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Old 09-21-2009, 12:37 PM
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Originally Posted by Renntag View Post
Why would they do that? That is unfortunate.
I recall reading somewhere (History of Mercedes-Benz class at my high school?) that Mercedes found that they could sell all the wagons the factory could produce without offering a diesel version. It was simpler for them to do the wagon gasser-only but yes, unfortunate for us.

If you really want, it should be possible to retrofit a 603 or 606 engine to a 90-ish gasser wagon body. The best car for the transplant would probably be a rear-wrecked '87 diesel wagon, that way you'd get all of the SLS pump stuff. I don't know about final drive rations, etc., you'd have to do some research.


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Old 09-23-2009, 02:31 AM
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I have also read on these forums that the 95 E300's have a 24 gallon tank but I believe it is only 21.1 gallons.....Was this an option or standard?
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