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1987 300D steering box

Hi everybody. I joined this group a few months ago but have been inactive since then.

I am prompted to write because another MB has come onto my radar screen. This one is a 1987 300D. The car is not pristine but doesn't look bad. It's been sitting in a guy's back yard for about a year. Before that his brother in law had it. It developed a bad leak and the b-i-l didn't want to bother fixing it, so he gave it to him. Now he wants to sell it to me.

He seems to think that it is leaking from the steering gearbox. However, I haven't yet confirmed this as we haven't yet dragged it out of the weeds and back to civilization.

The previous owner worked for a school district. He drove the car to work until they got after him about the bodacious leak.

I wonder if anybody has an accurate ball park figure for what a new or rebuilt steering box would cost along with a recommendation for where to buy one? This car seems to run and doesn't look bad. I don't yet know if the odometer is broken. If not, I'm in luck, as it shows less than 200k miles on the clock.

Any advice and suggestions are appreciated.


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