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Old 12-02-2014, 09:38 AM
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I think my 84 euro 300D 4 speed manual I have for sale is a non sunroof... I'll go check. nope... sunroof. sorry.
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Old 12-02-2014, 09:48 AM
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Many of the European W123 lower specification models such as the 200 / 200T and the 200D and the 220D quite often left the factory without holes in their roofs as well as the 240D!

On the whole it is more likely not to see a sunroof on a four cylinder engined vehicle - but that isn't "a rule"

Ya we have 240D`s here with a Sun Roof. My Bro in Law`s 82 has one.

I actually think a SR will be enough drag to slow down a 240 LOL.
Automatics don`t help either, I can walk away from him with our 80 4-spd.
Us 372K and he with 146K miles.

Today is not a SR day with the rain pouring down, can you believe rain here in Calif. ???
Guess the drought is over now.

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there were three HP ratings on the OM616...

1) Not much power
2) Even less power
3) Not nearly enough power!! 240D w/auto

Anyone that thinks a 240D is slow drives too fast.

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Old 12-02-2014, 03:44 PM
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I have an 83 240D and was delighted to know that it had a sun roof when I bought it. But sun roof cars should be garaged. That does prevent a lot of problems. When I did the engine switch and at that time we had three cars, it did sit out for a couple of months and got plenty of rain. No leaks! Very happy about that, but now it is inside all of the time and I just leave the sunroof open all summer. I just love it. As soon as it gets cool I close it up and leave it that way till next summer. I also have the dark plastic "windshield" on it and that eliminates the air blasting in. Very nice.
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