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Please go to Page 2 then scroll to Reply No 42 for latest UPDATE of Full Members that Joined us in 2019, 2020 and beond

You might wonder why this thread exists. Well when I took on the task in January 2016 to mail out a Welcoming Package to New Full Members that have joined our Group, I thought it to be a nice idea to let everyone know who joined and where they are located (country or state-wise). I also include in the listing(s) International New Full Members, however, the Welcoming Package is posted by Garry Marks our Vice President and Membership Administrator located in Australia. Please help us in welcoming our New Full Members as I update this list.

Our Welcoming Package consists of a Letter from our President, a sample of our renowned Pagoda World  (PW) magazine (now issued twice a year to all our Full Members), and two windshield stickers of our new Logo that we changed last year.

Thank You, Dieter

Rolf-Dieter (Dieter) Solga
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Hello,

Parminder, Michael, David, Tony, Clayton, John, Igor, Alan, Christopher, Ray, Gus, Hernan,, Steven, James, Michelle, James, Alan, Chris, John, Jon, Paul, and Louie.

I like to take a moment and welcome you all ( if your first name is shown above, you live in the USA or Canada and you have registered as a Full Member between October 2015 and now then this message is for you) to our Pagoda SL Group. May you always have safe travels in your Pagoda and sunny days for %u201CTop-Down Outings%u201D

Some of you have signed up last October and November as well as in December. We try to mail out the welcome package as soon as we can, however, sometimes unexpected circumstances prevent us from doing so.

I%u2019ve taken over this task of mailing out welcome packages to New Full Members in the Americas since January 1, 2016 and I like to apologize for the delay in getting the welcome package to Full Members having signed up in October and November of last year.

The good news is your Welcome Package is in the mail (including for Full Members having signed up in December and January 2016 for the Americas Areas), and contains a Pagoda World Magazine Issue 16 issued last year in February to hold you over until our next PW arrives at your doorstep.

The PW in your package contains some nice stories from the outing of Members to %u201CGoodwood in England%u201D a nice story from the Benz Dr., and a Fascinating technical story along with graphs and data you all will enjoy.

Should you have a story you like to share as to how you found your Pagoda or an interesting outing you had, do share it with us, we always need new material for our Pagoda World Magazine and Pagoda Notes.

Once again welcome and if you have not already done so tell us something about you and your car in the tread below (New Members Introduction Link) and don%u2019t forget to add some photos of your treasure we all love to see photos of Pagoda%u2019s / Pagode%u2019s from our members.

Many thanks for your support and welcome to the Pagoda SL Group,

New Members Introduction Link %u2014%u2014> http://www.sl113.org/forums/index.php?topic=529.0

Member List sort any field ---> http://www.sl113.org/forums/index.php?action=mlist
Move your courser over "Location" and click to sort find other members in your area.

Rolf-Dieter (Dieter) Solga
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The above link makes for interesting reading on some rainy night :) perhaps you like to share your story with us :)

EDIT ... Changed subject line added "Americas"
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Re: Welcome Package for New USA and Canada Full Members
« Reply #1 on: January 20, 2016, 23:11:42 »
In case it is not obvious, I would like to mention that Rolf-Dieter had taken over the responsibility of sending out New Member Packets for the Americas, North, South, and Central.
Garry continues with the rest of the world.
Thank you Dieter for relieving me after my three year stint.
Also thank you to the community for allowing me to give something back.
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Jan 2016 UPDATE Welcome Package for New Full Members from the Americas
« Reply #2 on: February 01, 2016, 20:20:23 »
Hello and Welcome to the New Full Members that have signed up from verious locations in the United States during the month of January 2016 ....

Your welcoming Package along with two (2) window stickers was mailed today and should arrive at your doorstep 4 to 8 Business Days from now (make sure you locate the window stickers before you recycle the envelope, they may slip out from the magazine as you open it).

Thanks again for joining our truly international Pagoda SL Group (please refer to post 1 above for some cool links).

May you always have safe and sunny top down Pagoda/Pagode days.

Cheers,

Rolf Dieter
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Re: Welcome Package for New Full Members from the Americas
« Reply #3 on: February 09, 2016, 02:22:20 »
Just got today! ;) Thanks Rolf.
What is the consensus on club decal placement? Rear window, hardtop quarter window, rt or lt windshield?
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Re: Welcome Package for New Full Members from the Americas
« Reply #4 on: February 20, 2016, 21:05:11 »

For Associate Members, if you want to receive the Pagoda Group logo window sticker, together with Pagoda World twice a year, you need to join as a Full Member.  That way you also get access to the full Technical Manual that will save you the price of Membership ($30 USD) the first linkage adjustment you do when you do it incorrectly ;) ;) :D ;D

See Linkage Tour accessible by Full Members only.

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Garry,

That $30.00 is a pretty good deal I say all considering (getting two nice magazines a year and expert help from members on our site that have gone thru growing pain during restorations and maintenance. Not to mention in great detail all the free advice available in our Technical Manual). No need to mention the cost and effort to a) maintain our web site, b) prepare the Pagoda World magazines for publication c) Board Members volunteer there time and services free of charge. Etc. Ect. Etc.

When one thinks about it each Full Member indeed gets ALL of his yearly investment back. Great deal I say for less then 0.09 cents a day :) for being a Member of this Non Profit Organization where we help each other out to find solutions for our beloved toy problems. There simply is no better deal to be had :)

Just saying,

Dieter
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Re: Welcome Package for New Full Members from the Americas
« Reply #5 on: February 20, 2016, 21:38:49 »
To our New Full Members I just like to point out that some time ago one of our founding Members and past Presidents opened this thread (see link below).

It is a great way to interduce yourself (unless you already done so) and tell us a bit about you and your car. It is a great read when you find the time to do so. You get to know other Members here and what car they have, how they found it etc.

Perhaps your story is very unusual like one I read (I forget now if it was in the tread below or one of the stories in the Pagoda Style Book this fellow found his car in the US and had it shipped to Italy, he followed the ship every step of the way. When it finally arrived the Italian Port Authoreties did not let him see it for weeks (might have been days) until all the paperwork was done. It took several weeks as I recall. Must have been nail biting for the poor fellow.

Anyway New Members or Associate Members, have a read ... Tell us your story we are always looking for good stuff for our Pagida World or Pagoda Notes publications.

Go to this link ---> http://www.sl113.org/forums/index.php?topic=529.0

Enjoy the read on the link above as I know you will it had over 200K hits so far :)

Cheers,

Dieter

Tip, did you know you can save the pages on your iPad in PDF (or other tablet device). Then you can read it while waiting for your wife doing some shopping or while standing in one of our now ever so long line ups ~grin~ Anyway no Internet needed to read stories like the ones above or any other.
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February 2016 Welcome Package for New Full Members from the Americas
« Reply #6 on: February 29, 2016, 19:13:48 »
Please help me to Welcome 10 New Full Members (Nine from the United States and One from Canada) that have joined our mids in February when you see them in the forum. As much as our web site is about the cars that we all so much appreciate in the end it is about the people that make it such a great site. Additional Full Members have joined us as well from the rest of the world and they are looked after by Garry Marks in Australia.

Welcome to our Pagoda SL Group

Enrique enriquegarcia, Jamil feema08, Mark mtoomey, John John J, Eric mamb2016, Steven KYSLguy, Dirk dirkbalter, Charles Charles 230SL, Tim Tim everett and Christopher Tympany5

Your Welcome Package is in the mail today and should arrive at your door step within the next 5 to 8 days or so (all depending on our brilliant snail mail service and Border Control). One of the US new Full Members reported that it took 8 days to get to him in January. Perhaps some of you US fellows in California can let me know how long it took to get to you. Included you find another fine Pagoda Magazine from February last year (the first post above mentioned what it contains). Take a moment and follow some of the links in the first post above. Make sure you don't leave the two (2) window stickers behind when opening the envelope, you find them inside the front of the magazine.

Should you have a story to tell about your Pagoda, how you found it and what you plan to do with it or some interesting road trip you made we love to hear about it. Some rainy day put it to paper and send it to our Pagoda World Editor, we need great stories to share with others in our upcoming Pagoda World Magazines. Our goal is to issue two (2) Pagoda World magazines each year. We need, welcome and appreciate your input.

Once again Welcome,

Dieter
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Re: Welcome Package for New Full Members Americas and International
« Reply #7 on: February 29, 2016, 21:31:26 »
All outstanding International Memberships for the rest of the world have also been posted out in the past few days so should be in mail boxes in the coming week or so.  Welcome to all.

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March 2016 Welcome Package for New Full Members from the Americas
« Reply #8 on: April 01, 2016, 17:15:46 »
Please help me to Welcome 12 New Full Members (Ten from the United States [California 4, Colorado 1, Virginia 2, Illinois 1, Pensilvania 1 and Florida 1 New Full Members), One from Canada and one from Mexico] that have joined our mids in March when you see them in the forum). As much as our web site is about the cars that we all so much appreciate in the end it is about the people that make it such a great site. Additional Full members have joined us from the rest of the world and Gerry Marks has or will be mailing out Welcome Packages to those New Full Members.

Also please have a read of the information contained in the tread "How to make best use this site, read this first" if you have not yet done so. It contains valuable information and has been carefully prepared by our former President to help you navigate this site.

Here is the link ---> http://www.sl113.org/forums/index.php?topic=18871.0

Welcome to our Pagoda SL Group

Fernando, (Mechudo62), Mexico

Devlin, (Delvis), Britisch Columbia, Canada

Eric, (bigdaddyolson), Virginia

Greg, (Redbruin), California

Mark, (Mark-Karlsson), California

Bryan, (BRYANH815), Illinois

James, (Spyglassedh), California

Monte, (Monte), Colorado

Chris, (cajlouni), California

Alan, (Gilstrap), Florida

Daniel, (su8pack1), Pensilvania

And

Roman, (rkishi), Virginia

TIP, Like to find more members in your area it's as simple as 1, 2 3 ... Click on Members above, once the drop down list opens click on View the memberlis our members Data Base will open up now click on Location and the entire membership data base will sort by Location. Once this is done just page thru the pages (you find it at the bottom) and go to your state or country to see other members nearest your Location. Give it a try.

Your Welcoming Packages have been mailed today and should arrive at your door step within the next 5 to 8 days or so (all depending on our brilliant snail mail service and Border Control). One of the US new Full Members reported that it took 8 days to get to him in January. Perhaps some of you US fellows in California can let me know how long it took to get to you. Included you will find Issue 17 Pagoda Magazine from February last year (the first post above mentioned what it contains). Take a moment and follow some of the links in the first post above. Make sure you don't leave the two (2) window stickers behind when opening the envelope, you find them inside the front of the magazine along with a welcoming letter from our President.

Should you have a story to tell about your Pagoda, how you found it and what you plan to do with it or some interesting road trip you made we love to hear about it. Some rainy day put it to paper and send it to our Pagoda World Editor, we need great stories to share with others in our upcoming Pagoda World Magazines. Our goal is to issue two (2) Pagoda World magazines each year. We need, welcome and appreciate your input.

Once again Welcome,

Dieter
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Please help me to Welcome 19 New Full Members (Seventeen from the United States and Two from Canada) that have joined or re-joined our mids in April when you see them in the forum. Full members have joined us from the rest of the world and Gerry Marks the Membership Secretary for the rest of the world has or will be mailing out Welcome Packages to those New Full Members as well.

