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by Marsman
Tue Feb 24, 2015 1:01 am
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: Engine Rebuild Recommendations in SoCal
Replies: 11
Views: 5522

Re: Engine Rebuild Recommendations in SoCal

Finally had the time to contact Esslinger on a 2.4L rebuild. Rough estimate was $2800 for the short block, excluding any bolt-on replacements such as oil pump, pulleys, etc., and assuming crank, rods etc are good. They seemed to dismiss the stock head as likely cracked, and said a completely assembl...
by Marsman
Wed Sep 17, 2014 8:49 pm
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: Engine Rebuild Recommendations in SoCal
Replies: 11
Views: 5522

Re: Engine Rebuild Recommendations in SoCal

jkxr4ti wrote:What about esslinger?

http://www.esslingeracing.com
Thanks, they appear to know the 2.3L Ford motor alright. I'll give them a call, but they'll probably convince me to go the performance route...
by Marsman
Wed Sep 17, 2014 8:45 pm
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: Engine Rebuild Recommendations in SoCal
Replies: 11
Views: 5522

Re: Engine Rebuild Recommendations in SoCal

nathankershaw wrote:Where do you live?
Escondido

What kind of specs are you looking for with the rebuild?
Stock
by Marsman
Tue Sep 16, 2014 9:27 pm
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: Engine Rebuild Recommendations in SoCal
Replies: 11
Views: 5522

Engine Rebuild Recommendations in SoCal

Looking to get my XR engine rebuilt by someone familiar with the XR motor. Anyone know of a good engine builder in southern CA?