Re: [MBZ] Chevrolet Colorado Diesel Promises Best-in-Class Towing, Torque

2015-07-17 Thread Curly McLain via Mercedes
Those would be stationary. The F series has timing advance for vehicle use.They told me it meant Fahrtzoid The fahr part is understandable. I can't interpret the rest of the word. The meaning is roughly intended for vehicular use. Herr Gabard could probably give a better explanation.

Re: [MBZ] S500 Ouchies

2015-07-17 Thread WILTON via Mercedes
Yep, a headlight assembly and buff it out. Wilton - Original Message - From: Curt Raymond via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com To: Mercedes Discussion List mercedes@okiebenz.com Cc: Curt Raymond curtlud...@yahoo.com Sent: Friday, July 17, 2015 9:02 AM Subject: Re: [MBZ] S500 Ouchies

[MBZ] Trump card Was: Chevrolet Colorado Diesel Promises Best-in-Class Towing, Torque

2015-07-17 Thread Curly McLain via Mercedes
Curt sez: Sadly both Trump and Walker are nuts and exceptionally good at making bad decisions. Trump takes chances and regularly goes bankrupt, can't do that with a country... Uh... this country has been bankrupt many times and is now. It has probably spent more time insolvent than

Re: [MBZ] S500 Ouchies

2015-07-17 Thread WILTON via Mercedes
ATTABOY! 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: Friday, July 17, 2015 9:24 AM Subject: Re: [MBZ] S500 Ouchies That will be the current approach, but I

Re: [MBZ] S500 Ouchies

2015-07-17 Thread Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes
College seems like a big racket these days to me. I know lots of folks paying off student loans all their life that don't really make that much money. Sent from my iPhone On Jul 17, 2015, at 9:04 AM, Curt Raymond via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Depends on the education. On

Re: [MBZ] Must Be a Boob Man

2015-07-17 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
4Matic isn't a necessity here, but I'm wondering if it would be a liability? Any issues with 4Matic on these? Dan Sent from my iPad On Jul 17, 2015, at 7:21 AM, Mitch Haley via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: On July 17, 2015 at 5:42 AM Dan Penoff via Mercedes

Re: [MBZ] Chevrolet Colorado Diesel Promises Best-in-Class Towing, Torque

2015-07-17 Thread Curly McLain via Mercedes
Goobermnt motors must be confident that they have effectively killed off the Diesel engine for Fahrtzoid use. (as in the Deutz F series of engines: F912 and F913.) Price of Dissel is 2.49 and benzin is 2.68. Its been way too long since the world was the right side up. Now if we can move

Re: [MBZ] S500 Ouchies

2015-07-17 Thread Curt Raymond via Mercedes
Depends on the education.  On average a degree in anything is a big step up, a degree in something useful is a huge step up especially if you've worked real hard and gotten yourself some experience through an internship or summer job. -Curt From: Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes

Re: [MBZ] Must Be a Boob Man

2015-07-17 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
That is the transmission with the really soft shifts --R On 7/17/15 5:42 AM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes wrote: Guess it would help to include the link: http://tampa.craigslist.org/hil/cto/5112939376.html http://tampa.craigslist.org/hil/cto/5112939376.html Dan On Jul 16, 2015, at 9:44 PM,

Re: [MBZ] S500 Ouchies

2015-07-17 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
The government owes you! You are entitled! Get your FS now! Did the first generation immigrant sneak across or follow the rules (i.e., was s/he stupid?) --R On 7/17/15 9:24 AM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes wrote: As the son of a first generation immigrant, I have worked hard to get where I

Re: [MBZ] 1981 Mercedes 380 SL Diesel

2015-07-17 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
Randy, get with the times! You can't say tranny anymore, that word is hate speech. --R On 7/16/15 6:15 PM, Randy Bennell via Mercedes wrote: clutch is not hooked up because it has an auto tranny in it now he says it had a manual tranny at one time in the past RB

Re: [MBZ] Must Be a Boob Man

2015-07-17 Thread Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes
No they are very reliable Sent from my iPhone On Jul 17, 2015, at 7:09 AM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: 4Matic isn't a necessity here, but I'm wondering if it would be a liability? Any issues with 4Matic on these? Dan Sent from my iPad On Jul 17, 2015,

