We don’t get a lot of calls for the Mercedes OM 636 diesel engine. Why? It is a legend, of sorts, The Mercedes-Benz OM 636 four cylinder in-line, indirect injection diesel engine of 1.8 or 1.7 liters in size and producing up to 42HP. DieselEngines.co has Mercedes OM 636 Diesel Engine for Sale. It was originally developed between 1946 and 1949 and fitted to the 170D (170Da, 170Db, 170DS, 170SD), 180D and 180Db Mercedes sedans during the 1950s and is considered the grandfather of later generations of Mercedes diesels.
The OM 636 is a water-cooled, vertical diesel engine with a power rating of between 25 and 42 HP at maximum speed dependent on the fuel injection equipment fitted.
The most popular use for said engine nowadays is in the marine or boat field. During the 1960s, 70s and 80s, the OM 636 engine was redesigned in the appropriate areas by a marine specialists, primarily in Europe. Among them Wizeman WM-36 [Germany], Volvo Penta MD4 [Sweden], Renault RC40D [France], Diesel SM-636 [Spain] and Nannidiesel 4.180 [Italy/France].
We only sell rebuilt models of this engine for obvious reasons, it’s old. No viable source of qualified original used engines are available. If you want to restore an original OM 636, we can provide the core.
However, When overhauling an OM 636 engine, it is strongly recommended to follow the original workshop procedures and specifications described in the factory workshop manual. Engines rebuilt to factory specifications using genuine Mercedes-Benz parts [which is much of the success] will give many years of reliable service.
Primarily, we sell the Mercedes OM 636 for marine applications that require slow trawling all day at low RPMs [revolutions per minute] such as a professional fisherman. At low RPMs, the fuel economy is outstanding and the lifespan is unlimited, almost.
To find your rebuilt OM 636, call one of the only companies to service such an engine. We have access to properly rebuilt diesel engines ASAP, to get your boat or other application back to work. Speak to someone who knows what you are talking about, avoid frustration and get a confidence building rebuilt Mercedes OM 636 now. Call DieselEngines.com now.