Mercedes-Benz W124 All Models 1984-1997 Essential Buyer's Guide


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  • ISBN: 9781845848774
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  • Publ Date: 2016-04-28
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  • Binding: PaperBack
  • Pages: 64
  • Imprint: VELOCE PUBS
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  • ID - 198245

Table of Contents :

Introduction - the purpose of this book1 Is it the right car for you? - marriage guidance 2 Cost considerations - affordable, or a money pit? 3 Living with a Mercedes-Benz W124 - will you get along together? 4 Relative values - which model for you? 5 Before you view - be well informed 6 Inspection equipment - these items will really help 7 Fifteen minute evaluation walk away or stay? 8 Key points - where to look for problems 9 Serious evaluation - 30 minutes for years of enjoyment 10 Auctions - sold! Another way to buy your dream 11 Paperwork - correct documentation is essential!12 What's it worth? - let your head rule your heart13 Do you really want to restore? - it'll take longer and cost more than you think 14 Paint problems - bad complexion, including dimples, pimples and bubbles 15 Problems due to lack of use - just like their owners, Mercedes-Benz W124s need exercise! 16 The Community - key people, organisations and companies in the Mercedes-Benz W124 world 17 Vital statistics - essential data at your fingertips Index


A warts and all introduction to owning, driving and maintaining a Mercedes-Benz W124 and a step-by-step guide to evaluating one for purchase. This book includes 100 photos of what to look for and what to avoid, plus a realistic assessment of running and restoration costs, as well as market values. This includes servicing and spare parts prices, and the relative values of the various models, specifications and vehicle conditions you are likely to encounter.Written in an easy to follow, jargon-free style, this book will equip you with all you need to know to buy a Mercedes W124.

ò Like having a real marque expert at your side û benefit from years of real ownership experience

ò Where and how to buy a Mercedes-Benz W124

ò Advice on choosing the right model and condition

ò Key checks û how to spot a bad car quickly

ò Comprehensive inspection guide

ò In-depth analysis of strengths and weaknesses

ò Market and value data

ò Details of club back-up and support organisations



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