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Quote from: daantjie on 19 March 2023, 05:48 PMI pinged the guy, seems responsive to a look see in the week. If it pans out I'll update. I need another 116 like a need a 3rd ball but...
Quote from: Frankthemoneyman on 18 March 2023, 11:11 PMUpdate - The cast iron 450 finally came apart and I figured out what caused the locked up engine.That happened to me once....
I took the heads off and no apparent damage and it was still locked up.
Took the oil pan and timing cover / chain off.
Found a bent rod on number 4, it appears to have hydro locked.
Had to loosen the main caps to get it to turn and the crank.
Quote from: Feather535 on 19 March 2023, 01:40 PMI look forward to worrying about problems like this some day. Right now I just want to make the car run and drive!LOL, if you only knew what it took to get to this point.
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