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Posted: Wed Aug 10, 2005 11:16 pm 
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i recently changed the bearings in the engine ,it had a knocking noise so i replaced the crank,rod bearings,timing chain,oil pump head gasket ,all replaced new but still hass a knocking noise could the rockers or something in that area make that noise .
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Posted: Wed Aug 10, 2005 11:51 pm 
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piston slap maybe? Did you do new pistons/rings and rebore? Could be the pins.

 

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Posted: Thu Aug 11, 2005 1:05 am 
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didnt change rings it wasnt using any oil compression is 180 across all and cylinder walls looked really good so we left them as they were.
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Posted: Thu Aug 11, 2005 9:27 pm 
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Compression was around 180?? is that normal. On my gauge I only get between 150-160... Should I be worried...
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Posted: Thu Aug 11, 2005 9:55 pm 
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i put the au metel head gasket on dont know if that ups the compression that much but 150-160 is still ok
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Posted: Thu Aug 11, 2005 10:18 pm 
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sorry abouy the extra post buts whats piston slap like whats it doing in the engine ive heard the gen3 engines doing this.
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Posted: Thu Aug 11, 2005 10:47 pm 
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why go to all that trouble and not finish the job off properly???
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Posted: Fri Aug 12, 2005 1:03 am 
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not enough money it only costed me $300 ,the engine runs perfect heaps of power just plant the foot and the wheels spin ,the pistons were starting to get costly.
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