Question for Princess.
Is the mechanic who wants to pull the head the same one who did all of the other work you mentioned?
If so, find another mechanic. He should have considered loose guides when he had the cam out. If your engine is missing, loose guides would not be the first place I'd look.
1991 300-SEL - Model 126
M103 - SOHC
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