Re: [MBZ] nice looking 220D stick

2005-11-16 Thread redghost
that is five times what I paid for Gump and looks to be in about the same condition. Too many extras though. Robs too much power from the puny engine and what chance the AC works? On Tuesday, November 15, 2005, at 09:45 AM, Kaleb C. Striplin wrote:

Re: [MBZ] Water in the trunk

2005-11-16 Thread redghost
yep. Gump weeps too. I think I may need to install some Depends On Tuesday, November 15, 2005, at 11:40 AM, David Brodbeck wrote: Anyone else have this problem? Every morning there's a ton of condensation on the inside of the trunk lid. It runs down the hinges into the trunk when I open

Re: [MBZ] idle insanity!

2005-11-16 Thread redghost
Number 2 issue sounds like loping at idle. Both are fuel delivery/timing issues. Gump had them, but I can not remember what I did. this is from the 2000 digest -- Date: Wed, 22 Mar 2000 15:48:28 -0500 From: Steve MacSween [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re:

[MBZ] Your Benz wants this

2005-11-17 Thread redghost
http://www.realtechnews.com/posts/2145 -- Clay Seattle Bioburner 1972 220D - Gump 1995 E300D - Cleo 1987 300SDL - POS - DOA The FSM would drive a Diesel Benz

[MBZ] Where not to buy fuel in GA

2005-11-17 Thread redghost
http://wsbradio.com/news/111505gaslist.html -- Clay Seattle Bioburner 1972 220D - Gump 1995 E300D - Cleo 1987 300SDL - POS - DOA The FSM would drive a Diesel Benz

Re: [MBZ] idle insanity!

2005-11-17 Thread redghost
since the timing chain is new install, could it have jumped a tooth on the IP sprocket? I think it may be accumulated off fuel. this is not the AKP, I assume. cold weather making it not flow as it wants to, so the engine is searching for proper idle On Thursday, November 17, 2005, at

Re: [MBZ] check out my new ride

2005-11-17 Thread redghost
Bet that will get attention when you go to drag home new benz donors. Congrats on a cool sweet ride. On Thursday, November 17, 2005, at 08:53 AM, Kaleb C. Striplin wrote: http://www.striplin.net/90%20suburban/ -- -- Clay Seattle Bioburner 1972 220D - Gump 1995 E300D - Cleo 1987 300SDL -

[MBZ] Regina's next move

2005-11-18 Thread redghost
http://seattle.craigslist.org/car/111730525.html -- Clay Seattle Bioburner 1972 220D - Gump 1995 E300D - Cleo 1987 300SDL - POS - DOA The FSM would drive a Diesel Benz

[MBZ] Moose day List o' cars

2005-11-18 Thread redghost
Just Delete this if you can't stand the thought of another list of cars you are not going to buy http://seattle.craigslist.org/car/112068221.html --92 SE $16k http://seattle.craigslist.org/car/112066888.html --81 TD $2500 http://seattle.craigslist.org/car/112065752.html --80 SD $2500

[MBZ] Old manuals like om621 om636

2005-11-18 Thread redghost
http://seattle.craigslist.org/pts/111950958.html -- Clay Seattle Bioburner 1972 220D - Gump 1995 E300D - Cleo 1987 300SDL - POS - DOA The FSM would drive a Diesel Benz

Re: [MBZ] engine hibernation wakeup

2005-11-19 Thread redghost
Glad to see you Jim! On Friday, November 18, 2005, at 05:25 PM, Jim Cathey wrote: my '82 300D hasn't been titled in at least 10 years, and probably hasn't been run in as long. I want to make an attempt to start it this weekend. I did put the 27mm socket on the crank pully, and it feels

Re: [MBZ] Wine in Phoenix

2005-11-22 Thread redghost
I think AZ makes some interesting wines, why not one of those? Washington and Oregon wines are great, but Kalifornia seems to have barrels of white. A good Pinot Noir from the NW is going to pair well with goose or ham On Sunday, November 20, 2005, at 09:10 PM, Craig McCluskey wrote: On

Re: [MBZ] 123 rubber car parts

2005-11-22 Thread redghost
Why not ask RUSTY??? On Monday, November 21, 2005, at 05:43 AM, TimothyPilgrim wrote: I SO need a driver's door seal. But the dealer wanted $150 for it! Tim 1982 300TD Moby On 11/18/05, OK Don [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Door, window, windshield, and trunk seals. Tires Valve stems

Re: [MBZ] euro alert

2005-11-22 Thread redghost
OM 617 swap in and you have a great thing On Monday, November 21, 2005, at 03:22 PM, Kaleb C. Striplin wrote: http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/Mercedes-Benz-SEL-83-MERCEDES-BENZ-280- SEL-GREAT-CONDITION-BAD-ENGINE- NR_W0QQitemZ4592185702QQcategoryZ6315QQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem -- Kaleb C.

