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Old 06-22-2003, 10:15 PM
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Question '39 Benz Engine Conversion to Late Model

I want to put a late model, relatively, drive train in a '39 320 cabriolet. I'd like to go with an engine and trans that doesn't present black box (electrical) nightmares. Essentially, I need a powerful 6 w/ as simple an installation as possible. Any suggestions??
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Old 06-23-2003, 12:47 AM
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Old 06-23-2003, 02:04 AM
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Well, now ya' got me a wonderin' there , Partner..
Why in hell would you want to ruin a $250,000 classic
by changing the engine...
Just gotta know, ya know ???
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Old 06-23-2003, 02:46 AM
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320 Cab

From the only 56 built copies today only about 20 vehicles exist. Such a vehicle in its collection to possess, is therefore for many lovers a worthwhile goal.
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Old 06-23-2003, 07:45 AM
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I'm right there with Arthur Dalton. You are about to DRASTICALLY decrease the value of a rare classic.

Good luck,
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