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Old 08-31-2005
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Engine Replacement

One of the best sites is:

http://www.tadiesels.com/index.htm

TransAtlantic is located in White Marsh, VA (SE on the bay). They are the ones to go to related to Perkins anything as well as other engines. They can do a rebuild or sell you a rebuilt engine. having a rebuilt done can be quite a bit more affordable. Also replacement may require more work than you might be ready to bite off. A rebuild would be cheaper and drop back in place. A decent engine survey will tell if you even need a rebuild.

A 1979 engine should not need replacement unless it was poorly maintained. It probably could be rebuilt too if need be.

They can be reached on the phone or EMail and I would rely on any information they give you. I would call them and discuss it with them. They are pretty good folks. I live 5 miles from them and they do a lot of work on gensets and big engines too.
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