Re: Dropped valve on TD5
On Friday 02 December 2005 04:54, EMB [firstname.lastname@example.org] wrote in message
> PDannyD wrote:
>> On Thursday 01 December 2005 15:40, MAB [email@example.com] wrote in
>> message <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>>>I am advised by my main dealer that a replacement engine is needed and
>>>the cost is £4700.00.
>> That's steep. Maybe that's the price for a brand new engine but I'd be
>> surprised if you can't find something for a 10th of the price.
> Given that the reasonably priced Mr Beamends wants 2800 quid for a td5
> short engine, that's not totally outrageous when you take removal,
> reconditioning the head, assembling, and refitting into account.
Ok, "a 10th" was a bit of an exaggeration due to trying out Glen Orrin
whisky from Aldi (a blended malt, much cheapness!) but for £4700 I'd expect
it to be a brand new or just run-in engine fitted and tuned and insured "as
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