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Old 03 May 2011, 09:06   #511
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Can't be normal engine valves. Apparently he doesn't have any.
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Old 03 May 2011, 09:29   #512
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Reed valve/block is a good answer, was mentioned as a possibility by Turbodiesel as well.

Would be nice if it was just that and not the "vilebrequin"!
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Old 04 May 2011, 15:49   #513
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Old 04 May 2011, 16:22   #514
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Pic 1 - Martini in better form and Matt doing his Bruce Willis impression
More Jimmy Sommerville than BW.
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Old 04 May 2011, 16:43   #516
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What's wrong with Jimmy Sommerville? This song's brilliant:

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Just been given the diagnosis - predictably the worst case scenario

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Unfortunately I havent't very good news ...
We made a diagnosis of your engine.
The cylinder 4 is out of order ago - 4 bars while the compression cylinder 1,2,3,5 and 6 are about 10.5 bars
We also saw that there is a major sticking point on a position of the crankshaft, which means that the engine block was also damaged. The compressor valves present traces of oxidation due to the presence of water which we attribute to a passage of water between the cooling and combustion chambers.
So 3k's worth of reman powerhead it is then...
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Sorry to hear your news - that sucks.

You'd have hoped with only the one night in Paris that at least the head would have been OK - but as your shaft is sticking and your water is a funny colour, I guess not...

Ah well, things can only get better now.
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Sorry to read that.
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