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Old 11-18-2013, 01:43 PM
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The odds are in better favor, I think, for the left coast guys. There are just more of these cars around out there.

When life gives you lemmings... make lemmingade.
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Old 11-18-2013, 01:49 PM
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I hope I can edit my post for several months --- it will take a while for my memory to recall all.

met these guys locally:
JackG <--- even though he doesn't live here, he was driving thru
0well <--- we went to a junkyard or two together
JeffreyNMemphis <--- Tunica, went for a drive in Ben, the fintail.

Third Texas GTG; July 26, 2008:

Central FL GTG ---- March 15, 2009:
Pierre <--- is he a forum member?



and many more.....
Germantown, TN

Current Car --- 05/2012 1984 300D Light Ivory, Red interior
Cluster Needles Paint
New Old Stock (NOS) parts

3/2008 1986 300SDL "Coda"
04/2010 1965 190D(c) "Ben"
& many more

Last edited by daw_two; 11-21-2013 at 11:39 AM.
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Old 11-18-2013, 02:00 PM
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if you can't edit your post, just link the updated list, and I'll fix the posts!
John HAUL AWAY, OR CRUSHED CARS!!! HELP ME keep the cars out of the crusher! A/C Thread
"as I ride with my a/c on... I have fond memories of sweaty oily saturdays and spewing R12 into the air. THANKS for all you do!

My drivers:
1987 190D 2.5Turbo
1987 190D 2.5Turbo
1987 190D 2.5-5SPEED!!!

1987 300TD
1987 300TD
1994GMC 2500 6.5Turbo truck... I had to put the ladder somewhere!
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Old 11-18-2013, 02:26 PM
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Originally Posted by vstech View Post
it's unlikely we were in that school at the same time... I was there in 78/79... I left when the Ayatollah Khomeini gained power...
Ahhhh OK - I almost met vstech once!
1992 W201 190E 1.8 171,000 km - Daily driver
1981 W123 300D ~ 100,000 miles / 160,000 km - project car stripped to the bone
1965 Land Rover Series 2a Station Wagon CIS recovery therapy!
1961 Volvo PV544 Bare metal rat rod-ish thing

I'm here to chat about cars and to help others - I'm not here "to always be right" like an internet warrior

Don't leave that there - I'll take it to bits!
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Old 11-18-2013, 05:06 PM
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Around 10-15, more if you count the Mercedes get together in Atlanta I went to.
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Old 11-18-2013, 05:15 PM
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Passing Thru

Originally Posted by vstech View Post
I've met, raj not sure of his screen name... he lives near me, thayer, Jay Bob, Greazzer, Twalgamuth, Whunter, BustedBenz, baptr, of course Mach4, and a few other members that have either bought stuff from my yard, or sold me a car ytmtnman... bought a car, etc...
likely around 20
I REALLY should have written down the members' names I've met... (all members that came to my yard to buy or sell stuff or just to help I'd love to have a list of you all!)
John - I stopped by a couple of times for parts when I was travelling (maybe 2-3 years ago?). I bought a W126 rear window, a front quarter panel for my 300SD, and a few other minor items...

Haven't met any others face-to-face...
Mine: 1987 MB 420 SEL - 61K (Dec 2019)
Mine:1991 MB 350SDL - 244K (Aug 2011)- Totalled 9/14/2016
Mine:1981 MB 300SD - 326K mi (July 1997)-sold
Mine:1994 Ford F-150 - 210K+ (Dec 2015)
Wife's: 2008 MB C300 Sport - 92K mi (April 2009)
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Old 11-18-2013, 05:54 PM
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Lets see, the esteemed
Allabassi (and his side kick that may be here -richC),

and some others
manual life
A guy from Ft Worth that got a sunroof tray assembly,
A guy in austin that had a RUSTY 79 LWB Gwagon,

thats about it --also met the guys sister -that had Roy Hunters 309D bus stored at his shop in Euless TX just after he bought it, the fender vents 0f her w124 caught my eye when I walked around the corner from my house to the station to get some diesel one morning-struck up a conversation with her.

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