Replace Head Gasket or Drop new Engine?


Asked by May 15, 2015 at 02:14 PM about the 2000 Chevrolet S-10 2 Dr STD Extended Cab SB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Truck's in good condition. Never had a
problem with it or previous owner besides a
new clutch installed because of a new
driver learning stick. The head gasket blew
out on me yesterday. I was considering
dropping a new or used v6 engine into the
truck in the future. I have an in line 4 at the
moment. But since the head gasket blew
out I know that the work is going to cost a
lot for the mechanic. I wouldn't mind doing
the work myself but I'm no car expert.
Should I just invest in dropping a new
engine and computer. and maybe a new
transmission. Or should I just pay for the
head gasket replacement? Truck is in good
condition nothing is wrong with it from my
standpoint. Again I'm no car expert but I
could use some expert advice asap!

I can supply more info if needed.

7 Answers

Kelly Mayo

just pay for the head gasket will glad you did..

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.

Second opinion, Ditto.


I agree.


Interesting. I have a blown gasket and am getting several telling me to replace the engine.

Kelly Mayo

Princesspri ? WHATS YOUR ISSUE?


Is there a way for you to see my Original Question?


Just Copy and Paste the desription here i guess

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