Re: [MBZ] Another 108

2015-08-25 Thread Darren Marshall via Mercedes
Just texted him, says interior needs complete overhaul :/ Darren Marshall Co-Founder doejo.com doejo.com/space bowtruss.com aquanautbeer.com On Aug 25, 2015, at 12:47 PM, Ed Booher via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Is that a respectable price for a W108? I've been trying to get

Re: [MBZ] car hacking

2015-08-25 Thread Curly McLain via Mercedes
There is something like a mechanical switch, you know. We lived with them for an eternity before we had to digitize everything. Peter For you and me, yes, but the crop of young sheeple have been trained to not know how to flip a switch. TO them everything is supposed to be done for you.

Re: [MBZ] car hacking

2015-08-25 Thread Curly McLain via Mercedes
Its absurd that the entertainment center is part of the CAN bus, that's a clear security violation from the start. As long as that's the case the system will never be secure. Curt That was my initial thought too, but it is also used for GPS, etc, so has to have the connectivity to

Re: [MBZ] There must be a big sale on heroin

2015-08-25 Thread Randy Bennell via Mercedes
On 25/08/2015 11:31 AM, Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes wrote: Au contraire. We are in an era of DEflation. Oil may go down to the $30s/bbl. And Americans will once again buy the biggest thirstiest vehicles that they can find and demand will go up and oil will then go back up to $150 per

Re: [MBZ] There must be a big sale on heroin

2015-08-25 Thread G Mann via Mercedes
I'm calling economic smoke and mirrors ... IMF has scheduled Global Currency Reset for 198 currencies.. US Dollar is one of those.. Determining the value of a Fiat Dollar is like pushing jello up hill with your nose.. and about as precise. The only value of Fiat money is faith... world faith is

Re: [MBZ] Another 108

2015-08-25 Thread Ed Booher via Mercedes
Is that a respectable price for a W108? I've been trying to get back into the market for a W123 myself. EdB On Sun, Aug 23, 2015 at 5:49 PM, Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: 1970 Mercedes 280SE http://wichita.craigslist.org/cto/5181075357.html via cPro

Re: [MBZ] There must be a big sale on heroin

2015-08-25 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
Not to be insulting, but of what concern should it be to anyone, especially those who are not Americans, how I spend my US dollars? Gas, booze, women (OK just my wife and daughter), food, toys, or whatever the hell else I want to spend it on? I really could not care less what any other

[MBZ] 2004 E320 Wagon?

2015-08-25 Thread LarryT via Mercedes
Anyone have any info about the above, good or bad traits, etc.? Things to worry about or look for? It runs smooth and easy without any problems I see. I know they're not diesels but do the parts cost a arm leg or just an arm? It has ~140K miles, fully loaded starting asking price is $12K.

Re: [MBZ] There must be a big sale on heroin

2015-08-25 Thread Jon Agne via Mercedes
Here we go again… On Aug 25, 2015, at 2:00 PM, Rich Thomas via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Not to be insulting, but of what concern should it be to anyone, especially those who are not Americans, how I spend my US dollars? Gas, booze, women (OK just my wife and daughter),

Re: [MBZ] car hacking

2015-08-25 Thread Curt Raymond via Mercedes
Its absurd that the entertainment center is part of the CAN bus, that's a clear security violation from the start. As long as that's the case the system will never be secure. Curt Sent from Yahoo Mail on Android ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list

Re: [MBZ] car hacking

2015-08-25 Thread Curt Raymond via Mercedes
I'm just saying that if the entertainment center is a full member of the CAN bus it will always be an entry point for hackers. As long as theres an entry point there will always be hacks. Any network open to the internet will be hacked at some point, this has already been pretty well proven.

