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Re: Block flaw?

To: Joe Lansing <kidjoevid@yahoo.com>
Subject: Re: Block flaw?
Date: Sun, 26 Feb 2006 16:15:14 -0500
Cc: Spridgets <spridgets@autox.team.net>
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Joe Lansing wrote:

> When I removed the
> timing gear and chain I found a hole that passes
> completely through the block, from the smooth machined
> side behind the chain to the inside. It is not
> uniform. 

This hole is on all 1275s, very similar to the hole in the center web 
under the center main bearing carrier.
I think they used a hammer to make these holes.
It's for oil flow. Do NOT plug it up ;)
Frank Clarici
Toms River, NJ

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