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Old 12-23-2003, 12:39 PM
psfred psfred is offline
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Valve guide seals definitely, and check the oil filler gasket. A leak here only shows up at speed, engine usually doesn't drip much in the drive. Can cause oil usage of upward of a quart in 1000 miles all by itself. Add bad seals and leaking valve cover gaskets, and you are up to a quart in 500.

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