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Bummmerrrrrr rod knocking


nbristow01
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Well every since I started this new motor, fresh rebuild from my machine shop. I have heard a slight tick. I have posted about it before. Well 4000 miles later it is getting loud enough to detect. Sounds like rod 1 or 2 is knocking. So Tuesday off my car goes to my friend Brad's house. He is also my mechanic. Way to busy with work to yank it back out and tear it down myself. Plus having a REAL mechanic work on it will most likely save my amatuer butt money in th long run. Machine shop will honor their work if it is not bad part related. So it looks like I will be missing at least 2 weeks of incredible driving weather.

I had kind of planned on hetting the Rogers deal but thats out the window now

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...before tearing it apart - you might attach an oil pressure

test gauge - screws right into the low-oil-pressure switch hole.

Look at the cold and HOT oil pressure readings.

A bad bearing/crank will show a gauge needle dancing

back and forth instead of holding steady at any one reading.

Approx 15 psi at idle, and about 45 ...60 psi at 4000 rpm

with a steady needle is healthy

stupid things are possible clutch/flywheel bolts?

something with the head/rockers/shafts? exhaust system?

water pump? motor mounts?

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