Re: [MBZ] Going to ABQ

2021-02-25 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
On 2021-02-25 21:45, Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes wrote: Unfortunately I work remote and have no idea who these people are or where they work.  They basically moved over from the company we bought. I know a guy near ABQ who can sell you a Kenworth and a furniture van...

Re: [MBZ] battery charging question

2021-02-21 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
On 2021-02-19 23:31, Scott Ritchey via Mercedes wrote: I've never used either so cannot comment. From long term use I can recommend Battery Minder. The cheap chargers may be fine (and the brand names probably cost no more to manufacture) but why take a chance unless you want to bet your battery

Re: [MBZ] Here's your chance 2006 Maybach 62

2021-02-21 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
On 2021-02-21 11:38, Floyd Thursby via Mercedes wrote: https://carsandbids.com/auctions/KPxeB77N/2006-maybach-62 Love the color, especially the fact it's not black. But, alas, for $80k I'll have to leave it to the fat cats to bid on... ___

Re: [MBZ] Driven in (Comfort Mode) is very SMOOTH is more for your wife or daughter it gives it a comfortable feel!!!!!

2021-02-20 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
On 2021-02-20 10:57, Dan Penoff via Mercedes wrote: What’s with the gaps between the front bumper and the hood? There’s something amiss there, those are some serious panel gaps. title status: rebuilt ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

Re: [MBZ] 1996 Mercedes Benz S Class (Long Wheel Base) with Only 110, 000 miles - $12, 500 (Charlotte)

2021-02-20 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
On 2021-02-20 10:38, Dan Penoff via Mercedes wrote: If it’s an S420, and I believe it is, it doesn’t have SLS or ADS. ADS was an option, but very, very rare. Those wheels are an abomination. My '97 420 has SLS (optional) and ASR. And HID lights (optional).

Re: [MBZ] looks like a finished runner Classic 1929 Mercedes Gazelle kit car. - $3, 000 (Jacksonville)

2021-02-20 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
I can say 'sold'... On 2021-02-20 10:40, Dan Penoff via Mercedes wrote: Can you say “shabby”? Those wheels take a lot away from the car. Even some cheap “fake” wire wheel covers would dress it up far better. -D On Feb 20, 2021, at 10:36 AM, Floyd Thursby via Mercedes wrote:

Re: [MBZ] 2003 sprinter - $7,500

2021-02-20 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
Why am I thinking of 11 long haired friends of Jesus right about now? I blame it on McCall. ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

Re: [MBZ] Opium dreams -- 1999 Mercedes Benz E-300 - $4, 395 (Lenoir, NC)

2021-02-20 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
On 2021-02-20 17:01, Floyd Thursby via Mercedes wrote: https://hickory.craigslist.org/ctd/d/lenoir-1999-mercedes-benz-300/7280259360.html Midnight blue over mushroom? I've got a 1999 320 wagon that color. ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

Re: [MBZ] 2008 GL450, 150k miles - $7,599

2021-02-19 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
On 2021-02-19 16:23, Floyd Thursby via Mercedes wrote: looks nice, I wonder what the underneath looks like.  And no tow package Is that one of the ones that needs a nanny killer to tow stuff? ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

Re: [MBZ] battery charging question

2021-02-19 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
On 2021-02-18 18:02, Allan Streib via Mercedes wrote: I should probably pick up some battery minders. Harbor Fright has 12V float chargers for $9. Any good? 1. they die after a couple years of frequent use. 2. they claim to be regulated, but aren't. Can easily push a battery over 14V once

Re: [MBZ] battery charging question

2021-02-19 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
On 2021-02-19 09:02, Curt Raymond via Mercedes wrote: We had a Harbor Freight battery charger, a larger one, 10a maybe, at camp. My dad bought a heavy little transformer charger, I think 6A. I think it was about a year old when I was looking for something to charge his lawnmower and he told

Re: [MBZ] 606 on the roof?

