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Re: 2-4kq's stumbling when cold
On Mon, 1 Feb 1999, Ken Keith wrote:
> Oh, maybe I can't picture where it is. I guess it's probably sitting on top
> of the valve in the intake area, not necessarily in the combustion chamber.
Thats what I was thinking.
> Has the car been started with the thing lost?! I assumed it hasn't been, since
> he knew the piece was in there somewhere. I wouldn't have started it anyway,
> but that's just me.
WHo knows. Maybe it fell in there 6 months ago before the
injectors were pulled and he just noticed it now. I spose that could have
happened. I just thinking that part is pretty small so hopefully it got
spit out with no damage when the motor was first fired.
> I wouldn't give up tho'. If it can fall in, it can get back out. (even if you
> have to tear into the motor)
Oooo. that sounds like fun. :-) I'm pulling head on one of mine
soon. I'll port it while its out though. CAnt wait.
> Kinda reminds me of the time these guys were putting a Chebby small block
> together, and dropped some kind of a distributor shaft or something into the
> motor, and had to open it up to retrieve it.
Uhh, did you know these people personally. Like, Very well. Say
were you one of them?
> One looked at the other with a dumb look on his face, saying, "That can
> happen? That doesn't happen with a Ford." The reply was, "Yeah, that can
Hmmm, I think you were one of them. :-)
Thats like me driving car 60 miles with no front half Shaft.
Forgot that wheel bearing couldn't support the weight without the shaft in