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engine=smoked?

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Old 03-24-2009, 08:30 PM
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alright i havent posted on here in a while but i have a question. my cars been running normally for as long as i can rembember... but i just realized after an oil change.. my car burned up and smoked out 2 quarts out of 4, in only 1700 miles. i never even romp on it anymore... just been driving to school, work, and whatnot. what should i do? motor bebuild? i got quoted 1300 for 13 hours and 1800 for motor components... sounds steep. thats 3 grand. what other options would i have? do i really need to replace 1800 dollars worth of parts or what??
 
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Old 03-24-2009, 09:58 PM
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well i don't know what mechanic quoted you that, but they should really tell you what its for, and do tests first.

I would rather just find a used engine for 3-500 and swap that in.
 
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see thats what im hoping someone on here could tell me what about it would cost for the pieces normally needed to replace oh idk.... pistons? rings? valves? whole top end idk?
 
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Old 04-01-2009, 08:44 AM
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do you have any mechanical experience? can you open the head to see the inside? might be a seal... is it missing coolant too? does it make any noise?
 
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