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View Poll Results: Has Your Diesel Benz Ever Been Keyed?
Yes, it's been keyed. I found and killed the culprit 1 2.56%
Yes, it's been keyed. I found and tortured the culprit 0 0%
Yes, it's been keyed. I found and reported the culprit 1 2.56%
Yes, it's been keyed. I never found the culprit. 9 23.08%
No, it's never been keyed. But it will be keyed in the future 1 2.56%
No, it's never been keyed. And it will never be keyed in the future 4 10.26%
No, its never been keyed. And if anyone keys it they're dead 6 15.38%
No, it's never been keyed. And I don't want to think about what would happen if it was 8 20.51%
No, it's never been keyed. Because I don't sport a bling bling grill making people want to key it 4 10.26%
Soylent Green: It's made out of people 5 12.82%
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Old 09-04-2010, 09:43 PM
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When I was in the process of buying my first mercedes (84 300D), I met a real German (from Germany) mechanic and paid him to evaluate the car for me. The car was mostly fine, but he should have caught a few things that anyone whose spent time on these cars should have been able to point out. Like the broken thermostat. I ended up buying the car. He called me afterwards offering his services. He warned me that I could royally screw the pooch on the transmission if even one speck of dirt got in there during a filter change. I declined since I've basically always done routine maintenance and more on my own vehicles and his rates were really high. Coincidentally, sometime that night my car got egged. No evidence, no witnesses. I noticed it right away so it didn't hurt the paint luckily.

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Happened in a parking structure at work...I don't go there anymore.






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Gary was it you or Alfie that had the brand new paint job?...
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Gary was it you or Alfie that had the brand new paint job?...
Must have been Alfie.
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Old 09-05-2010, 10:29 PM
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heh, I was at wallyworld tonight, and parked next to one of those "sorta" pickups with the covered bed... chevy big zf fancy model. with a big set of dangles on the mirror... anyway, pretty truck, but the goof parked dead center and crooked on two parking spaces really near the front of the lot... I looked at it, and just sighed... he'll probably have no issues with keying or anything, pure respect from the wally world crowd.
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Old 09-05-2010, 11:23 PM
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my 83 wouldnt bother me to much, but if someone ever did that to the 92 id be kicking some butt. But my friends mazda was keyed all the way around twice, egged, was covered in trash, then they came back the next night and broke the mirror off it and her brothers car...
pissed off ex boy friend or stalker there...
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In my opinion, besides the psycho ex's, the quickest way to get keyed is by being inconsiderate (not saying you were though!). Here in Los Angeles where parking is often competitive, people squeeze their pimped-out Hummers into "compact" parking spots or simply occupy two spots. Parking properly and not pissing people off where they can follow you to where you park can be great deterrents. Then sadly there are those who see something pretty and feel the power in deflowering it. I call these people "clients" (I'm a therapist).
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Old 09-06-2010, 01:08 PM
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Fortunately, never keyed. I had my star broken off a few months ago, though.
Just about 2 weeks ago, 2 dents in the hood of the W124, ripped off the hood star, and they tried to get the star off the W210 as well.

No idea who it was. Love to find them and duct tape them to a tree during mosquito season.
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