Re: [MBZ] OT: truck prices

2021-04-18 Thread Rick Knoble via Mercedes
Maybe for bottom feeder scrap trucks. The semiconductor shortage is still alive and well, and so is the shortage of new vehicles. My understanding is that the display driver chips are what is in short supply. I could be wrong. The lack of new inventory means more demand for near new or vehicles

Re: [MBZ] OT: vaxxed

2021-04-14 Thread Rick Knoble via Mercedes
yesterday, was making less than 1/2 inch groups at 10 meters. Not bad for iron sights... -Curt On Wednesday, April 14, 2021, 3:55:07 PM EDT, Rick Knoble via Mercedes wrote: >Oh no the government is going to track you now! If you use digital electronics (hint: email) the government already

Re: [MBZ] OT: vaxxed

2021-04-14 Thread Rick Knoble via Mercedes
>Oh no the government is going to track you now! If you use digital electronics (hint: email) the government already has the ability to track you. Rick ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or

Re: [MBZ] OT: Paper Airplane

2021-04-14 Thread Rick Knoble via Mercedes
Now that is cool. Rick From: mercedes@okiebenz.com Sent: April 14, 2021 12:20 AM To: mercedes@okiebenz.com Reply-to: mercedes@okiebenz.com Cc: rawil...@eatel.net Subject: [MBZ] OT: Paper Airplane Not your normal paper airplane. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c47kn_Y4y8A

Re: [MBZ] OT Home and auto insurance

2021-04-13 Thread Rick Knoble via Mercedes
>just move the rental house somewhere else and see how it goes Put it up for sale. BTW, I have had State Farm for decades and can't complain. Rick ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change

Re: [MBZ] MELLOW YELLOW! 2003 Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class SLK 230 Roadster 2D, $8, 500

2021-04-13 Thread Rick Knoble via Mercedes
Housing prices and lumber prices being as they are, you may want to pretend it's 2007 again and wait 24 months. I know several people that bought at the peak in 2007-2008 and are still nearly upsidedown thirteen years later. Rick From: mercedes@okiebenz.com Sent: April 13, 2021 11:41 AM To:

Re: [MBZ] OT: Trickle Charger

2021-04-12 Thread Rick Knoble via Mercedes
@okiebenz.com Reply-to: mercedes@okiebenz.com Cc: mi...@mitchellhaley.com Subject: Re: [MBZ] OT: Trickle Charger A year ago, they were $19.99, then $18.99, then 24.99. I lost interest when they got up to $29.99. Have they been over $30 in the interim? Mitch. On 2021-04-12 10:24, Rick Knoble via

[MBZ] OT: Trickle Charger

2021-04-12 Thread Rick Knoble via Mercedes
I recall them being less, but not too bad of a deal.

Re: [MBZ] Bucket loader?

2021-04-11 Thread Rick Knoble via Mercedes
Here are a couple of articles on the subject. https://foodtank.com/news/2021/01/farmers-fight-for-right-to-repair-their-own-equipment/ https://time.com/4828099/farmers-and-apple-fight-over-the-toolbox/ I'm sure as technology marches on, it will become more of an issue (eg. Tesla). Rick

Re: [MBZ] Bucket loader?

2021-04-11 Thread Rick Knoble via Mercedes
No tuners, no parts. Right To Repair legislation is a big deal. Apple and John Deere among a lot of other corporations do their utmost to block it. Rick From: mercedes@okiebenz.com Sent: April 11, 2021 5:56 PM To: mercedes@okiebenz.com Reply-to: mercedes@okiebenz.com Cc: d...@penoff.com

Re: [MBZ] Gotta love MB -- $900E500

2021-04-11 Thread Rick Knoble via Mercedes
> Of course you cheap b@st@rds will want to chisel on me... Yep. Mentally preparing a low ball offer already. Money talks, BS walks. Rick ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery

Re: [MBZ] 1983 300E 130k miles

2021-04-11 Thread Rick Knoble via Mercedes
230E european import. 4 cylinder gas. Rick From: mercedes@okiebenz.com Sent: April 11, 2021 1:57 PM To: mercedes@okiebenz.com Reply-to: mercedes@okiebenz.com Cc: mi...@mitchellhaley.com Subject: Re: [MBZ] 1983 300E 130k miles On 2021-04-11 13:46, Allan Streib via Mercedes wrote: > I think the

Re: [MBZ] MGB?

