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What Have You Done To Your Merc Today?

Discussion in 'General Mercedes-Benz Related Discussion' started by Mercedes-2010, Mar 30, 2012.

  1. Blobcat

    Blobcat Moderator

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    Smaller is better on those roads and the stock V6 sounds better than the stock V8 in a 230:p
     
  2. LostKiwi

    LostKiwi Senior Member

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    I beg to differ....
     
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  3. davemercedes

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    Oh boy, every sympathy Jimbo - you must have been furious! At least as you said though, the damage is only scrapes underneath but I had one in the front nearside corner and knowing it was there drove me bananas! Still, thankfully my local Chips Away sorted it out without my needing a mortgage.
     
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    But your's isn't "stock"...:rolleyes::p:D
     
  5. davemercedes

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    A tip I picked up a few years ago was to lay a piece of old carpet under each ramp. My problem at the time was front wheel spin getting up the ramps but it worked and I've done it ever since. It's amazing and I don't really understand how a bit of rubbishy carpet can be so effective!
     
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    Had the wheels, front grille and exhausts painted black and the calipers painted red.
     

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  7. John Laidlaw

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    Oh liking that!
     
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    lovely car in a stunning colour Rob ;)
     
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    Was told that about two weeks ago by a main stealer too.
    Funny thing was I had just put brand new pads on myself about a month beforehand.
    When I queried the note on the bottom of the invoice I raised my concerns, and was informed with at was the technicians opinion.
    Typical up sell.
    Looking through the service history I noticed it got new pads and discs at 28k miles also. Obviously first owner fell for the dealer up sell on service.


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  10. sl500amgsport

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    Had it independently inspected at same time as MOT, front pads will need replacing and 1x rear tyre, back discs and pads fine.

    Mercedes SL500 R231
     
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    Its not electric though JD :rolleyes:
     
  12. 00slk

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    Our nice little R230 V8 with top down.....Can't go wrong with this choice.....Oh did you mention to him our 500 is for sale ;):coffee::D
     
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    :shock::shock::shock::shock: Shame on you!!!!!
     
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    Looks superb :cool::cool::cool::cool::cool::cool:
     
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    MB Cheshire oaks just phoned me to arrange the service in my E63.....:(
     
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    Excellent! Really looks the biz!
     
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    They know you too well John, just enticing you back in ;)
     
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    Think they have a trade in lying in wait ;)
     
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    Sounds like the muppets down here, 3 yrs on the trot for servicing & MOTs!

    Had to direct them to their MD so he could advise them they won't be going near another car of mine! :rolleyes:
     
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