Re: [MBZ] Subject: OT - Patching PVC Sprinkler Line Hack

2020-04-19 Thread tyee165 via Mercedes
Do it right the first time. Use a sawsall to cut out the roots and insert some new pipe with couplers. Anything less is likely too temporary RBSent from my Galaxy Tab® A null ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/

[MBZ] Subject: OT - Patching PVC Sprinkler Line Hack

2020-04-19 Thread Rdeafboy via Mercedes
Dan..try the 2 part epoxy that comes in a tube ...not the "steel'" one but they have one for plastic and blob it around it Bob ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go

[MBZ] Subject: Strange dizzy issue

2020-04-07 Thread Rdeafboy via Mercedes
Kaleb ...Do the stroke test by your wife ...dizziness is caused by crystals in the ear usually not right ...Please stay on top of this ...Thats' how I started with my stroke ...go to ER with next major one ..take aspirin now. Bob ___ http://www.okiebenz.com

Re: [MBZ] Subject: Re: Subject: COVID-19 and Vit. D

2020-03-10 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Life insurance rates go down after you pass 100, I was told. On Tue, Mar 10, 2020 at 4:18 PM Max Dillon via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > > I'll put $50 on Bob to survive Corona virus! > > Max Dillon > Charleston SC > > Mar 10, 2020 3:11:06 PM Rdeafboy via Mercedes : > > > > > What

Re: [MBZ] Subject: Re: Subject: COVID-19 and Vit. D

2020-03-10 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
I'll put $50 on Bob to survive Corona virus! Max Dillon Charleston SC Mar 10, 2020 3:11:06 PM Rdeafboy via Mercedes : > > What was your health like before this regimen was started? > > Always had bronchitis [all four us siblings had it] since both parents smoked > 3 packs a day. None of us

Re: [MBZ] Subject: Re: Subject: COVID-19 and Vit. D

2020-03-10 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
While we're on the subject of Self-Cured Success Stories, I have had intractable gastro esophageal reflux disease (GERD) for several years now. It manifests itself and awakens me ONLY in the middle of the night. Occasionally, if I eat 6-8 hours before bedtime, I can sleep through the night. I

[MBZ] Subject: Re: Subject: COVID-19 and Vit. D

2020-03-10 Thread Rdeafboy via Mercedes
What was your health like before this regimen was started?  Always had bronchitis [all four us siblings had it] since both parents smoked 3 packs a day. None of us smoke.. That went away plus I'm back to playing basketball with the 30-40 tr old group..Lungs feel great. Not bad for a 70

Re: [MBZ] Subject: COVID-19 and Vit. D

2020-03-10 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
What was your health like before this regimen was started? Max Dillon Charleston SC Mar 10, 2020 10:36:02 AM Rdeafboy via Mercedes : > I'm living proof that Vit.D works ..I take 7000 to 1 units a day along > with K2 [K2 stops the arteries from clogging with calcium].. I haven't had a >

[MBZ] Subject: COVID-19 and Vit. D

2020-03-10 Thread Rdeafboy via Mercedes
I'm living proof that Vit.D works  ..I take 7000 to 1 units a day along with K2 [K2 stops the arteries from clogging with calcium].. I haven't had a flu shot in 15 yrs ..No flu for me !!!  Even after my major stroke 11 yrs ago,the hospital wanted to give me flu shot but I refused...I take

Re: [MBZ] Subject: Re: Nobody wants to go to San Francisco

2020-03-09 Thread Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes
Just connecting thru to Norfolk Sent from my iPhone > On Mar 9, 2020, at 9:22 AM, Rdeafboy via Mercedes > wrote: > > Kaleb...where in Philly you at ?? I'm in Willow Grove > > > Bob > ___ > http://www.okiebenz.com > > To search list archives

[MBZ] Subject: Re: Nobody wants to go to San Francisco

2020-03-09 Thread Rdeafboy via Mercedes
Kaleb...where in Philly you at ??  I'm in Willow Grove Bob ___ 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] Subject: Re: OT: IP Cams,

2020-02-13 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
lowes or home despot (Lektrick dept) has the 5' sections of fish rod for electricians, usually 2 or 3 sections per unit.   You can hook as many as needed together, but 3 or 4 is generally about all you can manage.  You FL elektrick supply  (FLES) also has them Dan Penoff via Mercedes

