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Mechanic in Seattle area/advice

Discussion in 'North West' started by csasper, Jul 11, 2018.

  1. Jul 11, 2018 at 3:07 PM
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    csasper

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    My 1999 3rz-fe just got diagnosed with low compression because of a burnt exhaust valve. My normal mechanic cant do the rebuild. Does anyone know of a good place in the Seattle area that could rebuild the motor or head?

    The truck is in really good shape, but the motor has 198k on it, so deciding if a rebuild is worth it or not as it is an older truck.
    Compression test
    #1 190psi #2 55psi #3 140psi #4 175psi

    Thanks!
     
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  2. Jul 11, 2018 at 3:12 PM
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  3. Jul 11, 2018 at 9:05 PM
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    Thanks for the recommendation. Just out of curiosity how much did they charge for a new head?
     
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