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Re: Engine locked up.
« Reply #15 on: June 15, 2022, 05:02:02 PM »
Wow, where did that come from? Just odd. Does not look like a piece from inside the carburetor.
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Re: Engine locked up.
« Reply #16 on: June 16, 2022, 07:59:50 AM »
Wow, where did that come from? Just odd. Does not look like a piece from inside the carburetor.

Nut fell in, I used a borescope to find it, couldn't, figured I imagined it. 100% my fault. Might do an engine swap.

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Re: Engine locked up.
« Reply #17 on: June 17, 2022, 05:09:35 PM »
Wow! Time for a 4.0 probably. I'd think I'd want to pop the head and see what's in there tbh.

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Re: Engine locked up.
« Reply #18 on: June 17, 2022, 10:04:20 PM »
Wow! Time for a 4.0 probably. I'd think I'd want to pop the head and see what's in there tbh.

That's my plan for tomorrow. I have a bad back, so I got an engine hoist to pull the head. If the block is borked, I may go for a 4.0L swap. I need to do more research. One of the reasons I would do it would be to get the transmission with overdrive as well as a modern transfer case. I would run a carb on it, because I dunno how well the ECU would work, the early 90s was smack dab in the capacitor plague. Even high quality ones were garbage. They leak all over the board and nuke it.
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Re: Engine locked up.
« Reply #20 on: June 19, 2022, 05:36:52 AM »
is that a score in the bore?

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Re: Engine locked up.
« Reply #21 on: June 19, 2022, 11:49:42 AM »
Likewise, is that a crack across the piston?  :o :o :o

That is some seriously MISERABLE luck.
« Last Edit: June 19, 2022, 11:51:24 AM by MIPS »

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Re: Engine locked up.
« Reply #22 on: June 19, 2022, 12:44:33 PM »
is that a score in the bore?

Yep, that's what it looks like to me.

Likewise, is that a crack across the piston?  :o :o :o

That is some seriously MISERABLE luck.

I don't think the piston is cracked, just scored and likely ready to crack.

 

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