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Old 10-22-2015
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What are the things I should replace? Putting in a used motor.

My 92 2wd distibuterless 2300 motor needs head work but I have a guy with a complete low mileage motor. I'm def doing timing belt and water pump and cleaning injectors and fuel rail and filter and clutch. Is there anything else I should consider? I'm not sure if this is the correct forum for this advise so I apologize. I also would like to know a good place to buy these items. Thank You.
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Front and rear main seals(crankshaft seals) they are cheap.

Oil pan gasket.

These are hard to do when engine is in place.
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When you pull the engine, inspect your tranny input items. If it's a manual, look at input shaft bushing/bearing(in crankshaft) along with throwout bearing and related items. If its an automatic, you could change the input seal. Like the old saying goes, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.
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