MY 1980 450SL HAS SIT IN THE GARAGE FOR ABOUT ...

  • Tiny
  • Anonymous
  • 1980 Mercedes Benz 450sl
  • 120,000 miles

My 1980 450sl has sit in the garage for about two years and I try to start it once a month however the last few times I have driven it, it starts easy but it won't rev past 3000 And hard to get up to speed when I try to excelerate I blow black smoke like its running way rich when I stop for a light the engin stops and is hard to re start can anyone enlighten me as to the problem?

Saturday, October 27th, 2012 AT 10:02 PM

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  • Tiny
  • mhpautos
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  • 29,814 posts

Check that the cold start injector is not leaking fuel.

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Sunday, October 28th, 2012 AT 10:57 AM

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