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Old 10-29-2003, 01:34 PM
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Lightbulb Engine swap 72 220D-What can I use?

I have a 72 220D 4spd, the engine is shot, awsome body, and I would like to put a later 240D engine in it. I know it had been done, anyone care to comment on how much work is involved? Can I use my original tranny? Driveline? Engine mounts? Any comments greatly appreciated! BTW the older, pneumatically governed injection pump 220's seemed to be harder to pass emissions here in Colorado than the later flyweight governed ones. Any ideas?
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Old 10-30-2003, 05:18 PM
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The 1974-76 240D engine would be a direct bolt-in.
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Old 10-30-2003, 06:04 PM
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Lightbulb ok.......

How about a 115 body 240D 3.0 w/4 spd? Or better yet, how about a300D with 5spd? Anyone tried it before? Thanks Scott
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