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Old 05-28-2007, 03:52 PM
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Any Thoughts?

Is it worth the price? Looks clean.....

1982 300D Silver/Blue 612000kms (Sold 2010) Now at 660000kms, original engine, original tranny.
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Old 05-28-2007, 03:59 PM
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Is it worth the price? Looks clean.....
Thats about $7650US at the moment. It sounds a little high for the mileage. It's hard to tell anything from the photos, but it would have to be in very good condition to justify the price.
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Old 05-28-2007, 04:01 PM
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looks pretty nice. is that in canada?

i always cringe when i see those chrome fender lips.... a good way to hide rust and a good way to start it if the fenders are solid.

the joint between the plastic bumper extension on the drivers side rear and the painted fender is a place where these cars like to get some rust. the picture is not clear there, so it is a place to look out for.

the price if in canadian is commensurate with a very very nice car of this vintage.

the difference between that and just decent is impossible to discern in photos.

good luck

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Old 05-28-2007, 04:05 PM
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A couple of thoughts.
It is very clean, and looks very nice.
It is more than I would ever pay for a 300SD.
I know they are few and far between north of the 48. That may influence a different opinion.
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Old 05-28-2007, 04:38 PM
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No photos of the entire dash. Only a couple and they seem to be avoiding the usual cracked areas. Way too high a price imo.

84 300D Turbodiesel 190K with 4 speed manual sold in 03/2012
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Old 05-28-2007, 05:04 PM
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well, they put newer wheels on there though no big deal. In any case I just facilitated the purchase of a 1986 SDL with similar mileage, southern car with not a speck of rust on it and virtually brand new looking undercoating. Paint and interior had the wear of a car with 180K miles on it. Awesome color combo too. (green with palomino interior)

Price : $4300 (and yes a LWB)

Sure, it had a #14 head and 603 vs. 617 is a religious question so depends on what you're looking for.

I'd say that dealer is at least 50% overpriced.
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Old 05-28-2007, 09:49 PM
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They want to much, its a solid $5k car IMHO.
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Old 05-28-2007, 09:52 PM
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Hmm... an 81 SD with tex and rear headrests... not options that will fetch a premium but it's the first I've seen set-up that way.

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