Early RHD G55 AMG's on Auction - Now on Collecting cars - Might be a BARGAIN !!

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Early RHD G55 AMG's on Auction - Now on Collecting cars - Might be a BARGAIN

 

https://collectingcars.com/for-sale/2006-mercedes-benz-g55-amg

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nice colour, shame about the upgrades.

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Theo wrote:

nice colour, shame about the upgrades.

I know the extras put me off too! 

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If you go to the bother of fitting a replica G63 bumper at least put it on straight !

I have never heard of that auction site before. Their terms state that if you are the winning bidder they automaticaly charge a fee of 6% of the sales price to your credit card which is non refundable, even if you don't complete the purchase. They don't actually have possesion of the vehicles so you are relying on the seller to hold up their end of the sale and if ebay is anything to go by that can often end in tears.  

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bigblock wrote:

If you go to the bother of fitting a replica G63 bumper at least put it on straight !

I have never heard of that auction site before. Their terms state that if you are the winning bidder they automaticaly charge a fee of 6% of the sales price to your credit card which is non refundable, even if you don't complete the purchase. They don't actually have possesion of the vehicles so you are relying on the seller to hold up their end of the sale and if ebay is anything to go by that can often end in tears.  

 

So TRUE I saw that front bumper wayyyyy to shoddy!

I think you can view the car if you post a comment at the bottom.

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Wow i bet the owners pissed ! £29k 

bargain

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not if engine and gearbox need replacing (121k miles).

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Blimey! Should they though?

OK - mine's more old school (1991) but still going strong @ 146k miles.

Are G55s known for short lived engines and gearboxes?

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Similar to my ge300 at 150,000 only significant work its ever needed was a cylinder head gasket, which I believe once done isn't a reoccuring problem. The Chrysler era cars were cursed with lots of problems, electrical, rust, paint, unnecessary complexities

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The M113K engine is bullit proof.! Gearbox being 722.6 good too.

If it had near 200k miles then yea sure would not be worth it etc. But 120k is nothing really.

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Re: Early RHD G55 AMG's on Auction - Now on Collecting cars ...

Looks like a good price i'd say (not knowing/seeing).  Better for the seller if it was a private sale, obviously, but the point of an auction is it gets sold and no more tyre kicking and let downs.

Maybe the new owner will turn up.  Or maybe the same car at a different price!

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On eBay at £40k

Weird that it's RHD with a LHD chassis number and 4 years before they stared RHD production again, just saying ;0) 

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gav.helme wrote:

On eBay at £40k

Weird that it's RHD with a LHD chassis number and 4 years before they stared RHD production again, just saying ;0) 

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