Re: [MBZ] When It Rains, It Pours...

2015-06-11 Thread fmiser via Mercedes
Kaleb and Dan write back and forth about alternator failure, warrenty replacement and such. Andrew wrote: I wonder if there will be a renaissance in steam powered cars. You wouldn't have these prtoblems with a steam powered car. I suspect that we would still have an alternator. Folks

Re: [MBZ] When It Rains, It Pours...

2015-06-10 Thread Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes
So why did you buy another alternator of then failed one came from them and has a life time warranty? Sent from my iPhone On Jun 10, 2015, at 7:26 AM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Holy mother of pearl, I swear this stuff goes in waves Oldest boy comes in

Re: [MBZ] When It Rains, It Pours...

2015-06-10 Thread Curt Raymond via Mercedes
But now you can return the dead one right? -Curt From: Dan Penoff via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com To: Mercedes Discussion List mercedes@okiebenz.com Cc: Dan Penoff d...@penoff.com Sent: Wednesday, June 10, 2015 8:59 AM Subject: Re: [MBZ] When It Rains, It Pours... As I said

Re: [MBZ] When It Rains, It Pours...

2015-06-10 Thread Curt Raymond via Mercedes
Some will remember when I went through this with my '83 240D and put many alternators in before getting one that lasted. I don't remember the exact number, it was at least 3. My Indy was getting plenty tired of seeing me show up... -Curt From: Dan Penoff via Mercedes

Re: [MBZ] When It Rains, It Pours...

2015-06-10 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
Convenience, and the fact that I'm more or less locked in since I bought one from them to begin with. I know, I rolled the dice and lost. It happens. I also don't have a fleet of cars around that I can just move someone into another car if theirs is off the road. Every car here is pretty much

Re: [MBZ] When It Rains, It Pours...

2015-06-10 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
As I said in a previous reply, I took a chance and lost. It happens. If there was a bright side, it's that the alternator on these cars is pretty easy to replace. First one took maybe 90 minutes, the second under an hour. Not something I want to be good at, however. Dan On Jun 10, 2015, at

Re: [MBZ] When It Rains, It Pours...

2015-06-10 Thread Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes
I guess I'm not sure why you did not get it swapped out under warranty instead of buying another one. Sent from my iPhone On Jun 10, 2015, at 7:56 AM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Convenience, and the fact that I'm more or less locked in since I bought one from

Re: [MBZ] When It Rains, It Pours...

2015-06-10 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
To: Mercedes Discussion List mercedes@okiebenz.com Cc: Dan Penoff d...@penoff.com Sent: Wednesday, June 10, 2015 8:59 AM Subject: Re: [MBZ] When It Rains, It Pours... As I said in a previous reply, I took a chance and lost. It happens. If there was a bright side, it's that the alternator

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2015-06-10 Thread WILTON via Mercedes
ATTABOY on the 420; 'hope it goes well with the 500. Wilton - Original Message - From: Dan Penoff via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com To: Okie Benz mercedes@okiebenz.com Cc: Dan Penoff d...@penoff.com Sent: Wednesday, June 10, 2015 8:26 AM Subject: [MBZ] When It Rains, It Pours...

Re: [MBZ] When It Rains, It Pours...

2015-06-10 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
Sorry to confuse things. I had to buy the replacement, which they will refund 100% when I return the core. Dan Sent from my iPad On Jun 10, 2015, at 9:00 AM, Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: I guess I'm not sure why you did not get it swapped out under

Re: [MBZ] When It Rains, It Pours...

2015-06-10 Thread Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes
Oh ok Sent from my iPhone On Jun 10, 2015, at 8:38 AM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Sorry to confuse things. I had to buy the replacement, which they will refund 100% when I return the core. Dan Sent from my iPad On Jun 10, 2015, at 9:00 AM, Kaleb C.

Re: [MBZ] When It Rains, It Pours...

2015-06-10 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
I wonder if there will be a renaissance in steam powered cars. You wouldn't have these prtoblems with a steam powered car. On Wed, Jun 10, 2015 at 9:40 AM, Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Oh ok Sent from my iPhone On Jun 10, 2015, at 8:38 AM, Dan Penoff via

Re: [MBZ] When It Rains, It Pours...

