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Motor Carnage.. sorta But it definately sucks

blog Sunday, December 10, 2006 @ 8:17 AM
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Well I developed a pretty nasty knock in the bottom end of the stang a week from this past friday. After pulling rod bearings out and having no clue what was wrong with the car b/c it definately wasn't a spun rod bearing, i decided to pull the blower and heads off and find out what it was.. Well 3 hours later, here is what i found:
 

 
and what is left of the motor in the car:
 

 
 
Soo much for having a happy holiday b/c this will be the 2nd motor in less than 1 year.  I guess i will be putting in some forged internals this time, and start work on my own twin turbo setup.....
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88 Fox Saleen
Dec 10th, 2006 @ 10:15 AM


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oh man i feel so bad for you. that really does suck. good to see you getting right in there & fixing it yourself! i respect that alot! i am sure you will have it back on the road & tire frying in no time. keep up the good work bro!

yosemiddysam
Dec 10th, 2006 @ 12:22 PM


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Dude I feel your pain. I just got done rebuilding mine as well. Hey give me a holla if ya need any help or advice.

GirlzGT
Dec 10th, 2006 @ 5:58 PM


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that sux.  going forged is the best thing.  but if you decide to just do replacements, i have a low mileage set of OEM rods and pistons for cheap.

Dirtworks04
Dec 10th, 2006 @ 8:30 PM


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Man I know what you are going through, Just dropped a brand new Crate engine in Mine, after throughing a rod bearing.  Not what I wanted to spend my money on, and Just in time for the holidays.  Good luck. 

Nicoleb3x3
Dec 10th, 2006 @ 9:53 PM


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that sucks, hopefully santa is good to you this year!



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