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Old 05-13-2003, 09:51 PM
Rod Rod is offline
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Join Date: Apr 2003
Location: Sunset, Louisiana
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Question After Market Parts?

My 420 has only been serviced by a MB dealer in the past but now that I'm retired, I have to watch my money and try to do things myself. I do enjoy fixing things, from gas stringtrimmers, lawn tractors, freezers, and anything that I can take apart. Now I need to start tinkering with my 14 year old MB 420 SEL. It's been the best car we've ever had. It has cost less to service at a MB dealer, and less to operate over the years, than any car I've ever owned. It really is a well built car.

Has anyone had any problems with Mercedes aftermarket parts?
I need to save money, but if the quality isn't there, neither is the savings.

Thanks to all
1998 Land Rover Range Rover 66K Miles
1988 300SE Totaled in 1998, hit by drunk driver, but we walked away OK
1989 420SEL 140,000, just warming up. Total by 18 wheel gas truck rear ended, but refused to lose another MB. Had it repaired cost $10,000+ Great Car again SOLD it for a 2003 C320 to save on gas
1991 2500 Suburban 454, 130,000, Best truck in the world. SOLD it out right.
1952 8N Tractor 1,000,000-/+
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