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Old 04-08-2009, 08:19 PM
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I got my MPG!!

...and not with a Toyota. Or even a diesel.

Here's my new daily driver. I've gone about 150 miles so far on 1/4 tank. O_O

1998 C230. It's in great shape, with 136k miles. Payed $4200 for it. A good deal I think.





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Old 04-08-2009, 08:52 PM
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When was the "lifetime" trans fluid and filter serviced last?
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Old 04-08-2009, 08:52 PM
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Cool! I like the UPRA sitting next to it too!
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Old 04-09-2009, 05:21 AM
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No idea on the trans fluid.

And thanks for the compliment on the Supra. That's my other baby. ^_^
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Looks great. W202 C230s are great cars.

Are you gonna sell your 560SEL? The friend I brought to the GTG last Saturday is interested in it.
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YYYAAAAWWWWWZZZAAAAAAAAAA. nice car and congrats.
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Old 04-09-2009, 12:57 PM
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Wow nice car! Way better MPG's than my 300E gets! I get to about 75 miles @ 3/4 tank if I am gentle on the throttle. If I get on it that can shrivel to 45-50 miles.

My 300SD can get about 180 by the 3/4 mark if I am ultra light on the throttle.
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Old 04-09-2009, 02:30 PM
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I already sold my 560SEL...in fact, it sold the first day I listed it up for sale! :O

And thanks for the compliments, guys! I am going to clean it up a bit and take come better pictures.
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Old 04-09-2009, 03:01 PM
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I already sold my 560SEL...in fact, it sold the first day I listed it up for sale! :O

And thanks for the compliments, guys! I am going to clean it up a bit and take come better pictures.
Isn't it kinda weird feeling going from a huge W126 to a C class? I even have a hard time adjusting to an E-class....I prefer my W126....
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Old 04-13-2009, 08:35 PM
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Here are a few more pics I just took. Yes, it's weird going from a boat to a compact sedan, but I couldn't be happier! I wasn't happy with my W126. I loved my 300SEL, and thought the 560SEL would be the same, but even better. I was wrong.

Everything about the C class is better, except for the rear passenger leg room.





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Old 04-13-2009, 08:52 PM
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Somebody didn't consult the W126 buyers guide.
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Old 04-13-2009, 09:02 PM
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Actually...I did consult it after I bought my SEC, (before I bought the SEL) and the only problem it had was the rear suspension leveling system was leaky. It was still a steal of a deal despite that problem.

Jim B actually drove my car around at the last GTG in Sylmar, and he said he was impressed with it. It really was a fine example of a W126, but I just didn't like it. Yes, I am very fickle. Plus, the gas mileage was killing me.
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Green coolant!!!

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