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This is it - the short block.
This is it - the short block. *
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Stuff from the front cover, sitting in the oil pan.
Stuff from the front cover, sitting in the oil pan.
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Another shot of the block.
Another shot of the block.
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End iron.
End iron.
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Another shot - it's smooth.
Another shot - it's smooth. *
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This is the eccentric shaft (crankshaft).
This is the eccentric shaft (crankshaft).
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The "spinney triangles."  Note how carboned up they are.
The "spinney triangles." Note how carboned up they are.
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Me, by the pieces of my former engine.
Me, by the pieces of my former engine. *
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It's possible to fit a lot in the back of a Saturn.
It's possible to fit a lot in the back of a Saturn. *
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My engine is in this car.
My engine is in this car.
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Cleaning off the rotors.
Cleaning off the rotors.
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That carbon isn't doing anyone any favors by being there.  It raises compression, and if a big enough chunk falls off, it can rip up a seal.
That carbon isn't doing anyone any favors by being there. It raises compression, and if a big enough chunk falls off, it can rip up a seal.
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Lots of carbon coming off.
Lots of carbon coming off.
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