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Engine Overhall

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Engine Overhall

Postby YoungOlds on Sat Feb 13, 2010 5:24 pm

I want to redo my old's engine, its a 394ci with over 116k miles on it. Does anyone know anyone that can restore it?
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Re: Engine Overhall

Postby toolbox on Sat Feb 13, 2010 9:27 pm

YoungOlds wrote:I want to redo my old's engine, its a 394ci with over 116k miles on it. Does anyone know anyone that can restore it?


If you're just looking to drop it off and pick up a rebuilt engine, any decent machine shop that specializes in engines can probably do it... It would be a good idea to check with any local car clubs and see if they have a shop they use a lot and can recommend. You'll probably want to source the parts yourself though.

Depending on how much room you have and what kind of tools are in your box, you might be able to do most of the work yourself. It's not actually as hard as you might think...you just need to take your time. There are some things best left to a machine shop though...if your heads need to be rebuilt for example. It's also usually easier to drop the block off and get it hot tanked so it's nice and clean. The smaller parts you can usually clean yourself. When I did mine, I did all the work except grinding the crank, and head rebuild. One unfortunate thing with these engines though is the cost of the parts...they're not cheap. You can get a complete kit for a small block chevy for something like $300 or less...not so for these :shock: . I got a bunch of old NOS parts from Kanter Auto way back then, but I think you'll probably get all new stuff now. When I did mine, you couldn't even get a replacement camshaft, but they're now available. Wish they were back then, mine was showing some wear. It's fine for as much as I drive it though.

Anyway, if you have any specific questions I can try and help...I'm going on memory for my rebuilt and that was a while ago, but I do have a FSM I can always refer to...
Cheers,
Scott
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Re: Engine Overhall

Postby YoungOlds on Wed Feb 17, 2010 4:54 am

alright thanks
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Re: Engine Overhall

Postby 60Olds on Wed Feb 17, 2010 4:47 pm

If you don't want to tackle it yourself call Tony at Ross Racing Engines in Niles Ohio 1-330-544-4466 He really knows his Old Oldsmobiles even makes aluminium cylinder heads for them. He can do anything you want or need from stock to race.
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