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Old 09-21-2008, 06:36 PM
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so i'm looking at buying a lude and the guy swapped the engines and put the JDM H22a longblock into it. He told me that the engine itself has 76k on it but the chassis have 200k...judging by the fact that the cars lifetime has 200k should i steer clear of this or what do you think?
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It wouldn't worry me to be honest. The main problem was prevneted with a near new donk, so as long as the rest is in reasonable nick then all should be sweet.
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It wouldn't worry me to be honest. The main problem was prevneted with a near new donk, so as long as the rest is in reasonable nick then all should be sweet.
lol to clarify this, "near new donk" refers to the low milage JDM H22A, and "rest is in reasonable nick" means as long as the interior and exterior of the car looks good....

haha just f**kin with you Collin
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Re: chassis?

thanks J, i was wonderin WTF colin was talkin about w/ his aussie speak :canada:



something to be mindful of is all the worn bushings and rubber mounts and boots that are prone to deteriorating. but mostly all of them can be replaced w/ better aftermarket stuff
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Ok, once more, with subtitles!


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The main problem was prevneted with a near new donk
The JDM H22 with 76k miles on it should be reliable as you can ask for, so provided you keep up with the regular maintenance that the engine demands should be ok.


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so as long as the rest is in reasonable nick then all should be sweet.
So if the interior, body electrics and such look ok, then all should be well, and the car should serve you for many years.
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Re: chassis?

And should i trust the guy who put the new engine in? i mean if he has had it in for 76k then it shouldn't have any problems when it was swapped right?
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