[MBZ] OT Old Aircraft pR0n

2015-07-03 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
http://gizmodo.com/the-last-of-the-vulcans-retires-after-55-years-of-servi-1715162689 --R The Last of the Vulcans Retires After 55 Years of Service http://gizmodo.com/the-last-of-the-vulcans-retires-after-55-years-of-servi-1715162689 On the 1st of July, 1960

Re: [MBZ] 606 belt tensioner

2015-07-03 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
It's something bigger than 14mm --R On 7/3/15 1:38 PM, Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes wrote: What the heck size Allen socket is needed to remove a 606 belt tensioner? The 14mm used on the 603 style is not even close to big enough. Sent from my iPhone ___

[MBZ] 606 belt tensioner

2015-07-03 Thread Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes
What the heck size Allen socket is needed to remove a 606 belt tensioner? The 14mm used on the 603 style is not even close to big enough. Sent from my iPhone ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe

Re: [MBZ] Today's Tasks

2015-07-03 Thread fmiser via Mercedes
Dan wrote: The only thing I can think of is that the bolt head was 16mm, a size I have never seen, nor do I have a wrench or socket in my collection of 30+ years of tools in that size, either. Must have a crummy tool collection. *smiles* My flat wrench set has a 16 mm, my 6 point deep

Re: [MBZ] Today's Tasks

2015-07-03 Thread archer75--- via Mercedes
Parts needed: Quart bottle of favorite gear lube 2 ft. of 5/16 or 3/8 copper tubing 1 through-the-firewall type grommet Sharp drill bit of slightly less than the diameter necessary to fit the inside diameter of the groove in the grommet Cheap coil type tubing bender to fit the copper tubing

Re: [MBZ] Today's Tasks

2015-07-03 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
I’m sure they do, and I did. I mentioned that in my post. Thanks, Dan On Jul 3, 2015, at 7:35 PM, Scott Ritchey via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: 16mm wrenches to exist, but try 5/8 in SAE. -Original Message- From: Mercedes [mailto:mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com] On

Re: [MBZ] Pick and Pull, Anyone?

2015-07-03 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
Nope. It goes back to 2000, I believe. Contact this guy via email and ask him: cell...@live.com His name is Keith Valentine, and he is the guru of MB factory cell phones and retrofits. He lives in the next town over from B1 (Bill Wachsmuth) in the mountains east of LA. He is very helpful

Re: [MBZ] Today's Tasks

2015-07-03 Thread Scott Ritchey via Mercedes
16mm wrenches to exist, but try 5/8 in SAE. -Original Message- From: Mercedes [mailto:mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com] On Behalf Of Dan Penoff via Mercedes Sent: Friday, July 03, 2015 5:50 AM To: Okie Benz Cc: Dan Penoff Subject: Re: [MBZ] Today's Tasks I checked the threads.

Re: [MBZ] Today's Tasks

2015-07-03 Thread clay via Mercedes
I got a bottle of Castrol that came with a pump do-hickey so you just screw on the pump to a fresh bottle and feed the hose into the fill hole. Pump away until you cramp up and stop when the goo begins to seep out the fill hole. This, after spilling more than I filled on a few previous cars.

Re: [MBZ] Pick and Pull, Anyone?

2015-07-03 Thread clay via Mercedes
I will need to look into that. I was under the impression that the older w220 was not blessed with access to the puck, only the newer (2003-05) had that ability clay On Jul 3, 2015, at 2:47 AM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes wrote: Sure it does, if it’s a W220 with the factory Motorola V60. You

Re: [MBZ] WAS Sticker on Used MB NOW Vermin

2015-07-03 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Where would the squirrels get the money, a grant from BLM? -- Max Dillon Charleston SC '87 300TD '95 E300 On July 2, 2015 10:23:40 PM EDT, Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: The NRA would make big money with a program to teach squirrels to shoot.

Re: [MBZ] Screw Emissions!

2015-07-03 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Yay! -- Max Dillon Charleston SC '87 300TD '95 E300 On July 2, 2015 11:33:36 PM EDT, clay via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: She ain't perfect, but she runs well now and will be getting fresh wires and the oil pressure looked at on another visit. ___

Re: [MBZ] Today's Tasks

2015-07-03 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
I wonder if someone replaced those bolts with 'merican hardware? Jiffy lube? Maybe that was Chrysler's contribution, same mount / transmission is used in a Chrysler product? -- Max Dillon Charleston SC '87 300TD '95 E300 On July 2, 2015 8:56:23 PM EDT, Dan Penoff via Mercedes

Re: [MBZ] Pick and Pull, Anyone?

2015-07-03 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
Sure it does, if it’s a W220 with the factory Motorola V60. You have to add the Bluetooth “puck” to replace the phone, around $250 or thereabouts. Do that and it works with a lot of modern phones. Mine works with my iPhone quite well, even integrating its phone book into the COMAND and

Re: [MBZ] Today's Tasks

2015-07-03 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
I checked the threads. They were metric. The only thing I can think of is that the bolt head was 16mm, a size I have never seen, nor do I have a wrench or socket in my collection of 30+ years of tools in that size, either. Dan On Jul 3, 2015, at 9:02 AM, Max Dillon via Mercedes

Re: [MBZ] Today's Tasks

2015-07-03 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
If I did differentials enough I would - that’s a great idea! I’ve already got one garden sprayer set up as a brake system speed bleeder. While it’s really handy when I need it, it takes up a lot of storage space. Dan On Jul 2, 2015, at 9:57 PM, Rick Knoble via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com

Re: [MBZ] OT:Schützenfest

2015-07-03 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
Like any social gathering in Wisconsin, I’m sure there was a fair amount of alcohol consumption involved. Might ot have had any feathered hats, but I’ll bet there was just as much (or more) booze. Dan On Jul 2, 2015, at 8:57 PM, Max Dillon via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: We