Welcome to our Pagoda SL Group

Ralph (neelyrc) Alabama, USA

Bill (bbryant) Florida, USA

Howard (hlblanton) California, USA

Kevin (kbike) California, USA

Simon (simonluong) California, USA

Robert (Robert Meyer) California, USA

Tom (shanghaitom), Iowa, USA

Aashish (Arjun) New York State, USA

Robert (artisanautoworks) New York State, USA

Gary (Retelny) New York State, USA

Paul (mbpaul) New Mexico, USA

Ted (TZombek), Ohio, USA

Randy (Woodstock) Oklahoma, USA

Lawrence (leroix) Origan, USA

Edward (eschroder) South Carolina, USA

Bradley (63-230sl), Tennessee, USA

Cory (Wheeliee) Texas, USA

David (DR65SL) New Brunswick, Canada

Craig (Cbeth_98) Ontario, Canada


Your Welcoming Packages will be mailed First thing in the morning and should arrive at your door step within the next 5 to 8 days business days or so (all depending on our brilliant snail mail service and Border Control). Take a moment and follow some of the links in the previous posts above. Make sure you don't leave the two (2) window stickers behind when opening the envelope, you find them inside the front cover of the magazine along with a welcoming letter from our President.

I list the new Full Members in this post for your benefit. It will let you know who also joint in your state this month or in previous months. You can perhaps get to gather with those members be it by social media (e-mail is available for every member thru our forum system). You may learn or share valuable information this way as to events being held, tips on parts, good mechanics that know how to help you with your car etc. After all our site is all about people helping one another and lasting friendships are made this way since we all share one thing our Pagoda. :)

Should you have a story to tell about your Pagoda, how you found it and what you plan to do with it or some interesting road trip you made we love to hear about it. Some rainy day put it to paper and send it to our Pagoda World Editor, we need great stories to share with others in our upcoming Pagoda World Magazines. Our goal is to issue two (2) Pagoda World magazines each year. We need, welcome and appreciate your input.

Once again Welcome

Dieter

EDIT, Added 5 additional Members
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To add to Rolf Dieter’s message, the welcome packages for the rest of the World are sent out individually as the Membership is lodged and notified to me so currently all new members have been sent their packages, the last remaining ones left earlier in the week. I don’t readily have the names but if you have joined and not received your welcome letters within the next couple of weeks please PM me and I will follow up.

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Like every end of the month I mail out a welcoming package to new Full Members that have joined us in the Americas of the world. It will be posted June 1, 2016.

The package contains;

A Welcoming Letter from our President
A Copy of our Pagoda World Magazine
Two Windshield Stickers of our Logo

This month everyone that has joined our group as a Full Member will receive our latest Pagoda World (PW) Magazine issue 18 that was published after our September 2016 meet at our Pagoda University Blacklick (PUB).

Please help me to Welcome 11 New Full Members (Two are from Mexico and nine are from the United States) that have joined or re-joined our mids in May when you see them in the forum.

Welcome to our Pagoda SL Group

Steve ~ Fairbanks, AK (hovercraft)

Robert ~ Phoenix, AZ (robertw)

Geoff ~ Irvine, CA (calhippie)

Dean ~ Santa Rosa, CA (707dieseldean)

David ~ Kailua, HI (Beachbear)

Miguel ~ Mexico City, Mexico (MiguelD)

JESUS ~ Mexico City, Mexico (cachuchis01)

John ~ Smithtown. NY 11787 (john123)

Emil ~ Rocky River, OH (mrosul@sbcglobal.net)

Bob ~ Pittsburgh, PA (BHap)

Keit ~ Houston, TX  (krdalke)


Your Welcoming Packages should arrive at your door step within the next 5 to 8 business days or so (all depending on our brilliant snail mail service and Border Control). Take a moment and follow some of the links in the previous posts above. Make sure you don't leave the two (2) window stickers behind when opening the envelope, you find them inside the front cover of the magazine along with a welcoming letter from our President.

I list the new Full Members in this post for your benefit as well as for other members in your area. It will let you know who also joint in your state this month or in previous months. You can perhaps contact a members that joined in your immediate or near by area be it by social media (simply PM the member near you). You may learn or share valuable information this way as to events being held, tips on parts, good mechanics that know how to help you with your car etc. After all our site is all about people helping one another and lasting friendships are made this way since we all share one thing our Pagoda. :)

Should you have a story to tell about your Pagoda, how you found it and what you plan to do with it or some interesting road trip you made we love to hear about it. Some rainy day put it to paper and send it to our Pagoda World Editor, we need great stories to share with others in our upcoming Pagoda World Magazines. Our goal is to issue two (2) Pagoda World magazines each year. We need, welcome and appreciate your input.

If you are one of our Associate Members reading this message, I love to send you a welcoming Package in the near future also.

Once again Welcome

Dieter

EDIT; Added three little photos of the PW18 :)
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Glad to see two new members from the Mercedes Benz Club Of Mexico joining Pagoda World on my recommendation. The information found here has been invaluable in correctly tuning, maintaining and enjoying my Pagoda more! Can't wait to attend the next Blacklick reunion.
Greetings from sunny Mexico!
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Hello Mechudo62,

Perhaps a bit late, Welcome to our Group.

Thanks for recommending fellow MB Club Mexican Members to join our truly international Pagoda SL Group we look forward in sharing experiences and knowlage about our cars. As you properly know by now there are a great deal of helpfull and knowlageable members in our group. 

We like to encourage members to tell us there story about the history of there Pagoda, perhaps you and your friends might find the time to do just that, Members here always like to read about it. Sometimes the story finds its way into Pagoda World or Pagoda Notes. Also, perhaps some day one of the Mexican Members might volunteer to serve on our Board. :)

In one of my above posts I have the link to Members Introductions the thread tells interesting stories about how Members found there car and the work they needed to do to put them into the road.

I like to post here every month the new Full Members that joined our Group, not only to welcome them also to let other Members (be they Full or Associate Members) know that someone in there area has joined. I hope it helps to get them together at car shows, meets or otherwise exchange information and resources within there area.

Once again welcome to our Group and Happy Motoring

Dieter
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Hello Dieter, I´ll be more than happy to write an article and share the experience on how I found my 280SL and the work performed on it. In fact, I already have a rough draft and will work on it in the comming weeks. However, its not yet clear to me where or how to submit it; directions would be appreciated.

I would be honored to serve on the Pagoda SL Group Board and will continue to recommend the Group to other SL Pagoda owners in our country or abroad.

Best regards from sunny Mexico where passion for classic Mercedes' is alive and well! 

Fernando
Greetings from sunny Mexico!
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Hello Fernando,

You and your friends can write a brief introduction here...

----> http://www.sl113.org/forums/index.php?topic=529.0

Once your story is complete you can send it to our Pagoda World and Pagoda Notes Editor  here ...

-----> http://www.sl113.org/forums/index.php?topic=21052.0

Stories about our Pagoda's along with photographs are always welcome by our members. Each story has a fascination of its own. We look forward reading yours. If you wish you can send it to me my daughter is a Professor at a local University here and has done editing work for Pagoda World in the past.
 
In the later part of the year there will be a thread asking for new Board Members, when you see it do add your name to the list. We all volunteer our time (some for one year others for three years, handling some of the tasks of the Pagoda SL Group) it would be nice to have a member from your country on our board. 

Glad to see that passion for the MB Classic is well and alive in Sunny Mexico.

Best Regards from Canada were summer has finally arrived :)

Dieter
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Hello Pagoda Friends,,

Please help me to Welcome 15 New Full Members from the United States (4 from California, 1 from Georgia, 1 from Idaho, 1 from Illinois, 1 from Indiana, 1 from Massachusetts, 2 from Maine, 2 from New York State, 1 from Tennessee and 1 from Texas), that have joined our mids in June you see them in the forum. As much as our web site is about the cars that we all so much appreciate in the end it is about the people that make it such a great site.

Welcome to our Pagoda SL Group

Adam ~CA ~ (burns99)

Andrew ~CA~ (1967sl280red)

Doug ~CA~ (Doug M)

Jason ~CA~ (rubenj)

Axel ~GA~ (Avorpahl)

Gregory ~ID~ (GSPEAK)

Stephen ~IL~ (sfraser1aa)

Wen ~IN~ (Buddydog)

Timothy ~MA~ (tomg)

Michael ~ME~ (mbazinet)

Glenn ~ME~ (cainboy56)

Nick ~NY~ (saffosn)

Joseph ~ NY ~  (Faral)

Robert  ~TN~ (xander88)

James ~TX~ (JamesHigdon)


Your Welcoming Packages are in the mail today and should arrive at your door step within the next 5 to 8 business days or so. The package contains a welcoming letter from our President, issue 18 of our Pagoda World magazine and 2 windshield stickers for your car. Enjoy your car and our site. Please have a look at the previous posts here (Jan to May 2016) for helpful links that get you familiar with our site. Make use of our search function and if you cannot find what you are looking for dont be shy to ask, You will find many helpful and knowledgeable members here that will lend a helping hand or point you in the right direction.

For Full Members that have joined us from the rest of the world your welcoming package is posted by Gerry Marks from Australia in a timely fashion.

Once again Welcome,

Dieter
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Mercedes-Benz 2011 SL 63 AMG Roadster, Exterior Sliver Metallic, Interior Black Leather
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I just joined and would love to receive a welcome packet.  I have a 1968 250SL with about 67,000 miles that I have owned for almost 14 years.  I bought it from a friend with 53,000 miles on in.  Unfortunately I don't know too much about my car's history prior to the previous owner - just some unverified "stories".
Can anyone tell me how to go about researching my car's history?  I'm pretty confident it was originally purchased in Chicago Illinois and I think there were only a couple dealerships here at that time. 

Any suggestions?

Dale Roberts

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Welcome Dale, perhaps this conversation would be best continued elsehwere, but some quick thoughts:
- to receive a welcome package, you would need to upgrade your membership to 'paid' status (nominal fee of $30 per year which carries nice benefits)
- history research is difficult if not impossible through the official authorities (privacy) so your best bet is to go back up the ownership trail, try to find out who the owner was before the previous owner
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Hi Dale,

Welcome to the Group.  As Cees has said you need to be a Full Member to receive the welcome packages and window stickers.  This will also entitle you to receive the Pagoda World twice a year as well as Pagoda Notes.  You will also then get full access to the Tech Manual, a must if you wish to do day to day maintenance tuning of your car.

The first thing, ( after joining as a Full Member.lol) is to get in touch with Tom Hanson at Mercedes Classic Centre in CA and get your Data Card.  This will give you the full story on your car, what options etc it came with and its build date. A good start point for any owner.

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Welcome Package for New Full Members from the Americas July 2016 UPDATE
« Reply #20 on: August 02, 2016, 16:28:15 »
I like to welcome to our truly International site Eleven (11) new Full Members that have joined our Pagoda SL Group community  from the Americas (2 from California, 1 from Florida, 1 from Maryland, 1 from Maine, 3 from New York State, 1 from Pennsylvania, 1 from Texas and 1 from Wyoming) as well as several Full Time members from the rest of the World and Associate Members that also signed up during the Month of July.

For the Full Members of the Americas (below), your Welcoming Package in the mail as of today Aug 2nd (we had a holiday here in Canada on Monday), and should arrive at your door step within the next 5 to 8 days or so (all depending on the efficiency of our postal system and Border Control). The package contains a welcoming letter from our President, issue 18 of our Pagoda World magazine and 2 windshield stickers for your car. I recommend you look over the previous posts of this thread and time permitting have a look at the various links I provided previously that will help you familiarize yourself with our site and find members in your area. For the benefit of our existing members I list the US State behind each first name of the new Full Member that has joined this month. I recognize two (2) new members below that I meet this month during my visit at the Deutsche Classic in Oley, PA One of the benefits of our club is to meet great people form all walks of life when we meet them at events, each one has a great story to tell.

Speaking of stories, do tell yours unless you have already done so in the New Members introduction thread

Here ----> http://www.sl113.org/forums/index.php?topic=529.0

Cess Klumper started this thread some 13 years ago, one of our long time members it has accumulated some great stories about our members and there cars. I visit this thread often and enjoy the stories on a rainy day :) So far Cees's thread had over 1/4 milion hits, this alone tells the story as what a great thread it is. So don't miss to visit it :)

The New Full Members from the Americas that joined in July are:-

Albert ~CA~  (shatzi)

Ryan  ~CA~ (dabigpud)

Russell ~FL~ 3 (Bullethead)

Raymond ~MD~ (ranglin)

Geoffrey ~ME~ (StlCardFan)

Curt ~NY~ (curtowens)

Michael ~NY~ (michaelbeddows)

Richard ~NY~ (Chard1076)

John ~PA~ 1 (John Ciab)

Franklin ~TX~ (Guanaj

Brian ~WY~ (bmoore)


Our Membership Secretary Garry Marks handles Welcoming Packages for the rest of the world.

