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#1 Old 12-28-2016
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Hello Everyone,

This is my first post. I am in the process of purchasing a 1998 silk 230. I found one in a rough condition at a friends used car dealership. Engine has been replaced with a 65,000 mile engine and super charger. All brakes have been replaced. now I am just waiting on them to fix the ODM code P805 and have the car inspected before I purchase it. I have already purchased a new set of tires, factory floor mats, one fog light and side markers. I am very excited. The interior is very rough. I have no problem in working on that issue. Exterior is 97% I would say. I will definitely have many questions in the future. I am selling my 2006 BMW 750Li to pay for this project. My daily driver is 2012 Camry. I like the BMW but I love the Benz!! Always wanted one.
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