Date registered: Aug 2002
Vehicle: 2021 SL770
Location: Fountain Hills, AZ
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RE: typical 450 V8 engine failures???
I believe that you're referring to the chain guides. The originals were aluminum/rubber, but the replacements are plastic. They can become brittle and shatter with age if they've been subjected to enough contact with the chain. The results can be disastrous.
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