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Old 05-01-2003, 11:18 AM
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Exclamation Oil in Coolant, Head job??

I was checking out my coolant resivior yesterday and I noticed there was oil in there. But heres the real problem, I'm going off to college in the fall, it's only a 3hour drive, but im afraid my poor benz might blow a head gasket traveling back and forth. Should I bear the work now and replace the head gasket, i have all summer and a spare car an a suffient amount aof tools. How much longer do you think it will last me? I had the valves done at 75k and my mechaninc said they would last until about 150k, now it's at 149k. I can't afford the $2000 to have it done by my mechanic. What does everyone suggest?
Thanks in advance
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