Re: [MBZ] An educational video

2013-01-12 Thread dave walton
That's a keeper! Next time I give a talk on the OWASP Top 10, I'm starting off with that just for fun. The kids today think a Commodore 64 started it all. That will show them. -Dave Walton On Saturday, January 12, 2013, Craig wrote: On Sat, 12 Jan 2013 17:45:28 -0500 Rich Thomas

Re: [MBZ] 97 E300 Diesel

2013-01-09 Thread dave walton
Non-turbo. Save your money and get a 99 with ESP, but it will still rust. On Wednesday, January 9, 2013, Kaleb C. Striplin wrote: Most likely a rust bucket Sent from my iPhone On Jan 9, 2013, at 5:36 PM, Rick Knoble rickkno...@hotmail.comjavascript:; wrote: This one is going to sell

Re: [MBZ] OT - Voice recognition software

2013-01-07 Thread dave walton
I've seen several similar controllers advertised by startups over the years which never became real products. If they can pull it off it will be a great product. Only a fool would send them money now. -Dave Walton On Monday, January 7, 2013, Rich Thomas wrote: Check this thing out https

Re: [MBZ] OT ipad email

2012-12-26 Thread dave walton
It's not as secure, but you can have each browser remember the login for a given account so you don't have to login to each every time. I have over 16 different browsers (all free) in one tab that I use for testing web apps. Each could go directly to the inbox of its own mail account. On

Re: [MBZ] OT ipad email

2012-12-25 Thread dave walton
If you have multiple accounts set up, you can tap the From field and select which account sends the mail. The first tap will open up the CC and BCC fields, then you tap the From field again and you are presented with a list of accounts to choose from. On Tuesday, December 25, 2012, Rich Thomas

Re: [MBZ] OT ipad email

2012-12-25 Thread dave walton
One more thing - I have multiple gmail accounts setup under the iPad mail app. One of them periodically fails sending and retrieving mail. Its a known Gmail bug. You can download the free Gmail app and use it for the problematic account if you need to. On Tuesday, December 25, 2012, dave walton

Re: [MBZ] corn ethanol

2012-12-09 Thread Dave Walton
The infrastructure is already in place to produce, store, distribute and process corn. Given the millions of gallons of fuel we use per day it is currently the only alternative to oil we could possibly fall back on in short notice if we had to. On Dec 9, 2012, at 9:19 AM, Mitch Haley

Re: [MBZ] corn ethanol

2012-12-09 Thread dave walton
the ME. With Canada, N America is awash in oil. Using corn for fuel is somewhat nonsensical. --R On 12/9/12 10:33 AM, Dave Walton wrote: The infrastructure is already in place to produce, store, distribute and process corn. Given the millions of gallons of fuel we use per day it is currently

Re: [MBZ] corn ethanol

2012-12-09 Thread dave walton
excess as it seems. We might need to eat that corn, what little is produced during the droughts. On Sun, Dec 9, 2012 at 11:14 AM, dave walton wrote: Assuming the current political environment that gives us relatively cheap oil will continue ad infinitum is naive

Re: [MBZ] biodiesel shipments

2012-12-08 Thread dave walton
Is there still a $1/gallon tax incentive for producing biodiesel? On Thursday, December 6, 2012, Mitch Haley wrote: They shipped the same stuff across a border repeatedly, are they gaming some sort of gov't incentive program?**story/2012/11/30/cn-biodiesel-**

Re: [MBZ] '91 350 SDL $6500

2012-12-08 Thread dave walton
Yes. Oil fills cylinder and exhaust smokes terribly. No external leak. I thought it was bad turbo and bent rod #1 before I figured it out. It's worth a preventive head gasket change in my opinion. At least then you can do it when you want to instead of when you have to. Newer revisions have

Re: [MBZ] Beltless

2012-12-03 Thread dave walton VW diesel V10 Touareg. Uses gears. Might be a belt inside the thing somewhere, but no external belts. -Dave Walton On Monday, December 3, 2012, wrote: ..Hmm. There are of course plenty of cars out

Re: [MBZ] OM 603 head gasket

2012-11-22 Thread dave walton
transmission to get to the bottom end. Specifications during reassembly say to torque head bolts wet as I recall. Dr. Booth was proponent of using Hylomar on the head gasket. -Dave Walton On Thursday, November 22, 2012, Rick Knoble wrote: A bad head gasket makes oil smoke? Oil from the oil

