Re: [MBZ] SLS vid rip off

2013-07-09 Thread Dan Penoff
Good. I wasn't the only one who was disappointed. Figured it was an everything you wanted to know about self leveling suspension video. D Sent from my iPad On Jul 8, 2013, at 10:26 PM, Hendrik and Fay heni...@gmail.com wrote: Yeah I want my money back as well. Hendrik who settled in with

Re: [MBZ] Mercedes Digest, Vol 92, Issue 61

2013-07-09 Thread MG
Bushings don't have anything to do with the automatic down shifting as you slow down. Date: Mon, 08 Jul 2013 19:20:54 -0400 From: Larry T l02tur...@comcast.net To: mercedes@okiebenz.com Subject: Re: [MBZ] TURBOCHARGER --*** WAS Transmission W124 91 300D (now back to AT?) ; -)

Re: [MBZ] Cause of Frisco crash: Poor piloting plus no glide path?

2013-07-09 Thread Mitch Haley
Craig wrote: On Mon, 08 Jul 2013 19:53:57 -0400 Dan Penoff d...@penoff.com wrote: I got to literally sleep in a bed with inflight entertainment and plenty of food/drink all the way over. It was a wonderful flight. A little cramped, but still better than the business class seats. Sounds

Re: [MBZ] Cause of Frisco crash: Poor piloting plus no glide path?

2013-07-09 Thread Dan Penoff
The cabin crew told me that they would have put me in First Class but it was full. I was probably wearing jeans, as I always traveled in comfortable clothing whenever possible. I got to chat with the second officer when he came back to get something out of his bags, and got to visit the flight

Re: [MBZ] Cause of Frisco crash: Poor piloting plus no glide path?

2013-07-09 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel
Sounds like someone forgot the 7 Ps... http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/7_Ps_%28military_adage%29 In this case, Proper piloting prevents piss poor pullout and pileup. -MMM- ___ http://www.okiebenz.com For new and used parts go to www.okiebenz.com To search list

Re: [MBZ] Cause of Frisco crash: Poor piloting plus no glide path?

2013-07-09 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel
At 7:00 PM -0400 7/8/13, Rich Thomas wrote: leaking considerably, dripping down through the lights and such above my seat, right onto my head and neck. I pointed out to the FA that this might be an issue, electrics and all that in there and in the ceiling/floor above, through which I am sure

Re: [MBZ] SLS vid rip off

2013-07-09 Thread Rich Thomas
I'll go make a vid of the TD's SLS and post it for y'all to get edumacated about. --R On 7/9/13 5:57 AM, Dan Penoff wrote: Good. I wasn't the only one who was disappointed. Figured it was an everything you wanted to know about self leveling suspension video. D Sent from my iPad On Jul 8,

Re: [MBZ] Cause of Frisco crash: Poor piloting plus no glide path?

2013-07-09 Thread Rich Thomas
BA would regularly put me in first class no matter what my attire. --R On 7/9/13 7:02 AM, Mitch Haley wrote: (most airlines don't like sticking commoners in first class unless they are properly attired) ___ http://www.okiebenz.com For new and used parts

Re: [MBZ] Cause of Frisco crash: Poor piloting plus no glide path?

2013-07-09 Thread Michael Canfield
Knowing very little about airplane construction I would think that all electrical connections and components would be well insulated and water tight. Is this true? Mike On Jul 9, 2013 9:12 AM, M. Mitchell Marmel marme...@gmail.com wrote: At 7:00 PM -0400 7/8/13, Rich Thomas wrote: leaking

Re: [MBZ] Cause of Frisco crash: Poor piloting plus no glide path?

2013-07-09 Thread Rich Thomas
One hopes. The wire bundles look sorta like what your car has, no idea what kind of connectors are used. But still, the idea of water dripping around inside an airplane's electrical guts gives one pause. --R On 7/9/13 10:17 AM, Michael Canfield wrote: Knowing very little about airplane

Re: [MBZ] Great vid -- dwarf cars

2013-07-09 Thread G Mann
We are having a sunshine blizzard here lately. The city sunshine plows are stacking it up so high it's buried the cars and I can hardly shovel it out fast enough... ;))... Light Spring Day here.. it's only 109 at sunrise. Road trip to dwarf cars museum is on the bucket list. I'm sure it will

Re: [MBZ] Cause of Frisco crash: Poor piloting plus no glide path?

