Re: [MBZ] Steering position

2015-06-28 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
I was taught the 9-3 position long before air bags existed so i think it is a bogus rationale. On Jun 27, 2015 10:53 PM, archer75--- via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Saw this exchange on another list. Comment? Gerry I notice you drive top-hand a lot of the time. Do you find that

[MBZ] 250se RestoMod

2015-06-28 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
Interesting idea and execution. Too much red - looks like a $10 hooker. Should have done the interior in black or white. http://www.ebay.com/itm/171838839494?rmvSB=true http://www.ebay.com/itm/171838839494?rmvSB=true Dan ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To

Re: [MBZ] 250se RestoMod

2015-06-28 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
On June 28, 2015 at 8:22 AM Dan Penoff via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Interesting idea and execution. Too much red - looks like a $10 hooker. Should have done the interior in black or white. http://www.ebay.com/itm/171838839494?rmvSB=true Who starts a high dollar

Re: [MBZ] Interesting Green W140

2015-06-28 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
True, I didn’t look that closely. An AMG S320? I’m thinking not. Around here S320s struggle with competition from the big boys (S500/600) and don’t seem to command the prices the higher displacement models do. Occasionally you’ll come across a really nice one like my GoodFellows seller had

Re: [MBZ] Should I buy this?

2015-06-28 Thread archer75--- via Mercedes
ROFLMAO!!! Gerry I'm betting the dog is worth more than the truck is. -MMM- ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

Re: [MBZ] Should I buy this?

2015-06-28 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
On June 28, 2015 at 1:00 AM Craig via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: On Sat, 27 Jun 2015 23:11:19 -0500 Curly McLain via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: 1113 had the lowest HP engine, somehow related to the 13. the 1116 and 1316 had more HP. A 1316 may require a CDL.

Re: [MBZ] Should I buy this?

2015-06-28 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
On June 28, 2015 at 12:11 AM Curly McLain via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: 1113 had the lowest HP engine, somehow related to the 13. the 1116 and 1316 had more HP. A 1316 may require a CDL. A truck with a GVW rated 26,000 lb or less do not require a CDL. 26,001 up

Re: [MBZ] Should I buy this?

2015-06-28 Thread Curly McLain via Mercedes
On Sat, 27 Jun 2015 23:11:19 -0500 Curly McLain via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: 1113 had the lowest HP engine, somehow related to the 13. the 1116 and 1316 had more HP. A 1316 may require a CDL. A truck with a GVW rated 26,000 lb or less do not require a CDL. 26,001 up

Re: [MBZ] Interesting Green W140

2015-06-28 Thread Jim Cathey via Mercedes
but when somebody says it's one of the nicest around... That, sir, is a _relative_ measure of quality! Can be a pretty low bar to entry, in other words. -- Jim ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To

Re: [MBZ] 250se RestoMod

2015-06-28 Thread WILTON via Mercedes
Now, how would any of us know what a $10 hooker looks like? ;) Wilton - Original Message - From: Dan Penoff via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com To: Okie Benz mercedes@okiebenz.com Cc: Dan Penoff d...@penoff.com Sent: Sunday, June 28, 2015 8:22 AM Subject: [MBZ] 250se RestoMod

Re: [MBZ] 250se RestoMod

2015-06-28 Thread Dimitri via Mercedes
Dan obviously does Sent from my iPhone On Jun 28, 2015, at 12:09 PM, WILTON via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Now, how would any of us know what a $10 hooker looks like? ;) Wilton - Original Message - From: Dan Penoff via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com To:

Re: [MBZ] 250se RestoMod

2015-06-28 Thread WILTON via Mercedes
I noticed. Wilton - Original Message - From: Dimitri via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com To: Mercedes Discussion List mercedes@okiebenz.com Cc: Dimitri dsereta...@yahoo.com Sent: Sunday, June 28, 2015 12:15 PM Subject: Re: [MBZ] 250se RestoMod Dan obviously does Sent from my

