I just bought a 1983 300D and I'm completely charmed by it,
but have a couple of questions, if for no other reason than
that the car was built in Germany for use in Europe and the
owners manual is entirely in German.
What do I need to know about the little idle knob on the
dash to the left of the steering wheel?
Is there a separate switch somewhere for the yellow driving
Will I ever get the turn signals to work?
I've been in and under cars for years but I've never owned a
Mercedes or a diesel and I must admit I'm a little out of my
element. Translating the manual a phrase at a time on the
web is pretty tedious, and I'd be interested in
communicating with the owners of similar cars--hopefully in