Re: [MBZ] Snowmaggeddon Part Deux

2015-02-03 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
That was also my question. When mowing the lawn, I try to make circles instead of going back and forth. One can cover more ground more quickly that way. Circles would be too hard with a snow blower, but back and forth, turning at each end, would seem to be more efficient. -- Max Dillon

Re: [MBZ] high school and college cars

2015-02-04 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
North-western part off the state, hours from where I grew up. I did go to a summer camp at Rice Lake, don't recall if that was a church camp or an outdoor leadership camp. I think the former, went there a couple summers. Had no idea there was a stock car race track. I guess baptists don't

Re: [MBZ] Out of town

2015-02-04 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Is your company hiring, and where is the next company trip? -- Max Dillon Charleston, SC On February 4, 2015 9:42:05 PM EST, Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: It's actually a company meeting trip ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To

Re: [MBZ] 300D 2.5

2015-02-02 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
The gill is clearly present in the first picture. Looks like a nice car for a decent price. -- Max Dillon Charleston, SC ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

Re: [MBZ] OT: Update XXXIX: SHE CAN READ (and other information)!

2015-02-02 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Fantastic! Thanks for sharing! -- Max Dillon Charleston, SC ___ 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] NOT CHEAP 300TD WAS RE: 300td pretty cheap

2015-02-05 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Unusual, yes. Euro, probably. SLS, can't see full engine bay, reservoir may be extreme front on passenger side, out of view. One would need the vehicle data card to find out how it was equipped when it left the factory to know what is original, what has been modified. -- Max Dillon

Re: [MBZ] high school and college cars

2015-02-05 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
You've got the right Ogema (don't think there is another). When I lived at home, orbit was pretty much restricted Wausau, Tomahawk, Medford, Phillips. Occasional trips to Ladysmith. Many trips to Northern Minnesota. -- Max Dillon Charleston, SC On February 5, 2015 5:49:43 PM EST, Mountain

Re: [MBZ] OT Airplane pR0n

2015-02-06 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Thanks, those aircraft have always fascinated me. -- Max Dillon Charleston, SC ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

[MBZ] Fixed central locking, found deeper problem

2015-02-08 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Dieselvolk, This afternoon I had some time to trouble-shoot the central locking system on my '87 wagon. The system had not worked correctly from purchase in 2004. Initially only the driver's door lock would activate the system. The rear hatch lock tumbler is damaged and the key won't turn it,

Re: [MBZ] OT - Sun Tunnel Install

2015-02-08 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
I agree with your complaint. How did you manage the roof penetration do that it's water tight? Pictures? -- Max Dillon Charleston, SC ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery

Re: [MBZ] Subject: Re: Fixed central locking, found deeper problem

2015-02-08 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
I've got significant rust in the rocker just behind the front wheel, that will be among the first places to check. -- Max Dillon Charleston, SC On February 8, 2015 2:11:46 PM EST, Bob via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Now I've got to find the source of the water under the

Re: [MBZ] OT - Sun Tunnel Install

2015-02-08 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
So the outside assembly flashing just slides under the existing roofing shingles, top 2/3, and the bottom 1/3 lays over the shingles. Thanks! -- Max Dillon Charleston, SC ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/

Re: [MBZ] OT - Sun Tunnel Install

2015-02-08 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Which part of the house will the next one be installed? -- Max Dillon Charleston, SC ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

Re: [MBZ] Secret message for Dan

2015-02-03 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Over $18,000,000,000,000 in debt now. We'll probably be over $20 trillion before the next president takes office. When interest rates normalize (4.5% or more), we will pay around $1 trillion / year in interest, maybe more. I have a hard time seeing how this can continue for the rest of my

[MBZ] Quiet day on the list

2015-01-20 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Changed the engine oil and filter on my '87 300TD this past weekend. Sucked out the old with an electric pump. Filled with M1 5w-40, installed a new Hengst oil filter. Easy-peasy. Need to order some new oil sample kits from Larry. I expect this engine can safely go at least 10k miles

Re: [MBZ] (no subject)

2015-01-20 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
My thoughts too... -- Max Dillon Charleston, SC On January 20, 2015 11:59:50 AM EST, 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

Re: [MBZ] Contacting the Classic Center [was: Re: Alt up per bracket 78 240D]

2015-01-19 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
I call him on the direct line you listed, starts with area code 949. Called twice today and it went to his voice mail both times, so either he is not in the office today or quite busy. There is at least one other guy who also works there, just as friendly, helpful and knowledgeable as Tom.