Re: [MBZ] S500 Ouchies

2015-07-17 Thread Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes
And what exactly is the value of an education these days? Sent from my iPhone On Jul 17, 2015, at 8:24 AM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: That will be the current approach, but I will replace the car. Back in my day I could drive a beater but I don't want my kids

Re: [MBZ] Chevrolet Colorado Diesel Promises Best-in-Class Towing, Torque

2015-07-17 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
Diesel has dropped down here, too. Benzine has remained stable, in the 2.40/gallon range, but diesel seems to be flirting with prices in the high $2.50s. Deutz makes some BA air cooled diesels. Darned near indestructible, and easy to work on. The only diesel engine that holds a candle to them

Re: [MBZ] Must Be a Boob Man

2015-07-17 Thread Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes
That one looks decent. I think 27mpg might be optimistic in a 4matic though but maybe possible. It appears to be well optioned though but not really sure you need 4matic and heated seats in Florida Sent from my iPhone On Jul 17, 2015, at 4:42 AM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com

Re: [MBZ] Chevrolet Colorado Diesel Promises Best-in-Class Towing, Torque

2015-07-17 Thread Curt Raymond via Mercedes
I paid $2.95 today because I was running late and I knew this particular station would be the fastest to get in and out of. The cheapest option was $2.79, fortunately the Jetta only needs 12 gallons nearly totally empty. Also fortunately this station has the best quality fuel which gives the

Re: [MBZ] S500 Ouchies

2015-07-17 Thread Curt Raymond via Mercedes
Eh. Just bash it back into approximately the right shape and replace the light. College kid right? He drives what rolls, if he doesn't like it he can get a job and buy his own car... -Curt From: Dan Penoff via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com To: Okie Benz mercedes@okiebenz.com Cc: Dan

Re: [MBZ] Chevrolet Colorado Diesel Promises Best-in-Class Towing, Torque

2015-07-17 Thread Curt Raymond via Mercedes
Sadly both Trump and Walker are nuts and exceptionally good at making bad decisions. Trump takes chances and regularly goes bankrupt, can't do that with a country... Walker tells people one thing, then does another, ie he sets up labor deals and then breaks them so his corporate buddies can get

Re: [MBZ] Chevrolet Colorado Diesel Promises Best-in-Class Towing, Torque

2015-07-17 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
What is a BA, Dan? Paid 2.69 last night while driving home from Charlotte, my favorite local station is 2.65. Gas Buddy says I can pay 2.53 at a station down in ChuckTown. I think unleaded is around 2.40? -- Max Dillon Charleston SC '87 300TD '95 E300 On July 17, 2015 9:00:53 AM EDT, Dan

Re: [MBZ] S500 Ouchies

2015-07-17 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
That will be the current approach, but I will replace the car. Back in my day I could drive a beater but I don't want my kids driving them. It's a matter of personal preference. The rule here is that as long as you're in school full time the house provides wheels and covers expenses. He's a

Re: [MBZ] Chevrolet Colorado Diesel Promises Best-in-Class Towing, Torque

2015-07-17 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
Badass. Sent from my iPad On Jul 17, 2015, at 9:09 AM, Max Dillon via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: What is a BA, Dan? Paid 2.69 last night while driving home from Charlotte, my favorite local station is 2.65. Gas Buddy says I can pay 2.53 at a station down in ChuckTown. I

Re: [MBZ] S500 Ouchies

2015-07-17 Thread Jim Cathey via Mercedes
Eh. Just bash it back into approximately the right shape and replace the light. College kid right? He drives what rolls, if he doesn't like it he can get a job and buy his own car... Hear, hear! Sounds like that car has plenty of life left in it, in the beater brigade. Whether or not it's in

Re: [MBZ] S500 Ouchies

2015-07-17 Thread Curt Raymond via Mercedes
Its the idiots that go to a big name school spending $40,000 a year for a degree in humanities or something else with no market value. Like anything you need to do some research, your heart is a terrible guide to these things... My alma-mater (Fitchburg State University) costs not a ton more now

Re: [MBZ] S500 Ouchies

2015-07-17 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
Poos should buy the boy 20 acres or so out in the weeds and let the boy start a Mercedes parts bidness, buying up clapped out POSs for $500 and stacking them on the property for later disposition. --R On 7/17/15 10:53 AM, Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes wrote: College seems like a big

