C55 too cheap?

Discussion in 'Spotted on eBay!' started by mark_le_b, May 12, 2017.

  1. mark_le_b

    mark_le_b Hardcore MB Enthusiast

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    MOT history says a lot. Rust free example?
    From August last year:
    Advisory notice item(s)
    rear parking (secondary) brake imbalance requirements only just met. It would appear that the braking system requires adjustment or repair. Some imbalance with nearside lagging. (3.7.B.6b)
    Recommend parking brake shoes clean and adjustment as some imbalance present (nearside lagging).
    All washer jets require adjustment.
    Engine cover and under tray present impeding inspection of certain components.
    Nearside Front coil spring corroded Suspension coil spring corroded. (2.4.C.1b)
    Offside Front coil spring corroded Suspension coil spring corroded. (2.4.C.1b)
    Rear Sub-frame corroded but not seriously weakened (2.4.G.1)
    Corrosion to rear suspension and braking components.
    Corrosion to nearside and offside sills and floor pans.
     
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    If you were interested, you could always ask him if he's had the rust identified at the MoT treated.
     
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    mark_le_b

    mark_le_b Hardcore MB Enthusiast

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    sounds like one to avoid.........
     
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    All of that list tells me is the tester was having a bad day.

    0 feedback ebay listings with a car that is to cheap just screams out scam.
     
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    ^ This.
     
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    Wasn't there something in the news recently about dodgy cars sold in the Greater Manchester area? - I'll have to try and find it; it was on the BBC.
     
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    Rings some bells with me..I might be totally off base here but wasnt that a members car that sold relatively recently?
     
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