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Re: What was it like to be a mechanic in the 70s amd 80s
Posted to Open Discussion Forum on 1/25/2019

Yes. A valve job was needed at about 30K, a ring job at 60K, and another valve job at 90K, if the car hadn't been scrapped by then. Odometers didn't go to 100K, and didn't need to.

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