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Date: Sat, 4 Mar 2000 13:57:58 -0800
From: "Steve Marks" <>
Subject: Re: replace engine or rebuild?

Russ, Replace the timing chain, check for vacum leaks, replace plugs, plug wires, rototr & cap, air filter and catalytic con. The turbo could be why it's running rough if it misses on hard acceleration, and you hear a pronounced high pitched whine. At 220K you're just getting it broken in !!! Regards, Steve '88 900T 176K: original clutch, and until last week orig. rotors all 4 wheels. Russ <> wrote in message news:pVnv4.378$ > I have an `83 900 Turbo that has 220,000 miles on it. The timing chain gave > out and its been running rough. Would it be wiser or more economical to > rebuild it or just find another engine? I was hoping for a quick-fix but I > don't think it's gonna happen. And if i should rebuild it, what about the > turbo? > Appreciate any advice. > >

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