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base vs 4-matic

greetings one and all, i'm looking at getting a 1992 300e TE, I don't know exactly what engine is in the car yet as i am still in contact with the seller. i do know from reading that they came as a base model and 4-matic model. can someone please explain what exactly the differences are? I am also in DIRE need of an airpump. the PO says the bearing in the air pump assy is bad. are there any direct replacement parts for these? i'm assuming that there has to be parts considering that there are so many "rebuilt" unit. has anyone ever rebuilt one?


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4matic is all-wheel drive, quite clever system that works very well when maintained. w124 parts are very easy to come by.
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