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Re: [T3] CRACK



Terry Cost wrote:

 I have looked in the
> places that cracks are supposed to be common on these cases, but don't see
> any others (there is lots of grime though, so it's hard to tell). The rest
> of the engine looked pretty good on the inside. The cylinders still had very
> prominent crosshatching, is this normal? Almost no ridge at the top, and I
> suspect most of what is there is carbon build-up, not wear. The cam has no
> obvious wear patterns, but that may not tell me very much. I didn't look yet
> at rod side clearance. Thanks everyone for your help and suggestions, I'll
> keep you posted.
> 

Get the case clean and then run a torch over any suspected cracks.  If
they are they they will show themselves by the oil trapped in them being
released by the heat.

Steve

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