Thread: 1969 280SL
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Old 06-23-1999, 03:17 PM
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I live in northern california in the san francisco bay area. I, for one, can vouch for existence of many a 30yr+ car used as a daily driver.... the roads around here are full of them. Old mercedes, bmw, alfa, porche, etc. There may be some exenuating reasons though: california cars generally don't have rust problems, there are lost of devotees around here who maintain older cars as a matter of course. many people buy the older cars just because they are comparatively inexpensive, stylish, and can be maintained for less economic cost than purchasing a new car (given depreciation, interest expense, insurance, etc.). The trick is to find a well maintained car at a good price point and have fun!