How much does it cost to deck a block?
Hereof, how much does it cost to machine a block?
|Bore V-8 Block (up to .060)||$120.00|
|Install 5 Caps||$500.00|
|Sleeve Cylinder Bores (Ea)||$ 60.00|
|Install Cam Bearings||$ 30.00|
|Machine / Align Bore for Big Ford Cam Bearings||$600.00|
Furthermore, what does decking a block mean? Decking the Block Decking is the process of cutting down the portion of the block to which the cylinder heads mate. First, it is often necessary to remove some material from this part of the block just to "square up" the cylinder heads. The deck of the block must be perpendicular to the crankshaft centerline.
Secondly, how much does it cost to Magnaflux a block?
We charge $110 to clean a block but we use an oven and shot blaster. $95 to magnaflux the entire block sounds reasonable.
How much does it cost to machine a 350 block?
Overall, it looks like a typical replacement short block will be within $200 of very BASIC machine work. You can get a new GM 350 (L31) one piece short block from sdparts.com for $1200. Ebay has several in the $1600-$1800 range with new crank/rods/pistons.