diesels & rust.

Ed Birch edwbirch at comcast.net
Wed Aug 21 13:08:32 EDT 2002

Kneale Brownson wrote.......

> You want to see rusty Mercedes cars?  Look for something from the midwest
> from the 50's and 60's.  I don't think Germany had any idea what salt on a
> snowy road would do to a car's body in those days.....

That might have been MB's way of getting Diesel owners into a new car!!

Several years ago, The Star, magazine of MB Car Club of America, printed a
survey of high mileage MB Diesel powered cars. Of those who responded,
several from the southwest area recorded mileage in the 500K range.

Ed Birch.

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