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Old 12-06-2012, 05:43 PM   #10
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Originally Posted by ViperThreat View Post
My advice: Avoid the SPI engine and get a zetec or a duratec. Beyond that, they are pretty solid cars so long as you take care of them properly.
I have an SPI, and it has ran great for many, many years. There is one common problem with a valve seat, but that can be prevented.

Sure the other engines have a few more horses, and can get you to the posted speed limit slightly faster, but all three engines are good, reliable engines.
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