Re: [MBZ] 250se RestoMod

2015-06-28 Thread G Mann via Mercedes
That deserves an Attaboy ... Thanks Wilton.. ;)) On Sun, Jun 28, 2015 at 9:09 AM, WILTON via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Now, how would any of us know what a $10 hooker looks like? ;) Wilton - Original Message - From: Dan Penoff via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com

Re: [MBZ] Interesting Green W140

2015-06-28 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
Dan Penoff via Mercedes wrote: True, I didn’t look that closely. An AMG S320? I’m thinking not. He said outright that the wheels, which look identical to the wheels on my 1997, are AMG. Maybe he put AMG by Alibaba valve stem caps on them? Mitch, who is thinking about ordering 20 or 50 of

[MBZ] CL Photographer of the Week

2015-06-28 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
https://charleston.craigslist.org/cto/5081451903.html --R ___ 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] Should I buy this?

2015-06-28 Thread Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes
I'm not sure Sent from my iPhone On Jun 28, 2015, at 3:46 AM, Mitch Haley via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: On June 28, 2015 at 12:11 AM Curly McLain via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: 1113 had the lowest HP engine, somehow related to the 13. the 1116 and

Re: [MBZ] Interesting Green W140

2015-06-28 Thread LarryT via Mercedes
I haven't pulled the trigger on any yet, but the Carfax Used Car Sales tool seems to be pretty well done. Lots of ways to dial in the search and a lot of cars available BTW. I like the guide that says if the prices are above or below the book price. Does anyone now if the 94 to 99-ish E

Re: [MBZ] Interesting Green W140

2015-06-28 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
Experience with Craigslist has indicated just that - the bar is exceptionally low. Dan Sent from my iPad On Jun 28, 2015, at 9:20 AM, Jim Cathey via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: but when somebody says it's one of the nicest around... That, sir, is a _relative_ measure of

Re: [MBZ] 250se RestoMod

2015-06-28 Thread Dimitri via Mercedes
The unpainted chrome plated hubcaps provide too much bling. Otherwise it's pretty nice. Sent from my iPhone On Jun 28, 2015, at 8:22 AM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Interesting idea and execution. Too much red - looks like a $10 hooker. Should have done the

Re: [MBZ] Should I buy this?

2015-06-28 Thread Curly McLain via Mercedes
Best to stay away from CDL. Why? Do you want to submit body fluid samples for a federal driving license? Or to be subject to warrantless search and seizure? Or even to play ve haff need of your papers, bitte at every permanent or temporary weigh station? It's kind of like getting a

Re: [MBZ] Interesting Green W140

2015-06-28 Thread Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes
The last diesel wagon in the U.S. Was the 87 124 wagon Sent from my iPhone On Jun 28, 2015, at 11:18 AM, LarryT via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: I haven't pulled the trigger on any yet, but the Carfax Used Car Sales tool seems to be pretty well done. Lots of ways to dial in the

Re: [MBZ] Should I buy this?

2015-06-28 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel via Mercedes
I'm betting the dog is worth more than the truck is. -MMM- ___ 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] 250se RestoMod

2015-06-28 Thread Dimitri via Mercedes
Sure it is. Uh huh;) Sent from my iPhone On Jun 28, 2015, at 2:30 PM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: It’s a colloquialism. I probably need to define that for Kaleb’s benefit. Here is an example:

Re: [MBZ] W123 Parts 'O' Rama

2015-06-28 Thread Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes
So where did you come up with this? Sent from my iPhone On Jun 28, 2015, at 2:22 PM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Check this out somewhere around Dallas: https://plus.google.com/photos/103139691827795148715/albums/6090928933748274865

Re: [MBZ] 250se RestoMod

2015-06-28 Thread Greg Fiorentino via Mercedes
I would have to plead guilty to that...just the part of knowing what they look like...from when I worked at the northern border near a big truck stop. I was incredulous (that someone would pay...or even come to within touching distance) when some of the women who came through were identified by

