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<P align=center><FONT color=#8000ff size=5><STRONG>BEAUTIFUL 1987 MERCEDES BENZ 560 SEC COUPE <IMG src="http://i9.ac.yahoo.com/users/5/4/4/0/hooverdeltufo-img600x480-1079034920mbfront.jpg">


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<P align=left><FONT face=Tahoma color=#400080 size=5>Perhaps the Finest Mercedes Benz 560 SEC Coupe available. Classic example of the large, fast and rare 3890 pound beast. Powered by a dual overhead cam 5.6-liter engine this car is fast, responsive, tight and handles like a dream. Meticulous, complete mechanical restoration managed by Mercedes Benz enthusiast/fanatic. Only original Mercedes Benz parts used and top Mercedes professionals performed all work. No expense or time spared to achieve perfection. Over $33,000 in documented receipts in the past 3 years. </FONT>
<P align=left><FONT face=Tahoma color=#400080 size=5>The body is beautiful astral silver metallic. The paint is impeccable with only a few, very minor defects. The front and rear bumpers were painted in August 2003 and are near perfect. I have four new original stock Mercedes alloy wheels and five other original alloys (9 total). High quality, polished chrome fender wells and chrome side view mirrors added to accent the already beautiful, original, stock chrome bumpers and trim. </FONT>
<P align=left><FONT face=Tahoma color=#400080 size=5>The interior is an immaculate burgundy red, with a black dashboard and Zebrano wood trim throughout. A new custom-made headliner was just installed. The seats have top of the line Ramshead 2 piece, custom sheepskin seat covers that perfectly match the astral silver color of the exterior. The stereo system consists of an Alpine AM/FM/CD and a 10" trunk mounted Bazooka base tube that is custom wired with an on/off Mercedes rocker switch. The car has 4 wheel ABS, heated front power seats/headrests, a fully independent front suspension with a hydraulic self leveling rear suspension, airbags, front & rear A/C, dual horns, cruise control, telescopic power steering, power door locks, factory alarm, and a sunroof. The purchase price in 1987 was $67,000. <BR><BR>Below is the link to the Mercedes Photos: </FONT>
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<P align=left><FONT face=Tahoma color=#ff0000 size=5>This is a classic car in mint condition that needs nothing but a real enthusiast who enjoys the best!! </FONT>
<P align=left><FONT face=Tahoma color=#400080 size=5>Original 141,000 miles with less than 21,000 miles since complete mechanical restoration. Mechanical restoration includes among numerous items a complete new cylinder head, new transmission,water pump, all hoses, all new fuel system, radiator, alternator and starter ($14,400) all new front and rear suspension components, brakes, calipers and rotors ($5600) a complete refurbishment of the climate control system ($4700) numerous exterior and interior appointments ($7350).
<P>It is impossible to itemize all I the work and passion in this vehicle. I have a huge folder of documentation itemizing the $33,000 invested in the last 3 years. I also have all original purchase documentation and a separate file of service/repair records since the car was delivered in 1987. Below is the complete Mercedes Restoration List Link. 
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<P ALIGN=left></FONT><FONT FACE=Tahoma COLOR=#400080 SIZE=5>Please Click on the link below to see my perfectly restored 1981 BMW 733i Four Door Sedan for sale. This car has the highest level of meticulous detail with over $45,000 in documented receipts in the last 3 years!!!</FONT> <FONT COLOR=#400080 SIZE=6><STRONG><CENTER><A HREF=http://page.auctions.shopping.yahoo.com/auction/77779016?TARGET=new TARGET=new><H3></FONT>
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Nicely detailed appears well maintained, my suggestions to further enhance the little baby. 1. remove the fender chrome. 2. paint out the lower body to match. 3. put on 17" MB alloys 4.paint out the quarter window chrome black. I attached my baby!
 

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$67,000 in 1987 implies a stock SEC. That said, it's unlikely that this is a "dual overhead cam" engine unless someone has transplanted the 6.0L AMG monster motor into here. It's likely he meant that it is a Single Overhead cam engine, with a total of two camshafts.

My stock '87 560SEC came with the Burl Wood trim kit and my '82 300D had the zebrano. Was the Zebrano wood a downgrade option for this car or did all SECs come with the Burl interior wood?

Before I would get interested in this car, I want to know how long ago a timing chain AND upper chain guides were installed, were valve seals done then also, does the transmission have the generic front seal leak and the engine a rear crank seal leak, does the power steering pump have the normal leak and how's the leaking from the steering gearbox?? New flex disks in the driveshaft recently?? Does the air conditioning work, has the car ever been driven in winter (road salt contamination)? etc. etc.
 

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This is the 4th time that I remember this car being advertised here by the same seller over the past 3 years. His username has changed once I believe. This is *all* he uses the site for. The car has been "stunning and "fully restored" and on the sale block for at least 3 years with these exact pictures. Simply search his username for previous posts and find out all you need to know about the car and everyone else's opinions about it. I can think of no better option than to ebay it. The fact that it has been for sale for soooo long implies something aint right... at least to me.
 

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Exactly mike! As my understanding goes his price is High and he won't budge. I have completely lost count as to how many times I have seen this car for sale on various forums, ebay etc, etc..

This dude doesn't even know what kind of wood he has in his car:
"black dashboard and Zebrano wood trim throughout"
HAHAHAHAHAHA!!!!

I've told him this before and I'll tell him again..Good Luck, but you would be better off driving and enjoying it!

Jonathan
 

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jdc1244a - 4/3/2005 2:16 PM

Death to hoover – he needs to be banned and his membership revoked. [:(!]
I concur. [:(!]
 

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Indeed!!!!

Spanners, Englevakten..?? How 'bout it?

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My GOODNESS. I could sell two vandalised Yugo's with flat tires easier than this guy could sell these cars. How hard could it be? I've seen that SEC here, on Ebay, and I'm pretty sure in the classifieds of Mercedes Enthusiast magazine a gazillion times. This almost surely has to be some kind of joke now.

Sidebar; You one time at work, this cranky old dude sent out an email to the whole building that said, "I have lost my glasses. The are maroon and gray. If you find them, please turn them in to my supervisor." About 3 of us thought this was hilarious for some reason, (you'd have to know the guy, too), so I saved the email and would forward it to the other two guys periodical over the year as a joke. It's 5 years later, the old guy has retired, and I STILL, about twice per year, re-discover the email and forward it to those same two guys. [:p] Maybe that's what Hoover is doing. Just periodically tormenting the forums with this SAME ad, time after ungodly time.[?]
 

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jhodg5ck - 4/2/2005 3:27 PM

Indeed!!!!

Spanners, Englevakten..?? How 'bout it?

Jonathan
The forum hosts can delete/modify threads and other administrative tasks but I suspect only Frank or perhaps Drew can ban.
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it's pretty clear that hoover isn't really trying to sell these cars. if you really want to turn a car into cash, it can be done -- especially if it's a mercedes or BMW.

so maybe hoover just likes to post pictures of his cars once in a while, and this is how he does it. i've tried in the past to encourage him to participate in this forum more actively, and i think he did post one reply to a thread, but then he never did it again and he's back to recycling his weird ad with the huge colorful letters. i have to admit, i can't figure out what must be going through his mind and what he's trying to accomplish, and part of me is kinda curious.

oh, and the other part of me still wants to vomit every time i see the "baby mb" NJ plate.
 

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yea , I've been on this forum for less than a year and I have seen this ad at least twice

He's right, it is a beautiful car, I've seen one just like it recently ... in my driveway

why try to sell that here, its like trying to convert the converted
 
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