Re: [MBZ] Oil sucker

2005-11-15 Thread OK Don
to collect away from the dipstick tube. __ -- OK Don, KD5NRO Norman, OK '90 300D, '87 300SDL, '81 240D, '78 450SLC The FSM created the Diesel Benz http://www.venganza.org/

Re: [MBZ] battery chargers

2005-11-16 Thread OK Don
mode or such. I did leave it on overnight routinely last winter with no apparent damage, but am curious about the long term impact of doing this. We're talking in my case one of the Interstate Battery mega-mothers under the hood, not a cheap off-brand battery. Don -- OK Don, KD5NRO Norman

Re: [MBZ] Oil sucker

2005-11-16 Thread OK Don
I've got to paste in your name - hate to not acknowledge the author/inventor. I'd run across it just last night while looking for something else, so it was right at hand when I read the request. On 11/15/05, wilton strickland [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: OK Don, thnx for re-posting my $2 oil sucker

[MBZ] CU's latest reliability ratings-

2005-11-16 Thread OK Don
http://autos.msn.com/advice/CRArt.aspx?contentid=4023544src=LP%20Passenger Least reliable: SEDANS: Jaguar S-Type, Lincoln LS, Mercedes-Benz E-Class, Saab 9-3, Mercedes-Benz S-Class, BMW 5-Series (V8), Audi A8, Chrysler 300 (V8)*, BMW 7 series -- OK Don, KD5NRO Norman, OK '90 300D, '87 300SDL

Re: [MBZ] CU's latest reliability ratings-

2005-11-18 Thread OK Don
official list sponsor: http://www.buymbparts.com/ For used parts email [EMAIL PROTECTED] To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to: http://striplin.net/mailman/listinfo/mercedes_striplin.net -- OK Don, KD5NRO Norman, OK '90 300D, '87 300SDL, '81 240D, '78 450SLC The FSM created

Re: [MBZ] battery chargers

2005-11-18 Thread OK Don
panels on top that might be access to add water, but they are flush with the top of the battery, which leads me to believe that they are not intended to be removed. -- OK Don, KD5NRO Norman, OK '90 300D, '87 300SDL, '81 240D, '78 450SLC The FSM created the Diesel Benz http://www.venganza.org/

Re: [MBZ] check out my new ride

2005-11-18 Thread OK Don
What ?? Picks of an old chevy, but no picks of the rare 123 LWB yet? Where are your priorities? -- OK Don, KD5NRO Norman, OK '90 300D, '87 300SDL, '81 240D, '78 450SLC The FSM created the Diesel Benz http://www.venganza.org/

Re: [MBZ] check out my new ride

2005-11-18 Thread OK Don
Ohhh, I see it now - the driver's side windows look realy nice. On 11/17/05, Kaleb C. Striplin [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: you can see it in the back I think. -- OK Don, KD5NRO Norman, OK '90 300D, '87 300SDL, '81 240D, '78 450SLC The FSM created the Diesel Benz http://www.venganza.org/

Re: [MBZ] check out my new ride

2005-11-18 Thread OK Don
HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA --- On 11/17/05, Kaleb C. Striplin [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: no, i was thinking about your latest purchase -- OK Don, KD5NRO Norman, OK '90 300D, '87 300SDL, '81 240D, '78 450SLC The FSM created the Diesel Benz http://www.venganza.org/

Re: [MBZ] WAKE UP FOLKS, Euro 85 300D manny tranny

2005-11-18 Thread OK Don
Maybe that's why it's so hard to get into first !!! On 11/17/05, John Ervine [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Sunil Hari wrote: 5-speed Getrag on a 5-cyl. Datacard says 4-spd gearbox. -- -- OK Don, KD5NRO Norman, OK '90 300D, '87 300SDL, '81 240D, '78 450SLC The FSM created the Diesel Benz

Re: [MBZ] Range

2005-11-18 Thread OK Don
Motorman's friend ??? On 11/17/05, [EMAIL PROTECTED] [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: My brother's SDL should go almost 800 miles. He has a two gallon bladder, then? RLE/Seattle -- OK Don, KD5NRO Norman, OK '90 300D, '87 300SDL, '81 240D, '78 450SLC The FSM created the Diesel Benz http

Re: [MBZ] Moose day

2005-11-18 Thread OK Don
_ L. Mark Finch -- OK Don, KD5NRO Norman, OK '90 300D, '87 300SDL, '81 240D, '78 450SLC The FSM created the Diesel Benz http://www.venganza.org/