Re: [MBZ] Subject: Re: OT: IP Cams,

2020-02-13 Thread fmiser via Mercedes
> Rdeafboy wrote: > > How about those fiberglass rods used for marking curbs/fire > hydrants for snow storms ...Home despot or Lowers ?? Bob [who > has been lurking] The fish rods I have are each 6ft long, and thread together to make it longer as needed. The snow markers could be really handy

Re: [MBZ] Subject: Re: OT: IP Cams,

2020-02-13 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
sage- >> From: Mercedes [mailto:mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com] On Behalf Of >> Randy Bennell via Mercedes >> Sent: Thursday, February 13, 2020 5:01 PM >> To: Dan Penoff via Mercedes >> Cc: Randy Bennell >> Subject: Re: [MBZ] Subject: Re: OT: IP Cams,

Re: [MBZ] Subject: Re: OT: IP Cams,

2020-02-13 Thread Scott Ritchey via Mercedes
PM > To: Dan Penoff via Mercedes > Cc: Randy Bennell > Subject: Re: [MBZ] Subject: Re: OT: IP Cams, > > https://www.amazon.com/Fiberglass-Running-Cable-Coaxial- > Electrical/dp/B075174GG6/ref=sr_1_5?crid=26L7VXVATLXAB=fiber > glass+rods+for+pulling+cable=1581631210=fibreg

Re: [MBZ] Subject: Re: OT: IP Cams,

2020-02-13 Thread Randy Bennell via Mercedes
https://www.amazon.com/Fiberglass-Running-Cable-Coaxial-Electrical/dp/B075174GG6/ref=sr_1_5?crid=26L7VXVATLXAB=fiberglass+rods+for+pulling+cable=1581631210=fibreglass+rods+for+%2Caps%2C178=8-5 RB On 13/02/2020 3:26 PM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes wrote: Yeah, I’m sure those would work if I could

Re: [MBZ] Subject: Re: OT: IP Cams,

2020-02-13 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
Yeah, I’m sure those would work if I could find them - but I live in Florida… -D > On Feb 13, 2020, at 4:23 PM, Rdeafboy via Mercedes > wrote: > > > How about those fiberglass rods used for marking curbs/fire hydrants for snow > storms ...Home despot or Lowers ?? > Bob [who has been

[MBZ] Subject: Re: OT: IP Cams,

2020-02-13 Thread Rdeafboy via Mercedes
How about those fiberglass rods used for marking curbs/fire hydrants for snow storms ...Home despot or Lowers ?? Bob [who has been lurking] ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change

Re: [MBZ] Subject: Re: Statins

2019-08-14 Thread OK Don via Mercedes
"Follow the money" ... On Wed, Aug 14, 2019 at 11:53 AM Rdeafboy via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > > https://www.mercola.com/infographics/cholesterol-levels.htm > > Read this !! Statin is a money maker for big pharma...We are being > mislead !! > Bob 83 240D >

[MBZ] Subject: Re: Statins

2019-08-14 Thread Rdeafboy via Mercedes
https://www.mercola.com/infographics/cholesterol-levels.htm Read this !!  Statin is a money maker for big pharma...We are being mislead !! Bob   83 240D ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or

Re: [MBZ] Subject: Re: A question for Jaime

2019-05-16 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
Find a Pep Boys close by and buy it there. After the first “full bottle dose”, I put 1 ounce/tankful each fill up. I had a 300SD that I used it on for nearly 200k. Took the injection pump and injectors off to have them calibrated and cleaned/rebuilt. Injection pump guy guy wouldn’t believe me

[MBZ] Subject: Re: A question for Jaime

2019-05-15 Thread Rdeafboy via Mercedes
Dan ..How many ounces  per tankful of that Redline Diesel catalyst stuff do you need ??...seems expensive with shipping Bob ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

Re: [MBZ] Subject: Re: OT to the nth: Why do zebras have stripes?

2019-02-23 Thread Mountain Man via Mercedes
Gerry wrote: > A character in Hemingways book said something like that. Hemingway grew up in the same town I did - Oak Park. tin ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go

Re: [MBZ] Subject: Re: OT to the nth: Why do zebras have stripes?

2019-02-23 Thread archer75--- via Mercedes
A character in Hemingways book said something like that. Maybe that's where they got the idea for the song. Gerry > From the song “Africa” by the band Toto. > > -D > > > > On Feb 23, 2019, at 11:53 AM, archer75--- via Mercedes > > wrote: > > > > From: "The Snows of Kilimanjaro" by Ernest

Re: [MBZ] Subject: Re: OT to the nth: Why do zebras have stripes?

