Category Archives: Mercedes M127 Engine rebuild and restoration.

220 SE Cabrio 1St engine start

┬áThe Cabriolet gets it’s new engine and after a few minutes cranking ,bursts back into life!.

Mercedes Benz 220SE Restoration

A short movie showing the engine removal .

Mercedes 220SE Cabrio engine Rebuild assembly

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New Pistons installed ,side covers and sump fitted ,note: the deck has been machined to ensure it’s flat and true.

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Head is reassembled with all new Valves. The valve heads were pitted from corrosion and machining them would have made the valve head margins too thin.

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Cylinder head, water pump, and distributor drive fitted .Timing chain was replaced with a superior Iwis Chain,the one in the pic was just used to help install the new chain.

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Accessories added and nearly ready to install in the car.
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