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Well, at least Mr. Bean is imaginative and entertaining ...

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What a little whiner beeetch. He should have put aside $10K to refresh that car and that's conservative. Lots more deserving homes than that one.

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What a moron. I can't go any further than two minutes into his mound of misinformation.

Okay genius, explain to me exactly why all the BMW 528es and 535is that were produced at the same time as the W124 are no longer on the road. Is it because a W124 is no different from the BMWs?
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I think i could DIY that car for 1300 bucks plus another 1500 for a tranny rebuild by a good Indy I know near Paris...

And frankly, that guy sounds dumb. Wizard has just found his retirement plan !!!

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Sounds like a good script for 'Mr Bean buys a car.'
Funny you should say that...

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That whole thing with 'The Wizard' was patently staged.....insulting actually.

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Very disappointing to see familiar names on here that I admire (not many posts here, but over 5000 on peach parts) bashing me. I used to be a section president of MBCA, and was a regular contributor to the Star-- even writing a detailed buyers guide to the 107 a few years ago. I've owned and fixed so many 124s over the years, along with many other Mercedes, and drank the "Best or Nothing" cool aid for a long time.

The truth is, these cars are well built, but just as susceptible to age and neglect as any other well built car from any continent. The only reason so many are still on the road is because we still value an old Mercedes so much and think they are worth fixing.

BMW products are garbage for the most part as we all know, but Toyota, Lexus, Honda, etc have made equally durable products-- probably better in many ways after the new millennium.

I remember being a keyboard warrior and bashing videos, saying similar things like "this guy knows nothing about cars". I guess now I know what it's like to be on the other side. I will admit that I dumb it down a little bit and ham up a few things, but that's how you entertain the widest audience possible...

Also keep in mind that titles have to be as clickbait as possible...
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Very disappointing to see familiar names on here that I admire (not many posts here, but over 5000 on peach parts) bashing me.
Keep in mind that it isn't everybody.


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Also keep in mind that titles have to be as clickbait as possible...
I understand you believe this must be done to get clicks & ad views, but I'm sure you know, there is likely not a person on the planet who enjoys clickbait in any form. At least you don't put fake screencaps on your video, which IMO is one of the worst forms of clickbait.

Good luck with the restoration, btw. I'd be happy to help if I could, I've owned & worked on 124's for nearly 25 years now, got my first 036 fifteen years ago, and currently own a few of them. Looks like yours should come back to life without major issues. Shame it accumulated so much deferred maintenance by the PO.

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That whole thing with 'The Wizard' was patently staged.....insulting actually.

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