Re: [MBZ] Not a Bad Looking Wagon

2021-12-14 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
The high miles are a deal-breaker oh, no matter how nice it looks On Tue, Dec 14, 2021, 10:21 PM Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > My daughters 07E350 4m wagon, very good condition with a bit fewer miles > was that price > > --FT > Sent from iFōn > > > On Dec 14,

Re: [MBZ] Not a Bad Looking Wagon

2021-12-14 Thread Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes
My daughters 07E350 4m wagon, very good condition with a bit fewer miles was that price --FT Sent from iFōn > On Dec 14, 2021, at 9:35 PM, dan penoff.com via Mercedes > wrote: > > Hmm. Price seems a little high. > >

Re: [MBZ] Good or bad snake?

2021-11-25 Thread Scott Ritchey via Mercedes
ted-states/ -Original Message- From: Mercedes On Behalf Of Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes Sent: Thursday, November 25, 2021 9:38 PM To: Mercedes Discussion List Cc: Buggered Benzmail Subject: Re: [MBZ] Good or bad snake? Venomous --FT Sent from iFōn > On Nov 25, 2021, at 2:49 PM,

Re: [MBZ] Good or bad snake?

2021-11-25 Thread Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes
Venomous --FT Sent from iFōn > On Nov 25, 2021, at 2:49 PM, Scott Ritchey via Mercedes > wrote: > > Looks like a good snake to me. There are very few poisonous snakes in North > America. > > -Original Message- > From: Mercedes On Behalf Of Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes > Sent:

Re: [MBZ] Good or bad snake?

2021-11-25 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
I meant a garter snake On Thu, Nov 25, 2021, 3:23 PM Andrew Strasfogel wrote: > Looks like an Oklahoma garden snake > > On Thu, Nov 25, 2021, 2:49 PM Scott Ritchey via Mercedes < > mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > >> Looks like a good snake to me. There are very few poisonous snakes in >> North

Re: [MBZ] Good or bad snake?

2021-11-25 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Looks like an Oklahoma garden snake On Thu, Nov 25, 2021, 2:49 PM Scott Ritchey via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Looks like a good snake to me. There are very few poisonous snakes in > North > America. > > -Original Message- > From: Mercedes On Behalf Of Kaleb Striplin via

Re: [MBZ] Good or bad snake?

2021-11-25 Thread Scott Ritchey via Mercedes
Looks like a good snake to me. There are very few poisonous snakes in North America. -Original Message- From: Mercedes On Behalf Of Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes Sent: Thursday, November 25, 2021 1:27 PM To: Mercedes Discussion List ; okiet...@okiebenz.com Cc: Kaleb Striplin Subject:

Re: [MBZ] Doesn't look bad 1998 Mercedes-Benz sel 560,$2,000

2020-12-27 Thread Floyd Thursby via Mercedes
Maybe he is a Tarheel --FT On 12/27/20 11:54 AM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes wrote: “The Lord is my North Carolina”? Hood paint looks like it could be a little toasty. -D On Dec 27, 2020, at 11:50 AM, Floyd Thursby via Mercedes wrote:

Re: [MBZ] Doesn't look bad 1998 Mercedes-Benz sel 560,$2,000

2020-12-27 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
“The Lord is my North Carolina”? Hood paint looks like it could be a little toasty. -D > On Dec 27, 2020, at 11:50 AM, Floyd Thursby via Mercedes > wrote: > > https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/112598750641399/?ref=search_code=undefined > > 1998 Mercedes-Benz sel 560 > $2,000 >

Re: [MBZ] R350 with bad tranny $2k

2020-07-22 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
I would ask for the owner for the diagnosis. See what he says. On Wed, Jul 22, 2020 at 11:15 AM Dwight Giles via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > If you are lucky could be 4matic transfer case. > > Dwight Giles Jr. > Wickford RI > > On Wed, Jul 22, 2020, 10:58 AM Floyd Thursby via

Re: [MBZ] R350 with bad tranny $2k

2020-07-22 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
If you are lucky could be 4matic transfer case. Dwight Giles Jr. Wickford RI On Wed, Jul 22, 2020, 10:58 AM Floyd Thursby via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > 4matic, who knows what hell is in there but maybe could be fairly simple > fix > >

Re: [MBZ] Not half bad CLK430 needs top hydraulics

2020-04-24 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
Allan, I'm not sure he sees a lot of W116 stuff, but it can’t hurt to ask. If he’s got the right color leather he can repair seat covers, too, so that’s an option as well. His name is Craig and you can email him at: mscho...@sbcglobal.net Tell him I sent you - I get nothing out of it other

