Originally Posted by Ko
Given the uncertain reliability if fixing this one on the cheap- why not roll it out the garage and save the pennies/invest time in finding a donor engine-especially since you seem to have some leads?
Simply because I live in a HOA controlled neighborhood and it would block my other cars in. (and the drive way is a hill). So it needs to at least look like it runs and be easily movable on the hill to access other cars.