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john womble

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71 280sl starting aid valve
« on: May 29, 2022, 00:09:25 »
question - where does the pipe leading off the intake starting value go?

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Re: 71 280sl starting aid valve
« Reply #1 on: May 29, 2022, 04:01:45 »
To the back of the injection pump right beside the small air filter.
1966 230SL 5 speed, LSD, header pipes, 300SE distributor, ported, polished and balanced, AKA  ''The Red Rocket ''
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Re: 71 280sl starting aid valve
« Reply #2 on: May 29, 2022, 13:13:18 »
Yes with Dan, and it supplies the additional air intake for cold idle.
Joe Alexander
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1969 Dark Olive 280SL
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Re: 71 280sl starting aid valve
« Reply #3 on: June 02, 2022, 14:44:53 »
Thanks for the information..