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Old 07-03-2014, 11:23 AM   #3
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Originally Posted by soccerrplyr View Post
That's too much for an engine install. A good indy shop that specializes in foreign cars should be able to swap one in for you for half that
Many shops today (including the indy guys) are at 120-160 per hour for labor...

This will boil down to how many hours the shop is estimating it will take them to get the engine out and replacement in.

maybe a mobile mechanic will be half that price..

that said, I looked at a 9-5 motor. doesn't seem very complicated... is this something you just wouldn't try on your own?
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