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post #611 of 956 (permalink) Old 01-05-2013, 07:49 PM Thread Starter
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Sucks to hear that bro. Maybe you should do a double check on those numbers and do the test over. Do a wet test too. I personally find it odd its running ok but low compression.

Just to save you hassle of tearing into it. Good luck bro
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I agree that you should at least double check before tearing it apart. Its the inconsistancy that has me worried though. If they were all low but close I wouldnt look too much into it.
Already double and triple checked, and even had a leak down test done. It showed 97% leakage in number 1 with the other three not far behind. Tested compression again with heavier weight oil and the numbers increased, that points to rings.

On top of all that, I went out that night and raced a GMS1 + boltons SS/TC and killed it. I don't know
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post #612 of 956 (permalink) Old 01-05-2013, 08:33 PM
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Are you sure the gauge/tool itself is good?
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post #613 of 956 (permalink) Old 01-06-2013, 01:27 PM Thread Starter
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We tried 2 different compression testers and a leak down kit. All showed massive loss of numbers.
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some thing is fubar.......

from our pm's, im thinking maybe one of ur ring might have touched and fucked them....

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post #615 of 956 (permalink) Old 01-06-2013, 10:02 PM Thread Starter
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Yeah. It was low across all cylinders which first pointed me to head studs or head gasket. I don't know. I still have yet to tear it down.
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This is the last thread I thought I'd see up again, tough break man. I hope it isn't too serious

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post #617 of 956 (permalink) Old 01-07-2013, 01:09 PM Thread Starter
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Thanks man. If it is indeed the rings and cylinders, it will be built up again, and this time even stronger than the last, with the sleeves from hnbracing. I don't know if I'll go with the gapless rings like I did last time, I don't think that was the issue, but maybe a traditional set of rings would be better.
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Wow bro that's sad to hear. I hope its not to serious for you.

But I do like the fact it'll turn into the engine being built even better LOL!!
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Bigger and stronger is always better. Unless you're not and you're on the receiving end of an unwanted prison love fest.
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post #620 of 956 (permalink) Old 01-08-2013, 09:06 AM
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That's a fact bro. Hold my pocket b#$%&!!

Well you better hurry and fix so you can come down here. I'll be terrorizing the streets soon and you'll have a lot of catching up to do haha!
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