Re: [MBZ] check out my new ride

2005-11-18 Thread OK Don
Thanks, George! On 11/17/05, George Gregory [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On 11/17/05 8:32 PM, OK Don [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: What ?? Picks of an old chevy, but no picks of the rare 123 LWB yet? Where are your priorities? I guess I'll have to do it for him -- next

Re: [MBZ] 123 rubber car parts

2005-11-19 Thread OK Don
parts see official list sponsor: http://www.buymbparts.com/ For used parts email [EMAIL PROTECTED] To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to: http://striplin.net/mailman/listinfo/mercedes_striplin.net -- OK Don, KD5NRO Norman, OK '90 300D, '87 300SDL, '81 240D, '78 450SLC The FSM created

Re: [MBZ] OT: GM (Oldsmobile) 5.7L and 4.3L diesels 1979-1985

2005-11-19 Thread OK Don
, and the improper training had alot to do with it. -- OK Don, KD5NRO Norman, OK '90 300D, '87 300SDL, '81 240D, '78 450SLC The FSM created the Diesel Benz http://www.venganza.org/

Re: [MBZ] 123 rubber car parts

2005-11-19 Thread OK Don
://striplin.net/mailman/listinfo/mercedes_striplin.net -- OK Don, KD5NRO Norman, OK '90 300D, '87 300SDL, '81 240D, '78 450SLC The FSM created the Diesel Benz http://www.venganza.org/

[MBZ] Spare tire - was 124 Sway Bar Bushings?

2005-11-19 Thread OK Don
even if they have 500 miles on them. Brian -- OK Don, KD5NRO Norman, OK '90 300D, '87 300SDL, '81 240D, '78 450SLC The FSM created the Diesel Benz http://www.venganza.org/

Re: [MBZ] OT: GM (Oldsmobile) 5.7L and 4.3L diesels 1979-1985

2005-11-19 Thread OK Don
Sorry - personal pet peeve. Comes all the weenies at work who can't do ANYTHING without being sent to training first. Just a Moose Friday thing -- -- On 11/18/05, Chuck Landenberger [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: HUH On Nov 18, 2005, at 8:49 PM, OK Don wrote: Why is it that EVERYONE

Re: [MBZ] New w107 owner

2005-11-20 Thread OK Don
on an errand. Sure is a nice car, but we just have too many of 'em. Love the lights, though. -- Jim -- OK Don, KD5NRO Norman, OK '90 300D, '87 300SDL, '81 240D, '78 450SLC The FSM created the Diesel Benz http://www.venganza.org/

Re: [MBZ] New w107 owner

2005-11-20 Thread OK Don
So buy it, and trade me for my '78 SLC -- -- On 11/19/05, Luther Gulseth [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: damnit, I was born in '78 NOT '76. -- OK Don, KD5NRO Norman, OK '90 300D, '87 300SDL, '81 240D, '78 450SLC The FSM created the Diesel Benz http://www.venganza.org/

Re: [MBZ] Noise, Speedo????

2005-11-22 Thread OK Don
Ditto -- On 11/21/05, Jim Cathey [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I've had the sleeve bearings in the head start shrieking. Lubrication has cured this. -- Jim -- OK Don, KD5NRO Norman, OK '90 300D, '87 300SDL, '81 240D, '78 450SLC The FSM created the Diesel Benz http://www.venganza.org/

Re: [MBZ] 603 engine

2005-11-22 Thread OK Don
liter motor. 6 cylinder 2.5 in an 86 W124? On 11/21/05, Kaleb C. Striplin [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/Mercedes-300D-300-300SRD-123-124-126-Turbo-Diesel-eng_W0QQitemZ8016864661QQcategoryZ33615QQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem -- OK Don, KD5NRO Norman, OK '90 300D, '87 300SDL

Re: [MBZ] MB 1988 190E Driver's Door Lock Broken

2005-11-23 Thread OK Don
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Re: [MBZ] Miscellaneous Rambling from an old Turkey.

