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think my new motor has a tick

Discussion in 'Rocky Mountain Region' started by the hulk, Nov 16, 2003.

  1. the hulk

    the hulk Registered Member

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    hello all . well i had it running for about two week now and from the frist day it had a tick and it does not sound like a lifter tick its coming from the right side if you sanding over the motor it sounds like it coming from down under like in the exhaust pipe but from under it it sound like it coming from up top i put stick up to each header tub and the ones on the right bank at the back of the motor make a lot of niose i don't think its a exhaust leak and i don't think its a lifter ticking could it be a valav sticking any thouts on what it mite be
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  2. Greenblazer-AZ

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    Exaust "Ticks" have a way of bouncing around and being difficult to find. I'd eliminate the easy stuff by cheking for exaust leaks. Header bolts love to vibrate out of their holes, and on the way "ticks" are the first noticeable signs. Dont forget the collecter gaskets.
     

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