Re: [MBZ] OT - a flying tale

2014-07-14 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel via Mercedes
On Mon, Jul 14, 2014 at 3:31 PM, Randy Bennell via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Conway Twitty?? You're thinking Mel T-t-t-t-tillis, I think. -MMM- ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To

Re: [MBZ] OT: Another Fkying Tale

2014-07-15 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel via Mercedes
On Tue, Jul 15, 2014 at 6:00 AM, archer75--- via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: On a rough runway; something like one of the old Hartsfield runways in Atlanta? Seems like there should be a warning sensor in the tail that provided time to slow the rotation. Or put a tailwheel on the

Re: [MBZ] OT: Tolls in Oklahoma

2014-07-18 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel via Mercedes
Tolls are only a buck or two for cars. Bring plenty of change; some of the booths are exact change only, no attendants. On Fri, Jul 18, 2014 at 3:53 PM, Craig via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: I was looking on Google Maps today for the route from Los Alamos to Elkhart and noticed

Re: [MBZ] Porch v. Bambi

2014-07-26 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel via Mercedes
Somewhere, Richarde DeerSlayer is snickering 'cos it didn't happen to him... On Sat, Jul 26, 2014 at 12:29 PM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: I can't imagine how nasty that windshield must be. You could see all the blood and gore all over it. Could have been worse -

[MBZ] Brother, Can You Spare A Switch?

2014-08-01 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel via Mercedes
Anybody have a front double switch (no lock), like this? The one in my 450SLC has just crumbled into sparks and plastic shards... http://i.ebayimg.com/00/s/ODAwWDgwMA==/z/a-oAAOxy7nNTTdNq/$_57.JPG Thanks! -- next part -- A non-text attachment was scrubbed... Name:

Re: [MBZ] Fun Comparison

2014-08-04 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel via Mercedes
At 5:25 PM -0500 8/4/14, OK Don via Mercedes wrote: Very cool table, thanks for sharing it with us! Road Track (IIRC) did a comparison between a Porsche 356 and a new (at the time) Karmen Ghia and found them to be almost identical. I don't remember the year, but it was probably in the early

Re: [MBZ] OT - storing small parts

2014-08-10 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel via Mercedes
At 2:29 AM -0500 8/10/14, Fmiser via Mercedes wrote: Meanwhile, how do you folks store lawnmower needle valves, or tire valve stem cores, or #2 screws, or ear plugs, or safety pins, or a bit of grease to carry in the tool box, or the pieces that fell out of the zoom lens when it failed?

Re: [MBZ] GAKKK!!!!

2014-08-10 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel via Mercedes
OW! My CORNEAS! Well, THERE'S a color found in Nature! -Slappy Squirrel -MMM- ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

Re: [MBZ] GAKKK!!!!

2014-08-10 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel via Mercedes
At 8:21 PM -0400 8/10/14, Curt Raymond via Mercedes wrote: But Aunt Slappy... You know, you remind me of a young Marshall Booth... ;-) -MMM- ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change

Re: [MBZ] OT - USAF SAC tale - The Hat Colonel

2014-08-14 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel via Mercedes
I've heard of chicken colonels, but a DUCK colonel? ;-) -MMM- ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

Re: [MBZ] Liquid Penetrants

2014-08-16 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel via Mercedes
On Sat, Aug 16, 2014 at 5:09 PM, Jerry Herrman via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: I have had little success with stubborn handles (on a splined shaft) despite applying Liquid Wrench over a period of days and using a puller intended for the purpose. Applying too much force usually

Re: [MBZ] Reworked Web Site

2014-08-17 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel via Mercedes
On Sun, Aug 17, 2014 at 10:38 AM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Constructive comments and criticism are welcome. Loads a little slow here, but looks okeh other than that... ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

Re: [MBZ] Today's CL Funny

2014-08-17 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel via Mercedes
That'll buff out. On Sun, Aug 17, 2014 at 8:37 PM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Great condition overall, one dent on pass door. http://tampa.craigslist.org/psc/cto/4615731500.html OUCH!! ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search