Enjoy the rest of the summer, safe and happy motoring to one and all. Thanks for your support and welcome to our club!
   

Rolf-Dieter (Dieter) Solga
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« Last Edit: August 02, 2016, 16:43:01 by Rolf-Dieter »
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Re: Welcome Package for New Full Members from the Americas UPDATE
« Reply #21 on: August 02, 2016, 21:48:03 »
For all new Members from other than the Americas, you will, or should have received your welcome packages as I tend to send them out as soon as I see there is a new Full Member.

I also like Rolf Dieter, highly recommend that you add your introduction too the New Members Introductions thread linked in Dieters post and add photos, we all love photos here.

Welcome to all new comers.

Garry
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Re: Welcome Package for New Full Members from the Americas August UPDATE
« Reply #22 on: September 01, 2016, 16:59:09 »
We like to welcome 8 New Full Members from the Americas as well as 3 New Full Members from the rest of the world that have signed up as Full Members during the month of August to our Pagoda SL Group Help us welcoming those Members when you see them they are ...

From the Americas;

aagost (PA)
Ronald  (Canada)
Cogsworth33 (WA)
addressing (NY)
MGregory (TN)
JonathanB (CA)
gstorek  (CA)
Cniles (NY)

From The rest of the world;

JostB (Germany)
cvanrhijn (Belgium)
swood1  (England)

For the Full Members that joined us from the Americas, your welcoming package has been mailed today September 1st 2016 and you should receive it within the next 5 to 8 business days. For the rest of the world, Garry sends them out within a couple of days joining from Australia. Your welcoming  package includes a Welcoming letter from our President, one of our Pagoda World magazines that is now issued twice a year to our Full Members and two windshield stickers of our logo.

Don't miss to locate the stickers (they have been known to be left behind in the envelope). Welcoming packages are mailed out at the end of each month for the Americas and the rest of the world as new Full Members sign up by Garry Marks.

Time permitting have a look thru some of the previous posts of this thread (Jan to Jul 2016), they contain links on how to best navigate this site, post photographs, add some details about your car and how you found her and how to order Back Issues of our Pagoda World Magazine.

Once again Welcome to our Group and enjoy the Pagoda World magazine once it arrives in your mail box.

Rolf-Dieter Solga
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Re: Welcome Package for New Full Members UPDATE September 2016
« Reply #23 on: October 01, 2016, 16:27:01 »
Please help me to welcome the 14 New Full Members that have joined our mids in September 2016. One from Australia, two from Brazil, one from Canada, one from the Netherlands, one from Italy,  four from the UK and four from the USA.

Gentlemen, welcome to our SL Pagoda Group. Some of the International Members should have received there packages since Garry M. mailed them out before he went on vacation. The rest of the welcoming package have been mailed today October1, 2016 and you should receive it within the next 5 to 8 business days for the USA and Canada the International ones might just take a bit longer (I will handle Garry M. International mailings until he returns from his vacation sometime in November). Your welcoming  package includes a Welcoming letter from our President, one of our Pagoda World magazines that is now issued twice a year to our Full Members and two windshield stickers of our logo.

Jimmy, Australia (Jchristo)
Ricardo, Brazil (rprado)
Americo, Brazil (AMERICO SAMMARONE NETO)
Allan, Cnada (Mullera)
Peter, Netherlands (Peter Brunklaus)
Roberto, Italy (robertoarc)
Rowland, UK (ROWLAND RODGERS)
John, UK (John K)
Steven, UK (swood1)
Trevor, UK (classicandiconic)
Kip, USA (kipbusse)
Paul, USA (siqueira)
Stu, USA (Sfox)
Kevin, USA (wagnerk1)


Don't miss to locate the stickers (they have been known to be left behind in the envelope). I know we are all busy with our lives, however, time permitting have a look thru some of the previous posts of this thread (January to  July 2016), they contain links on how to best navigate this site, post photographs, add some details about your car and how you found her and how to order Back Issues of our Pagoda World Magazine.

Also, a great thread on our forum is "New Member Introduction", read almost 245,000 times to date, qualifies as a best seller, I mean best read :) have a read there are some great stories of members how they found there Pagoda etc. We love to see your story there as well (unless you have already done so) and don't forget photos of your priced possession we love photos :)

Here is the link ---> http://www.sl113.org/forums/index.php?topic=529.0

Once again Welcome to our Group and thanks for your support,  enjoy the Pagoda World magazine once it arrives in your mail box.

Dieter
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Up to Date Listing for "New Full Members" for the Month of October 2016
« Reply #24 on: October 04, 2016, 17:51:58 »
Lady & Gentlemen, welcome to our SL Pagoda Group. Your welcoming package has been mailed today October 4, 2016 and you should receive it within the next 5 to 8 business days for the USA and Canada the International ones might just take a bit longer. Your welcoming package includes a Welcoming letter from our President, one of our Pagoda World magazines that is now issued twice a year to our Full Members and two windshield stickers of our logo. If you wish to add back issues to your collection then check the link below for available issues and ordering steps (Full Members only can order Back Issues).
 
Go to this Link for available PW Back Issues —-> http://www.sl113.org/forums/index.php?topic=11537.0

Peter United Kingdom (benlypage)
Andreas Switzerland (a.koopmann)
Lars Sweden (280slPagoda)
Scott E. USA (blade5073)
Scott S. USA (ss6255)
Russell USA (x046866x)
Greg USA (gwhitehouse)
JOHN USA (SADIE)
Chris USA (revrevrev)
Marshall USA (Marshalll Smith)
Steven USA (steven_H)
Howard USA (howard.long@ymail.com)
Alexander USA (adominsh)


I will add additional Full Members that are still joining us this month below later;

Three (3) additional Full Members that have joined us in the first week of this month. Including a Lady Welcome one and all.

Cynthia, USA (Cindy Walta)
Randle, USA (tanglefu)
Timothy, USA (Nagytim)

One additional New Full Members has joined us for the week of Oct 9, 2016 Welcome Thomas!

Thomas, USA (Odyssey)

Three additional New Members for the week of Oct 16th, and 23rd 2016

Brian, USA, (brianthefloridian)
Richard, Brazil, (flynn49)
Troy, Australia, (troy.shelton.ward )

I know we are all busy with our lives, however, time permitting have a look thru some of the previous posts of this thread (January to  July 2016). I posted some links in the above posts on how best to navigate this site, post photographs etc.

Once again Welcome to our Group and thanks for your support,  enjoy the Pagoda World magazine once it arrives in your mail box.

Dieter

Edit; in future I will post the welcoming package to new Full Members within 5 business days of there registration, so the wait for the sample Pagoda World Magazine won't be too long :) (in the past I mailed them out monthly for the Americas while Garry M. mailed the international ones out asp Garry's post office must be closer then mine ~grin~).

EDIT; Updated for Week of Oct 16th. and 23rd. 2016 for New Full Members that have Joined us.
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November 2016 New Full Members Welcome!
« Reply #25 on: November 07, 2016, 01:00:35 »
Eleven (11) Full Members have joined our mids this month of November (please see there names/handles below).

Should you be a Guest or Associate Member reading this and wondering how you too can join our site as a Full Member for a minimal Membership fee of $30- US simply go to this link —-> sl113.org scroll down to page 2 when our main page opens and click on “Membership” it lists all the Benefits and Steps how to do it. The membership fee when you think about it is less then 0.08 cents per day and returns to you almost in full by way of two (2) great Pagoda World magazines per year (valued each at $11-US plus postage).

Please help me to welcome those new Full Members when you see them in our forum. I purposely show the general location of the member(s), it might just be that the new member resides near your area. :-) Ten of the Members are from the US this month and one is from the UK. This makes it 124 Full Members from the Americas that have joined us so far this year (Garry Marks handles all International New Memberships, I’m just helping out till he returns from a 2 month trip). Garry is now back and will post out the International New Full Members as they join our Group (see his post below).

To this Months New Full Members

Gentlemen, welcome to our SL Pagoda Group. and thank you for your support of our truly International group. I don't like to repeat myself, therefore, time permitting scroll thru the posts above (1 to 24) you will find many useful links to help you manoeuvre around our site.

When you see your name below then your welcoming package has been mailed and you should receive it within 5 to 8 business days for the USA, the International one(s) might just take a bit longer. Your welcoming package includes a welcoming letter from our President, one of our Pagoda World magazines that is now issued twice a year to our Full Members and two windshield stickers of our logo for your car.

Should you wish to add back issues of our Pagoda World (PW) magazines to your collection then check the link below for available issues and ordering steps (Full Members only can order Back Issues). Back issues are only available as long as they last.
 
Go to this Link for available PW Back Issues —-> http://www.sl113.org/forums/index.php?topic=11537.0

Four Full Members joined during the first week of November are;

Bali, United Kingdom (balimatharu)
Michael, Florida, USA (mistral66)
Tom, California, USA (tom.hanson)
Chris, Connecticut, USA(racefaith)


Three Full Members joined during the second week of November are;

Miles, Virginia USA (miles@milespinniger.com)
Paul, Florida USA (JAubrey)
Ioan, New York, USA (tgmures)


One Full Member joined during the third week of November;

Chris, Georgia, USA (Chris )

Three Full Members joined during the days of November;

Omer, Ohio, USA (och3)
David, Kansas, USA (europeancar)
Douglas, Colorado, USA (DScott)


Enjoy your first Pagoda World issue and once again Welcome to the Pagoda SL Group.,

Dieter

EDIT; Added 3 additional Member that joined us during the last days of November
« Last Edit: July 27, 2018, 16:38:38 by Rolf-Dieter »
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I would like to pass on my thanks to Rolf-Dieter who has been looking after my responsibilities for new members for “non Americas” whilst I have been away for two months attending the Euro Tour this year.  I arrived back today after a very long boat ride from UK to Australia.

These are voluntary positions and Rolf Dieter has continued to do his “Americas” new members as well as ones that I would normally do for the rest of the world.

Thanks Rolf-Dieter.

On this note, I believe Rolf Dieter is stepping down at the end of his term as the Membership Administrator for ‘Americas' due to family needs and we will be looking for another volunteer for that position.  Ideally it would/should be someone from USA or Canada to both balance the Board of Pagoda Group but also to be able to continue mailing from USA or Canada.  It is not an overly onerous task but does take a couple of hours a month.  All costs for mailing out are of course reimbursed.

If you think you would like to help in this taks please let me or Ray Hays our President know.

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Hello Garry,

Welcome back home! It was a pleasure to help out with your International Members. Good to see that you had a great time. Now dust off your Pagoda and enjoy the summer down under :)

Best Dieter
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New Full Members - For December 2016 so far
« Reply #28 on: December 09, 2016, 20:43:41 »
We like to Welcome the new Full Members that have joined our SL Pagoda Group this month of December 2016 and thank you for your support of our truly International Group.

If you joined as a Full Members from the Americas, when you see your name below then your welcoming package has been mailed usually within a week of your registration and you should receive it within 5 to 8 business days. Your welcoming package includes a welcoming letter from our President, one of our Pagoda World magazines that is now issued twice a year to our Full Members and two windshield stickers of our logo for your car. I placed the stickers into a standard envelop so you don't miss it.

For New International Full Members it will take a bit longer. Our Member Administrator Garry M. looks after International postings also shortly after you joined.

Should you wish to add back issues of our Pagoda World (PW) magazines to your collection then check the link below for available issues and ordering steps (Full Members only can order Back Issues). Back issues are only available as long as they last.

Go to this Link for available PW Back Issues —-> http://www.sl113.org/forums/index.php?topic=11537.0

11 New Full Members have joined our mids in December 2016, 5 from the USA and 6 International members. Once again Welcome and enjoy your first Pagoda World Magazine when it arrives.