2005-11-23 Thread OK Don
/type screw is used to retain the outer door handle on a 300SDL. I'm suspecting some thing like a 6mm socket set screw. If it's very special, I could use a part number to assist me at the Stealership. -- OK Don, KD5NRO Norman, OK '90 300D, '87 300SDL, '81 240D, '78 450SLC The FSM created

Re: [MBZ] Global warming

2005-11-24 Thread OK Don
. -- OK Don, KD5NRO Norman, OK '90 300D, '87 300SDL, '81 240D, '78 450SLC The FSM created the Diesel Benz http://www.venganza.org/

[MBZ] OT - Britain's best paper airplane = Spruce Moose

2005-11-24 Thread OK Don
a fair bit further, had it not collided with a No Smoking sign on one flight and a spectator's shoulder bag on another. -- OK Don, KD5NRO Norman, OK '90 300D, '87 300SDL, '81 240D, '78 450SLC The FSM created the Diesel Benz http://www.venganza.org/

Re: [MBZ] HAPPY THANKSGIVING

2005-11-24 Thread OK Don
___ For new parts see official list sponsor: http://www.buymbparts.com/ For used parts email [EMAIL PROTECTED] To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to: http://striplin.net/mailman/listinfo/mercedes_striplin.net -- OK Don, KD5NRO Norman, OK '90

Re: [MBZ] HAPPY THANKSGIVING

2005-11-24 Thread OK Don
-- OK Don, KD5NRO Norman, OK '90 300D, '87 300SDL, '81 240D, '78 450SLC The FSM created the Diesel Benz http://www.venganza.org/

Re: [MBZ] Head gasket blown?

2005-11-24 Thread OK Don
Unless it burns the top of block - you then have to remove and strip it to get suface ground back to flat - a real PITA. On 11/24/05, Hans Neureiter [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: True, but that wouldn't cause serious damage to the motor. -- OK Don, KD5NRO Norman, OK '90 300D, '87 300SDL, '81 240D

Re: [MBZ] Swedish Drunk Moose

2005-11-25 Thread OK Don
I wonder what mose tastes like. That one is already marinated! On 11/25/05, Royce Engler [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: That article was a virtual cornucopia of moose information GRIN http://www.aftenposten.no/english/local/article446908.ece Royce Engler 1985 300TD Turbo 265K -- OK Don, KD5NRO

[MBZ] Belt tensioning lever replacement - 602.962

2005-11-25 Thread OK Don
? -- OK Don, KD5NRO Norman, OK '90 300D, '87 300SDL, '81 240D, '78 450SLC The FSM created the Diesel Benz http://www.venganza.org/

[MBZ] OT - MIG welders

2005-11-25 Thread OK Don
by doing, or should one take a class? -- OK Don, KD5NRO Norman, OK '90 300D, '87 300SDL, '81 240D, '78 450SLC The FSM created the Diesel Benz http://www.venganza.org/

Re: [MBZ] OT - MIG welders

2005-11-25 Thread OK Don
hand eye coordination) using a mig is like a solder gun -- OK Don, KD5NRO Norman, OK '90 300D, '87 300SDL, '81 240D, '78 450SLC The FSM created the Diesel Benz http://www.venganza.org/

Re: [MBZ] OT - MIG welders

2005-11-26 Thread OK Don
with the oxy torch do exhaust work, they make it look easy. (It's not!) -- Jim -- OK Don, KD5NRO Norman, OK '90 300D, '87 300SDL, '81 240D, '78 450SLC The FSM created the Diesel Benz http://www.venganza.org/

Re: [MBZ] Global warming

2005-11-26 Thread OK Don
I'll say -- there was only one tree on this lot before we moved in, now there are 11! humans CAUSING large scale tree growth. Chris -- OK Don, KD5NRO Norman, OK '90 300D, '87 300SDL, '81 240D, '78 450SLC The FSM created the Diesel Benz http://www.venganza.org/

Re: [MBZ] Belt tensioning lever replacement - 602.962

2005-11-26 Thread OK Don
replacing the bearings in the lever arm?? -- OK Don, KD5NRO Norman, OK '90 300D, '87 300SDL, '81 240D, '78 450SLC The FSM created the Diesel Benz http://www.venganza.org/

Re: [MBZ] Belt tensioning lever replacement - 602.962

2005-11-26 Thread OK Don
the old one thinking about replacing the bearings for future use. I don't know what to tell you other than do the best you can and keep an eye on it. Exactly what I'll do. Maybe I should have used epoxy instead of Locktite - LOL. -- OK Don, KD5NRO Norman, OK '90 300D, '87 300SDL, '81 240D

Re: [MBZ] Global warming

2005-11-26 Thread OK Don
this tree stuff will do nothing good! More trees in middle america and what will the impact be on global warming?!?! This madness must stop. How many more hectares of Amazon forest must we denude to compensate for this unbridled reforestation!?!? I say chop them all down and plant soy! -- OK

Re: [MBZ] who would put this junk on their car?

