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Old 12-19-2007, 07:28 PM   #1
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Really need an engine for 1996 Talon

Hi guys and girls...I'm trying to help a kid out with getting her Talon running again...she's sunk every last dollar she has into the thing and really her shortest way out from here is a rebuilt engine...it's a 96, Non-Turbo, ESI...high miles are okay, I can spend between $450 and $700 depending on the actual engine we find...is this doable? I'm trying to do this in secret, I don't want her to know I'm paying for it...I've not had much luck with the "search engines" on the net...

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Old 12-19-2007, 08:01 PM   #2
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just get her a different car...sorry to say but most stuff from DSM (eagle talon, plymouth lazer, mitsubishi eclipse) is unreliable. you can get her a different car for 700 dollars, it will be more reliable trust me
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Old 12-19-2007, 08:53 PM   #3
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just get her a different car...sorry to say but most stuff from DSM (eagle talon, plymouth lazer, mitsubishi eclipse) is unreliable. you can get her a different car for 700 dollars, it will be more reliable trust me

way to answer the question dipshit.

yes an engine can be had for that price but it will be high miles.
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Old 12-19-2007, 11:52 PM   #4
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way to answer the question dipshit.

yes an engine can be had for that price but it will be high miles.
I provided a better solution to the problem.
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Old 12-20-2007, 01:45 AM   #5
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I provided a better solution to the problem.
It may be better but suppose that girl loves her talon. I've had problem with my gsx but thats the territory of any high mileage car. A car will run as good as you take care of it in my opinion. Perform the regular maintenance and everything should run. Imo every car company will have a batch of bad cars. To answer the posters question I've seen some decent mileage(95k-110k) 420a motors going for about $500. Check out some dsm sites and forums and someone may have a good site to direct you to.
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Old 12-20-2007, 05:42 AM   #6
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trust me
I'd rather not.
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Old 12-20-2007, 06:11 AM   #7
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I'd rather not.
That advice wasnt directed to you, I know perfectly well you wouldnt follow a good idea even if it was 6 inches up your ass.
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Old 12-21-2007, 09:55 AM   #8
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That advice wasnt directed to you, .
So I don't have to trust you then?
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Old 12-21-2007, 07:23 PM   #9
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So I don't have to trust you then?
Nope...not at all...id never try to help you anyway
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Old 12-21-2007, 10:13 PM   #10
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Nope...not at all...id never try to help you anyway
I'm sure he's crushed.
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Old 12-24-2007, 01:16 AM   #11
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...I know perfectly well you wouldnt follow a good idea even if it was 6 inches up your ass.
Sounds interesting....If a tad painful.
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Sounds interesting....If a tad painful.
you got any good ideas Cliffy? I'll try it out
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