Re: [MBZ] My first car

2021-02-03 Thread Wilton Strickland via Mercedes
First car: '31 Mod A Ford 5 window coupe; summer 1953; I was 19; it was 22.. W -From: "OK Don via Mercedes" To: "Mercedes Discussion List" Cc: "OK Don" Sent: Tuesday February 2 2021 8:46:23PM Subject: Re: [MBZ] My first car Yup

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

2021-01-17 Thread Wilton Strickland via Mercedes
:52:53PM Subject: Re: [MBZ] 07 E320 Blutec (92 KMI) sticks in PARK 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 >

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

2021-01-14 Thread Wilton Strickland via Mercedes
system coupla weeks ago. Unable to find prob. Suggestions? Wilton ___ 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

Re: [MBZ] Wilton: How are you doing?

2020-08-04 Thread Wilton Strickland via Mercedes
Fairly quiet all night here. Eye came through about 3 AM> Moderate rain W -From: "Craig via Mercedes" To: "Mercedes Discussion List" Cc: "Craig" Sent: Tuesday August 4 2020 11:07:39AM Subject: [MBZ] Wilton: How a

Re: [MBZ] Where is Wilton?

2020-03-29 Thread Wilton Strickland via Mercedes
Right here watching it with you. W -From: "Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes" To: "Mercedes Discussion List" Cc: "Kaleb Striplin" Sent: Sunday March 29 2020 11:13:42AM Subject: [MBZ] Where is Wilton?

Re: [MBZ] Oil Extractor

2020-03-07 Thread Wilton Strickland via Mercedes
See ARCHIVES for description of my "topsider" that I built with items I'd already owned for many years, 'cept piece of plastic hose/tube. Yes, I tested on my 123, 124 & 126 and found that sucking the oil via dipstick tube removed more than draining. 'Have not used it on the 211.

[MBZ] make a key head

2020-01-16 Thread Wilton Strickland via Mercedes
Mucho simple: cut piece of hardwood of your choice (I had some small scraps of black walnut from a tree that blew over during a storm at one of my rental houses 35 years ago.) Shape it with a grinder, sander, jig saw, Dremmel, etc.; drill out the cavity for the key; insert key; fill

Re: [MBZ] Wilton, have you heard of this guy?

2019-09-29 Thread Wilton Strickland via Mercedes
No W -From: "Craig via Mercedes" To: "Mercedes Discussion List" Cc: "Craig" Sent: Sunday September 29 2019 12:55:36AM Subject: [MBZ] Wilton, have you heard of this guy? Wilton,

Re: [MBZ] One for Wilton Comments

2019-09-21 Thread Wilton Strickland via Mercedes
t;Mercedes List" Cc: "Dan Penoff" Sent: Saturday September 21 2019 5:46:33PM Subject: [MBZ] One for Wilton Comments http://www.okiebenz.com [1] To search list archives Links: -- [1] https://www.thedrive.com/the-war-zone/29945/the-time-when-a-burning-b-52-nearly-caused-a-

Re: [MBZ] test

2019-08-24 Thread Wilton Strickland via Mercedes
to say and then save it as whatever necessary. W -From: "Curley McLain via Mercedes" To: "Wilton Strickland via Mercedes" Cc: "Curley McLain" Sent: Saturday August 24 2019 12:18:00PM Subject: Re: [MBZ]

Re: [MBZ] test

2019-08-23 Thread Wilton Strickland via Mercedes
is just giving them something to ponder ... On Thu, Aug 22, 2019 at 1:52 PM Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > What's the hidden meaning, Wilton? Are you afraid your conversations are > being monitored in Beijing? > -- OK Don "Wh

Re: [MBZ] test

2019-08-22 Thread Wilton Strickland via Mercedes
Yep, & I got it. W ___ 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] test

2019-08-22 Thread Wilton Strickland via Mercedes
Passed W -From: "Wilton Strickland via Mercedes" To: "mercedes@okiebenz.com" Cc: "Wilton Strickland" Sent: Thursday August 22 2019 2:35:24PM Subject: [MBZ] test W __

[MBZ] test

2019-08-22 Thread Wilton Strickland via Mercedes
W <> ___ 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] 211 maintenance records

2019-08-21 Thread Wilton Strickland via Mercedes
How can I check maintenance records at MB Hq to find when my '07 320 (85k miles) tranny fluid was (if ever) changed? Wilton ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change

Re: [MBZ] Secret Message For Wilton WUZ ?

