Parts Catalog Accessories Catalog Tech Info Tech Forums
  Search our site:    
 Cart  | Project List | Order Status | Help    

Go Back   PeachParts Mercedes ShopForum > Technical Information and Support > Tech Help

LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 08-21-2001, 02:52 PM
Posts: n/a
Cool 1971 280SL Gasoline question

I recently purchase a 1971 280 SL very nice condition, and
I was wondering if it requires leaded or unleaded gasoline.
The manual does not specifically explain this and not sure if they had Unleaded gasoline in that year. My concern is that if it requires I like to add the additive, since this may be lubricating the valves??. Also the manual says that it requires 96 octane?. Is this really needed. I believe this was a German design to be used since all is in Kilometers and has a 4 speed in the floor.
It has original 35,000 Kilometers in the Odometer

Thanks for any tips.

Reply With Quote


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Radiator & Oil Cooler Question cKoeller Tech Help 1 03-25-2003 05:50 PM
Radiator & Oil Cooler Question. cKoeller Vintage Mercedes 0 03-25-2003 01:30 PM
280SL fuel injection question we300b Tech Help 10 06-05-2001 11:30 PM
280sl question we300b Tech Help 1 05-27-2001 08:25 AM
280SL fuel injection question hollander_marc Tech Help 15 02-25-2001 11:57 PM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 06:48 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.0
Copyright 2011 Pelican Parts - Posts may be archived for display on the Peach Parts or Pelican Parts Website -    DMCA Registered Agent Contact Page