Acquired lovely new car
I (my family) have just acquired a new MB - an '88 W124 with 213,000 miles.
It's a 300TE, and a 4matic surprisingly, which I don't believe has ever gone wrong.
What should I check on the car before it starts real use?
It's an M104 3.0 188bhp presumably (no catalyst) - and is giving out a little blue smoke and using a little oil, should I be worried, or just prepare for a valve stem/guide job?
Anything on the suspension / 4 matic to check?
It is blue (poss. metallic - don't remember),
Interior is in good condition, I believe leather (haven't seen the car for a few weeks), and it had an autobox recondition at around 180,000 mls.
Does anyone have a similar mileage W124 ?
P.S. On a more ridiculous note, what can I transplant to my W201 to improve it ? The engine maybe? - how hard is that :-)
2.5-16v 1990 90,000m Astral Silver
2.0E 8v 1986 107,000m Black