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In message <3548EFC7.DC3DBAA3@arias.net> BCPI writes:
> oh, I am not slow. there are a few of us out here that are well under 60 and
> drive Benzes. Mine just happens to be a classic. 'nother reason it is hard
> to find benz groups is becuase unlike audis, most mercedes benzes used or not
> require a crooked polititions salery to buy. and those who have the money
> aren't interested in doing show and tell sessions about the cars mechanics
> with others. that is after all why the benz mechaninc drives a ferrari!
Different mindset, too. There's an enthusiast owner of a 280SLC in the
village - he's _fanatical_ about the bodywork but the engine looks like
no one has laid a finger on it since WWII. It's a beautiful image until
he lifts the bonnet - caked oil and dirt everywhere.
OTOH - you can touch anything in my engine bay without getting your
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