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Old 07-31-2013, 01:03 AM
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Originally Posted by whunter View Post
My best guess:
It is a Grey market import body that has been altered to diesel.

In NY pre OBDII gas cars can be changed to diesel same way you do the color (so I'm told), just register it at the DMV. To register it anyplace, a title showing the current engine would be needed. To transfer to another state, I'd check first, and see what history is needed.

My 240D was evidently a graymarket euro delivery. VIN lookup says 82, lady I bought it from said New York saw it as an 85 for whatever reason. That's how it worked for my at the DMV

All things are burning, know this and be released.

82 Benz 240 D, Kuan Yin
12 Ford Escape 4wd

You're four times
It's hard to
more likely to
concentrate on
have an accident
two things
when you're on
at the same time.
a cell phone. It's not like there's anything wrong with feeling good, is there?

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