Re: [MBZ] ADMIN: Gabriel

2005-11-22 Thread redghost
And Regina didn't even get to tear him a new one On Monday, November 21, 2005, at 06:25 PM, Dave M. wrote: Gosh, and we were almost starting to tolerate the little tyke. (Not!) You should sign him up for Banned, if he's not already over there. He was already on my 'ignore' list, but thanks

Re: [MBZ] Two for someone in MI

2005-11-22 Thread redghost
Either one is priced well, I think I like the cheap gold one On Monday, November 21, 2005, at 07:41 PM, Rick Knoble wrote: http://annarbor.craigslist.org/car/112536818.html http://grandrapids.craigslist.org/car/111538940.html -- Clay Seattle Bioburner 1972 220D - Gump 1995 E300D - Cleo

Re: [MBZ] Two for someone in MI

2005-11-22 Thread redghost
Rodbender On Monday, November 21, 2005, at 07:43 PM, Rick Knoble wrote: Sorry I missed one, http://grandrapids.craigslist.org/car/77363.html Rick Knoble 1985 300 CD - Original Message - From: Rick Knoble [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Mercedes mailing list [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Monday,

Re: [MBZ] pimped out wagon

2005-11-22 Thread redghost
They's a reason that thing is up on stands On Tuesday, November 22, 2005, at 08:17 AM, Kaleb C. Striplin wrote: http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/Mercedes-Benz-300-Series-300-TD-1984- 300-TD-Wagon_W0QQitemZ4592454682QQcategoryZ6330QQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem -- Kaleb C. Striplin/Claremore, OK 89

Re: [MBZ] anybody need a camper?

2005-11-22 Thread redghost
Almost worth going on vacation to Chile just to drive her back up. It is headed to summer that way, and will be dry season all the way to the border. Wonder if AZ or NM is the best port of entry On Tuesday, November 22, 2005, at 09:33 AM, TimothyPilgrim wrote: Working link:

Re: [MBZ] Green Fuels Would Damage Environment, Critics Charge

2005-11-22 Thread redghost
F O E need to stop using energy themselves. Pack of hypocrites. Go barefoot, weave hemp clothing, and eat veggies. Ride a wooden bike, and never take public transportation or use electric lighting. Get rid of radios and TV. Junk the computer too. On Tuesday, November 22, 2005, at

Re: [MBZ] Green Fuels Would Damage Environment, Critics Charge

2005-11-22 Thread redghost
Bruce, we just need to get the WVO, after all the junk has been cooked. That will allow multiple uses, and we can capture the exhaust from power plants to feed algae and turn that into biofuels. As a real treat, we go after all the excess candy from holidays and ship it to a reprocessing

Re: [MBZ] euro sec

2005-11-24 Thread redghost
, at 04:35 PM, Kaleb C. Striplin wrote: strip her down for paint? Do tell more about this project. redghost wrote: Put a little bid on that one. Figure Gump needs a friend while I strip her down for paint. On Tuesday, November 22, 2005, at 08:03 AM, Kaleb C. Striplin wrote: http

Re: [MBZ] euro sec

2005-11-24 Thread redghost
I am not going to sell her, I am getting her less likely to rust On Tuesday, November 22, 2005, at 04:38 PM, Mitch Haley wrote: Kaleb C. Striplin wrote: strip her down for paint? Do tell more about this project. He needs 7 gallons of Benjamin-Moore exterior latex to refinish his house,

Re: [MBZ] Green Fuels Would Damage Environment, Critics Charge

2005-11-24 Thread redghost
I better get in touch with him. OH, I can just wait for our fearless leader to ignore the flu and natural disasters. That should clean enough folks off the face of the planet. On Tuesday, November 22, 2005, at 04:47 PM, Rich Thomas wrote: Here's your answer redghost -- from your new-found

