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Old 12-25-2003, 04:44 PM
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MB is always fairly high on thief wish list; even diesel MB

Hello WANT '71 280SEL
Car thief question:
MB is always fairly high on thief wish list; even diesel MB.
I have lost cars to theft, never the one you expect.
Last study I read said the thief would get about $1000.00-$3000.00 USD per MB diesel.
They only want it for parts or third world export; in China your old beater (or nice car) is still worth $$$$$.$$ in the bank..
I have added an air feed/bleed valve to the fuel suction line of several diesel MB over the years, great security device.
I know that two where stolen and died within a block; because they where sucking air, not fuel, the thief abandoned the car in both cases.
E-mail me if you would like to know how to install an air feed/bleed valve to the fuel suction line of your diesel MB, as a security device.
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