Re: [MBZ] My shaky front end is FIXED on my 95 E300D

2015-06-24 Thread fmiser via Mercedes
Robert wrote: Over the weekend I changed center steering link, the right tie rod assembly, and the idler arm bushing. The left tie rod assembly was changed earlier. Alignment must be pretty close as I do not sense any pull one direction or the other. A _mis-match_ in caster will cause

Re: [MBZ] My shaky front end is FIXED on my 95 E300D

2015-06-24 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
If you replace a tie rod end and don't get the length right, the car won't necessarily pull, but the toe-in will be incorrect and the steering wheel will be off center. If you get the center link wrong, the steering wheel will be off center. If your steering wheel is centered, you're probably

Re: [MBZ] what do you guys use to clean/clear plastic headlight lenses

2015-06-24 Thread Fred Moir via Mercedes
Glenn.I have had good results with the Sylvania kit. Lasted 2 years 'til the car got tree'd. Fred Moir.Lynn MA.Diesel preferred. To: mercedes@okiebenz.com Date: Wed, 24 Jun 2015 17:04:25 -0400 Subject: [MBZ] what do you guys use to clean/clear plastic headlight lenses From:

Re: [MBZ] what do you guys use to clean/clear plastic headlight lenses

2015-06-24 Thread Peter Frederick via Mercedes
On my Golf I bought glass ones. Whatever system you use, a couple coats of automotive clear coat will protect them much better than the polish in the kits. Peter ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To

Re: [MBZ] OT: Compressed air storage

2015-06-24 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
She gave a speech (more like an 8th grader reading a report to the class) that was incredibly annoying. I couldn't even understand what she was saying, the delivery was so bad. She should just do a Max Headroom and have a computer monitor read whatever it is she might want to say to the

Re: [MBZ] OT: Compressed air storage

2015-06-24 Thread OK Don via Mercedes
I also was thinking of the heat of compression, and that storing it in caves would cool it considerably, but then read NRStor is joining up with Massachusetts-based General Compression Inc., which developed a compressed-air technology that uses heat exchangers in a so-called near-isothermal

Re: [MBZ] what do you guys use to clean/clear plastic headlight lenses

2015-06-24 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
On June 24, 2015 at 5:04 PM G. M. Brown via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: What do you guys use to clean/clear plastic headlight lenses? TIA They're no longer clear? http://www.amazon.com/Sylvania-HRK-BX-SYLVANIA-Headlight-Restoration/dp/B00429NKWK

[MBZ] endoscope light cam

2015-06-24 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
I have an old Android phone, I might get one of these for looking up under the dash and other somewhat inaccessible places. cheepcheepchinee stuff. I just ordered a small laser engraver from this outfit, it showed up DHL airfreight from China in 5 days, free shipping. Amazing. --R

Re: [MBZ] endoscope light cam

2015-06-24 Thread WILTON via Mercedes
So you're starting a colonoscopy practice now? ;) Wilton - Original Message - From: Rich Thomas via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com To: Mercedes Discussion List mercedes@okiebenz.com Cc: Rich Thomas richthomas79td...@constructivity.net Sent: Wednesday, June 24, 2015 10:23 AM Subject:

Re: [MBZ] endoscope light cam

2015-06-24 Thread Curly McLain via Mercedes
Too bad it is android. I have an unknown OM616 I'd like to see inside the cylinders of. I like smart people with dumb phones better than dumb people with smart phones. My old real motorola has way better sound that the smart toys with a by the way phone app. No interest in a android smart

Re: [MBZ] My shaky front end is FIXED on my 95 E300D

2015-06-24 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
Nice. I'll defer to Wilton for the requisite congratulatory note. Dan Sent from my iPad On Jun 23, 2015, at 9:41 PM, Robert Massmann via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Over the weekend I changed center steering link, the right tie rod assembly, and the idler arm bushing. The left

Re: [MBZ] My shaky front end is FIXED on my 95 E300D

2015-06-24 Thread WILTON via Mercedes
You mean ATTABOY!? BTW, they're not proprietary? ;) Wilton - Original Message - From: Dan Penoff via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com To: Mercedes Discussion List mercedes@okiebenz.com Cc: Dan Penoff d...@penoff.com Sent: Wednesday, June 24, 2015 9:17 AM Subject: Re: [MBZ] My shaky

Re: [MBZ] ADMIN - REMINDER

2015-06-24 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Thanks Dan this is helpful. On Jun 24, 2015 10:00 PM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Just a friendly reminder from the ListMom: If you get a hold notice because of an attachment, message being too big, etc., please drop me a note directly and let me know. I ask because

Re: [MBZ] ADMIN -

2015-06-24 Thread Curly McLain via Mercedes
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Re: [MBZ] My shaky front end is FIXED on my 95 E300D

2015-06-24 Thread Robert Massmann via Mercedes
Center link on this car is fixed, thank goodness. The tie rod was set with a narrow metal tape measure and wrapped it around the whole assembly, kind a like measure circumference and set the new one to the same measurement as the old one. It seemed to work great as the steering wheel is the

