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post #11 of 14 (permalink) Old 09-15-2010, 03:09 AM
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Got GREAT gas millage though, even going through the rockies.

Seriously?? Hells bells, I managed something like 11mpg on my trip, though admittedly, the thing wasn't tuned right.

What kind of milage did you average?
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Awesome thread! I just finished a roadtrip from Tamps to Los Angeles in my 1979 Ford Thunderbird (sorry all...!) and didn't have a single issue.

Now I'm looking to sell it and move into something smaller with just as much character... scouring Craigslist daily to hopefully find a Mercedes diesel coupe, 65-85.

I live here in West Hollywood- and I do see these on occasion mostly in the nicer parts of LA though, and when you do see vintage Mercedes around town they're usually drool-worthy.

GREAT POST tho. You have an amazing looking car!
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post #13 of 14 (permalink) Old 11-19-2010, 07:55 PM
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terrific

Thanks for sharing

great pictures

you'll always remember that trip

nice car
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Sa-weet! I have been wanting one of those here in S. Cal.
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