2013-07-09 Thread Mitch Haley
Rich Thomas wrote: BA would regularly put me in first class no matter what my attire. OK, I was extrapolating one person's SWA experience and maybe it was specific to his personal situation. His daughter had him on her employee family plan so he had liberal standby privileges, or for a small

Re: [MBZ] Great vid -- dwarf cars

2013-07-09 Thread Rich Thomas
You need to invite Algore to visit. Wherever he goes, it snows. --R On 7/9/13 11:01 AM, G Mann wrote: We are having a sunshine blizzard here lately. The city sunshine plows are stacking it up so high it's buried the cars and I can hardly shovel it out fast enough... ;))... Light Spring

Re: [MBZ] Great vid -- dwarf cars

2013-07-09 Thread G Mann
Must be a typo.. snows? I'm sure you meant blows. Senator McCain was just here and I note the hot air quotient went up to new record. When does Redneck Spring start? On Tue, Jul 9, 2013 at 8:16 AM, Rich Thomas richthomas79td...@constructivity.net wrote: You need to invite Algore to visit.

Re: [MBZ] Cause of Frisco crash: Poor piloting plus no glide path?

2013-07-09 Thread Dan Penoff
Flying or otherwise, you'll always get better service and attention if you're well dressed. I was commuting to SFO from Tampa weekly or bi-weekly for over 6 months. I always flew the same route on United. I made it a point to learn the names of the cabin and gate crews, and even brought them

Re: [MBZ] Fw: 84 Mercedes Benz 300 d

2013-07-09 Thread Andrew Strasfogel
Where are the photos? BTW, $500 for a running 300D might actually be expensive UNLESS the car will pass inspction or you know what it will cost to get it through inspection. On Mon, Jul 8, 2013 at 5:47 PM, Mike Esh michael...@mac.com wrote: It is beginning to look that way. I have not given up

Re: [MBZ] Fw: 84 Mercedes Benz 300 d

2013-07-09 Thread Mitch Haley
Andrew Strasfogel wrote: Where are the photos? BTW, $500 for a running 300D might actually be expensive UNLESS the car will pass inspction or you know what it will cost to get it through inspection. Inspection? What's this inspection thingy you speak of? Esh and I live in Michigan. I was

Re: [MBZ] Cause of Frisco crash: Poor piloting plus no glide path?

2013-07-09 Thread Andrew Strasfogel
Touche, BTW, what struck me about the inexperienced pilot was that he may never have actually landed such an aircraft before in his 43 hours of ttraining (or simulating). If true, this would be astounding. On Tue, Jul 9, 2013 at 11:19 AM, Dan Penoff d...@penoff.com wrote: Flying or

Re: [MBZ] Fw: 84 Mercedes Benz 300 d

2013-07-09 Thread dseretakis
Depends upon where u live. Here in MA some of the private inspection stations will pass anything! Sent from my iPhone On Jul 9, 2013, at 11:46 AM, Andrew Strasfogel astrasfo...@gmail.com wrote: Where are the photos? BTW, $500 for a running 300D might actually be expensive UNLESS the car

Re: [MBZ] Cause of Frisco crash: Poor piloting plus no glide path?

2013-07-09 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel
At 10:33 AM -0400 7/9/13, Rich Thomas wrote: One hopes. The wire bundles look sorta like what your car has, no idea what kind of connectors are used. Mostly insulated and waterproof types. But still, the idea of water dripping around inside an airplane's electrical guts gives one pause.

[MBZ] Craigslist Hmmm...

2013-07-09 Thread Tim Crone
Not mine and no interest. Just in case. Out of state could be just a few miles, Charlotte is on the border. http://charlotte.craigslist.org/cto/3915584473.html 93 mercedez $900 OBO- Has black and red leather interior. Excellent Body- Interior is Okay (no stab wombs or nothing lol) from a

Re: [MBZ] Craigslist Hmmm...

2013-07-09 Thread Rich Thomas
(no stab wombs or nothing lol) --R On 7/9/13 12:55 PM, Tim Crone wrote: Not mine and no interest. Just in case. Out of state could be just a few miles, Charlotte is on the border. http://charlotte.craigslist.org/cto/3915584473.html 93 mercedez $900 OBO- Has black and red leather interior.

Re: [MBZ] Cause of Frisco crash: Poor piloting plus no glide path?

