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Old 02-23-2000, 01:28 AM
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Was hoping if anyone could tell me what should the correct contact breaker gap be on a M115 (W123 200)? The chilton book says 47-53 degree dwell but how does that translate if I want to use a feeler gauge to measure the gap? Thank you.
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Old 02-23-2000, 07:02 AM
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Set the points to 15 thou.
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Old 02-23-2000, 09:22 AM
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My specs. call for .016 , 47-53 dwell.

Fortunately for us vintage Benzheads,
a point conversion is readily available, short $$$, easy to do, and they never ran so well.
Mechanical switching has it's dis-advantages and require maintaining.
The new coversions run flawlessly.
There are both optical and Hall effect systems out there.
I personally like the Crane Cams opti units.
Less than $100. [ Formerly Allison]
Petronics [sp?] sells the hall effect ones.
No need to change the coil. The stock one is fine.
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Old 02-24-2000, 08:58 AM
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thanks for the info! don't think i'll be changing anything but the breaker gap though
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Old 03-01-2000, 02:32 AM
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The old Austrian bloke that started the Benz shop I work in ,Est.1964 , said, "All CB points set to 15 thou". And thats good enough for me.
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