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Neil Thompson

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Happy Birthday..
« on: April 13, 2024, 17:57:31 »
.. to us.

My 230SL, 60 years old 13th April 2024
Me, 60 years old 14th April 2024

Neil
1964 230 SL RHD DB304 Horizon Blue
1957 190 SL RHD DB180 Silver
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badali

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Re: Happy Birthday..
« Reply #1 on: April 13, 2024, 18:04:09 »
Happy Birthday.

My car was built in Oct 1965 and I was born in July of 1965.  That's kind of close.  We are both mostly original and unrestored.  I think the car has had less repairs than me...
Brad

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sully

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Re: Happy Birthday..
« Reply #2 on: April 13, 2024, 20:12:40 »
Happy birthday to both

Sully

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Re: Happy Birthday..
« Reply #3 on: April 15, 2024, 09:23:59 »
Ditto.

Beautiful car  :)

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Re: Happy Birthday..
« Reply #4 on: April 20, 2024, 18:56:21 »
Happy birthday to all folk and their pagodas 🥰
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Re: Happy Birthday..
« Reply #5 on: April 29, 2024, 21:15:44 »
Neil,
Is your undercarriage as clean and fresh as your car's?  ;D  Happy birthday.  I'm about 2 months separated from my car's birthday in 1966.
Rodd

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Bill Sgro

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Re: Happy Birthday..
« Reply #6 on: May 05, 2024, 01:59:49 »
Happy belated Birthday to you and your pagoda!  How do you know the exact B-Day of your pagoda?  Are you going by the date stamped on the steering wheel hub?
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Pawel66

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Re: Happy Birthday..
« Reply #7 on: May 05, 2024, 07:14:17 »
Happy Birthday and many adventures together to come!

There is a stamp on data card that you can consider a production date.
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Bill Sgro

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Re: Happy Birthday..
« Reply #8 on: May 05, 2024, 14:09:56 »
I have always thought that when the car rolled off the production line, the steering wheel hub was stamped with the date.
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Re: Happy Birthday..
« Reply #9 on: May 05, 2024, 15:54:31 »
On the 15th of April, 1964, the car was twice as old as you. Now you're practically the same age. You're catching up ...
Cees Klumper
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