Re: [MBZ] Cold Start Video

2022-01-17 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
"cold start" means driving on a cold day for half an hour, turning off the ignition, and then immediately firing it up. On Mon, Jan 17, 2022 at 12:49 PM Jaime Kopchinski via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > This is entertaining: >

Re: [MBZ] won't start. 2007 Mercedes R350 - $4, 000 (Caddell Woods Wake Forest)

2022-01-07 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Has a spark but lost its compression. On Fri, Jan 7, 2022 at 9:40 AM Floyd Thursby via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Looks nice but engine kakked? $4k boat anchor? > > > https://raleigh.craigslist.org/cto/d/wake-forest-2007-mercedes-r350/7429583611.html > > -- > --FT > > >

Re: [MBZ] To start off and not waist time IT HAS A GOOD AMOUNT OF RUST, It’s a 4 cylinder diesel with a 4 speed manual 1977 Mercedes-Benz 240d,$3,000

2021-10-17 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Such a looser. On Sun, Oct 17, 2021, 10:39 AM Floyd Thursby via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > PLEASE DONT WAIST MY TIME! > > https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/177584161192974 > > -- > --FT > > ___ > http://www.okiebenz.com > > To search

Re: [MBZ] You start your car directly from your phone no matter where you are!

2021-10-17 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
But whoever steals your phone will definitely appreciate getting the bonus of a free car. On Sat, Oct 16, 2021, 10:56 PM Allan Streib via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Yes, the possibilities are endless. > > "I was letting little Johnny play with my phone and when I got back to the

Re: [MBZ] You start your car directly from your phone no matter where you are!

2021-10-16 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
Yes, the possibilities are endless. "I was letting little Johnny play with my phone and when I got back to the shop to get my car it was covered in blood and the service tech was missing a hand." On Sat, Oct 16, 2021, at 10:49 PM, Jim Cathey wrote: > Think of the fun you can have the next time

Re: [MBZ] You start your car directly from your phone no matter where you are!

2021-10-16 Thread Jim Cathey via Mercedes
Think of the fun you can have the next time you take your car in for service! -- Jim ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

Re: [MBZ] Rough start to the day

2018-09-20 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
No, I've only got liability coverage. Hard to justify full coverage on a $3k car over thirty years old. I was behind a big truck when it happened, one car back from him, don't know if he kicked it up or maybe it fell from his load. It also may have come from the car right in front of me.

Re: [MBZ] Rough start to the day

2018-09-20 Thread Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes
Your inshoounce ought to fix that for you --FT Sent from iPhone > On Sep 20, 2018, at 7:06 AM, Meade Dillon via Mercedes > wrote: > > Not a rock chip, pretty much a rock divot. > > Wonder if that $500 wagon has a decent windshield? I just may have to find > out... > - > Max >

Re: [MBZ] OT Start of a Lister 4 Cylinder by hand

2018-01-15 Thread MG via Mercedes
I used to have an old either H or F14 IH. Tricyle gear and that dual fuel engine. Never ran it on kero but I got to say that when everything was good it would start on the first pull of the crank. No electrics on it. Then I sold it and got the Kubota. It didn't pull as much cause it didn't

Re: [MBZ] OT Start of a Lister 4 Cylinder by hand

2018-01-14 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
One of the memories of my childhood is my uncle starting my grandfather's 1939 model b JD by throwing the flywheel around by hand. Then I would sit on my grandfather's lap as he drove the tractor. After a while he would turn a lever & a cloud of black kerosene smoke would come back toward us. An

Re: [MBZ] OT Start of a Lister 4 Cylinder by hand

2018-01-14 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
I've never heard of that 430. In my mind, THIS is what a 430 is http://www.tractordata.com/farm-tractors/000/0/4/49-john-deere-430.html We had a 430 industrial. Here's what I wanted: http://www.tractordata.com/farm-tractors/000/0/5/54-john-deere-435-photos.html Jimmy 2-53 screamer. The one I

Re: [MBZ] OT Start of a Lister 4 Cylinder by hand

2018-01-13 Thread fmiser via Mercedes
> > Kaleb wrote: > > I’m pretty sure my jd tractor has a yanmar. Yep. > > > https://www.deere.com/en/tractors/utility-tractors/3-family-compact-utility-tractors/3032e-compact-utility-tractor/ > Curley wrote: > yes, but that is not exactly a garden tractor. But the JD 430 is. Made 1984 to

Re: [MBZ] OT Start of a Lister 4 Cylinder by hand

2018-01-13 Thread Scott Ritchey via Mercedes
As I recall, the actual compression release worked well but other things, mainly the injector pump, I think, created considerable drag on the rotational momentum. On the Volvo (2 cyl) I recall the distinct sounds of the injectors firing as I hand-cranked. I could not pop the compression

