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Old 09-23-2004, 06:53 PM
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Alternate engine 300E

I have a 1986, 300E car/shell with 140,000mi. Engine siezed 3 years ago. It has been in the backyard since. A mechanic (amatuer who has worked on American cars, mostly) friend and I are going to replace the engine. Will post in the classifieds for a 300E engine. What alternate engines can be used instead of the exact same year and model with minor modifications?
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Old 09-23-2004, 07:57 PM
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Any M103 engine will drop right in, they are all similar enough to fit without modifications. This means a 260e from the 190e 2.6 or a 260e. An M104 will fit, so will the new V6 and V8 engines, but all will require considerably modification.

The M103 is pretty common, you shouldn't have any trouble finding one.

Peter
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Old 09-24-2004, 10:17 AM
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Thanks Peter. M103.

Last edited by newEngine; 09-24-2004 at 10:17 AM. Reason: oops
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