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Posted: Sun May 18, 2008 10:09 pm 
Getting Side Ways
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Ride: BA XR6T (mix of BA, BF and FG)

Location: Perth
WA, Australia

My old EA motor had a rattle like that... pretty sure that was the cam chain though... it was slapping around pretty bad I suspect.

can you tell where the noise was coming from boehm?
Posted: Wed May 21, 2008 12:58 pm 
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It's definately coming from under the rocker cover.

I had the car on, and it was rattling, and took off the oil lid on the rocker cover and the sound got much louder...suspecting lifters..
Posted: Wed May 21, 2008 1:34 pm 
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Ride: '07 LT XR5

Power: 133 rwkw

Location: sydney
NSW, Australia

do oil, put in good quality gear, try 15-40w or simliar.
run a few tanks of premium through her and you'll notice its much better.

i had this on mine a while ago and doing this worked a treat



So much RAM the motherboard twisted off the POST.

I lost 3 cylinders... but gained a turbo...
Proud owner of an '07 XR5Turbo

Posted: Thu May 22, 2008 8:22 pm 
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Run a tank of v-power and give her a 'good run' yeah that means running out every gear when she has warmed up. Just give her a good run every month or so and you will notice the difference.
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