Congrats!  Looking forward to hearing more!

On Monday, September 21, 2015, Darren Marshall via Mercedes <
mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote:

> Well I ended up buying it, will follow up soon I'm sure :)
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> > On Aug 24, 2015, at 3:18 PM, Jon Agne via Mercedes <
> mercedes@okiebenz.com <javascript:;>> wrote:
> >
> >
> >
> > I assume Curly's spell checker meant “lovely” when referring to the
> Zenith’s! :-)  My M108 may not be the quickest off the line with only 2.5l,
> but it runs great with no hesitation at all in acceleration.  It loves
> 55-75 mph, but will get to 90 in a heartbeat and sometimes find myself
> cruising along at 85 on the interstate.
> >
> > As far as the vapor lock issue is concerned, yes, it can be a problem
> and it was for me until I realized the fuel return valve was totally
> petrified with fuel sediment after sitting for close to 15 years.  Tom
> Hanson has the correct part at the Classic Center.  I’d get the whole valve
> as it has to work just right.  Make sure it is threaded correctly and
> tight.  If not it will spew fuel directly onto the hot exhaust manifold.
> Ask me how I know…
> >
> > I am guessing the vapor lock occurs in the large metal fuel line that
> passes directly in front of the valve cover as that is the only place the
> fuel line passes something that gets really warm.  I have seen some of
> these motors with custom insulated fuel hoses replacing this line.
> >
> > I love my 250S with the M108 engine.  Thanks again to Jaime for the
> advice and occasional unobtainium part.
> >
> > Jon
> >
> >
> >> On Aug 24, 2015, at 3:33 PM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes <
> mercedes@okiebenz.com <javascript:;>> wrote:
> >>
> >> The Zeniths are a piece of cake to work with. You just have to follow
> the instructions to. The. Letter.
> >>
> >> I love the M130 with the Zenith carbs. Had this setup in several cars,
> W114, W108, and they ran great.  The W114, a 1970 250C, would pull stumps
> and easily blow larger displacement cars away with little effort.
> >>
> >> I'll step back and let Jaime pile on next.
> >>
> >> Dan
> >>
> >> Sent from my iPad
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> >> On Aug 24, 2015, at 3:07 PM, Curly McLain via Mercedes <
> mercedes@okiebenz.com <javascript:;>> wrote:
> >>
> >>>> Anyone familiar with 108 vapor lock issues?
> >>>
> >>> As far back (at least) as the 111 (1960) MB used a return flow system,
> to keep cooler Benzin flowing to the carbs.  This helps to minimize
> problems.  First step is to make sure the  valve that controls the return
> flow to the tank is working properly.
> >>>
> >>> That and working on the lousy zenith dual carbs on a 250S are the
> limits of my MB carbureted gasser experience.   I avoid them like the
> plague, but the 220Sb with the dual solex were ok.
> >>>
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