Re: [MBZ] Today's non running car crack smoker

2014-08-26 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel via Mercedes
He has one zero too many there... On Mon, Aug 25, 2014 at 8:17 PM, Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: 220D Mercedes Benz (W115) http://tulsa.craigslist.org/cto/4636993992.html via cPro Craigslist App iOS: http://bit.ly/CL_iOS Android: http://bit.ly/CL_android

Re: [MBZ] Cars available

2014-08-27 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel via Mercedes
That Jaime 114 with the posi amongst 'em? On Wed, Aug 27, 2014 at 12:04 PM, Randy Bennell via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: How far are you moving? Given the time and effort you have already put into these things, does it not make some sense for you to get them moved? Randy

Re: [MBZ] Sure wish it was a diesel

2014-09-06 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel via Mercedes
Apart from the stupid bumpers, I like it. On Sat, Sep 6, 2014 at 8:10 PM, Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Vintage 1974 Mercedes 280 http://stlouis.craigslist.org/cto/4654418545.html via cPro Craigslist App iOS: http://bit.ly/CL_iOS Android:

Re: [MBZ] Sure wish it was a diesel

2014-09-07 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel via Mercedes
The Solex WILL take on a largeish moth without much problem, though. My late father was working on his 280C in the early 80s, trying to get the Solex to work right, and had a trouble light hanging above the carb with the engine running. Enter Brer Moth, attracted to yon light bulb, and THWOOP!

Re: [MBZ] Sure wish it was a diesel

2014-09-07 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel via Mercedes
On Sun, Sep 7, 2014 at 1:08 PM, Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: So I heard back from the guy it has no rust, and the heater blower motor does not work. Sent from my iPhone On Sep 7, 2014, at 9:54 AM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote:

Re: [MBZ] Sure wish it was a diesel

2014-09-07 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel via Mercedes
You know the drill. Run, don't walk, away... On Sun, Sep 7, 2014 at 1:08 PM, Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: So I heard back from the guy it has no rust, and the heater blower motor does not work. ___ http://www.okiebenz.com

Re: [MBZ] N

2014-09-10 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel via Mercedes
At 2:15 PM -0500 9/9/14, Randy Bennell via Mercedes wrote: *The big picture:* * Every year in the U.S., an average of more than 100,000 people are shot, according to The Brady Campaign To Prevent Gun Violence There's your problem there, the source. They have a rather large axe to grind.

Re: [MBZ] Today's CL Double-take

2014-09-13 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel via Mercedes
Them's some fugly rims alright. And yeah, there was a cottage industry in the Fatherland making 114 coupes into dropheads... -MMM- On Sat, Sep 13, 2014 at 6:14 AM, Dwight Giles via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Nice factory custom wheels. On Sep 13, 2014 6:51 AM, Dan Penoff via

Re: [MBZ] Binding brakes

2014-09-14 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel via Mercedes
My money is on sclerotic brake lines. Replace the rubber lines and bleed the brakes. Good luck! On Sun, Sep 14, 2014 at 12:47 AM, Euan Kennedy via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: A question from the Colonies My 300 TD hasn't had a run for quite a while. Almost six months. Last

[MBZ] Proving that CL MB sellers aren't the ONLY ones on crack...

2014-09-14 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel via Mercedes
http://www.ebay.com/itm/181523868256 -MMM- ___ 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 All posts are

Re: [MBZ] OT - ebay assistance

2014-09-20 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel via Mercedes
A Google search turns up this guy on eBay in the Phillipines. When I went to his US listings, I could ask a question with no problems... Using Firefox 32.0 under OSX 10.6. -MMM- On Sat, Sep 20, 2014 at 4:01 PM, Mountain Man via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: I was watching an auction

Re: [MBZ] OT: The 10 Happiest Countries

2014-09-21 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel via Mercedes
On Sun, Sep 21, 2014 at 7:58 PM, OK Don via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: This country was built by immigrants - close the borders and we'll become inbred imbeciles. ...WILL become? We all know how stupid the average person is. Now realize that, by definition, fifty percent of the

