Re: [MBZ] OT wireless security cameras

2021-05-14 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
Yeah. They all suck. I’ve used several different ones, and they all suck. The biggest problem is that they’re typically battery operated, and as a result, there is serious latency when they “wake up”, meaning you miss stuff because by the time the camera starts recording the subject has moved

Re: [MBZ] Mercedes 2004 E320 4Matic Belt Tensioner Assembly Question.

2021-05-14 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
Go with an OE rebuilt water pump. About the same price as aftermarket but with a better (2 year) warranty. -D > On May 13, 2021, at 8:46 PM, Robert Koziak via Mercedes > wrote: > > Hi All, > Today I decided to change the serpentine belt on my 2004 E320 4Matic > w/90K. In addition I

[MBZ] This guy is persistent or a procrastinator or an idiot or all 3 -- 2001 Mercedes-Benz E 320 AWD Wagon/No Accidents/Clean - $3, 400 (Daytona)

2021-05-14 Thread Floyd Thursby via Mercedes
still in limp mode https://jacksonville.craigslist.org/cto/d/daytona-beach-2001-mercedes-benz-320/7321415505.html -- --FT ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

Re: [MBZ] 2005 E320 - 140k miles - $4,500

2021-05-14 Thread Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes
Wow. Looks nice but I paid half that for my 05E320 wagon a year ago --FT Sent from iPhone > On May 14, 2021, at 12:30 AM, Allan Streib via Mercedes > wrote: > >  > https://louisville.craigslist.org/cto/d/louisville-2005-mercedes-e320/7321382207.html > > Allan > >

Re: [MBZ] Interesting headlight fix

2021-05-14 Thread Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes
If the body is in decent shape that could be a reasonable price for a coupé --FT Sent from iPhone > On May 13, 2021, at 11:12 PM, Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes > wrote: > ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/

Re: [MBZ] Interesting headlight fix

2021-05-14 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
On 2021-05-14 15:20, Dwight Giles via Mercedes wrote: I think coupe windshield is the same as sedan. Coupe is different from A pillar back. That's what I thought. My earlier comment was based on the idea that I would not want to part that car out. I'd gladly part out a 300D to save it, I

Re: [MBZ] Oh Dan....

2021-05-14 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
For what it’s worth, I’m actively looking for a second gen W210 sedan or a later W211 E320 if anyone knows of a nice one. A wagon would be even better. No basket cases or mechanic’s specials, please. I don’t have time to do much more than tinker right now. -D > On May 14, 2021, at 8:21 PM,

Re: [MBZ] Oh Dan....

2021-05-14 Thread Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes
Didn’t you just sell one? Sent from my iPhone > On May 14, 2021, at 7:24 PM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes > wrote: > > For what it’s worth, I’m actively looking for a second gen W210 sedan or a > later W211 E320 if anyone knows of a nice one. A wagon would be even better. > No basket cases or

Re: [MBZ] I bought a 93 300Sd

2021-05-14 Thread Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes
How much? -FT Sent from iPhone > On May 14, 2021, at 6:09 PM, Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes > wrote: > > Drove 6 hours to pick it up. A little more rough than I thought it would be. > Dude somehow managed to crack the left rear bullet proof glass trying to get > that door open. The main

Re: [MBZ] Oh Dan....

2021-05-14 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
Already saw it. Thanks, I’ll pass. -D > On May 14, 2021, at 8:21 PM, Rick Knoble via Mercedes > wrote: > > https://tampa.craigslist.org/psc/cto/d/new-port-richey-1983-mercedes-benz-240d/7321770459.html > > > Rick > ___ > http://www.okiebenz.com > > To

[MBZ] Oh Dan....

2021-05-14 Thread Rick Knoble via Mercedes
https://tampa.craigslist.org/psc/cto/d/new-port-richey-1983-mercedes-benz-240d/7321770459.html Rick ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

Re: [MBZ] Oh Dan....

2021-05-14 Thread Rick Knoble via Mercedes
>For what it’s worth, I’m actively looking for a >second gen W210 sedan or a >later W211 E320 You and me both. No wagon though. Rick ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery

Re: [MBZ] I bought a 93 300Sd

2021-05-14 Thread Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes
Damn you’re moving up in the world --FT Sent from iPhone > On May 14, 2021, at 7:45 PM, Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes > wrote: > > $1100. I tried real hard for $800, I think I paid too much. > > Sent from my iPhone > >> On May 14, 2021, at 5:50 PM, Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes >>

Re: [MBZ] I bought a 93 300Sd

2021-05-14 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Photo gallery? On Fri, May 14, 2021, 7:48 PM Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Damn you’re moving up in the world > > --FT > Sent from iPhone > > > On May 14, 2021, at 7:45 PM, Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes < > mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > > > > $1100. I tried