2019-07-30 Thread Wilton Strickland via Mercedes
Beautiful summers in the UP! W -From: "Curley McLain via Mercedes" To: "Wilton Strickland via Mercedes" Cc: "Curley McLain" Sent: Sunday July 28 2019 4:55:09PM Subject: [MBZ] Secret Message Fo

[MBZ] ?

2019-07-28 Thread Wilton Strickland via Mercedes
? W ___ 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] AC success

2019-06-24 Thread Wilton Strickland via Mercedes
ATTABOY! W -From: "Meade Dillon via Mercedes" To: "Mercedes" Cc: "Meade Dillon" Sent: Monday June 24 2019 9:22:46AM Subject: [MBZ] AC success Saturday and yesterday I finished the reseal of the compressor, installed that, vacuumed the system for

Re: [MBZ] White Whale AC already dead

2019-06-20 Thread Wilton Strickland via Mercedes
Don't you have a good evap from my salvaged sedan? Wilt -From: "Meade Dillon via Mercedes" To: "Mercedes Discussion List" Cc: "Meade Dillon" Sent: Thursday June 20 2019 9:55:59AM Subject: Re: [MBZ] White Whale AC already dead I have a $30 Ebay

Re: [MBZ] 124 Evaporator Replacement

2019-06-19 Thread Wilton Strickland via Mercedes
lla/Behr (OEM) for $70? Larry? Wilton? - Max Charleston SC ___ http://www.okiebenz.com [1] To search list archives Links: -- [1] http://www.okiebenz.com ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list ar

Re: [MBZ] OT: drove a Tesla

2019-05-01 Thread WILTON via Mercedes
ey via Mercedes" To: "Mercedes Discussion List" Cc: "Mitch Haley" Sent: Wednesday, May 01, 2019 3:16 PM Subject: Re: [MBZ] OT: drove a Tesla On May 1, 2019 at 2:46 PM WILTON via Mercedes wrote: BTW, son # 2 has a Model 3. Did he get in on the deal where he gets free Sup

Re: [MBZ] Great to hear from you, Wilton! [Was: Re: OT: drove a Tesla]

2019-05-01 Thread WILTON via Mercedes
M Subject: [MBZ] Great to hear from you, Wilton! [Was: Re: OT: drove a Tesla] On Wed, 1 May 2019 14:46:32 -0400 WILTON via Mercedes wrote: BTW, son # 2 has a Model 3. Wilt Wilton, I know you are lurking on the list, but it's great to hear from you! How are you doing these days? Have thin

Re: [MBZ] OT: drove a Tesla

2019-05-01 Thread WILTON via Mercedes
BTW, son # 2 has a Model 3. Wilt - Original Message - From: "Mitch Haley via Mercedes" To: "Mercedes Discussion List" Cc: "Mitch Haley" Sent: Wednesday, May 01, 2019 2:07 PM Subject: Re: [MBZ] OT: drove a Tesla It seems there are plenty of superchargers available to drive a Model

Re: [MBZ] OT: Linebacker II - Where's Wilton

2019-04-08 Thread WILTON via Mercedes
Yes Wilt - Original Message - From: "Mitch Haley via Mercedes" To: "Mercedes Discussion List" Cc: "Mitch Haley" Sent: Monday, April 08, 2019 3:05 PM Subject: Re: [MBZ] OT: Linebacker II - Where's Wilton Thanks. Can I quote you on that in the forum

Re: [MBZ] OT: Linebacker II - Where's Wilton

2019-04-08 Thread WILTON via Mercedes
said nothing, but I could tell that he agreed with me. It was his direct msg to CINCSAC coupla days later that got the planners to "wise up" and change the tactics to save the campaign. Wilton 5,000 hrs in B-52D, E, F, G, H, incl 6 missions during LB II - Original Messag

Re: [MBZ] Wilton or TIm C Wuz:(no subject)

