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Old 26th May 2019, 04:06 PM
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He is after $8,500.
However i discovered a pretty bad oil leak at the drivers side front.
He pulled out the paperwork and just late last year he had done a full service to the car, plus they re sealed the rocker covers due to an oil leak in the same area.
Either they didnít fix it properly, or they didnít find the proper culprit at all.
It will be going back next week for it to be fixed.
Every fluid has been changed on the car, it has 4 new tyres, new brakes all round, and a new battery.
It is registered until December. Speedo is 168k.
Considering there is really nothing to spend, I think itís pretty good value.
Everything works as it should.

Some issues I also found were the very rear of the hood lining is coming away from the roof, the auto dimming rear vision mirror fluid has penetrated into the mirror its self thus the mirror will need replacing, the mechanic who did the rockers covers has put a small scratch on the top of the passenger side guard, and the windscreen guys cracked the plastic trim between the dash and the windscreen.
This would probably glue back together ok, as it is just plastic.
The interior is 9/10 and is cream leather.
Door & window seals are 10/10 as it has always been in a garage.
Some small stone chips as you would expect on a country car, but still an easy 9/10 for external paint & condition.
All in all a very nice car, it drives very well, smooth, quiet and steers true.
Nice narrative and great description.
Indeed, sounds like a decent price.
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Old 26th May 2019, 07:26 PM
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I thought the 1969 230 W114 must have been sold as the car was no longer advertised on Carsales or Gumtree clearly I was wrong.

The 230 has been for sale for close to two years the original asking price was $50K.

I have seen the car which is a local car it is a superb car it will be interesting to see how much the car ends up selling for.

The 230 won the best in class pre 1980 trophy at this years MBCCC AGD.
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Old 26th May 2019, 08:01 PM
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It sure is a lovely looking car Tim.
It just has some of the best classic Mercedes Benz lines that we all know and love from days gone by, but will never be forgotten.

Thanks Michel,
I can also deliver the long write up (like I do with truck reviews) if needed
Ask Brian, I can bore people to sleep in minutes
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Old 27th May 2019, 09:23 AM
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The 230 has been for sale for close to two years the original asking price was $50K.
WOW!!!
$50k for a /8? And for a 230?
No wonder it hasn't sold.

If the owner is asking this, it can only be because he's told his wife he'll sell the car but has no intention of actually doing so.

Even a pristine 280CE Series 1 would attract minimal interest at this price.
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Old 27th May 2019, 10:00 AM
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This is a seriously nice 280CE:

https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/323817599054












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Old 27th May 2019, 10:07 AM
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That is a nice one Bryce.

I like the tiny caravan in the background also.
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I thought the 1969 230 W114 must have been sold as the car was no longer advertised on Carsales or Gumtree clearly I was wrong.

The 230 has been for sale for close to two years the original asking price was $50K.

I have seen the car which is a local car it is a superb car it will be interesting to see how much the car ends up selling for.

The 230 won the best in class pre 1980 trophy at this years MBCCC AGD.
sold for $15,209. Sounds about right for a /8 in great shape that is not a 280E
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Old 1st June 2019, 06:09 AM
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Thatís good money in this current car market Bryce.

Just goes to show, a nice car that is prepped well will always sell for a good price.
That 230 is a prime example of a well looked after car.

A mate of mine is selling a pretty nice 60ís El Camino.

But he just doesnít present it well, and when people come to look, they walk away.
Dirty cars just donít sell when you want good money.
Unfortunately he wonít put a few $$ into it to sell it.
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Good morning gents,
Some interesting 450 projects here at budget prices.
http://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/12176...utm_source=sms



http://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/12192...utm_source=sms



http://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/12184...utm_source=sms

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Now this seems a terrific price for what looks like a very nice and well presented SEC.

http://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/12186...utm_source=sms

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Being a vehicle that was not sold new in Australia. And a model that does have rust issues. I would like to know from which country and when it was imported. Yes I like SEC but they need very diligent checking.
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I think the SEL is the pick of these. The SLC mentions rust and these cars rust like nothing else. While the 72 is the best of them, the USA 107 is not a model I would have much to do with. They are much worse than the ones we got here.
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Now this seems a terrific price for what looks like a very nice and well presented SEC.

http://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/12186...utm_source=sms

This SEC is the more desirable Series 2, but most people will assume its a series 1 as we didn't get the series 2 until 1986, whereas in Europe it was available late 1985.

It is in the very popular 199 Blue/Black, and it has nice AMG wheels. I don't like the smoked tail lenses but they are a 5 minute swap.

The 500 has more power than the AU 560, but very tall 2.24 gearing making it the long legged cruiser.

Assuming its not rusty looks very nice.
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https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/333221970815

Here is a desirable series 1 280E. Much nicer than the more common series 2 cars you see.








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Old 6th June 2019, 10:16 AM
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Thatís a real nice car mate.
Have never driven one of these.

Interesting to see how much it pulls.
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