Re: [MBZ] master cylinder

2015-08-25 Thread Randy Bennell via Mercedes
When you say lines do you mean at the master cylinder? There is a line on either side of the sensor. Cracking the lines there might re-center the pin. Bleeding the brakes did not solve the problem. The light is still on. RB On 24/08/2015 11:00 PM, OK Don via Mercedes wrote: IIRC, it was to

Re: [MBZ] There must be a big sale on heroin

2015-08-25 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
I don't know, another week of Chinese stock market tanking, and our markets in turmoil, that kind of money might be what it takes to buy a newspaper. --R (has his wheelbarrow ready to roll over to the bank) On 8/25/15 10:32 AM, G Mann via Mercedes wrote: And, 70 years is about how long it

Re: [MBZ] OT: Windows 7 Windows Update Won't

2015-08-25 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Can you kill the the svchost process(s)? I used to do that on an XP box when it got bogged down, and if they were really needed, they would automatically restart and usually behave. -- Max Dillon Charleston SC '87 300TD '95 E300 ___ http://www.okiebenz.com

Re: [MBZ] There must be a big sale on heroin

2015-08-25 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
Looks like he used the Window Blind feature on his instagram photo of the old one. But they all run and are drivable after sitting in the garage for 20 years! --R On 8/24/15 10:09 PM, Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes wrote: 1971 Mercedes 280c http://tulsa.craigslist.org/cto/5188864743.html

Re: [MBZ] There must be a big sale on heroin

2015-08-25 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Au contraire. We are in an era of DEflation. Oil may go down to the $30s/bbl. On Tue, Aug 25, 2015 at 10:45 AM, Rich Thomas via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: I don't know, another week of Chinese stock market tanking, and our markets in turmoil, that kind of money might be what it

[MBZ] Some progress with Windows Update (but only a little ...)

2015-08-25 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Tue, 25 Aug 2015 01:27:50 -0400 (EDT) Mitch Haley via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: It's working its heart out trying to figure out what has been installed and what has not? You might just leave it on overnight and see if it's back to normal in the morning. I left it running

Re: [MBZ] Some progress with Windows Update (but only a little ...)

2015-08-25 Thread Curly McLain via Mercedes
On Tue, 25 Aug 2015 01:27:50 -0400 (EDT) Mitch Haley via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: It's working its heart out trying to figure out what has been installed and what has not? You might just leave it on overnight and see if it's back to normal in the morning. I left it running

Re: [MBZ] There must be a big sale on heroin

2015-08-25 Thread Curly McLain via Mercedes
Au contraire. We are in an era of DEflation. Oil may go down to the $30s/bbl. So that means we the taxpayers can cut your salary by 70-75%, right? If oil is the benchmark, then everything else should deflate also? Unfortunately the goobers have been inflating (weimar style) the currency

Re: [MBZ] ChowdahQ 8 coming soon

2015-08-25 Thread Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes
Ok dude, if you have a special guest it's best to let everyone know in order to draw more crowds. That's Q 101 Sent from my iPhone On Aug 25, 2015, at 9:09 PM, Dwight Giles via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: It's a secret. No plane tickets. Only special parking spot of honor. On

Re: [MBZ] ChowdahQ 8 coming soon

2015-08-25 Thread Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes
Its about half the price to fly to Boston Sent from my iPhone On Aug 25, 2015, at 10:35 PM, Dwight Giles via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Yes PVD. If you fly in there you will be chauffeured to the Q in a vintage Benz-most likely my 82 300CD. We might could arrange ride from

Re: [MBZ] ChowdahQ 8 coming soon

2015-08-25 Thread Dimitri via Mercedes
Dr. Fatty? Sent from my iPhone On Aug 25, 2015, at 10:27 PM, Dwight Giles via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: HINT. NOT a politician. Not Gottfried Daimler. On Aug 25, 2015 10:25 PM, Curly McLain via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Who is the special guest? I have not

Re: [MBZ] ChowdahQ 8 coming soon

2015-08-25 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Not AFAIK. On Aug 25, 2015 10:29 PM, Dimitri via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Dr. Fatty? Sent from my iPhone On Aug 25, 2015, at 10:27 PM, Dwight Giles via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: HINT. NOT a politician. Not Gottfried Daimler. On Aug 25, 2015 10:25 PM, Curly

Re: [MBZ] ChowdahQ 8 coming soon

2015-08-25 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
HINT. NOT a politician. Not Gottfried Daimler. On Aug 25, 2015 10:25 PM, Curly McLain via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Who is the special guest? I have not received my plane ticket yet. Bernie? Uncle Joe? ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To

[MBZ] 126 rubber bits was Re: ADMIN

2015-08-25 Thread Rick Knoble via Mercedes
‎Scott asks: MBZ content:  Does anyone know if available 126 suspension rubber is any good?  Should I replace the 1982 stuff or keep it? I found a new (to me‎) parts house. East coast based for you Chowda Q folks.  http://www.eeuroparts.com/?_action=UseFullSite Try them or try your local MB

