81-85 300 TDT vs DT

Hi,
I have been searching for an '81-'85 300 DT. I've come upon a '81 300TDT with 175000 miles for $2000US. I think the price is a little high, but the guy has done a lot of front end and suspension work, as
well as fluids, hose and belt replacements.
I'm looking for reasons as to why I should get a wagon versus the coupe/sedan.
I've search this group, and will keep sifting thru the search results, but it appears the TDT has similar issues relative to the DT.
TIA,
Mark
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Both models use the same engine and transmission. The wagon has a hydro pneumatic rear suspension which includes a hydraulic pump on the motor's cylinder head. More things to break; OK if you need a wagon, otherwise opt for a sedan.
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MK wrote:

'round here the TDs tend to start at $5000 due to "desirablilty."
Myself, I wanted a wagon and I'd been looking for a long time. When one came around that was listed for $2800 I went to look and bought it for $2500. There are some fairly common issues with it and I'm slowly fixing it up, but wow if you could get one for $2k you could resell it in California for twice that if it's driveable.
...or send me the info and I may do just that! ;)
-tom!
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I bought my '81 300TDT a few years ago, and I love it. It has more room than my Explorer for cargo, 22 MPG (probably more when I do the valves this spring) and it runs and runs and runs. There are only a few around town, and I love the look and ride.
And, it's a conversation piece in it's own right.
Go for it if the style fits ya. There's nothing like going down the highway with that MBZ star in front of ya.
Tweaks
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