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hi guys! i am currently looking at a 98model e55amg with 79thou kms on it. what should i looked for to know if the car is in perfect condition? should i buy this car? is 79thou kms for 98 model car too high for mileage? thanks!
 

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hi guys! i am currently looking at a 98model e55amg with 79thou kms on it. what should i looked for to know if the car is in perfect condition? should i buy this car? is 79thou kms for 98 model car too high for mileage? thanks!
78 K kms is not much for a 78 car which can be good or bad, depending if the car has been used for short trips or mainly long ones. The first thing I would insist on to have the car diagnosed with the right diadnostic equipment, all MB dealers/repairers have them and also some independent mechanics. This check will go through the cars computer and test most functions and reports malfunctions.
Then have a good drive , make sure the gearchanges are supersmooth, check the service records and ensure that the car accelerates with a good push from 0 to 100 without stutter or hesitation.
Then a physical check including the doorframes ( under the weatherseal) for rust. (problem area at least in Europe.) You should then be well on your way to make an informed decision, a few dollars spent up front might save you thousands.
Good luck Rainerg
 
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