2015-06-10 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
Thanks! You and me both. The youngest boy is really missing the car. He's been driving his Mom's former 2005 Mazda 6. Dan Sent from my iPad On Jun 10, 2015, at 10:29 AM, WILTON via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: ATTABOY on the 420; 'hope it goes well with the 500. Wilton

Re: [MBZ] When it Rains, it Pours

2013-05-03 Thread John Reames
Perhaps, but not much less expensive; the perch includes a piece of frame rail and requires something like 40 /structural/ rivets to secure it into the car. Plan on an alignment, as everything on that side must be stripped. I think I paid $3k for mine. -- John W Reames jream...@verizon.net

Re: [MBZ] When it Rains, it Pours

2013-05-03 Thread clay
That downward slide into korean car design. I find the dual headlamp reminiscent of the botch job done on very good designs by mandating DOT headlamps in the r107 w123, w116, as well as the 1960s S series. These cars debuted at the peak, or abyss of the quality fiasco at Mercedes.

Re: [MBZ] When it Rains, it Pours

2013-05-03 Thread clay
The evap is much the same situation as with all the Benz. Car is build around it. My indy was willing to do the job, but was upfront that it would be about the same as the value of the car and in his opinion, a waste of cash, as the windows still work clay On May 2, 2013, at 7:18 PM, OK Don

Re: [MBZ] When it Rains, it Pours

2013-05-02 Thread Michael Canfield
But that would mean doing the job, and more paperwork. Glad you are not seriously injured! Mike On May 2, 2013 12:27 AM, clay redgh...@comcast.net wrote: She was not. She had been just diagnosed that morning with skin cancer, after trying for a year to get her medicos to see it was not acne.

Re: [MBZ] When it Rains, it Pours

2013-05-02 Thread Alex Chamberlain
V On May 1, 2013 9:15 PM, clay redgh...@comcast.net wrote: No more w124. Not a w210, but maybe 190D, though that is small. The rest of the 95-05 benz are kind of dodgy, so want to stay away from those. What's wrong with a 210 (besides that you can't get one with diesel and 4matic)? I

Re: [MBZ] When it Rains, it Pours

2013-05-02 Thread Mitch Haley
Alex Chamberlain wrote: I get the impression from NectarineBits and the MBWorld forums that the 210 is kind of the new 124--holding up well in the long term, good parts availability, and lots of DIYers to ask for help. I guess it depends on whether you'd rather have spring perches or

Re: [MBZ] When it Rains, it Pours

2013-05-02 Thread John Reames
Rust rust and did I mention rust? Popping up in between the frame and your upper spring perches, not to mention in the middle of panels everywhere. Oh and plastic headlamp lenses that are NON replaceable (OE HID are $1100/side last I checked!) And plan on acquiring something like a SDS

Re: [MBZ] When it Rains, it Pours

2013-05-02 Thread Kaleb C. Striplin
The only problem with them is they can get random rust. My 97 has a rust bubble in the middle of the passenger front door toward the bottom. It did come from Kc originally I believe. My 99 e430 does not have any rust Sent from my iPhone On May 2, 2013, at 3:02 PM, Alex Chamberlain

Re: [MBZ] When it Rains, it Pours

2013-05-02 Thread OK Don
I suspect that it's a LOT easier to replace spring perches than evaporators, though i never had to do either on any of my 124s. On Thu, May 2, 2013 at 3:24 PM, Mitch Haley m...@voyager.net wrote: I guess it depends on whether you'd rather have spring perches or evaporators made of clay.

Re: [MBZ] When it Rains, it Pours

2013-05-02 Thread Dieselhead
I'd rather deal with spring perches. I had a 190Dc that was so rusty from RF shock was about to come loose. I patched in sheet steel with lotsa sheet metal screws. Drove it several years that way. It totalled the pint-o that pulled out in from t of it. I only had to change a tire and wire

Re: [MBZ] When it Rains, it Pours

2013-05-01 Thread Rich Thomas
I feel your pain, Benz-wise and body-wise. Have your insurance guy call the yard and tell them to take the car to your house or wherever you want it. Call a lawyer to initiate whatever actions might be needed. --R On 5/1/13 6:28 PM, clay wrote: Just back for totalling the E300 I took a

Re: [MBZ] When it Rains, it Pours

2013-05-01 Thread Craig
On Wed, 1 May 2013 15:28:27 -0700 clay redgh...@comcast.net wrote: Either way, another benz saved another life and gave itself in sacrifice. Ouch! Sorry to hear of this additional loss. Craig ___ http://www.okiebenz.com For new and used parts go to