Marc, France (Marc )
Peter, UK, (Newbie 230sl.uk)
Nick, UK,  (Pedders)
Jean-Paul, Belgium, (jpcardon)
Sarah, UK, (carchick)
David, UK, (Brigstowe)Mike, PA, USA (sl600sl560)

David, Connecticut, USA (CARDONE)
Michael, Hawaii, (Kevkeller) 
Rafael, Maryland, (menesesjesse)
Rene, Arizona, (garayzar)
Michael, North Carolina, (michaeleharris)

Dieter

Edit; Added 7 more members that joined in December 2016 (three three International and 4 from the USA)
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New Full Members for 2017 Last Update Feb 25, 2018
« Reply #29 on: January 03, 2017, 21:28:08 »
We like to Welcome the new Full Members that have joined our truly International SL Pagoda Group so far this year and thank you for your support.

If you joined as a Full Member, then when you see your name below your welcoming package has been mailed or is about to be mailed with in a few days. Your welcoming package includes a welcoming letter from our President, one of our Pagoda World magazines that is now issued twice a year to our Full Members and two windshield stickers of our logo for your car (Look for the stickers, make sure you don't leave them behind in the mailing envelope).

For New International Full Member(s) your mail may take a bit longer due to border secureties. Our Member Administrator Garry M. looks after International postings also shortly after you joined it should be in the mail to you.

Should you wish to add back issues of the Pagoda World (PW) magazines to your collection then check the link below for available issues and ordering steps (Full Members only can order Back Issues). Back issues are only available as long as they last.

Go to this Link for available PW Back Issues —-> http://www.sl113.org/forums/index.php?topic=11537.0

I add the Forum ID Handle as well as the State or Country behind the first name of New Full Members so that you may see other Members in your area that have joined our Group. If you like to explore and find all Members close to your area including Associate Members simply go to our "Member List" the table is sortable by "Location" perhaps you like to organize a Pagoda get together in your area. I add the link here for you.

------> https://www.sl113.org/forums/index.php?action=mlist

Once again Welcome and enjoy your first Pagoda World Magazine when it arrives.

Dieter

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New Full Members For 2017 “Year to Date = 168" (106 from the Americas and 62 International)

JANUARY 2017 ~ New Full Members for the Americas

Brian, AK (Gusandlucy1)
Carlos, CA (hoponmywheel)
Guenter, WA (gunterfr)
Edward, IL (ejmatushek)
Blake, MA (bwitherington)
Mike, Canada, ON (smackYYZ)


JANUARY 2017 ~ New International Full Members (Welcome Package Mailings done by Garry Marks).

Cheng, Malaysia (chongcl68)
Brad, Australia (bdmc1974)
David, UK (farmerdave)
Marc, UK (Mqueretin)
Magin, Spain (magifullana)
Hervé, France (Pagodefrance)
Stuart, UK (Stuart b)
Sanjay, Australia ([CatchMe])
Daniel, Venezuela (Tesla)
Anthony, Belgium (smackYYZ)
Patrick, Germany (paddyh)

FEBRUARY 2017 ~ New Full Members for the Americas

Matthew, HI (kiheimatt)
Joe, SC (morosojo)
Dag, CA (Carrera2)
Larry, MI (LJHAMILTON)
Douglas, CA (cydways)
Nicholas, FL (apostolsl)
Ron , CA (importinteriors)
Jim, NJ (mb230sl)

FERUARY 2017 ~ New International Full Members (Welcome Package Mailings done by Garry Marks).

Harry, UK (harrysihra)
Bruno, Belgium, (deluyckbruno@sk)

March  2017 ~ New Full Members for the Americas

Jeffrey, PA (Star Quality Parts)
Joseph, SC, (sweetbenz)
Michael, OH. (Mr280SL)
Scott, SC (Datuk)

March 2017 ~ New International Full Members (Welcome Package Mailings done by Garry Marks).

Sebastian, Poland (PAGODASM)
Wojciech, Poland (fic423)
Jos, Netherlands (JwmH)

April  2017 ~ New Full Members for the Americas

Michael, MA. USA (mpheff)
Rob, CA. USA (Rhinkel)
Thomas, WA. USA (Thomas)
James, TN. USA (Jimbone)
Stephen, Ontario, Canada (Steve.k)
Carlos, NM. USA (garciacars)
James, NY. USA (uptheorg)
Timothy, NV, USA (tmay)

April 2017 ~ New International Full Members (Welcome Package Mailings done by Garry Marks).

Vicente, Spain (rosvimerc)
LATAUD, France (yves)

May  2017 ~ New Full Members for the Americas

Thomas , GA (twmulkey)
Kirk, MI (BlueMax1966))
Nevin, CA (nevinsanli)
John, CA (gat1987)
Robert (Bob), WA (ViperBob)
John, MA, (focusjch)
Michael, FL (mwinnco)
John, CA (jchristian)
Vincent. NY (rocketman)
Martin, VA. (TomsMB)
Peter, NY. (NYC-MB280SL)

May 2017 ~ New International Full Members (Welcome Package Mailings done by Garry Marks).

Haluk,  Turkey (Later)
Richard UK, (RichieScotland)
Thomas , Germany (Xenia41)
Suleyman, UK (sully)
Michae, South Africa  (Mikey_SA64)
James, UK (beljames)
Leif, Norway (Leif )

June 2017 ~ New Full Members for the Americas

Laura, MO. (Olydesnoo)
William, NC. (Bhollins)
Cary, WA, (Design10301)
Reinhold, WA (RPSchuetz)
Michael, MA (offshoremichael)
Richard, FL (rkmccord)
Robert, VA (250SL.com)
Rodney, CA (amazonas81)
David, CA (dstrohman)
Dustin, OH. (premier)
John, MI (Vans230 )

June 2017 ~ New International Full Members (Welcome Package Mailings done by Garry Marks up to June 10, 2017 - Dieter will handle mailings until Garry returns from vacation).

Tim, UK. (Sleek Lemur)
Alistair, UK (alfie1977)
Scott, Western Australia (TheStarShop) ** Garry advised he will post your package. later
Gregory, SINGAPORE (SLnoob)
Elvin, AFGHANISTAN (Nivle838)
Josef, MALTA (Albion)


July 2017 ~ New Full Members for the Americas

Peter, CA. (Zum 230SL)
Paul, NY, (paul262101)
Christopher, CT. (chrisco)
Ryan, MN. (redesch)
Lou, NC. (gtsqec)
Robert, VA (Bobster)
Frank, FL (happyegg)
Don, CO. (donvstl)

July 2017 ~ New International Full Members (Welcome Package Mailings done by Garry Marks up to June 10, 2017 - Dieter will handle mailings until Garry returns from vacation).

Thomas, Belgium (fl007)
Glenn, UK (glennglenn)
Ron, UK (Ron Rietdyk)
Ronnie, Sweden (Ronnie Karlsson)
Lorenzo, ITALY (Lorilao)

August 2017 ~ New Full Members for the Americas

Paul, CA. (bobparr)
Jeff, NY. (upstateimports)
Brad, TN. USA (bracurrie)
Frank. IL. USA (doitwright)
Derm NL. Canada (Derm Cain)
Shervin, QUE. Canada (Shervin)
Dave, FL. (Tywrapdave)
Larry, VA. (larryled)
Samuel OH. (shamansky)
James, PA (Garttmeyer)
Roy, FL (rlhbeaver51@gmail.com)
Albert FL (alvan)

August 2017 ~ New International Full Members (Welcome Package Mailings will now as of the end of August be mailed again by Garry Marks, he is now back from vacation).

Jos, Belgium (Bubbels)
Vidar, France (Big Yellow)
Piet, Nederlands (keijz)
Till, Germany (Fuchs)
Sami, Russia (samisabsabi)

September 2017 ~ New Full Members for the Americas

Franz, NC (franz)
David, NJ (dwmartine)
Jeff PA (jeffkann)
John, OH (Vander)
Mohammed, CA (Moe)
Charles, NJ. (clunker) Re-Joined 2017-09-25***

September 2017 ~ New International Full Members (Welcome Package Mailings done by Garry Marks).

Taleb, KUWAIT (Taleb)
Giacomo, Italy (Giacomo)
Ullrich, Germany (Lüneburg)
John , United Kingdom (JohnH1951)
Nigel, Australia (Lapping - Australia)
Francesco, Italy (francesco)
Robin, Sweden (Norsten) Re-Joined 2017-09-21***

October 2017 ~ New Full Members for the Americas

Howard, FL (Mariner110)
Michael, ID. (Mmshul)
John, MA. (JAughavin)
Thomas, WA. (Tom in seattle)
Rene, FL, (Infanterene)
Frank, CA (FrankB)
Eduardo, Mexico (EarlypagodaMX)
Arthur, AL. (robert outlaw)
Arthur, AL. (robert outlaw)
David, IN (racer930)
Eric, NC (E.M.)
Christopher, NJ (Arct1k )
Kevin, DC (Kschlosberg0
Christopher, GA (Chris_ATL)
Joseph, NJ (ah53)
Jim , TX (Jim K )
Donald, WA. (dakman29) Re-Joined 2017-08-23 ***

October 2017 ~ New International Full Members (Welcome Package Mailings done by Garry Marks).

Ari, Finland (SLAri )
Carlos, Sweden (Carlos)
Jonny, AFGHANISTAN (Jonny66)
Mark, UK (MB Mercs)
Perry, New Zealand (Kiwibenz)
Ulf, Sweden (Pagoda66)
Jason , Australia (soleman)

November 2017 ~ New Full Members for the Americas

Jim, MG (Jimbo1907)
Ann, NY (amf113)
Koji, CA  (Typpo)
Ronald, CA (ronaldwardmd)
Thomas, FL (mistertj)
Elvedin, MO (mrki)
Ronald, CA. (rwstewart1)
Richard, IL. (ricSL)
Jeff, CA. (jjbrooks)
Andy, MA. USA (specracer)

November 2017 ~ New International Full Members (Welcome Package Mailings by Garry Marks).

Patrick, UNITED KINGDOM (PatrickBowe)
Alfred, GERMANY (Facelvega)
Fadi, JORDAN (fdiab62@hotmail.com

December 2017 ~ New Full Members for the Americas.

Robert, BC. Canada & CA USA (The Coquihalla Kid)
Jon, FL USA (jcmitch)
David, MD. USA (MD71) Re-Joined Dec. 2017 ***
Eric, Canada (Eric356)
Jacob, MN, USA (Jacob66BVM)

December 2017 ~ New International Full Members (Welcome Package Mailings by Garry Marks).

Wolfgang, Germany (wolfi)
Khaled, (nouhkham) United Arab Emirates Re-Joined Dec. 2017 ***
Marek, Netherlands (marek)
Myles, UK. (myles)
Alexander, Russia, (Gochievich)

*** Members have re-joined and we posted our latest PW issue and 2 windshield stickers to them.

Edit Oct. 31;  *** Note above added
*** Denotes Member re-joined after 1 plus year absence.
Last Edit Feb, 25, 2018 added Andy for November, we missed him due to a temp Site outage.
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2017 Vacation Trips for Garry Marks and Dieter
« Reply #30 on: June 20, 2017, 19:22:59 »
Dear Members,

I'm posting this note to let New Members know that there will be no postings of our Welcoming Package to New Members during the period of July 3rd to August 2nd 2017. Garry and I will be on holidays during this period.

Garry Marks and myself are embarking on our 2017 vacation trips. Garry already is well on his way going North down under where he will soon find warmer weather :) his plans for returning will be sometime late in August or early September when weather starts to get warmer in Southern Australia.

I will be leaving for my Euro trip on July 3rd and will return August 2nd. it will be my first trip back home in 5 years. My trip will take me to Amsterdam, Enkirch for this years Mosel Tour, ** Düsseldorf, Wien, Stuttgart, Affalterbach to the AMG Engine Plant for a private tour, Frankfurt, ** Berlin and ** Hamburg before returning to Amsterdam for a few more days before returning to Canada. It is a trip that has been waiting to be crossed off my Bucket List :)

I will be looking after Garry's postings of the Welcoming Package to International New Members until he returns from his holiday trip.