Re: [MBZ] S500 Ouchies

2015-07-17 Thread G Mann via Mercedes
A college degree imparts nothing if the owner of the degree parks his butt on the degree and waits for magic to come to him because he has it.. It seems that may be the case with many who hold student loans for their degree in liberal underwater basket weaving, or social victimology [snark full

Re: [MBZ] S500 Ouchies

2015-07-17 Thread Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes
Yes Sent from my iPhone On Jul 17, 2015, at 10:02 AM, Rich Thomas via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Poos should buy the boy 20 acres or so out in the weeds and let the boy start a Mercedes parts bidness, buying up clapped out POSs for $500 and stacking them on the property for

Re: [MBZ] S500 Ouchies

2015-07-17 Thread Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes
The problem it seems these days is people seem to think once they have a degree the world should be handed to them. Sent from my iPhone On Jul 17, 2015, at 10:03 AM, G Mann via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: A college degree imparts nothing if the owner of the degree parks his

Re: [MBZ] Trump card Was: Chevrolet Colorado Diesel Promises Best-in-Class Towing, Torque

2015-07-17 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
Soros has a big house in the Hamptons, next door to a friend of a friend, also next door to Roger Waters's house there. My friend has attended gatherings at which Soros has been, and he always appears with one of his young nieces. My buddy and I went to an event in Houston where Soros spoke

Re: [MBZ] Blown fuse

2015-07-17 Thread WILTON via Mercedes
Fan turns freely. SWMBO took car out late yesterday with A/C OFF; everything else as usual. Returned with fuse intact. What is best way to isolate compressor from the system with controls calling for cooling as usual? Unplug wire on pressure switch at dryer? What is the likelihood of a

Re: [MBZ] S500 Ouchies

2015-07-17 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
The boy attends the University of South Florida's St. Petersburg campus. Tuition for a semester runs between $2000-$3000 including books, depending on his class load. So call it $7500/year. Very affordable. We have friends whose daughter graduated from Brown and is now in law school at the

Re: [MBZ] Blown fuse

2015-07-17 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Wilton, I know that pulling the KLIMA relay will disable the AC compressor, that is located right behind the battery and fairly easy to get to, but may be pretty tight in the socket. A firm grip and gentle working while pulling up should free it. I don't know if a failing push-button unit

Re: [MBZ] Blown fuse

2015-07-17 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
Here's the troubleshooting info for the clutch coil, either read ohms or amps depending on your test equipment. This was copied from the MBCA forums before they effectively killed it. I met Bob Goodwin a few times, retired Navy and a great guy. There is one thing that I don't believe is covered

Re: [MBZ] 1981 Mercedes 380 SL Diesel

2015-07-17 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel via Mercedes
Right. The proper term is Gearbox-American or Identifies as Torqueflite. On Fri, Jul 17, 2015 at 9:18 AM, Rich Thomas via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Randy, get with the times! You can't say tranny anymore, that word is hate speech. --R On 7/16/15 6:15 PM, Randy Bennell via

Re: [MBZ] S500 Ouchies

2015-07-17 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
I looked there as well. They had a few coupe hoods, but the price was around $1000 not including shipping. Fenders were around $300. So that’s $1300 right there without shipping. Then the cost of getting them painted, which I’m thinking might be around $500. Now we’re up to $1800 minimum,

Re: [MBZ] Must Be a Boob Man

2015-07-17 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
Guess it would help to include the link: http://tampa.craigslist.org/hil/cto/5112939376.html http://tampa.craigslist.org/hil/cto/5112939376.html Dan On Jul 16, 2015, at 9:44 PM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Looking forward to checking out that “Titronic”

Re: [MBZ] S500 Ouchies

2015-07-17 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
On July 17, 2015 at 5:39 AM Dan Penoff via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: I look a this as a blessing in disguise, as it will allow me to get the boy into something a little more modern/safer and that has better gas mileage. Better gas mileage is easy. Substantially safer than a 140

Re: [MBZ] Must Be a Boob Man

2015-07-17 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
On July 17, 2015 at 5:42 AM Dan Penoff via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Guess it would help to include the link: http://tampa.craigslist.org/hil/cto/5112939376.html 2002 is the last/best year for the W210. S210 was made in small quantity for 2003 model year. The facelifted

