Your Projects: Accepting the Challenge of Totally Rebuild a Modern Mercedes-Benz Diesel

By Colin Wood
Oct 6, 2020 | Mercedes-Benz, diesel, Your Projects, Bluetec

What do you do when someone tells you that your engine is unrepairable? If you are forum user wae, you look at them dead in the eye and tell them that you accept the challenge.

Back in 2018, wae's 2012 Mercedes-Benz GL350 developed a bad case of ticking in its Bluetec diesel engine. What follows is nine pages of deep-diving into the inner workings a potentially complex German engine.

Did wae end up finding the problem and fix it, or does the GL350 now live at the bottom of a cliff? You'll have to read the build thread for yourself over on the Builds and Project Cars Forum.

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