Re: [MBZ] B-36 With Tank Treads??, NOW 777

2014-09-29 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel via Mercedes
On Mon, Sep 29, 2014 at 1:47 PM, archer75--- via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: A landing strip at the Tallahassee, Florida airport (TLH) is beside a long building which a novice could easily mistake for the runway at night. Bob, who is something of a jokester, half way lined up on

Re: [MBZ] The White Whale - soon to be sighted in the CHS area again

2014-10-04 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel via Mercedes
Squared. On Sat, Oct 4, 2014 at 8:16 AM, Mitch Haley via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Meade Dillon via Mercedes wrote: After a bit of roughness passed, she idled very smoothly. Attaboy. Mitch ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list

Re: [MBZ] new fix on new/old TD

2014-10-04 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel via Mercedes
On Thu, Oct 2, 2014 at 10:23 AM, MG via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Had fun for about an hour this morning. I fixed the accelerator linkage on the firewall of the red TD. I hate those linkages because they break at that crumbly plastic that MB used to make the pivot bushing. Then

Re: [MBZ] The Prince of Darkness Strikes

2014-10-09 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel via Mercedes
On Thu, Oct 9, 2014 at 8:26 PM, Peter Frederick via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: The V12 Jag was notorious for catching fire. I've known of at least one that burned up while driving. Peter

[MBZ] Mystery Cable (W210 1997 E420)

2014-10-11 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel via Mercedes
Just discovered this loose cable in the back of my E420, left hand side of the trunk. Anyone have any idea where it goes? The left rear taillight is plugged in already... http://i289.photobucket.com/albums/ll216/marmelmm/GEDC1067_zps8e4e332b.jpg The fuel gauge and third brake light haven't

Re: [MBZ] OT - another non-political B-52 tale - MORRIS' CREW

2014-10-25 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel via Mercedes
(raises a glass in memory of the fallen) -MMM- On Sat, Oct 25, 2014 at 9:38 AM, WILTON via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: MORRIS' CREW By Wilton Strickland Many BUFF crews at U-Tapao had been going to Hanoi almost every night since the beginning of the Linebacker II campaign the

Re: [MBZ] Dead Men Get No X-Rays

2014-10-30 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel via Mercedes
Beautiful plumage! On Thu, Oct 30, 2014 at 5:40 PM, Rich Thomas via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: He was only pinin --R On 10/30/14 6:31 PM, Van Knutson via Mercedes wrote: The wife, who is an X-Ray tech at the crosstown clinic, tried to process a 41 year old white male for a

Re: [MBZ] OT - another non-political B-52 tale - DON'T DRINK THE WATER

2014-10-30 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel via Mercedes
On Thu, Oct 30, 2014 at 5:55 PM, Curly McLain via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: THAT, SIR, is a GREAT one!Worthy of a MASH prank! Agreed! Worthy of an ATTABOY! even if it isn't a MB repair... :D ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list

Re: [MBZ] Addressing a senator

2014-11-05 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel via Mercedes
You simply say Congratulations! ;) On Tue, Nov 4, 2014 at 10:43 PM, Curly McLain via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Do you say Senator Lieutenant Colonel, or Lieutenant Colonel Senator? Make the pigs squeal! ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To

Re: [MBZ] Temperatures as much as 50 deg. F below normal

2014-11-09 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel via Mercedes
Thank heavens for heated seats in W210s! -MMM- ___ 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 All posts are

[MBZ] So I have a Windows 8 laptop...

2014-11-17 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel via Mercedes
What's a good diagnostic package for my 1997 E420? I'd prefer one with USB on one end, the round MB connector on the other and must work with Windows 8. Thanks! -MMM- ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To

Re: [MBZ] So I have a Windows 8 laptop...

