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Old 12-30-2009, 01:40 PM
GregMN GregMN is offline
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If you know what you are doing: one day off, one day on.

Get a factory service manual.

91 350 SDL Head R & R some photos in that thread may be useful

The previous post suggested removing a few things that I do not think need to be removed:
Vacuum pump
fuel lines to and from the IP

I zip tied the chain to the cam sprocket and it passed through the head just fine.

If you drop anything down the timing chain passage to the oil pan, you have to get it back out, which may mean removing the oil pan. If not, this may happen to you: Oil pressure gone to zero
2012 S350 BlueTEC 4Matic
2007 ML 320 CDI
2007 Leisure Travel Serenity
2006 Sprinter 432k
2005 E320 CDI
1998 SLK230 (teal)
1998 SLK230 (silver)
1996 E300D 99k, 30k on WVO
1983 240D, on WVO
1982 300D, on WVO
1983 300CD, on WVO
1986 300SDL 237k, 25k on WVO (Deerslayer)
1991 350SDL 249k, 56k on WVO - Retired to a car spa in Phoenix
1983 380 SEC w/603 diesel, 8k on WVO
1996 E300D 351k, 177k on WVO

2007 ML320 CDI .. / 2005 E320 CDI .../ 1998 SLK 230 .../ 1991 Daihatsu Rocky
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