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Pics of the culprit
« on: October 09 2012, 12:31:01 AM »
Visuals of the thorn that was once in my side..

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Re: Pics of the culprit
« Reply #1 on: October 09 2012, 01:18:35 AM »
looks about right.

be happy. you pretty much replaced the weakest link in the entire engine.  everything else is gravy  :icon_smile:
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Re: Pics of the culprit
« Reply #2 on: October 09 2012, 09:28:08 AM »
You were damned lucky
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Re: Pics of the culprit
« Reply #3 on: October 09 2012, 11:21:10 AM »
Yeah thats what the mechanic said. Weakest link in the engine eh?  Lol. Im excited now.

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Re: Pics of the culprit
« Reply #4 on: October 09 2012, 12:47:04 PM »
WOW...that's worn. Where's all the missing pieces?
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Re: Pics of the culprit
« Reply #5 on: October 09 2012, 12:49:18 PM »
Of the gear? They were in my oil pan. I still have the small gear(for the cam?) and the chain. Its a wonder how this didnt mess up while driving.

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Re: Pics of the culprit
« Reply #6 on: October 09 2012, 12:55:24 PM »
Wonder how the bearings survived?


Guess he didin't pull a cap and have a look see while the oil pan was removed?


How's your oil pressure?




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« Reply #7 on: October 09 2012, 01:08:42 PM »
Reminds me of when I drove home from the track with this!!  :O
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Re: Pics of the culprit
« Reply #8 on: October 09 2012, 02:05:27 PM »
no reason for the bearings to be bad unless the pick up screen was completely blocked and the engine was oil starved...give n his driving habits, I suspect he has no problem there...don't think he has an oil pressure gauge
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« Reply #9 on: October 09 2012, 05:05:21 PM »
no reason for the bearings to be bad unless the pick up screen was completely blocked and the engine was oil starved...give n his driving habits, I suspect he has no problem there...don't think he has an oil pressure gauge
Hahaha.  It's as if you've been in my car before. I don't have an oil pressure gauge. Hope all is well with the bearings tho. :)

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« Reply #10 on: October 09 2012, 05:05:42 PM »
Reminds me of when I drove home from the track with this!!  :O
You made it home with that????????

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« Reply #11 on: October 09 2012, 05:30:48 PM »
Almost 2 hour drive & when I tried to start it again (after I got home) it was the LOUDEST BACKFIRE I ever heard!! I was in the underground garage 2nd floor & it sounded like a Shotgun going off!  :O
I knew something was really messed up. Later when the crossover came off it was Full of Gas!!
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