A decent VW Beetle, old style or new, will outrun a 240D or 300D in a drag race. Normally aspirated Benz diesels are slow, but they're like the energizer bunny.
See you at the diesel drags,
Texans (and surrounding state neighbors),
Deezel has a thread going in the Vintage Mercedes forum about his bringing his newly acquired 280SEL 4.5 back from California. I have asked him to post on this thread when he expects to be coming through Texas. This may be the excuse we're looking for to set a time for the Texas get together.
We will see what time and what route he will take. For all we know he may go North of Texas, but let's see what he says.
If that doesn't work, someone will have to suggest a date, time and location. I will be leaving the country labor day and will be gone three weeks. I would like to make it to the gathering if possible, but don't hold it up on my account. Let's keep this thread going until it results in a get together.
Have a great day,
'84 Euro 240D, 523K miles
'88 300E 5 Speed
'81 300D Daughter's Car
Over 800,000 miles in
[This message has been edited by LarryBible (edited 08-14-2000).]