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      Xsen reacted to Hagar1's post in the thread Took a look inside my hemi with Like Like.
      That piston has the hallmarks of poor or negligent maintenance. I have a engine in my garage with a lot of miles but was serviced...
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      Xsen reacted to rosco11's post in the thread Took a look inside my hemi with Like Like.
      I would bet good money the truck overheated, big time, at some point before you owned it. That said, i would hve done it the easy way...
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      Xsen reacted to djhartm's post in the thread Took a look inside my hemi with Like Like.
      Seriously doubt the damage was the result of lightweight oil. Most likely the previous owner neglected it and/or didn't maintain the...
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      Xsen replied to the thread 2013 5.7 engine compatibility.
      Accessories mounting, intake configuration, cam and calibrations in the PCM. These are all I know of.
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      Xsen replied to the thread Took a look inside my hemi.
      Can't say I've built a hundred engines, but to me that 0.0076 sounds weird too. We'll see, once the pistons get here. BTW, I haven't...
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      Xsen reacted to HEMIMANN's post in the thread Took a look inside my hemi with Like Like.
      Or keeping in a heated garage. Lots of these in Minnesota. People hear this and think we mean heated to room temperature. Not the...
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      Xsen replied to the thread Took a look inside my hemi.
      FWIW, here's the factory manual for 2014 MY Ram 1500: The 0.0076 mm does convert to 0.0003 in, so unless they missed the decimal in...
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      Xsen reacted to Burla's post in the thread Took a look inside my hemi with Like Like.
      Welcome, great work sad to hear result. If indeed the truck has lived in russia one issue is lubrication in the cold. I don't know...
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      Xsen reacted to Choupique's post in the thread Took a look inside my hemi with Like Like.
      Yikes, hate to see that. Good news is it's plenty salvageable and will be like brand new once yall get it back together. A buddy of...
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      Xsen reacted to caulk04's post in the thread Took a look inside my hemi with Like Like.
      Kinda like Schrodinger's cat. Any project on an old(er) mechanical thing is going to reveal stuff you don't want to see, so just don't...
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      Xsen replied to the thread Took a look inside my hemi.
      Thanks for the feedback! I love the Schrodinger engine concept.:D That's exactly what these trucks are if you're not the first owner...
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      I'd find someone with hptuners VCM Editor and do a custome tune switching the VVT off completely, or remapping it to account for the...
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      Hey everyone, Thought I'd share some thoughts and experience that I have recently gained. After all, I still love the forum format. So...
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      Xsen replied to the thread Upgraded Radio still no Carplay.
      Sorry for intruding, but how does engine calibration affect the head unit issues? Just really interested, rewriting original pcm would...
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