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#1 (permalink) Old 01-25-2008, 06:40 AM
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1971 Mercedes 220 diesel

i was just wondering from so people who know mercedes whether or not a 1971 MB 220 diesel is worth anything, my dad has one that's been in the garage for as long as i can remember and now they're moving to a smaller house and he wants me to just sell the car, i was just going to post in local classifieds but was wondering if maybe it's worth something i should put on ebay or something...outside and inside are in excellent condition, no rust , no cracks, chrome on outside is in great condition as well, as far as i know it's all original, or appears to be anyway, i've never had much interest in asking details about it from my dad, so i'm pretty clueless, any advice on how i should go about selling would be great and maybe a dollar amount of what i should try to get....thanks!
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You should be able to get some money out of this car with a little effort. take the car out, wash/polish it and take some nice pictures. then you post it on internet and hope to find a buyer :-) You can post it on this site allso, good luck!
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Only down side is that these cars don't like to sit. Especially these diesel engines. Rings, seals, hoses, all get brittle and things just don't work right.
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The really great thing about diesels is that they act as GREAT paper weights...
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