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    Hi All,

    I just bought myself a 1992 500E. One Owner till 2004. After that 13 years in car-collection till now. It´s in stock condition with near all available options... and I love it.

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    Re: OWNER - Twilling (Germany)

    Looks beautiful - congratulations! And welcome to the forum...

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    Welcome to the forum, a nice 500E you have there!
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    Re: OWNER - Twilling (Germany)

    Thanks guys. It even has the Trip Counter installed. It has just 101k miles on it. What do you think, do I have to worry about the chain slides? I heard they can be a weak spot.

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    Looks great! Welcome!
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    Beautiful car, stock and original. Looks very well maintained.
    Congrats.


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    Re: OWNER - Twilling (Germany)

    Twilling,

    Welcome to the board. Your car looks great but we need more pics and info when you can get to it. With 101K miles on the clock it's barely broke in.

    Hope to see more from you.

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    Re: OWNER - Twilling (Germany)

    Quote Originally Posted by Twilling View Post
    Thanks guys. It even has the Trip Counter installed. It has just 101k miles on it. What do you think, do I have to worry about the chain slides? I heard they can be a weak spot.
    Whoa, the trip computer is a pretty rare item. Nice score!

    The chain guides are a weak point. At the next oil change, drop the lower oil pan to inspect for any signs of plastic rail debris, and if you find any at all, pull the valve covers to inspect up top. I'd pull the valve covers anyway just to be on the safe side, and while they are off at a minimum replace the "fingered" clips between the sprockets (these are the first to break and fall into the oil sump). While the oil pan is off, upgrade to the later, larger sump pickup and also change the O-ring for the sending unit. Easy, basic-maintenance stuff. If you search the forum you'll find previous discussions on these topics including photos.


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    Re: OWNER - Twilling (Germany)

    Thanks for your Feedback... more pics attached.
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    Re: OWNER - Twilling (Germany)

    Where in Germany are you located, Zwilling?


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    Re: OWNER - Twilling (Germany)

    Hi,

    I live in Northern Germany, near Hamburg.

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    Nice! I think we have a few members in the area. Perhaps .036 is one of them. Looking forward to more updates on your car!


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    Gruß in die Nachbarschaft
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    Moin
    Looks very nice, would like to see it live. And i can tell you more less how much and how many
    How far are you from Flensburg?
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    Re: OWNER - Twilling (Germany)

    160miles

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    Quote Originally Posted by Twilling View Post
    160miles
    Flensburg...this is where I send the payments for the tickets I receive each year on the autobahn and for the speed cameras in Stuttgart.




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    Quote Originally Posted by Twilling View Post
    160miles
    So 1 hour for you
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    Looks like south of Hamburg...

    no Passenger Airbag?
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    Re: OWNER - Twilling (Germany)

    End of Season...

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    Have it ready for next summer, big meeting ahead !

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    Awesome looking car. Amazing what the euro headlights do for the pre-facelift cars!


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    Quote Originally Posted by 195910 View Post
    Have it ready for next summer, big meeting ahead !
    Soo, a Little hint, maybe....
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    Re: OWNER - Twilling (Germany)

    A local leather-specialist refurbished my armrest and frontseats .....I´m very pleased with the result.
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    I replaced my Headlight Lenses and one of the Headlight Housings because one of the four clips broke. I carefully cleaned the reflectors and now it´s shiny again.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Twilling View Post
    A local leather-specialist refurbished my armrest and frontseats .....I´m very pleased with the result.
    I hope your know what kind of legend Ulli is.
    Didi you talk to him about Renntransporter?
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    Quote Originally Posted by 036 View Post
    I hope your know what kind of legend Ulli is.
    Didi you talk to him about Renntransporter?
    Yes I know....he´s a legend

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    Quote Originally Posted by Twilling View Post
    Yes I know....he´s a legend
    Well, to get both front seats to absolute perfection i just can recommend to change....äähmmm...my english....neu aufpolstern. Cost around 100-120 per seat. Will look much better and you´ll seat much better.
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    interior ready for next season

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    Impeccably nice!

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    ready for season 2018
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    Beautiful!


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    Schönes Auto, Zwilling!!

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    Danke schön!

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