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Old 05-14-2013, 11:53 AM
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Car and Driver editor owns a 300d w123!

Eddie Alterman's 1983 Mercedes-Benz 300D Turbo Diesel - CAR and DRIVER - YouTube

call it a modern review of an old car. nice!
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Old 05-14-2013, 01:07 PM
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I'm not a big fan of the magazine, but this is nice to know. Wonder how often he drives it?
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Old 05-14-2013, 01:25 PM
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Eddie clearly understands why we keep and love our old diesels.
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Old 05-14-2013, 01:41 PM
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Very cool!
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Old 05-15-2013, 01:16 AM
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Nice find! Thanks for sharing. Yes it is a very honest car. Even Mike of Wheeler Dealers said so on his 230E W123 episode.
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Old 05-15-2013, 02:39 AM
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Of course its an Oregon 123, We have about 50% of their total production living up here, LOL!
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Old 05-16-2013, 05:37 PM
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I just sent him an email inviting him to join the forum.

Maybe we can help him get that trunk open
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