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Old 24th July 2008, 21:23   #16
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W H A T A F I N D !!!!!!!!!!!! And you did not know that your friend had this ???

Tell him to document this as in tabulate

I am sure your freind cannot be unaware of this potential customer base

maybe he has better use for the liquified V-8's than sell them & take on the headache of "yeh toh theek nahin hai"

No bhai, I did not!
I suggested the idea of properly repairing and selling them to my friend, but he just is not interested in doing the extra work.
To be frank, the market for these engines is extremely small. Few Indians would plonk a V8 in their ride and get an average of 4-5 kpl and be happy about it.

I asked him if he would mind selling some of the engines, he said he is fine with it!! But if he does ending up selling any engine, it will be as is, where is, no returns type of deal.

Currently he is getting aluminum and iron out of the engine, which he is selling/using.

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I am sure that these are imported engines from SE Asian countries.

Your are unfortunately wrong. These engines are originating from USA.


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You are in big trouble coz the all the modifiers are gonna chase you for the address.
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Sirj
Please don't scare the gentleman !!! Let the info flow
cheers
I welcome the trouble and I dont scare easily.

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Old 24th July 2008, 23:48   #17
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AbhiJ,

You most probably may have heard the theory of hindu birth and rebirth, the souls of the engines are lying for rebirth in a foundry, furnace, steel plant.

Each soul which is born needs to go thru the rebirth cycle. For attaining engine moksh contact Karlosdeville or Gogi or DKG who resuscitate old cars and keep their souls alive.

rofl. this is on a lighter note but then yes, the theory behind scrapping and smelting remains the same.

The spiralling cost of steel has given way to this practice.

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Old 25th July 2008, 09:08   #18
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Where is this place? Please PM me the details! Pretty please.
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Old 25th July 2008, 14:44   #19
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Wow! I need to go and check this out! Will tag along with you sometime if you don't mind
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Let me get a V8 from this so called "graveyard". Put it in a Contessa and you know the rest....Man I am excited. Started dreaming...lets turn this dream into reality. I am going there this weekend. []
Will post the details of the remaining engines once I get my V8 from "Mecca"
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Old 25th July 2008, 15:00   #21
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Looks like an after Tsunami picture to me...

Good find mate & you have unleashed a beast here.
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Old 25th July 2008, 15:18   #22
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I ll ask my friend and PM you guys his no.
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Old 25th July 2008, 19:29   #23
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Asked my friend to get me some better pics...

and here they are..

Engine Graveyard - Where old engines go to die..-pics-1.jpg

Engine Graveyard - Where old engines go to die..-pics-2.jpg

Engine Graveyard - Where old engines go to die..-pics-3.jpg

Engine Graveyard - Where old engines go to die..-pics-4.jpg

Engine Graveyard - Where old engines go to die..-pics-5.jpg

Engine Graveyard - Where old engines go to die..-pics-6.jpg

Engine Graveyard - Where old engines go to die..-pics-7.jpg

Engine Graveyard - Where old engines go to die..-pics-8.jpg
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Old 25th July 2008, 22:36   #24
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These engines are imported (naturally) as post their useful life when engines require an overhaul, they are cut up by a band saw (literally) from the engine bay, to remove all connections (wires/pipes/sensors etc).

The cost of overhaul is a lot due to expensive labour in countries like Japan, Korea etc.
Post removal of these engines they are then loaded into a container and sent to places like the Indian subcontinent, (India banned the use of imported engines ) these used to be used in Taxis earlier before the HC ban on used engines came into play and before the CNG era.

It is generally advisable to install an fresh Indian made engine (like GTO has done on his jeep) as the RTO may not register the engine change in the RC book (engine number changes).

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Will he sell some of these, instead of scrapping them.
his address and number please?
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This place is a auto-part scavenging heaven. Would love to spend my weekend anytime here rather than visiting the malls/etc.

Oh, that reminds me, haven't been to Guzri ifor quite some time now. Need to go there soon.
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I think the first few pictures on the 2nd page are from the Chevy/Pontiac 3800 series pushrod engines used in the Pontiac Trans Am/Grand Prix till around 2003 (I think).

3.8L displacement (obviously) and 6 cylinders and hence lots of torque.

Would be a pain to fit on Indian cars as I cannot see them fitting into the hood of a Zen or even an Esteem.
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Would be a pain to fit on Indian cars as I cannot see them fitting into the hood of a Zen or even an Esteem.
Possible in a Contessa/Cielo engine bay?
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Can some knowledgeable person identify some of those engines?
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Your are unfortunately wrong. These engines are originating from USA.
Are you saying that these engines were DUMPED in India from USA?

If it is true, this is very sad and evil. We are allowing our already polluted country to be destroyed, so that other countries can stay clean. I have never seen blue transparent waters in India, not even in Goa

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