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Old 10-11-2013, 07:54 AM   #1
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the only engines i have blown was in my old jeep, expensive learning. too high rpm+ too high water/mud = two connecting rods exiting through the oil pan
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Yeah its kind of hard to compress water.
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LOL, reminds me when I toasted my L36 a couple years ago...

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Ive seen that many times with race motors, the bearing spins and gets hot trying to weld the rod to the crank which tends to put a ton of side force in the piston breaking it and then the rod turns into a wrecking ball. Or as Smokey Yunick used to call it "oil pan failure"
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Except I had block failure.
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Are you a chip off the old block? :P
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that seems much more impressive than mine. it was the first amc 2.5 i had

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I just threw away the block and pan from my last race motor a few weeks ago. There was only about 3/4 of an inch of sheet metal connecting the front of the oil pan to the rest of the pan assy.
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