Re: [MBZ] OT Start of a Lister 4 Cylinder by hand

2018-01-13 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
> On January 13, 2018 at 9:57 PM Scott Ritchey via Mercedes > wrote: > > > I tried to hand-crank a 8 hp Yanmar (Cape Dory 27) and 12 hp Volvo (Columbia > 8.7). No success with either although I was ill-positioned with the engine > low in the bilge. It may have been

Re: [MBZ] OT Start of a Lister 4 Cylinder by hand

2018-01-13 Thread Scott Ritchey via Mercedes
I tried to hand-crank a 8 hp Yanmar (Cape Dory 27) and 12 hp Volvo (Columbia 8.7). No success with either although I was ill-positioned with the engine low in the bilge. It may have been possible with more adrenalin and a second person to trip the compression release at just the right time.

Re: [MBZ] OT Start of a Lister 4 Cylinder by hand

2018-01-13 Thread MG via Mercedes
I don't know which Kubotas you're talking about. I had a 78 Kubota 3 cyl 24hp L225 that had both 3 point and a pto. The pto even had a high speed that ran at 1000rpm at the same engine rpm that the low speed ran 540. I wish my new tractor had that 1000 rpm high speed option. That was all

Re: [MBZ] OT Start of a Lister 4 Cylinder by hand

2018-01-13 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
Ha! A 4020 or 856-1468 with a loader, bucket and forks woulda cost you half as much (or less) and done twice (or more) as much! Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes January 13, 2018 at 7:33 PM I really should have got a bigger tractor.

Re: [MBZ] OT Start of a Lister 4 Cylinder by hand

2018-01-13 Thread Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes
I really should have got a bigger tractor. Sent from my iPhone > On Jan 13, 2018, at 6:45 PM, Mitch Haley via Mercedes > wrote: > > >> On January 13, 2018 at 7:35 PM Curley McLain via Mercedes >> wrote: >> >> We used the JD 1530 (1974, 35

Re: [MBZ] OT Start of a Lister 4 Cylinder by hand

2018-01-13 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
> On January 13, 2018 at 7:35 PM Curley McLain via Mercedes > wrote: > > We used the JD 1530 (1974, 35 Nebraska HP) Assembled in Mannheim, D) as > a garden tractor but only because the IH A didn't have 3 point or a > plow. The 1530 pulled a frod 2 bottom like it was

Re: [MBZ] OT Start of a Lister 4 Cylinder by hand

2018-01-13 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
yes, but that is not exactly a garden tractor. We used the JD 1530 (1974, 35 Nebraska HP) Assembled in Mannheim, D) as a garden tractor but only because the IH A didn't have 3 point or a plow. The 1530 pulled a frod 2 bottom like it was nothing. We usually plowed a 1/2 A to 1 A for garden.

Re: [MBZ] OT Start of a Lister 4 Cylinder by hand

2018-01-13 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
the Satoh tractor was what I liked. Diesel 2 cyl, with PTO and 3 point hitch. I think kubota and yanmar make them that way for RTW, but most of the kubotoa/yanmar(JD) here don't have PTO or 3 point. All the Satohs I've seen are old, but do have PTO and 3 point. Some are 4wd too. The JD

Re: [MBZ] OT Start of a Lister 4 Cylinder by hand

2018-01-13 Thread G Mann via Mercedes
I have a John Deere Gator that has Yanmar engine. 3 cylinder 850 cc diesel. When I bought it, I got a "spare engine" that had spun a rod bearing and was torn down, so it's in parts... Seems parts are lots of bucks. A complete new engine, fully dressed, lists for a shade under $9,000.00. On Sat,

Re: [MBZ] OT Start of a Lister 4 Cylinder by hand

2018-01-13 Thread Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes
I’m pretty sure my jd tractor has a yanmar. Yep. https://www.deere.com/en/tractors/utility-tractors/3-family-compact-utility-tractors/3032e-compact-utility-tractor/ Sent from my iPhone > On Jan 13, 2018, at 8:50 AM, Mitch Haley via Mercedes > wrote: > > >> On

Re: [MBZ] OT Start of a Lister 4 Cylinder by hand

2018-01-13 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
I think Jaime’s in the middle of rebuilding one right now… -D > On Jan 13, 2018, at 9:50 AM, Mitch Haley via Mercedes > wrote: > > >> On January 13, 2018 at 9:41 AM Dan Penoff via Mercedes >> wrote: >> >> >> Yanmar makes a very nice small

Re: [MBZ] OT Start of a Lister 4 Cylinder by hand

2018-01-13 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
> On January 13, 2018 at 9:41 AM Dan Penoff via Mercedes > wrote: > > > Yanmar makes a very nice small diesel engine. When I was in the generator > business Kohler used them exclusively on their marine units. I would > probably consider them comparable to a Kubota.