Re: [MBZ] Volvo? now fast tractors

2012-11-20 Thread dave walton
No worse than riding a buggy on 2 lane rural roads posted at 55mph. On Saturday, November 17, 2012, Rich Thomas wrote: Some of the Amish have some sort of dispensation about tractors, so they put road gears in them and can go quite fast. They build these little wagon buggy things they can

Re: [MBZ] (SPAM?) Re: OT Quotes with comment

2012-11-11 Thread dave walton
In Europe, the Opel line has a reputation similar to the Yugo here. I drove an Opel Manta in the 70's. Okay car but a bit tinny. It had fuel injection a full decade before it became popular with US automakers. There was a joke in Germany - Why do Opel owners keep a bale of straw in the back seat?

Re: [MBZ] Bio-Diesel

2012-10-28 Thread dave walton
Business owners decide between a balance of tax burden and services. If I can't get trucks to my warehouse because the bridges have been derated due to deferred maintenance, I go out of business regardless of how low the taxes are. -Dave Walton On Sunday, October 28, 2012, Dieselhead 126die

Re: [MBZ] Sandy

2012-10-28 Thread dave walton
Was driving up I-71 last night and passed a convoy of 50+ tree service trucks heading north with plates from down south. Someone is expecting a lot of damage. -Dave Walton On Sunday, October 28, 2012, Craig wrote: How are you all over on the east coast doing? What kind of preparations have

Re: [MBZ] Wheel bearing grease?

2012-10-24 Thread dave walton
-1keywords=Bearing+packer Cleaning out all the old grease with a solvent and filling the bearing with new stuff probably has more to do with longevity than the specific grease you use in my opinion. Blast the bearing with air to make sure you get all the solvent out before you repack. -Dave Walton

Re: [MBZ] 1982 300td everything is turning to crap

2012-10-15 Thread dave walton
These work for me when removing striped hex head bolts. No drilling required. -Dave Walton On Monday, October 15, 2012, Rick Hawkins Java wrote: Well, I removed the oil lines, I'm trying to change the engine

Re: [MBZ] OT - Filterfor coolant?

2012-10-12 Thread dave walton
. McMaster has a wide variety of filters. -Dave Walton On Friday, October 12, 2012, Randy Bennell wrote: Does anyone have any ideas on how one might filter coolant on an engine? I admit I have not done any sort of google search etc. I am just putting this out here to see if anyone has encountered

[MBZ] Ring compressor?

2012-10-07 Thread Dave Walton
I'm working on a 1991 300TE 4-Matic. Anyone out there tried the newfangled wrinkle band ring compressors? Do they work any better/worse than the sleeve style? Thanks -Dave Walton ___ For new and used parts go to

Re: [MBZ] I saw...

2012-09-29 Thread Dave Walton
How do I go about measuring the current draw of a 240v dryer, for example? Can I put a clamp-on ammeter on each hot wire and add the readings? The electronics are driven by 120V (one leg) and I will not easily know which is used for it so I can't measure just one of them, right? -Dave Walton

Re: [MBZ] I saw...

2012-09-27 Thread dave walton
For 220V could you take 2 kill-o-watts and put one on each hot wire? On Thursday, September 27, 2012, Jim Cathey wrote: And then there's the fact that watts do not equal amps times volts when working with sine wave AC. Watts = Amps x AC Volts RMS, regardless of the waveform... Exactly.

Re: [MBZ] $100 HF Welder

2012-09-22 Thread dave walton
Several people involved with the local hackerspace have bought them and are pleased with it's performance. If you have trouble with it, try fresh wire. It goes stale. -Dave Walton On Saturday, September 22, 2012, Rich Thomas wrote: Is one of these things worth $100 or is it a useless POS

Re: [MBZ] $100 HF Welder

2012-09-22 Thread dave walton
straight CO2. The welds are not as good but it's dirt cheap. We refill a 50# tank for $30. -Dave Walton On Saturday, September 22, 2012, Dieselhead wrote: I was going to buy one of those HF welders last year. After reading reviews, I decided to look for used name brand. Put

Re: [MBZ] Muffler Patch Methods?

2012-09-10 Thread Dave Walton
I've gone as far as cutting a section of pipe in half lengthwise, welding the top half from inside, then welding the bottom half from the outside, then welding back over the cut - to avoid having to remove things. -Dave Walton On Sep 10, 2012, at 2:30 PM, Max Dillon

Re: [MBZ] Muffler Patch Methods?

