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Old 08-31-2008, 04:00 PM   #8
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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.

http://www.babcox.com/editorial/ar/eb90336.htm
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