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Discussion in 'MB Defectors to Other Marques Forum' started by Mactech, Jun 7, 2019.

  1. Mactech

    Mactech Hardcore MB Enthusiast

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    Joining my Border Terrorist (13 and 3/4 years) and my Border Collie (10 months..."and my dad was sheepdog trial champion"), is my 'bored'a ordinary cars' Mazda MX5.
    Not the fastest, prettiest, most practical or even a Mercedes, but scores highly in the smiles per gallon category :) IMG_2365.jpeg
     
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    That looks nice.
    I have a real soft spot for the mx5.
     
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    Lovely colour too. Nice choice!
     
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    Greenmanslk Hardcore MB Enthusiast

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    truth be told I prefer SWMBO MX5 to my SLK
     
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    Mactech Hardcore MB Enthusiast

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    I had an SLK new back in 06, but it's too long ago to do a direct comparison. The Mazda is certainly a fun drive and refined enough to do reasonable journeys.
    Currently being used as a 'summer' car for my wife's commute over the hills to Buxton, Vera the Land Rover is the 'unstoppable' winter car.
    Since I got it it's just had a new set of Avon ZV7's and a tidy up and drives almost as new despite it's 60k miles.
     
  6. Peter103

    Peter103 Hardcore MB Enthusiast

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    Not unlike the "caravan blue," of my E coupe,. :rolleyes:
     
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    Heretic, burn that man at the stake!

    Sent from my SM-G955F using Tapatalk
     
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    Mactech Hardcore MB Enthusiast

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    Very similar! But probably closer to the old 'Pansyfright' blue of my old ML and E estate:cool:
     
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    MX5, lovely car, everyone should have one at some point in their life I feel.
     
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    ^ Never been my cup of tea but I've always heard good about them. However I'm not secure enough in my maleness to be able to withstand the "hair groomer" comments.
     
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    try one - you might be surprised !
     
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    No keen on driving with my face above the windscreen. :)
     
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    great picture of the grumpy BT. We are on our 3rd. Not sure he's keen on the dog crate + AMG though!
     
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    Grumpy Border Terrier? How very dare you :rolleyes: We're now on our 4th generation of Border Collie, all different, but this one could solve the energy crisis in a single bounce;)
    I try to drive so that 'I don't spill the dogs'. Peeling a collie from the inside of the rear windows is not advised......
     

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