The engine wiring harness was only bad from '93-95.
The head gasket issue wouldn't stop me from buying this car.
Heck, this 3.2 liter M104 engine was used up until 1999 in the S320.
It must be a pretty good engine if MB used it until recently in the big W140 sedan...
2001 E430, Bourdeaux Red, Oyster interior.
1973 280SE 4.5, 170,000 miles. 568 Signal Red, Black MB Tex. "The Red Baron".