2021-04-08 Thread Rick Knoble via Mercedes
I would inquire on banned (Chip). Later MGB cars were pretty heavily laden with smog/epa crap. That and the five mph government mandated picnic bench they put out front make it an ugly car. I don't remember if the later cars still had Lucas electrics (Prince of Darkness), but if it does, and

Re: [MBZ] Blood Tests

2021-04-04 Thread Rick Knoble via Mercedes
>Exercise is something I started increasing about a month or two ago ... https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/1523507926/ref=dp_ob_neva_mobile Rick ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change

Re: [MBZ] Blood Tests

2021-04-04 Thread Rick Knoble via Mercedes
>That leaves me wondering about the 31 cans of Chef Boyardee mini ravioli I have. Food pantry. >How is the peanut oil in peanut butter? Probably not too bad. The "added sugars" is what is not so good. When the label says Ingredients: peanuts and that's it, you have a winner. It's an aquired

Re: [MBZ] Lifts

2021-04-03 Thread Rick Knoble via Mercedes
> I figured I would probably be better off getting one installed rather than > trying to do it myself? By all means, yes. It will be done then. Reread your first sentence. > that I still have not bolted down. I'm not being critical by any means. I myself am still on my couch staring at my

Re: [MBZ] Should I?

2021-04-03 Thread Rick Knoble via Mercedes
Depends on your goals. If you want to pile up cash, pay off your debt, get two really nice cars and maybe one or two hobby cars, sell the spare house and be well on the way to retirement, then yeah. Rick From: mercedes@okiebenz.com Sent: April 3, 2021 12:54 PM To: mercedes@okiebenz.com

Re: [MBZ] 123 chrome

2021-04-03 Thread Rick Knoble via Mercedes
It's stainless. Rick From: mercedes@okiebenz.com Sent: April 3, 2021 10:52 AM To: mercedes@okiebenz.com Reply-to: mercedes@okiebenz.com Cc: astrasfo...@gmail.com Subject: Re: [MBZ] 123 chrome I would think so unless it's pitted and needs re-plating. On Sat, Apr 3, 2021 at 11:13 AM Kaleb

Re: [MBZ] 123 chrome

2021-04-03 Thread Rick Knoble via Mercedes
Bargain. Buy it. Rick From: mercedes@okiebenz.com Sent: April 3, 2021 10:13 AM To: mercedes@okiebenz.com Reply-to: mercedes@okiebenz.com Cc: ka...@striplin.net Subject: Re: [MBZ] 123 chrome So is $30 for the chrome a good deal? Might be nice to have if i accidentally bend any of mine getting

Re: [MBZ] OT: Saturn experience?

2021-04-01 Thread Rick Knoble via Mercedes
Mitch likes his. It's tax season, he might take a bit to respond. Rick From: mercedes@okiebenz.com Sent: April 1, 2021 2:43 PM To: mercedes@okiebenz.com Reply-to: mercedes@okiebenz.com Cc: astr...@indiana.edu Subject: [MBZ] OT: Saturn experience? Anyone have any ownership experience with

Re: [MBZ] Blood Tests

2021-04-01 Thread Rick Knoble via Mercedes
> What is youse guys experience? I have had high triglycerides. Still do if I eat too much garbage. Triglycerides are affected by carbohydrates, particularly fast carbs. The liver stores a bit of glycogen. When excess carbs (glycogen) are detected, your liver converts the excess into

Re: [MBZ] OT GET THE VAX!!!!

2021-03-31 Thread Rick Knoble via Mercedes
This would help too. https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Death_erection Rick From: mercedes@okiebenz.com Sent: March 31, 2021 9:30 AM To: mercedes@okiebenz.com Reply-to: mercedes@okiebenz.com Cc: buggeredbenzm...@gmail.com Subject: [MBZ] OT GET THE VAX Brought to the gents as a public service

Re: [MBZ] One thing I have noticed a lot lately

2021-03-30 Thread Rick Knoble via Mercedes
Run the numbers. An average family of three just got $3,200 in stimulus money, and maybe $2,500 in tax return money. That money is burning a hole in their pocket. Time to move up in car to impress the neighbors. Bottom feeder cars are going dirt cheap. Everything else is going through the roof.

[MBZ] Balance Shaft

2021-03-27 Thread Rick Knoble via Mercedes
Job for Dan. Check engine light isn't on Yet. https://tampa.craigslist.org/psc/cto/d/elfers-up-for-sale-clean-2006-benz-e350/7297994193.html Rick ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or

Re: [MBZ] Zero turn mower

2021-03-20 Thread Rick Knoble via Mercedes
https://bobistheoilguy.com/forums/threads/oil-coming-out-intake-of-v-twin-briggs.298464/ ZTR mowers are a blast to mow with. I've had one about ten years. They mow around obstacles very easily and mow very quickly. Rick ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search

Re: [MBZ] The car does have a salvage title but has been rebuilt -- Mercedes diesel 40 mpg 397 wtq - $4, 700 (Charlotte)

2021-03-20 Thread Rick Knoble via Mercedes
> UBI? Without getting political, UBI is universal basic income. A check from the government for being alive. Much like the government subsidies of yore to farmers, not to plant. https://www.investopedia.com/terms/b/basic-income.asp https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Universal_basic_income > MMT?

