According to CarsDirect.com, the price for rebuilding an engine will depend on what kind of engine you’re rebuilding. An older air-cooled engine could cost $300 to $400, while a six-cylinder engine rebuilt to its original specifications can cost $500 to $600.
CarCare.org says a rebuilt engine will typically cost $2,250 to $4,000 or about 10 to 20 percent of the car’s value. They also created a handy chart, showing us what popular types of vehicles may cost if it were to need a rebuilt engine. A full-sized V8 truck, for example,...
Add all of this to the parts and labor, and you’re looking at well over $1,500 for a rebuild on a four-cylinder or V-6 engine; V-8s and V-10s will be well beyond the $2,000 mark. Of course, if some of this work can be avoided, the price could drop significantly.
Average Cost to Rebuild an Engine. A 96+ Explorer V6 can cost you around $3,025 on the lower end and up to $4,200 on the higher end. A 96 Jimmy 4×4 V6 can cost you around $2,800 on the lower end and up to $3,700 on the higher end. 97+ Ford Truck V6 4.2 has an engine rebuild cost of around $2,900 up to $3,800.
The costs are generally within a competitive range of a rebuild and far less expensive than replacement. A kit should include plugs seal, rings, oil pumps etc. They do not include belts, water pumps, alternators etc. A rebuild kit will run from $450 to $3,000 depending on the vehicle and its performance requirement.
So L*H=$750. The cost of a rebuild parts kit (RP) is say $900 bucks. The cost of labor is, idk say $75/hr again and they have the same 10 hours to pull it in and out, plus an additional 16 hours to rebuild it - giving us 26 total hours. L*H = $1,950.
The average engine rebuild cost is going to depend on what kind of engine you're rebuilding. An older Volkswagen air-cooled engine can be rebuilt to performance standards for around $300 to $400. A typical water-cooled four cylinder engine can be rebuilt to original specifications for around $400 to $500.
This repair can fix pretty much any engine problem. Often this type of rebuild starts out as a ring and valve job where worn cylinder walls were found, requiring boring. For this repair the engine block is removed from the car.
Repowering a typical car or truck with a rebuilt – remanufactured engine costs between $2,250 to $4,000 or about 10% to 20% of the cost of a new vehicle. Additional savings in annual insurance costs can also be significant compared to purchasing a new vehicle. Below is a chart offering some estimated costs...
Post: What does a typical rebuild cost? (Topic#172461) Snake Senior Member Posts: 710 Loc: Danville, CA Reg: 06-08-05. User Info. Send Private Topic ... Just trying to give Snake the justification to build his own engine, even if it costs a little more To answer your question Snake, .....it depends!! ...