Author Topic: How can I track down the original owner of my car?  (Read 214 times)

jjccp

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How can I track down the original owner of my car?
« on: 01 October 2019, 06:00 PM »
Does anyone know how to find out who the original owner/purchaser of car might be?

I'm pretty sure there are different privacy laws and it's different for every state in the US. My 6.9 was originally purchased in California.

A few years back when I was in California, I went to the Mercedes Classic Center in Irvine, CA. Besides a nice tour of the facility, I was able to get all the build records, etc for my car, but they couldn't tell me who the original owner was.

Anyone have any knowledge in this area or a cousin that works at the California DMV?.
1977 280 SE
1979 6.9 #6846

UTn_boy

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Re: How can I track down the original owner of my car?
« Reply #1 on: 01 October 2019, 09:06 PM »
Send me your VIN in a private message and let me see what strings i can pull. 
1966 250se coupe`, black/dark green leather
1970 600 midnight blue/parchment leather
1971 300sel 6.3, papyrus white/dark red leather
1973 300sel 4.5, silver blue metallic/blue leather
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1978 450sel 6.9 Euro, Anthr/velour

jjccp

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Re: How can I track down the original owner of my car?
« Reply #2 on: 02 October 2019, 07:20 AM »
Send me your VIN in a private message and let me see what strings i can pull.

Thank you PM sent
1977 280 SE
1979 6.9 #6846