2019-01-17 Thread WILTON via Mercedes
t: Wednesday, January 16, 2019 8:24 PM Subject: [MBZ] Wilton or TIm C Wuz:(no subject) Wasn't WIlton's black car a 350SDL? Anybody know if it had the normal GP relay with a fuse? AFIK, they all have a strip fuse! But I never had a 350SDL or a 140POS. Patrick, did you take the cover off th

Re: [MBZ] a palindrome

2018-12-20 Thread WILTON via Mercedes
'Still feeling sad and "missing" my dearly departed 87 300D with only 146 kmi. W - Original Message - From: "Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes" To: "Mercedes Discussion List" Cc: "Andrew Strasfogel" Sent: Thursday, December 20, 2018 2:32 PM Subject: Re: [MBZ] a palindrome Take a

Re: [MBZ] 124 Differential Swap - Rear Mounts

2018-10-21 Thread WILTON via Mercedes
Glad her parts are going to good use. ATTABOY! W - Original Message - From: "Meade Dillon via Mercedes" To: "Mercedes" Cc: "Meade Dillon" Sent: Saturday, October 20, 2018 2:45 PM Subject: Re: [MBZ] 124 Differential Swap - Rear Mounts Done with both mounts, using all-thread /

Re: [MBZ] Hurricane Michael

2018-10-11 Thread WILTON via Mercedes
Mike seems to be squeezing past us to the West; we're on eastern edge of the significant RADAR returns; light rain, wind and light gusts so far. Lucky, lucky, lucky; hoping it holds. W - Original Message - From: "Craig via Mercedes" To: "Mercedes Discussion List" Cc: "Craig"

Re: [MBZ] OT: Wilton wheels

2018-09-27 Thread WILTON via Mercedes
Yep, that's what I need. w ___ 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] TOUGH?

2018-09-20 Thread WILTON via Mercedes
: Thursday, September 20, 2018 2:42 PM Subject: Re: [MBZ] TOUGH? On Thu, 20 Sep 2018 14:04:50 -0400 WILTON via Mercedes wrote: Well, I learned how tough I really am this morning - tried to take a "Navy" (cold) shower, but I bailed out before I got really wet all over. I'm not very

[MBZ] TOUGH?

2018-09-20 Thread WILTON via Mercedes
Well, I learned how tough I really am this morning - tried to take a "Navy" (cold) shower, but I bailed out before I got really wet all over. I'm not very tough at all. Plumber came coupla hours later and got the water heater working, so it seems I may have "lucked out" on that part of

Re: [MBZ] I'm back

2018-09-19 Thread WILTON via Mercedes
Yes, I remember how to do that. ;<) W - Original Message - From: "Craig via Mercedes" To: "Mercedes Discussion List" Cc: "Craig" Sent: Wednesday, September 19, 2018 12:13 PM Subject: Re: [MBZ] I'm back On Wed, 19 Sep 2018 12:04:30 -0400 WI

[MBZ] I'm back

2018-09-19 Thread WILTON via Mercedes
Still pumping water from basement. No hot water since Sunday. Wilt ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

Re: [MBZ] OT Article for Rich

2018-09-19 Thread WILTON via Mercedes
? W - Original Message - From: "Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes" To: "Mercedes Discussion List" Cc: "Andrew Strasfogel" Sent: Thursday, September 13, 2018 2:27 PM Subject: [MBZ] OT Article for Rich SOUTH CAROLINAGullah enclave has long history of enduring hurricanesPublished:

Re: [MBZ] OT Flo

2018-09-14 Thread WILTON via Mercedes
Flo On September 13, 2018 at 1:35 PM WILTON via Mercedes wrote: A sprinkle of rain here at Goldsboro, NC, today at 1245; no wind yet - northwestern-most edge of Flo. More to come. Did you put the WiltonWheels™ on the Benz yet? https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180913/cab872

Re: [MBZ] OT Flo

2018-09-14 Thread WILTON via Mercedes
ke a new High or Low pressure area to weaken or steer it? Anyone know? LarryT On 09/13/2018 4:12 PM, Mitch Haley via Mercedes wrote: On September 13, 2018 at 1:35 PM WILTON via Mercedes wrote: A sprinkle of rain here at Goldsboro, NC, today at 1245; no wind yet - northwestern-most edge