Re: [MBZ] ChowdahQ 8 coming soon

2015-08-25 Thread Dimitri via Mercedes
Is it Andrew? Sent from my iPhone On Aug 25, 2015, at 10:19 PM, Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Ok dude, if you have a special guest it's best to let everyone know in order to draw more crowds. That's Q 101 Sent from my iPhone On Aug 25, 2015, at 9:09

Re: [MBZ] ChowdahQ 8 coming soon

2015-08-25 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Right. Someone you will never meet in person unless you come to the Q. Hype is Q 102. On Aug 25, 2015 10:20 PM, Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Ok dude, if you have a special guest it's best to let everyone know in order to draw more crowds. That's Q 101 Sent from

Re: [MBZ] ChowdahQ 8 coming soon

2015-08-25 Thread Curly McLain via Mercedes
Where is the nearest airport? PVD? ___ 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] ChowdahQ 8 coming soon

2015-08-25 Thread Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes
If I were to actually show up I would shock you Yankee jokers. It would be culture shock for you guys. Sent from my iPhone On Aug 25, 2015, at 10:26 PM, Curt Raymond via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: The way I see it we're the last Q standing. At 8 I think we're the longest

Re: [MBZ] Some progress with Windows Update (but only a little ...)

2015-08-25 Thread fmiser via Mercedes
Fmiser wrote: And I hear people complain about how hard it is to install Linux! Will what you need run with WINE? Craig wrote: I need to run the Garmin Updater. I don't know if it will work with WINE; I have never been able to get anything to run with WINE. Oh. I have

Re: [MBZ] ChowdahQ 8 coming soon

2015-08-25 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
It's a surprise. On Aug 25, 2015 10:21 PM, Dimitri via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Is it Andrew? Sent from my iPhone On Aug 25, 2015, at 10:19 PM, Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Ok dude, if you have a special guest it's best to let everyone know

Re: [MBZ] ChowdahQ 8 coming soon

2015-08-25 Thread Curly McLain via Mercedes
Who is the special guest? I have not received my plane ticket yet. Bernie? Uncle Joe? ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

Re: [MBZ] Another 108

2015-08-25 Thread Peter Frederick via Mercedes
3.5L is the M116 cousin of the more common M117 in America. Very few were sold here, mostly prior to 1973 due to emissions problems. Basically a stroker version of the M117 (or the M117 is the long stroke low compression version of the M116). Same hp and torque with a liter less

Re: [MBZ] car hacking

2015-08-25 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Tue, 25 Aug 2015 06:52:56 -0400 Tim Crone via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: And here is where I eat the crow, I clearly underestimated how poorly the interconnected software could be implemented by the manufacturers. I still don't see how car hacking can make money on any kind of

Re: [MBZ] ChowdahQ 8 coming soon

2015-08-25 Thread Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes
You see the problem is that it could be somebody I don't care about meeting in person, and imagine how angry a person would be after going and it's somebody they don't want to see, like Poos. Sent from my iPhone On Aug 25, 2015, at 9:24 PM, Dwight Giles via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com

Re: [MBZ] ChowdahQ 8 coming soon

2015-08-25 Thread Dimitri via Mercedes
Yeah but you're not coming anyway! Sent from my iPhone On Aug 25, 2015, at 10:40 PM, Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: You see the problem is that it could be somebody I don't care about meeting in person, and imagine how angry a person would be after going and

Re: [MBZ] ChowdahQ 8 coming soon

2015-08-25 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
How would you do that? Takes a lot to shock us stoic Yankees. On Aug 25, 2015 11:45 PM, Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: If I were to actually show up I would shock you Yankee jokers. It would be culture shock for you guys. Sent from my iPhone On Aug 25, 2015,

Re: [MBZ] ChowdahQ 8 coming soon

2015-08-25 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Yes. We can see if Fred can meet you as he lives near there. Would have to arrive fairly early Sat AM. On Aug 25, 2015 11:44 PM, Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Its about half the price to fly to Boston Sent from my iPhone On Aug 25, 2015, at 10:35 PM, Dwight

Re: [MBZ] ChowdahQ 8 coming soon

2015-08-25 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Yes PVD. If you fly in there you will be chauffeured to the Q in a vintage Benz-most likely my 82 300CD. We might could arrange ride from BOS but not sure. On Aug 25, 2015 11:30 PM, Curly McLain via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Where is the nearest airport? PVD?

