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Old 07-14-2001, 02:45 AM
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I am trying to re my timing belt in my 1985 300D Turbo 4 door sedan, but the 300CD, 300TDT, 300TD designations are confusing me totally
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Old 07-14-2001, 11:56 AM
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Your car is a 300D Turbodiesel or a 300DT abbreviated. A 2 door coupe is a 300CD. A wagon is a 300TD. A wagon with a Turbodiesel is a 300TDT.
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Old 07-24-2001, 11:52 PM
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I never knew a Mercedes Benz had a timing belt.
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Old 07-25-2001, 12:04 AM
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Your car doesn't have a timing belt, MB diesels have chains. Your car is a W123 chassis which came in 3 bodies, 4 door "D", 2 door "CD" and wagon "TD". The "T" in "TD" stands for touring, as in when the family goes for a "tour" of the country, they take this type of vehicle. Starting in 1982 the cars had turbos on them.
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