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  1. E55BOF replied to the thread What’s the approved used warranty like from MB main dealers?.

    You would have saved yourself a lot of money... On the other hand, you had no way of being sure that expensive faults would not...

    Jun 25, 2019 at 11:04 PM
  2. E55BOF replied to the thread M156 6.2 NA Exhaust Sound.

    The M157 is a faster engine, but doesn't sound as good, I cannot deny. It, too, can have its problems (don't mention conrods...). The...

    Jun 25, 2019 at 9:53 PM
  3. E55BOF replied to the thread Which one would you keep? S600 V12 TT or E55AMG W211?.

    Until the lights changed...

    Jun 25, 2019 at 7:34 PM
  4. E55BOF replied to the thread Advice on R231 SL63 purchase.

    Agreed, and it is all fixable anyway. I hope the later models don't have any such issues, but as they, too, age, rack up the miles, and...

    Jun 25, 2019 at 11:20 AM
  5. E55BOF liked Phillipe's post in the thread Advice on R231 SL63 purchase.

    I think we all agree that the R230 has issues with ABC. It is unfair to categorise all later MB models with ABC to have similar issues...

    Jun 25, 2019 at 11:13 AM
  6. E55BOF replied to the thread Advice on R231 SL63 purchase.

    On the ABC issue, my R230 had over £4000 spent on it - new pump, two new front struts - as just over 100K miles. That's not www.hearsay,...

    Jun 24, 2019 at 11:34 PM
  7. E55BOF liked m80's post in the thread Exhaust sweet smell.

    Yep, I was thinking coolant but cofused by the now you smell it now you don't happening. Maybe some fluid of somr type had been...

    Jun 24, 2019 at 9:15 PM
  8. E55BOF replied to the thread Exhaust sweet smell.

    If the coolant level doesn't change, the head gasket is definitely OK, and that's the expensive scenario if it goes. You can in any...

    Jun 24, 2019 at 9:15 PM
  9. E55BOF replied to the thread Exhaust sweet smell.

    ^ Wot 'e said... If you get a 'sweet curry' smell inside the car when using the heater, that can be a sign that there's a slight...

    Jun 24, 2019 at 8:47 PM
  10. E55BOF liked Trickythemerc's post in the thread Exhaust sweet smell.

    Coolant will give off a sweet smell if it is being burnt or dripping on a hot exhaust pipe.

    Jun 24, 2019 at 8:47 PM
  11. E55BOF replied to the thread Reversed into at a roundabout.

    Not if I was in them, certainly. Cheap non-PC joke: Irish bomber pilot on the intercom during a raid in WWII: "Jesus Christ dis flak...

    Jun 24, 2019 at 8:39 PM
  12. E55BOF replied to the thread Which one would you keep? S600 V12 TT or E55AMG W211?.

    That would be just perfect for me, if it were an estate. I gave up waiting for my perfect E55K - they all seem to be silver or black -...

    Jun 24, 2019 at 8:37 PM
  13. E55BOF liked markjay's post in the thread Shell GO+ Rewards.

    Yes, but you need to spend at least £10 for a 'qualifying' visit, and you can only have 3 qualifying visits per day. So you could...

    Jun 24, 2019 at 8:25 PM
  14. E55BOF replied to the thread Ignorant or just stupid?.

    Too bloody right! When My Mate Dave came within a whisker of losing his licence a few months ago, it put the wind up me; it could so...

    Jun 24, 2019 at 8:20 PM
  15. E55BOF replied to the thread Signal, (mirror and manoeuvre).

    If the motorway is busy in all three lanes, I'm coming up behind a car in lane two. and there's faster traffic in lane three coming up...

    Jun 24, 2019 at 8:08 PM
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