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I suspect OP could do a swap of the OM615 for a OM616, but would need a donor car to provide all the special parts to do it right. Would rebuilding the 615 be a better solution? He could bore it out and bump it to 2.2 liter. That would give him all manner of power without needing to relocated a bunch of items, transmission, driveshaft, engine mounts, aux belted items.


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