Re: [MBZ] ADMIN

2015-08-25 Thread Scott Ritchey via Mercedes
And that history has repeated with the current administration. Except this time we surrendered after we won. We left the vacuum that spawned ISIS. We set up the Middle East for a nuclear arms race. At the same time we created a domestic welfare state with almost half the people living off the

Re: [MBZ] 2004 E320 Wagon?

2015-08-25 Thread Curly McLain via Mercedes
Anyone have any info about the above, good or bad traits, etc.? Things to worry about or look for? It runs smooth and easy without any problems I see. I know they're not diesels but do the parts cost a arm leg or just an arm? It has ~140K miles, fully loaded starting asking price is $12K.

[MBZ] Old news...

2015-08-25 Thread Curly McLain via Mercedes
Jimmay Cahtah has brain cancer. Most of us knew that 40 years ago. ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

Re: [MBZ] There must be a big sale on heroin

2015-08-25 Thread Curly McLain via Mercedes
Not to be insulting, but of what concern should it be to anyone, especially those who are not Americans, how I spend my US dollars? Gas, booze, women (OK just my wife and daughter), food, toys, or whatever the hell else I want to spend it on? I really could not care less what any other

[MBZ] Dieselvolks! Brand New 617 Engine Blocks!!

2015-08-25 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
http://www.benzworld.org/forums/sale-wanted-trade-giveaway/2440729-sale-brand-new-engine-blocks-om617.html#post12771713 Only $700! What a deal! Dan Sent from my iPad ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To

Re: [MBZ] OT: Windows 7 Windows Update Won't

2015-08-25 Thread Tim Crone via Mercedes
On Aug 25, 2015 1:12 AM, Craig via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: I then tried with some more files and found it again would not download anything. I eventually rebooted the laptop, opened the Windows Task Manager, and then Windows Update. It again did not download anything. The Task

Re: [MBZ] Some progress with Windows Update (but only a little ...)

2015-08-25 Thread Darren Marshall via Mercedes
Craig, let me know if you want to buy an iMac... On Tue, Aug 25, 2015 at 4:31 PM, Craig via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: On Tue, 25 Aug 2015 16:34:42 -0500 fmiser via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: And I hear people complain about how hard it is to install Linux! I'm

Re: [MBZ] 2004 E320 Wagon?

2015-08-25 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Yes my 90 300D 2.5t has 250k miles with no problems I plan on 400k miles. On Aug 25, 2015 4:33 PM, OK Don via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: OK - so it's only got another 250,000 left before you need to start worrying about the drive dying. On Tue, Aug 25, 2015 at 1:04 PM, LarryT via

Re: [MBZ] 2004 E320 Wagon?

2015-08-25 Thread OK Don via Mercedes
OK - so it's only got another 250,000 left before you need to start worrying about the drive dying. On Tue, Aug 25, 2015 at 1:04 PM, LarryT via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: snip Her 91 300D has 250K mi and while still running great I worry something unforeseen will happen. Thanks -

Re: [MBZ] Old news...

2015-08-25 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
Exactly, makes you appear to be a liberal --R On 8/25/15 3:58 PM, Fred Moir via Mercedes wrote: Dwight.It was in poor taste, definitely lacking in grace. Fred Moir.Lynn MA.Diesel preferred. Date: Tue, 25 Aug 2015 15:48:00 -0400 To: mercedes@okiebenz.com Subject: Re: [MBZ] Old news... From:

Re: [MBZ] 300CD for sale in... New Jersey

2015-08-25 Thread Ed Booher via Mercedes
Makes me wish for the day I can just take seven grand out of the bank and say Take My Money! Alas, only butterflies exist in there right now. On Sat, Aug 22, 2015 at 7:35 AM, Jaime Kopchinski via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: I put my 300CD on CL last night. I'll be listing it on ebay

Re: [MBZ] Old news...

