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    Senior Member Giamanut's Avatar
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    This is a cold start what do you think!


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    Although I believe this to be 100% true and honest, if you are using that video to help sell your car, you might want to repeat with a temp reader, before and after. Granted my ambient temps are a bit warmer but the video is hard to dispute. I may have went overboard with the before temp readings but I was trying to show every part of the engine was the same ambient temp. whether it is normally hot or cold during operation.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Michael View Post
    Although I believe this to be 100% true and honest, if you are using that video to help sell your car, you might want to repeat with a temp reader, before and after. Granted my ambient temps are a bit warmer but the video is hard to dispute. I may have went overboard with the before temp readings but I was trying to show every part of the engine was the same ambient temp. whether it is normally hot or cold during operation.


    No not trying to sell here just wondering if it sounded norma,l seems like might be some valve clatter. Honest temps for sure. Just ran it over to my sons house and got a hot start video and a driving video that I will post.
    Does it seem like it is clattering a bit I have a bit of a hearing problem High pitch is out of my range now!
    Hot start here but driving video was side ways and messed up https://youtu.be/-JLwT34m7Mg
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    It sounds like you might need to check the valve lash to me.
    Not to step on toes, but revving it at 4000+ RPM while cold is hard on the cams and other parts....

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ron View Post
    It sounds like you might need to check the valve lash to me.
    Not to step on toes, but revving it at 4000+ RPM while cold is hard on the cams and other parts....
    +1
    Or it could be a leaky exhaust gasket.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ron View Post
    It sounds like you might need to check the valve lash to me.
    Not to step on toes, but revving it at 4000+ RPM while cold is hard on the cams and other parts....
    Yes The valves needed adjusting. It's is much better now. Yeah that was a little high. Ex where loose intakes where tight. Still need to do 4,5, and 6.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bitsyncmaster View Post
    +1
    Or it could be a leaky exhaust gasket.
    It does have 1 broken exhaust stud but the lash pretty much took care of the noise. And it runs better for sure. Still need to do 1 bank maybe after some coffee.

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