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Old 03-11-2002, 09:32 PM
Princess Princess is offline
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Join Date: Mar 2002
Location: Texas
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I have a tick too!

Maybe one of you can help me. My 1975 450 sl has a tick on the left side. I have replaced the cam, towers, cam oiler, rocker arms, lifters and valve stem caps. Still ticking. The engine also misses and I have replaced the cap, rotor, plugs and wires. My mechanic wants to pull the head because he thinks the valve guides are loose. The engine holds 160 pounds of pressure +/- 10. Before he takes my engine apart, what else can I check? Thanks!
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