2015-08-25 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Mr Moderator, I want to ask you other listers if this type of mean, hateful comment is now OK on the list? And for the record my question has nothing to do with politics- just respect. Thanks, Dwight On Aug 25, 2015 2:28 PM, Curly McLain via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Jimmay Cahtah

Re: [MBZ] There must be a big sale on heroin

2015-08-25 Thread Randy Bennell via Mercedes
Wow! What lit your fuse? I guess I would lump Canadians in with Americans for being foolish enough to start buying big gas guzzling SUVs as soon as the price goes down a bit. I am not prepared to believe that the price of a barrel of oil is likely to stay as low as it currently is for long. I

Re: [MBZ] Old news...

2015-08-25 Thread Fred Moir via Mercedes
Dwight.It was in poor taste, definitely lacking in grace. Fred Moir.Lynn MA.Diesel preferred. Date: Tue, 25 Aug 2015 15:48:00 -0400 To: mercedes@okiebenz.com Subject: Re: [MBZ] Old news... From: mercedes@okiebenz.com CC: dwight.gi...@gmail.com Mr Moderator, I want to ask you other

Re: [MBZ] Old news...

2015-08-25 Thread Jaime Kopchinski via Mercedes
I agree, and I don't know how many times we have to say this on this list... please keep your politics to yourself. I'm sure there are many other places on the internet who would love to hear it. This is really sad and disgusting. Jaime On Tue, Aug 25, 2015 at 3:48 PM, Dwight Giles via

Re: [MBZ] car hacking

2015-08-25 Thread Tim Crone via Mercedes
On Aug 23, 2015 11:51 AM, Rich Thomas via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: This is quite fascinating http://hackaday.com/2015/08/22/how-those-hacker-took-complete-control-of-that-jeep In a similar vein, a rollup of the automotive hacking at the last security convention: .

Re: [MBZ] Old news...

2015-08-25 Thread G Mann via Mercedes
Dwight, Just speaking for myself.. while I am very sorry Mr. Carter is now dying of cancer, and I would not wish that fate upon anyone.. Death, however, does not absolve him of his acts while living, which I have found reprehensible. I have resolutely found his actions while President the root

Re: [MBZ] Old news...

2015-08-25 Thread Curly McLain via Mercedes
To quote Randy: Wow! What lit your fuse? Nothing mean or hateful intended. Just an observation. Actually, Jimmay has been a pretty good ex-president, until he got into America Bashing. I've always kinda liked him personally. We would not be in this current situation with terrorists and

Re: [MBZ] Some progress with Windows Update (but only a little ...)

2015-08-25 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Tue, 25 Aug 2015 09:52:23 -0600 Craig via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: It has now developed a new problem: For the last hour-and-a-half at least, it has been stuck on Installing update 150 of 179... That update is KB2799926, in case that means anything. Does anyone have any

Re: [MBZ] There must be a big sale on heroin

2015-08-25 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
The idea of someone telling me how and what I can spend my money on, or asserting that such decisions are anyone else's concern, or implying that my decisions are less than acceptable. If Americans want a big thirsty vehicle (or continue to drive one because I don't want to spend huge money

Re: [MBZ] ADMIN

2015-08-25 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
Who woke up Mao? Things getting boring over on the Ritter list? Dan On Aug 25, 2015, at 7:56 PM, Mountain Man via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Dwight wrote: That is what I wanted to check- not politics but respect list tone. Okay. Are you up for a slight challenge? Give us

Re: [MBZ] Another 108

2015-08-25 Thread Mountain Man via Mercedes
Kaleb wrote: If it if a 3.5 it's a v8 and rare I do believe Does that mean parts are unobtanium? mao ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

Re: [MBZ] ADMIN

2015-08-25 Thread Mountain Man via Mercedes
Dan wrote: Who woke up Mao? Things getting boring over on the Ritter list? No. I am pushing the edge there too. Not really. And not really pushing the edge here either. I just want us to take note of what we have before some members leave and blow this thing up. Politics does not need to

Re: [MBZ] Old news...

2015-08-25 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
I didn't find it mean or hateful, just lacking respect, flippant and/or humorous. Just like Senator Edward Kennedy, D-UI or August 25, 2015: Ted Kennedy celebrates 6 straight years of sobriety today On August 25, 2015 at 3:48 PM Dwight Giles via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote:

Re: [MBZ] ADMIN

2015-08-25 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Mao, I respectfully decline your challenge- i am not interested in discussing Carter or any other political topic on this list. Do you still have your 240D? On Aug 25, 2015 7:56 PM, Mountain Man via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Dwight wrote: That is what I wanted to check- not

Re: [MBZ] Some progress with Windows Update (but only a little ...)

