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Old 04-29-2002, 04:29 PM
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175K-miles for top-end is about right, with most needing some attention 150-200K-miles. But, I've yet to see a 16V car that wasn't completely abused needing a complete engine.

I would look for a cared for example, maybe even travel a bit. Project cars can be much more trouble than they're worth.

Talk to the owner. Maybe it needs a top end. Then the price is right.
John Shellenberg
1998 C230 "Black Betty" 240K

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