[T3] Bad news on engine

Brian Fye bfye at canyonville.net
Mon Jan 23 10:25:57 PST 2012

650 is about normal for a new magnesium case these days.  as to heads, you
can by new stock heads for cheaper than rebuilding old heads (unless you
need the FI bung).

On Mon, Jan 23, 2012 at 10:21 AM, Dennis Stiefel <dlstiefel at dekalbk12.org>wrote:

> Well I got the news on the case and heads.  All are bad.  He said the case
> was warped probably from the PO throwing a rod or getting to hot. The heads
> are what I figured cracks around the spark plug holes.  So where can I get
> these cracks fixed and how much is it going to be ball park figure.  I
> found
> a new stock aluminum case at So. Ca Import.
> http://www.socalautoparts.com/product_info.php/engine-case-855mm-stock-alumi
> num-p-12374  Has anyone had any dealings with this place?  Good bad or
> ugly.
> The shop that has my case wants $900 for a new one while this place wants
> about $650.  My budget is getting close so I must save where I can.
> Dennis Stiefel
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