2015-08-25 Thread Darren Marshall via Mercedes
Changing out some machines at the office, might have a few iMacs looking for new homes soonish--will throw in some bean for sure ;) Darren On Aug 25, 2015, at 7:01 PM, Mountain Man via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Darren wrote: Craig, let me know if you want to buy an iMac...

Re: [MBZ] ADMIN

2015-08-25 Thread G Mann via Mercedes
I'll refine my inner Trump and try not to bend any ones feelings. In case I do, I have plenty of internet butt hurt forms so don't worry. I'm kidding of course. And Mao.. Carter was President when the current muslim republic of Iran was formed by the then exiled ayatollah Khomeini, by driving the

Re: [MBZ] Another 108

2015-08-25 Thread Mountain Man via Mercedes
Darren wrote: Just texted him, says interior needs complete overhaul :/ Is 3.5L engine V-8? I asked at mercedeslist - they seemed to indicate it was 6-cyl. Aren't all 3.5L engines same design? - i.e. over-square? Yes, rust... but for me and Darren in the salt arena, that 45-year old car looks

Re: [MBZ] 300CD for sale in... New Jersey

2015-08-25 Thread Mountain Man via Mercedes
Ed wrote: ...Alas, only butterflies exist in there right now. ...hmmm... Maybe I'm not the only actual bottom-feeder reading okiebenz? SS and no other assets... Yes, tough but that is where I start... when the going gets tough the tough get going... mao ___

Re: [MBZ] Another 108

2015-08-25 Thread Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes
If it if a 3.5 it's a v8 and rare I do believe Sent from my iPhone On Aug 25, 2015, at 6:19 PM, Mountain Man via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Darren wrote: Just texted him, says interior needs complete overhaul :/ Is 3.5L engine V-8? I asked at mercedeslist - they seemed to

[MBZ] Bi-Xenon Retrofit

2015-08-25 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
Anyone ever done this on a later model car? I’m thinking about doing it on the S430. Since these things are industry standard sizes, it looks pretty easy to do. Dan ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To

Re: [MBZ] Old news...

2015-08-25 Thread Mountain Man via Mercedes
Jaime wrote: please keep your politics to yourself. Yah - there are probably many places to say politics things - but not among friends like you and Dwight and Curly and Grant - friends gained by hearing wonky fixes for old cars around which we gather at okiebenz. I can hear lots of politics on

Re: [MBZ] There must be a big sale on heroin

2015-08-25 Thread Mountain Man via Mercedes
RB wrote: ... a Hummer? Yeah - go read banned. Rich already put that story up there. Guy gets new hummer. mao ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

Re: [MBZ] Bi-Xenon Retrofit

2015-08-25 Thread Rick Knoble via Mercedes
‎Dan writes: Anyone ever done this on a later model car?  ‎Nope. So write up when you do it, please. New ballasts? etc. Rick  Sent from my BlackBerry Z10   ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To

Re: [MBZ] Bi-Xenon Retrofit

2015-08-25 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
What I’m finding is that the xenon projectors are industry standard sizes, so to convert my S430 low beams to xenon is pretty straightforward. Open up the headlight assemblies, remove the halogen projectors, install the xenon projectors, wire the ballasts and button everything up. From what I

Re: [MBZ] ADMIN

2015-08-25 Thread Mountain Man via Mercedes
Dwight wrote: That is what I wanted to check- not politics but respect list tone. Okay. Are you up for a slight challenge? Give us your view on something other than brain cancer - I'm interested to hear you speak a bit about Mr. Carter. I really did not pay attention to his time in DC, but it

Re: [MBZ] Some progress with Windows Update (but only a little ...)

2015-08-25 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
Speaking of computer software -- I have a Parallels window running on my Mac with a Win7 install, which works fine. Yesterday I downloaded Ubuntu 15 and have tried to install it, it gets so far, looks like maybe it installed as a virtual machine OS but then it wants Parallel tools off the CD,

[MBZ] ADMIN

2015-08-25 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
OK folks, tone it down. There has been a fair amount of political discussion here that has been civil and respectful. That’s OK. Tasteless comments about people, even politicians, are right out as are any direct attacks or disrespect to list members or anyone else, for that matter. Yes,

Re: [MBZ] Some progress with Windows Update (but only a little ...)