2012-09-08 Thread Dave Walton
, but the good stuff can make all the difference. -Dave Walton On Sep 8, 2012, at 9:34 AM, Tim C wrote: On Sep 8, 2012 8:24 AM, Max Dillon @ wrote: Anyone have a recommendation

Re: [MBZ] W.M. Keck Observatory

2012-08-23 Thread Dave Walton
in the stuff. You will even get black ice accumulating from the fog. Dive shops, boat charters and many others will give you 25-50% off the advertised tourist rate if you can convince them you are a resident. Best of luck! -Dave Walton On Aug 23, 2012, at 10:31 PM, Craig diese

Re: [MBZ] 603 intake manifold RR

2012-08-23 Thread Dave Walton
I pointed a propane torch into it to heat up the rest until it oozed out. Got several cups worth of crud. Hylomar now comes in a blue blister pack from Permatex. Easy to miss it. -Dave Walton On Aug 23, 2012, at 11:00 PM, Alex Chamberlain wrote: I'm getting ready

Re: [MBZ] 603 intake manifold RR

2012-08-23 Thread Dave Walton
Make sure you put back the injection line support clips too. If you do not the engine vibrations will cause the lines to crack. I was lazy and found out the hard way. #6 broke off right at the injector. On Aug 23, 2012, at 11:41 PM, Peter Frederick wrote: Also do not

[MBZ] Repair manuals?

2012-08-08 Thread Dave Walton
I need documentation to do a head gasket replacement on a 1991 300TE. That's the W124 AWD wagon. My WIS CDs stopped working years ago. What else is available? Thanks -Dave Walton ___ For new and used parts go to

Re: [MBZ] OT - 3 Way Switch Wiring

2012-08-04 Thread Dave Walton
The 3 way is switching the neutral as well as power. You need to put additional lighting in parallel with the existing light with the new switch in series with the new light. -Dave Walton On Aug 4, 2012, at 11:47 AM, Dan Penoff wrote: Yeah, I know how to wire a three way

Re: [MBZ] OT: recommend a home UPS

2012-08-03 Thread Dave Walton
transfer switch. Make sure you get a 120V unit. Many you see will be 208V units made for splitting the legs off 3-phase power. -Dave Walton On Aug 3, 2012, at 4:24 AM, Ed Booher wrote: Massive Cap bank and a battery wall. EdB Sent from my Windows 8 PC http

Re: [MBZ] OT - charging R134a systems

2012-07-29 Thread Dave Walton
Are different oils used with R134a systems? If so, which does Mercedes use? -Dave Walton On Jul 29, 2012, at 7:38 PM, OK Don wrote: Interesting! How would one know which R134a charts are right? Any way, from this chart, my pressures are low, but the center vent temp is about

Re: [MBZ] OT - charging R134a systems

2012-07-29 Thread Dave Walton
Does oil escape with a leak or is it left behind? In other words - can I just add refrigerant or do I need to add oil as well? -Dave Walton On Jul 29, 2012, at 7:58 PM, Max Dillon wrote: Yes, Mercedes 124 calls for a low viscosity oil, someone here posted it last

Re: [MBZ] Bleeding Brakes

2012-07-23 Thread Dave Walton
I've been using the oil sucker to change the brake fluid by sucking at each caliper. Also check out buying loaded calipers. You get a rebuilt caliper with pads ready to go. After 20 years of salted roads in Ohio they were much needed and a huge timesaver. -Dave Walton On Jul 23, 2012, at 9:35

Re: [MBZ] Mercedes Coolant

2012-07-19 Thread Dave Walton
If you mix blue and yellow, you get green. I've been told not to use the green stuff. -Dave Walton On Jul 19, 2012, at 7:45 PM, John Reames wrote: Can the two kinds be mixed? -- John W Reames Home: +14106646986 Mobile: +14437915905 On Jul 19

Re: [MBZ] Need a rear-view mirror -- Kleb?

2012-07-17 Thread Dave Walton
I can't get my head around the idea that new return lines would fix it. If they were plugged they would be blown off by the pressure. If they leaked the pressure would cause fuel to escape. Air on the return side would be pushed through. Did you do anything else? -Dave Walton On Jul 17, 2012

Re: [MBZ] Another LED myth?