Re: [MBZ] When it Rains, it Pours

2013-05-01 Thread WILTON
'Sorry for your vehicle loss, but glad you're reasonably OK; 'hope the pain's not because of something really serious. I wish you and all the family well. Wilton - Original Message - From: clay redgh...@comcast.net To: Mercedes Discussion List mercedes@okiebenz.com Sent: Wednesday,

Re: [MBZ] When it Rains, it Pours

2013-05-01 Thread Benz Hogs
Glad you're ok with just bumps and bruises. A good friend of mine bike commutes 5 days a week got bumped off the front of an Expedition today. He was on his mountain bike, which is built like a tank and still ride-able. He says it's only bumps and bruises the injuries which are less than he

Re: [MBZ] When it Rains, it Pours

2013-05-01 Thread clay
I do not think I have plans for salvage title. I would need to find a decent car to drop the engine into. clay 1974 450sl - Frosch - Two tone green 1972 220D - Gump - She was green, simple and ran 1995 E300D - Gave her life to save me against a Dame in a SUV POS 1987 SDL - Beware Nigerian

Re: [MBZ] When it Rains, it Pours

2013-05-01 Thread Max Dillon
Glad to hear you're merely counted among the wounded! Other parties insurance should pay for all, including the tow truck trick scam. -- Max Dillon Charleston SC '95 E300, '87 300TD, '73 Balboa 20 clay redgh...@comcast.net wrote: Just back for totalling the E300 I took a package to the local

Re: [MBZ] When it Rains, it Pours

2013-05-01 Thread Max Dillon
Also, your neck may get more and more sore, keep taking the meds! -- Max Dillon Charleston SC '95 E300, '87 300TD, '73 Balboa 20 clay redgh...@comcast.net wrote: Just back for totalling the E300 I took a package to the local post office and was headed home. Not more than a block past the post

Re: [MBZ] When it Rains, it Pours

2013-05-01 Thread Max Dillon
Let us know if you plan to part out the car. -- Max Dillon Charleston SC '95 E300, '87 300TD, '73 Balboa 20 clay redgh...@comcast.net wrote: I do not think I have plans for salvage title. I would need to find a decent car to drop the engine into. clay 1974 450sl - Frosch - Two tone green

Re: [MBZ] When it Rains, it Pours

2013-05-01 Thread ernest breakfield
wow, Clay; glad to hear you're not hurt worse, and that you weren't in a lesser vehicle! get yourself checked out properly as soon as practically possible, and try to take it easy; your body probably needs a little time to recover. cheers! e On 01/May/13 15:28, clay wrote: Just back

Re: [MBZ] When it Rains, it Pours

2013-05-01 Thread Mitch Haley
clay wrote: I do not think I have plans for salvage title. I would need to find a decent car to drop the engine into. Who was looking for a 606 last month? Mitch. ___ http://www.okiebenz.com For new and used parts go to www.okiebenz.com To search list

Re: [MBZ] When it Rains, it Pours

2013-05-01 Thread Dieselhead
Either way, another benz saved another life and gave itself in sacrifice. clay Get yourself checked out. Rent a car for a couple days or more. Enterprise will deliver. Bummer. Hang in there. Things will get better. Glad you were not in a lesser vehicle. (Friends don't let friends

Re: [MBZ] When it Rains, it Pours

2013-05-01 Thread Rich Thomas
Hire a shyster and have him subpoena her phone records to see if she was yapping or texting when she banged into you. --R ___ http://www.okiebenz.com For new and used parts go to www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To

Re: [MBZ] When it Rains, it Pours

2013-05-01 Thread clay
Earliest my medico could see me was before lunch Thursday. Then I think he goes to golf. I will stay soaking in the tub full of ice to keep the swelling down On May 1, 2013, at 5:15 PM, ernest breakfield wrote: wow, Clay; glad to hear you're not hurt worse, and that you weren't in a

Re: [MBZ] When it Rains, it Pours

2013-05-01 Thread clay
I am now seeing some nice S series that have an issue or two. My engine and trans are good, as is the rest of the car, but for the driver side wheel area. Probably could get the shop to rebuild suspension, but the rest of the unibody is messed up, so parts car anyway. clay On May 1, 2013,

