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Old 03-20-2001, 01:49 PM
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The 1980 300TD in the US uses only vacuum controls. The 1979 300TD used mechanical linkage for trans controls. FIRST gear start on the US 1980 model is a vacuum control. The 1979 car starts in second unless you hit electric kickdown button under gas pedal.
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