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Old 10-29-2002, 09:41 PM
ctaylor738 ctaylor738 is offline
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Engine Flush Recommendations

I am in the process of trying to quiet down the valve noise in my rescued '81 380SL. I seem to have at least two noisy valves on each side. Cams and rockers are good. I am not finding anything obviously loose in the cam lobes/rockers/valves, so I believe the problem is in the hydraulics of the ball studs.

I have heard that there is an engine flush used in these situations. Any experience or opinions?

Chuck Taylor
Falls Church VA
'66 200, '66 230SL, '96 SL500. Sold: '81 380SL, '86 300E, '72 250C, '95 C220, 3 '84 280SL's '90 420SEL, '72 280SE, '73 280C, '78 280SE, '70 280SL, '77 450SL, '85 380SL, '87 560SL, '85 380SL, '72 350SL, '96 S500 Coupe
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