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post #3 of (permalink) Old Apr 10th, 2019, 07:38 PM
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52k one would be good mileage to buy at, i always say timing chains need to be thought about from 60k on wards as so many do fail. a 92k car needs to have proof of timing chain done, service history is a big one as well. clutch needs to bite 3/4 up and be smooth. the root of all evil on these prince engines is timing chains they stretch and will run when miles out cuasing other issues with cat and 02 sensors,, hence why i say to people 60k is where i change my sons cars at and both are north of 120k now turbo cars both run well still 9k oil changes

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