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My missing piston w/pics

 
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PostPosted: Mon May 07, 2012 11:06 pm    Post subject:  My missing piston w/pics Reply with quote

Hey all, Just wanted to show you something!

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PostPosted: Mon May 07, 2012 11:13 pm    Post subject:   Reply with quote

The pic is missing too!! Laughing
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PostPosted: Mon May 07, 2012 11:24 pm    Post subject:   Reply with quote

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The pic is missing too!! Laughing


Good to go now! Just took some fooling around to get them up!
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PostPosted: Mon May 07, 2012 11:43 pm    Post subject:   Reply with quote

That's some major carnage, how the hell did that happen?

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PostPosted: Mon May 07, 2012 11:54 pm    Post subject:   Reply with quote

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That's some major carnage, how the hell did that happen?


?? Wish I knew....Thinking it was a bad piston right from factory....The other one's are just fine! Also take a close look at the connecting rod..its bent bad!
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PostPosted: Tue May 08, 2012 12:03 am    Post subject:   Reply with quote

I agree. Probably a bad casting.
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PostPosted: Tue May 08, 2012 12:08 am    Post subject:   Reply with quote

Are you running any mods on your engine?

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PostPosted: Tue May 08, 2012 12:18 am    Post subject:   Reply with quote

Wow. I hope I don't see anything like that when I pull my engine next month Shocked Any plans to upgrade anything while its out?
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PostPosted: Tue May 08, 2012 12:23 am    Post subject:   Reply with quote

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Wow. I hope I don't see anything like that when I pull my engine next month Shocked Any plans to upgrade anything while its out?


(iffyg) I am running mods. but nothing that would create that type of explosion from 1 cylinder!
I wish I could find a 1" chain for more then 500 whp...I will modify

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PostPosted: Tue May 08, 2012 5:18 pm    Post subject:   Reply with quote

Shock & Awe Dang!! Are you rebuilding or just flat out replacing?

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PostPosted: Tue May 08, 2012 5:34 pm    Post subject:   Reply with quote

This must be what happens when Displacement on Demand goes wrong. Shocked

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PostPosted: Tue May 08, 2012 7:55 pm    Post subject:  missing piston Reply with quote

Wow . . looks like me on a Friday night . . . piston broke. Cool

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PostPosted: Tue May 08, 2012 8:55 pm    Post subject:   Reply with quote

upon close inspection of the photos, i'd say all the pieces of your piston are accounted for. button her back up. you're good to go. peace, john

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PostPosted: Tue May 08, 2012 9:07 pm    Post subject:   Reply with quote

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Shock & Awe Dang!! Are you rebuilding or just flat out replacing?


I'm thinking it will have to be replaced from further inspection, maybe go to a turbo setup....
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PostPosted: Wed May 09, 2012 10:52 am    Post subject:   Reply with quote

ZSPOT wrote:
Shock & Awe Dang!! Are you rebuilding or just flat out replacing?

What he said...

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