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NotoriousREV
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 12, 2019 6:03 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Well the oil cooler has been pressure tested and is fine. Engine coming out and bank 1 head getting stripped and inspected first.
 
  
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MisterCorn
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 12, 2019 6:14 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

If you can pull the plug tubes out on bank 1 you might well see the crack. You don't need to strip it. If a tube has a lot of oil in it I would check that one first. You might not even need to drop the engine.



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PostPosted: Mon Aug 12, 2019 6:14 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

NotoriousREV wrote:
Well the oil cooler has been pressure tested and is fine. Engine coming out and bank 1 head getting stripped and inspected first.


Good luck, will keep my fingers crossed for you!
 
  
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PostPosted: Fri Aug 16, 2019 8:47 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

So my intermix issue turned out to be due to 2 cracks in my bank 2 head. Replacement head sourced today. It’s been blasted, skimmed and pressure tested and the numbers match on the head/rocker cover/bearing caps.
 



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PostPosted: Fri Aug 16, 2019 8:49 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

My cracks.
 



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PostPosted: Fri Aug 16, 2019 8:59 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Looks like you are well on your way. We seem to have had a few of these on here recently.

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PostPosted: Fri Aug 16, 2019 9:34 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Back on the road in no time! Smile
 
  
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