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Old 11-06-2008, 01:04 PM   #1 (permalink)
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New Engine/ rebuild?

Hi guys,
My 7.40i has 180000 miles or close to that, its a 1995. I've been told that the cars run forever if maintained properly. Should I invest in a new Engine? Someone told me with that high of millage it would be best to replace it. I'm not sure since I am not really a pro at this car stuff. If I do have to replace it/rebuild it any Ideas Where I should start?
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Old 11-06-2008, 01:39 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Is it running well, does it burn oil? If it's in good shape, there's no need for a rebuild or replacement.
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It burns oil a little but overall I think its in decent shape.
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That seems okay, certainly no need for extreme repair.
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Old 11-27-2008, 11:47 PM   #6 (permalink)
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just for a referance I have 390000 km on my 735 and it rus fine is tight and silent on the road,an awsum car!!
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