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Re: Head gasket time approaches....
Posted by Bill Homer [Email] (more from Bill Homer) on Tue, 29 May 2018 14:22:42
In Reply to: Head gasket time approaches...., Noel [Profile/Gallery]
, Sat, 26 May 2018 11:31:49
How rusty is the body? That is what usually spells death for these cars, i.e. rear shock upper attachment points. If the body is still OK, I would fix the engine and keep it (with all the goodies) vs. replacing the car.
I would take a look around to see if someone has a good, lower-mileage used engine - it seems that several of us on this board have one sitting in their shed or garage.
I also have a Volvo 740T with only 106K miles that my daughter drives. I have maintained the car to a very high level, but last week the A/C evaporator died - removing the engine is an easier job than replacing the evaporator, so it probably isn't getting fixed.
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Posts in this Thread:
- Head gasket time approaches...., Noel , Sat, 26 May 2018 11:31:49
- Re: Head gasket time approaches...., skibumm100, Thu, 31 May 2018 05:27:00
- One more suggestion, cgwiz , Wed, 30 May 2018 08:34:52
- Re: Head gasket time approaches...., KevinC, Tue, 29 May 2018 23:20:31
- Re: Head gasket time approaches...., Craig, Tue, 29 May 2018 15:19:51
- Re: Head gasket time approaches...., Bill Homer, Tue, 29 May 2018 14:22:42 <-- Viewing This Message
- Re: Head gasket time approaches...., cgwiz , Tue, 29 May 2018 10:48:38
- Re: Head gasket time approaches...., MT-Erik , Mon, 28 May 2018 18:30:06
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