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Asbestos Lining In 240D?

Being my paranoid self I want to make sure what I was grinding off wasn't asbestos. It appeared to be blocking some surface rust. I was breathing this stuff in for a few moments until it dawned on me that maybe I should stop.

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The asbestos I am familiar with is usually a white substance. That doesn't look like asbestos to me.

Ironically I did encounter something on the 1975 240d I parted out that did look like asbestos fabric to me. It was on the interior side if the passenger side firewall. I don't know who I asked, but they told me they were unaware of MB ever using asbestos.
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