Hi, I just joined after searching for information on 240D engine
interchangeability. Compression on my 80 240 had gotten to the point
that starting was long and painful, ~235lbs. :>( I purchased a used 83
motor and trany with good compression. I have noticed some additional
trottle linkage on the frontside of the motor that is different. I am
not sure what it is, can anyone tell me? Are there any issues with
putting this motor in? Thanks.
I have made the swap. I swapped amd traded parts. I was lucky to find
that the clutch that came with the 83 was in great shape. I bolted the
engine up to my transmission, also a manual, because the linkages were
different. I bled the hyd. and I am not sure I am real happy.
The clutch grinds if the pedal hits the floor. Does the 83 require a
shorter throw out bearing? It seems to drive OK, but, am I in danger of
it not releasing completely?
It is great to ask questions of someone who has done it before.
Motorsforum.com is a website by car enthusiasts for car enthusiasts. It is not affiliated with any of the car or spare part manufacturers or car dealers discussed here.
All logos and trade names are the property of their respective owners.