Re: [MBZ] OT Start of a Lister 4 Cylinder by hand

2018-01-13 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
Yanmar makes a very nice small diesel engine. When I was in the generator business Kohler used them exclusively on their marine units. I would probably consider them comparable to a Kubota. Very reliable, simple, and easy to service. They’re very popular in the marine business for (sailboat)

Re: [MBZ] hot start issue in 617

2017-12-09 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Something is wrong with the injection pump or an input to the injection pump. I'd try disconnecting the vacuum shut-off valve to test Curly's theory. Maybe lift pump is bad? Maybe air leak into fuel lines? -- Max Dillon Charleston SC '87 300TD '95 E300 On December 8, 2017 9:36:53 PM EST,

Re: [MBZ] hot start issue in 617

2017-12-08 Thread clay monroe via Mercedes
I got in touch with the shop about the work done. The lines all seem to be where they belong. There was prior issue with slow shut down. It is a heartbeat only, not the immediate shut off, nor does it sputter along for seconds on end. clay 1974 450sl - Frosch - Two tone green 1986 SDL -

Re: [MBZ] hot start issue in 617

2017-12-02 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
messed up vacuum lines? reversed? Is the vacuum shutoff holding the rack closed after the key is on? That is what it sounds like to me. Vacuum reservoir is supposed to hold vacuum until the car is started the next time. If it is connected to the shutoff when the key is turned on, that

Re: [MBZ] slow start today

2017-02-14 Thread archer75--- via Mercedes
Where's Joe Redner in the midst of all of this? I thought he had something to do with the cab business in Tampa. Did he die or retire? Joe would have become a famous Tampa politician had he managed to get elected. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joe_Redner Gerry

Re: [MBZ] slow start today

2017-02-14 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
Uh, isn't that a distinction with no difference? Max Dillon via Mercedes February 14, 2017 at 5:47 PM This ain't politics, it's corruption! Wait, I meant, hmm... Ok you got us. ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list

Re: [MBZ] slow start today

2017-02-14 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
This ain't politics, it's corruption! Wait, I meant, hmm... Ok you got us. -- Max Dillon Charleston SC '87 300TD '95 E300 On February 14, 2017 6:17:37 PM EST, "Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes" wrote: >You are starting to get out of control with the political talk >

Re: [MBZ] slow start today

2017-02-14 Thread Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes
You are starting to get out of control with the political talk On 2/14/2017 2:31 PM, Dan--- via Mercedes wrote: Here's our current political cluster, of which I can only comment on in a limited manner as my department has been involved with the investigation: Our county has a commission, the

Re: [MBZ] slow start today -- more transcripts

2017-02-14 Thread Floyd Thursby via Mercedes
Oh yeah, you should listen to the recordings my partner made, our boy was trash-talking everyone all up and down the state food chain as well as his Council colleagues, even his daddy, It was just too delicious. Here's some quotes we transcribed. So this first guy is the President of the

Re: [MBZ] slow start today

2017-02-14 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
To the Republic! Floyd Thursby via Mercedes February 14, 2017 at 1:49 PM I like my wine to be a bit insouciant, jejune but not particularly banal. On a related note, after the County Council meeting last week, at which I once again gently pointed out what fools

Re: [MBZ] slow start today

2017-02-14 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
You should have seen the texts that were recovered, especially the ones between he and his minion. They were littered with profanities and all sorts of nastiness towards elected officials that are working on eliminating this commission. A number of them were printed in the local media with

Re: [MBZ] slow start today OT

2017-02-14 Thread Floyd Thursby via Mercedes
Yeah, but he only p*ssed off my partner along about a month before the election, she does not think like you and I do, so there's that aspect to the whole thing. On another note the black folks he also p*issed off with his borderline racist nonsense are still lying in wait, might get a few of

Re: [MBZ] slow start today

2017-02-14 Thread Floyd Thursby via Mercedes
Hey, it's his constitutional right! I can't wait until the day we get to sit in a courtroom and hear the same thing... --R On 2/14/17 4:18 PM, Meade Dillon via Mercedes wrote: Wow. "With a criminal investigation hanging over him, former Public Transportation Commission chief Kyle Cockream

