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post #11 of 13 (permalink) Old 06-04-2008, 01:20 PM
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Great, i guess you do get what you pay for, i will consider a benz as my next car
The hood and plastic headlamps are no match for a bumper, any bumper and
it does not have to be a MB.
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I agree, up to a point. It wasn't just the plastic that hit the Mercedes. The mass of the Citroen impacted it and those forces caused the not-inconsiderable damage to the rest of the Citroen...but not to the Mercedes. I think it is rather remarkable.
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I just found these photos from about 4 or 5 years ago. I was driving through some (not very good!) area and stopped to get a drink from the shops. When I came back I found that someone had decided to park their car under mine. You can see the speed he must have been going at by the mark on the ground.

I sold the car a few years ago but felt reassured when I was able to simply drive away with a scratched bumper whilst the other guy's car was written off!

Yip! They are solid Just not solid enough for a hail storm with ice balls as big as the palm of my hand... though the damage was (not surprisingly) limited to a few hardly noticeable tiny dents.

Your pictures confirm my theory that the Titanic would not have sunken if manufactured by M.Benz.
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