2015-08-25 Thread fmiser via Mercedes
Craig wrote: It has now developed a new problem: ...it has been stuck on Installing update 150 of 179... ...after more than 5 hours ... I clicked on the Stop installation button. ... showing it was installing update 150 of 179. Clicking on the Stop installation button again did

Re: [MBZ] Some progress with Windows Update (but only a little ...)

2015-08-25 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Tue, 25 Aug 2015 16:34:42 -0500 fmiser via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: And I hear people complain about how hard it is to install Linux! I'm following your progress, Craig, 'cause one of these days I'm going to be stuck and have to upgrade my virtual machine guest from XP.

Re: [MBZ] ADMIN

2015-08-25 Thread WILTON via Mercedes
Waving hand frantically - first one who spits on my hand is a rotten egg. ;) Wilton - Original Message - From: Dan Penoff via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com To: Okie Benz mercedes@okiebenz.com Cc: Dan Penoff d...@penoff.com Sent: Tuesday, August 25, 2015 5:25 PM Subject: [MBZ] ADMIN

Re: [MBZ] There must be a big sale on heroin

2015-08-25 Thread Randy Bennell via Mercedes
Uh, so when are you going to announce that you just dumped your MB diesel in favour of a Hummer? RB On 25/08/2015 3:47 PM, Rich Thomas via Mercedes wrote: The idea of someone telling me how and what I can spend my money on, or asserting that such decisions are anyone else's concern, or

Re: [MBZ] car hacking

2015-08-25 Thread Curly McLain via Mercedes
On Aug 23, 2015 11:51 AM, Rich Thomas via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: This is quite fascinating http://hackaday.com/2015/08/22/how-those-hacker-took-complete-control-of-that-jeep In a similar vein, a rollup of the automotive hacking at the last security convention: .

Re: [MBZ] OT: Windows 7 Windows Update Won't

2015-08-25 Thread archer75--- via Mercedes
Hey, Craig: Ccleaner sometimes solves 100% usage; http://www.piriform.com/ccleaner If not, try: http://www.hanselman.com/blog/FiguringOutWhyMySVCHOSTEXEIsAt100CPUWithoutComplicatedToolsInWindows7.aspx Good luck, Gerry P.S. I've been using Ccleaner for a long time on Window 7 when the computer

Re: [MBZ] Old news...

2015-08-25 Thread Jon Agne via Mercedes
EXTREMELY poor taste… On Aug 25, 2015, at 2:25 PM, Curly McLain via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Jimmay Cahtah has brain cancer. Most of us knew that 40 years ago. ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

Re: [MBZ] Some progress with Windows Update (but only a little ...)

2015-08-25 Thread Tim Crone via Mercedes
On Tue, Aug 25, 2015 at 5:57 PM, Darren Marshall via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Craig, let me know if you want to buy an iMac... Seems a little drastic. Let me get out of the way that I am not a Windows guy. At work I have probably 30-50 Linux VMs outside IT that I've spun for

[MBZ] OT: Gas prices to fall after Whiting refinery restarts unit

2015-08-25 Thread Rick Knoble via Mercedes
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[MBZ] ChowdahQ 8 coming soon

2015-08-25 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Saturday September 19 @ Goddard State Park, Warwick RI. Homemade chowdah, Curt's grill specialties, steamed clams, door prizes, hood raisings special surprise guest. All interesting vehicles welcome. Contact me offline for details. Dwight ___

Re: [MBZ] ChowdahQ 8 coming soon

2015-08-25 Thread Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes
Who is the special guest? I have not received my plane ticket yet. Sent from my iPhone On Aug 25, 2015, at 8:51 PM, Dwight Giles via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Saturday September 19 @ Goddard State Park, Warwick RI. Homemade chowdah, Curt's grill specialties, steamed clams,

Re: [MBZ] ChowdahQ 8 coming soon

2015-08-25 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
It's a secret. No plane tickets. Only special parking spot of honor. On Aug 25, 2015 9:58 PM, Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Who is the special guest? I have not received my plane ticket yet. Sent from my iPhone On Aug 25, 2015, at 8:51 PM, Dwight Giles via