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 Post subject: GT twin cam motor
PostPosted: Fri Jun 01, 2012 7:05 am 
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I found a 97 GT twin cam motor. Guy is asking $350. Is this a good price? It is complete and shows no signs of oil leaks.

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 Post subject: Re: GT twin cam motor
PostPosted: Fri Jun 01, 2012 9:54 am 
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You might want to check that out I always thought 1994 was last year for twin cam in North America.

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 Post subject: Re: GT twin cam motor
PostPosted: Fri Jun 01, 2012 9:56 am 
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Double check the 'letter' following the G13 on the engine block.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/VIN
The letter 'V' is reserved for engines manufactured in '97.

GT's were not imported into the USA after 1994.
They started being imported in 1989, so you might see letters
K, L, M, N, P, R.

If someone is selling a '97 GT twin cam for $350, offer them some 'freshly minted' $3 bills.

At the least, it is a negotiating point - they don't have a clue about the engine.

If you NEED the engine, it is a reasonable price, and seal replacement at this point is a given, so
'not leaking oil' might not be a real selling point either.

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 Post subject: Re: GT twin cam motor
PostPosted: Sun Jun 03, 2012 8:24 am 
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Here is the listing for the motor
http://dallas.craigslist.org/dal/pts/3030446703.html

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 Post subject: Re: GT twin cam motor
PostPosted: Sun Jun 03, 2012 8:45 am 
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Thats a toyota engine.

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 Post subject: Re: GT twin cam motor
PostPosted: Sun Jun 03, 2012 10:18 am 
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geo prix i guess is geo prism
geo prism = toyota corola

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