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you will have to have the heads off and a magnaflux setup to find the problems they have, they develop stress cracks toward the rear of the block between the lifter bores and the deck between 6-8 cyl or the opposite side between 5-7. if you see a lot of carbon or gunk buildup in this area pass, they also crack between the head bolts and the bore. check to see if the main caps look dark in color this means heat and a line bore is due. also chck for bore wear you don't want over .040 for a final bore oversize.

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