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Old 03-15-2015, 10:52 AM
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Default So my Civic has a knock.

And it's time to swap the engine. Anybody have good luck with JDM importers? Any good resource for used engines? Best I've found locally so far is 136,000 miles $950 at central foreign auto.
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Old 03-15-2015, 05:25 PM
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I used to use http://www.hmotorsonline.com/shop/

a bunch. they were pretty good. Always got decent engines.
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And it's time to swap the engine. Anybody have good luck with JDM importers? Any good resource for used engines? Best I've found locally so far is 136,000 miles $950 at central foreign auto.
Yes I used them for a motor for my ex's Metro. My advice is scrap the Civic and get a LAND CRUISER
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Call "T" owner at pro image auto in arvada
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Old 03-18-2015, 10:33 AM
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My advice is scrap the Civic and get a LAND CRUISER

Shoot. When they get a 34 mpg cruiser I sure will.

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Call "T" owner at pro image auto in arvada

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Races civics

Ask him.

He is the honda shiz

Cool thanks man
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Old 03-18-2015, 11:31 PM
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Shoot. When they get a 34 mpg cruiser I sure will.
We have a 2001 beetle that DOES get 34 MPG, has a turbo and we'd let go to a RS member for $3k, KBB says it's worth $3.4k. We have one car too many after I bought my wife a new RAV4 for her birthday. And it doesn't have a knock, and passed emissions on Monday.
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Old 03-19-2015, 06:27 AM
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We have a 2001 beetle that DOES get 34 MPG, has a turbo and we'd let go to a RS member for $3k, KBB says it's worth $3.4k. We have one car too many after I bought my wife a new RAV4 for her birthday. And it doesn't have a knock, and passed emissions on Monday.

Thanks for the offer but (no offense intended) I wouldn't be caught dead in a beetle. Besides I'm looking to spend no more than $1000 for this whole repair.
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Old 03-19-2015, 07:37 PM
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Thanks for the offer but (no offense intended) I wouldn't be caught dead in a beetle. Besides I'm looking to spend no more than $1000 for this whole repair.
No offense taken. It's a fun car to drive, we just have about one too many. Heated seats, moonroof, and a turbo....mmmmm
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I'm surprised no one has started chanting, "V-Tech," yet but this probably isn't the right crowd for that.
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Yes I used them for a motor for my ex's Metro. My advice is scrap the Civic and get a LAND CRUISER
No way man, best of both worlds is a topless Cruiser for fun and a Civic for commuting.
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