Re: [MBZ] 2.2 engine/tranny

2005-11-24 Thread redghost
Thank you Marshall, I shall now revert to single postings for the Craigslistings. I am certain that you may drive further than the midwest one day, and want to fetch one of the excess of Benz we have out here On Tuesday, November 22, 2005, at 04:52 PM, Marshall Booth wrote: andrew

Re: [MBZ] 1964 280SE

2005-11-24 Thread redghost
And you did not take this beauty home, Why? On Wednesday, November 23, 2005, at 09:46 AM, Sunil Hari wrote: I went to look at the 1964 220SE coupe advertised in the paper, and it turned out to be a Euro 280SE coupe with 4-speed manual. Took a bunch of pictures - what do you think of it?

Re: [MBZ] Forests paying the price for biofuels

2005-11-24 Thread redghost
feed them lead paint, partially hydrogenated foods, make them smoke, eat meat, go to discos, and drink, a BUNCH. Then we can call them europeans and ignore the whole mess On Wednesday, November 23, 2005, at 10:51 AM, Peter Frederick wrote: THat is pure right-wing oil company propaganda. The

[MBZ] Swedish Drunk Moose

2005-11-25 Thread redghost
http://www.aftenposten.no/english/world/article1163905.ece -- Clay Seattle Bioburner 1972 220D - Gump 1995 E300D - Cleo 1987 300SDL - POS - DOA The FSM would drive a Diesel Benz

Re: [MBZ] Cheap 113 SL in NJ

2005-11-25 Thread redghost
Nice color. Gump may like this. Wonder if I would survive having two cars in need of welding and paint? On Thursday, November 24, 2005, at 01:28 PM, Kaleb C. Striplin wrote: http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/Mercedes-Benz-SL-Class-Mercedes-Benz- 280SL-1968-MBZ-280-SL-Both-Tops-

Re: [MBZ] just what you need to speed up your 240D

2005-11-25 Thread redghost
Obnoxious talking wench! On Thursday, November 24, 2005, at 04:31 PM, Hans Neureiter wrote: Check out their website: http://www.houstoneuropean.com/ 100% money back, 30 day guarantee ( junkyard with big overhead ) On 11/24/05, Kaleb C. Striplin [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:

Re: [MBZ] Nice E300D

2005-11-25 Thread redghost
It has MB-Tex seats! Cleo has Leather, no heated seat, no lamp wiper, or ASD, and she was under $12k. She does have the CD, which this does not, and that evil phone thing too. Other than that, looks like a fine car On Thursday, November 24, 2005, at 05:31 PM, Lee Levitt wrote:

[MBZ] Iraqi Navy

2005-11-25 Thread redghost
http://www.ehowa.com/showpicture.shtml?image=iraqinavyguys.jpg It is Benz powered -- Clay Seattle Bioburner 1972 220D - Gump 1995 E300D - Cleo 1987 300SDL - POS - DOA The FSM would drive a Diesel Benz

Re: [MBZ] Swedish Drunk Moose

2005-11-25 Thread redghost
My understanding was that this was new, and though related to the Norwegian moose, this new one is a blond On Friday, November 25, 2005, at 06:02 AM, TimothyPilgrim wrote: Yawn, that is SO November 9th. :) Tim 1982 300TD Moby On 11/25/05, redghost [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: http

Re: [MBZ] Ponton project

2005-11-25 Thread redghost
Not sure I have seen a better rattle can paint job. On Friday, November 25, 2005, at 11:48 AM, Rick Knoble wrote: http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/220S-Mercedes-Benz-Sedan-1956-with- Webasto- Sunroof_W0QQitemZ4592143880QQcategoryZ6329QQssPageNameZWDVWQQrdZ1QQcmdZ ViewItem -- Clay Seattle

Re: [MBZ] Michigan 240d parts or project

2005-11-25 Thread redghost
Great price, wonder if I can drive it home. Willing to pay almost as much as I did for Gump On Friday, November 25, 2005, at 12:14 PM, Rick Knoble wrote: http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/1980-Mercedes-Benz-240- D_W0QQitemZ4592710791QQcategoryZ6329QQssPageNameZWDVWQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewIt em No

Re: [MBZ] fixer upper

2005-11-26 Thread redghost
OMFG Will they take a bid of $10? On Friday, November 25, 2005, at 03:42 PM, Rich Thomas wrote: http://www.texascarsforkids.org/details.asp?CarId=8563vType=1 --R ___ For new parts see official list sponsor: http://www.buymbparts.com/ For used parts email

Re: [MBZ] Global warming

2005-11-26 Thread redghost
Well, I am sure the GOP will have to return the bison so that we can eradicate trees. All 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

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

2005-11-26 Thread redghost
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 wrote: I''l bite -- You On 11/25/05, Kaleb C. Striplin [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:

Re: [MBZ] whats this?

