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Hi everyone .
I have a 1983 Mercedes 300sd , I found a good dashboard from W126 420sel ( I dont know what year , look like 86 or newer).
Would it fit to my 300sd .
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One difference that I know of is that on your 83 (Gen1) the climate control temperature sensor is right in the center of the dash. the 86 and up (Gen2) do not have that sensor mount, as the location was moved overhead, next to the rearview mirror. There may be other differences.
 

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There may be an issue with the temp sensor that could be retrofitted to a newer dash. My Gen I 84 SEL and 85 SEC Euro cars do not have the temp sensor in the dash near the widshield. Maybe very early Gen I cars have the dash mounted temp sensor.

What you do have to watch for is if the donor dash is a passenger airbag dash from an 89-91 W126. All w126 dashes are identical in shape and size, but putting a late Gen II dash into your car involves more than a direct drop in.

To make it easier, just limit your dash search to non-passenger air bag dashes.
 

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What is the interior color of your car?
 
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