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

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