2005-11-26 Thread redghost
Must only work with cars with computers. Diesel cars have only five codes according to the dealer in SLC. Not going to tell you anything other than - there is something wrong with something in the engine that was why there were five techs huddled around Cleo trying to guess what the

Re: [MBZ] Global warming

2005-11-26 Thread redghost
AM, OK Don wrote: Actually, I like the idea of bison running around. They are quite tasty! The ground meat makes great meatballs - the FSM would certainly approve. Ramen. On 11/26/05, redghost [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Well, I am sure the GOP will have to return the bison so that we can eradicate

Re: [MBZ] Global warming

2005-11-26 Thread redghost
that and the unchecked re emergence of the wild turkey! These evil critters are now at over seven million, up from a nice low of 30k about 70 years ago. They jump out of trees and terrorize unsuspecting women and children playing in yards and wandering nature trails the nation over. Next

[MBZ] Multi list of cars

2005-11-27 Thread redghost
No singles for you to delete. This is a full list, so that you only have to stress your brain once to find the delete key. LT Don may want one, or Sunil, so bugger off if you do not have interest in finding a car. http://seattle.craigslist.org/car/113780410.html --83 300D $3600

Re: [MBZ] Global warming

2005-11-27 Thread redghost
there is a growing Atlatl hunting contingent. Not sure if Canada will pick up on this. I am sure not interested in hunting with a bunch of drunk spear chuckin' idiots. Had to get Fish and Wildlife approval here in WA recently to allow the idiots to hunt with a spear throwing stick. Next

Re: [MBZ] Global warming

2005-11-27 Thread redghost
If you carry concealed, you better be ready to use if you draw. Last week some idiot kid decided to shoot up a local mall. Had an AK and side arm. There was a fellow shopping with his family carrying concealed. Idiot drew on the shooter, but spoke, instead of pulling the trigger. He is

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

2005-11-27 Thread redghost
Message- From: redghost [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Saturday, November 26, 2005 10:51 PM To: Mercedes mailing list Subject: Re: [MBZ] Global warming If you carry concealed, you better be ready to use if you draw. Last week some idiot kid decided to shoot up a local mall. Had an AK and side

Re: [MBZ] Global warming

2005-11-27 Thread redghost
Alzheimer's is probably more mad cow than some brain degeneration on its own. I do not think that bison are omnivores, so should not have an issue unless you gave them some burgers or cow chow. On Sunday, November 27, 2005, at 12:14 AM, David Brodbeck wrote: OK Don wrote: Actually, I like

Re: [MBZ] Big brother is coming for your car

2005-11-27 Thread redghost
, Mike Canfield wrote: Clay, The link tells me I don't have permission to access. What is this about? How can I access it? Thanks, Mike - Original Message - From: redghost [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Mercedes list [EMAIL PROTECTED]; Banned List [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Saturday, November 26

Re: [MBZ] Diesel prices in PNWest

2005-11-28 Thread redghost
Happy to see it down to $2.87 around Seattle On Monday, November 28, 2005, at 09:09 AM, Donald Snook wrote: I don't know what the rest of the country is doing, but I saw Diesel in Springfield, Missouri this past weekend at $2.28. On the way back to Wichita I went through Joplin and saw it for

Re: [MBZ] MB in Movie Preview

2005-11-29 Thread redghost
I recall Ben Kingsley drove a 280 114 in House of sand and fog On Monday, November 28, 2005, at 06:29 PM, Mitch Haley wrote: OK Don wrote: 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? In Enemy of the

[MBZ] Intermittent blinkers

2005-12-02 Thread redghost
Snow, or what passes for snow came today. Gump pulled a stupid stunt and played where is the blinker? Start up and all electrical is fine. Blinkers work both left and right. Drive for about 20 minutes on the highway, all is fine. Get off the highway to street speed and the darn blinkers

