What Happened to #ETCGDadsTruck Engine?

Those of you that have followed the #ETCGdadsTruck build know that I had some difficulties just after breaking in the freshly rebuilt engine. Aside from the pinging, there seemed to be excessive blow by causing massive oil leaks on the engine.

In this video I remove the engine and tear it down to find out the cause of these problems. You might be shocked at what I find since I’ve put about 1500 miles on the truck since it was built last year. It’s amazing it ran as well as it did.

Let me know what you think went wrong in the comments.

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Compression Ratio Calculator: https://www.rbracing-rsr.com/compstaticcalc.html

My Specs: Bore: 4.030, Stroke 3.75, Head gasket compressed .041, Deck Height 0, Piston volume +5.00cc, Head cc: 65cc

My engine parts

Crankshaft: https://www.summitracing.com/parts/esp-10352375057e?cm_mmc=social-_-ETCG-_-crankshaft-2019-05

Rods: https://www.summitracing.com/parts/sca-25700716

Pistons: https://www.summitracing.com/parts/slp-h860cp30

Piston Rings: https://www.summitracing.com/parts/slp-e-251k30?cm_mmc=social-_-ETCG-_-rings-2019-05

AFR Cylinder Heads: https://www.summitracing.com/parts/afr-0918?cm_mmc=social-_-ETCG-_-heads-2019-05

Head Gasket: https://www.summitracing.com/parts/fel-1003

Edelbrock Pro Flo 4 EFI: https://www.summitracing.com/parts/edl-35760?cm_mmc=social-_-ETCG-_-edlprofloefi-2019-05

Lokar Dipstick: https://www.summitracing.com/parts/lok-ed-5001/overview/utm_source=etcg&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=serpentinekit&utm_content=2019-05

Related Videos

Last Minute Prep and Problems #ETCGDadsTruck: https://youtu.be/u0mBrFVET5Q

#ETCGDadsTruck Build Introduction: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kCepnacqRuI

Machine Shop Summary #ETCGDadsTruck Engine: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HvVw2MKdUzc

What Caused the Dipstick To Blow Out #ETCGDadsTruck: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e-6VffhVf30

What is Detonation and How Can It Kill Your Engine: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BI5AmEPV4XY

383 Stroker Engine Parts #ETCGDadsTruck: https://youtu.be/sygI3OA4rfA

383 Rotating Assembly: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g_dPAptfxnY

383 Top End Assembly: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h7qowMqZXRA

Final Assembly 383: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H-PNL-x1dUs&t=615s

#ETCGDadsTruck Starts For the First Time: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e5bDArrWvnI

What Really Happened to the #FairmontProject Engine? Eric Comes Clean: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Dr5PvrdAlE&t=3s

#ETCGDadsTruck Playlist: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kCepnacqRuI&list=PLSzhQ6St-ov1g_GML2aVq6EN-_ShJ9G2o

The #FairmontProject Playlist: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L22GsHQi7tU&list=PLSzhQ6St-ov2nxWVKCeU14Vt7JJ_QSZvs

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