Thread: 1976 450SL
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Old 03-03-2001, 08:40 PM
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I've heard the 76 had lots of problems with vapour lock. This was also the first year for CIS fuel injection. I have also heard that alot of 450SLs ande 450SLCs were recalled to weld a reinforcing bracket to the lower control arm mounting on the front suspension. Check to make sure this was done.
Jason Priest
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