2021-02-19 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
On 2021-02-19 11:40, Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes wrote: Or put it in the back of the wagon and make a panic stop and it flys forward and takes your head off. Passed a semi this morning hauling 25 tons of what looked like freeway overpass I beams on an open flatbed, no front on the trailer,

Re: [MBZ] OT why Texas has gone dark

2021-02-18 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
On 2021-02-18 05:50, Jim Cathey via Mercedes wrote: I am rather concerned that the current reliance on 'cloud computing' is the same thing. Especially as certain unnamed players in the network infrastructure business seemed hell-bent on moving to it as the future of their product lines.

Re: [MBZ] More heat pump

2021-02-18 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
On 2021-02-18 01:02, Scott Ritchey via Mercedes wrote: Odd. The gas heat/electric AC units I've had in the past had the AC coils upstream the fire box. I thought that was standard. Seems like in the summer you want the relative humidity booster (evap coil) downstream of your blower and

Re: [MBZ] pure ignorance

2021-02-18 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
On 2021-02-17 23:06, Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes wrote: He was advised this has been done many times with not so good results, yet the dummy has to learn the lesson himself.  It is just unbelievable how completely moronic people are these days. Why'd you name your son Lerman? Anyway, post

Re: [MBZ] More heat pump

2021-02-17 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
On 2021-02-17 15:15, Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes wrote: They do sell dual fuel models that have a gas furnace built in. I have a typical propane and A/C system, except I installed a heat pump instead of A/C. Updraft furnace, with an A coil on top for refrigerant, typical looking condenser

Re: [MBZ] OT: Here Is Why Texas Is Dark

2021-02-17 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
On 2021-02-17 19:25, Dan Penoff via Mercedes wrote: “Js”? I think that's a reference to the Jackass party, as opposed to the Elephant party. ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change

Re: [MBZ] wood stoves

2021-02-17 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
On 2021-02-17 21:43, Curt Raymond via Mercedes wrote: Actually what I was thinking of were glass fireplaces that had doors on opposite sides so it'd look like two different rooms had fireplaces... -Curt Ours didn't have doors, just screens/steel curtains. Not good for efficiency, but better

Re: [MBZ] wood stoves

2021-02-17 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
In the early 1970s, we lived in a DIY built house. One thing the owner/builder did that I never saw anyplace else was a huge brick fireplace in the middle of the wall between the living room and the dining room. It was open on both sides, so you could enjoy the fire in either room. I can

Re: [MBZ] OT: Here Is Why Texas Is Dark

2021-02-17 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
On 2021-02-17 17:45, OK Don via Mercedes wrote: There has been an undercurrent of Texit since the civil war. That was my thought. But I wonder if their grid independence streak is based on that afternoon about 15 years ago, when darn near the whole grid shut itself down, and nobody could

Re: [MBZ] Heat pump question

2021-02-16 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
On 2021-02-16 10:58, Curt Raymond via Mercedes wrote: I've got a 1200w 2 stroke generator that has never been used "in anger". It outputs 12v also which can be handy.It would be super useful for you now as it would easily run your blower and just sip fuel. Its supposed to run 8 hours at half

Re: [MBZ] Propane

2021-02-16 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
I assume they already have the propane kits installed, as there has never been NG at that site? They're used, and apparently were used where they are now? ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe

Re: [MBZ] OT - Carvana & Others

2021-02-14 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
On 2021-02-14 14:10, Rick Knoble via Mercedes wrote: Probably gone by now, but if not it would be a good flip candidate. I doubt Dan wants anything from the rust belt. Tried contacting him, was reminded that he sold it when he bought a big white Silverado.