Re: [MBZ] Interesting Green W140

2015-06-28 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
Downhill with a tailwind? I get over 20 MPG in pretty much 50-50 mixed city/highway driving in my S430. The SL500 can do the same with the hardtop on. Dan On Jun 28, 2015, at 2:39 PM, Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: I have never seen close to that in a e320

Re: [MBZ] W123 Parts 'O' Rama

2015-06-28 Thread G Mann via Mercedes
Pretty tough seller when he keeps a guard dog chained to the diesel engine.. ;)) On Sun, Jun 28, 2015 at 12:22 PM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Check this out somewhere around Dallas: https://plus.google.com/photos/103139691827795148715/albums/6090928933748274865

Re: [MBZ] 250se RestoMod

2015-06-28 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
It’s a colloquialism. I probably need to define that for Kaleb’s benefit. Here is an example: https://familyguyaddicts.files.wordpress.com/2014/04/peter_hooker-animation-052idlepic4x.png Dan On Jun 28, 2015, at 12:15 PM, Dimitri via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Dan obviously

Re: [MBZ] Should I buy this?

2015-06-28 Thread Curly McLain via Mercedes
I don't think any state will let you do that any more. the CDL is based on the mfg tag. So a truck built before the CDL came in that were rated 26,500 requires a CDL. I think the CDL law required the states to register at the GVW rating. At least I have not seen any ton rating license

Re: [MBZ] 250se RestoMod

2015-06-28 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
I grew up not far from a very large truck stop on the south side of Indianapolis. There were a couple of “trailers” along the back edge of the parking lot, at which we would often throw rocks at until the residents would come out, yelling at us. We referred to them as “lot lizards”.

[MBZ] W123 Parts 'O' Rama

2015-06-28 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
Check this out somewhere around Dallas: https://plus.google.com/photos/103139691827795148715/albums/6090928933748274865 https://plus.google.com/photos/103139691827795148715/albums/6090928933748274865 You can catch the tent revival while you’re there…. I’ll take the Nardi wheel in the back of

Re: [MBZ] W123 Parts 'O' Rama

2015-06-28 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
You sure that's not Kleb's new place? Maybe he got a new job traveling around doing revivals. He'll be living like Brother Tilton soon! --R On 6/28/15 3:22 PM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes wrote: Check this out somewhere around Dallas:

Re: [MBZ] Interesting Green W140

2015-06-28 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
On June 28, 2015 at 12:20 PM Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: The last diesel wagon in the U.S. Was the 87 124 wagon Unless the R350CDI counts, but that's probably out of the price range Larry is looking at. But, 30mpg hwy is possible (premium fuel only) from

Re: [MBZ] Interesting Green W140

2015-06-28 Thread Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes
I have never seen close to that in a e320 gasser Sent from my iPhone On Jun 28, 2015, at 1:35 PM, Mitch Haley via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: On June 28, 2015 at 12:20 PM Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: The last diesel wagon in the U.S. Was

[MBZ] F-ing Classy

2015-06-28 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
Say no more. http://www.hemmings.com/classifieds/cars-for-sale/mercedes-benz/240d/1750027.html http://www.hemmings.com/classifieds/cars-for-sale/mercedes-benz/240d/1750027.html Dan ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

Re: [MBZ] F-ing Classy

2015-06-28 Thread Dimitri via Mercedes
They ruined a perfectly nice euro car. Now it's fit for a $10 hooker;) Sent from my iPhone On Jun 28, 2015, at 7:26 PM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Say no more. http://www.hemmings.com/classifieds/cars-for-sale/mercedes-benz/240d/1750027.html

Re: [MBZ] Interesting Green W140

2015-06-28 Thread OK Don via Mercedes
Is that because Regina drives them??? On Sun, Jun 28, 2015 at 1:39 PM, Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: I have never seen close to that in a e320 gasser -- OK Don NSA: The only branch of government that actually listens to US citizens! *“Travel is fatal to

Re: [MBZ] F-ing Classy

2015-06-28 Thread Greg Fiorentino via Mercedes
Yo! check out ma lorider, ese! Greg -Original Message- From: Mercedes [mailto:mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com] On Behalf Of Dan Penoff via Mercedes Sent: Sunday, June 28, 2015 4:26 PM To: Okie Benz Cc: Dan Penoff Subject: [MBZ] F-ing Classy Say no more.

