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Re: '70 280SE sluggish from a stop

Have you checked the ignition timing? have you checked the fuel pump pressure (14PSi Ave.) and the flow of fuel to the injection pump? .Early injection pmps
buntingron@rocketmail.com
3:16 PM
#3888
 
3887

Re: '70 280SE sluggish from a stop

Was going to take the car for a drive today but could barely keep it running without giving is gas even at idle. It seemed that above a certain RPM the engine
Jon T
May 25
#3887
 
3886

Re: Driver's door lock - won't lock w key

I finally got around to looking at this and, sure enough as Ron suggested, the problem was that the cam component was maladjusted. A few turns of the centre
d_bruckmann
May 3
#3886
 
3885

Re: '70 280SE sluggish from a stop

This behaviour is not uncommon on torque-convertor equipped MB automatics. I've had a couple of cars with this... not sure if there's something going on with
d_bruckmann
May 3
#3885
 
3884

Re: '70 280SE sluggish from a stop

Mine used to act like that when it had too much oil in the injector pump But otherwise it was points not gaped correctly. (obviously not the case here) M To:
Michael Wallace
Apr 8
#3884
 
3883

Re: [mercedesw108] '70 280SE sluggish from a stop

It’s a bit difficult to say what it is exactly. but if it starts and runs it’s not injection. I would suggest you start by checking the trans first. Then
Ron Bunting
Apr 8
#3883
 
3882

Re: '70 280SE sluggish from a stop

It's not the trans. I can hear it shift into the lower gear just before coming to a stop. The sudden surge when it picks up is not due to a shift, it feels
Jon T
Apr 8
#3882
 
3881

Re: [mercedesw108] '70 280SE sluggish from a stop

Do you know if the trans has had a proper service recently? It It sounds as though the trans isn’t shifting into a lower range when it is stopping. It could
Ron Bunting
Apr 8
#3881
 
3880

'70 280SE sluggish from a stop

This issue popped up last year and I didn't have time to address. Now that the Benz is out of storage I want to get this fixed! After starting and putting into
modeljag
Apr 8
#3880
 
3879

Re: What is this part called?

Really Hein?!!?? Thank you so much! That's really generous of you. I'll send you my address privately. Gene Sent from my iPhone ... Really Hein?!!?? Thank you
Gene
Mar 27
#3879
 
3878

Re: What is this part called?

Hallo Gene It will be free of charge if you want it. Regards Hein. PS There are at least two suppliers that offer DGEV carbs with pnp  kits that retain the
Hei Marx
Mar 27
#3878
 
3877

Re: What is this part called?

Easy fix! Thomas Hanson Supervisor, Parts Operations Mercedes-Benz Classic Center Mercedes-Benz USA 9 Whatney, Irvine, CA 92618 Email:
tom.hanson@verizon.net
Mar 27
#3877
 
3876

Re: What is this part called?

Hein -- I will look into that Weber Dgev Carbs (I'll really need to study it)  but in the meantime I just really want to just get this Valve to get my project
Eugene Barcelona
Mar 27
#3876
 
3875

Re: [mercedesw108] What is this part called?

Are those Zenith carbs? yes you can buy them from Mercedes classic center. Email tom Hanson at Thomas.hanson@... to see if he can help. Cheers! Ron
Ron Bunting
Mar 27
#3875
 
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Re: What is this part called?

Thanks so much Ron!!  It's such a big relief to have a name attached to the part.  it's been bugging me for a week. Is it possible to buy a new one?  I
Eugene Barcelona
Mar 27
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