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Old 05-04-2013, 12:00 PM
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What date did this occur on and it was located in minnesota at that time?

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Yes Minnesota. I honestly canít say for sure when this occurred. I keep my truck in the driveway so I didnít use my garage at all this winter.
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Keep checking craigslist. Not only for the engine, but for each part too. They might try to sell the carb, or valve covers or something. Go look at the part and see if the engine is there then either call the cops or bash his face in and take the engine back, depending what kind of person you are lol.
There was a case a few months ago where a guy had his show car wheels stolen from his garage. Each one was worth almost $4000, only made in japan, very limited production and super rare. He found them on craigslist a month later, the guy was trying to sell them for $600! LOL he had no idea what he had stolen.
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Itís just a thought. My mind has been racing with possibilities and hopes. I guess if it were me Iíd try and separate the externally viewed parts from internally i.e. the casting #ís on the block. So youíd have to bring the internals and heads in to get fitted to a new block.
It's not rocket science to put the heads on a block. I think most people would have little trouble pulling and putting heads on, so no reason to go to a shop. They could also pull the heads and machine the block pad off in front to eliminate the numbers. When an engine is decked the numbers are milled off in the process, so nobody would suspect it was done to hide them.
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Its probably painted orange all parts intact ,runnin around on street ,I cant see any parting that engine out ,But stranger things have happened,
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Have you turned it in to your insurance company? It may very well be covered under your homeowner policy.

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Have you turned it in to your insurance company? It may very well be covered under your homeowner policy.

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Or if it was in the car and the car was insured then auto insurance might cover it too.
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Any news on this? Ive looked and searched but have nothing. I got it on all of my accounts and have listings on sale sites I use vut with it not being locally its hard to get a good solid lead. I found a few ifs but they were slim and without meeting with them in person and act like im interested and go over it in detail watching n listening to the responses they are hard to prove as solid.
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Back in the olden days one of my vague relations used to boost thing like BB Corvettes; pull the motor, deck the block, and either sell the rotating assembly, sell it as a shortblock or let the parts sit around a little so they didnt look brand new and then move em. He did this for years. Sometimes he'd dump a used truck motor in the car and dump it, sometimes not. He quit in the 70s and tried his luck at it again in the 80s, got caught in a boosted mercedes benz with coke and pills. Hes been in and out of lockup ever since; never really saw his kids grow up, all kinds of health issues, lost his parents now.
Karma is a bad thing to screw with; rest assured they'll get theirs.

This aint new. Sorry it happens, and with the economy getting tight, scrappers here have picked up whole car bodies overnight and turned em in for scrap. Even the catalytic converter on your truck isnt safe. If you bought it all from summit; you should be able to get a purchase record from them to take to the insurance company, and hopefully your machinist has a copy of your invoice as well. Sorry buddy
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