engine swap

Discussion in 'Engine' started by garyt, Oct 30, 2011.

  1. garyt

    garyt New Member

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    hi there i,ve got a 46k mile w202 c220 petrol 1996 and want to put a diesel in there any thoughts on the better option the c250 lump or the later c220 diesel lump any info would be appreciated thanks garyt
     
  2. Dieselman

    Dieselman Banned

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    Sell the car and buy a diesel, even with a doner car this exchange will be a world of pain.
     
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    camerafodder MB Enthusiast

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    ^^What he said^^
     
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    horgantrevor MB Enthusiast

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    yes what every one with sense will say
     
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    Black c320 Active Member

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    ^^^What they said^^^^It is too much hassle.
     
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    Troon MB Enthusiast

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    Fifth'ed, or whatever we're up to. It's not just engine, but things like gearbox, cluster (different tacho), fuel system, exhaust, ECU etc etc. Don't bother.
     
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    garyt

    garyt New Member

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    thanks guys for your advice looks like i,m selling the c220 then

    cheers gary
     
  8. Dieselman

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    Why bother.
    The car owes you nothing and unless you really do higher mileage the saving on fuel cost won't outweigh the cost to change, especially as you have a low mileage car which by assumption should be pretty reliable and cheap to run.
     
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