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1000 miles and counting ...

Resubscribed for a while - will probably have to go off for another
week, though ...

The MB has now done 1,000 miles since the exchange head went back on,
including a run to Torquay and back that allowed me a social call on
Adam Marsden down at AM Cars.  Thanks for the free CO setting, Adam.

(And for diagnosing the misfire at 5000 rpm as #5 plug lead arcing
 to the breather pipe!)

It seems to me that an exchange cylinder head is a very economical way
of making a tremendous difference to a car.

156000 miles of cam wear eliminated.  New hydraulic tappets.  New valve
stem oil seals.  New valve guides.  New valves, lapped into place.
New injector seats with new shrouds.  New cam oil seal.  Pulled and
helicoiled stud holes renewed.  Wonderful.  All for ca. $650 + tax.

Anyway, the car is running better than at any time since I've owned it.

 Phil Payne
 Phone: 0385 302803   Fax: 01536 723021
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