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I bought a 1986 C-280 about a year and a half ago. It looked very nice inside and out and drove well. It still looks nice and drives well and I hope to keep it that way for as long as possible. It now has 135,400 miles on it. I know nothing of the history of the maintenance of the vehicle and have never taken it to a MB dealer for servicing.

Since I've owned the car, I've done the following:
* Replaced brake pads on front and rear.
* Replaced front rotors.
* Had new tires installed.
* Had idler arm and steering linkages replaced.
* Had wheels aligned.
* Changed engine oil and filter.
* Changed transmission oil and filter.
* Installed new battery.
* Replaced starter.
* Rebuilt wiring harness to transmission and starter.
* Repaired two remote transmitters.
* Installed a 12v supply (cigarette lighter type) that is constantly on.

Things that I still need to do:
* Replace LCD panel on climate control. (Works fine but often not visible)
* Replace left outside rear view mirror. (Too dim to see well)
* Replace fuel sending unit.

I hope to learn more about this vehicle from this forum and I will be glad to share what I've learned so far.
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