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olliparr

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exhaust query
« on: 19 April 2006, 02:33 PM »
Does anybody know why  some sections of the exhaust on the w116 were changed in 1978? :-\

Mforcer

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Re: exhaust query
« Reply #1 on: 19 April 2006, 03:55 PM »
I believe pollution controls were added around that time and the exhaust changes were made to accomodate the them or to reduce the performance decrease caused by the pollution controls.
Michael
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olliparr

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Re: exhaust query
« Reply #2 on: 20 April 2006, 04:22 AM »
I have a 1977 280se and I have occasional trouble with smoke coming off an (I suppose) overheated exhaust in the section after the manifold before it ducks under the firewall. This isn't a common problem is it?