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  1. 6G72 jumped timing while driving; Rebuild Heads or Replace Motor?

    Problem Reports
    I have a 2001 GT, 5MT, with approx. 127,000 miles on it. A few days ago, I was making a left turn through a light, in 3rd gear decelerating at 3500-4k RPM. As I finished the turn (spinning at about 2k RPM now) the motor starts intermittently sputtering, couldn't really accelerate much, felt...
  2. Timing Problem/Question, very urgent

    Problem Reports
    I'm going to try to make this as short as possible, but some things require quite a bit description for clarity purposes, so here goes nothing. I have a 2001 Eclipse GT with 65k miles that I just bought recently. The other owner never did the timing belt component change, so that's what I...
  3. Gotta love the interference motor.

    3G Eclipse RS/GS Specific
    I currently own a 2000 Gs with 83k on it. So last saturday night me and my girlfriend decided to take a trip over to the inner harbor. I was cruising down 295 and all of a sudden my car shuts off. I pulled over and popped the hood while im using my cellphone for light lol. I could smell burning...
  4. S/C Belt messed with my heads...

    GT/GTS
    Well my S/C belt broke and wrapped around the crank... :squint: I did jump a tooth or two on my timing belt. My mechanic reset the timing but he thinks I bent some valves. He thinks the best answer is a new/used engine all send and done around $2600.00. Has anyone ever put new/used heads or...
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