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Hi all,

I met a couple of members at the super car sunday event today who urged me to join the forum.

I can't say I'm the new guy or that I drive the new SL.In reality,I'm an older guy who drives an older SL(R129 version)

My SL has been set up for canyon driving,(many suspension changes)as that's my main source of driving enjoyment.If the roads got a twist in it,then it's calling my name

Anyway,thought I'd post a picture and look forward to meeting some of the locals in Southern Cal at the next event.

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Hi Alan,

Welcome to the forum. You posted a great pic of your car in a very scenic setting. But I must say, your SL looks even better in person (love the wheels and the mint interior).

Very glad I met you today at Super Car Sunday!


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Thanks for the warm welcome guys,makes me feel at home

It was nice meeting you also Bill.Thanks for the compliments on my car.

Looking forward to the next event and Super Car Sunday.

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Welcome from Eugene, Oregon.
I will be working in San Diego for the next 3 weeks, or so, and the Co. is allowing me to drive my car.
I hope I can check in on one of the Super Car Sundays.


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Welcome from Eugene, Oregon.
I will be working in San Diego for the next 3 weeks, or so, and the Co. is allowing me to drive my car.
I hope I can check in on one of the Super Car Sundays.
Let us know which weekend days in May you will be free.

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Front bumper removal on a SL500 ??? Help?

I just purchased a nice 2002 SL500 AMG in bright red for my wife. She is so in love with this car. The car is in nice shape but needs some TLC.

The car has a crack in the lower air dam part of the front bumper.

I just purchased the tool to repair the crack. Now I need help in removing the bumper. I took some of the side bolts off and still can't figure out what else has to come off to get it off the car.


Thank you in advance.

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