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Hey Youse Guys

Postby RECox286 [OP] » August 30th 2012, 1:30am

Well, here we go again...Just did a compression test on the 95 that "I didn't want" and if you remember I had raw fuel hydrolocking in

#'s 3 & 4. Compression in 3 shows 50 and 4 doesn't even show on the gage when cranking. (raspberries !) Now why would it hydrolock

yet have zip for compression ? Just doesn't make sense, do it ? This is truely turning into a moneypit fer sure. Still can't think of a

good answer, unless the valve is stuck open, piece of carbon maybe, or broken/burnt valve. Sure don't like the idea of more tear-down.

More waste of time and money, but I guess we are pretty much 1/2 way there, so why cry, the milk is already spilt. Any of youse guys/gals

run into a situation like this ? I sure haven't. Come back.

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Re: Hey Youse Guys

Postby chevymaher » August 30th 2012, 1:53am

Squirt some oil in the cylinder and see what happens.Re-test. Rings are washed clean right now. Sure sounds like a valve issue like you said.
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Postby RECox286 [OP] » August 30th 2012, 2:26am

Hey CM,

I did do a wet and dry. It showed that the rings are OK, valves are the fox in the henhouse. IOW: no changes were noted.

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Postby chevymaher » August 30th 2012, 2:30am

Sad but true. Further disassembly and inspection is warranted.
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Re: Hey Youse Guys

Postby Rolling_Rock » August 30th 2012, 2:44am

yo! greetings from philly

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Postby ccookie66 » August 30th 2012, 2:49am

Philly? Do you know TDMobile?
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Postby chevymaher » August 30th 2012, 2:53am

Rolling_Rock wrote:yo! greetings from philly

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I rebuilt a thunderbird that had a rod like that. One of those new fangled modular motors. It was actually hitting the piston against the crank. Still had compression tho.
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