thanks guys,i am not going to try and fix the crack.there's lotsa good parts from what ive been told,so thats that.i also here you cant put different cases together so not looking for a better half i guess.a little bummed.thats allright,i'm gettin the guy back that sold me the project.i'm having him build a new motor. all stock except the sito and special fabio glita piston.that'll teach em to mess with me!!yea.