2012-07-08 Thread Dave Walton
and also defines the expected lifespan. -Dave Walton On Jul 7, 2012, at 10:36 PM, Jim Cathey wrote: LED's themselves are cheap and last as long as a transistor lasts. White LED's are fluorescent, and have the usual half-life concerns of that. -- Jim

Re: [MBZ] OT: re-keying locks

2012-07-04 Thread Dave Walton
can also try filing at an angle. Easiest way to find key blanks is to go to a local 2600, hackerspace, or locksport meeting. Bring the lock with you. 90% chance someone there will have extras on hand. 100% chance they will know someone who does. Worst case you can buy them on eBay. -Dave Walton

Re: [MBZ] De-oiling before citric acid flush

2012-07-03 Thread Dave Walton
I've been using automatic dishwasher detergent. It's a good non-sudzing degreaser. -Dave Walton On Jul 3, 2012, at 4:40 PM, Craig wrote: So what kind of cleanser/detergent does one use with an aluminum radiator? The manual says neutral and gives some German brands

Re: [MBZ] De-oiling before citric acid flush

2012-07-03 Thread Dave Walton
What about straight TSP? -Dave Walton On Jul 3, 2012, at 7:37 PM, David Bruckmann wrote: I'd be cautious with automatic dishwasher detergent: it is caustic and difficult to rinse off vs. laundry detergent. You do NOT want ANY detergent residue. IIRC

Re: [MBZ] 1987 300TD Questions

2012-07-02 Thread Dave Walton
and fill with M1 each oil change. -Dave Walton On Jun 29, 2012, at 9:43 AM, Kevin Slater wrote: You CAN drain the torque converter(s?), but it's a total pain in the neck. On Jun 28, 2012 10:54 PM, Dave Walton wrote: If the fluid you drain

Re: [MBZ] G-05

2012-07-01 Thread dave walton
$? On Sun, Jul 1, 2012 at 2:26 PM, Max Dillon wrote: Can be found at NAPA here in South Carolina. Russ Williams wrote: Around here NAPA carries it in the 50/50 formula. One Pep Boys (Yuck) has it. None of the O'Reiley's carry it and wont order it.

Re: [MBZ] OT: SSD drive recommendations

2012-07-01 Thread Dave Walton
progressively slow down as you reach it's end of life. If speed is paramount, buy a larger drive, format it to a lower capacity, and run the manufacturer's utility to add the extra space into the wear leveling cache. That will speed up writes. -Dave Walton On Jul 1, 2012, at 2:53 PM, Alex

Re: [MBZ] (SPAM?) Re: OT: SSD drive recommendations

2012-07-01 Thread dave walton
of blocks allocated to wear leveling spreads the pain so to speak. -Dave Walton On Mon, Jul 2, 2012 at 12:53 AM, Allan Streib wrote: Alex Chamberlain writes: Dave Walton wrote: If speed is paramount, buy a larger drive, format it to a lower capacity

Re: [MBZ] #22 head

2012-06-30 Thread Dave Walton
Yes, opposite order on disassembly. On Jun 30, 2012, at 11:31 PM, Dieselhead wrote: Let's say I were to part out my '87 300D. It has a #22 head in it, professionally installed by a highly regarded shop, with 50K miles on it (I'd have to look up the receipts to know

Re: [MBZ] 1987 300TD Questions

2012-06-28 Thread Dave Walton
Please keep the list informed with what you find and what you do to the vehicle. I've been wanting to get one of those for a while. Congrats! -Dave Walton On Jun 28, 2012, at 7:03 PM, Kevin Kraly wrote: I closed the deal on the 300TD! , $1300 and some paperwork later, we

Re: [MBZ] 1987 300TD Questions

2012-06-28 Thread Dave Walton
If the fluid you drain is in really bad shape, consider doing a few changes with cheap ATF on 1-2k mile intervals before you use M1. That's only if you can drain the torque converter too. On that car you can. -Dave Walton On Jun 28, 2012, at 10:39 PM, Max Dillon

Re: [MBZ] Boost Gauge

2012-06-23 Thread Dave Walton
prepare him by laying out some ground rules - if you kill it plan on taking it apart to find out what happened so we don't kill another one by making the same mistakes. -Dave Walton On Jun 22, 2012, at 10:08 PM, Rick Knoble wrote: Date: Fri, 22 Jun 2012 18:54:06 -0700

Re: [MBZ] Removing E320 water pump: Suggestions needed! geha8y8u

2012-06-20 Thread Dave Walton
Let us know how they work for you. Is the idea that you put them in a variable speed drill with a ton of torque and get a running start, or do you do them by hand? -Dave Walton On Jun 20, 2012, at 11:12 PM, Craig wrote: On Wed, 20 Jun 2012 16:25:44 -0500 Dieselhead

Re: [MBZ] Anybody there?

