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Posted: Tue Oct 21, 2008 10:15 pm 
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Hi no idea wat is rong with it, but would like to know wat the compression should be on the 4l i measured it and it was 140..

 

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Posted: Wed Oct 22, 2008 12:55 am 
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140 is a little down, but by no means dead - IIRC specs are about 165psi

done a wet test to see if its top or bottom end?

 

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Posted: Wed Oct 22, 2008 6:13 pm 
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Wats a wet test

 

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Posted: Wed Oct 22, 2008 7:43 pm 
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pull the head off and have a look inside...if the bores are still good then just freshen up the head with a reco...

 

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Posted: Wed Oct 22, 2008 8:14 pm 
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put some oil in the spark plug holes redo com test if its still s**t reco the head if it gets better your rings are f**k
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Posted: Wed Oct 22, 2008 8:15 pm 
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ps thats a wet test
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Posted: Wed Oct 22, 2008 9:10 pm 
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140 should be fine enough

 

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Posted: Thu Oct 23, 2008 1:28 pm 
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gogetta wrote:
pull the head off and have a look inside...if the bores are still good then just freshen up the head with a reco...


Last resort yes...there are easier ways to determine cause / severity - ie comp test / wet test etc.

 

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