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Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 03-21-2015, 12:29 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,644
Posted By rickg
my "THE WORST" award goes to the 1996 Chrysler...

my "THE WORST" award goes to the 1996 Chrysler Cirrus I bought new. It regularly warped front brake rotors every 10k to 15k miles, and "sorry, brakes aren't covered under warranty". (Chrysler had the...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 03-21-2015, 01:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 861
Posted By rickg
there was a guy in Salt Lake that had a custom...

there was a guy in Salt Lake that had a custom '84 with a Lingenfelter motor in it for a reasonable price a few weeks ago. He had a dyno chart showing somewhere in the 500 crank HP range. I hesitated...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 03-20-2015, 08:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 861
Posted By rickg
Ok. So I bought a C4

Despite all the wise advise "not to", I found this gem out in Oregon.:cool:
A 1996 LT4 with 93k miles. Targa top and 6-speed trannie. Should be fun enough!:D
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 02-20-2015, 04:41 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,931
Posted By rickg
:D I knew I'd get a slew of "advice" here on...

:D
I knew I'd get a slew of "advice" here on this, LOL! But no, really, I'm pretty serious about this. I know they're a dog in the go-fast department. So, what's the point? Dunno really. Guess in...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 01-31-2015, 11:34 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,931
Posted By rickg
Waaay off topic - C4 Corvettes

Ok, so I know I should be shopping for a Benz. But my eye has been drawn to a Vette lately. I've never owned one(I've had 4 Benzs), and I'm at the right age(58). I'm too toy broke to buy anything...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 01-23-2015, 06:17 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,840
Posted By rickg
Sorry! I pulled a "post-n-run" here!:D Forgot I...

Sorry! I pulled a "post-n-run" here!:D Forgot I even started this post!
Funny, since I stepped out of this forum, I've never found another to get excited about. This place was a hoot "back in the...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 01-03-2015, 03:14 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,840
Posted By rickg
BTW, the gal I sold my '84 SD in '07 still has...

BTW, the gal I sold my '84 SD in '07 still has it. She lives about 4 blocks away from me, and works at the chiropractor office I go to. I told her the last time I saw her, that she's now owned it...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 01-03-2015, 03:08 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,840
Posted By rickg
so who's till here from way back in '02?

So who's STILL here. I can't type. Still.
I just have to peek in now and then:cool: I see a few old names.
Still don't have another Benz. i keep saying "someday". So, maybe someday:D
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 01-03-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 625
Posted By rickg
Thanks guys! So far, I love the truck, but...

Thanks guys! So far, I love the truck, but haven't actually hauled anything yet. We're still waiting for some decent snow here in northern Utah, so the snowmobiles are just resting on the trailer.
...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 12-24-2013, 01:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 625
Posted By rickg
finally picked a "new" truck

After all the talk about diesels, I decided to just go with a gasser. All the diesels I looked at in my (current) price range, had a ba-jillion miles on 'em. Found a nice clean '93 F-250 with the...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 11-30-2013, 07:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,274
Posted By rickg
I'd say a vintage Willy's too. That home made cab...

I'd say a vintage Willy's too. That home made cab extends back over the bed a bit, making it look tiny.
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 11-28-2013, 09:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 550
Posted By rickg
I knew I came to the right place for advice:cool:...

I knew I came to the right place for advice:cool:
The 6.9 I'm planning on looking at is an '86. I did hear they were improved. There's an '89 7.3 that a friend of mine test drove and said it runs...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 11-27-2013, 10:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 550
Posted By rickg
Awesome info! Thanks:cool: I have read about...

Awesome info! Thanks:cool:
I have read about the cavitation issue on the 7.3L's. Didn't have a clue what it was at first. Did some digging and got edumacated. Weird phenomenon:eek:
I may go test...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 11-27-2013, 08:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 550
Posted By rickg
Ford 6.9L diesel trucks

hey, I know there's a few diesel freaks here.:cool: I'm hunting for a '80's/early 90's Ford diesel truck to replace my '97 5.4L gasser. I won't go into all the reasons why right here yet. Just kinda...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 11-21-2013, 11:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 573
Posted By rickg
well, not too much more I got from the seminar...

well, not too much more I got from the seminar that's not on that web site. But my urologist did say he tried this back 10-12 years ago, and didn't see it as all that great, so he quit using it. But...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 11-19-2013, 10:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 573
Posted By rickg
Thanks, Link:cool: The seminar is this thursday....

