One does tend to forget.
I'm going to scare the s.... out of passengers in my cars soon, though -- my work car is a manual tanny, and I'm already back into the habit of putting the clutch in at stops -- OK on the 280 SE since it has a narrow brake pedal, but I'm gonna catch my foot in the 330D or the Volvo sometime and toss everyone on the floor....
1972 220D ?? miles
1988 300E 200,012
1987 300D Turbo killed 9/25/07, 275,000 miles
1985 Volvo 740 GLE Turobodiesel 218,000
1972 280 SE 4.5 165, 000 - It runs!