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Unread 03-30-2011, 03:59 PM   #1
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Cracked Head - New or Reman?

Should I buy a new remanufactured one or have the old one machined? If you've bought a remanufactured one any recommendations? Thanks in advance.

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Unread 03-30-2011, 04:09 PM   #2
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If its craked you need a new head, machining wont help.
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Unread 03-30-2011, 04:40 PM   #3
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Cracked = junk. What year? Fill out your profile.
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Unread 03-30-2011, 04:42 PM   #4
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if it's the 0331 head, you options are, buy a new one, a remanufactured one or find an 03-06 tj head, they had a revised casting of the head.
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Unread 03-30-2011, 04:51 PM   #5
It's the crank sensor!
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Year/engine or we have no idea what to tell you.

But yea...a cracked head is only good as a boat anchor. Never can be repaired (effectively).
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