Re: [MBZ] OT - Carvana & Others

2021-02-14 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
My receptionist (68 year old geezer) sold his 1990ish S10 EL and bought a somewhat loaded looking dark green 4x4 Ranger a couple of years ago. I don't recall the details, I just saw it parked in front of a house with a for sale sign on it, thought 'somebody should buy that, it looks great',

Re: [MBZ] OT - Carvana & Others

2021-02-14 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
Too bad all the rental companies were dumping cars last summer, they'd sell them easily today. ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

Re: [MBZ] Some of the things you might see on 123 fakebook

2021-02-13 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
Thousands of HP makes for lots of tire smoke... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VEdlbv9xFlE But that's nothing compared to the other way... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MjNWzPfGWrU ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

Re: [MBZ] Some of the things you might see on 123 fakebook

2021-02-13 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
On 2021-02-13 21:03, Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes wrote: Try this A. M. Booth is grateful to not have lived to see that picture. ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options

Re: [MBZ] 2011 Mercedes Benz C300 4matic Battery Recommendation

2021-02-07 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
On 2021-02-07 10:23, Meade Dillon via Mercedes wrote: I checked for an H9 at our Mt. Plastic Costco, they didn't have it in stock but could get it pretty quick. I think I'm going to need one soon for The White Whale, maybe I'll try that route. They're not Megatron, they're not Megatron

Re: [MBZ] RF fender marker -- 1991 Mercedes E300D TurboDiesel - $4, 500

2021-02-07 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
On 2021-02-07 12:08, Floyd Thursby via Mercedes wrote: https://raleigh.craigslist.org/cto/d/clayton-1991-mercedes-e300d-turbodiesel/7273805906.html My bumper has a hood star! ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

Re: [MBZ] M117 chain tensioner priming

2021-02-07 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
So the tensioner doesn't have a ratchet on it? If I didn't want it to start, I'd disable the fuel supply before I'd disable the ignition. No reason to pour fuel in it you don't intend to burn IMO. ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

Re: [MBZ] it’s lemon Manufacturing buy back from the Mercedes 2017 Mercedes GTSAMG - $85,900 (Charlotte)

2021-02-04 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
On 2021-02-04 14:32, Floyd Thursby via Mercedes wrote: https://charlotte.craigslist.org/cto/d/charlotte-2017-mercedes-gtsamg/7272287088.html Does your 11kmi Mercedes come with the original parts you took off of it? ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search

Re: [MBZ] Sno mobiles

2021-02-02 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
Funny how stuff magically appears to fill any vacant barn space... On 2021-02-02 21:25, Curt Raymond via Mercedes wrote: Was there a link to go with that? I mean, I sure don't need 23 snowmobiles, or do I? -Curt ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list

Re: [MBZ] Sort of OT Car totals

2021-01-31 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
Back in the day, motorcycle racers used to have their magnetos remagnetized periodically. Maybe OKDon could comment from an aircraft perspective. ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change

Re: [MBZ] Sort of OT Car totals

2021-01-31 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
On 2021-01-31 08:01, MG via Mercedes wrote: Still have 18 of them. I really need to haul some to the junkyard. Can we see your cars from outer space, or just the runway? ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/

Re: [MBZ] Sort of OT Car totals

2021-01-30 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
On 2021-01-30 18:12, Curt Raymond via Mercedes wrote: Have the barn in Maine is giving me stupid thoughts. I was actually starting to consider a '49 Chevy dump truck the other night. They want $2500, it runs and looks to be fairly complete. Full jungle growing in the dump bed... Wow, '49 is

Re: [MBZ] OT ? for Andrew

2021-01-30 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
On 2021-01-30 19:06, Dan Penoff via Mercedes wrote: Teachers often come back as substitutes this way. Why they would do it I have no idea. And I used to teach… Friend of mine, math teacher, not accounting/finance teacher, retired about ten years ago. Then he figured out he couldn't pay the

Re: [MBZ] Looks like this might have been a decent rust free wagon before it appears it was lowered

2021-01-30 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
On 2021-01-30 19:55, Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes wrote: Mercedes 300td Wagon Parts Car w123 diesel https://austin.craigslist.org/pts/d/austin-mercedes-300td-wagon-parts-car/7269968546.html Dare you to send that link to Pierre. ___ http://www.okiebenz.com

