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Old 03-30-2013, 04:28 PM   #41
muttley92 OP
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Joined: Jan 2013
Location: United Kingdom
Oddometer: 66
First proper run

So it ran properly for the first time with a complete exhaust system. and it made a horrid knocking noise.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uSKuxUwipiQ
so I opened the top and found that the needle bearing had collapsed and caused this
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aqR0PApUiHs
Also knackered the camshaft. So much love for the T**t that sold me this engine. I've ordered a new camshaft and relevant bearings/ seals. It'll get done eventually, most likely in summer due to looming exams. This is my current state.

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