I ask that you be pationed in receiving your Welcoming Package if you should join as a Full Member between the period of July 3rd to August 2nd I will post them as soon as I return from my trip to New Members for the Americas and International New Members that joined our Group between the aforementioned period.

Meanwhile Enjoy the Summer and Safe & Happy Pagoda Drives wherever it might take you :)

Best,

Dieter

** I will be visiting the Classic Remise (prior name was Meilenwerk) in Düsseldorf, Berlin und Hamburg (great places to visit where Germans park there toys and have them looked after by mechanics and at the same time give the public a chance to admire them). I will be taking photos of any Pagode/Pagoda I spot and share them in another "Photo" tread later. If you ever find yourself in those three cities or near bei a visit to the Meilenwerk is highly recommended. Just Google "Classic Remose" to learn more about it and see some great cars, not as great as our Pagoda of course :)

EDIT; Added the new name for Meilenwerk now named "Classic Remise" also added 4 photos from my visit to the Düsseldorf Classic Remise (Mielenwerk). I spotted 5 Pagodas at the Classic Remise in Düsseldorf, 1 as seen in photo 3, 3 Pagoda's can be seen in Photo 4 and a black one it is a 280SL (center in Photo 2) I spoke to the owner of the black 280sl as he drove the car in, he told me that he drives this car every day and works at the Classic Remise (nice work if you can get it) :) I will be adding a thread later with more photos in our Photo Forum Area once I get over my jet lag ... Amsterdam ... Paris ... Toronto then driving to London, Ontario totalled a 14 hour trip.
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And if some don’t believe Rolf Dieter, here is a photo of my vehicle out side the Birdsville Pun this morning.  Birdsville is about as central in Australia as you can get. Today I drove from there to Mt Isa the nearest big town, a total of 670Km. A fair bit of dirt, but not as bad as the day before that was 700km (420 miles) all dirt and rocky road. And only shredded one tyre yesterday.
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Pagoda World Issue 21 arrived in Canada

My new supply of Pagoda World Issue 21 arrived on my desk for distribution to New Full Members that are joining our mids. Our Magazine always contains great technical as well as other great stories. As our Editor mentioned we always can use more stories to use in our magazine now that we issue Pagoda World twice a year (Our early Spring issue and our September issue). So if you have a story about your Pagoda, do send it in to our Editor it might just be published in one of our next Pagoda World issues. Don't worry about grammar or spelling we have many volunteers (including my daughter) that will look after those minor issues. So why not send us your story or something you did yourself on your Pagoda. 

Our September Issue #21 contains amongst other stories three stories about;-

Part 2 of Alfred’s story about our “Horn” with detail photographs.

Al’s story about his “Shatzi’s  (also Part 2) how he made her more perfect.

Robert’s story about “Re-Upholstery for the Do-It-Yourselfer”

I now have PW Issue #10 to #21, someday somehow I like to get hold of Issues #1 to #9 for the contents are truly first class and something each Pagoda Owner should have part of his library.

Some "Back Issues" can always be found in case anyone is interested….

Here ——> https://www.sl113.org/forums/index.php?topic=11537.0

You will find "Contents" of our "Back Issues" as carefully prepared by our Member waqas

Here ——> https://www.sl113.org/forums/index.php?topic=11536.0

Happy Reading and Great Fall Pagoda Days :)

Best,

Dieter

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 Edit ... corrected some typos
« Last Edit: June 06, 2019, 09:38:56 by Rolf-Dieter »
Dieter

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Mercedes-Benz 2011 SL 63 AMG Roadster, Exterior Sliver Metallic, Interior Black Leather
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Some of you may remember the following New Full Members that have Re-Joined us this year after a few years of absence.

Charles, NJ. (clunker) Re - Joined 2017-09-25
Robin, Sweden (Norsten) Re - Joined 2017-09-21
Donald, WA. (dakman29) Re-Joined 2017-08-23

We have contacting those Members to re-confirm there correct e-mail and mailing address we then mailed our highly acclaimed Pagoda World magazine that we now issue twice a year for our Full Members and 2 Windshield Stickers of our Logo to them.

Dieter

Edit, 2017/10/30 revised note above.
Edit, 2017/11/17 added Donald above
« Last Edit: November 18, 2017, 18:51:55 by Rolf-Dieter »
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Mercedes-Benz 2011 SL 63 AMG Roadster, Exterior Sliver Metallic, Interior Black Leather
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Help to Welcome our New Full Members as of Nov.30, 2018
« Reply #34 on: January 04, 2018, 01:07:12 »
Please help me to Welcome the new Full Members that have joined our truly International SL Pagoda Group so far this year and thank you for your support.

If you just joined as a Full Member, then when you see your name below your welcoming package has been mailed or is about to be mailed with in a few days. Your welcoming package includes a welcoming letter from our President, one of our Pagoda World magazines that is now issued twice a year to our Full Members and two windshield stickers of our logo for your car (Look for the stickers, make sure you don't leave them behind in the mailing envelope).

For New International Full Member(s) your mail may take a bit longer due to border secureties. Our Member Administrator Garry Marks. looks after International postings also shortly after you joined it should be in the mail to you.

Should you wish to add back issues of the Pagoda World (PW) magazines to your collection then check the link below for available issues and ordering steps (Full Members only can order Back Issues). We have a number of Back issues available, however, they are only available as long as they last.

Go to this Link for available PW Back Issues (check from time to time since the list will be updated)

Here —-> http://www.sl113.org/forums/index.php?topic=11537.0

I add the Forum ID Handle as well as the State or Country behind the first name and Forum ID of New Full Members in my list so that you may see other Members in your area that have joined our Group. If you like to explore and find all Members close to your area including Associate Members simply go to our "Member List" the table is sortable by "Location" perhaps you like to organize a Pagoda get together in your area. I add the link here for you.

------> https://www.sl113.org/forums/index.php?action=mlist

You truly have joint a very knowledgeable and dedicated Group that shares your interest for the Pagoda we all drive (most of us anyway) so don't be shy to ask questions and do post a photo of your car no matter what condition. We all love photos. Better yet take a moment and interduce yourself in a special thread one of the original founders has set up many years ago. I love that thread it makes for very interesting reading on a rainy day :)

Here ---> https://www.sl113.org/forums/index.php?topic=529.0

Once again Welcome and enjoy your first Pagoda World Magazine when it arrives.

Rolf-Dieter (Dieter) Solga
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for North America


New Full Members For 2018 “Year to Date = 153”  (93 from the Americas and 60 International)


JANUARY 2018 ~ New Full Members for the Americas (Welcome Package Mailings are done by Rolf-Dieter from Canada).

Christopher, CA. USA (chrislohrcdm)
Michael, CA. USA (icebone)
Charles, AZ. USA (PagodaC)
Morgan, TX. USA (morganmoses)
Matt, NM (matteo356)
Steve, OR. USA (Steve Cappy)
Anthony CA. USA (tonytahl)
Alex, AK (akajaga)

JANUARY 2018 ~ New International Full Members (Welcome Package Mailings are done by Garry Marks from Australia).

Michael, GERMANY (jimmy wurst)
Lee, UNITED KINGDOM (Lees SL)
Alexander, SLOVAKIA (duco123)
Herrou, France (Arnaud29)
Staffan, Sweden (pagoda1970) ***
Jouko, Finland (Taikajim)

FEBRUARY 2018 ~ New Full Members for the Americas (Welcome Package Mailings are done by Rolf-Dieter from Canada).

Robert, WI (RWrenn)
Scott, NC. (TheMadSpoon)
Jose, TX. (csjose)
Bud, CA, USA (awgreen)
Jerry, NJ USA (jerry nash)
Charles, VA. USA  (chuckj)
Barry, British Columbia CANADA (Allan Autotech)
Harold, CA. USA (mchughhr)
Mauricio, CA. USA (mrtzmd)

FEBRUARY 2018 ~ New International Full Members (Welcome Package Mailings are done by Garry Marks from Australia).

Tom, IRELAND (450tf)
Hits, JAPAN (Hits Kokke)
Paul, UNITED KINGDOM. (Paul Heath)
Siegfried, POLAND (six speed classic)

MARCH 2018 ~ New Full Members for the Americas (Welcome Package Mailings are done by Rolf-Dieter from Canada).

Ann, VA. USA (aafarrar)
Bill, PA USA (wbell51)
John, TX. USA (Jblood)
Edgar WA. USA (garwoo)
Roy, CANADA (roy)
Bobby, NY. USA (Finishlinewc)

MARCH 2018 ~ New International Full Members (Welcome Package Mailings are done by Garry Marks from Australia).

Steve, UNITED KINGDOM (Steve the hop)
David, UNITED KINGDOM (DMK)
Herbert, BAHRAIN (hjhofman)
Juergen, GERMANY (sl230)
Jozef, SLOVAKIA (Jozef722)

APRIL 2018 ~ New Full Members for the Americas (Welcome Package Mailings are done by Rolf-Dieter from Canada).

Fred, Providence, Rhode Island, USA (Itsfred)
Mark, IL. USA (Goldie)
Barrie, NY. USA (twinfallspuddle)
Robert, CA (71280mbz)
Kweku, WI (cynewan) ***
Robert, OR (robmillis)
Edwin, WA. USA (erward)
Stephen, IL. USA (stavro)***
Lowell, CT. USA (lowpad)

APRIL 2018 ~ New International Full Members (Welcome Package Mailings are done by Garry Marks from Australia).
 
Dimitrios, GREECE (PISASD)
Joachim, GERMANY (Joachim)
David, UNITED KINGDOM (Davros)
Andreas, GERMANY (vintagecoupe)
Charles, UNITED KINGDOM (swithland)
Andrew, UNITED KINGDOM (FER)
Tom, NORWAY (lyfjord)
Jose, PORTUGAL (Jose Cruz)

MAY 2018 ~ New Full Members for the Americas (Welcome Package Mailings are done by Rolf-Dieter from Canada).

Bryan, TX. USA (70Tx280SL)
Ruben, FL. USA (Torque1)
Edward, OH. USA (Ewiles)
Robert, NY. USA (Robert Boynton) ***
Chuck, AZ USA (570TE)
Karl, NY. USA (Ksprul)
Chris, CANADA (ChrisZeiss)
Martin, FL. USA (Marti54)
Christopher, DC. USA (whitepark
Kenneth, MA. USA (KenBourque) ***
Don, CANADA (goneflyin2002)

MAY 2018 ~ New International Full Members (Welcome Package Mailings are done by Garry Marks from Australia).

Andrew, UNITED KINGDOM (AndrewE)
Matthias, GERMANY (Matt35)
Marc, FRANCE (marco92)
Les, UNITED KINGDOM (Sparks68uk)***
Strat, AUSTRALIA (Strattly)
Alberto, ITALY (alvercelli)
Paul, NEW ZEALAND (CHIS)
Juergen, GERMANY (Schlum)
Jay, UNITED KINGDOM (jaymanek)***
Eric, AUSTRALIA (Blackted)

June 2018 ~ New Full Members for the Americas (Welcome Package Mailings are done by Rolf-Dieter from Canada).

John, ME (bugatti12)
Robert, CA (RSKONE)
John, NJ (MeisterSL)
Patrick, OH (Shvegel)
Chan, HI (Dash808) ***
Dave, NC USA (Okarlton)
Alfred, ID . USA ((knittel)
Charles, OH. USA (71Beige280SL)
Robert, CT. USA (sbarouch)
Bob, CA. USA (Bob Viets)
Robert, CA. (Robert Bos)
William, CA. (WMT)

June 2018 ~ New International Full Members (Welcome Package Mailings are done by Garry Marks from Australia).

