Thanks for the replies
Mike, reading back over your experiences is what gave me the inspiration to tackle this in the first place. Great job resurecting the 560SEL!
I already have the parts, including the lower rails.
What is the downside to doing the whole job, rather than just
Would rolling in the new chain still be my best choice if I pull the timing chain cover?
'87 Volvo DL Wagon
'88 420SEL (SOLD)
'98 Toyota Camry SE V6
'96 Ford Brono XLT
'94 Mercury Villager
'46 Willy's CJ2A
'40 Packard 110 4DSD
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