2013-07-09 Thread WILTON
Talk of flying dress reminds me: During one of my trips to/from Greenland and in/out of Colorado Springs and Denver in '78, I was in check-in line at C. Springs or Denver (in Air Force class A uniform) when suddenly, there was a beyond-gorgeous, very well-endowed brunette in SHORT shorts,

[MBZ] Replacing the Gearshift Lever Bushing 91 300D 2.5T S124

2013-07-09 Thread Larry T
I need to replace subject bushing - can I do it fro above by removing the gear shift surround or must I work from below?? any idea what section of the WSM I'd find this is? Thx Larryt ___ http://www.okiebenz.com For new and used parts go to www.okiebenz.com

Re: [MBZ] Black smoke and loping at idle.

2013-07-09 Thread Larry T
Don't know about /black /smoke and loping at idle but I had a MB that had white smoke ran slowly or failed to move forward - it would not go faster than ~10mph - then all of a sudden it would spring to life. - it turned out to be carbon buildup in the head.. Don't know if yours is similar

Re: [MBZ] Fw: 84 Mercedes Benz 300 d

2013-07-09 Thread Andrew Strasfogel
DC inspection stations are tough as well as incorruptible. MD uses private gas station inspectors who will fail any car, even new ones. On Jul 9, 2013 12:04 PM, dsereta...@yahoo.com wrote: Depends upon where u live. Here in MA some of the private inspection stations will pass anything! Sent

Re: [MBZ] Fw: 84 Mercedes Benz 300 d

2013-07-09 Thread Michael Canfield
Who cares about inspection. Pull the tires, engine, trans and whatever else you need. An oil cooler is what? $700? Get your friends to fill it full of old toasters and tin cans, haul it to the nearest scrap yard and put a couple hundred back in your pocket. Can't beat that. And maybe all it

Re: [MBZ] 84 Mercedes Benz 300 d

2013-07-09 Thread Mike Esh
Is it still available? Is anyone in the area that could take look to see if it is running? http://boston.craigslist.org/gbs/cto/3915708294.html Thanks, Mike Michael E. Esh me...@horizonenv.com michael...@mac.com http://www.yugster.com/invite/138123 (C) 231.286.2344 On Jul 09, 2013, at 01:47

Re: [MBZ] Craigslist Hmmm...

2013-07-09 Thread Mitch Haley
Tim Crone wrote: Not mine and no interest. Just in case. Out of state could be just a few miles, Charlotte is on the border. http://charlotte.craigslist.org/cto/3915584473.html Nice looking W201 from the last year. Wonder if it's a four seater. $900 OBO needs some pistons means best offer

Re: [MBZ] Craigslist Hmmm...

2013-07-09 Thread WILTON
Black - gonna hafta let it go. One blackun is enough. Wilton - Original Message - From: Mitch Haley m...@voyager.net To: Mercedes Discussion List mercedes@okiebenz.com Sent: Tuesday, July 09, 2013 1:52 PM Subject: Re: [MBZ] Craigslist Hmmm... Tim Crone wrote: Not mine and no

Re: [MBZ] Replacing the Gearshift Lever Bushing 91 300D 2.5T S124

2013-07-09 Thread Craig
On Tue, 09 Jul 2013 13:19:58 -0400 Larry T l02tur...@comcast.net wrote: I need to replace subject bushing - can I do it fro above by removing the gear shift surround or must I work from below?? If it's like a W123, you have to do it from below. any idea what section of the WSM I'd find

[MBZ] Advance Auto $50 off on $125

2013-07-09 Thread Mitch Haley
Anybody need a $130 battery for $80? http://www.fatwallet.com/forums/hot-deals/1283977/ ___ http://www.okiebenz.com For new and used parts go to www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery

Re: [MBZ] Replacing the Gearshift Lever Bushing 91 300D 2.5T S124

2013-07-09 Thread Larry T
Bummer! ;-) Thanks - Larry On 7/9/2013 3:30 PM, Craig wrote: On Tue, 09 Jul 2013 13:19:58 -0400 Larry T l02tur...@comcast.net wrote: I need to replace subject bushing - can I do it fro above by removing the gear shift surround or must I work from below?? If it's like a W123, you have to do

Re: [MBZ] 84 Mercedes Benz 300 d

2013-07-09 Thread Mike Esh
I just talked on the phone with the guy. 174,00 on good engine and only 30,000 on new transmission. Car is busted in on both passenger side doors and does have some rust. He is located near the corner of Parkhurst St Winthrop St in Quincy, MA 02169 Map Quest - http://mapq.st/12BHg8F His

