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Old 02-21-2011, 02:23 PM   #1
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Jon.. you can have this pos motor.. Started out his intake gaskets were bad. Only the second time in 70K miles, not shabby eh? Of course the fuel o-rings didn't like that and I had to rip the top back off. Then the radiator cap puked. Easy enough fix. Then it seemed like a water pump leak. Did that, great for two days. When it leaked again, I called in backup. Now the friggin head gasket is shot. It'* never been abused/overheated so hopefully it'* just the gasket.

I'll stick to the 3800, thanks.. There'* never a need to take off the fuel schrader cap in order to remove a ps pump on my favorite motor!
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What year motor?
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I'm pulling out a can of gas and matches if I go near it again.
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I don't think I've ever seen a blown 3800 head gasket except in extreme boost scenarios.
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Shortly after I bought my 96 in 2002 I got a blown head gasket. Consider yourself lucky!
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Shortly after I bought my 96 in 2003 I got a blown head gasket. Consider yourself lucky!
How in the world did you manage that?
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I dunno, drove the car for two months to work and school....
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