Re: [MBZ] OT Flo

2018-09-13 Thread WILTON via Mercedes
Hoping Schwartze is parked far enough away from trees to be safe. W - Original Message - From: "WILTON via Mercedes" To: "Mercedes Discussion List" Cc: "WILTON" Sent: Thursday, September 13, 2018 3:58 PM Subject: Re: [MBZ] OT Flo 1600 13 SEP; occ

Re: [MBZ] OT Flo

2018-09-13 Thread WILTON via Mercedes
1600 13 SEP; occasional sprinkle, light breeze. W - Original Message - From: "Craig via Mercedes" To: "Mercedes Discussion List" Cc: "Craig" Sent: Thursday, September 13, 2018 3:02 PM Subject: Re: [MBZ] OT Flo On Thu, 13 Sep 2018 13:35:45 -0

Re: [MBZ] OT Flo

2018-09-13 Thread WILTON via Mercedes
A sprinkle of rain here at Goldsboro, NC, today at 1245; no wind yet - northwestern-most edge of Flo. More to come. W - Original Message - From: "Meade Dillon via Mercedes" To: "Mercedes" Cc: "Meade Dillon" Sent: Thursday, September 13, 2018 8:28 AM Subject: Re: [MBZ] OT Flo

Re: [MBZ] OT: Wilton needs a new clock

2018-09-02 Thread WILTON via Mercedes
WOW! WS - Original Message - From: "Mitch Haley via Mercedes" To: "Mercedes List" Cc: "Mitch Haley" Sent: Saturday, September 01, 2018 6:14 PM Subject: [MBZ] OT: Wilton needs a new clock ___ http://www.okieben

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

2018-07-21 Thread WILTON via Mercedes
I made a nice walnut one for my 350SDL 10/12 years ago; Tim Cone may have it now. Wilt - Original Message - From: "OK Don via Mercedes" To: ; "Mercedes Discussion List" Cc: "OK Don" Sent: Saturday, July 21, 2018 1:25 PM Subject: Re: [MBZ] Key head question for 1983 300TD

Re: [MBZ] Mercedes grab pad

2018-06-27 Thread WILTON via Mercedes
Rubber palmed utility gloves? They have thin ones nowadays about the same weight as driving gloves. The rubber protects one from heat and provides a grip... On Wed, Jun 27, 2018 at 9:43 AM, WILTON via Mercedes wrote: Concern for the paint and condition of the metal is why the gra

Re: [MBZ] Mercedes grab pad

2018-06-27 Thread WILTON via Mercedes
Concern for the paint and condition of the metal is why the grab pad is on the glass so far. Not only might paint get messed up in long term, people's curiosity may make them pull and pick at something not "normal" to them and, possibly, distort the metal. Grab pad with "T" handle serving

Re: [MBZ] Mercedes grab pad

2018-06-26 Thread WILTON via Mercedes
ject: Re: [MBZ] Mercedes grab pad Thanks Wilton, I considered that route as well, however after some study and measurement [happen to have a few Mercedes around to measure] I find clamping anything to the drain channel would disrupt the trunk seal rubber and breach the trunk seal in a way that c

Re: [MBZ] Mercedes grab pad

2018-06-26 Thread WILTON via Mercedes
I've considered such mounted to side of the drain channel beneath side of trunk lid, too, so as not to affect trunk lid operation - remain fixed. W - Original Message - From: "G Mann via Mercedes" To: "Mercedes Discussion List" Cc: "G Mann" Sent: Tuesday, June 26, 2018 10:45 PM

Re: [MBZ] Mercedes grab pad

2018-06-26 Thread WILTON via Mercedes
'Saw the suction-mounted bars at Lowes. 'Have not seen the smaller pads shown in second site. W - Original Message - From: "Mitch Haley via Mercedes" To: "Mercedes Discussion List" Cc: "Mitch Haley" Sent: Tuesday, June 26, 2018 10:32 PM Subject: Re: [MBZ] Mercedes grab pad My

Re: [MBZ] Mercedes grab pad

2018-06-26 Thread WILTON via Mercedes
, 'saw suction cup and decided to give it a try. Cheap (maybe too cheap), simple, easy. W - Original Message - From: "G Mann via Mercedes" To: "Mercedes Discussion List" Cc: "G Mann" Sent: Tuesday, June 26, 2018 4:44 PM Subject: Re: [MBZ] Mercedes grab p

