figured I'd buy two new ones the same kind to make sure it rides right and all. So I expect them and kept up with the shipping. Found out they were out for delivery yesterday. FedEx

Re: [MBZ] OT - Garden Hose Recommendations

2018-04-21 Thread MG via Mercedes
Lowe's has some hoses that are lifetime warranty, Grey with lines on them I think. No 1 daughter bought one a couple of years ago and a few months ago when the dogs made a playtoy of it Lowe's replaced it without question. Might take a look at them. MG Dan Penoff via Mercedes wrote: I’ve

Re: [MBZ] Good Deals?

2018-04-19 Thread MG via Mercedes
Right That sounds like what I couldn't place. It sure is a nice car. If it was diesel I would be all over it. MG Mitch Haley via Mercedes wrote: On April 19, 2018 at 8:20 PM MG via Mercedes <mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: wasn't the Sportline supposed to have a special suspension

Re: [MBZ] Good Deals?

2018-04-19 Thread MG via Mercedes
wasn't the Sportline supposed to have a special suspension setup with slightly lowered springs and possibly stiffer swaybars. MG Dan Penoff via Mercedes wrote: So is there anything valuable about the Sportline? I’m sort of intrigued by the car since it’s a stick and a Sportline, but being a

Re: [MBZ] fuel prices?

2018-04-16 Thread MG via Mercedes
Gone from $2.75 to $2.95 and more around here. NC Fl. MG ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to: http://mail.okiebenz.com/mailman/listinfo/mercedes_okiebenz.com

Re: [MBZ] OT high achievement yesterday

2018-04-16 Thread MG via Mercedes
Of course not. He ain't stupid. After all what can you see from 50-60 feet up? Dan Penoff via Mercedes wrote: I used to work with a guy who was the same way. Big guy, maybe 300 pounds but 6’6”. Deathly afraid of heights, wouldn’t even get on a stepladder. We had a job to service a

Re: [MBZ] For MG

2018-03-30 Thread MG via Mercedes
that they run 4. That's probably why 4 engines stick in my mind. MG via Mercedes wrote: that's a small one only had something like 4 crew members I believe. Once rode on one of the slightly larger ones LCI(L) that ran 4 big diesel engines hooked to two screws. There were originally 5 or 6

Re: [MBZ] For MG

2018-03-30 Thread MG via Mercedes
Mercedes wrote: Big band and dances in period clothing are neat too. Not too many people that have their own landing craft and a volunteer army to staff it. MG via Mercedes <mailto:mercedes@okiebenz.com> March 29, 2018 at 6:03 PM Thanks for the link. It has a very nice bunch of equ

Re: [MBZ] For MG

2018-03-29 Thread MG via Mercedes
Thanks for the link. It has a very nice bunch of equipment there. SIL not too much into that stuff but I did forward to #1 daughter. MG Curley McLain via Mercedes wrote: Your SIL might already know about this place, but if not, it is a very interesting website. http://www.robertsarmory.com

Re: [MBZ] Custom 123 bumper

2018-03-20 Thread MG via Mercedes
"Includes hand crank" MG OK Don via Mercedes wrote: I wonder what power it needs - - - On Mon, Mar 19, 2018 at 6:50 PM, Craig via Mercedes wrote: Yeah, but what you really need is this: https://albuquerque.craigslist.org/hvo/d/airplane-

Re: [MBZ] Checker Wagon on BAT

2018-03-06 Thread MG via Mercedes
Was that the one that had the 1-2 shift in one position and a 2-3 shift in another, with a clutch to get it in gear from a stop but after that you didn't need the clutch? tyee165 via Mercedes wrote: Has anyone ever seen a powerglide called a dual range transmission Sent from my Galaxy Tab®

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