2005-11-26 Thread OK Don
Like the rednack belts with the name on the back -- On 11/26/05, redghost [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: So that he can figure out which car is a benz On Friday, November 25, 2005, at 05:38 PM, Kaleb C. Striplin wrote: probably gabriel though. -- OK Don, KD5NRO Norman, OK '90 300D, '87 300SDL

[MBZ] Touch-up paint preparation

2005-11-26 Thread OK Don
, undoubtedly have wax in and around them. What's the proper way to prepare for brushing on a little bit of paint? I'm talking about a few nicks a quarter the size of a pencil eraser, and one key scratch about 12 inches long and 1/64th inch wide. -- OK Don, KD5NRO Norman, OK '90 300D, '87 300SDL, '81 240D

Re: [MBZ] W123 Transmission Mount Install

2005-11-26 Thread OK Don
___ For new parts see official list sponsor: http://www.buymbparts.com/ For used parts email [EMAIL PROTECTED] To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to: http://striplin.net/mailman/listinfo/mercedes_striplin.net -- OK Don, KD5NRO Norman, OK '90 300D, '87

Re: [MBZ] W123 Transmission Mount Install

2005-11-26 Thread OK Don
Do the Mercedes instructions and mine match even a little bit? On 11/26/05, [EMAIL PROTECTED] [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Thanks to John for the Job # and to OK Don for the instructions. ;-) -- OK Don, KD5NRO Norman, OK '90 300D, '87 300SDL, '81 240D, '78 450SLC The FSM created the Diesel Benz

[MBZ] 124 instrument cluster removal

2005-11-27 Thread OK Don
it ??? I did find and adjust the vacuum modulator - moved the T 5 notches clockwise and got a nice smooth shift. -- OK Don, KD5NRO Norman, OK '90 300D, '87 300SDL, '81 240D, '78 450SLC The FSM created the Diesel Benz http://www.venganza.org/

Re: [MBZ] 124 instrument cluster removal

2005-11-27 Thread OK Don
Ah ha! I can do that -- I made my own pullers be grinding off half of a (much stiffer) stainless bicycle spoke end, which can catch the cluster and not lose its integrity. -- OK Don, KD5NRO Norman, OK '90 300D, '87 300SDL, '81 240D, '78 450SLC The FSM created the Diesel Benz http

Re: [MBZ] MB in Movie Preview

2005-11-28 Thread OK Don
think) that was much hotter than Jennifer. I'm thinking it was a 280 SE convertible. Anyone else see it? -- OK Don, KD5NRO Norman, OK '90 300D, '87 300SDL, '81 240D, '78 450SLC The FSM created the Diesel Benz http://www.venganza.org/

Re: [MBZ] MB in Movie Preview

2005-11-29 Thread OK Don
Why is it that it's always the bad guys who are driving the Mercedes? Anyone seen any movies where the GOOD guy drives a Mercedes? On 11/28/05, Kaleb C. Striplin [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: yea, no joke. Luther Gulseth wrote: this makes me want to watch some James Bond -- OK Don, KD5NRO

Re: [MBZ] Diesel prices in Midwest

2005-11-29 Thread OK Don
and saw it for $2.25. -- OK Don, KD5NRO Norman, OK '90 300D, '87 300SDL, '81 240D, '78 450SLC The FSM created the Diesel Benz http://www.venganza.org/

Re: [MBZ] FW: Spring Pond Beavers

2005-11-29 Thread OK Don
Old, but still entertaining! On 11/28/05, Luther Gulseth [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Subject: Spring Pond Beavers -- OK Don, KD5NRO Norman, OK '90 300D, '87 300SDL, '81 240D, '78 450SLC The FSM created the Diesel Benz http://www.venganza.org/

Re: [MBZ] Kinda OT: Rust on cylinders

2005-11-29 Thread OK Don
Turn the enigne over - then clean them. The grit, etc. will run all over your arms, not into the rings. -- OK Don, KD5NRO Norman, OK '90 300D, '87 300SDL, '81 240D, '78 450SLC The FSM created the Diesel Benz http://www.venganza.org/

Re: [MBZ] OT Concealed Carry, was Global warming

2005-11-29 Thread OK Don
A list of all sorts of crime statistics -- http://www.lib.msu.edu/harris23/crimjust/stats.htm#federal On 11/28/05, OK Don [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Most anything you want is here -- http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov/bjs/ -- OK Don, KD5NRO Norman, OK '90 300D, '87 300SDL, '81 240D, '78 450SLC

