There is a 65 se for sale near my work. The guy wants 6000 dollars. I'm no
Mercedes expert, but would like to buy it. It looks to be in pretty good
shape. I'm going to test drive it tomorrow. Does anybody have any advice
for me such as what to look for when I inspect it tomorrow. If this is the
wrong newsgroup please let me know where to go as well. Thanks for any
If this is a 300SE there's a lot you'll want to know befoe plonking
down that kind of money.
2 door or 4?
It is is a 300SE it's gonn have hydraulic suspension and an early
eluminum engine that while silk like wasn't the most durable early
aluminum head enigne every built. Really really cool cars but
notthe best "frist Mercedes" and you're half crazy. Parts are an
Did I mention they're utterly amazing gars in good nick? (But nor
cheap to get into that shape).
Need Mercedes parts? http://parts.mbz.org
Richard Sexton | Mercedes stuff: http://mbz.org
I test drove it yesterday, it is a 220 S not a SE. The engine was is very
good shape, slight surface rust in the trunk area, 80,000 original miles,
three previous owners, good brakes, everything works, excellent interior,
all chrome in place except for the one piece under the trunk, about a 10
inch piece. Undercarriage is very solid, I offered him 5500. he took it
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