Re: [MBZ] 84 Mercedes Benz 300 d

2013-07-09 Thread Rich Thomas
Just so you know, that is pronounced Kwinzee --R On 7/9/13 3:47 PM, Mike Esh wrote: I just talked on the phone with the guy. 174,00 on good engine and only 30,000 on new transmission. Car is busted in on both passenger side doors and does have some rust. He is located near the corner of

Re: [MBZ] 84 Mercedes Benz 300 d

2013-07-09 Thread Andrew Strasfogel
Just like Quincy House at Hahvuhd. On Tue, Jul 9, 2013 at 4:00 PM, Rich Thomas richthomas79td...@constructivity.net wrote: Just so you know, that is pronounced Kwinzee --R On 7/9/13 3:47 PM, Mike Esh wrote: I just talked on the phone with the guy. 174,00 on good engine and only 30,000

Re: [MBZ] Fw: 84 Mercedes Benz 300 d

2013-07-09 Thread Rick Knoble
On Jul 9, 2013, at 12:33 PM, Andrew Strasfogel astrasfo...@gmail.com wrote: DC inspection stations are tough as well as incorruptible. DC and incorruptible in the same sentence? That's a first. Rick Sent from my iPhone ___ http://www.okiebenz.com For new

Re: [MBZ] Fw: 84 Mercedes Benz 300 d

2013-07-09 Thread Andrew Strasfogel
As someone who fails inspections regularly, I speak with authority. On Tue, Jul 9, 2013 at 4:19 PM, Rick Knoble rickkno...@hotmail.com wrote: On Jul 9, 2013, at 12:33 PM, Andrew Strasfogel astrasfo...@gmail.com wrote: DC inspection stations are tough as well as incorruptible. DC and

Re: [MBZ] OT Fundraising......Monsanto Sucks!

2013-07-09 Thread Mountain Man
KB5QHU wrote: Similar to drugs creating super bacteria it's feared that GM food will cross pollinate with weeds and create weeds that are resistant to herbicide. We the people don't care. We the people don't care about our body - just gimme healthcare. We the people don't care about politics -

Re: [MBZ] Cause of Frisco crash: Poor piloting plus no glide path?

2013-07-09 Thread Peter Frederick
Treating people well always pays off. One a trip a couple years ago with my mother, who requires a wheelchair in airports, we went through Atlanta twice in a few days, and believe it or not the gate agent remembered us and the fact we were going to a wedding, asked how it went, etc. I

[MBZ] Cause of Frisco crash: Poor piloting plus no glide path?

2013-07-09 Thread WILTON
Today's news conf: Yep; nobody monitoring airspeed and altitude before it was to late. Descent rate and throttles evidently set to AUTO, then airspeed and altitude evidently ignored. Wilton http://www.okiebenz.com For new and used parts go to www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

Re: [MBZ] Replacing the Gearshift Lever Bushing 91 300D 2.5T S124

2013-07-09 Thread OK Don
Even if you could do it from inside, I think it would be easier from under the car - no seats, steering wheels, etc. in the way. They are at or near the bottom of the tranny level, on the (cars) left side - just jack up the port side, and have at it. The job is too simple to need the WSM :-) On

Re: [MBZ] Cause of Frisco crash: Poor piloting plus no glide path?

2013-07-09 Thread Peter Frederick
Ah, but I've done a bit of reading, and it's quite possible that the auto-throttle was not only disconnected by the flight mode required to get down to the proper glide path, but the auto-throttle WARNING is also deactivated (look up the FLCH trap on 777s). Result: no autothrottle, no

Re: [MBZ] Replacing the Gearshift Lever Bushing 91 300D 2.5T S124

2013-07-09 Thread Peter Frederick
Taking the shift lever out isn't a trivial exercise in a Benz. Vastly easier from underneath, although a lift REALLY helps so you can get at the lever. You can press the bushing in with channel locks easy enough if you have room to use them, which you don't on jackstands. Peter

Re: [MBZ] Cause of Frisco crash: Poor piloting plus no glide path?

2013-07-09 Thread Rich Thomas
They are the only people who can help you. Most people do not understand that. --R On 7/9/13 6:15 PM, Peter Frederick wrote: I suspect this is because I NEVER demand anything from gate agents ___ http://www.okiebenz.com For new and used parts go to

[MBZ] OT Oh Andrew....

