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    Click image for larger version  Name:	 Views:	1 Size:	782.0 KB ID:	5757 Here's mine and still waiting to get it back since March 17 ....
    Last edited by Ssscooter66; 08-23-2018, 10:34 AM. Reason: With a HOLE in the block ...
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      What an ugly beginning, but at least some good progress. Here’s to your getting back to motoring soon!
      GBA Black; HTO Twilight/Tension interior; Z51 & Mag Ride; E60 lift; 5VM visible carbon fiber package; 5ZZ high wing; FA5 interior vis CF; ZZ3 engine appearance; 3LT; Q8T Spectra Gray Tridents; J6N Edge Red Calipers; SNG Edge Red Hashmarks; VQK Splash Guards; RCC Edge Red engine cover; VJR illuminated sill plates. Lifetime, annual contributors, and 22 year members of National Corvette Museum. Home is the beautiful Pacific Northwest.

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        Keeping my fingers crossed that he has it done this weekend ..
        The piston is actually broke into 4 pieces being held tomorrow with the rings. Oh well, I've got something else now for garage art ..... LoL ...
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        A thought if I might ...

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          As we all. More than time for you to be driving and enjoying again!!!
          GBA Black; HTO Twilight/Tension interior; Z51 & Mag Ride; E60 lift; 5VM visible carbon fiber package; 5ZZ high wing; FA5 interior vis CF; ZZ3 engine appearance; 3LT; Q8T Spectra Gray Tridents; J6N Edge Red Calipers; SNG Edge Red Hashmarks; VQK Splash Guards; RCC Edge Red engine cover; VJR illuminated sill plates. Lifetime, annual contributors, and 22 year members of National Corvette Museum. Home is the beautiful Pacific Northwest.

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            Originally posted by Ssscooter66 View Post
            Click image for larger version Name:	 Views:	1 Size:	782.0 KB ID:	5757 Here's mine and still waiting to get it back since March 17 ....
            Ouch. That's painful to look at.

            What's the back story on the failure? Lean condition? Broken valve spring? Dropped valve?

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ID:	5943 I was told by the shop it's because of a valve dropped , 1500 miles after they installed performance heads/tuning . Seems to much of a coincident to me . The car is currently at another shop getting a completely new engine 427 built & I'll find out what he thinks the cause was ...
              Last edited by Ssscooter66; 08-24-2018, 11:57 PM.
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                Ouch. Please keep us updated as this further unfolds.
                GBA Black; HTO Twilight/Tension interior; Z51 & Mag Ride; E60 lift; 5VM visible carbon fiber package; 5ZZ high wing; FA5 interior vis CF; ZZ3 engine appearance; 3LT; Q8T Spectra Gray Tridents; J6N Edge Red Calipers; SNG Edge Red Hashmarks; VQK Splash Guards; RCC Edge Red engine cover; VJR illuminated sill plates. Lifetime, annual contributors, and 22 year members of National Corvette Museum. Home is the beautiful Pacific Northwest.

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