2012-06-18 Thread Dave Walton
Reminds me of the time my wife overheard me talking about her rear end. -Dave Walton On Jun 18, 2012, at 10:20 AM, Rusty Cullens wrote: Are differentials different? -Original Message- From: [

Re: [MBZ] Eating belts

2012-06-16 Thread Dave Walton
When the alternator in my 300SDL went bad it would spin freely by hand but would occasionally lock up and cause the belt to jump off. I knew because the 2nd time it sheared the key. It is possible a rebuild could do the same. Always carry spare belts, tools, and a can of red bull. -Dave Walton

Re: [MBZ] Linux is where it's at

2012-06-09 Thread Dave Walton
If you fire up Metasploit you will find many known exploits for NT. -Dave Walton On Jun 9, 2012, at 9:38 AM, John Reames wrote: And the NSA has contributed a security framework for it in the past. Two points: There is no real security in obscurity. Unix learned

Re: [MBZ] ODBII Scanner on sale for 19.99

2012-05-20 Thread Dave Walton
FYI - Amazon has the same item for $20.15 On May 20, 2012, at 10:02 AM, Craig wrote: In case anyone wants one:

Re: [MBZ] Google's robot cars pass driving test

2012-05-13 Thread Dave Walton
? -Dave Walton On May 12, 2012, at 10:16 AM, Michael Canfield wrote: One more reason to own an old Benz. If I stab the brakes to just miss a deer running in front of me I surely don't want the car to decide that I need to brake more. Too bad folks just can't take the time


2012-05-12 Thread Dave Walton
A friend of mine used to complain that ABS was bullshit because he could control the brakes better than any computer could. Last I heard he was in jail for rear ending a cop while intoxicated (not the cop). The more a car does on it's own the better off we all are in my opinion. -Dave

Re: [MBZ] OT fedora server

2012-04-24 Thread Dave Walton
the built in certificates expire. Not sure if that's still an issue. If so install from scratch then promote to a DC and move all the roles over manually. Dave Walton On Apr 23, 2012, at 10:45 PM, Dieselhead wrote: Thanks Ed, and all. The consensus is to install

Re: [MBZ] Wood gas. was: abuse of cars 2ejuremy

2012-04-19 Thread Dave Walton
The companies doing the drilling are multinational. The last guy that tried telling them he wanted to keep resources within his country's borders was some dude named Fidel Castro. The country was Cuba. Some might say things did not work out so well there since he did that. -Dave Walton On Apr

Re: [MBZ] OT fedora server

2012-04-19 Thread Dave Walton
interface to get to the console of the VM for BIOS level access. Once you get things running you can use remote desktop or LogMeIn, or whatever. -Dave Walton On Apr 19, 2012, at 10:47 AM, Dieselhead wrote: Seems like the consensus is wipe and install 2003R2. Two more questions

Re: [MBZ] OT fedora server

2012-04-19 Thread Dave Walton
and they cut no one any slack. Sun had processors with serial numbers readable by the software at the time. Same thing today if someone steals your laptop - Windows goes with it and is part of the replacement cost. -Dave Walton On Apr 19, 2012, at 1:09 PM, Craig wrote: On Thu

Re: [MBZ] Crystal ball time - Diesel or Gas?

2012-04-18 Thread Dave Walton
system says you can run 5-10% biofuel, I would not - assuming you want to keep the vehicle after the warranty expires. -Dave Walton On Apr 17, 2012, at 10:42 PM, OK Don wrote: If you were thinking about buying a new car, and expect to keep it for the next 15-20 years, which fuel

Re: [MBZ] Crystal ball time - Diesel or Gas?

2012-04-18 Thread Dave Walton
Then don't buy an electric or a hybrid. Those are cheating the system too. In fact, buying any high MPG vehicle means you are not paying your fair share of road tax. -Dave Walton On Apr 18, 2012, at 2:30 PM, Brian Toscano wrote: Not to mention using untaxed fuel

Re: [MBZ] Diesel from Nat Gas?