Re: [MBZ] Mercedes grab pad

2018-06-26 Thread WILTON via Mercedes
Yep, been concerned about the heat durability of the plastic and rubber. 'Planning to watch closely. W - Original Message - From: "Randy Bennell via Mercedes" To: "WILTON via Mercedes" Cc: "Randy Bennell" Sent: Tuesday, June 26, 2018 4:28 PM Subjec

Re: [MBZ] Mercedes grab pad

2018-06-26 Thread WILTON via Mercedes
ginal Message - From: "Randy Bennell via Mercedes" To: "WILTON via Mercedes" Cc: "Randy Bennell" Sent: Tuesday, June 26, 2018 2:50 PM Subject: Re: [MBZ] Mercedes grab pad Just be careful and don't fall! Would it help if you popped the trunk so that you could lift th

[MBZ] Mercedes grab pad

2018-06-26 Thread WILTON via Mercedes
safely. See attached photo of pad installed. I cut the puller handles away leaving only a "T" section needed for my purpose. 'Seems to work fairly well, but I haven't needed it on a really hot day yet for a proper, real-life test. Wilton __

Re: [MBZ] Wilton back online?

2018-06-25 Thread WILTON via Mercedes
I'm back. Thnks. W - Original Message - From: "Meade Dillon via Mercedes" To: "Mercedes" Cc: "Meade Dillon" Sent: Saturday, June 23, 2018 10:20 AM Subject: [MBZ] Wilton back online? Kaleb thinks he's got if fixed I think... -

[MBZ] ?

2018-06-20 Thread WILTON via Mercedes
Anybody there? W ___ 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] ?

2018-06-17 Thread WILTON via Mercedes
Anybody there? Wilt ___ 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] Goldsboro Get-Together

2018-06-08 Thread WILTON via Mercedes
018 8:25 PM Subject: Re: [MBZ] Goldsboro Get-Together On Fri, 8 Jun 2018 11:36:11 -0400 Dan Penoff via Mercedes wrote: Craig is in the field with limited resources and some HUGE picture files, so I uploaded all of his photos from the Goldsboro Get-Together with Wilton and friends and posted on m

Re: [MBZ] Mini NC Q

2018-06-07 Thread WILTON via Mercedes
07, 2018 3:28 PM Subject: Re: [MBZ] Mini NC Q What was on the menu? Waffles? Grits? Green eggs and ham? On Thu, Jun 7, 2018 at 3:26 PM, Meade Dillon via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: Awesome! - Max Charleston SC On Thu, Jun 7, 2018 at 3:19 PM, WILTON via

[MBZ] Mini NC Q

2018-06-07 Thread WILTON via Mercedes
Enjoyed breakfast and visit with Craig & Shirley this morning. Wilton ___ 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/list

[MBZ] Craig in NC

2018-06-07 Thread WILTON via Mercedes
Craig, please call me. Wilton - Original Message - From: "Craig via Mercedes" To: "Mercedes Discussion List" Cc: "Craig" Sent: Wednesday, June 06, 2018 9:36 PM Subject: Re: [MBZ] South Carolina Get Together On Wed, 6 Jun 2018 17:46:56 -0500 &

Re: [MBZ] OT:anybody heard from Wilton lately?

2018-05-31 Thread WILTON via Mercedes
'Wishing you and all the family well. W - Original Message - From: "Tim Crone via Mercedes" To: "Mercedes Discussion List" Cc: "Tim Crone" Sent: Wednesday, May 30, 2018 12:16 PM Subject: Re: [MBZ] OT:anybody heard from Wilton lately? Hi Wilton,

Re: [MBZ] OT:anybody heard from Wilton lately?

