Thinking about a Musso

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Thunderbolt
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Thinking about a Musso

Post by Thunderbolt » Fri 23 Mar, 2018 5:58 pm

Hi all thinking of getting a ssangyong musso ute tomorrow. Its got the 2.9 5 cyl diesel turbo and intercooler 180000 ks and its a 2005 model. And its cheapish. Are they still indirect injection? Any thoughts?

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Re: Thinking about a Musso

Post by tsharkey » Fri 23 Mar, 2018 8:52 pm

PM TonyFromWestOz, is over your way, and has one the next year along and is pretty knowledgeable ....
W123 1981 300TD - Family Kid mover
W202 1998 C250D Factory OM605A Turbo - Partner's daily driver
W123 1982 300CD Retro fitted OM617A Turbo - Mine
W123 1984 300TD 5 Speed Manual, to teach the kids how to drive
W123 1982 300TD Factory OM617A Turbo (Hans) - Project
W123 1985 230TE - Brother's
W123 1985 300D - Sister in Law's
1962 S-Series Valiant (Tho Daimler & Chrysler divorced, still part of the extended family)

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W114 1969 250CE - PO put in an M110 transplant and nearly sent me around the bend
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Re: Thinking about a Musso

Post by Thunderbolt » Fri 23 Mar, 2018 9:55 pm

Have done
Cheers

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Re: Thinking about a Musso

Post by Tony From West Oz » Sat 24 Mar, 2018 12:48 am

Happy to help. If you like, you could come over sometime to compare them or to ask questions.
Tony
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'83 W123 300D 325000km (Wife's car Josephine - sold).
'84 W123 300D replaced good OM617 912 with OM617 952 and enjoyed having good acceleration for the first time since first driving a 300D in 2002 - became engine and trans donor for 300CD Turbodiesel conversion. Now parted out.
'86 W124 300D sold (Wife's old car - sold )
'85 W123 300CD, 275 000km (Fatmobile) rebuilt turbodiesel from previous Fatmobile transplanted into 280CE (SOLD)
'99 W202 C250 Turbodiesel (my darling Wife's car - Sold)
'98 W202 C250 Turbodiesel (my car - Sold)
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Re: Thinking about a Musso

Post by Thunderbolt » Sat 24 Mar, 2018 5:28 pm

That would be great. This one fell through but I'm keeping my eye out now
Cheers

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Re: Thinking about a Musso

Post by AMG » Fri 30 Mar, 2018 1:17 pm

Should be plenty of them on the market. A couple of years ago you couldn't give them away.
Current:
1987 560SL 4sp. auto Signalrot "Stella"
1987 190E 2.3-16 5sp. man. Blauschwarz "Hermann"
1992 300CE-24 6sp. man. Perlblau / Iceblau "Gretel"
1992 Range Rover Classic 4sp auto Ardennes Green "Oswald"
2012 E63 AMG Speedshift MCT Diamantweiß "Klaus"
Previous:
1986 560SEL Anthracitgrau "Schultz" - In Mercedes Heaven
1987 190E 2.6 4sp. auto Signalrot "Sabine" - which now resides/owns Andrew M's Garage
1972 350SLC Astralsilber "Lurch" - now in the loving care of Craig B
1989 2.5-16 Blauschwarz 4sp. auto (parted) formerly owned by Derek/Hasan.
2012 Renault Sport Megane RS265 Trophy 8:08 6 sp. man. Liquid Yellow "Jean Rédélé"

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Re: Thinking about a Musso

Post by AMGC36 » Sat 31 Mar, 2018 9:25 am

Hi
Have owned a 3.2 musso and 2.9 musso ,currently have 2.9 Rexton both 2.9 run on WVO. Very under rated neaver had a any problems apart from head gasket on the 3.2 [mercedes problem]
need any info happy to help.
Cheers Stefan
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Rexton 2.9 with Dieselmeken super pump on WVO

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