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Old 07-27-2010, 01:39 PM   #7
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Originally Posted by 330iFL View Post
Quick update, the indy shop did send the head to a machine shop and they found no cracks(water jet pressure test looking for bubbles) however the head was slightly warped; .07-.01 thousandths if i wrote it down correctly. The head is going to be milled down and a particular head gasket will be used which is speficly made slightly larger for heads which have been milled.

In the mean time apparently my ccv hoses are brittle/falling appart so the shop has offered to change out the ccv for parts only, no additional labor since the hoses have to come off anyway throughout the process.
amazing op. you can get the entire ccv kit from tischer for 150 shipped btw. definitely a good thing to do when everything is disassembled anyways. your car is going to run like new

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