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I love old car and trucks. Finished my first frame-off restoration of a 1948 Chevy 1/2 ton 3yrs ago. Pulled it out of a feild in SD. Now my second is my buddy's 1973 MG Midget.
Here is my Benz story:
I saw an SL sitting for sale in a yard on a highway I travel often.
One day I thought, "I really like the style, so I stopped to take a look. Although it was too far gone (79 450SL). I was hooked and the search began.
Drove 6hr one-way to Chicigo, Junk. Flew to Charrolette, Junk! Flew to NY, Junk!
Then, 5 months later, Flew to New Hampshire, '81 380SL, dark blue, blue interior and ran great with 103k. I mainly want a strong drivetrain. Got my wish. Drove it home 15.5hr without a sputter. It doesn't leak or use a drop of any oil. Paint is great. Man, I LOVE this Benz.
I am now looking for my second. I don't think I will ever have too many.
Thanks to this site, I have put it all back the way it was new!
Thanks, all of you for your great knowledge of a addicting brand!
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