Re: [MBZ] The car does have a salvage title but has been rebuilt -- Mercedes diesel 40 mpg 397 wtq - $4, 700 (Charlotte)

2021-03-20 Thread Rick Knoble via Mercedes
>If i was in the market for one I would not be afraid of the salvage >title but would use that to negotiate the price down to maybe less than >$4k if it sits on the market for a week or more. With the market influx of what may end up being UBI, I suspect it with be gone shortly. The prices of a

Re: [MBZ] Why would anybody want to live in CA?

2021-03-20 Thread Rick Knoble via Mercedes
> Many are pretty low income, working under the table, living many people per > house, "Guest" workers. Rick ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

[MBZ] Wagon For Dan

2021-03-19 Thread Rick Knoble via Mercedes
A little pricey. https://orlando.craigslist.org/cto/d/daytona-beach-2001-mercedes-benz-320/7293633445.html Rick ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

Re: [MBZ] Herd Immunity?

2021-03-19 Thread Rick Knoble via Mercedes
>Guess we'll have to rely on heart disease and prescription drugs as boogiemen >again for awhile. ADE or VADE. Rick ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

Re: [MBZ] Fumoto Drain Plugs

2021-03-18 Thread Rick Knoble via Mercedes
I think you can buy used U-haul pickups. Pretty basic, rubber mats, etc. I looked around on the site, but I didn't find anything. Perhaps they are sold out. Enterprise has a few trucks for sale. https://www.enterprisecarsales.com/list/used-trucks-for-sale/sort=display_price,asc Rick From:

Re: [MBZ] OT - Crazy Real Estate

2021-03-17 Thread Rick Knoble via Mercedes
I have a coworker that purchased 40 acres off grid in AZ several years ago. He is retiring to there later this year. His water is trucked in on tank trucks. Rick ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To

Re: [MBZ] OT - Crazy Real Estate

2021-03-16 Thread Rick Knoble via Mercedes
>> Yes telecommuting is making a lot of people realize they could live >> somewhere cheaper. >Unfortunately their employers will eventually figure out that telecommuting >will mean they can hire someone cheaper as well. Yup. Sooner or later corporations will figure out an employee can

Re: [MBZ] On the way to ABQ....

2021-03-15 Thread Rick Knoble via Mercedes
Better bring some pew pews then. Portland has become a $h1t hole. Oh, and don't buy a Subaru unless it's had the head gaskets changed, or you feel like doing it yourself. I think 2008 or so they finally fixed that. Rick From: mercedes@okiebenz.com Sent: March 15, 2021 3:14 PM To:

Re: [MBZ] Selling this 1987 190e for a friend

2021-03-14 Thread Rick Knoble via Mercedes
Detail it to perfection, list on BaT or Cars and Bids. Rick From: mercedes@okiebenz.com Sent: March 14, 2021 10:15 PM To: mercedes@okiebenz.com Reply-to: mercedes@okiebenz.com Cc: buggeredbenzm...@gmail.com Subject: Re: [MBZ] Selling this 1987 190e for a friend It’s worth whatever someone will

Re: [MBZ] COVID-19 Vaccines and study sizes

2021-03-14 Thread Rick Knoble via Mercedes
>People who know 1000x more than me on this subject say that mRNA is totally >safe and highly effective. Okay. https://youtu.be/ZJZxiNxYLpc Rick ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change

[MBZ] Hey Kaleb

2021-03-13 Thread Rick Knoble via Mercedes
The DPF Bluetec crap has to go. Just wait until Andrew starts having issues. Here's a few links I found just poking around. http://www.peachparts.com/shopforum/diesel-discussion/386556-om642-options-dpf-egr-delete.html https://www.benzworld.org/threads/egr-dpf-delete.2877273/ This guy's saga.