Re: [MBZ] Not half bad CLK430 needs top hydraulics

2020-04-24 Thread Allan Streib via Mercedes
Who is your seat guy? I need the front seats and armrest recovered in my W116. Driver's seat has a broken spring also so it's soft on one side. I've never been sure who to look for to help with that. Allan Dan Penoff via Mercedes writes: > Needs hydraulics. Cheap fix. > > This is the kind of

Re: [MBZ] Not half bad CLK430 needs top hydraulics

2020-04-24 Thread Floyd Thursby via Mercedes
I'm thinking something like $2200 would be a reasonable offer considering those requirements, then settle for $2300 That would be a fun ride. --FT On 4/24/20 10:53 AM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes wrote: Needs hydraulics. Cheap fix. This is the kind of car you need to snag. Spend another grand

Re: [MBZ] Not half bad CLK430 needs top hydraulics

2020-04-24 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
Needs hydraulics. Cheap fix. This is the kind of car you need to snag. Spend another grand on it and you’ve got a nice ride. A full set of rebuilt cylinders and locks are $800, my seat guy could probably get you refurbished covers for $200-$300. -D > On Apr 24, 2020, at 10:49 AM, Floyd

Re: [MBZ] OT how bad could this be

2020-04-15 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
Apparently RR uses something Castrol made called “RR363”. The alternative is TRW PFM201 which appears to be identified as a mineral based oil. In a quick Google search it appears that the older models used a DOT3 fluid for brakes and suspension systems that had castor oil added to it for

Re: [MBZ] OT how bad could this be

2020-04-15 Thread Jim Cathey via Mercedes
> took it [Roller[ to his mech and I recall something about checking mineral > oil in some system. The 756 oil used in the SLS system is used in aircraft brakes. Perhaps RR uses similar? -- Jim ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

Re: [MBZ] OT how bad could this be

2020-04-14 Thread Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes
That guy Hoovie bought a “cheap “ Roller for $80k or so. He took it to his mech and I recall something about checking mineral oil in some system. He did get it sorted and apparently it was working fairly well. A lot of the parts are BMW bits so it is possible to get them cheaper --R Sent from

Re: [MBZ] OT how bad could this be

2020-04-14 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
I believe there was something about them using (mineral?) oil in their hydraulic systems, or something to that effect? I was thinking I had heard about non-Rolls mechanics working on them and putting the wrong stuff in them and doing some serious damage as a result. I’m pretty sure I’ve spoken

Re: [MBZ] OT how bad could this be

2020-04-14 Thread Randy Bennell via Mercedes
I think I have told the story about my son the mechanic working on the brakes of an old Rolls before but will do it again. I don't know or remember all of the details so forgive me if I am a bit vague. This fellow had an old Rolls. Not sure of the vintage. Not ancient but old - maybe from

Re: [MBZ] OT how bad could this be

2020-04-14 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
When did you take in your Rolls in for a brake job quote, Grant? Which model/year? What else are you keeping from us? On Tue, Apr 14, 2020 at 1:52 AM G Mann via Mercedes wrote: > Last brake job quote I got for a Rolls ran a bit over $8,500 with the > caveat "We won't really know until we

Re: [MBZ] OT how bad could this be

2020-04-13 Thread G Mann via Mercedes
Last brake job quote I got for a Rolls ran a bit over $8,500 with the caveat "We won't really know until we get it all opened up and order the parts." "It could run quite a bit more." Rolls Royce: If you have to ask what it will cost, you can't afford one... pretty much covers. On Mon, Apr

Re: [MBZ] Blown hydraulics, bad wiring, bad paint 95 SL500

2020-04-13 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel via Mercedes
You forgot "crappy photos". :) On Mon, Apr 13, 2020 at 10:37 AM Floyd Thursby via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Other than that probably would be reasonable at half the price for some fun > > https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/646482702796745 > > Mercedes Benz SL500 > $3,200

Re: [MBZ] OT how bad could this be

2020-04-13 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
Sounds like a good challenge. Re-brake the Roller, put the video up on youtube, and you will be famous. - Max Charleston SC On Mon, Apr 13, 2020 at 12:15 PM Dan Penoff via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > I highly doubt it or I would expect there would be something about