[MBZ] San Antonio hotel

2015-06-28 Thread WILTON via Mercedes
What was the name of the famous, old, first class hotel in downtown San Antonio? Tinker? Tucker? ?? Wilton ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

Re: [MBZ] San Antonio hotel

2015-06-28 Thread Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes
We had a company meeting at the La Mansion or something like that Sent from my iPhone On Jun 28, 2015, at 8:04 PM, WILTON via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: What was the name of the famous, old, first class hotel in downtown San Antonio? Tinker? Tucker? ?? Wilton

Re: [MBZ] San Antonio hotel

2015-06-28 Thread Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes
I'm not sure which one you are talking about, I just know this was a fancy one and its right on the river walk, and its historic, that's all I know. Sent from my iPhone On Jun 28, 2015, at 8:13 PM, WILTON via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: 50+ years ago. I think the name was

[MBZ] Burning Man

2015-06-28 Thread archer75--- via Mercedes
From another list: 24 hour ice cream machines for BLM staffers Burning Man pushes back on upgraded amenities for officials The Nevada papers are full of stories on how the Bureau of Land Management is demanding a million dollar facility, complete with luxury items and food demands

[MBZ] More on Burning Man

2015-06-28 Thread archer75--- via Mercedes
Greedy bureaucrats hold up festival permit for lavish accomodations for themselves. And T-bone steaks, too! Federal employees shake down hippies. http://www.rgj.com/story/news/2015/06/26/blm-demands-burning-man-provide-hour-access-ice-cream/29357065/

Re: [MBZ] More on Burning Man

2015-06-28 Thread G Mann via Mercedes
Well now the cost of running naked and stoned out of your tree on LSD for a week in the burning sun of Nevada just went up.. I so feel their pain.. My cup of compassion doth run dry.. What will rampant hedonist do without their annual enclave? On Sun, Jun 28, 2015 at 4:28 PM, archer75---

Re: [MBZ] San Antonio hotel

2015-06-28 Thread Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes
Omni La Mansion was what it was called Sent from my iPhone On Jun 28, 2015, at 8:05 PM, Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: We had a company meeting at the La Mansion or something like that Sent from my iPhone On Jun 28, 2015, at 8:04 PM, WILTON via Mercedes

Re: [MBZ] San Antonio hotel

2015-06-28 Thread WILTON via Mercedes
50+ years ago. I think the name was Tsomething; I think it was on Commerce or Market St. Menger doesn't seem right. Wilton - Original Message - From: WILTON via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com To: mercedes list mercedes@okiebenz.com Cc: WILTON wilt...@nc.rr.com Sent: Sunday,

Re: [MBZ] San Antonio hotel

2015-06-28 Thread Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes
Could be the same hotel you are talking about, this one is on college and Navarro. It was a college or something like that way back in the day. Sent from my iPhone On Jun 28, 2015, at 8:14 PM, Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: I'm not sure which one you are

Re: [MBZ] San Antonio hotel

2015-06-28 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
Crockett, St Anthony, Menger, Fairmount? ___ 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] San Antonio hotel

2015-06-28 Thread WILTON via Mercedes
I think it was/is Gunter. 205 E. Houston St. Front canopy and stuff on sidewalk across front is different. Was there coupla times for dinner summer of 1960, while I was in USAF OCS. Now, I'll sleep better tonight. Wilton - Original Message - From: Mitch Haley via Mercedes

Re: [MBZ] W123 Parts 'O' Rama

2015-06-28 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Cute puppy. On Sun, Jun 28, 2015 at 5:34 PM, Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: So where did you come up with this? Sent from my iPhone On Jun 28, 2015, at 2:22 PM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Check this out somewhere around Dallas: