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Posted: 09/16/22 11:05am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

In July I had a breakdown somewhere near Mesquite, NV. My 6.4 Powerhorse is toast. I am looking to upgrade and I know its a lot but this rebuild is designed for daily towing and comes with 5 year and 100.000 mile warranty. Has anyone ever bought from Choate Engineering Performance? Take a look at this build. 6.4 WorkhorsePlease tell me want you think. What do you have in your truck? Do you all ever think about this...am I the only one that wasn't prepared?

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Posted: 09/16/22 11:40am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

A rebuilt engine 6.4 Powerhorse for $25000 minimum isn't what I would do. To each their own, however.


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Posted: 09/16/22 12:30pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

$26K starting price to fix a poorly designed engine? I'd rather go through insurance, total out the truck and start over with an engine design that isn't a failure to start and a manufacturer that will stand behind their product. Maybe it's just me.


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I highly advise doing a CUMMINS transplant. Making your truck a "FUMMINS". NOT kidding.


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Hopefully it's repairable for a decent price.
This is a tough one if not. I would find a rear end totaled 6.4 same generation truck and buy it for the engine provided the OP's engine is completely toast.
I'm not sure how a transplanted Cummins would fare in an emissions test although my suggestion is always Cummins.


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6.4's aren't known as great engines...


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