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77 280SE transmission/rpms

I am at about 3500 at 60 mph. Do I have a transmission issue? I do not know how many gears I have if anyone knows that would be great.

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Three speed. Should feel it shift twice. 3500 RPM is normal. My 88 4 speed auto 300SE is at 3200 at 65 MPH.
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This is one of the only things I hate about my car - high RPM at highway speeds. I'd put an overdrive in the thing if I had half a mind to...
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