i have a SL 500 93 model,200000 kms + milage to engine,,,,,it consumes high amounts of gas,i was wondering if i remove 2 cylinder plugs from the egnition kit nd drive it on 6 cylinders instead of 8 ,w

Asked by Jun 16, 2015 at 08:41 PM about the Mercedes-Benz SL-Class

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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ABSOLUTELY NOT! If you can't afford to put premium gas in it, you will be better off to sell it. It is 22 years old and has a lot of wear. You will be spending a lot of money on this in the future if you want to keep it running. sorry to give it to you so blunt but that is the fact.

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