Re: [MBZ] OT how bad could this be

2020-04-13 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
I highly doubt it or I would expect there would be something about it on the web somewhere. It’s a common weak point you hear people gripe about any time Rolls Royce comes up, or so it seems. I have no idea what the deal is unless there’s something really unusual or unique about the brakes. You

Re: [MBZ] OT how bad could this be

2020-04-13 Thread Floyd Thursby via Mercedes
haha yeah that was my reaction too!  He kinda slides that in there.  I wonder if some kind of retrofit is possible, pull some parts out of a 126 or something and get it rolling... and stopping... --FT On 4/13/20 12:07 PM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes wrote: Oo! The “B” word with a Rolls

Re: [MBZ] OT how bad could this be

2020-04-13 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
Oo! The “B” word with a Rolls Royce! Don’t even think about pricing brake parts for these cars of you have a weak heart. A brake job on one of these can thousands of dollars. -D > On Apr 13, 2020, at 12:03 PM, Floyd Thursby via Mercedes > wrote: > > I have a 350 to drop in! > >

Re: [MBZ] Really, really bad timing by the DOE

2020-03-12 Thread Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes
Back in the 70s when we had the “oil shortage” I had a friend who worked for BATX (I think it was called), company that owned a lot of tank cars and storage facilities and such. He told me they had zero capacity to store or move any more oil or refined products as all their tanks and tank cars

Re: [MBZ] Really, really bad timing by the DOE

2020-03-11 Thread Clay via Mercedes
The oil business is running out of places to hide the excess. A bunch of refiners are closed or burnt down, so the flow to process it ain’t what it used to be. Toss in 10% corn ethyl, so less processing need. Electric cars need no oil. Pretty soon there will be no more empty oil cars, as

Re: [MBZ] Really, really bad timing by the DOE

2020-03-11 Thread Scott Ritchey via Mercedes
The hurricanes also took out a lot of the petro distribution and storage infrastructure too. For example, our FL panhandle petro came by barge. So we were shut down until docks rebuilt and intercoastal waterway restored. -Original Message- From: Mercedes On Behalf Of Floyd Thursby via

Re: [MBZ] Really, really bad timing by the DOE

2020-03-11 Thread Floyd Thursby via Mercedes
Look what happened after the hurkins down Tejas and Weezeeanna ways --FT On 3/11/20 12:07 PM, Curley McLain via Mercedes wrote: What would happen if someone took out 2 refineries? -- --FT ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

Re: [MBZ] Really, really bad timing by the DOE

2020-03-11 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
Now if we could just find a source of helium… The Saudis are really trying to slap Pootie’s bag. They’re clearly quite unhappy. Their economy is not in that great of shape, so dumping oil isn’t going to help. -D > On Mar 11, 2020, at 12:07 PM, Curley McLain via Mercedes > wrote: > > we've

Re: [MBZ] Really, really bad timing by the DOE

2020-03-11 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
There are plans in Congress to buy now for the SPR. On Wed, Mar 11, 2020 at 12:08 PM Curley McLain via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > we've been over the saud clan for over a year. > > Why: to be able to stabilize the market. > Why: We stockpile every other component of national

Re: [MBZ] Really, really bad timing by the DOE

2020-03-11 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
we've been over the saud clan for over a year. Why:  to be able to stabilize the market. Why:  We stockpile every other component of national defense.  Hitler ran out of fuel.   Patton ran out of fuel.   having fuel reserves is a national defense issue.   This is the first time I had heard the

Re: [MBZ] Really, really bad timing by the DOE

2020-03-11 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
Why, when we’re allegedly the world’s largest producer now? At least that what they were saying in the media this weekend when discussing the Pootie/Saudi spat. I knew we were up there, but I didn’t think we had surpassed the output of the Saudis. -D > On Mar 11, 2020, at 11:52 AM, Curley

Re: [MBZ] Really, really bad timing by the DOE

2020-03-11 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
in a sane world, the feds would be buying petroleum to save for the next rainy day. instead the gress of cons stick their fingers in the cookie jar again. Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes wrote on 3/11/20 10:36 AM: The Department of Energy this morning postponed its upcoming sale of crude

Re: [MBZ] Really, really bad timing by the DOE

2020-03-11 Thread Floyd Thursby via Mercedes
among woohoofloos and the little spat between the new Saud strong boy and Pootie and the cable "news" channels, our stock market is in gyrations --FT On 3/11/20 11:38 AM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes wrote: No surprise, as the Saudis just dropped their shorts again to beat up on Russia. Cheap

