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Old 11-23-2006, 09:32 AM
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1984 Chicago Auto Show photos

Thought you'd like to see these of the AMG display. My car was not in that show as I was told it was, but I still have DOT papers proving it's a real AMG. Not all bad.

I can spot SL, an SEC, and an SEL AMGs - I wonder where those cars are now...


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Old 11-23-2006, 07:35 PM
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On the top picture, about the Porsche 911, way in the background, I see that same fudge (or is it nut?) shop was there even in 84, sign hasn't even changed! Man, I was probably at that show too! Don't remember seeing these though, I wasn't into them there "furrin'" cars back then, I was such a hick! On the second pic, check out the S10 Blazer in the foreground, my brother had one about that time (may have been an S10 p/u), had a 2.8 V6 in it, man what a sled! Deadly slow, drove it a few times and thought I'd get run over by a semi! Love the extra "4 X 4" decal on the quarter panel.
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Old 11-23-2006, 10:01 PM
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Wow look at those nice AMG's, to bad all that GM junk is blocking them in the for ground.

I bet a lot of those AMG's are still around, they cost a lot so tended to not be beat to death.
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Old 11-24-2006, 12:26 AM
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Wow. Nice photos. Would be nice to see the entire collection.

Where are they now? Probably crashed, crushed (history), or stored in someones garage with 20K miles.
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Old 11-28-2006, 03:44 PM
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I would like to see more of these photos too. I have an '85 500SL AMG (appearance package only) and I love to see original photos of them.
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