Omg it drives like a sports car.

On Mar 2, 2018 8:13 AM, "MG via Mercedes" <mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote:

> So you have the smooooth shift without the benefit of the lower RPM when
> driving. I wouldn't want an 85 transmission unless there were no other
> options.
>
> MG
>
> Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes wrote:
>
>> I can beat that:  my '83 TD has an '85 transmission.
>>
>> On Thu, Mar 1, 2018 at 4:16 PM, MG via Mercedes <mercedes@okiebenz.com>
>> wrote:
>>
>> So I must have the best of both worlds, an 83 300TD that has an 85
>>> differential in it. I do like that for the lower RPM on the highway but
>>> it
>>> does impact just slightly on the acceleration. The mileage seems to be
>>> very
>>> slightly better with the 85 diff but then it may be just that I've slowed
>>> down a bit.
>>>
>>> I do still have the old transmission in it so the shift has not changed.
>>> I
>>> can still and do like the fact that I can feel it shift.
>>>
>>> Manfred
>>>
>>> Craig via Mercedes wrote:
>>>
>>> On Thu, 1 Mar 2018 01:55:54 +0000 Rick Knoble via Mercedes
>>>> <mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote:
>>>>
>>>> Dan G sez:
>>>>
>>>>> ‎So Stu likes the '85 and everyone here >says no.
>>>>> Not everyone. I like the '85 123. It is the most refined of all of
>>>>> them, and it had the best gearing. Usually, the last model year(s) of a
>>>>> production run are the best. The 210's bear this out also, I believe. ‎
>>>>>
>>>>> So you like them for driving and the others dislike them for fixing.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Craig
>>>>
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