Thanks, Link:cool: The seminar is this thursday. I'll report back in the off-chance there's anyone else in my boat out there.
:D No prob with yer name! LOL! It's always been the fun part of these...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 11-12-2013, 08:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 881
Posted By rickg
who was that dude that typed dyslexic, and...

who was that dude that typed dyslexic, and intermittant capital letters? He was a hoot!:D I recall some suspected he was Spock by another color:cool:
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 11-11-2013, 09:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 881
Posted By rickg
incognito, eh?:cool:

incognito, eh?:cool:
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 11-10-2013, 05:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 881
Posted By rickg
hey Kuan! Yeah, we should track 'em down and do a...

hey Kuan! Yeah, we should track 'em down and do a Forum reunion:D
"Where are they now?":cool:
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 11-09-2013, 05:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 881
Posted By rickg
:eek: Gads! No wonder we haven't gotten anything...

:eek: Gads! No wonder we haven't gotten anything from them for awhile. that's bummer. Must be trickle down from the sequester-thingee crap.
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 11-06-2013, 09:23 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,037
Posted By rickg
we lived in a seriously redneck town up in...

we lived in a seriously redneck town up in Washington when I first bought a Benz, the '68 220D. Got stared at alot:P Had some fat old biker dude yell at me "BUY AMERICAN!!!" one day....
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 11-06-2013, 09:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 573
Posted By rickg
Thanks Link. (Link? Really?:D) My dad had the...

Thanks Link. (Link? Really?:D) My dad had the roto-rooter done back in the very early 90's, and was miserable for months afterwards. Not sure if they even do that anymore.
Flomax helps me pee...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 11-05-2013, 11:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 573
Posted By rickg
from what I've gathered, they shove a mini...

from what I've gathered, they shove a mini microwave oven probe up your Johnson, and cook the bad tissue causing the enlargement. The "cooling" part is a water cooling system that's supposed to keep...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 11-05-2013, 11:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 573
Posted By rickg
Cooled ThermoTherapy

as long as I'm here, any of you past-50 crowd know anything about this BPH treatment called Cooled ThermoTherapy?
Cooled ThermoTherapy (http://www.urologix.com/patients/cooled-thermotherapy.php)
...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 11-05-2013, 11:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 881
Posted By rickg
Wow! Amazed at all you "old-timers" still hanging...

Wow! Amazed at all you "old-timers" still hanging around! Guess I'll hafta peek in more often. I miss chatting with you guys. Had alot of fun here. And I have great memories of the get-togethers we...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 11-04-2013, 09:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 881
Posted By rickg
long lost member

Haven't been on here in ages, but got a "Happy Birthday" note in my email today from the forum's robot. LOL:D
Sorry, still no Benz in my stable. Yet. Have talked a friend into buying a solid old...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 12-27-2010, 10:16 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,570
Posted By rickg
uh...I have a job still...whatever that means:D

uh...I have a job still...whatever that means:D
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 12-26-2010, 04:28 PM
Replies: 87
Poll: Worship Poll
Views: 2,426
Posted By rickg
a nice sentiment, but historically will never...

a nice sentiment, but historically will never happen here.;)
Politics, religion, motor oil, and car brand against car brand "discussions" always go down, down, down the drain.
Entertaining to sit...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 12-26-2010, 02:09 AM
Replies: 87
Poll: Worship Poll
Views: 2,426
Posted By rickg
hoo boy. Here we go. again strap in....

hoo boy. Here we go.

again

strap in. It's gonna be a bumpy ride!:eek:
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 12-25-2010, 03:22 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 6,490
Posted By rickg
LOL!:D Ok. Bad compar-o. But it was the best my...

LOL!:D Ok. Bad compar-o. But it was the best my feeble american brain could come up with at the time.
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