G-Wagen 290GD


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Hi, I moved to mainland Europe from Iceland and had to sell my beloved 38" modified 2007 Defender as it was neither practical nor economically feasible to take it with me.

I have however an opportunity to buy a low milage (only 120.000Km) 1995, 5d, auto, Mercedes G-Wagen 290GD which has not even been used off-road.

What should I look for, rust/mechanical, e.g. what are the problem areas on the 290GD. I know they are well built but still its 14 years old!