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Unread 05-13-2013, 02:27 PM   #16
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If all else fails ill do a engine swap. Dealer wants $3500 for crankshaft and all new seals everywhere. Guy I know prob wont want near that. Still waiting to hear back from him. Anybody do any engine swaps?

The 3.8 is actually quite easy to replace. I got a complete motor and swapped over the accessories. Actually garage time was only about 12-15 hours from start to finish. Hardest part was getting the top tranny bolts out along with getting to the connectors behind the engine, pretty stuffed in there. I got mine from a member on here for 800 bucks with 24k on the odometer.(mine had 85 when it blew.) Let me know if you need any info.






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Unread 05-13-2013, 10:37 PM   #17
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Thanks will do if I go that route.
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