I once bought a $550 W116 (my first Mercedes ever) in Port Charlotte FL on eBay
and drove it home to Michigan. He told me it had bad shocks. I stopped twice
along the way for 'funny noise from the right rear' which I eventually figured
out was related to the absolute lack of damping from the right rear Sears shock
Driving one of Dan's cars to the PNW would be a walk in the park compared to
that. Driving the car Dan's buying from coast to coast would require a bit of a
leap of faith. Dan mentioned trading the S420 for the SDL, right?
> On October 17, 2016 at 7:37 AM Meade Dillon via Mercedes
> <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> What's the adventure in that?
> I like Clay's idea best, he drives Dan's "new" 126 down to Tampa, returns
> with a different MB to sell in Seattle area. Clay scouts & reports on
> Dan's car, Dan scouts and reports on Clay's car, Dan pays for Clay's fuel +
> some allowance for meals and lodging.
> We could have a pool to see whether or not either car breaks down, and how
> many miles / days from trip start to breakdown? I would be willing to
> wager $1 on each car that there are no breakdowns (dead batteries, blown
> tires, and failed belts don't count). Clay & Dan win and split the pool if
> there are no breakdowns.
> Charleston SC
> On Sun, Oct 16, 2016 at 9:32 PM, Dwight Giles via Mercedes <
> email@example.com> wrote:
> > Well I think shipping is,a better option since we don't know ×hat could go
> > wrong with a newly purchased car. My conservative 2 cents.
> > Dwight Giles Jr.
> > 1982 300CD
> > 1990 300D
> > Wickford RI
> > On Oct 16, 2016 8:45 PM, "clay via Mercedes" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > wrote:
> > > Or, I just get in the car, drive for five days to Tampon and hand the car
> > > over to Dan. Then I take a train back, or pick up a Floriduh car and
> > pawn
> > > it off on a fool in Amazon world
> > >
> > > clay
> > >
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