2019-02-23 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
From the song “Africa” by the band Toto. -D > On Feb 23, 2019, at 11:53 AM, archer75--- via Mercedes > wrote: > > From: "The Snows of Kilimanjaro" by Ernest Hemingway??? > >> As sure as Kilimanjaro rises like Olympus above the Serengeti >> I seek to cure what's deep inside, frightened of

Re: [MBZ] Subject: Re: OT to the nth: Why do zebras have stripes?

2019-02-23 Thread archer75--- via Mercedes
From: "The Snows of Kilimanjaro" by Ernest Hemingway??? > As sure as Kilimanjaro rises like Olympus above the Serengeti > I seek to cure what's deep inside, frightened of this thing that I've become > > --FT > > On 2/22/19 4:38 PM, Rdeafboy via Mercedes wrote: > > I was in Africa in the

Re: [MBZ] Subject: Re: OT to the nth: Why do zebras have stripes?

2019-02-22 Thread Rick Knoble via Mercedes
Greg inquires: >So, do we now understand the purpose of zebra stripes in toto? No. In Weezer. >From the Mercedes Benz concert series (Mercedes content). https://youtu.be/BmRovgZsvAQ And a very intriguing back story. https://youtu.be/BGQyeO3_1ec Rick

Re: [MBZ] Subject: Re: OT to the nth: Why do zebras have stripes?

2019-02-22 Thread Craig via Mercedes
Thursby via Mercedes Sent: Friday, February 22, 2019 3:26 PM > To: mercedes@okiebenz.com > Cc: Floyd Thursby > Subject: Re: [MBZ] Subject: Re: OT to the nth: Why do zebras have > stripes? > > As sure as Kilimanjaro rises like Olympus above the Serengeti > I seek to cure what's deep

Re: [MBZ] Subject: Re: OT to the nth: Why do zebras have stripes?

2019-02-22 Thread Greg Fiorentino via Mercedes
So, do we now understand the purpose of zebra stripes in toto? Greg -Original Message- From: Mercedes [mailto:mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com] On Behalf Of Floyd Thursby via Mercedes Sent: Friday, February 22, 2019 3:26 PM To: mercedes@okiebenz.com Cc: Floyd Thursby Subject: Re: [MBZ

Re: [MBZ] Subject: Re: OT to the nth: Why do zebras have stripes?

2019-02-22 Thread Floyd Thursby via Mercedes
As sure as Kilimanjaro rises like Olympus above the Serengeti I seek to cure what's deep inside, frightened of this thing that I've become --FT On 2/22/19 4:38 PM, Rdeafboy via Mercedes wrote: I was in Africa in the Serengeti  and I know why they are striped ...Off in the distance the pack of

[MBZ] Subject: Re: OT to the nth: Why do zebras have stripes?

2019-02-22 Thread Rdeafboy via Mercedes
I was in Africa in the Serengeti  and I know why they are striped ...Off in the distance the pack of zebras were hiding in the forest of GRAY ash trees after a stampede . You could NOT see them Blends right in...BTW  they are 50/50 when it comes to black/white coloration. Jungle Boy Bob

[MBZ] Subject: Re: Fwd: 1981 mercedes 300d diesel clean

2019-01-20 Thread Rdeafboy via Mercedes
Someone should call or text the number in the ad. Just to see if it's still available. The ad is still up. 1-818-378-1273  I'm calling him from east US at 6:00 in the morning .. It's 3 AM there,just to f with him.LOL*67 dial Bob ___

[MBZ] Subject: Shriveled door frame covers.

2018-12-29 Thread Rdeafboy via Mercedes
Guess what ...I have a new one in Palomino on driver's side .Got it off Ebay years ago. Took my old one off & liked the Midnight Blue under it.   Never put it on ...YET . worth lots now ??  Wow !! Bob83 240d ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list

Re: [MBZ] Subject: Re: OT: Repairing a crack in the base of a 55 gal.

2018-12-28 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
You mean one of those hot glue guns you get at the craft stores like Michael's? On Dec 28, 2018 10:39 PM, "OK Don via Mercedes" wrote: > I've repaired a few leaking windshield washer tanks with hot glue - lasted > for years. > > On Fri, Dec 28, 2018 at 7:49 PM Rdeafboy via Mercedes < >

Re: [MBZ] Subject: Re: OT: Repairing a crack in the base of a 55 gal.

