Welcome to the club. I have an '84 300TD Wagon also.
Do a search for the words "Benz" and "Parts" in your favorite search engine
(I use Altavista). The first dozen or so listings all seem to have good
inventory. Germanstar is pretty good. I've always talked to the same guy and
he is willing to talk rather than just take your order and kick you off the
phone. On the other hand, they have sent me the wrong parts before (a pair
of matched struts for the rear hatch that turned out to be different from
I just posted ("Several Minor Questions...") about manuals, etc. If I can
nail down the content of the CDs offered by MB-USA and they do contain all
the info in the paper manuals, I would love to hear about it. Believe it or
not, they actually have the best price I've seen so far.
Let me know what you find,
I use the two parts resources at mercedesshop.com.
Their forum is excellent and the help with parts can't be beat.
They have a pick from a menu facility (Fastlane)and a partnumber
lookup(PartsShop). They also have "Phil" at "PartsShop, who will find stuff
for you if necessary!
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