Terry R's figures come pretty close to my experience, but remembver he is doing his own work. $300 for the crank work and bearings, $300 for the pump (gosh that sounds high) = $600. Probably two days work. Shop rates around here are $40 per hour x 16 = $640. $1240 is real close to your guys estimate, he isn't doing you any favors, but he isn't taking you either. Only you can decide if you want to put that much in it. Working on a B engine is simplicity itself. If you have the tools and a place to do it you might give thought to doing it yourself.
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