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    A voice from the past here. Are any of you VW Bug experts? My daughter in Aurora bought a 1969 Bug thas\ts physically in great shape but apparently needs major motor work. Maybe a used motor since she doesn't have an awful lot of cash due to other stuff in her life. She was quoted $2500+ for a rebuild so I'm thinking maybe a used motor would be cheaper.

    Let me know, thanks.

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    They are no where as prevalent as they used to be so it may be difficult to find a good used engine.

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    Another thought, if the engine is original to the chassis it might be better to have it rebuilt rather than replace.

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    I know nothing about vws Chris except that I helped a friend cut off the body back end of one with a cutting torch in the early 1970s.

    Just hopped in here to say I hope you are doing well during these crazy time Chris.
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    Thanks guys, she's going with a rebuild.

    Tom, I'm doing fine now but had a bad year that I have put behind me. We moved a couple weeks ago from the Gulf Coast to Atlantic Coast for a number of reasons, one being the inescapable connection between Covid, my bad year, and where we lived during those years. We pretty much just did a life re-set leaving the past behind.
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    Chris previously posted:
    "Thanks guys, she's going with a rebuild.

    Tom, I'm doing fine now but had a bad year that I have put behind me. We moved a couple weeks ago from the Gulf Coast to Atlantic Coast for a number of reasons, one being the inescapable connection between Covid, my bad year, and where we lived during those years. We pretty much just did a life re-set leaving the past behind."

    Sorry to hear about your bad year. Hope this year will be better. I had a bad year as well due to health issues not related to covid. Doing somewhat better now.
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    Chris previously posted:
    "Thanks guys, she's going with a rebuild."

    How's the rebuild going? Done and on the road?

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