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Re: Need Volvo MD6 Parts

The MD6A&B models are virtually identical. And because this version of the Volvo small block diesels had such a short-lived ('75-'76) production run, it's almost impossible to find parts 37 years later for a cast exhaust manifold. I'm still able to find regular seals/impellers/filters/etc (small parts) for the motor.

I was able to track down a company on the east coast, French Creek Marine (NY), that made SS manifolds as an aftermarket replacement, but they're retailing for ~$1500.

Our Alaskan summer is already 1/2 over, so I'm looking at salvaging what's left of the season by installing a kicker bracket & 9.9hp Xlong shaft outboard, just to get out of the harbor. If anyone knows of where I might find an exhaust manifold (Volvo P/N 840211), please pass on the info. I'm sure there's a nice factory-painted piece sitting on a shelf in a diesel repair shop somewhere. Unfortunately, it's probably in Sweden...
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