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looking for advice on purchasing a ML Class

Discussion in 'MBO, our Mercedes club' started by Baldmechanic, Aug 14, 2019.

  1. Blobcat

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    You sure? It’s still quite early and your vision might not be fully focussed yet :D:p
     
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    That's what it says on my screen, 'Looking for advise on purchasing a ML Series'. I am in the office now so hopefully fully focused or there is going to be a bit of confusion in the Harbour :rolleyes::D
     
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    FTFY :rolleyes::D
     
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    .uk :rolleyes::D:p
     
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    This earlier model may not have the om642 V6 , it may be an inline 6 engine ? Have a read up about the earlier models having a Valeo radiator affecting the auto box , also it may have the SBC braking system ?
     
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    Don’t believe they ever fitted the IL6, previous model had the IL5 270CDI
     
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    Cheers , that's the engine I was thinking of ( I'd forgotten it was missing a cylinder :eek:)
     
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    I never liked the 270 in the ML, seen way too many injector issues and very bad repairs on this forum and outside in the real world (scary place that is...):rolleyes:
     
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    Tell me about it buddy , I rarely go into it :geek:
     
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    Update on looking for ML, as previously mentioned there was a chap selling a 2005 ml320, so i went and had a look, from the outside not to bad a few scratches that i would have to get done, then onto the interior, the drivers seat squab was torn on the leather seam, the dash had drill holes where some sort of parrot phone addition was. then i started it up, well my wife looked at me daggers it was making hell of a rattling from the bottom area crank pulley/bottom of V, on tick over and then when revved that noise would sort of die down and a lighter noise came from top of engine, when i questioned the chap he said the timing belt was slack??? now i think he thought i was stupid and i did think that for going to see it, needles to say we walked away, the wife said to me on way home why don't we go back to a range rover, i soon put her straight on the running costs, lol so the mission continues.
     
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    If you're from Range Rovers even an ML63 would be cheap to run in comparison :p
     
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    surprised r rover is a permitted phrase on here. saw much of them in my africa time.. as aussis say if u want to go to de bush take a shed (r rover) if you want to come back take a l cruiser .or about anything else ...
     
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    Well thats my own personal car a landcruiser 4.5 80 series, but thats another story, i have to find wifey an ML still looking and keeping her of the rangy thinking
     
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    There was a very nice 2010 ML350 advertised yesterday on the FB Mercedes Owners UK selling pages £8,200 so a bit higher than your budget if you could streeeeetchhhhh, haven’t a clue how to link, not sure I can since it’s a closed group- but if its of interest you could maybe join the group or I could PM you the sellers mobile number?
     
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    You could screen grab/shot and pm it, or post here???
     
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    3C8C726E-11AC-4DF9-8DA7-C1ABD6F6403F.png You’re soooo picky!
     
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    Thank you we are looking into it
     
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