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Unread 01-21-2011, 02:55 PM   #16
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cornbrizzle, that's quite a trip for me, as I don't want to take the risk of my engine blowing up somewhere in between. Plus that'd be quite a bit of gas...But maybe I will order the kit from him though.

I want to keep it stock, because I've read that strokers don't last as long. Maybe in the future I'll build one, but not at this time.

I'm going to give LKQ a call today to see what their policy is on used motors.

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Unread 01-21-2011, 07:05 PM   #17
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i just ordered a reman from marshall engines outa nebraska.. it was $1595 shipped, including the $395 core charge.. it came with a 3yr 100,000 mile warranty.. ive heard good things about them and i figured with as much driving as i do if any thing tears up on it ,it will do it befor the warranty is up.. but hopefully nothin will tear up (fingers crossed)... good luck
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Unread 01-21-2011, 07:07 PM   #18
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That is not a bad price if it includes the core charge? I am assuming that this is a long block setup?
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Unread 01-22-2011, 11:58 AM   #19
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yea its the long block and it includes the core charge .. so your lookin at 1200 after you send the core back
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Unread 01-22-2011, 12:09 PM   #20
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what's shipping on that? Door to door or to a warehouse?
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Unread 01-22-2011, 12:12 PM   #21
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Seems like a reasonable cost for that kind of warranty.

Might have to look into their company.
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Unread 01-22-2011, 12:14 PM   #22
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Seems like a reasonable cost for that kind of warranty.

Might have to look into their company.
Wow...yeah, that is a good price. I have never looked for a crate motor, wanted to do a rebuild myself. Hmmm.... tempting.
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Unread 01-22-2011, 12:22 PM   #23
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My buddy works at AutoZone.
District mgr gut for years and is a Ford nut. He rebuilds his own motors and is areal gear head

He told me that AZ has 5 companies they use. Their remans run $1800 Plus a core.
I can't recall which company he recommended at this point but when teh day comes I'd do it just because AZ is close to my house for the shipping. Also if it fails I just pull it and throw it through the front window.

On the other hand my buddy offered a rebuild with warranty for $1600. No core. He's in Detroit though.
He built my 460 in my Fairlane. I may even go this route since he offered a 100K 3 yr warranty
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Unread 01-22-2011, 01:53 PM   #24
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its door to door shipping.. im gettin it shipped straight to the shop thats puttin it in for me.. i would put it in myself but im livin in missouri right now and all my big tools are in alabama.. i found a place that will do it for 550 bucks which aint bad but still blows cause i could do it for free back home
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Unread 02-05-2011, 12:28 PM   #25
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I tried searching for some info, but couldn't find it. Which years of 4.0's will fit into my Jeep? 92-96? Will I need to pull the computer from the donor too? I'll be getting an engine within the nest week. Just waiting on the tax return.

I'll be doing a write up once I start tearing apart the motor and rebuilding it.
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Unread 02-05-2011, 05:50 PM   #26
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i found a place that will do it for 550 bucks which aint bad
That is a good price.
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Unread 02-09-2011, 07:13 PM   #27
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Bump!
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Unread 02-09-2011, 07:22 PM   #28
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any HO engine will fit in your jeep (91 and up)... the non HO engines (pre 91) will also fit but then you will have to change the computer, wire harness, exaust manifold, ect..
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Unread 02-09-2011, 09:20 PM   #29
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Say if I didn't want to mess with all of that stuff. Just a 93?
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Unread 02-10-2011, 12:13 PM   #30
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91 to 99 will bolt right up, you wont have to change nothin.. 2000 and up will too i believe but ive heard there was somthin wrong with the block castings in 2000.. i dunno that forsure tho cause ive never owned one, thats just what ive read somwhere.
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