Re: [MBZ] slow start today

2017-02-14 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
Wow. "With a criminal investigation hanging over him, former Public Transportation Commission chief Kyle Cockream repeatedly pleaded the Fifth.." It speaks for itself. - Max Charleston SC On Tue, Feb 14, 2017 at 3:31 PM, Dan--- via Mercedes wrote: > > >

Re: [MBZ] slow start today OT

2017-02-14 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
My only complaint is your timing, about six months prior to the election last fall would have worked just fine for me, but beggars can't be choosers eh! - Max Charleston SC On Tue, Feb 14, 2017 at 3:18 PM, Floyd Thursby via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > It makes me feel

Re: [MBZ] slow start today

2017-02-14 Thread Dan--- via Mercedes
Here's our current political cluster, of which I can only comment on in a limited manner as my department has been involved with the investigation: Our county has a commission, the PTC, which manages cabs licenses and other forms of paid public transportation. It's been well known to be a

Re: [MBZ] slow start today OT

2017-02-14 Thread Floyd Thursby via Mercedes
It makes me feel great actually. Couldn't have happened to a more deserving scalawag. And I do really like the fact that I am living in his head rent-free and it gets under his skin bigtime. A few months ago I got from a source a copy of a summary judgment court order in which he was found

Re: [MBZ] slow start today

2017-02-14 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
And how does this make YOU feel? On Tue, Feb 14, 2017 at 2:49 PM, Floyd Thursby via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > I like my wine to be a bit insouciant, jejune but not particularly banal. > > On a related note, after the County Council meeting last week, at which I > once again

Re: [MBZ] slow start today

2017-02-14 Thread Floyd Thursby via Mercedes
I like my wine to be a bit insouciant, jejune but not particularly banal. On a related note, after the County Council meeting last week, at which I once again gently pointed out what fools the majority of them are, the former Chairman, whom we got deposed after exposing his lies in 2 meetings

Re: [MBZ] Cold start.

2016-12-17 Thread Curt Raymond via Mercedes
It was -5F here. The Jetta fired on the first compression stroke. I did glow it twice though... Curt Sent from Yahoo Mail on Android On Sat, Dec 17, 2016 at 1:13 PM, Fred Moir via Mercedes wrote: At 2.7 degrees yesterday morning. Crank-wh-clunk.

Re: [MBZ] Cold start.

2016-12-17 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
Sending you some really cold air now. You are welcome! I don't want it! These are the days that try men's souls.and vocabulary! Fred Moir via Mercedes December 17, 2016 at 12:13 PM At 2.7 degrees yesterday morning. Crank-wh-clunk. Crank-wh.

Re: [MBZ] Confusing start system problem

2016-01-08 Thread Jim Cathey via Mercedes
The one-only and spring return junk is all in the electrical switch, IIRC. The mechanical part only has the column lock. (This is all from memory, from when I re-wafered the tumbler on the Chicken Wagon [83 300D].) -- Jim ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To

Re: [MBZ] No start.

2015-07-22 Thread Fred Moir via Mercedes
To: mercedes@okiebenz.com Subject: Re: [MBZ] No start. From: mercedes@okiebenz.com CC: dillonm...@gmail.com Definitely worth holding onto for spares if you've got the space. At a minimum, I would keep the complete engine/transmission/differential/rear hatch assembly/tail lights/rear bumper

Re: [MBZ] No start.

2015-07-22 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
, to be someone else's white elephant. A radiator, a radiator, my kingdom for a radiator, not. Fred Moir.Lynn MA.Diesel preferred. Date: Wed, 22 Jul 2015 10:14:29 -0400 To: mercedes@okiebenz.com Subject: Re: [MBZ] No start. From: mercedes@okiebenz.com CC: dillonm...@gmail.com Definitely worth

Re: [MBZ] No start.

2015-07-22 Thread Fred Moir via Mercedes
Dwight.Any help would be appreciated. Muchly! Fred Moir.Lynn MA.Diesel preferred. Date: Wed, 22 Jul 2015 17:03:45 -0400 To: mercedes@okiebenz.com Subject: Re: [MBZ] No start. From: mercedes@okiebenz.com CC: dwight.gi...@gmail.com Fred ź do you want me to check with my Indy Fred? Just got

Re: [MBZ] No start.

2015-07-22 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
@okiebenz.com Subject: Re: [MBZ] No start. From: mercedes@okiebenz.com CC: dwight.gi...@gmail.com Fred ź do you want me to check with my Indy Fred? Just got CD back from him for AC work. On Jul 22, 2015 12:55 PM, Fred Moir via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Max.Thanks

Re: [MBZ] No start.

2015-07-22 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
Definitely worth holding onto for spares if you've got the space. At a minimum, I would keep the complete engine/transmission/differential/rear hatch assembly/tail lights/rear bumper. If the interior is decent, the carpet is unique as well as the rear seats and back, but gasser models of newer

Re: [MBZ] No start.

