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Old 01-01-2006, 11:40 PM
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curious ebay item

I was looking at this item and decided to look up the VIN on benzworld and it shows its a gas engine when this one is clearly a diesel. Is this just another rip off or just a mistake

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Old 01-01-2006, 11:54 PM
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Could be a wrong letter on the VIN or transposed digit.

Nice SD, mine shall look like that again! AND I'm so glad I put in the F display instead of the C one.
I'm not a doctor, but I'll have a look.

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Old 01-01-2006, 11:57 PM
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Yeah I thought it looked pretty nice just didn't know if a seller would use a VIN that isnt accurate to hide something.
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Old 01-02-2006, 12:00 AM
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progressive screwed up on my vin.. girl put the D were the B should be.. and its still 125 a month.. o well its full coverage
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Old 01-02-2006, 11:19 AM
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I carfaxed my 240 before I bought it and it was listed as a gas engine.

Obviously it is not, and never was a gasser.

Also, when I had the car serviced at a garage, once, an employee there mentioned the same thing when he looked up the records.

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