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My pickup tube is clogged with paper???

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#26 dballs


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Posted 30 April 2013 - 11:59 AM

Update: Still holding strong pressure, 80 psi on startup. 40psi cruising. Hopefully the internals hold up for the long haul.

#27 WoodsWagon


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Posted 01 May 2013 - 08:55 PM

Did you ask the guy who did the headgasket about it and show him your bucket of paper towel bits? If he was decent, the least he could offer is a 50k warranty on the engine. It's highly likely the rod bearings took a fair bit of damage, but they won't start knocking until they are really gone. On a non-turbo motor that can take a while.

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Posted 03 May 2013 - 12:02 PM

I asked him but he replied with "we don't use shop towels when we do head-gaskets" and I got nowhere. I think I am going to send the oil sample out to blackstone and have them take a look to see how much metal is in it.

#29 rverdoold


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Posted 04 May 2013 - 05:37 AM

There is another port toward the rear of the block that can be used as well. And I think the thread on the rear port is 1/2" NPT.

I have been searching for this port to mount an oil pressure/temp sensor but could not find it. Could you give bit more precise description where it is located?

#30 95legwagon


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Posted 08 May 2013 - 06:30 PM

i believe its on the back of the block..... ive read that it looks like either a big bolt or big allen head. **dont quote me on that as i dont know for sure**  there is one on the top of the block pass side towards the back but is hard to get to. there is like 4 or 5 of them around the block

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