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Lost a 'K', found a 'C' and mixed up the rest.

As my SLK230 is up for sale, I thought I'd show you guys that I'm not leaning out the Mercedes side of the garage. Here's the new addition. The center caps haven't got here yet but I got some black caps with the MBz star.





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Nice looking car !
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Gorgeous vehicle!
Congrats on your fine choice.
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Very nice now you need 2 mod it abit so the Roof will store in the Trunk.
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Very nice now you need 2 mod it abit so the Roof will store in the Trunk.
Really? me? now you know, it's not totally beyond my talents. .

My first mod was 15 mins after I bought the car... I put on the Mercedes license plate frame. The wheels and window tint had to wait a couple days.
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Like the wheels! Gives it a nice aggressive look. The CLS can look like such a boat normally, but these wheels set it off really nicely.
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...I also find it parked dangerously close to the other cars in the parking lot . I hope you did not leave it unattended...
(when we'll be able to catch a glimpse of the interior?)
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Congratulations on the new ride. Beautiful car and the wheels set it off nicely. Personally I think it is about a football field too close to the shopping cart return.

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Very nice, classy MB. Lots of cars. I had six for a short time. Currently have four, would prefer three.
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...I also find it parked dangerously close to the other cars in the parking lot . I hope you did not leave it unattended...
(when we'll be able to catch a glimpse of the interior?)
Thanks guys!

The interior is tan and dark wood. I really liked the dark wood. So many of these were made with the light color wood. It was a bit tough to find one with dark wood, in my price range. Unfortunately, this one is a bit slim on options. It doesn't have the keyless ignition or the bluetooth or the parking sensors. How is one to survive without that stuff?

oh.. and I think it's a couple feet longer than my boat.. but it sure rides nice.

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It is simply gorgeous! Love the interior!
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This car definitely qualifies for the pictorial definition of "gorgeous".
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Very nice car Todd!
How do you decide which car to drive each day?


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If the goal is to have the most toys at the end of the ride - you win! And to think the guys at work tease me because of my rolling stock. I tell the wife that I'm spending the kid's inheritance - don't work my whole life for them to be comfortable after they plant me.

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If the goal is to have the most toys at the end of the ride - you win! And to think the guys at work tease me because of my rolling stock. I tell the wife that I'm spending the kid's inheritance - don't work my whole life for them to be comfortable after they plant me.
I tell everyone I'm "practicing" for my mid-life-crisis. One of these days, I may have to give in that I'm actually there.
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