quick question

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hey guys i have a question about a certain engine. my girlfriend is looking at a 97 chevy malibu it has the 3.1L and i was just thought i would run this by the experts. i just wanted to get your guys feedback and any info yall have about this engine thanks for the info guys
 
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If you're not ready to open your wallet to a grand or more to make the 3100 reliable, I'd RUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUN away from this car. Look at the UOA section - every single one shows coolant in the oil from the lower intake gaskets. Other then that, they're great!
 
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