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Old 03-04-2016, 06:07 PM   #1
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And this is why you do oil samples

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The 8.3L is a wet sleeve. You got options.
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Old 03-04-2016, 06:48 PM   #3
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No, no, no....my Suburban 350. Notice its in the GM forum. ;)
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wow,

i just ordered the sample kit....... kinda scared of the result
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Better to find out about problems early and fix them on your schedule than to be surprised out in BFE.
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Old 03-04-2016, 10:55 PM   #6
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Definitely keeping this in mind.

A tow bill can easily be half to a 1/4 of what it costs to have a rebuild done.
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No, no, no....my Suburban 350. Notice its in the GM forum. ;)
Aah. I ;picked that up out of your info on the left hand side.
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200,000 out of a 350 ain't bad. Tear into it and see what's salvageable. Luckily there still are 350's out there to be found easily if you need one.
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200,000 out of a 350 ain't bad. Tear into it and see what's salvageable. Luckily there still are 350's out there to be found easily if you need one.
Yeah, those days are long over for me. Also, I live too far from any shop to be able to do it economically.

I'm going to order a long block today.
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Yeah, those days are long over for me. Also, I live too far from any shop to be able to do it economically.

I'm going to order a long block today.
definitely a good choice, especially if it has a warranty.


can always use the old one to make one of these...

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