Jump to content
LegacyGT.com

EJ257 short block, 60k miles


Recommended Posts

Hey all,

 

This is YNANSB, but a bit cheaper for someone who is willing to do a little bit of extra work.

 

Long story short, motor is out of an 09 STI that was brought to me following a timing pulley bolt snapping and bending some valves. Pistons are OK as the failure happened at low speed pulling into a parking lot, just some light dings in the valve clearance recesses. Bores have some wear, but crosshatching is generally OK, and no asperities that can be felt with a fingernail or plastic stylus. The car had been with me a month prior for a health check and fueling upgrades. Compression tested 135 psi cold in cylinders 1 through 3, 130 in cylinder 4. Leakdown was 4-5% in cylinders 1-3, and 8% in cylinder 4.

 

When I pulled the heads off, it was clear that they'd been off the motor before and it had been put back together hastily. Moreover, the previous owner of the car dinged up the block mating surfaces a bit, and copper sprayed the head gaskets when putting it back together. The headgaskets didn't leak, but the dings are there and pictured.

 

The above made this a 'might as well upgrade and reduce risk' scenario for the owner, rather than just reassemble w/ reworked heads.

 

Asking $750 OBO for a reasonably fresh shortblock with plenty of life in it. The thought is, it's a good deal for someone willing to split the block and have it decked, then re-assemble as-is (or replace #4 if it looks like a ringland is cracked and that's why it's a little lower compression/leakdown than the others).

 

Prefer local pickup in the Detroit area and have it listed locally as well, but figured I'd post it up for LGT folks as well. I can ship freight for whatever the cost is if needed.

IMG_20201121_140420.thumb.jpg.1c0e5a0066361273b8ceac93d767f7a3.jpg

IMG_20201121_140427.thumb.jpg.cb05b3efc0d2c272866948b382cbd935.jpg

IMG_20201121_140437.thumb.jpg.65b963d01ddab2ed27550fc493c8603d.jpg

IMG_20201121_140443.thumb.jpg.f39da6f63bdbd095a62f93a0484470f3.jpg

IMG_20201121_140511.thumb.jpg.4351bb879aa0e91cc11609d484a76405.jpg

IMG_20201121_140610.thumb.jpg.517a9cdb5523eca25cda5116bfe74b17.jpg

IMG_20201121_140620.thumb.jpg.9f5bdd02edf1d610e81e26bc9e0698d7.jpg

IMG_20201121_140639.thumb.jpg.92726403ed7e00dba453550c8d0ab2b7.jpg

IMG_20201121_140658.thumb.jpg.b7815ab85abe2a2c8acb3ab6aed5fffb.jpg

IMG_20201121_140704.thumb.jpg.bed256d3f9e607ca1aa781ec3f7d47d1.jpg

IMG_20201121_140727.thumb.jpg.914246d1ef9f7a051496edc9aca8dd45.jpg

IMG_20201121_140733.thumb.jpg.bc8a31901abeacc2118515c20673fc69.jpg

IMG_20201121_140758.thumb.jpg.9578174ced6fbc96ceca97ba5c8cd3f6.jpg

IMG_20201121_140804.thumb.jpg.9a1c290a7445933ddb5572f76e3eb1b4.jpg

IMG_20201121_140818.thumb.jpg.436e225265a94d486a4bfcb043978a6e.jpg

IMG_20201121_140824.thumb.jpg.ee631994a8473c343ad804e28f7ecdba.jpg

Edited by awfulwaffle
Link to comment
Share on other sites

  • 2 weeks later...

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now
 Share

×
×
  • Create New...

Important Information

Terms of Use