Re: [MBZ] When it Rains, it Pours

2013-05-01 Thread clay
Yeah, I think I stay away from driving for a few more days. Death in the family is one of those big stress items that tend to result in increases in accidents and injuries. Also going to keep clear of cooking and knives, power tools, screw drivers and electric wires. Just until the stink of

Re: [MBZ] When it Rains, it Pours

2013-05-01 Thread clay
She was not. She had been just diagnosed that morning with skin cancer, after trying for a year to get her medicos to see it was not acne. Coming back from the hardware store with tomatoes to plant and too much on her mind. The cars parked along the street went all the way to the corner

Re: [MBZ] When it rains it pours (Donald Snook)

2009-09-10 Thread Donald Snook
A big shout out to Peter Hertzing for helping diagnose the problem the problem on my wife's car. He suggested the idle air control motor/valve and that was indeed the problem. I was working on her car in the dark parking lot of her office with nothing but the glow from my I-Phone to

Re: [MBZ] When it rains it pours (Donald Snook)

2009-09-10 Thread R A Bennell
...@okiebenz.com]on Behalf Of Donald Snook Sent: Thursday, September 10, 2009 7:03 AM To: Mercedes@okiebenz.com Subject: Re: [MBZ] When it rains it pours (Donald Snook) A big shout out to Peter Hertzing for helping diagnose the problem the problem on my wife's car. He suggested the idle air control

Re: [MBZ] When it rains it pours

2009-09-10 Thread Donald Snook
Randy wrote: Any idea if this is something that could have been avoided by cleaning? I have an F-150 Supercrew that likely has similar stuff under the hood. No problems so far but would like to keep it that way. Yes, you can clean them. I don't know whether a diesel has one of these. But, on

Re: [MBZ] When it rains it pours

2009-09-10 Thread R A Bennell
PM To: Mercedes@okiebenz.com Subject: Re: [MBZ] When it rains it pours Randy wrote: Any idea if this is something that could have been avoided by cleaning? I have an F-150 Supercrew that likely has similar stuff under the hood. No problems so far but would like to keep it that way. Yes, you can

Re: [MBZ] When it rains it pours

2009-09-10 Thread Donald Snook
Randy wrote: OK, my truck is a 5.4 and it has about 125K miles so might be upcoming. Where is this thing? What did the new one cost? I bought the aftermarket Borg Warner variety (lifetime warranty) and it was $51. I don't know how much the Motorcraft part would be. On mine, it was located

Re: [MBZ] When it rains it pours

2009-09-08 Thread Barry Stark
Don - My Daughter's Exploder once did something like that. The idle speed solenoid had gone belly up. That doesn't account for the fuel smell though. Barry My wife's expedition stay running. It will start if I give it gas and keep the Rpms up, but when i let up on the gas it dies and I can

Re: [MBZ] When it rains it pours: broken sway bar bracket, now sunroof woe, what is next?

2008-05-23 Thread Mitch Haley
Note to all: When the sunroof starts acting up, quit using the popup feature! Mitch. ___ http://www.okiebenz.com For new parts see official list sponsor: http://www.buymbparts.com/ For used parts email [EMAIL PROTECTED] To Unsubscribe or change delivery

Re: [MBZ] When it rains it pours: broken sway bar bracket, now sunroof woe, what is next?

2008-05-23 Thread Dillon, Meade M CIV SPAWARSYSCEN Charleston SC J63
Mitch Haley wrote: Note to all: When the sunroof starts acting up, quit using the popup feature! Mitch. Amen, I'm about to become an expert on the dreaded 124 sunroof. I really hope I can figure out how to get it apart now that it won't retract. I also hope it doesn't rain too much... I

Re: [MBZ] When it rains it pours: broken sway bar bracket, now sunroof woe, what is next?

2008-05-23 Thread R A Bennell
Chunk of metal, preferably from an old microwave oven (ala Jim Cathey (sp??)) and a MIG welder. No more sunroof problems. Randy -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Behalf Of Dillon,Meade M CIV SPAWARSYSCEN Charleston SC J63 Sent: Friday, May 23, 2008

Re: [MBZ] When it rains it pours: broken sway bar bracket, now sunroof woe, what is next?