2013-07-09 Thread Rich Thomas
http://www.foxnews.com/health/2013/07/09/cat-poop-parasite-is-dangerously-widespread/ --R ___ http://www.okiebenz.com For new and used parts go to www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery

Re: [MBZ] OT Fundraising......Monsanto Sucks!

2013-07-09 Thread Benz Hogs
Speak for yourself, I don't find myself easily swayed by the lying media. Luther KB5QHUForest Park, IL '98 ML320 Max (168,xxx mi) On 7/9/2013 5:07 PM, Mountain Man wrote: We the people don't care. We the people don't care about our body - just gimme healthcare. We the people don't care

Re: [MBZ] AC and alternators?

2013-07-09 Thread Curt Raymond
Mission accomplished, a remarkably bright (for an Autozone employee) Autozone employee hooked me up with an H8 gold top Duralast ($5 more than the red top and 1000cca instead of 900). The H8 apparently replaces the group 49 and it even says so on the battery itself. Fit perfectly, does the job,

Re: [MBZ] OT Fundraising......Monsanto Sucks!

2013-07-09 Thread Alex Chamberlain
On Tue, Jul 9, 2013 at 3:07 PM, Mountain Man maontin@gmail.com wrote: I think we the people think it means anything expensive at hospitals by doctors. What about eating, exercise, rest, food? We the people don't care - just gimme more. There seems to be zero DIY about what we the

[MBZ] SFO 28R - The way it's supposed to be

2013-07-09 Thread Scott Ritchey
A video clip for aviation buffs, past and present: commercial aviation today. Should be of particular interest to those following the recent crash at SFO. Resolution is good enough to justify going full screen. Scott http://www.wimp.com/approachlanding/

Re: [MBZ] Mantle pressure lanterns - was: SLS vid

2013-07-09 Thread Curt Raymond
Oooh an Alladin, tooney. I'd taken apart the fuel/air tube in the hopes I'd finally be able to match light the thing, I've always had to preheat with a propane torch. I think the gas tip had gotten dirty and so it didn't light right away and my torch melted the aluminum generator body. Oops...

Re: [MBZ] Cause of Frisco crash: Poor piloting plus no glide path?

2013-07-09 Thread Curt Raymond
Well theres your problem, Southwest doesn't have first class at all... Famously doesn't as a matter of fact. -Curt Date: Tue, 09 Jul 2013 11:02:04 -0400 From: Mitch Haley m...@voyager.net To: Mercedes Discussion List mercedes@okiebenz.com Subject: Re: [MBZ] Cause of Frisco crash: Poor piloting

Re: [MBZ] 84 Mercedes Benz 300 d

2013-07-09 Thread Curt Raymond
But strangely not like John Quincy Adams. -Curt Date: Tue, 9 Jul 2013 16:09:57 -0400 From: Andrew Strasfogel astrasfo...@gmail.com To: Mercedes Discussion List mercedes@okiebenz.com Subject: Re: [MBZ] 84 Mercedes Benz 300 d Message-ID:    

Re: [MBZ] AC and alternators?

2013-07-09 Thread Dwight Giles
Attaboy. Good to know about group 49 replacement. On Tuesday, July 9, 2013, Curt Raymond curtlud...@yahoo.com wrote: Mission accomplished, a remarkably bright (for an Autozone employee) Autozone employee hooked me up with an H8 gold top Duralast ($5 more than the red top and 1000cca instead of

Re: [MBZ] Replacing the Gearshift Lever Bushing 91 300D 2.5T S124

2013-07-09 Thread Larry T
Hi Peter -- Would you say it is impossible to force the bushings into the lever with my hand? Is it a not enough silicone in the world situation? Thanks - Larry On 7/9/2013 6:53 PM, Peter Frederick wrote: Taking the shift lever out isn't a trivial exercise in a Benz. Vastly easier from

Re: [MBZ] Replacing the Gearshift Lever Bushing 91 300D 2.5T S124

2013-07-09 Thread Larry T
Thanks Don! ;-) Larry On 7/9/2013 6:47 PM, OK Don wrote: Even if you could do it from inside, I think it Thanks Don!would be easier from under the car - no seats, steering wheels, etc. in the way. They are at or near the bottom of the tranny level, on the (cars) left side - just jack up the

Re: [MBZ] Cause of Frisco crash: Poor piloting plus no glide path?, or Departure Gate Asshats

2013-07-09 Thread Dan Penoff
Time: Good Friday morning Location: NWA gate counter, Boston's Logan Airport Weather: Clear, unlimited ceiling Destination: MKE via DTW Weather in DTW: Fog and low clouds This is scenario - inbound equipment has been stuck on the ground at DTW trying to take off to reach BOS. Delays are

Re: [MBZ] Cause of Frisco crash: Poor piloting plus no glide path?

