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Old 07-30-2012, 02:12 PM   #10
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was getting great mileage, then all of the sudden.....shabam!....the famous bad intake valve seat issue, my SOHC engine is toast. Do yourself a favor, get that head pulled off and replaced now......four or five hundred now is much better than a complete engine tomorrow!
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