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post #11 of 16 (permalink) Old 09-03-2009, 12:18 PM
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Congratulations and enjoy your new toy over the long weekend.
Still wouldn't advise sleeping in it. Unless you have the one with folding rear seats
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Glad to hear you have it now and are enjoying it so much.

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Happy Christmas

Guys, I did promise some pics, just got round to uploading during Christmas break. How abouit that original paintwork?? I hope you enjoy the pics as much as I do.
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Very, very nice. Tasteful, aggressive, but not over the top. Is it actually an AMG?

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Thanks, that's exactly the look I was going for!! The car itself is a 320CE, I'm told by the guy I bought it from the skirt is original AMG, there is a little metal plaque on the dashbaord, I will have to post a picture of it. Probably isn't original, but it's certainly the best quality skirt I have seen for this car. I know about the AMG Hammer and the E36 coupe and I had been looking for an E36, but they are so rare, I don't know if any were imported to Hong Kong where I currently live. The wheels were bought by the previous owner a couple of years ago, they are 17", slightly bigger than the original 16" alloys (there is one of the old wheels on the spare).
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What a stunner. To, too, am not a big fan of that color normally but it does have a certain elegance on coupes and SL's. Really, your car looks very unique and beautiful in that color and I would be proud to drive her! Good find.


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