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Re: Alloy block...

miktip@worldnet.att.net wrote:

<<As for the rest of us, we can only dream!>>

Not I sir!!  Are the weight savings worth all the hassle and cost of an
Aluminium block??  What's the total wegith savings??  40lbs??  Ditch the A/C
and you save that plus some.  Get a fiberglass hood and that saves even
more!!  60K for an engine with an Aluminium block sounds abit pricey.  Used
S4/S6 engines can be readily had for under 10K and are much more streetable.
 Cast iron is a much more durable material than aluminium.  One good overheat
and that aluminium block isn't of much use except as a paperweight...