2015-07-22 Thread Fred Moir via Mercedes
Max.Not decided yet, though as a rust bitten car it will not be very valuable.More to come. Fred Moir.Lynn MA.Diesel preferred. Date: Tue, 21 Jul 2015 22:04:36 -0400 To: mercedes@okiebenz.com Subject: Re: [MBZ] No start. From: mercedes@okiebenz.com CC: dillonm...@gmail.com Replacement

Re: [MBZ] No start.

2015-07-21 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
She needs moir care! --R On 7/21/15 11:43 AM, Fred Moir via Mercedes wrote: Had an interesting one this a.m.Going to the insco. to register my latest Hunter Green 300TD. Went out to the car (87 300TD Smoke Silver), sat, turned key nothing.S**t!Tried to jump from the 190D Bent, nothing.

Re: [MBZ] No start.

2015-07-21 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Replacement as in Smoke Silver will be for sale? Price? -- Max Dillon Charleston SC '87 300TD '95 E300 On July 21, 2015 11:43:05 AM EDT, Fred Moir via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Had an interesting one this a.m.Going to the insco. to register my latest Hunter Green 300TD. Went out to

Re: [MBZ] No start.

2015-07-21 Thread Fred Moir via Mercedes
So does my wife! Fred Moir.Lynn MA.Diesel preferred. To: mercedes@okiebenz.com Date: Tue, 21 Jul 2015 11:48:23 -0400 Subject: Re: [MBZ] No start. From: mercedes@okiebenz.com CC: richthomas79td...@constructivity.net She needs moir care! --R On 7/21/15 11:43 AM, Fred Moir via

Re: [MBZ] Police start using 'black boxes' in car crash investigations

2013-07-23 Thread Mitch Haley
In the Murray incident, the state owns the car, and I would assume, the data box. When I own the car, they'll need probable cause to get a search warrant for my data box. (unfortunately, a lot of judges don't even seem to read warrants before they sign them, so that's a minor formality)

Re: [MBZ] Police start using 'black boxes' in car crash investigations

2013-07-23 Thread Andrew Strasfogel
You should join the ACLU. They are all over this. On Tue, Jul 23, 2013 at 2:51 PM, Mitch Haley m...@voyager.net wrote: In the Murray incident, the state owns the car, and I would assume, the data box. When I own the car, they'll need probable cause to get a search warrant for my data box.

Re: [MBZ] Police start using 'black boxes' in car crash investigations

2013-07-23 Thread Andrew Strasfogel
That would be for a very limited market. On Tue, Jul 23, 2013 at 4:04 PM, Randy Bennell rbenn...@bennell.ca wrote: On 23/07/2013 1:51 PM, Mitch Haley wrote: In the Murray incident, the state owns the car, and I would assume, the data box. When I own the car, they'll need probable cause to

Re: [MBZ] Police start using 'black boxes' in car crash investigations

2013-07-23 Thread Rich Thomas
A hammer would do it, or any high-voltage source. --R On 7/23/13 4:04 PM, Randy Bennell wrote: One would think there will soon be devices available to re-program such a black box. Randy ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

Re: [MBZ] Police start using 'black boxes' in car crash investigations

2013-07-23 Thread Randy Bennell
On 23/07/2013 1:51 PM, Mitch Haley wrote: In the Murray incident, the state owns the car, and I would assume, the data box. When I own the car, they'll need probable cause to get a search warrant for my data box. (unfortunately, a lot of judges don't even seem to read warrants before they sign

Re: [MBZ] Police start using 'black boxes' in car crash investigations

2013-07-23 Thread Randy Bennell
You might be surprised at how big the market would be. Randy On 23/07/2013 3:07 PM, Andrew Strasfogel wrote: That would be for a very limited market. On Tue, Jul 23, 2013 at 4:04 PM, Randy Bennell rbenn...@bennell.ca wrote: On 23/07/2013 1:51 PM, Mitch Haley wrote: In the Murray incident,

Re: [MBZ] Police start using 'black boxes' in car crash investigations

2013-07-23 Thread Randy Bennell
I was thinking more along the lines of an ability to program the box to tell the govt that all was well - the seat belts were fastened with care and the speed limits were being obeyed. Sort of like the aftermarket O2 sensors that tell the car computer all is within specs, often used on hot rod

