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I am going to buy a maserati biturbo 1985 with 2000cc engine.
The owner told me that the engine block is damaged and this is the reason why he sells the car.
Did anyone had a relative situation.
Does anyone know how much a new cylinder block costs?
 

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Welcome to the site. Finding an original block to put into the car could be difficult. I have no idea what the price on something like that would be but you can check eBay.
 

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I am going to buy a maserati biturbo 1985 with 2000cc engine.
The owner told me that the engine block is damaged and this is the reason why he sells the car.
Did anyone had a relative situation.
Does anyone know how much a new cylinder block costs?
Don't pay more than a few hundred Euros for such a car. And check out for rust - early Biturbo fall apart if there's any humidity in the air, and the worst thing is that they mostly start rotting from the inside (inside the doors, inside the fenders, behind the headlights, inside the sills or inside the rear pillars) and you won't see the damage until it's too late and has come out on the other side. Also the electrics on these cars were terrible - they never worked and they never will unless the entire wiring harness, fuse box and main circuit boards are rebuilt professionally or replaced with something from later models (from the 222 onwards they were much better).

As for the engine: look for a good replacement engine, and by all means try to find an injected one with intercoolers. Apart from being a lot more powerful, it is far more reliable and easy to live with than the temperamental carb engine. Places like Eurospares in the UK usually have Biturbo engines, otherwise try Italian Maserati specialists - that's where most cars were sold, and that's where you will find the most engines.

Bottom line: don't do it unless you are a good mechanic. Getting someone else to fix this car will cost you far more than it's worth. My 2 cents: I'd go for a post-1987 injected car in good condition, better still I'd go for a 4-valve post-1989 model, by far the best quality and most reliable Biturbos.
 
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