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UnMarked Pistons and Cylinders?

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by tomk, Mar 28, 2000.

  1. tomk

    tomk Registered Member

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    I am currently looking at a 90 Blazer. A guy who has one told me that a mechanic told him that "the pistons and cylinders are unmarked". What does this mean?
    Is this is potential nightmare, if I were to have/do engine work?

    Thanks
    Tomk
     
  2. delta9blazer

    delta9blazer 1/2 ton status

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    the pistons and cylinders were used as a ransom payment. the previous owner obviously was a nefarious individual.
    please turn your truck in to the nearest FBI center for proccessing.

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  3. Eagle86K5

    Eagle86K5 1/2 ton status

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    And that address would be ...
    in care of ..Delta9blazer

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    <font color=red>Only guy I know that can get out of line in a one car funeral
     
  4. Goose

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    Somebody correct me if I'm wrong...but the last engine I put together had pistons that were marked as to which direction they should face. i.e.: they were marked to show which way went forward. As far as the cylinders go, they can't move so I have no idea why they would need to be marked. Also, on a minor rebuilt, it's common to mark to the rods and rod caps as to which cylinder they came from. Maybe this is what it is referring to.
     

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