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macinvir

macinvir 4/1/2010

1980 Mercedes Benz 450SL Base 8 Cyl 4.5L

Engine

Sluggish acceleration

Actually a 1974 Mercedes 450 SE but years not got back that far. Sluggish acceleration. Points correctly gaped, timing set so, so. 80K miles. Vehicle should have a bit more umph than it shows. Ideas?

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jondmn

jondmn 4/1/2010

Could be a problem with the mechanical advance in the distributor.

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