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#1 trvsjnr OFFLINE  

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Posted November 15, 2015 - 11:16 PM

OIY!  Looks like the previous owner "tapped" on the starter a little too hard :(

 

Looking for a K341 engine block...

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Posted November 16, 2015 - 06:13 AM

That looks like the rod came out there!


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Posted November 16, 2015 - 07:08 AM

That don't look that good. 



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Posted November 16, 2015 - 07:27 AM

With that large a window it looks like maybe a balance gear came out??


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Posted November 16, 2015 - 08:43 AM

It looks like you need a crankshaft, too.



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Posted November 16, 2015 - 09:35 AM

That's more than a Starter Tap!  Unless you mean from INSIDE,heh!  Rod? but crank doesn't look scored. Balance gears sounds right, or at least they are Part of the junk that came out. I bet that was one Big Bang!  I'ld say another whole engine is needed. Make sure you save all the exhaust tins and extras of this one to put on the other one. Make sure you get right type of Pan then too.


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Posted November 16, 2015 - 11:23 AM

That'll buff right out!!!
 


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Posted November 16, 2015 - 05:54 PM

That'll buff right out!!!
 

A little JB Weld and she will be as good as new!!



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Posted November 16, 2015 - 07:45 PM

With that large a window it looks like maybe a balance gear came out??

Is there any way to tell if an engine still has the balance gears in it? (an easy way) Mine are pre-owned and I've not had to tear into them, so I must say I sure do worry about this happening one day to mine!!



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Posted November 16, 2015 - 08:00 PM

I think if you look at the picture you can see one of the balance gears inside the engine on the bottom of the pan. ???


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Posted November 16, 2015 - 08:04 PM

I think if you look at the picture you can see one of the balance gears inside the engine on the bottom of the pan. ???

Good eye Doug!  I didn't see that.


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Posted November 16, 2015 - 08:28 PM

Is there any way to tell if an engine still has the balance gears in it? (an easy way) Mine are pre-owned and I've not had to tear into them, so I must say I sure do worry about this happening one day to mine!!

I think you would pretty much have to pull the pan.


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Posted November 17, 2015 - 06:13 AM

Does look like a balance gear down in the pan. Plus the rod pin on the crank looks to have a bad gouge in it.






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