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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 12-28-2019, 01:28 PM Thread Starter
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04 redline with 2.0

First got it they had a healicoil in the driver side spark plug it was running amazing when I first got it that spark plug burnt the head off after that I replaced the plug worked fine until a couple weeks ago bad sputter after a quarter pedal or more and since now had a constant sputter checked compression same cylinder is only 162 compared to 195 like the others trying to find a replacement head I was told that head was probably bad but i cant find a replacement head for this car no clue what the real problem is or a fix that wont break the pocket
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post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 12-30-2019, 09:05 AM
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You can get a head off a 2.2 and swap the cams over. Can't remember off hand but may need to notch for the cam sensor on the exhaust side.
If you're able to do the work yourself it wont be to bad.

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