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Old 07-27-2002, 11:41 AM
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Starfest 2002 - We'll be there!

We plan to have our MB Autowerks / MercedesShop CLK55 KLEEMANN car at Starfest this year!

Michael Curcio volunteered to drive the car to Indy and represent us in all of the driving events. What a guy!
In addition we will have representation from KLEEMANN USA as well. Harald Galinski, Marketing Director, will be there from KLEEMANN USA.

Hopefully, we will have the car outfitted with the KLEEMANN speed sensitive suspension, 19" wheels and Toyo T1-S tires. This is in addition to the Kompressor which is already installed.

All MercedesShop members who plan to attend Starfest are invited to stop by and meet Michael, Harald and of course see our CLK55K. Michael will be armed with lots of goodies....
- MercedesShop static window stickers
- KLEEMANN info
- The debut issue of BENZO magazine
- MB Autowerks business cards

Word has it that there will be a RennTech 6.0 at Starfest this year. We would LOVE to see a KLEEMANN - RennTech shootout!!!

Donnie and I wish we could be there but, we have to stay behind at MB Autowerks and "pay the bills".
Oh well...
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Old 07-27-2002, 12:36 PM
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Can't wait

Greetings,

I Can't wait to see the Kleemann! I know Michael is excited about piloting such a powerful beast.

Will Kleemann have a Kompressor for the new '03 E-class?

We should set up a mercedesshop.com meet and greet (and drink? :-))

Heading out on 8/9 from NE PA. See you there!

Dave

PS. What are the specs on the clk55?
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Old 07-28-2002, 08:10 AM
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Looking forward to meeting a few of you guys! Well, not REALLY looking forward to seeing Tackman and his RENNTech 6.0-the boy's quite good at hustling a car around a racetrack, so will assuredly be the man to beat

Dave, I'm sure KLEEMANN will have a blower for the new E-it's still using the same motor, so I would imagine they just need to fit everything under that low hood. Thinking about a new E500??

See you at Starfest!! I'll be the guy with the big grin.....
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Old 07-28-2002, 03:18 PM
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New E500

If the new E500 comes in 4Matic I think I might pick one up.

Of course it will NEED a blower!

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Old 07-29-2002, 07:47 AM
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WOW!

Sounds like a great time!

Congrats and keep us posted
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Old 07-29-2002, 01:02 PM
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I can't wait to hear and or see pics of this. It sounds like ti will be an absolute blast.

So EP, when ya kleemanizing your CLK 55?

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So EP, when ya kleemanizing your CLK 55?

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I may need the extra hp if I can't shed the 15-20 lbs. I want to
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Old 07-29-2002, 04:12 PM
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hehhe.

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Hey Michael,

How on earth did you get yourself into that car! I'm concerned, will the 500E be enough after you've driven this car?

I would love to hear your direct comparison of this car vs the 500E and the differences you find other than the acceleration.

Keep us posted on this event.

EP,

How about losing those 15lbs and getting a Kleeman, you can't beat that!
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Old 07-29-2002, 05:50 PM
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Well, If I didn't drink all that beer 'hicup', I could shed the inches and have enough cash leftover for the Kleemann j/k....Kleemann will be on the "wish list" before I know it.

Currently waiting on delivery of a new toy:

Valentine One w/remote display and extra hard-wire (for the CE).

-fad got me thinking about this one with his run to So. Cal. with the entourage...haulin' butt and no tickets!

Do you think the rear sunshade will do a good job of hiding the V1?
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Well I know that I can't tell an apple from an orange through that sunshade. I can't imagine anyone could see through that from the rear. The biggest problem I have with the sunshade is that you can't easily detect an officer sneaking up on you from behind unless you use the side mirrors frequently. That makes me nervous.
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Old 08-04-2002, 09:35 AM
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So, who's coming?

As I understand, the likely suspects are Senors Tackman and Babinski. Anyone else up for Indy?
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Old 08-04-2002, 05:35 PM
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Where is Starfest going to be held at?
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Old 08-07-2002, 08:57 PM
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It's going to be in Indianapolis this year.

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