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Old 03-12-2003, 12:58 PM
Mike Richards Mike Richards is offline
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Here's the Kelley Blue Book site:

There's a difference between what you're likely to pay an individual vs. a dealer and I don't just mean an MB dealer - any dealer.

According to KBB, this car is worth about 5 grand from a private party.

I got hung up in all of this "blue book" stuff awhile back, then finally learned it means absolutely nothing, especially when you're working with a dealership(MB or indy) that makes a living selling cars.

I'm not suggesting that the $11K car is worth this amt. I'm saying that you might end up spending $6K on the $5K car to get it up the same level the $11K car is at.

Make sure you pay a REAL MB tech to go thru either one of these cars with a fine tooth comb and realize you're looking at a 15 yr. old car. I don't care how well these cars were maintained, they both need something. The question is what?

Good luck.
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