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Old 02-01-2011, 07:25 PM
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I was able to get mine off an old Pontiac 6 by cranking it over. The valves were closed, but the pressure had equalized in the three cylinders in the down position and the rising pressure lifted it right off. I might have someone holding the head in case it decides to pop off the pins.
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