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Author: Subject: Brilliant car buy or money pit?
davidinhull

posted on 10/5/18 at 07:39 PM Reply With Quote
Brilliant car buy or money pit?

Bought a new daily driver
Mercedes-Benz SL500
2002 5litre V8
What could possibly go wrong!!!

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CosKev3

posted on 10/5/18 at 08:05 PM Reply With Quote
Becoming bankrupt from the fuel costs will be pretty high on the list!!!!
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Theshed

posted on 10/5/18 at 09:06 PM Reply With Quote
Both
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nick205

posted on 11/5/18 at 08:59 AM Reply With Quote
Nice!

My Dad had an SL500 for a couple of years. Didn't get to drive it myself, but it was certainly a nice car to be in.

I suspect the fuel bills will get tiresome and if it goes wrong the repair bills will probably be hefty as well. My Dad found a local independent garage specialising in Mercs, their labour charges were certainly more reasonable than Merc main dealers.

I don't know your area, but I'd suggest looking around for a suitable independent garage to help you out as/when needed.

[Edited on 11/5/18 by nick205]

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Theshed

posted on 11/5/18 at 09:26 AM Reply With Quote
The 1995 version had a bio-degradable wiring loom! and....double glazed door glass. Fantastically complex toy
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davidinhull

posted on 11/5/18 at 06:19 PM Reply With Quote
After just a week, I am getting the impression I will be getting quite well acquainted with the petrol station staff!
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