2014-11-18 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel via Mercedes
At 11:19 AM -0500 11/17/14, Dan Penoff via Mercedes wrote: I bought a kit on Alibaba that has the cables, multiplexer, and hard drive with a virtual machine containing the DAS software and a license key for $300 shipped. I found an old HP laptop to run all of this on for $75. Hum! I do

Re: [MBZ] TV options

2014-11-28 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel via Mercedes
Well, when I was shopping for tellys at Best Buy a couple weeks back, they had the 720 and 1080 side by side, and you could definitely tell the difference. Wound up getting an open box 24 Insignia 1080 job for $80 (nice picture!), so if you're near a BB, stop by in person. They usually have some

Re: [MBZ] Fw: OT - Another non-political B-52 tale - MOVING IN THE BUFF

2014-12-07 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel via Mercedes
Great story, Wilton! I think, given my druthers, I'd rather see BUFFs hauling furniture than fissionables, but it IS an imperfect world, alas. Once again, thanks to you and all servicemen past and present! (raises a glass) -MMM- ___ http://www.okiebenz.com

Re: [MBZ] OT - Another non-political B-52 tale - FLYING MOWER BLADES

2014-12-10 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel via Mercedes
ATTABOY! On Wed, Dec 10, 2014 at 9:07 AM, WILTON via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Yep, another one; not many left. ;) FLYING MOWER BLADES By Wilton Strickland (The reader may wonder how this little story has anything to do with BUFFs. It is merely another small insight into

Re: [MBZ] The car that started it all

2014-12-14 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel via Mercedes
Well, if you need trim strips for the rear fenders, let me know... -MMM- On Sat, Dec 13, 2014 at 4:27 PM, Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Here is a photo of my 76 240d that started my addiction to Mercedes. It belonged to my long departed grandmother. I took my

Re: [MBZ] Anyone Near PHL Looking for a Project?

2014-12-16 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel via Mercedes
SEND TITLE On Tue, Dec 16, 2014 at 7:09 PM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Here it is: http://philadelphia.craigslist.org/for/4802420703.html http://philadelphia.craigslist.org/for/4802420703.html Dan ___ http://www.okiebenz.com

Re: [MBZ] Gas prices

2014-12-19 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel via Mercedes
http://www.arkansasgasprices.com/Walmart_Gas_Stations/Springdale/170746/index.aspx $1.95 (!!!) regular, $2.55 klatta juice. Wowsers. -MMM- On Thu, Dec 18, 2014 at 10:33 PM, Curly McLain via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: 3.09 to 3.29 Benzin@ 2.39 Travelling today on Avenue of the

Re: [MBZ] Castrol oil blend $1/qt free shipping

2014-12-22 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel via Mercedes
Yup. My Autozone is only a 10 minute drive away. -MMM- On Mon, Dec 22, 2014 at 12:16 PM, Mitch Haley via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: On December 22, 2014 at 12:35 PM Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Which one is compatible with diesel engines?

Re: [MBZ] Mitch - Jump on this!!

2014-12-24 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel via Mercedes
Needs six front wheels, pink paint and licence plates reading FAB 2. ;-) -MMM- On Tue, Dec 23, 2014 at 9:23 PM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Just what you need, Mitch:

Re: [MBZ] Ick! Mice in car!

2014-12-28 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel via Mercedes
Yes. Yes, they are. http://www.furaffinity.net/view/2093680 -MMM- On Sun, Dec 28, 2014 at 9:37 PM, Craig via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Well, Big Red Van, actually. I moved it off our driveway last night after it providing an anchor for lifting our utility trailer. I found that

Re: [MBZ] Grant's New Motorhome

2014-12-29 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel via Mercedes
On Mon, Dec 29, 2014 at 7:09 AM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Is this what you envision when finished, Grant? http://bringatrailer.com/2014/12/28/done-up-1949-flxible-starliner-restomod-motorhome/

Re: [MBZ] New Years Dip

2015-01-02 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel via Mercedes
I don't suppose a nice hot shower counts, does it? -MMM- On Fri, Jan 2, 2015 at 12:56 AM, archer75--- via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: G: Has anyone on the list taken a New Years Day dip?

[MBZ] Built Ford Tough!

