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Old 08-29-2011, 06:51 PM   #21
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Sorry, I meant a leak-down, not a compression test. The leak down can tell you where the leak is. Leak down is the brains of the bunch, compression is the dumb test.
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Old 08-29-2011, 06:58 PM   #22
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indeed.
i'm dumb though, so a compression test to start and when results come back with shitty compression, onto leakdown. lol
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Excessive accel enrichments look like this . . . .
Cool video Sav. Enjoyed it. Didn't seem like anyone passed you.
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Try some seafoam and see if that helps...?
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Restore claims to help with compression, free horse power, nightly ********, yada yada yada but I figured I'd give it a shot last oil change. I don't have any compression numbers to compare but it definitely smokes less now. Mine smokes a little at high rpms but I can tell a noticable difference after using it. By no means is it a fix but seems to help with smoke atleast.
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If you are NA, I would stay away from machine shops as much as possible. Try to keep all same components, assuming head is fine just do rings, bearings, seals, HG and done with it.
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