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Got an '83 240D - new to Mercedes, new to diesel.

New here, from Woodbridge, CT.

Just purchased my first Mercedes - a 1983 240D.

New to Mercedes - new to diesel. I'm here hoping to learn about my beautiful new car (and others).

I'm really a motorcycle guy, so being this passionate about a car is new to me.

Thanks for stopping by.

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Welcome to Benzworld LH! I have an 83 300D. Come join us in the W123 section of the forums which is specific to our cars! Look forward to seeing you there! By the way, get some pics posted so we can all enjoy your car as well!

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New here, from Woodbridge, CT.

Just purchased my first Mercedes - a 1983 240D.

New to Mercedes - new to diesel. I'm here hoping to learn about my beautiful new car (and others).

I'm really a motorcycle guy, so being this passionate about a car is new to me.

Thanks for stopping by.

LH
I have the same ride . . . good choice

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New here, from Woodbridge, CT.

Just purchased my first Mercedes - a 1983 240D.

New to Mercedes - new to diesel. I'm here hoping to learn about my beautiful new car (and others).

I'm really a motorcycle guy, so being this passionate about a car is new to me.

Thanks for stopping by.

LH
keeping some "baby butt wipes" handy will make the diesel transition user friendly, the nozzle handles tend to be oily and using gloves usually ends up with the interior/trunk smelling like diesel. Enjoy!
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Make sure to check out W123 E,CE,D,CD,TD,TE Class - Benzworld.org - Mercedes-Benz Discussion Forum

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