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Old 11-17-2002, 12:09 AM
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Can anyone identify this?!

I have come across a few 600 SEL cars in which one, two and as in this picture three of the intake tubes have daps of black paint!!
I did not make a mental note of any correlation between the number of paint daps and anything else related to the cars.
I don't know if anybody else shares this with me, but occurrences such as these make me spend endless hours wondering why and how.
Could it be a MB mechanic's ritual or something similar??
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Old 11-17-2002, 01:59 PM
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wow thats strange...must indicate something...or maybe some one had some finger paint and extra time? is it the next modern art master peice? haha....what can i say...sweet ride anyway!
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Old 11-17-2002, 02:27 PM
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Looks like someone dripped oil on the intake manifold. I hate it when you get your car back dirtier than it was going in.
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Old 11-17-2002, 04:09 PM
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I'm pretty sure that it's not paint at all. What I think it is is rub marks from the under hood insualtion pad. That 12 holer is really squeezed in there tight. Even in a 140.

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Old 11-17-2002, 04:28 PM
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I am almost certain it was paint, but anything is possible!!

Gilly,
I am almost certain it was paint, but anything is possible.
One of the cars is not that far from me and I'll make a trip to find out if it is as you say.

Maybe now I can sleep, it has been a grueling few weeks without sleep. j/k
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