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82 300sd transmission

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I have an 82 300sd. Im not certain that its getting into 4th gear. At 55 to 65 its runnning 25-3000 rpm which feels a little high. Should it be lower? Gears 2-3 feel like mush going through them so I may be miscounting.
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300SD's start out in first gear. At least both of my 82' SD's do.

The rpms sound normal to me as well.
Have you checked out your linkage underneath? Perhaps some of the little bushings on it have worn away? or somthing like that?

I've not heard of anyone not being able to engage the transmission in the lower gears via the lever.
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