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I’m new to the Mercedes world

I bought a flooded
Slc 300 at auction. It doesn’t run or drive. I jacked the vehicle and found a palm size hole in the oil pan towards the front of the engine. I also noticed the timing chain was dangling and what appears to be the oil pump resting on the oil pan moving freely.

im going to remove the engine Shortly and tear her down. I’m going to assume the engine is no good.

Im looking for the cheapest alternative to get her running again. LKQ has one for 5600$, I believe it’s not including shipping either. Maybe rebuilding the engine or get a different engine would be best? I was hoping to get an older year engine or maybe a different Mercedes class engine and install it.

What would be the best way and or money efficient way to tackle this issue?!
Need guidance on this non-friendly DIY brand lol.
 

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Super Moderator UK SLK 55 AMG 2007
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Welcome from Wirral, England.

If you are new to forums, or the format of this forum, this may help.

Our forum rules:

Really useful links (thanks to ixions cataloguing)
The web site of slk-links Includes diy videos.
Spare parts: The web site of slk-links <<<Where to find part numbers

There's a link to R170/171/172's do it yourself threads below.
R170 DIYS:- SLK R170 class DIY
R171 DIYS:- SLK R171 Class DIY
R172 DIYS:- SLK R172 Class DIY

Some useful tips in this section for new Members and prospective owners.
The web site of slk-links

You can find your region by scrolling down the page on this link
This is where to find meets/events.

Look across the banner and you'll see three vertical dots.
Many questions answered there.
You'll also find the >>>FAQs<<<

Click the 5 horizontal lines near the banner.
Scroll down and you'll find a huge section of info.
Check out the tsbs. Lot's of fixes for MB recognised issues there.
 

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Premium Member 2008 SLK55 AMG "Mabel"
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Hi, welcome from Barrhead, Scotland. 😄

Good luck with your project (y)
 

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Premium Member 2005 SLK55 AMG; 2005 SLK350
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Welcome from Atlanta, GA. This sounds like a great project! Keep us posted.
 

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Super Moderator CA 2012 SLK55 AMG w/P30
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Welcome from Canada 😄

Please update your profile "ABOUT YOU" with the year/model of your SLC (the same way you added the city you live in).
 

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Premium Member 2009 SLK55 AMG
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Welcome from the Sacramento Valley SLK Enthusiasts! Best wishes on your SLK project.
 
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