On another MB WEB site, I've heard more than one person say good things about the MB dealer in Tyler, Texas. I believe he is also an Oldsmobile dealer.
Using the SEARCH facility here, key in "reverse" in the search field and click on title only. Some posts indicated that repairs could be done with tranny in car. You won't know 'til a pro checks it out.
1991 300-SEL - Model 126
M103 - SOHC
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