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Author Topic:   motor after crash?
Dirt Roller

Total posts: 6
posted May 29, 2002 11:02 PM
somewhere i read that some guys after blowing a motor,in hindsight,had also been in a front/head on type crash in the week{S},prior. well guess what,besides knocking the oil pump off,breaking the crank.what other items should be looked at. i started the car,oil pressure is still the same,nothing seems hurt,but i would appreciate any info that i am over looking.
the motor itself did not get hit,it did shut off imediatley on impact,didn't spin/ over rev it. thanks for your help.

Dirt Full Roller

Total posts: 73
posted May 30, 2002 01:28 AM
I have always heard that the cranks will either crack or break completly, especially if you run a steel crank due to the fact that they dont flex like the cast cranks do. One of our drivers will tear the engine down and have the crank checked if he takes a hard hit in the front

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