Re: [MBZ] OT: Compressed air storage

2015-06-24 Thread G Mann via Mercedes
In the interest of trying not to inflame anyone s passions I will withhold any caustic comments and just ask a compound question. In another segment of life, I was task with extraction of useful information from prisoners. It is a given that they lie, so the pattern of interrogation always

Re: [MBZ] ADMIN - REMINDER

2015-06-24 Thread Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes
The reason we have so much spam is because I had to turn down the spam filters because people were whining about their mail getting occasional caught by the filters, so the flood gates opened. It's a no win scenario Sent from my iPhone On Jun 24, 2015, at 8:59 PM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes

Re: [MBZ] My shaky front end is FIXED on my 95 E300D

2015-06-24 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
That sounds like me. Had to replace vacuum pump and timer, re-seal all the delivery valves, then found a complete suspension rebuild was needed, front and rear. -- Max Dillon Charleston SC '87 300TD '95 E300 On June 24, 2015 5:47:08 AM EDT, Mitch Haley via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com

[MBZ] ADMIN - REMINDER

2015-06-24 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
Just a friendly reminder from the ListMom: If you get a hold notice because of an attachment, message being too big, etc., please drop me a note directly and let me know. I ask because the amount of spam we get hit with on a daily basis is staggering, and if something is in the queue from a

Re: [MBZ] ADMIN - REMINDER

2015-06-24 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
I have no complaints, as I pretty much go in once a day and just dump everything. I gave up trying to sift through it a while back, as it was an exercise in futility. I just found that if people give me a heads up that they got a hold notice I can go in and release their message easily

Re: [MBZ] My shaky front end is FIXED on my 95 E300D

2015-06-24 Thread Curly McLain via Mercedes
Delivery valve seals is an F or G service item. Need to be replaced every 120,000 to 240,000 miles, depending on age and how much bioD goes through the pump. Heavy bioD use and you either need viton orings or replacement every year or so. If is that DDD and service? E service would be

Re: [MBZ] ADMIN - REMINDER

2015-06-24 Thread Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes
I'm thinking about upping the size limit but the problem is it won't catch when somebody quotes the whole digest. Sent from my iPhone On Jun 24, 2015, at 9:13 PM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: I have no complaints, as I pretty much go in once a day and just dump

Re: [MBZ] endoscope light cam

2015-06-24 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
I know a lot of, uh, you know, so it makes sense. --R On 6/24/15 10:28 AM, WILTON via Mercedes wrote: So you're starting a colonoscopy practice now? ;) Wilton - Original Message - From: Rich Thomas via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com To: Mercedes Discussion List

Re: [MBZ] endoscope light cam

2015-06-24 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Beat me! -- Max Dillon Charleston SC '87 300TD '95 E300 On June 24, 2015 10:28:27 AM EDT, WILTON via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: So you're starting a colonoscopy practice now? ;) Wilton ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

Re: [MBZ] endoscope light cam

2015-06-24 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Why do you need an endoscopy? M can't get you appointment at MUSC? ;) -- Max Dillon Charleston SC '87 300TD '95 E300 ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

[MBZ] Papal Bull

2015-06-24 Thread Curly McLain via Mercedes
Interesting interview on the first part of this recording. Interviewer is a is one of the top rated in the country. (faint of heart Katolischers may be offended) http://www.whoradio.com/onair/mickelson-in-the-morning-7738/papal-bull-13708377/ Curly Lifelong Conservationist hereditary

Re: [MBZ] My shaky front end is FIXED on my 95 E300D

2015-06-24 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Wed, 24 Jun 2015 10:25:24 -0400 WILTON via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: From: Dan Penoff via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com To: Mercedes Discussion List mercedes@okiebenz.com Cc: Dan Penoff d...@penoff.com Sent: Wednesday, June 24, 2015 9:17 AM Subject: Re: [MBZ] My shaky front

Re: [MBZ] endoscope light cam

2015-06-24 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
This one is USB and is cheaper. http://www.banggood.com/5m-5_5mm-6LED-USB-Borescope-Waterproof-Inspection-Snake-Tube-Camera-p-951194.html 5m 5.5mm 6LED USB Borescope Waterproof Inspection Snake Tube Camera *

Re: [MBZ] endoscope light cam

2015-06-24 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
I have to go up to Sparkleburg now --R On 6/24/15 10:29 AM, Max Dillon via Mercedes wrote: Why do you need an endoscopy? M can't get you appointment at MUSC? ;) ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To

Re: [MBZ] OT: Compressed air storage

2015-06-24 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
The Republican debates, including the Plan B debacle for junior varsity (not-ready-for-prime-time) candidates, would be a great way to test that concept. The hot air emanating from these bloviators would generate awesome pressure and take forever to cool. On Wed, Jun 24, 2015 at 3:39 PM, fmiser