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Old 03-13-2002, 08:59 PM
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86 560SEC for $6500... Worth It?

Today I looked at a 86 560 SEC at a used car lot near my mechanics shop. It is in prety good condition interior/exterior wise. The engine is a little rough though. the trans shifts really hard changing gears, my mechanic thinks its a bad vacuum modulator, It idles at about 1000rpm, possible vacuum leak. I checked the ECU It works fine. It also has a rough idle. which my mechanic thinks it could be a dead cylander. blows a little blue smoke too. I looked under the oil cap and the valvetrain looked suprisingly clean. I also ran a carfax report and it came up clean exept a emmissions test failed 5 years ago. Other than that the car drives and looks really good. Is it worth it??
Current Stable:
01 ML55 AMG
92 500E (a few mods)
87 300E (lots of mods)
00 Chevy 3500HD Diesel Box Truck
68 18' Donzi Marine
06 GT i-Drive7 1.0 Mountain Bike (with GPS!)

PREVIOUSLY OWNED:83 300SD, 87 420SEL, 88 420SEL, 90 420SEL, 86 560SEL, 86 190E 2.3-16V AMG, 94 E320

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