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Wed Feb 7 13:42:30 EST 2007

about the rest of the engine.

Is the shop you're dealing with known to you?  Do you have any reason
to believe that either they just don't want to be bothered?  Or do you
have any reason to believe they might have an agenda such as getting
the car from you cheap?

How many miles?  Avant or Sedan?


On 2/15/07, Dave Scott <ds at> wrote:
> Hi Guys,
> My 20v is in the shop after what may potentially be an engine
> terminating event. The car began losing power at freeway speeds,
> which is when I noticed oil temp was pegged. I pulled over, but just
> as I'm getting off the road, oil smoke poured out from under the
> hood. The shop tells me the head gasket blew. Without doing any
> additional investigating, they're advising me that the work required
> likely isn't worth it. (Essentially tearing the engine down to look
> for block & piston damage from the extreme heat, bent valves, etc)
> Has anyone experienced anything like this before? I love the car and
> like all of us would be reluctant to let it go, but I have to be
> practical too...
> Thanks for any responses.
> Dave
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