Here is an interesting site with info on the history of the SPI block/heads. SPI engines are known for dropping valve seats in the combustion chamber when overheated. The pieces will tear up one cylinder/head and then make their way into the other cylinders by way of the intake manifold.
2003 Ford Focus Silver Sedan LX SOHC Automatic
1997 Pontiac Supercharged Trans Am WS6
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Last edited by FocusPilot; 09-01-2008 at 08:12 PM.