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Old 04-13-2009, 05:15 PM
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Difference between 1986 300SDL and 1987 300D???

Do 1986 300 SDL and 1987 300D have same engine?? Thank you.

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Old 04-13-2009, 05:21 PM
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yes

different chassis's
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Old 04-13-2009, 05:22 PM
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Generally, yes, as I recall. However, one is a tank (or boat, big car) and the other one is too small for me.
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Old 04-13-2009, 05:34 PM
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If numbers matter, the 300D would be a 603.960 and the SDL would be a 603.961.

But, as said above, there really is no difference.
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Old 04-13-2009, 10:07 PM
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There are some small differences in the vacuum systems, but for all intent and purpose they are the same. The W124 will get better economy and have quicker acceleration do to its lighter weight and better aerodynamics.

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Old 04-14-2009, 11:39 PM
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The same engine, but different accessories if you're doing a swap.
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Old 04-14-2009, 11:47 PM
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the main difference on the engine (well, accessories I guess) is the power steering pump. On the wagon it has an extra pump incorporated into it for the SLS.

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