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W108 engine swap?

Hi
Is it possible to change the 130 engine with a 110, will it fit the gearbox and so on?
I got a fine 110 from a w116 with injection and was thinking that it maybe would be a nice change to the old w108 engine

Thanks Jesper
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RE: W108 engine swap?

Anything is possible given enough time and money. Prepare yourself for a good week's worth of work to make this conversion work. Also, expect issues with the intake manifold and the driver's side frame rail having clearance issues if your motor is K-jet. The m130 is one of the best motors buuld by MB. Personally, I would not recommend it, but then again I am toying around with putting an m110 into an old Adenauer resto-project so who am I to say. Also, you will need to fit a high pressure fuel pump and accumulator to the w108. What is in the car is not sufficient for k-jet. Good luck.

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