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Old 07-31-2012, 07:23 AM   #11
focusauto01
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Originally Posted by drlenger View Post
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!

I defiantly plan on doing that soon. I'm currently having to replace the whole front end. Got ready to do a CV Axle and found out everything was shot. Strut Mounts, CV Axle and joint, lower control arm and ball joint, Sway Bar End Links, Tie Rod Ends, everything was shredded.

As soon as I finish, I will be on the market for an aftermarket head. Did you decide to do a rebuild? If so, what head did you go with?
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