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Fred
Thu Apr 12 2012, 09:07AM

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We all know Bear's guy hasnt raised prices since the Nixon administration. ( Remember the wage and price freeze?)

Anyway, theres a new owner at a local shop here who has not updated his prices yet. How does he compare?





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Thu Apr 12 2012, 12:07PM

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High, very high, I wouldn't take anything to him.There is a trick shot to the high priced three angle valve job, any valve job requires a three angle cut (to center the valve in the seat), so what is so special about it, other than it being a normal valve job. I guess he make a nice living doing a few of the engines, if I used his prices to build my engines, they would run around $2000 to $2500 each. I don't think so, but I'll not be diong this much longer, the engines are hurting me to pick up and move them around.

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Dude lost his mind. Linebore here is 65, dynamic balance rotating assembly including rods, pistons, crank, pulley, flywheel, and clutch set is 175, recon and rebush a set of rods is 100.

Personally I balance rods and pistons myself before sending it in for balancing so they have to take more imbalance out of the crank, pully flywheel and clutch set.

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Mon Apr 16 2012, 09:34AM

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one more example, im shopping around.


Re: PRICE SHEET‏


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PETE
$100.00 A HEAD + PARTS
THANK YOU

On Sun, Apr 15, 2012 at 4:17 PM, p @hotmail.com> wrote:

Valve job including guide replacement on a 1979 VW air cooled cylinder head please.

Pete in Norfolk

Date: Fri, 13 Apr 2012 09:47:53 -0400
Subject: PRICE SHEET
From: dtempleton.gregmachine©phonom.net
To: @hotmail.com


WE DO NOT HAVE A PRICE SHEET IF YOU GIVE ME A LIST OF WHAT YOU NEED DONE AND WHAT YOU ARE WORKING ON I CAN PRICE IT FOR YOU
THANK YOU
DEAN
GREGORYS MACHINE SHOP
757-499-4153

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