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Old 02-03-2013, 04:32 PM   #11
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:-) I don't do them either on my bike engines but it's a lot easier to pull the head, and it's cheap insurance - I would reckon though you will be seeing more of this on those engines - the Zetec is an old engine now, and most production vehicles still running out there are going to have at least 150K on the clock and not a lot of people really are good at maintaining their cars. Particularly with those piece-o-junk aluminum rads and plastic rad tanks. Get an old, unmaintained cooling system with leaks and it's a head warp waiting to happen...
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