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Old 03-12-2011, 06:42 PM
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Originally Posted by Fudman View Post
the cost of a total engine repair is usually more than that of replacing with a used engine
Originally Posted by ztom View Post
Usually it is a crack in the head.
Originally Posted by Jimmys 530i View Post
I have only had 1 engine out of over 20 that was rebuildable.
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I've added it to this specific reply, which I hope to become canonical (over time) so that we can refer anyone who asks about a 'blown head gasket' to it, to get them started on the right footing.
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