Frank Martin (ednixon) wrote,
Frank Martin
ednixon

progress on the Classic Mercedes Benz

Rusty cleaned up the old head and turbo, it has cracks in two cylinders;
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Fortunately, Southern California is full of used parts for old Mercedes Benz cars, and Rusty
has already found a $400. OM617 cylinder head with turbo and bolted it to the block;
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The old Garret AiResearch T3 turbo will go away with the old head, it was dripping oil everywhere, and the new Borg Warner KKK A3 comes with a replacement head, and should be less of an oil dripping hazard.
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Should be back on the road by the end of the week.
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Tags: 300sd, mercedes benz, repair, rusty's german automotive
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