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Old 07-03-2003, 07:25 PM
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Hey Quentin,

My wife drives an '88 300TE with just shy of 300,000 miles (not km's) and it still runs like a top. No signs of smoke and only very minimal oil burn between changes. The head was reworked at about 200,000 and the transmission was rebuilt at that time also.

The car has been very easy to work on, even for a "shade tree" mechanic such as my self. Not much I can add to what the others have already typed, except to say that the few weak points maybe the climate control, waterpump, and tranny.

All in all, has been (and continues to be) a reliable car. We just took it on a 1500 mile trip with out a second thought. Costs for parts aren't too horrible if you stay away from the dealership! Buy it and enjoy!

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