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Old 11-13-2012, 07:32 PM   #16
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Originally Posted by Scooby24 View Post
Engine can be repaired. Same thing happened to the PO of my car. Block was fine. timeserted, decked the head to level it back out, block was not warped. Rebuilt and running like a champ now. PO said he spent around 2-3 grand with all the "while you're in there" type of replacements.
Yours wasn't 'heavily overheated' then. When they are the aluminium block is junk.
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