2012-04-18 Thread Dave Walton
Oil prices are not market driven. Oil is not a free market. -Dave Walton On Apr 18, 2012, at 7:15 PM, Max wrote: OK Don wrote: Yes, we should be doing this - a surplus of one resource, and a need for another - convert the gas to Diesel

Re: [MBZ] Crystal ball time - Diesel or Gas?

2012-04-18 Thread Dave Walton
for it. -Dave Walton On Apr 18, 2012, at 8:42 PM, Rick Knoble wrote: On Apr 18, 2012, at 7:34 PM, Allan Streib wrote: you will have to pay based on miles driven. They already floated a trial ballon, saying we will each have a GPS device

Re: [MBZ] OT - Yard Lighting Quandary

2012-04-15 Thread Dave Walton
which will disappear in a few months once people realize it's just another POS. -Dave Walton On Apr 15, 2012, at 2:05 PM, Dan Penoff wrote: I have a backyard that borders a very deep wooded area, and at night it is darker than, well, dark. I would like to have some sort

Re: [MBZ] Very Aggravating

2012-04-07 Thread Dave Walton
present. Cant get tags without a title. They do not give out temp tags unless the car has already been titled in Ohio. This is all to make life harder for car thieves. In reality it only makes things harder for the average joe. -Dave Walton On Apr 7, 2012, at 8:42 AM, Curt Raymond curtlud

Re: [MBZ] OT 12v dc to 120v ac heating element?

2012-03-26 Thread Dave Walton
You need a diesel coolant heater. Burns diesel and runs on 12v and puts out something like 14,000 btu which is equivalent to 4000watts/hour. They come up cheap on eBay now and then for $200-$300. Espar makes them. -Dave Walton On Mar 26, 2012, at 8:38 PM, David Kristin Gilmore dandkgilm

Re: [MBZ] smokin SDL

2012-03-04 Thread dave walton
and stand in the right place on the drivers side while you rev the engine, you will get a nice oil bath :-) Wash, rinse, and repeat 3 times to get dirty M1 out of your hair. My wife said she could still smell it for a week. -Dave Walton On Sun, Mar 4, 2012 at 1:57 PM, Kaleb C. Striplin ka

Re: [MBZ] Don't let your Tesla battery discharge. It's dead, Jim.

2012-02-23 Thread Dave Walton
As long as I know what I have to do, this would not dissuade me from getting a Tesla. I'll pay an extra buck or two a day for airport parking that let's me plug in. A market driven economy will adapt to the needs of electric car drivers. -Dave Walton On Feb 23, 2012, at 10:25 AM, Jim Cathey

Re: [MBZ] Sealed transmissions?

2012-02-21 Thread Dave Walton
My 99E300 has no dipstick or torque converter drain plug. I change the transmission fluid whenever I do an oil change. Many shops will charge you for a flush and just do a fluid change. -Dave Walton On Feb 21, 2012, at 10:07 PM, Mitch Haley wrote: I think I'm probably

Re: [MBZ] Sealed transmissions?

2012-02-21 Thread Dave Walton
transmission that has a drain plug on the torque converter, I will go through a couple fluid changes using Walmart cheap transmission fluid until it comes out clean. Then I do a fill with M-1 ATF. -Dave Walton On Feb 21, 2012, at 10:07 PM, Mitch Haley wrote: I think I'm probably

Re: [MBZ] Fwd: Stainless Steel Kettles Available from Aaron Equipment

2012-02-09 Thread dave walton
. And it works :-) Need one more, then we can start brewing all-grain. -Dave Walton On Wed, Feb 8, 2012 at 10:45 PM, Dieselhead wrote: Who was looking for steam kettles? We

Re: [MBZ] Fwd: Stainless Steel Kettles Available from Aaron Equipment

2012-02-09 Thread Dave Walton
On 2/9/12 11:57 AM, dave walton wrote: That was me. Thanks for the heads-up. Those people are selling stuff for retail. I think I need to shop the auctions to get the pricing I need. Just bought a 20 gallon one off eBay for under $700 delivered. It has over 700 pounds of 304 stainless

Re: [MBZ] Water Heater

2012-02-07 Thread dave walton
Keep in mind that a 2x4 is not 2 or 4 and a 50 gallon water heater DOES NOT hold 50 gallons of water. -Dave Walton On Thu, Jan 5, 2012 at 8:29 PM, Jerry Herrman wrote: I'm guessing this topic has been discussed on this forum. Seeing a moist area beneath the 20+ year old gas

Re: [MBZ] A story for engineers in space

2012-02-06 Thread Dave Walton
Like Ronald Regan, I don't let the facts get in the way of a good story :-) -Dave Walton On Feb 6, 2012, at 9:37 PM, Hendrik Fay wrote: Sounds a bit like an urban myth Hendrik who does not have a SPCCE PEN (ya

Re: [MBZ] OT: anyone know about commercial cooking equipment?

