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Old 11-24-2003, 06:23 PM
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Need quick help... 2.8 head on a 3.0 engine??

Hi,, i have the oppurtunity to buy a rebuilt cylinder head off of a 2.8 103 engine... however, i have a 3.0 103 engine.. will the head fit without any problems or should i stay away from this deal?

The head is off a 1988 300E 2.8 , my car is a 1991 300E 3.0.. Thanks
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Old 11-24-2003, 09:52 PM
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I don't know the answer to the question - but I don't think there is a 1988 2.8 103 motor, at least not in the U.S. Sure it's not a 2.6?
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Old 11-24-2003, 10:39 PM
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Im just going by what the guy at the shop told me,... if it is a 2.6 will it fit my 1991 300e 3.0?
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Old 11-25-2003, 01:27 PM
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There is no 2.8 M103. only M104. there is 2.6 and 3.0 M103. that is it, at least in standard form (ie, no AMG mods, etc.)
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Old 11-25-2003, 10:30 PM
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Maybe a dealer parts guy can help - if the 2.6 and 3.0 liter heads have the same part numbers you should be fine. Otherwise I'd be wary.
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Old 11-27-2003, 02:33 AM
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Heads are not the same

I have two heads in front of me, and one says 2.6, the other 3.0. There are certainly minor differences; even though rockers and camshaft are identical, valves are different.

The 2.8 is a (later) M104 engine - completely different. No way it could fit!!! Perhaps a 3.2 head would fit on a 2.8 but I wouldn't try it the other way around.

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