Re: [MBZ] 190Dt radiator

2015-07-17 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
On July 16, 2015 at 10:43 PM Fred Moir via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: so, the body is s**t, rust and bondo.Next. Here's the next body: http://chicago.craigslist.org/sox/cto/5116520802.html ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

Re: [MBZ] 1981 Mercedes 380 SL Diesel

2015-07-17 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
Trans-missioned assembly --R On 7/17/15 12:29 PM, M. Mitchell Marmel via Mercedes wrote: Right. The proper term is Gearbox-American or Identifies as Torqueflite. On Fri, Jul 17, 2015 at 9:18 AM, Rich Thomas via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Randy, get with the times! You can't

Re: [MBZ] 1981 Mercedes 380 SL Diesel

2015-07-17 Thread Randy Bennell via Mercedes
Good Lord. RB On 17/07/2015 11:29 AM, M. Mitchell Marmel via Mercedes wrote: Right. The proper term is Gearbox-American or Identifies as Torqueflite. On Fri, Jul 17, 2015 at 9:18 AM, Rich Thomas via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Randy, get with the times! You can't say tranny

Re: [MBZ] S500 Ouchies

2015-07-17 Thread Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes
Wish you were closer, I would probably buy it Sent from my iPhone On Jul 17, 2015, at 12:13 PM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: I have a local MB buddy who wants it for parts, but when the time comes I'll give it a weekend on CL at something like $1000 to see if

Re: [MBZ] Blown fuse

2015-07-17 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
Nothing. If you short the terminals on the pressure switch the system would turn on *if* the charge or pressure was low. Otherwise, disconnecting it would have no effect. I guess a pressure switch could fail grounded, but I've never heard of that happening. Dan Sent from my iPad On Jul

Re: [MBZ] S500 Ouchies

2015-07-17 Thread fmiser via Mercedes
Dan wrote: Now we’re up to $1800 minimum, certainly more. That’s for a car with 280k on it that I paid $3000 for three years ago. The numbers just don’t work. Would you be willing to pay $2000 for another car that had those repairs done, and was as well sorted out as what that one is?

Re: [MBZ] S500 Ouchies

2015-07-17 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
On July 17, 2015 at 11:24 AM Dan Penoff via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: We have friends whose daughter graduated from Brown and is now in law school at the University of Houston. They once told me that tuition at Brown cost them around $45k/year. I could never get my head

Re: [MBZ] S500 Ouchies

2015-07-17 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
On July 17, 2015 at 10:53 AM Jim Cathey via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Whether or not it's in your stable, _somebody_ will like it. Bingo. List it on eBay as Spares or Repair, and let some truly poor kid get some enjoyment out of it. Maybe somebody will bid the modern equivalent

Re: [MBZ] S500 Ouchies

2015-07-17 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
Sorry. No title. grin Dan Shakes when starts/aluminum V8/Fat Slag Sent from my iPad On Jul 17, 2015, at 1:16 PM, Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Wish you were closer, I would probably buy it Sent from my iPhone On Jul 17, 2015, at 12:13 PM, Dan Penoff

Re: [MBZ] Blown fuse

2015-07-17 Thread WILTON via Mercedes
What would unplugging the wire on the pressure switch on the dryer isolate? BTW, 'replaced KLIMA coupla years ago. Wilton - Original Message - From: Max Dillon via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com To: Mercedes Discussion List mercedes@okiebenz.com Cc: Max Dillon dillonm...@gmail.com

Re: [MBZ] S500 Ouchies

2015-07-17 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
I've known this family very well since our kids were in kindergarten. Mom and Dad were so focused on the academic achievements of daughter that nothing the son did could eclipse big sister. Therefore, I'm convinced he got wise after beating his head against the wall and getting nothing for it

Re: [MBZ] Chevrolet Colorado Diesel Promises Best-in-Class Towing, Torque

2015-07-17 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
Deutz has made over the road engines for decades. Much of the truck rolling stock in the Middle East and sub-Saharan Africa was powered by Deutz engines in the latter half of the last century. Now Lister I don't know about, as those I only dealt with as stationary engines. Maybe one of the

Re: [MBZ] Blown fuse

2015-07-17 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
On the subject of the AC compressor clutch coil, I would inspect the wiring to it very carefully, as it can come loose from the tie wrap that secures it to the compressor, lean out somewhat, allowing it to rub against the back of the compressor pulley, which grounds it out and eventually cuts

Re: [MBZ] S500 Ouchies

2015-07-17 Thread Randy Bennell via Mercedes
What are they now paying for law school? RB On 17/07/2015 10:24 AM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes wrote: The boy attends the University of South Florida's St. Petersburg campus. Tuition for a semester runs between $2000-$3000 including books, depending on his class load. So call it $7500/year.

