My W211 gone.

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by camerafodder, Sep 30, 2011.

  1. camerafodder

    camerafodder Hardcore MB Enthusiast

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    Waved bye bye to it yesterday. I did nearly 100,000 miles in it and I can safely say that its the best car I've ever had. I would have kept it but needs must when the devil drives. I'll be in small van land now for a few months. I still have the Unimog though so can I stay please? :)
     
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  2. A210AMG

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    Sad day :(
     
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    As long as you don't eventually replace it with a BMW, you're always welcome to me.:D
     
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    Just don't buy a caravan.

    A Mog (be it Morgan or Uni) is a qualification beyond quibble.
     
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    Under no circumstances buy a caravan, and tow it with a BMW
     
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    Good Luck with the new wheels. Dont forget to point them in a southerly direction now and again. Its been too long buddy. My wheels have been known to go North now and again!

    Even if you get a push bike you are welome here always.
     
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    prprandall51 Hardcore MB Enthusiast

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    I thought the whole point of a Unimog is that you didn't need to ponce around waiting for permission from anybody for anything.

    You just "arrive" (be it through a brick wall, across a raging river, up an insurmountable climb) with the words "you don't mind if I join you, do you" and a satisfied grin.
     
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  8. SPX

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    We could have a collective gathering of S211's to give your car a send-off befitting it's status as the best Mercedes of the last 20 years.
     
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    I know how you feel. My E220CDi goes next week, will have driven about 302k miles out of a total 312k by the time it goes with no major issues at all.

    Got a 6 month old replacement to look forward to though :)
     
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  10. Ian B Walker

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    Same sentiments from me also. At least it was well serviced :D
     
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    Take it you used it as a mini cab day and night?

    Good cars, I had one, was brilliant.
     
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    A bit more up market, I run my own Chauffeur business :)
     
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    Would that be carrying passengers for Hire or Reward... or maybe out of the goodness of your heart? :dk:
     
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    Both, but mainly for reward :D
     
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    It does seem to me that 211s are better for being driven - those who do low mileages seem to have more frequent problems... I miss my 211 too.
     
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    Monkeylegend Hardcore MB Enthusiast

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    I agree with this. My last 211 did over 300k as well in just over 3 years, again with no major issues at all. I just hope the new one will be as reliable.
     
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