2013-07-09 Thread Dan Penoff
The service wasn't as good, but it was nice to be able to sleep lying down! D Sent from my iPad On Jul 8, 2013, at 11:28 PM, Craig diese...@pisquared.net wrote: On Mon, 08 Jul 2013 19:53:57 -0400 Dan Penoff d...@penoff.com wrote: I got to literally sleep in a bed with inflight

Re: [MBZ] Cause of Frisco crash: Poor piloting plus no glide path?, or Departure Gate Asshats

2013-07-09 Thread WILTON
ATTABOY! Wilton - Original Message - From: Dan Penoff d...@penoff.com To: Mercedes Discussion List mercedes@okiebenz.com Sent: Tuesday, July 09, 2013 8:13 PM Subject: Re: [MBZ] Cause of Frisco crash: Poor piloting plus no glide path?, or Departure Gate Asshats Time: Good Friday

Re: [MBZ] Replacing the Gearshift Lever Bushing 91 300D 2.5T S124

2013-07-09 Thread Benz Hogs
If you have 17 or 18 inch forearms and hands that are similar to a 5'2 woman, yes. It's fairly tight above and beside the trans, so I would plan for the tool. Luther KB5QHUForest Park, IL '98 ML320 Max (168,xxx mi) On 7/9/2013 7:12 PM, Larry T wrote: Hi Peter -- Would you say it is

Re: [MBZ] Replacing the Gearshift Lever Bushing 91 300D 2.5T S124

2013-07-09 Thread Scott Ritchey
I agree if you are only replacing the grommets under the car. But if you also need to replace the bushings for the fore-aft pivot of the shifter you have to open it up from the top anyway. -Original Message- From: Mercedes [mailto:mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com] On Behalf Of OK Don Sent:

Re: [MBZ] Replacing the Gearshift Lever Bushing 91 300D 2.5T S124

2013-07-09 Thread OK Don
Very true -- On Tue, Jul 9, 2013 at 7:49 PM, Scott Ritchey ritche...@nc.rr.com wrote: I agree if you are only replacing the grommets under the car. But if you also need to replace the bushings for the fore-aft pivot of the shifter you have to open it up from the top anyway. -- OK Don

Re: [MBZ] Replacing the Gearshift Lever Bushing 91 300D 2.5T S124

2013-07-09 Thread OK Don
The nylon bushing has to be compressed significantly to get into the hole in the arm. I was not able to get them in with channel locks, though some have been able to. I found that a home-made tool, as described by Luther, works great! On Tue, Jul 9, 2013 at 7:12 PM, Larry T l02tur...@comcast.net

Re: [MBZ] AC and alternators?

2013-07-09 Thread Curt Raymond
I asked about a group 49 and then ranted a little when the nearest one was 20 miles away. I mentioned they didn't have M1 5w40 again and he looked kind of lost until I mentioned its Turbo Diesel Truck when he perked right up Oh yeah, we moved it! Indeed they had, over in the diesel oil area to

Re: [MBZ] Cause of Frisco crash: Poor piloting plus no glide path?

2013-07-09 Thread Alex Chamberlain
On Tue, Jul 9, 2013 at 5:06 PM, Curt Raymond curtlud...@yahoo.com wrote: Well theres your problem, Southwest doesn't have first class at all... Famously doesn't as a matter of fact. Nor, famously, maintenance crews that can read the English repair instructions for their planes. I won't fly

Re: [MBZ] Cause of Frisco crash: Poor piloting plus no glide path?