2018-12-28 Thread OK Don via Mercedes
I've repaired a few leaking windshield washer tanks with hot glue - lasted for years. On Fri, Dec 28, 2018 at 7:49 PM Rdeafboy via Mercedes wrote: > > Flex Tape the damn thing from the inside [& or outside]..Pressure from > water weight will hold it ??...I've fixed a lot of things with that

[MBZ] Subject: Re: OT: Repairing a crack in the base of a 55 gal.

2018-12-28 Thread Rdeafboy via Mercedes
Flex Tape the damn thing from the inside [& or outside]..Pressure from water weight will hold it ??...I've fixed a lot of things with that stuff.. Even the liquid canned stuff works [along with tape maybe.] ... Once you get a roll ,you'll find numerous uses for it.[Mercedes content] :  I

Re: [MBZ] Subject: Re: Under battery rust repair

2018-12-09 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
Rdeafboy via Mercedes wrote on 12/9/18 7:57 AM: BTW  I'm still looking for the black "Vacuum Valve Lever" Cover that sits on top of the valve cover. It's 616-072-00-04 for my 1983 240d automatic...Any help or suggestions ?? Bob _ MY 240D either never had one or it was long lost when the car

[MBZ] Subject: Re: Under battery rust repair

2018-12-09 Thread Rdeafboy via Mercedes
I had a "new" windshield put in .. But when my installer pulled the old one out ,there was heavy rust on the lower right jamb .  He allowed me to go over and treat it with 2 coats of Miracle Paint.  Then he sealed it and used my Mercedes OEM windshield seal that I supplied..  Voila !!  Problem

Re: [MBZ] Subject: Re: Carburetor trouble

2018-08-01 Thread Randy Bennell via Mercedes
On 01/08/2018 11:37 AM, Rdeafboy via Mercedes wrote: I use ONLY pure gas [98 octane] that I drive 27 miles for and get 2 or 3  5 gallon containers.Never used regular gas on my 1969 Austin America.I drive it a lot during the next 3 months...fun !!!  I get about 25 mpg...1275 cc engine .I just

[MBZ] Subject: Re: Carburetor trouble

2018-08-01 Thread Rdeafboy via Mercedes
I use ONLY pure gas [98 octane] that I drive 27 miles for and get 2 or 3  5 gallon containers.Never used regular gas on my 1969 Austin America.I drive it a lot during the next 3 months...fun !!!  I get about 25 mpg...1275 cc engine .I just rebuilt rear wheels with new bearings ,wheel

Re: [MBZ] Subject: Re: Carburetor trouble

2018-07-30 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Yes, thinking about draining the fuel tank, not looking forward to that. -- Max Dillon Charleston SC '87 300TD '95 E300 On July 30, 2018 10:33:22 PM GMT+02:00, Rdeafboy via Mercedes wrote: > >Needle valve in float ??   Add Seafoam now >  >Bob.  [Good used trailing arm passeg'r side being

[MBZ] Subject: Re: Carburetor trouble

2018-07-30 Thread Rdeafboy via Mercedes
Needle valve in float ??   Add Seafoam now   Bob.  [Good used trailing arm passeg'r side being installed next week- old one rusted out at shock/spring base] 1983 240 d ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/

Re: [MBZ] Subject: Re !123 Rear Semi-Trailing arm

2018-07-06 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
I did it the hard way on my old 123.190; I pulled off the entire rear axle / differential / suspension subframe, and then replaced ALL the bushings. Two hard days of brutal work, but a brand-new suspension when I was done. I had access to a nice lift on base for that job. - Max

Re: [MBZ] Subject: Re !123 Rear Semi-Trailing arm

2018-07-05 Thread fmiser via Mercedes
> Rdeafboy wrote: > My 1983 240D had the rear passenger side Biltstein shock  broke > through the trailing arm where it rusted/broke out.  >  How hard is this to put a used trailing arm in anybody done it I did it - a lot of years ago. I got the used arm from Atlanta Stuttgart - which will

Re: [MBZ] Subject: Re !123 Rear Semi-Trailing arm

2018-07-05 Thread Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes
It’s really not that hard. Sent from my iPhone > On Jul 5, 2018, at 7:29 PM, Rdeafboy via Mercedes > wrote: > > My 1983 240D had the rear passenger side Biltstein shock broke through the > trailing arm where it rusted/broke out. The spring is still intact in the > arm . it caused the

[MBZ] Subject: Re !123 Rear Semi-Trailing arm

2018-07-05 Thread Rdeafboy via Mercedes
My 1983 240D had the rear passenger side Biltstein shock  broke through the trailing arm where it rusted/broke out.  The spring is still intact in the arm .  it caused the arm to bump into the outside axle rubber boot & spring a grease leak . I put in new axles 2-3 years ago .  I have another

