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Old 08-05-2013, 06:03 PM
Skippy Skippy is offline
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What model are we talking about?

My turbocharged 300D handles altitude pretty well until you get it over 10,000 feet. My non-turbo 240D made it over 8,000 foot passes, but was down on power. I never got either car up high enough to not start, and I've never done anything special for high altitude, but I only live at 4,700 feet, and seldom go any higher than Mt. Rose Summit (a little under 9,000).
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83 300D Turbo with manual conversion, early W126 vented front rotors and H4 headlights 367,xxx miles
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