2012-02-05 Thread dave walton
and then in local auctions and they usually go for scrap value of the stainless - about $1/pound. Thanks -Dave Walton On Sat, Feb 4, 2012 at 11:25 PM, Allan Streib wrote: University is surplusing a 48 Viking commercial range.  Something that's been on my someday list is to get

Re: [MBZ] A story for engineers

2012-02-05 Thread Dave Walton
Reminds me of an article from NASA about how they spent millions (in today's dollars) designing a pen that would work reliably in the zero gravity of space. The Russians used a pencil. -Dave Walton On Jan 30, 2012, at 6:15 AM, Gerry Archer wrote: A Short Story

Re: [MBZ] Apple$$$

2012-02-03 Thread Dave Walton
Why?, yes, and yes. You left out scsi, mfm, ide, pxe, and fibre channel. -Dave Walton On Feb 3, 2012, at 12:19 PM, Brian Toscano wrote: So you can boot from Firewire, USB, and eSATA these days? :-) Its been years since I've had my own Windows based system to play

Re: [MBZ] Nailing

2012-02-03 Thread Dave Walton
If you can still hear it when you go inside to pay for the fuel and the door shuts behind you, it's nailing. -Dave Walton On Feb 3, 2012, at 7:19 PM, Rick Knoble wrote: What sound is nailing? What differentiates it from the normal klatta klatta of an MB diesel

Re: [MBZ] reinstall

2012-02-02 Thread Dave Walton
Correct. If Apple figures out how to implement the enterprise features that Microsoft offers and customers expect, there are many who have endured the pain of windows that would gladly switch. -Dave Walton On Feb 2, 2012, at 6:11 PM, Fmiser wrote:

Re: [MBZ] reinstall

2012-02-01 Thread Dave Walton
, and if it does work a lot of garbage gets carried over from the old install. That's about when people start thinking seriously about getting a Mac. -Dave Walton On Feb 2, 2012, at 12:05 AM, wrote: ...I also wonder how many people advise re-installing the OS because its faster than

Re: [MBZ] Cigarette Smoke

2012-01-19 Thread Dave Walton
. -Dave Walton On Jan 19, 2012, at 10:07 AM, G Mann wrote: I suggest you sprinkle the baking soda over the entire surface of the carpets.. make them white with baking soda... It is a harmless material as far as chemical reaction with the carpet and will vacuum up cleanly. If you

Re: [MBZ] Cigarette Smoke

2012-01-18 Thread Dave Walton
You need ozone. Anything else just masks the smell. -Dave Walton On Jan 18, 2012, at 2:38 PM, Rusty Cullens wrote: I got a 1997 E320 for the wife to replace the C280 but the owner was a smoker. Febreze last about an hour. How do I get rid of the smell short

Re: [MBZ] Shipping A Vehicle vs. Fly And Drive

2012-01-16 Thread Dave Walton
Nothing good will come from hanging around after the sale is completed. Drive it to an auto parts store and work on it in the parking lot. If you buy bought it from Larry Darryl and Darryl drive fast. -Dave Walton On Jan 16, 2012, at 8:17 PM, Michael Canfield wrote: Why

Re: [MBZ] 1995 C280

2012-01-05 Thread Dave Walton
When it comes to accidents, bigger and heavier is better. I put my wife in a 1998 S500. Might be more in the $7000 range, however. Stability control (ESP) was an option starting that year and is desirable. Hope she is okay. -Dave Walton On Jan 5, 2012, at 2:03 PM, Rusty Cullens buymbpa

Re: [MBZ] 1995 C280

2012-01-05 Thread Dave Walton
can live with it until warmer weather. It's our second W140. The longer body makes a noticeable difference in rear leg room. There is no better vehicle for long road trips, but I still prefer the body style of our 240d. -Dave Walton On Jan 5, 2012, at 2:50 PM, Alex Chamberlain apchamberl

