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Old 06-13-2001, 02:28 PM
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I'm looking for a reputable source from which to purchase a rebuilt engine for my 69 280SL. My existing block needs replacing, and I'm considering Bud's Benz in Georgia. Suggestions? I'm located in Vancouver, BC.

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Old 06-13-2001, 03:41 PM
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Have you considered a good used motor? Here is a site you might check out..

Hope it helps.

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Old 06-13-2001, 03:43 PM
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Oopppps... try this one lol

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Old 06-13-2001, 06:04 PM
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Just got a catalog in the mail from Adsit, and they carry a wide variety of MB longblocks.
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Old 06-14-2001, 09:01 AM
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Be careful with Adsit. Read their "warranty policy" very closely and you'll see what I mean. Makes you feel all "warm and fuzzy" just reading something like that.
I don't know if Metrics in CA does those or not, but they were once a good source for good rebuilts. The other choice is to buy a used engine or block and have someone local (that you trust)build it. Atlanta Stutgartt is a good source for used stuff in the SE US. Or you could try Aurora Auto in Seattle,WA.
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Old 06-14-2001, 06:00 PM
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you could also check I think thats the address for parts off wrecked cars and such.

My brother has had good luck with getting some parts for his range rover from their british parts division.


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