Re: [MBZ] injectors om617

2015-01-20 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Mark Blevins 257 Hodson Hall Drive Columbia, S.C. 29229 -- Max Dillon Charleston, SC On January 20, 2015 4:55:41 PM EST, Karl Wittnebel via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Anybody have mark blevins' mailing address? Thanks ___

Re: [MBZ] Anyone interested in W123 Euro Headlights?

2015-01-19 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Please let Karl have what he likes. I don't currently have a123 car, so they would just go on the shelf. -- Max Dillon Charleston, SC On January 18, 2015 10:57:25 PM EST, Craig via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: On Sun, 18 Jan 2015 18:40:38 -0800 Karl Wittnebel atypical...@gmail.com

Re: [MBZ] singer 242

2015-01-16 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
You have to use Michelin tires to keep the snob appeal. -- Max Dillon Charleston, SC On January 16, 2015 11:58:43 AM EST, Rich Thomas via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: I'll need to get some kids to put them all together, and keep them locked up out back! What would be the best tires

Re: [MBZ] Charlotte

2015-01-14 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
:59 AM Subject: Re: [MBZ] Charlotte We should have had an okieq Sent from my iPhone On Jan 14, 2015, at 9:03 AM, Max Dillon via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Tim Crone is very close if not in Charlotte? Wilton is just north a bit. Rich and I are just a few hours south. -- Max

Re: [MBZ] Mercedes vs. Ford

2015-02-10 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Junk yard fun! In my youth I knew a young man whose father owned a junk yard, he called it stress testing. Get a junker running, then try to beat it to death. Looks like Pewee was going around 50 mph or so in the 124 gasser when he hit the van. -- Max Dillon Charleston, SC

Re: [MBZ] NOW ED

2015-02-17 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Rich, are you going to try to single-hand-ally stop five twenty six from expanding onto John's Island? This will be fun! -- Max Dillon Charleston SC '87 300TD '95 E300 ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To

Re: [MBZ] a 124 diesel in Wichita

2015-02-17 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Power everything? Loaded? Not even close. I don't see headlight wipers or heated seats. May be a decent price, but I'd approach with much skepticism. Kaleb is correct, wrong wheels, cheap aftermarket head lights, both of those drive the value down in my book. It does have a leather

Re: [MBZ] OT Robocalls

2015-02-16 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Long time ago I had an answering machine that could be set to start with the three tones used to signal the phone service had been disconnected. Very effective at stopping the unwanted calls. Real humans would listen past the tone, then either leave a message or try again later. -- Max

Re: [MBZ] Overheating 240D more info

2015-02-18 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
I'm also skeptical. I removed the fan from the OM617.912 (normally aspirated five cylinder diesel) in my '85 wagon, ran all year round in SC with no problems unless I got stuck in stop-n-go traffic. No AC on that car. -- Max Dillon Charleston SC '87 300TD '95 E300 On February 18, 2015

Re: [MBZ] OT - Rising fuel prices

2015-02-12 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Wow. We've been stuck at $2.69 for diesel for several weeks now. On February 12, 2015 12:17:09 PM EST, OK Don via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Unleaded was $2.17, premium $2.48, and Diesel was $2.37 yesterday, all without ethanol. Max ___

Re: [MBZ] OT - Rising fuel prices

2015-02-12 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Ha ha ha ha. Ya'll should move down here, enjoy our global warming and low taxes, abundant jobs. Just leave all the commie-government ideas up there... On February 12, 2015 1:22:15 PM EST, Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Max, this proves that the D.C. area

Re: [MBZ] iCoulomb ?

2015-02-17 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Dan, You may want to take a look at a Volt now. Lady who works in the same building as I has had one for over a year now, it was new but from a previous model year (I think it was two years behind?). It was heavily discounted, I think $23k, and still eligible for the big federal rebate. I

Re: [MBZ] This baffles me

2015-02-17 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Just needs to be 4 inches of useful length. Bigger hole will be easier to fill with ready-mix concrete. -- Max Dillon Charleston SC '87 300TD '95 E300 On February 17, 2015 1:22:37 PM EST, Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: What's the thinnest masonry drill bit that

Re: [MBZ] Fwd: Fwd: 240D intrigues me!

