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Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 05-05-2006, 05:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 479
Posted By Lee Scheeler
The kettle chips also come in cheddar jalepeno...

The kettle chips also come in cheddar jalepeno which has real flavor and heat. They cost 2-3x and taste many times better than the lays/store brand stuff.

Every flavor of the kettle chips has...
Forum: Performance Paddock 05-02-2006, 06:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,651
Posted By Lee Scheeler
That engine will not mate with anything that...

That engine will not mate with anything that isn't naturally possessing a M112/M113 engine to begin with. You might be able to try to get it in but the project would be cost prohibitive. Now a C...
Forum: Performance Paddock 05-02-2006, 06:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,242
Posted By Lee Scheeler
Nice Find!

Nice Find!
Forum: Performance Paddock 05-02-2006, 06:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,376
Posted By Lee Scheeler
Have you had the engine wiring harness checked...

Have you had the engine wiring harness checked (or has it already been updated yet)? That can also give similar behavior. Do a search or two on "500E or M119 engine wiring harness".... If you...
Forum: Performance Paddock 05-02-2006, 06:25 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,764
Posted By Lee Scheeler
I'll wishfully think that the owner (or whomever...

I'll wishfully think that the owner (or whomever is responsible for the interior) is simply colorblind.... Very cool car though....
Forum: Performance Paddock 05-02-2006, 06:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,564
Posted By Lee Scheeler
If you are on a budget....nope, not even close. ...

If you are on a budget....nope, not even close. For what you'll spend on custom work you are better off buying something newer/faster/etc. Sorry I don't have better news. Is there a reason the...
Forum: Performance Paddock 05-02-2006, 06:16 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,974
Posted By Lee Scheeler
You can always play the angle: Person who is...

You can always play the angle:

Person who is intrigued by car: "nice mercedes...has it been modified?"

You: "yep"

Intrigued Person: "by whom?"

You: "Porsche"
Forum: Wheels & Tires 05-01-2006, 04:53 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,421
Posted By Lee Scheeler
Pirelli's are almost always noisy and though...

Pirelli's are almost always noisy and though grippy in their higher tier tires they have a less predictable edge than some of the michelins.

Michelins are one of those thay may not be best in...
Forum: Wheels & Tires 05-01-2006, 04:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,628
Posted By Lee Scheeler
I don't know the paint code but I do know they...

I don't know the paint code but I do know they put a VERY thick clearcoat on the wheels. This can make the silver color look a different shade than the same color with a different thickness of color...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 04-30-2006, 04:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 497
Posted By Lee Scheeler
My buddy has an 870 and he does skeet/trap with...

My buddy has an 870 and he does skeet/trap with the 28" barrel and uses a 20" for bedside/house protection. Uber reliable gun, and anything with interchangeable chokes is a snap as you can pick up...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 04-30-2006, 04:22 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,019
Posted By Lee Scheeler
Hard to beat the w124's. I'd advise avoiding the...

Hard to beat the w124's. I'd advise avoiding the W202's as they seem to incur more expenses as they age vs W124's of similar vintage. Lexus are not bad but if you are used to a MB they take some...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 04-30-2006, 04:08 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,690
Posted By Lee Scheeler
First off...there ARE completely violent and...

First off...there ARE completely violent and unreasonable people out there. Without going into "public record" type details, I've had some firsthand experience quite a bit beyond Nate's. Thankfully...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 03-27-2006, 06:41 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,354
Posted By Lee Scheeler
Exhaust all the friendly diplomatic options...

Exhaust all the friendly diplomatic options available to you first....

In the meantime get a copy of your homeowner assoc. rules/regs and read it cover to cover. See what options you have there. ...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 03-22-2006, 10:55 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,955
Posted By Lee Scheeler
As far as people putting their differences aside...

As far as people putting their differences aside for some reason that would be a good thing. The world as a whole could use a bit more logic and a bit less emotion on some of the more macroscopic...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 03-19-2006, 02:09 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,777
Posted By Lee Scheeler
I am suprised nobody has mentioned the Taurus...

I am suprised nobody has mentioned the Taurus 608. It is a 357 revolver (so you can shoot 38 for cheaper/low recoil practice) and is built on the same exact frame as their 44 magnum/higher energy...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 03-11-2006, 02:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,319
Posted By Lee Scheeler
Had a close family member get T-boned by a tandem...

