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I am writing about my recent experience with replacing my Continental TSIO-360 The original motor was running fine but was at TBO hours and had served for 35 years. WIth planned use including IFR and night work, I was keen to have the feeling that I could rely on that engine up front... So after weighing up the alternatives, and being dissuaded from field-overhauling the current motor due to its complexity, I decided on a 'zero-time' reman. unit from Continental, delivery expected in February - due to a 'crankshaft line supply problem' this was delayed to May Despite best efforts, I Still don't have my aircraft back. I have been told that (so far) the installer has found: 1) Overboard exhaust pipe assembly does not properly align with turbo and wastegate 2) Dip-stick does not fit in tube, cannot be used 3) Bendix magnetos installed (Slick were specified, for which I have the correct RPM sensors) Continental quality control? I am thinking that such a concept must be totally unfamiliar to them. Can this engine have been test run? - it certainly wasn't assembled fully. Anyone else had similar problems?