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My engine blew up and I had a replacement fitted by a specialist reconditioning company. Unfortunately they were not old mercedes familiar so I am left with terrible idle running.
Does anyone know how to set up the dual vacuum dustributor on the 102 engine and how the ignition is timed. It would be nice to know the advance setting;
1 with no hoses attached at idle.
2 With the retard hose attached (under 60degC) at idle.
3 Withe both hoses attached, engine warm and at idle.
Any other info would be greatly appreciated. I live in a remote part of Australia so there are no nearby experts to quiz.
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it's a 102980 engine. One last thing do you know how the vacuum lines to the dual vacuum distributor are connected. The vacuum lines and plastic check valves and restrictors were destroyed when the block was ruptured.