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Old 08-08-2012, 06:59 PM   #1
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another dropped spi valve seat....

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the spi intake valve seat #4 finally let go about 2 weeks ago, seems like a good august project for me, the sidewalls look fine, i plan on putting in a new piston, i already have a new cylinder head:http://shop.advanceautoparts.com/web...inder+head+atk does anyone out there have a piston and connecting rod i could buy off them? maybe a set of rings for it too?


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Old 08-08-2012, 07:00 PM   #2
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Old 08-08-2012, 07:08 PM   #3
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swap a zetec... thats what i did and boy am i glad i did!
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Old 08-08-2012, 07:40 PM   #5
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yeah for what your spending on the new head im sure you could find a complete zetec setup for the same price or maybe a little bit more, but if you stick with the spi good luck hopefully it doesn't drop again
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Old 08-08-2012, 07:41 PM   #6
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my plan : fix it and sell it!
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Does anyone know the best way to clean all the deposits out of the intake manifold? Other than shaking it upside-down?
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Old 09-03-2012, 12:23 AM   #8
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I shot engine degreaser in mine about half way full and let it set for ten minutes, then hosed it out with a garden hose in the number 4 intake while it was resting on the ground and letting the water come out the number 1 intake
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hey I think I still have one piston from my engine. dinged up top just a bit but the top ring is still free and it will work just fine.
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Old 09-03-2012, 02:20 PM   #10
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I went ahead and moved this to the SPI section.
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