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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 07-31-2009, 07:50 AM Thread Starter
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Greetings from Roswell, GA.
I bought a 1991 560 SEC with 93k miles on April Fool's day and have been doing 'research' to familiarize myself with proper maintenance and care. I fell in love with this model in 1984 when I drove a greymarket 1982 500 SEC(I think) to Austin from Atlanta, where it arrived from Italy via the belly of a Delta L-1011. I drove significantly faster then, than I do now, and was most impressed with the handling at speed. From that time, I dreamed of owning one.

I am staging repairs and upgrades with a goal of having a safe, quick and reliable driver. I expect to handle some repairs, with Jonathan Hodgman's professional assistance/leadership. I feel blessed to have this able resource so close.

Also, thanks to many of you for your sharing significant technical expertise, enlightening stories of scary surprises and triumphant and inovative repairs. My learning curve is steepening due to these posts along with MBCoupes.

Thanks again and I hope to be able to contribute with questions and, later, answers.

Richard Hallberg - I think I still remember most of the 60's
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