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Driving at a steady 35 mph.

  • Sudden increase in engine volume. Normal ticking noise increased greatly
  • Loss of Power but continues to run
  • Will not Idle, stumbles on take off.
  • No Smoke, exhaust looks normal.
  • No obvious external breaks in exhaust, headers, etc.

On the upside, it got me home from across town. Slow and stumbling, but got me there. If you’ve seen the movie Wall-e picture the part when he’s running along with a broken tread.

I’ll be pulling the valve covers off Saturday to see if all the valves are functioning. Hopefully it’s just a broken connnecting rod or valve spring. We’ll see.

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