Re: [MBZ] Sort of OT Car totals

2021-01-30 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
Oops, Allan's list reminded me of the Corolla. Bought it as a project, separated my shoulder a week later, never took the engine out to fix it. Toyota 1. On 2021-01-30 17:40, Mitch Haley via Mercedes wrote: 24. And I've never sold a MBZ. 2 S, 2 C, 2 E, 1 ML, 3 diesel, 4 gas

Re: [MBZ] Sort of OT Car totals

2021-01-30 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
24. And I've never sold a MBZ. 2 S, 2 C, 2 E, 1 ML, 3 diesel, 4 gas. In no particular order: Honda 2 Saab 2 Chevrolet 3 Dodge 3 Chrysler 1 Plymouth 2 Subaru 1 Ford 2 MBZ 7 Saturn 1 ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

Re: [MBZ] OT ? for Andrew

2021-01-30 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
On 2021-01-30 15:23, Dan Penoff via Mercedes wrote: If it’s like Florida, you can’t return for a year after you have started your pension. When you do, you start at the bottom of the scale for whatever position it is that you’re coming back as. In other words, when you factor the (low) pay and

Re: [MBZ] Nice S210 Wagon

2021-01-27 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
But they will (by 1999 anyway) tell you when you're 1.0/1.5/2.0 quarts low on oil. On 2021-01-27 14:11, Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes wrote: I’m not sure about the 202 which came out before the 210, but starting with 210 they did not have oil pressure gauges at all. Not even a sender I don’t

[MBZ] blew the roofs off that neighborhood

2021-01-26 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_ba2wWgc8cU ___ 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] Fwd: 1983 Mercedes SD

2021-01-26 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
"Runs great but won't start"? ___ 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] Fwd: 2002 Mercedes S430

2021-01-26 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
On 2021-01-26 15:59, Bob Rentfro via Mercedes wrote: Should I be on this like a hobo on a hot dog? Clay just loooves those early W220s. The suspension is great when it's working properly. ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

Re: [MBZ] Buffalo?

2021-01-26 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
On 2021-01-26 14:54, Curt Raymond via Mercedes wrote: If I could shoot three or four Lantern Lab videos beforehand I'd definitely be down for a few days in a hotel. It'd have to be a nice hotel though and my dine-in budget would have to be significant. Shoot the Lantern Lab videos in the

Re: [MBZ] 240D linkage parts

2021-01-26 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
On 2021-01-26 13:39, Jaime Kopchinski via Mercedes wrote: My 80 has the version with a level (lever?) on the valve cover that has an integrated piece of rubber (which was later moved to the firewall). That piece is NLA, and mine is starting to tear. Might have to enlist the 3D printer in a

Re: [MBZ] Initial thoughts of 240D was Re: Instrument cluster Fuse?

2021-01-26 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
On 2021-01-25 14:15, Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes wrote: *Or splurge and buy single (long) gauges with the plastic handles, which makes it even easier.* I've seen those and was blown away. Only for the Truly Spoiled. Used to be able to buy 12" replacement blades for Snap-On feeler gauges

Re: [MBZ] Tire pressure sensors

2021-01-25 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
The aftermarket sensors come in two flavors, car-specific and programmable. The programmable ones are more expensive, and you need a $100 gizmo to set them up, but AFAIK they fit everything. My local Farm Bureau sells some brand I never heard of, programmable, for $55. That way they only have

Re: [MBZ] 2007 R320 CDI w/deer collsion damage - $3,000

2021-01-24 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
On 2021-01-24 17:17, Allan Streib via Mercedes wrote: Just noticed that it's a salvage title. Maybe more damage than photos show, or prior accident history. My ML came with a Michigan clean title. The Copart sticker on the windshield said Farmer's Insurance Comprehensive. It also had a broken

Re: [MBZ] Initial thoughts of 240D was Re: Instrument cluster Fuse?

