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Old 10-24-2007, 12:20 AM
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If you cracked a head or blew a head gasket, but the truck never ran hot, you might want to check your temp gauge, too.
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Update on the truck. I pulled the vaule cover off and the intake side off the head today. On the number 3 piston intake side there is oil and small bits of metal in the intake part on the head. So now I am thinking its not in the bottom of the motor.

I will know more tomorrow after I finish pulling the head. If its head problem I will still remove the oil pan and put new bearings and rings in the motor.

Ill post more info as i find out what went wrong,
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Can you take some pics to show us what you find?
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Oh yea I will take some photos.
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Battery went dead on the camera I only got one photo BUT This one will tells all.

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It looks like the wall of the cylinder exploded? How do you think this happened? What do you have to do to fix it? Replace the head?
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The piston is complete gone. I am not sure what happen. The block is busted. It has to be replaced. Head is ok. I need to look for another block or engine. I think that is going to be like finding a needle in hay stack. Not sure what to do now. I will be on the look out for a motor. Now that explains why there was no water in the radiator. When the piston broke it broke the sleeve and the water jacket.
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Oh! So am I looking at the head there or is that the block?
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That is the block.
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Oh WoW!

Is this something you could find on ebay?

Or maybe on something like http://www.junkyardparts.net/
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