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Old 06-24-2008, 09:45 PM
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I just bought a 1983 300TD. It is the coolest car I have ever owned. I am enjoying reading all the maintenance tips on this board. First question (of many) ... at 65 mph the car is running a little over 3000 rpm, does this sound right?

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Old 06-24-2008, 09:48 PM
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Yep, they spool up pretty good on the highway.
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Old 06-24-2008, 10:04 PM
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That takes a load off my mind. Now I just have to trouble shoot the A/C. Everything else is working, though. Such a fun car that I don't even mind driving in Florida with no A/C.
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Old 06-24-2008, 11:17 PM
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ugh, hope you have a sunroof!

Have fun with it, they are a blast.
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