2021-01-24 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
On 2021-01-24 12:27, OK Don via Mercedes wrote: Strange - the odometer in the 300D 2.5T I bought from you died on the trip home as well - seems to be a trend. Coincidence, or you guys are resetting the trip meter as you go down the freeway after a fillup?

Re: [MBZ] Kirkland Oil

2021-01-24 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
Bob Rentfro via Mercedes wrote: I saw the gasser and the diesel types were on sale but I can’t recall ever doing them in my Costco. I know one of the five biggest oil distributors in the country. SuperTech (wally), Kirkland, MobilOne, Quaker State Gold, he says it's essentially identical

Re: [MBZ] Instrument cluster Fuse?

2021-01-24 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
In a 240D, not too much to worry about with today's speed limits. Petal to the medal unless you seem to be going faster than everybody else. Fuel up every five hours. And pray the oil pressure gauge doesn't drop to zero. Too bad about that Italian tune-up the car didn't get. Didn't Klebbie check

Re: [MBZ] Anyone near Muskegon?

2021-01-23 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
On 2021-01-23 12:18, OK Don via Mercedes wrote: I saw this one at an aircraft parts auction a few months ago: https://1drv.ms/u/s!AkNRsEJYFZWhbmdlN_fFCJVn8JA?e=S9IbRd How old is that thing? Those mirrors are an abomination, but years ago they all looked like that. In the last decade or so

Re: [MBZ] Trip to Okie Acres

2021-01-23 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
On 2021-01-23 12:20, OK Don via Mercedes wrote: Schnecke - german for snail. Snook's Schnecke? ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

Re: [MBZ] Trip to Okie Acres

2021-01-23 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
On 2021-01-23 12:04, Dan Penoff via Mercedes wrote: You should have deadheaded on one of the FedEx flights into Tulsa. Wilson! ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options

Re: [MBZ] Anyone near Muskegon?

2021-01-23 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
Mike Esh is somewhat close to the fuse, but I don't believe he's that weird. He's very close to the ML, but I know he isn't that stupid. ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery

[MBZ] The Name's Goldfinger. Auric Goldfinger

2021-01-22 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
OK, which one of you guys lives on Ripple Ln in Hampton Cove?___ 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

[MBZ] OT: swamp creatures

2021-01-22 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zPB3DWvIF98 ___ 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

[MBZ] Red Pagoda

2021-01-22 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
So, what's a nicely restored Pagoda worth these days? https://bringatrailer.com/listing/1968-mercedes-benz-280sl-22/ I can believe a six digit 280SL, but what's up with these 1990s Land Rovers? https://bringatrailer.com/listing/1992-land-rover-the-landrovers-110-oakwood-edition/

Re: [MBZ] Crack?

2021-01-22 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
On 2021-01-21 22:16, Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes wrote: Isn't that wicked rare? Is it rare, or just homemade? ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

[MBZ] M112 steering reservoir seal

2021-01-22 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
For those who been there done that, how does one remove the reservoir and replace the seal? ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

Re: [MBZ] needs PS pump or rack? 1999 Mercedes-Benz E-Class E 320 Sedan 4D, $1, 500

2021-01-21 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
In other news, Hella coil packs for M112 come in yellow Hella boxes that say 'Made in China'. The good news is I paid something like $23 each, when my memory says six of them used to cost about $400. On 2021-01-21 14:23, Allan Streib via Mercedes wrote: I bought a Rein coolant tank for my

Re: [MBZ] needs PS pump or rack? 1999 Mercedes-Benz E-Class E 320 Sedan 4D, $1, 500

2021-01-21 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
I just received my Rein power steering tank and seal. Box says made in China. Tank and cap/dipstick have absolutely no markings on them at all, not even a mold 'clock' for date stamp. Feels sturdy, has a white baffle in the tank and the bolt hole has a steel reinforcement in it, but it's

Re: [MBZ] rear quarter panel w123 wagon

2021-01-21 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
On 2021-01-21 09:33, Meade Dillon via Mercedes wrote: You need procedure 63-300 from Volume 2 of the 123 Service Manual, which has lots of great pictures of where all the welds are and where to cut etc. I'd highly recommend you try to get a paper copy of both Vol1 and Vol2 of the "Service

