Well guys last time i posted anything about my olds it seemed like i was going to sell. but i decided not to. i've just got my harmonic balancer from ebay yesterday and waiting until next weekend to install. i'm also getting my hands on a pair of monroe struts by the ending of next week. as for doing the job myself i don't know. but as far as the engine goes everything is okay. so after the balancer goes on and the struts r on i should have the olds back on the road.