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Old 05-23-2001, 05:48 PM
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I am posting this on behalf of my uncle who will be moving to Tyler shortly. I take care of his '74 280 sedan for him currently but he's concerned that the dealer there will be the only place for him to go when he needs service/repair work. Anyone know of a reputable MB or European shop in or around Tyler?

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Old 05-23-2001, 06:22 PM
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Larry Bible, paging Larry Bible...

I think this one's for you .
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Old 05-23-2001, 06:37 PM
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Try the GOOD MB SHOPS forum.
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Old 05-24-2001, 10:22 AM
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LarryB had posted a response to the effect that he did
not know any shops in Tyler. That post disappeared in the
"Black Wednesday" crash.

The Tyler dealer recently received a strong recommendation
here on MBshop. I'd say they are worth a try. You never
know, there may be an old German guy hanging around that
remembers the 114/115. It's worth checking out.

Other than that, shop around. Tyler is not that big a town.
On the plus side, it has a surprising amount of wealth - lots
of oil & timber money out in East Texas. Lots of folks drive
nice cars, so it seems likely there will be some good import
service shops.
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