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This is a discussion on Engine rebuild options... within the General Help forums, part of the LSx Technical Help Section category; My oil consumpion is high enough that I'm considering a rebuild. I want to do heads/cam now so it seems ...

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    Engine rebuild options...

    My oil consumpion is high enough that I'm considering a rebuild. I want to do heads/cam now so it seems like a good time to do it. I've considered a few options like rebuilding my short block w/forged pistons or maybe a stock rebuilt short block from an engine supplier. I don't want to spend more than $2000 on the short block. Any opinions...

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    Quote Originally Posted by bsmart82
    ...I don't want to spend more than $2000 on the short block. Any opinions...
    Good luck

    Thats a high performance engine, it comes with a high performance price. This is without question an area where you don't want to cut corners ya know? And you pay for what you get too, unless you get a hookup from a buddy, so be prepared to shell out the cash bro. If you do a complete rebuild, the parts alone are gonne be pretty costly. One thing that can save you a bunch of $$$ is if you are able to pull the engine yourself. I had my engine rebuilt last year and when I was calling around some places were anywhere from $500-$800 bucks cheaper if I pulled the engine myself. This is in San Diego, so its likely cheaper elsewhere, but its just FYI.
    Last edited by sketterman; 01-25-2006 at 08:45 PM.

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