Date: Wed, 24 Aug 2005 23:30:24 +0100 From: Sleeker GT Phwoar <carl.robsonnospamcing-czechs.com> Subject: Re: I seem to be a Saab owner again.
In article <CJidnWTA_oF_5pHeRVnysgnospamhtview.co.uk>, mypcnospam.com says... >Surely with >modern oils this isn't as good as posters suggest? > > As Grunff says, it is possible that, for thoroughness he took the engine down for checking it and replaced anything worn. Another possibility ism that although serviced everytime, that doesn't imply that between services it was driven by a nun. It is quite possible that a small coolant leak wasn't spotted, until one day it overheated (between services), was ignored and resulted in a BHG. Other option being an oil leak that resulted in it seizing (although then I would be more worried about the turbo). Either way, a knackered engine just means no other checking between services was done. If the car was 1 owner from new, the owner probably thought the only checks you ever needed to do was the services, I mean that is all it needed that far. And the boxes are notorious anyway. -- Carl Robson Car PC Build starts again. http://smallr.com/rz Homepage: http://www.bouncing-czechs.com