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Cool New to me 1988 300SEL

I just lucked out and bought a one owner local 1988 300SEL with 75,000 actual miles. Carfax checked out. The car is in excellent condition. I know that it was owned by a little lady and serviced locally at the MB dealership. I could not, however ,get the records. Do the dealerships keep records? What are the recommended mission critical maintenences in a situation like this? I will change the oil and rear differential fluid immediately. Then do the transmission and filter. Other recommendations? Please help. Also are there printed maintenance manuals available online. If not which do you recommend?
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