Re: [MBZ] this weeks ebay idiot

2005-12-02 Thread redghost
Must be the rust and bondo hiding the turbo On Thursday, December 1, 2005, at 08:59 AM, Kaleb C. Striplin wrote: http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/Mercedes-Benz-200-Series-240-D-83- MERCEDES-BENZ-240-TURBO-DIESEL-RUNNING- CONDITION_W0QQitemZ4594504320QQcategoryZ6329QQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem --

Re: [MBZ] 450SLC Headlight failure

2005-12-02 Thread redghost
I would say BFH or the special little hook thingy that MB makes to remove the panel. I much prefer BFH. More satisfaction On Thursday, December 1, 2005, at 02:59 PM, Robert N Conrad wrote: Gentlemen, Just got on this group and got a question. Was gifted a '78 450SLC and the headlights

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

2005-12-02 Thread redghost
Dude, if you have ten daughters and no boy, I think it was time to tie the dongle in a knot about five kids ago. That or get a softball team going. On Thursday, December 1, 2005, at 04:31 PM, Christopher McCann wrote: That's my answer too. If I don't wreck it, I don't plan on ever buying

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

2005-12-02 Thread redghost
MR2 or Fiero. My daughter was going to get the 85 MR2. Damn kid turned out to be a boy, so Gump came into my life. Has to have something safe, but backseat able to accommodate action On Thursday, December 1, 2005, at 04:39 PM, LT Don wrote: I think I remember being 32. I was flying

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

2005-12-02 Thread redghost
I see at least one each season at the pick and pull-- Yugo that is. On Thursday, December 1, 2005, at 06:03 PM, Christopher McCann wrote: Unlike the Ford Festiva (i owned one for a while - great little car)- I haven't seen a Yugo in years - are there any left? Chris LT Don [EMAIL

Re: [MBZ] Intermittent blinkers

2005-12-02 Thread redghost
Could be. Maybe I pissed off the FSM? Either way, I would love to have a 115 Krankenwagen. Then I have a true Wagongeist On Thursday, December 1, 2005, at 08:28 PM, OK Don wrote: Wagongeist. On 12/1/05, redghost [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Snow, or what passes for snow came today. Gump

Re: [MBZ] Intermittent blinkers

2005-12-02 Thread redghost
To: Mercedes mailing list Subject: Re: [MBZ] Intermittent blinkers Wagongeist. On 12/1/05, redghost [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Snow, or what passes for snow came today. Gump pulled a stupid stunt and played where is the blinker? Start up and all electrical is fine. Blinkers work both left and right

Re: [MBZ] Intermittent blinkers

2005-12-03 Thread redghost
Well, could be that. May need to scavenge another one from the PnP On Friday, December 2, 2005, at 12:17 AM, Steve MacSween wrote: someone claiming to be [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Start up and all electrical is fine. Blinkers work both left and right. Drive for about 20 minutes on the

Re: [MBZ] jump start pack

2005-12-03 Thread redghost
I think you want 350cca just to light off the car On Friday, December 2, 2005, at 01:27 PM, LT Don wrote: But back to my original question -- how many cold cranking amps should I be requiring, assuming that this thing will be sitting in the trunk of my car on cold winter days. On 12/2/05,

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

2005-12-03 Thread redghost
Oohhh Gump has one of those. Better give it a drink of water On Friday, December 2, 2005, at 04:11 PM, LT Don wrote: No, not time for a new battery. Just time for the owner to pay attention to maintenance issues on what looked to be a sealed battery. It is the Interstate MegaMother

Re: [MBZ] [EMAIL PROTECTED][EMAIL PROTECTED] insurance companies my Crushed 300CD

2005-12-03 Thread redghost
Call the fellow and tell him you are talking to attorney and any further communication will be with him. Then go get said attorney. Usually the offer increases when attorney is mentioned On Friday, December 2, 2005, at 04:37 PM, eric peterson wrote: Well just heard from the insurance

[MBZ] Red Roadster

2005-12-04 Thread redghost
http://seattle.craigslist.org/car/114934222.html You know you want this mid 50's roadster. Selling for only $6k, in SHINY shape and will look great with you at the wheel. Very fuel sipping as well. -- Clay Seattle Bioburner 1972 220D - Gump 1995 E300D - Cleo 1987 300SDL - POS - DOA The FSM

Re: [MBZ] Insurance claim and attorneys (85 300CD)

2005-12-05 Thread redghost
Depending upon how the agreement is structured (with your attorney) Should you prevail at trial, you would be able to petition for fees to be paid by the other party, thereby keeping the $10k, and having him paid by them. If you settle, you may have to cover his fee from any award. Usually

Re: [MBZ] Glow plug reamer for OM606?

