Author Topic: Anyone own a 300SE Fintail Sedan?  (Read 3323 times)

JPMOSE

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Anyone own a 300SE Fintail Sedan?
« on: December 15, 2009, 22:09:14 »
I am just curious if any of you own this fairly rare car...I have a soft spot for them.   I have heard very few were imported to the USA.
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J. P. Mose
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Re: Anyone own a 300SE Fintail Sedan?
« Reply #1 on: February 09, 2010, 05:33:02 »
Hello JP,

All those old Finbacks are fun old cars to own.  Find a very good 300SE if you are looking. The M189 engines are expnesive to repair and the complicated air suspensions can also be costly to bring back.

John Olson ownes a very nice one, he loves it.
Joe Alexander
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m300cab

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Re: Anyone own a 300SE Fintail Sedan?
« Reply #2 on: December 13, 2010, 00:53:26 »
there's one on ebay in denmark
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i know a guy who restored one for the panamericana a few years back
reall nice!
Michael Parlato

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Re: Anyone own a 300SE Fintail Sedan?
« Reply #3 on: December 13, 2010, 02:00:50 »
many years back there was a employee at my father's shop that owned a 112 300sec I remember that it had brake pads and calipers that were unique to the 112 series cars. the front brake pads cost around $100 USD back in 1978.
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