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Thread: I got the engine today

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Jan 2007
    New Springfield OH

    I got the engine today

    $2138, sad part of that $1600 was labor The only thing he didn't charge me for was turning the crank again, I'm sure he made that up in the labor charge.

    I guaranty you I will beat that thing like a rented mule. He best pray it doesn't come apart.
    Throw Apples out the Windows, but make sure not to hit the Penguin.

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  2. #2
    Join Date
    Jun 2008
    GTA Ontario Canada
    On the bright side Robert you were keeping someone employed in these tough times.

    Hope the machining is a success this time round. Best of luck.

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Odessa, Tx
    Good luck with it this time Robert. In the mean time, I think I would start looking for "Another Shop" for anything in the future other than any warranty work this one may require. I really think you got Stroked on this deal, but don't feel like the Lone Stranger, 'cause things like this have happened to the best of us, (more than once, I hate to admit).

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Delton, Michigan
    robert i agree with norman here look for another guy to do the next job.. if there was that much inlabor he could easily have lowered the price and wrote off the differnce.. thats how business can work and should in some cases..and it would have made both partys better off.
    If in Doubt, Build it Stout!
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    Don't put off today till tomorrow!

  5. #5
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Tokyo Japan
    That motor had better last a long time

    Nothing to do but get it behind you I guess, oh, and like Norman said, find another shop
    The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails.
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