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Old 07-16-2002, 06:48 PM
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Location: Dallas, Texas
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W124 V-8 engine compartment heat

Close inspection of the new SLK320 AMG's nifty louvered hood makes me wonder about having similar ones done for my E420. Has anyone ever done this scientifically by mapping the engine compartment "hot spots"? The SLK AMG has two sets of louvers; one down each side of the "power bulge". They look very nice.
Charles Cleaver
1975 350SE + 2002 SLK320 6-speed
1986 190E 2.3-16 (Decomm rear self-leveling suspension; Euro-code headlamps) sold
2004 Audi S4 6-spd - sold
1969 (2) and 1980 Porsche 911T, S, and SC - alas gone
1987 300SDL - Graf Spee; Euro-code headlamps; 16-inch 8-hole wheels - sold
1994 E420+(E500 suspension/E-code headlamps/PAD chip) sold
1968 250SE 4-speed (NICE car) - long gone
1962 220S 4-speed/column mount - long gone
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