Re: [MBZ] Really, really bad timing by the DOE

2020-03-11 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
No surprise, as the Saudis just dropped their shorts again to beat up on Russia. Cheap benzine for everyone! -D > On Mar 11, 2020, at 11:36 AM, Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes > wrote: > > The Department of Energy this morning postponed its upcoming sale of crude > oil from the nation's

Re: [MBZ] Not half bad, cheap enough 1974 Mercedes-Benz 240d

2020-01-07 Thread Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes
No not bad at all Sent from my iPhone > On Jan 7, 2020, at 9:56 AM, Floyd Thursby via Mercedes > wrote: > > https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/599387307294572/ > > 1974 Mercedes-Benz 240d > West Columbia, SC· 4 hours ago >

Re: [MBZ] Not a Bad Deal

2019-10-13 Thread Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes
It looks nice but it is way overpriced. 116s especially gasser seem to have no value. Maybe that has changed. Sent from my iPhone > On Oct 13, 2019, at 5:22 AM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes > wrote: > > If you’re looking for a W116 driver project: > >

Re: [MBZ] Not a Bad Deal

2019-10-13 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Donald Snook needs that! -- Max Dillon Charleston SC On October 13, 2019 6:22:46 AM EDT, Dan Penoff via Mercedes wrote: >If you’re looking for a W116 driver project: > >https://tampa.craigslist.org/pnl/cto/d/tampa-1976-mercedes-benz-450sel/6997002486.html > >Lots of pictures at the local

Re: [MBZ] Not a Bad Deal

2018-09-25 Thread Floyd Thursby via Mercedes
Yeah that would be a good deal if it is mechanically sound.  Not a big fan of the white but the blue is nice, maybe fix up whatever issues and respray in that light blue color. --FT On 9/24/18 4:57 PM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes wrote: For something that’s looking for a decent R107 project:

Re: [MBZ] Bad paint, bad engine

2018-04-07 Thread Kevin Kraly via Mercedes
About 50 miles. Kevin in Hillsboro Sent from my iPhone > On Apr 7, 2018, at 10:39 AM, Mitch Haley via Mercedes > wrote: > > How far from Kevin in Hillsboro/Portland? > >> On April 7, 2018 at 12:35 PM "Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes" >> wrote:

Re: [MBZ] Bad paint, bad engine

2018-04-07 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
How far from Kevin in Hillsboro/Portland? > On April 7, 2018 at 12:35 PM "Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes" > wrote: > > > Right up my alley, who is close? > ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

Re: [MBZ] Bad paint, bad engine

2018-04-07 Thread Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes
I was hoping it would go down to $450 Sent from my iPhone > On Apr 7, 2018, at 11:43 AM, Floyd Thursby via Mercedes > wrote: > > US $1,450.00 starting bid > > Wayy outta your league > > --FT > > >> On 4/7/18 12:35 PM, Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes wrote: >>

Re: [MBZ] Bad paint, bad engine

2018-04-07 Thread Floyd Thursby via Mercedes
US $1,450.00 starting bid Wayy outta your league --FT On 4/7/18 12:35 PM, Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes wrote: Right up my alley, who is close? https://www.ebay.com/itm/1980-Mercedes-Benz-300-Series-300SD/253545949401?ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT&_trksid=p2060353.m1438.l2649 ---

Re: [MBZ] SL500 Sounding Bad*ss

2017-09-21 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
That and the pipe had to come out. There was no possible way they could have gotten all the way around the cat to weld the seam with it in frame. I’m still ahead of the game as far as I’m concerned. As much as I don’t care for that car, it’s been one of the most trouble free MBs I’ve ever

Re: [MBZ] SL500 Sounding Bad*ss

2017-09-21 Thread Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes
Well, you got a point there. On 9/21/2017 5:24 PM, OK Don via Mercedes wrote: You didn't have a bunch of "muffler sealer" over the crack that had to be ground off before they could weld it . . . On Thu, Sep 21, 2017 at 4:32 PM, Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote:

Re: [MBZ] SL500 Sounding Bad*ss

2017-09-21 Thread OK Don via Mercedes
You didn't have a bunch of "muffler sealer" over the crack that had to be ground off before they could weld it . . . On Thu, Sep 21, 2017 at 4:32 PM, Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > No, I drive down to muffler shop, they put on lift, drop exhaust or > whatever

Re: [MBZ] SL500 Sounding Bad*ss

2017-09-21 Thread Randy Bennell via Mercedes
A number of years ago now, I had an 86 Chevy Suburban. The exhaust pipe would crack on the Y pipe where the 2 parts joined  and I would drop into the local Minute Muffler shop. They would put it on the hoist and weld it in place and charge me $8. It would last a year or two and then I would get

Re: [MBZ] SL500 Sounding Bad*ss

2017-09-21 Thread Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes
No, I drive down to muffler shop, they put on lift, drop exhaust or whatever and weld, I hand them $50 or less and drive off. Sent from my iPhone > On Sep 21, 2017, at 4:17 PM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes > wrote: > > If you have a lift and a welder. > > For all the work

Re: [MBZ] SL500 Sounding Bad*ss

2017-09-21 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
If you have a lift and a welder. For all the work I do on my cars and the money I save by doing it, I don’t have a problem paying for stuff I can’t or don’t want to do. This is the only cost I’ve had on this car for over a year outside of maintenance items. Tough to complain over $200. -D

Re: [MBZ] SL500 Sounding Bad*ss

2017-09-21 Thread Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes
Holy smokes, that repair he is about $40-50. Sent from my iPhone > On Sep 21, 2017, at 2:34 PM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes > wrote: > > Just got a call from them. Dropping the pipe, will weld up the cat and > reinstall. > > $200.00 > > I’m happy. > > -D > > >> On

Re: [MBZ] SL500 Sounding Bad*ss

2017-09-21 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel via Mercedes
Attaboy! On Thu, Sep 21, 2017 at 2:34 PM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Just got a call from them. Dropping the pipe, will weld up the cat and > reinstall. > > $200.00 > > I’m happy. > > -D > > > > On Sep 21, 2017, at 10:58 AM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes < >

Re: [MBZ] SL500 Sounding Bad*ss

2017-09-21 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
Just got a call from them. Dropping the pipe, will weld up the cat and reinstall. $200.00 I’m happy. -D > On Sep 21, 2017, at 10:58 AM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes > wrote: > > It’s a local shop that’s second generation. They do custom muffler work as > well as

Re: [MBZ] SL500 Sounding Bad*ss

2017-09-21 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
My tech is that way. I lost my AC belt so he slapped on a slightly used belt that was hanging around in his shop. Charged me $5. On Thu, Sep 21, 2017 at 10:58 AM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > It’s a local shop that’s second generation. They do custom muffler work

Re: [MBZ] SL500 Sounding Bad*ss

2017-09-21 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
It’s a local shop that’s second generation. They do custom muffler work as well as general repairs. The chain places can be so hit or miss. I know these guys and they’re very well reviewed in Angie’s List, Yelp and Google, too. They did a really nice custom exhaust for a W140 owner I know

Re: [MBZ] SL500 Sounding Bad*ss

2017-09-21 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
I've been told by my main tech that Meinicke has awesome welders. Which shop did you go to? On Thu, Sep 21, 2017 at 7:19 AM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > SL500 has gotten worse. I was planning on taking the pipe off this > weekend and heading over to the local

Re: [MBZ] Not a Bad Looking Deal...

2017-07-05 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
Looks like a Filtercharger sticker on a factory airbox. You treat it the same as any other car, note ease of starting, smoothness of idle and startup smoke in your prepurchase inspection, and change the fluids and filters when you get home. (which is better than removing a behind the radiator

Re: [MBZ] Crack and Bad Taste

2017-06-23 Thread Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes
Bitches and hoes Sent from my iPhone > On Jun 23, 2017, at 2:51 PM, Donald Snook via Mercedes > wrote: > > Ok, so its in great shape. But, a CONTINENTAL KIT? > > https://madison.craigslist.org/cto/6169294890.html > > Don Snook >

Re: [MBZ] Crack and Bad Taste

2017-06-23 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel via Mercedes
It's a boat fender for a land yacht! -MMM- On Fri, Jun 23, 2017 at 2:53 PM, Floyd Thursby via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > damn I need me wunnathem for the 420SEL I am going to resurrect! That will > be TOTALLY pimpin and will get me the price I want! > > --FT > > > > On 6/23/17

Re: [MBZ] Crack and Bad Taste

2017-06-23 Thread Floyd Thursby via Mercedes
damn I need me wunnathem for the 420SEL I am going to resurrect! That will be TOTALLY pimpin and will get me the price I want! --FT On 6/23/17 3:51 PM, Donald Snook via Mercedes wrote: Ok, so its in great shape. But, a CONTINENTAL KIT? https://madison.craigslist.org/cto/6169294890.html

