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Old 01-10-2019, 01:12 AM
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As the title says I have a potentially cracked block, which I hope to be verifying soon via the motorcarsltd tester kit (assuming they still rent them). Assuming it is the worst case and a head gasket job won't suffice... Which of the following would you do? Recommendations on vendors would also be appreciated.

A) Source used engine.
B) Purchase rebuilt engine.
C) Have engine built from new block.

It's my first time this deep in the weeds so trying to evaluate my options and the probable costs. Just like the signature says this is all for a GEMS 4.0
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Old 01-10-2019, 09:50 AM
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Why not another option which is to have your own block re-done, and sleeved with flanged liners?
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seems to fit your situation.

https://landroverforums.com/forum/pr...08/#post652121
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I personally would recommend a used block from a P38 Range Rover. It was about 10 years ago when it became pretty obvious that there is no good source for replacement Bosch engines. The reason I would choose a P38 block is the fact that once sales and production grew to the point that they needed more suppliers, they realized that there was a problem. At that point they gave the best blocks to Range Rovers.
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