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Old 06-07-2010, 03:25 PM   #11
Kubica
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Originally Posted by thefrog1394 View Post
"drop a new motor right in there" = $$$$$$$ when you have a mechanic do it. Plus the cost of a new one. If Blocked out is willing to give OP a decent price that may be a good way to go just to save the hassle and wasted time. Could be a decent excuse for an upgrade as well. Then again do your research, I don't know how many miles are on your car or what Blocked Out would give you but this is a very fixable issue so if you stand to save a lot of money by just fixing your current car no reason not to.
Dude motors go bad. It happens. You can either cry about it, or put a new one in.

But that wasn't my point. Maybe it's possible to leave the original oil pan in the car, and drop a new motor (less oil pan) right on top of it. Probably wouldn't work but it would be alot cooler if it did, man.
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