Join Date: Apr 1999
Location: Justin,Texas, Republic of TEXAS (USA)
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Pull the valve cover and inspect rocker arms and bridges to eliminate issues there that could make it drop a valve. What does it do if you increase engine speed? (cut broom handle or anything you have handy. measure between front edge of driver's seat lower cushion and acc pedal then add 1 1/2 inch. Slide stick progressively to the right to adjust speed)
That is not flex plate. I had a 6.0 with that and it was regular beat knock like it is on any gasoline engine. It changed with trans in gear and the loading from that. Loose TC nuts was also a regular beatnoise that didn't sound like that.
2015 F350 Platinum Max Tow What a beast with the 4.30 gears!
2006 F450 CC Hauler bed 4x2 6.0 L 6.0 auto, Lariat, 4.30 r/a, SCT, 4in exh. 103K New heads to repair diesel in coolant, 148K.
2006 F350 Lariat CC Dually 4X2, 6.0 auto 4.10 LS, SCT, airbags, 4 in. exh. 154K Rebuilt engine to repair damage from burned piston. One head to fix fuel in oil problem.
36 feet on the floor Elite/Outlaw LQ horse trailer.
35+5 foot double tandem axle flatbed trailer.
36 foot double tandem axle flatbed trailer
36 foot Platinum 6 horse LQ, side load, full width back tack
2003 EB Expedition 171K (no engine repairs, gas burners are the new longevity leaders)
2004 Volvo V70R AWD-high miler in fleet, 253K (no engine repairs) Hail totaled it but I kept it. Looks like a golf ball now.
Suzuki Carry KEI truck, 660cc 3 cyl DOHC EFI 4X4 5 speed RHD. Sort of a Smart Car sized pickup. Eats Gators and Mules for lunch.
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