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Old 03-17-2002, 05:10 PM
stevebfl stevebfl is offline
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Location: Gainesville FL
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Gearing is the way MB gets away with propelling a 3500lb auto with a 160 cubic inch motor and still call it a sportscar.

What you get down low can only be replaced up high with another gear. Since the engine has a 6000 redline (or so), you still should be able to go top speed which I would guess is almost 130.
Steve Brotherton
Continental Imports
Gainesville FL
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33 years MB technician
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