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Old 02-24-2012, 09:02 AM
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This is the kind of work I want, but my shop cant do that.

For me this time around its a gm crate engine.

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@old Yukon which route did you take with your engine? I have a 02 Silverado Z71 and I have a few mechanical issues caused by the truck sitting for almost 7 years before I bought it. Which way is better?
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Blown head gasket, cylinder to water.

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Old 11-03-2013, 11:00 PM
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I see good running 5.3's sell for $700-1000. I would get a lowish mileage replacement and swap it out, then sell your motor.
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Old 11-04-2013, 06:16 AM
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I am a big supporter of swapping low mileage engines,but there are always a chance you buying someone else's issues.I just saying and need to know how to judge what your buying on each one.
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