Check out this thread
. It is a rather lengthy thread on some of the trials and tribulations I shared while resurrecting the 560SEL. I discuss the t-chain about halfway through, might be of some assistance to you.
'73 280SEL 4.5 (9/72)- RIP
Only 8,173 units built from 5/71 thru 11/72
'02 CLK320 Cabriolet - wifey's mid-life crisis
2012 VW Jetta Sportwagon TDI...at least its a diesel
Non illegitemae carborundum.