Re: [MBZ] Germans are bad, very bad....Trumpo\

2017-05-29 Thread WILTON via Mercedes
And we continue to have a damned fool and "playground" bully for so-called president. Wilton - Original Message - From: "archer75--- via Mercedes" To: "Mercedes Discussion List" Cc: Sent: Saturday, May 27, 2017

Re: [MBZ] Way OT: Bad lip reading

2015-08-21 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
It's quite amazing technology - ir is it all human generated? On Fri, Aug 21, 2015 at 1:20 PM, Rich Thomas via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: I saw that yesterday, very funny stuff With Bernie and Hillary! it would all be like Freesh..tuff, Freesh..tuff, Freesh..tuff, Freesh..tuff '

Re: [MBZ] Way OT: Bad lip reading

2015-08-21 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
I saw that yesterday, very funny stuff With Bernie and Hillary! it would all be like Freesh..tuff, Freesh..tuff, Freesh..tuff, Freesh..tuff ' --R On 8/21/15 12:40 PM, Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes wrote: Republican debate, NFL mic'ed. All in good fun.. I

Re: [MBZ] Way OT: Bad lip reading

2015-08-21 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
That is quite funny! -- Max Dillon Charleston SC '87 300TD '95 E300 ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

Re: [MBZ] This is bad

2015-08-15 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Thanks, just what I wanted! -- Max Dillon Charleston SC '87 300TD '95 E300 On August 14, 2015 3:41:18 PM EDT, fmiser via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Max wrote: How do you measure toe-in that way? In other words, how do you calibrate the laser pointer? Trigonometry. And the

Re: [MBZ] This is bad

2015-08-14 Thread fmiser via Mercedes
Max wrote: How do you measure toe-in that way? In other words, how do you calibrate the laser pointer? Trigonometry. And the fact that the 123 manual has the toe-in spec in degrees. *smiles* But with a known tire diameter and a toe-in length the angle can be calculated. Regarding

Re: [MBZ] This is bad

2015-08-13 Thread fmiser via Mercedes
Meade wrote: Someday when I've got some time to play (maybe today, depending on weather) I will try making a perfect box with string around the perimeter of the car, then measure / adjust the toe-in. Another way would be to make two parallel lines with string, then drive the car between

Re: [MBZ] This is bad

2015-08-13 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
How do you measure toe-in that way? In other words, how do you calibrate the laser pointer? -- Max Dillon Charleston SC '87 300TD '95 E300 On August 13, 2015 8:31:56 PM EDT, fmiser via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: On my 123s and my domestics I use a laser level against the front rim

Re: [MBZ] This is bad

2015-08-13 Thread Curly McLain via Mercedes
How do you measure toe-in that way? In other words, how do you calibrate the laser pointer? -- Max Dillon Charleston SC '87 300TD '95 E300 Trigonometry. Length of the long leg of a tringle, Length of the short leg, angle between the long leg and the hypotenuse.

Re: [MBZ] This is bad

2015-08-13 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Yabut how do you know the laser beam is parallel to the rim of the front wheel? If the laser is not parallel, all that work means nothing. -- Max Dillon Charleston SC '87 300TD '95 E300 On August 13, 2015 10:14:22 PM EDT, Curly McLain via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: How do you

Re: [MBZ] This is bad

2015-08-13 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
On August 13, 2015 at 10:35 PM Max Dillon via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Yabut how do you know the laser beam is parallel to the rim of the front wheel? If the laser is not parallel, all that work means nothing. Reminds me of a wheel alignment article I saw in a motorcycle

Re: [MBZ] This is bad

2015-08-07 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
How do organic pads compare to ceramic? -- Max Dillon Charleston SC '87 300TD '95 E300 On August 7, 2015 10:06:33 AM EDT, Dan Penoff via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: If you want to go on the cheap with some organic pads, check out Rock Auto. They have had some seriously good deals on

Re: [MBZ] This is bad

2015-08-07 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
New Moog tie-rod ends installed yesterday evening, they have a lifetime warranty. I have the MB special tool (201 589 13 33 00, see picture procedure 46-6177) for removing the outer tie-rod end, works like a champ. Inner, not so good. The tool orientation on the inner end puts the tool nut up

