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Old 06-19-2010, 06:46 PM
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Is this a good deal?

I was quoted a price of $1000 parts and labor to replace the head gasket on my 1989 Honda Prelude. Is this a good deal or can I find a better deal?

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Old 06-19-2010, 06:50 PM
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Re: Is this a good deal?

just to change a head gasket???? ummm helll no its not a good deal!
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Old 06-19-2010, 10:32 PM
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Re: Is this a good deal?

I'll do it for $500
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Old 06-19-2010, 10:35 PM
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Re: Is this a good deal?

I'll do it for a six pack. Of course it might take a couple weeks since I don't have any tools and would have to figure it out as I went along, but hey, its mad cheap lol
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Old 06-19-2010, 10:39 PM
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^Thats a good deal.
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Re: Is this a good deal?

Do you have basic tools? Is there a parts store you can rent tools from nearby? If so, by yourself a Helms and do it yourself. Just take your time!
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Re: Is this a good deal?

thats not a deal thats all LABOR. lol
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Re: Is this a good deal?

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I'll do it for a six pack. Of course it might take a couple weeks since I don't have any tools and would have to figure it out as I went along, but hey, its mad cheap lol
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^Thats a good deal.
Yeah thats a good deal if you never want you car to run right again lol. He has no tools and said he would "figure it out as he goes along" lol while drinking a six pack lol
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Hater in the hooooouse!
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Yeah thats a good deal if you never want you car to run right again lol. He has no tools and said he would "figure it out as he goes along" lol while drinking a six pack lol
Ya, and I told him that all up front lol. Me and my buddy did a v8 engine swap, with a basic set of craftsman tools and figuring it out as we went along. And occasionally there was a six pack involved lol. The car is running fine, btw. He just can't drive it because he can't insure it lol.
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Re: Is this a good deal?

more power to you then! If you wanna take out weeks of your time to do a head gasket on someones car you dont know, for a free six pack....be my guest.
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Re: Is this a good deal?

Moziggy, where are you from?

Is that going to be water pump, timing belt, and maybe slight machine work?

You should be able to get it done a lot cheaper.
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more power to you then! If you wanna take out weeks of your time to do a head gasket on someones car you dont know, for a free six pack....be my guest
Do I really need to use smileys to convey sarcasm?
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Re: Is this a good deal?

^^^and i wasn't being sarcastic. I'll really do it for five hundred bucks, and I'll have it done in 2-3 days depending how long it takes to get the head back from the machine shop.
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^^^and i wasn't being sarcastic. I'll really do it for five hundred bucks, and I'll have it done in 2-3 days depending how long it takes to get the head back from the machine shop.
I know you weren't being sarcastic, I was saying I was being sarcastic.
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Oh crap! Who is using sarcasm now?

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That normal SHOP price
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