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well my uncle mark has turned his motor into a milkshake:D

he ran it hard very hard since the build.he was out friday and held it to the floor for about 2 miles down the lake racing a fountain boat:)bulbwhy i dont know:|errbut anyway he said it just started losing power like he was letting off the gas and he still had it to the floor till it just died:)devil:|err

he brought it to the shop and i pulled the dipstick full of milky water:)bulb

im thinking intake or head gasket:)bulb:)bulb

what is the best way to check this????its a bbc with cast iron heads.hg are felpro 1037 ive never had a problem with them the intake were edelbrock gaskets rect.thanks guys for anyhelp:)hand
 

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well my uncle mark has turned his motor into a milkshake:D

he ran it hard very hard since the build.he was out friday and held it to the floor for about 2 miles down the lake racing a fountain boat:)bulbwhy i dont know:|errbut anyway he said it just started losing power like he was letting off the gas and he still had it to the floor till it just died:)devil:|err

he brought it to the shop and i pulled the dipstick full of milky water:)bulb

im thinking intake or head gasket:)bulb:)bulb

what is the best way to check this????its a bbc with cast iron heads.hg are felpro 1037 ive never had a problem with them the intake were edelbrock gaskets rect.thanks guys for anyhelp:)hand

Blew a head gasket, intake gasket or broke something to let water into the oil.

Get out the wreches and get to work.

Brian
 

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back all the rockers off and pressureize the cylinders with air, use you leakage tester for that;) you can also pressureize the water hoses to the motor to pump up the block with air, that's my fav way on a boat.
 

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okay thanks guys,this evening im going to put my leakdown guages on it and go from there:)bulbill post my findings:)hand
 

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could be simple as a manifold leak...Use 3m weatherstrip adhesive on the water ports. Have used sevral times with excellent success.
 

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could be simple as a manifold leak...Use 3m weatherstrip adhesive on the water ports. Have used sevral times with excellent success.
I've done this with small ammount of RTV and had no problems. Both sides of both gaskets.

I have heard that they almost beg to leak if you just put the intake gaskets on un-touched.
 

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Did he notice the temp at any point before or after? If it overheated, it might end up being more than just a gasket problem.
 

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I've done this with small ammount of RTV and had no problems. Both sides of both gaskets.

I have heard that they almost beg to leak if you just put the intake gaskets on un-touched.
Im sure that works. Im sure he did it when he built it too:)coffee. On an engine that leaks at the manifold once though, its worth it to spend a couple bucks and use something that works better than RTV IMO. That way you dont mess with it again.
 

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I've used 3M weatherstrip adhesive on high water psi applications.
Some that I know use holymer (sp?).
Low water psi seams fine with thin coat rtv but I still use a little 3m weatherstrip in middle of gasket (between port pairings) to hold gasket in place.

One of those "Whatever you are successful with's."
 

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i use the 3m weatherstrip adhesive too, gaskets don't shift using it like they do with silicone.
 

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check gauges he doesnt know what that means;)

i havent been able to check anything other than drain the oil,the shop is tied up with wrecks and its been raining here forever:|err

as far as the bearings im gonna pull the damn motor out and tear it all apart.;)i got to thinking well if he held it to the floor till it just died:)sphsswell i would hate to find it to be just a h.g. or intake gasket then put back together and knock,knock or no oil pressure:(:(so for once im gonna be smart,lol or try to be anyway:phe has put alot of hours on the motor and this is the 1st problem,i did use black silicone on all the water ports,but if you remember the fun i had.;)i had to machine the intake to compensate the major milling of the block when all this happened during the build and i never did like the way it fit.:)Rant:)Rantso i will find out soon enough i hope he didnt destroy the whole thing:D
 

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oh and another thing it is a rect,intake to a oval head i didnt like the way the gaskets fit to begin with,might be something else but im thinking intake is what let go.
 

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he has put alot of hours on the motor and this is the 1st problem
How many hours ? Isn't this the motor you did this past fall or spring ?

2 miles isn't really a lot to hold a boat at WFO.

My personal record is 33 minutes or so. Damn storms. :D

Do you have water psi gauge ? What was psi ? If no gauge I'd put one in.

I'm assuming you where not using a oval intake gasket.....What kind where you using including manufacturer and type ? Did you install manifold dry and masure distances to come up with the required gasket thickness ?
 

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oh and another thing it is a rect,intake to a oval head i didnt like the way the gaskets fit to begin with,might be something else but im thinking intake is what let go.
bet yo right bro


hey, i watched that smokin vs rob video last nite, phucking hilarious:D why didn't you lay the smack down on him?:)grn:)grn you had the quickest taylor there, or was ya letting rob do yo light work?rotflmao
 

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bet yo right bro


hey, i watched that smokin vs rob video last nite, phucking hilarious:D why didn't you lay the smack down on him?:)grn:)grn you had the quickest taylor there, or was ya letting rob do yo light work?rotflmao

well tom after seeing that i didnt want to waste my time;)like i said there was no competiton there for me and i dont like running just to make someone look bad or worse than they already do:Di dont have to prove anything to most of those guys anymore they all pretty much know how my boat runs,lol!!!!
 

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How many hours ? Isn't this the motor you did this past fall or spring ?

2 miles isn't really a lot to hold a boat at WFO.

My personal record is 33 minutes or so. Damn storms. :D

Do you have water psi gauge ? What was psi ? If no gauge I'd put one in.

I'm assuming you where not using a oval intake gasket.....What kind where you using including manufacturer and type ? Did you install manifold dry and masure distances to come up with the required gasket thickness ?
he has put around 23 hours since the build which means hes been running it:D

2 miles is along time in a jet on the lake turning 5600 imo,i for one wont or wouldnt even think of it;)

no water psi guage good idea:)bulb

no the gaskets were edelbrock rect.they even looked cheap and thin:mad:

i installed dry and eevrything looked like it was really tight before the gasket even got put on,but then again im just a amature at this:)hand

hey cfm thanks for trying to help always like your questions or answers,travis
 

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well tom after seeing that i didnt want to waste my time;)like i said there was no competiton there for me and i dont like running just to make someone look bad or worse than they already do:Di dont have to prove anything to most of those guys anymore they all pretty much know how my boat runs,lol!!!!
sure, i just wanted to see a video of a fast taylor tearing dat asssssss up:)devil:D
 
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