Re: [MBZ] 2007 ML350 $1, 600 - Check engine light is on It has a knocking sound as well

2021-03-13 Thread Rick Knoble via Mercedes
Probably. I suspect if you park it when the check engine light comes on, you can get away with replacement of the balancer gear and related parts (Fcp euro has a kit), but once it's making much noise, the whole engine is probably toast. Rick From: mercedes@okiebenz.com Sent: March 13, 2021

Re: [MBZ] Okiebenz visits Hoovie’s Garage

2021-03-13 Thread Rick Knoble via Mercedes
I would probably see if someone can do a tune on the computer and eliminate the dpf and regen bs entirely. Yeah, it's not legal federally, but if your state doesn't inspect Probably get WAY better fuel economy too. Rick ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To

Re: [MBZ] Pleasantly weird — $900E500 in limp mode

2021-03-12 Thread Rick Knoble via Mercedes
Wanna sell it? Rick From: mercedes@okiebenz.com Sent: March 11, 2021 5:58 PM To: mercedes@okiebenz.com Reply-to: mercedes@okiebenz.com Cc: buggeredbenzm...@gmail.com Subject: [MBZ] Pleasantly weird — $900E500 in limp mode I started the car up this evening to charge the battery and aired up the

[MBZ] One For Dan

2021-03-11 Thread Rick Knoble via Mercedes
Not a wagon though. Slightly over priced too. https://tampa.craigslist.org/psc/cto/d/land-lakes-2004-mercedes-e320/7289960587.html Rick ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery

Re: [MBZ] 2004 E-500 4matic - 123k miles - $3,800

2021-03-11 Thread Rick Knoble via Mercedes
The ad said the fluids got changed. I *think* Dwight had transfer case issues, that were resolved. The big issue with the E500 W211 is going to be the Airmatic suspension. Rick From: mercedes@okiebenz.com Sent: March 11, 2021 1:05 PM To: mercedes@okiebenz.com Reply-to: mercedes@okiebenz.com

Re: [MBZ] Today's Great Deal

2021-03-10 Thread Rick Knoble via Mercedes
Yeah. I saw that one and thought of you. Rick From: mercedes@okiebenz.com Sent: March 10, 2021 7:00 PM To: mercedes@okiebenz.com Reply-to: mercedes@okiebenz.com Cc: d...@penoff.com Subject: [MBZ] Today's Great Deal

Re: [MBZ] 1998 E300 diesel - 218k miles - $770

2021-03-10 Thread Rick Knoble via Mercedes
You need to be all over that like NOW! I will screen shot it. It will be gone in a few hours. Rick From: mercedes@okiebenz.com Sent: March 10, 2021 1:31 PM To: mercedes@okiebenz.com Reply-to: mercedes@okiebenz.com Cc: astr...@indiana.edu Subject: [MBZ] 1998 E300 diesel - 218k miles - $770

Re: [MBZ] More $500E420 fun with the nannies.

2021-03-09 Thread Rick Knoble via Mercedes
This used to be your channel, but I see no new videos. https://youtube.com/user/RTChokeJI Rick ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

[MBZ] Who

2021-03-09 Thread Rick Knoble via Mercedes
Flushed the bit bucket toilet? I just got a ton of emails from here, banned, okie talk Rick ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

Re: [MBZ] OT Indy COVID vaccine logistics

2021-03-07 Thread Rick Knoble via Mercedes
90% survival rate. If you're not a man over 80, those aren't good odds. https://www.acsh.org/news/2020/11/18/covid-infection-fatality-rates-sex-and-age-15163 Rick From: mercedes@okiebenz.com Sent: March 7, 2021 8:23 PM To: mercedes@okiebenz.com Reply-to: mercedes@okiebenz.com Cc:

Re: [MBZ] O.T. How Soon We Forget

2021-03-07 Thread Rick Knoble via Mercedes
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Works_Progress_Administration Rick Original Message Show Details From: mercedes@okiebenz.com Sent: March 7, 2021 3:49 PM To:

Re: [MBZ] not looking for low ball offers - 2004 E420, 197k miles - $2, 000

2021-03-07 Thread Rick Knoble via Mercedes
It's back. I guess he never sold it. Interior is trashed. I looked at it. It's been listed a couple times. Rick From: mercedes@okiebenz.com Sent: March 7, 2021 4:49 PM To: mercedes@okiebenz.com Reply-to: mercedes@okiebenz.com Cc: astr...@indiana.edu Subject: [MBZ] not looking for low ball

Re: [MBZ] W116/W126 300SDs

2021-03-06 Thread Rick Knoble via Mercedes
>Should one instead look for a W211? Sure. Avoid anything with Airmatic suspension, and the 2006-2008 ish E350. I think Dwight has a 2005 E320 4matic. I have heard no complaints from him. Rick ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

Re: [MBZ] On the Subject of Early MB Slushbox Shifters...

