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FOR SALE: 1987 300D Turbo Diesel in Santa Cruz CA
3.0 L Inline 6 Turbo Diesel - Rear wheel Drive
Great power for a diesel!!
* A/C blows super cold
* New glow plugs
* Power seats, power windows, pneumatic door locks, rear defrost, auto antenna, headlight wiper blades - all work perfectly
* No rips or tears on upholstery
* Interior is in decent condition for its age
* Alpine stereo CD with iPod charge/play cord
* All hoses re-fitted - can run biodiesel or regular diesel
* Super comfortable ride and amazing turning radius!
* Newer brakes - front and rear, alignment - less than 10k mi ago
* Oil changes always done regularly ~3K mi
* Cylinder head, fan clutch, water pump, thermostat, only 4 years old
* New shocks and struts - 3 yrs ago
* New last year - rear differential mounts
* Custom sheepskin seat covers
* Cupholder installed on driver's door
* Rear seat headrests can be flipped down flat from dash control
* Original manual and Mercedes tool kit
* HUGE trunk space (clean/good carpet)
* Have ALL Service records from 1st and 2nd owners (as well as mine - 3rd owner)
* Diesels never require SMOG certs!
* Clean Title - ready to sign over
* Sunroof usually blows a fuse when operated
* Cruise control is non-operational
* Starter internal bushing needs replacement eventually - but works absolutely fine
* Odometer and trip meter not operational. Odo says 218,649, actual mileage is about 223K (nothing for a Benzo diesel!) - I found exact instructions online for repairing this -great for someone with the interest in fixing it!
* Dent around rear tail light (tail light new) - from backing into a pole -NO REAL ACCIDENTS!
* Grill has small dent/crack (from hooligans in Beach Flats - again, no accident)
* Paint has some wear on roof (mostly very nice though)
With a little love, this car will go FOREVER! But if you're interested in this car, you probably already know that...
Please email or call me if you're interested. 831-234-7954.