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MERCEDES W107 The R/C107 coupe and roadster from 1971-1989 (280SL, 280SLC, 300SL, 350SL, 350SLC, 380SL, 380SLC, 420SL, 450SL, 450SLC, 450SLC 5.0, 500SL, 500SLC, 560SL)

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Old 30th May 2019, 06:15 PM
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Sadly I have realised I will never own a W107 SL. It has nothing to do with price . Having regular exposure to this model recently I have come to the realisation that I just do not fit. I have to lean sideways to drive with my head hard against the roof.
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Old 30th May 2019, 07:21 PM
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Sadly I have realised I will never own a W107 SL. It has nothing to do with price . Having regular exposure to this model recently I have come to the realisation that I just do not fit. I have to lean sideways to drive with my head hard against the roof.
Ha! Nothing wrong with a Mack Truck is there? Hmmm - you would not like my baby Peugeot then...Ö
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Old 30th May 2019, 07:30 PM
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You can own one, don't let the dream die. I fit easily and have space to store it for you.
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Donít let anything get in your way Motec.
Just only drive it on good days so you can have the roof down


And if anyone wants to drive/own a Mack truck, I also have access to these as they are also part of the Volvo Group.
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I never drive my 500SL with the roof up!
I would have your problem also if I did...
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Or get an SLC, there is more head room in the SLC than the SL.
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Old 31st May 2019, 06:08 PM
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I have no problem with small cars I drive a Kia Cerato sedan. It's just the headroom with seat to roof ratio in W107 . Have a silver 500SL and a Red with cream 560SL at work at the moment I believe 560 will be for sale soon with low km as in under 100000km
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Anything wrong with tracking down an ex Army Unimog ?
THAT would be the envy of may of us in Topklasse !
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I know of a few unimog's so anything is possible.
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I know of a few unimog's so anything is possible.
I know of a bloke in Victoria with 24 Austin Champs; I don't believe I want one though
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Same sentiments Benzboy. Mind you I have a strange desire to own a W123 300D that I can't explain.
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Same sentiments Benzboy. Mind you I have a strange desire to own a W123 300D that I can't explain.
Youíve been sniffing too much diesel fumes
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It's the Taxi driver in you.
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Imagine how many M100's I could frustrate by not getting out of there way.
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Imagine how many M100's I could frustrate by not getting out of there way.
Not as many as you would frustrate by NOT breaking down Ö...
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