Before spending too much money, have the valve been adjusted? How much compression did the engine have?? Also have a cylinder leak test performed to see if the pistons & rings are in good shape. A good chance of oil consumption causing build-up.
MERCEDES BENZ MASTER GUILD TECHNICIAN
ASE MASTER TECHNICIAN
27 YEARS DEALER M.B. TECH
190E 2.3 ITS RACECAR
[This message has been edited by M.B.DOC (edited 02-15-2000).]