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Old 06-27-1999, 12:50 PM
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I have just aquired a 1970 German spec 250 CE. The previous owner had the motor rebuilt about 5000 miles ago. Bills are there to show how expensive! The car blew a head gasket and the rebuilder says head can not be milled again due to valve clearance problems. A new head in Canada is worth more than the car is worth. Is there any other drivetrain (Mercedes) that will swap. This is a manual car. I hate to part out a one owner car in such great shape. I hesitate to spend much on the existing engine since the previous re-build's duration is probably indicative of how the rest of the work was done. Cheers.

Old 06-27-1999, 04:30 PM
Join Date: Mar 1999
Location: Tucker, Ga USA
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There are a few really good cylinder head shops that can straighten warped heads. Also there are many rebuilders that offer rebuilt heads for M.B.s. Don't give up on such a great car.


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