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Old 11-06-2010, 10:46 PM   #1
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So I did my LIM gaskets today. Street Wars is next sunday so I figured it would be a good time to do them. Well well well I knew they were going to be bad but not this bad. GM fail

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Well at least you got em done and they do look pretty bad ha
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Better now than at WOT at the track!
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Remember how I said they'd look horrible? You didn't have any symptoms of them looking bad or being bad.

I'd bet you still have all the knock you had before. That'* the thing with LIM'* ... do we ever really hear of them putting a lot of coolant into the engine or causing a large issue? Nope. We see them as being horrible and we swap them, but they are never really a cause of big problems overall.
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I've never seen one do more then seap, and even then it'* not enough to worry about. Don't let the fear mongers tell you different.
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Ouch, how many miles are on those?

I'm thinking about doing mine next spring with a mod I have planned.
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I can only assume they are OEM so 165K.

As for the knock I knew the lim'* wouldn't have helped just a hope and a dream ha. I changed them because I knew they were going to be terrifying.. Right now I'm having a set of 36 and 67 injectors cleaned and checked. Then I'll swap in the 36'* and see how that fairs.
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Man, yours were even worse than mine. At least it'* one less thing to worry about in the long run.
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Perfect timing.
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