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    Re: R129 SL 72 AMG

    here is an AMG 7.2L engine for sale on ebay

    http://www.ebay.com/itm/252249574102

    I have 1992 Mercedes W140 AMG m120 7.2L for sale 22k miles. let me know if you have any questions
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    Re: R129 SL 72 AMG

    Quote Originally Posted by Arman View Post
    here is an AMG 7.2L engine for sale on ebay

    http://www.ebay.com/itm/252249574102
    Nice find. Seller has zero feedback, so I'd be careful. Maybe the seller can provide a photo of the AMG engine block / transmission stampings?


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    Re: R129 SL 72 AMG

    Quote Originally Posted by Arman View Post
    here is an AMG 7.2L engine for sale on ebay

    http://www.ebay.com/itm/252249574102

    So are you the seller??? eBay seller name: arma_aru


    If so can you post some more pictures, specifically the AMG stampings gsxr has mentioned?


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    Re: R129 SL 72 AMG

    Yes, and if the donor car is available, there should be AMG decals on the car somewhere indicating the displacement, power rating, etc. If it's really a 7.2L, I'm sure someone here would want it.


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    Re: R129 SL 72 AMG

    https://www.facebook.com/17909846550...type=3&theater

    Watch the stamped AMG 0067 7.0.

    That proves it to be genuine.

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    Re: FS 1992 500E black/gray? Houston TX 127K miles salvage title

    Same eBay seller [with the 500E for sale.] Interesting....

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    Re: FS 1992 500E black/gray? Houston TX 127K miles salvage title

    ... Makes me wonder about 22K miles 7.2 claim hmmmmmmm
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    Re: FS 1992 500E black/gray? Houston TX 127K miles salvage title

    Quote Originally Posted by Dario View Post
    ....Makes me wonder about 22K miles 7.2 claim hmmmmmmm
    My thoughts exactly. For supposedly only having 22K miles it looks awfully "rough" to me. Equally important I've not seen any pictures of the AMG stampings. I think the bidding is up to a bit over $2K at this point but given the issues with this 500E and being a zero feedback seller I would run for the hills.

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    Re: FS 1992 500E black/gray? Houston TX 127K miles salvage title

    Quote Originally Posted by 600Eric View Post
    My thoughts exactly. For supposedly only having 22K miles it looks awfully "rough" to me. Equally important I've not seen any pictures of the AMG stampings. I think the bidding is up to a bit over $2K at this point but given the issues with this 500E and being a zero feedback seller I would run for the hills.
    I wouldn't believe for a minute the claim of the M120 having 22kmi...might have meant 220kmi.

    I'd be more interested in proof of displacement.


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    Re: FS 1992 500E black/gray? Houston TX 127K miles salvage title

    Quote Originally Posted by gsxr View Post
    I wouldn't believe for a minute the claim of the M120 having 22kmi...might have meant 220kmi.

    I'd be more interested in proof of displacement.

    If the engine is not the Genuine Article, the buyer should be protected by Ebay since the item would be "not as described"

    I sold a used C36 cluster on Ebay last year and listed it as "for parts only - not working" The buyer received the cluster, but opened a case against me saying it was inoperative. Ebay sided with the buyer.

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    Re: FS 1992 500E black/gray? Houston TX 127K miles salvage title

    Quote Originally Posted by captruff View Post
    I sold a used C36 cluster on Ebay last year and listed it as "for parts only - not working" The buyer received the cluster, but opened a case against me saying it was inoperative. Ebay sided with the buyer.
    That is sad, Jeff.

    For the alleged 7.2 motor, you'd save a lot of hassle (and possible freight costs) by verifying the stroke prior to purchase. Which means someone going to look at the engine in person, pulling a spark plug, and measuring.

    The seller added a photo of the AMG decals on the car, but still nothing from the engine itself.

    New info as well... engine will need the pair of LH modules if the buyer plans to install it in a 93-95 chassis:

    On Jan-15-16 at 06:56:16 PST, seller added the following information:

    The engine is little bit dusty but it's in a great shape. All was professionally tested and inspected. You are welcome to inspect the engine before paying for it.
    I also have gear box and 4 computers for sale. But it doesn't come with this auction. You can make me offer for all parts.


