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Old September 3rd, 2009, 01:43 PM   #1
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has any one ever rebuilt a 5.7 what kinda price range would i be in?

it would be cool if i could add a few hp to it as well.
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Old September 3rd, 2009, 02:00 PM   #2
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Stock rebuild ran me about $750.
Block prep, head work, rings, bearings
oil pump and gaskets.
Hope this helps.
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Old September 3rd, 2009, 03:27 PM   #3
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thats what i was looking for. thanks
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When i did my 97" it was about 750 or so. That was a complete rebuild, pistons, rings, everything!!
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Old September 3rd, 2009, 03:33 PM   #5
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what did you order everything from..... i think i will be tearing it down to take to alpine
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what did you order everything from..... i think i will be tearing it down to take to alpine
Steve Martin, he over in charlevoix. My dad and him are real good friends and he did my dads 427 for him.
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hmm. did you do any head work or just a stock rebuild. id like to add a few hp to it.
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I did some pocket porting and then he did a valve job on them. He also bored the block for me.
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Old September 3rd, 2009, 05:04 PM   #9
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get me a price will you. i am going to go ahead and bore it. did you do a aftermarket cam?
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I can give ya Steves # if you want! I have a extreme 4x4 cam in it right now and i took the roller cam and lifter out.
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i planned on a extreme cam as well but not sure if it will work with out doing a custom tune. i may have to as i plan to keep the injection
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Old September 3rd, 2009, 08:53 PM   #12
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pm me your name and your dads and a number so i can tell him who recommended him
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k, you have a pm! Ya mines switched over to carb also!
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I thought you were going to sell me the heads dick nose!
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ya i was but i cannt find another motor.
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