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Old 12-12-2000, 09:21 AM
johngray johngray is offline
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Don't sell the 4.3L V6 short. It is just a 350 Chevy with two cylinders lopped off. The small block Chevy is one of the longest and most continuously improved engines around. They are very reliable. We have a Chevy S-10 with a 4.3; it is very smooth and torquey through a wide power band and gets 26 MPG highway. It is not unusual to get 200K from one with just routine to indifferent maintenance. Sounds like a good swap to me. There are lots of now elderly MB 123 diesels with tired engines around.
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