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I have a 1978 300D and the engine was toast it has a mechanical shift linkage so i found a 1982 or 83 300D diesel and im wondering whether i should put the original tranny ( mechanical shift linkage ) on this engine or leave the vacume shift transmission on it? Is it hard to hook up the vacuum shift hoses? also the tranny with the mechanical shift linkage has half the kms on it as the one that is vacuum shift. Is there any differences in the speed of the tranny's? hope someone can help thanks
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