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Old 08-23-2014, 12:24 AM
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Yeah. I went out and bought a compression tester and all were at 500+ while number 5 was around 290-310. Took The head off to check it out and the piston didn't rise to TDC.
How can that be ?
They only had around 400psi new
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^^^^^ Device error, in all likelihood. The key is, one came up considerably lower, which led to the exploratory surgery. Good sleuthing on the OP's part.
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