Re: [MBZ] Police start using 'black boxes' in car crash investigations

2013-07-23 Thread Rolf
I wont own a car with one. -Rolf On 7/23/2013 4:28 PM, Randy Bennell wrote: You might be surprised at how big the market would be. Randy On 23/07/2013 3:07 PM, Andrew Strasfogel wrote: That would be for a very limited market. On Tue, Jul 23, 2013 at 4:04 PM, Randy Bennell

Re: [MBZ] Police start using 'black boxes' in car crash investigations

2013-07-23 Thread Randy Bennell
However, if you have nothing to hide, it might well save you from allegations of wrong doing. Randy On 23/07/2013 3:33 PM, Rolf wrote: I wont own a car with one. -Rolf On 7/23/2013 4:28 PM, Randy Bennell wrote: You might be surprised at how big the market would be. Randy On 23/07/2013

Re: [MBZ] Police start using 'black boxes' in car crash investigations

2013-07-23 Thread Andrew Strasfogel
This is why my new car is from 1985. On Tue, Jul 23, 2013 at 4:52 PM, Randy Bennell rbenn...@bennell.ca wrote: However, if you have nothing to hide, it might well save you from allegations of wrong doing. Randy On 23/07/2013 3:33 PM, Rolf wrote: I wont own a car with one. -Rolf On

Re: [MBZ] Police start using 'black boxes' in car crash investigations

2013-07-23 Thread Allan Streib
If there were a way to ensure that the data were only made available in a crash investigation I would not really oppose it. There is something of a public good served in being able to show that a person was driving negligently and caused an accident, thus making him more likely to be held

Re: [MBZ] Police start using 'black boxes' in car crash investigations

2013-07-23 Thread Rick Knoble
If you own a car made in this century, you probably already own a car with a black box. They have been around a while. http://www.crashdataservices.net/Vehicles.html http://www.crashforensics.com/files/CDRVehicleList.pdf It is interesting that GM was one of the first to use CDR devices and

Re: [MBZ] No Start, 240D

2013-04-06 Thread Jerry Herrman
What does DAHIK mean, as in - - - and welding the screw driver to the chassis (DAHIK). Jerry 82 240D __ Information from ESET Smart Security, version of virus signature database 8201 (20130406) __ The message was checked by ESET Smart Security. http://www.eset.com

Re: [MBZ] No Start, 240D

2013-04-06 Thread Peter Frederick
Don't ask how I know. Peter ___ http://www.okiebenz.com For new and used parts go to www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

Re: [MBZ] No Start, 240D

2013-04-06 Thread OK Don
Given the rest of the spelling in my post, I can see why he questioned DAHIK - could have been anything! Sheesh, how embarassing. On Sat, Apr 6, 2013 at 10:42 PM, Peter Frederick psf...@earthlink.netwrote: Don't ask how I know. Peter __**_

Re: [MBZ] No Start, 240D

2013-04-05 Thread Randy Bennell
On 05/04/2013 10:09 AM, Bob Rentfro wrote: Over the last 4 months, I have replaced the following: Ignition switch (electrical and mechanical portions) Starter Voltage regulator Cables Car will not start. Nothing happens when key is turned. When I turn the key on and try to start it using the big

Re: [MBZ] No Start, 240D

2013-04-05 Thread Bob Rentfro
Starter is not engaging but only when using big screwdriver. Key does nothing. Guess I will get the light out tomorrow and check stuff out. I hate electrical crap. Ironic, huh. Bob R On Apr 5, 2013 8:23 AM, Randy Bennell rbenn...@bennell.ca wrote: On 05/04/2013 10:09 AM, Bob Rentfro wrote:

Re: [MBZ] No Start, 240D

2013-04-05 Thread Curt Raymond
To: Mercedes Discussion List mercedes@okiebenz.com Subject: Re: [MBZ] No Start, 240D Message-ID: CAKOy=fvvhgb1grqoxunpnyvzu0woifog5sruen4tpzvpgeh...@mail.gmail.com Content-Type: text/plain; charset=ISO-8859-1 Starter is not engaging but only when using big screwdriver. Key does nothing. Guess I

Re: [MBZ] No Start, 240D

2013-04-05 Thread Bob Rentfro
To: Mercedes Discussion List mercedes@okiebenz.com Subject: Re: [MBZ] No Start, 240D Message-ID: CAKOy=fvvhgb1grqoxunpnyvzu0woifog5sruen4tpzvpgeh...@mail.gmail.com Content-Type: text/plain; charset=ISO-8859-1 Starter is not engaging but only when using big screwdriver. Key does nothing

Re: [MBZ] No Start, 240D

2013-04-05 Thread Randy Bennell
for the car not starting when the starter spins. -Curt Date: Fri, 5 Apr 2013 08:30:09 -0700 From: Bob Rentfro azbob...@gmail.com To: Mercedes Discussion List mercedes@okiebenz.com Subject: Re: [MBZ] No Start, 240D Message-ID: CAKOy=fvvhgb1grqoxunpnyvzu0woifog5sruen4tpzvpgeh...@mail.gmail.com

