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Old 07-15-2001, 08:46 PM
CarolinaMBZ CarolinaMBZ is offline
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Location: Charleston, SC
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I am looking at a damaged 1988 300E for purchase. Car has been wrecked on driver's side front, above bumper. Airbag did not deploy. Damage consists of curled hood front with broken hinge support and radiator is pushed into front of motor. Fenders are not affected and it looks like I can tackle the body member work with used parts. Only real concern is that the back of the motor is touching the curved portion of the firewall. Exhaust manifold looks O.K. though. Could not visually assess motor mounts. What kind of problems am I looking at if motor is "shifted back" slightly. Otherwise car is in average condition with 145K.

All help and opinions would be very much appreciated.
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