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Dana Adds Driveshaft and Engine Gaskets for Mercedes Sprinter

Given the popularity of Dodge/Mercedes-Benz® Sprinter vans among shippers aiming to deliver smaller loads quickly, Dana commercialized a drop in driveshaft replacement for 2002-2009 Sprinter vans in 2019.
<p>Given the popularity of Dodge/Mercedes-Benz&reg; Sprinter vans among shippers aiming to deliver smaller loads quickly, Dana commercialized a drop in driveshaft replacement for 2002-2009 Sprinter vans in 2019.</p>

Dana Inc. has released Spicer Genuine Victor Reinz driveshaft and engine gaskets for the Mercedes Sprinter platform.

Victor Reinz Sprinter Gasket Part Numbers:

08-34038-01 – Conversion Gasket Set

02-10201-01 – Cylinder Head Gasket Set

04-10044-01 – Turbocharger Mounting Kit

Spicer Genuine Sprinter Driveshaft Part Numbers:

D-12287-00 2007-2009 Dodge Sprinter 2500, 3500, 2010-2014 Mercedes-Benz 68056107AA, 68006640AA, 9064104301 V6 3.0L (2987 cc); 170.0 Inch Wheelbase; Front Section of 3 Piece Driveshaft

D-12083-00 2007-2009 Dodge Sprinter 2500, 3500, 2010-2014 Mercedes-Benz 68006637AA, 68006638AA, 68138114AA, V6 3.0L (2987 cc); 170.0 Inch Wheelbase; 2 Piece Rear of 3 Piece Rear Driveshaft 9064107416, 68056138AA, 9064109706

D-12090-00 2002-2006 Dodge Sprinter 2500, 3500, 2005-2006 Freightliner 2500 5104084AA, 9014106606, 9014103306, L5 165 2.7L (2687 cc); 158.0 Inch Wheelbase; 2 Piece Rear of 3 Piece Rear Driveshaft 9014103806

D-12378-00 2002-2006 Dodge Sprinter 2500, 3500, 2005-2006 Freightliner 2500 5104083AA, 9014103301, 5119038AA L5 165 2.7L (2687 cc); 158.0 Inch Wheelbase; Front Section of 3 Piece Rear Driveshaft

Dana says there has been a considerable uptick in VIO for popular packaging delivery platforms like the Ford Transit, and Mercedes Sprinter.

This localized delivery trend – typified by real-time commerce, expedited delivery cycles and direct-to-customer package and food delivery – is known as “last mile delivery.”

This trend is driving significant growth in light and medium-duty vehicle platforms like the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter, Ford Transit and Nissan NV. The light/medium duty classification of last mile delivery vehicles opens the door for owner operators and non-CDL drivers to get into localized package delivery. This, in turn, creates a new opportunity for repair shop owners to build their businesses, as service patterns shift away from large fleet repair contracts.

Dana has launched both engine gaskets and driveshaft options for the Sprinter.

“We think continued trend in last mile delivery will support increased Sprinter builds. The local delivery use of these vehicles will drive local service demand that installers can leverage to their benefit as service patterns shift from national fleet contracts to local owner operator contractors to companies like Amazon,” says Beth Mooney, senior marketing manager.

For more information, visit www.dana.com.

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