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What Happened to #ETCGDadsTruck Engine?

Those of you that have followed the #ETCGdadsTruck build know that I had some difficulties just after breaking in the freshly rebuilt engine. Aside from the pinging, there seemed to be excessive blow by causing massive oil leaks on the engine. 

In this video I remove the engine and tear it down to find out the cause of these problems. You might be shocked at what I find since I’ve put about 1500 miles on the truck since it was built last year. It’s amazing it ran as well as it did. 

Let me know what you think went wrong in the comments. 

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Compression Ratio Calculator: https://www.rbracing-rsr.com/compstaticcalc.html 

My Specs: Bore: 4.030, Stroke 3.75, Head gasket compressed .041, Deck Height 0, Piston volume +5.00cc, Head cc: 65cc

My engine parts

Crankshaft: https://www.summitracing.com/parts/esp-10352375057e?cm_mmc=social-_-ETCG-_-crankshaft-2019-05 

Rods: https://www.summitracing.com/parts/sca-25700716 

Pistons: https://www.summitracing.com/parts/slp-h860cp30 

Piston Rings: https://www.summitracing.com/parts/slp-e-251k30?cm_mmc=social-_-ETCG-_-rings-2019-05 

AFR Cylinder Heads: https://www.summitracing.com/parts/afr-0918?cm_mmc=social-_-ETCG-_-heads-2019-05 

Head Gasket: https://www.summitracing.com/parts/fel-1003 

Edelbrock Pro Flo 4 EFI: https://www.summitracing.com/parts/edl-35760?cm_mmc=social-_-ETCG-_-edlprofloefi-2019-05 

Lokar Dipstick: https://www.summitracing.com/parts/lok-ed-5001/overview/utm_source=etcg&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=serpentinekit&utm_content=2019-05 

Related Videos

Last Minute Prep and Problems #ETCGDadsTruck: https://youtu.be/u0mBrFVET5Q 

#ETCGDadsTruck Build Introduction: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kCepnacqRuI 

Machine Shop Summary #ETCGDadsTruck Engine: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HvVw2MKdUzc

Octane Ratings and What They Mean: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8VWEwEveGTQ&t=3s

What Caused the Dipstick To Blow Out #ETCGDadsTruck: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e-6VffhVf30 

What is Detonation and How Can It Kill Your Engine: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BI5AmEPV4XY 

383 Stroker Engine Parts #ETCGDadsTruck: https://youtu.be/sygI3OA4rfA 

383 Rotating Assembly: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g_dPAptfxnY 

383 Top End Assembly: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h7qowMqZXRA 

Final Assembly 383: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H-PNL-x1dUs&t=615s 

#ETCGDadsTruck Starts For the First Time: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e5bDArrWvnI 

What Really Happened to the #FairmontProject Engine? Eric Comes Clean: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Dr5PvrdAlE&t=3s 

#ETCGDadsTruck Playlist: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kCepnacqRuI&list=PLSzhQ6St-ov1g_GML2aVq6EN-_ShJ9G2o 

The #FairmontProject Playlist: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L22GsHQi7tU&list=PLSzhQ6St-ov2nxWVKCeU14Vt7JJ_QSZvs 

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