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Old 08-01-2013, 02:48 PM
suginami suginami is offline
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Originally Posted by layback40 View Post
I think I can speak with some knowledge on high mileage 617's.
it is hardly worth the effort to rebuild. Every moving part will be worn. Best replace the motor. You can pull the old motor down for fun if you wish. .
Tell that to Doktor Bert with the 1.3 million mile W116 300SD. : )
Paul S.

2001 E430, Bourdeaux Red, Oyster interior.
79,200 miles.

1973 280SE 4.5, 170,000 miles. 568 Signal Red, Black MB Tex. "The Red Baron".
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