Originally Posted by SCHM1AN
Max, do you have any recollection what the total cost and your own labor time was on this job?
Sorry just found this again.
I did mine when the engine was out of the car. I have been planning to replace it since I first heard of this problem.
178,000+ miles, 5/20/12 new ej257 short block, 8/20/11 installed VF52 turbo, @20.8psi, 280whp, 300ftlbs. CHECK your oil, these cars use it.
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