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Discussion in 'General Mercedes-Benz Related Discussion' started by 00slk, Dec 2, 2012.

  1. 00slk

    00slk Senior Member

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    Hi Guys and Girls, I am new to the forum, but not to Mercedes Benz ownership as I have had Mercs for over 29 years and have never had any problems with my cars in that time, (well that was apart from a perished oil cooler and a failed fuel pump, incidently on the same car) How I came to Benz ownership in 1983 is when I drove a milan brown 450 saloon (not by choice, had to collect it for someone) After jumping in and starting off I thought to myself how lively this car was, so I detoured a little.....Holy Smoke!!!! This things really shifts :shock::shock: So when I arrived home that night I told the wife we are going to buy a 450 saloon Mercedes.
    After a few months looking at the adverts decided that they were worth a lot more than the '77 Daimler Sovereign we had, but eventually came across a sightly damaged 450 saloon at a dealers and a deal was struck. 2 months down the track and the Merc was ready to send to the paint shop, plus its first drive for me. Man was I disappointed with the performance, just didn't seem to have the get up and go of the brown one I drove before Christmas. Anyway to cut a long story short and 3 months later I came across the 450 again I drove before and upon looking over the car noticed 2 distinctive boot lid badges one saying 450 SEL and the other 6.9 :eek: It didn't take me long before I was a little more clued up on the Mercedes models :cool:
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    peterwhayward Senior Member

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    Welcome to you Pete. The forum is a great place to be.
     
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    Hi Pete and a warm welcome
     
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    Sue new MB owner!! Senior Member

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    :DHello and welcome .... I love this place and my Mercedes Benz!! :D

    you will get loads of advise on here!!

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    Many thanks for the warm welcome.
    I have had 10 different models and they have been fabulous cars.
    I was so impressed at one stage with these cars during the earlier years I had 4 in the garage. I can quite safely say I can see myself with at less one in the garage for the future.
    Pete
     
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    And it's hallo from him and me. Hope this helps
     
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    Welcome:cool:...and hello:D....the 6.9 biy made me:lol:
     
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    Hello and welcome from me too :D
     
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    I do like the quicker ones, I used to race a 108 280 SE great car and great fun, 18mpg on a good run not so good on track. I also drove a 6.3 that was being turned into a track car, so quick it would skip 3rd gear changing up :D
    Pete
     

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