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Replacing the transmission

I have a 2dr 99 Grand Am Gt with 144,000 miles on it. I took it in to a transmission shop yesterday and they said it needs a lot of work, but wouldn't be able to tell what needs fixed without opening the tranny. proposed price was over $1400. Is it worth trying to find a used transmission and trying to install it myself? If so, where is a good place to get a used transmission, and what would be a good price?

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