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Old 05-11-2000, 12:31 AM
Steve in San Diego
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I bought this car a year ago with 111K on it and perfect maintenance receipts. Those receipts indicated the car had been driven less than 2500 miles in previous 4 years. Compression checked normal and still does but now the engine sucks oil, especially after a long decelleration. Could the valve guides go that fast? How about seals? If seals, can they be replaced without pulling off the heads. I know nothing about MB V8 engines but have a fair amount of experience with other makes' OHC fours.

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