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Question 450SL speedo drive

I have a '76 450SL I suspect has had a differential change. The speedometer is off [like 39mph reading=49mph, etc.] Got a 58 in a 40 ticket reduced to defective equipment by checking with a GPS, but would like to fix it if possible. Where is the drive gear and what's it take to change one? Any suggestions appreciated.
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Could be as simple as the wrong rims and/or tires. What size tires are on the car?

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go to the r107 forum and try to go to PerformanceProducts.com they may have what you need
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