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There are some good youtube vids on evaluating a used engine. IMO get a runner with a bad...
Posted by: JFrahm (4193) on 2018-01-29 13:03:09
In Reply to: PFL - I was talking about ensuring that the main block and rings/compression was good... posted by eriklane on 2018-01-29 12:20:46

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...trans or something if you can, maybe from a local part-out or buy the whole thing. From the junkyard not much you can do if it has OK compression, once you buy it. If you have a way to lock the crank you can check leakdown easily enough.

Engines are not usually what sends these cars to the pick-n-pull IMO.
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