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The Reconditioning Process

The Reconditioning Process

Here we have a typical cylinder head that has seen better days. It’s travelled just over 180,000 km’s, and due to poor servicing and maintenance, it’s suffering from corrosion through the cooling...

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Mitsubishi Outlander Compression Issues

Mitsubishi Outlander Compression Issues

Models Affected: Mitsubishi Outlander ZK, ZJ Engine: 4J12 2.4 Petrol Recently a customer’s vehicle presented with zero compression on cylinder two, good compression on all other cylinders, and the...

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Bulletin: BMW N47 Head Gasket Differences

Bulletin: BMW N47 Head Gasket Differences

Models Affected: BMW 118D, 120D, 123D, 220D, 318D, 320D, 420D, 520D, X1, X3, X5 Engines: N47D20C, N47D20A-B, N47D20D Years: 2007 - 2017 The team here at Southside Cylinder Heads have come across a...

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Toyota And Subaru Valve Spring Recall

Toyota And Subaru Valve Spring Recall

Australian Subaru and Toyota dealerships have sent out a recall on valve springs in Toyota 86 and Subaru Impreza, XV, Forester and BRZ. This effects 5,407 Toyota 86 vehicles produced from April 2012...

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