2018-05-30 Thread WILTON via Mercedes
I'm okay; still lurking. Thanks Wilt ___ 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 BUFF sighting

2018-04-27 Thread WILTON via Mercedes
D model BUFFs over Vietnam carried 84 500-pounders (44 klbs) in that "small" bay, plus 24 more on wing pylons. W - Original Message - From: "Mountain Man via Mercedes" To: "Mercedes Discussion List" Cc: "Mountain Man"

Re: [MBZ] OM603 Serpentine Belt Tensioner Fun

2018-04-21 Thread WILTON via Mercedes
The sounds made me sad again. W - Original Message - From: "Meade Dillon via Mercedes" To: "Mercedes" Cc: "Meade Dillon" Sent: Thursday, April 19, 2018 7:40 PM Subject: [MBZ] OM603 Serpentine Belt Tensioner Fun

Re: [MBZ] OT high achievement yesterday

2018-04-15 Thread WILTON via Mercedes
'Nother ATTABOY! w ___ 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] Knackers

2018-04-13 Thread WILTON via Mercedes
ATTABOY! Wilt - Original Message - From: "Max Dillon via Mercedes" To: "Mercedes" Cc: "Max Dillon" Sent: Wednesday, April 11, 2018 9:06 PM Subject: [MBZ] Knackers Bought a nice white front bumper from a '92 or

[MBZ] 211 trunk lid gremlin?

2018-04-02 Thread WILTON via Mercedes
standing straight up, again! I went out and, luckily, did not find anything "amiss" (did not notice anything missing or rearranged in trunk - my electric mobility scooter is most significant thing there). What the!!!?? Wilton ___ http://www.okieben

Re: [MBZ] Remodeling old house

2018-03-26 Thread WILTON via Mercedes
ATTABOY! In '84-'87 I restored two 1875 Victorian "mansions" (one 4500SF, other 5100SF) that are on National Register of Historic Places. In '88, I bought and restored 1905 Colonial Revival (3500SF) where I still live here in Goldsboro, NC. Wilton - Original Message -

Re: [MBZ] OK, How do I get the instrument cluster out?

2018-02-14 Thread WILTON via Mercedes
Or one can easily make a nice set of hooks from a coat hanger: Cut piece of coat hanger 6" to 8" long. Bend 1/8" on one end 90° to main axis. Make loop on other end for gripping with finger(s). With hook aligned to slip into slot between cluster "case" and dashboard about 1" to 2" above

Re: [MBZ] Major disappointment

2018-01-21 Thread WILTON via Mercedes
Overall, I liked my 124 (totaled at 29+ years & 148kmi) better than my 211 (11 years & 82kmi). W - Original Message - From: "Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes" To: "Mercedes Discussion List" Cc: "Kaleb C. Striplin"

[MBZ] OT FOR WILTON

2018-01-20 Thread WILTON via Mercedes
in world history? Can we all take this as a good example of how even mortal enemies can live in peace, harmony & trust if we look at each other as fellow humans in need of comfort without all the usual “baggage” of politics and religion? I hope so.) WILTON __

Re: [MBZ] Leaf/snow blower

2018-01-06 Thread WILTON via Mercedes
greenworks pro - Chinese 'Seems to be fairly well made. W - Original Message - From: "fmiser via Mercedes" <mercedes@okiebenz.com> To: <mercedes@okiebenz.com> Cc: "fmiser" <fmi...@gmail.com> Sent: Saturday, January 06, 2018 2:54 AM Subject: Re:

[MBZ] Leaf/snow blower

2018-01-05 Thread WILTON via Mercedes
'Brought it home for $109. Worked great for blowing the leaves. This afternoon SWMBO used it very effectively for blowing snow (~2+ inches) off front portico and walkway to the street. I then used it to clear path from kitchen to car. 'Well satisfied with it's performance so far.

[MBZ] Frost damage

2018-01-03 Thread WILTON via Mercedes
peratures than I can? I think that is the case, but my simple explanation, meanwhile, is that I was an extremely tender American and that was one VERY TOUGH Greenlander. Wilton ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.co

[MBZ] Frost damage

2018-01-02 Thread WILTON via Mercedes
. The skin on my buttocks came off like sunburn, and the area itched slightly for years. So, you see, I literally froze my fanny off for Uncle Sam, and no, I did not claim a Purple Heart for it. Oh, by the way, I never stood around scratching the itch, either - I simply endured it. Wilton

[MBZ] This One's for Wilton

2017-12-22 Thread WILTON via Mercedes
des@okiebenz.com> Cc: "Mitch Haley" <mi...@mitchellhaley.com> Sent: Friday, December 22, 2017 12:10 PM Subject: Re: [MBZ] This One's for Wilton On December 22, 2017 at 11:58 AM WILTON via Mercedes <mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: Oops! Just read a report that "h