[MBZ] I bought a 93 300Sd

2021-05-14 Thread Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes
Drove 6 hours to pick it up. A little more rough than I thought it would be. Dude somehow managed to crack the left rear bullet proof glass trying to get that door open. The main reason I wanted it was because it allegedly had a new short block installed and the head rebuilt. Does appear to run

Re: [MBZ] I bought a 93 300Sd

2021-05-14 Thread Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes
$1100. I tried real hard for $800, I think I paid too much. Sent from my iPhone > On May 14, 2021, at 5:50 PM, Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes > wrote: > > How much? > > -FT > Sent from iPhone > >> On May 14, 2021, at 6:09 PM, Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes >> wrote: >> >> Drove 6 hours

[MBZ] 2008 S63 black/black - 70k miles - $24,900

2021-05-14 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
Looks like it would be a fun car to drive. https://chicago.craigslist.org/wcl/cto/d/downers-grove-2008-mercedes-benz-s63/7321669841.html Allan ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change

[MBZ] 1989 560SL - 175k miles - $10,000

2021-05-14 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
Price seems high? Needs new seat covers, soft top windows. It does look nice and shiny though. https://cincinnati.craigslist.org/cto/d/cincinnati-1989-mercedes-560-sl/7321744155.html Allan ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

[MBZ] 2007 E350 - 92k miles - $8,700

2021-05-14 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
Ready for balance shaft issues? https://louisville.craigslist.org/cto/d/louisville-car-for-sale/7321441752.html Allan ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

Re: [MBZ] Lithium batteries

2021-05-14 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
On 2021-05-14 11:17, OK Don via Mercedes wrote: I wonder how many they will sell at $1,200??? I seem to recall seeing airplane lithiums (10-15lb) for around $400. They weren't 2000 CCA however. ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

Re: [MBZ] This guy is persistent or a procrastinator or an idiot or all 3 -- 2001 Mercedes-Benz E 320 AWD Wagon/No Accidents/Clean - $3, 400 (Daytona)

2021-05-14 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
On 2021-05-14 11:38, Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes wrote: "Mechanics special" Imagine all those mechanics out there jumping for joy ...if only the price tag had a three digit number on it. ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

Re: [MBZ] Lithium batteries

2021-05-14 Thread OK Don via Mercedes
I wonder how many they will sell at $1,200??? On Fri, May 14, 2021 at 10:09 AM Mitch Haley via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > They're putting lithium starting batteries in big cases so they are a > drop in replacement for lead-acid. > > >

Re: [MBZ] Lithium batteries

2021-05-14 Thread Curt Raymond via Mercedes
I'm seeing that in the off grid solar community a lot lately. The extended lifespan of lithium is supposed to provude considerable savings over lead acid. Unfortunately I guess at least some lithium batteries don't like extreme cold. I just checked and the weather station in the camp says

Re: [MBZ] This guy is persistent or a procrastinator or an idiot or all 3 -- 2001 Mercedes-Benz E 320 AWD Wagon/No Accidents/Clean - $3, 400 (Daytona)

2021-05-14 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
"Mechanics special" Imagine all those mechanics out there jumping for joy On Fri, May 14, 2021 at 10:54 AM Dan Penoff via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > I suspect this will be limping for a very, very long time. We’ve both > spoken to him, he knows the cost to fix and isn’t willing

Re: [MBZ] This guy is persistent or a procrastinator or an idiot or all 3 -- 2001 Mercedes-Benz E 320 AWD Wagon/No Accidents/Clean - $3, 400 (Daytona)

2021-05-14 Thread Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes
Exactly. I’d maybe give him $1500 as is, $250 for conductor plate and fluid kit, coupla hours under the car then flip it for $3k. This car is exactly like my daughter’s 99 with fewer miles I got for $1900, needed spheres which were a coupla $100, a few months ago. The guy is either an idiot

Re: [MBZ] Interesting headlight fix

2021-05-14 Thread Rick Knoble via Mercedes
Yes. Rick From: mercedes@okiebenz.com Sent: May 14, 2021 12:43 AM To: mercedes@okiebenz.com Reply-to: mercedes@okiebenz.com Cc: g2ma...@gmail.com Subject: Re: [MBZ] Interesting headlight fix Does a coupe use a coupe only windshield? I thought only the rear window was coupe specific.. Someone

Re: [MBZ] This guy is persistent or a procrastinator or an idiot or all 3 -- 2001 Mercedes-Benz E 320 AWD Wagon/No Accidents/Clean - $3, 400 (Daytona)

2021-05-14 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
I suspect this will be limping for a very, very long time. We’ve both spoken to him, he knows the cost to fix and isn’t willing to deal with it. He’s an idiot. -D > On May 14, 2021, at 9:08 AM, Floyd Thursby via Mercedes > wrote: > > still in limp mode > >

