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"Hi There!" from Los Angeles, CA

I'm glad I found this great enthusiasts' forum.

I'm currently in the market for a C230K. Thinking about a 1996 to 2000 model.

My wishes are silver outside and gray leather interior, but who will know what I'll find. Ah yes, a sunroof/moonroof would be nice. (Is a sunroof bigger, because the sun is bigger than the moon? No idea)

Key for me is to find a well-maintained car with complete service records. Most cars I have seen in ads are around 100k.

I'm still doing research if it's better to buy a 1997 model with 80k for 5500$ or a 2000 model with 100k for 6500$.

I don't want to buy from someone who skimped on the upkeep. I was thinking: how would I know if someone is, well, a little bit cheapskatish?

Let's look at the shoes... I mean, the tires. What tires are on the car. I always bought good tires, even for my old-old-old Mercedes. Always Michelin.

If anybody else has an idea on how to spot a good previous owner, please post it here.

So, now I'm off into the forums! Glad to having found you!
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