Re: [MBZ] This is bad

2015-08-07 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
New Moog tie-rod ends installed yesterday evening, they have a lifetime warranty. I have the MB special tool (201 589 13 33 00, see picture procedure 46-6177) for removing the outer tie-rod end, works like a champ. Inner, not so good. The tool orientation on the inner end puts the tool nut up

Re: [MBZ] This is bad

2015-08-07 Thread Randy Bennell via Mercedes
...@gmail.com Sent: Friday, August 7, 2015 11:19 AM Subject: Re: [MBZ] This is bad 2 lb at HF is maybe $6 and well worth it for tie rods and ball joints, etc. Mine is maybe 12 over all, so it is easier to maneuver than a claw hammer and has twice the clout. TO take out the tapered bolts on IH H

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2015-08-07 Thread Curt Raymond via Mercedes
I know, I was embarrassed to have to bring it but I forgot the 20 at camp... -Curt From: Randy Bennell rbenn...@bennell.ca To: Curt Raymond curtlud...@yahoo.com; Mercedes Discussion List mercedes@okiebenz.com Sent: Friday, August 7, 2015 11:35 AM Subject: Re: [MBZ] This is bad A 12

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2015-08-07 Thread Curly McLain via Mercedes
I've never had the tool. I just back the nut off to flush, then pop it with a short handle 2 pounder. That is done from the bottom, so no clearance problems Clarence. If one is really bad, i've used the pickle forks, but both of mine are gone now, so I just use the LFH. You can adjust toe

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2015-08-07 Thread WILTON via Mercedes
ATTABOY! Wilton - Original Message - From: Meade Dillon via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com To: Mercedes Discussion List mercedes@okiebenz.com Cc: Meade Dillon dillonm...@gmail.com Sent: Friday, August 07, 2015 9:57 AM Subject: Re: [MBZ] This is bad New Moog tie-rod ends installed

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2015-08-07 Thread Curly McLain via Mercedes
2 lb at HF is maybe $6 and well worth it for tie rods and ball joints, etc. Mine is maybe 12 over all, so it is easier to maneuver than a claw hammer and has twice the clout. TO take out the tapered bolts on IH H, they say to whack the side of the yoke while applying pressure. I used a

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2015-08-07 Thread Curt Raymond via Mercedes
going to lift a house you don't use small tools. -Curt From: Curly McLain via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com To: Mercedes Discussion List mercedes@okiebenz.com Cc: Curly McLain 126die...@gmail.com Sent: Friday, August 7, 2015 11:19 AM Subject: Re: [MBZ] This is bad 2 lb at HF

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2015-08-06 Thread Randy Bennell via Mercedes
On 06/08/2015 2:24 PM, Meade Dillon via Mercedes wrote: Too late for that. If I make a command decision and just get'er done, as long as the result is positive then I don't even need to ask forgiveness. Once I open the can and ask the question, then (I've learned) it's just best to keep her

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2015-08-06 Thread WILTON via Mercedes
: Thursday, August 06, 2015 3:15 PM Subject: Re: [MBZ] This is bad Is it also easier to ask forgiveness than permission? On Thu, Aug 6, 2015 at 12:45 PM, Max Dillon via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: No. Italian. I know instantly and unmistakably, good and bad, but that doesn't mean I can't

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2015-08-06 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
That'll buff right out --R On 8/5/15 11:53 PM, Meade Dillon via Mercedes wrote: The White Whale aka 1987 300TD has developed a knock in the front suspension / steering over the last week or so. Tonight I finally had a look-see. https://youtu.be/9Oxvp1oHF8E I'm going have to fix that.

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2015-08-06 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
This must have also been the cause of my high speed shimmy a couple months back. I also found that the front crank seal is leaking much worse now, so also time for a new hub and seal. - Max Charleston SC On Thu, Aug 6, 2015 at 8:06 AM, Rich Thomas via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com

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2015-08-06 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
Did this get through? - Max Charleston SC On Thu, Aug 6, 2015 at 1:45 PM, Max Dillon dillonm...@gmail.com wrote: No. Italian. I know instantly and unmistakably, good and bad, but that doesn't mean I can't play Walter Mittey (sp?) once in awhile... -- Max Dillon Charleston SC

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2015-08-06 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Are you asking me personally? On Thu, Aug 6, 2015 at 2:23 PM, Meade Dillon via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Did this get through? - Max Charleston SC On Thu, Aug 6, 2015 at 1:45 PM, Max Dillon dillonm...@gmail.com wrote: No. Italian. I know instantly and