Re: [MBZ] Serious question that does not need to turn into a political baby fest

2021-01-21 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
On 2021-01-20 23:19, Rick Knoble via Mercedes wrote: Bring it to Okie talk gentlemen. This thread is dead. So, the thread's run its course, and there's nobody here who thought of a single good thing to say about Joe? The best we can do is say 'I can't tell you why I voted for Joe, but Joe

Re: [MBZ] Serious question that does not need to turn into a political baby fest

2021-01-20 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
"undoing everything the last president did." On 2021-01-20 19:40, Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes wrote: What is that going to do? Sent from my iPhone On Jan 20, 2021, at 6:31 PM, Mitch Haley via Mercedes wrote: JUST IN - President Biden has signed the executive order for the US

Re: [MBZ] Serious question that does not need to turn into a political baby fest

2021-01-20 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
JUST IN - President Biden has signed the executive order for the US to rejoin the Paris Agreement on climate change. On 2021-01-20 19:27, Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes wrote: Crickets. I asked the same thing on Facebook and no real answers. Mostly just about undoing everything the last president

Re: [MBZ] You know what I learned after almost a year?

2021-01-20 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
On 2021-01-20 15:12, Randy Bennell via Mercedes wrote: I am surprised that some of you folks are not using satellite radio. Whenever I get a free trial, it's always the same thing, at least on the decades channels: Wow, I haven't heard that song in 30 years. Then, wow, I haven't heard that

Re: [MBZ] Kaleb needs this

2021-01-20 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
Isn't Amphicar synonymous with rust bucket? Even the ones that did one lap of the lake before getting permanently parked in the garage had the chance to get rusty. ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To

Re: [MBZ] might be interesting

2021-01-19 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
Which brings us back to government/charity think: free money beats no money. About 20 years ago, a local fire chief signed a contract with telemarketers. The telemarketers did all the work, and at the end of the campaign they'd cut a check to the FD for 4% of the gross. Which was all well and

Re: [MBZ] 123 Tires and OT Truck Tire Questions

2021-01-19 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
On 2021-01-19 09:10, Jaime Kopchinski via Mercedes wrote: I run 195/70R14 Michelin Defenders on all my W123s, and all my other 14" cars for that matter. The original size is 175R14 on a 240D, which is much taller than 175/70R14. 195 70 14 is quite close and fits well. Plus, they're actually

Re: [MBZ] might be interesting

2021-01-18 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
On 2021-01-18 19:51, Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes wrote: Too bad you have to have a dealers license or use a broker for TN https://www.copart.com/lot/53868750/clean-title-1985-mercedes-benz-500-sel-tn-memphis Around here, the donation places don't want to mess with retitling, so they just

[MBZ] OT: stackbarrel shotguns

2021-01-18 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
OF Mossberg and Sons, purveyors of budget friendly firearms, introduce some potentially nice shotguns with black walnut furniture. $700 MSRP field grade, $1000 gold reserve.

Re: [MBZ] OT Anyone know/use Signal?

2021-01-18 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
On 2021-01-18 18:21, Rick Knoble via Mercedes wrote: Is PGP any good anymore? Or has a backdoor? Probably "B". What bugs me about bitlocker is M$ won't activate it unless you sign up for a M$ account and let them keep your encryption key for you. The closest I want to having my key out of

Re: [MBZ] OT 1959 Jaguar D-Type, $4, 500 This is a very rear car that will need a full restoration

2021-01-18 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
On 2021-01-18 18:36, Frederick Moir via Mercedes wrote: That is a Mark 8 or Mk 9 Saloon wreck. A "D" type Jaguar is a very successful single seat race car. I had a Mk 9 saloon automajik in the UK. I figured a bent D-Type parts car or SS parts car would be worth a lot more than $5k. Marks are

Re: [MBZ] 123 Tires and OT Truck Tire Questions

2021-01-18 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
On 2021-01-18 16:45, Dan Penoff via Mercedes wrote: There's a set of Michelin snow tires on my1995 E420. They work great. If I were taking over mom's car, I might buy these, but for her I want something less performance and more snow.