Re: [MBZ] Chevrolet Colorado Diesel Promises Best-in-Class Towing, Torque

2015-07-17 Thread Curt Raymond via Mercedes
Lister is (or at least was) the gold standard for stationary engines. There are many reports of engines that have been in use for years or even decades, chugging along pumping water or making power or whatever... I'd love to find a Lister or a listeroid clone to build a generator head to for

Re: [MBZ] S500 Ouchies

2015-07-17 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
I have a local MB buddy who wants it for parts, but when the time comes I'll give it a weekend on CL at something like $1000 to see if anyone wants it before I sell it to him. I can sit here and collectively list all the $$ I've spent on it recently, but we all know that's water under the

Re: [MBZ] S500 Ouchies

2015-07-17 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
The real irony is that they have a younger son who is on the 8 year plan as they call it at the local community college. He valets at the local Embassy Suites on the weekends because he Likes to drive fancy cars. I'm thinking he got overshadowed by big sister and got the short end of the

Re: [MBZ] S500 Ouchies

2015-07-17 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
Dan Penoff via Mercedes wrote: I'm thinking he got overshadowed by big sister and got the short end of the stick My boss has BA and MA from CMU (Central Michigan, not Carnie Mellon) because his older brother dropped out of an overpriced smaller private school and their father decided

Re: [MBZ] S500 Ouchies

2015-07-17 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
One of my wife's colleagues at MDAnderson in Houston went to college in some little nothing place in Texas or Oklahoma or somewhere, worked hard to LEARN and did well. Got into med school and worked HARD to become an excellent doc, and worked his butt off as a fellow at MDACC too. His wife

Re: [MBZ] S500 Ouchies

2015-07-17 Thread WILTON via Mercedes
#1 grndson called from Paris coupla days ago to say thank you for helping him with finances, character guidance, study habits, etc., and that he's glad to have gone to UNC-CH and Institute d'Etude Politique de Paris. 'Made me feel mighty good to hear it from him without any prompting.

Re: [MBZ] OT Energy Positive House built in Wales for not much $$!

2015-07-17 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
What parts exactly are you ISO? On Thu, Jul 16, 2015 at 11:24 PM, Curly McLain via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/jul/15/britains-first-energy-positive-house-opens-in-wales?utm_source=EnergyGuardian_emailutm_medium=emailutm_campaign=13999

Re: [MBZ] S500 Ouchies

2015-07-17 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
And avoided the commie indoctrination. Er, wait, UNC-CH Nevermind... --R On 7/17/15 1:52 PM, WILTON via Mercedes wrote: he had received a scholarship for $18K per year from American U in DC. I was very happy for him, but I had to finally remind him that it left only about $40K per

Re: [MBZ] Blown fuse

2015-07-17 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
It is. I misunderstood the question. It would isolate the compressor as far as I know. I was thinking go/no go as far as the compressor turning on. Dan Sent from my iPad On Jul 17, 2015, at 2:30 PM, fmiser via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Wilton wrote: What would unplugging the

Re: [MBZ] 190Dt radiator

2015-07-17 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
I bet he doesn't have a title. On Fri, Jul 17, 2015 at 7:22 AM, Mitch Haley via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: On July 16, 2015 at 10:43 PM Fred Moir via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: so, the body is s**t, rust and bondo.Next. Here's the next body:

Re: [MBZ] Chevrolet Colorado Diesel Promises Best-in-Class Towing, Torque

2015-07-17 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
DIesel has drooped down to $2.79 at the River Road Valero, a dime cheaper at the Rockville Gulf. On Fri, Jul 17, 2015 at 2:47 PM, Rich Thomas via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: You need a wood-fired steam engine --R On 7/17/15 1:13 PM, Curt Raymond via Mercedes wrote: Lister is

