Thread: opinions wanted
View Single Post
les_garten les_garten is offline
Macht Schnell
les_garten's Avatar
Join Date: Jun 2003
Location: PSL, FL
Posts: 861
The leakdown is a major issue. If a valve adjustment is causing this leakdown to be bad, I think that valve is burned. I not saying it ain't possible that it is "being held off the seat" and is not burned, just playing the percentages here. Same with the carbon particles. I'd budget a top end fix, a tranny fix, some suspension fix's, and everything else unknown. If he has not done a service in 15,000 miles, HOW MANY YEARS OR DECADES WAS THAT?

There's an old Latin phrase that comes to mind here: caveat emptor...

Unless you steal it, keep looking.
---Les Garten---85 930, Andial IC, GHL Headers, Fabspeed Dual, K-27 HF2, 3.4 JE Full Finned 7.5:1 CR, 964 CAM'd, Carerra 3.2 Manifold Cut/Flipped, Tec3r, Siemans 55#, GSF Fuel Rails, Clewett Crank Trigger, Clewett Cam Trigger,Dual Plugged, ARP Head Studs/Rod Bolts, Clewett Wires.Tial 46mm WG, Tial 50mm BOV, WEVO Shifter,934 Boost Gauge, Wideband EGO Sensor/Gauge, C2T Head Gaskets, '88 MB 300TE,BMW R100RT
Old 04-30-2008, 02:44 PM
  Pelican Parts Catalog | Tech Articles | Promos & Specials    Reply With Quote #7 (permalink)