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Old 09-10-2011, 02:25 PM   #1
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10,000 miles at 270whp resulted in this happening last night. The funny thing is that I wasn't even boosting at the time. I posted this on another forum and another user had the exact same thing happen on cylinder #4. I wonder if it could have been prevented with a dual feed fuel rail?
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The dual feed fuel rail thing is bullshit. I'm serious.

Sorry about your vented block.
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There was a guy I read about on here who mocked up a test rig for a duel-feed rail. The result was...... well, what 18psi said.
I feel sorry for your block mate :'(
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too much power on stock parts. the end.
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too much power on stock parts. the end.
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**** 10,000 miles on stock parts at that power level I would be happy as ****
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im sure the rods were bending and warping all the while and losing power.
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Surprised you lasted 10k. I lasted 1k miles on at least 70 whp less than you.
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I think that engine was always running on borrowed time, it put up a good fight though.
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**** happens, then you die. Welcome to the big boy league.
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I'm not good at this game, what EXACTLY are we looking at right there?
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A big **** hole in the side of the block near the engine mount.
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The difficult decision is whether to run the new engine at a lower power level, or the same amount of boost like a boss. lol.

I think a built engine is due. I'll probably do this as a winter time project.
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refresh the replacement block and throw some h-beams in there and enjoy it for a long time at up to about 350whp like a boss
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Forged rods and more power are the future.
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A big **** hole in the side of the block near the engine mount.
Thank you. Obviously I saw the hole, now I see the engine mount. Nice job bro.
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Just caulk a piece of wax cardboard on the hole and you're GTG
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Probably some jbw will fix that. If not try crazy glue that **** tends to work great.
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According to the pics it looks like your stock ring lands are intact. I would throw a set of 300$ rods in there with stock pistons and it should be able to hold well over 300whp, just make sure you keep your tune on the safe side. If this is a 1.6 you could run the NPR replacement auto pistons which i believe are 9:1 compression instead of 9.5. Or the 323gtx pistons which are 7.8:1, those will defiantly hold up to some abuse.
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