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only 1 had the Top down

spotted 6 SLK,s yesterday coming back from Las Vegas. A couple of R170 171 and one red 172. Only one had the Top down the silver R 170 I guess them other Models are for Softie Riders......
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and you gave them our free business cards Daniel?

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Sorry Jeff I was going NB they went SB. On the other Hand my Arms are not long enough to reach down from a Semi into an SLK going the same Direction.

The sad Part the Weather was perfect 85 light Winds I guess it was too hot for them.
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and you couldn't of jack-knifed your rig to block em while you knocked on their window?
Tsk tsk.


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I could but honestly I do not like to Scratch my new . She only got 48K on the Clock since I got her new 3 Month ago.
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and you still can't afford another SLK? Tsk tsk


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I could but honestly I do not like to Scratch my new . She only got 48K on the Clock since I got her new 3 Month ago.
You fellows with the big rigs sure rack up the mileage in a hurry, don't you? Any pictures of your new ride? The little boy in me is still entranced by big trucks.
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You fellows with the big rigs sure rack up the mileage in a hurry, don't you? Any pictures of your new ride? The little boy in me is still entranced by big trucks.
same here, Love trucks, drove trucks part time for a year while still in the Air Force


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I find that top down for freeway speeds isn't very good. So for the longer trips, I go top up. Below 55 the car is pure pleasure on a nice day.


I suppose that living in So. Cal, I'm spoiled. SLK'rs in other areas might have to go top down for any good weather they can get.
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we saw 2 SLK's top down yesterday in Perigueux.. sadly we were in the elderly Peugeot as Clive has not finished replacing the SLK brakes yet...

both cars, 1 white, 1 black, were going hell for leather, but obviously enjoying the ride.. brilliant sunshine and about 23c

and no, I do not yet have cards to hurl at them...sorry

Clive is due to get our car back on the road today... with great weather forecast for the rest of the week.. yippee

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Here you go Boys nothing special just a 430 HP Volvo D 13 Engine Eaton 10 Speed and some Goodies in the Cab Sat Radio 32 Flat Screen TV Micro Wave Bluetooth Fridge and plenty of Buttons on the Dash to flip when I get bored driving.

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Niiiiiiceee! But I have to ask: As a Mercedes-Benz enthusiast, why not a Freightliner? They used to offer Mercedes-Benz engines, but I don't think that they do for the Class 8 highway rigs or the severe-service variants.
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Beekster, our Company tested Freightliners in the past and they had too many Problems with the Detroit and Mercedes Engines. We still have some International Test Mules in the Fleet and they are on the Way out too. The new Volvos are pretty good Trucks overall. I would prefer a MACK myself.




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Here you go Boys nothing special just a 430 HP Volvo D 13 Engine Eaton 10 Speed and some Goodies in the Cab Sat Radio 32 Flat Screen TV Micro Wave Bluetooth Fridge and plenty of Buttons on the Dash to flip when I get bored driving.

Nice rig! Worked quite a lot with the 13L engine. No I-Shift???

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