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Date registered: May 2006
Vehicle: 2001 E320 - Brilliant Silver/Ash: 107,000+
Location: West Virginia, USA
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Hi Josh, you might consider asking on the W210 forum too, that's what you are considering. Briefly though, any car with 180,000 miles means you're taking a chance. I would want to see the service records. But for $2500 you could part it out and recoup your money after running it up to 200,000. 9 years/180,000 miles is only 20,000/year so in that sense the mileage is not that excessive. I think average is more like 15,000/year if it was a daily driver. Tires and windshield are not a big deal but be careful. That car has a rain sensing wiper and some aftermarket windshields are not compatible with that system. I know because I have a W210 with an aftermarket windshield (replaced by previous owner for some reason) and the rain sensing function has never worked to my level of satisfaction. Good luck.
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Last edited by Musikmann; 10-20-2009 at 06:54 PM.