2005-12-07 Thread redghost
I suspect that any old reamer for a 617 should work just fine in your 115. Gump on the other hand has a 615 engine and who knows what tool I could use should I ever need to ream her On Monday, December 5, 2005, at 11:40 AM, R A Bennell wrote: So, if I understand correctly, (I've never yet

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

2005-12-07 Thread redghost
Wandered about the local university surplus store and found all sorts of video and medical goodies. Bet you could find some higher tech old stuff that would be easy on the wallet On Tuesday, December 6, 2005, at 01:13 PM, David Brodbeck wrote: Curt Raymond wrote: There are actually 2

Re: [MBZ] 300D, 1975

2005-12-07 Thread redghost
Lots of rattle can on the engine. I will have to get an earl schieb paint job on Gump and increase her value to thousands of dollars On Tuesday, December 6, 2005, at 01:26 PM, Tom Scordato wrote: http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/ eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItemitem=4595431023fromMakeTrack=true

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

2005-12-07 Thread redghost
Might be interested in taking Gump in a few summers. Head out of Seattle as a point, or meet in Vancouver off Canada hwy 1 On Tuesday, December 6, 2005, at 01:29 PM, Christopher McCann wrote: I'm working on my 300D-owning workmate. He wanted to bike across Russia (his friend is doing it:

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

2005-12-07 Thread redghost
Sounds like somebody should invest in a support vehicle of the old transit bus type. We could keep spare fuel and parts inside as well as secure place for food and some bunks for the drivers who do not camp. I am sure there could be a heat source to keep us warm. Wonder where I could find a

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

2005-12-07 Thread redghost
or a cheap motor home pulling an enclosed trailer? redghost wrote: Sounds like somebody should invest in a support vehicle of the old transit bus type. We could keep spare fuel and parts inside as well as secure place for food and some bunks for the drivers who do not camp. I am sure

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

2005-12-07 Thread redghost
Well, that is why we invest in the tanker truck! Bound to need a few thousand gallons of BioD goodness, and if we haul it ourselves. Or get a small processor thing to tack onto the back of a tanker so we can do the WVO into BioD on the road with all the french fry oil along the way. On

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

2005-12-08 Thread redghost
Good Lord! Imagine the onboard genset to power that 1500 watt radio. And the ANTENNA would be whipping the tar out of everybody for about 100 feet around as you drive by On Wednesday, December 7, 2005, at 07:14 PM, OK Don wrote: You can all get ham licenses - the basic license test is

[MBZ] Your Old CD Kevin?

2005-12-09 Thread redghost
http://seattle.craigslist.org/car/116819988.html Looks like a nice car. If it is Kevin's, then the mark up is HUGE! $7500 for an 83? -- Clay Seattle Bioburner 1972 220D - Gump 1995 E300D - Cleo 1987 300SDL - POS - DOA The FSM would drive a Diesel Benz

[MBZ] SEA list o' car

2005-12-09 Thread redghost
Hit the Delete button if lists of cars offend you NOW! Hit the button! Ok, then read on http://seattle.craigslist.org/car/116803502.html --83 300D $2k http://seattle.craigslist.org/car/116682128.html --93 SL $16,500 http://seattle.craigslist.org/car/116635786.html -84 SE $1300

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

2005-12-09 Thread redghost
Maybe we need to get a BIG truck with trailer for hauling cars home? On Thursday, December 8, 2005, at 09:57 AM, Hans Neureiter wrote: The Dalton Hwy is littered with abandoned cars which either slid off the road or broke down. It's a semi frozen gravel road, really messy when partially

Re: [MBZ] who wants to chip in for this for the articQ

2005-12-09 Thread redghost
Just a little too purty for my tastes On Thursday, December 8, 2005, at 06:58 PM, Kaleb C. Striplin wrote: http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/GM-Diesel-BUS-MOTORHOME-RV-CONVERSION- HOME-on-WHEELS_W0QQitemZ4595286607QQcategoryZ50056QQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem -- Clay Seattle Bioburner 1972 220D -

