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Old 08-11-2011, 07:31 PM
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230 Needs Engine

Howdy all. Anybody in the Southeast got a bead on a motor for a late 60s 230? Apparently on of the cylinders is blown, and we were thinking it might be simpler just to get a good working engine. Thanks!

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Old 08-11-2011, 07:44 PM
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I have a 280S complete motor and trans which will bolt in
It requires shipping from zip 91977
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Old 08-11-2011, 08:12 PM
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Great. Is that California? How much are you asking? What condition is it in?

Thanks!

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Old 08-11-2011, 09:26 PM
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Is the drive shaft the same length?
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Old 08-11-2011, 09:45 PM
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Awww, darn, I'm in the Pacific Northwest and I have a good 1967 W110 230 engine I'm trying to sell.
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Old 08-12-2011, 08:17 AM
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i have a nice motor in a 1971 250

6cylinder - dual carb unit


shipping out of 21093
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Old 08-12-2011, 01:27 PM
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I would go with Squiggle and get exact same motor.

My 280S engine and trans are really good, I did total valve job and had car running well with rebuilt carbs, rebuilt trans ($1,450) girlfriend had trouble, car got impounded, towed, showed up in pick-a-part and I scavenged all the parts I put into it, right down to the new subframe mounts hoses, etc. I was pissed but saved the $3,500 invested, even took the new windshield with gasket, radiator....
Good motors are getting expensive
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Old 08-12-2011, 02:57 PM
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a bit smaller.....

I have a w110 200D engine and 4 speed transmission. Unknown condition; but was told the car was parked due to rust issues. I believe it.

Delivery is possible later this year --- I have to make to trip to Florida before it gets cold.
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