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Date registered: Oct 2002
Vehicle: 1967 250 SL, 1963 220Sb
Location: Los Angeles / Altadena
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If the paint was worn out and the engine has never been cleaned, then I imagine all the rubber bits needs replaced. This isnt a car that was lovingly cared for. There is probably a lot of deferred maintenance waiting.
Seller says he spent $4800 for exterior re-do. I assume that means new paint and rubber. the photographs showing rubber look like good rubber, but there isn't enough close-ups to tell. I don't care that the engine isn't detailed, but to each his own. I think it's fairly high $$$ for a W108 sedan.
Currently: 1967 250 SL, 1963 220Sb, 1965 300SE Lang, 1971 280SE parts car, 1972 Alfa GTV, 1965 Alfa Duetto, 1993 BMW R100R
Past: 1971 250 C, 1985 300 TD, 1967 250 S, 1968 280 S,1981 300 D, 1982 280CE, 3 Facel Vegas, Borgward Isabella Coupe, Alfa 2600 Sprint, Volvo P1900 (yes), numerous less interesting Volvos, ...