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1997 LX450 ~ Engine Rebuild Guidance

Discussion in 'TX- Lone Star Land Cruisers' started by Bimmerista, Aug 20, 2017.

  1. Bimmerista

    Bimmerista

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    Friends,

    I recently acquired a 1997 LX450 with a bad engine & I'm seeking guidance in terms of the direction I should go to get my rig road worthy again. It currently has just shy of 250K miles. Is there is a proper shop local to Dallas/Fort Worth that can rebuild my motor OR should I purchase a rebuilt motor from an unknown source on eBay with a very limited warranty on the part & no warranty on the labor?

    Or if someone in town has a motor laying around that they can guarantee to be in tip-top condition, I'll gladly go that route.

    Located in the Carrollton/Lewisville area. Many thanks!
     
  2. Michael Hanson

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    Hi, Define bad engine? Thanks, Mike
     
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  4. Bimmerista

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    Its got a bottom end rod knock.
     
  5. TexasBlue

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    Mike is currently rebuilding the head on an 97 in his shop. He works on 40s, 60s, and 80s every day. He is busy and will not BS you.
     
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    X2 on Dajda's, as Blue states, no BS from Mike.