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Old 01-06-2020, 04:28 PM
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Old 01-06-2020, 05:33 PM
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Anyone have any info on J&K engines? They are out of Mt Juliet TN. They sell long blocks for a reasonable price. I think I would rather go with a rebuild than put a used engine that I know nothing about.
I installed one 6.0 from them that the customer brought. No issues. Also know of several other shops that have installed a number of their 6.0 and 6.4 motors with no issues. I donít know of any that have used their 7.3 tho.
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The thing is there are so many cases of poor results on rebuilt engines that some folks see it as less risky to go used!
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Old 01-13-2020, 09:11 PM
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The thing is there are so many cases of poor results on rebuilt engines that some folks see it as less risky to go used!
Well thatís the route I took. I picked up a running engine this weekend, it had an adrenaline, some other new parts like valve cover gaskets. 350-400 on cylinder compression. This leaves room for a new clutch, any recommendations? It has a luk in it now. It feels good but has slipped some pulling heavy.

I will also consider doing studs pushrods and springs. I will be installing my injectors, turbo, Efuel, etc.
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