2015-02-15 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Curt has already brought up that foreign objects blocking coolant passages or maybe the water pump or thermostat can cause similar symptoms in a different car makers engine. Thermostat housing eroded? Water pump housing? -- Max Dillon Charleston SC '87 300TD '95 E300

Re: [MBZ] OT for Gerry and other toada-volt owners

2015-02-16 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
That's a great story. -- Max Dillon Charleston SC '87 300TD '95 E300 ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

Re: [MBZ] This baffles me

2015-02-16 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Dunno, I'd drill a test hole. -- Max Dillon Charleston SC '87 300TD '95 E300 On February 16, 2015 7:30:56 PM EST, Andrew Strasfogel astrasfo...@gmail.com wrote: How does one determine thickness of a garage floor, other than drilling a test hole? ___

Re: [MBZ] This baffles me

2015-02-16 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
I'm sure you could pay a professional to install it. I'm also tempted. I have a very high ceiling in my garage, but the garage doors hang low. If I changed my garage doors, I could probably install a full-size lift, but I'd probably also have to do some concrete work, not sure of thickness

Re: [MBZ] 124 HVAC blower motor diagnosis

2015-02-19 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Thanks, I'll dig into the archive... May go by the knackers Saturday, see if a good used blower is to be had. Rich, up for a trip to the knackers? -- Max Dillon Charleston SC '87 300TD '95 E300 On February 19, 2015 9:35:20 PM EST, Curly McLain via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: W126

Re: [MBZ] 124 HVAC blower motor diagnosis

2015-02-20 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Yes, I should have written blower regulator vice blower. -- Max Dillon Charleston SC '87 300TD '95 E300 On February 20, 2015 12:52:58 AM EST, Craig via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: On Thu, 19 Feb 2015 23:07:10 -0500 Max Dillon via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: May go

Re: [MBZ] Subject:

2015-01-27 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Thanks for those links, Dan, looks like an interesting Web site. -- Max Dillon Charleston, SC ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

Re: [MBZ] OT Tires

2015-01-27 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Curt, that picture makes me smile. I, too, used to live in a climate that required dressing for outside like one intended to walk on the moon... -- Max Dillon Charleston, SC On January 27, 2015 1:12:15 PM EST, Curt Raymond via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Heh, thats why I like my old

Re: [MBZ] Think I should buy it?

2015-01-27 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
I'd skip work, head straight there... -- Max Dillon Charleston, SC On January 27, 2015 6:31:44 AM EST, Dwight Giles via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Now that is a barn find fantasy. Doors alone worth asking price? On Jan 27, 2015 5:51 AM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com

Re: [MBZ] drooling

2015-01-28 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Yes! Funny, in the first part of his drive, the hood isn't fully latched. -- Max Dillon Charleston, SC ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

Re: [MBZ] OT License plate Readers

2015-01-28 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Wilton, The reason this mass surveillance gets my hackles up is because of the data base aspect. Keeping a record of everywhere I go in my car could be easily abused. Given the Louis Lerner / IRS abuses of conservative non-profits, one can easily imagine a day when those in power decide that

Re: [MBZ] OT Tires

2015-01-28 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
I bought Sumitomo tires for SWMBO's Infiniti, no problems so far. The model is HTR A/S PO1. Only been on the car for a couple years, maybe 20k miles. -- Max Dillon Charleston, SC ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

Re: [MBZ] Mercedes Super Bowl Ad

2015-01-28 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
No guns, motor oil, tires, or police over-reach? Boring... ;) -- Max Dillon Charleston, SC On January 28, 2015 1:01:58 AM EST, Addison Thompson via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: http://www.motorauthority.com/news/1096502_mercedes-benz-may-have-the-funniest-ad-of-super-bowl-xlix-video

Re: [MBZ] OT License plate Readers

2015-01-28 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Go get 'em, Donald! -- Max Dillon Charleston, SC On January 27, 2015 7:03:30 PM EST, Donald Snook via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: If you want to read about police problems you can read about the large numbers of police shootings in Wichita. Since 2010, wichita has had more fatal

