Let's be pragmatic. If this old engine starts in the coldest days its a
keeper for sure despite its millage. But you know that its days are
numbered, if not for this winter then the next one.
So it's time to plan ahead. If you love this car then have the engine
rebuilt before next winter (or move to a warmer place) or look for a
used engine, preferably the same year so all the connections do in fact