Re: [MBZ] OT: 2005 Jetta TDI wagon - $6,450

2021-01-18 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
Hard to find a teenage diesel with 80k miles. On 2021-01-18 14:31, Allan Streib via Mercedes wrote: https://tippecanoe.craigslist.org/cto/d/valparaiso-05-volkswagen-jetta-wagon/7261623604.html ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

Re: [MBZ] 123 Tires and OT Truck Tire Questions

2021-01-18 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
I just looked at Tire Rack. Hankook Kinergy ST and General Altimax RT43 in both 175r70-14 and 185R70. Weren't the originals something like 175R80 or R83? I did a car search at Tire Rack, for 1984 300D they told me 195/70, for 1979 240D they told me 'we don't sell that'. A lot more

Re: [MBZ] Fwd: 1993 Mercedes-Benz 400E (W124)

2021-01-18 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
By 'in the 70s', I meant $70-80k. If Andrew was shopping 400E at 70K, either the 500E was a relative bargain or I misremembered the MSRP on the 500E Quoting Dan Penoff via Mercedes : You’re thinking 500SEL as in W126. The W124 500E was built from 1991 through 1195,

Re: [MBZ] Fwd: 1993 Mercedes-Benz 400E (W124)

2021-01-18 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
I thought the 500E was in the 70s. What was the price difference between 400 and 500? A lot more effort went into building the 500E. Quoting Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes : I was over at HBL (dealership) in Tysons Corner, VA back in the early 90s. They had a 400E on the lot. Sticker price

Re: [MBZ] OT:Medical Alert devices

2021-01-18 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
Lifeline has two meanings. In the context of this thread, it's Philips' medical alert system. In a social welfare context, it's subsidized phone and internet service for the poor. https://www.lifeline.philips.com/medical-alert-systems/gosafe-2.html Quoting Scott Ritchey via Mercedes : My

Re: [MBZ] Somebody needs to buy this

2021-01-17 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
So Donald Esq bought Lt Donald's 240D? Free gallon of Bondo with every purchase? (sorry, bad joke) ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

Re: [MBZ] Somebody needs to buy this

2021-01-17 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
On 2021-01-17 21:04, Donald Snook via Mercedes wrote: I’m glad Rick posted this on the Facebook group! Kaleb and I made a deal! I’m back in the fold with a diesel Mercedes and it’s a manual! 240D? ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

[MBZ] OT:Medical Alert devices

2021-01-17 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
Or, I've fallen and I can't get up! Looking into getting one of these for my mom. Any experience with these things, especially Medical Guardian or GreatCall? ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To

Re: [MBZ] MB pRoN

2021-01-17 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
Sliding thru the snow In a Mercedes Evo... (probably not an Evolution I, more likely a 2.3-16 with an Evo style wing on the back) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YBoLW1RTE0Y ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

Re: [MBZ] 07 E320 Blutec (92 KMI) sticks in PARK

2021-01-17 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
No failures since then, or haven't driven it since then? Mitch. On 2021-01-17 14:10, Wilton Strickland via Mercedes wrote: Indy MBtech R/R'd brake light sw coupla days ago. We''ll see. ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

Re: [MBZ] OT Newport Caddy donk Don't be hatin

2021-01-17 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
Ohh, you guys are talking about a car painted like a pack of Newports? I thought it was a Chrysler Newport... http://classiccardb.com/uploads/postfotos/1970-chrysler-newport-convertible-dodge-plymouth-mopar-ford-chevrolet-buick-amc-11.JPG ___