Re: [MBZ] Subject: Dollar Tree Wheel Cleaner

2018-05-20 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
Good to know… I gave it a try at full strength on the 400E wheels and I will say that it removed a considerable amount of crud. That being said, I also noticed the finish was coming off in those same areas, but that could very well be a result of the crud having been there for an extended

[MBZ] Subject: Dollar Tree Wheel Cleaner

2018-05-20 Thread Rdeafboy via Mercedes
Awesome kills ants on the spot too !! BTDT   Bob ___ 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] Subject: Re: Yo Martha

2018-05-06 Thread Rdeafboy via Mercedes
Do not use AWESOME on glass !!! I used this on alum. air cleaner cover with red pad [Beartex- 3M ] with elbow grease.  Comes out nice !! Takes the pits out of the Aluminum...   Bob ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

[MBZ] Subject: Re: Shocks for 240D

2018-05-02 Thread Rdeafboy via Mercedes
"You missed a recent thread that suggested you should not buy the heavy  duty shocks. RB "    I second that !! Sorry I got them not knowing...Much harder bumps feel.   Bob  83 240D ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

Re: [MBZ] Subject: Re: Permatex #2 cleaning

2018-04-01 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
Paint stripper was next, but I scraped/abraded it enough to be passable. What a waste of time! The alcohol did soften it somewhat, but not enough to wipe the $ hit off. tyee165 via Mercedes April 1, 2018 at 9:26 PM Will heat soften it? How about paint

Re: [MBZ] Subject: Re: Permatex #2 cleaning

2018-04-01 Thread tyee165 via Mercedes
Lain <126die...@gmail.com> Subject: Re: [MBZ] Subject: Re:  Permatex #2 cleaning Well so much for the official word from spermatex.  Soaked over 12 hours in isopropyl alcohol.  no softening at all.  The $hit is bad on cast iron, but at least on iron you can take a wire wheel to it.  On aluminum

Re: [MBZ] Subject: Re: Permatex #2 cleaning

2018-04-01 Thread G Mann via Mercedes
Acetone straight... couple paper towels over the offending area wet with acetone... cover with plastic wrap to retard evaporation let it soak a "while" and try removal while still damp on unmasking. On Sun, Apr 1, 2018 at 10:43 AM, Curley McLain via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com>

Re: [MBZ] Subject: Re: Permatex #2 cleaning

2018-04-01 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
Well so much for the official word from spermatex. Soaked over 12 hours in isopropyl alcohol. no softening at all. The $hit is bad on cast iron, but at least on iron you can take a wire wheel to it. On aluminum it is pure awful. Rdeafboy via Mercedes April

[MBZ] Subject: Re: Permatex #2 cleaning

2018-04-01 Thread Rdeafboy via Mercedes
lacquer thinner ...work at it in pieces removal   Bob ___ 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] Subject: Re: Subject: Re: 49 Battery

2018-01-10 Thread Rdeafboy via Mercedes
I took out my battery tray out this past summer and "miracle" painted it ...no rust on it nor underneath it.  A few years ago a squirrel place a walnut over the drain hole which caused problems inside .. So I'm always checking there.     BTW  Never thought Home Depot would sell batteries.  

Re: [MBZ] Subject: Re: 49 Battery

2018-01-10 Thread archer75--- via Mercedes
> > > Bob wrote: > > > IS an AGM battery worth it?? > > > > I don't know. Lots of people say good things about them. But if > > it is twice the price, I should get twice the life. I'm not sure > > it adds up. > > Ever have a car rust out near the battery tray? > That adds up in a hurry,

Re: [MBZ] Subject: Re: 49 Battery

2018-01-09 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
the 49 batteries are supposed to have a vent with a tube. I think only once, I got the tube when I bought a battery. But most og the group 49 batteries did have the vent constucted to put a tube on so the acid/gas can be conducted away from sheet metal. To me the AGM batteries were not

Re: [MBZ] Subject: Re: 49 Battery

2018-01-09 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Lots of 123's rust there. IIRC it has to do with water & not battery. Dwight Giles Jr. Wickford RI On Jan 9, 2018 4:53 PM, "Mitch Haley via Mercedes" wrote: > > > On January 9, 2018 at 1:41 AM fmiser via Mercedes > wrote: > > > > > > > Bob wrote:

Re: [MBZ] Subject: Re: 49 Battery

2018-01-09 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
> On January 9, 2018 at 1:41 AM fmiser via Mercedes > wrote: > > > > Bob wrote: > > IS an AGM battery worth it?? > > I don't know. Lots of people say good things about them. But if > it is twice the price, I should get twice the life. I'm not sure > it adds up.

