Danton J.A. Cardoso
djacardoso at gmail.com
Wed Dec 3 12:23:33 PST 2008
Still, a big car with only a three speed manual gearbox? At least it
is not a high revving engine, much like my 2.8 30v. 70-75
mph-->3200-3300 rpm in fifth gear. Alas, the perils of multi valves.
On Wed, Dec 3, 2008 at 2:19 PM, Ed Kellock <ekellock at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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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