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Old 12-29-2009, 02:15 PM
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So then, what are the differences in the 123 and the 126 engines?
I have a 123 chiltons manual and i was wondering if that will help me on replacing the head on my 1982 300sd 126 body style...

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Same engine, some different vac routing, that's about it.
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The Chilton manual and the Haynes manuals are "OK" but the FSM (Factory Shop Manuals are the best. best way to find them is on E-Bay. I picked all 5 for the 123 for around $225. some ont e-bay seem to think they are gold plated price wise.

this will help you http://mercedes.thatchermathias.com/

the 617.951 is used in the 300SD 81 - 85
the 617.952 is used in the 200D 82 - 85, both are turbo charged.

the differences are the arm from the block to the motor mounts, and the oil filter housings.
theSD uses an electric oil sending unit, the D uses an oil line to the oil pressure gauge.
may be one or two other minor issues. the long blocks are the same.

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