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Old 07-19-2013, 08:11 PM   #61
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Changing the shredded tires for the stock ones makes one think multiple hole shots or some autocross or even drifting. All the parts you removed were to increase output. You can't tell me you didn't use it in a way unintended for street use on more than one occasion. I know I would have as well as anyone else here. But just because you did abuse it doesn't mean it didn't have a defective part you may have just found it sooner.
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Old 07-19-2013, 08:27 PM   #62
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@op, you run 87 octane? My theory is you were driving on 93 and filled up on 87 out of nowhere and comp delayed on timing retardation causing detonation issues blowing a valve off its seats?
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Old 07-19-2013, 08:50 PM   #63
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Read the thread i posted a few pages ago how it happened. You come one here assuming and going on the offensive but you clearly haven't read the whole thing...
Nah, you said what happened, you blew your main bearing. If you were my grandmother who just drives to church every Sunday I'd believe you when you said "it just happened." 50% worn clutch on 30k miles, lol, right buddy.

But it's obvious as hell you're hard on your car (shredded tires, really?) so abuse is what I'm gonna call it. So what did you do? Run it low on oil? Rev the piss outta it on a cold startup a bunch? I bet your tach has seen red-line more than a handful of times...
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Old 07-19-2013, 09:11 PM   #64
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Nah, you said what happened, you blew your main bearing. If you were my grandmother who just drives to church every Sunday I'd believe you when you said "it just happened." 50% worn clutch on 30k miles, lol, right buddy.

But it's obvious as hell you're hard on your car (shredded tires, really?) so abuse is what I'm gonna call it. So what did you do? Run it low on oil? Rev the piss outta it on a cold startup a bunch? I bet your tach has seen red-line more than a handful of times...
I do none of these things except the low oil thing because that's what ford requires me to do and I've had 2 bad engines. Is it not possible to wear out tires in less than 30 000 miles? Personally I've had tires that have been trashed inside of 6000 miles of highway only driving. Given how terrible ford has handled my situation I'm glad that the OP was able to minimize the hassle.
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Old 07-22-2013, 12:19 AM   #65
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I wrote the whole story how it happened on like page 4 again read the whole thread please , i explained everything and your just skipping over and reading what you want to. Again, there were no over rev codes (never red lined, and our car has a rev limiter anyways i was told it should cut out at 7k), shredded tires from salted mountain roads with cables (they tend to kill your tire life + crappy so cal roads = bad tires). Also my oil is changed every 3k with full synthetic (way under recommended with way higher quality oil then recommended) Your clearly not reading now go find another thread; Your not benefiting the conversation. You came in insulting my car (my crappy white wheels remember? guess what buddy until you pay my car bill S.T.F.U) now go away, you have 33 post go find somewhere else to boost your post count.

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Yes i do drive spirited so i probably exacerbated preexisting problem, that is what my hypothesis is at least. The main bearing breaking only is slightly suspicious, if it was due to abuse i would think i would have broken a piston too or at least something else then just a bearing(and then the others when the first failed).
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I wrote the whole story how it happened on like page 4 again read the whole thread please , i explained everything and your just skipping over and reading what you want to. Again, there were no over rev codes (never red lined, and our car has a rev limiter anyways i was told it should cut out at 7k), shredded tires from salted mountain roads with cables (they tend to kill your tire life + crappy so cal roads = bad tires). Also my oil is changed every 3k with full synthetic (way under recommended with way higher quality oil then recommended) Your clearly not reading now go find another thread; Your not benefiting the conversation. You came in insulting my car (my crappy white wheels remember? guess what buddy until you pay my car bill S.T.F.U) now go away, you have 33 post go find somewhere else to boost your post count.

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Yes i do drive spirited so i probably exacerbated preexisting problem, that is what my hypothesis is at least. The main bearing breaking only is slightly suspicious, if it was due to abuse i would think i would have broken a piston too or at least something else then just a bearing(and then the others when the first failed).
Ok so the main bearing spun w/ so revs, the rod bearings usallay go first. Look at what takes out 23's= low on oil. Yeah, I don't like the bearing setup on the D-tech/mzr motors w/ no rod or main tangs. I also don't like the press fit for the cams & crank. I guess there setup for production. Just to say, I'd run Mobil1 oil in it.
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