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Offline 70chall440

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Re: Coolant in oil
« Reply #15 on: June 12, 2019 - 10:47:34 pm »
Sorry to hear that. Unfortunately, those are classic signs. My advice having gone though this myself is to either drop the pan in the car or pull the engine and just put bearings in it (did this with a 340); the one unknown is the cam bearings but I've heard that because they don't get lateral loads that they generally are ok but I am not sure.

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Re: Coolant in oil
« Reply #16 on: June 13, 2019 - 09:38:13 am »
I could see doing the rod bearings by dropping the pan but wouldn't it be a nightmare to do the mains this way or does this usually wipe just the rod bearings out?

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Re: Coolant in oil
« Reply #17 on: June 13, 2019 - 11:12:50 am »
Usually just the rod bearings, sorry I wasn't clear.
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Offline smallblock

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Re: Coolant in oil
« Reply #18 on: June 15, 2019 - 07:10:23 pm »
Once again thanks so much for your help and advice. I'm thinking about changing the rod bearing by dropping the oil pan. Never done it before but figured it's with a try and is the only shot at getting the car back on the road at all this year. Since I have no idea what the crank was turned down to can I take the old bearings I remove to a machine shop or Mic the crank or what to get the size of replacement bearings? Thanks

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Re: Coolant in oil
« Reply #19 on: June 15, 2019 - 07:51:58 pm »
Good plan, normally its the rod bearings. To that end, the bearings may have a PN written on the backs of them. Hopefully you didn't spin one.
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