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Date registered: Oct 2005
Vehicle: '77 6.9, 74 240D, 96 Ram 5.9L Cummins, 02 Civic EX, 10 Mazda 5 Sport
Location: Atlanta, GA
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1979 240D California Car - 136K - 4 Speed Manual

Vehicle: 244,700 miles (engine installed at 236,000 miles)
Engine: 1982 OM616.912 engine with 128,000 Miles - Currently 135,000 Miles
Transmission: 4 Speed Manual Gearbox
Climate Control: Air Conditioning R12
Description: This is a nice California “blue plate” 240D example with manual climate controls. All vacuum systems work. Doors, brakes, trunk and fuel cap function normally. Steering alignment is straight. Tires are good. Brake actuation is good. Alpine AM/FM Cassette radio is installed. All gauges, instruments, and lights work. Seat surfaces are very nice with plenty of support. Engine starts very quickly even when cold. Vehicle has attained 30mpg at a freeway cruise with 2 passengers with a 550 mile range. Has been run on #2 diesel and B99.9 biodiesel. California tags are good until October of 2007. Vehicle is in Los Angeles,CA
Recent Service:
New Clutch Release Plate 12/05
New Motor mounts 12/05
Coolant Flush 12/05
New Idle Adjust Cable 12/05
Upgraded Glow Plug Relay to Pencil Type 12/05
New Glow Plugs 1/06
New Starter 1/06
Valve Adjustment 1/06
R12 AC Charge 7/06
New Battery 7/06
Sunroof Serviced 8/06
Oil Change 2/07

Extras: Right hand side rear view mirror. Vehicle also comes with some spare parts. Repair receipts and fuel economy records since ownership are available.

Videos: Driving up Angeles Crest Highway (includes audio track of engine in operation) Video 1 Newcomb's Ranch (36 seconds)Video 2 Newcomb's Ranch (32 seconds)

Note: Vehicle has some bumper scratches and door dings. There is a small nick at the top of the windshield. The rear wheel arch has a small repaired dent. The inside base of the doors only have small rust spots from water. There is a small amount of rust near the battery tray but nowhere on the body or grame of the car. There is a repair in the headliner, the door gasket has some wear. Glovebox wood has been replaced with a similar piece of trim. The dash has two small cracks near the defroster vents and one small crack by the passenger speaker.

Price: $3,500 - OBO -Motivated to sell!

1977 - W116 - 6.9
1974 - W115 - 240D /8 - 4(M) OM617.910 + Turbo + 300D FW - Completed 7/8/10

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