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Old 01-31-2013, 07:34 PM   #5 (permalink)
wmjinman
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Originally Posted by MTXA View Post
I followed your thread on the cylinder head overhaul. I'm beginning to have serious doubts about your mechanic. First, the cracked thermostat housing, now seized bearings, ruined cam, and the head needs to be replaced BEFORE IT EVER LEFT THE SHOP????? And he rebuilt the head???

My advice is to get your car away from him before he does anymore damage.
I understand that sentiment. These guys had someone else do the machining and are telling me the machine shop must have inadvertantly plugged up an oil passage. Of course, "blaming the other guy" is certainly a distinct possiblility. --- sigh ---
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