2021-03-06 Thread Rick Knoble via Mercedes
> The shifter design was later standardized for all vehicles sold in the US to > avoid this. Yep. Vehicles including motorcycles. I have a 1968 Harley Davidson XL (Sportster) that has the shifter on the right side. IIRC, older British bikes are similar. Rick

Re: [MBZ] Fwd: 1986 Mercedes V8

2021-03-05 Thread Rick Knoble via Mercedes
Yeah. Kind of needed an eye bleach warning. .. Rick From: mercedes@okiebenz.com Sent: March 5, 2021 7:57 PM To: mercedes@okiebenz.com Reply-to: mercedes@okiebenz.com Cc: mi...@mitchellhaley.com Subject: Re: [MBZ] Fwd: 1986 Mercedes V8 On 2021-03-05 18:55, Frederick Moir via Mercedes wrote: >

Re: [MBZ] W116/W126 300SDs

2021-03-05 Thread Rick Knoble via Mercedes
>You seem to like that model. Yes. Yes, I do. There are nannies, most are trouble free. A 1993 300D has nannies too. A computer controls boost, a computer controls the ABS, etc. A good comparison, although offensive to Dimitri, is a Camry. :) The W210 is the Camry of early twenty first century

Re: [MBZ] W116/W126 300SDs

2021-03-04 Thread Rick Knoble via Mercedes
> Any suggestions? Buy a well sorted, rust free facelift W210. Or buy one cheap, that can be easily sorted. Rick ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

Re: [MBZ] Common sense seems to be lacking at home

2021-03-01 Thread Rick Knoble via Mercedes
Time to sell off a bunch of stuff and move back to the old house. No more junkyard, no more tenants, no more bs. More money, more piece of mind. Rick From: mercedes@okiebenz.com Sent: March 1, 2021 9:23 PM To: mercedes@okiebenz.com Reply-to: mercedes@okiebenz.com Cc: ka...@striplin.net

Re: [MBZ] Editorial: To save the planet from climate change, gas guzzlers have to die

2021-03-01 Thread Rick Knoble via Mercedes
>From the article, concerning world wide emissions, " main culprit is energy production, including onsite burning of fossil fuels by industries, which accounts for nearly half." "Energy production" should be correctly stated as "electricity production". Meaning your Tesla/Prius will probably

Re: [MBZ] I’m getting tired of every time I leave my house...

2021-02-28 Thread Rick Knoble via Mercedes
>We all need to figure out who to or what to blame for it. Increased activity I would think. Less Covid restrictions, more travel, more fuel used. Early on in the lockdowns, there was a glut of crude oil, and no where to store it. Prices actually went negative for a while. Semi tractors and

Re: [MBZ] I’m getting tired of every time I leave my house...

2021-02-28 Thread Rick Knoble via Mercedes
That would depend on "activities" in the middle east. Rick From: mercedes@okiebenz.com Sent: February 28, 2021 6:21 PM To: mercedes@okiebenz.com Reply-to: mercedes@okiebenz.com Cc: okd...@gmail.com Subject: Re: [MBZ] I’m getting tired of every time I leave my house... Remember when it was at

Re: [MBZ] Question For Max or Floyd

2021-02-28 Thread Rick Knoble via Mercedes
Yeah. I sent him an email. Thanks, Rick From: mercedes@okiebenz.com Sent: February 28, 2021 7:39 AM To: mercedes@okiebenz.com Reply-to: mercedes@okiebenz.com Cc: d...@penoff.com Subject: Re: [MBZ] Question For Max or Floyd Florida allows plate transfers, so unless an LEO had some kind of

Re: [MBZ] Question For Max or Floyd

2021-02-27 Thread Rick Knoble via Mercedes
>What I usually do is take a plate off one of my existing vehicles and >registration that won’t need to be driven in my absence and use that. If I >would get stopped I have the plate I’m going to transfer, the registration and >insurance card. In a state you reside in, that may be well and

Re: [MBZ] Question For Max or Floyd

2021-02-27 Thread Rick Knoble via Mercedes
home, avoids suspicion. - Max Charleston SC On Sat, Feb 27, 2021 at 1:08 PM Rick Knoble via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Does the South Carolina DMV have temporary plates available to drive a car > purchased in SC to an out of state buyer? > > >

Re: [MBZ] Question For Max or Floyd

2021-02-27 Thread Rick Knoble via Mercedes
. Never got stopped, so don't know what trouble comes with that. > > I think Dan recommends you bring your own plate and mount that for the > temporary drive home, avoids suspicion. > - > Max > Charleston SC > > > On Sat, Feb 27, 2021 at 1:08 PM Rick Knoble

