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Hello from Northern Ireland

Just joined so thought I'd better pop in and say hello.

Although I restore an collect Italian cars which I've done for over 20 years now, I run an ML 270CDi as my weekend car which has surprised me at how good it is on road after coming from a Range Rover Autobiography.
I would rarely need to go off road so have no idea what it would be like doing that. I've also been pleasently pleased at how easy it is to work on which is good as I do all my own stuff.





Last week I was offered a 1993 G wagon but there's a few things to sort out to see if I can register it. It was left in with my friend who runs a garage to have engine work done, but the owner never cam back, that was 10 years ago... My friend has no contact details for the owner either so no way to contact him. I'm about to see what can be done with our local licencing office to see how to go about ownership and if this can be sorted I'll be restoring the car to a one off spec as I intend keeping the car.
I'll post a photo of it later.

So hello for now.
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Very nice ML!

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Hey hey!! Someone else in N'orn Iron, eh?!
Welcome from Belfast...
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Hey hey!! Someone else in N'orn Iron, eh?!
Welcome from Belfast...
Excellent I work in belfast. Is there more than just the 2 of us?

As promised the G wagon I'm hoping to adopt. Its not much to look at at the moment but has serious potential.

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I'm quite new here myself so I've not found any others... So it's just you and me at the mo...
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There's quite a few folks from your beautiful country (certainly one of the places I could see myself living). It would be nice if you could search by that.

But I can see several issues with that G wagen and that's just from the photo!!

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There's quite a few folks from your beautiful country (certainly one of the places I could see myself living). It would be nice if you could search by that.

But I can see several issues with that G wagen and that's just from the photo!!

Welcome aboard, lots of good folks in the W163 forum.
Indeed there are nice people on the 163 forum, but this is not a 163;

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Well, the one he already bought sure is, go look at his first post as well as his profile.

The G he's just considering, and for good reason.

But I could have been more clear.
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Well, the one he already bought sure is, go look at his first post as well as his profile.

The G he's just considering, and for good reason.

But I could have been more clear.
No wonder

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