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"The Unicorn"

1983 Mercedes 300CD

56,000 Miles!!!
040 Black Paint!!!
Palomino Interior!!!
Service Records
All Books and Manuals
Preservation Class
"Blue Chip"


Part 3 -  General Maintenance, Oil Pan, Battery Tray, Air Cleaner Lid and Mirror Glass


Part 1 - Meeting the Owner and Picking up the Car

Part 2 - Initial Inspection and Cleaning

  • Installed New Glow Plug Relay

  • Installed new Antenna Grommet
  • Installed New OEM Oil Pan and Gasket

  • Valve Adjustment

  • New Valve Cover Gasket

  • Lubricated Throttle Linkage

  • Oil and Filter Change

  • Power Steering Fluid and Filter Change

  • Brake Fluid Flushed

  • Transmission Fluid Flushed

  • Differential Serviced

  • New Main Fuel Filter

  • New Pre Fuel Filter

  • New Fuel Primer Pump 

  • New Old Stock Bosch Headlight Bezels

  • New In Tank Filter

  • New Flexible Fuel Hose to Hard Line

  • Disassembled and Cleaned Fuel Sending Unit

  • Replaced Passenger Mirror Glass

  • Passenger Sun Visor Rebuilt

  • Retightened Seat Back Nets

  • Lubricated Window Tracks

  • Installed New OEM Mercedes Dimmer 

  • Removed and Cleaned Window Switches

  • Inspected and Cleaned Fuel Sender

  • New Air Filter

  • New Belts

  • New Radiator Hoses

  • New Lower Control Arm Bushings

  • New Upper Control Arms

  • New Ball Joints

  • New Tie Rods

  • New Center Link

  • New Control Rod Bushings

  • New Rear Swaybar End links

  • New Brake Hoses

  • New Bilstein Shocks Front and Rear

  • AC Converted to R134

  • New AC Compressor

  • New AC Dryer

  • New Fuel Tank Vent Valve

  • New Mercedes Battery

  • Refinished Air Cleaner Housing Lid

  • Refinished Battery Tray

  • Cleaned and Degreased Engine Compartment

Part 4 - Sun Visor, Antenna Grommet, Windshield Squirter, Dimmer Switch and Seat Back Nets

Part 5 - Window Track Lubrication

Part 6 - Test Drive

Part 7 - Walk Around

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