[MBZ] Question For Max or Floyd

2021-02-27 Thread Rick Knoble via Mercedes
Does the South Carolina DMV have temporary plates available to drive a car purchased in SC to an out of state buyer? Rick Who is tired of driving rusty cars ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe

Re: [MBZ] MajorBrainFart

2021-02-27 Thread Rick Knoble via Mercedes
1987? OM603 1990-1993 OM602 1995 OM606 Rick From: mercedes@okiebenz.com Sent: February 27, 2021 10:27 AM To: mercedes@okiebenz.com Reply-to: mercedes@okiebenz.com Cc: azbob...@gmail.com Subject: [MBZ] MajorBrainFart What engine is in my W124 diesel? Sent from my iPhone

Re: [MBZ] Oil for OM602

2021-02-27 Thread Rick Knoble via Mercedes
Peter brings up a good point. I *think* that is why Ford will not certify certain diesel oils for use in it's powerstroke engines. Look for something that meets Ford specifications. https://www.noln.net/articles/2353-clearing-up-ford-s-diesel-oil-statement

Re: [MBZ] Crack? 2004 E320 190k miles - $5,000

2021-02-26 Thread Rick Knoble via Mercedes
Yes. I almost bought one in Ky, black over black, 4matic with heated seats for $2,800. Rick From: mercedes@okiebenz.com Sent: February 26, 2021 5:53 PM To: mercedes@okiebenz.com Reply-to: mercedes@okiebenz.com Cc: astr...@indiana.edu Subject: [MBZ] Crack? 2004 E320 190k miles - $5,000

Re: [MBZ] Fwd: 1982 Mercedes Tubro Diesel Coupe

2021-02-26 Thread Rick Knoble via Mercedes
>>https://phoenix.craigslist.org/wvl/cto/d/waddell-1982-mercedes-tubro-diesel-coupe/7282164736.html >jump on that fast Annddd it's gone. https://youtu.be/-DT7bX-B1Mg Rick ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/

Re: [MBZ] Going to ABQ

2021-02-25 Thread Rick Knoble via Mercedes
If the company is paying some folks to book the flights for you, they should make the frequent flier account (s) for you. Or shit can them and you can book your own, and they can give you a raise for suggesting that. Rick From: mercedes@okiebenz.com Sent: February 25, 2021 10:17 PM To:

Re: [MBZ] Going to ABQ

2021-02-25 Thread Rick Knoble via Mercedes
>I also have TSA precheck which is tied into my AA account. I am pretty sure TSA Pre check goes with you, and not the airline. You may have to tell whoever is booking the flights. Rick ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

Re: [MBZ] OT The next IT revolution: System Oriented Programming?

2021-02-24 Thread Rick Knoble via Mercedes
>systems originally written for 8 bit processors (thank you Microsoft) >, if you remember the Millenium Bug scare (another product of Microsoft, by >the way, the issue was known in 1970 by the mainframe people and fixed), If nothing else, you now understand why I am sceptical of ANYTHING Bill

Re: [MBZ] Rona

2021-02-24 Thread Rick Knoble via Mercedes
Y'all can have mine. I'm going to pass. https://market-ticker.org/akcs-www?post=241577 https://market-ticker.org/akcs-www?post=241632 Rick ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change

Re: [MBZ] W211 With Airmatic

2021-02-23 Thread Rick Knoble via Mercedes
If I needed another project, I'd be all over that. I don't need another project. Rick From: mercedes@okiebenz.com Sent: February 23, 2021 6:12 AM To: mercedes@okiebenz.com Reply-to: mercedes@okiebenz.com Cc: buggeredbenzm...@gmail.com Subject: Re: [MBZ] W211 With Airmatic Interesting. I

Re: [MBZ] W211 With Airmatic

2021-02-22 Thread Rick Knoble via Mercedes
] W211 With Airmatic Did you run the VIN? No trunk badge. --FT Sent from iPhone > On Feb 22, 2021, at 9:08 PM, Rick Knoble via Mercedes > mailto:mercedes@okiebenz.com>> wrote: > ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okieb

[MBZ] W211 With Airmatic

2021-02-22 Thread Rick Knoble via Mercedes
For Dan to fix and flip. https://www.ebay.com/itm/2003-Mercedes-Benz-E-Class-/164713872777?_trksid=p2349624.m46890.l49292 I didn't realize the E320 had that option available. Rick ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

Re: [MBZ] FOR SALE FOR SALE FOR SALE - $8,500 (Raleigh)

2021-02-22 Thread Rick Knoble via Mercedes
The stupid aftermarket tail lights. Rick From: mercedes@okiebenz.com Sent: February 22, 2021 1:21 PM To: mercedes@okiebenz.com Reply-to: mercedes@okiebenz.com Cc: astr...@indiana.edu Subject: Re: [MBZ] FOR SALE FOR SALE FOR SALE - $8,500 (Raleigh) Dan Penoff via Mercedes writes: > Nice

