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IN Need of a Good Block

Well trying to rebuild my 7.3 and have found out that my block is not salvageable do to the amount of wear 40 over will not clean it. so im in search of a good block. Any help is greatly appreciated.



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Where you located at? Honestly buying a whole truck as a rust bucket would be cheaper than trying to find a good engine

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Im in bozeman MT and there isnt any rust buckets here we dont salt. everything seems to be worth gold here in the diesel world. there are two blocks in town that are shot and the guy wants 800 for them. and i have three blocks that arnt usable as well im not having much luck.



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EGR delete,
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Its funny. I just SCRAPPED a good engine because I couldnt get 400 for it. I guess it is all about location

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I'm not real close by any means, but I have a 7.3L PSD long block I might part with. Mileage is around 230K and I have no idea what the compression numbers were or what the cylinders look like, it was in a truck I picked up cheap that had an engine bay fire. If you're interested let me know, I'm in Newport, WA 99156.

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Its funny. I just SCRAPPED a good engine because I couldnt get 400 for it. I guess it is all about location
Same here. May end up scrapping my old longblock soon. Compression ranges from 290-340, ran fine when i pulled it. Well slightly rough and smoke at start-up, but still fired right up and hauled *** day in and day out. I've had 0 interest on it so far.

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I wish some of you boys were closer, and I had more room...

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Have you talked to a machine shop about sleeving the block? I've had it done on several engines and some engines where built that way.

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I have a long block i could sell ya cheep but..... i live in MD

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