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Re: [T3] VW Fun Fact of The Day !


Well, actually I meant modern era VW's but even the air cooled ones wont
swallow valves if you dont use poor quality aftermarket parts or let the
guides get too worn.  Ill bet many of us have no idea how many miles are on
our heads... and many are overdue for a refresh.

Keith

.
> Keith wrote:
> >I really hate to have such distaste in American products but
> >as soon as you think there getting better, your buddy has a 4.3L
> >Chevy throw a rod right out of the blue!
>
> >When was the last time a VW did that?
>
> Oh, you mean like when my bug ate a valve half way home from work (35
miles
> one way), and the nearest exit/phone being 4 miles away, on a 30* day?
That
> happened twice to me, once back in 1994 and again in 95, and both times
within
> about 2 miles of each other. Don't get me wrong, I still had the car towed
home,
> rebuilt the engine, and had it back in service within a couple of weeks
(the
> last time it happened). : )
>
> Bob 65 Notch S w/ Sunroof
>        71 Square, Now a 2 seat Roadster, pics can be seen
> at;http://photo.starblvd.net/bobnotch
>
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