Re: [MBZ] OT License plate Readers

2015-01-28 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
There's your marker Donald, see if you can beat $1.6M... -- Max Dillon Charleston, SC On Wed, Jan 28, 2015 at 2:44 PM, Curt Raymond via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: What about the guy in New Mexico they suspected of drugs, had him illegally x-rayed numerous times, then illegally

Re: [MBZ] (MBZ) '84 300D multi-purpose stalk

2015-01-28 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Uro is crap. -- Max Dillon Charleston, SC ___ 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 the

[MBZ] Andrew's next car: the tiny Colibri

2015-01-29 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Single seat electric, 68 mile range, faster acceleration than his wagons, top speed of 75 mph. Roughly $13k plus monthly battery lease fee. http://www.bbc.com/autos/story/20150128-meet-the-tiny-colibri-germanys-one-seat-wonder -- Max Dillon Charleston, SC

Re: [MBZ] 84 300D - Smokin

2015-01-31 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Michael, Unburned fuel could be the result of the EGR valve failed wide open, or air filter is restricting air, or injectors doing a really poor job of atomizing the fuel. There may be other causes that I can't think of. If the turbo boost isn't matched by ALDA increasing the fuel, the result

Re: [MBZ] Oh boy I may have to get this if I can talk them down

2015-01-25 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Shift lever on column = manual transmission? -- Max Dillon Charleston, SC On January 25, 2015 10:03:23 AM EST, Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: 1974 mercedes 280 http://littlerock.craigslist.org/pts/4861900971.html ___

Re: [MBZ] Clutch master cylinder update

2015-01-23 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Thanks for the report! I've bought from them once, ten years ago, new HVAC blower motor and custom tool for removing squirrel cage fan blades from old. Tool worked fine, blower motor is still blowing... -- Max Dillon Charleston, SC ___

Re: [MBZ] OT - First Cars

2015-02-01 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Yep, need to keep the AFDB on at all times, especially when alone / isolated. -- Max Dillon Charleston, SC On February 1, 2015 12:19:19 PM EST, Rich Thomas via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: That is a classic abduction event. You only think it was five minutes... --R On 2/1/15 12:00

Re: [MBZ] 126 Suspension Work/Tool

2015-02-01 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
You don't need that tool. This will work just find: http://m.harborfreight.com/ball-joint-service-kit-for-2wd-and-4wd-vehicles-4065.html The front lower control arm inner bushings come in halves, with a sleeve to join them together. The HF tool can press the two parts of the bushing together

Re: [MBZ] O.T. - Interchange Manual

2015-02-01 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Visit a large local junkyard or your FLAPS. They should have the manual and be willing to help look up parts. -- Max Dillon Charleston, SC ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery

Re: [MBZ] OT License plate Readers

2015-01-27 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Randy, I have to disagree with you. Good police work doesn't require mass surveillance, it mostly boils down to keeping tabs on the bad guys you already know about. One of our local police officers told this story. Shortly after he went through and passed the state police academy, he was

Re: [MBZ] Charlotte

2015-01-14 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Tim Crone is very close if not in Charlotte? Wilton is just north a bit. Rich and I are just a few hours south. -- Max Dillon Charleston, SC ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change

Re: [MBZ] OT: Global none-warming. was: Where to dump the snow in Boston?

2015-02-13 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Andrew, The article that I think Curt posted several days ago about experiencing relentless inundation of coastal areas, such as Miami (your words) included a key bit of information that perhaps you missed. When the everglades were drained, the elevation in the area dropped by seven feet.

Re: [MBZ] Fwd: Fwd: 240D intrigues me!

2015-02-14 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Address this, and then test drive again: There was however a small amount of coolant loss from the rubber o ring that goes around the tstat and keeps the housing cover from leaking. -- Max Dillon Charleston SC '87 300TD '95 E300 ___ http://www.okiebenz.com

Re: [MBZ] Fwd: Fwd: 240D intrigues me!

