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New Mercedes Owner - 1985 300CD W123

Hello fellow Mercedes Owners

I took the plunge into Mercedes ownership with a very clean 1985 300CD Coupe. I've been working with the Army in Afghanistan for the past few months and had given up my car at the end of it's lease. I was looking around for something interesting in the older BMWs and Mercedes and wanted a coupe. This one popped up on Ebay and it was getting bid up very quickly. I decided to snatch it up at the "buy it now" price before I really knew much about these cars. It was just so beautiful to me and the owner was very good about the whole deal. It will be the first car I've ever purchased without actually seeing it in person! I had a friend check it out for me though and it got a good report. After driving some diesels in Germany, the thought of a diesel appealed to me and these cars are very efficient so it should be economical to run. I'm arranging to have it shipped from California to my home near Minneapolis, MN.

Wish me luck

Kandahar, Afghanistan
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Welcome to Benzworld Tim and I hope all goes well in Afghanistan. Please complete your profile as this will help members give you the most accurate answer to your questions. Location is also important when we need to help you find parts etc. This forum is for introductions only and all questions should be posted on the appropriate sub forum for your car.

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