2008-05-23 Thread Jim Cathey
Chunk of metal, preferably from an old microwave oven (ala Jim Cathey (sp??)) and a MIG welder. No more sunroof problems. Ha! And what's wrong with that nice perfectly-sized piece of metal that is already in the hole? -- Jim ___ http://www.okiebenz.com

Re: [MBZ] When it rains it pours

2007-12-02 Thread Kevin Kraly
the thought of putting the poor kids to work in the back yard pulling parts passed through the mind of more than just Wonko. And you would be right although in my case, it was Hand me that 12mm socket with a 6 extension so I don't have to crawl back under there and orient myself to the task at

Re: [MBZ] When it rains it pours

2007-12-01 Thread Bill
To: Mercedes Discussion List Subject: Re: [MBZ] When it rains it pours That will put me at 5 kids!! I dont know about that. --- Kaleb C. Striplin Cox Auto Trader 730-Tulsa FSBO Supervisor - Original Message - From: Rusty Cullens [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Mercedes Discussion List mercedes@okiebenz.com

Re: [MBZ] When it rains it pours

2007-12-01 Thread Mitch Haley
Hendrik Fay wrote: Hmmnh, guess that's modern law enforcement, once upon a time he would have been remanded in custody until it was proven to be an unfortunate accident. Nowadays we reserve that treatment for people who shoot armed home invaders and claim it was self defense.

Re: [MBZ] When it rains it pours

2007-12-01 Thread Mitch Haley
OK Don wrote: Integrating traumatized kids into another family could be challenging at times I imagine. And the remedial education can really be something. At least the one we had in our family went to normal school some of the time until she was eight, so she could already read when the

Re: [MBZ] When it rains it pours

2007-12-01 Thread LarryT
[EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Mercedes Discussion List mercedes@okiebenz.com Sent: Friday, November 30, 2007 10:09 PM Subject: Re: [MBZ] When it rains it pours No, its my wifes sister. LarryT wrote: Hi Kaleb, Very sorry to hear of your loss. They say problems come in 3's - looks like it's true

Re: [MBZ] When it rains it pours

2007-12-01 Thread Redghost
Not to be a jerk, but I am sure that the thought of putting the poor kids to work in the back yard pulling parts passed through the mind of more than just Wonko. I thought it and then thought better of posting, since I do not know Regina well enough to crack remarks like that with

Re: [MBZ] When it rains it pours

2007-11-30 Thread Rusty Cullens
- Original Message - From: Dave H... [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Mercedes Discussion List mercedes@okiebenz.com Sent: Friday, November 30, 2007 2:50 PM Subject: Re: [MBZ] When it rains it pours Ages?/Genders? -- From: Kaleb C. Striplin

Re: [MBZ] When it rains it pours

2007-11-30 Thread Wonko the Sane
Can she be taught to pull Benz parts for sale on eBay? On Nov 30, 2007 2:59 PM, Kaleb C. Striplin, work [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I know the oldest is 9, and has never set foot in a school a day in her life. -- LT Don http://don.homelinux.net/~don/ Proudly marching to the beat of a

Re: [MBZ] When it rains it pours

2007-11-30 Thread Kaleb C. Striplin, work
yes --- Kaleb C. Striplin Cox Auto Trader 730-Tulsa FSBO Supervisor - Original Message - From: Mitch Haley [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Mercedes Discussion List mercedes@okiebenz.com Sent: Friday, November 30, 2007 3:10 PM Subject: Re: [MBZ] When it rains it pours Kaleb C. Striplin

Re: [MBZ] When it rains it pours

2007-11-30 Thread MG
Date: Fri, 30 Nov 2007 14:48:51 -0600 From: Kaleb C. Striplin, work [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: [MBZ] When it rains it pours To: Mercedes Discussion List mercedes@okiebenz.com Message-ID: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Content-Type: text/plain; format=flowed; charset=iso-8859-1; reply-type=original

Re: [MBZ] When it rains it pours

2007-11-30 Thread Hendrik Fay
I really don't think this is an situation where humor is welcome. The only really good thing to come out of this is that the a***hole did not shoot the kids. Hendrik who finds it hard sometimes not to judge others and the way they lead their lives Wonko the Sane wrote: Can she be taught to

Re: [MBZ] When it rains it pours

2007-11-30 Thread Wonko the Sane
Actually, I did lose one briefly at the Iowa State Fair a couple of years ago. The paperwork for that (if I had not found him) is really ugly! Hey, he is his own guardian and he wanted to join the carnival, so On 11/30/07, Kaleb C. Striplin [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I can see you losing a

