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PostPosted: Thu Jul 27, 2006 8:33 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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the first thing i ask myself when tempted to buy or use used parts is"whats it gonna cost to repair the damage when these parts fail?" somehow the savings is never worth sacrificing a $6000+ motor.


Are you talking about my heads that used to leak water on the outside? Rolling Eyes Sodium Silicate Baby Laughing
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 27, 2006 8:36 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

10sec.et wrote:
the first thing i ask myself when tempted to buy or use used parts is"whats it gonna cost to repair the damage when these parts fail?" somehow the savings is never worth sacrificing a $6000+ motor.


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PostPosted: Thu Jul 27, 2006 8:38 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

af2 wrote:
10sec.et wrote:
the first thing i ask myself when tempted to buy or use used parts is"whats it gonna cost to repair the damage when these parts fail?" somehow the savings is never worth sacrificing a $6000+ motor.


Are you talking about my heads that used to leak water on the outside? Rolling Eyes Sodium Silicate Baby Laughing


Laughing i forgot about that. actually i have "shot myself in the foot" more times than i care to admit.

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It seems we can look at our magical Balls and come up with a fix?

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PostPosted: Thu Jul 27, 2006 9:42 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

10sec.et wrote:
af2 wrote:
10sec.et wrote:
the first thing i ask myself when tempted to buy or use used parts is"whats it gonna cost to repair the damage when these parts fail?" somehow the savings is never worth sacrificing a $6000+ motor.


Are you talking about my heads that used to leak water on the outside? Rolling Eyes Sodium Silicate Baby Laughing


Laughing i forgot about that. actually i have "shot myself in the foot" more times than i care to admit.


If you have shot you're self more than me you must be way over 40 Laughing
I am still shooting myself in the foot! Die You Bastard
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 27, 2006 9:58 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

not over 40 yet but getting close. i just have more oppourtunity to screw up since i make a living working on cars. trial and error. mostly error retard
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 27, 2006 10:07 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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not over 40 yet but getting close. i just have more oppourtunity to screw up since i make a living working on cars. trial and error. mostly error retard


I'm glad its you. You have been a big help. I found the problem with my 400. My son and I will put it in tomorrow and see if high gear works. Until then. Keep it up SMOKE!
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