After 10 years of ownership, the SLC finally leaves me stranded

During the 10 years and around 40,000 kms I’ve owned the 450SLC, it’s proven to be extremely reliable. Sure i’ve had a flat battery once a couple of times, and a fuel pump that would cause the engine to occasionally stall until it was replaced, but it has never left me stranded, until this weekend.

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Auto Collection Las Vegas

The Auto Collections at Las Vegas bills itself as the worlds largest Classic car showroom. It is basically a classic car dealership that also allows the general public in to ‘view the collection’ for a fee. This means that the cars are changing (except for about 10% that are not for sale), and it is […]

450SLC gets a new blower

I’ve had issues with the blower on the 450SLC for a few years now. I would get all sorts of noise and irregular operation from it. Unlike in some models, the blower is actually pretty easy to get to in the 450SLC, but the problem was new blowers were very expensive (I was seeing them […]

Citroen DS rear interior lights

The Citroen DS Comfort (non Pallas) has four interior lights – two on the inside of the B pillar and two on the inside of the C pillar. The DS Pallas has two lights on the B pillar, but upgraded ones from the regular DS, and the ID Models (and D Special, D Super) have […]