Re: [MBZ] Diesel prices in Midwest

2005-11-30 Thread OK Don
Hey - I was actually agreeing with you this time! On 11/28/05, LT Don [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Nope. You gave me the salary range. On 11/29/05, OK Don [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Yup! On 11/28/05, LT Don [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I gotta move south. -- OK Don, KD5NRO Norman, OK '90

Re: [MBZ] OT Hey you rural Okies and Iowans

2005-11-30 Thread OK Don
NetINS). I've had DSL for several years now, and had dial-up prior to that. -- OK Don, KD5NRO Norman, OK '90 300D, '87 300SDL, '81 240D, '78 450SLC The FSM created the Diesel Benz http://www.venganza.org/

Re: [MBZ] anybody want rear headrests in their 123?

2005-11-30 Thread OK Don
My MGA had red leather seats - every summer they'd dye the backs of my shirts red from the sweat leaching the dye out of the leather -- -- On 11/29/05, Sunil Hari [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: my god, i really want one with red leather interior. That, or olive green. -- OK Don, KD5NRO Norman, OK

Re: [MBZ] AKP-Wagen conundrum...

2005-11-30 Thread OK Don
...there will be no floor pans by then...no rocker panels either...maybe we can put the engine on a go cart frame... :-) -- OK Don, KD5NRO Norman, OK '90 300D, '87 300SDL, '81 240D, '78 450SLC The FSM created the Diesel Benz http://www.venganza.org/

Re: [MBZ] Too much security

2005-12-01 Thread OK Don
flesh. If a finger is cut off and used, it might work for a short while, but as the finger dies it will no longer work with the reader. Tim 1982 300TD Moby -- OK Don, KD5NRO Norman, OK '90 300D, '87 300SDL, '81 240D, '78 450SLC The FSM created the Diesel Benz http://www.venganza.org/

Re: [MBZ] google video [some MB content]

2005-12-01 Thread OK Don
PROTECTED] wrote: http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=2889527841583480458 Andy -- OK Don, KD5NRO Norman, OK '90 300D, '87 300SDL, '81 240D, '78 450SLC The FSM created the Diesel Benz http://www.venganza.org/

Re: [MBZ] google video [some MB content]

2005-12-01 Thread OK Don
This one addresses current MB quality, and is a fun review of the AMG CLS55 -- it is rather fast. http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-2029707267913597892q=mercedes -- OK Don, KD5NRO Norman, OK '90 300D, '87 300SDL, '81 240D, '78 450SLC The FSM created the Diesel Benz http

Re: [MBZ] Kinda OT: Rust on cylinders

2005-12-01 Thread OK Don
You got it! Not that hard, depending on the engine stand -- On 11/29/05, Craig McCluskey [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Mon, 28 Nov 2005 21:06:27 -0600 OK Don [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Turn the enigne over - then clean them. The grit, etc. will run all over your arms, not into the rings. I

Re: [MBZ] list?

2005-12-01 Thread OK Don
?? ___ For new parts see official list sponsor: http://www.buymbparts.com/ For used parts email [EMAIL PROTECTED] To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to: http://striplin.net/mailman/listinfo/mercedes_striplin.net -- OK Don, KD5NRO Norman, OK '90

Re: [MBZ] AKP-Wagen conundrum...

2005-12-01 Thread OK Don
You could take the scenic route to work - at least to get some cabin heat -- -- -- OK Don, KD5NRO Norman, OK '90 300D, '87 300SDL, '81 240D, '78 450SLC The FSM created the Diesel Benz http://www.venganza.org/

Re: [MBZ] Images

2005-12-01 Thread OK Don
at recreating my collection, which ought to be dirt-simple to do now that I've got 1+Mbps at home, and a nice CD burner on this Mac. Any suggestions? -- Jim -- OK Don, KD5NRO Norman, OK '90 300D, '87 300SDL, '81 240D, '78 450SLC The FSM created the Diesel Benz http://www.venganza.org/

Re: [MBZ] Images

2005-12-01 Thread OK Don
OK. My collection is more along the lines of this one. -- OK Don, KD5NRO Norman, OK '90 300D, '87 300SDL, '81 240D, '78 450SLC The FSM created the Diesel Benz http://www.venganza.org/ -- next part -- A non-text attachment was scrubbed... Name: p180-leftfront.jpg Type

