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 Post subject: Re: bad misfire after head swap
Posted: Sun Jul 03, 2011 3:53 pm 
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ebxr82nv wrote:
alexxx wrote:
twase wrote:
If you had water in the bore you may have bent a rod, was that checked?


i didnt measure the hieght when i had the head off but they seemed ok.



But you cant see the rods when you've only got the head off.


wouldnt one piston sit higher?
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 Post subject: Re: bad misfire after head swap
Posted: Sun Jul 03, 2011 4:17 pm 
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alexxx wrote:
ebxr82nv wrote:
alexxx wrote:
twase wrote:
If you had water in the bore you may have bent a rod, was that checked?


i didnt measure the hieght when i had the head off but they seemed ok.



But you cant see the rods when you've only got the head off.


wouldnt one piston sit higher?



lower if anything, would still be hard to see but. Had a bent rod in no.6 and couldn't see the difference from the top. Made me realise why it was 30 psi down on the others when we did the previous compression test.

 

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 Post subject: Re: bad misfire after head swap
Posted: Sun Jul 03, 2011 4:29 pm 
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ebxr82nv wrote:
alexxx wrote:
ebxr82nv wrote:
alexxx wrote:
twase wrote:
If you had water in the bore you may have bent a rod, was that checked?


i didnt measure the hieght when i had the head off but they seemed ok.



But you cant see the rods when you've only got the head off.


wouldnt one piston sit higher?



lower if anything, would still be hard to see but. Had a bent rod in no.6 and couldn't see the difference from the top. Made me realise why it was 30 psi down on the others when we did the previous compression test.


ok thnaks ill definately have to check compression tomorrow at workt then
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 Post subject: Re: bad misfire after head swap
Posted: Sun Jul 10, 2011 11:36 am 
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it was the goddam coil pack tht conveinently died at the same time
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