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Old 10-26-2012, 11:55 PM   #29
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Originally Posted by kellygnsd View Post
This is a rather new problem also. If it is legit in time you will see more instances of it but being that is is a relatively new problem you shouldn't expect all of the block to fail at once and everyone to instantly post their failures on Nasioc. Give it time.
Originally Posted by Ilovecugars View Post
If these 704 blocks are such a cause for concern then shouldnt we see more failures. If a car fails on the dyno at 20ish psi with only a few thousand miles then it was clealy quite weak. Should there not be a fair amount of cases of cracked blocks on stock cars after even say 20,000 miles? That should be enough heat cycles and see enough boost enough times that even not at the elevated levels of stress of higher psi it should show a casting flaw if there is one.
Kellygnsd already covered this one...although it would be interesting to hear from someone inside SOA, or more likely a dealership mechanic, if this is a legit issue.
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