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

2005-12-10 Thread redghost
Got thinking about on the road repairs. We have a few folks that are handy with a welding set up. My B-i-L has set up his rock crawler with onboard compressor (small and unknown use with tools) and welding set up to deal with issues while out in the middle of nowhere. Somebody with larger

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

2005-12-10 Thread redghost
That would say something about the reliability of our cars if that got seen. Not sure how much welding together I need to put Gump through to have her survive the trip On Friday, December 9, 2005, at 05:34 PM, Kaleb C. Striplin wrote: how about a semi with about a 9 car hauler? redghost

Re: [MBZ] Arctic Q

2005-12-10 Thread redghost
Lorenzo's Oil? Same sort of condition and they made a special Or not. Just got my mind in that direction from the decription On Friday, December 9, 2005, at 07:23 PM, wilton strickland wrote: My physical ability - 'can barely walk, 'lost most feeling below knees, 'bad tension tremor in

[MBZ] Tired of Argueing

2005-12-13 Thread redghost
The Queen of Denial has finally gone beyond my ability to deal with. Well, she is fine, she just should have Cleo taken from her. Been complaining to me about odd dummy lights and strange things. Ran around finding which light could be out, and I think I finally got it. Replace ALL the

Re: [MBZ] Hamdan and the Amazing Technicolor 126

2005-12-13 Thread redghost
Gaydar is going off!!! Must be Mustafa with his Rainbow brigade at the Pride March On Monday, December 12, 2005, at 07:47 AM, tom savage wrote: http://f27.parsimony.net/forum66434/messages/21676.htm ___ For new parts see official list sponsor:

Re: [MBZ] ArcticQ - US rendezvous point

2005-12-13 Thread redghost
Sumas is not right close or simple to get to from major roads. It is the truck route about 15 miles off I-5 to the east. Country lanes from I-5 until you get meander to the border. It is a tiny town out in the boonies with good connections to Canadian roads. East of the Rockies would be

Re: [MBZ] Buying a car in GA and registering it in OK:

2005-12-13 Thread redghost
WA sucks $$$ out your wallet. I even had the eBay listing with winning bid price when I went to the DMV. Right there it had $117.50. What'd I get charged? Tax on $1700, because unless it was in the junk yard, a Running 220D is worth at least $1700 here in WA! On Monday, December 12, 2005,

Re: [MBZ] Buying a car in GA and registering it in OK:

2005-12-14 Thread redghost
and promptly handed me an insane fine for not having my vehicle properly tagged in WA. Heck I hadn't even unloaded my furniture from the truck yet ! Robert redghost wrote: WA sucks $$$ out your wallet. I even had the eBay listing with winning bid price when I went to the DMV. Right

Re: [MBZ] Tired of Argueing

2005-12-14 Thread redghost
Lee, I did a google and I could not find it. Please point me in the correct direction, as this would be a great tool for such instances as the one just past. On Tuesday, December 13, 2005, at 05:05 AM, Lee Levitt wrote: Click Clack Tappet Brothers Light Extinguisher -- Clay Seattle

Re: [MBZ] [Fwd: Re: Club 123D]

2005-12-14 Thread redghost
vince needs to sign onto the stiplin list and we can then bash away about what is the proper oil he needs to endorse, which tires are best fitted to the w123, why the fuses are never changed regularly in that model, and the virtues of turbo over non turbo models. Along with California

Re: [MBZ] Mercedes Digest, Vol 7, Issue 87

2005-12-14 Thread redghost
Chris, hitting the Winnipeg junction would work well for you, no sense going all the way out here to head north. For west coasties, we are best positioned to meet in Prince George, Edmonton or Regina depending on where we are heading north from. It would be around day five out of

Re: [MBZ] ArcticQ - US rendezvous point

2005-12-14 Thread redghost
Chris is right here in town and I have marveled at his work. Even buy some fuel from him. will wander over and see what he thinks about sponsoring. May need to take the car there a few times, just to seem more a customer. On Tuesday, December 13, 2005, at 10:24 AM, Christopher McCann

Re: [MBZ] ArcticQ - US rendezvous point

2005-12-14 Thread redghost
I thought about who to procure along the route. Maybe we call ahead to the greasy spoons along the way and have them hold onto a quantity of old fry oil for us to remove for them. On Tuesday, December 13, 2005, at 10:37 AM, Levi Smith wrote: Now, first off I think that would be cool. I

