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    Hold my beer
    I own a two and a half litre Commodore - 5.80 at 121mph

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      Did I mention head gasket was torched. Also all rod top bearing shells were back to copper.

      Today i went to see my engine builder buddy to remove my good valve springs. He wants me to pull the FG head, check the bores, but more importantly he will clean, skim it and put good springs in. He also threw me a factory headgasket. I showed him the headgasket and one of the pistons. 100% tune related

      I also dropped my injectors off at quickbitz to get cleaned.

      Finally I dropped past the place where it was tuned and showed the shop manager the piston/rod and headgasket. He sorta agrees it looks like it got hot/detonated and they were happy to help out. Waiting to hear from owner when he's back on monday


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      Originally posted by 50RTD
      Dave, have you uploaded the data from the carby?

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        Fingers crossed they look after you!
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          I'm no doctor, but when the big ends in the conrod are more munted than the caps it's pretty safe to say it's tune related.

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            ^ Fucking hell.

            Admiring your patience and outlook on all this - I'd have rage quit and probably burnt the car to the ground by now.

            Guessing you could complete the pull engine/trans-> teardown -> re-assemble on new bottom end -> drop engine back in process in your sleep now?

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              Pretty sure it was tune related. At least they will help out

              My old man said the same thing!! Yeah, can dismantle and reassemble almost with my eyes closed
              Originally posted by 50RTD
              Dave, have you uploaded the data from the carby?

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                Cleaned up the mess in the garage today. Tidied up the engine bits. Half a litre of coolant and piston bits came out if the intake, was pretty messy. Scraped all the piston bits out of the sump and degreased that. Decided to tidy up a few loose ends on the loom



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                Originally posted by 50RTD
                Dave, have you uploaded the data from the carby?

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                  Pretty sure mine doesn't have that pressed steel windage thing in the sump. hmm

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                    Some don't. FG don't run a gasket either

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                    Originally posted by 50RTD
                    Dave, have you uploaded the data from the carby?

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                      Some times it's best to just best to move on without asking anyone to make good on shitty work. The poor man pays twice.
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                        Originally posted by Guido View Post
                        Some times it's best to just best to move on without asking anyone to make good on shitty work. The poor man pays twice.
                        They offered to help out. I took them out on the offer as I am a poor man.

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                        Originally posted by 50RTD
                        Dave, have you uploaded the data from the carby?

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                          For the record. A $10k forged motor would still of broken the same as mine with that tune. However mine was $100

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                          Originally posted by 50RTD
                          Dave, have you uploaded the data from the carby?

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                            Originally posted by Dogsballs View Post
                            For the record. A $10k forged motor would still of broken the same as mine with that tune. However mine was $100

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                            Originally posted by Einstein
                            The definition of insanity is repeating the same action and expecting a different result

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                              I sold broken motor for $100. I actually used the oil and filter from the other engine as i just put it together before i noticed the bent rods.

                              Tuner has been silent. I've just spoken to my mate the manager. Its getting sorted so i'm not stressed

                              See na fg running tomorrow morning and hopefully get it in the afternoon
                              Originally posted by 50RTD
                              Dave, have you uploaded the data from the carby?

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                                This is just shit fucking luck but please dont let that tuna within a country mile of it again. He definitely ain't John West.

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