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Old 12-30-2007, 05:29 PM   #11
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Well it turns out it was the flywheel.... easy fix. Got it running again this week and drove it a little. So far i have about 250mi on it...

10psi of oil pressure at idle...... rod knock. Was perfectly fine with 60+ of oil pressure then it took a nosedive after about 200mi and started knocking less than a mi away from my house.

And i wasnt even getting into it this time, all was normal driving because the roads were slightly wet and i went over 1/2 throttle once on the hwy and lost traction.

*fires off an email to ed morad*

on to engine number 5
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Old 12-30-2007, 05:33 PM   #12
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I really appreciate the example you're setting for everyone here. Your dedication to this car is really cool.
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i know i would have junked it longgg ago!
for the money you most likely have into it you could buy a new car! but we're glad you didnt
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Oh believe me, i have considered junking it many times, but it all boils down to the fact that its easier to drop a couple hundred into it here and there to get it going then to drop a couple thousand into another good car....
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Hope you have better luck with engine #5!
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Oh my god man, that'* insane!! Best of luck AGAIN...
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#5?

maybe we should start calling it "johnny"
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That'* HORRIBLE. However, your dedication is VERY cool indeed. I'm sorry to hear about your luck, though... hopefully it works out in the end.
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Transplant rejection. :(

Hope #5 goes well!
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Maybe it will be like the movie Short Circuit. #5 IS ALIVE!
Seriously I would stay away from full throttle starts until you get the bugs out of whats happening with the boost.
Maybe try getting a Buick motor.
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