Re: [MBZ] Mercedes Digest, Vol 7, Issue 87

2005-12-14 Thread redghost
Depending on when we head out, I am sure you could snag some college kid to drive it for you to a drop off point. On Tuesday, December 13, 2005, at 10:44 AM, David Brodbeck wrote: Chris Hoskin wrote: I am in New England and am thinking driving to BC and THEN starting a 4000 mile run may be

Re: [MBZ] ArcticQ - US rendezvous point

2005-12-14 Thread redghost
That is where the support vehicle with onboard processing would be handy. Take the WVO and toss it into a settling/separating tank and a few hours later be able to dispense workable fuel. Take the real waste gunk and make bear cakes for feeding the scraps to grizzlies On Tuesday, December

[MBZ] Kaleb will offer them $500

2005-12-14 Thread redghost
http://seattlepi.nwsource.com/national/1120AP_Buried_Car.html In 2007 Kaleb will have an opportunity to get a new car for maybe $500 -- Clay Seattle Bioburner 1972 220D - Gump 1995 E300D - Cleo 1987 300SDL - POS - DOA The FSM would drive a Diesel Benz

Re: [MBZ] Buying a car in GA and registering it in OK:

2005-12-14 Thread redghost
What was the deal for Oregoonians? $10 to register the car? And property taxes were killing you, so you voted to underfund the schools? IIRC, no need to actually need to know how to drive down there, just have to show proof of insurance to get a license. On Tuesday, December 13, 2005, at

Re: [MBZ] Snow Tires for Sale

2005-12-14 Thread redghost
Walt, are those bundts? I am headed up Thursday and may need some tires for Gump On Tuesday, December 13, 2005, at 07:02 PM, W. Lasher wrote: Snow Tires for Sale: I have 2 studded snow tires for sale Cooper Weather master S/T P197/70 R 14 M/S, These were used on my

Re: [MBZ] ArcticQ - WVO burning

2005-12-15 Thread redghost
a defibrillator for those of us older than our cars and in worse shape. Base station for the radios and ability to drag cars out of melting permafrost On Wednesday, December 14, 2005, at 07:24 AM, Mitch Haley wrote: redghost wrote: That is where the support vehicle with onboard processing would

Re: [MBZ] Year End Specials

2005-12-15 Thread redghost
Darn!! not deals on 114/115 brakes? Need some for Gump and was going to order before too much longer On Wednesday, December 14, 2005, at 12:27 PM, Rusty Cullens wrote: These are good ONLY until December 31st 2005 and they are VERY kick--- prices. W123 FrontRear Brake Kit. Pagid Pads,

Re: [MBZ] Year End Specials

2005-12-15 Thread redghost
LT, did he offer you the proper Teutonic Air or was he able to assure you that common Iowa air is good enough for the tires, since they are not OEM and long out of warranty? I am sure I do not need to order the air from Rusty, as I am using nasty cheapo tires on Gump. On Wednesday,

Re: [MBZ] picturing a banjo bolt

2005-12-15 Thread redghost
I have more VW bolts than I can shake a finger at. If you need, I can supply by the wheel load. They are much the same as the steel wheel bolts, but have the silly VW markings on them. In a pinch I used some for when Gump wore steel before bundts On Wednesday, December 14, 2005, at 05:55

Re: [MBZ] Year End Specials

2005-12-15 Thread redghost
: redghost wrote: LT, did he offer you the proper Teutonic Air or was he able to assure you that common Iowa air is good enough for the tires, since they are not OEM and long out of warranty? I am sure I do not need to order the air from Rusty, as I am using nasty cheapo tires on Gump

Re: [MBZ] Year End Specials

2005-12-15 Thread redghost
in your tires. I can provide free original german MB air for all who attend any OkieQ. David Brodbeck wrote: redghost wrote: LT, did he offer you the proper Teutonic Air or was he able to assure you that common Iowa air is good enough for the tires, since they are not OEM and long out

Re: [MBZ] Kaleb will offer them $500

2005-12-15 Thread redghost
There is a fellow up in Victoria BC been trying to get takers for his on Craigslist for about a year On Wednesday, December 14, 2005, at 06:50 PM, OK Don wrote: I'd think the Belvedere would best be left buried -- -- On 12/14/05, Kaleb C. Striplin [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Thats cool, I

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