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kampala

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Torrance California
« on: January 09, 2020, 17:09:08 »
Spotted today in Torrance California.

Oz
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Re: Torrance California
« Reply #1 on: January 09, 2020, 19:01:52 »
Hello OZ, the title of your post certainly got my attention. I lived  in Torrance for close to twenty years (‘58-‘77) and it was my SL’s first home. Good looking SL in the photo.

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6731 miles since awoken from her 20+ yr "nap" in 2010

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Re: Torrance California
« Reply #2 on: January 09, 2020, 21:19:55 »
Hey Oz, haunting the environs of SoCal again I see. Getting away from the crazy times in Franc??

Is the car black or dark blue, hard to tell from the photos. I agree with 49er, looks good.
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Re: Torrance California
« Reply #3 on: January 10, 2020, 02:04:55 »

Aslam?
Where's Torrance....? :o
(...Google Maps...) .... Ah, very close to your hometown! 8)

I remember us both coming back from PagodaFest that Sunday and we saw at an intersection somewhere close to your home a black (or so) 280 SL with hardtop mounted and presumably a young Lady behind the wheel heading towards the opposite direction. We honked the horn a few short times to attract the other Pagoda's attention and only during the last glimpse of a second before we passed by the other Pagoda's (female) driver recognized us in your white 250.  :D

Don't know for sure whether it was this "Torrance" car but clearly a side-marker lens Pagoda with hardtop - black or darkredbrown.  ;) :D

Maybe the same ....
Cool. 8)


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Re: Torrance California
« Reply #4 on: January 10, 2020, 02:16:17 »
This Pagoda was black with red interior.  Nice. 

49er - it was on Lomita just off of Hawthorne. 

Pagodafest - good memories. 

Oz
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280sl - 1971 - Auto - Limited Slip Diff.