Date registered: Aug 2009
Vehicle: '72 250C, '74 280C, '85 500SEL, '81 300CD.
Location: Tucson, Az.
Mentioned: 3 Post(s)
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Dump the fan and go with an electric fan.
Change the points set-up to either a Pertronix, HotSpark or the Crane Fireball XR optical trigger.
Chevron Delo 400 15W40 or the Shell Rotella line 15W40. These are both diesel rated oils which have the additives your engine needs.
Use at least the mid-range gasoline blends. RUG will work but the higher octanes will give you a better performance. No need for the premium.
NGK BP6ES plugs work well.
I've got a brand new cap and rotor you can have for shipping cost. I changed to a different ignition set-up so I have no need for them.
Congratulations! Now kiss all that spare time and extra cash you thought you had good bye!
Last edited by Mike D; 07-22-2016 at 07:09 PM.