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Warmer weather is here and enough to open the window while driving which I couldnt do in a long time. It was nice to hear the smooth V8 working along pulling this beast of a car. With a perfect STOCK muffler system in place again, the car sounds really nice.

I always loved the 80's MB engine sounds. My C240 has a different sound but very nice to listen to aswell. The bad ones are the C230 kompressors and the C220....tractors!
 

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pulling the air cleaner any laying into a 560 always sounds Sweet. Especially w/ the windows down...even better in the SL w/ the top dropped!

I Wish I could get that intake growl w/ the air cleaner in place[:(]

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I’m going to try to record that sound one of these days – that cool V8 ‘burble’ just above the audible threshold when you pull off.
 

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ya the "burble" is cool. The best sound to me is eitheir when u kick em down or just accelerating normally while driving to hear that "burble".

The first gear startup is nothing special I find. Its the lower gears that make it sound good.[:)]
 

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You guys are killin' me here! I'm really missing my 560 these days. I last had it out in December, just before the first snow here in the Boston area. The town was out earlier this week plowing & sanding. I'll wait for the salt & sand to wash away 1st before taking the cover off the car.[:(]

The last V8 coupe I had I put a big airfilter on top of the Holley dual feed. What a great sound on accel. -- especially going up through the gears with one's 'foot in the carburetor'![:)]

Probably not as efficient as having the cold air feeds as now, but I do wonder what the engine would sound like with a big 360 degree filter fitted to the air intake at the airflow meter. Probably would sound pretty close to what Jonathan describes...... sweet!!!

Thanks guys, MBL
 

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Yep the Easter weather has finally took a turn for the best I unrapped my 560 SEC Euro, the first turn of the key and she was purring like a kitten. We went for a nice run. Sunday I'm picking up my SEL 560 Euro and prep her for RESALE. Benzonline where are you located in Ontario. My SEL Euro can only be sold in Canada to much hassel to ship to the US, I'm looking for imput as to value, as at this time she has only 76,000 KLMs, engine rated at 300HP.

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LONDON just south of you I think were still on the map we even have a casino and a airport 45 minutes by my SEC and 1 1/2 hours by air? makes sense right?
I JUST LOVE MY MBs
 

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Benzonline - 3/26/2005 12:05 PM

MBGary im located in Toronto (west end). You?
benzonline, you gotta come out to the local meets and hear some of the finest modified benzes around.

there are 2 tech sessions and a euro meet in april. an oakville rally in may. benz show and shines in june/july.
 

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Oh man...AmgBnz please PM me or whatever when these shows are on...I am more than willing to bring the 126![:D][:D][:D]
 

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i will PM you when the events get close but the best thing is the check the bulletin board on MBCanada.com or the events forum on this board.

i live near Lionhead Golf course in brampton. swing by sometime i'd like to see your benz.
 

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Yes the v8 sounds best.
 

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Hi guys,

Still too much salt & sand on the roads around here... but it's melting fast. 560 coming out soon..... [:D]

Anyway, this Sounds of our engines thread got me thinking about several little QuickTime movie shorts I've done over the last few years, starring automobiles - natch! I've just posted them yesterday & thought I'd share a few.... with fellow car nuts.

The files range in size from 293KB up to a max of 5.5MB. Just so you know. This is a work in progress & load times vary. If you have a dial-up connection... the smallest is: 'Steamy Subject'.

http://homepage.mac.com/malcolm369/

Enjoy, I hope you have fun with them.

Cheers, MBL
 

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As long as its a Benzo. You guys haven't heard nuth'n.
You should hear my 190D w/o the pipe*, Harley's got nuth'n on the Benzo.
*rubber mounts snapped due to arid weather and train tracks
 

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Wasn't near as funny as when two girls pulled up along side and thought I wanted to race. [:p]
 

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Wasn't near as funny as when two girls pulled up along side and thought I wanted to race. [:p]
 
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