Is the M104 a good engine?

Is the M104 a good engine?

Still running strong, even though it’s 25 years old. It’s true, the M104 motor is bulletproof! A very solid engine. But, like all mechanical things, it requires care and maintenance in order for it to last a very long time.

What cars have M104 engines?

The Mercedes-Benz M104 is a straight-6 automobile engine produced from 1989 through 1999. It has a double overhead cam design with 4 valves per cylinder, and used a crossflow cylinder head. It replaced the M103 and was replaced by the M112 V6 starting in 1997….Mercedes-Benz M104 engine.

Predecessor M 103
Successor M 112

What should I know about the M104 engine?

Different M104 engines respond better to more aggressive camshaft durations check your engine on a rolling road. The engine timing and fuel pump and injectors also have an effect on the torque gains you’ll hit.

Are there any mods for the Mercedes M104?

The Mercedes M104 provide a fun base for your project and with the optimum tuning modifications like ECU maps, turbo kits and camshafts you will substantially maximize your driving fun. We shall review M104 tuning and point out the ultimate mods that work.

What do twin scroll turbochargers do for a M104?

Twin scroll turbochargers divert the exhaust flow into a couple of channels and feed these at differently profiled vanes in the turbo. They also help the scavenging effect of the engine. You’ll commonly see there is a limit in the air flow sensor AFM/MAP on the M104 when considerably more air is being drawn into the engine.

Can you change the camshaft on a Mercedes M104?

Altering your M104 camshaft will make a dramatic difference to the engine torque. Choosing a higher performance camshaft profile raises the torque accordingly. NB: Fast road cams normally boost the bhp and torque throughout the rpm band, you could drop a little low end power but high end rpm power will be lifted.

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