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Old 01-23-2011, 10:32 PM
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i've had a slight seepage of coolant for some time now - finally found the source, an external head gasket leak. over the weekend i brought it to a good mechanic to change the gaskets out. while in there found something quite a bit more serious... the tension of the chain held it together, pretty much a grenaded engine waiting to happen.
considering myself lucky the head gasket decided to leak...

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Old 01-23-2011, 10:56 PM
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Timing chain guide . Good catch .
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Old 01-23-2011, 11:06 PM
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Congrats on catching that.
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Glad you caught it! Pheeeeew!
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Definitely glad you caught it!

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WOW!!! Dang, aren't you the lucky one!
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