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Wed Dec 3 12:19:48 PST 2008
I think he meant a 190D engine. The 126 body is Mercedes' large car. Big
car, little engine, 3rd MT.
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> Subject: Re: Pondering
> Did I read right? A 190D with a 3 speed manual? What year
> was this car? 1950's? What is a consular? Trim package?
> On Wed, Dec 3, 2008 at 1:53 PM, <cobram at juno.com> wrote:
> > What do you mean, like the 300SDL or the 300TDT? Mercedes
> has always
> > equipped their full line with diesels, albeit, many of them
> don't make
> > it to this side of the Atlantic thanks to testing requirements. In
> > euroland maybe 8 out of 10 cars are diesel, depending on
> the country.
> > There are also many an oddball we never get here, a friend bought a
> > consular 190SDL, an anemic 190D coupled to a manual 3 speed
> in a fully
> > optioned 126 body.
> > If resale for TDI's is anything like the Diesel Mercedes, I'll take
> > it. I turn down weekly un$oliced offers for my '87 300TDT.
> > In an effort to court Mercedes diesel buyer, Lincoln offered a BMW
> > turbo diesel equipped Mark VII in the mid 80's, with less than
> > impressive sales.
> > BCNU,
> > http://www.geocities.com/cobramsri/
> > "God's a kid with an ant farm. He's not planning anything."
> > "Danton J.A. Cardoso" <djacardoso at gmail.com> writes:
> >> and luxury, and some are oil burners. Mercedes has their
> >> "workhorses" diesel powered-240 and 300D. However, what about the
> >> 400 SEL and 300SEL?
> Danton J.A. Cardoso
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