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91' Cadillac Deville GM say's it's not worth fixing

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My number 5 valve is missfiring, it failed a compression test it tested at 100 psi they said it's probably a bad oil ring or something. It has 226k on it would it be worth it to tear this engine apart and rebuild it? I really want to fix this car up possibly to pass down to a younger sibling. I just found out one of my friends has a guy that will rebuild my engine cheap, how much would a cheap engine rebuild cost me?

Thanks for any help in advance
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Strictly financially speaking, no it's probably not worth fixing, but there are a lot of other considerations that only you can make.
I have no idea what a junk yard engine would cost. Maybe someone else does, but you'll have to do some homework and make some calls. Low compression on #5 sounds like a burnt valve or worn ring maybe, but that would not be caused by what they said. BTW, the oil cooler lines are steel, not hoses. Not sure how they would band aid them.
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