Mike, UNITED KINGDOM (chromelondon) **
Conti, ITALY (Stefano Conti)**
Joe. UNITED KINGDOM (Joe Macneil)**
Nizar, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES (Classic_Cars_Dubai)**
Joao, PORTUGAL (JPR)**
Conor. UNITED KINGDOM (Conor)**

July 2018 ~ New Full Members for the Americas (Welcome Package Mailings are done by Rolf-Dieter from Canada).

Mark, GA. USA (crossword)
Jeff, IL USA (Golzmotors)
Russell, TX, USA (rjbaird)
Lawrence, NY USA (BaxterBenz)
Alvin, CA USA (Mysixty4)
Peter, Ontario Canada (PECO)

July 2018 ~ New International Full Members (Welcome Package Mailings are done by Garry Marks from Australia).

Mathew, UNITED KINGDOM (mgmoore) **
Emil, ROMANIA (emil.vararu@autoklass.ro) **
Mauro. ITALY (mauro12)**
Peter SWEDEN (peter.krantz@med)**

August 2018 ~ New Full Members for the Americas (Welcome Package Mailings are done by Rolf-Dieter from Canada).

John, CA. USA (motorwerke) ***
Bob, CA. USA (FresnoBob)
Steve, AZ. USA (mbclassic)
Howard UT. USA (H K Skyler)
Greg, CA/ USA (garkus)
Robert, WA USA (Richard S) *** Expired Feb 15/2018
Robin, VA. USA (benzwallah)

August 2018 ~ New International Full Members (Welcome Package Mailings are done by Garry Marks from Australia).

Pothete, AUSTRALIA (Pothete Coroneo Smith) **
James, UNITED KINGDOM (ScouseJames) **
Saif, SAUDI ARABIA (Racerrh1) **

September 2018 ~ New Full Members for the Americas (Welcome Package Mailings are done by Rolf-Dieter from Canada).

Holden, NY, USA (230SLFAN)
Chris, Ontario, CANADA (bodyguy24)
Alan, MA. USA (alananacki)
John, VT USA (john collins ) ***Expired July 5, 2016
James, VT USA (96witton)
Arthur, VA USA (Arthur58)

September 2018 ~ New International Full Members (Welcome Package Mailings are done by Garry Marks from Australia).

Antti Juhani, FINLAND (antti.kiikka@laha.fi)
Nearchos, CYPRUS (Nearchos)
Robert, UK (frostpinfold) ***Expired July 25, 2017
Göran, SWEDEN (ghane )
Eric, NETHERLANDS (EeVeeWee)

October 2018 ~ New Full Members for the Americas (Welcome Package Mailings are done by Rolf-Dieter from Canada).

David, FL, USA (dustr)
Roger, CA, USA (Racerx851)
Alan, GA, USA, (al_lieffring) ***Expired March 2017
Marca, USA, CA (Koolmarca)
Rick, USA, ID (Topdown)
Russell, USA, NC (russelljones48)


October 2018 ~ New International Full Members (Welcome Package Mailings are done by Garry Marks from Australia).

Armand,  SPAIN, (Armandsl)
Dave, UNITED KINGDOM, (davesaab)
Manuel, SPAIN, (tapy)
Wayne, AUSTRALIA (wayne R)

November 2018 ~ New Full Members for the Americas (Welcome Package Mailings are done by Rolf-Dieter from Canada).

Sven, CANADA   (parklandmb)
Michael, CANADA (snowyt 69) *** Expired 2016-11-30
James, USA, NC (69jvp2ndowner)
Stephen, CA. USA (805SL)
James, CA. USA (James Dexter)
Hugh, Ontario, CANADA (jehugh)
Ian, CA. USA (BLTZKRG)
Christopher, NC. USA. (Christopher J)
Paul, GA. USA, (nikkipaulg)
Michell,, NY, USA (Mitch)
Chuck, CANADA, (chuckb)


November 2018 ~ New International Full Members (Welcome Package Mailings are done by Garry Marks from Australia).

Bartosz, POLAND (btclassics)
Joachim Hans, GERMANY (kalli5)
SHU PUI,, North HONG KONG  (dnadanny1)


Edit; November 30, 2018 added three (3) New Full Member to the above listing for November 2018,

December 2018.   New International Full Members. Membership packages sent out

Art S. NETHERLANDS (artschrevel@hotr)
Witold I. POLAND (yhy)
Biagio M. AUSTRALIA (blue66)
Carlos S  ARGENTINA (carloss)


December 2018 New Full Members from the Americas.  Membership Packages sent out.

Greg R  MD USA. ( gkrea1)
Burton D BC CANADA (bjdg)
David K LA USA (daine)


(**) Garry Marks has posted all outstanding Welcoming Packages to International New Full Members that joined our Group during his vacation (please refer to Garry's Reply #34 below).

NOTE; Thus *** Denotes that this Member has re-joined our Group after being absent for more than one year and we mailed out our Welcoming Letter from our President, some have been absent for more than three years and we mailed out our Welcoming Package that contained a Letter from our President, and a past issue of our Pagoda World Magazine to this Member as a token of our appreciation for re-joining the Pagoda SL Group as a Full Member.
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Dieter

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Mercedes-Benz 2011 SL 63 AMG Roadster, Exterior Sliver Metallic, Interior Black Leather
I consider myself fortunate to have something New and something Old to enjoy

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This will be my last post on this thread as a Membership Director for North America. For personal health issues and commitments to my wife as a full-time caregiver, I will not seek re-election to the board. As of December 1st, 2018, Gerry Marks wilL post Welcoming Packages to new Full Members that join our Group. Garry offers to do this until a new Board Member is appointed with this task.

I hope that this thread has helped New Full Members over the past 3 years a bit to get to know or contact Members in their respective areas, Also I tried to point New Full Members in the direction on this site where they could quickly get familiar with the site (with the various links I posted). I don't know if it did help since I only received one thank you note :) 

It has been a pleasure to help out and give back to this site a small token of thanks for the knowledge I gained about my car and being part of this Group.

Thank you,

Rolf-Dieter




« Last Edit: January 11, 2019, 18:08:06 by Rolf-Dieter »
Dieter

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Mercedes-Benz 2011 SL 63 AMG Roadster, Exterior Sliver Metallic, Interior Black Leather
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Bravo, Dieter - job well done - Vielen Dank!
- Mike Hughes  -ô¿ô-
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Let me thankyou Rolf Dieter publically for all the assistance you have given to me in helping both of us run the Membership Operation of this fine Group.


Your assistance has been invaluable to me, helping to spread the load and also in your constant assistance and welcoming to new members and others that have contacted us seeking help during your time in the position of Membership Director Americas.


Wishing you a full recovery and look forward to visiting and catching up again next year in my travels.


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Hear Hear... Thanks Rolf-Dieter... Now all we need is one of the North-American members to follow in his footsteps!
1970 280SL. Please do not mail or PM me questions on Pagoda's... I'm not likely to know the answer.  Please post on the forum instead!

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Dieter, many thanks for all your efforts on behalf of the group as a board member and also for the assistance and courtesies you have shown to me personally since I joined the group. 

I wish you well with your continuing challenges and I look forward to seeing you again soon at another event.

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Thank you, Mike, Garry, Peter, and Ralph,

For your kind comments. I was fortunate to find a good replacement in Hugh Rawling, he lives just slightly 1 mile from where I live. Hugh and I had a nice meeting yesterday and he will carry on where I left off once he is ready to do so. Meanwhile Garry thanks for holding the fort till January 1st for me I do appreciate your help very much.

We will see what the future holds in store, I will probably offer to serve this fine group again when it becomes possible.

Thanks again,

Dieter
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Re: Help to Welcome New Full Members that joined us in 2019
« Reply #41 on: April 26, 2020, 16:48:43 »
Update added by Rolf-Dieter all New Full Members to this topic that joined Pagoda SL Group in 2019 (Note one or two members may have re-joined as full new members, however, I can only recognize 2 Members ID in all the Members that have re-joined).

JANUARY  2019 AMERICAS New Full Members

Twoklicks —- USA, GA, Atlanta
plobner —- USA, CA, San Diego
rgafitanu@gmail.com —- USA, MA, North Dartmouth
rwmastel —- USA, OH, Canal Winchester
Hernan —-USA, AZ, Scottsdale
BHM —- USA, TX, Houston
Infanterene —- USA, FL, Coral gables
GRiggin —- USA, PA, Harmony
djcarnevale1 —- USA, NJ, Skillman
lpeterssen —- USA, FL, Miami
Bikerbob100 —- USA, FL, Naples
tony wahl —- USA, CA, Santa Ana
Stevies —- USA, CA, Concord

JANUARY 2019 INTERNATIONAL New Full Members

Ken Parkinson —- United Kingdom, England, Doddington
Classic garage —- Bulgaria, Khaskovo, Svilengrad
Finghin —- Ireland, Munster, Cork
fufy3007 —- Italy, Emilia-Romagna, CASALGRANDE
nachum kadmiel —- Israel, Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv
robert55 —- France, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, St Antonin du var
Arv —- United Kingdom, England, Nottinghamshire
Stewart Watt —- United Kingdom, England, North Berwick

FEBRUARY 2019 AMERICAS New Full Members

Bob G MN —- USA, MN, Stillwater
mekhtera —- USA, IL, wilmette
Charles Blackwell —- USA, GA, Griffin
 csosnowski —- USA, AK, BEND
Floridaenglish —- USA, FL, Bluewater Bay
IanC —- Canada, British Columbia, Delta
Sept —- USA, NC, Raleigh
fredbeavers —- USA, CO, Longmont
Doug Ebbers —- USA, MA, E. Falmouth

FEBRUARY 2019 INTERNATIONAL New Full Members

Alex e —- United Kingdom, England, Hartfield
JAX —- Australia, Victoria, Melbourne
Thegarage —- Australia, Victoria, Woodend
getsmart —- Australia, Victoria, Eaglemont

MARCH 2019 AMERICAS New Full Members

Bidart39 —- USA, OR, Portland
Markpmako —- USA, CA, Rolling Hills Estates
Ric —- USA, NM, Corrales
jpacc —- USA, TX, houston
G$ 993 —- USA, OR, Lake Oswego
mgandrew —- USA, OH, Granville
jmvsl —- USA, Michigan, Port Huron
Vandy85 —-USA, OK, Tulsa
mario —- USA, LA, New Orleans
OTC300SC —- USA, MA, Harvard
Aguila_Uno —- USA, NC, Huntersville

MARCH 2019 INTERNATIONAL New Full Members

Sens —- Netherlands, North Brabant, Drunen
Jlm14 —- Belgium, Flanders, Gingelom
marek —- Netherlands, Utrecht, BILTHOVEN
230SLKenya —- Kenya, Nairobi Area, Nairobi
Anthony —- Belgium, Flanders, Deerlijk
gazzerman —- United Kingdom, England, poole
Drivendaddy —- United Kingdom, England, Bury St Edmunds
AndrewB —- United Kingdom, England, Oxshott
Andy_S —- Austria, Lower Austria, Muenchendorf
Lotus211 —- New Zealand, Wellington, Wellington
Mannfalk —- Sweden, Skåne, Höllviken

APRIL 2019 INTERNATIONAL New Full Members

Sens —- Netherlands, North Brabant, Drunen
Jlm14 —- Belgium, Flanders, Gingelom
marek —- Netherlands, Utrecht, BILTHOVEN
230SLKenya —- Kenya, Nairobi Area, Nairobi
Anthony —- Belgium, Flanders, Deerlijk
gazzerman —- United Kingdom, England, poole
Drivendaddy —- United Kingdom, England, Bury St Edmunds
AndrewB —- United Kingdom, England, Oxshott
Andy_S —- Austria, Lower Austria, Muenchendorf
Lotus211 —- New Zealand, Wellington, Wellington
Mannfalk —- Sweden, Skåne, Höllviken