Re: [MBZ] No Start, 240D

2013-04-05 Thread Bob Rentfro
mercedes@okiebenz.com Subject: Re: [MBZ] No Start, 240D Message-ID: CAKOy=fVVhgb1grqoXUnPnyvZU0wO**iFog5sRUEn4TpZvPgEH1Yg@mail.** gmail.com fvvhgb1grqoxunpnyvzu0woifog5sruen4tpzvpgeh...@mail.gmail.com Content-Type: text/plain; charset=ISO-8859-1 Starter is not engaging but only when

Re: [MBZ] No Start, 240D

2013-04-05 Thread Max Dillon
Automatic transmission? Neutral safety switch! Might also be loose/missing shift rod bushings. -- Max Dillon Charleston SC '95 E300, '87 300TD, '73 Balboa 20 Bob Rentfro azbob...@gmail.com wrote: Over the last 4 months, I have replaced the following: Ignition switch (electrical and

Re: [MBZ] No Start, 240D

2013-04-05 Thread Bob Rentfro
It's a manual. Bob R On Apr 5, 2013 10:48 AM, Max Dillon meadedil...@bellsouth.net wrote: Automatic transmission? Neutral safety switch! Might also be loose/missing shift rod bushings. -- Max Dillon Charleston SC '95 E300, '87 300TD, '73 Balboa 20 Bob Rentfro azbob...@gmail.com wrote:

Re: [MBZ] No Start, 240D

2013-04-05 Thread Randy Bennell
Is there a safety switch that requires you to depress the clutch to start it? Randy On 05/04/2013 1:25 PM, Bob Rentfro wrote: It's a manual. Bob R On Apr 5, 2013 10:48 AM, Max Dillon meadedil...@bellsouth.net wrote: Automatic transmission? Neutral safety switch! Might also be

Re: [MBZ] No Start, 240D

2013-04-05 Thread Michael Canfield
Sounds like you are not getting the right terminals with the screwdriver. You need the big top one and the little o e to engage the motor and solenoid. If you just cross the big two only the starter motor will spin. Mike On Apr 5, 2013 2:25 PM, Bob Rentfro azbob...@gmail.com wrote: It's a

Re: [MBZ] No Start, 240D

2013-04-05 Thread Bob Rentfro
The first thing I'm checking when I get home is to put a light on the small wire going from the ignition switch to the solenoid and see if that lights up when someone turns they key for me. Bob R On Apr 5, 2013 3:24 PM, Michael Canfield slozuk...@gmail.com wrote: Sounds like you are not getting

Re: [MBZ] No Start, 240D

2013-04-05 Thread Craig
On Fri, 5 Apr 2013 09:19:41 -0700 Bob Rentfro azbob...@gmail.com wrote: Everything works electrically. The starter spins, the engine does not. The starter spins only when I jump across the terminals with a screwdriver. Turning the key does nothing... but all the dash lights come on correctly.

Re: [MBZ] No Start, 240D

2013-04-05 Thread Dieselhead
Not on an 80. Is there a safety switch that requires you to depress the clutch to start it? Randy On 05/04/2013 1:25 PM, Bob Rentfro wrote: It's a manual. Bob R On Apr 5, 2013 10:48 AM, Max Dillon meadedil...@bellsouth.net wrote: Automatic transmission? Neutral safety switch! Might

Re: [MBZ] No Start, 240D

2013-04-05 Thread OK Don
Assuming the soleoid works, this is the senario that first cinspired us to wire a door bell button to start the '81 240D. Bad ignition switch, but easier to wire around that to fix it. The kids loved it, and eventually threw a fit when I announced I was going to replace the ignition switch after

Re: [MBZ] No start Frosch

2012-10-17 Thread clay monroe
The 14 tires are going way up in price. Either I pay $300-500 each or go with the lower S rated rubber. All so I can keep the car original. I am sure the hoopty wheels with 235 55 17 rubber bands will make the car drive like feces. clay 1974 450sl - Frosch - Two tone green 1972 220D

Re: [MBZ] No start Frosch

2012-10-17 Thread clay monroe
less rubber and more rim sales for the tire shops. Most of the old cars with donut tires are headed to the junk yard to be crushed and our classic cars get expensive tires as an idiot tax for having old cars. New cars are plastic and disposable. The Al Gore movement to keep the economy

