Author Topic: Tach Drive Gear Seal or Tach Drive Housing Seal Kit  (Read 305 times)

Charlies280SL

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Tach Drive Gear Seal or Tach Drive Housing Seal Kit
« on: November 26, 2022, 02:07:02 »
Can anyone help me out with any information on buying a tachometer drive gear seal for a 1970 Mercedes 280 SL,
Please contact me at  lemans38@aol.com  or 1-516-456-9707
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Charlie

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Re: Tach Drive Gear Seal or Tach Drive Housing Seal Kit
« Reply #1 on: November 26, 2022, 03:45:15 »
Seal part number is 120 261 00 80  as shown in my dealer's parts book.

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Re: Tach Drive Gear Seal or Tach Drive Housing Seal Kit
« Reply #2 on: November 26, 2022, 14:57:34 »
Can anyone help me out with any information on buying a tachometer drive gear seal for a 1970 Mercedes 280 SL..
hello Charlie,
There's 2 seals on the tach drive and this link provides great info on the seals and where they can be purchased:
https://www.sl113.org/forums/index.php?topic=32589.msg237082#msg237082.  Bud's Benz also has the seals: https://www.budsbenz.com/catalog/230-250-280-sl/a-engine-engine-mounts-transmission-mount-engine-repair-parts/A209-027.