Re: [MBZ] 2005 E320 - 140k miles - $4,500

2021-05-14 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Not perfect; all it needs is a new owner. Who IS perfect. On Fri, May 14, 2021 at 6:51 AM Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Wow. Looks nice but I paid half that for my 05E320 wagon a year ago > > --FT > Sent from iPhone > > > On May 14, 2021, at 12:30 AM, Allan

[MBZ] Lithium batteries

2021-05-14 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
They're putting lithium starting batteries in big cases so they are a drop in replacement for lead-acid. https://antigravitybatteries.com/products/starter-batteries/automotive/ag-h8-rs/ ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

Re: [MBZ] OT: Ford Engineering

2021-05-14 Thread OK Don via Mercedes
WOW! That is amazing. I wonder who signed off on that one? How many engines have eaten valves due to slippage? On Thu, May 13, 2021 at 9:49 PM Rick Knoble via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > What were the engineers thinking when they designed this? I guess the > apprentice should've

Re: [MBZ] Lithium batteries

2021-05-14 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
I read the website a little more and it seems they do have charge management hardware built in. So that makes the need for a special charger a little puzzling. If the car alternator is OK, why isn't my old 8A 12V plug-in charger OK? Allan Curt Raymond writes: > It suggests you'll need to add a

Re: [MBZ] Interesting headlight fix

2021-05-14 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
I think coupe windshield is the same as sedan. Coupe is different from A pillar back. Dwight Giles Jr. Wickford RI On Fri, May 14, 2021, 1:43 AM G Mann via Mercedes wrote: > Does a coupe use a coupe only windshield? I thought only the rear window > was coupe specific.. > Someone set me

Re: [MBZ] Lithium batteries

2021-05-14 Thread OK Don via Mercedes
In aircraft the continuous drain capacity is also a concern - you want navigation and communications if the alternator dies before you get to the ground. The lithiums are more than twice the cost, but weight is less than a fourth (VERY significant) and they seem to be expected to last 6 years in

Re: [MBZ] Lithium batteries

2021-05-14 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
What's the advantage? Just the weight savings? Car charging circuits won't be set up to safely charge a Li battery, so I guess these batteries include the electronics to manage the charging? And discharging? You can't allow them to get too low either. Allan Mitch Haley via Mercedes writes: >

Re: [MBZ] OT: Intel NUC Mini PC

2021-05-14 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
At my office they use Intel NUCs in the conference rooms with a wireless keyboard and mouse and a big screen HTDV and camera. This provides the video conferencing capability and also common software such as web browsers, presentation tools, etc. Seems to handle all that fine. I'd think for

Re: [MBZ] OT: Intel NUC Mini PC

2021-05-14 Thread Jim Cathey via Mercedes
The theme park I work for has about 200 of them. We've been highly satisfied with them, but we're running Linux, not Windows. I'm told that they can run Windows, but are a little underpowered for that. With Linux, no complaints. They are vastly faster than what they replaced, for whatever

Re: [MBZ] OT: Intel NUC Mini PC

2021-05-14 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
Not familiar with the NUC, but unless it's really cheap, for 24/7 use I'd probably go with a laptop running a Ryzen 4xxx or 5xxx CPU and NVME SSD instead. My 4700U laptop runs about 5W including the 15.4" display, I never hear the fan. I should put a Kill-A-Watt on it and see what it draws as

Re: [MBZ] Lithium batteries

2021-05-14 Thread Curt Raymond via Mercedes
It suggests you'll need to add a charger."IMPORTANT: Only use Lithium Lifepo4 Charger when charging these batteries from a charger. How to Choose a Charger" Lithium batteries can be safely discharged lower than lead acid. Lead acid is only supposed to go to 50%, IIRC lithium can go to 80% or

Re: [MBZ] This guy is persistent or a procrastinator or an idiot or all 3 -- 2001 Mercedes-Benz E 320 AWD Wagon/No Accidents/Clean - $3, 400 (Daytona)

2021-05-14 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes writes: > The guy is either an idiot or doesn’t want to sell, or both. He's waiting for a bigger idiot. Allan ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change

[MBZ] OT: Intel NUC Mini PC

2021-05-14 Thread OK Don via Mercedes
Does anyone know about these, have an opinion about them? (No Apple worshiper snarks please). The wife's PC is failing to find the boot device on reboots too frequently now, in spite of the two year old SSD. The PC is 12 years old now, so I'm thinking it's time to retire it - it runs 24/7. -- OK

Re: [MBZ] OT: Intel NUC Mini PC

2021-05-14 Thread Jim Cathey via Mercedes
No laptop is ever going to be half so reliable or inexpensive as some kind of less-compact less-integrated mini system. They're also less attractive to thieves. -- Jim ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To