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What's your favorite gt engine? And why?

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#31 Georgia SS ONLINE  

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Posted October 26, 2017 - 09:47 AM

Hey Guys

Not one motor will fit all applications or personalities, anything mechanical has its limits, use a motor for what it was designed for and it will live a long life, folks are bitching about 40 year old carbs. & points, they just need a bit of care. I f you are old enough you can remember all vehicles got a tune up ever 10,000 miles, points & plugs, now days no tune up, one of mine has 200 Thousand on original spark plugs, most folks don't even know a motor has changeable plugs, just drive it and trade it.Small engines are not that way. Most mowers built in last several years are like pampers use and toss, if you try to keep for the long run there will be repairs.


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#32 4tom OFFLINE  

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Posted November 10, 2017 - 02:39 PM

My soon to go junk yard 05 Chevy has over 210,000 miles on original plugs. Amazing to me. Still runs strong. Got over 100,000 miles off my each of my last 4 sets of tires Crazy little maintenance today. But the cost of maintenance is way up when you need it.

Edited by 4tom, November 10, 2017 - 02:40 PM.