Re: [MBZ] This One's for Wilton

2017-12-22 Thread WILTON via Mercedes
Oops! Just read a report that "high-time" one now has nearly 22 k hrs and projected life remaining ~ 15k.. W - Original Message - From: "WILTON via Mercedes" <mercedes@okiebenz.com> To: "Mercedes Discussion List" <me

Re: [MBZ] This One's for Wilton

2017-12-21 Thread WILTON via Mercedes
> Cc: "Curley McLain" <126die...@gmail.com> Sent: Thursday, December 21, 2017 1:05 PM Subject: Re: [MBZ] This One's for Wilton Yes, and unfortunately caused the demise of Aloha Airlines. Aloha Airlines had an outstanding safety record. One death from one incident in its entir

Re: [MBZ] This One's for Wilton

2017-12-21 Thread WILTON via Mercedes
cedes@okiebenz.com> Cc: "Dan Penoff" <d...@penoff.com> Sent: Wednesday, December 20, 2017 6:42 PM Subject: [MBZ] This One's for Wilton Wilton, looks like your great-grandkids might be flying the same airframe(s) that you did: http://www.thedrive.com/the-war-zone/17121/now-

Re: [MBZ] Max needs this to transplant the Wilton bits

2017-12-16 Thread WILTON via Mercedes
geredbenzm...@gmail.com> Sent: Saturday, December 16, 2017 10:27 AM Subject: [MBZ] Max needs this to transplant the Wilton bits https://charleston.craigslist.org/cto/d/mercedes-300/6415638465.html --FT ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list arc

Re: [MBZ] CL Photog of the day

2017-12-16 Thread WILTON via Mercedes
Should we assume that it's black? W - Original Message - From: "Floyd Thursby via Mercedes" To: "Mercedes Discussion List" Cc: "Floyd Thursby" Sent: Saturday, December 16, 2017 10:12 AM Subject: [MBZ] CL

Re: [MBZ] Wilton?

2017-11-22 Thread WILTON via Mercedes
Thnks. 'Getting about more slowly recently. W - Original Message - From: "Randy Bennell via Mercedes" <mercedes@okiebenz.com> To: "WILTON via Mercedes" <mercedes@okiebenz.com> Cc: "Randy Bennell" <rbenn...@bennell.ca> Sent: Wednes

Re: [MBZ] 747

2017-11-22 Thread WILTON via Mercedes
Indeed. ATTABOYS to all of 'em! W - Original Message - From: "Curley McLain via Mercedes" To: "Mercedes Discussion List" Cc: "Curley McLain" <126die...@gmail.com> Sent: Wednesday, November 22, 2017 2:37 PM Subject: [MBZ] 747 Next

Re: [MBZ] Winton?

2017-11-22 Thread WILTON via Mercedes
Winton? Good to hear from you. Have a great Thanksgiving! Here’s the article: http://www.thedrive.com/the-war-zone/16264/the-us-air-force-has-taken-another-step-toward-re-engining-its-b-52s -D On Nov 22, 2017, at 2:20 PM, WILTON via Mercedes <mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: Becaus

Re: [MBZ] Winton?

2017-11-22 Thread WILTON via Mercedes
Because of many other mods that may be required to re-engine BUFFs, the proposals thus far have not been economically feasible. WILTON - Original Message - From: "Dan Penoff via Mercedes" <mercedes@okiebenz.com> To: "Mercedes List" <mercedes@okie

Re: [MBZ] Winton?

2017-11-22 Thread WILTON via Mercedes
He doesn't. WILTON - Original Message - From: "Mitch Haley via Mercedes" <mercedes@okiebenz.com> To: "Mercedes Discussion List" <mercedes@okiebenz.com> Cc: "Mitch Haley" <mi...@mitchellhaley.com> Sent: Wednesday, November 22, 2017 8:15

Re: [MBZ] Winton?