2015-02-14 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Maybe, maybe not. The cap is supposed to keep it slightly pressurized, but if you've got a known leak, then perhaps you also have a cracked head or leaking head gasket. My theory on why OM603 cracked heads keep the system pressurized: exhaust gas under high pressure gets dissolved into the

Re: [MBZ] NAPA half off

2015-02-14 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
How advertised? The online flyer for our local store has a $10 rebate, big whoop. My $20 used battery in The White Whale (my '87 wagon) doesn't inspire a lot of confidence, I'd like to replace that soon. -- Max Dillon Charleston SC '87 300TD '95 E300 On February 13, 2015 10:48:02 PM EST,

Re: [MBZ] Best oil trader says oil prices may plunge some more

2015-02-14 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Blacklist? Is that on The Conspiracy channel? ;) Seriously, do you watch that in the inter-tubes? -- Max Dillon Charleston SC '87 300TD '95 E300 On February 14, 2015 7:59:28 PM EST, Mountain Man via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Watch this weeks episode of Blacklist - bad

Re: [MBZ] Best oil trader says oil prices may plunge some more

2015-02-14 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
My understanding is that there is an existing pipeline, which is too small and not direct. There is also a lot of oil coming from the Bakken (sp?) formation in North Dakota, and most of that oil is transported by rail and truck. That oil is very light and extremely volatile, and tends to burn

Re: [MBZ] OT - Surprising story about Massachusetts solar energy jobs

2015-02-13 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Why would grass growing on a landfill need to be cut? -- Max Dillon Charleston SC '87 300TD '95 E300 On February 13, 2015 10:29:59 AM EST, Curt Raymond via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Cripes we've got solar all over the dang place. One of the really smart moves (I think anyway) is

Re: [MBZ] I just love these cars

2015-02-15 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Yes... I was looking at that ad last night. Price may be a little high, need to go look at it. -- Max Dillon Charleston SC '87 300TD '95 E300 On February 15, 2015 4:07:47 PM EST, Rich Thomas via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: https://charleston.craigslist.org/cto/4887666449.html

Re: [MBZ] 2011 Mercedes Benz C300 - Code P410 Secondary Air Injection System Malfunction

2015-02-18 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Doesn't the WIS provide trouble shooting steps? Our Infiniti FSM provides all the trouble shooting steps to diagnose the faulty component for each code. Generally you need the appropriate wiring diagram, a multi-meter, maybe a mity-vac. -- Max Dillon Charleston SC '87 300TD '95 E300

Re: [MBZ] cold in athens, ga tonite 2 great iPhotos

2015-02-18 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Nothing attached... -- Max Dillon Charleston SC '87 300TD '95 E300 On February 16, 2015 10:37:48 PM EST, Rick Hawkins Java via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: P1040694 P1040696 ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

Re: [MBZ] OT: ThinkPads

2015-02-20 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Thanks Greg, need a replacement laptop soon. -- Max Dillon Charleston SC '87 300TD '95 E300 ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

[MBZ] 124 HVAC blower motor diagnosis

2015-02-19 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Dieselvolk, 1987 300TD, 338k miles, recently put back on the road after about a two year time-out to replace the head. The blower motor has become very weak recently. I noticed it was weak when I started driving the car again last fall. A couple of times it didn't work at all, but usually

Re: [MBZ] '87 300 SDL Differential

2015-03-18 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
If you find one on the car-part.com website, you can call the yard and usually they can tell you the VIN. -- Max Dillon Charleston SC '87 300TD '95 E300 On March 18, 2015 6:39:04 AM EDT, Ralph Robertson via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: My concern is getting the correct unit for my

Re: [MBZ] OT - A COUNTRY BOY REMEMBERS- HOG KILLING

2015-03-16 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Excellent! Tis naught but horseradish and ketchup, no? When I was knee high to a grasshopper, Dad made cocktail sauce once when faced with a similar dilemma. We children were very skeptical. Mom was not home that night, so we couldn't ask her if this was true, but we tried it anyway and

Re: [MBZ] My new 98 E300 turbo

2015-03-18 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Share all the secrets for changing glow plugs on an OM606 with out breaking any in the head. I've heard that a hot engine helps. Brake cleaner is supposedly very good at dissolving the soot. I've read of two successful efforts using impact gun at very low torque setting. Apparently

Re: [MBZ] SL

2015-03-22 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Dan, AC compressor: Why not replace the front and rear seal, put a new coil and clutch on it, and get a few more years of service? Not hard at all, easier if you get the special tool for removing the clutch. I did that work on the compressor in my '87 wagon almost ten years ago, still going

Re: [MBZ] OT - My Drone Buddy Gets into Trouble

2015-03-16 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Especially if the drone is fitted with a firearm or a flame thrower... Read an article about someone putting a flame thrower (hairspray can with an igniter) on a drone, THAT would be fun. Use it to bring down those drones trying to spy on me. .. -- Max Dillon Charleston SC '87 300TD '95 E300

