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Old August 14th, 2010, 03:31 PM
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This can't be right

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Old August 14th, 2010, 03:45 PM
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looks like the piston blew out of the tappet? Was the rocker incorrectly torqued?
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Old August 14th, 2010, 03:57 PM
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Dunno yet. This is just my oh drat reaction shot after pulling off the valley cover. Obviously the reason for all the noise, at least for now. The spring clip holding the piston in came out. Likely it is in the bottom of the oil pan. I think I'll take the heads off as long as I'm in this far. There was coolant dripping out over top of the starter, so i am not sure where that leak is.
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Old August 14th, 2010, 06:15 PM
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this might interest you, http://wenatchee.craigslist.org/pts/1895407446.html
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Old August 14th, 2010, 06:19 PM
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Got all that but thanks. Tdi lookin good to me right now.
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Old August 14th, 2010, 06:21 PM
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I wish I could say that's the first time I've seen that.
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