Re: [MBZ] Blown fuse

2015-07-17 Thread WILTON via Mercedes
'Trying to determine if the compressor clutch is blowing the fuse or is the control unit blowing the fuse. 'Don't have clamp-on ammeter - just wanta turn on the system (control unit) and not have the compressor come on. Wilton - Original Message - From: Dan Penoff via Mercedes

Re: [MBZ] Must Be a Boob Man

2015-07-17 Thread archer75--- via Mercedes
Early 4-matics had problems according to someone on the list. Daughter has 2006 4-matic, 175K, and no problems. Gerry That is the transmission with the really soft shifts --R On 7/17/15 5:42 AM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes wrote: Guess it would help to include the link:

Re: [MBZ] Chevrolet Colorado Diesel Promises Best-in-Class Towing, Torque

2015-07-17 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
The Kohler distributor I worked for in the mid 80s was a Lister/Petter distributor. Petter was the throw away engine line, cheap, aluminum block diesel engines good for maybe 5,000 - 10,000 hours. Listers were the expensive, last longer than your average lifetime engines. Everybody knows the

Re: [MBZ] Blown fuse

2015-07-17 Thread WILTON via Mercedes
Right now, I want just the compressor to NOT run - clutch not engage. I'll try it. Everything, 'cept compressor, control unit and temp. sensor motor ran yesterday afternoon, and fuse remained in tact, so, right now, I'm suspecting those three - just wanta try to isolate 'em one at a time.

Re: [MBZ] OT Energy Positive House built in Wales for not much $$!

2015-07-17 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
100 square metre energy positive house could drop below £100,000 How much below? That is 1000/m2 which is $ 1561.35/10.7639ft2 = $145/ft2 which is a quite decent price. I wonder how it would work in a warmer climate where AC is needed. The warm part can be dealt with by good solar design

Re: [MBZ] S500 Ouchies

2015-07-17 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
Beats me, but I'm sure it's not cheap. Since its Houston maybe Rich knows? Dan Sent from my iPad On Jul 17, 2015, at 1:00 PM, Randy Bennell via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: What are they now paying for law school? RB On 17/07/2015 10:24 AM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes wrote:

Re: [MBZ] S500 Ouchies

2015-07-17 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
Like a close friend who is also our real estate attorney, and very, very good at it. No one has ever once asked me where I got my law degree. To this day I have no idea where he went to law school. Don't care. Dan Sent from my iPad On Jul 17, 2015, at 1:52 PM, Rich Thomas via Mercedes

Re: [MBZ] S500 Ouchies

2015-07-17 Thread archer75--- via Mercedes
It sounds like Dan has a good relationship with his son. That's great and Dan should be proud of himself and proud of his son for making that happen. According to the police, Dans son hit another car. Since Dans son is in the process of becoming a responsible adult, he should have a constant

Re: [MBZ] Chevrolet Colorado Diesel Promises Best-in-Class Towing, Torque

2015-07-17 Thread fmiser via Mercedes
Curt wrote: I'd love to find a Lister or a listeroid clone to build a generator head to for use at camp. www.vidhataindia.com/lister.htm ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change

Re: [MBZ] Blown fuse

2015-07-17 Thread WILTON via Mercedes
'Thought so. How can I isolate only the compressor? 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: Friday, July 17, 2015 1:32 PM Subject: Re: [MBZ] Blown fuse

Re: [MBZ] S500 Ouchies

2015-07-17 Thread WILTON via Mercedes
Absolutely! What one gets out of an education is directly proportional to what one puts into it, and I'm NOT talking 'bout money. Wilton - Original Message - From: Rich Thomas via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com To: mercedes@okiebenz.com Cc: Rich Thomas

Re: [MBZ] S500 Ouchies

2015-07-17 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
+1 Dan Sent from my iPad On Jul 17, 2015, at 1:59 PM, WILTON via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Absolutely! What one gets out of an education is directly proportional to what one puts into it, and I'm NOT talking 'bout money. Wilton - Original Message - From: Rich

Re: [MBZ] S500 Ouchies

2015-07-17 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
As you should be. Dan Sent from my iPad On Jul 17, 2015, at 1:52 PM, WILTON via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: #1 grndson called from Paris coupla days ago to say thank you for helping him with finances, character guidance, study habits, etc., and that he's glad to have gone to

