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Old 09-08-2007, 04:39 PM
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Originally Posted by flash123 View Post
I have thought about getting one
engine in my 81 300TD is nearing end of life cycle, excessive blow by
spare 4 speed trans in 79 240D
spare 4 cyl engine in garage

my 80 240D is slow but it goes anywhere I want it to
I suspect 500k plus miles, still makes 2k mile plus trips @35 mpg
No use worrying about blow by until it won't start or just chews through the oil.
As far as your engine/tranny swap, I hope your 240 engine is from a Euro and has the hydraulic pump attached to the head, or you will have a slow wagon with no hydraulic suspension...... No use having a wagon without SLS!
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'05 Acura TL 6MT
2001 ML430 My Spare

Gone:
'95 E300 188K "Batmobile" Texas Unfriendly Black
'85 300TD 235K "The Wagon" Texas Friendly White
'80 240D 154K "China" Scar engine installed
'81 300TD 240K "Smash"
'80 240D 230K "The Squash"
'81 240D 293K"Scar" Rear ended harder than Elton John
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