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Old 04-07-2006, 08:44 AM
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Location: Mount Holly, NC
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19? my Owners manual states 17Gal plus 3 gallon Reserve

are the newer SD's smaller reserve?
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Old 04-07-2006, 09:00 AM
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Location: Lafayette Indiana
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i think the

sdls have 23 gal capacity, aprox. mine does. it is a 90 350sdl.

all this talk about italian tune ups....

when i get out on the highway i run about 80 here in 70 speed limited indiana. running at that speed for an hour or so will eleminate the need for any special efforts to "clean her out".

if you always are stuck around town then that is a different story.

all fuel guages are somewhat approximate even when operating correctly. my benz guages generally are a lot more accurate after 20 years than my gm guages were when 2 years old.

tom w
Diesel loving autocrossing grandpa Architect. 08 Dodge 3/4 ton with Cummins& six speed; I have had about 35 benzes. I am finishing a 39 Studebaker Coupe Express pickup in which I have had installed a 617 turbo and a five speed manual....I also have a Lotus 7 replica autocrosser with a modified K20 Acura engine.
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