Car problem. Vol: Oil in Spark Plug

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  1. rko2004

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    OK NT my brother is supposed to be giving me hid 01' Alero. But there are some problem with it. The first being I don't think it runs and second it hasoil in the spark plug. He also said the head gasket may be blown.

    NT what repairs am I looking at and how much am I looking to drop?
     
  2. 2o6

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    you gonna spend more than that thing is worth
     
  3. junior strikes

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    its over, to fix that you need a lot of man labor, very expensive
     
  4. shoedinidc

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    find a cheap mechanic or do the work yourself, u gettin it free right?
     
  5. rko2004

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  6. junior strikes

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    ^^^1000 or more, it depends on the mechanic
     
  7. ninjallamafromhell

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    You have oil...in the spark plug chamber...
     
  8. rko2004

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    That's a fair amount. I wish I knew exactly what was wrong [​IMG]

     
  9. junior strikes

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    ^^just take it to a auto place or have a good "mechanic" check it out for you
     
  10. rko2004

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    Basically a Dyno right?
     
  11. swanginon4z

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    1st problem is a simple leaking valve cover gasket, fairly cheap fix at autozone with a shadtree mechanic.
    2nd problem is not easy at all, you can take out the messed up heads and get them repaired but in most cases mechanics dont even bother doing it. the mostcommon fix is just rebuilding the motor or simply replacing it with a new one. your choice.

    in all you lookin at about 1500$ fix for errthang if yo know how to find good deals from goodpeople! look around and ask for prices fam, wish you the best of luck, i'd cry if my heads blew in my car.they did in my last car and i aint touch it ormess wid it a day after i put it on craigslist, sold it and kept it moving!
     
  12. rko2004

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    [​IMG] oh boy. $1500 can go towards money down on another whip.Its not impossible to get money together but...

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  13. jrdnsrnss

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    A dyno won't do a single thing to fix your problem, something totally different.
     
  14. swanginon4z

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    you gone need to buy a engine in good shape at a local junkyard for bout 400-600 for that car, and find a good mechanic to drop it in for like 600-1000. andthe valve cover gaskets parts cost less than 100 and installatiion shoud be like 60 cause it only take an hour to do. so like i say about 1500. i would justsale it on craigslist fam for the low (1k cash) and put it && cash you already got towards summin else!
     
  15. rko2004

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    [​IMG] Why did you put the exclamation mark at the end? But man I'mthinking him to put it on Craigslist. It sounds like its more trouble than its worth. I'm guessing any engine will do? its a 4 cyl I think.

    [​IMG] My first car is nothing again. Back to start.
     
  16. swanginon4z

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    idk for some reason i always end most of my sentences with exclamation points! lol idk whyim yelling, maybe thats just how i talk!
     
  17. rko2004

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    [​IMG] but [​IMG] at my lack of a car.