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Old 07-28-2014, 08:39 PM   #5
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Originally Posted by Dave Carney View Post
I don't think that's true particularly if you read all the posts here, but I will just go on record as saying my wife's car had only 51k miles (easy miles) on it and had never overheated in the slightest. We also did a LIM at 22k. We had missing coolant and eventually tell tale white exhaust smoke.
As always, Your Mileage May Vary, but from the perspective of an automotive professional, the percentage of 60 degree head failures occurring in concert with an overheat is very near 100% in personal experience. Phrased another way, those 3x00 head failures accompanied with "it never overheated!" stories, in my own experience, typically presented low on coolant with evidence of long standing coolant leak problems.
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Originally Posted by cardude007617 View Post
I'm pretty sure you don't need 600HP to merge safely onto a freeway. and if you do, you're doing it wrong.
Originally Posted by bricooper78 View Post
how do you think i ever got girls to show up? i'm only paying for so many of them
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