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Old 07-06-2014, 10:46 PM
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ill be in the silver car conspicously missing bumper rubber corner pieces
And riding about three feet off the ground.
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Old 07-06-2014, 11:08 PM
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And riding about three feet off the ground.
only on the front. the hind end has settled a tad. im not back to asinine, but id call the current ride height a taste of the future to come.
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Old 07-07-2014, 09:35 AM
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So now it looks like it's stuck in perpetual acceleration? How ironic for a 240D .

Is this what cornering feels like at this point?

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Old 07-07-2014, 08:15 PM
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So now it looks like it's stuck in perpetual acceleration? How ironic for a 240D .
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Old 07-07-2014, 11:52 PM
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So now it looks like it's stuck in perpetual acceleration? How ironic for a 240D .

Is this what cornering feels like at this point?

only above 17mph. normally i like to keep things hellaflush
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Old 07-10-2014, 01:47 PM
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not gonna make it this year. maybe Mañana turkeer
have fun, enjoy the show, post some pics.
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Old 07-10-2014, 08:03 PM
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not gonna make it this year. maybe Mañana turkeer
have fun, enjoy the show, post some pics.

Bummer.

Anyone who is going and wants to meet up there can PM me and I can get you my cell number.
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Old 07-10-2014, 10:44 PM
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Bummer.

Anyone who is going and wants to meet up there can PM me and I can get you my cell number.
the wife is bailing, but im still planning on heading down, ill see you there!

what have to decided to drive?
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Old 07-12-2014, 09:05 PM
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awesome show, bunch of pics to post soon. i won no awards despite having the highest ground clearance and poorest condition vehicle in the mercedes group

some beautiful stuff at this show!

lost my exhaust on the way back unfortunately, a bit of a surprise
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Old 07-12-2014, 09:41 PM
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lost my exhaust on the way back unfortunately, a bit of a surprise
Too bad it didn't happen on the way there, because then you would've known to just steal it from Gator.
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Old 07-12-2014, 10:17 PM
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Too bad it didn't happen on the way there, because then you would've known to just steal it from Gator.
he drove his gas wagon. honestly if this has happened on the way down no way i would have driven onto the grounds. unbelievably loud
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Old 07-13-2014, 08:18 AM
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Old 07-13-2014, 08:23 AM
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Old 07-13-2014, 08:30 AM
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Opel content and dune buggies / kit / custom cars. ( I took this pic early, lots more appeared over the course of the morning) the air cooled in particular were spawning. There were 3 air cooled herbies and one brand new herbie.




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Old 07-13-2014, 09:59 AM
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Great pictures John! I didn't take any this time
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