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hoborobot69 02-29-2008 08:13 PM

do i really need an egr? really now..
 
couldnt i get away with not having it.. its a mess right now.

engatwork 02-29-2008 08:17 PM

Wonder what kind of car it is?
Let's just say that if it does not work you would never know it (as long as it does not work and stays in the closed position).

hoborobot69 02-29-2008 08:18 PM

oh sorry its 79/80 300TD wierd mix match of block and manifolds

Ara T. 02-29-2008 08:35 PM

No not really.. you can disable it but I never noticed any increased performance.

ForcedInduction 02-29-2008 08:47 PM

The non-turbo 617 shouldn't have an EGR.

BoomInTheTrunk 02-29-2008 08:54 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by ForcedInduction (Post 1778909)
The non-turbo 617 shouldn't have an EGR.

well mine is a 1981 non turbo and it has an egr.

engatwork 02-29-2008 10:18 PM

I'm trying to remember but I think '79 was the last year without the egr. I can't say for certain if the '80 300SD had one or not. I know the '81 300D and SD has one.

bustedbenz 02-29-2008 10:26 PM

81 300SD should be a w126 turbodiesel anyway...


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