Re: [MBZ] OT - My Drone Buddy Gets into Trouble

2015-03-16 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
I want Wilton and Jon on my team. Andrew, pick two for your team. .. -- Max Dillon Charleston SC '87 300TD '95 E300 On March 16, 2015 12:55:32 PM EDT, Dan Penoff via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Instead of Robot Wars Drone Wars! I'll watch. Dan On Mar 16, 2015, at 12:50 PM,

Re: [MBZ] They say it's worth $4522.00 plus sales tax of $135.66

2015-03-15 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
I didn't get Craig's original email, not in my spam folder. Anyone else, or just me? -- Max Dillon Charleston SC '87 300TD '95 E300 ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery

Re: [MBZ] '87 300 SDL Differential

2015-03-17 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Like Kind Quality, national salvage yard chain. Here I pay $2 to get in, prices for used parts are very good, set price so an alternator from a Ford is the same price as an alternator from a Masserati. Downside is that each car only stays in the yard for a set amount of time, I think 30 days,

Re: [MBZ] No Reverse

2015-03-17 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
I think that a failed B2 piston results in no forward gears, only reverse works? -- Max Dillon Charleston SC '87 300TD '95 E300 ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go

Re: [MBZ] The Boy

2015-03-20 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Congratulations! Salute! -- Max Dillon Charleston SC '87 300TD '95 E300 ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

Re: [MBZ] 124 camber

2015-03-20 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Very nice! Great price too! -- Max Dillon Charleston SC '87 300TD '95 E300 On March 20, 2015 6:47:02 PM EDT, Curly McLain via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Took it out fora short drive. I think it finally is the suspension the 124 is supposed to be. I am sure Dave M could make it

Re: [MBZ] More on from the global warming conspiracy front

2015-03-20 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Gerry, Great point. Easy answer: nuclear. Need a faster response? High altitude release of titanium dioxide particles small enough to stay aloft for a meaningful period of time, reflect some sunlight back into space. -- Max Dillon Charleston SC '87 300TD '95 E300 On March 20, 2015 7:07:30

[MBZ] OT: Greenpeace founder is a skeptic too!

2015-03-21 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
http://news.heartland.org/newspaper-article/2015/03/20/why-i-am-climate-change-skeptic Patrick Moore: I am skeptical humans are the main cause of climate change and that it will be catastrophic in the near future. There is no scientific proof of this hypothesis, yet we are told “the debate is

Re: [MBZ] OT - A COUNTRY BOY REMEMBERS, WEATHERSBY FARM

2015-03-21 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Aye! Though you've told part before, I still enjoy reading it! -- Max Dillon Charleston SC '87 300TD '95 E300 On March 20, 2015 11:48:26 PM EDT, Craig via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: On Fri, 20 Mar 2015 23:28:02 -0400 WILTON via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Yep, another

Re: [MBZ] 124 camber

2015-03-21 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
For what it's worth, my '95 sedan measures 15.5 inches from star cap center to outer bump of fender lip. Slight negative camber. All links and spring pad relatively fresh, but subframe bushings are probably original. Tire wear is even. -- Max Dillon Charleston SC '87 300TD '95 E300 On

Re: [MBZ] Fwd: What are we doing for fun in Austin

2015-03-21 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Remember The Alamo! -- Max Dillon Charleston SC '87 300TD '95 E300 ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

Re: [MBZ] Global warming? No, Global ice age.

2015-03-06 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Great video! Followed the link at the end to KUSI website for Coleman's Corner, which apparently no longer exists there. However I did find a letter from a physicist explaining how increasing CO2 cannot cause any warming. Very briefly and simplifying, CO2 absorbs radiation from the sun at

Re: [MBZ] Global warming? No, Global ice age.

