Happy Tailfins And All, This 1965 Mercedes-Benz 190c Is Crusher-Bound

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While the W110 Mercedes-Benz is known for longevity, some owners don't care enough to keep theirs alive. At that point, the lucky ones get a shot at racing glory. The unlucky ones?

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They end up at the self-service junkyard, which means they get a month or so to be picked over for parts before being fed into the cold jaws of The Crusher; the remains are then shipped out of the Port Of Oakland to China. This 190c still has lots of good stuff on it, including a fairly complete interior.

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Most of the cars at this yard went through an auction and failed to get a minimum $150 bid. Would you have bought it for 150 bucks?

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smalleyxb122
smalleyxb122

As sad as it is, no one man can take in all of the strays, and as such, some are bound to be euthanized. The world needs more of us jalops who are willing to do their part and save but a few.