The Star

The Official Magazine of the Mercedes-Benz Club of America

March-April 2013

A Portfolio of Unique Cars Owned by Members

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  • The Jurick family has enjoyed the savings and adventure offered by the Mercedes-Benz European Delivery Program – eight times

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Beautiful Blast from the Past

Gary Anderson with Barry Corno

Genteel Giants – The 600 and 600 Pullman of the 1960s

Graham Robson

Adventures with Finny Minnie – My Father's Finback

Robert G. Fuller Jr.

Finbacks Forever! Building a potent rally contender of the past

Randy Nonnenberg

Tech Articles

Buyers Guide - Certified Pre-Owned M-B Automobiles

Gary Anderson and Richard Simonds

Waking the Dead – A humorous tale of resurrecting a deceased 300CE

Rod Diridon

A Look into the Mighty M156 AMG 6.3 Engine

Ken Adams, Certified Master Technician

Home Workshop Welding Systems

Bruce Adams

The Best Oil for Your Car – A Quick Reference

Richard Simonds

Reflections – Gains and losses on the Project Gift Horse

Jim Luikens

Deciding on Restoration Strategies – A Tale of Two Cars

Michael F. Kunz and Gary Anderson


President's Message: Spring is on the Way

Steve Dierks

Silverphile – Mirage in the Desert The Scottsdale Experience

John Kuhn Bleimaier

Fancyisms – Chips off the Old Engine Block

Bonnie Fancy


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