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Re: How often do you spot another Pagoda ?
« Reply #800 on: April 19, 2013, 07:10:18 »
I saw the first Pagoda this year, now this morning. The spring has arrived! The Pagoda was driving to the area called western harbor in Malmö. The car was white with black hardtop and looked really nice! Two minutes later I saw a black SLS roadster with top down, leaving the town. A nice car spotting morning!
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Re: How often do you spot another Pagoda ?
« Reply #801 on: May 01, 2013, 19:55:06 »
This morning, as I was sitting in a meeting with about 40 other people, saw a white Pagoda being trailered, on the road by the airport here in Geneva. Hardtop on.
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Re: How often do you spot another Pagoda ?
« Reply #802 on: May 05, 2013, 05:23:25 »
yesterday , May 4th, I saw a bordeaux pagode standing still  near the parc of Brasschaat, Belgium. There was an oldtimer event. I was driving my silver 230 sl open. We horned to each other.
Anyone from this forum?

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Re: How often do you spot another Pagoda ?
« Reply #803 on: May 12, 2013, 00:33:36 »
I am trying to locate a Pagoda in california or nevada.  Any out there??????????????

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Re: How often do you spot another Pagoda ?
« Reply #804 on: May 12, 2013, 22:09:28 »
Cees,

this is even more rare here in Poland, but I was very pleased to see yesterday about 11 Pagodas at the AutoNostalgia exhibition in Warsaw. Seven gathered as the Polish Chapter of the Pagoda Sl Group, but two more were parked outside the exhibition hall. Two additional ones were displayed inside.

then, the next day I saw two Pagodas going back home from the exhibition in normal traffic.
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Re: How often do you spot another Pagoda ?
« Reply #805 on: May 16, 2013, 15:04:39 »
I am trying to locate a Pagoda in california or nevada.  Any out there??????????????

There are plenty of Pagodas in California.  You need to be more specific as to location and I'm someone will speak up. I know of plenty; San Diego; LA; Bay Area.
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Re: How often do you spot another Pagoda ?
« Reply #806 on: May 16, 2013, 19:27:51 »
I have owned a 1967 250SL in Portland, Oregon since 1975 and I rarely spot another 250SL.  On a recent weekend on an outing to Home Depot I had to stop in my tracks.  I spoted a 230SL that looked like the clone of my car!  Creme colored, brown tex interior, automatic and in great shape!  I waited for the owner to talk with him about our Pagodas....his response was "so you are the other guy that has a car like mine, I just bought this one and I keep hearing about another one that looks like mine".  Fun experience. :)

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Re: How often do you spot another Pagoda ?
« Reply #807 on: May 16, 2013, 20:49:54 »
Beautiful slate / grey 280sl
St Stephens Church ... London W2

I introduced myself to the gentleman and handed him a W113 Pagoda Card. :)
Got back on my Vespa and drove off.
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Re: How often do you spot another Pagoda ?
« Reply #808 on: May 16, 2013, 21:29:14 »
You've done that quite a few times Kemal. You're like a pagoda secret agent.  :)
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Re: How often do you spot another Pagoda ?
« Reply #809 on: May 16, 2013, 22:03:49 »
You've done that quite a few times Kemal. You're like a pagoda secret agent.  :)

 :D :D :D. I feel proud to stop and say hello so as to share this site of the Pagoda Group with its knowledge & wisdom, but then we don't hear of them looking in, do we ?
Maybe they think I'm a Pagoda Stalker  :o.    ;D
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Re: How often do you spot another Pagoda ?
« Reply #810 on: May 17, 2013, 05:54:52 »
Alf, It might be because his journies take him through the richer end of London with very slow traffic ;D
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Re: How often do you spot another Pagoda ?
« Reply #811 on: May 17, 2013, 06:09:58 »
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It might be because his journies take him through the richer end of London
That would make Kemal the SLoan ranger  :D
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Re: How often do you spot another Pagoda ?
« Reply #812 on: May 17, 2013, 06:19:27 »
Damn! Should of course be SLoane with an 'e' or the pun doesn't work
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Re: How often do you spot another Pagoda ?
« Reply #813 on: May 19, 2013, 12:25:10 »
You couldn't call this an "event" but not really "spotting" either. Six owners from western Massachusetts (also bordering Connecticut towns) got together for "Cars and Coffee" yesterday morning...
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Re: How often do you spot another Pagoda ?
« Reply #814 on: May 20, 2013, 14:37:13 »
Yes Kevin that was great!
What did you calculate? We were 0.014% of all W113 imported to the US? Not bad, not bad. Let’s do it more often, I’m ready!
BTW this was the first time for me to meet other local Pagoda friends, and it was made possible by the W113 Pagoda Group forum! :)
Thanks, Urban
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Re: How often do you spot another Pagoda ?
« Reply #815 on: May 20, 2013, 21:38:51 »
You bet Urban. And to think we're with in a 30 mile radius of each other!
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Re: How often do you spot another Pagoda ?
« Reply #816 on: June 04, 2013, 08:39:02 »
That's really a nice meet.

A friend of mine spotted a Pagode near Livermore (CA), someone from this Forum maybe?

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Re: How often do you spot another Pagoda ?
« Reply #817 on: June 11, 2013, 15:44:04 »
Hi,

Pagoda in Helsinki - last friday. Take a look at registration plate... :)

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Re: How often do you spot another Pagoda ?
« Reply #818 on: June 11, 2013, 16:07:24 »
Nice! And in my old stomping grounds near Stockmann's!  I want that plate!!
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Re: How often do you spot another Pagoda ?
« Reply #819 on: June 11, 2013, 18:56:06 »
Also last Friday I participated in a friend;s birthday party near Warsaw. And the car parked just right by the entrance was not nothing else but a Pagoda 280SL. Unfortunately it was to dark to take a photo with my phone, but a closer look revealed that it had important modifications: different upholstery (most likely taken from other MB), electric windows and a modern radio. Despite being far from original, it was a very pleasant surprise.   
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Re: How often do you spot another Pagoda ?
« Reply #820 on: June 11, 2013, 21:15:37 »
Flyair... You need a better phone
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Re: How often do you spot another Pagoda ?
« Reply #821 on: June 12, 2013, 05:23:10 »
Flyair... You need a better phone

sure I do, any suggestions? ;D
but seriously: eventually I hope to add a pic of this car as I plan to meet her owner and invite him to join our Polish SL Pagoda local bunch  :)
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Re: How often do you spot another Pagoda ?
« Reply #822 on: June 27, 2013, 17:47:25 »
1969 LHD 280SL in white passed me on the Strand in London this morning. A nice morning for driving in the city with the top down.

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Re: How often do you spot another Pagoda ?
« Reply #823 on: June 30, 2013, 22:11:56 »
Whizzed past a shiny red pagoda on the A245, just off the A3. It was turning right and I gave a friendly toot as i passed. Anyone here?
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Re: How often do you spot another Pagoda ?
« Reply #824 on: July 27, 2013, 03:27:58 »
I have a 1966 230SL. Red with black hard top and soft top.I live in Vancouver BC and a member of the local MBCA.We have four members who own Pagodas. On our annual german sports car festival we usually see about 8 Pagodas. There are probably five others that I see on a regular basis in the summer.Most are in very good condition.
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