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Old 10-10-2012, 08:36 AM   #24
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Originally Posted by StockTalon View Post
Figure $1500 by the time your all said and done if. That doesn't count what ever you spend on the engine itself. Machine work will be $400-600, plus parts like pistons, bearings, seals, etc. Now, that isn't factoring in anything that needs to be replaced outside of a regular rebuild.
I go for that. ^^^^^^^^ Just grab a core motor & a engine stand. I've fired up a few engines on the ground, no big deal. I wouldn't even buy a vechicle at all. Make sure its a quadrajet carb. Then you get to rebuild & adjust a smooth running carb of all time.
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