Re: [MBZ] Subject: Re: 49 Battery

2018-01-09 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
BTW, after an hour plugged into a functional block heater my 361k mile 1983 300TD starts on a dime with no post-start stalling. Amazing difference. :). On Tue, Jan 9, 2018 at 1:41 AM, fmiser via Mercedes wrote: > > Bob wrote: > > IS an AGM battery worth it?? > > I don't

Re: [MBZ] Subject: Re: 49 Battery

2018-01-08 Thread fmiser via Mercedes
> Bob wrote: > IS an AGM battery worth it?? I don't know. Lots of people say good things about them. But if it is twice the price, I should get twice the life. I'm not sure it adds up. > How can I check if starter is good ?? 83 240D Well - put in a new one and see if it's fixed? *smiles*

[MBZ] Subject: Re: 49 Battery

2018-01-08 Thread Rdeafboy via Mercedes
"It probably sounds stupid, but I've had very good luck with used batteries I've gotten from my Interstate wholesale house. $49.95 + $15 core. I'd pick one up and use that until they get more new group 49 batteries in stock. Make sure your alternator, etc is up to snuff. Rick" Thanx

Re: [MBZ] Subject: Re: Secret message for Randy

2017-12-29 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
I can't thank you enough - very reassuring. On Fri, Dec 29, 2017 at 11:54 AM, archer75--- via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Results > > Briefly: Being over 70, the complication rate for your GF's mom would > roughly be 7.6% which is very low. Surprisingly the complication rate for >

Re: [MBZ] Subject: Re: Secret message for Randy

2017-12-29 Thread archer75--- via Mercedes
Results Briefly: Being over 70, the complication rate for your GF's mom would roughly be 7.6% which is very low. Surprisingly the complication rate for someone less than 70 years would roughly be twice as much (15.1%). Among 574 patients with a permanent pacemaker, 259 patients (45.1%) were

Re: [MBZ] Subject: Re: Secret message for Randy

2017-12-29 Thread Dan--- via Mercedes
Had a coworker get one in his 70s due to a low resting heart rate. Practically an outpatient procedure these days. He said when he wakes up in the morning he sometimes feels it kicking in... -D > On Dec 29, 2017, at 10:38 AM, Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes > wrote: >

Re: [MBZ] Subject: Re: Secret message for Randy

2017-12-29 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
My gf's mom (70+) is getting a pacemaker installed today. SHe is in otherwise good health. How risky is this procedure? Anyone on the list BTDT? On Fri, Dec 29, 2017 at 10:35 AM, Max Dillon via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > > > On December 28, 2017 10:47:13 PM EST, Craig via

Re: [MBZ] Subject: Re: Secret message for Randy

2017-12-29 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
On December 28, 2017 10:47:13 PM EST, Craig via Mercedes wrote: >On Thu, 28 Dec 2017 11:00:16 -0500 Meade Dillon via Mercedes > wrote: > >> In one case, a doc declined to even take the time to look up a >medicine >> that SWMBO knew of from living

Re: [MBZ] Subject: Re: Secret message for Randy

2017-12-28 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Thu, 28 Dec 2017 11:00:16 -0500 Meade Dillon via Mercedes wrote: > In one case, a doc declined to even take the time to look up a medicine > that SWMBO knew of from living in Italy, so she borrowed the drug > reference book from the nurses station, looked it up herself,

[MBZ] Subject: Re: V. Cool '61 Land Rover on BAT

2017-12-28 Thread Rdeafboy via Mercedes
As a proud  owner of a 1969 Austin America [ Lucas wired] ,I've never had a problem with the "Prince of Darkness"I remember when all my frat brothers had MGs and if it was foggy or raining  you can forget about starting your car ...never had that problem but of course i used "Wire Dryer"

Re: [MBZ] Subject: Re: Secret message for Randy

2017-12-28 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
Well, for an anecdotal story on the other side, I was inoculated with the flu vaccine and many many others during my military career. I rarely get sick with anything. I don't know that an annual flu vaccine has made a positive difference in my case, but they sure haven't hurt me. Before I

