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Old 04-09-2011, 07:56 AM
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A few weeks ago, I felt badly about the fact that people were coming in (more and more) with symptoms of a badly heated cooling system suspected of damaging

and we didn't have a comprehensive answer for them that outlines ALL their options.

Since then, I've spent probably ten to fifteen hours on compiling the last two dozen recent ruined-engine sad stories (of suspected blown head gaskets, cracked heads, warped blocks, cam seizures, contaminated bearings, coolant hydrolock, or piston, ring, and valve damage) into a comprehensive set of options & recommendations and put it all in keyword rich sentences in the bestlinks.

Note: For example, here are the last two dozen known ruined-E39-engine stories to learn from:
(1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7) (8) (9) (10) (11) (12) (13) (14) (15) (16) (17) (18) (19) (20) (21) (22) (23) (24).

But, a new option came up today, thanks to Franka in post #23 over here:
- E39 (1997 - 2003) > I Need Immeadiate Help

You can read his suggestions over there; this is the suggested product and here is a testimonial, of sorts.

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