Re: [MBZ] S500 Ouchies

2015-07-17 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
Very true. However, gaining something newer, safer, and more economical is a move forward. If resources were limited I would continue on, but that is not the case at this time. Dan Sent from my iPad On Jul 17, 2015, at 1:50 PM, fmiser via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Dan wrote:

Re: [MBZ] Blown fuse

2015-07-17 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
Depends. There are two things on taco pressure as far as I recall: The clutch coil and the speed pickup (Hall effect sensor, I believe.) The wires all go through the same connector, I believe, so it would be difficult at best to separate them at the compressor. The only thing I can think of

Re: [MBZ] Blown fuse

2015-07-17 Thread fmiser via Mercedes
Wilton wrote: What would unplugging the wire on the pressure switch on the dryer isolate? Dan wrote: Nothing. If you short the terminals on the pressure switch the system would turn on *if* the charge or pressure was low. Otherwise, disconnecting it would have no effect. Huh?

Re: [MBZ] S500 Ouchies

2015-07-17 Thread fmiser via Mercedes
G wrote: A degree with no work ethic and no will to win is worth only the paper it is written on barely. And work ethic is not learned in school. Those who succeed will succeed - with or without a degree. ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list

Re: [MBZ] Chevrolet Colorado Diesel Promises Best-in-Class Towing, Torque

2015-07-17 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
You need a wood-fired steam engine --R On 7/17/15 1:13 PM, Curt Raymond via Mercedes wrote: Lister is (or at least was) the gold standard for stationary engines. There are many reports of engines that have been in use for years or even decades, chugging along pumping water or making power

Re: [MBZ] S500 Ouchies

2015-07-17 Thread Randy Bennell via Mercedes
On 17/07/2015 1:45 PM, fmiser via Mercedes wrote: G wrote: A degree with no work ethic and no will to win is worth only the paper it is written on barely. And work ethic is not learned in school. Those who succeed will succeed - with or without a degree.

Re: [MBZ] S500 Ouchies

2015-07-17 Thread WILTON via Mercedes
Well, I HAVE been very upset by UNC-CH's denial of any problem during the on-going probe of scam classes in the Afro-Am Studies Department - paper classes set up mainly to keep athletes eligible. During last 20 years, or so, 3000+ students took classes and got HIGH grades for doing NOTHING

Re: [MBZ] S500 Ouchies

2015-07-17 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
Did you read the report? My SIL had some mention in there, making a fairly emphatic comment about something. Her friend Mary W wrote the book, which caused some period of estrangement, but I think they have kissed and made up over the whole thing once she got fully briefed on all the

Re: [MBZ] Chevrolet Colorado Diesel Promises Best-in-Class Towing, Torque

2015-07-17 Thread archer75--- via Mercedes
Back in the '80s a trucking neighbor said a truckline tried Deutz air cooled diesels in big road tractors. They had trouble maintaining proper working temperature in the winter and the mpg was not very good. He thought they just stuck a diesel intended for farm use in the trucks since there

Re: [MBZ] S500 Ouchies

2015-07-17 Thread clay via Mercedes
There is also the lack of common sense or investment made by the scholars in gobbling up loans instead of working their way to a degree. If you are busting your hump to cover tuition and expenses, you tend to be a more pragmatic consumer. Dear #1 boy and his parents found that out to the tune

Re: [MBZ] S500 Ouchies

2015-07-17 Thread WILTON via Mercedes
I've read many of the reports, including Weinstein's; 'been following it for a few years now. Like I said - damned upsetting. Mary W., the tutor? They haven't done her right, yet. They need to apologize for their treatment of her and reinstate her. Wilton - Original Message -

Re: [MBZ] Blown fuse

2015-07-17 Thread Peter Frederick via Mercedes
Use the economy mode on the climate control. Works just like it does in normal mode. Or you can unplug the connection for the clutch at the compressor. Peter ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To

Re: [MBZ] Power Brake Booster 123

2015-07-17 Thread fmiser via Mercedes
Bob wrote: My power booster gave out on my 1983 240D on my way to our shore house last week; about 30 miles from Ocean City ,NJ. I was on back roads fortunately but NOT a fun ride with hardly any brakes autotrans not shifting right due to loss of vacuum. Why didn't you stop and plug

