Beer, BBQ and Trivia.

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Beer, BBQ and Trivia.

Post by John Green » Tue 15 Mar, 2011 8:56 am

Some good customers of ours are entering an old W123 300D in the "Shitbox" rally. As a fund raiser they are running this event..
trivia poster.pdf
You can also find details here:

http://www.everydayhero.com.au/mercedes_sauerkraut_0

and here:

http://www.shitboxrally.com.au/
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Re: Beer, BBQ and Trivia.

Post by Ivanerrol » Tue 15 Mar, 2011 12:01 pm

After watching that Top Gear episode where James May drove that W123 230e across the Botswana desert, a trip across Australia in a 300d should be a doddle.
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Re: Beer, BBQ and Trivia.

Post by pastelgrey300D » Tue 15 Mar, 2011 12:54 pm

Great event, I've been following this for the last couple years now, the website is a very entertaining read!

Although I'm not 100% on the idea of labelling a W123 as a 'shitbox' :snooty: but the 300D should absolutely eat it up - perfect car for something like this (so hopefully they'll be able to sit back in comfort and enjoy the scenery instead of having to worry about what's going to break next!) - who knows, we'll probably see it on an episode of 'bush mechanics' in 15 years time...
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Post by AMG » Wed 16 Mar, 2011 8:33 am

Bush Mechanics..... ahhhh what a tv series :rr: love it!
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