> The mechanic here in Ames, Iowa quoted me $1.5k to $2k for a
> complete overhual.... or $1,599 and $300 for a rebuild engine R&R.
sounds like A) fair price, and B) a good idea, if the mechanic is known to be
both competent and honest.
> Gee.... maybe a pot of that stuff you can get at mechanic
> stores, to improve engine compression -- can give me another 5k to 6k
> more of engine life..... :)
> Can anyone care to comment on the WONDERS of engine oil additive.....
Can you say "Revenue Enhancement Device?" They are *wonderful* REDs for the
vendors, but not much good for you or anything else.
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