[MBZ] OT For Wilton and Aviation BUFFs

2021-02-22 Thread Rick Knoble via Mercedes
Opinion only, no airframe footage. https://youtu.be/LeZhOlXO10I Rick ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

Re: [MBZ] Way OT: Mattresses

2021-02-22 Thread Rick Knoble via Mercedes
One thing I have noticed is the advent of "pillow top" mattresses, making it impossible to flip to use the other side. Cuts the lifespan in half, quite literally. Planned obsolescence sucks. Rick ___ 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 Rick Knoble via Mercedes
Covering up the smell from "blunts". Rick From: mercedes@okiebenz.com Sent: February 20, 2021 9:39 AM To: mercedes@okiebenz.com Reply-to: mercedes@okiebenz.com Cc: d...@penoff.com Subject: Re: [MBZ] 1996 Mercedes Benz S Class (Long Wheel Base) with Only 110, 000 miles - $12, 500 (Charlotte)

Re: [MBZ] 606 on the roof?

2021-02-19 Thread Rick Knoble via Mercedes
W123 NA (North America). I think Ludmilla might possibly be an alias, but I'm not sure. Could be transgendered guy/gal. Rick From: mercedes@okiebenz.com Sent: February 19, 2021 4:10 PM To: mercedes@okiebenz.com Reply-to: mercedes@okiebenz.com Cc: rbenn...@bennell.ca Subject: Re: [MBZ] 606 on

Re: [MBZ] 606 on the roof?

2021-02-19 Thread Rick Knoble via Mercedes
Natural selection is a good thing. Rick From: mercedes@okiebenz.com Sent: February 19, 2021 10:41 AM To: mercedes@okiebenz.com Reply-to: mercedes@okiebenz.com Cc: ka...@striplin.net Subject: Re: [MBZ] 606 on the roof? Or put it in the back of the wagon and make a panic stop and it flys forward

Re: [MBZ] OT why Texas has gone dark

2021-02-18 Thread Rick Knoble via Mercedes
Yep. The issue isn't a single issue. It is a failure on several levels, with no "what if" contingency plans in place. Older technology was built to a more robust standard. Today's products are seemingly built down to a price. Rick From: mercedes@okiebenz.com Sent: February 18, 2021 9:17 AM

Re: [MBZ] OT why Texas has gone dark

2021-02-17 Thread Rick Knoble via Mercedes
>I get that. But it is a circular argument. You cannot say that gas stopped >because the pumps lost power, but the pumps lost power because the gas stopped. I will restate. This is not a circular argument. The original natural gas pumps did NOT USE ELECTRICITY. They were powered by natural

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

2021-02-17 Thread Rick Knoble via Mercedes
>So a huge spike in demand means the price is infinite. Yep. The inverse is true also. Just like early last year when crude storage was full. Rick ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change

Re: [MBZ] More heat pump

2021-02-17 Thread Rick Knoble via Mercedes
>You need to sponsor one of those Mexicans with expertise tapping into >pipelines... Like these guys? https://youtu.be/FACTfixw7i4 https://youtu.be/_rgLSnhIfvY Rick ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To

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

2021-02-17 Thread Rick Knoble via Mercedes
>They pretend to listen during the election >campaign but so soon as they are >elected they do >whatever they think they want to without any real >>consideration of what we want. Close. The politicians do whatever they are paid to do by their true constituents, the lobbiests. Rick

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

2021-02-17 Thread Rick Knoble via Mercedes
>How come the experts (engineers) and the scientists are not listened to when >it comes to a basic need like electrical power? Because we are heading into another "Dark Ages". The age of enlightenment is over. Too pessimistic? Rick As a side project, do some research into what political

[MBZ] OT: Here Is Why Texas Is Dark

2021-02-16 Thread Rick Knoble via Mercedes
https://extension.psu.edu/understanding-natural-gas-compressor-stations An excerpt from the article, bold is mine. They shot themselves in the foot. "Most compressor stations are fueled by a portion of the natural gas flowing through the station, although in some areas of the country, all or

Re: [MBZ] OT why Texas has gone dark

2021-02-16 Thread Rick Knoble via Mercedes
Here is why Texas is dark. An excerpt from the article, bold is mine. They shot themselves in the foot. "Most compressor stations are fueled by a portion of the natural gas flowing through the station, although in some areas of the country, all or some of the units may be electrically powered

Re: [MBZ] OT Texas wind turbines

2021-02-16 Thread Rick Knoble via Mercedes
>Natural gas well heads never freeze, and that never drives the cost of >electricity into the stratosphere. Oh, wait a minute: The reason the Nat gas pumping stations died is because instead of using the natural gas in the pipeline as a fuel source (as they did in the past) they went "green"

Re: [MBZ] Blizzard

2021-02-16 Thread Rick Knoble via Mercedes
If they are identical batteries, it shouldn't matter. I have this one I picked up a few years ago, it will maintain four batteries. I think I paid $55. https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B005EKY1EM?psc=1=ppx_pop_mob_b_asin_title I also have this one for the mower and motorcycle.

Re: [MBZ] Propane

2021-02-15 Thread Rick Knoble via Mercedes
Yeah. In an uninsulated okie barn, it would be cheaper heating with dollar bills. Rick From: mercedes@okiebenz.com Sent: February 15, 2021 6:43 PM To: mercedes@okiebenz.com Reply-to: mercedes@okiebenz.com Cc: d...@penoff.com Subject: Re: [MBZ] Propane At least on propane they put out 20,000

Re: [MBZ] Blizzard

2021-02-15 Thread Rick Knoble via Mercedes
Actually it is caused by a bifurcation of the polar vortex due to sunspots or the lack thereof. Ocean currents, el niño, la niña and such play a role too. Rick From: mercedes@okiebenz.com Sent: February 15, 2021 8:23 PM To: mercedes@okiebenz.com Reply-to: mercedes@okiebenz.com Cc:

Re: [MBZ] OT Texas wind turbines

2021-02-15 Thread Rick Knoble via Mercedes
>Clean energy can't keep up with climate change! >We need more clean energy! Yep. Thorium. The REAL clean energy. To bad most politicians in charge of such things are absolute morons, controlled by and for lobbiests, and not the good of the citizenry. Once in a while the politicians make a

Re: [MBZ] Propane

2021-02-15 Thread Rick Knoble via Mercedes
Ugh. If you could set that thing up for lp or propane it would blow through about 7 or 8 pounds of fuel an hour of run time. I could have sworn I suggested enclosing a smaller space to heat and cool in your pole barn If not, well there's a suggestion for a project for you. Rick

Re: [MBZ] I Want Stupid Money and am Unwilling to Repair

2021-02-14 Thread Rick Knoble via Mercedes
But you're paying for the artistic value of the last picture Rick From: mercedes@okiebenz.com Sent: February 14, 2021 3:23 PM To: mercedes@okiebenz.com Reply-to: mercedes@okiebenz.com Cc: ka...@striplin.net Subject: Re: [MBZ] I Want Stupid Money and am Unwilling to Repair As it sits is

Re: [MBZ] OT - Carvana & Others

2021-02-14 Thread Rick Knoble via Mercedes
Probably gone by now, but if not it would be a good flip candidate. I doubt Dan wants anything from the rust belt. Rick From: mercedes@okiebenz.com Sent: February 14, 2021 1:17 PM To: mercedes@okiebenz.com Reply-to: mercedes@okiebenz.com Cc: mi...@mitchellhaley.com Subject: Re: [MBZ] OT -

Re: [MBZ] OT - Carvana & Others

2021-02-14 Thread Rick Knoble via Mercedes
This is from over a month ago. There will be electronics shortages too. https://apnews.com/article/coronavirus-pandemic-bb12adb6106019a618440d85fd91f77e Rick From: mercedes@okiebenz.com Sent: February 14, 2021 11:10 AM To: mercedes@okiebenz.com Reply-to: mercedes@okiebenz.com Cc:

Re: [MBZ] OT - Carvana & Others

2021-02-14 Thread Rick Knoble via Mercedes
>These things don’t seem to last long. I’m truly >amazed that if things are so >bad for so many >people why there is such a big market for used >trucks Sounds like "car fever". I get it. I have "Kimber fever" right now. After a year of being told "no", the consumer market is bursting with

Re: [MBZ] [Okietalk] 2007 Mercedes-Benz M-Class ML320 CDI

2021-02-13 Thread Rick Knoble via Mercedes
https://www.lastvin.com/vin/v8y0XEGzGnPdN5Br6 It's not highly optioned. No heated seats and no towing package. The towing package would be nice because of the other upgrades it provides. Seeing that is a "buy here pay here" place, I would think a cash offer may be rejected. But I don't know.

Re: [MBZ] OT - it's COLD out there

2021-02-13 Thread Rick Knoble via Mercedes
>but it’s in the 70s today after some rain passed through and the sun came out, >so that will help Phooey. Rick ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

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