Re: [MBZ] When it rains it pours

2007-11-30 Thread Hendrik Fay
Hmmnh, guess that's modern law enforcement, once upon a time he would have been remanded in custody until it was proven to be an unfortunate accident. Kaleb C. Striplin, work wrote: let him go. --- Kaleb C. Striplin ___ http://www.okiebenz.com

Re: [MBZ] When it rains it pours

2007-11-30 Thread Wonko the Sane
Hendrik: I was going to let that one pass w/out reply but have decided to not do so. Humor is an excellent tool in helping to de-escalate tense situations. It is a good tool for dealing with grief -- something that the list is dealing with on several fronts. If Kaleb and Regina were only names

Re: [MBZ] When it rains it pours

2007-11-30 Thread Wonko the Sane
You betcha. Even in central Maine (the area with which I am familiar). On 11/30/07, Rich Thomas [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: You know if he was out and about, Maine has lots of really remote wilderness, a guy could lose himself up there really easily if he wanted to get away. -- LT Don

Re: [MBZ] When it rains it pours

2007-11-30 Thread Peter Frederick
And I thought I had it bad when someone tried (and failed) to commit vehicular homicide by inattention on me! What a bummer! I'm always amazed at the things people can do to each other, usually without any thought of the consequences to their relatives. My sincere condolences, this cannot be

Re: [MBZ] When it rains it pours

2007-11-30 Thread Kaleb C. Striplin
I can see you losing a consumer the other way. Wonko the Sane wrote: Hendrik: I was going to let that one pass w/out reply but have decided to not do so. Humor is an excellent tool in helping to de-escalate tense situations. It is a good tool for dealing with grief -- something that the

Re: [MBZ] When it rains it pours

2007-11-30 Thread LarryT
Hi Kaleb, Very sorry to hear of your loss. They say problems come in 3's - looks like it's true. When you said your SIL was murdered by her husband, doesn't that make her husband your brother? Or am I misreading something?? Gotta go before something else happens. Or I guess maybe your

Re: [MBZ] When it rains it pours

2007-11-30 Thread Rich Thomas
You know if he was out and about, Maine has lots of really remote wilderness, a guy could lose himself up there really easily if he wanted to get away. --R Kaleb C. Striplin wrote: OK, my info was not correct. That was from my father in law who said they let him go. They just told him

Re: [MBZ] When it rains it pours

2007-11-30 Thread Kaleb C. Striplin
OK, my info was not correct. That was from my father in law who said they let him go. They just told him that because the FIL is out to kill the son in law. He is actually being held in arcadia up there, some sort of mental institution. So that is a relief. Hendrik Fay wrote: Hmmnh,

Re: [MBZ] When it rains it pours

2007-11-30 Thread Kaleb C. Striplin
That is actually very surprising, I would have thought he would have. He is the type. If it gets those kids out of that situation, its sad to say its probably the best thing that ever happened to them. Hendrik Fay wrote: I really don't think this is an situation where humor is welcome. The

Re: [MBZ] When it rains it pours

2007-11-30 Thread Kaleb C. Striplin
No, its my wifes sister. LarryT wrote: Hi Kaleb, Very sorry to hear of your loss. They say problems come in 3's - looks like it's true. When you said your SIL was murdered by her husband, doesn't that make her husband your brother? Or am I misreading something?? Gotta go before

Re: [MBZ] When it rains it pours

2007-11-30 Thread OK Don
Someone said these things happen in threes -- well, Evel Knievel died today. Maybe that's the end of it for now -- (wishful thinking). -- OK Don, KD5NRO Norman, OK There are three kinds of lies: lies, damn lies, and statistics. -Benjamin Disraeli and/or Mark Twain '90 300D, '87 300SDL, '81

Re: [MBZ] When it rains it pours

2007-11-30 Thread Wonko the Sane
What? Let YOU go? On Nov 30, 2007 3:28 PM, Kaleb C. Striplin, work [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: So the cops let me go till they investigate to determine if it was or not. -- LT Don http://don.homelinux.net/~don/ Proudly marching to the beat of a different kettle of fish. Make a small loan,

Re: [MBZ] When it rains it pours

2007-11-30 Thread Kaleb C. Striplin, work
hahaha, perhaps. --- Kaleb C. Striplin Cox Auto Trader 730-Tulsa FSBO Supervisor - Original Message - From: Wonko the Sane [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Mercedes Discussion List mercedes@okiebenz.com Sent: Friday, November 30, 2007 3:27 PM Subject: Re: [MBZ] When it rains it pours Can she

