Thread: 380 / 420 trans
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Old 08-29-2002, 05:36 PM
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The 420SEL trans will 'FIT" both cars, but the 380SE(L) trans won't fit a 420SEL. However MB designs a different transmission for almost each & every different model, so the trans "may" not shift as well(correctly) in a different model car!
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