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Old 10-08-2003, 08:07 AM
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I agree. With my old 350SL which had a heavy top like yours, and even my new '93 SL500, the difference is noticeable.

Wouldn't go as far to say it's better handling, but I think the weight of the tops certainly gives better stability, and possibly helps with the body rigidity too.

Ken Silver
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~1993 SL500, glistening green-black on black leather, xenons, no headlight wipers (from choice).
~1991 Daimler, shiny grey on grey leather, best in country!
~1992 Miata MX5, sparkling BRG on tan leather, wife's (but my polishing)
ex 350SL, 230E, 280E (and a lot of other makes not nearly as nice)
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