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Old 05-17-2011, 10:38 PM   #48
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Originally Posted by TeamZetec View Post
Dropping a valve seat on cylinder one isnt fact ive never heard of it. its most commonly cylinder 2 or 4.

This one was on Craigslist...... #1 and rare. I was talking to a guy that worked where they had a fleet or SOHC Focus'. He said it happened on all cylinders.

I have to agree from what I've seen:

Most Common #4
next #2

I've never seen #3 - anyone?
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