APRIL 2019 AMERICAS New Full Members

 kamihome@btcpc.com —- USA, IL, Long Grove
pritchm4399 —- USA, MD, Baltimore
Stalmala —- USA, NY, Oyster Bay
motorcarstudio —- USA, GA, Atlanta
garfsamuels —- USA, VA, Virginia Beach
brianthefloridian —- USA, FL, Tallahassee
Rowland —- Canada, Ontario, Ottawa
TheMadSpoon —- USA, NC, raleigh
mrtzmd === USA, CA, OCEANSIDE
tedskeff@icloud.com —- USA, TX, Seabrook


MAY 2019 AMERICAS New Full Members

Andres G —- USA, AR, Rogers
Bish —- USA North Palm Beach, FL
HANZ —- USA, WA, Packwood
63-230sl —- USA, TN, Nashville
rodlilyquist —- USA, CA, Rancho Santa Fe
Xhafer Orhan —- USA, MI, Grosse Pointe Woods
reyd0ne —- USA, CA, milpitas
DenisBPV —- USA, CA, RanchoPalosVerdes
280slbuff —- Canada, British Columbia, Lake Country
Arct1k —- USA, NJ, Morristown
friendofaustria —- USA, GA, Alpharetta

MAY 2019 INTERNATIONAL New Full Members

parry —- United Kingdom, England, Great Notley
dejay45 —- Australia, Queensland, BRISBANE
hmaas@bigpond.com —- Australia, Queensland, Surfers Paradise
Martyberg —- Australia, Western Australia, Perth
arildsl —- Norway, Vestfold, Sandefjord
hjhofman —- Bahrain, Central Governorate, Al Markh
Minerva —- Ireland, Connaught, Manorhamilton
gashpilot —- United Kingdom, England, LONDON
MikeBuo —- Switzerland, Vaud, St Legier-La Cheisaz
 
JUNE 2019 AMERICAS New Full Members

DPreston —- USA, VA, Salem
classicdotcom —- USA, FL, Miami
daddyodad —- USA, NY, Wantagh
mab1957 —- USA, VA, Sterling
mh081758 —- USA, MI, Stockbridge
mporlando —- USA, NY, manhasset
Don Ruble —- USA, CA, South San Francisco

JUNE 2019 INTERNATIONAL New Full Members

Furry —- United Kingdom, England, Hungerford
Davros —- United Kingdom, England, Staffordshire
pdc —- Belgium, West-Vlaanderen, Oostduinkerke
MrClassic —- United Kingdom, England, Holt, Norfolk
JCNMD —- USA, PA, Philadelphia
do8erman —- United Kingdom, England, Ware

JULY 2019 AMERICAS New Full Members

mhennessy —- USA, CT, Mystic
ra.boynton —- USA, NY, Ithaca
tsesnic —- USA, CO, Niwot
Mike Sullivan —- USA, CO, Denver
USA, CO, Denver —- USA, TX, Laredo
Mhastings —- USA, CO, Lakewood
teahead —- USA, WA, Des Moines
danellen4 —- USA, NJ, millstone
Brucemacg —- Canada, Ontario, Toronto
Rhinkel —- USA, CA, Newport Beach
marcski1971280sl —- USA, ME, Camden
avanwinkle —- USA, GA, Atlanta
chrislohrcdm —- USA, CA, Los Angeles
revrevrev === —- USA, MI, Bloomfield Hills
Idle hands —- USA, ME, Bath
FrenchInNY —- USA, NY, NEW YORK
230slhouston —- USA, TX, Katy

JULY 2019 INTERNATIONAL New Full Members

mercedes1977 —- Poland, Lesser Poland Voivodeship, Skawina
Praveen —- United Arab Emirates, Dubai, Dubai
MiguelD —- Mexico, Mexico City, Mexico
Matt Stickley —- Australia, New South Wales, Stanwell Park

AUGUST 2019 AMERICAS New Full Members

230slhouston —- USA, TX, Katy
Mark280SL —- USA, PA, New Hope
glongthermo —- USA, FL, MIRAMAR BEACH
richmond280sl —- USA, VA, HENRICO
lreppond —- USA, CA, San Leandro
klc1967230sl —- USA, TX, Houston
Mark —- USA, MD, Severna Park
elbeyjay —- USA, MA, Milford
Malw —- USA, MD, Severn
Neileg —- USA, CA, San Jose
Tyler S. —- USA, CA, Encinitas

AUGUST 2019 INTERNATIONAL New Full Members

Por911t4 —- United Kingdom, Scotland, Glasgow
nitram —- Sweden, Västra Götaland, Askim
Xenia41 —- Germany, Bavaria, Ffb
Pagoda 116811 —- Sweden, Stockholm, Stockholm
g2000tpembroke —- United Kingdom, England, Pembroke
stavros —- Australia, Queensland, Brisbane
Berggreen —- Denmark, Zealand, Gentofte

SEPTEMBER 2019 AMERICAS New Full Members

zoegrlh —- USA, VA, Toano
Mpfalkowski —- USA, CT, Suffield
JDS —- USA, SC, Hilton Head Island
brettgregor —- USA, CA, Newport Beach
Crestfyre —- USA, CA, El Cajon
gfa230sl —- USA, AL, Huntsville
MilsBenz —- USA, CO, Highlands Ranch
Philipp M Lippe —- USA, CA, San Jose
Legacy121 —- USA, CT, New Fairfield
dbroomall —- USA, PA, West Chester
recheck —- USA, OR, portland
GM —- USA, CA, Los Angeles
sks —-USA, TN, Hixson
Jblood —- USA, TX, Austin
JCM —- USA, TX, Wimberley
benz55 —- USA, NY, Staten Island
paul262101 —- USA, NY, New City
Dash808 —- USA, HI, Kaneohe
MW —- USA, NJ, stockton
71Beige280SL —-USA, OH, Madeira
Eric280SL —- USA, CA, Santa Clara
Doug M —- USA, CA, San Ramon
waqas —-USA, TX, Austin
Benzo —- USA, OH, Canton

SEPTEMBER 2019 INTERNATIONAL New Full Members

naristodemou —- Nicosia -CYPRUS
Peder —- Norway, Oslo, Oslo

OCTOBER 2019 AMERICAS New Full Members

olhughes —- USA, VA, Henrico
awgreen —- USA, CA, culver city
wetaylor —- USA, OH, Cincinnati
PabloAGonzalez —- USA, CA, San Clemente
AlanP —- USA, NY, Southampton
YankeeDieselInc —- USA, CT, Newtown
Henry —- USA, WA, Woodway
Benz Dr. —- Canada, ON, Port Lambton
behnamlaw —- USA, CA, Los Angeles
pauldridge —- USA, TX, Dripping Springs
dbepristis@outlook.com —- USA, FL, Gulf Breeze
GaryVA —- USA, VA, Smithfield
simonluong —- USA, CA, Morgan Hill
Benz280 —- USA, NEW JERSEY
Buddydog —- USA, IN, Indianapolis
carl246 —- USA, CA, LOS ANGELES
MikeSimon —- USA, OH, North Royalton
jeffcruz —- USA, NJ, Rumson

OCTOBER 2019 INTERNATIONAL New Full Members

JJD —- Netherlands, Gelderland, Doorwerth
Raffles84 —- United Kingdom, England, London
Michael Beutler —- Germany, Bavaria, Marktbreit
Peter Horsman —- United Kingdom, England, Latimer Bucks
DaveB —- Australia, Western Australia, Lathlain
AUT239 —- Sweden, Västra Götaland, Askim
Mpgeslak —- United Kingdom, England, Surbiton
e.reurekas@kpnmail.nl —- Netherlands, North Holland, Katwoude
czesnik@web.de —- Germany, Lower Saxony, Dinklage
big-bolli —- Germany, Schleswig-Holstein, Norderstedt

NOVEMBER 2019 AMERICAS New Full Members

The.haleys —- USA, WA, Olympia
JM Girardot —- USA, GA, Blairsville
Gold Wing Motors —- USA, FL, Miami
jtlj1230@gmail.com —- USA, KY, Lexington
Vander —- USA, OH, Columbus
gbailey —- USA, VA, Fredericksburg
Vander —- USA, OH, Columbus

NOVEMBER 2019 INTERNATIONAL New Full Members

adb3 —- Chile, Santiago Metropolitan, Vitacura, Santiago
jjdepee —- Netherlands, Utrecht, Leusden
jesus —- Spain, Andalusia, MAIRENA DEL ALJARAFE
Granny Grey —- United Kingdom, England, Hook Norton
FGN59 —- France, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
ANo66 —- Finland, Southwest Finland, Naantali
DECEMBER 2019 AMERICAS New Full Members

Pengue —- USA, CT, Fairfield
Hubertcruz —- USA, FL, Miami
Graham Pearson —- USA, TX, Fredericksburg
vtrustworthy —- USA, MD, Severna park
JohnnyC —- USA, CA, San Diego

DECEMBER 2019 INTERNATIONAL New Full Members

w113abudhabi —- United Arab Emirates, Abu Zaby (Abu Dhabi), Abu Dhabi
PiotrMilewczyk —- Poland, Kujawsko-Pomorskie, Łubiana
Fahad997 —- United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi
Johnpin —- Australia, Queensland, Labrador
ckoba1 —- Germany, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Balve
Dmitri S —- Russia, Moscow, Moscow
Mike Sarsfield —- United Kingdom, England, Wales
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Re: Help to Welcome New Full Members that joined in June 2020
« Reply #42 on: April 26, 2020, 17:37:34 »
I originally opened this thread to help New Full Members find other Existing Members within there area for meet and greats, as well as point out some of the excellent help threads that have been included on this site already. Unfortunately, I had to give up my position as Membership Director in December 2018 due to health issues. I am fine now after treatments in 2019 and now only hold a very minor position on the site as Audit Comity Member. It is a position not requiring much of my time so I can continue to add New Full Members here having joined our SL Pagoda Group.

The purpose of this thread is actually three-fold.

It gives existing Members here a chance to welcome New Full Members.

It gives New Full Members the opportunity to find Members within there area where they live.

It helps New Members within the area where they live to organize get-togethers like coffee & cars.

We do have large get-togethers like our PagodaFest in 2018r in San Diego, California. However, smaller get-togethers are also great fun. I know we are living in difficult times right now due to COVID-19 and now one knows how long this new normal we now have to live by will last. It should not stop us to maintain Social Distances for our coffee and cars meet and great get-togethers within the areas where we live.

During our final dinner at PagodaFest, I mentioned that we have an existing program on our site that easily lets you find other Members within the State/Province or Country, you can sort this program by LOCATION then scroll thru the pages to find your State or Country. In the link below you will find a PDF File that provides some step by step pointers for Members that are not too computer literate ....

https://www.sl113.org/forums/index.php?topic=30026.msg217495#msg217495

 .... why not give it a try and find out how many Pagoda Members live within your area of residence. Then organize something to arrange a get-together or cars and coffee, it will be great fun even if it is only 3 to 4 Pagodas :-)

Here now are New Full Members that have joined our SL Pagoda Group in 2020, welcome them if you see them in the Forum. If you are a New Full Member to our Group check out some of the helpful links on pages 1 and 2 of this thread. Also, check out the thread below that was established by one of our former Presidents .... if you are a New Member find the time why not tell us how you found your Pagoda or if you are looking for one. The tread provides interesting reading (it has been read nearly 516K times) and allows you to get to know some of our Existing Full Members.

