280 Powerplant Swap Question - Mercedes-Benz Forum

LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 12-21-2005, 09:31 PM Thread Starter
Autobahnfahrer's Avatar
Date registered: Oct 2005
Location: Lake Tahoe, Ca
Posts: 250
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 1 Post(s)
(Thread Starter)
280 Powerplant Swap Question

I'm looking to take the engine out of my wrecked 1980 euro 280 se (w126) and put it into a '78 280 ce (w123) with a blown engine. Will I have any issues as far as bolting up to the tranny, motor mounts, or electrical? I believe that they are both the 110.984 powerplant, but I just wanted to make sure before, since I have never done this before. Also, I'm planning to replace the waterpump and motor mounts during the transfer. Are there any other components worthwhile to update while the engine is out? Danke in advance!
Attached Images
File Type: jpg 44_1713525_12222005123646AM.JPG (48.6 KB, 43 views)
File Type: jpg 44_1713525_12222005124222AM.JPG (35.5 KB, 36 views)
Autobahnfahrer is offline  
Sponsored Links
post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 12-09-2010, 09:57 AM
BenzWorld Elite
Kajtek1's Avatar
Date registered: Dec 2005
Vehicle: W211 E320 Bluetec R129 SL500 - $1300 car ........ Ford F350 6l
Location: CA Bay Area
Posts: 31,531
Mentioned: 9 Post(s)
Quoted: 1070 Post(s)
I wonder if after 5 years the cars are still waiting for the swap?
We do have a member with W210 who fitted Supra engine in it -making it ultimate sleeper.
That has to be a labor of love since economically speaking you might gain maybe 20, maybe 30 cents on each spent dollar.
Kajtek1 is online now  
Sponsored Links

  Mercedes-Benz Forum > General Mercedes-Benz Forums > General Mercedes-Benz

Quick Reply

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Mercedes-Benz Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:


  • Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
    Thread Tools
    Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
    Email this Page Email this Page
    Display Modes
    Linear Mode Linear Mode

    Posting Rules  
    You may post new threads
    You may post replies
    You may not post attachments
    You may not edit your posts

    BB code is On
    Smilies are On
    [IMG] code is On
    HTML code is Off
    Trackbacks are On
    Pingbacks are On
    Refbacks are On


    Title goes here

    video goes here
    description goes here. Read Full Story
    For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome