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Old 12-18-2001, 08:16 AM
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Location: Tucker, Ga USA
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MB stopped building the cast iron V-8 blocks in 1980!! The aluminum blocks starting in 1981(USA) haven't had any real bottom end problems at all. In fact the oil consumption on these engines due to bottom end problems are non-existent.
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