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Re: Sightings
« Reply #30 on: 10 October 2012, 03:16 AM »
Saw a mates canary yellow 280SEL and caught up with Mark (Frosty) Winterbottom in Ballarat last night.....
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Re: Sightings
« Reply #31 on: 28 October 2012, 08:06 PM »
Just seen a few in California, from the CalTrain. Two W116 (silver/silver-green and milan brown 450SEL), two W123, two W124 and a C123 (230CE). That's not bad for a 45 minute train ride ;)
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Re: Sightings
« Reply #32 on: 30 October 2012, 03:39 AM »
Worth every cent I'm sure!   :)
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Re: Sightings
« Reply #33 on: 21 November 2012, 08:45 PM »
Spotted a silver W116 300SD in Cartersville Georgia this past weekend.  Being driven, naturally.

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Re: Sightings
« Reply #34 on: 21 November 2012, 11:13 PM »
On monday I counted 5 w126s in the space of a 15 min walk home! Most w126s I see nowdays are unfortunately real tatty looking. Not one w116 seen for weeks! West hobart had an infestation for 6 months- then nothing. Im suspecting people started buying what neighbours had then realised what they had was too tired to keep-

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Re: Sightings
« Reply #35 on: 27 February 2013, 01:51 AM »
Yesterday I spotted a yellowish w116 on Gourlay rd Hillside. It always makes my day seeing a w116 be it mine or someone else's, they are such a dam fine auto mobile :) 
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Re: Sightings
« Reply #36 on: 27 February 2013, 02:40 AM »
I know one lives in Melton and I see it almost every day.  It's quite a clean light blue 450SE
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Re: Sightings
« Reply #37 on: 28 February 2013, 04:34 AM »
you in melton? my sister lives there. she rang a while back and said she saw a light blue one! what a small world :P

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Re: Sightings
« Reply #38 on: 28 February 2013, 03:18 PM »
I work in Melton on a regular basis.  And it's a very small world!
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Re: Sightings
« Reply #39 on: 28 February 2013, 06:42 PM »
The only place I ever seem to see W116s is in the wrecking yards. But, the other day I saw a Milan Brown 450SE with Euro headlights and yellow primer spots on the hood driving through the intersection in front of me.
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Re: Sightings
« Reply #40 on: 04 March 2013, 11:29 PM »
saw a dark blue 6.9 in hongkong  8)

 :P already said that elsewhere. meh
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Re: Sightings
« Reply #41 on: 11 April 2013, 01:11 AM »
Saw a white 280 350 0r 450 se couldn't tell from where I was, heading towards melton. looked pretty clean :)
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Re: Sightings
« Reply #42 on: 12 April 2013, 03:13 AM »
I saw a navy 450SE in Melton with non-gen wheels and it looked hot!   8)
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Re: Sightings
« Reply #43 on: 17 April 2013, 11:49 PM »
Saw a green 450sel at watergardens today pretty nice condition also a c107 and r107 in the city. :)
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Re: Sightings
« Reply #44 on: 10 June 2014, 10:35 PM »
I saw a nice W116 around the Glen Osmond area over the weekend. I wasn't in my own car so there was no wave or eye contact or anything.

It was a big one! Looked to be a long wheelbase, signal red, with them chrome wheelarch flairs. It had personalised number plates and seemed to be in good shape and probably owned by an enthusiast.

They're at that age now where all of the rough ones have been scrapped. Any time I see one these days it's in pretty good shape and driven by a man with a very impressive beard who likely takes good care of it and should really consider stopping by the ORG for a cup of tea and biscuit. ;)
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