Re: [MBZ] Chevrolet Colorado Diesel Promises Best-in-Class Towing, Torque

2015-07-18 Thread Mountain Man via Mercedes
Curt wrote: Sadly both Trump and Walker are nuts and exceptionally good at making bad decisions. Trump takes chances and regularly goes bankrupt, can't do that with a country... Walker tells people one thing, then does another, ie he sets up labor deals and then breaks them so his

Re: [MBZ] Chevrolet Colorado Diesel Promises Best-in-Class Towing, Torque

2015-07-17 Thread Curly McLain via Mercedes
Those would be stationary. The F series has timing advance for vehicle use.They told me it meant Fahrtzoid The fahr part is understandable. I can't interpret the rest of the word. The meaning is roughly intended for vehicular use. Herr Gabard could probably give a better explanation.

Re: [MBZ] Chevrolet Colorado Diesel Promises Best-in-Class Towing, Torque

2015-07-17 Thread Curly McLain via Mercedes
Goobermnt motors must be confident that they have effectively killed off the Diesel engine for Fahrtzoid use. (as in the Deutz F series of engines: F912 and F913.) Price of Dissel is 2.49 and benzin is 2.68. Its been way too long since the world was the right side up. Now if we can move

Re: [MBZ] Chevrolet Colorado Diesel Promises Best-in-Class Towing, Torque

2015-07-17 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
Diesel has dropped down here, too. Benzine has remained stable, in the 2.40/gallon range, but diesel seems to be flirting with prices in the high $2.50s. Deutz makes some BA air cooled diesels. Darned near indestructible, and easy to work on. The only diesel engine that holds a candle to them

Re: [MBZ] Chevrolet Colorado Diesel Promises Best-in-Class Towing, Torque

2015-07-17 Thread Curt Raymond via Mercedes
, July 17, 2015 9:09 AM Subject: Re: [MBZ] Chevrolet Colorado Diesel Promises Best-in-Class Towing, Torque What is a BA, Dan? Paid 2.69 last night while driving home from Charlotte, my favorite local station is 2.65.  Gas Buddy says I can pay 2.53 at a station down in ChuckTown.  I think

Re: [MBZ] Chevrolet Colorado Diesel Promises Best-in-Class Towing, Torque

2015-07-17 Thread Curt Raymond via Mercedes
] Chevrolet Colorado Diesel Promises Best-in-Class Towing, Torque Goobermnt motors must be confident that they have effectively killed off the Diesel engine for Fahrtzoid use.  (as in the Deutz F series of engines: F912 and F913.) Price of Dissel is 2.49 and benzin is 2.68.  Its been way too

Re: [MBZ] Chevrolet Colorado Diesel Promises Best-in-Class Towing, Torque

2015-07-17 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
What is a BA, Dan? Paid 2.69 last night while driving home from Charlotte, my favorite local station is 2.65. Gas Buddy says I can pay 2.53 at a station down in ChuckTown. I think unleaded is around 2.40? -- Max Dillon Charleston SC '87 300TD '95 E300 On July 17, 2015 9:00:53 AM EDT, Dan

Re: [MBZ] Chevrolet Colorado Diesel Promises Best-in-Class Towing, Torque

2015-07-17 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
Badass. Sent from my iPad On Jul 17, 2015, at 9:09 AM, Max Dillon via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: What is a BA, Dan? Paid 2.69 last night while driving home from Charlotte, my favorite local station is 2.65. Gas Buddy says I can pay 2.53 at a station down in ChuckTown. I

Re: [MBZ] Chevrolet Colorado Diesel Promises Best-in-Class Towing, Torque

2015-07-17 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
Deutz has made over the road engines for decades. Much of the truck rolling stock in the Middle East and sub-Saharan Africa was powered by Deutz engines in the latter half of the last century. Now Lister I don't know about, as those I only dealt with as stationary engines. Maybe one of the

Re: [MBZ] Chevrolet Colorado Diesel Promises Best-in-Class Towing, Torque

2015-07-17 Thread Curt Raymond via Mercedes
Colorado Diesel Promises Best-in-Class Towing, Torque Deutz has made over the road engines for decades. Much of the truck rolling stock in the Middle East and sub-Saharan Africa was powered by Deutz engines in the latter half of the last century. Now Lister I don't know about, as those I only

