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Old 07-21-2008, 09:33 PM
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Originally Posted by Brian Carlton View Post
Good job. That test more than likely rules out the bottom end. No need for further confirmation if you've done it already.

You've got an issue with low oil and some possible damage to the valve train due to the lack of oil. It could be as simple as a completely collapsed lifter...........even if brand new.
Why would this rule out the bottom end?... All he did was check to see if the injector was knocking, not if the rod bearings are coppered? The only other thing i can think it would be is a collapsed lifter, wich would go with the low oil theory as well....
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