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Old 10-23-2009, 02:10 PM   #1
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Ok so found out what my misfire was!!
Swapped the coil out, touched the CAS and it was loose.
Coulda been worse the block turbo etc. seem fine
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Old 10-23-2009, 02:19 PM   #2
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so where did the piece of the valve go? I bet you have turbine damage too.
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is that a hole in the exhaust of #2?
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looks like it.
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Old 10-23-2009, 02:36 PM   #5
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Hustler looked ok on a quick look will get a better look on sun.
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is that a hole in the exhaust of #2?
exhaust is on passenger side now?
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exhaust is on passenger side now?
i thought it was the other way around in the pic man lol the rust on the studs also led me to believe it was the exhaust. Didnt think to look at the comparative size at the time either :P
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#3 exhaust
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Old 10-23-2009, 03:13 PM   #9
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why are the exhaust valves smaller than the intake valves? Mine look to be the same size.
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why are the exhaust valves smaller than the intake valves? Mine look to be the same size.
Most people's exhaust is smaller than their intake. You are not most people...
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so where did the piece of the valve go? I bet you have turbine damage too.
Its not broken its melted/burnt. I did this same thing in the integra.

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I believe its a direct result of running way too rich for an extended period of time. My machinist said a piece of carbon can get caught in the valve seat at the same time the car gets under load and it will burn through like an acetylene torch.
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