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post #2 of (permalink) Old 09-08-2012, 12:02 PM
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Location: Lowell, Oregon, USA
Year: 2000
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This is like an oil question, many opinions will arise. It looks great, but it may also be hard and a lot depends on how it was stored. If it were me, I might run it a little while I await a new one, but I would not place 100% confidence in it. It might be fine for 5 more years, it might separate tomorrow.
Also, You might recheck - I am not used to seeing letters in the date code box after the year 2000.
I wwould play it safe and get a pair.

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