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Death Knell

Old 12-17-2003, 07:55 PM
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welp, I was driving down US 41 today, and my GTU suddenly lost power, and died, I got it started again, sort of, no power at all, died if I didn't stay on the gas, violent backfiring, got it home, and now, it won't even start, turns over unevenly, havn't pulled it apart at all, so I can't say for certain it is a seal, but it is acting like it (unless someone else can suggest an alternative problem, it has been sitting for almost 8 months) on the plus side, it looks like I may be able to get a TII for $500, so if that runs I may pick it up, and use the parts from the GTU. meanwhile, I am carless, aarrggh, what a way to spend my 2 weeks home from Baghdad.
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Old 12-17-2003, 07:59 PM
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Dude that sucks. But hopefully you can get that TII! Thats a damn good deal. Good condition?
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Old 12-17-2003, 08:13 PM
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Do a compression check...
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Old 12-17-2003, 11:55 PM
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thats what happened to mine... my motor just had enough



do a compression test, best of luck.



(i didnt' have any, i had a blown apex seal)
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