In a message dated 6/20/02 1:51:17 AM Eastern Daylight Time,
> I couldn't resist pulling the pan on the
> 77 to figure out what went wrong. Can't explain why, but the crankshaft
> broke right where the #4 rod journal meets the last counter weight. The
> force of it all happening at 70 MPH, 4000 RPM split the rear main cap in
> two, and stretched the rear of the block! Wow what a twisted mess inside.
> Absolutely nothing reusable from the bottom end as it appears that the
> bent all of the rods, even the cam looks bent. SUCKS! Anyone need a boat
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Jeez! Sounds like you have the makings for a nifty coffee table base.
Degrease the whole mess, paint it black or silver, and buy a round sheet of
table glass to sit on top.
Just a suggestion!
SCCA Philly Region Rally Steward
'75 Midget "The Project"
'92 Mitsubishi Expo LRV Sport
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