Date registered: May 2006
Vehicle: 1964 190D
Location: Grants Pass, Oregon, what's left of America
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new user - W115 diesel questions
Hi all! I'm planning on buying my second Benz ever, a 1976 300D (automatic) next week for $400 and later running it on veggie oil. On the test drive I noticed a few things that concerned me. The turn signal lever needs to be held while signaling and it clicks really really fast. The 1970 280SE I used to have did something similar. Is this a common problem and is it hard to fix? Also, the entire time I drove, except in neutral, the oil pressure gauge maxed out at 45psi. Is that bad? Don't know if this is the right forum but I read that the 78-83 diesels are best for vegoil conversions, with their indirect injection and stuff. Is the engine used in 76 any different? There's a couple more things wrong with it but for the price I don't mind so much. Hopefully I will be able to drive this car for several years without it breaking like 5 out of the 8 cars I've owned!