Re: [MBZ] Images

2005-12-01 Thread OK Don
Or this one --- small, but pretty. On 11/30/05, OK Don [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: OK. My collection is more along the lines of this one. -- OK Don, KD5NRO Norman, OK '90 300D, '87 300SDL, '81 240D, '78 450SLC The FSM created the Diesel Benz http://www.venganza.org/ -- next part

Re: [MBZ] MANNY TRANNY SLC

2005-12-02 Thread OK Don
___ For new parts see official list sponsor: http://www.buymbparts.com/ For used parts email [EMAIL PROTECTED] To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to: http://striplin.net/mailman/listinfo/mercedes_striplin.net -- OK Don, KD5NRO Norman, OK '90 300D

Re: [MBZ] 450SLC Headlight failure

2005-12-02 Thread OK Don
to the fuse box to see if the fuses are getting power when lights are on. -- Jim -- OK Don, KD5NRO Norman, OK '90 300D, '87 300SDL, '81 240D, '78 450SLC The FSM created the Diesel Benz http://www.venganza.org/

Re: [MBZ] cold day reflections on owning a diesel

2005-12-02 Thread OK Don
... Chris Yes, far better to let her have the keys to an SL for the evening or even better, buy a Fiero specifically for the purpose. -- OK Don, KD5NRO Norman, OK '90 300D, '87 300SDL, '81 240D, '78 450SLC The FSM created the Diesel Benz http://www.venganza.org/

Re: [MBZ] Fuel Mileage of a Suburban with 6.2 6.5 Diesel

2005-12-02 Thread OK Don
Hey - it's not the Diesels fault that you have a weak battery -- -- On 12/1/05, LT Don [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Probably not - but this is the WRONG night to try to convince me to buy a diesel anything. -- OK Don, KD5NRO Norman, OK '90 300D, '87 300SDL, '81 240D, '78 450SLC The FSM created

Re: [MBZ] Intermittent blinkers

2005-12-02 Thread OK Don
parts see official list sponsor: http://www.buymbparts.com/ For used parts email [EMAIL PROTECTED] To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to: http://striplin.net/mailman/listinfo/mercedes_striplin.net -- OK Don, KD5NRO Norman, OK '90 300D, '87 300SDL, '81 240D, '78 450SLC The FSM

[MBZ] Flashing red light in the recirculation switch - '90 124

2005-12-03 Thread OK Don
it again - the light didn't blink and the ACC worked normally. It all works normally for two more stops, then home again. Any idea what was going on? Has Clay's wagongeist come to visit? How does a pastafarenian do an exorcism? -- OK Don, KD5NRO Norman, OK '90 300D, '87 300SDL, '81 240D, '78

Re: [MBZ] 1991 350 SDL

2005-12-03 Thread OK Don
/listinfo/mercedes_striplin.net -- OK Don, KD5NRO Norman, OK '90 300D, '87 300SDL, '81 240D, '78 450SLC The FSM created the Diesel Benz http://www.venganza.org/

Re: [MBZ] transmission repair, 300SD

2005-12-03 Thread OK Don
'82 300SD, '95 E300D -- OK Don, KD5NRO Norman, OK '90 300D, '87 300SDL, '81 240D, '78 450SLC The FSM created the Diesel Benz http://www.venganza.org/

Re: [MBZ] 1991 350 SDL

2005-12-03 Thread OK Don
to adjusting the counterbalance weight when replacing the connecting rods, but I could not find any detail on how to do that. The Techs at my local dealer were, as usual, clueless. Thanks -Dave Walton 94 S350, 99 E300 -- OK Don, KD5NRO Norman, OK '90 300D, '87 300SDL, '81 240D, '78 450SLC

Re: [MBZ] R Classes and Garages

2005-12-05 Thread OK Don
We can help you clean it out at the next OkieQ ;-) On 12/5/05, Kaleb C. Striplin [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Here is the problem, I have all this crap but I dont know what all I really have. When Im looking for a part I know I have it but cant find it. Its really a pain. -- OK Don, KD5NRO

Re: [MBZ] '82 300SD STABILIZER FIXED!!

