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      09-07-2012, 12:23 PM   #139
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Originally Posted by mjposner View Post
Dealer advises that a new engine will have to be shipped from Germany at a cost of $24,800. 3 weeks to deliver. Installation not included

Seats are unbolted, and car now has no pads or carpet with plastic trim in trunk.

Still waiting on Geico
Just curious here, and sorry if this is a dumb question.... what happens to an engine with water damage? Is an engine replacement more economical than an engine repair? Granted, I understand that as the owner of the vehcile, I would just want a new engine. But, what happens to the old engine that makes it useless?