FS: 1992 500E in New York City - Mercedes-Benz Forum

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 1 (permalink) Old 06-11-2015, 01:42 PM Thread Starter
Lifetime Premium Member
 
lomtevas's Avatar
 
Date registered: Nov 2006
Vehicle: 1986 190E 2.3-16, 1992 190E 2.3 and 2015 GL350 BTC
Location: new york city
Posts: 2,266
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 55 Post(s)
Lifetime Premium Member
Send a message via Skype™ to lomtevas
(Thread Starter)
FS: 1992 500E in New York City

There is a 1992 500E for sale in New York City: the seller is asking $10,000.

1992 w124 Mercedes-Benz 500e v8 5.0

I did a cursory exam of the car. Driver's side paint was redone due to excessive wear. CEL is on but the car did not respond to XENTRY diagnostic through its proprietary connector. Will do a blinker code analysis later. Will evaluate suspension, body, drive train and electrical system later. Shows a new upper harness but did not check for lower harness. No power steering hose leak. Aux fan and A/C appear to be working. Transmission is okay. Motor mounts, ball joints, tie rod ends and steering damper appear okay. Brake fluid, rotors and pads appear okay. Cooling system is okay and all dozen coolant hoses are okay. Seller replaced the center caps with chrome originals.

This is the hand built model by Porsche free of rust, straight and sitting correctly. Many new parts and many old, broken parts are throughout the car (new distributor caps and rotors but old, broken oil dipstick, for example). Trunk is okay. Interior wood is not bad but the seats need to be re-skinned and carpets are filthy. Unclear what emissions part is causing the CEL or if the engine is burning oil and fouling its spark plugs. Numerous controls are okay but some need replacement. Bulbs are mostly working.

Starts very quickly and idles smoothly with a sonorous exhaust tone not a leak. No smell of fuel and no smoking at all. Doors are good, pillars are correct and original. Front end had a minor collision.

I am not the seller, only an interested buyer. However, if someone here is ready to buy the car, I'll step aside and help with diagnosis and error spotting. I have so many cars already.
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	00D0D_adJKGWHu4ci_600x450.jpg
Views:	36
Size:	55.8 KB
ID:	1480433   Click image for larger version

Name:	00p0p_51O0UboIzjh_600x450.jpg
Views:	23
Size:	42.3 KB
ID:	1480441  
Attached Images
     

The home of the two 201's.
lomtevas is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

  Mercedes-Benz Forum > General Mercedes-Benz Forums > For Sale/Wanted/Trade/Giveaway

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Mercedes-Benz Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in











  • Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
     
    Thread Tools
    Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
    Email this Page Email this Page
    Display Modes
    Linear Mode Linear Mode



    Posting Rules  
    You may post new threads
    You may post replies
    You may not post attachments
    You may not edit your posts

    BB code is On
    Smilies are On
    [IMG] code is On
    HTML code is Off
    Trackbacks are On
    Pingbacks are On
    Refbacks are On

     

    Title goes here

    close
    video goes here
    description goes here. Read Full Story
    For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome