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Old 05-15-2015, 05:33 PM   #34 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by wndsofchng View Post
I've just read so much negative stuff about a manual trans on the turbo diesel... Not to mention trying to get a properly balanced fly wheel. My truck currently has 3.73 gears in the rear. I think the Benz had something in the low 3s.
Mine has 2.88 gears from the 1985 300D.

The people I know who converted to the Benz 4 speed manual were very happy with the swap. Just have to figure out how to balance and index the 240D flywheel properly - not hard, but you have to match the balance of the original flywheel that attached to the automatic.
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