2005-12-06 Thread OK Don
I would just keep burning up Dremel tool disks till I got through it -- -- On 12/5/05, Kaleb C. Striplin [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Shouldnt take too long to cut off the ends with a cutting torch. Thats what I would have used. -- OK Don, KD5NRO Norman, OK '90 300D, '87 300SDL, '81 240D, '78

Re: [MBZ] its alive

2005-12-06 Thread OK Don
, but are you sure that he need his own distributor? That's a big tanker full of gas! -- OK Don, KD5NRO Norman, OK '90 300D, '87 300SDL, '81 240D, '78 450SLC The FSM created the Diesel Benz http://www.venganza.org/

Re: [MBZ] its alive

2005-12-06 Thread OK Don
, black black smoke. No telling how much crud is in there. Will have to mess with it some more when I get it pulled out of the garage. -- -- OK Don, KD5NRO Norman, OK '90 300D, '87 300SDL, '81 240D, '78 450SLC The FSM created the Diesel Benz http://www.venganza.org/

Re: [MBZ] its alive

2005-12-06 Thread OK Don
hearses tremble with feelings of inferiority. -- OK Don, KD5NRO Norman, OK '90 300D, '87 300SDL, '81 240D, '78 450SLC The FSM created the Diesel Benz http://www.venganza.org/

Re: [MBZ] Fuel induction cleaning Was It's Alive!

2005-12-07 Thread OK Don
systems. Don't know what the difference would be, other than lower operating pressures in the fuel lines. On 12/6/05, Donald Snook [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: OK Don wrote in response to Kaleb's Post below: Perhaps some strong Techron, run it a bit, new plugs, then road trip! On 12/5/05

Re: [MBZ] Arctic-Q...?

2005-12-07 Thread OK Don
That's what I heard - just put the snow tires on the 300D 2.5. I didn't think that I'd have an opportunity to use them after the last two winters! On 12/6/05, Kaleb C. Striplin [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: We are in for some snow tomorrow Tom, or so they say. -- OK Don, KD5NRO Norman, OK '90 300D

Re: [MBZ] Arctic-Q...?

2005-12-07 Thread OK Don
It COULD have buymbparts/striplin.net associated -- for some subsidies -- - On 12/6/05, Kaleb C. Striplin [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Well if would have to be a buymbparts/striplin.net thing, that way, if it did make it in the star we would get more exposure. H -- OK Don, KD5NRO

Re: [MBZ] Arctic-Q...?

2005-12-07 Thread OK Don
I'll keep track of those interested. -- OK Don, KD5NRO Norman, OK '90 300D, '87 300SDL, '81 240D, '78 450SLC The FSM created the Diesel Benz http://www.venganza.org/

Re: [MBZ] The Mystery is Gone !!!

2005-12-07 Thread OK Don
Just measure continuity - if it's not a open circuit, it will draw current. On 12/6/05, Hans Neureiter [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Ohm's Law: Volts sqare/Watts = Ohms or Volts/Amps = Ohms -- OK Don, KD5NRO Norman, OK '90 300D, '87 300SDL, '81 240D, '78 450SLC The FSM created

Re: [MBZ] Another video, this time with pontoon and /8 aka

2005-12-07 Thread OK Don
!!! Philip, old style video geek -- OK Don, KD5NRO Norman, OK '90 300D, '87 300SDL, '81 240D, '78 450SLC The FSM created the Diesel Benz http://www.venganza.org/

Re: [MBZ] Glow plug reamer for OM606?

2005-12-07 Thread OK Don
. -- OK Don, KD5NRO Norman, OK '90 300D, '87 300SDL, '81 240D, '78 450SLC The FSM created the Diesel Benz http://www.venganza.org/

Re: [MBZ] Arctic-Q...?

2005-12-07 Thread OK Don
Could we put a star on your front fender? On 12/6/05, Mike Canfield [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Chris, Sounds like my kind of adventureToo bad I sold my Benz..Are motorcycles welcome? Mike -- OK Don, KD5NRO Norman, OK '90 300D, '87 300SDL, '81 240D, '78 450SLC The FSM created

Re: [MBZ] Arctic-Q...?

2005-12-07 Thread OK Don
. Tim 1982 300TD Moby -- OK Don, KD5NRO Norman, OK '90 300D, '87 300SDL, '81 240D, '78 450SLC The FSM created the Diesel Benz http://www.venganza.org/

Re: [MBZ] Fwd: thermostat replacement

2005-12-07 Thread OK Don
-- OK Don, KD5NRO Norman, OK '90 300D, '87 300SDL, '81 240D, '78 450SLC The FSM created the Diesel Benz http://www.venganza.org/

Re: [MBZ] Arctic-Q...?

2005-12-08 Thread OK Don
actually need them. -- OK Don, KD5NRO Norman, OK '90 300D, '87 300SDL, '81 240D, '78 450SLC The FSM created the Diesel Benz http://www.venganza.org/

Re: [MBZ] Diesel on the brain making you crazy?

