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Old 07-28-2010, 08:55 PM   #1
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engine vs. head gasket.

Yes, on a 1994 over 200k miles. Just thinking if I should go with head gasket replacement or a used engine. Please give me an advice. V6 3.0L
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Old 07-28-2010, 09:00 PM   #2
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what wrong with it? If its still running i say neither
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Im assuming the gasket has gone and hes deciding what option to do.


I say 3.4 swap to get rid of the 3.slow
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Old 07-28-2010, 09:26 PM   #4
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Im assuming the gasket has gone and hes deciding what option to do.


I say 3.4 swap to get rid of the 3.slow
lol i know im just messing. Thread/ Post is a bit abstract/ missing a reason for service
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I recently had my head gasket replaced, I have the 3.4L V6. I had a shop do it though, with new head gaskets, mater pump, timing belt, valve shim kit, it was about $1800. I also had to replace the thermostat and fan clutch right after. But I did that because I was moving and didn't have the money nor the time for a new motor.
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With used engines, you're just buying someone else's headache. You can't tell how they run or how they were run.
Get a quality rebuild or do it yourself.
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