2015-01-02 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel via Mercedes
http://www.foxnews.com/us/2015/01/01/51-years-after-wreck-7-inch-car-part-removed-from-missouri-man-arm/ -MMM- ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

Re: [MBZ] Today's Neighborhood Crackhead

2015-02-07 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel via Mercedes
The ArmorAll-ed flat tire adds an extra dimension of Sad Loser. -MMM- ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

Re: [MBZ] Fwd: Rolling Heckflosse

2015-02-16 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel via Mercedes
On Mon, Feb 16, 2015 at 7:41 AM, Ed Booher via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Wait, wait, wait. A 110 isn't a 110? Why is the 4 cyl 200 different from the 6cyl 230? Is the 200 literally a shorter car? I thought they were the same chassis, just with different engines. Two different

Re: [MBZ] OT - A COUNTRY BOY REMEMBERS - TOM NELMS FARM, PART II

2015-01-10 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel via Mercedes
On Sat, Jan 10, 2015 at 11:57 AM, WILTON via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Then he and Daddy walked around the corner to the Ford dealership immediately nearby and purchased a fuel pump for about $3.00. They soon had the pump replaced, and we were on our way. ATTABOY! -MMM-

Re: [MBZ] Schnee.

2015-02-15 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel via Mercedes
37 and cloudy. Expecting 1-3 of snow/sleet on top of ice. Have to see how things look in the AM. My storm test is to slam on the brakes at the end of the driveway. If I slide into the street, I cautiously reverse back into the garage and call in. :D -MMM-

Re: [MBZ] OT: Test Your Snow Blower IQ – Take The Quiz

2015-01-07 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel via Mercedes
Heck, I got 9/10 right and I've never even owned one, let along used one. On Thu, Jan 8, 2015 at 12:21 AM, Craig via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Interesting quiz:

Re: [MBZ] ROAD TRIP!

2015-03-21 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel via Mercedes
Also Colletta's for BBQ pizza! -MMM- On Sat, Mar 21, 2015 at 10:26 PM, Rich Thomas via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Rays Barbecue in w Memphis. Elvis's in Memphis. You cannot go wrong. --R (sent from my miniPad) On Mar 21, 2015, at 10:25 PM, Donald Snook via Mercedes

Re: [MBZ] Radio Shack Stores Closing

2015-03-09 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel via Mercedes
My local RS stores are franchises that are not only staying open, but are expanding their parts departments and are already stocking third party electronic components. Needless to say, I give 'em my business all that I can. :) -MMM- ___

Re: [MBZ] Update XL: Shirley in a car wreck

2015-03-07 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel via Mercedes
Long as Shirley's okeh, the rest is gravy. (sends good vibes along) -MMM- On Fri, Mar 6, 2015 at 5:10 PM, Craig McCluskey via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: I had hoped to send out an Update email describing all that has been going on with us and what we think the Lord will have us

Re: [MBZ] Play Taps for a W124

2015-03-13 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel via Mercedes
That'll buff out. ;-) Seriously, I'd take the star offa that one, mount it on a plaque and put it on the mantelpiece... -MMM- ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go

Re: [MBZ] Secret message to MMM

2015-03-24 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel via Mercedes
Yus! For the umpteenth time! :D -MMM- On Tue, Mar 24, 2015 at 4:11 PM, Curly McLain via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Happy Birthday!Number 39? ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To

Re: [MBZ] OT: FCC Net Neutrality

2015-02-27 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel via Mercedes
http://www.forbes.com/sites/joshsteimle/2014/05/14/am-i-the-only-techie-against-net-neutrality/ Many of us see the U.S. government as a benevolent and all-knowing parent with the best interests of you and me, its children, at heart. I see the U.S. government as a dangerous tyrant, influenced by

Re: [MBZ] Out of town again

2015-02-24 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel via Mercedes
Tijuana? On Tue, Feb 24, 2015 at 7:09 PM, Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Anybody want to guess what exotic location I am in this week? Sent from my iPhone ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

Re: [MBZ] Secret message to MMM

2015-03-25 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel via Mercedes
At 4:50 PM -0500 3/24/15, Curly McLain wrote: I useta tell people who asked I was as old as Jack BennyUntil it got to where every time I had to explain who jack benny was and how he was always 39. Same here. Dang kids. -MMM- ___

Re: [MBZ] W210 Longevity

2015-04-24 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel via Mercedes
Well, I put a 116 sideways on an interstate doing about 75, and it stayed nice and stable until I got the skid under control... A lesser car would have tumbled. -MMM- On Thu, Apr 23, 2015 at 8:44 PM, Rick Knoble via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: ‎Dimitri wrote : The W123 is, in my

Re: [MBZ] New Shoes for the 240D/3.0

2015-05-09 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel via Mercedes
I've been running Nexens on my 210 for a year now, and while a tad noisy, they've proven good in pretty much all conditions. On Sat, May 9, 2015 at 6:54 AM, Max Dillon via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Craig, I wonder about the alignment job if the car was difficult in cross winds.

