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Question new guy, 1981 500sel, vin issues. Help me figure out what exactly I have lol

I bought a 1981 grey market 500sel off craigslist yesterday and can't find manuals for it and when i check the vin on the search here it comes up as 1978, the russian site comes up with app. 1990 and for some reason the mvd here in arizona thinks its 2001.

I am finding that this model was not available in the american market, was there an american equivalent that i can use for parts? when i search for a 1981 500sel I find nothing really.

thanks in advance for your knowledge, this is my first mercedes.

vin is wdb12603712008508
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