Hi all, new to here.. sort of.. first post but been registered for a while...
Just got shot of my 2003 TD6 L322 Vogue and I've just copped hold of an 88 RRC with a diesel lump.... I didn't pay a great deal of attention to the engine... from what I can see it's a VM and after a bit of panic searching on the web it's a 2.4.
Now bearing in mind that I want to use it to tow heavy trailers (3 tons + major wind drag) I think that a replacement engine might be in order.. fast.. but funds are drained and time is of the essence.
I do have plans to drop a Mercedes diesel with tweaked mechanical fuel pump and a 6 speed manual box (ECU free motoring, I'm sick of computer faults), BUT, that was going to be next year after I've made enough dosh. I was hoping to use the RRC this summer as a back up tow car to my rather worn out Mercedes ML.. So I need a quick cheap fix, a nut and bolt swap with a bit more power and less water consumption.
Is a 200/300 TDi a straight swap, or am I into gearboxes and the like?