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#1 Old 06-23-2015
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Here she is...

The car - bought sight unseen - arrived yesterday so got the rags out today to make sure I knew what I have - on the outside at least

Wheel arches, boot lid opening and front lip of bonnet all have some rust bubbles but nothing major (well, not been underneath yet!)

However, from a few paces, it's cleaned up beautifully and looks alright, I think.

Certainly a lot of car for Ł6,500















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Very nice motor and a very nice clour. choice
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It looks very good. The rust bubbles probably mean someone punished the car with winter driving, or it has a seaside past. I hope it doesn't turn into anything troublesome. I think it would be 3 to 5 years before anything would erupt. I'm looking forward to reading about how you get along with it the next few months.
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Hi and welcome to the forum. Nice car in the best colour! :-)
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Hi Dull Witch and welcome.

Love it, looks fab.

Where has your bonnet emblem gone????

Translation for our American cousins: bonnet = hood 😆😆😆😆
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Hi Dull Witch and welcome.

Love it, looks fab.

Where has your bonnet emblem gone????

Translation for our American cousins: bonnet = hood 😆😆😆😆
Not clue - it was like that when I got it. Honest guv

(actually, you can just make out the mark it left and slight indentations in the paintwork for the pins so it clearly WAS there but has been "deleted" at some point)

Oh, and I just found out that my windstopper is being shipped today. The OEM net is missing
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I kinda like it without actually.
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Very nice looking car. Enjoy.
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Great job on the buffer!! enjoy the ride
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Looking good enjoy....


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great looking SLK! welcome to the forum!
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Gee. Nice car. Love the two tone interior....yes....jealous!


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It looks very good. The rust bubbles probably mean someone punished the car with winter driving, or it has a seaside past. I hope it doesn't turn into anything troublesome. I think it would be 3 to 5 years before anything would erupt. I'm looking forward to reading about how you get along with it the next few months.

I read somewhere that Chrysler had the contract to do the galvanising on the R170 models before paint, & did such a piss poor job that all of em rust as a consequence.
MB were not suitably impressed!
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Looks nice. I hope it works well for you.
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It's clean but it'll take a while to get rid of the stink of the ciggies that the PO clearly used to smoke
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Let's see some pics of the mill!

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