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Time to say Goodbye...

...to our 171.

We've loved having her and she is, without doubt, a fabulous car, but sometimes things crop up, and you have to make a hard decision.

Although, to be brutally honest, it wasn't that hard. We've wanted one of these for ages!



















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Hope you'll be very happy together !!
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so you have a r170 now? and no more 171? then I get to say... please update your profile?


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so you have a r170 now? and no more 171? then I get to say... please update your profile?
Yes, sir!

Oh, I forgot.....not to call you 'sir' because you worked for a living!

Actually, still got both, but will be selling the R171. Can't afford to keep both, sadly.
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Vehicle: 2005 R171 gotcha! I'll be patient then.


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nice,, let the polishing commence
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Good keeper choice!


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Nice ...

Be interesting to compare a 55 to a 32 sometime...

Have fun with it
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Whoa!

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Good for you both! Enjoy and congratulations!


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Fantastic (I must admit I was a little worried when I saw the title of your thread)... looking forward to the next meet already!

These '55s are becoming quite common around here nowadays, so the rarity of the '32 will be very cool!

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Like Dave I was like "Noooooooooo way!"when I read the thread starter. Nice one you definitely got me! Congratulations on your new purchase.
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Very nice
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AMG ,,,,,,,,,, I've been looking as well seen a cpl pop up on eBay the passed wee while.
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So our lovely girl has gone.

I really wish we could have been able to keep her as well as the 32, but it just wasn't possible. She'll be in good hands though, her new owner Steve has fallen totally in love with her, and hopefully will be joining the forum.

Funny though, isn't it, how these hunks of metal worm their way into your heart.

Lissa.
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sigh......update profile please or leave as a rememberance


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sigh......update profile please or leave as a rememberance
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you could always put a picture of the late r171 in your signature block
and put like me, previous:


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