2013-07-09 Thread Fmiser
WILTON wrote: Today's news conf: Yep; nobody monitoring airspeed and altitude before it was to late. Descent rate and throttles evidently set to AUTO, then airspeed and altitude evidently ignored. When descent rate and throttles (misnomer for turbines, but whatever) were set to auto,

Re: [MBZ] Replacing the Gearshift Lever Bushing 91 300D 2.5T S124

2013-07-09 Thread Kaleb C. Striplin
Below Sent from my iPhone On Jul 9, 2013, at 12:19 PM, Larry T l02tur...@comcast.net wrote: I need to replace subject bushing - can I do it fro above by removing the gear shift surround or must I work from below?? any idea what section of the WSM I'd find this is? Thx Larryt

[MBZ] scratch wizard

2013-07-09 Thread clay
Frosch had some pretty deep scratch marks due to the idiot children. I looked around for a viable repair solution. Body shop came back with $3000. I am not ready to drop that cash, or to look at Maaco for a crap paint. I looked at DR paint crap, but that did not seem to be able to fill the

Re: [MBZ] Cause of Frisco crash: Poor piloting plus no glide path?

2013-07-09 Thread Curt Raymond
Really? At one point I few SWA a lot and I kind of like them. My top 3 in decreasing order are: #1. Virgin America - Can't be beat for ticketing, waiting area treatment,  nice staff, clean and well maintained planes and on time. TV is a plus but not as good as: #2. Jet Blue - Slightly surly

Re: [MBZ] Replacing the Gearshift Lever Bushing 91 300D 2.5T S124

2013-07-09 Thread Kaleb C. Striplin
Why is that? I have never had to do that, I always do them from the bottom Sent from my iPhone On Jul 9, 2013, at 7:49 PM, Scott Ritchey ritche...@nc.rr.com wrote: I agree if you are only replacing the grommets under the car. But if you also need to replace the bushings for the fore-aft

Re: [MBZ] Mantle pressure lanterns - was: SLS vid

2013-07-09 Thread Fmiser
Curt wrote: Oooh an Alladin, tooney. I'd taken apart the fuel/air tube in the hopes I'd finally be able to match light the thing, I've always had to preheat with a propane torch. I think the gas tip had gotten dirty and so it didn't light right away and my torch melted the aluminum

Re: [MBZ] Replacing the Gearshift Lever Bushing 91 300D 2.5T S124

2013-07-09 Thread Fmiser
Larry wrote: Hi Peter -- Would you say it is impossible to force the bushings into the lever with my hand? Is it a not enough silicone in the world situation? If it's like the W123, it requires a hardy squeeze with the pliers, so I don't think an average fellow could do it with just hands.

Re: [MBZ] Replacing the Gearshift Lever Bushing 91 300D 2.5T S124

2013-07-09 Thread Peter Frederick
That Viton is stiff enough it would be VERY difficult to insert by hand. Easy enough with pliers or channel-locks with a bit of silicone grease, but I doubt an ordinary mortal could get them in with fingers. Peter ___ http://www.okiebenz.com For new and

[MBZ] Computer Problem OT

2013-07-09 Thread Larry T
Hi Gang, I'm posting this in the hope it prevents others from having a problemlike I did. My Acer laptop was fine but one morning I found I could not connect to wifi or ethernetand the sound card was dead also. I worked on it for 2 days trying to get things started. I finally

Re: [MBZ] OT Oh Andrew....

2013-07-09 Thread Andrew Strasfogel
Somewhat interesting but half baked and ultimately unsaisfying article. There was no mention of composting cat litter or whether indoor-only cats can contract the organism. Keep trying. On Tue, Jul 9, 2013 at 7:06 PM, Rich Thomas richthomas79td...@constructivity.net wrote:

Re: [MBZ] Computer Problem OT

2013-07-09 Thread Rick Knoble
On Jul 9, 2013, at 10:01 PM, Larry T l02tur...@comcast.net wrote: The new laptop had been fine for a couple of months when I decided to uninstall some unwanted toolbars and other software.

Re: [MBZ] Replacing the Gearshift Lever Bushing 91 300D 2.5T S124

2013-07-09 Thread Scott Ritchey
There is a link that connects the bottom of the shifter to a lever of the transmission and there are plastic grommets at both ends (in the shifter and in the lever on the transmission. Those grommets are the subject of most of this discussion and they are easiest to do from beneath the car. The

[MBZ] Homemade Trans fluid/acetone penetrant

2013-07-09 Thread Jerry Herrman
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Re: [MBZ] (no subject) ML320

2013-07-09 Thread Alex Chamberlain
On Jul 5, 2013 6:56 PM, Hendrik and Fay heni...@gmail.com wrote: I take it you are thinking about a ML320? If you are, don't, better off to go for a later one. OK Don is happy with his. Alex ___ http://www.okiebenz.com For new and used parts go to