Re: [MBZ] OT: laying tile

2011-12-13 Thread Dave Walton
several hundred hours on it. -Dave Walton On Dec 13, 2011, at 7:40 PM, Curt Raymond wrote: Anybody ever lay any tile? I want to do a new backsplash in my kitchen, its currently nasty fake wood paneling and I want to do alternating white and blue tiles. The big question

Re: [MBZ] Corvair and Globule warming

2011-12-02 Thread Dave Walton
. Firestone used to have a production facility here in Cleveland a while back. I knew the plant manager. He HAD to use Firestone tires on his car. He would only put Michelin's on his wife's car. I admired his thinking. -Dave Walton On Dec 2, 2011, at 8:13 AM, wrote: Guys, I

Re: [MBZ] (no subject)

2011-12-02 Thread Dave Walton
Boot into safe mode with networking, download the free version of malwarebytes, update it and run a full san. DO NOT download malwarebytes before booting into safe mode. -Dave Walton On Dec 2, 2011, at 12:54 PM, Douglas wrote: Rick I appreciate your help I have run both

Re: [MBZ] (no subject)

2011-12-02 Thread Dave Walton
and run the scans again in case you got hit with an 0-Day. -Dave Walton On Dec 2, 2011, at 6:31 PM, Douglas wrote: Dave I did the safe boot d/l'd malwarebytes. I did the full scan and Zero items found. Any other ideas? Douglas -Original Message- From: Dave Walton

Re: [MBZ] Tire Age

2011-11-30 Thread Dave Walton
Like the Corvair, those tires are unsafe at any speed. -Dave Walton On Nov 30, 2011, at 5:35 PM, wrote: Fellow listers, I come to you with a safety question to seek your collective advice. I need a set of tires for my 80 300SD. It only gets driven 5-6K miles per year

Re: [MBZ] What's a W210 SmartKey cost?

2011-11-29 Thread Dave Walton
the keys cost - $100? $150? Somewhere around there, but it's been a couple years. Rusty can get them last I checked. -Dave Walton On Nov 28, 2011, at 10:37 PM, Allan Streib wrote: Dieselhead writes: Ask him. I think he can, with a fax of your

Re: [MBZ] I wish 60x vehicles had a primer pump

2011-11-29 Thread Dave Walton
This looks similar to what came with the Elsbett conversion kit. Simple, effective and $8. I ordered one in and will let you know how it works later in the week: -Dave Walton On Nov 29

Re: [MBZ] Trans upgrades

2011-11-23 Thread Dave Walton
I place several neodymium magnets in the pan and by the filter intake to capture any tiny steel bits floating around. They will be coated with black goo next time you change the filter. Put a few on the power steering filter while you are at it. They stay in place just fine. -Dave Walton

Re: [MBZ] Kid's ticket

2011-11-19 Thread Dave Walton
a couple hundred bucks and have the charge reduced to something that won't affect your insurance rates and avoid showing up in court at all. -Dave Walton On Nov 19, 2011, at 11:31 AM, Allan Streib wrote: Last year I went to court to contest a speeding ticket I got. The cop

Re: [MBZ] [db] Diesel Fuel Differences?

2011-11-17 Thread Dave Walton
the underground tanks. If you thin diesel with gasoline or kerosene you are screwing up the additive mix and putting your injection pump at risk. A Bosch-style inline pump could care less. The 25,000+psi system in a CDI will care greatly and you will pay dearly. -Dave Walton On Nov 7, 2011, at 6:46 PM

Re: [MBZ] OT Re: Free meal

2011-11-12 Thread Dave Walton
- no one would buy it. I understand buying distilled water, but I still find it amazing that people are buying tap water in a plastic bottle. Better than drinking bubbly sugar water I suppose... -Dave Walton On Nov 12, 2011, at 9:25 AM, WILTON wrote: I tipped the server

Re: [MBZ] Ebay fees

2011-11-08 Thread Dave Walton
When someone pays for your item with PayPal, do they also deduct PayPal fees, or is that included in the 9%? -Dave Walton On Nov 8, 2011, at 8:05 PM, wrote: you are correct, the charge for listing the item is free BUT they charge basicly 10% of the actual sales price

[MBZ] Vacuum connector removal?

2011-11-02 Thread dave walton
of troubleshooting first. Thanks -Dave Walton ___ For new and used parts go to To search list archives To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

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