Re: [MBZ] When it rains it pours

2007-11-30 Thread Bill
That is a tough one. You have friends thinking of you and your family. BillR -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Kaleb C. Striplin (CAT) Sent: Friday, November 30, 2007 2:50 PM To: Mercedes Discussion List Subject: [MBZ] When it rains it

Re: [MBZ] When it rains it pours

2007-11-30 Thread Mitch Haley
Kaleb C. Striplin, work wrote: I know the oldest is 9, and has never set foot in a school a day in her life. That tells you what kind of people we are talking about there. And the mother is 25?? ___ http://www.okiebenz.com For new parts see official

Re: [MBZ] When it rains it pours

2007-11-30 Thread Rusty Cullens
PM Subject: Re: [MBZ] When it rains it pours Kaleb C. Striplin, work wrote: yea, it sucks. They have 3 kids, dont know what will happen to them. Nobody up there can really take them. Is there anybody in OK who wants to take them? ___ http

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2007-11-30 Thread Robert Rentfro
mercedes@okiebenz.com Sent: Friday, November 30, 2007 1:58 PM Subject: Re: [MBZ] When it rains it pours Gosh, sorry to hear about that. Regina's sister? That's really sad. Chrs Kaleb C. Striplin (CAT) [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Yesterday, first find out about Marshall. Then last night we get

Re: [MBZ] When it rains it pours

2007-11-30 Thread Kaleb C. Striplin, work
- Original Message - From: Rusty Cullens [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Mercedes Discussion List mercedes@okiebenz.com Sent: Friday, November 30, 2007 3:26 PM Subject: Re: [MBZ] When it rains it pours Were they home schooled? Or just no schooled? Rusty Cullens BuyMBparts, Inc. Tel 1-800-741-5252

Re: [MBZ] When it rains it pours

2007-11-30 Thread Kaleb C. Striplin, work
- From: Dave H... [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Mercedes Discussion List mercedes@okiebenz.com Sent: Friday, November 30, 2007 2:50 PM Subject: Re: [MBZ] When it rains it pours Ages?/Genders? -- From: Kaleb C. Striplin, work [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Friday

Re: [MBZ] When it rains it pours

2007-11-30 Thread Dave H...
Ages?/Genders? -- From: Kaleb C. Striplin, work [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Friday, November 30, 2007 3:48 PM To: Mercedes Discussion List mercedes@okiebenz.com Subject: Re: [MBZ] When it rains it pours I dont know yet. I think they might have some

Re: [MBZ] When it rains it pours

2007-11-30 Thread Kaleb C. Striplin, work
: [MBZ] When it rains it pours Isn't there any family that would take these children in? Dave H... -- From: Mitch Haley [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Friday, November 30, 2007 3:21 PM To: Mercedes Discussion List mercedes@okiebenz.com Subject: Re

Re: [MBZ] When it rains it pours

2007-11-30 Thread Mitch Haley
Kaleb C. Striplin, work wrote: yea, it sucks. They have 3 kids, dont know what will happen to them. Nobody up there can really take them. Is there anybody in OK who wants to take them? ___ http://www.okiebenz.com For new parts see official list sponsor:

Re: [MBZ] When it rains it pours

2007-11-30 Thread Christopher McCann
Gosh, sorry to hear about that. Regina's sister? That's really sad. Chrs Kaleb C. Striplin (CAT) [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Yesterday, first find out about Marshall. Then last night we get a call in the middle of the night that my sister in law has been Murdered. Her husband shot her (with

Re: [MBZ] When it rains it pours

2007-11-30 Thread Craig McCluskey
On Fri, 30 Nov 2007 13:49:58 -0600 Kaleb C. Striplin \(CAT\) [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Yesterday, first find out about Marshall. Then last night we get a call in the middle of the night that my sister in law has been Murdered. Her husband shot her (with the kids there) and left her to bleed

Re: [MBZ] When it rains it pours

2007-11-30 Thread Hendrik Fay
Well if you think child abuse is funny, then so be it. Child abuse comes in many forms and depriving a child of an education is one of them. Then suggesting that the child be exploited by teaching the child to remove parts from cars is not my idea of humour. The sad part is that in many parts

