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Old 06-11-2005, 09:34 AM
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Engine value?

I hit a deer with my '84 300sd. The repair estimate is >$5000. I don't want to put that kind of money into an old car, but the engine only has 132000 miles on it and is in great shape. (It starts w/o block heater in -20 degree weather). Any idea what I could get for the engine?

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Old 06-11-2005, 09:36 AM
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Maybe a grand?
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Old 06-11-2005, 11:32 AM
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Wow.........sorry to hear about this misfortune. This is the second time someone on the board hit a deer in less than two weeks.

Since I'm right in the middle of doing a head gasket on this SD, I have visions of a newer engine in it. But, the effort is a bit more than I could do at this point.

I concur with Snibble. It is worth $1K to the right buyer. But, you may need to wait for them. Most of those engines go for less at a junkyard, but, the risk is more. You need a smart buyer. People on this board.

Shipping is the biggest issue and is normally the deal breaker. It might cost $400 to ship it half way across the country.

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