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Re: more 4KQ questions
Di> One more thing. I posted a question about Mercedes's involvement with
Di> Audi in the late 60's and early 70's. We had a '73 100ls and I was
Di> told at that the car was modeled after a Merc model, and it even had a
Di> Merc engine in it. Is this true?
I find this highly dubious. Mercedes of this vintage look
absolutely nothing like the Audi's of the time. Also,
mechanically they are very different. I used to own a
100LS (worse sh*tbox I've ever owned, and I used to buy british
too) and a few Benz's of the same vintage (280SL, 250/8). I did
all my own repair and maintance, and I don't recall any
similarities between Mercyless Benz and Audi. The inboard
%#$@ brakes were reminiscent of Jaguar though. All you have
to do is glance under the hood of a 4 banger Benz, any year,
you'll find yourself hard pressed to find any similarities.
These are my personal observations, if someone out there has
actual facts, please post.
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