Nah, total rip off. Give me his number and I'll call him and tell him off for you!
I found one for $800, that's the best I've seen, and it was already 0.030 over.
Wonder how good the block is. I know you can get it magna-fluxed, or there's some kind of sound-wave technology now, but I guess you'd have to make all the arrangements and pay the fees, which would suck if you didn't want it and feel like wasted money if you did...
"Damn Everything But The Circus..." e.e.c.