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Old 03-18-2008, 09:11 PM
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Can anybody rescue a 450 in the DC Area?

http://washingtondc.craigslist.org/mld/car/610695744.html

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Old 03-18-2008, 09:23 PM
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What's a computer run? Anyone have a used one to donate to the save-that-450 cause?

If had more than a parking space on the street, I'd go get it. Of course, I'd also have that cute W115 240D 4spd I saw last month that needed a brake caliper & a home for $400...

Man, I could really get into trouble if left un-checked.
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Old 03-18-2008, 09:41 PM
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I was looking at this one before. Might go check it out.
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What's a computer run? Anyone have a used one to donate to the save-that-450 cause?
I've been listing one almost every week on ebay as I managed to mass a collection. I list it for around $70 and the normally for anywhere between 75 and 110.

I figured I wont need them now that i'm selling my W108 except im not able to sell my W108!
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Old 03-19-2008, 01:28 AM
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Not a bad deal , alabbasi.

Add in some shipping & a tank of gas and, if you can believe the seller, you've got a $1200 driver. (Just how DO you kill a computer in 76k mi??)

Exactly the kind of risk I used to take all the time when I had a garage. God I hate my life now... So dull w/o toys...
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I suspect that it's running rich, it could be the computer or map sensor or injectors. I think the computer is the first place that people point at.

Replacement computers from parts places are around $1000. If it runs like crap, good luck trying to sell it for more then $500.

If I get another D-Jet car, it will be an early SL (71, 72 or 73 with the small bumpers).
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Old 03-20-2008, 01:33 PM
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if i was in the area, I'd def pick it up, a computer of the M117 isnt anything given the overall look of the car. The only thing that isnt attractive about the 450's is the fuel consumption given todays prices at the pump.
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I wouldn't mind having one of those myself. maybe John will buy it and fix it.
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its green! :0(

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