Re: [MBZ] No start Frosch

2012-10-17 Thread clay monroe
Long ago it was a speed rating, but is now used more for structural needs of a tire to meet usage requirements. Too many people were getting hung up on the speed part and allow cars to be undershod because buyers were buying a lesser tire for lower cash, thinking they did not drive all that

Re: [MBZ] No start Frosch

2012-10-17 Thread Rich Thomas
A coupla years ago I got a set of tires for the 300SD at Costco, the guy there was very knowledgeable, made me sign a waiver because the tires he had did not meet the rating for the car, which he said was due more to weight than speed -- the Hun had specified that rating to support vigorous

Re: [MBZ] No start Frosch

2012-10-17 Thread clay monroe
It depends Near me the local street crews are putting in traffic calming islands instead of fixing up the pot holes that will become much larger in coming months. I guess pretty obstacles are better than safe roads. Added to this, main streets are being torn up two years after being repaved,

Re: [MBZ] No start Frosch

2012-10-17 Thread Allan Streib
clay monroe redgh...@comcast.net writes: Near me the local street crews are putting in traffic calming islands Happening here too, it is almost impossible to get from point A to point B without negotiating a variety of obstacles and impediments... you'd amost think the city council didn't like

Re: [MBZ] No start Frosch

2012-10-16 Thread Rick Knoble
On Oct 15, 2012, at 8:27 PM, Dieselhead 126die...@gmail.com wrote: I am wondering when the rubber band tar fad will go away. It won't. I have Michelin Destiny tires on the kids car and Kumho Solus on the coupe. Happy with both. Rick Sent from my iPhone

Re: [MBZ] No start Frosch

2012-10-16 Thread Alex Chamberlain
On Oct 15, 2012 11:40 PM, Rick Knoble rickkno...@hotmail.com wrote: On Oct 15, 2012, at 8:27 PM, Dieselhead 126die...@gmail.com wrote: I am wondering when the rubber band tar fad will go away. It won't. Why not? It's primarily a matter of styling. The practical benefits (room for bigger

Re: [MBZ] No start Frosch

2012-10-16 Thread Rick Knoble
On Oct 16, 2012, at 11:59 AM, Alex Chamberlain apchamberl...@gmail.com wrote: I am wondering when the rubber band tar fad will go away. It won't. Why not? Profitability. My guess is bigger tires = more profit. Rick Sent from my iPhone ___

Re: [MBZ] No start Frosch

2012-10-16 Thread Alex Chamberlain
On Oct 16, 2012 10:32 AM, Rick Knoble rickkno...@hotmail.com wrote: On Oct 16, 2012, at 11:59 AM, Alex Chamberlain apchamberl...@gmail.com wrote: I am wondering when the rubber band tar fad will go away. It won't. Why not? Profitability. My guess is bigger tires = more profit.

Re: [MBZ] No start Frosch

2012-10-16 Thread Dieselhead
On Oct 15, 2012 11:40 PM, Rick Knoble rickkno...@hotmail.com wrote: On Oct 15, 2012, at 8:27 PM, Dieselhead 126die...@gmail.com wrote: I am wondering when the rubber band tar fad will go away. It won't. Why not? It's primarily a matter of styling. The practical benefits (room for

Re: [MBZ] No start Frosch

2012-10-16 Thread clay monroe
Original interior with messed up console. A poor upgrade to the radio resulted in chopped opening that needs fix. Might have to replace the whole thing though, as the paint is chipping on the console. Carpet and package shelf were cleaned up when I got her. Had to remove it all when I did

Re: [MBZ] No start Frosch

2012-10-16 Thread clay monroe
Speed is not really the issue, it is the weight of the car that requires sturdy sidewalls, which a V rated tire has. clay On Oct 15, 2012, at 4:51 PM, Dieselhead wrote: IIRC, either the Michelin primacy mxv4 or the Michelin pilot tires are available to fit the 123.133's. I don't remember

Re: [MBZ] No start Frosch

2012-10-16 Thread Randy Bennell
On 16/10/2012 3:33 PM, clay monroe wrote: Original interior with messed up console. A poor upgrade to the radio resulted in chopped opening that needs fix. Might have to replace the whole thing though, as the paint is chipping on the console. Carpet and package shelf were cleaned up when I

Re: [MBZ] No start Frosch

2012-10-16 Thread Max Dillon
I thought the rubber band tars had lower un-sprung weight, which improves grip. -- Max Dillon Charleston SC '95 E300 '87 300TD Alex Chamberlain apchamberl...@gmail.com wrote: On Oct 15, 2012 11:40 PM, Rick Knoble rickkno...@hotmail.com wrote: On Oct 15, 2012, at 8:27 PM, Dieselhead

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