Join Date: Oct 2011
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Its would be a time vs Money thing.
Time always being the most valuable sine you make money with time.
If its just a blown head, on cars we send the head out to get cleaned and machined and replace the headgasket. Normally a 3 day turn around.
If you can get a used motor faster and/or a little more than what it would cost you to replace the headgasket, i would go that route
Im surprised you had air coming out of your thermostat nipple vs your oil cap or even dipstick tube since. So it makes me think its just the headgasket that's leaking not a compression ring issue.
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