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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-20-2022, 11:09 PM
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Posted By ZVOLV
You got it! Glad we could help. I would...

You got it! Glad we could help.

I would double check your oil pressure switch wiring as I mentioned. I blew an engine having mine disconnected and running low on oil. The switch simply closes the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-20-2022, 05:01 PM
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Views: 9,716
Posted By ZVOLV
Does oil come out of the oil pressure switch...

Does oil come out of the oil pressure switch port??
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-20-2022, 03:26 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 9,716
Posted By ZVOLV
I wouldn't remove the pan at this point. ...

I wouldn't remove the pan at this point.

However, I would make sure your oil pressure warning bulb is installed and working. Turn the key on and the light should be on. Ground out the wire to the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-19-2022, 09:59 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 9,716
Posted By ZVOLV
You can dump oil in your removed head and see...

You can dump oil in your removed head and see where is comes out the bottom. I see several return holes in the block where you could add more oil to repeat your tests.

I would also be concerned...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-19-2022, 12:11 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 9,716
Posted By ZVOLV
What is your oil filter "relocation" setup? I...

What is your oil filter "relocation" setup? I can't see in the pics.

I believe the oil passage just goes straight up from the oil filter thru ONE passage to the head. You could also pull the oil...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-18-2022, 11:43 PM
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Posted By ZVOLV
So with the head off, NOTHING comes out of the...

So with the head off, NOTHING comes out of the block when you spin the aux gear? That isn't right.

I think the oil comes out from that "teardrop" in the block as the pressurized oil feed. Behind...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-18-2022, 10:41 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 9,716
Posted By ZVOLV
I'd repeat your oil flow test with your oil...

I'd repeat your oil flow test with your oil filter "relocation" setup and see if oil is coming out the top of the block
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-18-2022, 01:04 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 9,716
Posted By ZVOLV
Maybe you put the head gasket on the wrong way...

Maybe you put the head gasket on the wrong way and blocked the oil passage to the head.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-16-2022, 03:23 PM
Replies: 116
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Posted By ZVOLV
I have been trained to NEVER use scotch brite on...

I have been trained to NEVER use scotch brite on internal engine components. It leaves abrasive dust.

IPD sells solid dowel pins. I have a couple in my stash if you need one.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-16-2022, 02:30 PM
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Posted By ZVOLV
On this old engine, I would just clean it up...

On this old engine, I would just clean it up somehow and then run it. Do NOT use scotchbrite pads.

Check the clearances with plastiguage for good measure, set the valve lash, then make sure the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-16-2022, 01:32 PM
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Posted By ZVOLV
I opened the picture on a real computer (not a...

I opened the picture on a real computer (not a phone) and the bearing damage on #2 looks worse than I thought. The cam bearing surface looks even worse!

You likely have a clearance issue, or a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-16-2022, 01:09 PM
Replies: 116
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Posted By ZVOLV
Yeah ^^^ I edited my post, but I originally...

Yeah ^^^

I edited my post, but I originally declared there is no washer behind the cam gear, but I thought I've seen one before on old models. I can't remember.

That still doesn't explain why...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-16-2022, 11:56 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 9,716
Posted By ZVOLV
You are on the right track. The thing that...

You are on the right track. The thing that concerned me when we spoke on the phone was that you said the cam bolt just tightened when you tried to turn the cam clockwise, and then just loosened when...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-16-2022, 10:21 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 9,716
Posted By ZVOLV
Before you put it all together, I'd spin the aux...

Before you put it all together, I'd spin the aux gear with a power tool and pump oil up to the head and make sure all the bearing surfaces are being fed adequate oil.

If I had to guess what...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-16-2022, 09:09 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 9,716
Posted By ZVOLV
I don't really recall there being a washer that...

I don't really recall there being a washer that goes behind the cam gear in B230F. It's been a while since I've done one.

I can't tell right now from the pics, but that scored bearing surface...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-15-2022, 04:11 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 9,716
Posted By ZVOLV
Does it run on brake cleaner?

Does it run on brake cleaner?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-12-2022, 11:22 PM
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Views: 9,716
Posted By ZVOLV
240 has a starter jumper wire at the center of...

240 has a starter jumper wire at the center of the firewall. Make a jumper wire, shove a stripped end in there if you gotta, and slap the other end to positive.

It's a blue/yellow wire with a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-12-2022, 11:14 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 9,716
Posted By ZVOLV
Take the oil filler cap off and confirm the cam...

Take the oil filler cap off and confirm the cam is turning.

Read my no start thread. ---Confirm spark, clear flood, use brake cleaner.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-12-2022, 10:37 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 9,716
Posted By ZVOLV
Click on my signature for the basic no-start diag...

Click on my signature for the basic no-start diag for the DIY tech. You will need a $10 incandescent test lamp and a $10 for two cans of brake cleaner.




Has the flex plate been removed and...
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