Engine noise what is it?

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OneAmongOthers
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Engine noise what is it?

Post by OneAmongOthers » Thu Aug 02, 2018 5:01 pm

Okay so I finally got my new exhaust put on and now I can properly hear the engine. So now what could this noise be? Valve tap? Pinging? or maybe a vacuum leak?
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Re: Engine noise what is it?

Post by simmobe » Fri Aug 03, 2018 8:55 am

My guess would be a lifter is failing.
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Re: Engine noise what is it?

Post by OneAmongOthers » Fri Aug 03, 2018 8:14 pm

simmobe wrote:
Fri Aug 03, 2018 8:55 am
My guess would be a lifter is failing.
Yeah, I am guessing lifters or valve tap myself. Going to pull the covers off when the rain stops and see what's underneath.

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Re: Engine noise what is it?

Post by stove » Wed Aug 08, 2018 12:39 am

Exhaust leak. Likely coming from the choke heat tube flange gasket on the intake manifold.
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Re: Engine noise what is it?

Post by OneAmongOthers » Wed Aug 08, 2018 8:53 am

stove wrote:
Wed Aug 08, 2018 12:39 am
Exhaust leak. Likely coming from the choke heat tube flange gasket on the intake manifold.
It's coming from the thermactor manifold on the back of the head. There is a crack or hole in it. I can put my finger over it and stop the popping noise.

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Re: Engine noise what is it?

Post by OneAmongOthers » Thu Aug 09, 2018 10:48 am

I managed to get the piece out and was able to get a plug into the hole and tapped it in with a tiny children's hammer.

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