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Old 07-22-2004, 04:28   #1 (permalink)
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The heart of the EA might be dead

Well as some know, The EA has been droping oil pressure and the cam started chewing out the head due to a cracked rocker pedestal. Well after all the repaires there is still no oild pressure and there is a knock in the engine around the number 3 exhaust valve. So its off to the machanics.
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Old 07-22-2004, 04:31   #2 (permalink)
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Damn, that's never good to hear. Hopefully your mechanic can get it sorted cheaply for ya.
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Old 07-22-2004, 04:39   #3 (permalink)
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Re: The heart of the EA might be dead

perfect oppurtunity fo an AU motor upgrade. if its stuffed dont replace it with another 3.9 get the latest motor you can afford.
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Old 07-22-2004, 05:01   #4 (permalink)
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Re: The heart of the EA might be dead

get sunny's EL ex taxi motor. only 90 dollar!

seriously though, hope you can get it sorted out pretty soon mate
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Old 07-22-2004, 05:09   #5 (permalink)
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Re: The heart of the EA might be dead

not the mechanics .... sounding serious, hope its nothing terminal, and the why it happened in the first place gets answered as well.
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Old 07-22-2004, 05:28   #6 (permalink)
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Re: The heart of the EA might be dead

Just replace the motor Gunns, it's the G-O around here....I started a trend lol (of replacing f*ed engines that is )

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Old 07-22-2004, 05:31   #7 (permalink)
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Re: The heart of the EA might be dead

Once I find out how much tax I get back tommrow, will decide which engine I get, if it is fully stuffed. AU EL or EF maybe ED/EB xr6.
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or why not an EA one.... there that's all of em
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go the au motor :>:>:>:>:>:>:>:>:>
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Old 07-22-2004, 17:55   #10 (permalink)
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Go the EA....some sick c*nt around here was selling one for a excellent price...

BTW while were on engine destroying, I let my car get a bit hot today because I've got the thermos in dodgily atm (until I get a temp switch). I hope I didn't cook anything! I saw the gauge when it was about 2mm from the red and though shhheeeezzus. It takes a lot to cook 'em though...I know first hand. It took about 20km in the red with the light on (done over 2 years) for my Mum's engine to finally give up the ghost at 370,000km lol.

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