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Ever put a head gasket in one yourself?

Discussion in 'General Banter' started by FRANKIE, Jan 18, 2014.

  1. FRANKIE

    FRANKIE Zorg Guru (V)
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  2. gookah

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    the dealer says lower down "From new and used car sales to parts, automotive repairs and maintenance, we're here to help."

    Why do they not do it themselves? that would make me worry they have spotted something more that just a head gasket is needed....
     
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  3. GazHyde

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    Problem is you can't find out what is needed until you've bought it and then started stripping the engine down.
     
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  4. zedonist

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    If it stays below $1000 then probably worth a punt, second hand engine would only be around $500 worse case (UK parts prices) other wise not a lot of money for a head gasket, just time, I reckon about 6 hours labour on an M44 go the gasket or a couple of days to swap the engine out.
     
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