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Best Diesel Wagon: 1985 or 87?

We're considering either the 85 or 87 diesel wagon - any comments pro or con would be appreciated. Thanks.
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The '87 will have (should have) gotten a new trap oxidizer sometime during its life.

Newer is always better as regards Mercedes, and the W124 is quite an improvement over the W123.

Get a PPI.

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We're considering either the 85 or 87 diesel wagon - any comments pro or con would be appreciated. Thanks.
Could you possibly give some more details? Like is there a specific 85 or 87 in your sights?

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87 is the one with aluminum head that is prone to cracks?
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