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Old 03-23-2013, 09:22 AM   #189
vtwin
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Originally Posted by Ko View Post
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?


Ko

Fix on the cheap AND look for a replacement engine. If all goes well, he could drive it till if/when it loses a rod and have the new engine ready to go. Bearings, oil pump and 1 qt of atf before every oil change (but not running in it for a week!).
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