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Old 04-17-2013, 03:50 PM   #2880
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Originally Posted by Slim-Line Tonic View Post
Well, it looks like the oil pump was a bit damaged too- the previous owner did not change the oil too frequently and i think some of the pipes were blocked- on the these engines, the biggest weakness is the thin oil pipes, which can get clogged very easily.

I guess my cams must have been screaming in vain (grease me baby , grease me)
It doesn't look like the oil starvation was too bad, the center bearing isn't chewed up... How bad are the cam lobes?

This thread has a lot of good info, and some guys that know these engines inside-out:

Goodluck with it :)

Edit: photos of mine for reference:

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