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Old 09-24-2000, 10:13 AM
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I had a '96 E300 diesel. It was the worst nightmare of a car I ever owned. I was actually very near to pursuing a new car under the lemon law.

After all that, I'm enough of a fool to buy another new Benz. I will get my new manual transmission C Class this week. I love a manual transmission Benz enough, that I will take a chance. MBUSA turned their back on us manual transmission fans for so long, that I can't overcome my pent up desire for a new manual transmission Benz.

I've ridden in several of these cars in Europe with a manual transmission. They are very common taxis. What a neat car to have a manual in.

Have a great day,

Larry Bible
'01 C Class, Six Speed
'84 Euro 240D, 523K miles
'88 300E 5 Speed
'81 300D Daughter's Car
Over 800,000 miles in
Mercedes automobiles
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