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Spring swap

w201 190d 2.5 facelifted om602 ride height comparison Springs; Rear 230mm long, 13,7mm thick Front 300mm long 14.8mm thick (1243211904) Way to low in my opinion Tried the springs from the w201 190E m102 i got from Thorbjörn at Engdahl motorsport, they were somewhat at stock rideheight, but with the heavy om602 it was an […]

Enginemounts – colour codes

Running into a problem with the enginemounts and what color codes they are supposed to have, and what these colors mean in therm of firmness/softness and load rating. looking at autodocs website they have a lot of different options, with different colormarkings. Throu EPC i looked up the stock “Engine Mounting” part numbers for a couple […]

w201 M103 3.0 Loosen fan clutch and pulley

Start by getting the water and cooler of. This is very easily done by loosening the three bolts on each side of cooler-bar, by the headlights. There is also one screw in the center, down by the bumper. After this you loosen the hose going to the water coolant reserv and collect the water coming out into something. […]

w201 M103 3.0 Triggerwheel install

Got the timing wheel installed. It’s a 60-2 wheel from Turbobandit in Sweden meant for the M103 crank pulley. I’m very pleased with this piece. It is the same thickness as and therefor replaces the balancer. It’s a pretty simple process in theory but I had some problem getting the harmonic balancer of since I […]

w201 M103 3.0 Final drive – how to change w201

This example is on a 190e 2.6, swapping the original 3.27 diff for one from a 2.3 16v with LSD (also 3.27). For a list of possible gear-ratios, check here: http://mbturbo.com/gear-ratios/   Start by loosening the exhaust and the metal protector going around the cardanshaft right in front of the differential. They are going to […]

Differences between NA om602 and Turbo om602

Differences between OM602 NA and OM602 Turbo, according to FSM (most differences also apply to OM603) 1. Turbo head is “reinforced at the water jacket due to higher combustion pressures.” 2. Turbo head prechamber bore is 15 mm, NA is 14 mm. 3. Original NA head gasket had normal sheet steel reinforcing around the combustion […]