Re: [MBZ] BenzpR0n

2015-09-01 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Some idiot says on that web page that alloy wheels were incorrect on a W11 coupe. Hogwash! The factory data card for my 9/69 280SEC 3.5 listed alloys as an option, and they look very correct. On Tue, Sep 1, 2015 at 10:42 AM, Rich Thomas via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: >

Re: [MBZ] BenzpR0n of the day - DISTRONIC PLUS® with Steering Assist

2013-04-21 Thread Chris James
Came across an article describing the system working in conjunction with ESP on the previous A B Class models. I'd like to imagine that Steering Assist also comes into play on the new E with the standard ESP program possibly the optional lane tracking feature, they're just choosing to market

Re: [MBZ] BenzpR0n of the day

2013-04-20 Thread Mitch Haley
Nothing like having a car that thinks it's smarter than you are, unless it's having a car that thinks the driver ahead of you is smarter than you are. 1. When I steer around a pothole or a piece of 2x4 with nails in it, the car will make sure it goes straight down the center of the lane? 2. If

Re: [MBZ] BenzpR0n of the day - DISTRONIC PLUS® with Steering Assist

2013-04-20 Thread Chris James
No, no! Steering assist is only active when you have the Distronic cruise activated. But it's an assist onlyit doesn't take full control of the wheel, only making it easier to stay in your lane by slightly varying the power assist off the center direction of travel. It won't prevent you

Re: [MBZ] BenzpR0n of the day - DISTRONIC PLUS® with Steering Assist

2013-04-20 Thread Mitch Haley
Chris James wrote: No, no! Steering assist is only active when you have the Distronic cruise activated. But it's an assist onlyit doesn't take full control of the wheel, only making it easier to stay in your lane by slightly varying the power assist off the center direction of travel.

Re: [MBZ] BenzPr0n

2012-11-25 Thread Hendrik Fay
Even the Stig was there. Hendrik who is not the Stig On 25/11/12 01:52, Rich Thomas wrote: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E4AGoGBfQe8feature=youtu.be --R ___ http://www.okiebenz.com For new and used parts go to www.okiebenz.com To search list

Re: [MBZ] BenzPr0n

2012-11-25 Thread Rich Thomas
I did not see him (or her)! --R On 11/25/12 6:42 PM, Hendrik Fay wrote: Even the Stig was there. Hendrik who is not the Stig On 25/11/12 01:52, Rich Thomas wrote: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E4AGoGBfQe8feature=youtu.be --R ___

Re: [MBZ] BenzPr0n

2012-11-25 Thread Mitch Haley
Henny's not the only one who was thinking Stig at 0:18. Rich Thomas wrote: I did not see him (or her)! --R On 11/25/12 6:42 PM, Hendrik Fay wrote: Even the Stig was there. Hendrik who is not the Stig On 25/11/12 01:52, Rich Thomas wrote:

Re: [MBZ] BenzPr0n

2012-11-24 Thread andrew strasfogel
Which car was yours, Rich? On Sat, Nov 24, 2012 at 10:22 AM, Rich Thomas richthomas79td...@constructivity.net wrote: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E4AGoGBfQe8feature=youtu.be --R ___ http://www.okiebenz.com For new and used parts go to www.okiebenz.com

Re: [MBZ] BenzPr0n

2012-11-24 Thread Rich Thomas
Pick 3! speakinawhich I gotta go buy wunnathem $320M Powerball tikkees. --R On 11/24/2012 10:40 AM, andrew strasfogel wrote: Which car was yours, Rich? On Sat, Nov 24, 2012 at 10:22 AM, Rich Thomas richthomas79td...@constructivity.net wrote: