Date registered: Feb 2003
Vehicle: 1988 420SEL
Location: Raleigh, NC
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1988 Mercedes-Benz 420SEL
210,000 miles, well maintained, daily driver for 11 years.
I was the 4th owner at 100,000 miles in 2003, Benzworld member since then.
2004 109k miles - transmission rebuilt
2007 122k new Bilstein shocks,
2008 132k starter, installed euro head lights and smoked corners (have originals)
2009 141k new fuel pressure regulator, new front brake calipers, hoses, pads, and wheel bearings, and rear brake hoses
Rebuilt steering box, replaced control arms, ball joints, guide rods, tie rods, center link, steering dampener, and idler arm bushings
New motor mounts
2010 151k new ICV, water pump, fan belts, spark plugs, wires, rotor button, dist. cap
2011 162k transmission serviced, new fuel pumps and filters, rear brake rotors and pads, new tires
2012 175k new fuel injectors, timing chain/guides, dash vacuum pods
2014 202k new front crank seal
many other smaller fixes through the years. All the typical W126 repairs, thanks to the guidance of the Forum here.
Last edited by Steve420SEL; 08-04-2016 at 07:01 PM.