Re: [MBZ] OT - Cessna 172/182/

2015-05-16 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel via Mercedes
Mighta been a Caravan, Looks like a 182 if you squint a little. -MMM- On Sat, May 16, 2015 at 6:23 PM, WILTON via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Well, getting to the car, in the car, outa the car, to the airplane, on the flightline, etc., not as easy as it usta be, so that's OK.

Re: [MBZ] There! I fixed it!!!

2015-06-03 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel via Mercedes
On Tue, Jun 2, 2015 at 10:09 AM, Randy Bennell via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Sounds a bit like a former neighbor of mine. He had a diesel Jetta that was trying to overheat while he and his family were on holidays in the USA. He determined that the electric fan was not coming on

Re: [MBZ] AE Sale

2015-06-27 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel via Mercedes
HI! I'm Joe Beats. Say, what chance does a deceased returning war veteran have for that good payin' job, more sugar, and that free Mule we've all been dreaming of? Now take off your shoes. Now you can see how increased spending opportunities, mean harder work for everyone, and more of it, too!

[MBZ] Bill Ricker 1958-2015

2015-06-11 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel via Mercedes
Complications of liver failure, quietly in his sleep. More details as I have them. -MMM- ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

Re: [MBZ] OT: Filipino breakfast

2015-06-13 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel via Mercedes
On Sat, Jun 13, 2015 at 8:22 AM, Rich Thomas via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: That's not pork https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z8zEfYbsrr0 -MMM- ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe

Re: [MBZ] OT - Concrete Question

2015-06-14 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel via Mercedes
Make sure he has the rebar off the ground before pouring, and check that he has the cement to sand ratio correct... -MMM- On Sun, Jun 14, 2015 at 3:35 PM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: I”ve got a well known and respected concrete contractor coming to the house on

Re: [MBZ] American policy

2015-06-15 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel via Mercedes
http://www.hangoutstorage.com/banjohangout.org/storage/audio/28/the-chappa-28089-3257192442008.mp3 On Mon, Jun 15, 2015 at 3:13 PM, Mitch Haley via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: On June 15, 2015 at 4:01 PM Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Why are

Re: [MBZ] M119 oil

2015-05-31 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel via Mercedes
I used Castrol SynBlend 10w40 at my last oil change. The '97 E420 seems to like it just fine. :) On Sun, May 31, 2015 at 10:11 AM, Mitch Haley via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Curly McLain via Mercedes wrote: This is in general, not MB Specific: I don't know where the break is,

Re: [MBZ] Should I buy this?

2015-06-28 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel via Mercedes
I'm betting the dog is worth more than the truck is. -MMM- ___ 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] More S500 Weirdness

2015-05-23 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel via Mercedes
If you can feather the prop, then no drag per se... ;D On Sat, May 23, 2015 at 12:00 PM, WILTON via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Yes. Wilton - Original Message - From: OK Don via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com To: Mercedes Discussion List mercedes@okiebenz.com Cc: OK

Re: [MBZ] My eyes!!!!

2015-05-22 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel via Mercedes
On Fri, May 22, 2015 at 9:57 PM, Curly McLain via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: I think it is Herbie rides again where the bad guy in something like a 59 mercuric plays chicken with Herbie. You should dress like that guy the red knight. Red cape and all. Once upon a time, I was

Re: [MBZ] My eyes!!!!

2015-05-22 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel via Mercedes
On Fri, May 22, 2015 at 2:15 PM, Curly McLain via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: today is Richie Wagner's birthday! Now, now. Be fair. Der Ring Des Nibelungens is only about 16 hours long and has a Joke. Admittedly, it's not a great Joke. Not one of the great belly laughs of German

Re: [MBZ] Dan P.'s Next Benz

2015-05-23 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel via Mercedes
The menu is the best part of the car, assuming the restaurant's any good. On Sat, May 23, 2015 at 7:35 AM, Rich Thomas via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: That's pretty funny, some sorry peckerwood with a trashed car and a Chinese menu for a license plate. I think Dan might be beyond

Re: [MBZ] This looks nice but price is too high

2015-05-23 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel via Mercedes
It also has dumb bumpers and ACC-II, two strikes against it. On Sat, May 23, 2015 at 1:52 PM, David Bruckmann via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: It also appears to have the height control lever on the dash above the steering column... At 11:31 AM -0700 5/23/15, David Bruckmann wrote:

Re: [MBZ] 190SL

2015-08-15 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel via Mercedes
Yes? What about them? :) -MMM- On Sat, Aug 15, 2015 at 11:02 AM, Rich Thomas via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options

Re: [MBZ] Why are crappy undesirable cars always in great shape

2015-08-15 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel via Mercedes
'Cos they don't get driven? -MMM- On Sat, Aug 15, 2015 at 6:40 PM, Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: 1976 Mercedes Benz 280S http://fayar.craigslist.org/cto/5155422297.html via cPro Craigslist App iOS: http://tinyurl.com/CL-iDevice Android:

Re: [MBZ] Why is 1968 a watershed year for Mercedes?

2015-08-21 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel via Mercedes
An ill woodwind that nobody blows good. ;-) -MMM- On Fri, Aug 21, 2015 at 12:47 AM, Jim Cathey via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: It lost the rear swing axels? Close! It [Buffet clarinet] gained a polycylindrical bore in 1955. -- Jim ___

Re: [MBZ] A manny cd at 1/3 Jaime price

2015-08-22 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel via Mercedes
Hence the request for K'leb to have a shufti first... :) On Sat, Aug 22, 2015 at 3:55 PM, Dwight Giles via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Yes my thought too. Remembering Dr. Booth. On Aug 22, 2015 4:53 PM, OK Don via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: So, it needs $4,000 worth

Re: [MBZ] A manny cd at 1/3 Jaime price

2015-08-22 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel via Mercedes
H'm! Mind going over and sniffing at it for me? Certes, the price is right... -MMM- On Sat, Aug 22, 2015 at 2:28 PM, Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: 1982 Mercedes 300CD http://tulsa.craigslist.org/cto/5152330737.html via cPro Craigslist App iOS:

Re: [MBZ] Ran when parked

2015-08-23 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel via Mercedes
Somewhere, a clown car is missing its clowns... On Sun, Aug 23, 2015 at 4:08 PM, Rich Thomas via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: https://charleston.craigslist.org/cto/5185656075.html 1960 Mercedes 2500 obo Good body, 2500.00 OBO --R ___

Re: [MBZ] Why are crappy undesirable cars always in great shape

2015-08-17 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel via Mercedes
The only thing the Solex 4A1 can do well is ingest a large moth with aplomb. My father was trying (in vain) to get his 280C working one evening in SoCal ca. 1982 or so when the aforementioned moth came over, attracted by the worklight. THWOOOP! A few seconds later, a little cloud of moth scales

Re: [MBZ] The Battle of Palmdale

2015-08-17 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel via Mercedes
Yes, but how well could they do against an unmanned Hellcat drone? My money's on the Grumman. ;D -MMM- On Mon, Aug 17, 2015 at 12:11 AM, Scott Ritchey via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Current F-14/15/16/18 US fighters have internal 20mm guns plus three types of guided air-to-air

Re: [MBZ] F-ing Classy

2015-06-29 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel via Mercedes
On Mon, Jun 29, 2015 at 5:14 PM, Jaime Kopchinski via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Someone emailed me this weekend asking me to recommend an air suspension kit for his 67 250S. I told him, kindly, what I thought about his idea. You have chosen...poorly. -MMM-

Re: [MBZ] ?