2005-12-08 Thread OK Don
at 14F, and haven't converted it to Mobil 1 yet -- -- -- By the way, today is a day when I wish I had the 90 124 back. That car started very quickly no matter what. My gasser oldsmobile cranked for a while this am battery doesn't sound too happy. Ok Don: I'll buy the 90 124 back from you

Re: [MBZ] Fuel induction cleaning Was It's Alive!

2005-12-08 Thread OK Don
. The pressure in the injector lines will be lower, but will vary depending on the amount of fuel being called for. -- OK Don, KD5NRO Norman, OK '90 300D, '87 300SDL, '81 240D, '78 450SLC The FSM created the Diesel Benz http://www.venganza.org/

Re: [MBZ] '87 300TD block heater plug (was my wife did it!)

2005-12-08 Thread OK Don
this is not an O'Reilly's part...where do I get one...Rusty? -- OK Don, KD5NRO Norman, OK '90 300D, '87 300SDL, '81 240D, '78 450SLC The FSM created the Diesel Benz http://www.venganza.org/

Re: [MBZ] '82 300SD STABILIZER FIXED!!

2005-12-08 Thread OK Don
is that to repair? The passengers side end is shot from having PO let a dribbly filler neck dribble on it for years. I replaced the filler neck and I have the parts to fix the end of the stabilizer. Easy? Hard? Tips? Donkey Shirts Bob Rentfro '77 300D 144K Litchfield Park, AZ -- OK Don, KD5NRO Norman

Re: [MBZ] 190D Day 3

2005-12-08 Thread OK Don
that the gauge is not working. Just because the thermostat is near new does not mean it can not fail, especially if it is a cheap one. Hendrik -- OK Don, KD5NRO Norman, OK '90 300D, '87 300SDL, '81 240D, '78 450SLC The FSM created the Diesel Benz http://www.venganza.org/

Re: [MBZ] Arctic-Q...?

2005-12-08 Thread OK Don
inch so far but its slick as heck in some spots. -- OK Don, KD5NRO Norman, OK '90 300D, '87 300SDL, '81 240D, '78 450SLC The FSM created the Diesel Benz http://www.venganza.org/

Re: [MBZ] Arctic-Q...?

2005-12-08 Thread OK Don
when I was 16. Geez, that seems like yesterday on one had but so long ago on the other. -- OK Don, KD5NRO Norman, OK '90 300D, '87 300SDL, '81 240D, '78 450SLC The FSM created the Diesel Benz http://www.venganza.org/

Re: [MBZ] my wife did it!

2005-12-08 Thread OK Don
At 14F this morning, our 603 at 290k miles, without using the block heater, started after less than 5 seconds of cranking. Glad I replaced all the glow plugs this summer! The 602, at only 240k miles, started just as quickly. Didn't have the throttle even 1/4 of the way down. -- OK Don, KD5NRO

Re: [MBZ] my wife did it!

2005-12-08 Thread OK Don
. On 12/7/05, Kaleb C. Striplin [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: OK, so who is driving the SDL and who drives the 2.5? OK Don wrote: -- OK Don, KD5NRO Norman, OK '90 300D, '87 300SDL, '81 240D, '78 450SLC The FSM created the Diesel Benz http://www.venganza.org/

Re: [MBZ] Arctic-Q...?

2005-12-08 Thread OK Don
PROTECTED] wrote: We would, of course, fish for, catch and then eat salmon. Often. Bob Rentfro '77 300D 144K Litchfield Park, AZ -- OK Don, KD5NRO Norman, OK '90 300D, '87 300SDL, '81 240D, '78 450SLC The FSM created the Diesel Benz http://www.venganza.org/

Re: [MBZ] One more Carfax request

2005-12-09 Thread OK Don
Doesn't that car have Regina's written all over it? Tell her to buy it! On 12/8/05, Kaleb C. Striplin [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: thats cool, now if I just had some money. -- OK Don, KD5NRO Norman, OK '90 300D, '87 300SDL, '81 240D, '78 450SLC The FSM created the Diesel Benz http

Re: [MBZ] Arctic-Q...?

2005-12-09 Thread OK Don
Not for the technician license. They do require 5wpm for the general now, but that might go away any month now. On 12/8/05, dave walton [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Do they still require you to know Morse Code to get a license? Thanks -Dave Walton 94 S350, 99 E300 -- OK Don, KD5NRO Norman, OK

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