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Old 03-03-2003, 10:59 AM
pentoman pentoman is offline
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Originally posted by Larry Delor
it might not need a valve job, but I bet the odds that it needs new valve seals are pretty good. (might explain the dirty plug too) How is your oil consumption?
I'm tempted to suggest valve seals.. do your plugs look like this picture? That's how mine get. Sometimes they have lots of grey crumbley crud on, a bit like ash.. that is caused by oil too.
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2.5-16v 1990 90,000m Astral Silver
2.0E 8v 1986 107,000m Black 2nd owner
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