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New from Waxahachie

Just joined the Forum after purchasing an '03 230SLK w/ 39k and an '02 C320 Wagon w/ 70K.

I started my addiction to Benzes in 1969 with a 1959 180, then later a 1970 280SE, and in 1979 a 1966 230SL.

After beating the addiction, or so I thought by doing a string of BMWs and Volvos in the 80s, 90's, and early '00s, in 2005 I bought a new Sprinter van (disguised as a Dodge undoubtedly to "re-hook" people like me).

After my '01 Volvo S60 T5 broke my heart by cheating badly with the service department and attempting to break me financially (she was taking all of my money and giving it to the service advisor, with whom she was having frequent dalliances, I am back to Benzes with the bold leap into not only the SLK (that seems to have a decent reliability record), but the C320 wagon (a replacement for my much-loved Volvo 960 wagon), a vehicle universally HATED by nearly every owner-reviewer in more sites than I'd like to admit. I only hope there is a chance for a frugal person to have a mutually rewarding relationship with a Benz from a family with some bad genes?

Evidently my disease has progressed to where I now knowingly am mainlining with known toxic substances (the C Class).

Not sure there's any hope for me at this point, but possibly with the support here, I can survive my latest fall off-the-wagon (not a G-Wagon, mind you).


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