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Old 12-19-2006, 02:56 AM   #18
Axxe
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Originally Posted by chromius
+1 to that.

No matter how strong or "indestructible" a motor is, it's still a motor and a mechanical device, which will eventually wear as any other mechanical device would. Add to that the fact FI will only add to the wear rate, and I would say it just makes sence to start fresh. Power ain't free

Maybe it's just me, but I would rather have the peace of mind that my car isn't going to leave me stranded on the side of the road.

Yes, I am usually all for rebuilds, however doing a rebuild while swapping the motor in usually ends up in an over-budget project, and leaving it internally stock and then rebuilding it down the road (during winter when car is stored) will offset the time of the expenses.

That's just the way I look at it, since pulling a motor isn't a real big deal to me.
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