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Started off with replacing front latch cylinder and both roof lift cylinders (after sending off for rebuild), so far so good. Then I noticed a few oil drips under the E320 Bluetec. Took car to my Indy, since you need a lift for this one. Turned out to be O ring on dipstick tube at entry to oil pan. Not so bad. I then got a call from Indy (thinking car was ready). Turns out that when they were test driving car (they always do that), they were attacked by a couple of deer. Car is now sitting at the body shop with about $8000 worth of damage to left front and a totally smashed windshield. I am now driving a VW Passat provided by their insurance company. Did I mention that I was told yesterday that I need surgery for Stage 1 colon cancer? That is now scheduled for May after I get back from Sicily. And my coffee is getting cold.
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Wow! That is a bad week. Wish you the best on your recovery and your vehicles.


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What a bummer of a week. I, too, wish you and your car a speedy and complete recovery.
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Hope everything gets sorted soon. At least colon cancer is Stage I.

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WOW, I hope everything comes out okay, that would be a BITE ME! week if I ever heard one!


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Not a good week. Wishing you a crazy fast recovery! I'm sure everything will be alright!
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You are the only thing that is truly important. Hope that all works out with your medical issues. The cars are nothing more then minor annoyances in the big picture.
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Well, that stinks....good luck on all fronts
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