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1987 300SDL
79 Posts
Discussion Starter · #3 ·
315,000 miles, on odometer,

did not get much information from PO,

PO did put a used engine,( i would take off 70,000 miles)

Timing chain has zero slake, compression in 500 psi +/- 40 psi,

Turbo in very good,

just an inch crack in the oil pan,

thanks for the replies,

· CH4S Admin , Outstanding Contributor
1985 500SEC, 1991 190E 2.6.
50,695 Posts
I don't know much about the diesel, but when we dropped the upper oil pan on the Gen I M117, the grate under the oil pump had an amazing amount of debris, plastic pieces etc.
We did all the rails for/with timing and oil pump chains and installed new snail gear (drives the distributor).
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