Bid price doubled toward the end of the auction to $5750 due to furious
competition.  I don't feel so bad now.

On Wed, Feb 12, 2020 at 10:05 PM Clay via Mercedes <mercedes@okiebenz.com>
wrote:

> There may be trouble in minds of bidders over the DJetronic system.  Very
> fiddly if touched by an idiot and there is diminished stock of people able
> to set the early electronic injection right.  That and the rarity of new
> injectors with attendant high cost.  I scored the last six that the CC had
> when I was having the SL rejuvenated.  Two injectors had massive leakage,
> and I thought it best to resolve it in one step instead of going back in
> multiple times later.  IIRC, I was charged around $280 per unit.  I had
> replaced two injectors a few years before when I had my indy defornicate
> the work done by a “Euro” shoppe the local section had a tech event at.  I
> made the mistake of having them do a tune/misfire job at the 25% “savings”
> offered.  Cost me $4k for their ham handed work and the proper resolution.
>
> clay
>
> > On Feb 12, 2020, at 6:23 AM, Curt Raymond via Mercedes <
> mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote:
> >
> > I don't normally like the chrome wheel arches but with that red
> everything really pops.
> > I have a soft spot for 116 cars.
> > -Curt
> >
> >    On Wednesday, February 12, 2020, 10:20:39 AM EST, Andrew Strasfogel
> via Mercedes <mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote:
> >
> > Inaugural year of this famous W116 flagship car.  I remember the magazine
> > ads when it first appeared.  IIRC this was the first time Mercedes
> launched
> > a national media campaign.
> >
> > I drool over the color combination.  It will sell for NR and if it were
> on
> > the east coast I would do something stupid, like buy it impulsively.
> >
> >
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