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This is a discussion on Engine DOWN!! within the GTO forums, part of the Vehicle Specific category; Well, when we here from you next week hope it's not too bad, best of luck, I know how sick ...

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    Well, when we here from you next week hope it's not too bad, best of luck, I know how sick you feel right now, bad to see your baby down.

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    YES!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! It was just a spring..............YES!!!!!! Thats great...WEll my car is up and running again..so yea we opened the valve cover and there it was...a damn spring broken into 3 pieces...well now that im at it...im changing my oil..

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    Yea baby, Good things happen to good people, I am so happy for you. Rock and roll!!!!!!!!!!!

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    This is great news. GO have fun with your goat...and these cars are FUN.

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    Quote Originally Posted by pmolina0436 View Post
    YES!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! It was just a spring..............YES!!!!!! Thats great...WEll my car is up and running again..so yea we opened the valve cover and there it was...a damn spring broken into 3 pieces...well now that im at it...im changing my oil..


    Quote Originally Posted by 0rion View Post
    sounds like a bent pushrod or busted valve spring to me.
    I'm not bragging or anything but post #8 and my first in the thread.

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    ok ...im just posting this cause i dont want other newbies with a GTO to do the same as what i did..Basically i went the cheap way and bought some of these springs (cheap ones) on ebay..thses are it

    http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eB...m=120151238508

    so i got these for 107$$.. which everyone is telling me i should have got the comp cam 918's ...but me...DUMB went the cheap route and this picture shows what happens ...


    Attachment 18694


    there was another piece but i lost it..so yea..dont be dumb and make this mistake..THANK GOD and wasnt anything bigger....thank you all 2 .....

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    I would probably still want to take a look at that piston and that valve.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 0rion View Post
    I would probably still want to take a look at that piston and that valve.
    we looked at the valve..and everything seemed normal..also it turns on normal..and i dont hear knocking or clicking or anything..come on...now im getting worried again...

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    Forest Gump bought some springs on Ebay....thus the saying "Life is like buying springs on Ebay....you never know what your gonna get"....

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    Then of course I made the mistake of telling him to run away from those Ebay springs. We all know where that lead.

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    Ebay springs= FAIL

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    Best of luck buddy

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