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Old 02-04-2019, 09:26 PM
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I'm thinking Corvette #6 will soon be on its way. Kind of like swearing off women, just never works.
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Old 02-05-2019, 12:16 AM
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Originally Posted by johno504 View Post
A sad fact for me is the **** poor quality of replacement parts. soo much china crap on the market it sucks. pay to fix an issue once ,ok, stuff happens to old cars . pay to replace the same part 2 , 3 ,5 times will **** of the Pope, professional labor means little today . about 25% of the CE pm/repairs had to be done at least twice. the back and forth for comeback taxi rides cost me a few hundred dollars alone. have had numerous old sports cars over the years which I enjoyed working on. now it is pay to play, and it can out of hand quickly if the work is farmed out.
Bottom line is why beat yourself up? IF you are no longer able to do it, all you are going to get is aggravation. Cut your losses and get something better.

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Old 02-07-2019, 12:20 PM
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I did just that . now have MB SL 500 . from the inferno to just the fire LOL
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Old 02-07-2019, 06:08 PM
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Originally Posted by johno504 View Post
I did just that . now have MB SL 500 . from the inferno to just the fire LOL
What did it go for?
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Old 02-07-2019, 10:50 PM
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15 k , 2005 @17,400 miles. That's hi on book , but low for street price, its all about the miles. in 2017 car only had 9,000 miles.
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Old 02-07-2019, 11:55 PM
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Originally Posted by johno504 View Post
15 k , 2005 @17,400 miles.
Good buy for a car that was 100K+ new.

My DD is an E550 which I love. I'm sure you'll enjoy the SL
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