Options for replacing an older engine

BY TOM AND RAY MAGLIOZZI Modified: August 27, 2012 at 11:52 am •  Published: August 27, 2012
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RAY: They're not cheap. But you're practically getting a brand-new engine. So expect to spend a good four grand on the engine and another thousand bucks on labor when the time comes.

TOM: But if you're nutty enough to want to keep a '93 Coupe DeVille forever, I'm confident you're nutty enough to drop $5,000 on an engine for it. Good luck, Ron.

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