"As you know the 123 five speeds are very rare in the US. My Euro 240D is a four speed. I would really like to have a five speed 240D with the right rear ratio set."
My 4 & 5 spds seem to be about the same until I get on a freeway and want to"make time" Around here I seldom get above 60 or 65. I really feel I spent my ration of good luck founding this car. Its been almost a year and no ugly surprises.
1985 Euro 300TD 5 spd 218K
1985 Euro 240D 5 spd 120K
1979 240D 5 spd, 40K on engine rebuild
1994 Dodge/Cummins, 5 spd, 121K
1964 Allice Chalmers D15 tractor
2014 Kubota L3800 tractor
1964 VW bug
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