Vehicle I purchased for $6500 has
144,000 miles on it . Always
garaged, almost no visable wear
inside or out. I knew mechanical
items were needed and now fixed
2. front CV Joints ($500. re-built, after
3.general servicing of all fluids and
I turned off the 4WD function as new
4matic distribution valve is $2,000.
Now a great car for $7,500. total less
tax and license. New version of
same wagon is $44,000. !
Hi-mileage luxury car for under
$7500. can be a bargain for fixer-
uppers, if carefully picked. I
purchased factory CD ROM with all
service manuals for $125.00 and
subscribed to ALLDATA to receive
all technical service bulletins to help
identify vehicle repairs
I have another Mercedes station
wagon, a 1979 300TD with over
500,00 miles on it, which has been
incredibly reliable and long-running.
No engine or transmission repairs
yet, only brakes and usual small
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