how many have done valve work?

Bernie Benz b.benz at
Tue Sep 11 14:35:30 EDT 2007

You might do a compression test. If all are about equal and in spec,  
your problem may be stem seals. That’s a lot of oil useage!
At 215K I get 10K, my change interval, between full and the add oil  


On Sep 11, 2007, at 10:41 AM, Feelstranger wrote:

> How many of you have done either valve seals, or full valve jobs?
> My 200 has 165K miles and, though it burns less oil after a turbo  
> swap, still burns too much (quart/ 500 or so).
> Thinking about a leakdown test for some more info,  but wonder If I  
> should just have the valve seals done and hope for the best.
> Want to get this sorted before I decide to spend the grand on a  
> clutch job.
> Thanks
> Nat
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