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2015-08-06 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
(Andrew: 1987 Mercedes-Benz 300TD, white with blue interior) Plan A has been rejected by both the Chair of the Finance Committee and the Chair of the Social Committee aka COMHOMELANT aka SWMBO, so now I'm on Plan B. Plan A was to order the MB tie rod assembly from MB Northlake for $55 plus $10

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2015-08-06 Thread Fred Moir via Mercedes
Max.Will your wife roll her eyes and say nothing? Then at some later date let you know, subtly, that she was not fooled? Fred Moir.Lynn MA.Diesel preferred. Date: Thu, 6 Aug 2015 13:16:37 -0400 To: mercedes@okiebenz.com Subject: Re: [MBZ] This is bad From: mercedes@okiebenz.com CC: dillonm

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2015-08-06 Thread Curly McLain via Mercedes
Through what?FAIL! Did this get through? - Max Charleston SC ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

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2015-08-06 Thread OK Don via Mercedes
: Thu, 6 Aug 2015 13:16:37 -0400 To: mercedes@okiebenz.com Subject: Re: [MBZ] This is bad From: mercedes@okiebenz.com CC: dillonm...@gmail.com (Andrew: 1987 Mercedes-Benz 300TD, white with blue interior) Plan A has been rejected by both the Chair of the Finance Committee and the Chair

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2015-08-06 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
@okiebenz.com Subject: Re: [MBZ] This is bad From: mercedes@okiebenz.com CC: dillonm...@gmail.com (Andrew: 1987 Mercedes-Benz 300TD, white with blue interior) Plan A has been rejected by both the Chair of the Finance Committee and the Chair of the Social Committee aka COMHOMELANT aka

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2015-08-06 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
Subject: Re: [MBZ] This is bad From: mercedes@okiebenz.com CC: dillonm...@gmail.com (Andrew: 1987 Mercedes-Benz 300TD, white with blue interior) Plan A has been rejected by both the Chair of the Finance Committee and the Chair of the Social Committee aka COMHOMELANT aka SWMBO, so

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2015-08-06 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
her eyes and say nothing? Then at some later date let you know, subtly, that she was not fooled? Fred Moir.Lynn MA.Diesel preferred. Date: Thu, 6 Aug 2015 13:16:37 -0400 To: mercedes@okiebenz.com Subject: Re: [MBZ] This is bad From: mercedes@okiebenz.com CC: dillonm...@gmail.com (Andrew

Re: [MBZ] Even a Bad Landing Makes It a Good Day (Dan Penoff)

2014-11-01 Thread Addison Thompson via Mercedes
Dan, I think that your title is wrong. It is a Good Landing by definition - any landing that you can walk away from is a good landing. At least that's what I've always heard during my 40+ years of flying. :-) AT CL500 From: Dan Penoff d...@penoff.com Subject: [MBZ] Even a Bad Landing Makes

Re: [MBZ] Even a Bad Landing Makes It a Good Day (Dan Penoff)

2014-11-01 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
That’s what I was thinking….just didn’t recall the colloquialism correctly…. Dan On Nov 1, 2014, at 11:44 AM, Addison Thompson via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Dan, I think that your title is wrong. It is a Good Landing by definition - any landing that you can walk away from

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2014-11-01 Thread G Mann via Mercedes
Flying Mustangs are now on the endangered species list . The price of admission to that club comes high. I'm sure the owner is happy to be alive, but wallet damaged at the injury to the airplane. I see some extensive rebuilding in the airplanes future... But.. if you think 20 yr. old Mercedes

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2014-11-01 Thread Scott Ritchey via Mercedes
And a great landing is one where you can use the airplane again. -Original Message- From: Mercedes [mailto:mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com] On Behalf Of Addison Thompson via Mercedes Sent: Saturday, November 01, 2014 11:45 AM To: mercedes@okiebenz.com Subject: Re: [MBZ] Even a Bad

Re: [MBZ] transmission rebuilding bad vibrations

2014-03-03 Thread Curt Raymond
-0500 From: Max Dillon meadedil...@bellsouth.net To: Mercedes Discussion List mercedes@okiebenz.com Subject: Re: [MBZ] transmission rebuilding bad vibrations Message-ID: 27e87fbb-09d1-43ef-bc0b-5056714a2...@email.android.com Content-Type: text/plain; charset=UTF-8 80 would be very unsafe; if only one

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