80tq: Blown Engine

Marc Swanson mswanson at sonitrol.net
Mon Nov 24 09:11:37 EST 2003

> Well, it was bound to happen at some point =)

bummer man, consequences of living on the bleeding edge eh? :-)

> http://www.80tq.com/albums/?mode=album&album=BlownSparkPlug&dispsize=640

That's quite impressive.  Gotta be a dropped valve as you say.  Post
pics once you pull the head for further gruesome details :-D

Look at it this way:  You've got a GREAT line to feed your wife now.  

"But honey, I HAVE to put some money into my 20 valve turbo project, I
NEED to get the car back on the road!"... heheh.


> If anything, this accelerated me into the 20v project, so no real biggy, the 
> engine was already at the machine shop thankfully, so maybe by Jan/Feb I 
> should have it back on the road.

nice, you're one step ahead of me at the moment.  Have you picked up the
short block yet or have your plans changed on that front?


87' 4ktq
88' 90q

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