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  1. Iain430

    Iain430 Member

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    Hi all, got myself my first MB a few months ago 1999 E430 avantgarde estate.
    done a bit of work to the old girl replaced front ARB and drop links,refurbished the wheels and new custom exhaust. The body work will be the next adventure:crazy:
     

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  2. ringway

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    Welcome aboard Iain.

    Tidy looking car for its age considering it's a 210. I've seen far worse front wings than those. Should look nice when polished. What is the mileage?
     
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    CKLclive Banned

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    Hi and welcome,
    nice exhaust and painted calipers by the way
     
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    carat 3.6 Hardcore MB Enthusiast

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    Iain430

    Iain430 Member

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    115000 on the clock had the old girl machine polished today and supagaurded will upload some pics tomorrow
     
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    Welcome to the forum.
     
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    tasn1 Hardcore MB Enthusiast

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    Only 115k? It's just breaking in mate! Welcome!
     
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    Welcome aboard.
     
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    WOODYTHEWISE Hardcore MB Enthusiast

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    Welcome, I spy a towing device,do you own a caravan?? come on now, you are among friends, some of my former friends own one.
     
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    WOODYTHEWISE Hardcore MB Enthusiast

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    Hi again,I could be wrong but I think your offside rear wheel is on the wrong side,it's directional.Woody
     
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    Iain430

    Iain430 Member

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    your right m8 i put them on the wrong side when i got the wheels back from being refurbished they are now the right way round and no i will not be pulling any caravan
    with it. the wife did say about getting a caravan so i gave a kick in the ass and sent her to bed. lol
     
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    jonnymerc Hardcore MB Enthusiast

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    Hi Iain welcome to the forum :thumb:
     
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    Clivefa Active Member

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    Welcome, Iain, you'll find lots of sound advice here.
     
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    s500colin Hardcore MB Enthusiast

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    Hello Iain
    Welcome to the Forum :thumb:
     
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    Welcome Iain. Nice motor. The 430 was always a great lump in the W210
     
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    thank you all for your warm welcome
     
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