[MBZ] Subject: Re: Secret message for Randy

2017-12-28 Thread Rdeafboy via Mercedes
ListersI have NOT gotten the flu shot . Same as my sister .  we have not gotten sick either ..  The key is Vitamin  D...I take 5,000 to 7,000 units a day with two/three Vitamin K2 also . The K2[Walmart]  keeps the calcium/D from assimilating in the arteries...Even when I was in the hospital

Re: [MBZ] Subject: lug bolts for 300D w/ steel wheels (the short

2017-11-10 Thread Mike Esh via Mercedes
Thanks, yes, I think he is  sending them to the address I provided. Mike Michael E. Esh m...@barr.com michael...@mac.com (C) 231.894.5505 On Nov 10, 2017, at 03:11 PM, Rdeafboy via Mercedes wrote: Mike ...I see you are getting them ...Anyhow i found 3 short

[MBZ] Subject: Re: lug bolts for 300D w/ steel wheels (the short

2017-11-10 Thread Rdeafboy via Mercedes
Mike ...I see you are getting them ...Anyhow i found 3 short ones..Just wanted to let you know    Bob ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

Re: [MBZ] Subject: lug bolts for 300D w/ steel wheels (the short

2017-11-09 Thread Mike Esh via Mercedes
Thanks Bob, I'll be waiting! Mike Michael E. Esh m...@barr.com michael...@mac.com (C) 231.894.5505 On Nov 09, 2017, at 04:27 PM, Rdeafboy via Mercedes wrote: Hang tight ..Let me look for mine since I grabbed them at a junkyard...I have a 240D so I need the long ones

[MBZ] Subject: Re: lug bolts for 300D w/ steel wheels (the short

2017-11-09 Thread Rdeafboy via Mercedes
Hang tight ..Let me look for mine since I grabbed them at a junkyard...I have a 240D so I need the long ones ...   Bob[Who's getting broken alternator mounting bracket[Alum,] replaced.]   Bob ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

Re: [MBZ] Subject: RE : Battery 49

2017-08-03 Thread Curt Raymond via Mercedes
IIRC H8 is Euro for group 49 Sent from Yahoo Mail on Android On Thu, Aug 3, 2017 at 7:03 PM, Peter Frederick via Mercedes wrote: Get the proper series 49, and check the current draw on the starter  -- 900 amps is normal for a good starter, you need 1200 for a

Re: [MBZ] Subject: RE : Battery 49

2017-08-03 Thread Peter Frederick via Mercedes
Get the proper series 49, and check the current draw on the starter -- 900 amps is normal for a good starter, you need 1200 for a tired one to start in cold weather. Don't skimp, you will burn out the batteries if they are too small. ___

Re: [MBZ] Subject: RE : Battery 49

2017-08-03 Thread Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes
850-1000 I would say On 8/3/2017 5:56 PM, Bob via Mercedes wrote: What mininum Cranking C do I need for 1983 240D. My H8 Delco just burned out after 1 1/2 year [ smelled like propane gas burning]. Prolly go back to Interstate or Bosch 49 type..850 CC Ok ?? Bob [ who has taken everybodies

[MBZ] Subject: RE : Battery 49

2017-08-03 Thread Bob via Mercedes
What mininum Cranking C do I need for 1983 240D. My H8 Delco just burned out after 1 1/2 year [ smelled like propane gas burning]. Prolly go back to Interstate or Bosch 49 type..850 CC Ok ?? Bob [ who has taken everybodies advice on my exhaust system-Bosal ...to do soon ]

[MBZ] Subject: Bear scat?

2017-07-07 Thread Bob via Mercedes
Looks like Hillary passed thru Bob ___ 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] Subject: Re: OT: Fantasy Loser

2017-06-05 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
Bob via Mercedes June 5, 2017 at 10:13 PM "CNN is known for getting things wrong and then not admitting it. It's not a respected news source" AKA CL in TON "news" network ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list

[MBZ] Subject: Re: OT: Fantasy Loser

2017-06-05 Thread Bob via Mercedes
"CNN is known for getting things wrong and then not admitting it. It's not a respected news source" Can't Understand Normal Things NewsN etworkCNN...Sorry if I offended anybodycouldn't help it Bob 82 240D @ 230 K ___

[MBZ] Subject: Re: OT: Cell phone flakiness

2017-04-04 Thread Bob via Mercedes
If anyone wants a card for a CC discount, let me know.In spite of CC's association with the AA(S)RP they seem to be good.You don't have to pay AA(S)RP I'm interested.Do you have to go to Fartget or can you do online ?? I have a AT now with their sim card Bob

[MBZ] Subject: Re: Merry Christmas to all

2016-12-24 Thread Bob via Mercedes
Merry Christmas to all & I hope none of you gets a hearing aid for Christmas... I've been wearing mine for 64 years now since I was 2...But I sleep GREAT !!! Merry merry everyone !! Bob 83 240D with "new" Trans [But having vacuum issues with 3/2 valve connections- will ask for your

Re: [MBZ] Subject: OT Insurance

2016-12-03 Thread OK Don via Mercedes
Building and Zoning - what's that? We just do it here in the wild west . . . On Sat, Dec 3, 2016 at 5:14 PM, G Mann via Mercedes wrote: > Question: How did the owner of that garage get Building and Zoning to > approve that structure? > Inquiring minds want to know...