Re: [MBZ] When it rains it pours

2007-11-30 Thread Rusty Cullens
You can do it. Rusty Cullens BuyMBparts, Inc. Tel 1-800-741-5252 Fax 770-454-9745 - Original Message - From: Kaleb C. Striplin, work [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Mercedes Discussion List mercedes@okiebenz.com Sent: Friday, November 30, 2007 3:48 PM Subject: Re: [MBZ] When it rains it pours

Re: [MBZ] When it rains it pours

2007-11-30 Thread Dave H...
Isn't there any family that would take these children in? Dave H... -- From: Mitch Haley [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Friday, November 30, 2007 3:21 PM To: Mercedes Discussion List mercedes@okiebenz.com Subject: Re: [MBZ] When it rains it pours

Re: [MBZ] When it rains it pours

2007-11-30 Thread Rich Thomas
That is really rough, a very difficult thing to have happen. I fell badly for y'all. The children need some immediate help, whatever can be done for them. Good thoughts out to all involved. --R ___ http://www.okiebenz.com For new parts see official list

Re: [MBZ] When it rains it pours

2007-11-30 Thread Kaleb C. Striplin, work
Sent: Friday, November 30, 2007 1:58 PM Subject: Re: [MBZ] When it rains it pours Gosh, sorry to hear about that. Regina's sister? That's really sad. Chrs Kaleb C. Striplin (CAT) [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Yesterday, first find out about Marshall. Then last night we get a call

Re: [MBZ] When it rains it pours

2007-11-30 Thread Kaleb C. Striplin, work
Well, we are it. I dont know if we can take them. --- Kaleb C. Striplin Cox Auto Trader 730-Tulsa FSBO Supervisor - Original Message - From: Mitch Haley [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Mercedes Discussion List mercedes@okiebenz.com Sent: Friday, November 30, 2007 2:21 PM Subject: Re: [MBZ] When

Re: [MBZ] When it rains it pours

2007-11-30 Thread Kaleb C. Striplin, work
Auto Trader 730-Tulsa FSBO Supervisor - Original Message - From: Mitch Haley [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Mercedes Discussion List mercedes@okiebenz.com Sent: Friday, November 30, 2007 3:10 PM Subject: Re: [MBZ] When it rains it pours Kaleb C. Striplin, work wrote: I know the oldest is 9

Re: [MBZ] When it rains it pours

2007-11-30 Thread Dave H...
That's pretty darn ridiculous! -- From: Kaleb C. Striplin, work [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Friday, November 30, 2007 4:28 PM To: Mercedes Discussion List mercedes@okiebenz.com Subject: Re: [MBZ] When it rains it pours no schooled Apparantly, he shot

Re: [MBZ] When it rains it pours

2007-11-30 Thread Kaleb C. Striplin, work
let him go. --- Kaleb C. Striplin Cox Auto Trader 730-Tulsa FSBO Supervisor - Original Message - From: Wonko the Sane [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Mercedes Discussion List mercedes@okiebenz.com Sent: Friday, November 30, 2007 3:30 PM Subject: Re: [MBZ] When it rains it pours What? Let YOU

Re: [MBZ] When it rains it pours

2007-11-30 Thread Kaleb C. Striplin, work
He will run, I dont see him sticking around. --- Kaleb C. Striplin Cox Auto Trader 730-Tulsa FSBO Supervisor - Original Message - From: Dave H... [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Mercedes Discussion List mercedes@okiebenz.com Sent: Friday, November 30, 2007 3:29 PM Subject: Re: [MBZ] When it rains

Re: [MBZ] When it rains it pours

2007-11-30 Thread OK Don
I grew up with four siblings, in houses smaller than yours - of course, how well we turned out is subject to debate, but it can certainly be done. Each kid does NOT need their own room. Integrating traumatized kids into another family could be challenging at times I imagine. On Nov 30, 2007 2:48

Re: [MBZ] When it rains it pours

2007-11-30 Thread Craig McCluskey
On Sat, 01 Dec 2007 16:28:45 +1030 Hendrik Fay [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Well if you think child abuse is funny, then so be it. No, he does not, and neither do the rest of us who saw his comment as he intended. I better stop now because I am working myself into a rather bad mood and when I

Re: [MBZ] When it rains it pours

2007-11-30 Thread Allan Streib
On Dec 1, 2007, at 12:58 AM, Hendrik Fay wrote: Child abuse comes in many forms and depriving a child of an education is one of them. Then suggesting that the child be exploited by teaching the child to remove parts from cars is not my idea of humour. The sad part is that in many