Re: [MBZ] Drill Bit Set

2021-01-16 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
I've got some old Vermont Americans that can drill out a grade 8 bolt, after the bolt laughs at my 20 year old TiN coated Pittsburgs. I don't know if the new ones are better or worse than the set I bought back then. I think I paid around $30 for the 29pc set. For annealed steel, the HF bits

Re: [MBZ] $900E500 looks pretty good

2021-01-15 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
On 2021-01-15 14:05, Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes wrote: I think I’m going to start a youtuber channel like all these guys do who are making some nice coin, dealing with low-end Benzes. You probably can't generate Hoovie subscriber levels, but you still might get enough viewers to have

Re: [MBZ] OT Joke - What Your Husband Needs

2021-01-15 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
Reminds me of a "husband-wife" joke I heard the other day: So my friend Rocky swung by the house and caught me as I was getting ready to leave to get a few things at the supermarket. He wanted to talk so I told him to hop in with me. Now Rocky is blessed with a cheerful disposition and

Re: [MBZ] OT: solar cells and catpoo jelly

2021-01-15 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
On 2021-01-15 11:06, OK Don via Mercedes wrote: Is it April 1st? if so, somebody expended a lot of effort making it look good. https://www.cell.com/joule/fulltext/S2542-4351(20)30608-5 ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

Re: [MBZ] NC Covid shots

2021-01-15 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
On 2021-01-15 10:26, Rick Knoble via Mercedes wrote: On that note, it's time to get on the NordicTrac. I tried cross country skiing as a teen, couldn't kick properly despite working on it a lot. (see my post in this thread on poliomyelitis earlier this morning) When I was about 25, I

Re: [MBZ] NC Covid shots

2021-01-15 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
I think that's as it should be. The bottlenecks should all be in supply and demand, not in logistics. If there's vaccine and people who want it, you need an efficient operation to put it in them until you run out of people or run out of vaccine. If you run out of vaccine, you're not the

Re: [MBZ] NC Covid shots

2021-01-15 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
Does a swift reaction the first time imply that your body was already prepped to deal with COVID? Mitch. On 2021-01-14 22:53, Karl Wittnebel via Mercedes wrote: personally seeing what Covid did to my sister I am happy to have received a couple of doses even though it did give me the

[MBZ] OT: solar cells and catpoo jelly

2021-01-14 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
https://interestingengineering.com/sprinkling-chili-compound-boosts-solar-cell-efficiency-study-says Researchers have found a rather interesting way of improving solar cells' efficiency and stability with a secret ingredient -- capsaicin, the molecule that makes chili peppers spicy, and to

Re: [MBZ] NC Covid shots

2021-01-14 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
Stockpiled? Which ones have enough shelf life to stockpile? Mitch. On 2021-01-14 22:29, Karl Wittnebel via Mercedes wrote: It's good news, but probably won't matter much until they get more vaccine stockpiled. ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list

Re: [MBZ] 2006 Mercedes E320 Diesel - $4,000

2021-01-14 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
On 2021-01-14 16:48, Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes wrote: I like the color! Unique for a sedan. Needs a 968 or Boxter to park next to it. ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change

Re: [MBZ] 07 E320 Blutec (92 KMI) sticks in PARK

2021-01-14 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
On 2021-01-14 13:49, Rick Knoble via Mercedes wrote: Glad to see you Wilton! Brake switch malfunction. I had the same issue on my W210. There should be a way to override that. I will post what I find. BTW, the brake light switch was about $20 full price from the dealer for my car. Does that

Re: [MBZ] 07 E320 Blutec (92 KMI) sticks in PARK

2021-01-14 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
Does it happen only in freezing weather or at any temp? Mitch. ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

Re: [MBZ] the polarity was reversed on the battery and now sprays wiper fluid when hooked up to power and blares the horn when the key is inserted

2021-01-14 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
On 2021-01-13 16:13, Dan Penoff via Mercedes wrote: I find it difficult to believe that even a car of this vintage doesn’t have some sort of reverse polarity protection on sensitive components/systems. It’s so simple to do. There’s got to be something else that’s causing this… An up an coming

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