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Old 08-12-2006, 01:44 AM
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Jim B. Jim B. is offline
Who's flying this thing ?
Join Date: May 2006
Location: N. California./ N. Nevada
Posts: 3,611
Welcome aboard, the members here really know their cars, and some know the W123 240/300 diesels really good.

I think the 240 and 300 diesels of the W123 genre like yours are really tough, durable, everlasting and can really go to intergalactic mileages. You good a good price on yours. Sounds like you and the mechanic were both in the right place at the right time, and a win/win situation resulted.

That light gray/black interior is pretty rare, but looks REAL classy, on a car that looks real classy to begin with.

They're not very fast, but you'll learn to take that into account as you adjust your driving habits.

I can understand your getting attached to the old '69 Cutlass, they were pretty neat cars for their time, and had good drivetrains. It will sell real quick if it's a 2 door model.

Good luck with the new-to-you Mercedes
1991 560 SEC AMG, 199k <---- 300 hp 10:1 ECE euro HV ...

1995 E 420, 170k "The Red Plum" (sold)

2015 BMW 535i xdrive awd Stage 1 DINAN, 6k, <----364 hp

1967 Mercury Cougar, 49k

2013 Jaguar XF, 20k <----340 hp Supercharged, All Wheel Drive (sold)
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