Can't see under pump
The pump on the 300E is belt driven to the left side of the block (from the back looking forward) and with the solid bracket of the power steering pump extruding under the water pump you can't see under the water pump even from the bottom.
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'84 300SD 256,000 Gold on Brown (Mileage Award)
'86 300E 246,000 Blue on Tan