New Members Interdiction  https://www.sl113.org/forums/index.php?topic=529.0

Cheers,

Dieter

JANUARY 2020 AMERICAS New Full Members

mmpkp —- Canada, Ontario, Newmarket
turbinmech —- USA, CA, Livermore Ca
Paul Cain —- USA, CA, NEWPORT BEACH
bubbl — USA, CA, Oakland
mastercraft10 —- USA, CO, GOLDEN
fridaytech —- USA, CO, parker
winston the browndog —- USA, CT, Hampton
lowpad —- USA, CT, New Preston
urospecautowerks —- USA, FL, Englewood
boterinse9 —- USA, IL, marengo
lylesmet —- USA, LA, Metairie
CoreyJ —- USA, ME, Saco
Markingback —- USA, MO, Saint Louis
franz —- USA, NC, leland
hoodude —- USA, NC, Morganton
jeffkann —- USA, PA, Pittsburgh
CABRIO STEVE —- USA, SC, Kiawah Island
Aaron h —- USA, TN, Knoxville
ckcat113 —- USA, TX, Dallas
afeustel —- USA, TX, Houston

JANUARY 2020 INTERNATIONAL New Full Members

356w113 —- Germany, North Rhine-Westphalia, Leverkusen
Gazoo —- Mexico, Mexico City, Mexico city
th54 —- Norway, Buskerud, Kongsberg
Winmerc —- United Kingdom, England, Co Durham
Merc_Girl —- United Kingdom, England, Godalming
Stuart b —- United Kingdom, England, London

FEBUARY 2020 AMERICAS New Full Members

bjdg —- Canada, British Columbia, Vancouver
rob.schmidt@live.com —- USA, CA, Lafayette
Kelly Kennedy —- USA, CA, Santa Monica
Gfcjr1951 —- USA, FL, Marco Island
jameswestervelt —- USA, IA, Council Bluffs
dakno —- USA, LA, new orleans
sherifrizkal —- USA, MA, DUXBURY
twistedtree —- USA, MA, Gloucester
pedrocamp —- USA, NC, Mooresville
BOTIGER1970 —- USA, NC, Troutman
mcclainjlkcmsncom —- USA, NY, Bellerose
john123 —- USA, NY, Smithtown
bradleykentmiller —- USA, OR, Portland

FEBUARY 2020 INTERNATIONAL New Full Members

truffaux —- Australia, Victoria, Sherbrooke
lucteblick —- Belgium, Flanders, Antwerpen
Frankie —- Netherlands, North Brabant, Roosendaal
Krol —- Poland, Greater Poland Voivodeship, Katowice

MARCH 2020 AMERICAS New Full Members

Macro01 —- USA, CA, San Diego
KTECHAUTO —- USA, CA, SEBASTOPOL
teddyk —- USA, DC, WASHINGTON
MrGC —- USA, GA, Savannah
djbosch —- USA, KY, Hebron
johnjmoroney —- USA, MN, Minneapolis
wsamples —- USA, TX, Dallas
RLGDiesel —- USA, VA, Henrico

MARCH 2020 INTERNATIONAL New Full Members

franjo_66 —- Australia, NSW, Point Piper
bmrefinishers —- Australia, Victoria, Alphington
mobi1207 —- Belgium, Flanders, ANZEGEM
aartschrevel@hotmail.com —- Netherlands, Gelderland, Arnhem
christoph —- United Kingdom, England, Essex
Esmo —- United Kingdom, Wales, Conwy

APRIL 2020 AMERICAS New Full Members

Dutch --- USA, VA, Round Hillprefervintage     USA, CT, Cheshire
mpcarol --- USA, NC, Cornelius
Peytonh --- USA, SC, Greer
pelzerbob --- Canada, British Columbia, Sooke
Benz1teck --- USA, FL, Port Charlotte
Jack moussaoui --- Canada, Ontario, Kingston,ont,K7m8w1
Gill_Bros --- USA, AR, Rogers,
autoshop302 --- Canada, Ontario, Windsor
AlanRTye --- USA, OK, Edmond

APRIL 2020 INTERNATIONAL New Full Members

Ruffles --- Australia, Western Australia, South Perth
mariusz1778 --- Poland, Greater Poland Voivodeship, Jarocin
jczako1@gmail.com --- Hungary, Budapest, Budapest
Brewdog  --- Sweden, Södermanland, Eskilstuna
bskladanek --- Poland, Podlasie, Legionowo
Bitam Spain --- Catalonia, CADAQUES
Tibidabo --- France, Languedoc-Roussillon, bolquere
Coutaboy --- Australia, Victoria, Hawthorn
Meqdad Alnaqi --- Kuwait
cars verde --- Poland, Greater Poland Voivodeship, koszalin
Albrecht --- Germany, Saxony, Radebeul
rom1954 --- Spain, Galicia, vigo
HarryVan --- Netherlands, South Holland, The Hague

MAY 2020 AMERICAS New Full Members

jrtm --- USA, FL, Winter Park
jesraymond --- USA, NJ, Clifton
thomas4444@live.com --- USA, MS, Bay Saint Louis
Joseph Guthrie --- USA, CA, aliso viejo
peter288gto --- USA, PA, CONNEAUT LAKE
Roxford --- USA, CA, Santa Monica
elliotd --- USA, CA, San Francisco
Lightblue --- USA, MA, Wellesley
abaldini  --- USA, MD, Chevy Chase
classiccoachworks --- USA, CA, Monterey
Pioneerjax --- USA, FL, Jacksonville
abaldini --- USA, MD, Chevy Chase
Cherring —- Canada, Ontario, Toronto
Dive96 —- USA, MD, Chevy Chase
Jagbct42 —- USA, NC, Advance
SLMan —- USA, AZ, Phoenix
pandachuck —- USA, VA, McLean
justfalcon —- USA, IN, Indianapolis
McBenz —- USA, TX, CELINA
Mike T —- USA, VA, Alexandria
J2Sasser060 —- USA, NY, Fayetteville
electroauto —- USA, FL, Miami
fda71mb —- USA, NY, cross river
hf90f —- USA, GA, Atlanta
kewaskum —- USA, MA, Boylston
FastWgn —- USA, MA
caromarsh3 —- USA, AZ, Bisbee
LarryMc —- USA, NV, LAS VEGAS

MAY 2020 INTERNATIONAL New Full Members

Wolfgang H --- Germany, Bavaria, Nürnberg
Mervheatley --- Ireland, Leinster, Dublin
cvh98 --- United Kingdom, England, Faringdon
Oldtimeraustralia --- Australia, Queensland, Hamilton
Skycruiser --- Germany, Bavaria, Johannesberg
christine --- Germany, Bavaria, Steindorf
Geert Crappé --- Belgium, Wallonia, Escanaffles
113OK --- Germany, Brandenburg, Blankenfelde-Mahlow
RockNRollClassics —- Belgium, Flanders, Brugge
Kgavey —- Guernsey, Vale, Channel Islands
michalmackowiak —- Poland, Greater Poland Voivodeship, Poznan
Huzaifah —- India, Maharashtra, Mumbai
Heervee —- France, Île-de-France, La Celle Saint Cloud
Stingray1965 —- United Kingdom, England, Poole
Mikeja3 —- Germany, Hamburg, Hamburg
ole.voje@bos.no —- Norway, Nordland, Narvik
TANZANITEMIKE972 —- France, Île-de-France, ANTONY
AlexV —- Greece, Attica, Chalandri
Andrea Ambrogi —- Mexico, Puebla, Puebla
John Brooksbank —- United Kingdom, England, SHIPLEY

JUNE 2020 AMERICAS New Full Members

rosemeyer —- Canada, Ontario, Toronto
starmotors —- USA, NY, Endicott
Cjedak —- USA, CO, DENVER
jgdfw —- USA, TX, Dallas
cksteffensen —- USA, TX, HOUSTON
reddfoxx —- USA, CT, GLASTONBURY
boris153—- USA, WA, Mercer Island
PellegriniPerformance2015 —- USA, LA, Madisonville
rlilley —- USA, OR, Springfield
Mel Buckley —- USA, MS, Brandon
NohoNE —- USA, MA, Northampton
OregonRuby230 —- USA, OR, West Linn
 rimills71 —- USA, CA, Vista
CharlesD —- USA, CA, Los Angeles
rimills71 —- USA, CA, Vista

JUNE 2020 INTERNATIONAL New Full Members

FDouma —- South Africa, Western Cape, Durbanville
calebwright —- United Kingdom, England, Manchester
Darrell57 —- United Kingdom, England, Norwich
HemmelsTech —- United Kingdom, Wales, Cardiff
pmalfa —- Germany, North Rhine-Westphalia, Remscheid
onoda atushi —- Japan, Shizuoka, shizuoka city suruga-ku
Negroni —- Germany, Bavaria, Oberhaching
jubi01 —- Germany, Baden-Württemberg, Stuttgart-Untertuerkheim 
wasylbenson —- Poland, Greater Poland Voivodeship, olsztyn
Stephen Akehurst —-Australia, Victoria, Richmond
Farmer —- United Kingdom, England, Goole
imagicaz —- Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur
Hjuler23 —- Denmark, Capital Region, Fredericia
AndyM1983 —- United Kingdom, England, London
Yorkiesteve —- United Kingdom, England, Broug
Doug Rich —- United Kingdom, England, WESTERHAM
johnO —- United Kingdom, England, londo EL
PINO —- Spain, Valencia, TORREVIEJA

JULY 2020 AMERICAS New Full Members

memphisruss —- USA, GA, Roswell


JULY 2020 INTERNATIONAL New Full Members


Welcome to All New Full Members that have joined our Group in 2020. To Date for 2020, there are 160 New Full Members (YTD) for our Pagoda SL Group. 96 From the Americas and 64 International Full Members.

You will find our site to be a truly international site. There are many members that are very knowledgeable about our cars, so don’t be shy to post your question in the appropriate forum section to get help, also use this site “Search” feature, perhaps you find the answer you seek already discussed in a topic on this site.

Happy Top-Down Pagoda Outages and most of all Stay Safe.

Cheers,

Dieter


     
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Hello to all of you.

A great welcome to all new members joining us during this f..period of quarantine.
Here in France the atmosphere is so and so. And no way until next Monday to put the car on the road. What I will do for sure. :)
All of you please keep strongly safe, Frederique and I would be so happy to meet you again in the next Event. It will be unforgettable!

Take care.
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Long time watching but now joining as my dear wife has given the green light for a W113 Pagoda to join the garage. This has also been her dream car and I'm not going to disagree.

Covid19 is partly responsible for this as you never know what life is going to throw at you so seize the day.

All we need to do is wait for the right car to come along and join an eclectic collection in North West PA.


Peter & Nicola

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Welcome Peter and Nicola.


Hope you enjoy the international comrade of the Group. As a past resident of Bucks County and having revisited there last year in my Pagoda, i can appreciate the beautiful countryside around there and the pleasure of driving with the top down.


Totally agree with the “seize the day “ in these very testing times for everyone around the world. I think a lot of people will be having a re-evaluation of their life and it’s future.
Garry Marks
Melbourne/ Kyneton, Australia
1965 MB 230SL Auto RHD Lt Blue 334G, Top 350H, 213 Leather, Tourist Delivery
2005 MB A200
2008 MB SLK 55 AMG
2016 VW T6 4x4 pop top Camper
2020 Volvo XC40 Electric Recharge, on order.

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Reserved for 2021 ...

I update this thread only for our Members, so they may look into this tread once in a while to see who may have jointed close to where they live. It is a tool for you to contact one another for coffee, exchange information about your cars in a smaller group (3 to 5 cars etc.). We keep saying ...

It's not only about cars it's mainly about People

So check into this topic once in a while (or monthly) to see who might have joined within driving distance where you live, find out what they do with there Pagoda, you make new friends, after all, that is what it's all about.

Completed adding New Full Members that Joined the Pagoda SL Group from January 2019 (when I stopped doing so for health reasons) to YTD
« Last Edit: June 10, 2020, 20:13:31 by Rolf-Dieter »
Dieter

Mercedes-Benz 1969 Pagoda 280 SL Auto. Exterior Blue, Interior Blue Leather
Mercedes-Benz 2011 SL 63 AMG Roadster, Exterior Sliver Metallic, Interior Black Leather
I consider myself fortunate to have something New and something Old to enjoy

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Thanks for the update Dieter.  Quite a large group from a broad geographic area. A big welcome to all!!
Ralph
USA
1969 280SL, 4 Speed Manual, Dark Olive (291H), Parchment Leather (256), Dark Green Soft Top (747)
2007 BMW 328xi (E90)
1995 Jaguar XJS Convertible
1988 Mercedes-Benz 560SL
Italy
2004 Toyota HiLux D4D Pickup
2008 BMW 330xd Futura Coupe' (E92)