Re: [MBZ] Subject: OT Insurance

2016-12-03 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
"here" being PRC or AZ. In PRC, you can't take a wiz without a permit ($$$) from some goober. G Mann via Mercedes December 3, 2016 at 5:14 PM Question: How did the owner of that garage get Building and Zoning to approve that structure? Inquiring minds want to

Re: [MBZ] Subject: OT Insurance

2016-12-03 Thread G Mann via Mercedes
Question: How did the owner of that garage get Building and Zoning to approve that structure? Inquiring minds want to know... Here, it would require a set of plans with Registered Civil Engineer stamp. On Sat, Dec 3, 2016 at 10:20 AM, Dwight Giles via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: >

Re: [MBZ] Subject: OT Insurance

2016-12-03 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Yes My neighbors would love that garage. bigger than my whole lot. Dwight Giles Jr. 1982 300CD 2005 E320 4 matic Wickford RI On Dec 3, 2016 12:19 PM, "Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes" < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > More proof that we were already the Greatest Country on Earth before > someone

Re: [MBZ] Subject: OT Insurance

2016-12-03 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
More proof that we were already the Greatest Country on Earth before someone claimed he would make us great (again). On Sat, Dec 3, 2016 at 10:52 AM, Mitch Haley via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Just put up a garage. > They aren't very expensive. >

Re: [MBZ] Subject: OT Insurance

2016-12-03 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
Just put up a garage. They aren't very expensive.___ 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] Subject: OT Insurance

2016-12-02 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
Has anyone had a claim onone of these antique car specialist inscos? TIA Bob via Mercedes December 2, 2016 at 4:42 PM I am trying you get antique insurance for my 82 since I just put antique I stored my 1969 Austin America for 30 years at my apt parking spot

[MBZ] Subject: OT Insurance

2016-12-02 Thread Bob via Mercedes
I am trying you get antique insurance for my 82 since I just put antique > plates on it but I don't have a garage. Looks like JC Taylor, > Haggerty & Chubb all require a garage. any other suggestions? I stored my 1969 Austin America for 30 years at my apt parking spot with a car cover when

[MBZ] Subject: Re: Fuel Filter Crush Washer

2016-11-29 Thread Bob via Mercedes
Funny, I have never used a washer there in 19 years . ..However I did have to replace the #9 O'ring on the bolt shaft when it leaked profusely just in Feb. News to me. Bob ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

Re: [MBZ] Subject: Re: Ala Who

2016-11-29 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
And getting the voting age lowered to 18. The current crop are spoiled brats who think they have to have a private 400 sq ft or larger room in the dorm in place of sharing a rack. These are the spawn of the helicopter moms and "everybody gets a trophy" competitive sports. Unless they come

[MBZ] Subject: Re: Ala Who

2016-11-29 Thread Bob via Mercedes
When I was in college in the 68-72 era , we as students rose up to protest many things such as the Viet Nam war among others[like getting drinking on campus for the vets who came back, open dorms so we can have a girl in our room,etc...] It seems to me that the millennials are a gutless

[MBZ] Subject: W123 Parts

2016-11-15 Thread Bob via Mercedes
Finding my way through a few parts I need. Anyone have a good rear door check? They're NLA from MB and don't exist in the aftermarket. 123 730 03 16 Mercedessouce.com ?? Bob ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

Re: [MBZ] Subject: MB Motorcycle

2016-10-18 Thread archer75--- via Mercedes
> I like that sidecar. > Not so sure about the bike. > Mitch. The bike should be a BMW. --- This email has been checked for viruses by Avast antivirus software. https://www.avast.com/antivirus ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

Re: [MBZ] Subject: MB Motorcycle

2016-10-18 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
I like that sidecar. Not so sure about the bike. Mitch. ___ 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] Subject: MB Motorcycle

2016-10-17 Thread Bob via Mercedes
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