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Old 08-09-2000, 11:41 AM
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While on my lunch break yesterday, I saw something that made my skin crawl: a mint-condition, clean, maroon-colored W123 300D turbo...with a SPOILER ON THE BACK! Please tell me MB never, but NEVER put spoilers on these cars, and that it was simply a misguided add-on!

-with tongue firmly in cheek,

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Old 08-09-2000, 01:17 PM
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Has to be, as you properly charecterize, a misguided add on.

There is no car model that can totally escape the butcher's.

Have a great day,
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Old 08-09-2000, 03:08 PM
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Amazing how some people associate TURBO with the need for a SPOILER.

I have a TURBO shop vacuum.... last time I checked there was no spoiler on it and I doubt there ever will be a need unless one of 'those' guys get hold of it

76 240D (W115) - 550K miles
78 300D (W123) - 200K+ miles
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Old 08-09-2000, 06:51 PM
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I once saw a pic of a 123 with an airdam, it may be possible that some company made a spoiler for it too. I think it was a KBB? some sort of 3 letter company (Not AMG).
Rumor has it, Larry B. is going to have to put on wheelie bars on his 240D after replacing the clutch!
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Old 08-09-2000, 07:21 PM
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Yeah, the wheelie bars 'll be cool, but where can I get one of these spoilers?

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Old 08-09-2000, 07:31 PM
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I wish I could purchase a new C270 to put a spoiler on. Have ya'll read about that one. Sounds like an outstanding auto. I think there is a conspiracy going on with the oil companies to prevent high milage, high performance automobiles from being sold in the US. They like to see the sales of those Tahoes/Suburbans/Expeditions/Excursions I guess.
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Old 08-09-2000, 09:54 PM
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Well.. i have seen some pritty radical bodykits for Mb.. even W123 and W126.. their is a company called Erebuni.
they can be found @

check it out they have some wild pics of all MB's and odd spolier kits..
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Old 08-10-2000, 08:23 AM
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Wow, you mean I can get my spoiler there?

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Old 08-10-2000, 12:32 PM
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You all want a GUT-BUSTIN' LAUGH? Go to: and click on "Hall Of Shame". This you gotta see . . .!


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