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Engine Rebuild

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by HD, Oct 28, 2003.

  1. HD

    HD 1/2 ton status

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    Okay I'm thinking about pulling my 75' 350 out and taking it to a shop to have them rebuild it. I'm going to buy the kit and pull the engine myself, so in saying that can anyone tell me about how much a shop would charge me for labor?
     
  2. 4X4HIGH

    4X4HIGH 1 ton status Premium Member GMOTM Winner

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    Well, I am an automotive machinist here in the S/F bay area and I charge $1500.00 +/- a few dollars for a complete rebuild and that is including the parts. There is about $1100.00 roughly in machine work and the rest is parts.
     
  3. mudjunkie 82

    mudjunkie 82 1 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    It all depends on the condition of your block and heads.if you have to bore the cylinders,deck the block,align hone,plus the cost of doing the heads is not cheap.you might be better off looking at a crate motor,Summit has 350/350HP short blocks for 1600.00.
     
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    Seriously look into turning that 350 into a 383. The cost is only slightly more, but the benefits are great.
     
  5. HD

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    Great! Thanks a lot guys /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
  6. 99firehawk

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    Im still standing firm behind my http://www.paceparts.com/product.asp?3=3169
    I dont know how much power you are looking for, But this one runs nice idles great starts easy. Its 50 states legal and comes with a 50k mile 3 year warrenty. Corse if you diding care about the warrenty you could stab a cam in
    (200) + 5-6 hours of your time) and make 285 hp or so.
     
  7. mudjunkie 82

    mudjunkie 82 1 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    Good price too /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     

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