Re: [MBZ] Chevrolet Colorado Diesel Promises Best-in-Class Towing, Torque

2015-07-17 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Colorado Diesel Promises Best-in-Class Towing, Torque Deutz has made over the road engines for decades. Much of the truck rolling stock in the Middle East and sub-Saharan Africa was powered by Deutz engines in the latter half of the last century. Now Lister I don't know about, as those I only

Re: [MBZ] Chevrolet Colorado Diesel Promises Best-in-Class Towing, Torque

2015-07-17 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
The Kohler distributor I worked for in the mid 80s was a Lister/Petter distributor. Petter was the throw away engine line, cheap, aluminum block diesel engines good for maybe 5,000 - 10,000 hours. Listers were the expensive, last longer than your average lifetime engines. Everybody knows the

Re: [MBZ] Chevrolet Colorado Diesel Promises Best-in-Class Towing, Torque

2015-07-17 Thread fmiser via Mercedes
Curt wrote: I'd love to find a Lister or a listeroid clone to build a generator head to for use at camp. www.vidhataindia.com/lister.htm ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change

Re: [MBZ] Chevrolet Colorado Diesel Promises Best-in-Class Towing, Torque

2015-07-17 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
: Dan Penoff d...@penoff.com Sent: Friday, July 17, 2015 12:46 PM Subject: Re: [MBZ] Chevrolet Colorado Diesel Promises Best-in-Class Towing, Torque Deutz has made over the road engines for decades. Much of the truck rolling stock in the Middle East and sub-Saharan Africa was powered

Re: [MBZ] Chevrolet Colorado Diesel Promises Best-in-Class Towing, Torque

2015-07-17 Thread archer75--- via Mercedes
Back in the '80s a trucking neighbor said a truckline tried Deutz air cooled diesels in big road tractors. They had trouble maintaining proper working temperature in the winter and the mpg was not very good. He thought they just stuck a diesel intended for farm use in the trucks since there

Re: [MBZ] Chevrolet Colorado Diesel Promises Best-in-Class Towing, Torque

2015-07-17 Thread Curly McLain via Mercedes
Deutz has made over the road engines for decades. Much of the truck rolling stock in the Middle East and sub-Saharan Africa was powered by Deutz engines in the latter half of the last century. Now Lister I don't know about, as those I only dealt with as stationary engines. Maybe one of the

Re: [MBZ] Chevrolet Colorado Diesel Promises Best-in-Class Towing, Torque

2015-07-17 Thread Curt Raymond via Mercedes
I considered it for awhile. Certainly I have a nearly infinite supply of spruce and poplar to burn but there's a reason they were steam ENGINEERS... Curt Who is not interested in getting blowed up by a steam boiler Sent from Yahoo Mail on Android ___

Re: [MBZ] Chevrolet Colorado Diesel Promises Best-in-Class Towing, Torque

2015-07-16 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Eight years to develop the engine??? That explains a lot... Still, a promising turn for more diesel fueled vehicles... -- Max Dillon Charleston SC '87 300TD '95 E300 On July 15, 2015 12:57:59 PM EDT, Curt Raymond via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote:

Re: [MBZ] Chevrolet Colorado Diesel Promises Best-in-Class Towing, Torque

2015-07-15 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
It's because they love Hitler so much: https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=Wraq6VnXmGo Dan Whatever you do, don't mention the war. Sent from my iPad On Jul 15, 2015, at 1:29 PM, Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: The engine is built in THAILAND!! wtf! On Wed, Jul

Re: [MBZ] Chevrolet Colorado Diesel Promises Best-in-Class Towing, Torque

2015-07-15 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
The engine is built in THAILAND!! wtf! On Wed, Jul 15, 2015 at 12:57 PM, Curt Raymond via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: http://www.autoguide.com/auto-news/2015/06/chevy-colorado-diesel-promises-best-in-class-towing-torque.html -Curt ___