2017-11-22 Thread WILTON via Mercedes
Lurkin' reich hieah. WILTON - Original Message - From: "Dan Penoff via Mercedes" <mercedes@okiebenz.com> To: "Mercedes List" <mercedes@okiebenz.com> Cc: "Dan Penoff" <d...@penoff.com> Sent: Wednesday, November 22, 2017 7:59 AM Subject:

Re: [MBZ] '07 E320 CDI paint

2017-10-08 Thread WILTON via Mercedes
'Did some dent removal in '56, '66 & '96. W - Original Message - From: "Mitch Haley via Mercedes" To: "Mercedes Discussion List" Cc: "Mitch Haley" Sent: Sunday, October 08, 2017 2:17 PM Subject: Re: [MBZ] '07

Re: [MBZ] '07 E320 CDI paint

2017-10-08 Thread WILTON via Mercedes
ne EPC you can get the datacard, and that will give you a clue? ----- Max Charleston SC On Wed, Oct 4, 2017 at 1:51 PM, WILTON via Mercedes <mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: Person backed into my '07 320CDI as SWMBO was pulling into a parking space yesterday. Paint "scuffed&

[MBZ] '07 E320 CDI paint

2017-10-04 Thread WILTON via Mercedes
L, or does it have clear coat? Rub/polish an area with cleaner on a pad or rag, maybe, and, if the paint easily rubs off onto the pad/rag, it's enamel? Wilton ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe

Re: [MBZ] 08 320 BlueTec

2017-09-29 Thread WILTON via Mercedes
My '07 (75 kmi) is doing well, so far. 'Had it since May '16. BTW, the V-6 is so quiet, that SWMBO "sneaked" up behind me in yard coupla days ago, & I didn't know she was there 'til I heard the door unlatch as she began to get out. (I'm not hearing impaired.) W - Original Message

[MBZ] ?

2017-09-20 Thread WILTON via Mercedes
Nothing from Okieland today. W ___ 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] ?

2017-09-20 Thread WILTON via Mercedes
Anybody there? W ___ 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] ? Anybody there?

2017-09-17 Thread WILTON via Mercedes
Nothing from Okieland coming here. Wilt - Original Message - From: "Max Dillon via Mercedes" To: "Mercedes Discussion List" ; "Craig via Mercedes" Cc: "Max Dillon" Sent: Saturday, September

[MBZ] ?

2017-09-17 Thread WILTON via Mercedes
Anybody there? Wilton ___ 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] ?

2017-09-17 Thread WILTON via Mercedes
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Re: [MBZ] Irma & coriolis

2017-09-10 Thread WILTON via Mercedes
; coupla restaurants; adequate transportation ("school" buses throughout the "village"/air field), busses for transport to edge of ice cap/glaciers, etc. Wilton - Original Message - From: "Mountain Man via Mercedes" <mercedes@okiebenz.com> To:

Re: [MBZ] Irma & coriolis

2017-09-10 Thread WILTON via Mercedes
- Original Message - From: "archer75--- via Mercedes" <mercedes@okiebenz.com> To: "Mercedes Discussion List" <mercedes@okiebenz.com> Cc: <arche...@embarqmail.com> Sent: Sunday, September 10, 2017 1:30 AM Subject: Re: [MBZ] Irma & coriolis Th

Re: [MBZ] [Daveslist] 140 diesel fire

2017-09-09 Thread WILTON via Mercedes
Lucky, lucky, lucky. ATTABOY! W - Original Message - From: "Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes" To: ; Cc: "Kaleb C. Striplin" Sent: Saturday, September 09, 2017 4:00 PM Subject: Re: [MBZ]

[MBZ] Irma & coriolis

2017-09-09 Thread WILTON via Mercedes
'Just happen to have written a "dissertation" on the subject coupla years ago. Here it is: ANOTHER NATURAL WONDER - CORIOLIS DEMO: By Wilton Strickland About one mile due south of the parking ramp and control tower and across the Watson River at Sondrestrom Air Base (Kangerlussuaq),

[MBZ] Irma & coriolis

2017-09-09 Thread WILTON via Mercedes
How's Irma for a fantastic demonstration of the Coriolis effect? A rising column of air generated by heat from the sun and shaped (spun) by Earth's rotation and spherical shape. Wilt ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

Re: [MBZ] Irma

2017-09-07 Thread WILTON via Mercedes
] Irma True that. Looks like you folks in GA and the Carolinas better start battening down the hatches as well. -D On Sep 7, 2017, at 12:36 PM, WILTON via Mercedes <mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: And sometimes a HEAVY, LONG bands can can sit over ya and dump water hours like the

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