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Turbo Diesel Coupe

1983 300CD Turbo Diesel Coupe

  • Light Ivory with Palomino MB-Tex
  • 60,000 documented miles since new
  • sunroof, a/c, new carpet
  • two owners since new, garage kept
  • new home, Los Feliz, California
  • Sold

This coupe was a fairly extensive restoration. Here is a short list of some items that were restored or replaced. Full restoration build sheet upon request:

- new OEM carpet
- restored Zebrano wood
- new Michelin Defender tires (including spare)
- new polished and painted stainless steel hubcaps
- freshly powder coated rims
- freshly cadium plated lug nuts and hubcap clips
- new custom 7-piece sisal mats including center consoles and rear package tray
- new Bosch headlamp doors
- new grill mesh insert, grill cross bars, badge, star
- refinished several pieces of anodized aluminum door trim
- restored factory Becker stereo, added AUX jack
- new front windshield and windshield seal
- restored instrument cluster (i.e. calibrate, service, paint needles, fix clock, replace rheostat, etc.)
- reupholstered sun visor bolster
- polished all garnish moldings and seat rails
- tightened parcel nets
- replaced map pocket
- replaced all switches
- major mechanical service (i.e. flushed all fluids and replenished, serviced transmission, new belts and hoses, all new filters, valve adjustment, new brake pads, a/c service, R&R vacuum system, new battery, new suspension components, etc.)