Thread: 1978 450SEL 6.9
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Old 05-04-2001, 10:26 AM
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The 6.9 can be either a great car or a bottomless pit. It has A lot to do with how well the car has been taken care of. Most of the "affordable" 6.9s have gone through lots of owners and neglect. Excellent cars still bring $20K+. Bringing one back to life is an expensive proposition that usually exceedes the value of the car. On the other hand, they are fun to drive. I've owned a 6.3(the 6.9s older sibling) for about 15 years and it still surprizes me every now and then. Just the gaskets to go through the motor were $1500.00. But then, if you play;you pay
Randy D.