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#1 Old 12-31-2016
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Saying - Thanks For Great Forums!

Joined awhile back, but recently need to dig into the tech forums - GREAT Site!. Purchased a 1999 SLK 230 (R170) in bright red for my wife to drive to church last January. 55,000 miles, flawless clean 1-owner car. I live in the foothills of east Tennessee about 20 minutes from the famous Hwy 129 "Tale of the Dragon", hence all my cars are of a sporty nature. Other than last weeks massive education on PSE controller issues (full of water), I have loved borrowing "her" car whenever I can - it's such a pleasant drive. Thinking of replacing my Alfa Romeo Spider with an R171 for myself as I am learning MB have that same great German feel as my Porsches and VWs.
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