1965 230s Engine Over-revving

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douwi230

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I have a problem of the engine over-revving whenever I accelerate to heavily in my 1965 MB 230s (W111.010).

The problem gets progressively worse the hotter the engine is and the longer I drive for. From a cold start it is not as pronounced as it is if the engine has been running for a while.

I lose power (particularly on hills and even very small inclines) and have to change right down into second gear to get some more torque.

Would this be a clutch problem, a symptom of an engine that requires re-conditioning, or just the reality of an old car engine?

Any advice is greatly appreciated.

Thanks
 

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Sounds as if the clutch is need of replacement (assuming that it is manual) to me.
 

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Sounds like clutch? Do you have a workshop manual? I think its Kenneth Ball did those ones. If you are stuck I think I have one, could photocopy.
 

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