I have a 1993 Silverado K1500 standard cab w/350 and AT and AC. The engine
has been having little things get worse (leaks, bad oil pressure, etc.) and
I'm considering saving myself the hassle (and money) of having my mechanic
fix all the stuff on the old engine by just going with a new one.
Has anyone done this?
I can't get any prices out of local dealerships (Phoenix, Arizona), but I've
heard stories about people picking up a crate 350 from a dealership for
around $1,200. Does that sound likely? I'm sure that the installation
labor will add a hefty amount too. I'm just wondering if I should continue
to think of this as an option, or just have the old one fixed up (or even
sell the truck!). What am I looking at in estimated total cost?
i have a 1999Chevy Tahoe LT w/o onstar. i hear something in the rumor mill
that it's already pre-wired for onstar. am i wrong? do i need ot be
educated? and how can i do it if all the goods are there?
as for the funny stuff, me and mrs. were out looking for a minivan (yuck.
we're not getting one) and the salesman told us the rattle from the front
left wheel was because..........the fuel tank was low on gas. now, does
anyone have any good stories like that? i love 'em.
On Tue, 06 Jan 2004 21:22:06 -0700, Derek Schwartz wrote:
I replaced the motor in my '90 C1500 with a crate motor over the
summer. I found the best price at Scogin Dickey (sp?!) in Lubbock, TX.
On a lark, my wife called a local Chevrolet dealership and they beat
that price by $1. I didn't have to pay shipping, but did pay sales tax,
so it was a wash. On the upside, I had the motor the next morning...:-)
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