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Old 01-28-2013, 11:19 AM   #31
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^^^ idk what the Zetec/ATX is limited at.

FYI - There "is" an aftermarket manufacturer with a 'new' cast for the SPI SOHC head that supposedly addresses the dropped valveseat problem and makes it a non-issue. A thread somewhere here in this section during the last year was started on this topic.
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