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UPDATE!

I still haven't dropped the top for a season starting meaningful drive.

That is all.
Finally sunny, not raining and I started a 2 week vacation today.

To celebrate....I dropped the top and took The PIG on errands.

I already got a thumbs up from a 10 year old boy as I drove by.

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I went topless again today. It was the best exposed driving experience of the season so far.

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I took my 107 to a car show last night. I've been going to this Thursday night car show (in a Wendy's parking lot) for a few years and there's always a good turnout of mostly muscle cars. Last night was an exception to the rule... I spotted it as soon as I parked (away from the participants) and walked in. There it was... an absolutely gorgeous 450sl either gold or light brown (depending on your point of view) with chrome Bundt rims. Everything looked perfect right down to the flawless wood finish. Of course the top was down.

I told the owner that I had an '83 380sl but I didn't point it out in the distance. His 450 made my 380 look like it belonged back home under a tarp.
Don't ask me why I didn't think to take a picture. It's not like I didn't have my iPhone in my pocket... I must have been brain dead at the time. If he's there next Thursday I'll be sure to get a picture.

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Don't ask me why I didn't think to take a picture. It's not like I didn't have my iPhone in my pocket... I must have been brain dead at the time.
We already know that you are REALLY old.

We make exceptions for that here.

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We already know that you are REALLY old.

We make exceptions for that here.
I wish I could remember what I'm supposed to take for memory loss.

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Ahhhhh... finally no rain tomorrow and high in low 60's. Some sun... I'm taking her out for a top down, nipply drive tomorrow morning

Larry - Retired and living the dream.
You can't buy happiness but you can buy a 107... and that's kind of the same thing. Remember that your car is supposed to be your therapy, not the reason you need therapy.
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Liquor, Jyuma.

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