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Old 07-10-2016, 04:49 PM   #1
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This came out with my magnetic drain plug today. Best guess is casting flash off the block. But the engine has 100k on it and like 15+ track days. Kind of weird for it to be dropping off now.








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steel?
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Its magnetic.
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Block booger.
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the extra metal that made it 1.6

it's grown into a 1.8 man now
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I had tons of that type of stuff in my block when I built it. I ground it all out though.
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No fracture point. It looks the same on all sides. its kinda weird that it fell of finally.

Glad I had the magnet, though it probably wouldn't fit through the screen.
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You should think about investing in some moisturizing cream for those hands. I personally like the Neutrogena "Norwegian fisherman use this **** on the north sea in January, and it keeps them silky smooth" formula.

Hand Cream - Original | NEUTROGENAŽ

It's reasonably priced, not terribly greasy, and works as advertised. Your domestic partner will thank you.
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Or dish gloves. Dish soap does a number on my hands and makes my eczema fire up.

I'm more of an "O'Keeffes Working Hands" guy.
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hand cream?

you should introduce him to soap first
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hand cream?

you should introduce him to soap first
Clean hands are overrated. I work on my car like 8 times a day. They get dirty every time.

How do we get a linus smiley up in here.
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I'm bringing gloves and hand sanitizer to MRLS
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Only on MT.net, when asking about a random glob of magnetic steel, you get advice about moisturizer.
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Its magnetic
Could be steel or cast iron, though
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The original message I replied to was "piston". To which I replied magnetic.
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The original message I replied to was "piston". To which I replied magnetic.
Gotcha, missed that question edit.

I replaced my magnetic plug with a plug broached and threaded for a 1/8NPT temp sender. This thread makes me a tiny bit nervous.
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Crush it up into bits, add it to some fresh oil, then send it to blackstone and see how they react
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I should just send it in complete.

There could have been more of these, i haven't searched through my old oil.
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the 1.6 is trying to tell you something
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