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540i block problems fixed? (archive)

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Posted by Norm on July 07, 2000 at 17:14:40:

My understanding from reading the archives is that the V8 failures of mid 90's in engines with Nikasil were corrected by using Alusil. Any long term results to determine if this fixed the problem? Do new 4.4l V8's have cast iron sleeves?

Rgds,
Norm


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