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Old 08-15-2003, 08:07 PM
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I was under the impression that the M119 was really an M117 with an aluminum block and siliconized cylinder walls rather than a new design. If that is true, it has a production run (including the cast iron blocks) of more like 25 years or so, not bad.

Not like a Chevy 350 or Ford 302 though -- still in production after being introduced in 1955!

Better engine, though.....

1972 220D ?? miles
1988 300E 200,012
1987 300D Turbo killed 9/25/07, 275,000 miles
1985 Volvo 740 GLE Turobodiesel 218,000
1972 280 SE 4.5 165, 000 - It runs!
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