Re: [MBZ] S500 Ouchies

2015-07-17 Thread archer75--- via Mercedes
Curly McLain wrote: College seems like a big racket these days to me. I know lots of folks paying off student loans all their life that don't really make that much money. Sent from my iPhone I've been subscribed to Imprimis, their monthly bulletin, for years. Unfortunately,

Re: [MBZ] Win 10 owns your computer

2015-07-17 Thread fmiser via Mercedes
archer75--- wrote: Windows 10: You'll get UPDATES LIKE IT or NOT – unless you have Enterprise Edition 'You agree to receive automatic updates without notice' That does it. I'm looking for another OS. Put it behind a firewall, then block access to all MS hosts. *evil grin* Never the less,

Re: [MBZ] Trump card Was: Chevrolet Colorado Diesel Promises Best-in-Class Towing, Torque

2015-07-17 Thread Curly McLain via Mercedes
One other interesting exchange was with a young guy from West Texas who had come to the meeting to see for himself what Soros was about. He stated this in his question, then asked why Soros was opposed to guns when he had seen what happened to people in the war who could not defend

Re: [MBZ] Chevrolet Colorado Diesel Promises Best-in-Class Towing, Torque

2015-07-17 Thread Curly McLain via Mercedes
Deutz has made over the road engines for decades. Much of the truck rolling stock in the Middle East and sub-Saharan Africa was powered by Deutz engines in the latter half of the last century. Now Lister I don't know about, as those I only dealt with as stationary engines. Maybe one of the

Re: [MBZ] Trump card Was: Chevrolet Colorado Diesel Promises Best-in-Class Towing, Torque

2015-07-17 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
How did we get from Trump to Soros?? Trump's story is way more interesting since he is running fo office.. On Fri, Jul 17, 2015 at 11:29 PM, Curly McLain via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: One other interesting exchange was with a young guy from West Texas who had come to the meeting

Re: [MBZ] S500 Ouchies

2015-07-17 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
On July 17, 2015 at 9:00 PM Dan Penoff via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: The boy has said he will drive his car for the duration until we can find another W140 rather than going up to a W210. He even agrees that an S320 would be ideal due to mileage and fuel consumption. While

Re: [MBZ] Trump card Was: Chevrolet Colorado Diesel Promises Best-in-Class Towing, Torque

2015-07-17 Thread G Mann via Mercedes
Andrew... Being in the protected and isolated beltway of DC you likely don't realize that Soros and other like him are the real reason Trump has leaped to the leadership position in two weeks after filing to run for President. Trump stands up, speaks up, and won't shut up, because he is not

Re: [MBZ] 190Dt radiator

2015-07-17 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Fri, 17 Jul 2015 07:22:44 -0400 (EDT) Mitch Haley via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: On July 16, 2015 at 10:43 PM Fred Moir via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: so, the body is s**t, rust and bondo.Next. Here's the next body:

Re: [MBZ] Power Brake Booster 123

2015-07-17 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
If you order a part from a dealer and need it in a hurry, tell them to “VOR” it. It costs them nothing extra, and as long as you order it before the cutoff time for the day, no matter what depot it’s in in North america you’ll have it the next morning. They even VOR stuff from Germany, but

Re: [MBZ] S500 Ouchies

2015-07-17 Thread Curly McLain via Mercedes
College seems like a big racket these days to me. I know lots of folks paying off student loans all their life that don't really make that much money. Sent from my iPhone You are right. you pay to be brainwashed and become a good little liberal/socialist/marxist borg. then you you follow

Re: [MBZ] Blown fuse

2015-07-17 Thread Curly McLain via Mercedes
This is for the Japanee compressor? I assume not for the GM in the 123s? Here's the troubleshooting info for the clutch coil, either read ohms or amps depending on your test equipment. This was copied from the MBCA forums before they effectively killed it. I met Bob Goodwin a few times,

Re: [MBZ] Win 10 owns your computer

2015-07-17 Thread Curly McLain via Mercedes
archer75--- wrote: Windows 10: You'll get UPDATES LIKE IT or NOT - unless you have Enterprise Edition 'You agree to receive automatic updates without notice' That does it. I'm looking for another OS. Put it behind a firewall, then block access to all MS hosts. *evil grin* Never the

  1   2   >