2015-03-06 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Craig, I'd like to hear your thoughts on the physics discussed in this letter, and also if you can find out if the author is who he says he is: http://www.kusi.com/story/19600263/why-man-made-global-warming-is-ridiculous This explanation seems too simple. -- Max Dillon Charleston SC '87 300TD

[MBZ] Example of Craig's next car

2015-03-09 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
https://charleston.craigslist.org/cto/4900082072.html This is what I am also going to move up to, when the time comes. -- Max Dillon Charleston SC '87 300TD '95 E300 ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To

Re: [MBZ] SL

2015-03-09 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Have it ready for sale in about a month, Craig will be in the market then... -- Max Dillon Charleston SC '87 300TD '95 E300 ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

Re: [MBZ] Example of Craig's next car

2015-03-09 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
the impression that the straight six is easier to work on. The V6 has the turbo buried between the cylinder banks. -- Max Dillon Charleston SC '87 300TD '95 E300 On March 9, 2015 11:20:09 AM EDT, Craig via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: On Mon, 09 Mar 2015 09:36:45 -0400 Max Dillon via

Re: [MBZ] Radio Shack Stores Closing

2015-03-09 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
The Mount Pleasant branch closed for a bit several months ago, and then reopened. I was glad it came back! -- Max Dillon Charleston SC '87 300TD '95 E300 On March 9, 2015 11:52:00 AM EDT, Rich Thomas via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Ours shut down a coupla weeks ago. There was an

Re: [MBZ] Car Data

2015-03-09 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
No. -- Max Dillon Charleston SC '87 300TD '95 E300 On March 9, 2015 9:43:13 PM EDT, Rich Thomas via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: I looked at that the other day and it wanted some sort of paid subscription. Is that so? --R (sent from my miniPad) On Mar 9, 2015, at 9:37 PM, Tom Savage

Re: [MBZ] Austin TX Rental Car Info?

2015-03-12 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Austin River Walk? Alamo is not too far away. -- Max Dillon Charleston SC '87 300TD '95 E300 ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

Re: [MBZ] AT Does not engage 1st

2015-03-05 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
I'd be tempted to remove the valve body, take it apart for a good cleaning. -- Max Dillon Charleston SC '87 300TD '95 E300 ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

Re: [MBZ] Here's a Flipper for Jaime

2015-03-08 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Yes, just takes time and money Sell a few more treasurers, and you can pay someone else. More fun, transplant into a wagon for a real sleeper. -- Max Dillon Charleston SC '87 300TD '95 E300 On March 8, 2015 8:02:16 PM EDT, Jaime Kopchinski via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: I

Re: [MBZ] 1983 300TD: The faster I drive the colder it gets

2015-03-08 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
MTC brand, made in China? Avoid problems, order from MB Classic Center, restore heat, you will need it during the coming ice age. If you have faith in global warming, get the MTC with five year warranty, which should be long enough for the earth to warm up... -- Max Dillon Charleston SC '87

Re: [MBZ] Play Taps for a W124

2015-03-13 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Wow, yes indeed a good thing no one was riding front passenger! Any chance you could get the driver side headlight and signal light for me? -- Max Dillon Charleston SC '87 300TD '95 E300 ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

Re: [MBZ] Play Taps for a W124

2015-03-13 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Understand. -- Max Dillon Charleston SC '87 300TD '95 E300 On March 13, 2015 3:48:44 PM EDT, Craig via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: On Fri, 13 Mar 2015 14:39:01 -0400 Max Dillon dillonm...@gmail.com wrote: Wow, yes indeed a good thing no one was riding front passenger! Any

[MBZ] S500 for Dan

2015-03-13 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Here you go. 99, upgraded headlights and wheels. Bullet proof glass too! http://hiltonhead.craigslist.org/cto/4921875827.html -- Max Dillon Charleston SC '87 300TD '95 E300 ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

Re: [MBZ] Should I look at this?

2015-03-13 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Last one looks decent, but strange headlights. .. Two coupes! Second one has AMG option (badge)... -- Max Dillon Charleston SC '87 300TD '95 E300 On March 13, 2015 5:58:59 PM EDT, clay via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: http://seattle.craigslist.org/tac/cto/4920399302.html

Re: [MBZ] Potential poos car

2015-03-14 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Not a 4-matic, so possible rusty front spring perches. -- Max Dillon Charleston SC '87 300TD '95 E300 On March 14, 2015 9:53:45 AM EDT, Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: But for the price he might as well get that amg 2002 Mercedes-Benz E-Class E430 **Guaranteed

Re: [MBZ] Car Data

2015-03-10 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
I'm using both Vista and Windows 7, at home (work blocks the Java connection to servers not on a white list, I think). Need to have current Java installed and set up correctly. Mac is not supported. Sometimes a Java update will kill it until the EPC developers catch up, may take a month or

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