Old Cars

Bob Clendenin

 

 

Bob Clendenin

190 SL Convention Athens, Georgia 2006

 
     
  I can't guarantee it but, with some confidence I say, the first time I've waxed my 190 SL in over 30 years was the week before driving it to Athens.  After all, once you wax a car, you've made a commitment.
Telling folks we were driving to Athens raised some eyebrows because everyone thinks of that place on the Mediterranean.  Consider there are at least a dozen states in the good old U.S.A. boasting an Athens.
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Lining up for the rally to Rutledge.

 
 
     
  Linda sips a drink with glowing ice, probably contemplating SL interiors.  The dash metal must match the body color and the leather the interior.  Note the similarity of the two 190 SL dashboard's to the 300 SL on the left.  
 
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An electric gin and tonic.

 
 
     
  Friday we toured North to Tallulah George, having lunch in Isabelle's on the Gorge.
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The queue for the rally to Tallulah George.

 
 
     
  Saturday, between seminars on restoration and drivability, competition was held for Concourse d' Elegance, Founders' Award and People's Choice.  
 
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Are these viewers looking for a People's Choice winner?

 

 
     
  Following the awards dinner Saturday night, Linda and I made a brief trip North to visit Ed and Ollie, viewing fall colors in the Smoky Mountains.  
 
 

 

Old Cars

Bob Clendenin