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post #6 of (permalink) Old 01-22-2011
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timing chain? black in the bores should mean bad rings or warped cyclender, but compression is good?

exhaust blocked? a scantool and run a dianostic seeing the number may help

35th Anni. Laser Red 3.8 coupe
ET: 1/8-9.892 @71.57 ET: 1/4-15.452 @88.06
4.6 60' 2.195 ET 14.205 MPH 99.44

98 Ranger XLT 4x4 Oxford White 3.0 M/T
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