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Old 04-05-2012, 07:26 PM   #11
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You can rebuild the engine over and over and over, if you don't replace it with the proper cylinder heads (the after market ones) it will continue to have the issue. Its the original parts that have the defect or at least that's what I got out of doing my research and asking questions and what not.
I have seen cylinder head websites that say the updated valve seats they use correct the problem of the O.E. valve seats dropping. Is this not true?
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Old 04-05-2012, 10:15 PM   #12
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I can relate man... I do have a decent full time job, but that's about it. Sucks being a baller on a budget, so to speak... :/
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I have seen cylinder head websites that say the updated valve seats they use correct the problem of the O.E. valve seats dropping. Is this not true?
Yes but it will be about a 800 dollar fix unless you can put the cylinder head in yourself.
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Yes but it will be about a 800 dollar fix unless you can put the cylinder head in yourself.
Got it. I just want to be sure that once this repair is completed, it actually repairs the problem and wont have to be worried about anymore.

I've seen mention of an aftermarket cylinder head replacement? What's the benefit with that vs a rebuilt cylinder head with updated valve seats designed to correct the problem? I'm somewhat leery of a non-O.E. cylinder head.
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