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Old 11-12-2007, 12:57 AM
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Another ePray special

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=200170664413

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Old 11-12-2007, 03:59 AM
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If this indeed belonged to the aforementioned clueless pop-tart why did they not feature the stains on the driver's seat and the white powder residuum on the carpet?
Methinks such details would only garner more interest.
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Old 11-12-2007, 04:44 AM
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LA: Window tint / celebrities ....my experience.

It is undoubtedly the celeb's car. The alphanumeric plates and Beverly Hills Ltd. plate frames are period-correct for that car.


Just got back after being in
in LA for a week, and cars like this "Beverly Hills VW" are all over the place, which uses fake palm trees for cell phone towers!!!

Blinged up Hummers with enormous chromed wheels that will NEVER go off road, Phantoms, Arnages, Vantages, Porsches, Murcielagos, Beverly Hills VWs like this, are everywhere, along with excellent and very busy businesses that cater to them, and their owners, such as the car washes, detailing shops, repair shops, customizing and tuning shops, and tiunting and wheel shops.

I met Diametrical Benz down there, and he explained to me why all the windows in these cars are heavily (and extremely illegally) tinted.

The celebs, footballers, movie and music stars down there all like to drive their own cars, and not be recognized and followed by the papparazzi. In California, it is totally illegal to tint the front passenger and drivers windows of cars but all the expensive cars' owners in LA simply have it done anyway.

Ordinary owners of cars like that then enjoy the benefit of "looking like" an important celebrity when they drive an expensive car with heavy window tint.

It is so widespread the LAPD and CHP don't even bother doing anything about it, if they did they would be writingv window tint citations all day long, they have other things they would rather do.

Anywhere in Nor Cal they would instantly be stopped and written for this violation.

I bought my 560 SEC down there as a certified pre-owned car from a Mercedes Benz dealer near Disneyland about 11 years ago. An old Calif. registration card from 1993 dropped out of the mobile phone bookilet in the car, it was to a corporation in Beverly Hills.

I followed up and ended up interviewing a previous owner of the car, the man who owned the Beverly Hills Hotel, who had owned the car, and he gave me the file of repair and warranty receipts on it, some from Beverly Hills Ltd, the same dealer who sold Ms Lohan's car new.

The Certified Pre Owned job sheet - which was very extensive, -and the VMI, which was furnished at my insistence by the Mercedes Benz dealer as a necessary condition of the sale, included one "job" that read:

"Remove window tint"


Just fancy that.

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