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Old 04-07-2013, 02:10 PM
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Unless you've done it before in most cases an entry level crate motor will probably be cheaper. Not that the engine will be cheaper but it's all the tools you'll need the break the bank. Of course this depend on how much you send out. Things like torque wrenchs, mics, ect add up fast. With a crate motor you know what you'll have to pay. Doing it yourself the cost of machine work usually exceeds the cost of parts. Of course once you buy good tools they are yours for life.
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