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Old 02-14-2013, 09:53 PM
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Mein Auto: 1995 318is / 1993 325is
They use a very similar gearshift mechanism. I've never driven a M-B manual of that era, but I'm sure the shifter feel is very similar. Incidentally, do you think notchy is bad?

Personally, I like a precise feel to a shifter. After driving an '84 633 extensively before replacing all the shifter bushings, I can best describe the feel as "stick in a bucket of mud ". After the rebuild the difference is nothing short of remarkable. Worth every cent and every minute spent to renew it.
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1995 318is "Bebe"; 1993 325is "Elvira" 1985 635CSi "Katja" 1984 633CSi "Sylvia"

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