2015-08-03 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel via Mercedes
! On Mon, Aug 3, 2015 at 8:59 AM, WILTON via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

Re: [MBZ] Finally, something I would like to have in an electric car

2015-08-09 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel via Mercedes
At 6:53 PM -0700 8/8/15, G Mann via Mercedes wrote: https://www.youtube-nocookie.com/embed/D4uSWtazRCM?rel=0 Gerry Anderson beat them to it in 1960! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E8m9Z010pM4 -MMM- ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

Re: [MBZ] A Gullah Halloween Story and How to Cook Possum

2015-07-26 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel via Mercedes
On Sun, Jul 26, 2015 at 10:17 AM, Rich Thomas via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: I had supper with Sidi the other night and he shared another term used by the Gullah folk. He said when he was little (he is probably 75ish) growing up among the Gullah folk the kids would call him a

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

[MBZ] Auto Mechanics Hilariously Recreate Renaissance Paintings | Bored Panda

2015-10-24 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel via Mercedes
http://www.boredpanda.com/renaissance-mechanics-photo-portraits-freddy-fabris/ ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

Re: [MBZ] w124 dash & evapectomy

2015-10-24 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel via Mercedes
Might wanna try reattaching as a PDF or sommat. :) On Fri, Oct 23, 2015 at 5:51 PM, WILTON via Mercedes wrote: > Summary of my 124 evapectomy in Jun '08 attached. > > Wilton > -- next part -- > A non-text attachment was scrubbed... > Name:

Re: [MBZ] Wth is wrong with this?

2015-10-23 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel via Mercedes
New springs, take a whiz in the fuel tank to cut emissions and it's all good... -MMM- On Thu, Oct 22, 2015 at 12:55 AM, Max Dillon via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > A low > . > Ri > . > der > . > rides a little slower... > > -- > Max Dillon > Charleston SC > '87 300TD > '95 E300 >

Re: [MBZ] OT - GEORGE TALES - DESKS, GREMLINS AND BARRICADES

2015-10-27 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel via Mercedes
On Mon, Oct 26, 2015 at 10:55 PM, WILTON via Mercedes wrote: > I designed S-shaped steel plates on each side of the pivoting/mounting > points to allow a short balancing arm with weights to be installed on the > opposite side of the post from the main part of the

Re: [MBZ] OT - GEORGE TALES - DESKS, GREMLINS AND BARRICADES

2015-10-27 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel via Mercedes
On Tue, Oct 27, 2015 at 8:48 AM, Rich Thomas via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: My first house was in the Dorchester (dawchestuh, or "dawt") area of > Boston, it had a few leaks on the water line in the basement. Plumber came > and fixed it, explained that a lot of the houses in the

Re: [MBZ] I now have a SL

2015-10-25 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel via Mercedes
Going by the picture posted earlier, the KlebSL has a hard top already. :) On Sun, Oct 25, 2015 at 10:49 AM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > I see hard tops for sale around here all the time, but they’re mostly R129 > hard tops. Still, R107s come up with some

Re: [MBZ] If this is minimal to no rust I would hate to see rust.

2015-10-23 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel via Mercedes
Paint it red, put Iron Crosses on the doors, campaign as "The Red Baron"... -MMM- On Fri, Oct 23, 2015 at 12:11 AM, archer75--- via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > I wonder how an old Mercedes diesel would fare in a demolition derby? > Checked several derbies on youtube but didn't

Re: [MBZ] Wth is wrong with this?

2015-10-21 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel via Mercedes
Lose the stupid bumpers and slammed springs, and it might be respectable. On Wed, Oct 21, 2015 at 9:14 PM, Dimitri via Mercedes wrote: > Some nimrod slammed it to the ground. > > Sent from my iPhone > > > On Oct 21, 2015, at 10:11 PM, Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes < >

Re: [MBZ] Wth is wrong with this?

2015-10-21 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel via Mercedes
A/C is dead, you got oil coming out the crankcase breather, driver's seat looks like Hurst was sitting in it... In other words, a perfect Okiefuckmobile. On Wed, Oct 21, 2015 at 9:19 PM, M. Mitchell Marmel wrote: > Lose the stupid bumpers and slammed springs, and it might

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