Had a close family member get T-boned by a tandem axle dump truck (w' load so nearly 30,000 lbs) that blew a stoplight at about 45-50 mph in a 1995 E320 wagon. Took the hit on the passenger side,...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 02-18-2006, 08:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,306
Posted By Lee Scheeler
So far the cost on the recycled/composite "wood...

So far the cost on the recycled/composite "wood like" stuff is about 2.5-3x pressure treated prices at the local Home Depot/Lowes. If we are talking a 25+ year endeavor then great, otherwise tough...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 02-17-2006, 08:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,386
Posted By Lee Scheeler
The only thing that would stop a centerfire rifle...

The only thing that would stop a centerfire rifle round in a non guard S600 would be the engine block, major driveline bits, and maybe a couple other odd spots where the frame is particularly thick. ...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 02-17-2006, 08:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 807
Posted By Lee Scheeler
One term here above all others...Communication. ...

One term here above all others...Communication.

Nobody outside of the two of you (jane/joe) here will know or understand all the nuances involved. Think about what you want to convey and what...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 02-17-2006, 06:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,306
Posted By Lee Scheeler
Haasman, If permanently no horses (or other...

Haasman,
If permanently no horses (or other 1000lb++ critters) then go for what you like the looks of. As an FYI, white will show dusk/dirt/etc quicker so a portable pressure washer or similar will...
Forum: Site Feedback 08-11-2004, 10:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,397
Posted By Lee Scheeler
We have something similar that is a static...

We have something similar that is a static sticker that goes on the inside of your window. (runs out to garage to measure) They are 6"x1.5" and are just the Mercedesshop "dog-bone" emblem. (wrench...
Forum: Performance Paddock 06-07-2004, 03:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,630
Posted By Lee Scheeler
As with too many M104's you can get a head gasket...

As with too many M104's you can get a head gasket oil leak. Not that bad (mostly messy oil leak) but the replacement head gasket is AMG specific and VERY pricey. Aside from that, if its standard C...
Forum: Performance Paddock 05-19-2004, 05:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,194
Posted By Lee Scheeler
Congrats on the new car. A kleeman will net you...

Congrats on the new car. A kleeman will net you HUGE gains. With the semi-recent price cut the 6 cyl kit is much more affordable. Not to mention quite a bit safer than NOS in my opinion but.... ...
Forum: Performance Paddock 04-19-2004, 06:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,291
Posted By Lee Scheeler
Very nice....keep it stock....unless you add a...

Very nice....keep it stock....unless you add a kleeman.
Forum: Performance Paddock 04-19-2004, 06:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,428
Posted By Lee Scheeler
BTW, the block "aka bottom end" from a 117 and a...

BTW, the block "aka bottom end" from a 117 and a M119 are not the same thing....they both have 8 big holes in em aligned 90 degrees to each other but they diverge a good bit from there. ...
Forum: Performance Paddock 03-23-2004, 12:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,159
Posted By Lee Scheeler
Easiest way to check for alloy vs steel calipers...

Easiest way to check for alloy vs steel calipers is to take a kitchen magnet, reach through the hole in the wheel, and see if it sticks to the caliper. If it sticks you have the steel calipers. If...
Forum: Performance Paddock 03-06-2004, 06:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 779
Posted By Lee Scheeler
Go to http://www.nasioc.com Click on...

Go to http://www.nasioc.com

Click on "Forums" on the top left yellow band on the screen.

Look around at their assortment of forums, hit the search function, look around. You should be able to...
Forum: Performance Paddock 02-06-2004, 06:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,665
Posted By Lee Scheeler
Oh, as an FYI in big red letters..... Avoid...

Oh, as an FYI in big red letters.....

Avoid the 97's of either E420's or C36's. Old brain engine vs new brain tranny....down the line not the happiest mairrage. Yes, the 5 speed is more...
Forum: Wheels & Tires 01-30-2004, 06:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 997
Posted By Lee Scheeler
Racing slicks that are designed for a road course...

Racing slicks that are designed for a road course have very stiff sidewall....not a good thing

However, they are made with a very sticky compound so that's a good thing....

Not sure what sizes...
Forum: Performance Paddock 01-30-2004, 05:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,665
Posted By Lee Scheeler
I've spent extensive amounts of time in both...

I've spent extensive amounts of time in both cars....

If all things are equal or close to it....go C36

The C36 will outhandle by a HUGE margin the E420. It should also outbrake it. (not sure...
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