[MBZ] Next Klebmobile

2015-07-29 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
Kaleb, Since you missed out on that one near you, here's another you might want to check out: http://www.benzworld.org/forums/sale-wanted-trade-giveaway/2419841-fs-1997-s600-black-black-rear.html#post12598201 Dan Sent from my iPad ___

Re: [MBZ] Next Klebmobile

2015-07-29 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
I wonder what mechanically in good shape means. Lukewarm AC? Driver's window inoperative? Tires with 1 mm of good tread left? Service engine light won't extinguish but nothing serious?. On Wed, Jul 29, 2015 at 11:12 AM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Kaleb, Since

Re: [MBZ] Next Klebmobile

2015-07-29 Thread Randy Bennell via Mercedes
19 year old car with about 200K miles on it. What would you expect? RB On 29/07/2015 10:49 AM, Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes wrote: I wonder what mechanically in good shape means. Lukewarm AC? Driver's window inoperative? Tires with 1 mm of good tread left? Service engine light won't

Re: [MBZ] Next Klebmobile

2015-07-29 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
I would expect disclosure of all flaws, rather than a meaningless assertion that it's in good mechanical condition. On Wed, Jul 29, 2015 at 11:53 AM, Randy Bennell via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: 19 year old car with about 200K miles on it. What would you expect? RB On

Re: [MBZ] Penetrating oil

2015-07-29 Thread Randy Bennell via Mercedes
Will it go rancid? RB On 28/07/2015 7:43 PM, archer75--- via Mercedes wrote: Try mixing acetone with vegetable oil. Acetone has both polar (water soluble) and non-polar characteristics IIRC, but it's basically polar. Mineral oil is non-polar. Vegetable oil is polar or partly polar IIRC.

[MBZ] Kentucky man shoots down drone hovering over his backyard

2015-07-29 Thread Curt Raymond via Mercedes
http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2015/07/kentucky-man-shoots-down-drone-hovering-over-his-backyard/ Being that its Kentucky I'm surprised they arrested him. Maybe theres a law against discharging a firearm within city limits? -Curt ___

Re: [MBZ] OT: Windows 7 Questions

2015-07-29 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Wed, 29 Jul 2015 15:08:05 -0400 Tim Crone via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: On Jul 29, 2015 2:26 PM, Craig via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Now I just need to how to activate my installation of Win7. Windows will try to activate over the internet with the key you gave

Re: [MBZ] OT: Windows 7 Questions

2015-07-29 Thread Tim Crone via Mercedes
On Jul 29, 2015 2:26 PM, Craig via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Now I just need to how to activate my installation of Win7. Windows will try to activate over the internet with the key you gave for install, if it wasn't installed on that machine before. If the activation fails, you'll

Re: [MBZ] Next Klebmobile

2015-07-29 Thread WILTON via Mercedes
Well, in some respects, might 'spect it to be in better condition than my 29-year-old one. ;) Wilton - Original Message - From: Randy Bennell via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com To: Mercedes Discussion List mercedes@okiebenz.com Cc: Randy Bennell rbenn...@bennell.ca Sent: Wednesday,

Re: [MBZ] Average car age reaches record high

2015-07-29 Thread Curly McLain via Mercedes
Average car age hits record high of 11.5 yearsPublished: Wednesday, July 29, 2015 The average age of U.S. vehicles on the road has reached a record 11.5 years, due to both the reliability of modern autos and the lingering effects of the recession. The average age of vehicles has been climbing

Re: [MBZ] Average car age reaches record high

2015-07-29 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
I knew you could turn this into a political Teachable Moment! On Wed, Jul 29, 2015 at 2:53 PM, Curly McLain via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Average car age hits record high of 11.5 yearsPublished: Wednesday, July 29, 2015 The average age of U.S. vehicles on the road has reached a

[MBZ] Average car age reaches record high

2015-07-29 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Average car age hits record high of 11.5 yearsPublished: Wednesday, July 29, 2015 The average age of U.S. vehicles on the road has reached a record 11.5 years, due to both the reliability of modern autos and the lingering effects of the recession. The average age of vehicles has been climbing

Re: [MBZ] okie****?

2015-07-29 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
Apologies for the salty term, this was supposed to go to the site mom, or one of them, but mom apparently used the main email address. All seems to be working now. --R On 7/29/15 10:59 AM, Rich Thomas via Mercedes wrote: Sent some mails this morning, none have gone through --R

Re: [MBZ] OT: Windows 7 Questions

2015-07-29 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Sat, 25 Jul 2015 14:27:09 -0600 Craig via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: From my experience, Win7 is ornery about booting so I'm reluctant to advise Just try it. But the root command looks correct for legacy GRUB. Well, I did, Just try it, and it worked. I performed the

Re: [MBZ] Kentucky man shoots down drone hovering over his backyard

2015-07-29 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Pretty funny i think. A harbinger of things to come? On Jul 29, 2015 5:03 PM, Curt Raymond via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2015/07/kentucky-man-shoots-down-drone-hovering-over-his-backyard/ Being that its Kentucky I'm surprised they arrested him.

Re: [MBZ] Kentucky man shoots down drone hovering over his backyard

2015-07-29 Thread Greg Fiorentino via Mercedes
According to what I've read, there is a city prohibition, but he was charged under a different state law. Interesting to see how this plays out. Greg -Original Message- From: Mercedes [mailto:mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com] On Behalf Of Curt Raymond via Mercedes Sent: Wednesday, July 29,

Re: [MBZ] Average car age reaches record high

2015-07-29 Thread fmiser via Mercedes
Andrew wrote: Average car age hits record high of 11.5 years The average length of ownership for a new vehicle is now almost 6.5 years, and five years for a used vehicle. Hmm. I guess I own mine longer than average. I don't think anyone who knows me would be surprised. Cars and trucks

Re: [MBZ] Average car age reaches record high

2015-07-29 Thread Curly McLain via Mercedes
Andrew wrote: Average car age hits record high of 11.5 years The average length of ownership for a new vehicle is now almost 6.5 years, and five years for a used vehicle. Hmm. I guess I own mine longer than average. I don't think anyone who knows me would be surprised. Cars and

Re: [MBZ] Today's BATsh*t Crazy Car

2015-07-29 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
Can Kleb drive his dizzel pickup and trailer there? $500 is like 65k yen these days --R On 7/29/15 9:16 AM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes wrote: http://bringatrailer.com/2015/07/28/custom-cabrio-nightmare-project-1968-mercedes-benz-600s/ Wow. Sent from my iPad

[MBZ] Today's BATsh*t Crazy Car

2015-07-29 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
http://bringatrailer.com/2015/07/28/custom-cabrio-nightmare-project-1968-mercedes-benz-600s/ Wow. Sent from my iPad ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

[MBZ] OT I'm pretty sure it would be easy to kill yourself with this thing

2015-07-29 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
At least 2 or 3 different ways http://makezine.com/2015/07/29/making-the-switch --R ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

[MBZ] okiefukced?

2015-07-29 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
Sent some mails this morning, none have gone through --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] okiefukced?

2015-07-29 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Including this one. You better have your system checked. On Wed, Jul 29, 2015 at 10:59 AM, Rich Thomas via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Sent some mails this morning, none have gone through --R ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list

Re: [MBZ] Today's BATsh*t Crazy Car

2015-07-29 Thread Curly McLain via Mercedes
http://bringatrailer.com/2015/07/28/custom-cabrio-nightmare-project-1968-mercedes-benz-600s/ Wow. Sent from my MBPad John Green needs the 600! It has the upside down backwards OZ steering wheel already. ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list