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Old 07-23-2003, 12:59 AM
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Jake Brake?

I am busy putting my beloved old 74 240 D Pearl back on the road. It's main use will be to use on the rough forest service roads and to use to go to fires and patrol for neighborhood watch, It will take a load and beating off my regular driving cars and as I carry a lot of equipment for both duties I will be able to keep it all in the trunk and not have to do constant loading and unloading...
Now the question1 since I live in the Coastal mountains here in Oregon I thought it would be a good joke on the log truck drivers to make a Jake brake for my old girl, has any one ever heard of doing this on an MB diesel? any ideas? P.S. meant to post this on Diesel section sorry.....
William Rogers.........

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Old 07-23-2003, 02:02 AM
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They have some jake brakes. That would be pretty funny, but why dont you just turn on the A/C, that should slow you down.

Current Stable:
1994 S500 v140, 210k miles, white with grey.

Former Mercedes in the Stable:
1983 300CD Turbo diesel 515k mi sold (rumor has it, that it has 750k miles on it now)
1984 300CD Turbo Diesel 150 k mi sold
1982 300D Turbo Diesel 225 sold
1987 300D Turbo Diesel 255k mi sold
1988 300 CE AMG Hammer 15k mi sold
1986 "300E" Amg Hammer 88k mi sold (it was really a 200, not even an E (124.020)
1992 500E 156k mi sold
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