LOLOLOLOL.....See......^this right here is exactly what I'm talking about. Whether it's deliberate or you truly are that ignorant....I don't know.....but I guarantee you they are well under that in your area.
No they aren't. Maybe you can get a 4.8 core to rebuild for under 2k if you know a guy that knows a guy but thats it. In my area people have the " I know what I got" syndrome. Even the LS mags admit that cheap LS pullouts are internet unicorns. Then there is still the cost of install and getting it running.