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Old 04-08-2002, 04:07 PM
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Engine transplant (w126)

I have a "280" SE with a bad Motor and im looking into replacing it with a 560 engine...Will this be a major deal or easy as 1.2.3?

Has anyone done this?
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Old 04-08-2002, 08:21 PM
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If the 560 engine has KE-Jetronic, there will be some electronics to add to your car.

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Old 04-12-2002, 10:12 PM
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Do a search on Mercedes Enthusiast magazine, in their advertisement it looks like one of their issues (I think it is this month's but I'm not sure) discusses this type of transplant.
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