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    Re: Alleged AMG 7.2L M120 engine for sale, eBay (Houston, TX)

    The additional pics showed the engine down to the short block stage - measuring the bore shouldn't be an issue, unless it is put back together.

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    Re: Alleged AMG 7.2L M120 engine for sale, eBay (Houston, TX)

    Listing was ended early due to an error in the listing.
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    Re: Alleged AMG 7.2L M120 engine for sale, eBay (Houston, TX)

    Quote Originally Posted by AMG5PT4 View Post
    The additional pics showed the engine down to the short block stage - measuring the bore shouldn't be an issue, unless it is put back together.
    Where are the photos?


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    Re: Alleged AMG 7.2L M120 engine for sale, eBay (Houston, TX)

    click on facebook link above
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    Re: Alleged AMG 7.2L M120 engine for sale, eBay (Houston, TX)

    very strange, tried to make a bid, owner finished auction
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    Re: R129 SL 72 AMG

    here is another picture
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    Re: Alleged AMG 7.2L M120 engine for sale, eBay (Houston, TX)

    Thanks! Facebook link is not the same engine - weide1 was using that as an example of where the stamp may be located. If you look carefully, you'll see the FB photos show a 96-up M120 with ME injection (coil on plug), not LH with distributors.


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    Re: Alleged AMG 7.2L M120 engine for sale, eBay (Houston, TX)

    you right, sorry about it, i just checked carefully, emailed to seller, he said the engine on the way to US from Europe, and he gonna clean up and prepare it prior to sale.
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    Re: Alleged AMG 7.2L M120 engine for sale, eBay (Houston, TX)

    Aaaargh. Note to seller - dude, don't list something for sale until you have it in hand.

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    Re: Alleged AMG 7.2L M120 engine for sale, eBay (Houston, TX)

    Indeed, I wrote the fellow..bits are supposedly en-route from UAE.
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    Re: R129 SL 72 AMG

    Shady....

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    Re: R129 SL 72 AMG

    LISTED WITH WRONG VIN. Have 3 cars. All 500e. One of them is salvage title. Previously showed wrong car VIN.

    I fixed the listing.
    the right VIN wdbea36e8nb775955

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    Re: Alleged AMG 7.2L M120 engine for sale, eBay (Houston, TX)

    "A" "M" "G" is easy to stamp in any block, just go down to harbor freight and get a set of these. Not saying this engine is not the real deal, but there are some questionable things about this as outlined above...


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    Re: Alleged AMG 7.2L M120 engine for sale, eBay (Houston, TX)

    You guys are scared of everything. You probably just type shit. But never buy anything. I noted in my list that everyone is welcome to inspect the engine before buying. Instead sitting here and try to guess.

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    Re: Alleged AMG 7.2L M120 engine for sale, eBay (Houston, TX)

    Quote Originally Posted by Arman View Post
    You guys are scared of everything. You probably just type shit. But never buy anything. I noted in my list that everyone is welcome to inspect the engine before buying. Instead sitting here and try to guess.
    Sorry, Pal, but insults are not tolerated on this forum. Thus, you are welcome to peruse the site from now on, but you will not be allowed to post.




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    Re: Alleged AMG 7.2L M120 engine for sale, eBay (Houston, TX)

    Quote Originally Posted by Arman View Post
    You guys are scared of everything. You probably just type shit. But never buy anything. I noted in my list that everyone is welcome to inspect the engine before buying. Instead sitting here and try to guess.
    People don't want to get scammed out of thousands of dollars. You list a very rare item and provide almost no proof that the engine is what you claim, then we find out you don't even have it yet. See post #20. When you have the engine in Houston along with a camera, provide photos of the engine serial numbers, VIN of the donor car, photo of the odometer from the donor car, and any other paperwork that proves what you have. If the engine is legit, you'll have no trouble selling it.


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    Re: R129 SL 72 AMG

    Quote Originally Posted by Arman View Post
    here is another picture
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    Since there are no further numbers that indicate the displacement, it could indeed be a 6 liter engine. Just like in this one. Where there is only AMG 0094. Fourth image.

    https://www.ebay-kleinanzeigen.de/s-...ontent=app_ios

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    Re: Alleged AMG 7.2L M120 engine for sale, eBay (Houston, TX)

    These images would have made it more obvious. And perhaps easier to believe it to be genuine.

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